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Ancient Coin News

  • newAncient Coin Profiles: Carthaginian Gold & Silver 1 1/2 Shekel
    Overview: Carthage At its peak, the ancient North African city of Carthage rivaled the Eternal City of Rome for military and economic control of the western Mediterranean Sea. Today, its ruins are a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the suburbs of the Tu…
    - 21 hours ago, 27 Jul 16, 1:07pm -
  • newAtlas Numismatics Publishes Newest Fixed-Price List – July 2016
    By Atlas Numismatics ……   New Inventory Atlas Numismatics has updated their website with 366 new coins, medals, and tokens at fixed price. Selections include the following items: Superb Athenian Owl http://atlasnumismatics.com/1038222/ Images co…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jul 16, 1:08pm -
  • newCoinWeek News Wire for July 22, 2016
    By Coinweek ….   CoinWeek News Wire for July 22, 2016 Brain Food 1.) The history keepers On a cool, cloudy Tuesday morning … a coin collector stops by the Laxmi Narayan temple in Basantapur, looking for a coin minted during the reign of Prithivi…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jul 16, 10:55am -
  • newCool Coins! 2016 Episode 5 – 4K Video
    Our fifth episode of CoinWeek’s Cool Coins! for 2016 ups the ante! We’ve got scarce medals, scarcer U.S. pattern coins, and a previously-unpublished ancient gold coin. Exonumia dealer Paul Cunningham always brings with him an unusual and intere…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jul 16, 1:23am -
  • newMetal Detectorist Finds Treasure Hoard of 8,000 Ancient Roman Coins
    By Shaquille Brissett for Gainesville Coins …. Another roman Coin Hoard found with metal detector There are times when persistence pays off in a big way. This turned out to be exceedingly true for one treasure hunter from Altrincham, a small Britis…
    - 8 days ago, 20 Jul 16, 9:04pm -
  • CoinWeek News Wire for July 15, 2016
    By Coinweek ….   CoinWeek News Wire for July 15, 2016 Brain Food 1.) “Metal Detectives” dig up treasure Metal “detective” Richard Nalli said it’s not knowing what you’ll find that makes the past time so much fun. “Metal detecting is…
    - 13 days ago, 15 Jul 16, 6:27am -
  • CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coinage of Pergamon
    By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ….   NOW AND THEN IN HISTORY, economic, political and social forces come together in just the right combination to make a particular city the dynamic locus of cultural creativity. We see this in Athens in the time o…
    - 14 days ago, 14 Jul 16, 2:21pm -
  • Ancient Coin Profile – Pompeia’s Pick: The Wandering Emperor’s Wife
    By Heritage Auctions …..   The Roman empress Vibia Sabina (83 CE – 136/137) was both the wife and second cousin, once removed, of Roman emperor Publius Aelius Hadrianus (Hadrian). The path that took her to that exalted perch, and put her face o…
    - 15 days ago, 13 Jul 16, 4:13pm -
  • NGC Ancient Roman Coins: The Golden Age of Rome
    Perhaps no epoch in history has been so admired as the Roman Empire of the 2nd Century CE. The Emperors are depicted on these ancient Roman coins. During this time, Romans achieved a balance of political stability and economic and intellectual succes…
    - 20 days ago, 8 Jul 16, 12:52pm -
  • Naville Numismatics Live Auction 24 Online Now
    By Naville Numismatics Ltd …..   Dear Collector, It is our pleasure to present Naville Numismatics (NN) Live Auction 24. The auction will close on Sunday, 17 July 2016, 2:00 pm UK time, at which time the live session will begin. Absentee bidders c…
    - 22 days ago, 6 Jul 16, 10:14am -

