NGC Ancients: Strike Quality Varies on Ancient Coins

By David Vagi, Director of NGC Ancients ....   The centering, evenness and strength of the strike can dramatically affect the appearance of an ancient coin To the...

Royal Mint Unveils Limited Edition £100 Silver Coin

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   The Royal Mint has an end-of-the-year surprise for you. On December 27, the venerable institution unveiled a new, limited-edition £100...

Angola Issues New 20-Kwanza Coins; 50- and 100-Kwanza Coins Set for...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.... To celebrate Angola’s 40th anniversary of independence from Portugal, the National Reserve Bank of Angola (Banco Nacional de Angola, or...

Gainesville Coins Weekly Financial Market Update

Courtesy of  Everett Millman and  GainesvilleCoins.com ………. ABSTRACT: This week was a bit of a see-saw for commodities, which tracked with the crude oil...

Texas Coin Dealer Sentenced to 10 Years for Theft

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.... On December 18, Edwin Chauncey, the former owner and operator of Chauncey’s Rare Coins and Currency in Lubbock, TX, was...

Five Gold Certificates Featured in the Heritage Currency Auction at FUN

Below are five featured Gold Certificates that will be sold in the Heritage Currency Auction in January at the FUN Show.   Superb 1907 $10 Gold...

Two New Coins to be released by Coin Invest Trust in...

Butterflies in 3D 2015 – Graphium Policenes Good news for butterfly fans: the three-dimensional butterfly from Coin Invest Trust is so true-to-life that it could...

ModernCoinMart Releases second Florida Natives Series Coin struck by the Perth...

ModernCoinMart (MCM) will be releasing the second coin in their exclusive series, Florida Natives, at the Florida United Numismatists (FUN) Convention on January 8,...

Coin Profiles – Very Rare 1872 Double Eagle U.S. Proof Gold...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I have handled some really amazing Proof gold coins in 2014, and one of the rarest and...

The Coin Market – A Year In Review

By Jim Bisognani – NGC Weekly Market Report ……. Numismatic notables weigh–in on 2014 and tip the scales for 2015; The cries of collectors past;...

Is the Legend Rare Coin Auction’s Regency X Sale a Sign...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.... The conclusion of Legend Rare Coin Auction’s Regency X December 18 sale at the Venetian Hotel and...

Precious Metals Market Report: Gold slips 0.2% on revised GDP –...

Precious Metals Market Report by Bill Musgrave – American Gold Exchange Gold dipped 0.2% to settle at $1,178 as upward revisions to U.S. economic growth boosted the...

Classic U.S. Coins for less than $500 each, Part 11: Standing...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #256 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Photograph of Joseph B. Felt in Kolbe & Fanning Catalogue

A highly important lot in Kolbe & Fanning’s upcoming New York Book Auction on January 10 is lot 285, a virtually complete set of both the...

Precious Metals Market Report: Gold drops 1.4% as oil tumbles...

Precious Metals Market Report by Bill Musgrave – American Gold Exchange Austin -- Gold dropped 1.4% to close under $1,180 as lower oil prices and upbeat U.S....

The Morgan Dollar vs. the American Silver Eagle, Part 2

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   Last week, it was tech specs and design. This week, I wanted to talk about the Morgan...

The Coin Analyst: 2014 Modern U.S. Coin Year in Review

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek.... It’s been a noteworthy year for modern U.S. coins with some of the best releases and most compelling designs in...

Coin Auctions – The Ray Czahor Collection of Countermarked Philippine Coins

The Ray Czahor Reference Collection of Philippines Countermarks By Kyle Ponterio - Stack's Bowers As the year comes to a close the Stack’s Bowers Galleries NYINC...

Kolbe & Fanning Offer a Very Rare Volume Depicting Louis XIV’s...

One of the highlights of Kolbe & Fanning’s upcoming New York Book Auction on January 10 is lot 156, a virtually unknown first issue...

Coin Profiles – The Single-Finest-Certified 18th Century $5 Gold Half Eagle

One of the many superlative coins in Heritage's 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction in Orlando is a breathtaking 1795...

New U.S. Mint Product Status Notification – “SOLD OUT”

Starting today, the United States Mint’s online product catalog will include an additional product status notification to alert customers of product availability. In addition...

Infographic – “The Many Phases of Silver” Presented by: Silver.com

2015 SILVER SERIES: PART 1 OF 4 Since the early days of civilization, the ancients connected the brilliance of silver to the moon. Artemis, the...

Bullion Coins: NGC has decided not to implement its 2015 Silver...

Distributed on behalf of the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ........ NGC 2015 Silver Eagle Submissions Update NGC has decided not to implement its 2015 Silver Eagle Express...

World War I American Veterans Centennial Commemorative Coin Act Signed by...

By Hubert Walker for Coinweek ....   As the nations of the world begin to honor those who died one hundred years ago in the first...

Central Bank of the Philippines to Issue New Circulating Commemoratives Dec....

By CoinWeek News Staff....   The Central Bank of the Philippines (Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas) announced today that it will release three new circulating commemorative coins...

Coin Collecting Strategies – How to Handle a Soft Coin Market

By Jeff Garrett - Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Markets seldom go straight up, and fluctuations are to be expected. An understanding of the current...

As Relations with Cuba Thaw, Market for Cuban Coins Likely to...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.com… Ask most Americans born following the Cuban Missile Crisis about Cuba, and you’ll probably hear about cigars...

Precious Metals Market Report: Gold swings from gains to losses on...

Precious Metals Market Report by Bill Musgrave – American Gold Exchange Gold swung between gains and losses today as traders digested news about the Fed's stance on...

US Coins – Spink to sell iconic 1794 Silver Dollar

The first of America's iconic Silver Dollars will be on sale at Spink USA on 27 January 2015. It will also be available for view...

Collectible Coin Protection Act Unanimously Passed

On December 15, 2014, the U.S. Senate passed H.R. 2754: Collectible Coin Protection Act by unanimous consent. Since the bill had been previously passed...