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CoinWeek Podcast #171: The Spiritual Bank of Seth Paine

CoinWeek Podcast #171: The Spiritual Bank of Seth Paine

  The CoinWeek Podcast is brought to you by PCGS. Check out PCGS’ new grading specials and take advantage of an exclusive offer to get...
CoinWeek Podcast #170: The Wreath Cent That Went to Space

CoinWeek Podcast #170: The Wreath Cent That Went to Space

  The CoinWeek Podcast is brought to you by PCGS. Check out PCGS’ new grading specials and take advantage of an exclusive offer to get...
Counterfeit Detection: Altered Date 1814 Large Cent

Counterfeit Detection: Altered Date 1814 Large Cent

By Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) ......   The Classic Head Cent was a short-lived seven-year series from 1808 to 1814, with a few commonly recognized varieties...
Counterfeit Coin Detection - Altered Date 1856 Flying Eagle Cent

Counterfeit Coin Detection – Altered Date 1856 Flying Eagle Cent

Genuine 1856 Flying Eagle Cent   The Flying Eagle Cent by Max Spiegel – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   The 1856 Flying Eagle cent is an important and...
Rare U.S. gold coins

US Coin Market – The Re-Branding of Rare Coins

By Dan Duncan - Pinnacle Rarities ......   Three Old School Rules to Protect New Rare Coin Buyers I began my career in numismatics during the late...
Coin Grading - AU or BU: Understanding the Difference

Coin Grading – AU or BU: Understanding the Difference

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. for CoinWeek .....   Coin grading practices are based on common sense aided by experience. In many instances, the difference between two...
Lost/Stolen in Transit: USPS - Himyarite drachms, Switzerland to CA

Numismatic Crime – California Coin Shop Burglarized

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Vehicle Burglary - San Francisco, California On November 9, a dealer traveling to...
American Numismatic Society (ANS) Pocket Change Blog: Numismatic Research and Peer Review

Numismatic Research and Peer Review

By Nathan Elkins for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   Numismatics is a rich and diverse topic that attracts both popular and scholarly interest. The number...
Counterfeit Detection: Altered Date 1814 Large Cent

Counterfeit Detection: Altered Date 1814 Large Cent

By Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) ......   The Classic Head Cent was a short-lived seven-year series from 1808 to 1814, with a few commonly recognized varieties...
Ka-Ching! A Brief History of the American Cash Register

Ka-Ching! A Brief History of the American Cash Register

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   For thousands of years, merchants conducted business without the aid of the once-ubiquitous, and now increasingly defunct, cash register....
Royal Mint Celebrates 60 Years of The Rolling Stones

Royal Mint Celebrates 60 Years of The Rolling Stones

The £5 coin design features the band name in their classic 1973 font. The reverse of The Rolling Stones coin was designed by...
New Reverse Frosted Silver Bullion Coin Celebrates King Tut

New Reverse Frosted Silver Bullion Coin Celebrates King Tut

Limited to 10,000 Silver Bullion Coins Worldwide   The Pobjoy Mint is thrilled to announce the release of a brand new 2023 Reverse Frosted silver bullion...
Rare Medieval British Coins Discovered by Metal Detectorists Sell at Auction

Rare Medieval British Coins Discovered by Metal Detectorists Sell at Auction

By Dix Noonan Webb ......   Two rare and noteworthy Medieval English gold coins were sold at Dix Noonan Webb on Tuesday, March 8, 2022, in...
A New Henry III Gold Penny – England’s “First Gold Coin”

Record Price for Henry III Gold Penny & 1st-Ever Numismatic NFT...

A New Henry III Gold Penny – England’s “first gold coin” - realised £648,000 ($745,848)   A metal detectorist has made history when a Henry III...