Collecting and Appreciating Naturally Toned Coins, Part 1

By Greg Reynolds for CoinWeek .....   In the history of coin collecting in the U.S., most of the greatest all-time collections were characterized by many...

CoinWeek: Beautiful Cartwheels: DMPL & PL Morgan Dollars – 4K Video

Coin dealer Don Rinkor specializes in DMPL and PL Morgan dollars. This popular subset of Morgan dollar collecting focuses on highly reflective dollars, many with...

Gem 1851-O Half Dollar at Stack’s Bowers June 2017 Baltimore Auction

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers ......   The discovery of gold at Sutter's Mill in 1848 sent shockwaves through the American economy...

CoinWeek: Let’s Grade Coins: Episode I – 4K Video

When it comes to rare coins, condition and eye appeal can mean the difference of hundreds or thousands of dollars. In order to get...

Upgrade Your Set: The Top Hat Collection of Standing Liberty Quarters

By CoinWeek ....   Last year was the 100th anniversary of the Standing Liberty quarter. To mark the occasion, the United States Mint celebrated the classic...

CoinWeek: D. Brent Pogue Family Coin Collection, Session V – HD...

It was history in the making, and CoinWeek was there. On March 31, 2017 in the carriage house of the Evergreen Museum in Baltimore -...

Internet Auction #960 from David Lawrence Rare Coins Open Through Sunday

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   The Sunday David Lawrence Internet Auction #960 is now live with a great selection of 350 fresh, new coins,...

New Book on 1802 Half Dimes Released by Heritage Auctions

Obverse, 1802 Half Dime, Valentine Specimen. PCGS AU-50. Image courtesy Heritage Auctions   Jon Amato examines the census of a classic American coin The 1802 half dime...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Only Known Proof B-4 1820...

Before the Mint began their program of commercial proof offerings in 1858, no records were kept of how many proof coins were made during...

Sweet Tea Currency Notes, Virtually Flawless 1936 Satin Proof Buffalo Featured...

By CoinWeek .....   On 8:00 pm Sunday night, David Lawrence Rare Coins will wrap up Auction #956. Featuring 385 certified coins and 49 notes from...

United States 1923 Peace Dollar

Description: The 1923 Peace dollar is one of the most common issues in the series of dollar coins (1921-35) designed by Anthony de Francisci. Peace...

United States 1886 Morgan $1 Silver Coin

Description: The 1886 Morgan dollar, known more officially as the Liberty Head dollar, is a silver coin that was struck at the United States Mint...

U.S. Coin Patterns for Less Than $5,000 Each, Part 5: “Standard...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #371 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   It is not...

1905-S Dimes Overlooked: Superb Coin in 2017 FUN Auction

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #365 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   On January, 4,...

Gem MS-68 1924 Standing Liberty Quarters in FUN Auction

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #363 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Two newsworthy 1924...

2016 Ends Strong at Legend Rare Coin Auction’s 19th Regency Sale...

On the evening of December 15, 2016, Legend Rare Coin Auctions held its 19th Regency Auction, offering 514 lots in the Official Auction for...

CoinWeek Podcast #50: Talking Morgan Dollars with Leroy Van Allen

CoinWeek Podcast #50: Talking Morgan Dollars with Leroy Van Allen The CoinWeek Podcast won the 2016 NLG Award for Best Audio Program. If you’d like to...

‘Tis the Season for Silver and Gold and Santa

For the new collector, young or old, on your shopping list: go buy the book! By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   'Tis the season....

Classic US Coins – A Design Analysis of the 1964 Morgan...

By Leroy Van Allen, Special for CoinWeek .....   In November, Charles Morgan, Editor of CoinWeek, sent me an e-mail with three overall photographs of the...

Classic U.S. Coin for Less Than $500 Each, Part 26: Capped...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #360 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   This series of...

Coin Auctions – A Mint for the Comstock Lode in Carson...

Only for a few years the US Mint struck gold and silver coins at its branch in Carson City. Only 57 types of gold...

PCGS to Display $10 Million 1794 Dollar, Morelan Registry Set at...

The world’s most valuable coin ever sold at auction, the 1794 Flowing Hair Dollar graded PCGS SP66 and believed by many experts to be...

Stack’s Bowers Auctions: Sharply Struck Key Date 1916-D Mercury Dime

By Ben Orooji, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers .....   No other Mercury dime enjoys the popularity of the 1916-D, a date that is sought...

Heritage – Saint-Gaudens Gold Highlights $12 Million New York Coin Auction

Rare double eagles from The Cherny Collection, topped by a Gem 1920-S piece, provided many of the highlights as Heritage's October 31-November 2 New...

A Relative to the Confederate Half Dollar? 6 U.S. Highlights in...

By Cori Sedwick Downing - Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC ......   While Spanish colonial and shipwreck coins make up much of our November Sedwick Treasure Auction ,...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Gem 1846 Seated Dollar

Our October 31-November 2 New York auction boasts a Proof-65 1846 dollar, one of the finest-known examples and the second-finest proof 1846 dollar known...

Four Captivating U.S. Patterns from the Stack’s Bowers Baltimore Auction

By Hubert Walker for Coinweek ....   Stack's Bowers, the official auctioneer for the Whitman Coin and Collectibles Expo in Baltimore, will hold its next Rarities...

Heritage Auctions: 18th Century Rarities Pace $8.5 Million Results in Dallas

Three coins from the earliest days of the United States Mint highlighted the results as Heritage's October 3-5 US Coins Signature Auction in Dallas...

USA Coin Album: Numismatic Lame Ducks

By David W. Lange, Research Director at NGC ........   In politics, a lame duck is an official whose term of office is concluding and whose...

Classic U.S. Coins for Less than $500 Each, Part 24: Barber...

Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #353 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   The theme here is completing a set of Barber dimes...