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Ship of Gold on Display by Monaco Rare Coins at Long Beach Expo. VIDEO: 3:37

Ship of Gold on Display by Monaco Rare Coins at Long Beach Expo. VIDEO: 3:37

Adam Crum, Monaco Rare Coins Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com…… Treasure from the SS Central America shipwreck was on display at the Long Beach Expo in California. The “Ship of Gold” exhibit contains artifacts,... read more »

 

From the Vaults: Four Essential Back Issues of The Numismatist

From the Vaults: Four Essential Back Issues of The Numismatist

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ………. While almost everybody handles coins on a daily basis, and a great many people collect them to some degree (who doesn’t stash away one or two unusual specimens in a dresser... read more »

 

InfoGraphic: Check Your Change: You Might Strike Silver

InfoGraphic: Check Your Change: You Might Strike Silver

Did you know that you can still find US silver coins in circulation? This handy infographic shows how to easily check your change at a glance, for 90% silver coins that were minted before 1965. It also covers 40% silver dollars and half dollars,... read more »

 

Why Coin Collectors and Dealers Need Coin Insurance for Their Collections. VIDEO: 2:59

Why Coin Collectors and Dealers Need Coin Insurance for Their Collections. VIDEO: 2:59

Alex O’Hare, Deputy Director, Hugh Wood, Inc. Interviewer: David Lisot…….. Alex O’Hare is deputy director of the Hugh Wood that sells coin insurance to the numismatic industry. Alex explains why collectors and dealers... read more »

 

Counterfeit Coin Detection: 1892 US Gold Half Eagle

Counterfeit Coin Detection:  1892 US Gold Half Eagle

by Max Spiegel -  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ……………… Many counterfeit US gold coins originated in the 1960s and 1970s in the Middle East. The 1892 Half Eagle is a relatively common issue with a mintage... read more »

 

Hot, Molten Silver Minted Into Pure Silver Rounds with The Coin Explorer from Gainesville Coins

Hot, Molten Silver Minted Into Pure Silver Rounds with The Coin Explorer from Gainesville Coins

With Steven Cochran The Coin Explorer at Gainesville Coins ……… Today we’re visiting one of the mints that supplies Gainesville Coins with some of its best-selling silver rounds and bars. I’ve brought along one... read more »

 

CoinWeek FAQ’s – August 2013

CoinWeek FAQ’s – August 2013

  Greetings! Welcome to the August edition of CoinWeek FAQ’s Q & A with Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker. Each month, we take some of the more interesting questions from the reader mailbag and answer them in our unique, analytical... read more »

 

Error Coins from the latest issue of ErrorScope, CONECA’S bimonthly journal

Error Coins from the latest issue of ErrorScope, CONECA’S bimonthly journal

The latest issue of ErrorScope, CONECA’S (The Combined Organizations of Numismatic Error Collectors of America) bimonthly journal is now at the printers.  The September / October issue should be available to members at or around the first... read more »

 

What is Money? – A Three-part Congressional Lecture series

What is Money? – A Three-part Congressional Lecture series

Below is a three-part Congressional Lecture series covering the basic principles of money for Congressional staff.  It was sponsored by Congressman Ron Paul and was posted to YouTube on August 8th, 2013 The series is presented to our CoinWeek... read more »

 

Infographic: The Hobby of Collecting Coins

Infographic: The Hobby of Collecting Coins

CoinWeek is pleased to offer up a second Infographic produced by CoinSupplyPanet entitled “The Hobby of Coin Collecting” Response to the first Infographic was so strong we are considering making these a month feature. Let us know... read more »

 

An Overview of the Standing Liberty Quarter Series – Part 1

An Overview of the Standing Liberty Quarter Series – Part 1

By Kathleen Duncan – Pinnacle Rarities ……… Previously published in the Coin Dealer Newsletter – Monthly Supplement, July 12th, 2013   Historical Background The entire run of American coinage received a major overhaul and aesthetic... read more »

 

Infographic – Money: The Cold Hard Facts

Infographic – Money: The Cold Hard Facts

Image compliments of MBA in Finance Degrees The editors at MBA in Finance Degrees decided to research the topic of: The Money: The Cold Hard Facts - U.S. produces 26 million notes a day with a face value of around $907 million. - Federal Reserve... read more »

 

PCGS Plans $15 Million, Unique Nova Constellatio Patterns Set Exhibit At ANA

PCGS Plans $15 Million, Unique Nova Constellatio Patterns Set Exhibit At ANA

A unique set of four 1783 Nova Constellatio patterns, insured for $15 million, will be displayed by Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) and Beverly Hills dealer Kevin Lipton on behalf of the coins’ anonymous current owner... read more »

 

Advice to a Young Coin Dealer

Advice to a Young Coin Dealer

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com ……… The Professional Numismatist Guild (PNG) recently announced the establishment of the Edward Milas Memorial Fund which creates internships at established firms for as many as four qualified dealers/aspiring... read more »

 

John Highfill Headlines Silver Dollar Seminar at SoCal Show

John Highfill Headlines Silver Dollar Seminar at SoCal Show

A Silver Dollar seminar is being offered at the SoCal Coin & Currency Show on July 18-20 at the Ontario Convention Center, 2000 Convention Center Way, Ontario, CA 91764.  The Silver Dollar seminar offers a great opportunity to learn from... read more »

 

What is Precious Metals Leasing, and Why Is It Done…?

What is Precious Metals Leasing, and Why Is It Done…?

by Miguel Perez-Santalla BullionVault ………. LEASING is an integral part of the precious metals market, writes Miguel Perez-Santalla at BullionVault. Why is it necessary? For a diverse number of reasons, the first is the need... read more »

 

PNG Launching Numismatic Mentoring Program: Promoting Numismatic Growth

PNG Launching Numismatic Mentoring Program: Promoting Numismatic Growth

The Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.com) has announced it will create an education and mentoring program to recruit and train the next generation of coin dealers. Entitled “Promoting Numismatic Growth” (PNG), the... read more »

 

EAC Happening 2013 Half Cents, Colonials, & Early American Silver. VIDEO: 5:09

EAC Happening 2013 Half Cents, Colonials, & Early American Silver. VIDEO: 5:09

Interviewer & Host: David Lisot……. Three more popular categories of early American coins are displayed at the EAC Happening. Rare varieties of coins are made available for collectors to examine and learn about so they can successful... read more »

 

PCGS Offering Two Coin Grading Classes at June 2013 Long Beach Expo

PCGS Offering Two Coin Grading  Classes at June 2013 Long Beach Expo

Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) will conduct two coin grading classes at the upcoming Long Beach Coin, Stamp & Sports Collectible Expo.  The courses, “Coin Grading 101, Introduction to Grading: Circulated and Mint... read more »

 

Coins – The story behind the obsession (InfoGraphic)

Coins – The story behind the obsession (InfoGraphic)

An interesting InfoGraphic from CoinSupplyPlanet‘s Blog about “Coins – The Story behind the Obsession” For those who might be unfamiliar with the term “InfoGraphics” they are graphic visual representations... read more »

 
 
 
 
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