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The Confederacy in American Life; on American Coins

The Confederacy in American Life; on American Coins

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek …..   Rewriting history is a great temptation to ideologues of left and right, but recalls the old child’s prayer in the wake of some unimaginable tragedy, “Lord. Make it didn’t happen!” Retrofitting the past with concepts of today can be very appealing but it is illogical and indefensible. […]

Ancient Coins – Alexander the Great Tetradrachms and Herakles’ Slaying of the Nemean Lion

Ancient Coins – Alexander the Great Tetradrachms and Herakles’ Slaying of the Nemean Lion

MACEDONIAN KINGDOM. Alexander the Great Tetradrachms (336-323 BC). AR By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC…. The early Macedonian kingdom did not have sufficient access to mines to be able to mass-produce influential coinage. However, when Philip II rose to power in 359 BC, he recognized the importance of mining and prioritized the acquisition […]

APMEX Improves Precious Metals Storage Management, Secured by Brink’s

APMEX Improves Precious Metals Storage Management, Secured by Brink’s

APMEX, a leading Precious Metals e-retailer based in Oklahoma City, has announced changes to their Citadel site. Now Citadel customers can easily access all information from their APMEX account page and see their current holdings all in one place without leaving the APMEX.com site. APMEX worked to integrate the management of Citadel within APMEX.com to […]

By August 21, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
NGC-Certified World and Ancient Coins Top Heritage Auctions’ ANA Sale

NGC-Certified World and Ancient Coins Top Heritage Auctions’ ANA Sale

Coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) stood out in Heritage Auctions’ recent Platinum Night sale, held in conjunction with the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money, August 1-5 in Denver. The sale was headlined by a group of nine NGC-certified Japanese Proof coins from the 1870s that sold for a combined $793,125 USD. […]

Champion Auctions: 2017 Champion Auction: Lots You Need to Know

Champion Auctions: 2017 Champion Auction: Lots You Need to Know

On August 20, Champion Auctions will offer more than 500 lots of rare and collectible coins from Asia, Europe, and the United States. Many pieces come from the Charles E. Tanant Collection, a former French official at the Chinese Imperial Maritime Customs Service. Over his almost four-decade-long career, Tanant collected Imperial provincial and early Republic coins. Other […]

David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction #973: Lots You Need to Know

David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction #973: Lots You Need to Know

By CoinWeek …..   David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) conducts online auctions of certified coins, offering collectors a mix of classic and modern material in all grades so that the everyman collector and the ultra-high-end registry set builder has the opportunity to upgrade their collections with new coins each week. Auction 973 is live now […]

APMEX Announces 2017 Great London Sweepstakes

APMEX Announces 2017 Great London Sweepstakes

APMEX, Inc. is once again offering the chance to win a trip of a lifetime to London, England. One lucky winner and a guest of their choice will have the chance to explore the great city of London with special accommodations and round-trip airfare. While in London, they will receive transportation to and from the […]

By August 18, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
CoinWeek News Wire for August 18, 2017: Missing Persons, Chinese Counterfeits, Bitcoin Boom

CoinWeek News Wire for August 18, 2017: Missing Persons, Chinese Counterfeits, Bitcoin Boom

By Coinweek ….   CoinWeek News Wire for August 18, 2017:  Urgent 1.) Walter Allan’s car found, but 84-year-old Numismatist still missing Allan’s family told police they last heard from him on July 18, when he told them he was heading to the 2017 convention of the Royal Canadian Numismatic Association (RCNA) in Boucherville, Qué., […]

By August 18, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Five Snoozing U.S. Gold Series and Their Chances to Re-Awaken

Five Snoozing U.S. Gold Series and Their Chances to Re-Awaken

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com …… CoinWeek Content Partner ……   I’ve specialized in United States gold coins since the 1980s and I’ve seen a number of series go from cold to hot and vice-versa. There are currently some series that are not actively collected, which have at various times been more popular. Let’s look […]

By August 18, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
In the Early Days of Stack’s: The Golden Age of Coin Collecting

