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Ancient Coin News

  • newDo Ancient Coins Need Third Party Grading? VIDEO: 3:44
    Harlan J. Berk, Sam Spiegel, & David Vagi Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com ………. Grading ancient coins is still an area of controversy.  Old school numismatics believes that coins of antiquity are meant to be held and appreciated in a tac…
    - 20 hours ago, 16 Apr 14, 2:30pm -
  • newHeritage Sells Ancient and World Coins in Chicago at CICF Conventions. VIDEO: 2:02
    Cris Bierrenbach, Heritage Auctions Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……. An important collection of ancient Roman gold coins was sold at the Chicago International Coin Fair by Heritage Auctions. Vice president Cris Bierrenbach talks about th…
    - 1 day ago, 16 Apr 14, 3:34am -
  • newThe First Real Woman to Appear on a Coin
    By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek….. The earliest coins, which emerged around 650 BCE on the shores of the Aegean Sea, depicted ancient symbols of power such as the lion and the bull. Shortly after 500 BCE images of mythological beings start to appear…
    - 2 days ago, 15 Apr 14, 12:46pm -
  • new1865 Canadian gold pattern coin could bring $80,000 in $10+ million Heritage CICF World & Ancient Coins auction
    Heritage’s largest World & Ancient coins offering to date, 6,500 lots strong; on the block April 10, at the Chicago International Coin Fair (CICF); AD 193 gold aureus of Emperor Pertinax expected to realize more than $60,000. An 1865 Canadian gold…
    - 10 days ago, 7 Apr 14, 7:48pm -
  • Rare Gold Coins from The Bently Collection Brings Nearly $9 Million
    Rare gold coins from The Bently Collection, offered by Heritage, raises nearly $9 million to launch Bently Foundation in San Francisco - Ultra Rare 1927-D Double Eagle brings $1.2+ million to top the offerings, March 20, at the Bently Reserve in Sa…
    - 13 days ago, 4 Apr 14, 1:33am -
  • Gorny & Mosch Rare Coin Auction Highlights
    By Dr. Ursula Kampmann ………. Even though there were many remarkable results to be witnessed in the Gorny & Mosch rare coin auction sale conducted between 10 and 12 March 2014, one ought to be singled out: a set comprising four extremely rare go…
    - 13 days ago, 3 Apr 14, 10:49pm -
  • Künker Spring Sale Rare Coin Recap: A Week Full of Surprises
    By Dr. Ursula Kampmann ………. 140.000 euros for a Chinese dollar from 1896, 110.000 euros for a gold coin from Czechoslovakia from 1938 – the spring sale of Künker was full of surprises! Less surprising was: the pre-sale estimate of 5.7 millio…
    - 14 days ago, 3 Apr 14, 1:42pm -
  • Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum Reprints Released
    Siatras International Bookshop, a major source of export-quality academic books from Greece, has announced a series of reprints of important Greek numismatic titles. The series is called: Sylloge Nummorum Graecorum (SNG). The first volume of the ser…
    - 15 days ago, 2 Apr 14, 6:49pm -
  • Chicago International Coin Fair Auction: Greek and Roman, Canadian Specimen Coins take Center Stage
    Heritage Auctions is proud to present the official auction of the 2014 Chicago International Coin Fair, set for April 9-16. Though this will certainly be a well-rounded auction, with something for every collector, there are certain highlights that wo…
    - 45 days ago, 3 Mar 14, 3:05pm -
  • Medals from the Baums Collection highlight the Künker Spring Sale
    By Dr. Ursula Kampmann ……….. About 1,100 medals from the renaissance to the present day, made of bronze, silver and gold, some being created by famous artists, some referring to world-changing events – that is the Baums Collection, which will…
    - 46 days ago, 2 Mar 14, 1:52pm -

Coin & Currency Auctions

  • Gorny & Mosch Rare Coin Auction Highlights
    By Dr. Ursula Kampmann ………. Even though there were many remarkable results to be witnessed in the Gorny & Mosch rare coin auction sale conducted between 10 and 12 March 2014, one ought to be singled out: a set comprising four extremely rare go…
    - 13 days ago, 3 Apr 14, 10:49pm -
  • Künker Spring Sale Rare Coin Recap: A Week Full of Surprises
    By Dr. Ursula Kampmann ………. 140.000 euros for a Chinese dollar from 1896, 110.000 euros for a gold coin from Czechoslovakia from 1938 – the spring sale of Künker was full of surprises! Less surprising was: the pre-sale estimate of 5.7 millio…
    - 14 days ago, 3 Apr 14, 1:42pm -
  • Baldwin’s Announces: The Arielle Collection, Part Two: British Colonial Coins
    The first day of Baldwin’s three-day May auction calendar will contain the second part of one of the most impressive British colonial coin collections to have ever been offered for sale by public auction. Part One of The Arielle Collection sold thr…
    - 15 days ago, 2 Apr 14, 7:58pm -

