World and Metals Market Update

Courtesy of  Everett Millman and  GainesvilleCoins.com ………. ABSTRACT: Signs from China that its economy is slowing spelled a down week for the stock markets...

Father and Son The Tudors to Star as Sovereigns in Spink...

On 17th and 18th December 2014, Spink and Son will be holding their second December coin sale. It is  held over two days with...

Microsoft Now Accepting Bitcoins for App and Game Purchases

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   The tide is gradually changing in favor of Bitcoin. Software giant Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) has long been considered by many...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 10 Euro Cent

10 Euro Cent (2002-Present) The 10 euro cent coin is the first of three "nordic gold" coins in the euro series. The coin is slightly smaller...

CAC to Stop Accepting Colonial Coins for Certification

By CoinWeek News Staff....   The Certified Acceptance Corporation, also known as CAC, has notified collectors that beginning January 1, 2015, it will no longer accept Colonial coins...

Eric P. Newman Numismatic Portal To Launch in 2015

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   Today, Washington University in St. Louis--in conjunction with the Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society (EPNNES)--announced the creation of the...

Lord Mayor of London Strikes Royal Mint Sovereign on First Official...

The Lord Mayor of the City of London has struck a special commemorative gold Sovereign during a visit to The Royal Mint’s operations in...

Exquisite Barber Dimes and Proof Morgans Headline Legend’s Regency X Auction...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.... For dealers and collectors at the top end of the U.S. rare coin market, all eyes will...

The Coin Analyst: 2014 Libertad Coin Mintages Revealed; Ghana Lunar Skulls...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek... Libertad gold and silver coins from the oldest mint in North America, the Casa de Moneda in Mexico, have always...

Russian Billionaire Buys Nobel Prize Medal, Pledges To Return To American...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Alisher Usmanov, who, according to Forbes, is the richest man in both Russia and Britain, has revealed himself to...

Gold Moves Lower on Mild Profit Taking

Commentary for Wednesday, Dec 10th, 2014 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc.……… Gold closed down $2.60 at $1228.90 in a...

ANA Offering Counterfeit Detection Course at January FUN Show

By CoinWeek News Staff....   The American Numismatic Association (ANA) School of Numismatics will be offering a two-day course on detecting counterfeit and altered coins January...

Coin Market Emphasis on the U.S. Civil War Era

By Adam Crum - Monaco Rare Coins It was 150 years ago that America's greatest tragedy was coming to a close. The unimaginable tragedy of...

United States Mint American Eagle Silver Bullion Coin Sales Break Record

The United States Mint has announced record sales of American Eagle Silver Bullion Coins for the second consecutive year. Driven by investor demand around the...

Classic U.S. Coins for less than $500 each, Part 9: Buffalo...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #254  A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Singapore Mint Debuts Wave-Shaped 4 Coin Silver Proof Set

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Earlier today, the Singapore Mint debuted a new four coin silver proof set featuring regional marine life. Each coin...

Palestine Currency Board Notes Top Rosenblum Auction 44B

This may be the smallest auction William Rosenblum has held in more than 20 years, with just over 635 Lots, but it is probably...

Commemorative Stories: The 1983-84 LA Olympics Coins – Part VII

By David Provost for CoinWeek.com.... Previous installments of this article can be found here. The Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs took up the...

The Maria Teresa Taler – A Coin for the Centuries, Part...

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek....   *** Editor's Note: Be sure to check out David Alexander's  first installment of this excellent two-part history of Austria's Maria Teresa Taler by...

Amazing 15-Piece Gold Lincoln Medallic Set With Unique Gold Lincoln Indian...

By Frank Van Valen, Numismatist. Based on the lot description by John Kraljevich .... A Major Highlight in Stack's Bowers February 2015 Americana Sale An amazing...

The Gold Market Newsletter – Gold Closes Higher with Some Heat...

Commentary for Thursday, December 8th, 2014 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc.……… Gold closed up $4.60 at $1194.70 in the...

Zimbabwe Reveals New National Coinage

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On Friday, December 5, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) held a press conference to introduce a new set...

ANA President to Host Open Forum During FUN Show, January 9,...

Ostromecki to present ANA plans for 2015, take questions from public... American Numismatic Association President Walter Ostromecki Jr. will host a question-and-answer forum during the...

Central Bank of Ireland Urges Citizens to Spend “Copper” Coins

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   The Central Bank of Ireland issued a press release today urging Irish citizens to use their 1c and 2c euro...

World Coin Profile – Philippines Manila Overstrike 8 Reales of 1830

By Greg Cohen,  Based on lot description by Kyle Ponterio, Numismatist World Coins Stack’s Bowers ....... All collectors of Philippines coins will be watching during...

GreatCollections to Auction Capuano Registry Set of Morgan Dollars

“Everyman” set contains many desirable AU-58 and AU-58+ coins with CAC approval. GreatCollections is pleased to announce the auction date of the Capuano Everyman PCGS...

The Last Ancient Coin

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz... "What was the last ancient coin?" The question is unanswerable. There was no "last” ancient coin, just as there...

New Book Available on Caballito Peso “Mexican Beauty”. VIDEO: 4:58

Allan Shein, Author Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com..... What is considered to be one of the most beautiful coins in the world is featured in a new...

Kolbe & Fanning Announce the 2015 New York Book Auction

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers are pleased to announce that they will be conducting a public auction of important numismatic books on Saturday, January...

Precious Metals Market Report: Gold slides 1.4% after strong jobs report...

Precious Metals Market Report by Bill Musgrave – American Gold Exchange   Gold slid 1.4% to close just over $1,190 after a surprisingly strong jobs report triggered speculation...