In the Early Days of Stack’s: The Golden Age of Coin Collecting

By Harvey Stack – Co-Founder, Stack’s Bowers Galleries …..   I have had the pleasure of writing and publishing some of my thoughts on coins and the history of the hobby for close to 10 years now. I am now 89 years old and love to relate stories of my growing up in the family […]

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Classic US Coins

The Confederacy in American Life; on American Coins

The Confederacy in American Life; on American Coins

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek …..   Rewriting history is a great temptation to ideologues of left and right, but recalls the old child’s prayer in the wake of some unimaginable tragedy, “Lord. Make it didn’t happen!” Retrofitting the past with concepts of today can be very appealing but it is illogical and indefensible. […]

David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction #973: Lots You Need to Know

David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction #973: Lots You Need to Know

By CoinWeek …..   David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) conducts online auctions of certified coins, offering collectors a mix of classic and modern material in all grades so that the everyman collector and the ultra-high-end registry set builder has the opportunity to upgrade their collections with new coins each week. Auction 973 is live now […]

Five Snoozing U.S. Gold Series and Their Chances to Re-Awaken

Five Snoozing U.S. Gold Series and Their Chances to Re-Awaken

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com …… CoinWeek Content Partner ……   I’ve specialized in United States gold coins since the 1980s and I’ve seen a number of series go from cold to hot and vice-versa. There are currently some series that are not actively collected, which have at various times been more popular. Let’s look […]

By August 18, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

World Coins

NGC-Certified World and Ancient Coins Top Heritage Auctions’ ANA Sale

NGC-Certified World and Ancient Coins Top Heritage Auctions’ ANA Sale

Coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) stood out in Heritage Auctions’ recent Platinum Night sale, held in conjunction with the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money, August 1-5 in Denver. The sale was headlined by a group of nine NGC-certified Japanese Proof coins from the 1870s that sold for a combined $793,125 USD. […]

Champion Auctions: 2017 Champion Auction: Lots You Need to Know

Champion Auctions: 2017 Champion Auction: Lots You Need to Know

On August 20, Champion Auctions will offer more than 500 lots of rare and collectible coins from Asia, Europe, and the United States. Many pieces come from the Charles E. Tanant Collection, a former French official at the Chinese Imperial Maritime Customs Service. Over his almost four-decade-long career, Tanant collected Imperial provincial and early Republic coins. Other […]

APMEX Announces 2017 Great London Sweepstakes

APMEX Announces 2017 Great London Sweepstakes

APMEX, Inc. is once again offering the chance to win a trip of a lifetime to London, England. One lucky winner and a guest of their choice will have the chance to explore the great city of London with special accommodations and round-trip airfare. While in London, they will receive transportation to and from the […]

By August 18, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Ancient Coins

Ancient Coins – Alexander the Great Tetradrachms and Herakles’ Slaying of the Nemean Lion

Ancient Coins – Alexander the Great Tetradrachms and Herakles’ Slaying of the Nemean Lion

MACEDONIAN KINGDOM. Alexander the Great Tetradrachms (336-323 BC). AR By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC…. The early Macedonian kingdom did not have sufficient access to mines to be able to mass-produce influential coinage. However, when Philip II rose to power in 359 BC, he recognized the importance of mining and prioritized the acquisition […]

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coinage of the Normans in Sicily

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coinage of the Normans in Sicily

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ….   FOR ENGLISH SPEAKERS, THE Norman conquest of England in 1066 is one of the most memorized events in Western history. But few have ever heard of the Norman conquest of Sicily. Descendants of ferocious Vikings who settled in the French province of Normandy, the warlike Normans were eventually […]

Heritage Ancient Coins: The Second Known Gold Magnesia Stater

Heritage Ancient Coins: The Second Known Gold Magnesia Stater

Our upcoming Long Beach Auction of World and Ancient Coins features one of two known gold staters from Magnesia. This is a completely unrecorded denomination and type for this city, and of immense numismatic importance! Struck from a somewhat rusty obverse die and displaying corresponding granularity, otherwise a highly attractive type from dies of fine […]

