Precious Metals Market Report: Gold surges 2.1% on oil, OPEC view...

Precious Metals Market Report by Bill Musgrave – American Gold Exchange Gold surged 2.1% to close at a six-week high above $1,185 on speculation that OPEC may...

Austria 2016 Piece by Piece: Austria 10 Euro Commemorative Coin

Description: The 2016 10 Euro Austria coin completes a 10-piece commemorative series honoring the nine federal Austrian states plus the entire nation of Austria. The...

NGC Certifies New Half Cent Variety

1795 Die Marriage Previously Unknown with Lettered Edge Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has identified a new variety of 1795 Half Cent. It is the first...

US Gold Coin Collecting Strategies – Ten Reasons Why Fives Are...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. Half eagles aren’t my favorite denomination per se but, from a coin collecting point of view, they make...

NGC Identifies Major New Doubled Die for the 1873 Nickel

A previously unknown variety has been found on an 1873 Shield Nickel. Posted by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation An 1873 Shield Nickel recently submitted to NGC for...

InfoGraphic – The 15 Greatest Gold Heists of All Time

Gold is valuable and extremely rare, and therefore the yellow metal is usually protected at all costs. However, there have been multiple occurrences in...

Coin Profile: 1786/85 Immunis Columbia, Confederatio Mule Colonial Coin

1786/85 Immunis Columbia, Confederatio, Large Stars, Crosby VII, 16, Breen-1128, Whitman-5665, MS64 Brown NGC. 159.8 grains. This extremely rare Confederatio piece combines the 1786 Immunis...

Gold & Silver PAC April 2018 e-Newsletter

By John Villavicencio for the Gold & Silver PAC ......   Gold & Silver News From the Political Coordinator Greetings! I'd like to begin this April edition of the...

Stack’s Bowers Ponterio Presents the August 2018 Hong Kong Auction

Stack's Bowers and Ponterio is pleased to announce details of their upcoming Hong Kong Auction of Chinese and Asian coins and currency, to be...

Stack’s Bowers April Collectors Choice Auction Now Online

Stack's Bowers April Collectors Choice auction of U.S. Coins and U.S. Paper Money is now online at StacksBowers.com. The auction features 717 lots valued at...

NGC Expands VarietyPlus Grading Service to World Coins

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has announced that it has expanded its popular VarietyPlus® variety attribution service to world coins, effective March 1, 2018. NGC...

World Coins – Rose-Ryals, 30 Shilling Gold Coins of King James...

Lot 1008 - James I, third coinage, rose ryal, mm. spur rowel (1619-1620) A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ..... Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and...

CoinWeek IQ: EAC Grading Demystified: MS-60 to MS-70 – 4K Video

For many collectors, the idea of a separate grading system for early copper coins can seem daunting and unfamiliar. CoinWeek met up with Bill...

Judge Awards Coin Fraud Victim’s Estate Nearly $1.9 Million under Federal...

By Paul Montgomery and Associates - PaulMontgomeryOnline.com....   A Federal Court Judge in Texas has issued her final ruling that a coin fraud victim’s estate should...

Pinnacle Purchases All Time Finest Commem Set

By Dan Duncan - Pinnacle Rarities....   From before the turn of the last century, the U.S. Mint produced coinage to commemorate specific events and individuals...

State of the Mint: U.S. Mint Coin Sales as of Feb....

  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...

NGC Grades Rare 1897B Gold British Trade Dollar

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC) has certified an extremely rare Great Britain 1897B Gold Trade Dollar. Graded NGC PF 61, it is one of only...

In God We Trust: A Brief History

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   We pay attention to the news, so it follows that we pay attention to politics. After...

Ten Coins and Coin Types That Still Excite Me Each Time...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I’ve been at the coin game for longer than I choose to admit and at this...

Coin Tourism: Smithsonian National Numismatic Collection

The Value of Money exhibit at the Smithsonian is a must-see for anyone visiting Washington, D.C. By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   I...

VNA Releases 2nd Edition of Schenkman’s Catalog of Virginia Tokens

By Virginia Numismatic Association....   In 1980, David Schenkman’s Virginia Tokens was the first work to document the trade tokens from the Commonwealth and helped set...

CCAC Design Recommendations for Ronald Reagan Presidential $1 Coin, Mark Twain...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   At its March 5 public meeting in conjunction with the ANA National Money Show in Portland, Oregon, the Citizens Coinage...

Finest Known 1932 “Saint” in eBay Auction of Double Eagles Set

One of the all-time finest collections of Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle gold coins listed in the PCGS Set Registry®, the A&A Saints Collection, will go...

CoinWeek: Exclusive Pogue IV Preview – 1804 Dollar and 1822 Gold...

In May, Stack's Bowers and Sotheby's team up once again to offer the fantastic coins of the D. Brent Pogue Family Coin Collection. This...

U.S. Coin Patterns for Less than $5,000 Each, Pt. 2: Two...

Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #345 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   It has already been explained, in Part 15 of a...

Coin Auctions: Stack’s Bowers Announces Pogue V Date

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce Part V of their series of auctions featuring the D. Brent Pogue Collection--the most valuable rare coin...

Pirates of the Caribbean & Authentic Shipwreck Coins from Modern Coin...

Yo ho, yo ho, a stacker's life for me! Avast ye stackers and collectors, new Pirates of the Caribbean coins have arrived at Modern Coin...

Professor’s 1979 Chemistry Nobel Prize Gold Medal Offered by Heritage Auctions

Nobel Prize medal presented to chemist Georg Wittig for 1954 discovery of “The Wittig Reaction” is accompanied in October 19, 2016 auction by four...

Spanish Police Arrest Alleged Forgers of €2 Euro Coins

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   Police in Madrid arrested three individuals yesterday on charges of counterfeiting up to 12,000 two-euro coins over five years. The three...

World Paper Money – Bank of Philippines Releases New Generation of...

World Paper Money By Central Bank of the Philippines ..... Pursuant to its mandate of preserving the integrity of Philippine currency, the Central Bank of...