• Coin Collecting Strategies: Is it Time to Buy Indian Head Half Eagles?
  • The Coinage of Aksum
  • VAM News: Ups and Downs for VAM Prices in July
  • Raleigh Money Expo Show Report
  • Coin Collecting Strategies: Rarity Wins In The Long Run
  • First Read: American Gold and Platinum Eagles: A Guide to the U.S. Bullion Coin Programs
  • 10 Undervalued, Affordable US Gold Coins from the Old West

Coin Collecting Strategies: Is it Time to Buy Indian Head Half Eagles?

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. I am generally not a participant in the generic gold market as I tend to favor scarce and rare dates over more common ones. But I like Indian Head half eagles a lot and a recent experience made me ask the question: “is it time to buy […]

The Coinage of Aksum

by Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek…. Ancient Coin Series   Where the south declines towards the setting sun lies the country called Ethiopia, the last inhabited land in that direction. There gold is obtained in great plenty… –Herodotus, The Histories, Book 2 (c. 450 BCE) Five days march inland from the Red Sea, on the hilly Tigray […]

VAM News: Ups and Downs for VAM Prices in July

As reported in VAMs and More: The View…. The so-called experts predict it is the fall before a major rebound in VAM prices. The predictions came in articles in Coin World and on the CoinTalk websites. Time can only confirm that look into the crystal ball, but sales at the mid-July auction by Heritage were, […]

Raleigh Money Expo Show Report

By Charles Morgan by CoinWeek…. A few months ago, CoinWeek contributing writer Dave Provost invited me to the Raleigh Money Expo, a growing regional show put on by the members of the Raleigh Coin Club. The event, held this year in a 50,000 square foot exhibition space at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds, boasted more […]

Coin Collecting Strategies: Rarity Wins In The Long Run

Posted by Jeff Garrett on the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Weekly Market Report ….. Buy the best you can afford and focus on rarity whenever possible. The recently announced sale of the Pogue collection brought back memories of the 1982 auction sale of the Eliasberg gold coin collection. Several of the most spectacular pieces in the […]

First Read: American Gold and Platinum Eagles: A Guide to the U.S. Bullion Coin Programs

First Read, a CoinWeek continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature Essay by Louis Golino for CoinWeek… American Gold and Platinum Eagles: A Guide to the U.S. Bullion Coin Programs, by Edmund Moy Edmund C. Moy, who served as Director of the U.S. Mint from 2006 to 2011, has probably had […]

10 Undervalued, Affordable US Gold Coins from the Old West

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. Everyone likes good value when they buy coins, and more collectors than ever opt to buy coins from the two western branch mints located in Carson City and San Francisco. So why not write an article on said topic? And let’s double your enjoyment, dear reader, by […]

 

The Bullion Report »

APMEX News: APMEX Named Authorized Purchaser of the United States Mint

APMEX News: APMEX Named Authorized Purchaser of the United States Mint

APMEX News: APMEX, Inc., one of the nation’s largest online precious metals companies, is now an Authorized Purchaser with the United States Mint to purchase gold and platinum bullion coins directly from the United States Mint. Previously,... read more »

 

Modern Coins »

Does Ike Dollar Market Foreshadow a Crumbling Modern Coin Market ?

Does Ike Dollar Market Foreshadow a Crumbling Modern Coin Market ?

by Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek…. As a member of the Ike Group, Charles tries to stay informed about the current goings-on in the series and keeps in touch with collectors and Eisenhower dollar researchers. They generally... read more »

 
 

US Classic Coins »

Coin Collecting Strategies: Is it Time to Buy Indian Head Half Eagles?

Coin Collecting Strategies: Is it Time to Buy Indian Head Half Eagles?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. I am generally not a participant in the generic gold market as I tend to favor scarce and rare dates over more common ones. But I like Indian Head half eagles a lot and a... read more »

 

Auction News »

Unique Peace Dollar Rarities and Discovery Pieces To Be Sold by Stack’s Bowers Galleries

Unique Peace Dollar Rarities and Discovery Pieces To Be Sold by Stack’s Bowers Galleries

By Stack’s Bowers …….. A group of five unusual Peace dollars consigned to Stack’s Bowers Galleries August 2014 ANA Sale proves to include important Patterns, a unique Specimen, and a pair of coins from the early hub style... read more »

 
 

Collecting Strategies »

Coin Collecting Strategies: Is it Time to Buy Indian Head Half Eagles?