Modern Coins

U.S. Mint, National Park Service to Launch Ellis Island Quarter Aug. 30

U.S. Mint, National Park Service to Launch Ellis Island Quarter Aug. 30

WHAT: The public and the media are invited to the ceremony to mark the release of the Ellis Island quarter, the 39th coin in the United States Mint’s America the Beautiful Quarters® Program. The event includes a coin exchange of $10 rolls of newly-minted Ellis Island quarters after the ceremony. Barbara Fox, designer of the […]

By August 17, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Modern US Coins – 2016 America the Beautiful Harpers Ferry National Historical Park Quarter

Modern US Coins – 2016 America the Beautiful Harpers Ferry National Historical Park Quarter

Description: The America the Beautiful Quarters Program debuted on the heels of the 50 State Quarters Program and its adjunct District of Columbia and Territories program. Authorized by Public Law 110–456 (source: PDF), the America the Beautiful National Parks Quarter Dollar Coin Act of 2008, called for the “issuance of redesigned quarters dollars emblematic of national parks […]

By August 16, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Three Modern Coins Grab Top Dollar At Heritage World’s Fair of Money Auction

Three Modern Coins Grab Top Dollar At Heritage World’s Fair of Money Auction

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ……   Modern coins took some of the top bids at the Heritage Auctions sale during the American Numismatic Association (ANA) World’s Fair of Money Show in Denver, Colorado, August 2-6, 2017. Nearly 99 percent of some 5,095 lots, including United States and world coins as well as paper currency, […]

Gold - Silver - Platinum Bullion

APMEX Improves Precious Metals Storage Management, Secured by Brink’s

APMEX Improves Precious Metals Storage Management, Secured by Brink’s

APMEX, a leading Precious Metals e-retailer based in Oklahoma City, has announced changes to their Citadel site. Now Citadel customers can easily access all information from their APMEX account page and see their current holdings all in one place without leaving the APMEX.com site. APMEX worked to integrate the management of Citadel within APMEX.com to […]

By August 21, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
APMEX Announces 2017 Great London Sweepstakes

APMEX Announces 2017 Great London Sweepstakes

APMEX, Inc. is once again offering the chance to win a trip of a lifetime to London, England. One lucky winner and a guest of their choice will have the chance to explore the great city of London with special accommodations and round-trip airfare. While in London, they will receive transportation to and from the […]

By August 18, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
GoldDealer Gold Market Report – Are the Bulls or Bears Tired?

GoldDealer Gold Market Report – Are the Bulls or Bears Tired?

Precious Metals Market Commentary for Monday, August 14, 2017 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ……   Gold closed down $3.50 at $1,284.20 – a let-down for those considering another try at the vaulted $1,300.00 level. As promised the North Korea/Trump rhetoric has cooled and the dollar rebounded, which […]

American Silver Eagles

State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Numismatic Coin Sales as of Aug. 13, 2017

State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Numismatic Coin Sales as of Aug. 13, 2017

By CoinWeek News Staff ….   Current numismatic coin sales figures* from the U.S. Mint. Products listed are currently available for purchase at the U.S. Mint. Items labeled ‘Out of Stock’ or ‘Sold Out’ on usmint.gov are not listed below. Sales figures for items older than 2010 are omitted from the Mint’s online records and therefore […]

By August 17, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Three Modern Coins Grab Top Dollar At Heritage World’s Fair of Money Auction

Three Modern Coins Grab Top Dollar At Heritage World’s Fair of Money Auction

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ……   Modern coins took some of the top bids at the Heritage Auctions sale during the American Numismatic Association (ANA) World’s Fair of Money Show in Denver, Colorado, August 2-6, 2017. Nearly 99 percent of some 5,095 lots, including United States and world coins as well as paper currency, […]

State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Numismatic Coin Sales as of Aug. 6, 2017

State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Numismatic Coin Sales as of Aug. 6, 2017

