Recovered SS Central America Treasure Reveals World Coin Rarities

Australia 1855 Sovereign: The finest known 1855 Sydney Mint Australian Sovereign, now graded PCGS MS62+, was discovered recently among the coins recovered in 2014...

NGC Signs American Astronaut Clayton Anderson to Autograph Labels

Shuttle astronaut spent nearly half of 2007 at the International Space Station Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has announced that American astronaut Clayton Anderson will individually...

CCAC Chooses America the Beautiful Quarters Designs for 2020-21

By CoinWeek News Staff .....   The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) held its most recent meeting at United States Mint headquarters last week to discuss...

World Coin Profiles – France 2018 Simone Veil 2 Euro Bimetallic...

Overview: Simone Veil was born to a non-practicing Jewish family on July 13, 1927, in the city of Nice on the Mediterranean coast. During the...

Heritage Long Beach Signature Sale Top 5 Highest Prices Paid

By CoinWeek .....   Heritage Auctions' Long Beach sale of rare coins and medals realized $18.095 million and included a number of highlight coins - including...

1792 George Washington Gold Piece Makes 1st Public Appearance Since 1890

Elite collector Eric P. Newman’s favorite coin, now bound for Heritage Auctions’ ANA Platinum Night Auction with all net proceeds donated to charity A one-of-a-kind...

Rare Coins From All Over the World: Sincona Auction Review

By Sincona ......   In May of 2018 Sincona held its 46th and 47th auctions. A so-called “Stirnlocken-Vreneli” was sold at 130,000 CHF, a 10 ducat...

Coin Grading – A Closer Look at Details Grading

What to know before you buy a coin with a Details grade By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   When it comes to grading...

Learn Coin Grading From NGC: Prooflike and Deep Prooflike

This new monthly feature in the NGC eNewsletter promotes a better understanding of NGC’s coin grading and designations NGC coin grading uses a numeric grade...

NGC Certifies Newman’s Unique 1792 Washington President Gold Eagle

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified the late Eric P. Newman’s most cherished coin: the unique 1792 Washington President gold eagle that researchers believe...

A World of Money – Extremely Rare Russian Domination of Korea...

King Kojong assumed the title of Emperor Kuang Mu in 1897 and struggled to preserve Korea's independence during a tumultuous time in history when...

Counterfeit Detection – 1937 Texas Half Dollar Commemorative Coin

Counterfeit Detection - Besides the metal content, there are a lot of other problems with this classic commemorative By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   A classic silver...

CAC Coins Bring Premiums at Sotheby’s Auction of Silver Dollars May...

At the Sotheby’s auction in New York of the Ralph and Lois Stone Collection on May 21, 2018, CAC-approved Morgan silver dollars brought brought...

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...

Cleaned Copper Coins May Be Challenging to Detect

Posted by David W. Lange, NGC Research Director This month Dave discusses the difficulty of detecting cleaned copper and bronze coins My recent column on the...

A Closer Look at 19th-Century Gold – Three Dollar Gold Opportunities

Take a closer look at the 19th-century gold series - including the Three Dollar Gold By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Is time...

World’s Fair of Money Commemorative Medal Redesign Represents Brotherly Love

A revised commemorative medal design for the Philadelphia World’s Fair of Money was unveiled Friday (June 8) by the American Numismatic Association (ANA). Designed...

Shipwreck Coins Among Treasures at David Lawrence Rare Coins

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1017 offers a fantastic selection of over 420 New Items including the Mutiny Bay Collection,...

Collecting Morgan Dollars: An Overview

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   As a collectible, Morgan silver dollars, minted between 1878 and 1921, have no real peer in American numismatics. It...

Precious Metals & Bullion Coins – Making the Transition From Silver...

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   According to popular wisdom and common sense, beginning precious metals investors who lack large budgets should purchase silver bullion coins before venturing...

United States 1971 (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...

Classic US Gold Collecting Strategies: The “Best Available Coin”

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I am continually asked by new collectors, and by established collectors who are new to gold...

Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2018 Koala 5oz Silver High...

This impressive 5oz silver proof high relief coin features the 2018 Australian koala design, showcasing one of Australia’s most loved marsupials. The coin is struck...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Finest 1840-C Half Eagle Certified...

Our current Long Beach Signature Auction features a monumental coin for Charlotte branch mint specialists — an 1840-C half eagle graded MS64+ by PCGS...

Five Things To Know Before Buying a Coin

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   Ideally, a collector walks into a deal knowing everything there is to know about buying a coin....

United States Mint Sets 2018 Release Dates for Several New Coins

2018 Silver Eagle and Palladium Proof Coins Among Anticipated Upcoming Releases By CoinWeek News Staff ....   Over the weekend, the United States Mint added several new...

Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2018 Koala 1oz Gold High...

We are pleased to present this stunning 1oz gold proof high relief coin, featuring one of Australia’s most loved marsupials. The coin is struck by...

ANS Gives 2018 Saltus Award to Dutch Medallist Geer Steyn

Dutch artist Geer Steyn became the 57th recipient of the J. Sanford Saltus Award for excellence in medallic art at the biannual conference of...

Buddy Ebsen 1795 Flowing Hair Half Dollar Featured in Stack’s Bowers...

By James McCartney - Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   Among the significant rarities featured in our June 2018 Official Auction of the Whitman Coin...

Coin Board News Number 47 – For Collectors of Antique Coin...

Antique Coin Boards with David W. Lange - www.coincollectingboards.com ....   For Collectors of Antique Coin Boards Number 47 — Summer 2018 MARKET ACTIVITY There have been more than the...