Coin Profile – 1843 Proof Quarter Eagle, only five known

The 1843 Proof Quarter Eagle Before the Mint began its program of commercial proof set offerings in 1858, only a handful of proofs were struck...

Coin Profile: 2000-W Library of Congress Bicentennial Bimetallic Coins

The First and Only Bimetalic Commemorative Coin Minted by the US The Library of Congress, founded on April 24, 1800, is the nation's oldest federal...

Italy 2016 Recanati Marche Italy Of Arts 5 Euro Silver Coin

Description: The Recanati Marche Italy of Arts Series 5 Euro silver coin honors the artistic contributions of Recanati, a town in central eastern Italy in...

Ancient Coin Profiles: Roman Provincial – Antioch Tetradrachm of Augustus

Overview: This tetradrachm (a silver four-drachmae coin), issued around the year 2 BCE, is from the Greco-Roman city of Antioch-on-the-Orontes in what is now southern...

Italy 2015 Centennial of the Avezzano Earthquake 5 Euro Silver Coin

Description: On January 13, 1915, a massive earthquake rocked central Italy, killing more than 30,000 people and destroying or damaging structures throughout the affected regions. Receiving the...

Canada 2015 Lost Ships in Canadian Waters: Franklin’s Lost Expedition $20...

Description:   170 years ago, two British naval ships set sail to chart the last stretch of the Northwest Passage - the navigable route that connects...

Austria 2012 Piece by Piece: Carinthia 10 Euro Commemorative Coin

Description: Kärnten, known as Carinthia when the name is translated to English, is the southernmost of the nine Austrian states honored among the Austria by...

Canada 2016 Call of the Wild: Roaring Grizzly Bear $200 Gold...

Description: The Canada Grizzly Bear Proof $200 Gold Coin is the third issue in the three-piece “Call of the Wild” series honoring Canada’s diverse and...

Ancient Coin Profiles: Carthaginian Gold & Silver 1 1/2 Shekel

Overview: Carthage At its peak, the ancient North African city of Carthage rivaled the Eternal City of Rome for military and economic control of the western...

United States 1999 Connecticut 50 State Quarter

Description: Between 1999 and 2008, the 50 State Quarters circulating commemorative coin program honored each state in the order in which it joined the Union....

Coin Profile – Matte Proof 1937 Boone Half Dollar Set

UPDATE: The Set sold at Heritage's Signature Sale on August 12th for $223,250.00 to an internet bidder. The August 12 - 17 ANA US...

Coin Profiles – Proof 1825 Capped Bust Half Dollar

Extremely Rare Proof 1825 Half Dollar The Finest Specimen Certified by Either Service 1825 Capped Bust Half Dollar. Overton-113. Rarity-8 as a Proof. Proof-66 (NGC). The Encyclopedia...

Coin Profiles – 1900 Lafayette Memorial Silver Dollar

Editors' Note: CoinWeek posted a multi-part article by David Provost on the 1900 Lafayette Silver Dollar. Part I can be read here ....... and...

Coin Profile – Gem Full Head 1927-S quarter, A Remarkable...

The Gem Full Head 1927-S quarter in Heritage's October 27 Signature Auction of The Eugene H. Gardner Collection II boasts a thick overlay of...

Coin Profile: 1802 Half Dime, a Landmark Rarity

In all of U.S. numismatics there are only a handful of regular issue coins that can compare in absolute rarity to the 1802 half...

Japan 2015 Wakayama 47 Prefectures 1000 Yen Silver Coin

Description: The Japan Mint is honoring the 47 Prefectures of Japan with a colorful 1,000-yen silver coin series. The history and beauty of each prefecture...

United Kingdom 2015 Second Birthday of Prince George £5 Silver Coin...

Description: From the Royal Mint: The Royal Mint has struck a special edition United Kingdom 925 sterling silver £5 coin in honour of the second birthday...

Coin Profiles – Very Rare 1872 Double Eagle U.S. Proof Gold...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I have handled some really amazing Proof gold coins in 2014, and one of the rarest and...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 10 Euro Cent

10 Euro Cent (2002-Present) The 10 euro cent coin is the first of three "nordic gold" coins in the euro series. The coin is slightly smaller...

Italy 2016 Military Corps of the Italian Red Cross 5 Euro...

Description: The Military Corps of the Italian Red Cross 5-euro silver coin honors the 150th anniversary of the renowned charitable organization. The Italian Red Cross,...

Modern Coins – 2016 America the Beautiful Shawnee National Forest Quarter

Description: The America the Beautiful Quarters Program debuted on the heels of the 50 State Quarters Program and its adjunct District of Columbia and Territories program. Authorized...

Star of the Gardner Sale in NY was the 1796 10C...

The former Jimmy Hayes-John Whitney Walter 1796 Bust dime graded MS67 by PCGS with a green CAC sticker was the highest selling coin from...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: $1.38 Million Auction Record for a...

News & Analysis on scarce coins, markets, and the collecting community #90 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds....   At the FUN Convention in Orlando, an 1829...

Austria 2004 Vienna Secession 100 Euro Gold Coin

Description: In 2004, the Austrian Mint continued its theme of early 20th-century modernist design, with the second release in its 100-euro gold Jugendstil collection honoring...

United States 1964-D Jefferson Nickel

Description: The Jefferson nickel debuted in 1938, replacing the Buffalo nickel in the 25th year of its production run. A design contest to commemorate Founding...

Romania 2016 Constantin A. Rosetti Bicentennial 100 Lei Gold Coin

Description: Constantin Rosetti was a Romanian journalist and politician who founded Romania’s National Liberal Party. Born on June 2, 1816 in Bucharest, Rosetti studied at...

Modern Coins – 2016 America the Beautiful Cumberland Gap National Historical...

Description: The America the Beautiful Quarters Program debuted on the heels of the 50 State Quarters Program and its adjunct District of Columbia and Territories program. Authorized...

Coin Profile – 1849 Oregon Exchange Company $5 Territorial Gold Coin

1849 Oregon Exchange Company $5. K-1. Rarity-5. VF-35 (PCGS). This intriguing piece is one of the highlights of the upcoming Stack Bowers ANA Money Show...

United States 2015 Blue Ridge Parkway National Park Quarter

Description: The America the Beautiful Quarters Program debuted on the heels of the 50 State Quarters Program and its adjunct District of Columbia and Territories program. Authorized by Public Law 110–456, the America...

United States 2001 New York 50 State Quarter

Description: The 2001 New York state quarter is a circulating commemorative coin that, by an awful twist of fate, became one of the most widely...