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Ancient Coin News

  • newAncient Coins : The First Circulating Gold Coinage & The Stag of Artemis
    By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC The Colosseo Collection ……… The First Circulating Coinage Little is known about this mysterious archaic electrum coinage. It was minted in Ionia, somewhere in central Western Anatolia on the sh…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Sep 14, 11:32am -
  • newAncient Coins: The Beginning of Coinage
    By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC The Colosseo Collection ……… The Beginning of Coinage Shown with expressive and diverse imagery today, coinage started from very humble beginnings. The ancient author Herodotos wrote that “the…
    - 9 days ago, 11 Sep 14, 9:05pm -
  • Byzantine Gold Coin Collection Sells for Record Prices at Long Beach Expo. VIDEO: 4:10
    Sam Spiegel, Senior Numismatist, Heritage Auctions Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com….. An important ancient coin collection was sold by Heritage Auctions at the Long Beach Expo that is considered a benchmark for Byzantine collectors. Sam Spie…
    - 10 days ago, 10 Sep 14, 4:27am -
  • Ancient Coins: Coinage of the Barbarian Invaders
    Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek… Why have our two consuls and praetors come out today wearing their embroidered, their scarlet togas? Why have they put on bracelets with so many amethysts, and rings sparkling with magnificent eme…
    - 12 days ago, 8 Sep 14, 9:01pm -
  • Baldwin’s to Offer the David Sellwood Collection of Parthian Coins
    A.H. Baldwin and Sons Ltd, the only official Coinex sponsors, 2014, present Auction 90; Ancient Coins, British Coins and Commemorative Medals. The sale boasts Part One of The David Sellwood Collection of Parthian Coins, the most extensive and import…
    - 17 days ago, 3 Sep 14, 2:15pm -
  • Marvelous 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…
    - 24 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 3:43pm -
  • Ancient 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…
    - 25 days ago, 26 Aug 14, 11:55am -
  • 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…
    - 29 days ago, 22 Aug 14, 7:57pm -
  • 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…
    - 36 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…
    - 42 days ago, 9 Aug 14, 1:17pm -

Coin & Currency Auctions

  • newTop 10 Auction Results: Vente 122
    The numismatists at Jean ELSEN & ses Fils s.a. of Brussels report to CoinWeek that they have just completed a successful sale of world and ancient coins from their Auction 122 catalog. Leading the way was a gold aureus from 3rd century Lyon, which m…
    - 18 hours ago, 19 Sep 14, 5:44pm -
  • new1792 silver-center Cent at Heritage’s September Long Beach Auctions
    1792 silver-center cent tops $700,000 to lead Heritage’s $28+ million September Long Beach auctions. 1907 PR68 Saint-Gaudens double eagle highlights Pannonia Collectionat Sept. 3-7 U.S. & World Coins & Currency Event. An historic 1792 Silver Cent…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Sep 14, 7:49pm -
  • newTokens from the “Baldwin Basement” emerge at auction for the first time in over half-a-century
    A.H. Baldwin & Sons Ltd, one of the largest and longest established Numismatic dealers and auction houses, have delved into their Basement at Adelphi Terrace to offer a treasured collection of 18th Century Tokens. Auction 92 will be the first in a s…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Sep 14, 7:02pm -
  • newBaldwin’s Coinex Auctions 90 & 91
    The David Sellwood Collection of Parthian Coins at Coinex 2014 View the Official Coinex Auction 90 Catalogue London – A.H. Baldwin and Sons Ltd, the only official Coinex sponsors, 2014, present Auction 90; Ancient Coins, British Coins and Commemora…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Sep 14, 2:34pm -
  • Byzantine Gold Coin Collection Sells for Record Prices at Long Beach Expo. VIDEO: 4:10
    Sam Spiegel, Senior Numismatist, Heritage Auctions Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com….. An important ancient coin collection was sold by Heritage Auctions at the Long Beach Expo that is considered a benchmark for Byzantine collectors. Sam Spie…
    - 10 days ago, 10 Sep 14, 4:27am -
  • Doug Winter: Two Sales, Three Coins, One Opinion: My Quick Take on the ANA Auctions
    By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com The ANA week has never been easy for a small numismatic firm like mine to handle, and when I learned that this year’s version included not one but two companies’ auctions I let out an audible groan. This was…
    - 16 days ago, 4 Sep 14, 2:01pm -
  • Baldwin’s to Offer the David Sellwood Collection of Parthian Coins
    A.H. Baldwin and Sons Ltd, the only official Coinex sponsors, 2014, present Auction 90; Ancient Coins, British Coins and Commemorative Medals. The sale boasts Part One of The David Sellwood Collection of Parthian Coins, the most extensive and import…
    - 17 days ago, 3 Sep 14, 2:15pm -
  • Rare 1681 silver Halfcrown of King Charles II, with mark of the Royal African Company
    Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #239 A CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds……….. Halfcrowns, 2½ Shillings silver coins, of English King Charles II are not r…
    - 17 days ago, 3 Sep 14, 1:45pm -
  • Marvelous 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…
    - 24 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 3:43pm -
  • Mexican 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…
    - 26 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 9:10pm -

