Classic US Coins – Iconic 1793 Chain Cent Offered in Stack’s...

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers .....   Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to offer a handsome 1793 Chain AMERICA cent in our...

US Gold Coins – What is the Rarest New Orleans Half...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   A total of 17 half eagles were produced at the New Orleans mint between 1840 and 1909....

Morphy Auctions April 2016 Premier Coin Sales Event Offers Outstanding Selection...

This highly anticipated, semi-annual auction features over 400 lots of rare, commemorative, and international coinage, as well as historically important and visually stunning bank...

Coin Auctions – Gardner Coins, Partrick Early US Pieces & Other...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #327 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

US Coins & Currency: The History of Nudity on U.S. Money

By Littleton Coin Company ...........   Nude: devoid of a natural or conventional covering, especially a person’s flesh. Whether you say nude, naked, unclothed, in the buff...

Classic US Coins – The Short-Lived Carson City Mint

Visiting America’s short-lived frontier mint in Carson City, Nevada By Littleton Coin Company ...........   Taking a vacation trip through Nevada and California recently, I visited the...

US Modern Coins – 2016-W Mercury Dime Debuts

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .....   At first glance the 2016-W Mercury Dime coins are very invocative of the classic 1916-D Mercury Dime....

Coin Collecting Strategies – Blueprints for Collecting Morgan Silver Dollars

By Dan Duncan - Pinnacle-Rarities .....   From buzzard to beau (bow) dollar, that large silver coin minted from 1878 to 1904 and again in 1921...

US Coin Pattern – 1913 Buffalo Nickel

Mint documents indicate that Philadelphia Mint Superintendent John Landis informed Mint Director George Roberts on March 3, 1913 that 17 pattern Buffalo Nickels had...

Why the Booker T. Washington and Carver Washington Commemorative Half Dollars...

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   I’ve written about commemorative coins before. I wrote about what they are, and why we collect them....

GreatCollections Auctions Yosemite Collection of U.S. Coins

Comprehensive 19th-Century PCGS-Graded Collection Being Sold Unreserved GreatCollections is currently auctioning the Yosemite Collection of 19th-century U.S. coins. The collection starts in 1794 and goes...

US Gold Coins – Overlooked 1892 Carson City Eagle in Stacks...

1892-CC Liberty Eagle. MS-62+ (PCGS). CAC. A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds  ........ News and Analysis  on coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community...

Heritage Offers Rev. Dr. James Gore King McClure Collection at June...

Part of Heritage’s June 8-13, 2016 Long Beach Expo US Coins event The extraordinary Rev. Dr. James Gore King McClure Collection of U.S. and world...

Coin Board News – Number 38

By David W. Lange - www.coincollectingboards.net ....   For Collectors of Antique Coin Boards Number 38 — Spring 2016 COIN BOARDS (not) FOR SALE Though I did manage to...

Coin Collecting Strategies – The Type Collector’s Dilemma

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I had an interesting conversation with a collector earlier this week about coin collecting strategies, a subject with...

Classic Coin Auctions – Half Cents to Quarters Feature at Rarities...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #324 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds   On...

Stunning New “Eureka Hoard” of 1850 Double Eagles

By Adam Crum - Monaco Rare Coins ........   Gold has kindled the imagination of mankind throughout the centuries, and gold coins have been intimately connected...

CoinWeek Podcast #22: Coin Profile: 1931-S Lincoln Cent

CoinWeek Podcast #22: Coin Profile: 1931-S Lincoln Cent The 1931-S Lincoln Cent is a semi-key issue in one of the most popular collector coin series in...

US Gold Coins – Virtually Finest Known 1799 Eagle Offered March...

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers Based on the lot description by Eric Schena .....   Offered in lot 13198 of our March 2016...

Classic U.S. Coins – The Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle $20 Gold Coin

Saint-Gaudens' high relief double eagle obverse By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   The great Gold Coin Saint-Gaudens! It’s only fitting that the masterpiece of American...

Extremely Rare Gold 1879 “Quintuple Stella” Pattern $20 in Legend Regency...

Legend Rare Coin Auctions today announced the consignment of the extremely rare 1879 Pattern $20 Judd-1643, popularly known among numismatists as a “Quintuple Stella.”...

Legend Auctions to Offer Parmelee-Green-Stack 1827/3 Quarter

Legend Rare Coin Auctions is delighted to announce the consignment of one of the classic rarities in the entire series of American numismatics, an...

Mint State 1808 Quarter Eagle to be Offered at March 2016...

By James McCartney - Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   As a type coin, the 1808 gold $2.50 quarter eagle has few peers. Struck for...

US Gold Coins – Battle of the 1838-C vs. The 1838-D...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner .......   The 1838-C and 1838-D half eagle US Gold Coins are famous issues for similar reasons: they are...

Draped Bust 1807 Half Dollars, with mention of a Gem Quality...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #323 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds   Though...

CoinWeek Podcast #21: Follow up with Julian Leidman on that Uncool...

CoinWeek Podcast #21: Follow up with Julian Leidman on that Uncool 1850 $20 Gold Coin In one of the most epic fails in the history...

Philadelphia Mint 1859 Design Change Creates Three Rare $2.50 Gold Coins

By Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ......   The year 1859 was an eventful one for the United States Mint as well as future collectors....

US Gold Coins under $5000 – Liberty Head Quarter Eagles from...

News and Analysis regarding coins,  markets, and the collecting community #322 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .........   Liberty Head quarter eagles (U.S. $2½ gold...

US Coin Market – Expert Advice – The Re-Branding of Rare...

By Dan Duncan - Pinnacle-Rarities.com ......   Three Old School Rules to Protect New Rare Coin Buyers I began my career in numismatics during the late eighties....

US Coins – The Morgan Dollar vs. the American Silver Eagle:...

The Morgan Silver Dollar and the American Silver Eagle By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   The Morgan dollar was born from two impulses. One was...