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...

United States 1938 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...

United States 1969-D Kennedy Half Dollar

Description: The 1969-D Kennedy Half Dollar was the last of the silver-clad half dollar struck in quantity for circulation. The silver-clad half dollar would take...

From the Icy Waters of the Atlantic: The WWII Treasure of...

The German commander of the Nazi U-boat fleet predicted that by using submarines to cut off Britain’s overseas commerce, Germany could bring the mighty...

United States 1978 Eisenhower Dollar

Description: Even though the United States had no real need for a large dollar coin at the start of the 1970s, the gaming industry developed...

United States 2016 Patricia Nixon First Spouse $10 Gold Coin

Description: On February 18, 2016 the United States Mint issued the 2016 Patricia Nixon First Spouse 1/2 oz $10 Gold Coin. The coin is struck...

Sesquicentennial Exposition of 1926 – Get Lady Liberty as a 1920s...

Sesquicentennial Exposition of 1926 - When you think of ways to honor your country, what do you think of? -  For nations around the world,...

United States 2016 National Park Service Centennial Commemorative $5 Gold Coin

Description: The National Park Service Centennial $5 gold coin honors the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service. Signed into law by President Woodrow Wilson...

US Gold Coins – Why Does the 1861-C Half Eagle Get...

1861-C $5.00 PCGS AU55 CAC By Doug Winter– RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner .........   When I first became interested in Southern branch mint US gold coinage, the 1861-C...

Coin Profiles – The 1850 $5 Moffat Gold Coin – A...

Moffat Gold Coin - Imagine this for a moment: private issuance of currency isn’t frowned upon. In fact, it’s legal. There is an abundance...

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....

The 1909-S VDB Lincoln Cent: A Popular Yet Controversial Coin

It was 1905. American coins had been sporting the same designs for over 50 years, and President Roosevelt decided that it was time for...

Building an Almost Uncirculated, Complete Type Set of Half Eagles (U.S....

 News and Analysis regarding scarce coins,  markets, and the coin collecting community #331 A Weekly Analytical CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ....... There are eight design...

United States 1982 Lincoln Cent

Description: 1982 was a landmark year for the United States one-cent coin, as the metallic composition of the coin was changed from bronze to copper-plated...

United States 2015 Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge 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...

Heritage Auctions – Rare 9 Leaves 1795 Small Eagle Reverse Gold...

The Philadelphia Mint struck gold coins for the first time in 1795, when a reported mintage of 5,583 Capped Bust Right eagles was accomplished....

Coin Profiles – The United States $20 Liberty Double Eagle Gold...

Too much gold? Start minting the Liberty Double Eagle It was 1849, and the Philadelphia Mint had more Gold Rush gold than it could possibly...

United States 2015 America the Beautiful Homestead 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...

United States 2013 Fort McHenry 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 2016 National Park Service Centennial Commemorative $1 Silver Coin

Description: The National Park Service Centennial $1 silver coin honors the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service (NPS). Signed into law by President Woodrow...

United States 1916 Mercury Dime

The Mercury or Winged Liberty dime (1916-1945) has long stood as an iconic coin in the U.S. series. The coin's elegant design draws heavily from...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Rare Knob 6, No Stem...

The 1806 Knob 6, No Stem O-108 Bust half dollar is one of the greatest rarities in the Draped Bust half Dollar series. Examples have...

United States 1971-S 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...

Coin Profiles – Unique and Unusual Numismatic Items – Electrotype 1804...

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek .........   A new type of the 1804 Dollar, which is often referred to as "The King of American Coins," was...

US Coin Profiles – 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...

United States 2016 Betty Ford $10 Gold Coin

Description: On March 25, 2016, the United States Mint issued the 2016 Betty Ford First Spouse 1/2 oz $10 Gold Coin. The coin is struck...

Coin Profile – United States 1873 Trade Dollar Silver Coin

Description: Throughout history, certain coins, often silver ones like the trade dollar, have circulated around large geographical regions far from their place of origin. The...

United States 2018 World War I Army Veterans Centennial Silver $1...

Description: It was the "War to End All Wars". When the United States entered the conflict on April 6, 1917, World War I had been raging...

Modern US Coins – 2016 America the Beautiful Harpers Ferry National...

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...

One of America’s Greatest Coins: The 1917-S Walking Liberty Half Dollar...

World War 1 Coinage by the US Mint includes the Walking Liberty Half Dollar In 1914, British Foreign Secretary Sir Edward Grey famously said of...