Eisenhower Dollars: History, Values and Scarce Coins

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Eisenhower dollars, issued from 1971 to 1978, were the first dollar coins issued since the Peace dollar series ended in...

Classic US Coins: So You’ve Decided to Collect Dahlonega Gold…

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   The Dahlonega Mint opened in 1838 as a result of the North Georgia gold rush. The difficulty...

1998: The Last of the Heraldic Eagle Washington Quarters

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   The inaugural release of the first 50 State Quarters in 1999 meant big changes were coming to the Washington...

1969-S DDO Penny Sold to Honest Coin Dealer for 5 Cents...

Over the past 50 years, an individual from San Francisco accumulated thousands of Lincoln cents from change, friends, and by searching rolls. He never...

Larry Ness Indian Peace Medals Brings Over $900,000 at Stack’s Bowers...

The highly anticipated Larry Ness Collection of Indian Peace medals crossed the auction block on November 10 as part of the Stack’s Bowers Galleries...

The 1920 Pilgrim Commemorative Half Dollar Turns 100

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   EDITORS' NOTE: This Thanksgiving week, CoinWeek's Giveaway #357 contest prize is a PCGS MS-64 1920 Pilgrim Commemorative, and one...

Nearly $20 Million in United States Coins and Paper Money Sold...

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries November 2020 Showcase Auction was highlighted by several historic collections that were brought to market for the first time in...

Get Familiar With the New 2021 American Eagle Reverse Designs

American Eagle Reverse Designs by PROVIDENTMETALS.COM   Over the course of four decades in production, from the 1980s and '90s to the 2000s and 2010s, the...

A Message From United States Mint Director David J. Ryder

David J. Ryder is the Director of the United States Mint... Dear Mint Customers, I want to take this opportunity to speak to you about the...

US Mint Mayflower Gold, Silver Coin Sales Launch Goes How You’d...

By CoinWeek Staff Reports ....   If you're still interested in purchasing the Mayflower 400th Anniversary Silver Reverse Proof medal, then we have some bad news. As...

Partrick Collection of Hard Times and Merchant Tokens at Heritage Auctions

Heritage Auctions has opened the third offering from the Donald G. Partrick Collection for bidding online now. Covering Hard Times and Merchant Tokens, this...

Coin Board News Number 57 – For Collectors of Antique Coin...

Antique Coin Boards with David W. Lange - www.coincollectingboards.com ..... For Collectors of Antique Coin Boards Number 57 — Winter 2021 Annual Update Issue   A YEAR OF MINIMAL CHANGE Yes,...

The Little Rock Nine and the 2007 Desegregation Commemorative Dollar

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   One of the defining moments of the Civil Rights Era in the mid-20th century United States occurred when Central...

Ancient Roman Coins – Vespasian Aureus Buried at Pompeii

Vespasian. 69-79 CE. AV Aureus - Rome Mint - Struck 70 CE   Aureus Buried at Pompeii by Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   Mt....

Harvey Stack: The History of Stack’s – 1985, Pt. 1

By Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   Another Year of Change Like the year before, 1985 was another major year for the hobby as...

United States 1974 Lincoln Cent

Description 1974 was an interesting year in the annals of numismatic history. The country was putting the finishing touches on its planned Bicentennial celebrations. The...

NGC Promotes Two Top Members of Coin Grading Team

Ben Wengel (L); Scott Schechter (R) Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) is pleased to announce the promotions of Scott Schechter to Chief Numismatist and Grading Finalizer...

United States 1893-CC Morgan Dollar

Description The Morgan dollar gets its name from United States Mint engraver George T. Morgan, who designed the dollar coin in competition with then-Chief Engraver...

Mythologized and Mistrusted: Freemason Mark Pennies

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   A fraternal organization whose origins are purported to stretch back to ancient times, FREEMASONRY has a storied history of...

Unique War of 1812 $3 Note Leads Results in Heritage Auction...

A $3 bill issued during the War of 1812 led the results in Heritage Auction's November 4-5 sale of The Mike Coltrane Collection Part...

Coin Profiles – Hobo Nickels

The hobo nickel is a sculptural art form involving the creative modification of small-denomination coins, essentially resulting in miniature bas reliefs. The nickel, because...

Jim Bisognani: ‘V75’ End of World War II Gold, Silver Coins...

The Silver and Gold Eagles celebrating the end of World War II are soaring to lofty heights   By Jim Bisognani – NGC Weekly Market Report...

Pattern US Coins: The 1879 Schoolgirl Dollar

One of the many fascinating patterns to be found in the current Heritage Auction of Important Selections from The Bob R. Simpson Collection, Part...

So You’ve Decided to Collect Classic Head Half Eagle Gold Coins…

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   As a companion piece to the Sunnyvale Collection of Classic Head half eagles that they offered for...

Tips for Buyers of Ancient Coins

By Wayne Sayles .....   Some Ancient Coin Collectors Guild (ACCG)members have asked what they can do to assure that the purchases they make are legal....

Always Check for Altered Dates: PCGS

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   While many experts check for date and mintmark alterations on key-date coinage, especially that of the United States, it...

Renowned NGC-Certified Spanish Gold Royal Debuts in Sedwick Auction

A phenomenal “Royal” Gold 8 Escudos certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) is making its debut in Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC’s upcoming Auction 28 sale being...

Altered Coin Detection: Cameo 1960 Franklin Half Dollar

Altered Cameo 1960 Franklin Half By Max Spiegel, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation(NGC) .......   A white "frost" was applied to this Franklin Half Dollar to give its elements a...

Colonial Coins, Washingtoniana, Indian Peace Medals in Stack’s Bowers Nov. Auction

The E Pluribus Unum Collection, Part 2: Colonial Coins and Washingtoniana The E Pluribus Unum Collection, Part 2: Colonial Coins and Washingtoniana will be featured...

The 1922 Peace Dollar With Moustache Variety

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   Peace Dollar, 1922 $1 VAM 12A Moustache, PCGS MS64. Image courtesy PCGS The 1922 Peace dollar struck at the Philadelphia...