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Ancient Coin News

  • newMarvelous Rarities and Collections at Gorny & Mosch
    Be it an ox hide ingot, a unique silver medallion of Trajan, the largest collection of religious amulets and medals the market has ever seen or a nicely assorted collection of numisnautics: Gorny & Mosch has spectacular offers for its October sale. M…
    - 7 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 3:43pm -
  • newAncient Coin Insights: Coinage of Parthia
    by Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek…. Parthian royal history (c. 247 BC – 228 CE) is a dismal record of sons murdering fathers, and brothers slaying brothers to seize a shaky throne. Yet for most of this era, Parthia provided reasonably efficient gove…
    - 8 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 11:55am -
  • Medieval Numismatics: Coins of the Crusaders
    CoinWeek Medieval Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ……….. Crusader coins survive in surprising abundance and have much to tell us about this distant era, which has so many parallels to contemporary events. Between 1096 and 1291, the Church of Rom…
    - 18 days ago, 15 Aug 14, 8:12pm -
  • Magnificent Syracuse Decadrachm Tops Heritage World & Ancient Coin Platinum Night Auction
    SICILY. Syracuse. Time of Dionysius I (405-367 BC). AR decadrachm (33mm, 43.30 gm, 6h). Struck ca. 400-390 BC. Unsigned dies in the style of Euainetos. Charioteer, in flowing chiton and holding goad and reins, driving racing quadriga left; above, Nik…
    - 25 days ago, 9 Aug 14, 1:17pm -
  • Rare Coins from over 50 countries offered in Heritage’s Platinum Night World & Ancient Coins auction
    Rare Chinese silver and gold lead the way in Heritage’s deepest, “most sophisticated” World and Ancient Coin auction to date, Aug. 8, 2014, in Chicago A pair of exceedingly rare Chinese coins – an 1867 Ching Dynasty Pattern Silver Tael PR64 N…
    - 34 days ago, 31 Jul 14, 5:23pm -
  • Ancient Coin Auction News: Superb Rarities in Jacquier Auction Sale 39
    Ancient Coin Auction News: Jacquier Auction Sale 39 features many notable rarities… A selection of superb gems can be found in the catalog of the upcoming auction sale #39 of Paul-Francis Jacquier. The focus is on the Greek east, rare Antoniniani a…
    - 37 days ago, 28 Jul 14, 1:19pm -
  • The Coinage of Aksum
    by Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek…. Ancient Coin Series Where the south declines towards the setting sun lies the country called Ethiopia, the last inhabited land in that direction. There gold is obtained in great plenty… –Herodotus, The Historie…
    - 43 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 2:01pm -
  • Daily Record: Five years on, test case on coins tries USAO’s patience
    By Wayne Sayles – Ancient Coin Collecting Blog ……….. The Daily Record, a news service for Maryland based business and legal professions, ran an interesting report about the Ancient Coin Collectors Guild forfeiture case in its July 13, 2014 is…
    - 48 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 11:17am -
  • The Coinage of Carthage
    by Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek…. Ancient Coin Series Most of what we know about Carthaginians was written by their enemies–first the Greeks, then the Romans. They are described as greedy, treacherous and brutal. Yet even Cicero, a Roman politicia…
    - 57 days ago, 8 Jul 14, 1:55am -
  • NGC Ancients Headline Heritage Auctions’ Chicago ANA Sale
    NGC Ancients take center stage at August’s ANA Sale…. NGC-graded world and ancient coins highlight Heritage Auctions’ first-ever World and Ancient Coins Platinum Night Auction. The sale, which will be held August 8 at the ANA’s World’s Fair…
    - 63 days ago, 1 Jul 14, 10:06pm -

