CoinWeek http://www.coinweek.com Coin News, Coin Collecting and Numismatic Articles Mon, 27 Mar 2017 19:59:46 +0000 en-US hourly 1 CoinWeek Podcast #61: I’m in a Collecting Rut – Audio http://www.coinweek.com/coinweek-podcast/coinweek-podcast-61-im-in-a-collecting-rut/ http://www.coinweek.com/coinweek-podcast/coinweek-podcast-61-im-in-a-collecting-rut/#respond Mon, 27 Mar 2017 19:20:43 +0000 http://www.coinweek.com/?p=109431 CoinWeek Podcast #61: I'm in a Collecting Rut Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on iTunes. When you find yourself in a collecting rut, it's important not to lose track of why you collect in the first place. In this episode of the CoinWeek Podcast, […]

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Welcome to the D. Brent Pogue Collection Sale Part V http://www.coinweek.com/auctions-news/welcome-d-brent-pogue-collection-sale-part-v/ http://www.coinweek.com/auctions-news/welcome-d-brent-pogue-collection-sale-part-v/#respond Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:22:13 +0000 http://www.coinweek.com/?p=109368 By Q. David Bowers - Stack's Bowers ....   On behalf of Stack’s Bowers Galleries and Sotheby’s, I welcome you to Part V of our auction program of the D. Brent Pogue Collection of early United States coinage. Never before and never again will there be such a combination of great rarity and superb condition. […]

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Ancient Coin Profiles: Roman Provincial Bronze Dupondius – Augustus and Agrippa with Crocodile http://www.coinweek.com/ancient-coins/ancient-coin-profiles-roman-provincial-bronze-dupondius-augustus-agrippa-crocodile/ http://www.coinweek.com/ancient-coins/ancient-coin-profiles-roman-provincial-bronze-dupondius-augustus-agrippa-crocodile/#respond Mon, 27 Mar 2017 16:02:17 +0000 http://www.coinweek.com/?p=109297 Overview: Two intriguing aspects of this coin stand out upon first viewing. By far the most dramatic and alluring of the two is the crocodile and palm tree on the reverse. One's curiosity is peaked: how did a crocodile end up on a coin minted in the south of France? The second, less immediate yet […]

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World Coins – Latvian Bank Issues Fairy Tale Coin III: The Old Man’s Mitten http://www.coinweek.com/world-coins/world-coins-latvian-bank-issues-fairy-tale-coin-iii-old-mans-mitten/ http://www.coinweek.com/world-coins/world-coins-latvian-bank-issues-fairy-tale-coin-iii-old-mans-mitten/#respond Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:37:48 +0000 http://www.coinweek.com/?p=109388 By Bank of Latvia ....   On Tuesday, 28 March, the Bank of Latvia will issue a new 5-euro silver collector coin - "Fairy Tale Coin III: The Old Man's Mitten". This is the third collector coin in the series "Fairy Tale Coins", which is dedicated to Latvian fairy tales. The first two coins in […]

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On the Immense Popularity of the Sacagawea Dollar in Ecuador http://www.coinweek.com/world-coins/immense-popularity-sacagawea-dollar-ecuador/ http://www.coinweek.com/world-coins/immense-popularity-sacagawea-dollar-ecuador/#respond Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:10:06 +0000 http://www.coinweek.com/?p=109346 By Shaquille Brissett for Gainesville Coins ....   There is, in South America, a curious numismatic trend that challenges our assumptions of what is marketable and what is not. See, the one-dollar coin has historically been a hard sell in the United States. Its incarnations, like the Susan B. Anthony dollar or the Sacagawea dollar, […]

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NGC Certifies Dramatic New Kennedy Half Dollar Variety http://www.coinweek.com/coins/error-coins/ngc-certifies-dramatic-new-kennedy-half-dollar-variety/ http://www.coinweek.com/coins/error-coins/ngc-certifies-dramatic-new-kennedy-half-dollar-variety/#respond Mon, 27 Mar 2017 15:04:02 +0000 http://www.coinweek.com/?p=109344 Proof Coin Reveals One Style of Mintmark Punched over Another Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified a newly discovered variety for the popular Kennedy Half Dollar series. Submitted for attribution under NGC's VarietyPlus Service by Florida dealer Bob Ryan, it was at first suspected to be a normal “S” mintmark punched over an inverted impression […]

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National Money Show Draws 2,500 Attendees http://www.coinweek.com/coin-clubs/american-numismatic-association/national-money-show-draws-2500-attendees/ http://www.coinweek.com/coin-clubs/american-numismatic-association/national-money-show-draws-2500-attendees/#respond Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:37:16 +0000 http://www.coinweek.com/?p=109373 Kagin’s Auctions Realizes $6.385 Million The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) 2017 National Money Show in Orlando welcomed a total of 2,513 people for the three-day event, which was held March 9-11 at the Orange County Convention Center. “The show featured a week of great numismatic educational opportunities, camaraderie, and a bourse filled with numismatic treasures […]

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Success from Start to Finish: The 50th NUMISMATA Munich 2017 http://www.coinweek.com/coin-shows/success-start-finish-50th-numismata-munich-2017/ http://www.coinweek.com/coin-shows/success-start-finish-50th-numismata-munich-2017/#respond Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:04:18 +0000 http://www.coinweek.com/?p=109410 On March 4 and 5, 2017 Munich was the marketplace for Classic numismatics again. The 50th NUMISMATA conducted in the Isar metropolis recorded great buying interest, satisfied exhibitors and a great many visitors, particularly from Eastern Europe and the U.S. Classic numismatics enthusiasts flocked to Munich once again on March 4 and 5, 2017. The […]

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A $20,000 Franklin Half Dollar? You Bet! Auction Ends Tonight. http://www.coinweek.com/recent-articles-video/20000-franklin-half-dollar-bet-auction/ http://www.coinweek.com/recent-articles-video/20000-franklin-half-dollar-bet-auction/#comments Sun, 26 Mar 2017 16:30:02 +0000 http://www.coinweek.com/?p=109337 By CoinWeek .....   On the evening of March 26, David Lawrence Rare Coins will sell a modern certified coin for a price approaching $20,000 USD. The coin is a Franklin half dollar - in Proof -that was issued two years into the production of the short-lived series. Franklin half dollars were minted between 1948-1963. […]

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David Lawrence Rare Coin Internet Auction #953 Now Open for Bidding http://www.coinweek.com/auctions-news/david-lawrence-rare-coin-internet-auction-953-now-open-bidding/ http://www.coinweek.com/auctions-news/david-lawrence-rare-coin-internet-auction-953-now-open-bidding/#respond Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:43:37 +0000 http://www.coinweek.com/?p=109289 By David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #953 is now live with a great selection of 327 fresh, new coins, 50 No Reserve lots and 50 Vault value lots. All lots will begin closing at 8pm EST on Sunday, March 26. The Peachtree Classic Gold Collection is Part 2 of a […]

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