The Bullion Report

  • newGold and Silver Continue to Hit New Lows – 5 Articles on “Why “
    Another Miserable Week for Gold and Silver Gold and silver drifted lower over the course of the week, with a challenge to the $1200 level for gold becoming a distinct possibility. Silver is struggling to hold $18.50. Mainstream opinion has been negat…
    - 16 hours ago, 19 Sep 14, 7:51pm -
  • newNewest Austrian Mint Wildlife Coin Unveiled: The Wild Boar
    The Second Austrian Mint Wildlife in Our Sights Coin design has been revealed… Chubby with a knowing grin, the Wild Boar looks out at you from its golden background on the second gold coin in the Austrian Mint’s “Wildlife in Our Sights” serie…
    - 23 hours ago, 19 Sep 14, 1:20pm -
  • newAs Legal Issues Mount, Merit Gold Customers Seek Relief
    By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek… In CoinWeek’s initial report on Merit Gold and Silver, we wrote that the Santa Monica City’s Attorney’s Office had filed a complaint against the firm, alleging that Merit had “engaged in an…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Sep 14, 2:05pm -
  • newGold Continues to fall as dollar stengthens – Here are 5 articles why.
    Bloomberg –  Gold Little Changed Near 7-Month Low on Rates Outlook Gold traded little changed near a seven-month low on speculation that the Federal Reserve is moving closer to raising interest rates, eroding demand for the metal as an alternative…
    - 8 days ago, 12 Sep 14, 1:14pm -
  • newPrecious Metals Prices Will Be More Volatile Beginning October 1
    Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com By Patrick A. Heller Precious Metals Prices are going to get more volatile starting October 1. The CME Group (NASDAQ: CME), which owns the COMEX, NYMEX, GLOBEX, and other commodity exchanges, h…
    - 10 days ago, 10 Sep 14, 2:56pm -
  • APMEX Displays 400 Ounce Gold Bar at ANA World’s Fair of Money 2014. VIDEO: 2:46
    Michael Haynes, Chief Executive Officer, APMEX Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com….. One of the major precious metals dealers at the ANA World’s Fair of Money had a crowd stopping display of a 20 pound bar of gold. APMEX CEO Michael Haynes ta…
    - 10 days ago, 10 Sep 14, 3:50am -
  • 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…
    - 30 days ago, 21 Aug 14, 2:48am -
  • CFTC Confirms Its Reported Gold And Silver Market Data Is Erroneous
    Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com By Patrick A. Heller Over the past few years, JPMorgan Chase & Co. has paid more than $25 billion in fines and penalties for a variety of infractions. However, the July 29 announcement by the Co…
    - 32 days ago, 19 Aug 14, 4:14pm -
  • Reports of the Death of the Dollar as the World’s Currency May be Greatly Exaggerated
    by Tony Davis – Atlanta Gold & Coin Buyers ………. One of the most popular topics in the news today is the status of the dollar as the world’s currency and how efforts are being made by foreign nations to circumvent using the dollar by ent…
    - 40 days ago, 11 Aug 14, 5:09pm -
  • Coin Guides: Tips on Buying Precious Metals and Bullion Coins
    By Gainesville Coins – www.gainesvillecoins.com The Advantage of Physical Assets Precious metals have long been treasured both for their beauty and rarity. As a result, these metals have been used by many civilizations as a store of wealth, and in…
    - 46 days ago, 5 Aug 14, 11:41am -

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…
    - 82 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…
    - 85 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…
    - 10 Jun 14, 3:19pm -

