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1925-S Peace Dollar. Image: Stack's Bowers.

1925-S Peace Dollar : A Collector’s Guide

With 1,610,000 struck, and only about two dozen bags equivalent of uncirculated examples saved, the 1925-S Peace dollar is the key to the Peace...
1848 "CAL" Liberty Head quarter eagle.

1848 “CAL” Liberty Head Quarter Eagle : A Collector’s Guide

  The California Gold Rush may have been set off by James Wilson Marshall's January 24, 1848 discovery of gold at Sutter's Mill, but the...
1931 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle. Image Heritage Auctions (visit www.ha.com).

1931 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle : A Collector’s Guide

2,938,250 Saint-Gaudens double eagles were struck in 1931. None of the coins were distributed to the Federal Reserve Bank and nearly all of the...
1957 Roosevelt Dime. Image: Stack's Bowers / CoinWeek.

Roosevelt Dime, Silver (1946-1964) | CoinWeek

A Turning Point in American History Few presidents were as consequential in American history as President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. After failing to secure the Vice...
1975 No-S Roosevelt Dime.

1975 “No S” Roosevelt Dime – History and Value | CoinWeek

A common question we receive from readers of CoinWeek relates to the modern rarity 1975 "No S" Roosevelt dime. The coin is so rare...

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The House of Valentinian: CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   THE ROMAN EMPEROR Jovian was found dead at the age of 33 on February 17, 364 CE--apparently suffocated by...

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Some Practical Coin Grading Concepts for the Average Collector

By Roger W. Burdette, special to CoinWeek .....   Several days ago, a collector (DeplorableDan) posted photos and comments about an 1836 Quarter Eagle, Block 8...

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By CoinWeek ....   In November 2023, the Monnaie de Paris had to destroy 27 million freshly struck 10-, 20-, and 50-cent euro coins that featured...

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The National Gold Bullion Depository at Fort Henry Knox

By Roger W. Burdette, special to CoinWeek .....   Several months before passage of the Gold Reserve Act of January 30, 1934, the United States Treasury...

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Truncation – How Portraits Fit on Coins

(n.) Truncation on coins can refer to the following things: 1.) The shortened part of a more complete object, such as a bust. The truncation is...

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1925-S Peace Dollar : A Collector’s Guide

With 1,610,000 struck, and only about two dozen bags equivalent of uncirculated examples saved, the 1925-S Peace dollar is the key to the Peace...

Truncation – How Portraits Fit on Coins

(n.) Truncation on coins can refer to the following things: 1.) The shortened part of a more complete object, such as a bust. The truncation is...

Rebus – Coin Design Not by Words

(n.) In numismatics, a rebus is an allusory or symbolic device that might be used as a design element on a coin; e.g. the Sun...

1848 “CAL” Liberty Head Quarter Eagle : A Collector’s Guide

  The California Gold Rush may have been set off by James Wilson Marshall's January 24, 1848 discovery of gold at Sutter's Mill, but the...

1931 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle : A Collector’s Guide

2,938,250 Saint-Gaudens double eagles were struck in 1931. None of the coins were distributed to the Federal Reserve Bank and nearly all of the...

Gramercy Stamp Company – Coin Board Manufacturer

The Gramercy Stamp Company was located at 323 W. 16th Street in Manhattan, New York City, and traded primarily in stamps. In July 1940,...

Accolated – Two Portraits, One Coin

(adj.) "Accolated" is a coin design term used to describe two overlapping portraits facing the same direction (either right or left), implying a shared vision...

The National Gold Bullion Depository at Fort Henry Knox

By Roger W. Burdette, special to CoinWeek .....   Several months before passage of the Gold Reserve Act of January 30, 1934, the United States Treasury...

Roosevelt Dime, Silver (1946-1964) | CoinWeek

A Turning Point in American History Few presidents were as consequential in American history as President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. After failing to secure the Vice...

1975 “No S” Roosevelt Dime – History and Value | CoinWeek

A common question we receive from readers of CoinWeek relates to the modern rarity 1975 "No S" Roosevelt dime. The coin is so rare...

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