The Bullion Report

  • newThe Real Diehl: An Unclassified Peek Inside Fort Knox
    The Real Diehl is a weekly column by former United States Mint Director Philip N. Diehl, exclusively for CoinWeek ………..  The public image of the United States Bullion Depository at Fort Knox, Kentucky, was cemented in the 1964 movie Goldfi…
    - 1 day ago, 16 Apr 14, 10:02am -
  • newThe US Government Has Rigged Precious Metals Markets For 80 Years!
    By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com …….. By now, I suspect that many of you have heard about the 60 Minutes program two Sundays ago. It exposed the impact of high frequency trading at 1) increasing the p…
    - 7 days ago, 10 Apr 14, 2:15pm -
  • The Real Diehl: Gold as Wealth Insurance
    The Real Diehl is a weekly column by former United States Mint Director Philip N. Diehl, exclusively for CoinWeek ……….. I described in my last article how gold’s core value proposition is as wealth insurance. In this article I’ll addres…
    - 13 days ago, 4 Apr 14, 3:20pm -
  • How does $40M of Gold and Silver Disappear: The Collapse of Tulving Company
    by About.Ag, exclusively for CoinWeek…. Author’s Note: If you have done business with Tulving and are owed metal or money, or if you received metal or money from Tulving after December 9, 2013, please go to my site for assistance. Otherwise, plea…
    - 19 days ago, 29 Mar 14, 4:06am -
  • What Can You Do When The US Government Stops Supporting The US Dollar?
    By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com …….. In the previous two weeks, the US Treasury has been forced to pay out a net of $65 billion to cover US dollars and US Treasury Debt being repatriated.  Some amount…
    - 21 days ago, 27 Mar 14, 6:28pm -
  • The Coin Analyst: Baseball Coins Launching March 27th and ATB Coins on the Way
    By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……….. BHOF Commemorative Series The most widely anticipated U.S. commemorative coin series in decades will be launched on Thursday, March 27. I expect there to be a feeding frenzy for the 75th anniversary of the…
    - 23 days ago, 25 Mar 14, 1:04pm -
  • The Real Diehl: The Main Street Case for Gold
    The Real Diehl is a weekly column by former United States Mint Director Philip N. Diehl, exclusively for CoinWeek ……….. For several years, now, I have wanted a forum in which to make what I call the Main Street case for investing in gold. I…
    - 23 days ago, 24 Mar 14, 11:42pm -
  • New Zealand Mint to Produce Disney-themed Coins
    In a global first, New Zealand Mint has announced a series of gold and silver commemorative coins, featuring some of Disney’s most recognised and cherished characters. The Auckland-based gold bullion dealer and collectable coin maker will mint the…
    - 27 days ago, 21 Mar 14, 11:59am -
  • The Coin Analyst: 2014 Fortuna Redux and Other Notable World Coin Releases
    By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ………..  1.) Fortuna Redux revisited Last year perhaps the most unusual and innovative world coin ever issued was made by the Mint of Poland (founded in 1766) for the island nation of Niue. It is the six-ounce sil…
    - 28 days ago, 20 Mar 14, 6:36pm -
  • Questions Loom as Precious Metals Firm ‘The Tulving Company’ Folds
    The Bullion Reporter on CoinWeek …………. Nobody outside of Hannes Tulving, Jr. and his inner circle knows exactly what went wrong, as one of the nation’s largest gold and silver bullion dealers watches his business come crashing down around h…
    - 32 days ago, 16 Mar 14, 2:30am -

Currency & Paper Money News

Modern Coin News

  • Brooks Robinson Talks About Baseball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin. VIDEO: 2:09
    Brooks Robinson, National Baseball of Fame Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……… A lot of people are involved with the new baseball commemorative coin being produced by the US Mint. Baseball Hall of Famer Brooks Robinson was at the Whitman…
    - 18 days ago, 30 Mar 14, 2:06pm -
  • Young Collector Buys First Baseball Commemorative Coin. VIDEO: 2:01
    Cole Bank, Collector Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com…….. The line stretched out of the building as folks queued up to purchase the new Baseball Hall of Fame commemorative coin set. At the head of the line was a young man with a baseball ha…
    - 19 days ago, 29 Mar 14, 12:40pm -
  • Coin Collecting: Changing Trends in Numismatics-A Brief History
    Posted by Jeff Garrett on the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Weekly Market Report ….. The market for modern coins has exploded in the last decade. Coin collecting habits in the United States have continued to evolve since the hobby became popular…
    - 20 days ago, 28 Mar 14, 1:10pm -

