Author Archive: CoinWeek

Commemorative Stories: The 1983-84 Los Angeles Olympics Coins – Part II

Commemorative Stories: The 1983-84 Los Angeles Olympics Coins – Part II

By David Provost for CoinWeek….. Author’s note: My intention for this series of “stories” is to present lesser known information about the US commemorative coins series derived from my original research in the records of Congress and/or... read more »

 

Gem Mint State 1793 Wreath Cent, the Next Million Dollar Cent, Acquired by Tom Pilitowski

Gem Mint State 1793 Wreath Cent, the Next Million Dollar Cent, Acquired by Tom Pilitowski

US Rare Coin Investments has acquired an historic and significant 1793 Gem Mint State Vine and Bars Wreath Cent, S-9, B-12. Finding a Gem Wreath Cent is rather remarkable since they are usually seen in low grades with numerous problems. This... read more »

 

Security Questions for Coin Collectors at Home and at a Convention. VIDEO: 4:39

Security Questions for Coin Collectors at Home and at a Convention. VIDEO: 4:39

Don Rinkor, Don Rinkor Rare Coins Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……… Safety is a major concern for both coin dealers and collectors. Knowing what to do at a coin convention and at one’s home is important to staying... read more »

 

Peyton Souder named Outstanding Young Numismatist of the Year

Peyton Souder named Outstanding Young Numismatist of the Year

Fogg, Roach, young writers also honored at ANA Summer Seminar Peyton Souder was named the Outstanding Young Numismatist of the Year during the American Numismatic Association’s Summer Seminar Graduation Banquet for Session 1 on Wednesday,... read more »

 

Whitman Expo – Baltimore Coin Show Report, Part 1

Whitman Expo – Baltimore Coin Show Report, Part 1

by Charles Morgan for CoinWeek …. The Whitman Coin & Collectibles Baltimore Expo officially kicked off today. The show runs through Saturday, June 29, and features more than 280 dealers from the Mid-Atlantic region as well as numerous... read more »

 

Is Every Person a Collector? VIDEO: 3:38

Is Every Person a Collector? VIDEO: 3:38

Harlan Berk, President, Harlan J. Berk, LTD. Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……… What makes a person a collector? Veteran numismatist and coin dealer Harlan Berk shares what he believed makes a person want to collect. Copyright... read more »

 

New Zealand Mint Releases Donald Duck Collector Coins

New Zealand Mint Releases Donald Duck Collector Coins

OH BOY, OH BOY, OH BOY: Donald Duck Collector Coins in Gold and Silver…. A new Donald Duck commemorative coin represents big news for Disney fans, young and old. One of the world’s most beloved animated characters, Donald Duck, is set... read more »

 

Students from Jack Yates High School Attend Houston Money Show 2013. VIDEO: 2:41

Students from Jack Yates High School Attend Houston Money Show 2013. VIDEO: 2:41

Ralph Ross, Ph.D., students Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……. Dr. Ross is an educator devoted to teaching students about coin collecting. He has a group of his better students from Jack Yates High School at the Greater Houston... read more »

 

Heritage Auctions’ VP of Marketing, Debbie Rexing Passes Away

Heritage Auctions’ VP of Marketing, Debbie Rexing Passes Away

The numismatic world lost a dear friend and colleague when Deborah (Debbie) DeWald Rexing passed away on June 19, 2014. She was just 52 years old. Photograph courtesy Heritage Auctions. Rexing, a 1983 graduate of Ohio State University, had served... read more »

 

Use of Metallurgy in Coin Identification – Texas Jolas. VIDEO: 2:33

Use of Metallurgy in Coin Identification – Texas Jolas. VIDEO: 2:33

Dr. Garth Clark Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com …… Dr. Clark is a medical doctor, a chemical engineer and current president of the Bellaire, Texas Coin Club. He shares some of his research and the importance in the metallurgical... read more »

 

Rare Gem 1871-CC Quarter to be Sold by Heritage June 23

Rare Gem 1871-CC Quarter to be Sold by Heritage June 23

One of the innumerable highlights of the June 23 Eugene H. Gardner Collection, Part 1 US Coins Signature Auction is a gem 1871-CC quarter, one of only three Mint State survivors known for the date. This legendary quarter was one of the stars... read more »

 

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 »

 

Young Coin Collector Shares His Excitement About the Long Beach Expo. VIDEO: 2:07

Young Coin Collector Shares His Excitement About the Long Beach Expo. VIDEO: 2:07

Erik Placencio, nine-year coin collector Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……. The enthusiasm of a young coin collector helps convey just exactly why numismatic is such a great hobby for people of any age. Learn just why coins... read more »

 

Coin Collector Attempts Getting a Coin from Every Country in History. VIDEO: 2:06

Coin Collector Attempts Getting a Coin from Every Country in History. VIDEO: 2:06

Dr. Garth Clark, President, Bellaire, Texas Coin Club Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com….. Dr. Clark started out as a teenager collecting coins hoping to get a coin from every country of the world. He soon found out there were more... read more »

 

ContantGold.com New Website for Comparison of Commodities and Precious Metals. VIDEO: 2:42

ContantGold.com New Website for Comparison of Commodities and Precious Metals. VIDEO: 2:42

Lloyd Romeo, ContantGold.com Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com ……… A new website has been launched that allows a view to compare the prices and ratios between the major traded commodities like gold, silver, oil, the Euro... read more »

 

China Mint Releases Commemorative Coin Set for China France Relations. VIDEO: 2:04

China Mint Releases Commemorative Coin Set for China France Relations. VIDEO: 2:04

William, PandaAmerica Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com …… The China Mint continues its parade of new issue coins with a three piece of gold and silver coins that celebrates 50 of diplomatic relations between the governments... read more »

 

Central Bank of Russia Issues New Ruble Coins

Central Bank of Russia Issues New Ruble Coins

New Ruble coins struck for collectors are first coins to feature new Russian monetary symbol… World Coins CoinWeek news report…. Last December, Russia announced that it would adopt a new symbol for the Russian ruble, in order to give... read more »

 

Precious Metal Verifier Available to Help Determine Genuine Gold & Silver Items. VIDEO: 4:17

Precious Metal Verifier Available to Help Determine Genuine Gold & Silver Items. VIDEO: 4:17

David Blau, Inventor, Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com ……. The flood of counterfeit coins entering the market has prompted new concerns about determining the authenticity. Up until this time the best electronic machine to... read more »

 

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 »

 

Cassie McFarland Talks About Designing Baseball Hall of Fame Coin. VIDEO: 4:30

Cassie McFarland Talks About Designing Baseball Hall of Fame Coin. VIDEO: 4:30

Cassie McFarland, Design Artist Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com …… A bright new star in the field of coin design talks about how she entered a contest to design the new Baseball Hall of Fame commemorative coin that has catapulted... read more »

 
 
 
 
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