Coin & Currency Auctions

The Bullion Report

  • newDillon Gage: Everything You Need to Know about Rio’s Olympic Medals
    Dillon Gage Metals Talks Size, Composition and Value Dillon Gage Metals, an international precious metals wholesaler, is ready to educate the public on everything they need to know about the Olympic medals slated to be awarded at the 2016 Summer Game…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jul 16, 1:25pm -
  • newPerth Mint’s Silver Kangaroo Bullion Coin Sales Top 10 Million Oz
    The Perth Mint has announced that sales of its 2016 Australian Silver Kangaroo bullion coin have reached 10 million ounces/coins. Since this latest addition to the Australian Bullion Coin Program was introduced to the market in September 2015, the re…
    - 7 days ago, 21 Jul 16, 7:28pm -
  • newAPMEX: The Good Samaritan – 4th 2016 Biblical Series Coin Released
    The Good Samaritan is introduced as the fourth coin of the 2016 Scottsdale Mint Biblical Series The Scottsdale Mint Biblical Coin Series showcases iconic stories from The Bible that have been told and re-told for centuries. This fourth coin of 2016 d…
    - 8 days ago, 20 Jul 16, 4:56pm -
  • newPerth Mint: Million Dollar Kimberley Coin Sold in Record Time
    Following the launch of the world-exclusive Kimberley Treasure coin, the Perth Mint has sold the spectacular masterpiece to an international buyer within just 48 hours of its release. Crafted from one kilogram of 99.99% pure gold and featuring a radi…
    - 9 days ago, 19 Jul 16, 5:42pm -
  • new2016 American Eagle Platinum Bullion Coins Available July 25
    The United States Mint announced today that it would begin sales of the 2016 American Eagle Platinum Bullion Coin to Authorized Purchasers under an allocation process on July 25, 2016. The coins will be available until inventory has been exhausted. T…
    - 9 days ago, 19 Jul 16, 3:49am -
  • newTreasure News – 1804 Shipwreck Bullion Goes on Display
    By Everett Millman – Gainesville Coins …….   More than two centuries after the Spanish warship Nuestra Señora de las Mercedes (roughly, “Our Lady of Mercy”) was sunk off the coast of Portugal before reaching the Spanish port city of Cádi…
    - 9 days ago, 19 Jul 16, 3:04am -
  • World Coins – Royal Mint Unveils 2016 Britannia Proof Collection
    The 2016 Britannia Proof Coin Collection The Royal Mint has launched its perennial classic for 2016, The Britannia Proof Coin Collection. The range, which includes individual coins such as the United Kingdom’s smallest coin weighing just one-fortie…
    - 13 days ago, 15 Jul 16, 6:44pm -
  • Bullion & Precious Metal News – Why Islamic Gold Demand May Surge
    Islamic Gold Dinar By Everett Millman – Gainesville Coins …….   One major development in the global gold market over the last decade has been the liberalization of gold ownership laws in China. This has opened up an incredible flood of new dem…
    - 13 days ago, 15 Jul 16, 6:19pm -
  • Western Australia Premier Unveils Perth Mint Exclusive
    The Premier of Western Australia, the Honourable Colin Barnett MLA, today unveiled the world’s first coin to feature a significant red diamond from Rio Tinto’s iconic Argyle Diamond Mine. A world exclusive from The Perth Mint, the Kimberley Treas…
    - 16 days ago, 12 Jul 16, 2:57pm -
  • Gold & Silver PAC July 2016 e-Newsletter
    By Scott Barman for the Gold & Silver Political Action Committee …..   From the Political Coordinator This newsletter begins my fifth year of reporting the politics and policies of the numismatics and precious metals market for the Gold and Silver…
    - 17 days ago, 11 Jul 16, 10:28pm -

