Cultural Property Overreach Encroaches on Collectors’ Rights

By Wayne Sayles - Ancient Coin Collecting ....   Cultural Heritage Lawyer Rick St. Hilaire, an apologist for cultural property nationalists and a critic of private...

Fugitive Treasure Hunter Tommy Thompson Arrested in Florida

Famous treasure hunter and fugitive from the law Tommy Thompson was taken into custody by the US Marshals Service at a hotel in Palm...

Alchemical Gold Coin Back in Weimar Germany

By Künker GmbH ......   A celebration took place in March at the Klassik Stiftung Weimar. There, a 1687 gold coin, only one single specimen of...

World Coins – Massive 60 Shillings of James II to be...

James VII (II) gold Restrike 60 Shillings 1688 MS62 NGC,  Of the highest rarity, being one of just three examples known. The latter part of the...

CCAC to Review Designs for Congressional Gold Medals, Basketball Hall of...

The United States Mint announces that the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a public meeting, starting at 9:30 a.m. (EDT) on Tuesday,...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: The Earliest Russian Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   SINCE ANCIENT TIMES, RUSSIA'S great rivers have served as trade routes, sending Baltic amber, luxury furs, beeswax, honey, and...

Five Gold Certificates Featured in the Heritage Currency Auction at FUN

Below are five featured Gold Certificates that will be sold in the Heritage Currency Auction in January at the FUN Show.   Superb 1907 $10 Gold...

How To Spend A Tax Refund on Coins

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek....   The good news: It's tax refund season, which often provides collectors with the funds to indulge and buy a special...

Four More Lots You Need to Know: Stack’s Bowers June 2017...

By CoinWeek ..... Previously, CoinWeek covered three important modern coin lots that you need to know about from the Stack’s Bowers June 2017 auction at...

The Athenian Tetradrachm – The Most Iconic Ancient Greek Coin: MA-Shops

By Joël van Dam - Owner, Joëlnumismatics, for MA-Shops.com ......   This blog is about one of the most iconic Greek coins ever minted, known to...

Classic US Gold Coins – So You’ve Decided to Collect (a...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Of the four denominations struck at the Dahlonega Mint, half eagles are the largest in size...

Anderson Part II Leads Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ United States Paper Money...

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official ANA Auction Realizes Over $41 Million with the  Anderson Part II and Herzog Collections of United States Paper Money...

Mamie Eisenhower First Spouse Gold Coins Available from U.S. Mint May...

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2015 First Spouse Series One-Half Ounce Gold Coins - Mamie Eisenhower on May 7 at...

United States Mint American Eagle Silver Bullion Coin Sales Break Record

The United States Mint has announced record sales of American Eagle Silver Bullion Coins for the second consecutive year. Driven by investor demand around the...

U.S. Mint Weekly Coin Sales – Silver Eagle Slowdown?

Nixon Presidential $1 coin products also debut By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Saying that sales for the American Silver Eagle bullion program are experiencing a...

Building a World Class Numismatic Gold Coin Collection: The Josiah K....

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers ......   Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 In my last article (see Part 4,...

Royal Canadian Mint Celebrates Friendship with Panda-Themed Silver Coin

As a newly arrived family of giant pandas becomes the star attraction of the Calgary Zoo, the Royal Canadian Mint is delighted to launch...

Rare CC Mint Die was once a family doorstop!

Who doesn't dream of finding a hidden treasure in their attic or behind a wall? Recently, a true treasure story came to light as I explored the background of a rare Carson City die owned by Littleton Coin Company. The true history of this fascinating piece began to revel itself back in 2003…

American Numismatic Society: Aneurin Ellis-Evans to Present 2016 Harry W. Fowler...

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is delighted to announce that the 2016 Harry W. Fowler Memorial Lecture will be presented by Aneurin Ellis-Evans, Junior...

The Coin Analyst: 2011 World Coins of the Year

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek....   This article discusses world coins from 2011 that I believe are the best of the year either because they are...

Number one for Bank of England Notes – Spink offers unique...

There is a superb selection of British notes in the Spink May 6 auction. It features a great selection of black and white notes and...

US Coins – Collecting Southern American Gold Coins

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation....   The first gold rush that took place in the early 1830s in the American South resulted in the...

Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists PAN eNews for December 2017

By Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists (PAN) ......   Season's Greetings All of us at PAN wish you a Merry Christmas and a great dose of Holiday Cheer...

Top 10 Results From Künker’s Summer World Coin Auctions

By Künker GmbH ......   Dear Bidders and Coin Enthusiasts, From 24 to 27 June 2019, the three summer auctions 322 to 324 took place at auction...

Famous British Rarity Una and the Lion Gold Coin Realizes Over...

A famous British rarity certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) realized 86,500,000 Yen (about $810,000 USD) in a Taisei Coins auction. The 1839 Victoria...

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Commemorative Banknote Produced for Charity

By De La Rue, plc .....   Official Jedi Commemorative Note Launched to mark the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi The most anticipated film of...

Professional Numismatists Guild Reports Hundreds of Rare Coin Record Prices in...

The emphasis in the United States rare coin market in 2019 was again on superb quality and exceptional rarity with hundreds of record prices...

Collecting and Appreciating Naturally Toned Coins, Part 1

By Greg Reynolds for CoinWeek .....   In the history of coin collecting in the U.S., most of the greatest all-time collections were characterized by many...

Coin Collecting for Beginners – Why Short Sets Are No Small...

By Littleton Coin Company ...........   Short set of 1934-1938 Buffalo nickels, all protected in a custom-made display holder (image courtesy Littleton Coin Company). For many collectors,...

In Memoriam – “Mr. ANA”: Edward C. Rochette, 1927-2018

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   If you are now or ever have been a member of the American Numismatic Association (ANA) in the last...