Rare Bronze 1943 Lincoln Cent Comes to Heritage Auctions Long Beach/Summer FUN Event

Rare Bronze 1943 Lincoln Cent Comes to Heritage Auctions Long Beach/Summer FUN Event

July 14-17 to mark first auction appearance for AU50 rarity   An extremely rare 1943 Lincoln cent that was struck on a bronze planchet, which has...
Unique Gold Buffalo Nickel Sells for $400,000

Unique Gold Buffalo Nickel Sells for $400,000

By Mike Byers ......   A unique gold Buffalo Nickel has been sold by Mike Byers Inc for $400,000 USD to the JDG Trust, owner of...
Rarely Seen Unadopted Pattern Coins of the People’s Republic of China

Rarely Seen Unadopted Pattern Coins of the People’s Republic of China

On November 18, 1975, the Ministry of Finance in China submitted to the State Council a report on the design and production of a...
United States 1980-D Susan B. Anthony Dollar

United States 1980-D Susan B. Anthony Dollar

In 1979, one year prior to the issue of the 1980-D, the Susan B. Anthony dollar was released with a large amount of fanfare. The...
July 5 Heritage Showcase Auction Features Mint Errors

July 5 Heritage Showcase Auction Features Mint Errors

Mint errors take center stage again in Heritage Auctions' latest Error Coinage Showcase Auction. Bidding is open now, with the concluding Live Session scheduled...
The Origin of the Yuan Shih-kai Dollar

The Origin of the Yuan Shih-kai Dollar

Expelling foreign silver coins from China, the Yuan Shih-kai Dollar was a turning point for Chinese coins. During the late Qing Dynasty, foreign currency inside...
CCAC Affirms Police Choices for January 6th Congressional Gold Medal

CCAC Affirms Police Choices for January 6th Congressional Gold Medal

After the January 6th, 2021, insurrectionist attack on the U.S. Capitol and congressional office buildings, the 117th Congress passed Public Law 117-32, for distribution...
Two Dramatic U.S. Mint Error Coins in the News

Two Dramatic U.S. Mint Error Coins in the News

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Recently, two important and unique United States Mint error coins – a very rare off-center Carson City Morgan silver dollar...
Kentucky American Innovation $1 Coin Products on Sale June 28

Kentucky American Innovation $1 Coin Products on Sale June 28

Rolls and bags containing the third American Innovation $1 Coin of 2022 will go on sale on June 28 at noon EDT. The reverse...
Heritage Hong Kong Platinum Auction Open for Bidding

Heritage Hong Kong Platinum Auction Open for Bidding

While it has perhaps become a bit of a cliché between both novice collectors and industry veterans that the last couple of years have...
Jeff Garrett: Tips for Collecting Indian Half Eagles, Part I

Jeff Garrett: Tips for Collecting Indian Half Eagles, Part I

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Recently, I discussed the very popular Indian Quarter Eagle series. The Indian Quarter Eagle set consists...
Perth Mint Celebrates Chinese Legend With Phoenix 2oz Gold Proof Coin

Perth Mint Celebrates Chinese Legend With Phoenix 2oz Gold Proof Coin

The Perth Mint is excited to release this 2oz gold Proof high relief coin featuring the phoenix. An ancient symbol of honesty, benevolence, and...
Untied States 1929 Indian Head Quarter Eagle

United States 1929 Indian Head Quarter Eagle

The story of America’s $2.5 gold Indian, also known as the Pratt-Bigelow quarter eagle, is at its core, a story of two presidential cousins....
Bidding Already at $5,500 For Extremely Rare Dual Serial Number Error $5 Note

Bidding Already at $5,500 For Extremely Rare Dual Serial Number Error $5 Note

Certified by Professional Coin Grading Service, this banknote has mismatched serial numbers and is also missing some serial number digits   Bidding has reached $5,500 for...
Let's Talk About the Current State of the Silver Dollar Market