Coin Collecting Strategies: Is it Time to Buy Indian Head Half Eagles?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. I am generally not a participant in the generic gold market as I tend to favor scarce and rare dates over more common ones. But I like Indian Head half eagles a lot and a... read more »

 

Market Reports / Opinion »

Baltimore was a blast – Stack’s Bowers sale claims nearly $5 Million – 8th Summer FUN underway

Baltimore was a blast – Stack’s Bowers sale claims nearly $5 Million – 8th Summer FUN underway

By Jim Bisognani – NGC Market Report It’s a hot summer – outside as well as on the bourse! Read on for the latest show updates. Another Baltimore Whitman Expo is in the books, and the 2014 summer edition show was a vibrant affair... read more »

 
 

People In The News »

Raleigh Money Expo Show Report

Raleigh Money Expo Show Report

By Charles Morgan by CoinWeek…. A few months ago, CoinWeek contributing writer Dave Provost invited me to the Raleigh Money Expo, a growing regional show put on by the members of the Raleigh Coin Club. The event, held this year in a 50,000... read more »

 

MIllion Dollar Items »

Stack’s Bowers Galleries to Sell Garrett 1804 Dollar (PR-55 NGC)

Stack’s Bowers Galleries to Sell Garrett 1804 Dollar (PR-55 NGC)

“The King of American Coins” A beautiful specimen of the “King of American Coins,” the world-famous 1804 silver dollar, will be presented in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries official auction in conjunction with the American Numismatic... read more »

 
 

Coin Shows & Calendar »

Young Numismatists Volunteer as Pages at FUN Summer Coin Convention. VIDEO: 2:32

Young Numismatists Volunteer as Pages at FUN Summer Coin Convention. VIDEO: 2:32

FUN Young Numismatist Page Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……. When a dealer needs a cup of coffee or some food brought to their table while at a convention the Florida United Numismatist organization provides a team of volunteer... read more »

 

Cool Coins Videos »

Cool Coins ! Long Beach Expo June 2014. VIDEO

Cool Coins ! Long Beach Expo June 2014. VIDEO

David Lisot of CoinWeek.com walks the floor at the Long Beach Expo to find more examples of cool coins to show to people interested in learning about coins and numismatics. Examples shown include Ted Archer, APMEX, 2010 America the Beautiful... read more »

 
 

US Mint News »

The Coin Analyst: Minting to Demand of JFK Gold Coins Raises Problems

The Coin Analyst: Minting to Demand of JFK Gold Coins Raises Problems

Once again the U.S. Mint, for reasons I fail to understand, made a major announcement via Facebook.  And this was not even a major Facebook post, but rather it was a comment made on July 9 in response to a question from a collector, who asked... read more »

 

World Mint News »

World Money Fair Media Forum from Berlin Germany – World Mint Presentations – Videos

World Money Fair Media Forum from Berlin Germany –  World Mint Presentations – Videos

MEDIA FORUM: Moderator: Hans-Henning Göhrum, President, World Money Fair, Berlin, February 7, 2014. The World Money Fair takes place each year in Berlin and hosts the prestigious gathering of world mints at Europe’s largest convention... read more »

 
 

Coin Prices »

VAM News: Ups and Downs for VAM Prices in July

VAM News: Ups and Downs for VAM Prices in July

As reported in VAMs and More: The View…. The so-called experts predict it is the fall before a major rebound in VAM prices. The predictions came in articles in Coin World and on the CoinTalk websites. Time can only confirm that look into the... read more »

 

Coin & Currency Grading »

PCGS Certifies Rare Transitional Peace Dollars From Former Mint Director’s Estate

PCGS Certifies Rare Transitional Peace Dollars From Former Mint Director’s Estate

Five rare 1921 and 1922 proof and circulation strike Peace dollars that reflect historic transition changes in the original high-relief design of the series have been authenticated and graded by Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com).... read more »

 
 

US Paper Money »

Why People Collect $2 Bills. VIDEO: 3:24

Why People Collect $2 Bills. VIDEO: 3:24

Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com, with Frederick Bart, Ollis Hull, and Michael Skourtes……. The $2 bill is a bank note that is collected by many people. CoinWeek talked to collectors and dealers alike to find out why this particular... read more »

 

World Paper Money »

Worldwide Paper Money Market Perspective. VIDEO: 2:34

Worldwide Paper Money Market Perspective. VIDEO: 2:34

Corne Akkermans, Auctions Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……… Paper money collecting is a worldwide phenomenon. Find out what an auctioneer from the Netherlands thinks about the international bank note hobby. Copyright... read more »

 
 

US Gold Coins »

Coin Collecting Strategies: Is it Time to Buy Indian Head Half Eagles?

