Coin Profiles: San Diego Collection of Proof Seated Dollars

By Dan Duncan Pinnacle Rarities is proud to announce the purchase of the San Diego Collection of Seated Dollars, an amazing grouping featuring fourteen of...

Coin Profiles: The Eliasberg 1858-O $20.00 Gold Double Eagle

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com I’d like to share a photo and some information about a really interesting coin that I recently bought and sold....

Coin Profiles: Unique Proof 1823 O-111 Bust Half Dollar

In the 2011 April Rosemont CSNS Platinum Night US Coin Auction, Heritage Auctions offer several very rare proof bust halves. One of these is...

Coin Profile: Proof 1860 $20 Double Eagle

1860 $20 PR64 Cameo NGC. The Breen Proof Encyclopedia records something north of 30 complete gold proof sets minted for 1860, although the...

Coin Profile: Proof 1836 50/00 Capped Bust Half Dollar

One of Only Six Examples Positively Confirmed to Exist; The Breen Plate Coin Writing in the 1989 edition of his encyclopedia of U.S. and Colonial...

Coin Profile: 1808 Quarter Eagle a Rare One-Year Type Coin

Johann Matthias (John) Reich was a Bavarian native who learned the engraving trade from his father, Johann Christian Reich. According to L. Forrer in...

Coin Profiles: 1776 Brass Continental Dollar

About 15 brass Continental Currency pieces are known in all grades, and they are only known from the original engraving or the first modification...

Coin Profiles: Washington Roman Head Cent

The exact number of surviving Washington Roman Head cents is unknown although the total is clearly small, given the number of pieces that appear...

Video Coin News: Martin Logies talks about the 1792 half disme

Martin Logies Director, Cardinal Collection Educational Foundation talks about the 1792 half disme in the collection, its numismatic significance, and how the early coins...

Why is a 1907 $10 Gold piece worth more than $2...

News and Analysis on, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #39 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds Last week, I wrote about the auction of...

Susan B. Anthony Dollar, 1979-1999

Susan B. Anthony dollars, known as “Susies”by many collectors, were the second copper-nickel dollar coin produced for circulation in this country. The...

Coin Profile 1804 Bust Quarter, Single Finest Certified B-1, Ex: Colonel...

At the time of his death--with a total estate valued at more than $40 million--his coin collection was valued at an estimated $5 million, along with a stamp collection worth $3.5 million.

The Finest New Orleans Double Eagle Gold Coin to be Sold...

The upcoming 2011 January Tampa FUN Signature & Platinum Night US Coin Auction features what is probably the finest New Orleans twenty of any...

Coin Profile: Roman Finish 1909 Half Eagle Gold Coin

The proof five dollar coinage of 1907 through 1909 provides quite an object lesson in the evolution of Mint technology and consumer tastes. The...

Quarters – Standing Liberty Quarter, Type 1, 1916-1917

Description: Charles Barber's quarter dollar design was introduced in 1892, a beneficiary of the provision of the Mint Act of 1890 which allowed for the...