Coin Collecting Tips: Liberty Coins On A Budget

Seated, standing, walking, draped or capped — assemble a type set featuring Ms. Liberty By Jim Bisognani - NGC Contributor ........   The Fourth of July —...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1787 Massachusetts “4C” Half Cent...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) for CoinWeek ......   A comment I have heard in regards to these latest struck fakes is that...

Collecting and Appreciating Naturally Toned Coins, Part 2

By Greg Reynolds for CoinWeek .....   In Part 1, I discussed the fact that almost all sophisticated collectors of U.S. coins have a very strong...

History Hidden in Plain Sight: Freemasons on United States Coins

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   According to some, the secretive fraternity of the Freemasons is elitist and anti-democratic. Still others have...

Stack’s Bowers June 2017 Baltimore Coin Auction Realizes Over $5.3 Million

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Coin Auction of the June 2017 Whitman Coin and Collectibles Expo, held at the Baltimore Convention Center, brought together...

Eye Appeal of Coins in the Age of the Internet

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   I’ve recently read articles on other websites about how the coin market has changed in the last few decades....

Legend Numismatics: Hot Topics – Smart People Can Do Dumb Things

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics .......   Journal entries from the founder of Legend Numismatics, Laura Sperber, help you stay current with the real happenings...

Coin Collecting Strategies – Generic Gold Coins Fall to Historic Lows

If you're not picky, it's a great time to look at century-old US Generic Gold coins By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   In...

The Highly Collectible & History Packed Gold Commemorative Coin Series

By Kathleen Duncan of Pinnacle Rarities ......   The Gold Classic Commemorative series is an easily obtainable collection, containing only 11 issues, not including the exceptionally...

From the Brink II: An Update on Struck Counterfeits & Damaged...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) for CoinWeek ...... This article is intended as a continuation of the information reported in my previous...

DLRC Internet Auction #967 includes Smoky Mountain Morgan Dollar Collection

Our Sunday Internet Auction #967 is now live with a great selection of 225 fresh, new coins, The Smoky Mountain Morgan Dollar Collection consisting...

Collecting and Appreciating Naturally Toned Coins, Part 1

By Greg Reynolds for CoinWeek .....   In the history of coin collecting in the U.S., most of the greatest all-time collections were characterized by many...

Legend Rare Coin Auctions Regency XXII Sale: Lots You Need to...

By CoinWeek .....   Handpicked high-eye-appeal U.S. coins are the hallmark of Legend Rare Coin Auctions (LRCA) and on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at the Venetian...

Falling in Love with Numismatics – Suddenly It’s 1952!

By Q. David Bowers - Stack's Bowers ...... As I write these words I enjoy numismatics every bit as much as I did when I...

David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction #966 Ending Sunday

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #966 is still live with a great selection of 315 fresh, new coins, over 70...

CoinWeek Podcast #71: Early Coppers to Buy… and to Avoid...

CoinWeek  Podcast #71: Early Coppers to Buy... and to Avoid Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the...

Heritage Auctions: Collector Coins Highlighted in Summer FUN Offerings

We are pleased to present our offerings in the July 6-9 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction. This is our 11th annual Summer FUN...

CoinWeek: Beautiful Cartwheels: DMPL & PL Morgan Dollars – 4K Video

Coin dealer Don Rinkor specializes in DMPL and PL Morgan dollars. This popular subset of Morgan dollar collecting focuses on highly reflective dollars, many with...

Four More Lots You Need to Know: Stack’s Bowers June 2017...

By CoinWeek ..... Previously, CoinWeek covered three important modern coin lots that you need to know about from the Stack’s Bowers June 2017 auction at...

Birch Cent Not Seen in 55 Years to Appear at Heritage...

1792 cent with plain edge traced back to 1890 Parmelee auction; consignment window still open The consignment deadline for Heritage Auctions’ 2017 American Numismatic Association...

David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction 965: 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...

Collecting Proof United States Gold Coins 1821-1915

Proof gold coins are ideal for the few great coins collecting strategy By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The late, great collector Ed...

Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1793 S-5 Wreath Cent + 1-Page...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   Continuing on the theme of disclosing discovered current deceptive struck counterfeits and establishing one-page attribution guides...

Legend Rare Coin Auctions June Premier Sale: Lots You Need to...

By CoinWeek .....   Legend Rare Coin Auctions (LRCA) is offering up 178 lots of high-eye-appeal coins for bid in their June Premier Sale. Bidding ends...

Impressive Mint State 1811 Half Eagle Gold Coin in June 2017...

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers ......   Lot 11394 of our June 2017 Baltimore Auction spotlights a gorgeous MS-62+ (PCGS) CAC 1811...

United States 1937 Washington Quarter (Proof)

Description - Washington Quarter Intended to be a circulating commemorative coin honoring the bicentennial of the birth of America’s first president, the Washington quarter as originally...

Counterfeit Coin Detection: Spark-Erosion 1858 Flying Eagle Cent

Spark erosion counterfeit coins aren't made very frequently anymore because they are easy to spot once you learn how Spark-Erosion Counterfeit 1858 Flying Eagle Cent By...

Gem 1851-O Half Dollar at Stack’s Bowers June 2017 Baltimore Auction

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers ......   The discovery of gold at Sutter's Mill in 1848 sent shockwaves through the American economy...

CoinWeek: Let’s Grade Coins: Episode I – 4K Video

When it comes to rare coins, condition and eye appeal can mean the difference of hundreds or thousands of dollars. In order to get...

Spink to Offer Rare Pewter Continental Currency Piece at June Auction

On June 19 and 20, Spink USA in New York will be offering an amazing item. Lot 208 is a 1776 pewter Continental Dollar....