Tetradrachms of Alexander the Great

This month, NGC Ancients examines the silver tetradrachms of Alexander III of Macedon (356–323 B.C.), better known as Alexander the Great. Throughout history, few...

War of Words escalates as ANA Responds to Shepherd Statement and...

The Anerican Numismatic Association (ANA) just issued a Press Release in response to statements distributed and published by former Executive Director Larry Shepherd, and...

2012 Colorized Australian Dragons To Be Issued as Proof Coins for...

By Louis Golino for Coin Week .....   On Monday, October 3, I spoke with a representative of Talisman Coins, which is the authorized U.S. distributor...

$6.8 Million Norman Jacobs Collection Leads $20.5+ Million Heritage Auction World...

Sept. 8-9 auction led by $1.39+ million 1909 Korean Gold Coin set and $546,250 “Ides of March” denarius; Heritage’s most successful World & Ancient...

Legend Sells Cardinal Collection 1794 Dollar, Acquires Spectacular Dakota 20th Century...

A 1794 Flowing Hair U.S. silver dollar, owned by collector Bruce Moreland and formerly owned by the Cardinal Collection Educational Foundation, now has been...

Why Do People Come to the NLG Bash?

Interviewer: David Lisot   The annual Bash of the Numismatic Literary Guild is the most prestigious gathering of the coin hobby's intellectuals, writers and researchers. The...

‘First Hellenistic Gold Coin Ever Struck’ to be Auctioned in London...

A unique gold coin of the enigmatic Greco-Baktrian ruler Sophytes, which may very well be the first ever Hellenistic gold issue, is...

Austrian Mint Announces Final “Legends of Austria” Commemorative Coin

13 October Vienna – The sixth and final coin of the popular “Legends of Austria” silver series will be issued today. The final Legend...

Baldwin’s Auction 71 Announced

Baldwin’s auction 71, the second of two official Coinex auctions, contains an array of high quality, interesting pieces from the Indian, Ancient and Islamic...

Baldwin’s London Auction 70 Preview

The first of Baldwin’s two official Coinex auctions will be held on the 28th September this year and will include a spectacular selection of...

Royal Canadian Mint: The Making of the World’s Largest Gold Coin

Making of the world's largest gold coin, a 2007 Canadian $1,000.000 Maple Leaf. This coin breaks all records: It weighs a staggering 100 kilos and...

More than 5,600 Currency Lots offered in Heritage Long Beach Auction

Taking place Sept. 7-9 and Sept. 11-12 at the Long Beach Exposition Center; a wide variety of U.S. and World currency available for the...

The King of American Coins – the Dollar of 1804 –...

Background of the ANA’s Idler 1804 Dollar as Exhibited at the 2011 World’s Fair of Money in Chicago -  Part 1 By Mark Ferguson for...

1855-S $3 gold coin brings $1,322,500 as top lot in $31+...

Strength seen in all areas of the rare coin market in August 11 Platinum Night Auction; 91%+ Sell-Through by Dollar Value A unique 1855-S $3...

Schedule Set for World Mint Stage at 2011 World’s Fair of...

Mints and other organizations at the 2011 World’s Fair of Money will discuss new issues and events during presentations on the World Mint Stage,...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Rarities Night Auction, Part 1...

News and Analysis on scarce coins, markets, and the coin collecting community #65 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds While Heritage has been organizing 'Platinum Night'...

Kolbe & Fanning Announce New Website

After months of planning and work, Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers LLC are pleased to unveil their new and improved website. Numismatic researchers and...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Eliasberg Coins Traveling to Chicago

News and Analysis on scarce coins, markets, and the coin collecting community #64 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   In the Internet era, there is...

Dillon Gage to Open Larger Precious Metals Refinery in Dallas

Company's new facility now has twice the capacity to chemically remove diamonds from their settings This summer, Dillon Gage Metals will move to a brand...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Fate of Ten Switt-Langbord 1933...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #62 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   On July 7,...

NGC Recognizes New Variety of 2010­P Grand Canyon 5 Ounce Specimen...

The first variety in the America the Beautiful Quarters five-ounce silver coin series has been discovered and will now be recognized by Numismatic Guaranty...

Official Medal for 2011 World’s Fair of Money Honors History of...

The official medal for the American Numismatic Association’s 120th Anniversary Convention, August 16-20 in Chicago, is available for purchase. Artist Jamie Franki, former master...

Young Numismatist Jacob Barone on Collecting

Young Numismatist Jacob Barone on Collecting Interviewer: David Lisot Jacob has come to his first coin show. Find out why he has come, who...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Summer FUN Auction, Part 2 –...

News and Analysis on scarce coins,  markets, and the coin collecting community #61 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   The official auction of the Summer...

Pricing the Priceless: What’s a 1933 $20 Gold Double Eagle Worth?

By Steve Roach - www.steveroachonline.com First published in the July 25, 2011, issue of Coin World   As the trial to determine who owns the “Langbord 10”...

The Most Famous Ancient Coin of All

The most famous ancient coin in existence, the "Ides of March" silver denarius struck by Julius Caesar's assassin Marcus Junius Brutus, celebrating the infamous...

Paul Fraser’s Top Five…Spectacular and Unique Rare Coin Sales

By Paul Fraser Collectibles ......   If you ever have only one penny to your name, make sure it is one of these fantastic coins... How many...

NGC Ancients: The Roman Civil War of A.D. 68–69, Year of...

By Josh Illingworth - NGC Ancients .....   This year marks the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the American Civil War. The concept of civil...

ANA Holds Special Ceremony and Event Scheduled To Launch New Hall...

COLORADO SPRINGS – The American Numismatic Association will host a special groundbreaking ceremony and reception for a new Numismatic Hall of Fame at 5...

Coin Board News – Number 19

By David W. Lange - July 2011 - www.coincollectingboards.net....   MARKET ACTIVITY There seemed to be more than the usual coin board activity on eBay over...