CoinWeek Coin News, Coin Collecting and Numismatic Articles 2017-06-29T10:39:56Z http://www.coinweek.com/feed/atom/ Russell A. Augustin http://www.aucmcoins.com <![CDATA[Ancient Coins – A Soldier’s Share of Alexander the Great’s Plunder]]> http://www.coinweek.com/?p=52591 2017-06-29T09:28:53Z 2017-06-28T15:26:11Z By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   Alexander the Great, born in the autumn of 356 BCE and taught by the famous Aristotle, was one of the most successful military generals of all time, conquering a large part of Asia and ruling a kingdom that spanned from the Ionian sea to the […]

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Greg Reynolds <![CDATA[Collecting and Appreciating Naturally Toned Coins, Part 1]]> http://www.coinweek.com/?p=115446 2017-06-28T15:56:26Z 2017-06-28T15:20:58Z By Greg Reynolds for CoinWeek .....   In the history of coin collecting in the U.S., most of the greatest all-time collections were characterized by many coins with attractive, natural toning - especially many coins that had never been cleaned, dipped or otherwise deliberately modified. I have personally and carefully inspected a substantial percentage of […]

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Stack's Bowers <![CDATA[Stack’s Bowers: 1982-83 Bronze Lincoln Cent Errors Featured in August 2017 ANA Auction]]> http://www.coinweek.com/?p=115422 2017-06-28T19:50:00Z 2017-06-28T12:44:08Z By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers ......   The Denver Mint struck over 12 billion Lincoln cents in 1982 and 1983 combined, ensuring that the term “scarce” would never be associated with cents bearing those dates. However, oversights in quality control and perhaps a bit of luck have resulted in two cents […]

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Heritage Auction <![CDATA[Heritage: 20th Century Rarities Claim Top Honors in $4 Million Hong Kong Auctions]]> http://www.coinweek.com/?p=115429 2017-06-28T14:26:45Z 2017-06-28T12:40:09Z Chinese coins including 1914 Republic Yuan Shih-kai silver "L. Giorgi" Pattern Specimen Dollar SP65 PCGS, took top lot honors at $77,675 USD in Heritage Auction's $2.9 million Asian Coins Signature Auction held June 21-23 in Hong Kong. The auction saw bidders vying for a diverse selection of 20th century rarities in one of the fastest-growing […]

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GoldDealer.com <![CDATA[Gold Markets Report – Gold Ignores a Weaker Dollar]]> http://www.coinweek.com/?p=115427 2017-06-28T16:22:13Z 2017-06-28T12:30:37Z Commentary on Gold Prices for Tuesday, June 27, 2017 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ......   Gold Prices closed up $0.50 today at $1,246.90 in what turned out to be an uneventful day. The domestic market opened higher ($1,250.00) – moved off that high and settled with no […]

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CoinWeek http://www.coinweek.com <![CDATA[Legend Rare Coin Auctions Regency XXII Sale: Lots You Need to Know]]> http://www.coinweek.com/?p=115356 2017-06-28T20:42:14Z 2017-06-28T04:38:47Z By CoinWeek .....   Handpicked high-eye-appeal U.S. coins are the hallmark of Legend Rare Coin Auctions (LRCA) and on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at the Venetian Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, the New Jersey-based firm will offer 515 PCGS- and NGC-certified coins at their Regency XXII Sale. Many are either conditionally rare or rare […]

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CoinWeek http://www.coinweek.com <![CDATA[CoinWeek: United States Mint 225th Anniversary Silver Medal Unboxing – 4K Video]]> http://www.coinweek.com/?p=115370 2017-06-28T14:36:04Z 2017-06-28T00:34:30Z When this medal arrived in the mail from the United States Mint, the box was so heavy that we seriously wondered if we'd inadvertently received the four-medal set instead. But what was inside was amazing enough. This week, CoinWeek unboxes the 2017 American Liberty 225th Anniversary Proof Silver Medal from the Philadelphia Mint. And as […]

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Stack's Bowers <![CDATA[Falling in Love with Numismatics – Suddenly It’s 1952!]]> http://www.coinweek.com/?p=115298 2017-06-28T14:39:17Z 2017-06-27T19:19:33Z By Q. David Bowers - Stack's Bowers ...... As I write these words I enjoy numismatics every bit as much as I did when I was a kid in junior high school in 1952. Given two blue Whitman folders for Lincoln pennies and told that if I found a 1909-S V.D.B. cent in pocket change […]

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CoinWeek http://www.coinweek.com <![CDATA[CoinWeek Ask: Our New Coin Question and Answer Live Stream, Replay]]> http://www.coinweek.com/?p=115260 2017-06-28T14:53:01Z 2017-06-27T19:16:51Z Take your hobby to the next level with some straight up answers to your pressing coin questions. CoinWeek editor and 13-time Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG) Award winner Charles Morgan hosted a live stream event on Tuesday on CoinWeek's Facebook Channel, where he answered reader coin questions on-air. The topics covered in this informative Q&A: What will […]

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Legend Numismatics <![CDATA[Legend Market Report – Mid-June Market Report]]> http://www.coinweek.com/?p=115288 2017-06-28T14:57:52Z 2017-06-27T19:04:30Z By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ...... ANOTHER GREAT SALES WEEK We think we know why we are selling so much - we've had the goods the past 30/60 days. As we mentioned a little bit ago, once we're pretty much sold out, our superhero status will be gone. We’ll be crying as loud as […]

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