Coin & Currency Auctions

  • newMarvelous Rarities and Collections at Gorny & Mosch
    Be it an ox hide ingot, a unique silver medallion of Trajan, the largest collection of religious amulets and medals the market has ever seen or a nicely assorted collection of numisnautics: Gorny & Mosch has spectacular offers for its October sale. M…
    - 7 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 3:43pm -
  • newMexican Numismatic Treasures to be Auctioned in November
    Numismatic auction house Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC announces that two of Mexico’s most important historical silver coins will be sold at auction on November 6 in Orlando, Florida. “We cannot overstress the importance of this auction, both for the…
    - 8 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 9:10pm -
  • Rosenblum Coins Prepares to Auction “The Philadelphia Collection”
    According to the firm, the collection is a true treasure trove featuring nicest, finest, rarest Proof Sets, Tokens, and Paper Money, among Others… Coined “The Philadelphia Collection,” William M. Rosenblum is preparing to auction one of the be…
    - 11 days ago, 22 Aug 14, 7:57pm -
  • Professional Numismatists Guild Announces October 2014 New York Coin Show
    The Professional Numismatists Guild will conduct a coin and paper money show in the Times Squares area of New York City, October 9 – 11, 2014. The PNG New York Invitational will be open to the public at the Millennium Broadway Hotel, 145 West 44h S…
    - 15 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 7:59pm -
  • Sunnywood Collection of Toned Morgans to Headline October Regency Auction IX
    Legend Rare Coin Auctions to proud to announce the consignment of the world famous Sunnywood Collection to the October Regency Auction IX… Legend Rare Coin Auctions is proud to announce that they have been consigned The Simpson Sunnywood Collection…
    - 16 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 7:29pm -
  • Outstanding Results Define the August 2014 Stack’s Bowers Galleries ANA World’s Fair of Money Auction
    Fabled Garrett Class III 1804 Silver Dollar brings $1.88 million; numerous other rarities receive intense bidding attention. All eyes in the numismatic world were on Rosemont, Illinois and the ANA’s annual World’s Fair of Money August 5-9, where…
    - 16 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 1:39pm -
  • Million Dollar Coins in ANA Auctions ….Part 1
    Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #236 — Edited on Aug. 14, 2014, 11:06 pm A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds …….. For the first time, both Stack’…
    - 20 days ago, 13 Aug 14, 11:51pm -
  • Outstanding World and Ancient Coins highlight Heritage Auctions’ Long Beach events
    Rare 1681 Elephant & Castle halfcrown among nearly 6,000+ World Coin lots Sept. 3-5 & 9-10 The finest certified 1681 Elephant & Castle halfcrown highlights a wealth of British material in Heritage’s upcoming World & Ancient Coins Signature® Auctio…
    - 21 days ago, 13 Aug 14, 4:04pm -
  • 1861 Paquet $20 brings $1,645,000 in $49.3+ million ANA Heritage Coin Auctions
    Week of Heritage numismatic auctions includes three separate U.S. Coins, Currency and World Coin Platinum Nights, Aug. 5-9, 2014, at the American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money, in Chicago  An 1861 Paquet Reverse Double Eagle, depi…
    - 22 days ago, 12 Aug 14, 3:05pm -
  • 1877 Half Union Pattern in Gilt Copper
    The 1877 fifty dollar patterns, named half unions, were struck in both Large and Small Head varieties, both types using a common reverse. One specimen of each design was struck in gold (Judd-1546 and Judd-1548) and a small number of copper examples o…
    - 23 days ago, 11 Aug 14, 7:00pm -

