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With CoinWeek IQ, the editors and writers of CoinWeek dig deeper than the usual numismatic article. CoinWeek IQ provides collectors and numismatists with in-depth information, pedigree histories, and market analysis of U.S. coins and currency.
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A pack of 1976 $2 Bills.

The Bicentennial $2 Bill – First of a Kind

In the mid-1970s, various patriotic and numismatic items were released as the United States marked the bicentennial of its independence from Great Britain, one...
2017 South African Silver Krugerrand Bullion Coin.

South Africa 2017 Silver Krugerrand – A Collector’s Guide

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the introduction of the gold Krugerrand, the South African Mint produced its first-ever 1oz silver Krugerrand. Additionally, a...

United States 1864-S Seated Liberty Quarter

Consumers in San Francisco and along the West Coast were handling a rarity in the mid-1860s. As their counterparts in the east were vanishing from...
Ancient coins: Obverse - GREEK. KINGDOM OF MACEDON. Philip II. (King, 359-336 BC). Posthumous issue, struck 322-317 BC. AV Stater. Images courtesy Atlas Numismatics

Ancient Coin Profiles: Greece – Kingdom of Macedon Gold Stater

Gold Stater Overview: Macedon The Kingdom of Macedon was considered a barbaric place by the cultivated Greeks of Attica (such as the Athenians) and the Peloponnese...

Mexico 2015 Aztec Calendar $100 1 Kilo Silver Coin

One of the most impressive modern coins ever struck, this Mexican $100 Aztec Calendar coin recalls more than a thousand years of national history...

CoinWeek IQ: Collecting Gold Coins: Tips for the Rest of Us

 CoinWeek IQ: Analysis and Insights from the editors of CoinWeek.com and the industry's leading experts. Collecting gold coins is a pinnacle activity in our hobby,...
United States 2003 Lincoln Cent

United States 2003 Lincoln Cent

The 2003 Lincoln cent was issued against the backdrop of many calling for the denomination’s elimination and represented one of the better-struck issues bearing...
United States 1928-S Peace Dollar

United States 1928-S Peace Dollar

The 1928-S Peace dollar is among the most common later-date Peace dollars and one of the series’ major condition rarities. The last date struck...
United States 1970-D Kennedy Half Dollar

United States 1970-D Kennedy Half Dollar

The 1970-D Kennedy Half Dollar was the last of the regular-strike silver-clad half dollars and the last Kennedy half intended for circulation that contained...
United States 1840-(O) Medium Letters Half Dollar

United States 1840-(O) Medium Letters Half Dollar

When it was opened in 1838, the New Orleans Mint adopted the "O" mintmark in order to differentiate its products from that of the...
United States Series 1953 Federal Reserve $2 and $5 Notes

Series 1953 United States $2 and $5 Notes

In 1953, the United States Bureau of Printing and Engraving (BEP) printed only two United States note denominations: $2 and $5. These notes feature...
United States 1798 Draped Bust Silver Dollar

United States 1798 Draped Bust Silver Dollar

Issued only six years after the United States Mint was established by the Coinage Act of April 2, 1792, the 1798 dollar represents one...
United States 2018 Preamble to the Declaration of Independence: Life Platinum Proof Eagle Coin

United States 2018 Preamble to the Declaration of Independence: Life Platinum Proof Eagle Coin

American Platinum Proof Eagle Description "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator...
United States 1960 Lincoln Cent Overdate Varieties in Proof

1960 Lincoln Cent Overdate Varieties in Proof – Identification Tips and Value | Coinweek

As the much-missed numismatist David Lange wrote in his excellent CoinWeek article, 1960 was a pivotal year for coin collecting in the United States. Rare...
United States 1923 Peace Dollar

United States 1923 Peace Dollar

The 1923 Peace dollar is one of the most common issues in the series of dollar coins (1921-35) designed by Anthony de Francisci. Peace...

Bullion Sharks Silver

Bullion Sharks Gold

Heritage Auctions March 4th

Atlas Numismatics World and Ancient Coins

Mid America Rare Coins - Jeff Garrett