By CoinWeek News Staff…. Current numismatic coin sales figures* from the U.S. Mint. Products listed are currently available for purchase at the U.S. Mint. Items labeled ‘Out of Stock’ or ‘Sold Out’ on usmint.gov are not listed below. Sales figures for items older than 2010 are omitted from the Mint’s online records and therefore not included […]

Collector Coins - Budget

The Confederacy in American Life; on American Coins

The Confederacy in American Life; on American Coins

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek …..   Rewriting history is a great temptation to ideologues of left and right, but recalls the old child’s prayer in the wake of some unimaginable tragedy, “Lord. Make it didn’t happen!” Retrofitting the past with concepts of today can be very appealing but it is illogical and indefensible. […]

State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Numismatic Coin Sales as of Aug. 13, 2017

State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Numismatic Coin Sales as of Aug. 13, 2017

By CoinWeek News Staff ….   Current numismatic coin sales figures* from the U.S. Mint. Products listed are currently available for purchase at the U.S. Mint. Items labeled ‘Out of Stock’ or ‘Sold Out’ on usmint.gov are not listed below. Sales figures for items older than 2010 are omitted from the Mint’s online records and therefore […]

By August 17, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
CoinWeek Podcast #75: US Mint Sculptor Designer Don Everhart – Audio

CoinWeek Podcast #75: US Mint Sculptor Designer Don Everhart – Audio

CoinWeek Podcast #75: US Mint Sculptor Designer Don Everhart – Audio Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on iTunes. Don Everhart served as a sculptor engraver at the US Mint from 2004-2017, capping off a career that spanned five creative decades. In this episode […]

By August 17, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Paper Money - Banknotes

CoinWeek News Wire for August 18, 2017: Missing Persons, Chinese Counterfeits, Bitcoin Boom

CoinWeek News Wire for August 18, 2017: Missing Persons, Chinese Counterfeits, Bitcoin Boom

By Coinweek ….   CoinWeek News Wire for August 18, 2017:  Urgent 1.) Walter Allan’s car found, but 84-year-old Numismatist still missing Allan’s family told police they last heard from him on July 18, when he told them he was heading to the 2017 convention of the Royal Canadian Numismatic Association (RCNA) in Boucherville, Qué., […]

By August 18, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Welcome to the August 2017 Stack’s Bowers Paper Money Hong Kong Auction

Welcome to the August 2017 Stack’s Bowers Paper Money Hong Kong Auction

By Aris Maragoudakis – Currency Specialist, Stack’s Bowers ……   Welcome to our 2017 August Hong Kong Auction Catalog. As always, we are offering an exceptional amount of scarce and high-quality material. A few pieces of paper money included in this catalog have yet to be offered in public auction, while others are among the […]

World Currency News – Release Date for New Australian $10 Banknote

World Currency News – Release Date for New Australian $10 Banknote

By Reserve Bank of Australia …..   The Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia, Philip Lowe, announced today in his opening statement to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics that the new $10 banknote will be released into general circulation from 20 September 2017. This follows the release of the new $5 […]

By August 14, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Auctions

NGC-Certified World and Ancient Coins Top Heritage Auctions’ ANA Sale

NGC-Certified World and Ancient Coins Top Heritage Auctions’ ANA Sale

Coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) stood out in Heritage Auctions’ recent Platinum Night sale, held in conjunction with the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money, August 1-5 in Denver. The sale was headlined by a group of nine NGC-certified Japanese Proof coins from the 1870s that sold for a combined $793,125 USD. […]

Champion Auctions: 2017 Champion Auction: Lots You Need to Know

Champion Auctions: 2017 Champion Auction: Lots You Need to Know

On August 20, Champion Auctions will offer more than 500 lots of rare and collectible coins from Asia, Europe, and the United States. Many pieces come from the Charles E. Tanant Collection, a former French official at the Chinese Imperial Maritime Customs Service. Over his almost four-decade-long career, Tanant collected Imperial provincial and early Republic coins. Other […]

David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction #973: Lots You Need to Know

David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction #973: Lots You Need to Know