The Bullion Report

Currency & Paper Money News

  • Whitman Expo – Baltimore Show Report, Part 2
    by Charles Morgan for CoinWeek…. The second day of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Baltimore Expo was so busy that it took me halfway through Saturday to coalesce all of my notes and gather my thoughts. For a supposedly “small” summer show, a l…
    - 65 days ago, 30 Jun 14, 1:30pm -
  • Unique 1896 “Educational” Banknotes To Cross The Block At Stack’s Bowers World’s Fair Of Money Auction
    The first sheets for the series. Serial numbers 1-4, $1, $2, $5 PMG About Uncirculated 55 America’s Most Famous and Most Ornate Designs Ex Harry W. Bass, Jr. IRVINE, Calif. — Stack’s Bowers Galleries will showcase the “Educational Note” she…
    - 68 days ago, 27 Jun 14, 3:57pm -
  • Paper Currency Grading: PMG Introduces Star Designation
    Paper Currency Grading firm PMG® introduces new quality designation… Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) will begin to designate notes that exhibit exceptional eye appeal with a Star at the June 12-15 Memphis International Paper Money Show. PMG graders…
    - 85 days ago, 10 Jun 14, 3:19pm -

Modern Coin News

Commentary & Market Reports

  • Baltimore was a blast – Stack’s Bowers sale claims nearly $5 Million – 8th Summer FUN underway
    By Jim Bisognani – NGC Market Report It’s a hot summer – outside as well as on the bourse! Read on for the latest show updates. Another Baltimore Whitman Expo is in the books, and the 2014 summer edition show was a vibrant affair from the openi…
    - 54 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 3:46pm -
  • Hot Topics: Wow! Eliasberg + Pogue Rare Coin Collection in my Lifetime… Some Thoughts
    By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics Hot Topics Since hearing the news they are selling all I can do is think about the Pogue Rare Coin Collection – the ULTIMATE coin collection EVER formed. They took the best of the best and built something…
    - 79 days ago, 16 Jun 14, 4:02pm -
  • Economic World War 3 Declared On US Dollar!
    Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com by Patrick A. Heller The 30-year $400 billion agreement for Russia to supply natural gas to China without using US dollars for payment is just one of the opening salvos by these two nations to…
    - 92 days ago, 3 Jun 14, 5:41pm -
  • Looking forward to 2014/2015 Ancient Coin Market Conditions
    By Geoffrey Cope www.petitioncrown.com A few years ago I proposed that Coin Collecting / Numismatics should be classed as an ASSET CLASS in their own right. I considered that having a mix of different asset classes can assist to reduce your overall…
    - 92 days ago, 2 Jun 14, 9:32pm -
  • Egyptian Coins and New School Archaeology
    By Wayne Sales…. As the State Department hearing on a proposed Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Egypt approaches, comments have appeared online espousing divergent points of view.  Readers of this blog will naturally be most familiar with th…
    - 97 days ago, 29 May 14, 5:09pm -
  • A Fresh Example Of Gold Price Manipulation!
    By Patrick A. Heller – Liberty Coin Service A major trade last week has all the tell-tale signs of institutional gold price manipulation… The suppression of gold and silver prices is virtually an all-day everyday experience. It is so flagrant a…
    - 99 days ago, 27 May 14, 5:14pm -
  • Why Museums Hate Ancient Coins
    By Mike Markowitz for Coinweek….. Ancient Coin Series As collectors of ancient coins, one of the most Frequently Asked Questions we encounter is “Don’t these things belong in museums?” The answer, sometimes with a patient sigh, sometimes wi…
    - 23 May 14, 1:46pm -
  • Hot Topics: Chatrooms Must Change
    By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics Hot Topics THE OPINIONS AND COMMENTS IN THIS ARTICLE ARE THOSE OF THE WRITER ALONE  AND DO NOT REPRESENT THE VIEWS OF LEGEND NUMISMATICS, LM AUCTIONS OR ANY OTHER COMPANY,ORGANIZATION OR INDIVIDUAL(S) TIME F…
    - 19 May 14, 4:17pm -
  • The Coin Analyst: Baseball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Prices Move Higher
    The Baseball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Program continues to perform well in the secondary market. Will this trend continue? By Louis Golino for CoinWeek Modern commemorative coins from the U.S. Mint frequently drop in price after initial inter…
    - 5 May 14, 5:50am -
  • Gold & Silver: The Case For Separation Of Government And Money!
    By Patrick Heller – Liberty Coin Service If you asked the average person on the street if government should be responsible for establishing monetary standards and the issuance of circulating money, I suspect that a very high percentage would agree…
    - 30 Apr 14, 5:03pm -