Currency & Paper Money News

  • newCoinWeek IQ: Currency Notes with Personality, Feat. Dr. Don Kagin, Ph.D. – 4K Video
    CoinWeek IQ: Analysis and Insights from the editors of CoinWeek.com …..   One of the most interesting and complex areas of American Numismatics is the study and collecting of paper money. With denominations starting at just a few cents and ranging…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Jul 16, 12:41am -
  • newPMG: New Products from the Bureau of Engraving and Printing
    New products from the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) include a 2016 Happy Birthday Currency Note, a Texas $2 Step Currency Set and a 2016 Independence Collection PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS Intaglio Print   2016 Happy Birthday Currency Note First D…
    - 8 days ago, 20 Jul 16, 5:10pm -
  • Stack’s Bowers Official ANA World’s Fair Paper Money Auction on August 10
    The Stack’s Bowers Galleries official paper money auction at the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) World’s Fair of Money is scheduled for the evening of Wednesday August 10 in Anaheim, California. The sale is chock full of new National Ba…
    - 14 days ago, 14 Jul 16, 1:26pm -
  • World Paper Money Auction – Archives International XXXIV July 26
    Over 1,100 lots of United States, Chinese and worldwide banknotes, coins, scripophily (stocks and bonds), security printing ephemera and the American Bank Note Company’s inventory of modern numismatic and philatelic souvenir cards and production ma…
    - 15 days ago, 13 Jul 16, 2:36am -
  • US Paper Money – Rare T-4 $50 “Montgomery” at Stack’s Bowers ANA Auction
    By Brad Ciociola – Currency Specialist, Stack’s Bowers ……   One of the “Big Six” of Confederate Currency, the T-4 1861 $50 was the last of the four Confederate Treasury notes to be issued while the Confederate capital was located in Mont…
    - 17 days ago, 11 Jul 16, 2:49pm -
  • Stack’s Bowers: The Secret of Owl Creek, Plus a Special Opportunity
    The Launching of a Project A number of years ago Whitman Publishing launched one of the most extensive research projects ever undertaken in numismatics. In fact, in terms of time, money, and travel it might well be the most extensive. In 2006 my book…
    - 31 days ago, 27 Jun 16, 6:57pm -
  • CoinWeek News Wire for June 24, 2016
    By Coinweek ….   CoinWeek News Wire for June 24, 2016 The Brexit 1.) EU referendum explained: Brexit for non-Brits 2.) After Brexit, Europe faces an existential crisis Britain’s decision to quit the EU is a seismic moment for Europe because it p…
    - 34 days ago, 24 Jun 16, 1:41pm -

Modern Coin News

  • newDouble Mint Set Verification Service OSV Debuts – 4K Video
    At the Florida United Numismatists (FUN) Summer 2016 Show in Orlando, Florida, CoinWeek met up with coin dealer Leo Frese to discuss a new coin certification program that has been developed with OSV (Original Set Verification) and ANACS. Now collecto…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jul 16, 8:43pm -
  • newANACS, OSV Announce Joint Verification, Certification of Double Mint Sets
    By ANACS …..   On July 22, Original Set Verification Corporation (OSV) of Morrison, Colorado and ANACS of Centennial, Colorado announced their cooperation in the verification and certification of U. S. Treasury-released “Double Mint Sets” issu…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Jul 16, 2:18pm -
  • newClassic US Coins – You Can’t Roller-Skate In This Buffalo Herd
    By Jim Bisognani – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation …..   Online Auctions Tide Collectors Over – My Five–0 Season Continues Summer 2016 has certainly been busy and eventful. Numismatically speaking I can’t recall having enjoyed our hobby as…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Jul 16, 1:44pm -
  • newThe Coin Analyst: July Proves Eventful for United States Mint
    With over half the year gone and some great coins on the way, July has nevertheless been a busy month for the Mint By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ….   With 2017 fast approaching, the United States Mint has a surprising number of headliner products…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Jul 16, 5:29pm -
  • newWhitman Publishing Releases New Bowers Book on Modern Dollar Coins
    Whitman Publishing announces the release of A Guide Book of Modern United States Dollar Coins, by Q. David Bowers. The 320-page book (number 22 in the popular Bowers Series) debuts July 26 and will be available from booksellers and hobby shops nation…
    - 8 days ago, 20 Jul 16, 4:30pm -
  • new2016 American Eagle Platinum Bullion Coins Available July 25
    The United States Mint announced today that it would begin sales of the 2016 American Eagle Platinum Bullion Coin to Authorized Purchasers under an allocation process on July 25, 2016. The coins will be available until inventory has been exhausted. T…
    - 9 days ago, 19 Jul 16, 3:49am -
  • newLegend Rare Coin Auction July 19, 2016 Summer Internet Sale Highlights
    By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek …….   120 lots are heating up the July 19 session of the Legend Rare Coin Auctions Summer Internet Sale series. A variety of copper, silver, and gold coins take the stage in the latest installment of the…
    - 10 days ago, 18 Jul 16, 2:46pm -
  • Modern US Coins – Ike Dollar Registry Set Hits eBay
    One of the finest collections of Eisenhower dollars ever assembled is turning heads on eBay By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek …….   An exquisite Ike dollar set, built by Eisenhower dollar enthusiast Troy Weaver, has been listed on popula…
    - 15 days ago, 13 Jul 16, 1:13am -
  • CoinWeek Podcast #35: Modern Coin Market Roundtable with Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez
    CoinWeek Podcast #35: Modern Coin Market Roundtable with Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez CoinWeek contributing writer Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez sits down with Charles Morgan at the summer FUN show to discuss what he sees happening in the modern coin market…
    - 17 days ago, 11 Jul 16, 1:55pm -
  • Harpers Ferry Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin Avail. July 14
    The United States Mint will open sales for the 2016 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin – Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (product code 16AL) on July 14 at noon Eastern Time (ET). America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver…
    - 17 days ago, 11 Jul 16, 1:09pm -