By CoinWeek …..   David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) conducts online auctions of certified coins, offering collectors a mix of classic and modern material in all grades so that the everyman collector and the ultra-high-end registry set builder has the opportunity to upgrade their collections with new coins each week. Auction 973 is live now […]

Coin Shows & Conventions

At the ANA, Many Attempts to Bridge the Coin Collecting Divide

At the ANA, Many Attempts to Bridge the Coin Collecting Divide

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ….   To hear some veterans of the industry tell it, the coin hobby of today is a much different creature than the one they found themselves on top of 20 or 30 years ago. That was a time when a dealer with a suitcase full of […]

Three in Coin Industry Receive Anti-Counterfeiting Al Kreuzer Memorial Award

Three in Coin Industry Receive Anti-Counterfeiting Al Kreuzer Memorial Award

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets …..   The Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) recognized three individuals on August 2 for their outstanding contributions in the effort to combat counterfeit coins and currency, and for their support of the Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force (ACTF). Philip N. Diehl, Michael R. Fuljenz, and Chandra Kreuzer-Zell Rudd were […]

By August 9, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Numismatic Literary Guild Announces Award Winners at 2017 ANA Show

Numismatic Literary Guild Announces Award Winners at 2017 ANA Show

Complete List of Numismatic Literary Guild Winners By Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG) …… BOOK OF THE YEAR The work having the greatest potential impact on numismatics – 1792: Birth of a Nation’s Coinage, by Pete Smith, Joel Orosz and Leonard Augsburger BEST SPECIALIZED BOOK United States Coins (tie) – The $2½ and $5 Gold Indians […]

By August 8, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Collecting Strategies

Five Snoozing U.S. Gold Series and Their Chances to Re-Awaken

Five Snoozing U.S. Gold Series and Their Chances to Re-Awaken

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com …… CoinWeek Content Partner ……   I’ve specialized in United States gold coins since the 1980s and I’ve seen a number of series go from cold to hot and vice-versa. There are currently some series that are not actively collected, which have at various times been more popular. Let’s look […]

By August 18, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
U.S. Mint, National Park Service to Launch Ellis Island Quarter Aug. 30

U.S. Mint, National Park Service to Launch Ellis Island Quarter Aug. 30

WHAT: The public and the media are invited to the ceremony to mark the release of the Ellis Island quarter, the 39th coin in the United States Mint’s America the Beautiful Quarters® Program. The event includes a coin exchange of $10 rolls of newly-minted Ellis Island quarters after the ceremony. Barbara Fox, designer of the […]

By August 17, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Modern US Coins – 2016 America the Beautiful Harpers Ferry National Historical Park Quarter

Modern US Coins – 2016 America the Beautiful Harpers Ferry National Historical Park Quarter

Description: The America the Beautiful Quarters Program debuted on the heels of the 50 State Quarters Program and its adjunct District of Columbia and Territories program. Authorized by Public Law 110–456 (source: PDF), the America the Beautiful National Parks Quarter Dollar Coin Act of 2008, called for the “issuance of redesigned quarters dollars emblematic of national parks […]

By August 16, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Prices - Coin Values

NGC-Certified World and Ancient Coins Top Heritage Auctions’ ANA Sale

NGC-Certified World and Ancient Coins Top Heritage Auctions’ ANA Sale

Coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) stood out in Heritage Auctions’ recent Platinum Night sale, held in conjunction with the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money, August 1-5 in Denver. The sale was headlined by a group of nine NGC-certified Japanese Proof coins from the 1870s that sold for a combined $793,125 USD. […]

NGC Vintage US Rarities Show Strength in Heritage ANA Sale

NGC Vintage US Rarities Show Strength in Heritage ANA Sale

Vintage US coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) led the way in Heritage Auctions’ recent sale at the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) World’s Fair of Money this month in Denver. The top two coins in the auction were both recently submitted to NGC for certification. One was a 1943 bronze cent graded NGC MS […]

