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...

Classic U.S. Coins for less than $500 each, Part 9: Buffalo...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #254  A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 5 Euro Cent

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 5 Euro Cent (2002-Present) The largest of the copper-plated steel small denomination euro coins, the 5 euro cent is the rough equivalent of...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 2 Euro Cent

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 2 Euro Cent (2002-Present) Slightly larger in size and double in "value" than the diminutive 1 cent coin, the 2 euro cent sees...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 1 Euro Cent

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia:   1 Euro Cent (2002-Present) The smallest of the circulating euro coins, the diminutive 1 euro cent has virtually no purchasing power but, much...

Coin Profile: 1786/85 Immunis Columbia, Confederatio Mule Colonial Coin

1786/85 Immunis Columbia, Confederatio, Large Stars, Crosby VII, 16, Breen-1128, Whitman-5665, MS64 Brown NGC. 159.8 grains. This extremely rare Confederatio piece combines the 1786 Immunis...

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...

1877 Half Union Pattern in Gilt Copper

The 1877 fifty dollar patterns, named half unions, were struck in both Large and Small Head varieties, both types using a common reverse. One...

The Norweb 1797 Half Dollar, among the top five of the...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #231 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds...

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...

Rare Coin Profile: 1827/3/2 Capped Bust Quarter, PCGS PR64 CAC

The following Coin Profile comes from Heritage Auctions, which is auctioning this coin from the Eugene H. Gardner Collection, auction #1213 on June 23,...

New 2015 Red Book for Coin Prices Released at Whitman Expo....

Dennis Tucker, Whitman Publishing Interviewer: Charles Morgan, CoinWeek.com ......   The Guide Book of United States Coin, aka "The Red Book", has been a primary source of...

The Fabulous Eric Newman Collection, part 5: 1796 U.S. Half Dollars

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #194 A Weekly Column for CoinWeek by...

The Stack’s-Bowers 2013 ANA Rarities Night, Part 3: Famous 1878-S Liberty...

A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, column...

Type One Double Eagles: 2013 Market Update, New Orleans

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……… Last month, I looked at the current market for Type One Philadelphia double eagles and compared it...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Half Dollars of 1811, with emphasis...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #169 ….. Though more than two...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Denver Mint Barber Half Dollars of...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #163 ….. Barber Half Dollars were...

The 1815 Half Eagle: New Discoveries, new monograph on storied coin...

New research and facts from noted historian Roger W. Burdette highlights new treatise on one of the U.S. numismatics most enigmatic issues  Heritage Auctions has...

World Coin Profiles: Panama 1904 2-1/2 Centesimos

by Jay Turner, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation The Panama 1904 2-1/2 Centesimos weighed in at 1.25 grams and measured a tiny 10 millimeters. What is the smallest coin...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Unique 1873-CC ‘No Arrows’ Dime

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #116 ...... At the ANA Convention...

ULTIMATE RARITIES: The Single Most Important Coin in American Numismatics

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com ....... From $505 in June, 1882 to $7,395,000 in December, 2011                 This rare gold coin has been called,...

A New Regular CoinWeek Column by Mark Ferguson: ULTIMATE RARITIES starts...

A New Regular CoinWeek Column by Mark Ferguson – MFRareCoins.com                 Without their stories coins are just “pieces of metal.”  At least that’s what the...

USA Coin Album: The San Francisco Mint Coinage of 1923, Part...

Posted by David W. Lange, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Research Director ..... Certain issues of United States coins seem to hold more appeal than similar coins of...

Counterfeit Protection: 1881-S Morgan Dollar

From the NGC by Max Spiegel, Numismatic Researcher on 5/15/2012 Raised areas and the incorrrect shape of the mintmark identify this 1881-S Morgan as a counterfeit. The 1881-S...

World Coins: Chile 2008 50 Peso

From the NGC Posted by Jay Turner, NGC Grader on 5/15/2012 Some 2008 50 Peso coins were issued with Chile misspelled. In numismatics, errors and varieties are two of...

Rare Double Eagles Highlight Long Beach Offerings

An outstanding selection of rare twenty dollar gold coins highlights Heritage's upcoming US Coins Signature Auction, to take place May 30-June 3 at the...

NGC Certifies Unique Stella $4 Gold Variety

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has authenticated and graded the single known example of a distinctive Stella variety as PF- 60, J-1636a. The Stella, or four-dollar...

The “Deal Shopping” Mentality and Rare Coin Prices

By Doug Winter - Raregoldcoins.com I had an interesting experience at a recent show that I thought was worth sharing. A new-to-the-market collector/investor came up...

1863 Quarter Eagle – A Classic Proof-Only Numismatic Rarity offered at...

The 1863 quarter eagle is a classic American coin issue that is familiar to many collectors, even those who specialize outside the rarefied atmosphere...

Coin Profiles: Proof 1836 Quarter Eagle With 1834 Small Head

All proof U.S. gold coins from the 1830s are very rare, and only six specimens of the 1836 Classic Head quarter eagle are...