Commentary & Market Reports

  • newClassic US Coins – You Can’t Roller-Skate In This Buffalo Herd
    By Jim Bisognani – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation …..   Online Auctions Tide Collectors Over – My Five–0 Season Continues Summer 2016 has certainly been busy and eventful. Numismatically speaking I can’t recall having enjoyed our hobby as…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Jul 16, 1:44pm -
  • 10 Rare US Gold Coins with Surprising Low/High CAC Populations
    By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……   I have written previous articles about CAC population figures. To me, CAC populations help to quantify quality. By this, I mean that if eight examples of a specific date of Liber…
    - 13 days ago, 14 Jul 16, 10:48pm -
  • Coin Grading – Six “Ruined” US Gold Coin Liberty Head Issues
    By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……   The powers that be at PCGS and NGC have never sat down and said “let’s deliberately ruin such and such US Gold Coin issue by mis-attributing them or miscalculating them.” U…
    - 27 days ago, 1 Jul 16, 7:45pm -
  • Legend Numismatics Hot Topics – A Bad Culture
    By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics …….   REALLY? For years now coin doctoring and gradeflation have been two of if not the biggest problems with the hobby. Coin doctoring actually has lessened to a small degree, while gradeflation has not.…
    - 37 days ago, 21 Jun 16, 5:27pm -
  • The Coin Analyst – The New “Golden Age” of Modern U.S. Coin Design Revisited: The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same?
    By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ….   Perhaps few topics are more central to numismatics than the designs that appear on the coins we collect. Some people like to study mintage levels, the physical characteristics of coins and other issues, but at the…
    - 11 Apr 16, 6:48pm -
  • Coin Collecting Strategies – Why Can’t I Find Coins to Buy at a Coin Show?
    By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……   That was the exact question Collector X asked me, in a somewhat whiny manner, at a recent major coin show. But you know something? I can understand his disappointment. He had t…
    - 2 Apr 16, 4:28pm -
  • CoinWeek Q&A with Laura Sperber
    Legend Numismatics president Laura Sperber is one of the coin industry’s leading dealers of high-end rare coins. She’s also one of the industry’s most outspoken figures in a range of topics, including coin doctoring, the state of the rare coin…
    - 21 Mar 16, 4:28pm -