Three Modern Coins Grab Top Dollar At Heritage World’s Fair of Money Auction

Three Modern Coins Grab Top Dollar At Heritage World’s Fair of Money Auction

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ……   Modern coins took some of the top bids at the Heritage Auctions sale during the American Numismatic Association (ANA) World’s Fair of Money Show in Denver, Colorado, August 2-6, 2017. Nearly 99 percent of some 5,095 lots, including United States and world coins as well as paper currency, […]

World Mints

Royal Canadian Mint Issues Great Trail 25th Anniversary Silver Coin

Royal Canadian Mint Issues Great Trail 25th Anniversary Silver Coin

The Royal Canadian Mint has launched an exciting new rectangular silver coin to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the 24,000 kilometre-long Great Trail (formerly known as the Trans Canada Trail), which will soon connect Canada from its Atlantic, Pacific and Arctic coasts. This coin was celebrated today at an event held beside the Meewasin Trail […]

World Coins – Royal Australian Mint Issues Possum Magic Limited Edition Collector Coin Series

World Coins – Royal Australian Mint Issues Possum Magic Limited Edition Collector Coin Series

Woolworths is releasing Royal Australian Mint limited edition $2 coins into their tills from today leading up to Children’s Book Council of Australia Children’s Book Week, featuring designs from the iconic Australian children’s book Possum Magic. Commencing their journey in Woolworths cash registers across the country, the three $2 coin designs have been struck by […]

By August 15, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Celebrate Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip’s Years Together with New Coin from Pobjoy Mint

Celebrate Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip’s Years Together with New Coin from Pobjoy Mint

70 Years of HM Queen Elizabeth II & HRH Prince Philip Featuring the Exclusive Double Effigy Obverse! Celebrating the lives of two long-serving Royals Featuring a portrait of the Royal Couple at The State Opening of Parliament Produced in Britain by Pobjoy Mint manufacturer of luxury coins The Coin It is a rare occurrence that […]

By August 14, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

US Mint

State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Numismatic Coin Sales as of Aug. 13, 2017

State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Numismatic Coin Sales as of Aug. 13, 2017

By CoinWeek News Staff ….   Current numismatic coin sales figures* from the U.S. Mint. Products listed are currently available for purchase at the U.S. Mint. Items labeled ‘Out of Stock’ or ‘Sold Out’ on usmint.gov are not listed below. Sales figures for items older than 2010 are omitted from the Mint’s online records and therefore […]

By August 17, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
CoinWeek Podcast #75: US Mint Sculptor Designer Don Everhart – Audio

CoinWeek Podcast #75: US Mint Sculptor Designer Don Everhart – Audio

CoinWeek Podcast #75: US Mint Sculptor Designer Don Everhart – Audio Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on iTunes. Don Everhart served as a sculptor engraver at the US Mint from 2004-2017, capping off a career that spanned five creative decades. In this episode […]

By August 17, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
U.S. Mint, National Park Service to Launch Ellis Island Quarter Aug. 30

U.S. Mint, National Park Service to Launch Ellis Island Quarter Aug. 30

WHAT: The public and the media are invited to the ceremony to mark the release of the Ellis Island quarter, the 39th coin in the United States Mint’s America the Beautiful Quarters® Program. The event includes a coin exchange of $10 rolls of newly-minted Ellis Island quarters after the ceremony. Barbara Fox, designer of the […]

By August 17, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Opinion - Commentary

The Confederacy in American Life; on American Coins

The Confederacy in American Life; on American Coins

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek …..   Rewriting history is a great temptation to ideologues of left and right, but recalls the old child’s prayer in the wake of some unimaginable tragedy, “Lord. Make it didn’t happen!” Retrofitting the past with concepts of today can be very appealing but it is illogical and indefensible. […]

Your Kids Don’t Want Your Coins, But I Know Someone Who Might

Your Kids Don’t Want Your Coins, But I Know Someone Who Might

By David Schwager for CoinWeek …..   Kids today don’t care about coins. That’s not a problem. A recent CoinWeek article discussed three events at the 2017 World’s Fair of Money where goodhearted dealers and collectors tried to bring youngsters further into the hobby. Yes, it’s true that the children of today are the coin […]

