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Champion Auctions: 2017 Champion Auction: Lots You Need to Know

Champion Auctions: 2017 Champion Auction: Lots You Need to Know

  On August 20, Champion Auctions will offer more than 500 lots of rare and collectible coins from Asia, Europe, and the United States.  Many pieces come from the Charles E. Tanant Collection, a former French official at the Chinese Imperial Maritime Customs Service. Over his almost four-decade-long career, Tanant collected Imperial provincial and early Republic coins. […]

APMEX Announces 2017 Great London Sweepstakes

APMEX Announces 2017 Great London Sweepstakes

APMEX, Inc. is once again offering the chance to win a trip of a lifetime to London, England. One lucky winner and a guest of their choice will have the chance to explore the great city of London with special accommodations and round-trip airfare. While in London, they will receive transportation to and from the […]

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Five Snoozing U.S. Gold Series and Their Chances to Re-Awaken

Five Snoozing U.S. Gold Series and Their Chances to Re-Awaken

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com …… CoinWeek Content Partner ……   I’ve specialized in United States gold coins since the 1980s and I’ve seen a number of series go from cold to hot and vice-versa. There are currently some series that are not actively collected, which have at various times been more popular. Let’s look […]

In the Early Days of Stack’s: The Golden Age of Coin Collecting

In the Early Days of Stack’s: The Golden Age of Coin Collecting

By Harvey Stack – Co-Founder, Stack’s Bowers Galleries …..   I have had the pleasure of writing and publishing some of my thoughts on coins and the history of the hobby for close to 10 years now. I am now 89 years old and love to relate stories of my growing up in the family […]

New Polish Coin Dealer Selling on MA-Shops

New Polish Coin Dealer Selling on MA-Shops

By MA-Shops.com ……   Marek Melcer’s Podlaski Gabinet Numizmatyczny was officially established in the year 2000. From the beginning the company’s main mission has been aimed at reliable coin evaluation and coin grading. Since 1999 we have organized 15 professional numismatic auctions together with the Poznanski Dom Aukcyjny. Through all these years, Podlaski Gabinet has […]

Welcome to the August 2017 Stack’s Bowers Paper Money Hong Kong Auction

Welcome to the August 2017 Stack’s Bowers Paper Money Hong Kong Auction

By Aris Maragoudakis – Currency Specialist, Stack’s Bowers ……   Welcome to our 2017 August Hong Kong Auction Catalog. As always, we are offering an exceptional amount of scarce and high-quality material. A few pieces of paper money included in this catalog have yet to be offered in public auction, while others are among the […]

NGC Vintage US Rarities Show Strength in Heritage ANA Sale

NGC Vintage US Rarities Show Strength in Heritage ANA Sale

Vintage US coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) led the way in Heritage Auctions’ recent sale at the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) World’s Fair of Money this month in Denver. The top two coins in the auction were both recently submitted to NGC for certification. One was a 1943 bronze cent graded NGC MS […]

GoldDealer Gold Market Report – Are the Bulls or Bears Tired?

GoldDealer Gold Market Report – Are the Bulls or Bears Tired?

Precious Metals Market Commentary for Monday, August 14, 2017 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ……   Gold closed down $3.50 at $1,284.20 – a let-down for those considering another try at the vaulted $1,300.00 level. As promised the North Korea/Trump rhetoric has cooled and the dollar rebounded, which […]

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1875-S Trade Dollar

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1875-S Trade Dollar

Counterfeit 1875-S Trade Dollar By Max Spiegel, NGC….   One of the most extensively counterfeited United States issues is the Trade Dollar. Recently, one was submitted to NGC that exhibited a number of the telltale signs of a fake. Trade Dollars are one of the most extensively counterfeited United States issues, and fakes are received […]

CoinWeek: Private Lot Viewing: Stack’s Bowers 2017 ANA Rarities Night Sale – 4K Video

CoinWeek: Private Lot Viewing: Stack’s Bowers 2017 ANA Rarities Night Sale – 4K Video

Go behind the scenes of the hobby’s most important rare coin markets with CoinWeek’s Private Lot Viewing 4K Videos. In this episode, editor Charles Morgan sits down with Vicken Yegparian, Vice President of Numismatics at Stack’s Bowers Galleries, to discuss three amazing lots from the firm’s Rarities Night auction at the 2017 ANA World’s Fair […]

At the End of an ANA Presidency, a Look Back and a Look Ahead

At the End of an ANA Presidency, a Look Back and a Look Ahead

The Future of the American Numismatic Association By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ……   Last week, my presidency of the American Numismatic Association (ANA) came to an end. I must say it was one of the fastest two years of my life. Being President of the ANA was certainly more time-consuming than […]

