The Once and Future King: A (Brief) History of Gold Coins...

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale ....   Long appreciated for its beauty, rarity and practicality, gold is the ultimate coining material. It’s true that...

The Art of Grading Peace Dollars

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   As a professional coin grader for most of my career, I can tell you that for as...

Brother, Can You Spare a Trime?

In the late 1840s, gold was discovered in California, setting off the fabled Gold Rush. So much gold was eventually mined and turned into...

Ron Drzewucki’s Grading Coins – Franklin Half Dollars

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale ......   In this installment of Grading Coins, I’m going to talk about the popular Franklin half dollar series. The...

Q. David Bowers: Numismatic Books & the Appeal of Double Eagles

By Q. David Bowers - Co-founder, Stack's Bowers ......   Double eagles have always been one of my favorite series. The first one I ever owned...

Classic US Coins – Building a Set of Buffalo Nickels at...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #396 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   With more than two...

Classic US Gold Coins – The Cool Coin 1834-1933 Gold Type...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Earlier in 2017, I wrote an article about collecting US gold coins by type. This article...

CoinWeek IQ: INFOCUS – Draped Bust Quarters – 4K Video

 CoinWeek IQ: Analysis and Insights from the editors of CoinWeek.com and the industry's leading experts. The rare coin market has peaks and valleys. For astute...

Whitman Publishing Releases Expanded New Guide Book of Lincoln Cents

Whitman Publishing has released an expanded, updated second edition of its best-selling Guide Book of Lincoln Cents, a popular entry in the Bowers Series...

So, You’ve Decided to Collect Liberty Head Double Eagles…

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   The decision to collect this series should not be made lightly as Liberty Head double eagles have the distinction...

Classic U.S. Coins for less than $500 each, Part 15: Two...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #283 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds....   Like Three Cent nickels, Two...

Affordable US Coins – Over 75 Years of Jefferson Nickels

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek ......   Familiar items are often underappreciated, and Jefferson nickels tend to receive the Rodney Dangerfield treatment from collectors. The coin has been such a...

United States 1886 Morgan $1 Silver Coin

Description: The 1886 Morgan dollar, known more officially as the Liberty Head dollar, is a silver coin that was struck at the United States Mint...

What’s Hot and What’s Not: The Rare Date Gold Market at...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   From a numismatic point of view, 2016 wasn’t an especially good year. In most series, prices were...

‘Tis the Season for Silver and Gold and Santa

For the new collector, young or old, on your shopping list: go buy the book! By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   'Tis the season....

Classic U.S. Coin for Less Than $500 Each, Part 26: Capped...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #360 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   This series of...

Classic U.S. Coin for Less Than $500 Each, Part 25: Liberty...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #355 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Publicly distributed, Liberty...

Early American Coin Auctions – The Carolina Collection

By Arnold Miniman, Collector for Stack's Bowers ......   The Carolina Collection will be featured in the Stack's Bowers Early American Coins auction session held in...

Go For The Gold This Fall – $20 Saints Are Great...

By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   Heritage Dallas sale rakes in $8.5 Million; Fresh top-grade material captures record prices! Action in the metal market...

USA Coin Album: Numismatic Lame Ducks

By David W. Lange, Research Director at NGC ........   In politics, a lame duck is an official whose term of office is concluding and whose...

NCS Conservation: Special Concerns For Gold Coins

Although gold coins are less impacted by environmental effects than silver and copper coins, they are not completely impervious to such damage Even though gold...

Federal Judge Announces Ruling in SS Central America Case

By Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc ....   Ira Owen Kane, the court-appointed Receiver for the salvor of the SS Central America, Recovery Limited Partnership (RLP), announced...

New Guide Book of Peace Dollars Explores America’s Last Silver Dollar...

Whitman Publishing announces the release of the updated and revised third edition of the Guide Book of Peace Dollars, by award-winning numismatic researcher Roger...

When My Saint Came Marching in: One Collector’s Pursuit & Tips...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   I recently bought a circulated 1910 Saint-Gaudens $20 double eagle gold coin, and it only took 23 years. Big whoop?...

Classic U.S. Coins for Less Than $500 Each, Pt. 22: Braided...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #347 U.S. half cents were first struck in 1793, and Braided...

New Edition of Whitman’s Guide Book of Morgan Silver Dollars Reveals...

Whitman Publishing announces the release of the new fifth edition of A Guide Book of Morgan Silver Dollars, by Q. David Bowers. The 304-page...

Circulated Barber Half Dollars – A Look Back at Two Decades...

By Thomas Bush - Thomas Bush Numismatics ......   Dull. Boring. Uninspired. Blatant plagiarism of the work of Eugène-André Oudiné. Or even “the throat is that of a gladiator”! The Charles...

Medallic Portraits of Abraham Lincoln: Beyond Brenner

By Eric Brothers for CoinWeek .....   When one thinks of the image of Abraham Lincoln upon a coin, Victor David Brenner's cent is the first...

CoinWeek IQ: CoinWeek Walks Through an NGC Coin Submission at the...

CoinWeek IQ: Analysis and Insights from the editors of CoinWeek.com .....   Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) is one of the leading grading services in the rare...

First Read: The Gold Indians of Bela Lyon Pratt by Allan...

First Read, a continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature... Review by Charles Morgan for CoinWeek ..... The Gold Indians of...