1880-CC Morgan Dollar VAM-5: Stack’s Bowers Direct Coin of the Week

1880-CC Morgan Dollar Description Superb Gem 1880-CC 8/7 Morgan Dollar VAM-5, Ex GSA Hoard Just one finer in this category 1880-CC Morgan Silver Dollar. VAM-5....

CoinWeek IQ: A Breakdown of Flowing Hair Large Cents

By Lianna Spurrier for CoinWeek .....   The Flowing Hair cent of 1793, along with the half cent, were the first coins mass-produced by the United...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique Certified Gold Belgium Franc...

1904 Design Overstruck on 1903 Design By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ...... This is a unique, spectacular and dramatic Belgium Franc struck in GOLD....

Spink to Sell Bill Snyder Collection of British Error Coins

Spink is pleased to announce the sale of the Bill Snyder Collection of British Error Coins on September 24, 2015 in New York. Ranging...

Rare 1856-S/s Quarters Discovered in Amazing SS Central America Treasure

Nine elusive examples of the large mint mark over small mint mark variety now confirmed from treasure retrieved in 2014   The fabled SS Central 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....

NGC Attributing Tomaska Die Varieties for Franklin, Kennedy Half Dollars

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) is now attributing Proof Franklin half dollars and Proof Kennedy half dollars according to the die varieties cataloged by Rick...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique 1974-S Aluminum Lincoln Cent...

The Only 1974-S Aluminum Cent That Can Be Privately Owned   By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ...... The 1974 aluminum cent is world famous. Proposed in...

Upcoming Central States Numismatic Society Auction Features Finest Known VAM

"Acquiring an 1887 with a clashed E is considered a landmark event by most variety specialists" ..., Jeff Oxman wrote in his book, The...

Four More Lots You Need to Know: Stack’s Bowers June 2017...

By CoinWeek ..... Previously, CoinWeek covered three important modern coin lots that you need to know about from the Stack’s Bowers June 2017 auction at...

A Pair of Royal Mint Mules Spurs Speculation

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek……….   The Royal Mint in Wales has confirmed the existence of a pair of £2, .999 fine silver mules, which...

NGC Certifies Rare 1943 Copper Cent

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified a 1943 Copper Cent that was found in a gumball machine decades ago. The 1943 Copper Cent is...

Hot Lips and Scar Face: Two Dramatic 1888-O Morgan Dollar Varieties

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   In my previous sortie into VAM territory, I mentioned the 1888-O “Hot Lips” variety of Morgan dollar....

A Rare Opportunity: GreatCollections Offers Mint State CAC 1798 Draped Bust...

By CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, September 20, bidding ends at GreatCollections for this toned 1798 Draped Bust dime of the Large 8 variety, graded MS-64+...

US Coin Profile – 1943-S Lincoln Cent Error Struck on a...

The following coin profile of the 1943-S bronze Lincoln cent error comes from LOT #4764 of Heritage's 2018 Winter Fun Signature Auction that will be taking place...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique Proof 1776-1976 S Bicentennial...

Double Denomination & Dual Date   By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This is the only known Proof Bicentennial quarter struck over a Roosevelt dime....

Jeff Garrett: Coin Collecting by Die Variety

Variety is the spice of life — and coin collecting   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Over the last several months, a client...

1806 Draped Bust Silver Half Dollar: Blanchard

By Blanchard and Company, Inc .....   She is a busty beauty with flowing long hair. This 1806 classic silver half dollar, the Draped Bust, has outstanding...

Ike Group Announces Eisenhower Dollar DIVA Coin Catalog. Video: 2:32

Andy Oskam, President, Ike Group Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com......... Eisenhower dollars continue to be a collecting series of interest to collectors especially to members of the...

Newly Discovered Sacagawea Dollar / Washington Quarter Mule to be Offered...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is delighted to offer the 17th-known example of the famous (2000)-P Sacagawea dollar / Washington quarter mule in their Official Auction...

Error Coins: Fascinating Multi-Struck and Brockage 1873-CC With Arrows Half Dollar...

The Stacks Bowers Auction in Chicago this year contains an unusual and interesting peice of numismatic history in the form of an error coin...

NGC Expands VarietyPlus Grading Service to World Coins

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has announced that it has expanded its popular VarietyPlus® variety attribution service to world coins, effective March 1, 2018. NGC...

British Error Coins Prove No Mistake In Spink NY Sale

It seems collectors and dealers alike find the Royal Mint’s foibles quite interesting as heated bidding on lots from the Bill Snyder Collection of...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique 1970-S Proof Washington Quarter...

King George V (1911-1936) Mint Error NGC PF 64 UNIQUE DISCOVERY COIN   By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This unique 1970-S Proof Quarter mint error from...

Five More Rare Modern Coins Worth Big Bucks

Collectors are realizing just how rare certain modern errors and varieties really are   By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   The recent private transaction of the ultra-rare...

Double-Tailed Quarter Dollar Error Coin – Most Expensive Washington Quarter Error...

 Nationally-known error coin dealer Fred Weinberg always brings amazing error coins with him when he travels the national coin show circuit. At the January 2018...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique Double Struck Peace Dollar

United States 1922 Peace Dollar Flip-Over Double Strike in Collar, PCGS AU58 By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   Major mint errors in the U.S....

CoinWeek Podcast #125: Denis Loring on Collecting Copper Coins

 CoinWeek Podcast #125: Denis Loring on Collecting Copper Coins Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on iTunes.   CoinWeek...

Tips for Beginners: Coin Collecting by the Roll

By Littleton Coin Company ...........   Collecting coins by the roll has always offered a “hoarding appeal” - if owning a single desirable coin is fun,...

The Geyer Collection of World War II-Era Mint Error Coins

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #190 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds...