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Ancient Coin News

  • newAncient Greek Coins – A Celebrated Naval Victory
    By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC….   Antigonus III Doson was the King of Macedon from 229 to 221 BCE, 94 years after the death of Alexander the Great. His predecessor, Demetrius II, died in battle when his heir, Philip V, was onl…
    - 3 days ago, 29 Aug 15, 10:00pm -
  • Cultural Property Enforcement – Ancient Artifact Smuggling now “impossible” in Egypt
    Army special forces stand at the entrance to the Egyptian Museum By Wayne Sayles – Ancient Coin Collecting Blog….   A Cairo Post article of June 21, 2015 just came to our attention and seemed worthy of sharing. The piece, entitled “Antique co…
    - 12 days ago, 20 Aug 15, 9:50pm -
  • Bunny Money: Rabbits and Hares on Ancient Coins
    CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz….   THE LEPORIDAE ARE A FAMILY OF MAMMALS, including some 60 species of rabbits and hares. With a wide range of symbolic associations (good luck, fertility, cleverness, swiftness, et al.), the Europea…
    - 14 days ago, 19 Aug 15, 2:33pm -
  • Ancient Greek Coins – Agathokles’ Victory
    Sicily, Syracuse. Agathokles. 317-289 BC. Silver Tetradrachm By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC…. Agathokles was the last of the larger-than-life rulers of Syracuse, but he was not merely given the right to the throne. He was born i…
    - 20 days ago, 13 Aug 15, 1:07pm -
  • NGC Ancients Grades Possibly Unique Roman Gold Medallion
    Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has graded an important large-sized gold medallion of the Roman Emperor Constantine I (307-337 CE) that many believe to be unique. One of the most famous Roman Emperors, Constantine I is often called “the G…
    - 26 days ago, 7 Aug 15, 2:25pm -
  • Ancient Coin Profiles – Portrait of Alexander the Great
    Macedonia, Philip II, struck under Philip III; Kolophon, c. 322 BC, Stater By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC…. With no mass media, ancient coins functioned as powerful tools for propaganda due to their portability and potential to…
    - 30 days ago, 3 Aug 15, 12:09pm -
  • Monster: The Coinage of Caligula
    CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz….   Oderint, dum metuant (Let them hate, so long as they fear). — Caligula THE ANNALS OF THE ROMAN HISTORIAN TACITUS (56 – 117 CE) survived in one damaged medieval manuscript at the Monte Cassino…
    - 36 days ago, 28 Jul 15, 3:28pm -
  • The ‘‘Twelve Caesars’’ Ancient Gold Coin
    By Adam Crum – Monaco Rare Coins…….. Since historical significance adds to numismatic value, you could argue that ancient gold coins from the era of the Roman Caesars should be priceless. Even as children, we recognize the name Julius Caesar as…
    - 37 days ago, 27 Jul 15, 12:24pm -
  • Atlas Numismatics Publishes Newest Fixed-Price List
    By Atlas Numismatics….   Atlas Numismatics has updated their website with 165 new coins, medals, and tokens at fixed price. Selections include the following items: Superb Athenian Owl 1017699 | GREEK. ATTICA. Athens. Struck circa 440-404 BC. AR Te…
    - 37 days ago, 26 Jul 15, 11:58pm -
  • Mike Markowitz to Discuss Ships on Ancient Coins at Whitman Baltimore Coin Expo
    By CoinWeek News Staff….   Historian. Military Analyst. Gentleman game designer. Numismatist. Author Mike Markowitz is many things, and one of those things happens to be CoinWeek’s resident expert on Ancient Coins. Twice monthly, CoinWeek has th…
    - 46 days ago, 17 Jul 15, 7:33pm -