Coin Collecting Strategies: Is it Time to Buy Indian Head Half Eagles?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. I am generally not a participant in the generic gold market as I tend to favor scarce and rare dates over more common ones. But I like Indian Head half eagles a lot and a... read more »

 

US Silver Dollars »

VAM News: Ups and Downs for VAM Prices in July

VAM News: Ups and Downs for VAM Prices in July

As reported in VAMs and More: The View…. The so-called experts predict it is the fall before a major rebound in VAM prices. The predictions came in articles in Coin World and on the CoinTalk websites. Time can only confirm that look into the... read more »

 
 

Ancient Coin News »

The Coinage of Aksum

The Coinage of Aksum

by Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek…. Ancient Coin Series   Where the south declines towards the setting sun lies the country called Ethiopia, the last inhabited land in that direction. There gold is obtained in great plenty… –Herodotus,... read more »

 

World Coin News »

The Coin Analyst: Some Interesting New World Coins

The Coin Analyst: Some Interesting New World Coins

By Louis Golino Missing Works of Art- New Niue Series Amid the dizzying array of recent new world coin issues is an intriguing a new series from the Mint of Poland created for the island nation of Niue, which issues a lot of coins. The series... read more »

 
 

New Books »

First Read: American Gold and Platinum Eagles: A Guide to the U.S. Bullion Coin Programs

First Read: American Gold and Platinum Eagles: A Guide to the U.S. Bullion Coin Programs

First Read, a CoinWeek continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature Essay by Louis Golino for CoinWeek… American Gold and Platinum Eagles: A Guide to the U.S. Bullion Coin Programs, by Edmund... read more »

 

Cool Currency Videos »

COOL CURRENCY! Memphis International Paper Money Show 2014. VIDEO: 7:21

COOL CURRENCY! Memphis International Paper Money Show 2014. VIDEO: 7:21

Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……. Bianca Bart, $10,000 gold note, Ollis Hull, 1928-C $2 Block B mule, Fred Bart, First Charter National Bank Note sheet, Bob Liddell, triple printed small size error National, and Michael... read more »

 
 

Numismatic History »

Early Photos and Images of the United States Mint. VIDEO: 7:15

Early Photos and Images of the United States Mint. VIDEO: 7:15

John Mercanti, Former Chief Engraver United States Mint…… John Mercanti worked for the United States Mint until he retired in 2010. He assembled a collection of early pictures of the Mint that have seldom been seen. See these remarkable... read more »

 

Featured Videos »

Penny Potpourri: Things Made From Pennies. VIDEO: 16:28

Penny Potpourri: Things Made From Pennies. VIDEO: 16:28

Charmy Harker, The Penny Lady Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com …….. The Greater Houston Coin Club sponsors the Money Show of the Southwest with a focus on education and exhibits. At this convention the People’s Choice... read more »

 
 

Clubs / Organizations »

Raleigh Money Expo Show Report

Raleigh Money Expo Show Report

By Charles Morgan by CoinWeek…. A few months ago, CoinWeek contributing writer Dave Provost invited me to the Raleigh Money Expo, a growing regional show put on by the members of the Raleigh Coin Club. The event, held this year in a 50,000... read more »

 

Coin Fraud & Crime »

A Nigerian General’s Dream… A Cautionary Tale of Historical Bond Fraud

A Nigerian General’s Dream… A Cautionary Tale of Historical Bond Fraud

by Joshua T. Herbstman for CoinWeek…. At some time or another, we have all gotten an email that resembles the following: Dear Sir, During the regime of our late head of state, General Sani Abacha, the government officials set up companies... read more »

 
 

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Coin Collecting Strategies: Is it Time to Buy Indian Head Half Eagles?

Coin Collecting Strategies: Is it Time to Buy Indian Head Half Eagles?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. I am generally not a participant in the generic gold market as I tend to favor scarce and rare dates over more common ones. But I like Indian Head half eagles a lot and a... read more »

 

A Nigerian General’s Dream… A Cautionary Tale of Historical Bond Fraud

A Nigerian General’s Dream… A Cautionary Tale of Historical Bond Fraud

by Joshua T. Herbstman for CoinWeek…. At some time or another, we have all gotten an email that resembles the following: Dear Sir, During the regime of our late head of state, General Sani Abacha, the government officials set up companies... read more »

 

