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Reader’s Showcase: Series of 1929 Notes

By Peter Huntoon Pete Papadeas has been collecting layout varieties on Series of 1929 notes with particular attention to the odd fonts, special symbols, and punctuations used on New Jersey notes. A true prize along these lines that he found … Continue reading

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Proof Silver Eagles Come Out on Top

It was a quiet week as far as new releases go, but for top sellers, silver continues to dominate. The front-runner this week is the 2020-W proof silver Eagle coin. With a hearty week-over-week gain of 18,089, it cracked 300,000 … Continue reading

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Community Voice Response: Aug. 11, 2020

from the July 17, Numismatic News E-NewsLetter Have you come across counterfeits or suspected fakes during your time in the hobby? If so, what have you seen? Here are some answers sent from our e-newsletter readers.   I’ve gotten a … Continue reading

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U.S. Mint to Issue Its First-Ever Colorized Coins

The 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame products were launched June 4, but now these coins are bouncing back for a second installment. On Aug. 28 at noon EST, the U.S. Mint is releasing two products. They are the first colorized … Continue reading

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Gallery Mint Museum Replica Producer

Who is the Gallery Mint Museum and is it okay to buy their coins? The Gallery Mint Museum was located in Eureka Springs, Ark. It produced excellent replicas of U.S. coins between 1992 and 2007, operating in much the same … Continue reading

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Collecting Budget Morgan Dollars

By Mark Benvenuto Morgan dollars have without a doubt enjoyed widespread popularity among collectors for as long as anyone can remember, for a variety of reasons. They are big, silver coins. Many of them exist in high, Mint State grades. … Continue reading

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The Masterpiece Syndrome

Writer’s Name Withheld I am a recent coin collector whose preference when it comes to coins are modern and ultra-modern coins. When I share this with most seasoned collectors and coin dealers, there is a tinge of unintentional condescension. I … Continue reading

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America the Beautiful Quarter Products Hit Market

More America the Beautiful quarter products have hit the market, and you will see their listings added to this week’s charts. The three-coin set honoring Weir Farm National Historic Site in Connecticut was released June 29. The set, comprised of … Continue reading

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Community Voice Response: Aug. 4, 2020

From the July 10, Numismatic News E-NewsLetter How has the COVID-19 pandemic changed the way you collect coins? Here are some answers sent from our e-newsletter readers.   I have changed nothing due to COVID. Brian Schneider via Facebook   … Continue reading

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Community Voice Response: July 10, 2020

From the July 3, Numismatic News E-NewsLetter Do you purchase coin lots when adding to your collection? Why or why not? Here are some answers sent from our e-newsletter readers.   I have searched for and bought coin lots locally … Continue reading

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