David Lawrence Rare Coins Is Back with Internet Auction 973

David Lawrence Rare Coins Is Back with Internet Auction 973

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ……   Our Sunday Internet Auction #973 is now live with a great selection of 325 fresh, new coins, over 60 No Reserve lots and 24 Vault Values. All lots will begin closing at 8pm EST on Sunday, August 13. Some of the more interesting highlights from this week’s sale […]

Heritage Ancient Coins: The Second Known Gold Magnesia Stater

Heritage Ancient Coins: The Second Known Gold Magnesia Stater

Our upcoming Long Beach Auction of World and Ancient Coins features one of two known gold staters from Magnesia. This is a completely unrecorded denomination and type for this city, and of immense numismatic importance! Struck from a somewhat rusty obverse die and displaying corresponding granularity, otherwise a highly attractive type from dies of fine […]

Counterfeit Coin Detection: 1889-CC Morgan Dollar with Joined Halves

Counterfeit Coin Detection: 1889-CC Morgan Dollar with Joined Halves

This forgery required the joining of two coins to mimic a rare year and mintmark combination Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ……..   NGC graders identify counterfeit coins with added or altered mint marks each and every day. These alterations are seen so often that we devoted an entire article to them last year, which can […]

Modern Coin Mart Offers ANA Signature Labels from Pawn Stars’ Rick Harrison

Modern Coin Mart Offers ANA Signature Labels from Pawn Stars’ Rick Harrison

From the 2017 World’s Fair of Money: Hand-signed labels by Rick Harrison! Rick Harrison is known for his recurring appearance on The History Channel’s hit show Pawn Stars. Harrison is the co-owner of the “World Famous Gold & Silver Pawn Shop” in Las Vegas, where he has encountered many valuable coins! Modern Coin Mart partnered […]

High Grade Confederate Currency, Rare National Banknotes Highlight Stack’s Bowers ANA Currency Auction

High Grade Confederate Currency, Rare National Banknotes Highlight Stack’s Bowers ANA Currency Auction

The auction room of the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official United States Currency Auction at the ANA World’s Fair of Money bustled with activity the evening of August 2, as bidders eagerly competed for a diverse offering of collectible paper money. Prices realized for the auction totaled $2,300,756. All prices quoted include the buyer’s fee. The […]

A Reader Writes: Harvey Stack on the Hobby’s Relationship with Toning

A Reader Writes: Harvey Stack on the Hobby’s Relationship with Toning

By Harvey Stack – Co-Founder, Stack’s Bowers Galleries …..   Dear Charles, Welcome home! It had to be a hard week. Morning till late-at-night events, your days just on the floor doing videos with Hubert, but you surely tried to keep up with everything going on. Bravo! I enjoyed the livestreaming you did and found […]

NGC Ancient Coins: Roman Silver Type Set

NGC Ancient Coins: Roman Silver Type Set

Over its long life, the Mediterranean superpower struck a wide array of silver ancient coins   Roman silver coins were produced in astonishing variety over a period of about 800 years. Considering the broad historical themes they represent, it’s no surprise they are among the most popular of all ancient coins. Many collectors specialize in […]

Heritage ANA Auction Results – Two U.S. Pennies Equal Nearly $500,000

Heritage ANA Auction Results – Two U.S. Pennies Equal Nearly $500,000

1792 cent and 1943 Lincoln penny offered for the first time at auction Two of the rarest U.S. coins ever discovered sold for nearly $500,000 USD at a public auction held in conjunction with the world’s largest coin show. A newly-discovered 1943 Lincoln penny shot to $282,000 because it was made of the wrong material […]

CoinWeek: Cool Coins! 2017 Episode 4 – 4K Video

CoinWeek: Cool Coins! 2017 Episode 4 – 4K Video

We bring to you the fourth episode of Cool Coins!, with four great coins from the bourse. Like Eisenhower dollars? This episode we have two of them! First up is a monster-toned 1977-D Eisenhower dollar in MS66. The reverse of this coin jumped out of the dealer’s cabinet when we walked by. You’ll love it! […]

Adventure for Wyoming Family at the ANA World’s Fair of Money

Adventure for Wyoming Family at the ANA World’s Fair of Money

By Jim Bisognani – NGC Contributor ……..   Branch mint gold for dad; Indian cents and skiing-themed coins for son As we go to press, the greatest coin show on earth is underway! What a great time to be a new collector and to be attending your first ANA World’s Fair of Money! I mean, […]

