An Important Collection of Bracteates to be offered Dec. 10-11th by...

By Dr. Ursula Kampmann - CoinsWeekly.com....   From ancient coins to magnificent issues from the Middle Ages and Modern Era – Numismatik Lanz is presenting...

The Coin Analyst: Collecting Vatican Coins Can Be Rewarding in Many...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   Located within the city of Rome in Italy, Vatican City, or the Vatican, is the smallest independent country in...

ANA Money Museum Gets Stolen Australian Holey Dollar Returned

The 1813 Holey dollar was returned to the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) Edward C. Rochette Money Museum on October 23. The Holey dollar is an...

Two Dukes in Pomerania From the Friedrich Popken Collection

By Dr. Ursula Kampmann - CoinsWeekly.com .....   The Pomerania collection of Friedrich Popken will be coming up for auction at Künker on January 31,...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Dimes of 1822

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #136 ...... A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds   Capped Bust Dimes were...

Video Playlist from the Dallas ANA Money Show – Oct 2012

CoinWeek is pleased to present a NEW Feature from our Video Library: The Video Playlist. Every month CoinWeek Producer David Lisot attends multiple coin and...

Five Hilariously Bad YouTube Coin Videos

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   YouTube, that veritable cornucopia of pirated television shows, videos for every album track ever, and annoying oranges,...

CoinPlex Joins Forces With PNG

CoinPlex, an online trading network for dealers buying and selling certified U.S. coins, is now serving members of the Professional Numismatists Guild as the...

Stack’s Bowers Battle Born Collection of Carson City Coin Auction Highlights

The Battle Born Collection represented a complete collection of 111 coins struck by the Carson City Mint in Nevada. Many of these coins were...

CoinWeek Interview with Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) CEO Anna...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ....   Summary of the creation of the 2012 Girl Scouts commemorative coin program: Oct. 15, 2009 House bill H.R. 621 passed,...

Numismatic Housekeeping

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   From time to time, we find ourselves revisiting articles we’ve published to add in that one...

Certified Assets Management Int. (CAMI) to Hold Webinar on New Hard...

Date: September 13th Time: 2pm EST Attendees: Robert L. Higgins and Alberto Washington from CAM International. Bill Humphrey CEO of New Direction IRA Trading certified numismatic rare...

For CladKing, It’s All About the Clads

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker .....   INTRODUCING THE CLADKING Sam Petry, better known online by the handle “CladKing”, is a pioneer in the area of...

The Coin Analyst: GOP Platform Calls for New Gold Standard Commission

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   Republicans, or at least many of their political leaders, just can’t seem to get enough of the gold standard. Marsha Blackburn, a...

Gold And Silver—I Told You So!

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com ......   In my radio program six days ago, I warned listeners to expect the prices...

Australian Birds Take Flight on Perth Mint Coins

Western Australia’s rare Red-tailed Black Cockatoo is the first bird to fly onto The Perth Mint’s magnificent new Birds of Australia coin series. Unveiled in Perth today...

World Paper Money takes center stage in Heritage Auctions’ Long Beach...

More than 1,600 lots featured in Sept. 6-7 auction at the Long Beach Convention Center; wide array of currency from all corners of the...

The Battle Born Gold Coins: A Quick Analysis by Doug Winter

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The recently concluded Battle Born sale, held by Stack’s Bowers at the 2012 Philadelphia ANA convention, was...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The ANA Rarities Night, Part 2:...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #123 ......   On Thursday, Aug. 9th,...

The Collapse of the 2001-S Sacagawea Proof

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker .....   The sentiment among collectors who deride modern coins is that they’re overpriced and just plain common. They often...

Gold’s performance reflects continued challenging economic climate

Global gold demand in Q2 2012 was 990.0 tonnes (t), down 7% from the 1,065.8t in Q2 2011 according to the World Gold Council’s...

Methods of Acquiring Coins

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. on Collecting Strategies .... The wonderful thing about coin collecting is that you do not have to be wealthy to enjoy...

First Winners of Quarterly Young Numismatist Essay Contest

In mid-June, Heritage Auctions announced a quarterly essay contest to encourage and support young numismatists and budding authors. The first winners were announced in...

MEET THE 2012 NUMISMATIST OF THE YEAR

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .......   He's one of those semi-familiar names who has accomplished as much or more in his field than others with...

Hoard of Crusader Gold Found in Ruins

By American Friends of Tel Aviv University....   AU uncovers unprecedented trove of gold coins in 13th century castle A team of researchers from Tel Aviv University...

Coin Clubs for the Fun of It – Part 2

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. for CoinWeek …… In our previous installment we pointed out the advantages of joining or forming a coin club. We talked...

Dollar Danger Threatens Gold – Euro Hits 2-Yr Low

WHOLESALE gold bullion prices fell to $1569 an ounce during Monday morning's London trading – 0.9% off Friday's close – as stocks, commodities and the Euro...

PCGS Price Guide Adds California Fractional Gold

The popular PCGS Price Guide (www.pcgs.com/prices) now includes listings for California Fractional Gold coins.  It is the only comprehensive online resource available for market...

The Coin Analyst: Groundwork for Gold-Backed Reserve Currency is Being Laid

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ......   Traditionally the notion of some new kind of gold standard is an idea that has appealed mainly to conservatives...

PCGS Gives Congressmen A Close Look At Counterfeiting Problems

During June 27, 2012 meetings with numismatic leaders in Washington, DC, influential U.S. Congressmen and congressional staff members learned about rare coin authentication and...