CoinWeek Coin News, Coin Collecting and Numismatic Articles 2017-04-24T12:37:02Z http://www.coinweek.com/feed/atom/ Greg Reynolds <![CDATA[Classic U.S. Coins for less than $500 each, Part 15: Two Cent Pieces]]> http://www.coinweek.com/?p=54228 2017-04-22T07:53:47Z 2017-04-22T07:52:36Z News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #283 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds....   [Originally published on June 24, 2015. --CW] Like Three Cent nickels, Two Cent Pieces tend to be interesting topics for conversations, even among non-collectors. Many people are astonished or curious to learn that […]

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Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker <![CDATA[In God We Trust: A Brief History]]> http://www.coinweek.com/?p=17631 2017-04-22T17:26:08Z 2017-04-22T07:06:55Z By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   [Originally published September 17, 2012. --CW] We pay attention to the news, so it follows that we pay attention to politics. After all, being involved is one of the original tenants of democracy[i]. When the news (especially politics in the news) touches on numismatics, it […]

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GoldDealer.com <![CDATA[Bullion & Precious Metals: Gold Dealer Newsletter – Gold Firm as Europe Considers Options]]> http://www.coinweek.com/?p=110936 2017-04-22T17:21:39Z 2017-04-22T01:20:48Z Commentary for Friday, April 21, 2017 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold closed up $5.30 at $1,289.10 and once again holds its ground. So where are we going into the weekend? I think traders are cautious but not ambivalent – on the short term gold is […]

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Kolbe and Fanning <![CDATA[Bidding Options at Tomorrow’s Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Book Sale Make Buying Easy]]> http://www.coinweek.com/?p=110867 2017-04-22T00:04:18Z 2017-04-22T00:04:18Z Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers are looking forward to our Sale 145, which will take place on Saturday, April 22, 2017, beginning at 12:00 noon eastern time. The sale includes selections from the libraries of Italo Vecchi and Tom Cederlind, and features rare and desirable works from around the world. With the launch of the […]

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David Lawrence Rare Coins <![CDATA[Certified Modern Coin Opportunities: David Lawrence Auction #957 Highlights]]> http://www.coinweek.com/?p=110876 2017-04-23T15:34:46Z 2017-04-21T21:12:32Z By CoinWeek for David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   A mix of classic and modern U.S. coins are on offer this week, as David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction #957 enters the home stretch. The Virginia Beach-based coin company has long offered collectors an easy and simple auction format, weekly auctions with a interesting variety […]

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Legend Numismatics <![CDATA[Legend Market Report – Baltimore and the 1804 Dollar]]> http://www.coinweek.com/?p=110837 2017-04-23T15:41:22Z 2017-04-21T20:13:18Z By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ......   A NOTE FROM LAURA SPERBER Do know this is one of the toughest reports for me to write. George Huang, the co-founder of Legend and my business partner for 31 years had a very serious heart attack last Friday. George always did everything within his power to […]

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CoinWeek http://www.coinweek.com <![CDATA[British Museum: Exclusive Video of Piano Gold Coin Hoard]]> http://www.coinweek.com/?p=110803 2017-04-22T01:39:13Z 2017-04-21T14:08:06Z By CoinWeek News Staff ....   Earlier this year, the British public--along with the rest of the world--was invited to help solve the mystery of a 913-piece gold coin hoard hidden inside a vintage piano donated to a local community college in 2015. The 91.7% pure gold coins, 633 sovereigns and 280 half sovereigns dating […]

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Numismatic Guaranty Corporation <![CDATA[Jeff Garrett: Collecting Colonial Coinage]]> http://www.coinweek.com/?p=110822 2017-04-23T15:35:29Z 2017-04-21T13:59:39Z Colonial coins offer a combination of rarity, historical value and affordability By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   My last article mentioned my first trip to the ANA Summer Seminar in 1974. My instructor that week was "Red Book" editor Ken Bressett. I had decided to take his class on United States […]

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Stack's Bowers <![CDATA[Stack’s Bowers Ponterio April World & Chinese Coins & Paper Money Hong Kong Auction Brings Over $5.8 Million]]> http://www.coinweek.com/?p=110831 2017-04-21T13:47:18Z 2017-04-21T13:32:50Z Latest Hong Kong auction shows strength in market for Chinese coins... April is always an exciting time in Kowloon, Hong Kong, as hundreds of coin and paper money dealers, collectors and enthusiasts gather for a week of world class auctions and the fastest growing coin and paper money show. This past week Stack’s Bowers and […]

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CoinWeek http://www.coinweek.com <![CDATA[CoinWeek News Wire for April 21, 2017]]> http://www.coinweek.com/?p=110537 2017-04-22T01:41:37Z 2017-04-21T13:12:28Z By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for April 21, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Our money is filthy but mostly harmless Most of the bacteria on American notes were harmless commensals that had flaked off hands, faces and mouths, but there were others that cause acne, strep throat, the H-bug, two species infecting vaginas, and […]

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