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Collecting Strategies

  • newDouble Mint Set Verification Service OSV Debuts – 4K Video
    At the Florida United Numismatists (FUN) Summer 2016 Show in Orlando, Florida, CoinWeek met up with coin dealer Leo Frese to discuss a new coin certification program that has been developed with OSV (Original Set Verification) and ANACS. Now collecto…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jul 16, 8:43pm -
  • Classic U.S. Coins – Key Date Coins for Less Than $2,500, Pt. 2: Half Dimes
    Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #340 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ……   During the history of coin collecting in the United States, most coin e…
    - 15 days ago, 13 Jul 16, 7:11pm -
  • Modern US Coins – Ike Dollar Registry Set Hits eBay
    One of the finest collections of Eisenhower dollars ever assembled is turning heads on eBay By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek …….   An exquisite Ike dollar set, built by Eisenhower dollar enthusiast Troy Weaver, has been listed on popula…
    - 15 days ago, 13 Jul 16, 1:13am -
  • Don’t Get Fixated On Spot Price When Buying Silver Coins
    By Al Doyle for CoinWeek …..   Silver investors tend to check the current spot price before making a purchase of silver coins. That’s a logical starting point, as the cost for physical metal is usually – but not always – related to spot. Don…
    - 20 days ago, 8 Jul 16, 1:27pm -
  • U.S. Coin Patterns for Less than $5,000 Each, Pt. 1: Donut Cents,1¢ Nickels and Flying Eagles
    News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #338 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds …..   Though not coins, patterns are similar to coins, directly related to coins and often collected along wit…
    - 28 days ago, 30 Jun 16, 12:09am -
  • Certified Coins – 2016 PCGS Set Registry Awards Deadline
    Dear Set Registry Members, This is your reminder that the PCGS Set Registry Awards deadline for adding and updating your sets is this Thursday, June 30, 2016, 5pm EST/2pm PST. All sets will be judged the first week in July based on their status at th…
    - 29 days ago, 29 Jun 16, 3:45pm -
  • Rare Gold Coins under $5000 Each, Pt. 10: Very Rare Liberty Head Quarter Eagles
    News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #337 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds …..   Liberty Head quarter eagles (U.S. $2.50 gold coins) were minted from 1840 to 1907. Representatives of mo…
    - 36 days ago, 22 Jun 16, 4:09pm -
  • Classic U.S. Coins for less than $500 each, Part 20: Classic Head Half Cents
    News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #336 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds …..   This is the 20th installment of a series on classic U.S. coins that cost less than $500 each. In April,…
    - 43 days ago, 15 Jun 16, 5:34pm -
  • Buying Rare Coins: Numismatics and Credit
    By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) …..   The use of credit for numismatic purposes is not a bad thing, but must be used responsibly The famed collector John J. Pittman is legendary for having the foresight to have mortgaged…
    - 52 days ago, 6 Jun 16, 7:45pm -
  • Blanchard: The Beauty and Appeal of Toned Coins
    By Douglas LePre – Senior Portfolio Manager at Blanchard and Company, Inc …..   In the many years that I’ve been in this market, one of my favorite areas of interest has always been type silver coins, regardless as to whether they are proof or…
    - 62 days ago, 27 May 16, 5:29pm -

Coin Prices

  • newCertified Coins – Introducing the New CAC Market Values Price Guide
    By Mark Ferguson and CAC Market Values …..   PCGS and NCG coins that have been approved and stickered by CAC command premium prices compared with coins that lack the CAC sticker. But exactly how much more should collectors and dealers pay or ask f…
    - 8 days ago, 20 Jul 16, 9:28am -
  • Overgrading and How It Affects Coin Values
    By Rick Snow – Owner and Operator, Eagle Eye Rare Coins ……   I have written about the problem of overgrading for many years now. In 1996, I began a service called Photo Seal. In small ways it has helped control the problem within the Flying Ea…
    - 15 days ago, 13 Jul 16, 4:43pm -
  • Pogue IV Auction Sells 61 Coins, Surpasses $16 Million
    1795 $1 and Proof 1833 $5 Both Sell For Over $1 Million Part IV of the D. Brent Pogue Collection, offered by Stack’s Bowers Galleries and Sotheby’s at Sotheby’s New York galleries, realized a total of US$16,749,038 for 61 lots, with an average…
    - 63 days ago, 26 May 16, 3:19pm -
  • Rapp Auctions: The Highest Prices for the Smallest Gems
    Rapp Auctions sells Stamps and Coins for 8.7 Million Swiss francs (CHF) By Rapp Auctions …..   Top prices for top rarities and for lucrative investment options: The stamps and coins sale at Rapp Auctions in Wil (Switzerland) closed late on Friday…
    - 65 days ago, 23 May 16, 10:40pm -
  • Coin Guides – Whitman Debuts 2nd Edition MEGA RED™ Deluxe Red Book
    The second edition of Whitman Publishing’s Guide Book of United States Coins, Deluxe Edition, popularly known as MEGA RED, debuted at the Whitman Baltimore Coin and Collectibles Expo on March 31, 2016. Larger than the regular-edition Red Book, and…
    - 92 days ago, 27 Apr 16, 1:40pm -
  • PCGS Retro Label, FREE CoinFacts Part of 30th Anniversary Announcement
    As part of a year-long 30th anniversary celebration, Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) (www.PCGS.com) has unveiled an impressive array of products and services to assist and benefit collectors and dealers. They include ending the annual $149 s…
    - 8 Jan 16, 6:00pm -
  • Coin Auction Results – Top 5 Silver Eagles sold in the Heritage FUN sale
    At the Heritage FUN sale, that is continuing in Tampa, we already have a number of auction results for Silver Eagles that may be of interest to collectors of the series, and to those that follow the CoinWeek Silver Eagle Price Guide 1990 Silver Eagle…
    - 8 Jan 16, 3:17pm -
  • Where Do Coin Price Guides Get Their Prices?
    By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com….   First of all, I want to point out that coin price guides are just that… GUIDES! For convenience, they list just one price for a given grade of a coin. It’s important to note that differen…
    - 31 Dec 15, 12:08pm -
  • Collecting the Coins of Austria: 2003: Prince Metternich (Fürst Metternich) 20 Euro Silver Coin
    From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 20 Euro Silver Coin – Prince Metternich | Fürst Metternich (2003) Austria Through the Ages Series (2000-2003) Description: This, the third issue in the Austrian Mint’s “Austria Through the Ages” series, f…
    - 1 Dec 15, 4:26am -
  • Some Appreciate Rare Coin Pedigrees, Some Destroy Pedigrees
    By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek.com – MFrarecoins.com ……   A pedigree, in numismatic terms, is the line of ownership of a coin or piece of paper money. In rare cases pedigrees can be traced all the way back to a mint, such as the pedigree of th…
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Coin Shows - Exhibits & Events

