‘Tis the Season for Silver and Gold and Santa

For the new collector, young or old, on your shopping list: go buy the book! By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   'Tis the season....

1861-P Paquet Reverse Features in $16 Million Type I Double Eagle...

Gold Coin Worthy of a King Makes First Appearance in a Decade By Monaco Rare Coins ......   The finest known of only two 1861 Philadelphia Mint...

Classic US Coins – A Design Analysis of the 1964 Morgan...

By Leroy Van Allen, Special for CoinWeek .....   In November, Charles Morgan, Editor of CoinWeek, sent me an e-mail with three overall photographs of the...

Classic U.S. Coin for Less Than $500 Each, Part 26: Capped...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #360 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   This series of...

Coin Auctions – A Mint for the Comstock Lode in Carson...

Only for a few years the US Mint struck gold and silver coins at its branch in Carson City. Only 57 types of gold...

Stack’s Bowers: Choice Mint State 1906 Liberty Double Eagle at Our...

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers .....   Already consigned to our Official Auction of the March 2017 Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo...

US Coins Surpass $6.5 Million at Stack’s Bowers 2016 Whitman Baltimore...

Nostalgia for young America was demonstrated throughout the sessions of the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the November 2016 Whitman Coin & Collectibles...

Classic US Coins – The Last Wheat Cent

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   When the Lincoln wheat cents of 1958 were struck by the United States Mint, few individuals knew the coins...

Building a World Class Numismatic Gold Coin Collection: The Josiah K....

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers ......   Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 After...

PCGS to Display $10 Million 1794 Dollar, Morelan Registry Set at...

The world’s most valuable coin ever sold at auction, the 1794 Flowing Hair Dollar graded PCGS SP66 and believed by many experts to be...

Gadoury Auction of World Gold Coins Set for Monaco Dec. 3,...

Gold: from Ancient Times to the Present Day - featuring almost 100 $20 Liberty Head US Gold coins including many from Carson City. In the...

Classic US Coins – The New Orleans Eagle Market is Sizzling

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The recent Stacks Bowers Baltimore auction contained a group of comparatively high grade New Orleans eagles which...

Million Dollar Coins, Part 3: Half Cents

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #358 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   This discussion is...

Stack’s Bowers Auctions: Sharply Struck Key Date 1916-D Mercury Dime

By Ben Orooji, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers .....   No other Mercury dime enjoys the popularity of the 1916-D, a date that is sought...

Heritage – Saint-Gaudens Gold Highlights $12 Million New York Coin Auction

Rare double eagles from The Cherny Collection, topped by a Gem 1920-S piece, provided many of the highlights as Heritage's October 31-November 2 New...

A Relative to the Confederate Half Dollar? 6 U.S. Highlights in...

By Cori Sedwick Downing - Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC ......   While Spanish colonial and shipwreck coins make up much of our November Sedwick Treasure Auction ,...

Sonny Henry’s Nov. 12 Coin & Currency Auction to feature 1852-0...

httpvh://youtu.be/dbrqcDtcDWY PUBLIC COIN & CURRENCY AUCTION Live, Online, MAIL, & Phone BIDS of  Several Northern Illinois Lifetime Collections and others. November 12, 2016 Conducted at: Midwest Center for...

Classic US Gold – Stretch Dates: Liberty Head Quarter Eagles

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   In October 2016 I wrote a blog entitled The Concept of the Stretch Date. It was well-received,...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Gem 1909-O Half Eagle

The New Orleans Mint ceased coining operations in 1909 after more than 70 years in the business of striking the nation's gold and silver...

Coin Collecting Strategies – Building a Type Set of U.S. $10...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #357 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Just seven coins...

Heritage to sell Early $5 Half Eagles from Hutchinson Collection at...

1828 Capped Head Left Half Eagle, BD-4, MS62 By Heritage Auctions ........   Sometimes it is our pleasure as collectors to view one of our consignments and...

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...

Collectors Intrigued by Political Campaign Memorabilia

By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   Whitman Coin & Collectibles Winter Baltimore Expo on Deck; Colonial Copper Caper As we go to press the...

Classic US Coins – 50 US Gold Issues with the “Wow”...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Certain issues in the various United States gold types struck between 1795 and 1933 have what might...

Counterfeit Coin Detection: Spark-Erosion 1874 Three Cent Nickel Die Trial

Posted by Max Spiegel for NGC ........   Three Cent nickels were struck in 75% copper and 25% nickel with a silver-gray color, but the coin...

Stack’s Bowers: Mint State 1808 Capped Bust Left Half Eagle at...

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers .....   Featured as lot 2136 in our Rarities Night session of the Stack’s Bowers November 2016...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Gem 1846 Seated Dollar

Our October 31-November 2 New York auction boasts a Proof-65 1846 dollar, one of the finest-known examples and the second-finest proof 1846 dollar known...

Building a World Class Numismatic Gold Coin Collection: The Josiah K....

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers ......   Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 During the fall of...

Four Captivating U.S. Patterns from the Stack’s Bowers Baltimore Auction

By Hubert Walker for Coinweek ....   Stack's Bowers, the official auctioneer for the Whitman Coin and Collectibles Expo in Baltimore, will hold its next Rarities...

Classic US Coins: 1870-S Coins for Budget-Minded Collectors

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #354 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   In the realm...