Commentary & Market Reports

  • newThe US Government Has Rigged Precious Metals Markets For 80 Years!
    By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com …….. By now, I suspect that many of you have heard about the 60 Minutes program two Sundays ago. It exposed the impact of high frequency trading at 1) increasing the p…
    - 7 days ago, 10 Apr 14, 2:15pm -
  • The Real Diehl: Gold as Wealth Insurance
    The Real Diehl is a weekly column by former United States Mint Director Philip N. Diehl, exclusively for CoinWeek ……….. I described in my last article how gold’s core value proposition is as wealth insurance. In this article I’ll addres…
    - 13 days ago, 4 Apr 14, 3:20pm -
  • Rare Gold Coins for less than $5000 each, Part 2: Commemorative One Dollar Gold Pieces
     Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #214 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds …….. The present topic is Choice (MS-63) to Gem Uncirculated (MS-65 or h…
    - 29 days ago, 19 Mar 14, 4:07pm -
  • The Saddle Ridge Gold Coin Hoard: Some Thoughts
    By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. Unless you spent the last two weeks in deep space you have no doubt read about/discussed/dreamt about the fabulous Saddle Ridge gold coin hoard. Enough has already been written abo…
    - 42 days ago, 6 Mar 14, 8:32pm -
  • The Coin Analyst: Why I Stopped Collecting First Spouse Gold Coins
    By Louis Golino for CoinWeek  In numerous pieces for this column over the past couple years, I have been to a large extent an advocate for the series of First Spouse Gold Coins. I have always believed America’s First Ladies deserve a series hono…
    - 51 days ago, 25 Feb 14, 6:12am -
  • Can Coin Dealers be Coin Collectors?
    By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. A recent question from a client got me thinking: is it possible for a coin dealer to be a coin collector? My answer short and sweet: certainly yes — but with a large asterisk. In…
    - 69 days ago, 7 Feb 14, 6:55pm -
  • Obama’s MyRA Accounts—The Next Step Towards Government Seizure Of Precious Metals IRA Assets!
    By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com ….. During last week’s State of the Union address, US President Barack Obama announced plans to create new myRA retirement accounts.  The next day, he signed paperwork…
    - 69 days ago, 7 Feb 14, 3:42pm -

CoinWeek Cool Coins & Currency Video

Young Collector Buys First Baseball Commemorative Coin. VIDEO: 2:01.
Young Collector Buys First Baseball Commemorative Coin. VIDEO: 2:01.Cole Bank, Collector, Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com. The line stretched out of the building as folks queued up to purchase the new Baseball Hall of ...From:coinweekVi…
- 18 hours ago, 16 Apr 14, 4:16pm -
Chicago International Coin Fair Continues to Attract Dealers & Collectors. VIDEO: 3:05.
Chicago International Coin Fair Continues to Attract Dealers & Collectors. VIDEO: 3:05.Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com with Harlan Berk, Harlan J. Berk, Ltd., Cris Bierrenbach, Heritage Auctions, Greg Cohen, Stack's Bowers, Stephen Fenton,…
- 1 day ago, 16 Apr 14, 3:36am -
Heritage Sells Ancient and World Coins in Chicago at CICF Conventions. VIDEO: 2:02.
Heritage Sells Ancient and World Coins in Chicago at CICF Conventions. VIDEO: 2:02.Cris Bierrenbach, Heritage Auctions, Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com. An important collection of ancient Roman gold coins was sold at the Chicago Inte...Fr…
- 1 day ago, 16 Apr 14, 3:25am -
Scott Tappa Talks About 39th Annual Chicago International Coin Fair. VIDEO: 3:49.
Scott Tappa Talks About 39th Annual Chicago International Coin Fair. VIDEO: 3:49.Scott Tappa, CICF Convention Chairman, Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com. Chicago has been the international gathering place of world coin and paper mon...From…
- 1 day ago, 16 Apr 14, 3:21am -
Nam Chong Cho Deals Korean Bank Notes at PCDA. VIDEO: 1:38.
Nam Chong Cho Deals Korean Bank Notes at PCDA. VIDEO: 1:38.Nam Chong Cho, Owner, Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com. A specialist in Korean paper money and bank notes of Asia talks about the currency market, memb...From:coinweekViews:109…
- 2 days ago, 15 Apr 14, 1:14pm -
Scott Tappa Talks About 39th Annual Chicago International Coin Fair. VIDEO: 3:33.
Scott Tappa Talks About 39th Annual Chicago International Coin Fair. VIDEO: 3:33.Scott Tappa, CICF Convention Chairman, Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com. Chicago has been the international gathering place of world coin and paper mon...From…
- 2 days ago, 15 Apr 14, 11:23am -