US Coin News

  • newBela Lyon Pratt Quarter & Half Eagle Gold Coin Book to Debut at ANA World’s Fair
    New book on classic Indian Head U.S. gold coins by author of Mexican Beauty: Un Peso Caballito By Allan Schein …..   Author Allan Schein announces the release of his newest numismatic book, The $2½ & $5 Gold Indians of Bela Lyon Pratt. 18 months…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jul 16, 3:45pm -
  • newClassic US Coins – You Can’t Roller-Skate In This Buffalo Herd
    By Jim Bisognani – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation …..   Online Auctions Tide Collectors Over – My Five–0 Season Continues Summer 2016 has certainly been busy and eventful. Numismatically speaking I can’t recall having enjoyed our hobby as…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Jul 16, 1:44pm -
  • newClassic US Coins – The Final Link to Completing a Charlotte Gold Collection
    By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……   The completion of any set of classic United States gold coinage is an important feat. When the set in question is a complete set of Charlotte gold…well, that’s truly a feat t…
    - 7 days ago, 21 Jul 16, 5:59pm -
  • newHeritage Auctions to Present Jon Alan Boka 1794 Cent Collection at Long Beach
    On display at the ANA and to be auctioned at the September Long Beach Expo, over half of the collection ranks in the top 10 for their respective variety   Right: The finest-known 1794 S-19a Discovery Coin, XF40 PCGS. From The Al Boka Collection, Par…
    - 7 days ago, 20 Jul 16, 10:43pm -
  • newCollecting Classic US Coins: Gem Circulated
    Attractive coins can be found at all levels of the Sheldon scale Much attention in numismatics is focused on quality. One of the most common pieces of wisdom dispensed by experienced numismatists is to buy the best you can afford. For decades this ad…
    - 9 days ago, 19 Jul 16, 6:25pm -
  • newNewly Discovered, Unique Dual-Plugged 1795 Silver Dollar Offered by Heritage Auctions
    Authenticated by NGC, this discovery coin will be featured in the Heritage Platinum Night Auction at the ANA Anaheim World’s Fair of Money, August 10, 2016 A first-of-its-kind, recently-discovered 1795 U.S. Flowing Hair silver dollar with two separ…
    - 9 days ago, 19 Jul 16, 1:03pm -
  • Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1900-S $5 Half Eagle
    This Middle Eastern counterfeit coin lacks the details of a genuine 1900-S Half Eagle. By  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ……   When we think of counterfeiting in the coin market today, we imagine deceitful people attempting to pass off a fake…
    - 11 days ago, 17 Jul 16, 4:04pm -
  • 10 Rare US Gold Coins with Surprising Low/High CAC Populations
    By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……   I have written previous articles about CAC population figures. To me, CAC populations help to quantify quality. By this, I mean that if eight examples of a specific date of Liber…
    - 13 days ago, 14 Jul 16, 10:48pm -
  • Classic U.S. Coins – Key Date Coins for Less Than $2,500, Pt. 2: Half Dimes
    Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #340 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ……   During the history of coin collecting in the United States, most coin e…
    - 15 days ago, 13 Jul 16, 7:11pm -
  • CoinWeek IQ: Proper Preservation Techniques for Copper Coins – 4K Video
    CoinWeek IQ: Analysis and Insights from the editors of CoinWeek.com. Copper is one of the most reactive metals used to make coins. Because of this, copper coins require constant care to maintain their original beautiful appearance. In this insightf…
    - 16 days ago, 12 Jul 16, 12:14pm -

