British Halfpenny Imitations Minted and Circulated in New York Before 1800

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #385 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Imitation British halfpennies were...

David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction #979 Now Open

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #979 offers a fantastic selection of 340 new items, 130 No Reserve lots and 45...

Counterfeit Coins Detection: California Fractional Gold

A few helpful tips can make sure you never get fooled by these sometimes deceptive fantasy pieces Period Three back-dated BG-1301A listed in California...

Heritage Long Beach US Coins Auction Exceeds $9.1 Million Sold

Eighteenth-century copper coinage was the featured attraction as the September 7-10 Long Beach Signature Auction raised close to $9.2 million USD for its consignors....

Whitman Publishing Releases Expanded New Guide Book of Lincoln Cents

Whitman Publishing has released an expanded, updated second edition of its best-selling Guide Book of Lincoln Cents, a popular entry in the Bowers Series...

Auction 978 from David Lawrence Rare Coins Closes Sunday

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #978 offers a fantastic selection of 430 new items, 65 No Reserve lots and 23...

Commentary: Coin Market Isn’t Cooling Down This Fall

Yellow metal's acceleration is drawing gold bugs back to the market By Jim Bisognani - NGC Contributor ........   Cooler temperatures at night here in New England...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1795 “S-76b” Large Cent

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   This installment starts with a 2012 internet-listed example deemed a counterfeit and removed from that venue;...

Q. David Bowers: Welcome to the Wonderful World of Morgan Silver...

By Q. David Bowers - Stack's Bowers ...... (Or, if you're already familiar with this series, you may still enjoy my comments concerning the coins) Background We...

Did Louis Eliasberg Understand and Pursue Gem Quality Coins?

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #384 An Ongoing Column by Greg Reynolds .....   An often repeated viewpoint...

CoinWeek IQ: Collecting Coin Boards with David Lange – 4K Video

The story of coin boards is the story of the coin hobby in America. NGC Research Director Davie Lange is the hobby's leading expert in...

Classic U.S. Coins for Less Than $500 Each, Part 30: Three...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #383 An Ongoing Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Three Cent Silvers are...

Doug Winter – Lessons Learned: The Kentucky Collection of Quarter Eagles

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I recently purchased a nice specialized collection of 20 Liberty Head quarter eagles from an individual...

Highlights from David Lawrence Rare Coins Sunday Internet Auction

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ...... David Lawrence Rare Coins' Sunday Internet Auction #977 offers a fantastic selection of 330 new items, 75 No Reserve lots...

Stack’s Bowers Offers Near-Gem 1908 Motto Indian Eagle in September Online...

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers ......   The 1908 Motto Indian eagle is among the most popular of the series. It was...

$10 Proof Fetches $66,275 at Rago Coin Auction

Rago Arts and Auction Center's Coins and Currency Auction on August 24 brought $319,674 USD in sales. Of the 459 lots of rare and ancient...

Hidden or Sleeping Rarities, Part 1: Copper Coins

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #382 An Ongoing Column by Greg Reynolds .....   The rarities that appear...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1796 “S-85” Large Cent +...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   This article is intended as a continuing summary of the deceptive struck counterfeits documented to date,...

Lord St. Oswald-Norweb 1794 Flowing Hair Dollar Sells for $2.8 Million...

The most anticipated numismatic offering of the summer crossed the auction block last week in lot 2113 of the Stack’s Bowers Galleries 2017 ANA...

CoinWeek IQ: Resolute Americana Collection of Continental Dollars – 4K Video

Collector Robert Rodriguez approaches coin collecting with enthusiasm, a keen eye for quality, and a deep appreciation for numismatic history and research. In this remarkable...

Rare US Coins – A Closer Look at Certified Coin Population...

Take a mountain of useful numismatic data with a grain of salt By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Years ago, the known rarity...

First September Internet Auction for David Lawrence Rare Coins Now Open

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   David Lawrence Rare Coins' first Sunday Internet Auction (#976) of September offers a fantastic selection of 425 new items,...

Building a World Class Numismatic Gold Coin Collection: The Josiah K....

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers ......   CoinWeek continues to post Harvey Stack's wonderful series of blogs on not only the building of one...

Classic U.S. Coins for Less Than $500 Each, Part 29: Barber...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #381 An Ongoing Column by Greg Reynolds .....   The theme here is...

Classic US Coins – So You’ve Decided to Collect Gold Dollars...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Sure, size matters - but collectors have long appreciated gold dollars, the smallest size and denomination...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: An Interesting 1798 “S-158 Large...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   This is intended as a summary of the documented counterfeit 1798 “S-158” large cents to date,...

U.S. Coins Realize Over $12.4 Million in Stack’s Bowers 2017 ANA...

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the 2017 ANA World’s Fair of Money met with incredible success, realizing a total of $19.2 million...

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...

David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction #974: 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...

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...