Coin & Currency Auctions

  • newIs the Naftzger-Blay 1807/6 the only Gem Quality & Full Red ‘Early Date’ Large Cent?
    Coin Rarities & Related Topics:News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #292 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds…. At the ANA Convention near Chicago, Stack’s-Bowers auctioned one of the most…
    - 7 days ago, 26 Aug 15, 3:19pm -
  • newWalter Mustain: A Collector Remembered – Video: 11:02
    By Tom DeLorey – Harlan J. Berk, Ltd.   Walter Mustain was a numismatist of the old school, collecting coins for the fun of it and not a slave to the slab mentality. He collected large cents, which to a copper collector are meant to be held by th…
    - 7 days ago, 25 Aug 15, 9:39pm -
  • newSpink to Sell Bill Snyder Collection of British Error Coins
    Spink is pleased to announce the sale of the Bill Snyder Collection of British Error Coins on September 24, 2015 in New York. Ranging from Charles II to Elizabeth II, the collection of over 100 lots features a number of important and dramatic errors,…
    - 8 days ago, 24 Aug 15, 6:28pm -

The Bullion Report

  • newWhere Bullion Investing And Coin Collecting Merge – PART 1
    By Al Doyle for CoinWeek….   Are you a collector or an investor? The answer doesn’t have to be an either/or proposition. More than a few coin enthusiasts have a favorite series or two they pursue as a hobby while investing in gold and silver bul…
    - 18 hours ago, 1 Sep 15, 10:51am -
  • newDillon Gage Introduces “Point of Sale” for Retail Coin Dealers – VIDEO: 3:42
    John Humphrey, Dillon Gages Digital Metals, Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com. Dillon Gage continues to create more user-friendly software for coin stores and precious metal dealers. The latest is a program that allows a dealer to have individua…
    - 2 days ago, 31 Aug 15, 1:46am -
  • newGold Market Newsletter – Gold Closes Higher on Safe-Haven Buying into the Weekend
    Commentary for Friday, August 28, 2015 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc…. Gold closed up $9.40 on the Comex today at $1131.80 which is above the low close of the week ($1122.00). It co…
    - 4 days ago, 29 Aug 15, 3:42am -
  • newCoin Dealer Tulving Pleads Guilty to Fraud
    By CoinWeek News Staff….   California-based rare coins and precious metals dealer Hannes Tulving, Jr. plead guilty to one count of wire fraud in federal court on Thursday, August 20. The federal government contends that Tulving Company, Inc. defra…
    - 8 days ago, 25 Aug 15, 12:11pm -
  • newChinese Coins: The First Year Gold, Silver and Brass Panda Coins
    1982 Gold Panda – 1983 Brass Panda – 1983 Silver Panda Posted by Peter Anthony …….. Once regarded as an inferior item, the Proof Brass 1 Yuan Pandas distributed by the China Mint between 1983 and 1985 are now some of the most sought-after r…
    - 9 days ago, 24 Aug 15, 12:46pm -
  • Lady Bird Johnson First Spouse Gold Coins Available August 27
    The United States Mint will open sales for the 2015 First Spouse Series One-Half Ounce Gold Coin – Lady Bird Johnson on August 27 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The obverse (heads side) design features a stunning portrait of Mrs. Johnson with the inscr…
    - 10 days ago, 22 Aug 15, 5:08pm -
  • The Gold Market Newsletter – Gold Up $25 in another Round of Safe-Haven Buying
    Commentary for Thursday, August 20, 2015 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc…. Gold closed up $25.20 today on the Comex at $1153.30 – wow that was unexpected, I actually thought we were…
    - 12 days ago, 20 Aug 15, 10:18pm -
  • Eight Years After Seizure, Feds to Return Liberty Dollars to Owners
    CoinWeek Staff Reports….   Millions of dollars worth of property seized in 2007 to be returned at some point in the near future… On August 14, 2015, Acting United States Attorney Jill Westmoreland Rose filed a document with the United States Dis…
    - 12 days ago, 20 Aug 15, 8:18pm -
  • Gold Market Newsletter – Gold Remains Firm as the FOMC Stands Pat
    Commentary for Wednesday, August 19, 2015 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc…. Gold closed up $11.50 at $1128.10 on the Comex today as FOMC July minutes were released early and there was…
    - 13 days ago, 19 Aug 15, 10:16pm -
  • Royal Canadian Mint Launches Bullion Anti-Counterfeiting Device
    After successful field trials of a novel device which helps protect buyers and sellers of Gold and Silver Maple Leaf (GML, SML) bullion from coin counterfeiting, the Royal Canadian Mint has announced the commercial launch of its Bullion DNA Anti-Coun…
    - 15 days ago, 17 Aug 15, 11:24pm -

Currency & Paper Money News

  • newNational Bank Note Rarities Abound in Long Beach Currency Signature Auction
    September 16-22, 2015, at the Long Beach Expo; Near-Gem Binion $10,000 expected to bring $120,000+ A Near-Gem New York District Binion Fr. 2231-B $10,000 1934 Federal Reserve Note PMG Choice Uncirculated 64 provides a legendary anchor to Heritage Auc…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Aug 15, 4:53pm -
  • Rare Federal Reserve Notes Lead Paper Money Platinum Night
    Fr. 2231-B $10,000 1934 Federal Reserve Note – Binion Rare Federal Reserve notes lead Currency Platinum Night at Heritage’s $46+ Million Chicago ANA Auctions A newly discovered $10,000 note, a $10,000 note from the famed Binion’s Horseshoe Casi…
    - 13 days ago, 20 Aug 15, 5:03am -
  • Bureau of Engraving and Printing and U.S. Mint to Participate in ANA World’s Fair of Money
    The United States Mint and the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) will share a booth, #1910, at the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) World’s Fair of Money August 11-15, 2015, at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill…
    - 21 days ago, 11 Aug 15, 5:50pm -
  • New Edition of Bart’s United States Paper Money Errors Available Now
    Comprehensive Catalog and Price Guide makes first appearance since 2008 By Coin & Currency Institute…. After a lapse of seven years, a new edition of United States Paper Money Errors, Fred Bart’s ground-breaking book is now available. The fourth…
    - 23 days ago, 10 Aug 15, 2:59am -
  • 2015 $2 Single Note Collection Available August 4
    First Day of Sale: August 4, 2015 – 8:00 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) By Bureau of Engraving and Printing….   The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) presents the 2015 $2 Single Note Collection featuring a $2 note from three Federal Reser…
    - 34 days ago, 30 Jul 15, 2:14pm -
  • Presentation Set Highlights Heritage Auctions ANA Currency Platinum Night
    Presented with provenance to Henry Herrick Bond, Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, set may bring $500,000 Aug. 12-17 in Chicago An extraordinary Complete Denomination Presentation Set of 11 Small Size Currency – consigned by the family of Henry…
    - 42 days ago, 21 Jul 15, 5:17pm -
  • PMG Special Display at ANA World’s Fair of Money
    Canada DC-29 1929 $1,000, PMG Extremely Fine 40 EPQ, obverse In celebration of its 10th Anniversary, Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) will display a dozen superb PMG-certified notes from the Drs. Joanne and Edward Dauer Collection at its booth (#1506)…
    - 49 days ago, 15 Jul 15, 11:26am -

Modern Coin News

  • U. S. Mint to Offer 2015 American $1 Coin & Currency Set August 24
    The United States Mint will accept orders for the 2015 American $1 Coin & Currency Set (product code 15RA) starting on August 24 at noon Eastern Time (ET). Priced at $14.95, this set includes a tri-fold presentation folder that holds one enhanced unc…
    - 13 days ago, 20 Aug 15, 12:25pm -
  • Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential $1 Coin Products On Sale August 18
    The United States Mint will release collectible bags and rolls featuring Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential $1 Coins on August 18 at noon Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). All product options contain circulating quality $1 coins from the bureau’s facilities…
    - 15 days ago, 17 Aug 15, 11:14pm -
  • The Case for Collecting Modern World Coins & Currency
    By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek…. If you’ve followed our writing at CoinWeek over the years, you’re probably aware of our advocacy for modern circulation strike U.S. coins, specifically coins from 1965 to 1982, or what we like…
    - 19 days ago, 14 Aug 15, 11:33am -

Commentary & Market Reports

  • Holders, Folders and Albums: A Collector’s Reference Guide
    By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. Many collectors do not even give it a thought. Yet every year, thousands of coins costing considerable sums are ruined due to improper storage methods. Elementary my dear Watson! My dealer would never sell me a coin in a holder…
    - 15 days ago, 18 Aug 15, 12:02am -
  • How Liquid Is Your Collection?
    By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek…. Off the top of your head, can you say how much your collection is worth? Do you have a game plan for selling in an emergency? How liquid is your collection? Your answers to any of these questions s…
    - 21 days ago, 12 Aug 15, 1:25pm -
  • In God We Trust: A Brief History
    By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek….   We pay attention to the news, so it follows that we pay attention to politics. After all, being involved is one of the original tenants of democracy[i]. When the news (especially politics in the…
    - 23 days ago, 10 Aug 15, 11:41am -
  • Coin Shows for the Fun of It – Part 1
    By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. For me the anticipation of an approaching coin show transcends the magical time when, as a young lad, I eagerly awaited Santa’s visit on Christmas morning. These two events have one thing in common. As the arrival of the joll…
    - 39 days ago, 25 Jul 15, 12:27pm -
  • Don’t Be Hasty When Selling Your Coins – Part 1
    By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. Every coin that rests in a collection or dealer’s inventory today will one day be sold. That is an inevitable fact of life, unless, of course, someone finds a technique of transporting their cherished coins to that great coin…
    - 63 days ago, 30 Jun 15, 10:25pm -
  • On the Subject of Coin Dealer Price Lists and Web Sites
    By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. In a previous article on the subject of dealing with dealers we touched upon some of the do’s and don’ts applicable chiefly to those dealers with whom we have personal contact. Purchasing coins through the mail and on the i…
    - 75 days ago, 19 Jun 15, 12:36pm -
  • Beware of Defects on Coins
    By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. for CoinWeek… A defect is a defect no matter how slight the seller proclaims it. And that same “slight’ defect will become much more severe in the eyes of a buyer when it comes time to sell or trade that same coin. Try to…
    - 78 days ago, 15 Jun 15, 9:10pm -
  • How to Store Your Coins
    By Peter Mosiondz, Jr.   Now that you own some nifty coins, how will you keep them safe and store them? In our previous installment we discussed the proper way to handle coins so as to keep them free of potential damage. Now we have to consider keep…
    - 82 days ago, 11 Jun 15, 6:01pm -
  • DLRC Cherrypicks the Pogue Coin Collection, Part 1
    By John Feigenbaum – David Lawrence Rare Coins….   The first of six installments of the famous D. Brent Pogue Collection has now crossed the block at Sotheby’s, courtesy of Stack’s-Bowers Galleries. The Pogue Collection is one of the most ex…
    - 83 days ago, 10 Jun 15, 5:28pm -
  • Bowers, Stack, Tripp: Why Buy Coins? – Video: 6:09
    Numismatic legends David Tripp, Q. David Bowers, and Larry Stack gave a spirited presentation about Numismatics on the eve of the first session of the D. Brent Pogue Collection Sale. In this video, the three numismatists give their best answer to the…
    - 84 days ago, 9 Jun 15, 4:54pm -

