Five Brief Takes: Civil War Gold

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Welcome to the second installment of this new feature (the first one can be found here). My...

Get Abe Lincoln & Ben Franklin to the ANA World’s Fair...

By Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists (PAN) ......   The Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists (PAN) and PAN Secretary Patrick McBride (Benjamin Franklin re-enactor) have created a GoFundMe...

United States Mint Announces New Authorized Bulk Purchase Program

The United States Mint is committed to improving the distribution of our numismatic coin products. As part of this ongoing effort, the Mint has...

June 2021 Long Beach Expo Coin & Collectibles Show is Canceled

The Long Beach Coin, Currency, Stamp & Sports Collectible Show, Scheduled for June 17-19, 2021, Has Been Canceled Due to the Ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic   ...

United States 1954-S Franklin Half Dollar

By CoinWeek IQ .....   The last Franklin half dollar struck at the San Francisco Mint, the 1954-S, offers a window into an evolving postwar United...

Eva-Maria Wohn Wins AMSA’s Women’s Suffrage Medal Competition

A relatively new medalist, Eva-Maria Wohn of Chicago, has created the best art medal on the theme of the 100th Anniversary of the 19th...

1943-S Steel Lincoln Cent With Strong Eye Appeal Offered at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek .... On Sunday, March 21, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for this toned 1943-S Steel Lincoln Cent, graded MS-66 by PCGS and approved by...

Professional Coin Grading Service Honors Company’s Top Writers

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) has launched a new writing award program to honor its top in-house writing staff, the very experts who help...

Royal Mint Adds Another Icon to British Music Legends Series With...

To say that David Bowie was an icon of music is putting it mildly. The innovative rocker who was born David Robert Jones in...

Incredible PF-67+ CAM CAC 1950 Franklin Half Featured in Stack’s Bowers...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   While the Franklin half dollar was first introduced for circulation in 1948, Proof examples were not...

Heritage Spring Hong Kong World Coins Auction Open for Bidding

The month-long Hong Kong Spring World Coins Auction from Heritage Auctions is now open for bidding, exclusively at Coins.HA.com. Focused on East Asian pieces,...

Morgan Dollar Collection Highlights No Reserve Lots at David Lawrence Rare...

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Internet Auctions  ......   Sunday Auction #1161 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now LIVE and features 480 total lots...

Uncirculated Ancient Silver Coins for Under $1,000

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   As a collector, you have many different options when deciding on your collecting strategy. And while everyone starts in...

Tall Ship Series Continues With Royal Research Ship Discovery 50p Coin

The Pobjoy Mint series of 50 pence coins featuring historical ships has proven to be extremely popular and we are therefore delighted to announce...

NGC and NCS Appoint NAC an Official Submission Center in Europe

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) and Numismatic Conservation Services (NCS) have appointed Numismatica Ars Classica (NAC) of Milan, Italy an Official Submission Center in Europe. As an...

Questions and Answers About Coin Collecting Basics

By David Hendin for CoinWeek .....   Dear David (from Bill K.): How do I properly display my coins in a home or school? Are there...

Künker Ancient Coin Auctions: How Do We Know When the Battle...

On March 22, 2021, Künker will be auctioning off an extensive collection of coins of Roman Alexandria. Among them are 14 specimens of the...

Rare Meiji Year 3 Japanese Coin Pattern Set Offered at Stack’s...

The April Hong Kong auction being presented by rare coin firm Stack's Bowers and Ponterio features countless highlights from the Pinnacle Collection, with a...

Napoleon Bonaparte 200th Anniversary Commemorated on New Proof Gold and Silver...

Napoleon - 200th Anniversary Silver Saint Helena. 2 Pounds. 2021. Silver .999. 2 oz. 38.61 mm. Proof. Mintage: 821. Saint Helena. 1 Pound. 2021. Silver...

Counterfeit Coin Detection: Spark Erosion 1858 Flying Eagle Cent

Spark erosion counterfeit coins aren't made very frequently anymore because they are easy to spot once you learn how. Spark-Erosion Counterfeit 1858 Flying Eagle Cent By...

PCGS Around the World – Shanghai – A Pair of Chinese...

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   The area of Chinese numismatics is broad and complex. For a long period of time, some issues were shunned as...

Important Collections of U.S. Coins, Paper Money Featured in Stack’s Bowers...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is proud to announce their March 2021 Las Vegas Auction, the firm’s first Showcase event for Americana and United States coins and paper...

Jeff Garrett: Ten Coins I’d Love to Own

By Jeff Garrett for CoinWeek .....   When asked to write an article about 10 coins I would love to own, my thoughts immediately turned to...

$5,000 Reward Renewed for Return of Stolen Gold Coin: Numismatic Crime...

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   $5,000 Reward for Return of Coin The Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) has...

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in February 2021

In addition to faring well in internet sales, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in live auctions in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, and Dallas....

Finest Known O-104 1825 Half Dollar in Stack’s Bowers March Las...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   As the young American economy began to flourish in the early 19th century, deposits of silver...

Classic US Gold Coins – A Rare HM-2 1838-C $5 Half...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   The 1838-C is among the most sought-after Classic Head half eagles. It is both a one-year type...

Submissions Accepted for ANA Young Numismatist Literary Awards

Submissions for the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) annual Young Numismatist Literary Awards competition are being accepted through April 1. The awards were established to...

The Cheetah – Second Coin in Big Cat Half Gram Gold...

The Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release of the second coin in a series of five coins featuring Big Cats of the...

Explore the Queen’s Virtues in a New Six-Coin Silver Series

Conceived during the latter stages of Queen Victoria’s reign as Queen of England, the Queen’s Virtues is an allegorical presentation of six virtues representing...