Bank of England to Issue £10, £20 and £50 Cleland Signature...

By The Bank of England....   As of 3 March 2015, the Bank of England will be issuing into circulation £10, £20 and £50 notes bearing...

State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Coin Sales as...

By CoinWeek News Staff.... Current coin sales figures*  from the U.S. Mint. Products listed are currently available for purchase. Items labeled 'Out of Stock' or 'Sold...

New €20 Banknote Unveiled in Frankfurt Feb. 24

By Central Bank of Ireland ....   The new €20 banknote’s ‘portrait window’, set in the hologram, is an innovation in banknote technology. The new €20 banknote...

Coins of The Anglo-Saxons

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz....   Britain after the Romans IN THE YEAR 410 C.E., the Western Roman Emperor Honorius replied to the city magistrates...

Next Generation Australian Banknotes: Tactile Feature for the Visually Impaired

By the Reserve Bank of Australia....   Glenn Stevens, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, announced on February 13, 2015 that the next generation of...

Updated: March of Dimes Commemorative Set to Include 90% Silver Roosevelt...

UPDATE (2/24/2015): According to Vol. 80, No. 36 of the Federal Registry, the Treasury Department and the United States Mint have established a retail...

ANS Partners with HathiTrust for Open Access Publications

In a sweeping effort to make its older and out-of‐print publications available to the public as Open Access, The American Numismatic Society (ANS) has...

Tom Coulson Becomes New Owner Of Liberty Coin Service

At the beginning of 2015, Tom Coulson, a 29-year veteran who rose to be a manager and senior numismatist, has become the new owner...

Excerpts from the E-Sylum: More on Joseph Barnet – February 22,...

By Wayne Homren for The E-Sylum eNewsletter....   Each week, CoinWeek, in collaboration with the Numismatic Bibliomania Society, brings you a highlighted feature from the current...

ANA Board to Consider Site Selections for Future Conventions

Governors meeting at National Money Show will be broadcast online   The American Numismatic Association Board of Governors will hold an Open Session and Town Hall...

Spink China Sale to Feature Rare 10,000 Yuan Running Horse Note

The upcoming April 2, 2015 Spink China sale will feature the rarest type of note from the first series renminbi.   The first series renminbi was...

The Künker Berlin World Coin Auction: One Highlight After Another

1,073 lots. Total estimate: 6.5 million, total hammer price: 8.6 million. And this happened within only one day. The Berlin Auction of January 29,...

Precious Metals Market Report: Gold Slides 0.2% on Reported Greek Accord

by Bill Musgrave – American Gold Exchange Gold slid 0.2% to close just under $1,205 as indications that EU finance ministers are nearing a bailout agreement...

Modern Chinese Varieties: 2002 Gold Panda Frosted and Mirrored Branches

By David J. Camire for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation....   Due to the overwhelming popularity of modern Chinese coins, there has been steady increase and interest in...

Pedigrees & Hoards: The Dr. Buzz Aldrin Collection

By Rick Bretz for CoinWeek....   Okay, so you collect pedigree coins and have a fairly nice assortment. Well, I might be going out on a...

Watch the making of New Zealand’s first ever circulating colored coin

By the Reserve Bank of New Zealand.... A colored legal tender 50-cent coin will be on sale to the public starting next month to commemorate...

100-Year-Old Time Capsule Discovered During Baltimore’s Washington Monument Restoration

The Mount Vernon Place Conservancy (Conservancy) reports that in a niche in the Washington Monument’s base, a sealed copper box has been discovered behind...

Numismatic Personalities – A Conversation with Harvey Stack – Clapp Estate...

Harvey G. Stack Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com......   In the following five videos, Harvey Stack recalls two of the most important coin collections ever assembled; the Clapp...

Legend Numismatics Market Report – PCGS Invitational Coin Show

THE PCGS INVITATIONAL-ONE OF THE VERY BEST SHOWS This show can blow away several majors in many ways. We really can't stress enough how these...

Bust Half Dollars and Territorial Gold Coins Highlight the PNG US...

Heritage is proud to present the inaugural PNG Dallas Invitational US Coins Signature auction, scheduled for February 26-March 1 in Dallas! This is home...

Kolbe & Fanning Feb. 28 Online Numismatic Literature and Coin Book...

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers wish to remind clients that their February 28 online sale has been posted, and that bidders may browse the...

CoinWeek Weekly Coin Market Report – February 20, 2015 – Video:...

CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan discusses Legend Rare Coin Auction's Regency XI Sale, developments concerning the 1920 Wilson Gold So-Called Dollar, David Alexander's column on...

Harry S. Truman $1 Coin Cover Available on Feb. 26

The United States Mint will open sales at noon Eastern Standard Time (EST) on Feb. 26 for the Harry S. Truman $1 Coin Cover,...

NGC Ancients: Style an Important Consideration for Ancient Coins

By David Vagi, Director of NGC Ancients ......   The evaluation of style is paramount to establishing the desirability of an ancient coin To the best of...

Royal Canadian Mint Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Canadian Flag with...

On the 50th anniversary of the National Flag of Canada, the Royal Canadian Mint is celebrating the universally-recognized symbol of Canada with a fine...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 250th Anniversary of Schönbrunn Zoo 5...

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 5 Euro Silver Coin – 250th Anniversary of Schönbrunn Zoo | Tiergarten Schönbrunn  (2002) Once the imperial stomping grounds of Holy Roman Emperor Francis...

India to Introduce One Rupee Note Back into Circulation

By CoinWeek News Staff....   According to a February 13 press release from Alpana Killawala, Principal Chief General Manager at the Reserve Bank of India (RBI),...

Coin Curveball Thrown for ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

By the Royal Australian Mint....   The beloved Melbourne Cricket Ground and the iconic cricket ball have become the shining stars of a stunning curved silver...

ANA School of Numismatics Offers Seminar at MSNS Convention

Grading class offered prior to annual spring show   The American Numismatic Association (ANA) School of Numismatics will offer an educational two-day course held in conjunction...

Classic U.S. Silver Coins in Winthrop’s Type Set Fare Well at...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #265 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...