Modern Coin News

  • newCommemorative Stories: The 1983-84 LA Olympics Coins – Part III
    By David Provost for CoinWeek…. Parts I and II of this article can be found here: Part I and Part II.   The original bill calling for commemorative coins to support the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games was introduced by Senator Alan Cranston (D-CA…
    - 16 hours ago, 19 Sep 14, 8:27pm -
  • newNewest Austrian Mint Wildlife Coin Unveiled: The Wild Boar
    The Second Austrian Mint Wildlife in Our Sights Coin design has been revealed… Chubby with a knowing grin, the Wild Boar looks out at you from its golden background on the second gold coin in the Austrian Mint’s “Wildlife in Our Sights” serie…
    - 23 hours ago, 19 Sep 14, 1:20pm -
  • newThe U.S. Mint to Release Great Sand Dunes 5 Ounce Silver Coin Today
    CoinWeek Staff Reports…. At noon Eastern today, the United States Mint will accept orders for the 2014 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin – Great Sand Dunes National Park. The five ounce .999 silver coin is being issued at…
    - 5 days ago, 15 Sep 14, 3:49pm -
  • newThe Real Diehl: Let’s Get Real About the Issue of First Strike Coinage
    The Real Diehl is a regularly-appearing column by former United States Mint Director Philip N. Diehl, exclusively for CoinWeek ……….. Are There Really “First Strikes”, “ Releases”, and “Early Releases®”? I read with interest Mich…
    - 10 days ago, 10 Sep 14, 5:35pm -
  • Art Inspired by America’s First People a Perfect Fit for the Next Era of U.S. Coinage
    by Marty Menz - Gainesville Coins The Next Era of U.S. Coinage would benefit from a return to the continent’s roots… Native Americans have a rich artistic heritage that has developed in this land for the past 13,000 years or more, yet the United…
    - 12 days ago, 8 Sep 14, 9:48pm -
  • The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint News Update for September
    By Louis Golino for CoinWeek….   No JFK silver sets in Baltimore In the aftermath of the chaotic events surrounding the release of the JFK gold half dollar last month, which were discussed in this column last month and in the in-depth analysis by…
    - 12 days ago, 8 Sep 14, 4:50pm -
  • The Royal Mint introduces its 2014 Britannia Proof Collection
    The 2014 Britannia Proof Collection… and the United Kingdom’s smallest coin The changing face of Britain as personified by the figure of Britannia is captured once again on The Royal Mint’s Britannia Gold and Silver Proof Collection, which for…
    - 18 days ago, 2 Sep 14, 7:01pm -

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…
    - 71 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…
    - 96 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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…
    - 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

Robert Galiette Talks About the Gilded Age Collection of $20 Liberty Gold. VIDEO: 11:24.
Robert Galiette Talks About the Gilded Age Collection of $20 Liberty Gold. VIDEO: 11:24.Robert Galiette, Collector, Interviewer: Charles Morgan, CoinWeek.com. Robert Galiette has assembled a complete collection of $20 Liberty gold Double Eagles .…
- 1 day ago, 19 Sep 14, 10:42am -
New Procedures for PNG Members to List Coins on eBay. VIDEO: 3:36.
New Procedures for PNG Members to List Coins on eBay. VIDEO: 3:36.Robert Brueggeman, Professional Numismatic Guild, Gene Cook, eBay. PNG members are allowed special listings on eBay that include posting their membership in ...From:coinweekView…
- 1 day ago, 19 Sep 14, 8:05am -
APMEX Displays 400 Ounce Gold Bar at ANA World’s Fair of Money 2014. VIDEO: 2:46.
APMEX Displays 400 Ounce Gold Bar at ANA World’s Fair of Money 2014. VIDEO: 2:46.Michael Haynes, Chief Executive Officer, APMEX, Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com. One of the major precious metals dealers at the ANA World's Fair of M...Fr…
- 1 day ago, 19 Sep 14, 5:50am -
Cool Coins! ANA World’s Fair of Money, Chicago, Illinois, August 2014. VIDEO: 8:19.
Cool Coins! ANA World’s Fair of Money, Chicago, Illinois, August 2014. VIDEO: 8:19.David Lisot, CoinWeek.com with Russell Augustin, 1915 gold $50 Pan-Pac Round & Octagonal gold PCGS AU58, Don Rinkor, 1921 Morgan Dollar PCGS MS64 DMPL, Chuck...…
- 1 day ago, 19 Sep 14, 3:54am -
Philip Diehl Talks about Relevancy of Circulation US Coinage. VIDEO: 5:23.
Philip Diehl Talks about Relevancy of Circulation US Coinage. VIDEO: 5:23.Philip N. Diehl, Former US Mint Director, Interviewer: Charles Morgan, CoinWeek.com. Philip N. Diehl was Director of the United States Mint from 1993 until 2...From:coinw…
- 3 days ago, 17 Sep 14, 2:41am -
Finest Known Set of PCGS Saint Gaudens $20 Gold on Display at Long Beach. VIDEO: 3:02.
Finest Known Set of PCGS Saint Gaudens $20 Gold on Display at Long Beach. VIDEO: 3:02.Barry Stuppler, Stuppler & Associates, Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com. The finest known PCGS graded Registry Set was on display at the Long Beach. Nu...…
- 4 days ago, 16 Sep 14, 9:59pm -