People in the News

  • newANA News – Notable Numismatists Honored with Service Awards
    Recipients recognized at Anaheim World’s Fair of Money Awards Banquet The recipients of the American Numismatic Association (ANA) 2016 Elvira Clain-Stefanelli Memorial Award, Farran Zerbe Memorial Award, Harry J. Forman Dealer of the Year Award, Li…
    - 14 hours ago, 27 Jul 16, 8:18pm -
  • newCoinWeek Podcast #38: Heritage Auctions Greg Rohan on Gardner and the Rare Coin Market
    CoinWeek Podcast #38: Heritage Auctions Greg Rohan on Gardner and the Rare Coin Market Longtime collector Gene Gardner passed away earlier this month after a long illness. In this episode of the CoinWeek Podcast, we reach out to Gardner’s friend an…
    - 17 hours ago, 27 Jul 16, 5:44pm -
  • newANA World’s Fair of Money in Anaheim Quickly Approaching
    The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) World’s Fair of Money® in Anaheim is rapidly approaching and promises to be the biggest, most fun coin show of the summer. The convention takes place August 9-13 in Hall D of the Anaheim Convention Cen…
    - 4 days ago, 24 Jul 16, 7:30pm -
  • newJohn Kraljevich Wins ANA Numismatist of the Year Award
    John Kraljevich is the 2016 recipient of the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) Numismatist of the Year Award. The award honors an individual within the numismatic community who has demonstrated long-term leadership in the field and to the Ass…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jul 16, 7:33pm -
  • newCoinWeek News Wire for July 22, 2016
    By Coinweek ….   CoinWeek News Wire for July 22, 2016 Brain Food 1.) The history keepers On a cool, cloudy Tuesday morning … a coin collector stops by the Laxmi Narayan temple in Basantapur, looking for a coin minted during the reign of Prithivi…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jul 16, 10:55am -
  • newCoinWeek Podcast #37: UnCut Funk: African-American Representation and Money
    CoinWeek Podcast #37: UnCut Funk: African-American Representation and Money Pamela Thomas and Loreen Williamson are co-curators and owners of the Museum of UnCut Funk, the internet’s first virtual museum dedicated to the preservation and celebrati…
    - 8 days ago, 20 Jul 16, 6:59pm -
  • newIn Memoriam: Robert-Ralph Carmichael, 1937-2016
    The wildlife and natural beauty of Canada is one of the predominant themes of Robert-Ralph Carmichael’s work By CoinWeek News Staff ….   Saturday, July 16, 2016 saw the passing of nationally-known Canadian artist Robert-Ralph Carmichael, aged 78…
    - 9 days ago, 19 Jul 16, 7:20pm -
  • newA Most Distinguished Gentleman: In Memoriam – Gene Gardner
    By Greg Reynolds for CoinWeek …..   I feel honored to have had the privilege of knowing Eugene H. Gardner, Sr., 80. He was one of the most distinguished, visibly active and enthusiastic collectors in the history of the coin community in the Unite…
    - 9 days ago, 19 Jul 16, 1:28pm -
  • newWealthy Max Presents Motion to Dismiss in Civil Forfeiture Case
    By Wealthy Max Ltd …..   The Wealthy Max Limited legal defense team from GeyerGorey LLP, represented by Robert Connolly, presented the arguments behind its motion to dismiss the civil forfeiture case brought by the US Attorney for the District of…
    - 9 days ago, 19 Jul 16, 10:40am -
  • newHarvey Stack Remembers Chet Krause
    By Harvey Stack – Founder, Stack’s Bowers ……   It was with great sadness and a feeling of personal loss that I learned of the recent passing of my dear friend Chet Krause. I remember first meeting him when he visited Stack’s in New York Ci…
    - 10 days ago, 18 Jul 16, 6:25pm -