Collecting Strategies

  • Can Auction Representation Help You Buy The Coins You Like At The Right Prices?
    Posted by Jeff Garrett on the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Weekly Market Report ….. As nearly everyone who buys rare coins knows these days, a larger percentage of the market is conducted at auction. The auction market has exploded in recent yea…
    - 48 days ago, 28 Feb 14, 1:48pm -
  • In the Rare Coin Market, Quality is not Everything
    Posted by Jeff Garrett on the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Weekly Market Report ….. There is plenty of demand for major rarities in any condition. For much of the last few years nearly everything you read about in numismatic market reporting…
    - 62 days ago, 14 Feb 14, 3:58pm -
  • The Ten Most Marketable New Orleans Gold Coins
    By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. I’m basically an old school coin dealer. I market coins all the time but am not really a “marketer” in the numismatic sense of the word—although I deal with firms which…
    - 63 days ago, 13 Feb 14, 3:36pm -
  • SILVER 101 – Small Circulating Silver Commemoratives
    by Al Doyle for CoinWeek ……… Ask an American numismatist to describe commemorative silver coinage, and one of two possibilities will emerge. Younger people are likely to mention the silver dollar “commems” that have been struck since 19…
    - 78 days ago, 29 Jan 14, 3:54pm -
  • Coin Collecting Strategies: Building the Ultimate 20th Century Type Set, Part 3: Quarters
    By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ………. We continue our guide to the Ultimate 20th Century Type Set by taking a look at the 20th century’s workhorse denomination, the quarter. If you haven’t done it yet, be sure to check out p…
    - 79 days ago, 28 Jan 14, 9:55pm -
  • Making the Case for Collecting World Coins – Moving Beyond US Coinage
    Guest Commentary by Martin Kaplan for CoinWeek …………. Greg Reynolds discussed the results of the recent Heritage NY International World Coin auction in an article dated January 8, 2014, “Gold Coins and Quality Rules in Heritage World Coin Au…
    - 86 days ago, 20 Jan 14, 10:38pm -
  • Coin Collections: Eric P. Newman Sales Scales New Heights!
    Posted by Jeff Garrett on the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Weekly Market Report ….. In my opinion, the sale of the Eric P. Newman collection is the clearest ever demonstration of the rare coin market’s insatiable desire for quality. The sale o…
    - 90 days ago, 17 Jan 14, 4:02pm -
  • Ever Feel Like Selling All of Your Coins? I Did – Maybe You Should, Too.
    By Charles Morgan with Hubert Walker for CoinWeek …….. When I got the idea to sell my collection, I didn’t know what to think. Was I bored?  Had I lost confidence in the hobby? Had my interests shifted so much that everything I’d put togethe…
    - 6 Jan 14, 8:23am -
  • SILVER 101 – World Mints : Some coins you may not have considered but should.
    by Al Doyle for CoinWeek ……… Silver hasn’t served as a regular medium of exchange in any nation for more than 40 years, which means much of what is currently being struck is focused on rounds and bars for investors in the metal. Here’s…
    - 2 Jan 14, 10:18pm -
  • The Coin Analyst: 2013 Low Mintage U.S. Modern Coins
    By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… Those who do the best with their coins financially are not necessarily the most well off, but rather tend to be the most well-informed, especially who also act on their knowledge. One major purpose of this colum…
    - 26 Dec 13, 11:06pm -

