CoinWeek http://www.coinweek.com Coin News, Coin Collecting and Numismatic Articles Tue, 21 Feb 2017 21:22:02 +0000 en-US hourly 1 CoinWeek Exclusive Video: 1 Kilo Silver Coin Recalls Canada’s Numismatic History – 4K Video http://www.coinweek.com/world-mints/royal-canadian-mint/coinweek-exclusive-video-1-kilo-silver-coin-recalls-canadas-numismatic-history-4k-video/ http://www.coinweek.com/world-mints/royal-canadian-mint/coinweek-exclusive-video-1-kilo-silver-coin-recalls-canadas-numismatic-history-4k-video/#respond Tue, 21 Feb 2017 18:18:12 +0000 http://www.coinweek.com/?p=107552 CoinWeek met up with Royal Canadian Mint Senior Advisor Alex Reeves at the World's Money Fair in Berlin to talk about a spectacular 1 kilogram pure silver Canadian coin with a face value of $250. The coin recalls the glory of Canadian numismatic history and was so impressive in hand that we wanted to learn more about it. We also ask […]

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ANA: Orlando National Money Show Quickly Approaching http://www.coinweek.com/coin-clubs/american-numismatic-association/ana-orlando-national-money-show-quickly-approaching/ http://www.coinweek.com/coin-clubs/american-numismatic-association/ana-orlando-national-money-show-quickly-approaching/#respond Tue, 21 Feb 2017 17:53:30 +0000 http://www.coinweek.com/?p=107430 The American Numismatic Association's (ANA) Orlando National Money Show is quickly approaching and promises to be the country's premier coin show this spring. The convention takes place March 9-11 in West Hall E at the Orange County Convention Center, located at 9800 International Drive. The three-day National Money Show features nearly 500 numismatic dealers with […]

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New PCGS Online Interface for Registry Set Collecting http://www.coinweek.com/education/coin-grading/pcgs/registry-set-builders-may-interested-new-pcgs-online-interface/ http://www.coinweek.com/education/coin-grading/pcgs/registry-set-builders-may-interested-new-pcgs-online-interface/#respond Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:45:49 +0000 http://www.coinweek.com/?p=107460 The PCGS Set Registry (www.PCGS.com/SetRegistry) continues its push into the digital age with its latest design, allowing coin collectors to enjoy the digital collecting experience on mobile devices. With 82,281 registered sets, and counting, the online coin hub just received a sleek, new interface, which allows users to navigate the site in a streamlined manner […]

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CCAC Discusses 2019 ATB Quarters, OSS Gold Medal at Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s First Meeting http://www.coinweek.com/us-mint-news/ccac-discusses-2019-atb-quarters-oss-gold-medal-kareem-abdul-jabbars-first-meeting/ http://www.coinweek.com/us-mint-news/ccac-discusses-2019-atb-quarters-oss-gold-medal-kareem-abdul-jabbars-first-meeting/#respond Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:17:57 +0000 http://www.coinweek.com/?p=107517 By CoinWeek News Staff ....   The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) held a short public meeting on February 15 to discuss themes for the 2019 America the Beautiful Quarters program and the Office of Strategic Services Congressional Gold Medal, but perhaps bigger news is that the meeting was the group’s first with its newest […]

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Ancient Coin with Early Depiction of Colosseum Fetches Record Price at Dix Noonan Webb http://www.coinweek.com/auctions-news/ancient-coin-early-depiction-colosseum-fetches-record-price-dix-noonan-webb/ http://www.coinweek.com/auctions-news/ancient-coin-early-depiction-colosseum-fetches-record-price-dix-noonan-webb/#respond Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:17:56 +0000 http://www.coinweek.com/?p=107421 By Dix Noonan Webb ......   An important collection of Roman bronze coins formed by a connoisseur before and during the Second World War and back on the market for the first time in 75 years attracted furious bidding at Dix Noonan Webb in London. Every single one of the 194 lots sold in an […]

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World Coins – Hungary’s First 2017 Issues Released http://www.coinweek.com/world-coins/world-coins-hungarys-first-2017-issues-released/ http://www.coinweek.com/world-coins/world-coins-hungarys-first-2017-issues-released/#respond Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:08:43 +0000 http://www.coinweek.com/?p=107334 By Coin & Currency Institute ....   Hungary's first commemorative coins of 2017 honor Zsuzsanna Kossuth, one of the pioneers of the nursing profession in Hungary, on the 200th anniversary of her birth. The coin comes in two versions: .925 silver proof 10,000 forint (31.46 g, 38.61 mm), limited to 5,000 pieces. And a copper-nickel […]

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Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1893-O Morgan Silver Dollar http://www.coinweek.com/coins/counterfeits/counterfeit-coin-detection-1893-o-morgan-dollar/ http://www.coinweek.com/coins/counterfeits/counterfeit-coin-detection-1893-o-morgan-dollar/#respond Tue, 21 Feb 2017 13:00:31 +0000 http://www.coinweek.com/?p=65592 Posted by Ben Wengel, NGC Grader ....... A recent 1893-O Morgan Dollar submission was confirmed a counterfeit when NGC graders identified one telltale sign. Recently, a well made die struck counterfeit Morgan dollar dated 1893-O was found in a bulk deal while at NGC. While the piece was well made, it had one telltale diagnostic that made […]

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World Paper Money – Next Generation of Banknotes: $10 Design Reveal http://www.coinweek.com/paper-money-2/world-paper-money-next-generation-banknotes-10-design-reveal/ http://www.coinweek.com/paper-money-2/world-paper-money-next-generation-banknotes-10-design-reveal/#respond Tue, 21 Feb 2017 12:02:12 +0000 http://www.coinweek.com/?p=107413 By Reserve Bank of Australia .....   Signature side, Australian 2017 $10 banknote featuring AB ‘Banjo’ Paterson. All images courtesy Reserve Bank of Australia The Reserve Bank of Australia has today revealed the design of the new $10 banknote that will be issued into circulation from September 2017. The images show the basic design artwork […]

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New Mobile App Takes Advantage of NGC Online Collecting Tools http://www.coinweek.com/education/coin-grading/ngc-releases-new-mobile-app/ http://www.coinweek.com/education/coin-grading/ngc-releases-new-mobile-app/#respond Mon, 20 Feb 2017 19:56:30 +0000 http://www.coinweek.com/?p=107462 Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has released a new mobile app that features some of the most popular research tools from the world’s largest third-party coin grading service. Optimized for both smartphones and tablets, the free NGC app is available now in the App Store and Google Play. The NGC app includes the essential Verify NGC […]

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Mark Schimel Joins Stack’s Bowers Galleries as New York Gallery Manager http://www.coinweek.com/dealers-companies/stacks-bowers-dealers/mark-schimel-joins-stacks-bowers-galleries-new-york-gallery-manager/ http://www.coinweek.com/dealers-companies/stacks-bowers-dealers/mark-schimel-joins-stacks-bowers-galleries-new-york-gallery-manager/#respond Mon, 20 Feb 2017 18:54:58 +0000 http://www.coinweek.com/?p=107457 Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce that Mark Schimel has joined their organization as the New York gallery manager at the company’s flagship store at 123 West 57th Street. Stack’s has been at this address since 1953, the longest any numismatic firm has remained in the same location. Situated in the center of the […]

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