World Coin News

  • newEnglish Gold Noble Coins of King Edward III (1327-77)
    Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #342 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ……   English Noble gold coins minted during the era of King Edward III are h…
    - 15 hours ago, 27 Jul 16, 8:02pm -
  • newHeritage World Coin Auctions – Massive 10 Taler from Brunswick- Wolfenbüttel
    One of the highlights of our upcoming August 11 ANA World Coin Platinum Night Auction in Anaheim, from The Cape Coral Collection of Multiple Talers, is a massive 1620-dated 10 Taler coin struck for Friedrich Ulrich of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel. Graded…
    - 2 days ago, 26 Jul 16, 6:00pm -
  • newPreview of Stack’s Bowers Ponterio August Hong Kong Showcase Auction
    Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio is pleased to announce details of their upcoming Hong Kong Auction of Chinese and Asian coins and currency, to be held Monday August 15 through Wednesday April 17 at The Mira Hong Kong, 118 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Ko…
    - 3 days ago, 25 Jul 16, 3:56pm -
  • newMexico 1921 Aztec Sunstone 20 Peso Gold Coin
    Description: At the turn of the 20th century, Mexico adopted the gold standard and issued new coin denominations. Five-peso and 10-peso gold coins were introduced in 1905. The 2.5-peso gold coin’s run began in 1918, and the two-peso gold coin follo…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jul 16, 3:53pm -
  • newNGC Highlights of Stack’s Bowers August Anaheim Auction
    NGC-certified world coins highlight Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ official auction of the ANA World’s Fair of Money The Stack’s Bowers auction at the ANA World’s Fair of Money will be held August 9-13, 2016, in Anaheim California. It features a…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jul 16, 2:35pm -
  • newAtlas Numismatics Publishes Newest Fixed-Price List – July 2016
    By Atlas Numismatics ……   New Inventory Atlas Numismatics has updated their website with 366 new coins, medals, and tokens at fixed price. Selections include the following items: Superb Athenian Owl http://atlasnumismatics.com/1038222/ Images co…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jul 16, 1:08pm -
  • newCoinWeek News Wire for July 22, 2016
    By Coinweek ….   CoinWeek News Wire for July 22, 2016 Brain Food 1.) The history keepers On a cool, cloudy Tuesday morning … a coin collector stops by the Laxmi Narayan temple in Basantapur, looking for a coin minted during the reign of Prithivi…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jul 16, 10:55am -
  • newCool Coins! 2016 Episode 5 – 4K Video
    Our fifth episode of CoinWeek’s Cool Coins! for 2016 ups the ante! We’ve got scarce medals, scarcer U.S. pattern coins, and a previously-unpublished ancient gold coin. Exonumia dealer Paul Cunningham always brings with him an unusual and intere…
    - 6 days ago, 22 Jul 16, 1:23am -
  • newGermany 2016 Nelly Sachs 125 Years 20 Euro Silver Coin
    Description: The German 2016 Nelly Sachs 20 Euro Silver Commemorative Coin honors the 125th anniversary of the legendary Jewish poet’s birth. Born in Berlin on December 10, 1891, Sachs grew up in a wealthy family and enjoyed dancing, studied music,…
    - 6 days ago, 21 Jul 16, 11:24pm -
  • newStack’s Bowers World Coin Auction – Gem Chinese 1910 Pattern Dragon Dollar
    By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger – Stacks Bowers ……   This week’s preview for the Stack’s Bowers upcoming August Hong Kong Showcase Auction is a lovely Dragon Pattern Dollar from the final period of the Chinese Empire and the Qin…
    - 7 days ago, 21 Jul 16, 7:47pm -

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