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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 to Arnold, PCGS, responding to collector requests, will begin to offer collectors a more robust TruView service that will offer additional image size options, plus the ability to download […]

By July 17, 2014 0 Comments 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 and the author of two notable books: A Complete Guide to Franklin Half Dollars (1997) and Whitman’s Red Book Guide to Franklin and Kennedy […]

Gold Coin Expert Paul Nugget Launches New Coin Business

Gold Coin Expert Paul Nugget Launches New Coin Business

After more than four decades in leadership roles at major numismatic companies, noted gold coin expert Paul Nugget has gone into business for himself. “I want to get the word out that I’m just as active as ever in the coin market,” Nugget said in announcing his new venture. “More than anything else, I want […]

By July 17, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
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 Moy Edmund C. Moy, who served as Director of the U.S. Mint from 2006 to 2011, has probably had […]

Following in Her Family’s Paper Money Footsteps. VIDEO: 1:42

Following in Her Family’s Paper Money Footsteps. VIDEO: 1:42

Bianca Bart, ExecutiveCurrency.com Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……. What are the reasons a young person decides to make a career in buying and selling paper money? It might make sense if you family already does it as a business. Learn why a young lady just graduated from college decided to join the family bank note business. […]

By July 17, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
The Cutest of Apple Cheeks: The Jackman-Jung 1794 Large Cent

The Cutest of Apple Cheeks: The Jackman-Jung 1794 Large Cent

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #232 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds…. In early August, Heritage will auction a group of type coins consigned by Oliver Jung, including the finest known 1794 Apple Cheek Large Cent. Among coin collectors, Jung is […]

Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Promotes Agustin Garcia-Barneche to Vice President of International Numismatics

Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC Promotes Agustin Garcia-Barneche to Vice President of International Numismatics

Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC  announces the promotion of Agustin “Augi” Garcia-Barneche to the position of Vice President of International Numismatics, in addition to the expansion of the company’s accounting department. “Augi has been with the company for six years now and has been instrumental in the growth of our auctions and business in general,” says […]

CoinWeek Summer FUN Show Report

CoinWeek Summer FUN Show Report

by Charles Morgan for CoinWeek…. While the July FUN Show might not be as boisterous or headline-grabbing as its much bigger January sibling, the Orlando, Florida-based summer show is a fantastic opportunity for collectors to take in a Heritage Auctions Coin Auction and walk a bustling bourse floor replete with the wares of more than […]

RON GILLIO CELEBRATES 50TH ANNIVERSARY AS AN ANA MEMBER

RON GILLIO CELEBRATES 50TH ANNIVERSARY AS AN ANA MEMBER

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to congratulate senior numismatist and consignment director Ron Gillio as he celebrates 50 years as member of the American Numismatic Association (ANA). Gillio began his career in numismatics in 1959. He joined the ANA five years later, and attended his first ANA convention in Cleveland in 1964. Since then, he […]

ANA Inducts Gravel, Clain-Stefanelli to Numismatic Hall of Fame

ANA Inducts Gravel, Clain-Stefanelli to Numismatic Hall of Fame

Prominent numismatists honored during ANA Summer Seminar… Ludger Gravel and Vladimir Clain-Stefanelli were inducted into the Numismatic Hall of Fame during the first week of the American Numismatic Association‘s Summer Seminar. Gravel began collecting coins as a young man. By the mid-1890s, he was an active member and leader of the Numismatic and Antiquarian Society […]

The Incredible Eugene Gardner Collection, part 3: Stunning, Classic U.S. Silver Coins

The Incredible Eugene Gardner Collection, part 3: Stunning, Classic U.S. Silver Coins

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #229, Special Monday Edition A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds…. As was said in part 1, incredible is the right word to describe the Eugene Gardner Collection. In part 2, famous coins that sold on June […]

Famed Brasher Doubloon Highlights Exhibits  At Chicago ANA Courtesy Of Monaco Rare Coins

Famed Brasher Doubloon Highlights Exhibits At Chicago ANA Courtesy Of Monaco Rare Coins

The finest certified 1787 Brasher Doubloon will be displayed by Monaco Rare Coins of Newport Beach, California as the centerpiece of the official Museum Showcase exhibits at the American Numismatic Association 2014 Chicago World’s Fair of Money, August 5 – 9, 2014. Graded NGC MS63 , it will be insured for $10 million for the […]

Whitman Expo – Baltimore Show Report, Part 2

Whitman Expo – Baltimore Show Report, Part 2

by Charles Morgan for CoinWeek…. The second day of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Baltimore Expo was so busy that it took me halfway through Saturday to coalesce all of my notes and gather my thoughts. For a supposedly “small” summer show, a lot happened on the second day. Here’s a rundown of the topics […]

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 safe and avoiding being broken in to. Even better is to have a security system in place that […]