Collecting Strategies

  • newFundamentals of Coin Collecting and Coin Investing
    By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. Fundamentals of Coin Collecting In my opinion coin and stamp collecting are the greatest hobbies ever conceived. Those of us involved in numismatics, or the study of coins and money already know that we have a wonderful pastime…
    - 4 days ago, 16 Sep 14, 12:07pm -
  • newFinest Known Set of PCGS Saint Gaudens $20 Gold on Display at Long Beach. VIDEO: 3:02
    Barry Stuppler, Stuppler & Company Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……. The finest known PCGS graded Registry Set was on display at the Long Beach. Numismatist Barry Stuppler has helped the collector put this set together for almost a decade…
    - 5 days ago, 15 Sep 14, 10:51am -
  • Coin Photography: A Photo is Worth 1,000 Words (Except When It’s Not Enough)
    A Guest Blog from Jenna Van Valen, photographer here at DWN. We’ve all heard the numismatic mantra, “Buy the coin, not the holder.” But what about those times we can’t view the coin in person? Surely we can’t all attend every convention, ev…
    - 11 days ago, 9 Sep 14, 9:32pm -
  • Rare Gold Coins under $5000 each, Part 4: ‘No Motto’ Liberty Eagles ($10 Gold Pieces)
    Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #238 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds…. Liberty Eagles were minted from 1838 to 1907. These are sometimes termed ‘L…
    - 24 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 2:20pm -
  • Compromising 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…
    - 26 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 2:56pm -
  • 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…
    - 36 days ago, 15 Aug 14, 12:47pm -
  • 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…
    - 44 days ago, 7 Aug 14, 11:44am -
  • Coin Guides: Tips on Buying Precious Metals and Bullion Coins
    By Gainesville Coins – www.gainesvillecoins.com The Advantage of Physical Assets Precious metals have long been treasured both for their beauty and rarity. As a result, these metals have been used by many civilizations as a store of wealth, and in…
    - 46 days ago, 5 Aug 14, 11:41am -
  • 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…
    - 47 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…
    - 52 days ago, 30 Jul 14, 4:05pm -

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…
    - 43 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…
    - 44 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…
    - 57 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…
    - 61 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…
    - 64 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…
    - 75 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

  • 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…
    - 36 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…
    - 37 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…
    - 38 days ago, 13 Aug 14, 9:16pm -

US Coin News

People in the News

  • newCommemorative Stories: The 1983-84 LA Olympics Coins – Part III
    By David Provost for CoinWeek…. Parts I and II of this article can be found here: Part I and Part II.   The original bill calling for commemorative coins to support the 1984 Los Angeles Olympic Games was introduced by Senator Alan Cranston (D-CA…
    - 16 hours ago, 19 Sep 14, 8:27pm -
  • newBill Motto: A Memoriam
    by Douglas Winter  - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. A good guy passed away yesterday and I’d like to share some thoughts about him. William “Bill” Motto was the CEO of a major Midwestern company, but I knew him as an a…
    - 3 days ago, 17 Sep 14, 3:24pm -
  • newRare Gold Coins under $5000 each, Part 5: ‘With Motto’ Liberty Eagles ($10 Gold Pieces)
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  • newCoinWeek Q&A with Former Congressman Mike Castle
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  • newAs Legal Issues Mount, Merit Gold Customers Seek Relief
    By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek… In CoinWeek’s initial report on Merit Gold and Silver, we wrote that the Santa Monica City’s Attorney’s Office had filed a complaint against the firm, alleging that Merit had “engaged in an…
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  • newInterview with Designer of the 2015 Perth Mint Lunar Goat Gold and Silver Coins
    With Steven Cochran The Coin Explorer at Gainesville Coins ………   The Coin Explorer recently had the chance to ask Perth Mint coin artist Natasha Muhl about being chosen to design the 2015 Year of the Goat silver and gold coins for the Mint…
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  • newAncient Coins: The Beginning of Coinage
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  • newDavid T. Alexander: Launching a Coin Cataloger
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  • newRobert Galiette Talks About the Gilded Age Collection of $20 Liberty Gold. VIDEO: 11:24
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  • newEd Moy Honored at Standish Foundation 4 Children Event in Washington DC
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World Coin News

  • New $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…
    - 24 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 4:14am -
  • World Coins: ATLAS OF WILDLIFE – First Issue of New Coin Series!
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    - 24 days ago, 27 Aug 14, 3:07am -
  • Mexican 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…
    - 26 days ago, 25 Aug 14, 9:10pm -

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