Most Recent Articles Just Posted

The Short-Lived Franklin Half Dollar

The Short-Lived Franklin Half Dollar

by Al Doyle for CoinWeek ……… With a lifespan of just 15 years (1948-63) and no high-priced key dates even in Mint State grades, the Franklin half dollar is an ideal series for budget-conscious collectors. The 35-piece date set contains... read more »

 

Colossus of Rhodes – CARIAN ISLANDS. Rhodes. Ca. 340-316 BC. AR didrachm

Colossus of Rhodes – CARIAN ISLANDS. Rhodes. Ca. 340-316 BC. AR didrachm

By Lorie Ann Hambly – Heritage Galleries ……….. Rhodes was one of the great maritime cities of the Greek world, located on a spearhead-shaped island of the same name in the eastern Aegean Sea. Myth has it the island was... read more »

 

History Hidden in Plain Sight: Freemasons on United States Coins

History Hidden in Plain Sight: Freemasons on United States Coins

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ……….. According to some, the secretive fraternity of the Freemasons is elitist and anti-democratic. Still others have questioned the organization’s spiritual views For those initiated... read more »

 

Why Gold Reserves Are Still Important. VIDEO: 3:01 caticonslite_bm_alt

Why Gold Reserves Are Still Important. VIDEO: 3:01

Edmund C. Moy, Former US Mint Director…………….. There are some economists and financial advisors who believe that holding gold reserves represents a barbarous relic from the past. Former Director of the United States... read more »

 

US Dollar Accused Of Being A Ponzi Scheme

US Dollar Accused Of Being A Ponzi Scheme

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com ….. A member of Russia’s national legislature, Mikhail Degtyarev has introduced a bill in that nation’s parliament to outlaw the use or possession of US Dollar... read more »

 

Records Fall at Stack’s Bowers Sale of the Sundman Collection of Massachusetts Silver Coins

Records Fall at Stack’s Bowers Sale of the Sundman Collection of Massachusetts Silver Coins

NE Shilling Sets New Price Record at $440,625 On Friday evening, November 8, 2013, Stack’s Bowers Galleries auctioned a memorable session of colonial and early American coins. The star consignment was the collection of Massachusetts silver... read more »

 

Rare Coin Market Report: Busy And Buzzing In Baltimore

Rare Coin Market Report: Busy And Buzzing In Baltimore

Posted by Jim Bisognani for NGC Market Report ……… Early November Auction Action Pulls In over $25 Million; Modern Rarities Establish New Records! All Eyes on Newman II – Bright White Morgan And Peace Dollars Are Blazing Hot November... read more »

 

When the “Best” Coin isn’t the “Better” Coin

When the “Best” Coin isn’t the “Better” Coin

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……………….. In many series, collectors are slaves to the holder. By this, I mean, they make purchases which aren’t always prudent based on what a... read more »

 

Gold Price and the State of the Economy. VIDEO: 2:38. caticonslite_bm_alt

Gold Price and the State of the Economy. VIDEO: 2:38.

Edmund C. Moy, Former US Mint Director………….. At the recent Whitman Coin and Collectibles Expo in Baltimore former US Mint Director Edmund Moy was asked a question that was very relevant. A young man wondered if the decline... read more »

 

The Fabulous Eric Newman Collection, part 5: 1796 U.S. Half Dollars

The Fabulous Eric Newman Collection, part 5: 1796 U.S. Half Dollars

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #194 A Weekly Column for CoinWeek by Greg Reynolds …………….. This is the fifth in a series... read more »

 

Joel Gabrelow Joins Heritage Auctions as Consignment Director

Joel Gabrelow Joins Heritage Auctions as Consignment Director

Longtime coin and bullion executive joins world’s largest numismatic operation’s Dallas office DALLAS – Heritage Auctions has announced longtime gold and rare coin expert, author and scholar Joel Gabrelow has joined the company as a Consignment... read more »

 

How to Exchange Gold and Other Precious Metals: New Direction IRA Announces Industry-Best Metals Exchange Process

How to Exchange Gold and Other Precious Metals: New Direction IRA Announces Industry-Best Metals Exchange Process

New Direction IRA announces the fastest metals exchange procedure of any self-directed IRA provider, utilizing industry-best technology and a knowledgeable client support team. New Direction IRA helps investors learn how to exchange gold and... read more »

 

Banco de Mexico Attends US Mexican Numismatic Association Convention 2013. VIDEO: 2:37 caticonslite_bm_alt

Banco de Mexico Attends US Mexican Numismatic Association Convention 2013. VIDEO: 2:37

Berenice Ninive de Castro, Deputy Manager, Banco de Mexico Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……. The Banco de Mexico sells and markets coins produced by the Mexico City Mint. Their representatives travel all over the world to... read more »

 

Coin Grading: NGC Expands Plus Designation to US Modern Coins

Coin Grading: NGC Expands Plus Designation to US Modern Coins

US Modern coins are now eligible for NGC’s Plus Designation, making the modern coin grading scale more nuanced. SARASOTA, Fla. (November 12, 2013) — Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has announced a significant expansion of its... read more »

 

Legend Numismatics Coin Market Report: The Baltimore Show

Legend Numismatics Coin Market Report: The Baltimore Show

Good grief! Where did all the people come from? Thursday had one of the best crowds we have seen a very long time. Saw many “old friends” and made a few new ones too. Legend did do more sales to collectors then normal for the show.... read more »

 
 
 
 
LinkedIn