David Motl, Former US Mint Acting Deputy Director, Agrees to Exclusive...

David Motl, who formerly served as the Acting Principal Deputy Director of the US Mint during a particularly innovative time in its history, has...

ICTA Installs New Treasurer and Secretary, Patrick A. Heller Honored

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) ......   Patrick A. Heller was honored during the Industry Council for Tangible Assets  dinner in Rosemont, Illinois, on...

Mexican & Latin American Coins From Lake County Collection in Special...

As one of our periodic auctions of specialized collections of world coins , Heritage has just opened its auction of The Lake County Collection...

Coin Profile – The Owl of Athena (circa 449–413 BCE) Silver...

Silver tetradrachm coin depicting the owl of Athena (circa 449–413 BCE). The inscription "ΑΘΕ" is an abbreviation of ΑΘΗΝΑΙΩΝ, which may be translated as...

Classic US Coins – Redesigning Currency with the Flying Eagle Cent

The Flying Eagle Cent by Blanchard and Company, Inc .....   It was the 1850s and the United States Mint had a problem. The “large cent”,...

David Lawrence Featuring Gold Rush Era Coins in Latest Internet Auction

DLRC Auction Highlights by David Lawrence Rare Coin Auctions  ......   The David Lawrence Sunday Internet Auction #1084 offers three incredible commemorative and pioneer gold issues,...

Operators of U.S. Coin Bullion, LLC to Plead Guilty to More...

By the United States Attorney's Office, Middle District of Florida ......   United States Attorney Maria Chapa Lopez announces that brothers Salvatore Esposito (47, Orlando) and...

Legend Auctions – Regency Auction 34 is Thursday September 26

Bidding activity has erupted since the Regency Auction 34 catalogs hit the mail boxes. There are record numbers of eyeballs looking at the coins...

Gold Bugs Swarm, Modern Rarities Rule at Long Beach Expo

For many, the timing was perfect at the Long Beach Expo   Long Beach Expo Review By Jim Bisognani - NGC Weekly Market Report ......   The final Long Beach...

Is Coin eXpo Show the Future of Numismatics?

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   Coin shows were once the highlight of the numismatic calendar, with the big regional and national shows serving as...

New Book on Gold Coins of Sweden First on the Subject...

By Coin & Currency Institute ......   Not since the publication of The Coinage of Sweden, in 1977, and Coins of the Swedish Possessions in 1980,...

CoinWeek Exclusive Video: Collecting a Half Cent Type Set (with Bill...

 In this video, Early American Coppers (EAC) president Bill Eckberg breaks down the U.S. half cent denomination for those interested in building a type...

More Than 200 PMG-Certified Banknotes From Ibrahim Salem Collection Part 2...

More than 200 banknotes certified by Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) are part of the Ibrahim Salem Collection of British Commonwealth Banknotes Part 2 sale...

NCIC: Stolen Coins Recovered, Arrest Made in Bad Checks Case

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   $20,000 Gold Theft - Suspects Identified Rochester, Minnesota police are investigating the theft...

Royal Australian Mint Releases Limited Edition Coin to Celebrate Wallabies’ Road...

By Royal Australian Mint ......   The Royal Australian Mint is showing support for the Wallabies’ bid to become World Champions, with the release of a...

CIT Salutes Those About to Rock with New AC/DC Coin

AC/DC: For Those About to Rock Cook Islands. 2 Dollars 2019. Silver .999. 1/2 oz. 38.61 mm. Proof. Mintage: 5,000. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The...

Henrik Holt Christensen Joins Stack’s Bowers as Europe Paper Money Consignment...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce that Henrik Holt Christensen has joined the company as Consignment Director of Europe. Drawing on his extensive...

Ancient Greek Coins – The Tumultuous History of Kamarina

Ancient Greek Coins of Kamarina by Russell A. Augustin - AU Capital Management, LLC ......   The history of Kamarina, a port city on the...

Former Precious Metal Trader Admits to Fraud at Two New York...

By Commodity Futures Trading Commission .....   On September 16, the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued an order filing and settling charges against...

Five More Rare Modern Coins Worth Big Bucks

Collectors are realizing just how rare certain modern errors and varieties really are   By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   The recent private transaction of the ultra-rare...

Popular Carson City Trade Dollar Among Highlights at David Lawrence Rare...

DLRC Auction Highlights by David Lawrence Rare Coin Auctions  ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1083 offers a pair of scarce mid-19th century Proof Quarter eagles,...

Friendly Little Ghost Latest CIT Big Gold Minting Coin

Golden Little Ghost Palau. 1 dollar. N. d. (2019). Gold .9999. 0.5 g. Silk finish. 13.92 mm. Mintage: 15,000. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The obverse...

National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Act Passes House,...

By the Office of U.S. Representative Sean Patrick Maloney ......   On Thursday, September 19, United States Representative Sean Patrick Maloney’s (D-NY18) bipartisan bill, the National...

Legend Rare Coin’s Regency Auction 34 – CoinWeek Preview

By Lianna Spurrier for CoinWeek .....   Legend Rare Coin Auctions’ Regency Auction 34 will be held on September 26 at the Bellagio in Las Vegas,...

PMG Announces Bond and Stock Certificate Grading Services

Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) has announced that it is now grading and encapsulating most bond and stock certificates. Bond and stock certificate collecting, known by...

The Gold Coins of San Francisco, Part III: Three Dollar Gold

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Just five Three Dollar gold pieces were made at the San Francisco Mint, and this includes...

Top-Pop Gem 1927 Peace Dollar in Stack’s Bowers November Auction

By James McCartney - Senior Numismatist, Stack's Bowers ......   The Peace silver dollar struck from 1921 through 1935 has always been one of the most...

United States Mint Unveils Anwar El Sadat Congressional Gold Medal Design

On Tuesday, September 17, the United States Mint unveiled the designs for the Anwar El Sadat Congressional Gold Medal in the Department of the...

American Numismatic Society Announces 2020 Gala Honoree

By American Numismatic Society ......   The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce that on Thursday, January 16, 2020, it will honor its esteemed...

PCGS Announces Partnership with Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

PCGS to create special HOF inserts for certified 2020 basketball commemorative coins   Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) is partnering with the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall...