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Ancient Coin News

  • 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…
    - 14 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…
    - 23 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…
    - 26 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…
    - 32 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…
    - 37 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…
    - 46 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…
    - 53 days ago, 1 Jul 14, 10:06pm -
  • Numismatik Lanz Ancient Coin Auction: 280,000 euros for a Phanes Electrum Stater
    It is an icon of numismatics, the stater in the name of Phanes, enigmatic witness of the earliest coinage. Now it was auctioned at Lanz for 280,000 euros. Slightly less expensive was the famous EID MAR denarius of Brutus that obtained a price of 165,…
    - 54 days ago, 30 Jun 14, 12:17pm -
  • Discussion on Egyptian Coins at State Department MOU hearing leaves room for optimism
    By Wayne Sayles – Ancient Coin Collecting Blog ……….. The public session of the Cultural Property Advisory Committee hearing to consider a potential Memorandum of Understanding with Egypt (June 2nd) has drawn considerable interest among the re…
    - 60 days ago, 24 Jun 14, 12:11pm -
  • Comets and Meteorites on Ancient Coins
    By Mike Markowitz for Coinweek….. Ancient Coin Series The night sky was really important to ancient people. This can be hard for us to understand, living as we do in a world where light pollution denies us a clear view of the stars. What people saw…
    - 61 days ago, 23 Jun 14, 6:41pm -

Coin & Currency Auctions

The Bullion Report

Currency & Paper Money News

  • Memphis International Paper Money Convention Update 2014. VIDEO: 2:12
    Doug Davis, Coin and Currency Convention Promoter Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com …… It has been said if you want to talk about paper money you have to go to Memphis. Convention promoter Doug Davis talks about what collectors and dealer ca…
    - 81 days ago, 3 Jun 14, 3:04pm -
  • Excerpts from the E-Sylum: On Cataloguing Prison Scrip…
    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 reader and Connecticut-based numismatist Bob Hewey proposes a ne…
    - 95 days ago, 20 May 14, 1:45pm -
  • Stack’s Bowers Galleries Announced New National Banknote Variety
    Stack’s Bowers Galleries is excited to announce the recent discovery of a note which will add a new catalog number to the next edition of the Paper Money of United States, better known as the Friedberg Catalog. The Series 1882 $10 Date Back is from…
    - 14 May 14, 5:35pm -

Modern Coin News

  • Does Ike Dollar Market Foreshadow a Crumbling Modern Coin Market ?
    by Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek…. As a member of the Ike Group, Charles tries to stay informed about the current goings-on in the series and keeps in touch with collectors and Eisenhower dollar researchers. They generally like to…
    - 38 days ago, 16 Jul 14, 6:21pm -
  • The Coin Analyst: Minting to Demand of JFK Gold Coins Raises Problems
    Once again the U.S. Mint, for reasons I fail to understand, made a major announcement via Facebook.  And this was not even a major Facebook post, but rather it was a comment made on July 9 in response to a question from a collector, who asked how ma…
    - 44 days ago, 10 Jul 14, 11:08am -
  • The Royal Mint Unveils New First World War Commemorative £20 Coin
    The Royal Mint’s second United Kingdom £20 coin commemorates outbreak of the First World War The Royal Mint has unveiled the theme of its second United Kingdom £20 coin – remembering those who answered the call to arms at the outbreak of the Fi…
    - 46 days ago, 8 Jul 14, 12:05pm -

Commentary & Market Reports

  • Laura Sperber’s Hot Topics: Fools Gold – The JFK Coin
    WHAT IS CONTAINED IN THIS BLOG ARE THE SOLE OPINIONS OF THE AUTHOR. DISGRACEFUL There is free enterpirse then there is the garbage that went on with the people and dealers who just had to get a piece of the Kennedy gold coin mania. On the news you sa…
    - 12 days ago, 11 Aug 14, 5:17pm -
  • The Coin Analyst: Are Coin Show Releases Good for Numismatics?
    By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ………… As the dust settles on the largest and most important coin show of the year, the ANA’s World Fair of Money held in Rosemont, Illinois last week, it is a good time to take stock of the launch of the 2014 gol…
    - 12 days ago, 11 Aug 14, 4:55pm -
  • 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…
    - 43 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 3:46pm -
  • 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…
    - 47 days ago, 7 Jul 14, 11:27am -
  • 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…
    - 68 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…
    - 81 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…
    - 82 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…
    - 86 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…
    - 88 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…
    - 92 days ago, 23 May 14, 1:46pm -

CoinWeek Cool Coins & Currency Video

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 bank notes of any convent…
- 3 days ago, 20 Aug 14, 3:50pm -
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…
- 3 days ago, 20 Aug 14, 5:10am -
$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…
- 4 days ago, 19 Aug 14, 5:59pm -
Cool Books for Coin Collectors by Whitman Publications. VIDEO: 8:22.
Cool Books for Coin Collectors by Whitman Publications. VIDEO: 8:22.Dennis Tucker, Publisher, Whitman, Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com. Whitman Publications specializes in books for coin, token and paper money collecto...From:coinweekVi…
- 4 days ago, 19 Aug 14, 12:21pm -
Cool New Books for Coin Collectors. VIDEO: 3:56.
Cool New Books for Coin Collectors. VIDEO: 3:56.Wayne Herndon, Wizard Coin Supply, Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com. Buy the book before the coin is some great advice for collectors. There are coin s...From:coinweekViews:263 5rati…
- 5 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 1:47am -
Why Folks Come to the Summer FUN Coin Convention. VIDEO: 1:24.
Why Folks Come to the Summer FUN Coin Convention. VIDEO: 1:24.Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com, with Gary Adkins, Jacob Haugen, and Joel Reznick. The Florida United Numismatists have a long tradition of successful coin conventions. Their Ja…
- 5 days ago, 18 Aug 14, 1:43am -

Collecting Strategies

  • 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…
    - 19 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…
    - 24 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…
    - 31 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…
    - 31 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…
    - 36 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…
    - 37 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…
    - 64 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…
    - 64 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…
    - 70 days ago, 14 Jun 14, 8:37pm -
  • Copper and Silver Key Date U.S. Coins in Goldbergs Auction Next Week
    Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #224 A CoinWeek Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds…. In the history of coin collecting in the U.S., a large percentage of enthusia…
    - 87 days ago, 28 May 14, 8:14pm -

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…
    - 15 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…
    - 16 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…
    - 29 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…
    - 33 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…
    - 36 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…
    - 47 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

  • The ANA World’s Fair of Money – A Week Long Adventure
    By Jim Bisognani – NGC Market Report ………. NGC graded 1804 Dollar-an auction knockout-Stack’s Bowers & Heritage Auctions vying for collectors’ and dealers’ attention-US Mint and Gold Kennedy Creates A Frenzy. As I write this report, fina…
    - 15 days ago, 7 Aug 14, 11:34pm -
  • NLG PLANS BIG CONVENTION EVENTS
    If it’s Thursday, it must be NLG Day at the World’s Fair of Money. The Numismatic Literary Guild has big doings planned on Thursday, Aug. 7, at the national coin show in Rosemont, Illinois. At 10 a.m., the Guild will hold its annual Symposium in…
    - 19 days ago, 4 Aug 14, 4:01pm -
  • 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…
    - 25 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 3:48pm -
  • World’s Fair of Money: 10 Things to Do in Chicago without Going to Chicago
    by Pinnacle Rarities… We are busy preparing for the upcoming American Numismatic Association’s annual World’s Fair of Money. This year’s show is billed as Chicago. Much has been said about the fact that it is actually hosted in Rosemont. I’…
    - 25 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 12:51pm -
  • Dakota the Coin Dog Visits FUN Summer Coin Convention. VIDEO: 2:40
    Dakota and his Human Companion Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com…… Dogs have been called man’s best friend and now and that includes coin collectors. Dakota is one of only two service dogs allowed in coin shows in the southeastern United S…
    - 25 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 9:24am -
  • Gold Coins: Monaco Prepares Brasher Doubloon For It’s World’s Fair of Money Display
    The finest certified 1787 Brasher Doubloon was shown to Southern California news media representatives as Monaco Rare Coins of Newport Beach, California made final preparations for the legendary coin’s display at the upcoming 2014 Chicago ANA Worl…
    - 26 days ago, 28 Jul 14, 2:29pm -
  • 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…
    - 31 days ago, 23 Jul 14, 8:12pm -
  • Young Numismatists Volunteer as Pages at FUN Summer Coin Convention. VIDEO: 2:32
    FUN Young Numismatist Page Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……. When a dealer needs a cup of coffee or some food brought to their table while at a convention the Florida United Numismatist organization provides a team of volunteer pages to a…
    - 32 days ago, 22 Jul 14, 12:13pm -
  • Orders & Medals Society of America Announces Annual Convention Dates
    Convention to be held in Irvine, California from August 14-17… The annual convention of the Orders & Medals Society of America is coming to Irvine, California in about four weeks time, this year one week after the ANA. Commonly known as OMSA, membe…
    - 37 days ago, 17 Jul 14, 12:16pm -
  • Does Ike Dollar Market Foreshadow a Crumbling Modern Coin Market ?
    by Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek…. As a member of the Ike Group, Charles tries to stay informed about the current goings-on in the series and keeps in touch with collectors and Eisenhower dollar researchers. They generally like to…
    - 38 days ago, 16 Jul 14, 6:21pm -

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…
    - 74 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…
    - 79 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

  • 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…
    - 11 days ago, 12 Aug 14, 2:29pm -
  • Merit Gold & Silver No Longer Accepting Bullion Orders
    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…
    - 14 days ago, 9 Aug 14, 2:48am -
  • PCGS CoinFacts Coin Dealer Hall of Fame inducts Adams, Ivy and Ruddy
    The PCGS CoinFacts™ Coin Dealer Hall of Fame has inducted three more past and current distinguished professional numismatists. The new members are Edgar H. Adams, Steve Ivy and James F. Ruddy. The 2014 induction ceremony was part of the PCGS Set Re…
    - 15 days ago, 8 Aug 14, 9:47pm -
  • CoinWeek Article Leads to the Discovery of Previously Unknown 1942-1946 Double Mint Sets
    A coin dealer’s article on Double Mint Sets leads to the discovery of 1942-1946 Double Mint Sets… By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek…. This is a story about five tiny cloth sacks, a numismatic mystery 70 years in the making, and a…
    - 19 days ago, 4 Aug 14, 11:00am -
  • American Numismatic Association Announces 2014 Honorees
    On Monday, the American Numismatic Association announced the recipients of several of the Association’s most prestigious awards. Each of these individuals will be recognized for their exemplary service to the ANA and to numismatics at a special Awa…
    - 25 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 7:28pm -
  • Why I Chose Rare Coins, Gold and Silver for My Retirement. VIDEO: 3:10
    Robert LeVan, Have Coin Will Travel Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……. Meet a man who truly believes in the value of coins and precious metals. Robert LeVan worked as a city employee for decades and put all his retirement savings into item…
    - 25 days ago, 29 Jul 14, 3:27pm -
  • Gold Coins: Monaco Prepares Brasher Doubloon For It’s World’s Fair of Money Display
    The finest certified 1787 Brasher Doubloon was shown to Southern California news media representatives as Monaco Rare Coins of Newport Beach, California made final preparations for the legendary coin’s display at the upcoming 2014 Chicago ANA Worl…
    - 26 days ago, 28 Jul 14, 2:29pm -

World Coin News

  • 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…
    - 12 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…
    - 25 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…
    - 29 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…
    - 57 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…
    - 64 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…
    - 66 days ago, 18 Jun 14, 12:07pm -
  • Central Bank of Russia Issues New Ruble Coins
    New Ruble coins struck for collectors are first coins to feature new Russian monetary symbol… World Coins CoinWeek news report…. Last December, Russia announced that it would adopt a new symbol for the Russian ruble, in order to give the curren…
    - 67 days ago, 17 Jun 14, 4:42pm -
  • New Eiffel Tower Coins Released by Monnaie de Paris. VIDEO: 2:44
    Lionel LeConte, Paris Mint Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com …… A series of gold and silver coins featuring the Eiffel Tower has been announced by the Monnaie de Paris. PandaAmerica will be a distributor for the coins and discusses the outlo…
    - 73 days ago, 11 Jun 14, 1:24pm -
  • Three New Commemorative Coins from Hungary Released
    Three new commemorative coins from Hungary highlight National Bank, influential composer, and famous architect… The three commemorative coins announced recently by the National Bank of Hungary are the inaugural representatives of its new issuing po…
    - 86 days ago, 29 May 14, 7:21am -
  • Islamic Coins Headline 1st Wilkes & Curtis Sale
    Fresh to the numismatic market, a collection of coins of Morocco will join more than 500 lots of Islamic, Indian, and world coins and medals in the inaugural online-only auction for newly established numismatic auction house, Wilkes & Curtis, on Mo…
    - 88 days ago, 27 May 14, 4:29pm -

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