CoinWeek Cool Coins & Currency Video

CoinWeek.com Journalist Greg Reynolds Wins NLG Writing Awards. VIDEO: 4:55.
CoinWeek.com Journalist Greg Reynolds Wins NLG Writing Awards. VIDEO: 4:55.Greg Reynolds, Writer, CoinWeek, Dorothy Harris & Maurice Rosen, Award Presenters & Judges, Numismatic Literary Guild. Greg Reynolds is well know for his wee...From:coin…
- 2 days ago, 1 Sep 14, 1:13am -
Young Coin Dealer Shares What it Takes to Learn to Trade in Coins. VIDEO: 2:44.
Young Coin Dealer Shares What it Takes to Learn to Trade in Coins. VIDEO: 2:44.Riley Pence, 16 year old collector & dealer, Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com. There is a young man who has found a way to turn his hobby into a way to...From:…
- 2 days ago, 31 Aug 14, 9:16pm -
$2 Bill Documentary Film to Include Some Collectors at Memphis Paper Money Show. VIDEO: 2:30.
$2 Bill Documentary Film to Include Some Collectors at Memphis Paper Money Show. VIDEO: 2:30.A new film is being produced by filmmaker John Bennardo called “The Two Dollar Bill Documentary” will soon be available for viewing. Gathering inform…
- 3 days ago, 31 Aug 14, 7:07am -
Error Paper Money Exhibit on Display at Memphis 2014. VIDEO: 2:47.
Error Paper Money Exhibit on Display at Memphis 2014. VIDEO: 2:47.Bob Liddell, Paper Money Exhibitor, Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com. The International Paper Money Show in Memphis has some of the best exhibits of ba...From:coinweekView…
- 3 days ago, 31 Aug 14, 7:07am -
Young Coin Collector Buys Gem Peace Dollar at ANA Convention. VIDEO: 3:26.
Young Coin Collector Buys Gem Peace Dollar at ANA Convention. VIDEO: 3:26.Graham Ryan, Young Coin Collector, Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com. There are young coin collectors who really believe in their hobby and will save th...From:coinw…
- 5 days ago, 29 Aug 14, 2:51pm -
Prices Skyrocket for New Kennedy Gold Coin at ANA World’s Fair of Money. VIDEO: 12:38.
Prices Skyrocket for New Kennedy Gold Coin at ANA World’s Fair of Money. VIDEO: 12:38.David Lisot, Producer, CoinWeek.com. The new Kennedy 50th anniversary gold coin was released at the American Numismatic Association World's Fair of Money in .…
- 7 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 3:59pm -

