1892-1893 Columbian Exposition Half Dollar

Based on an article by Lee Gast....   As the first commemorative Half Dollar struck, the Columbian half holds a special place in the long and...

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...

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...

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...

Classic US Coins: Does a 1964 Morgan Silver Dollar Exist?

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   Rumors have long circulated in numismatic circles about the mystery of the 1964 Peace dollar, which would have...

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...

Pricing the priceless: What’s a 1933 $20 gold double eagle worth?

By Steve Roach - http://www.steveroachonline.com First published in the July 25, 2011, issue of Coin World As the trial to determine who owns the “Langbord 10”...

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...

U.S. Silver Dollars of 1797

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #198 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

U.S. Mint Continues to Surprise with 2017-S American Silver Eagle in...

By CoinWeek News Staff ...... Earlier in the week, PCGS tipped off CoinWeek regarding the U.S. Mint's latest surprise release - the 2017-S American Silver...

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...

1944-D Steel Cent: Rare, Off-Metal Cent Sold at Recent FUN has...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Steve Estes (http://www.steveestes.com) is a Portland, Oregon dealer who has in been in business since 1963, and who specializes in...

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;...

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...

The Coin Analyst: Collectors Crying Over Milk-Spotted American Silver Eagles

Investors, on the other hand... By Guest Columnist Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   If you’re seeing small, white spots on your American Silver Eagles and wonder...

$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...

Are “Unsearched” Penny Rolls Worth Buying?

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   I recently had the guts to spend more than $100 in buying unsearched rolls of old one-cent coins on...

Errors & Coin Varieties: Doubled Dies vs. Machine Doubling

The distinction between genuine die doubling and mechanical doubling can be subtle, but they can easily be differentiated with just a loupe and a...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Condition Rarity, Silver Washington Quarters

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #110 My topic this week is...

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...

Origins of the 1921 “Zerbe Proof” Morgan Silver Dollars are Uncertain

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com I’ve been selling a collection for an old friend and collector who purchased a 1921 Morgan silver dollar...

Why is a 1907 $10 Gold piece worth more than $2...

News and Analysis on, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #39 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds Last week, I wrote about the auction of...

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...

Mint Error News: Unique Double Struck Peace Dollar

United States 1922 Peace Dollar Flip-Over Double Strike in Collar, PCGS AU58 By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   Major mint errors in the U.S....

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...

African-Americans on US Coins: Circulating Coins (Part 3)

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   In the past two articles, Hubert and I have catalogued the history of African-American representation...

Collecting Morgan Dollars, Part I: An Overview

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   As a collectible, Morgan silver dollars, minted between 1878 and 1921, have no real peer in American numismatics. It...

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...

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...

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,...