Live at the ANA with CoinWeek – Harlan Berk Talks About the 100 Greatest Ancient coins

Live at the ANA with CoinWeek – Harlan Berk Talks About the 100 Greatest Ancient coins

CoinWeek editor Charles Morgan catches up with famed world and ancient coin expert Harlan Berk to talk about the difficulty of choosing the entries for his book 100 Greatest Ancient Coins, published by Whitman Publishing. Ancient coins are one of the most exciting areas of coin collecting with literally hundreds of collecting strategies that can […]

Pawn Stars’ Rick Harrison Helps “Shave Miles” Event Raise $10,000 For ANA and Sick Children

Pawn Stars’ Rick Harrison Helps “Shave Miles” Event Raise $10,000 For ANA and Sick Children

With the help of nationally known TV star Rick Harrison and two Denver Broncos cheerleaders, prominent numismatists Michael “Miles” Standish, Jim Halperin and Orlando Rodrigo Lorenzana Williams got their heads shaved at the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) 2017 World’s Fair of Money® in Denver to raise money for two nonprofit organizations. The History Channel’s Pawn […]

Live at the ANA with CoinWeek – Talking with Andrea from “The Coin Couch”

Live at the ANA with CoinWeek – Talking with Andrea from “The Coin Couch”

CoinWeek editor Charles Morgan sits down with YouTube star Andrea Little from the “Coin Couch” to take a breather, see what’s happening over on “Mint Row” at the ANA World’s Fair of Money, and just relax a bit. Andrea is a good friend of CoinWeek’s and her YouTube channel The Coin Couch is one of […]

ModernCoinMart, GovMint.com Offer 10 Golden Ticket Vouchers for Children at World’s Fair of Money

ModernCoinMart, GovMint.com Offer 10 Golden Ticket Vouchers for Children at World’s Fair of Money

Children 15 years of age and younger can spot any of our employees on the bourse floor to redeem a golden ticket that will allow them to claim a prize at ModernCoinMart booth #1000 From August 1-5, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) is hosting the World’s Fair of Money. The event is being held at […]

Ancient Coins – A Rhodes, by Any Other Name: The Colossus of Helios

Ancient Coins – A Rhodes, by Any Other Name: The Colossus of Helios

CARIAN ISLANDS. Rhodes. Ca. 229-205 BCE. AR tetradrachm (27mm, 13.64 gm, 11h). NGC MS 5/5 – 4/5. Rhodes was one of the great maritime cities of the Greek world, located on a spearhead-shaped island of the same name in the eastern Aegean Sea. Myth has it the island was born of a union between the […]

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1924 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1924 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle

Counterfeit 1924 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle   By Max Spiegel – Researcher, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ……..   Semiprooflike appearance, thick lettering and raised lumps helped NGC graders identify a counterfeit 1924 Saint-Gaudens $20 Double Eagle. The 1924 Double Eagle is by far the most common date in the Saint-Gaudens series. NGC has graded more than […]

NGC Certifies Mexico 60 Peso Error Coin Struck on U.S. $10 Liberty

NGC Certifies Mexico 60 Peso Error Coin Struck on U.S. $10 Liberty

This incredible Mexico 1916 Oaxaca 60 Pesos Gold Error Coin was struck on a U.S. $10 Liberty. The 1916 Gold 60 Peso was struck in Oaxaca, Mexico. Oaxaca is one of the southern states in Mexico. The coins bear the portrait of Benito Juarez. These coins were struck by a Provisional Government during the revolution. […]

Live at the ANA with CoinWeek – A Time of Traitors with John Kraljevich

Live at the ANA with CoinWeek – A Time of Traitors with John Kraljevich

A Trio of U.S. Medals from 1861 with John Kraljevich Our friend John Kraljevich is one of the stars of the next generation of experts, researchers and dealers who are quietly but enthusiastically exposing a new generation to numismatics. He is joined by CoinWeek editor Charles Morgan to discuss a trio of American Civil War […]

Live at the ANA with CoinWeek – Silvano DiGenova Talks Rare $20 Proof Gold Coins

Live at the ANA with CoinWeek – Silvano DiGenova Talks Rare $20 Proof Gold Coins

Silvano DiGenova talks rare $20 gold Proofs Charles Morgan, Editor of CoinWeek, talks with US Coin expert Silvano DiGenova about 19th-century $20 proof gold. These coins represent the top 1% in all US numismatics. Silvano has been handling coins such as these for quite some time, and the conversation expands with insights into the high-end […]

 
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