Collecting Strategies

  • newCompromising When Coin Buying: When You Should and When You Shouldn’t
    By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. Collectors often ask me about my thought process(es) when I make coin purchases. Why do I buy certain coins and pass on others? Why do I stretch for some coins, and make others bas…
    - 9 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 2:56pm -
  • Coin Collecting Strategies: 7 Ways to Improve Your Coin Collection
    By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. Someone recently asked me a question that I thought was interesting and that merited a detailed response. To paraphrase this question, they basically asked me this: can you tell me…
    - 30 days ago, 4 Aug 14, 11:35am -
  • Key 1849-O Quarter in SBG Auction, an Unnoticed Rarity
    Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #234 … A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds…. One of the finest 1849-O quarters is ‘in the news’ as it will be off…
    - 35 days ago, 30 Jul 14, 4:05pm -
  • The Spectacular Newman-Jung Coin and other 1818/5 Capped Bust Quarters
    Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #233 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ………… The most exciting consignment to the Heritage ANA auction is the pr…
    - 41 days ago, 23 Jul 14, 8:12pm -
  • Coin Collecting Strategies: Is it Time to Buy Indian Head Half Eagles?
    By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. I am generally not a participant in the generic gold market as I tend to favor scarce and rare dates over more common ones. But I like Indian Head half eagles a lot and a recent ex…
    - 42 days ago, 23 Jul 14, 11:50am -
  • Coin Collecting Strategies: Rarity Wins In The Long Run
    Posted by Jeff Garrett on the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Weekly Market Report ….. Buy the best you can afford and focus on rarity whenever possible. The recently announced sale of the Pogue collection brought back memories of the 1982 auction…
    - 47 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 10:56am -
  • 10 Undervalued, Affordable US Gold Coins from the Old West
    By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. Everyone likes good value when they buy coins, and more collectors than ever opt to buy coins from the two western branch mints located in Carson City and San Francisco. So why not…
    - 48 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 11:28am -
  • When Buying Rare Coins, Who Do You Deal With?
    Posted by Jeff Garrett on the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Weekly Market Report ….. Regardless of whom you buy coins from, understanding the numismatic landscape will give you a better idea of how the hobby operates. Anyone who collects coins…
    - 75 days ago, 20 Jun 14, 5:27am -
  • Coin Collector Attempts Getting a Coin from Every Country in History. VIDEO: 2:06
    Dr. Garth Clark, President, Bellaire, Texas Coin Club Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com….. Dr. Clark started out as a teenager collecting coins hoping to get a coin from every country of the world. He soon found out there were more coins and m…
    - 75 days ago, 20 Jun 14, 12:49am -
  • Trophy Coins for the Rest of Us
    By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. The last article I wrote was about Trophy Coins. It generated a lot of buzz among my readers, not all of it positive. The negative comments I heard, not all underserved, typically…
    - 80 days ago, 14 Jun 14, 8:37pm -

Coin Prices

  • Coin Values: What’s It Worth? How dealers determine the value of a rare coin.
    How are rare coin prices determined? Often the question dealers will ask is: “I know what Greysheet (Coin Dealer Newsletter bid) is, but what can I ‘really’ get for it?” In this month’s Rare Coin Market Report, I will explain how I determin…
    - 26 days ago, 8 Aug 14, 11:52am -
  • Coin Values: Pricing Problem Coins !
    By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. I’ve discussed many times the process in which how nice coins are assigned price levels. But how are problem coins valued? This is an interesting question and one which is becomi…
    - 27 days ago, 7 Aug 14, 11:44am -
  • US Gold Coins: Are 1870-CC Eagles Undervalued in Comparison to their Double Eagle Counterparts?
    By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. Without a lot of fanfare, we have seen the dispersal of one of the most amazing collecting of Western branch mint gold coins in the history of numismatics. So far in 2014, the vari…
    - 40 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 10:40am -
  • VAM News: Ups and Downs for VAM Prices in July
    As reported in VAMs and More: The View…. The so-called experts predict it is the fall before a major rebound in VAM prices. The predictions came in articles in Coin World and on the CoinTalk websites. Time can only confirm that look into the crysta…
    - 43 days ago, 21 Jul 14, 7:52pm -
  • Coin Collecting Strategies: Rarity Wins In The Long Run
    Posted by Jeff Garrett on the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Weekly Market Report ….. Buy the best you can afford and focus on rarity whenever possible. The recently announced sale of the Pogue collection brought back memories of the 1982 auction…
    - 47 days ago, 18 Jul 14, 10:56am -
  • Coin Prices : The Importance of Auction Records
    Posted by Jeff Garrett on the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Weekly Market Report ….. Auction records are easily accessible for collectors and dealers today but 15 – 20 years ago they were hard to come by. A quarter century ago, the world of rar…
    - 58 days ago, 7 Jul 14, 11:27am -
  • The Coin Analyst: 2014 Baseball Commemorative Coins Market Q & A
    By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……….. 1. How much are the 2014 Baseball Commemorative Coins graded at the Baltimore Whitman Expo last week selling for? Will these coins hold their premiums? In the first few days after the Baltimore Whitman expo, c…
    - 7 Apr 14, 3:49pm -
  • New 2015 Red Book for Coin Prices Released at Whitman Expo. VIDEO: 2:31
    Dennis Tucker, Whitman Publishing Interviewer: Charles Morgan, CoinWeek.com…… The Guide Book of United States Coin aka “The Red Book” has been a primary source of coin prices since. The 68th edition for 2015 was released at the March Whitman…
    - 31 Mar 14, 12:30pm -
  • Dahlonega, Georgia Mint Half Eagles ($5 gold coins) of 1861
    Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #212 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds …….. Gold coins were produced at the Branch U.S. Mint in Dahlonega, Georgi…
    - 5 Mar 14, 5:33pm -
  • A Half Century of Coin Market Trends
    By Mark Ferguson – www.MFrarecoins.com                 I was recently involved in a discussion with a collector about historic coin market trends.  He was fascinated with this history which gave him new insights into the areas he’…
    - 2 Dec 13, 11:47am -

