CoinWeek Designer Profile: April White

By CoinWeek IQ.... April White is an artist from the Haida SGaana Jaad of the Yahqu'iaanaas Raven Clan. Born on Haida Gwaii (more commonly known...

Natural Untouched Imperial Roman Bronze Coins

Coins are Art, perfection is in the eye of the beholder. An Imperial Bronze coin exemplifies the skill of a ‘master’ engraver, such wonders are...

Wide Assortment of Classic U.S. Coins & Holders in Summer FUN...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #282 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Central States Numismatic Society Announces Exhibit Award Sponsorships

Kevin Foley, Convention Chairman for the Central States Numismatic Society’s 77th Anniversary Convention, to be held April 27-30, 2016, has announced sponsorships for a...

Sample Slab Market about to Expand with Publication of First Catalog

Sample slab collecting, a formerly obscure numismatic niche, is about to move to the edge of the mainstream with the publication of the first...

John Burns Traveling Reference Coin Library to Debut at ANA World’s...

By Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists ....   The John Burns Memorial Reference Library will have its traveling debut at the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA's) World’s Fair...

Ireland Announces Rollout of Rounding 1c and 2c Coins Nationally

By Central Bank of Ireland....   The Central Bank of Ireland welcomes the decision by the Government on 16 June 2015 to rollout the rounding of...

Dave Harper Predicts: Changes to Coins, Packaging, and Coin Shows… Video.

Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com…. Numismatic News Editor and Futurist Dave Harper looks forward and wonders how the hobby will change over the course of the next 25...

Latvian Bank Issues Coin Honoring 500 Years of Riga Castle

By The Latvian Bank....   On Wednesday, 17 June, the Latvian Bank (Latvijas Banka) is issuing a new 5-euro silver collector coin, 500 Years of the...

Best of Rapp Auctions – The Cream of the Crop

By Rapp Auctions....   New times consistently require new directions. To stick with what has been tried and tested and at the same time skillfully experiment...

Mint Condition – U.S. Mint Numismatic Coin Sales as of...

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 Out'...

Harvey Stack: the Smithsonian, the Stefanellis, and how the Mint Got...

Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com…. In this mini-series of interviews, Stack’s Bowers founder Harvey Stack shares his thoughts and recollections about his 60-plus years in the coin business.   Harvey Stack: Stack's Involvement in...

David Lisot Takes the PCGS Coin Grading Challenge. Video: 4:27

Do you have the numismatic chops to put your grading skills up against the professional graders at PCGS? CoinWeek's David Lisot stopped by the...

TNA President Debbie Williams Comments on the TNA Convention. VIDEO: 4:02.

Debbie Williams has started another term as president of the largest coin collector in the state of Texas. She talks about holding the annual...

PMG Hires Jim Fitzgerald as Consultant

    SARASOTA, Fla. (June 15, 2015) - Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) has hired Jim Fitzgerald, the current President of the Professional Currency Dealers Association (PCDA),...

Beware of Defects on Coins

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. for CoinWeek... A defect is a defect no matter how slight the seller proclaims it. And that same “slight’ defect will...

Coin Dealer Craig Warren on the Power of Faith and Prayer...

At the 2015 Texas Numismatic Association Convention, coin dealer Craig Warren shared with CoinWeek how the power of faith and prayer has helped him...

QA Check Coin Stickering Service Reports Initial Results. Video: 3:18.

Collectibles Quality Assurance Company, LLC President James Sego talks about the roll-out of QA Check, how it's being accepted by collectors and dealers in this...

Royal Canadian Mint 25-Cent Circulation Coin Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Canadian...

As Canadians far and wide prepare to celebrate Canada Day, the Royal Canadian Mint has issued a new 25-cent circulation coin commemorating the 50th...

Two Rare Mysteries from Colonial India at July 15 Spink Coins...

On July 15, 2015, the Spink London sale of Ancient, British & Foreign Coins and Commemorative Medals will be showcasing some exceptional lots from...

Dave Harper Predicts the Price of Gold in the year 2040....

Numismatic News Editor and futurist Dave Harper discusses the state of numismatic print publishing and ponders what the price of gold might be in the year 2040. Copyright...

For Napoleon Apologists, Defeat Comes in the Flavor of Belgian Mint

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   An epic and bloody battle played out on June 18, 1815, claiming the lives of half a...

Spink Auctions: A Fine Collection of Polish Coins and Medals

On the 15th of July 2015, Spink will be holding the summer sale of Ancient, British & Foreign Coins and Commemorative Medals. The auction...

Navigating The Retirement Maze: Are “Home Storage” Precious Metals IRAs...

By Seth Pierce - Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP....   DISCLAIMER: The information provided in this article is provided for informational purposes only and does not...

Small Size Type Notes Highlighted in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries ...

Stack's Bowers Galleries upcoming Official Auction of the Whitman Coin and Collectible Summer Expo will feature a number of important United States small size...

Gainesville Coins Weekly Update – June 12, 2015

by Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins ABSTRACT: Both U.S. stock indices and global bonds swung back into positive territory after a recent bearish hangover set...

$17 million in coins sell in Long Beach Coin Auction

Great rarities from Part Two of the New Orleans collection, highlighted by a gem 1880 Coiled Hair stella, led the way as the Long...

CoinWeek Coin Designer’s Profile: Susanna Blunt

By CoinWeek IQ ....   Susanna Blunt is a Canadian artist specializing in portraiture. Her effigy of Queen Elizabeth II was introduced to Canadian coinage in...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series – The Paradox of Byzantine Silver

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   The position of silver in the hierarchy of metals struck during the sixth century was a curious...

Künker Summer Auction: The Popken Collection

Dear bidders and coin enthusiasts, We feel honored to auction off another part of the extensive Friedrich Popken collection. On June 23, 2015 we will...