Dished Coin Celebrates 800th Anniversary Magna Carta

By Pobjoy Mint....   To celebrate the 800th Anniversary of the Signing of the Magna Carta, Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release of a...

Exhibition of Greek Medals at Princeton University Library

To showcase its recent acquisition of a collection of more than 120 medals of modern Greece, the Princeton University Numismatic Collection has installed an...

Money That’s “Out of This World!”

By Littleton Coin Company ...........   Can you imagine a collecting niche for Martian money? Seems like something out of a sci-fi movie – but recently,...

UK Switching to Polymer for Upcoming Bank Notes

Next £20 note to be printed on polymer By The Bank of England....   On September 2, the Bank of England announced that the next £20 banknote...

Reserve Bank of India to Issue Revised 100 Rupee Banknotes

By Reserve Bank of India....   The Reserve Bank of India will soon issue 100-rupee (₹ 100 denomination) banknotes with three additional/revised features in the 2005...

Coin Stories: Where Charles Barber Found Inspiration for a New Series...

After 55 years, the Seated Liberty half dollar design had become somewhat of a dinosaur. A classic, yes. Exciting, no. The design was heavily...

2015 Raleigh Money Expo Show Schedule

On Saturday, CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan and Assistant Editor Hubert Walker will give an educational presentation at the 2015 Raleigh Money Expo. The Topic...

Numismatic Literary Guild Has Huge Plans For ANA Convention

The Numismatic Literary Guild has big doings planned for the 2016 World’s Fair of Money in Anaheim, California. As always, Thursday will be NLG Day...

Growing up in a Numismatic Family: The Early Days of Stack’s...

By Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   When my father died in December 1966, he left his share of the company to me....

Media Makes Big Deal out of North Korea Summit Challenge Coin

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   On Monday, May 21, news media outlets in the United States noticed a curious knickknack available at the White House...

Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2018 Wedge-Tailed Eagle High Relief...

The Wedge-tailed Eagle (Aquila Audax) is Australia’s largest bird of prey and one of the biggest eagles in the world. Found throughout mainland Australia,...

Five Top Numismatic Highlights from the Upcoming Goldberg’s Coin Auction

Pre Long Beach GoldBerg's Coin Auction  June 5-8th. US, WORLD & ANCIENT COINS featuring an important collection of United States Gold Coins from a...

Ten Reasons Why the Rare Coin Market is Looking Up

Ten reasons to be excited about the future of numismatics By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Nearly everyone who is deeply involved with...

Finest Known Proof 1840 No Drapery Half Dime in Stack’s Bowers...

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers ......   Showcased in lot 10031 of Stack's Bowers November 2017 Baltimore Auction is a spectacular Gem Proof...

World Banknote Oddities

By Peter Symes .....   Manufacturing banknotes is a demanding job. Just look at the error notes for sale throughout the world, and it is obvious...

The Terminator Silver Reverse Proof

Thirty-one (31) years ago they created The Terminator. The film opened in theaters and rocketed to No. 1 at the box office as audiences...

World Banknote News – Kyrgyzstan Issues New Series IV 2016 Banknotes

By National Bank of the Kyrgyz Republic ......   The National Bank of the Kyrgyz Republic announces that, in accordance with the Resolution of the Board...

Heritage Sells Nearly $17 million in New York Rare Coin Auctions

Heritage's October-November New York rare coin auctions are now complete, with nearly $16.9 million in coins changing hands overall. As reported last week, the...

Silver Coins from English Civil War Discovered

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   During one of the most tumultuous periods in the history of Britain, the three-part conflict known as the...

Why Collectors Dream of Owning an 1894-S Barber Dime

By Blanchard & Company ......   Barber dimes were minted from 1892 through 1916 and struck at four different mints. In 1894, however, the San Francisco Mint...

Make it Stop: Perhaps Worst Conceived US Coin Design Candidates Revealed

Commentary by Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ..... Please, make it stop! Put before the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) on Thursday, July 31...

CoinWeek IQ: Gold Bullion Coin Act of 1985

A Coin Act to authorize the minting of gold bullion coins. Be it in enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United...

Rapp Auctions Presents New Website “Best of Rapp”

Gems of philately and numismatics from 45 years of Rapp Auctions By Rapp Auctions....   New times consistently require new directions. Therefore Rapp Auctions has designed the...

Fall of the Berlin Wall Silver Coin Issued by the Republic...

The Fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 marked the beginning of the German Reunification. The decisive factor enabling the reunification was the support...

Heritage to Auction Reiner Hoard of GSA Morgan Dollars at Dallas...

The Reiner Hoard Collection of GSA Dollars by Heritage Auctions .........   The March 3-6 Dallas ANA Signature auction features Selections from The Lenny Reiner Collection, Part...

Latest Silver Niobium Castles of Luxembourg, Gold Cultural History Coins Released

By Central Bank of Luxembourg ....   On Friday, June 3, 2016, Serge Kolb, director of the Central Bank of Luxembourg (BCL), conducted the official presentation...

NGC Identifies Major New Doubled Die for the 1873 Nickel

A previously unknown variety has been found on an 1873 Shield Nickel. Posted by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation An 1873 Shield Nickel recently submitted to NGC for...

The Galaxy of Precious Metals

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   Have you ever wondered how exactly the precious metals came to be? Why are they so rare in...

Roman Coins at their Best in the Gorny & Mosch October...

By Dr. Ursula Kampmann - CoinsWeekly.com....   Roman coins in finest quality are offered by the Old Sable Collection, opener of the Gorny & Mosch auction...

Liberty Coin Service Is First PNG Accredited Precious Metals Dealer In...

By Patrick A. Heller - Liberty Coin Service   Patrick A. Heller, Owner Emeritus and Communications Officer of Liberty Coin Service in Lansing, has become the...