Coin Shows - Exhibits & Events

  • newWorld’s Fair of Money top exhibiting honor awarded to Mack Martin
    Exhibit featuring Reconstruction-era bonds wins Howland Wood Memorial Award Editor’s note: Images from Martin’s award-winning exhibit can be seen at Money.org. American Numismatic Association member Mack Martin won the Howland Wood Memorial Award…
    - 4 days ago, 30 Aug 14, 2:41pm -
  • The Kennedy Gold Proof Launch and the Modern Coin Market
    By Charles  Morgan, Scott Purvis, and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek… In a hobby already prone to hyperbole, the recent release of the Kennedy Gold Proof inspired a mixture of vocal opinions and raised many questions. Some saw the hysteria and deale…
    - 12 days ago, 22 Aug 14, 4:54pm -
  • Sunnywood Collection of Toned Morgans to Headline October Regency Auction IX
    Legend Rare Coin Auctions to proud to announce the consignment of the world famous Sunnywood Collection to the October Regency Auction IX… Legend Rare Coin Auctions is proud to announce that they have been consigned The Simpson Sunnywood Collection…
    - 16 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 7:29pm -
  • William Shamhart ANA WORLD’S FAIR OF MONEY Coin Show Report 2014
    By William Shamhart, Jr. – Numismatic Americana ……….. Like many of the regular table holders at this year’s ANA show, I decided to skip the pre-show. Ten days in Rosemont, Illinois is WAY too long. So I showed up at the pre-show around noon…
    - 16 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 1:22pm -
  • Coin Exhibits: The Saints Come Marching In To September 2014 Long Beach Expo
    Free admission coupons will be available, and the all-time finest collection of Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle gold coins will be displayed in public for the first time anywhere at the Long Beach Coin, Currency, Stamp & Sports Collectible Expo (www.LongB…
    - 19 days ago, 15 Aug 14, 12:47pm -
  • American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money Wrap Up
    By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek…. Obviously, the Kennedy gold half dollar release was the big story of the American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money and CoinWeek was on the ground as it happened. Expect to see that report by Monday. I…
    - 20 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 7:09pm -
  • Vegas Show Hosts Silver Dollar Panel, Panda and Hard Assets Seminar
    The Las Vegas Numismatic Society Fall coin show is set for September 12-14 in Las Vegas at the Palace Station Hotel and Casino, 2411 W. Sahara. The 51st annual spring show drew 300 dealers and over 3000 visitors. Saturday’s Silver Dollar panel exte…
    - 20 days ago, 13 Aug 14, 9:16pm -