CoinWeek Cool Coins & Currency Video

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Collecting Strategies

  • newWhere Bullion Investing And Coin Collecting Merge – PART 1
    By Al Doyle for CoinWeek….   Are you a collector or an investor? The answer doesn’t have to be an either/or proposition. More than a few coin enthusiasts have a favorite series or two they pursue as a hobby while investing in gold and silver bul…
    - 18 hours ago, 1 Sep 15, 10:51am -
  • newPedigrees & Hoards: The Fitzgerald Collection
    By Rick Bretz for Coinweek….   The Fitzgerald Collection (also referred to as Fitzgerald’s Nevada Club Reno Hoard) is one of my favorite collections (and pedigrees) for a variety of reasons. First, it has a heritage spanning from the early life…
    - 5 days ago, 27 Aug 15, 6:51pm -
  • Larry Shapiro Lets CoinWeek in on His Set Building Strategy for the Next Big Morgan Dollar Set
    By CoinWeek News Staff…. For Palos Verdes, California-based coin dealer Larry Shapiro, Legend Rare Coin Auction’s first offering of the Coronet Collection of Morgan dollars offered a chance to reminisce about his Morgan dollar collection and to b…
    - 14 days ago, 18 Aug 15, 9:14pm -
  • Coin Collecting Strategies -Sleeping Giants and Emergent Coins
    1822 half eagle $5 gold piece By Bruce Smith Sr. Portfolio Director and Numismatic Writer – Blanchard and Company….   The year was 1822. On its surface, that year might not seem too significant. However, those with advanced numismatic knowledge…
    - 15 days ago, 18 Aug 15, 1:48pm -
  • Holders, Folders and Albums: A Collector’s Reference Guide
    By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. Many collectors do not even give it a thought. Yet every year, thousands of coins costing considerable sums are ruined due to improper storage methods. Elementary my dear Watson! My dealer would never sell me a coin in a holder…
    - 15 days ago, 18 Aug 15, 12:02am -
  • The Underground Success Story: Collecting Circulated Morgan Dollars
    By Al Doyle for CoinWeek….   Six- and seven-figure “trophy” coins and top-tier Registry sets are the stuff of headlines and splashy stories, but such high-end items are in a completely different universe than where the average collector reside…
    - 19 days ago, 14 Aug 15, 12:18pm -
  • The Case for Collecting Modern World Coins & Currency
    By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek…. If you’ve followed our writing at CoinWeek over the years, you’re probably aware of our advocacy for modern circulation strike U.S. coins, specifically coins from 1965 to 1982, or what we like…
    - 19 days ago, 14 Aug 15, 11:33am -
  • US Gold Coins – What’s the “Next Big Thing” in Rare Date Gold?
    By Doug Winter– RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner….   In the last decade, we have seen a number of Next Big Things in the rare date gold market. We’ve seen New Orleans double eagles and Carson City double eagles. We’ve seen Civil Wa…
    - 26 days ago, 7 Aug 15, 1:16pm -
  • Coin Collecting Strategies – Avoiding Failure In Numismatics
    By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation…. When deciding on a coin set to collect, consider the costs involved in obtaining each coin in the series. When I began collecting decades ago, my first goal was to complete a set of 1941 to date…
    - 33 days ago, 31 Jul 15, 2:41pm -
  • Coin Collecting Strategies – The Importance of Liquidity
    By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation…. When deciding what to collect, concentrate on coins with proven demand. Last year, the sale of an Apple 1 computer made headlines when it sold at auction for over $900,000 to the Henry Ford Muse…
    - 46 days ago, 17 Jul 15, 6:30pm -

Coin Prices

  • Do Coin Auction Prices Represent “Retail” or “Wholesale” Values?
    By Mark Ferguson – MFRareCoins.com for CoinWeek The prices that coins have sold for at auction contain very valuable market information. This information is used in a variety of ways. Increasingly, these values are used by buyers of coins who want…
    - 20 days ago, 13 Aug 15, 11:13am -
  • Numismatic Summer – Long Beach Leads The Way
    By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation….   A Pogue In The Hand Is Worth?; Difficulty Accurately Pricing Rarities; Hop To It; Try Chasing A Kangaroo It seems like in a wink of an eye winter in New England turned to spring and before I…
    - 96 days ago, 29 May 15, 11:04am -
  • A Dozen Undervalued United States Gold Coins Priced Below $7,500: 2015 Edition
    By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com   It’s been quite a while since I wrote an article about the topic of affordable, undervalued 19th century U.S. gold coins, and I think it’s time to do a more current version of this article. I’m going to…
    - 7 May 15, 2:42pm -
  • On Collecting Bicentennial Quarters: Risks and Rewards. Video: 11.07.
    Think modern coins are boring? Think again. Adapted from Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker’s in-depth article, On Collecting Bicentennial Quarters: Risks and Rewards, this CoinWeek original production digs deep into this often overlooked modern iss…
    - 2 May 15, 6:36pm -
  • Collecting the Coins of Austria: 2003: Schloss Hof (Schloß Hof) 10 Euro Silver Coin
    From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 10 Euro Silver Coin – Schloss Hof | Schloß Hof  (2003) Castles of Austria Series (2002-2004) The Castles of Austria Series ran from 2002 to 2004 and featured a total of six coins. Each coin in the series, re…
    - 23 Mar 15, 6:50pm -
  • 1921 – A Collector’s Paradise
    By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation… Memories of collecting a complete 1921 coin set In my previous article, I touched on several worthy series and interesting coins to get started with and had mentioned the year 1933 as a favorite…
    - 24 Feb 15, 5:17pm -
  • Collecting the Coins of Austria: 2 Euro Coin – Bertha von Suttner Type
    From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 2 Euro Coin – Bertha von Suttner Type (2002-2004, 2006, 2008, 2010-Present) The 2 euro coin is a bimetallic coin composed of a nickel-brass center with a copper-nickel outer ring. Along with the 1 euro coin,…
    - 11 Feb 15, 12:58am -
  • Collecting the Coins of Austria: 1 Euro Coin
    From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 1 Euro Coin (2002-Present) The 1 euro coin is a bimetallic coin composed of a copper-nickel center with a nickel-brass outer ring. Along with the 2 euro coin, the 1 euro coin forms the backbone of eurozone coinag…
    - 10 Feb 15, 9:14pm -
  • New CoinWeek American Silver Eagle Price Guide with “CoinWeek IQ” Tracks Popular series
    New CoinWeek American Silver Eagle Price Guide with “CoinWeek IQ” Tracks Value Range, Population Change, Market Share, and More than 1,000 Label Inserts With more than 370 million coins struck by the United States Mint since the program began in…
    - 10 Feb 15, 2:20pm -
  • Collecting the Coins of Austria: 50 Euro Cent
    From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 50 Euro Cent (2002-Present) The 50 euro cent coin is the largest of three “nordic gold” coins in the euro series (“nordic gold” is an alloy of 89% copper, 5% aluminum, 5% zinc and 1% tin, originally devel…
    - 26 Jan 15, 7:38pm -