Let’s Talk About the Current State of the Silver Dollar Market

In this episode of the CoinWeek Live Stream on YouTube, noted coin expert Russ Augustin (AU Capital Management/RARCOA) joins Charles Morgan to discuss the...
SS Central America Gold Rush-Era Artifacts at World’s Fair of Money

SS Central America Gold Rush-Era Artifacts at World’s Fair of Money

Historic items from the legendary “Ship of Gold” that sank in 1857 include Wells Fargo treasure shipment box remnants, gold miner jeans, and a...
Eliasberg Capped Bust Large Date Dime Offered by GreatCollections

Eliasberg Capped Bust Large Date Dime Offered by GreatCollections

Bidding is now live on GreatCollections.com for a stunning 1821 Capped Bust Large Date dime graded as MS 66 by PCGS. Not only is...
What I learned about Liberty Head half eagles from the Fairmont Hoard - Doug Winter Numisatics

What Was Lacking From Fairmont/Hendricks: Missing Pieces of the Puzzle

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Part One: Half Eagles The April 2022 Stack’s Bowers sale of the Fairmont/”Hendricks” set of Liberty Head half...
1839/8 $10.00 Gold No Motto Liberty Head Eagle, PCGS MS61. Images courtesy Doug Winter Numismatics

Liberty Head Gold Eagles

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   If you hear someone refer to "gold eagles", you might think of the American Gold Eagle issued since 1986. But...
Rare European Coins New to Atlas Numismatics

Rare European Coins New to Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   We have been hard at work preparing our latest selection of new coins and medals. There are 366 new pieces for your consideration...
Russian Journalist Dmitri Muratov's 2021 Nobel Peace Prize Medal Sells for $103.5 Million

Russian Journalist Dmitri Muratov’s 2021 Nobel Peace Prize Medal Sells for $103.5 Million

The Heritage Auctions sale of the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize medal awarded to independent Russian journalist and Novaya Gazeta editor-in-chief Dmitry Muratov fetched $103.5...
Fresh-to-Market SS Central America Treasures in Goldberg’s June 2022 Auction

Fresh-to-Market SS Central America Treasures in Goldberg’s June 2022 Auction

First-time offerings of California Fractionals and other important items recovered from the legendary “Ship of Gold”   California Gold Rush-era treasures recovered from the fabled “Ship...
1965 Silver Quarter Value: Error Coins and History

1965 Silver Quarter Value: Error Coins and History

By Steven Cochran for Gainesville Coins ......   The 1965 Washington quarter was the first US quarter not made of 90% pure silver. This transition from...
Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee Makes Recommendations for 2024 Dollar Coins

Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee Makes Recommendations for 2024 Dollar Coins

On Tuesday, June 14, 2022, the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) met at United States Mint headquarters in Washington, DC, to review several coin...
Underrated American Silver Eagles

Underrated American Silver Eagles

By Jack McNamara for CoinWeek ......   On October 29, 1986, the first American Silver Eagle (ASE) was struck at the United States Mint and coin...

Coin Profile – Austria 2004 Vienna Philharmonic 100,000 Euro Gold Coin

In 2004, the Austrian Mint celebrated the 15th year of its successful Vienna Philharmonic gold bullion coin program by producing 15 1,000-ounce versions of...

Ancient Coin Profile – The First Facing Portrait of a King

Ancient Coins - LYCIA. Dynasts of Lycia, Perikles (c.375-360 BCE), Silver Stater   Ancient Coin Profiles by Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ...... Lycia was...

Sesquicentennial Exposition of 1926 – Get Lady Liberty as a 1920s Flapper!

Sesquicentennial Exposition of 1926 - When you think of ways to honor your country, what do you think of?   For nations around the world, from...
United States 1864 Large Motto Two Cent Piece

United States 1864 Large Motto Two Cent Piece

In 1864 when the Two Cent coin was first issued, the US Civil War was still raging. One effect of the war was a...

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...