CoinWeek News Wire for December 2, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 2, 2016 Current Events 1.) Zimbabwe police fire tear gas at bank note protest "We are not going to embrace bond...

Royal Mint Unveils the Gruffalo 20th Anniversary Commemorative Coin

One of the World’s Best-Loved Monsters to Appear on UK Coins To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of one of the world’s favorite literary monsters, The...

Harvey Stack – Growing up in a Numismatic Family: The History...

As inflation continued, so did interest in numismatic items By Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   In both numismatics and general business, 1978 continued...

Professional Numismatists Guild Invitational Coin Auction by Heritage Claims $6.5 Million

By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation....   Heritage’s PNG Invitational Signature Auction ran February 26th through March 1st where nearly 2,800 lots captured slightly over...

Rittenhouse 1792 Half Disme and an 1861-P Paquet $20 at 2018...

ANA Governor Brian Hendelson will provide historic multi-million dollar Philadelphia Mint coins and early United States Mint appointment documents for ANA Museum Showcase exhibit The...

Stack’s Bowers August ANA Sale of World and Ancient Coins Realizes...

Warm sunny weather greeted attendees to the annual ANA convention last week as they brought spirited bidding to the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction...

New Japanese 1000 Yen Silver Coin Honors Legendary Dance and the...

The Japan Mint has revealed the latest entry in its popular colorized-coin commemoration of the 47 Prefectures of Japan, with a 1000 Yen silver...

CoinWeek News Wire for October 13, 2017: Swiss 10 Franc, Money...

By Coinweek .... CoinWeek News Wire for October 13, 2017:  Brain Food 1.) Silver dollar artist: Orem sculptor designs WWI commemorative coin The most common mistake beginners make,...

US Coin Profiles – Standing Liberty Quarter, Type 1, 1916-1917

Description: Charles Barber's quarter dollar design was introduced in 1892, a beneficiary of the provision of the Mint Act of 1890 which allowed for the...

Women on 20s Announces Harriet Tubman as Winner of Online Poll

By Women on 20s ....   Historic Campaign Submitted Petition to the White House May 12 After two months and an election in which more than 600,000...

CoinWeek Coin Designer’s Profile: Anton D. Schablykin

Anton D. Schablykin is a Russian artist that works at the Design Center of Goznak. CoinWeek Coin Profiles: The Designs of Anton D. Schablykin 2015 Russia 2015 Michelangelo Buonarroti 25 Rouble...

Technology Innovation Boosts Chinese Panda Coins – New Gold Coin Trading...

Technology Innovation Boosts the Development of Chinese Panda Gold and Silver Coins Introduction of the Gold Coin Trading System Over recent years, with the improvement of...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique Gold Off Metal Trial...

1861 German States Bavaria Medal Prince Adalbert (Brother of King Maximilian II) Gold Off Metal Strike "First Test" (Trial Strike) Hand Engraving from the Bavarian Mint Presented to the...

Philip Diehl Talks About the US Gold & Silver Bullion Program...

Philip N. Diehl, Former US Mint Director Interviewer: Charles Morgan, CoinWeek.com....... In this six part interview, Coinweek Content Manager Charles Morgan talks with Philip N. Diehl...

Secret Gold Vaults in the Swiss Alps

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   Switzerland has long had a reputation—sometimes a dubious one—for being a safe place to stash one’s wealth away...

Certified Coin Marketplace: CAC Coins Bring Premiums in April 2019

In addition to faring well in internet sales during the month of April, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in a live auction near...

Spink: Commonwealth Silver Coinage and Anglo-Saxon Gold

The upcoming sale of Ancient, British and Foreign Coins and Commemorative Medals at Spink contains a very special collection of silver commonwealth coinage which...

NGC Certifies Rare World Gold Coin from India – George VI...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified an extremely rare India-Jaipur 1945 Year 24 Nazarana Mohur. It has been graded NGC MS 64. Issued by Jaipur...

Five Interesting World Banknotes from the upcoming Heritage FUN Currency Auction

Union Bank Bathurst Branch £1 Specimen Australia Union Bank Bathurst Branch £1 ND (1854-60) Pick UNL MVR2asp Specimen Proof Unlisted in the Krause catalog, this London-based...

Champion Auctions: 2017 Champion Auction: Lots You Need to Know

On August 20, Champion Auctions will offer more than 500 lots of rare and collectible coins from Asia, Europe, and the United States. Many pieces come...

What Do I Do With This Crap? 11 Ways to Handle...

By David Schwager for CoinWeek .....   Visits to my coin dealer friend's home office are some of my favorite moments in the hobby. But recently,...

James Sego Discusses Quality Assurance for Certified Modern Coins – Video:...

James Sego has traded in modern coins for more than twenty years and is the leading dealer in Eisenhower dollars. He has created a...

Eight Ways to Spend Collectible Coins

By David Schwager for CoinWeek .....   Roll searchers (collectors who obtain coins in bulk from banks and look through them for interesting or valuable pieces)...

Atlas Numismatics Publishes New Fixed-Price List

Atlas Numismatics has updated their website with 1,116 new coins, medals, and tokens at fixed price. Selections include the following items: Beautifully Toned Leontini Tetradrachm 1035091...

US Gold Coins – Is the 1875 Eagle Finally Gaining Recognition...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   In the Heritage February 2018 sale of the Admiral Collection, the star attraction was a nice...

Unique Record Book of Colombian Banknote Proofs at Stack’s Bowers NYINC...

A featured highlight from the Eldorado Collection of Colombian Paper Money, which crosses the auction block January 11 in the official auction of the...

Ancient & World Coins – New from Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   We will be attending the FUN Convention and the New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) in January. Please note that we...

Previously Unreported Morgan Dollars Emerge as PCGS All-Time Finest

By Mint State Gold by Stuppler and Company ......   Quietly and patiently acquiring superb quality coin-after-coin over the past 14 years, an Illinois collector working...

NGC Grades Rare and Beautiful ‘Una and the Lion’ Proof Coin

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) recently graded an example of the iconic 1839 Victoria gold “Una and the Lion” Five Pounds, which is widely considered...

Excerpts from the E-Sylum: Some Interesting Medals – January 11, 2015

Each week, CoinWeek, in collaboration with the Numismatic Bibliomania Society, brings you a highlighted feature from the current volume of the E-Sylum eNewsletter. The following...