ICTA Launches New Website to Enhance User Experience

ICTA Launches New Website to Enhance User Experience

The Industry Council for Tangible Assets launched today a new website at ictaonline.org. The website’s updated design is great-looking and is full of new improvements including intuitive navigation with a more standardized menu structure,... read more »

 

The Coinage of Aksum

The Coinage of Aksum

by Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek…. Ancient Coin Series   Where the south declines towards the setting sun lies the country called Ethiopia, the last inhabited land in that direction. There gold is obtained in great plenty… –Herodotus,... read more »

 

Young Numismatists Volunteer as Pages at FUN Summer Coin Convention. VIDEO: 2:32 caticonslite_bm_alt

Young Numismatists Volunteer as Pages at FUN Summer Coin Convention. VIDEO: 2:32

FUN Young Numismatist Page Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……. When a dealer needs a cup of coffee or some food brought to their table while at a convention the Florida United Numismatist organization provides a team of volunteer... read more »

 

VAM News: Ups and Downs for VAM Prices in July

VAM News: Ups and Downs for VAM Prices in July

As reported in VAMs and More: The View…. The so-called experts predict it is the fall before a major rebound in VAM prices. The predictions came in articles in Coin World and on the CoinTalk websites. Time can only confirm that look into the... read more »

 

Raleigh Money Expo Show Report

Raleigh Money Expo Show Report

By Charles Morgan by CoinWeek…. A few months ago, CoinWeek contributing writer Dave Provost invited me to the Raleigh Money Expo, a growing regional show put on by the members of the Raleigh Coin Club. The event, held this year in a 50,000... read more »

 

ANA News: Association Presents Award to Numismatic Educator Keith L. Grove

ANA News: Association Presents Award to Numismatic Educator Keith L. Grove

ANA News: Impact of numismatic educator Keith L. Grove recognized… Keith L. Grove received the Lawrence J. Gentile Sr. Memorial Award for Outstanding Adult Advisor during the 2014 Session II Summer Seminar banquet at the American Numismatic... read more »

 

Metal Detecting Popularity on Display at Summer FUN Convention. VIDEO: 2:19 caticonslite_bm_alt

Metal Detecting Popularity on Display at Summer FUN Convention. VIDEO: 2:19

Bradley Stocker, Kellyco Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com….. Stories of finding a buried treasure inspire hope in many people. A great way to increase one’s chances of finding a fortune is to have a metal detector. Copyright... read more »

 

APMEX News: APMEX Named Authorized Purchaser of the United States Mint

APMEX News: APMEX Named Authorized Purchaser of the United States Mint

APMEX News: APMEX, Inc., one of the nation’s largest online precious metals companies, is now an Authorized Purchaser with the United States Mint to purchase gold and platinum bullion coins directly from the United States Mint. Previously,... read more »

 

Dealer in Modern Chinese Coins Talks About the Market. VIDEO: 7:54 caticonslite_bm_alt

Dealer in Modern Chinese Coins Talks About the Market. VIDEO: 7:54

Keqin Sun, Modern Numismatic Web…. Translator: Rachel Luo Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……. Includes Chinese language and translation. Collectors Universe and Professional Coin Grading Service sponsored a select group... read more »

 

Coin Collecting Strategies: Rarity Wins In The Long Run

Coin Collecting Strategies: Rarity Wins In The Long Run

Posted by Jeff Garrett on the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Weekly Market Report ….. Buy the best you can afford and focus on rarity whenever possible. The recently announced sale of the Pogue collection brought back memories of the 1982... read more »

 

Changes are Coming to PCGS’ TruView Service

Changes are Coming to PCGS’ TruView Service

CoinWeek staff reports…. PCGS‘ in-house photographer Phil Arnold posted on the company’s website that changes are coming to the Newport Beach, California-based grading firm’s popular TruView coin photography service. According... read more »

 

Kennedy Anniversary Commemorative News: NGC Labels Announced

Kennedy Anniversary Commemorative News: NGC Labels Announced

The recently announced Kennedy Half Dollar 50th anniversary commemorative coins will receive a special large-size NGC label when submitted for encapsulation, according to the Sarasota, Florida-based company. The US Mint has announced seven new... read more »

 

Franklin Half Dollar Specialist Rick Tomaska Debuts Coin Show Tonight

Franklin Half Dollar Specialist Rick Tomaska Debuts Coin Show Tonight

CoinWeek staff reports…. A new coin show on Dish Network’s Rare Collectibles TV Channel, featuring California-based coin dealer Rick Tomaska, will debut tonight. Tomaska is a well-known specialist in the Franklin half dollar series... read more »

 
 
 
 
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