Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: A Life in Three Acts

On September 9, The Austrian Mint will issue a new silver coin to begin a set of three silver coins entitled “Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart,...

United States 2015 Harry S. Truman $1 Coin

Description: The Presidential Dollar Coin Act (Public Law 109-145) was passed into law on December 22, 2005. The Act compelled the Secretary of the Treasury to “mint...

NumiStorica.com: New Website Features Numismatic Stories and Slide Shows

By Bob Korver - NumiStorica.com....   Longtime noted numismatist Robert Korver has announced the launch of his new website, NumiStorica.com, a site devoted to the amazing...

NGC Offers Exclusive ANA Label at ANA World’s Fair of Money

An exclusive ANA label and pedigree will be available for qualifying coins submitted to NGC at the Chicago ANA in August. Special submission instructions...

Russia 2015 XVI FINA World Championships 2015 in Kazan 3 Ruble...

Description:   The Bank of Russia has issued a silver three-ruble coin to commemorate Russia's hosting of the XVI FINA games in Kazan, Russia. FINA is the Fédération...

David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction Highlights for August 2, 2015

The numismatic firm David Lawrence Rare Coins, located in Virginia Beach, Virginia, has been offering online coin auctions for several years. Each David Lawrence...

‘Century of Progress’ Featured on 2015 World’s Fair of Money Commemorative...

Medallic artist Jamie Franki has created a beautiful and stunning commemorative medal for the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA's) 2015 World’s Fair of Money℠, coming...

The Austria “Piece by Piece” Coin Design Competition

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   Coin design contests are nothing new; the American public was invited to design the nation’s bicentennial coinage,...

Coin Collecting Strategies – Avoiding Failure In Numismatics

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation…. When deciding on a coin set to collect, consider the costs involved in obtaining each coin in the...

Q. David Bowers: Summertime in Numismatics

By Q. David Bowers, Founder of Stack's Bowers   “Summertime and the Living is Easy,” as the song from Porgy and Bess goes. Welcome to my...

France 2015 The 7 Arts: Le Corbusier 50 Euro Gold Coin

Description: Born in Switzerland but better known as a leading figure behind the French modernist architecture movement, Le Corbusier (1887-1965) freed French architecture from its traditional forms and...

The Gold Newsletter – Gold Closes Weaker in an Erratic Trading...

Commentary for Thursday, July 30, 2015 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc…. Gold closed down $4.60 today on the...

2015 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin “Sells Out” Within Hours...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Update: The US Mint website states that "This item is available to be ordered now, but it is not...

Kolbe & Fanning’s August 22 Sale Published

Kolbe & Fanning have published our latest auction catalogue. Sale 139, featuring selections from the libraries of Margo Russell and Raymond Hale, among other...

First Read: Medallic Art of the American Numismatic Society, 1865-2014.

First Read, a CoinWeek continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature….  Essay by David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek.... Medallic Art of the...

Austria 2015 Wolfgang: The Wonderkind 20 Euro Silver Coin

Description: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's (1756-1791) impact on Austrian culture is just as vital today as it was when the young prodigy took the Viennese opera...

Dollar Coin Alliance Supports McCain, Enzi Proposal to Replace $1 Bill...

By Dollar Coin Alliance.... The Dollar Coin Alliance strongly supports the introduction of the Unified Savings and Accountability Act (USA Act). This legislation, introduced Tuesday...

2015 $2 Single Note Collection Available August 4

First Day of Sale: August 4, 2015 – 8:00 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) By Bureau of Engraving and Printing....   The Bureau of Engraving and Printing...

PCGS Grading Contest Set for 2015 Long Beach Expo

Collectors, dealers and young numismatists will again have the chance to test their coin grading skills and compete for prizes in the PCGS Coin...

Swedish Banknote and Coin Campaign Now Underway

By Sveriges Riksbank....   It is now slightly less than two months until the Central Bank of Sweden (Sveriges Riksbank) launches the largest banknote and coin...

NGC’s Mark Salzberg to Offer Free One-on-One Consultations at ANA’s World...

by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation On Wednesday, August 12 and Thursday, August 13, renowned numismatist Mark Salzberg will offer free collector consultations at the NGC tables during...

Spain 2015 70 Years of Peace 200 Euro Gold Coin

Description: To mark the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, the Mint of Spain produced a limited edition 200-euro commemorative coin. The coin...

Blue Ridge Parkway Silver Bullion Coin Sells Out – Again

Uncirculated silver coin close to selling out as well By CoinWeek News Staff....   The United States Mint announced late on Wednesday, July 29 that the 2015...

$1 Million Worth of Gold Coins Recovered from 1715 Fleet Shipwreck

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On Friday, July 24, the Facebook page of a company called 1715 Fleet - Queens Jewels, LLC promised that...

Bullion Direct: Another Bullion Biz Bankrupt – Vault Virtually Empty

By Joshua Gibbons - About.Ag - for CoinWeek ....   As Much as $25M of Stored Metal 'Not Actually Purchased' As a bullion investor and webmaster of...

Welcome to Rarities Night, A Stack’s Bowers Galleries Tradition With the...

By Q. David Bowers, Founder - Stack's Bowers Welcome to Rarities Night 2015! This event is always a highlight of our series of auctions with...

Assortment of Rare U.S. Coins to be offered in ANA Platinum...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #288 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

FUN Coin Convention Opening Ceremony 2015 Summer – VIDEO: 7:10

Randy Campbell, President, Florida United Numismatists. What may have been the largest and most attended Summer FUN Coin Convention just took place in Orlando, Florida....

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

By CoinWeek News Staff....   UPDATE, 9-15-15: A previous version of this report omitted the 2015 Presidential $1 Coin Uncirculated Set. Current coin sales figures* from the U.S....

United States 2015 Dwight D. Eisenhower $1 Coin

Description: The Presidential Dollar Coin Act (Public Law 109-145) was passed into law on December 22, 2005. The Act compelled the Secretary of the Treasury...