Coin Prices

  • newThe 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…
    - 10 days ago, 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…
    - 17 days ago, 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…
    - 43 days ago, 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 -
  • Do Bullion Prices Matter Anymore?
    Posted by Jeff Garrett on the NGC Weekly Market Report ….. For decades, bullion prices have had a profound impact on the prices of rare coins. I first witnessed this in 1979 when gold and silver prices exploded. Gold soared to around $850 per ounce…
    - 19 Jul 13, 1:48pm -
  • Coin Values: When Rare Coin Auction Records Don’t Tell the Whole Story
    By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com I’ve discussed how using previous auction records can be an extremely valuable asset in determining coin values. But there are instances when previous records can be misleading and they can keep a collector from…
    - 8 Jul 13, 1:24pm -
  • NGC Hires Keith Zaner to Serve as Price Guide Analyst
    Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has hired Keith Zaner to serve as a pricing analyst for its popular online coin value guides, including the NGC US Coin Price Guide. Zaner brings decades of experience as a pricing analyst for several major n…
    - 11 Jun 13, 4:41pm -
  • Coin pricing: Always a mystery
    By C. Logan McKechnie : VamsandMore.com  [The View Vol. 2 - Issue 8] …….. When it comes to confusing coin pricing, April was in like a lion and out like a lamb. It was a month that produced the good, the bad and the downright ugly. Perhaps the b…
    - 20 May 13, 2:07pm -
  • Harlan Berk Talks About Pricing for the Ancient Coin Market. VIDEO: 1:57
    Harlan J. Berk – Interviewer: David Lisot ………. Harlan Berk has bought and sold major ancient coin rarities for decades. He shares his perspective of the prices for top quality ancients as well as how technology has changed the way ancient coi…
    - 27 Apr 13, 10:58am -
  • Precious Metals Prices: THE BATTLE OF THEORY AND REALITY
    by Al Doyle for CoinWeek …… Anyone with even a marginal interest in precious metals is aware of the brutal beatdown in gold and silver spot prices over the past four days. From its April 12 London close of $1535.50, gold fell off the cliff to $13…
    - 16 Apr 13, 3:06pm -

Coin Shows - Exhibits & Events

US Coin News

  • Rare Coin Road Warrior – Collecting U.S. Coins by Design Type, Part One-Copper
    By Vic Bozarth – Bozarth Numismatics … a CoinWeek Content Partner …………… Dear Rare Coin Enthusiast, As I have promised for the last couple of months, this month’s Road Warrior is Part One of my four part series on ‘Collecting U.S. Co…
    - 12 Dec 13, 7:05pm -
  • 1793 Wreath Cent Emerges in England
    In a Bonhams auction in July 2013, a 1793 Wreath Cent sold for £93,600, then about US$153,000. NFC Coins of Florida bought the coin through an agent, though just took delivery of the coin recently. U.S. cents were first minted in 1793. During that y…
    - 10 Dec 13, 5:08am -
  • Collector Coins: 1913 – A year of rare-date U.S. coinage
    by Al Doyle for CoinWeek ……… Mention 1913, and the multimillion-dollar Liberty nickel of that year (five known) is often the first thing that comes to the mind of collectors. There were a higher than average number of other low-mintage coin…
    - 4 Dec 13, 2:19pm -

