Spink and Son’s Exceptional Sales for Singapore 2015

Spink is proud to announce that we are the key sponsor and official auctioneer of the International World Stamp Exhibition to be held in...

THE $5 TRILLION ASTEROID

Bring up the subject of Near Earth Asteroids and everyone wants to talk about the one that’s inevitably going to strike the planet and...

Modern Banknotes, A Fascinating Part of Collecting Currency

By Matt Quinn, Assistant Director of Currency at Stacks Bowers....... Most collectors are interested in securing banknotes produced prior to their births, but as time...

Kolbe & Fanning July 25, 2015 Online Sale – Bidding is...

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers are pleased to announce that we will be offering selections from the numismatic libraries of Margo Russell and Raymond...

New FUN President Reports on Summer Coin Convention 2015 – VIDEO:...

Randy Campbell, President, Florida United Numismatists, Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com. Randy Campbell is a former FUN president whose goal is to help the hobby of...

CoinWeek Weekly Report – July 20, 2015

CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan returns for Season 2 of the CoinWeek Weekly Report. In this episode, Charles discusses his personal impressions of the new...

From Outbreak to Armistice, the Royal Mint Continues to Commemorate First...

As the world continues to remember the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War, The Royal Mint has honoured one of the...

Whitman Releases Bowers Book on Mercury Dimes, Standing Liberty Quarters, and...

Whitman Publishing has released the first edition of A Guide Book of Mercury Dimes, Standing Liberty Quarters, and Liberty Walking Half Dollars. The 320-page...

CoinWeek Coin Designer’s Profile: Percy Metcalfe

English coin designer Percy Metcalfe (1895-1970) studied art and sculpture before volunteering for military service at the outset of World War I. Despite sustaining...

CoinWeek Coin Designer’s Profile: Susan Gamble

Susan Gamble was an artist and coin designer, whose work for the United States Mint spanned two-decades. Before her death in 2015, Gamble executed...

APMEX Climbing to Apex of Internet Success

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek ......   Internet bullion coin giant American Precious Metals Exchange, more widely known as APMEX, has good reason to celebrate these...

David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction Highlights – July 19, 2015

CoinWeek Staff Reports....   David Lawrence Rare Coins is a numismatic firm in Virginia Beach, Virginia, that has offered online coin auctions for many years. Every...

France 2015 The Great War €10 Silver Coin

Description: The Great War is remembered in this thought-provoking series of silver 10€ coins struck by the Monnaie de Paris. In this issue, the French mint...

CoinWeek Coin Designer’s Profile: Kianoosh Motallebi

Kianoosh Motallebi is a Dutch modern artist, who studied at the Koninklijke Akademie van Beeldende Kunst in The Hague from 2002-2006, and earned his master's...

Gainesville Coins Weekly Update – July 18, 2015

ABSTRACT: The major, immediate risks for the global economy seemed to reach “risk-off” status this week: China’s main stock index recovered 6.2% while Greece...

Canada 2016 Mythical Realms of the Haida Series: The Orca 5...

Description: From the Royal Canadian Mint: Haida Gwaii is a place of astounding natural beauty; a land of ancient legends where mythical beings move about in...

2015 American Silver Eagle Sales to Resume Monday July 27

By CoinWeek News Staff....   UPDATE, 7-20-15: An earlier version of this article relied on a Reuters report released Friday, July 17 that stated sales were...

Mike Markowitz to Discuss Ships on Ancient Coins at Whitman Baltimore...

By CoinWeek News Staff....   Historian. Military Analyst. Gentleman game designer. Numismatist. Author Mike Markowitz is many things, and one of those things happens to be CoinWeek’s...

Coin Collecting Strategies – The Importance of Liquidity

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   When deciding what to collect, concentrate on coins with proven demand. Last year, the sale of an Apple...

Collectible Coins of the Royal Canadian Mint: 1990-2015

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   After my previous history of the Royal Canadian Mint, I wanted to run through an impromptu (yet...

Rare Coins Spanning 2,500 Years Anchor ANA Heritage World & Ancient...

Aug. 12-17, 2015; held in conjunction with the American Numismatic Association convention in Chicago More than 2,500 years of human history, as told by some...

Biannual Information on Euro Banknote Counterfeiting

Decline in euro banknote counterfeits in first half of 2015 – overall number remains very low By European Central Bank....   454,000 counterfeit euro banknotes were withdrawn...

What’s Involved in Making a Good Coin Exhibit? – VIDEO: 2:11.

Ray Rouse, Exhibit Chairman, Early American Coppers Society, Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com. Ray Rouse is the Exhibits Chairman for the Early American Coppers Convention. He...

PCGS Periodic Table Poster Now Available On Amazon

If you can’t attend one of the upcoming major shows in Baltimore, Chicago, or Long Beach, you still have an opportunity to obtain one...

Royal Mint Unveils New Britannia Proof Collection

The Royal Mint has launched its new Britannia 2015 Proof Coin Collection in fine gold and fine silver including individual coins such as the...

Malta Issues Auberge De Bavière Silver and Gold Coins

By Central Bank of Malta....   On 15 July 2015, the Central Bank of Malta issued two numismatic coins, in gold and silver, depicting the Auberge...

Niue 2015 Money Frog $2 Silver Coin

Description: From the Mint of Poland: frog is a famous symbol of wealth. Since ancient times many cultures have believed that these animals attract financial...

Smithsonian Celebrates Opening of New National Numismatic Collection Exhibit

By Harvey Stack and Charles Morgan for CoinWeek....   AN EXHIBIT TO BE REMEMBERED On July 15, 2015 the National Numismatic Collection was returned to the displays at...

United States Mint Launches New Mobile App for Smartphones

The United States Mint today announced the release of MyUSMint, the bureau's new mobile application (app) for Android™ smartphones, the iPhone® and the iPod...

Schwan Named 2015 Numismatist of the Year

Carlton Frederick “Fred” Schwan, a coin collector and numismatist since his childhood, has been named the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA's) 2015 Numismatist of the...