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...

Circulated Barber Half Dollars – A Look Back at Two Decades...

By Thomas Bush - Thomas Bush Numismatics ......   Dull. Boring. Uninspired. Blatant plagiarism of the work of Eugène-André Oudiné. Or even “the throat is that of a gladiator”! The Charles...

PCGS Bounty for Five Legendary Coins Totals $50,000

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) is extending the $10,000 reward offered for the 1964-D Peace Dollar to four additional coins, bringing the bounty up...

Collecting Classic US Coins: Gem Circulated

Attractive coins can be found at all levels of the Sheldon scale Much attention in numismatics is focused on quality. One of the most common...

Commemorative Coins – Charles Barber’s Influence on the Classic US Commems

By Dan Duncan – Pinnacle-Rarities ......   The works of Charles Barber’s career weren’t fully appreciated until after his death. His coinage was considered pedestrian...

Interpreting Auction Prices for PCGS & NGC “MS-66” Barber Quarter Type...

News and Analysis of scarce coins,  markets, and the coin collecting community #330 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ......   This discussion is aimed at...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1896-S Barber Quarter

Counterfeit 1896-S Barber Quarter By Max Spiegel –  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .....   The distinctive reed marks on Liberty’s neck help make this fake more recognizable. The Barber...

1894-S Barber Dime brings almost $2 Million in Heritage Auction

A 1894-S Barber Dime, Branch Mint PR66 PCGS CAC, the finest known survivor, gave one collector a once-in-a-generation opportunity to own one of the...

Finest Known 1894-S Barber Dime Leads Heritage FUN Platinum Night

Offered January 6-8, 2016, at the Florida United Numismatists (FUN) Convention in Tampa; PR 66 PCGS CAC ex: Eliasberg, makes only its fourth auction...

Monster Eye Appeal Quarters, Halves, Dollars, and Gold – Legend Regency...

By CoinWeek....   The last several Regency Auctions from Legend Rare Coin Auctions have distinguished themselves by offering headliner collections and named sets. Whether it be...

Coin Collecting Strategies – Competing At The $100 Level

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   One of the most important issues in coin collecting strategies is to find a financial comfort zone and work...

Shireman Set of Gem Barber Half Dollars To Be Auctioned

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #307 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds..... The Barber half dollar collection...

Coin Collecting Strategies – Don’t Follow The Herd

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek....   This edition of Collecting Strategies isn't designed to get anyone to trod along a popular or familiar path. Why not...

APMEX Ramps Up Rare Coin Selections

A leader in the Precious Metals industry for over 15 years, APMEX has always had a small selection of collector coins, as part of...

Gold and Colonial Rarities Highlight Heritage New York US Coin Offerings

Heritage is pleased to present the New York US Coins Signature auction at the Waldorf Astoria New York. Online bidding for this auction is...

Whitman Releases New Bowers Book on Barber Silver Coinage

Whitman Publishing announces the release of A Guide Book of Barber Silver Coins, by Q. David Bowers. The 384-page Bowers book (number 20 in...

CoinWeek IQ: Story of the 1894-S Barber Dime

Reposted from the Original June 2007 CoinLink Article....   The 1894-S Barber dime has been the subject of numerous comments, accounts, catalogue descriptions, and articles. In...

Stunning 1900-O Barber Quarter in Stephen Winthrop’s Type Set

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #263 A Weekly Coinweek Column by Greg...

Is the Legend Rare Coin Auction’s Regency X Sale a Sign...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.... The conclusion of Legend Rare Coin Auction’s Regency X December 18 sale at the Venetian Hotel and...

Exquisite Barber Dimes and Proof Morgans Headline Legend’s Regency X Auction...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.... For dealers and collectors at the top end of the U.S. rare coin market, all eyes will...

Key 1896-S Barber Quarter in Stack’s-Bowers Auction, A Tremendous Condition Rarity

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #235 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Building a Set of Almost Uncirculated-55 to ‘Mint State’-63 Barber Half...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #213 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds …….. The purpose here is to discuss the...

Condition Ranking of 1894-S Dimes, with Recent Histories

By Greg Reynolds ............ In late June, John Feigenbaum of DLRC sold a PCGS certified Proof-64+, 1894-S Barber Dime. Feigenbaum had purchased it in early...

Classic US Coins for less than $500 each, Part 6: Barber...

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

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Denver Mint Barber Half Dollars of...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #163 ….. Barber Half Dollars were...

Circulated Barber Quarters, with emphasis upon recent auction results for Key...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #129 ….. Barber Quarters are a...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The ANA Rarities Night, Part 2:...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #123 ......   On Thursday, Aug. 9th,...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Collecting Silver Dimes by Design Type

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #113 The topic here is assembling...

What are the Ideal Coins To Put Into a US Type...

By Stewart Huckaby - Re-posted with Permission by Heritage Auctions About a year ago, I wrote an article in this space about Type Sets, and...

How to Spend $1000 on Coins

by Al Doyle for CoinWeek For many Americans, the idea of having $1000 for totally discretionary spending is a dream that sometimes happens.  Anything from...