By June 30, 2014 0 Comments 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, June 25. Other members honored at the banquet include Clark Fogg, winner of the Glenn Smedley award; Steve Roach, who […]

By June 27, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
The Royal Mint’s premier UK coins  commemorate the outbreak of the First World War

The Royal Mint’s premier UK coins commemorate the outbreak of the First World War

The Royal Mint is to issue two of its premier coins, the Kilo and the Five-Ounce, in fine silver and fine gold as part of its on-going five-year programme commemorating the First World War, from outbreak to armistice. Kilo 2014 Michael Sandle RA, known for his war-themed work, has created a haunting reverse for the […]

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 Coin Club Money Show. They share why they are interested in coin collecting. Copyright © CoinWeek LLC. The […]

By June 25, 2014 0 Comments 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. Rexing, a 1983 graduate of Ohio State University, had served as Heritage Auctions Vice President of Marketing since 2001. While at Heritage, Rexing helped grow the Heritage Auctions brand, […]

By June 24, 2014 1 Comments 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 are such a great collectible from a kid’s point of view. Copyright © CoinWeek – Long Beach – June […]

By June 20, 2014 0 Comments 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 coins and more countries than he ever imagined. Decades later he has more than 1200 coins […]

By June 19, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
The Coin Analyst: Herbert Hoover Presidential Dollar Celebrates 31st President

The Coin Analyst: Herbert Hoover Presidential Dollar Celebrates 31st President

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek…. At 11:00 today, the new Herbert Hoover presidential dollar coin will be released at a ceremony to be held at the Hoover Presidential Library-Museum in West Branch, Iowa.  The event is jointly sponsored by the library-museum and the Hoover Presidential Foundation and will take place in the Figge Auditorium. The key speakers at […]

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 and US dollar. Founder Lloyd Romeo explains how this information can be useful to traders and what he hopes to […]

By June 19, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
The Coin Analyst: The Growing Popularity of Cup-Shaped Coins

The Coin Analyst: The Growing Popularity of Cup-Shaped Coins

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek…. What is it about curved, or cup-shaped coins, that appeals so much to collectors? Various world mints have increasingly explored issuing coins in unusual shapes such as cylinders, cubes, squares, and so forth, but none of those shapes have been as successful as the convex/concave combination. In part it is […]

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 check the type of metal in a coin cost thousands of dollars. A new product is on the market that costs substantially […]

By June 17, 2014 5 Comments Read More →
The Royal Mint celebrates Prince George’s birthday with a special £5 coin

The Royal Mint celebrates Prince George’s birthday with a special £5 coin

Prince George of Cambridge one year on – The Royal Mint celebrates with the nation The Royal Mint has announced that it will strike an official United Kingdom 925 sterling silver £5 coin bearing a seldom-seen heraldic Royal Arms design in honour of the first birthday of His Royal Highness, Prince George of Cambridge. The […]

Hot Topics: Wow! Eliasberg + Pogue Rare Coin Collection in my Lifetime… Some Thoughts

Hot Topics: Wow! Eliasberg + Pogue Rare Coin Collection in my Lifetime… Some Thoughts

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics Hot Topics Since hearing the news they are selling all I can do is think about the Pogue Rare Coin Collection – the ULTIMATE coin collection EVER formed. They took the best of the best and built something better. The collection is primarily Bust coins-but they have quiet “finest known” sets of […]

Robbery at Harlan J. Berk, Chicago-Based Coin Dealer

Robbery at Harlan J. Berk, Chicago-Based Coin Dealer

Off hours robbery at Harlan J. Berk prompts new security measures for Chicago firm… Exclusive CoinWeek news report…. Chicago-based coin dealer Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. has a long tradition of welcoming numismatic scholars and collectors of all experience levels and budgets. However, two weekend visitors certainly won’t be welcomed back. At approximately 6:08 AM, on Saturday morning, […]

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 her to national attention. She shares what it is like to find her creativity and to […]

By June 16, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
New Book By Coin Dealer Salvatore Fusco Called “The Malandrini”, VIDEO: 3:09

New Book By Coin Dealer Salvatore Fusco Called “The Malandrini”, VIDEO: 3:09

Salvatore Fusco, President, NCA and author Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……. Coin dealer Sal Fusco has written a book about growing up in Brooklyn, New York with some people who went on to become Mafioso type figures. Sal explains why he chose to write this new novel and offers suggestions for other aspiring writers. Copyright © […]

By June 15, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Pogue Family Collection to be Offered by Stack’s Bowers

Pogue Family Collection to be Offered by Stack’s Bowers

The Pogue Family Collection is one of the largest private coin collections in the world… Stack’s Bowers Galleries is honored to announce that the firm has been chosen to market the most valuable collection of federal American coins ever formed. Assembled over several decades by the Pogue family of Dallas, Texas and built under the […]

 
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