Spitting Eagles, Alligator Eyes and Donkey Tails: Three Morgan Dollar Varieties

Morgan Dollar Varieties By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale ....   Outside of a “Bugs Bunny” Franklin half dollar, it’s hard to beat some of...

When Dealing With Eisenhower Dollars, Grade Is Everything

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   ‘For better or worse, Whitman’s A Guidebook of United States Coins is still the gold standard in printed price...

United States 1972 (P) Eisenhower Dollar

Description: While the country-at-large's desire for a large dollar coin at the start of the 1970s was hardly demonstrable, the gaming industry developed an acute...

What Is a 1971-74 Eisenhower Dollar Brown Pack Worth?

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   As the last dollar coin issued by the United States that contained at least some silver,...

United States 1977 Eisenhower Dollar

Description: Besides removing silver from the quarter and the dime, the Coinage Act of 1965 also mandated that no new silver dollars could be coined...

United States 1963 Washington Quarter Dollar Silver Proof Coin

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...

The 1933 Double Eagle: America’s Most Notorious Coin

By Eric Brothers for CoinWeek .....   If you ever thought that it would be cool to own a 1933 Double Eagle, think again. The handful of...

Reflecting on 25 Years in Coin Collecting

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com .....   My journey into coin collecting began in late November 1992 in a most ordinary way. At 11 years old,...

Origins of the 1921 “Zerbe Proof” Morgan Silver Dollars are Uncertain

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com I’ve been selling a collection for an old friend and collector who purchased a 1921 Morgan silver dollar...

United States 1974-D Eisenhower Dollar

Description: Besides removing silver from the quarter, dime, and nickel, the Coinage Act of 1965 also mandated that no new silver dollars could be coined...

United States 1990 Eisenhower Centennial Dollar

Description: The 1990 Eisenhower Centennial Dollar is the second United States coin struck to honor the 34th President of the United States, the first was...

United States 1973 Eisenhower Dollar

Description: Even though the United States had no real need for a large dollar coin at the start of the 1970s, the gaming industry developed...

NGC: Give Peace Dollars a Chance

A century ago, world events laid the groundwork for America's last circulating silver dollar series By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Wow, November...

CoinWeek IQ: United States 1921-S Morgan Dollar Zerbe Proof

Description The Zerbe Proof 1921-S Morgan dollar is one of the rarest and most enigmatic issues of the Morgan dollar series. The Morgan dollar, known more...

CoinWeek IQ: United States 1887-S Morgan Dollar

Description The 1887-S Morgan dollar, known more officially as the Liberty Head dollar, is a silver coin that was struck at the San Francisco branch...

A 37-Year History in Two-and-a-Half Pages: The Case of the Chinese...

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale ....   Bullion collectors today enjoy a smorgasbord of products from a variety of nations. After the Krugerrand proved...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – The 1928 Peace Dollar

Counterfeit 1928 Peace Dollar By Max Spiegel - Numismatic Researcher on Counterfeit Coin Detection, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Since so many counterfeit 1928 Peace Dollars are,...

The Art of Grading Peace Dollars

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   As a professional coin grader for most of my career, I can tell you that for as...

United States 1923 Peace Dollar

Description: 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...

Spotlight on So-Called Dollars

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   What is a So-Called Dollar? It is said that New York coin dealer Thomas Elder first coined...

United States 1971 (P) Eisenhower Dollar

Description: Even though the United States had no real need for a large dollar coin at the start of the 1970s, the gaming industry developed...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 20 Euro Cent

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 20 Euro Cent (2002-Present) The 20 euro cent coin is the second of three "nordic gold" coins in the euro series ("nordic gold" is...

The Coin Analyst: Girl on the Silver Dollar and the Merging...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   Girl on the Silver Dollar by Roger W. Burdette (Seneca Mill Press, 2019) * * * Ask most collectors of the...

Tips for Coin Collectors – The Appreciation of Toned Coins

There is a wide variety of toning, and judging its value on a coin is tricky By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   My...

Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Langbord-Switt 1933 Double Eagles Case

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   It may have been Neil Gorsuch's first day on the bench, but the real news Monday, April 17 (at...

Counterfeit Coin Detection: US Gold 1911-D Quarter Eagle

Counterfeit 1911-D Quarter Eagle By Max Spiegel - Numismatic Researcher, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The 1911-D is the key Indian Head quarter eagle. Read...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1924 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle

Counterfeit 1924 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle   By Max Spiegel - Researcher, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ........   Semiprooflike appearance, thick lettering and raised lumps helped NGC graders identify...

United States 1973 (P) Eisenhower Dollar

Description: While the country-at-large's desire for a large dollar coin at the start of the 1970s was hardly demonstrable, the gaming industry developed an acute...

Stick With The Keys… Coin Collecting Strategies and Key Date Coins

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   When I was a kid just beginning to get serious about coins, an older local dealer made a comment...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1903-S Counterfeit Morgan Dollar

1903-S Counterfeit  Morgan Silver Dollar By Max Spiegel – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   The raised lumps and lines on this 1903-S are signs of counterfeit Morgan Dollar...