US Coin News

  • Arches National Park Quarter Released at Utah Ceremony
    On June 6, Deputy Director of the United States Mint Dick Petereson joined Utah Lieutenant Governor Spencer J. Cox in Moab, Utah for the launch ceremony of the Arches National Park quarter. Dave Sakrison, mayor of Moab and master of ceremonies for th…
    - 85 days ago, 10 Jun 14, 12:36pm -
  • The Eugene H. Gardner Collection, Part I, debuts at Heritage Auctions, June 23, 2014
    The first of four auctions of financier and numismatic legend Eugene H. Gardner, presented by Heritage Auctions in New York The extraordinary rare coin collection of Lancaster, PA collector Eugene H. Gardner will be presented in the first of four un…
    - 90 days ago, 5 Jun 14, 3:01pm -
  • Central States Auction Signals Strength in Rare Coin Market
    Posted by Jim Bisognani  for NGC ……………. Rare Coin Market is strong as Heritage Sale Races To $47 Million – Territorial Gold A Powerhouse Birds are singing; the ground and trees are slowly becoming alive again. Ah, those seasonal chang…
    - 2 May 14, 4:44pm -

People in the News

  • newDavid T. Alexander: How this Auction Cataloger “Got that Way”
    By David T. Alexander for CoinWeek…. I have spent the last 40 years as a professional auction cataloger for several prominent firms. As a young collector in the 1950’s, however, I had little knowledge of numismatic auctions, how and why they work…
    - 6 days ago, 28 Aug 14, 12:06pm -
  • newExcerpts from the E-Sylum: Updating Betts of American Colonial Medals
    Each week, CoinWeek, in collaboration with the Numismatic Bibliomania Society, brings you a highlighted feature from the current volume of the E-Sylum eNewsletter. This week, Tony Lopez and Skyler Liechty, check in to let readers know that they are…
    - 7 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 12:27pm -
  • newLegendary Numismatist David T. Alexander to Debut New CoinWeek Column
    from the Editors of CoinWeek….  CoinWeek is excited to announce the debut of a new bi-monthly column by legendary numismatist David T. Alexander. The focus of the column will be Alexander’s long and storied career as a numismatic writer and ca…
    - 7 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 12:55am -
  • newCoinWeek Q&A with U.S. Gold Coin Expert Douglas Winter
    By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek… Douglas Winter’s love for numismatics began at the young age of seven. He has actively traded in coins since the age of ten, and has since devoted much of his life immersed in the the study of coins. Winter is a U.…
    - 8 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 5:08pm -
  • newCoinWeek.com Writer Greg Reynolds Wins NLG Writing Awards. VIDEO: 4:55.
    Greg Reynolds, Writer, CoinWeek, Dorothy Harris & Maurice Rosen, Award Presenters & Judges, Numismatic Literary Guild…….. Greg Reynolds is well know for his weekly articles on CoinWeek.com. His aggressive writing style coupled with his devout res…
    - 8 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 2:35am -
  • The Kennedy Gold Proof Launch and the Modern Coin Market
    By Charles  Morgan, Scott Purvis, and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek… In a hobby already prone to hyperbole, the recent release of the Kennedy Gold Proof inspired a mixture of vocal opinions and raised many questions. Some saw the hysteria and deale…
    - 12 days ago, 22 Aug 14, 4:54pm -
  • Merit Gold & Silver No Longer Accepting Bullion Orders; Going Out of Business (Update)
    by Hubert Walker ………… Visitors to the website of Merit Gold and Silver, a Santa Monica, California-based bullion and precious metals dealer, have seen a message stating that, as of August 5, the company is “no longer accepting bullion order…
    - 13 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 2:48am -
  • Excerpts from the e-Sylum: John Burns Memorial Fund Update
    Each week, CoinWeek, in collaboration with the Numismatic Bibliomania Society, brings you a highlighted feature from the current volume of the E-Sylum eNewsletter. This week, Pat McBride, administrator of the estate of late numismatic literature de…
    - 15 days ago, 19 Aug 14, 2:23pm -
  • American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money Wrap Up
    By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek…. Obviously, the Kennedy gold half dollar release was the big story of the American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money and CoinWeek was on the ground as it happened. Expect to see that report by Monday. I…
    - 20 days ago, 14 Aug 14, 7:09pm -
  • CoinWeek and Its Writers Win Eight Numismatic Literary Guild Awards
    By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek… Plaques, dinner, and humor dished out at Numismatic Literary Guild Bash… The Numismatic Literary Guild Bash is a chance for some of the industry’s brightest and most talented writers to get toge…
    - 22 days ago, 12 Aug 14, 2:29pm -