By August 16, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
At the End of an ANA Presidency, a Look Back and a Look Ahead

At the End of an ANA Presidency, a Look Back and a Look Ahead

The Future of the American Numismatic Association By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ……   Last week, my presidency of the American Numismatic Association (ANA) came to an end. I must say it was one of the fastest two years of my life. Being President of the ANA was certainly more time-consuming than […]

People - Clubs - Organizations

In the Early Days of Stack’s: The Golden Age of Coin Collecting

In the Early Days of Stack’s: The Golden Age of Coin Collecting

By Harvey Stack – Co-Founder, Stack’s Bowers Galleries …..   I have had the pleasure of writing and publishing some of my thoughts on coins and the history of the hobby for close to 10 years now. I am now 89 years old and love to relate stories of my growing up in the family […]

CoinWeek Podcast #75: US Mint Sculptor Designer Don Everhart – Audio

CoinWeek Podcast #75: US Mint Sculptor Designer Don Everhart – Audio

CoinWeek Podcast #75: US Mint Sculptor Designer Don Everhart – Audio Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on iTunes. Don Everhart served as a sculptor engraver at the US Mint from 2004-2017, capping off a career that spanned five creative decades. In this episode […]

By August 17, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Kolbe & Fanning to Offer William Burd Numismatic Library

Kolbe & Fanning to Offer William Burd Numismatic Library

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers are pleased to announce that they have been chosen to offer the outstanding numismatic library formed by Chicago coin dealer William A. Burd in several upcoming auctions. The Burd Library is well known to many due to the long-standing willingness of the owner to make his library available for use […]

Education - Grading - History

In the Early Days of Stack’s: The Golden Age of Coin Collecting

In the Early Days of Stack’s: The Golden Age of Coin Collecting

By Harvey Stack – Co-Founder, Stack’s Bowers Galleries …..   I have had the pleasure of writing and publishing some of my thoughts on coins and the history of the hobby for close to 10 years now. I am now 89 years old and love to relate stories of my growing up in the family […]

Kolbe & Fanning to Offer William Burd Numismatic Library

Kolbe & Fanning to Offer William Burd Numismatic Library

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers are pleased to announce that they have been chosen to offer the outstanding numismatic library formed by Chicago coin dealer William A. Burd in several upcoming auctions. The Burd Library is well known to many due to the long-standing willingness of the owner to make his library available for use […]

NGC Vintage US Rarities Show Strength in Heritage ANA Sale

NGC Vintage US Rarities Show Strength in Heritage ANA Sale

Vintage US coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) led the way in Heritage Auctions’ recent sale at the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) World’s Fair of Money this month in Denver. The top two coins in the auction were both recently submitted to NGC for certification. One was a 1943 bronze cent graded NGC MS […]

Podcasts

CoinWeek Podcast #75: US Mint Sculptor Designer Don Everhart – Audio

CoinWeek Podcast #75: US Mint Sculptor Designer Don Everhart – Audio

CoinWeek Podcast #75: US Mint Sculptor Designer Don Everhart – Audio Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on iTunes. Don Everhart served as a sculptor engraver at the US Mint from 2004-2017, capping off a career that spanned five creative decades. In this episode […]

By August 17, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
CoinWeek Podcast #74: Former U.S. Mint Director Talks About Realities of Gold Ownership

CoinWeek Podcast #74: Former U.S. Mint Director Talks About Realities of Gold Ownership

CoinWeek Podcast #74: Former U.S. Mint Director Talks About Realities of Gold Ownership Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on iTunes. Philip Diehl was the director of the United States Mint from 1994-2000. During his tenure, Diehl brought wholesale changes to the way the […]

By August 8, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
CoinWeek Podcast #73: Howdy Stranger, Care to Flip a Coin?

CoinWeek Podcast #73: Howdy Stranger, Care to Flip a Coin?

CoinWeek Podcast #73: Howdy Stranger, Care to Flip a Coin? Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on iTunes. In this episode of the CoinWeek Podcast, we depart from our normal fare and talk to David Schirduan, a game designer, whose new game “Clink” uses […]

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