Coin Shows - Exhibits & Events

  • newA Treat for Collectors: 17th NUMISMATA Berlin 2015
    On October 17 and 18, 2015, all eyes will be on numismatics in the German capital when the 17th NUMISMATA will open its doors. This event is eagerly awaited by coin aficionados throughout the world. Collectors of stamps will likewise get everything t…
    - 13 hours ago, 1 Sep 15, 3:52pm -
  • newNational Money Show Host Cities, More Discussed at ANA Board Meeting
    Site selection for the 2018 and 2019 National Money Shows was the major topic of discussion by the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) newly inducted Board of Governors at its regular meeting on Saturday, August 15, at the Chicago World’s Fai…
    - 1 day ago, 31 Aug 15, 6:46pm -
  • new52nd Hawaii State Numismatic Association Coin Show Oct. 23
    By Hawaii State Numismatic Association….   The Hawaii State Numismatic Association will hold its 52nd Coin Show from Friday, October 23 to Sunday, October 25 2015 at the Hawaii Convention Center in Honolulu. The show will feature over 65 coin and…
    - 1 day ago, 31 Aug 15, 5:27pm -
  • newCoinWeek Weekly Report – August 31, 2015 – Video: 7:57
    CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan discusses this year’s ANA World’s Fair of Money, three books that we are reading right now, and the week’s Top 5 Coin Profiles. More news and video about collecting coins, paper money, gold and silver at http://co…
    - 1 day ago, 31 Aug 15, 4:43pm -
  • newNational Bank Note Rarities Abound in Long Beach Currency Signature Auction
    September 16-22, 2015, at the Long Beach Expo; Near-Gem Binion $10,000 expected to bring $120,000+ A Near-Gem New York District Binion Fr. 2231-B $10,000 1934 Federal Reserve Note PMG Choice Uncirculated 64 provides a legendary anchor to Heritage Auc…
    - 2 days ago, 30 Aug 15, 4:53pm -
  • newDiversity Marks Heritage Long Beach Expo U.S. Coins Auction
    1792 Copper Disme, 1877 Half Union and 1905 Gold Indian Cent expected to lead the way in varied Long Beach Expo offerings, Sept. 17-20, 2015 A 1792 Copper Disme XF40 PCGS Secure, Ex: Wurtzbach-Partrick, one of the most storied coins in American Numis…
    - 3 days ago, 30 Aug 15, 4:20pm -
  • new$1.55+ Million Stack’s Bowers ANA World’s Fair of Money Currency Auction
    Prices were strong in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Currency Auction of the 2015 ANA World’s Fair of Money held August 14 and 17, as 339 lots of U.S. currency realized more than $1.55 million. The prices realized were a positive indicatio…
    - 4 days ago, 29 Aug 15, 3:45pm -

