First Read: Morgan Dollar: America’s Love Affair with a Legendary Coin

First Read, a CoinWeek continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature Essay by Louis Golino for CoinWeek…. Morgan Dollar: America’s Love Affair with a...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: 1884 Double Eagle

The second in sequence and the lowest-mintage of three proof-only double eagle issues from the decade of the 1880s, the 1884 saw a proof...

Heritage Auctions Awards 20th Mint State High Relief $20 to Ohio...

Celebrating a 20-year tradition, Heritage Auctions has awarded a Mint State 1907 High Relief double eagle to Ken Conway, of Ohio, as the Grand...

NGC Certifies Extremely Rare Proof 1801 Bust Silver Dollar

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified an extremely rare and important Proof 1801 Silver Dollar. Graded NGC PF 66 Cameo, it is the finest...

Rare US Gold Coins Highlight ANA Atlanta Auction

Rare gold coins are featured as Heritage Auctions presents the official auction of the Atlanta ANA National Money Show on February 27-28. An accompanying...

Collectible Gold Coins Performed Superbly During the 1970’s Inflationary Spiral

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com Last week I wrote about why some economists believe our economy is going into a high inflationary period...

What Percentage of Classic Rare United States Coins Have Been Graded...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……… After 25+ years of encapsulating coins and 50+ million submissions, it is clear that PCGS and NGC...

Classic Coins at Stack’s Bowers ANA World’s Fair of Money Rarities...

By CoinWeek .....   The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) World’s Fair of Money remains one of the largest coin conventions in the calendar year. Stack’s Bowers,...

Bidding Wars Drive Prices to Record Levels at Legend’s Regency XXII...

A packed Legend Regency Auction room and record number of bidders online helped drive prices realized to extraordinarily strong prices. The top lot surprised...

Missouri Curio Cabinet of Half Cents Offered at Heritage

Beginning on October 28, collectors will have the opportunity to bid on the Missouri Curio Cabinet of half cents in a special Internet-only auction,...

Live at the ANA with CoinWeek – Fred Weinberg Shows...

Amazing Lincoln Cent Error Coin CoinWeek editor Charles Morgan got a chance to visit with error coin expert Fred Weinberg, who showed us a 1967...

Commemorative Stories: The 1983-84 LA Olympics Coins – Part II

By David Provost for CoinWeek….. Author’s note: My intention for this series of “stories” is to present lesser known information about the US commemorative coins series derived from...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Early U.S. $5 gold coins –...

News and Analysis on scarce coins, markets, and the collecting community #83 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds From Nov. 15th to 18th, the firm...

Stack’s Bowers: Gem 1929 Indian Quarter Eagle in 1st Collectors Choice...

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers .....   This week’s featured highlight for our January 2017 Collectors Choice Online Auction was produced on...

Unusual Items: A Bizarre Territorial Gold Coin Overstrike

In Heritage's  2010 April-May Milwaukee, WI CSNS US Coin Auction #1139  they featured a bizarre example of territorial coin production, a Clark Gruber Twenty...

Classic U.S. Coin for Less Than $500 Each, Part 25: Liberty...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #355 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Publicly distributed, Liberty...

Strong Results from Legend Rare Coin Auctions March Premier Session

On the evening of Thursday, March 16, Legend’s Premier Session Internet Auction for March closed realizing at total of $373,368 USD. Strong bidding activity...

The Coin Analyst: The Modern Commemorative Coin Program and the Launch...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Critics often assert that too many modern U.S. commemorative coins have been issued, and that the program has been abused...

Eliasberg-Partrick 1787 Massachusetts Cent in C4 Session of Stack’s Bowers Baltimore...

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers .....   Among the many highlights in our Early American Coins session at our November Baltimore Auction...

Large Cents – 1793 Chain Cent – Ameri. Reverse

Description: Considered the first Chain cent produced, and struck between February 27th and March 12th, 1793, the first coinage of the fledgling United States Mint...

Members Share Why They Belong to EAC

Mark Borckardt, Nick Gampietro, Pierre Fricke, Walter Husak, Ralph Rucker Interviewer: David Lisot The Early American Coppers group is more than just an organization devoted to...

Coin Collecting Strategy – Building a Type Set as a Rare...

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFrarecoins.com .......   In general, segments of the coin market appreciate together, rather than by specific coin issues that pull...

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...

Cool Coins! From the Texas Numismatic Association’s Annual Convention

CoinWeek's David Lisot was in Arlington, Texas, site of the 2015 Texas Numismatic Association Annual Convention. While there, David had a chance to talk...

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...

Heritage Offers Hutchinson Collection Half Eagle Gold Coins at Central States...

Offerings from The Hutchinson Collection, Part II are featured as the April 26 - May 2 CSNS US Coins Signature Auction opens for bidding...

Specimen 1852 Moffat Gold Ten Dollar Coin, only two known to...

Private and territorial gold coins are among the rarest and most valuable issues in American numismatics. The Moffat & Co. ten dollar gold coins...

Guide Book of Buffalo and Jefferson Nickels

This is the eighth entry in Whitman's Bower Series of numismatic titles. Lavishly illustrated in full color, the Guide Book of Buffalo and Jefferson...

Toned Morgan Dollar Highlights from Legend’s Northern Lights Sale, Pt. 3

Regency Auction XX is almost here! By CoinWeek ......   Legend Rare Coin Auctions will present Part Three of the Northern Lights Collection of Toned Morgan Dollars...

The Coin Analyst: How the U.S. and World Mints Are Dealing...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Spot prices on the futures markets for precious metals have always been volatile, especially for silver. But since last year’s roller...