How I turned a $1.50 Ike into a $5 Liberty Half Eagle

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker  for CoinWeek  ……. Oh, the art of the deal. Wheeling and dealing has been a part of the coin hobby...

Oh, Canada: Canadian Coins A “Natural” Alternative to U.S. Coins – Pt. I

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek....   If you’re like me, you hang onto every Canadian coin you find in circulation because they look so different from...

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...

U.S. Mint Senior Legal Counsel Greg Weinman to Present 1933 Double Eagle Lecture at...

By Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists (PAN) ......   Greg Weinman, Senior Legal Counsel at the United States Mint, will present a lecture focusing on the litigation...

Q. David Bowers Eulogizes the Modern Dollar

By Q. David Bowers - Stack's Bowers In recent months, I have been working on and off on a manuscript for Whitman covering modern dollar coins...

NGC Announces Valuable Auction Research Tool

⎯ Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) announced the release today of NGC Auction Central – a new resource that maintains auction data for NGC-certified...

New 2019 Official Red Book Includes More Coins, More Die Variety Photos

Best-Selling Annual Guide Prices Nearly 8,000 Items The 72nd edition of the Guide Book of United States Coins (popularly known as the “Red Book”) will...

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 – 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,...

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...

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...

The U.S. $2.50 Gold Quarter Eagle

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   There’s been quite a surge of interest in the pre-Saint-Gaudens Liberty Head type of eagles and double...

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...

Building a Basic Type Set of Five Dollar Gold Pieces

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com The half eagle is the very first gold coin to be struck at the United States mint. This denomination...

Bela Lyon Pratt Quarter & Half Eagle Gold Coin Book to Debut at ANA...

New book on classic Indian Head U.S. gold coins by author of Mexican Beauty: Un Peso Caballito By Allan Schein .....   Author Allan Schein announces the...

Our Best Sides: Taking a Look at 30 Years of Modern Commemoratives

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker It’s hard to believe that the modern commemorative program is over 30 years old now. In some ways, it’s...

First Read: A Guide Book of Modern United States Dollar Coins

First Read, a continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature... Review by Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek ..... A new era in...

Classic US Gold Coins – So You’ve Decided to Collect San Francisco Gold Coins…

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The gold coinage produced at the San Francisco Mint runs the gamut as far as size,...

CoinWeek Streaming News: Franklin Half Dollar Full Bell Line Designations

 CoinWeek editor Charles Morgan discusses Franklin Half Dollars in this CoinWeek Streaming News segment, sponsored by NGC. Franklin Half Dollars are a popular silver coin...
United States 1973 (P) Eisenhower Dollar

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...

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 1921-S Zerbe Proof Morgan Silver Dollar

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...

NGC Named Official Grading Service of National Silver Dollar Roundtable

NGC and the NSDR share a goal of increasing interest in vintage silver dollars Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has been named the official grading service...

Learning How to Grade – Part 1

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. Originally Appeared in Canadian Coin News My biggest pet peeve about our wonderful hobby of coin collecting is the over-grading of coins. I...

United States 1971-D Eisenhower Dollar

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

CoinWeek Grading Series: United States Peace Dollars, 1921-1935

Taught by Ray Herz. Another video in the CoinWeek grading series with different experts in the various fields of numismatics. Copyright © CoinWeek 2015 COINWeek is the...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Proof 1893 Dollar, Proof-68 Star Cameo

The Mint produced an unexciting mintage of 792 proof Morgan dollars in 1893, but the issue was one of the more poorly rendered 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,...

CoinWeek IQ: Type Peace Dollar CAC Price Analysis

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   It’s been awhile since we’ve dug into a bit of coin market analysis and we thought...

Gem 1914 Quarter Eagle Featured in ANA World’s Fair of Money Rarities Night Auction

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers .....   Among the many jewels to be offered in the upcoming Stack's Bowers auction at the...