US Coin News

  • newDiversity Marks Heritage Long Beach Expo U.S. Coins Auction
    1792 Copper Disme, 1877 Half Union and 1905 Gold Indian Cent expected to lead the way in varied Long Beach Expo offerings, Sept. 17-20, 2015 A 1792 Copper Disme XF40 PCGS Secure, Ex: Wurtzbach-Partrick, one of the most storied coins in American Numis…
    - 3 days ago, 30 Aug 15, 4:20pm -
  • newUS Gold Coins – Cool Coins from the 2015 ANA Part One
    By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ………. Without fail, the annual ANA convention brings out many great coins. Some of these are old friends; others are new to the market. Many of the best coins I buy at major shows nev…
    - 3 days ago, 29 Aug 15, 9:18pm -
  • newWhitman Releases New Bowers Book on Barber Silver Coinage
    Whitman Publishing announces the release of A Guide Book of Barber Silver Coins, by Q. David Bowers. The 384-page Bowers book (number 20 in the popular Bowers Series) will be available September 22, 2015, from booksellers and hobby shops nationwide,…
    - 5 days ago, 28 Aug 15, 3:30pm -
  • newIs the Naftzger-Blay 1807/6 the only Gem Quality & Full Red ‘Early Date’ Large Cent?
    Coin Rarities & Related Topics:News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #292 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds…. At the ANA Convention near Chicago, Stack’s-Bowers auctioned one of the most…
    - 7 days ago, 26 Aug 15, 3:19pm -
  • newHot Lips and Scar Face: Two Dramatic 1888-O Morgan Dollar Varieties
    By Ron Drzewucki – www.moderncoinwholesale.com…..   In my previous sortie into VAM territory, I mentioned the 1888-O “Hot Lips” variety of Morgan dollar. It is arguably the most famous VAM out there (a “VAM” being a Morgan or Peace dolla…
    - 7 days ago, 26 Aug 15, 12:29pm -
  • newWalter Mustain: A Collector Remembered – Video: 11:02
    By Tom DeLorey – Harlan J. Berk, Ltd.   Walter Mustain was a numismatist of the old school, collecting coins for the fun of it and not a slave to the slab mentality. He collected large cents, which to a copper collector are meant to be held by th…
    - 7 days ago, 25 Aug 15, 9:39pm -
  • The Gouri Gupta Collection of Morgan Dollars at GreatCollections
    Comprehensive PCGS-Graded Collection Being Sold Unreserved  GreatCollections is currently auctioning the Gouri Gupta Collection of Morgan and Peace Dollars. The collection is virtually complete and includes many duplicates of the key dates. All have…
    - 14 days ago, 19 Aug 15, 2:18pm -

People in the News

  • newNational Money Show Host Cities, More Discussed at ANA Board Meeting
    Site selection for the 2018 and 2019 National Money Shows was the major topic of discussion by the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) newly inducted Board of Governors at its regular meeting on Saturday, August 15, at the Chicago World’s Fai…
    - 1 day ago, 31 Aug 15, 6:46pm -
  • newPete Smith on the Passing of Francis Paul Prucha (1921-2015)
    By Pete Smith for CoinWeek.com…. Francis Paul Prucha, author of Indian Peace Medals in American History, died on July 30, 2015, at age 94. His book, published in 1971 by University of Nebraska Press, has become the standard reference on the topic.…
    - 1 day ago, 31 Aug 15, 6:11pm -
  • newNew Collectors.com Lets You Quickly Find $1 Billion Of Coins, Banknotes And Other Collectibles
    Imagine the convenience of finding every coin, banknote or other collectible item you want that is currently available for sale online, all in one place. That place now is Collectors.com, a new, one-stop website that instantly provides information on…
    - 5 days ago, 27 Aug 15, 9:09pm -
  • newCoinWeek Coin Designer’s Profile: Phebe Hemphill
    CoinWeek Coin Designer’s Profile: Phebe Hemphill Phebe Hemphill is one of the preeminent coin artists, sculptors, and engravers of our time. Born in 1960, Hemphill studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts with sculptor Evangelos Frudakis in…
    - 7 days ago, 26 Aug 15, 4:16am -
  • newWalter Mustain: A Collector Remembered – Video: 11:02
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