South African Gold Headlines Heritage World & Ancients Event in Long...

Heritage Auctions will offer several exceptional pieces of South African gold Sept. 17-22, 2015, at the Long Beach Expo; featuring the Read Collection of...

Pre-Order the Newest Mexican Silver Libertads from APMEX

APMEX is thrilled to announce they now have the latest Mexican Libertad coins available to pre-order. Silver Mexican Libertads are often considered among the most...

Silver Coins of the Central American Republic

Silver Coins of the Central American Republic - GUATEMALA. 8 Reales, 1826 News and Analysis of scarce coins, markets, and the coin collecting community #341 A...

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio to offer more than 2300 lots in...

Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio, the foreign and ancients division of auction powerhouse Stack’s Bowers Galleries, is once again gearing up to sell world and...

Ephraim Brasher John Burger 8 Escudos Featured in August 2017 ANA...

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers ......   The Rarities Night session of our August 2017 ANA Auction will feature a magnificent Chilean...

World Coins – Collecting Coins of the Central American Republic

4 Escudos, ND (Decree of December 24, 1841). San Jose Mint By Carlos Jara - as posted on World Numismatics LLC .......   The Central American Republic,...

Heritage Auctions: More than 4,600 Lots Offered at CICF

Heritage Auctions’ CICF World & Ancient Coins Signature® Auction, April 14-19, 2016 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois A wide assortment...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1850 JB Costa Rica Gold Escudo

 A missing skirt is among the clues that this coin isn't real. Only 6,167 Costa Rican gold escudos were struck in 1850, making it a...

World Coins -The Early Coinage Of Costa Rica

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   Mention Costa Rica, and images of natural beauty, rain forests and a popular retirement destination for Americans comes to mind. Like most small...

September Ancient & World Coin Inventory from Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   New Inventory These six coins are just a sample of the 628 recent additions to our inventory. We have added new material...

Daniel Frank Sedwick’s The Cob Report – Treasure Auction Wrap-Up, Tips...

By Cori Sedwick Downing - Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC ......   I’m finally able to take a breather from post-auction duties of packing and shipping to...

World Coin News – NGC Certifies Extremely Rare 1695 Royal 8...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified an extremely rare 1695 Royal 8 Escudos. Graded NGC MS 65, this coin was struck in Mexico City...

Stack’s Bowers: The Numismatic Tradition of Colombia and the Eldorado Collection

By John Kraljevich - Numismatic Consultant, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   Colombia has a proud numismatic tradition, extending in equal parts to the historic and fascinating...

The United States Mexican Numismatic Association Announces 3rd Annual Convention and...

By Oliver Simons  for CoinWeek………. The United States Mexican Numismatic Association (USMEX) announced today that it will host their 3rd annual convention and educational forum at the...

Highlights from the upcoming Heritage’s CICF World Coins Signature Auction April...

The following coins are some of the highlightes on Heritage's upcoming Chicago International Coin Fair (CICF) Coin show that will take place in Chicago...

Treasure and Shipwrecks – Captain Sam Bellamy and the Whydah

The Fateful Decisions that Brought Spanish 1715-Fleet Treasure to the Shores of Cape Cod By Daniel Frank Sedwick ......   Born in England in 1689, Samuel Bellamy...

NGC Highlights of Stack’s Bowers August Anaheim Auction

NGC-certified world coins highlight Stack's Bowers Galleries' official auction of the ANA World's Fair of Money The Stack’s Bowers auction at the ANA World's Fair...

Exonumia: Some Double – or Triple – Denomination Curiosities

By Frank Van Valen - Numismatist and Cataloger, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   The beauty of exonumia is that it knows no boundaries.  If it has...

Gem 1887 Queen Victoria Proof Crown, Treaty of Paris Medal Highlight...

By Atlas Numismatics ......   Atlas Numismatics will be attending the 13th Annual Summer F.U.N. Convention from July 11-13, 2019. If you would like us to...

Modern Coins – The Growing Appeal of World Coins

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   During World War II and on into the Cold War, American G.I.s returning from deployment overseas often...

Major Exhibit of Mexican Revolution Memorabilia at US Mexican Convention. VIDEO:...

Elmer Powell, Collector Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com.......... Coin conventions offer important opportunities to learn about history and collecting when exhibits are displayed. An extensive collection of items...

Daniel Frank Sedwick Announces Treasure, World and U.S. Coin Auction #15

  Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC proudly announces their Treasure, World and U.S. Coin Auction #15, taking place live on the Internet in four sessions, May...

Sedwick’s Now Accepting Consignments for Next Treasure & World Coin Auction

  Now is not too early to consign to Sedwick's Treasure, World and U.S. Coin Auction #18, which will be our THIRD LIVE PUBLIC FLOOR...

US Mexican Numismatic Association Second Annual Convention Report 2013. VIDEO: 3:43.

Cory Frampton, Executive Director - United States Mexican Numismatic Association Interviewer: David Lisot.......... The US Mexican Numismatic Association is a collecting organization that specializes in the...

First Read: Chopmarked Coins: A History; the silver coins used in...

First Read, a CoinWeek continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature Essay by Michael E. Marotta for CoinWeek .....   Chopmarked Coins: A History;...

NGC-Certified Mexican 1538 8 Reales Silver Coin Sells for Record $587,500

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has announced that an NGC XF 45 Mexico (1538)R 8 Reales of Spanish co-regents Charles and Joanna was recently sold...

Choice 1739 Mexican 8 Escudos Highlight World & Ancient Coins...

By Chris Chatigny - Numismatist & Cataloger, Stacks Bowers ......   Choice 1739 Mexican 8 Escudos The upcoming Stack’s Bowers Galleries May Collectors Choice Online Auction featuring...

Gold Coins and Quality Rules in Heritage World Coin Auction

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #202 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .......... On Jan. 5th and...

The Coin Analyst: Mexican Silver and Gold Libertads – 2015 Overview...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek....   Mexico’s sovereign bullion coin made of gold or silver is known as the Libertad, which means "freedom" in Spanish. The...

Gold Coins of the Central American Republic: Costa Rica & Guatemala

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