People in the News

  • newNumismatic Book Dealer John Burns Remembered. VIDEO: 9:06
    Interviewer: David Lisot, with Allen Berman, Charles Davis, Wayne Homren, John Kraljevich, & Del Parker. Numismatics lost a good friend and soul with the untimely passing of numismatic book dealer John Burns. John had been in the trade for decades an…
    - 8 days ago, 9 Apr 14, 10:58am -
  • newExcerpts from the E-Sylum: A Tribute to Hugo Greco
    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, numismatic researcher and writer Dick Johnson shares this remembrance…
    - 9 days ago, 8 Apr 14, 5:31pm -
  • newEditor Wayne Homren Talks About E-Sylum Numismatic Electronic Publication. VIDEO: 3:36
    Wayne Homren, E-Sylum Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……. One of the best numismatic websites for serious coin information is the E-Sylum. Created by Wayne Homren and archived on the Numismatic Bibliomania Society website there are thousand…
    - 9 days ago, 8 Apr 14, 10:50am -
  • Nebraska Passes Sales Tax Exemption for Coins and Bullion
    ICTA Member Deb Evans-Olson Leads Effort Nebraska is the 31st state to pass a sales tax exemption on rare coins and precious metals product. Governor Heineman signed LB 867  on April 2, which immediately became law upon his signing. The portion of t…
    - 10 days ago, 7 Apr 14, 9:48am -
  • Highlights from the Stack’s Bowers Legendary Numismatists Symposium
    By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek…. The late Steve Tanenbaum, John J. Ford, Louis Eliasberg, Sr., collectors of the 1950s, and the famed 1933 double eagle were among the many topics discussed at the Stack’s Bowers symposium that took place at the…
    - 16 days ago, 1 Apr 14, 4:22pm -
  • Excerpts from the E-Sylum: Wayne’s Numismatic Diary, March 30, 2014
    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, E-Sylum publisher Wayne Homren recaps a busy and exciting weekend at the…
    - 16 days ago, 1 Apr 14, 2:04pm -
  • New Owner for Coininfo.com Website. VIDEO: 3:01
    Michael A. Strashnick, Coininfo Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……. A website that offers Internet coin pricing has changed ownership. Michael Strashnick recently purchased Coininfo.com from Klaus Degler of Denver, Colorado. Michael shares…
    - 17 days ago, 31 Mar 14, 12:41pm -
  • Whitman Expo Baltimore Coin Show Report: Part 2
    By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek….  A CoinWeek field report from Whitman Expo Baltimore…. I’m writing this on Sunday, as the 2014 Spring Whitman Expo Baltimore Coin Show in Baltimore comes to a close. The show was well attended and busy throu…
    - 17 days ago, 31 Mar 14, 11:49am -
  • How does $40M of Gold and Silver Disappear: The Collapse of Tulving Company
    by About.Ag, exclusively for CoinWeek…. Author’s Note: If you have done business with Tulving and are owed metal or money, or if you received metal or money from Tulving after December 9, 2013, please go to my site for assistance. Otherwise, plea…
    - 19 days ago, 29 Mar 14, 4:06am -
  • 2013 Nobel Prize Winner Alice Munro Celebrated on New Canadian Silver Coin
    On Monday, March 24th at the Greater Victoria Public Library, Canadian literary icon Alice Munro unveiled the Royal Canadian Mint’s new collector coin celebrating her tremendous accomplishment of receiving the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature. “The…
    - 23 days ago, 25 Mar 14, 8:41pm -

World Coin News

  • newHeritage Sells Ancient and World Coins in Chicago at CICF Conventions. VIDEO: 2:02
    Cris Bierrenbach, Heritage Auctions Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……. An important collection of ancient Roman gold coins was sold at the Chicago International Coin Fair by Heritage Auctions. Vice president Cris Bierrenbach talks about th…
    - 1 day ago, 16 Apr 14, 3:34am -
  • Medieval Hungarian Gold Florin Series Continues with Release of Queen Mary Issue
    Queen Mary (1382–1395) honored with series of gold and brass coins from the Hungarian Mint. With the issue of Queen Mary’s gold florin, the National Bank of Hungary (Magyar Nemzeti Bank) continues its series “Medieval Hungarian Gold Florins,”…
    - 13 days ago, 4 Apr 14, 5:17pm -
  • Künker Spring Sale Rare Coin Recap: A Week Full of Surprises
    By Dr. Ursula Kampmann ………. 140.000 euros for a Chinese dollar from 1896, 110.000 euros for a gold coin from Czechoslovakia from 1938 – the spring sale of Künker was full of surprises! Less surprising was: the pre-sale estimate of 5.7 millio…
    - 14 days ago, 3 Apr 14, 1:42pm -
  • Smithsonian & NGC Preserve National Numismatic Collection
    Smithsonian Preserves National Numismatic Collection Through NGC Encapsulation of International Coins. The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History today announced the completion of a second project to increase the long-term preservation o…
    - 17 days ago, 31 Mar 14, 5:28pm -
  • Royal Canadian Mint Produces New Circulation Coins for Botswana
    Bank of Botswana converts its entire coinage system to Mint’s multi-ply plated steel technology The Royal Canadian Mint announced today that it has produced a new series of multi-ply plated steel circulation coins on behalf of the Bank of Botswana.…
    - 36 days ago, 12 Mar 14, 7:10pm -
  • A Pair of Royal Mint Mules Spurs Speculation
    By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek……….   The Royal Mint in Wales has confirmed the existence of a pair of £2, .999 fine silver mules, which the Mint says were mistakenly produced and sold in December 2013. In Numismatics, the…
    - 41 days ago, 7 Mar 14, 1:57pm -
  • Medals from the Baums Collection highlight the Künker Spring Sale
    By Dr. Ursula Kampmann ……….. About 1,100 medals from the renaissance to the present day, made of bronze, silver and gold, some being created by famous artists, some referring to world-changing events – that is the Baums Collection, which will…
    - 46 days ago, 2 Mar 14, 1:52pm -

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