World Coin News

  • newNew $5 Coin from Cook Islands Offers a Color View of the Grand Canyon
    The Grand Canyon, one of the most impressive landscapes on earth, is the inaugural subject in a new program of coins under the heading “Spectacular Landscapes.” The sterling silver $5 piece dated 2014 issued under the auspices of the Cook Islands…
    - 7 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 4:14am -
  • newWorld Coins: ATLAS OF WILDLIFE – First Issue of New Coin Series!
    The Principality Andorra has issued an exclusive set of four silver coins under the title ‘Europe’. It’s the first issue of the ‘Atlas of Wildlife’ – a brand-new low mintage series! 1 oz silver .999 each coin Unique high relief images Ant…
    - 7 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 3:07am -
  • The Coin Analyst: Modern World Coin Round-Up for August
    By Louis Golino for CoinWeek…. It’s been a busy summer for modern coin releases from major world mints, and the fall will bring even more new coins that will be dominated by the 2015 Year of the Goat program.  Here are some of the more significa…
    - 14 days ago, 20 Aug 14, 4:00am -
  • Five New Perth Mint Coin Releases for August 2014
    The Perth Mint is pleased to present a vast new range of products ……… 2014 Mother’s Love Half Ounce Silver: The fourth release in the five coin Mother’s Love series features a reverse design of a mother brown bear and her cub; Queen Elizabe…
    - 21 days ago, 13 Aug 14, 4:15am -
  • Rare World Coins Excite Bidders in the Stack’s Bowers ANA Money Auction
    The first group of remarkable numismatic items sold in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries ANA World’s Fair of Money included world paper money, ancient coins, and world coins featured in Sessions A and B of the sale. The world paper money highlights fr…
    - 23 days ago, 11 Aug 14, 7:26pm -
  • Stack’s Offers Thousands of Rare World Coins at Official ANA World’s Fair of Money Auction
    The ANA’s World’s Fair of Money will be held August 5-9, 2014, at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, IL Stack’s Bowers Galleries is proud to serve as an official auctioneer of the American Numismatic Association’s World’s F…
    - 36 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 3:48pm -
  • NGC-certified Lissner World Coin Collection to Be Sold at ANA
    Classical Numismatic Group, Inc., of Lancaster, Pennsylvania and London, England, and St. James’s Auctions Ltd. (Knightsbridge Coins), of London, England, in association with M. Louis Teller of Encino, California, are pleased to announce the sale o…
    - 40 days ago, 25 Jul 14, 12:38pm -
  • The Coin Analyst: Some Interesting New World Coins
    By Louis Golino Missing Works of Art- New Niue Series Amid the dizzying array of recent new world coin issues is an intriguing a new series from the Mint of Poland created for the island nation of Niue, which issues a lot of coins. The series is call…
    - 68 days ago, 27 Jun 14, 1:22pm -
  • The Lissner World Coin Collection: An American Connoisseur
    Assembled over the last 40 years, the Robert L. Lissner Collection features over 2,000 world coins of exceptional quality, rarity and pedigree.  Classical Numismatic Group, Inc., of Lancaster, Pennsylvania and London, England, and St. James’s Auct…
    - 75 days ago, 20 Jun 14, 12:21pm -
  • China Mint Releases Commemorative Coin Set for China France Relations. VIDEO: 2:04
    William, PandaAmerica Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com …… The China Mint continues its parade of new issue coins with a three piece of gold and silver coins that celebrates 50 of diplomatic relations between the governments of France and Ch…
    - 77 days ago, 18 Jun 14, 12:07pm -

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