Perth Mint King-Sized Kilo Coins Mark Queen’s 60-Year Reign

As a former branch of the Royal Mint, The Perth Mint is honouring its British heritage by releasing two majestic kilo coins to celebrate...

Learning How to Grade – Part 2

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. Link to Part 1 The grade of a coin is the single most important ingredient to its value. Before proceeding with this installment, I’ll...

Learning How to Grade – Part 1

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. Originally Appeared in Canadian Coin News My biggest pet peeve about our wonderful hobby of coin collecting is the over-grading of coins. I...

Potential Tax-Free Profits In Tangible Assets

By Patrick A. Heller - Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com....   If you invest in paper assets like stocks, bonds, CDs, and currencies and earn...

Good Values in Type Three Liberty Head Double Eagle Gold Coins

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   If you collect rare United States gold coins, you’ll notice that certain series have extremely compressed...
Syracuse decadrachms - NGC Ancients

NGC Ancients: Ancient Masterpieces — Decadrachms of Kimon and Euainetos

By Josh Illingworth - NGC Ancients ......   This month, NGC Ancients examines the series of silver decadrachms struck at Syracuse (Sicily) in the fifth to...
ANACS Intends to be Listed on eBay - ANA National Money Show 2012, interview Paul DeFelice

ANACS Intends to be Included on eBay

Paul DeFelice, Vice President, ANACS Interviewer: David Lisot. New policies were recently announced for coins being posted on eBay that stated that only certain grading services...

EAC 2012 Coin Convention Reception and Opening Remarks

This year's Early America Coppers gathering was held in Buffalo, New York. Each convention requires effort from club members to create these memorable gatherings of...

Exhibition of Greek Medals at Princeton University Library

To showcase its recent acquisition of a collection of more than 120 medals of modern Greece, the Princeton University Numismatic Collection has installed an...

Gold Breaks 3-Month Rule for 1st Time in 11 Years

Last time gold fell for 3 months running was March 2001. And so...? IT HAD BECOME so rare, you could take its absence for granted...

NGC Releases Chinese Modern Coin Price Guide

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has released an online price guide of Chinese Panda coins 1974 to date. The NGC Chinese Modern Coin Price Guide, accessible...

Another Reason To Avoid Precious Metal ETFs—Complex Tax Reporting

By Patrick A. Heller - Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com....   I have previously expressed concerns about owning precious metals exchange traded funds (ETFs)...

eBay Announces New Changes for Coins Listed in Auction

Gene Cook, eBay General Manager, Emerging Verticals eBay has announced new changes in the requirements for US coins listed in auction. This is part of...

Examples of Italian Bank Notes from the Collection of Stefano Poddi

Examples of Italian Bank Notes from the Collection of Stefano Poddi Interviewer: David Lisot - Rome, Italy March 2012 Stefano Poddi is a collector and scholar...

Royal Canadian Mint Introduces a New Generation of One-Dollar and Two-Dollar Circulation Coins

Multi-ply plated steel composition and visible security features are latest evolutions for Canada’s Loonie and Toonie The Royal Canadian Mint is pleased to announce that a new...

ANA Seeks Donations of Morgan Silver Dollars

Coins of all grades sought for new educational initiative Morgan silver dollar collectors can help ensure that this magnificent coin series is forever preserved for...

Finest 1905 $20 Gold Certificate could top $120,000 in Heritage CSNS Currency Auction

April 18-22  auction features more than 3,400 total lots of fine, rare and valuable currency to collectors at CSNS in Schaumberg, IL Heritage Auctions, the...

1916 China Yan-Shih-kai Dragon Gold Dollar Struck at the Philadelphia Mint in 1921...

by Ronald J. Gillio Special Submission to CoinWeek After years of research, and convincing evidence in the form of receipts for purchases, I believe that the...

Krause Publications Releases State Quarters 50 State Interactive Educational Map

IOLA, Wis. (March 19, 2012) -- Krause Publications, a leading producer of books, magazines, events and online products for coin and paper...
Sun Yat-Sen Mausoleum Pattern Dollar in Stacks Bowers Hong Kong Auction

Sun Yat-Sen Mausoleum Dollar Pattern in Stack’s Bowers Hong Kong Auction

By Todd McKenna - Numismatist, Stacks Bowers Galleries ......   This pattern, designed by the Austrian engraver Richard Placht for the Vienna Mint, was undertaken during the...

Morton & Eden Announce Sale of Iconic Greek Coins From 5th Century BC

Specialist auctioneers Morton & Eden will offer four classical Greek coins dating from the fifth century BCE in a sale in London on Monday,...

The Coin Analyst: Outlook for Precious Metals Still Strong Despite Big Drop on February...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   There are many different ways to try to explain and understand the precious metals markets. Some people focus on short-term...

ALL CHARGES DISMISSED, GOLDLINE ANNOUNCES

Precious Metals Company Will Continue to Set Standard For Customer Disclosures Goldline International Inc., the precious metals leader in customer service and disclosures, today announced...

Goldline International Placed Under Injunction, Ordered To Change Sales Practices

National Coin Dealer Must Also Refund Up To $4.5 Million To Customers, Set Up Fund For Additional Claims The Santa Monica City Attorney's Office has...

Greatest Collection of Judaean Coins Ever Offered

  Heritage recently announced their offering of The Shoshana Collection of Ancient Judean Coins. Assembled over the course of four decades by a diligent collector...

Cool Coins! London Coin Fair 2012 February

Interviewer: David Lisot Steve Hill - Director, A.H. Baldwin & Sons: 1601 Elizabeth I silver crown Stephen Lockett - Director, London Coins Ltd: Henry VIII...

Young Numismatists at the Long Beach Coin Expo

Tyler and Ryan Warren, Young Numismatists Interviewer: David Lisot Coin collectors can be almost any age. The fact is there are not that many young...

PCGS Grading Contest at the Long Beach Expo

David Hall, PCGS Founder Interviewer: David Lisot. PCGS is a part of a multimillion dollar corporation with business dealings around the world. Yet PCGS...

Smuggling and Cyprus

By Wayne Sayles - Ancient Coin Collecting .....   I'm shocked! For years, we've been told by "experts" that the market for looted coins is in America,...

Numismatic Personality: Joel Rettew, February 3, 2012

Interviewer: David Lisot Joel Rettew is one of the longtime players and personalities in numismatics. He has traded with some of the most well known...