Canadian 2016 Grizzly Bear Proof Coin CAD Error Roars onto Scene

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   The 2016 Canadian $200 Roaring Grizzly Bear Proof coin is making headlines for a recently discovered error variety. The...

Major Mint Error – The Sacagawea Dollar / Washington Quarter Mule

 CoinWeek IQ: Major Mint Error - The Sacagawea Dollar / Washington Quarter Mule On March 22, 2018, Stack's Bowers will offer the 17th known example...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Gem ‘Capped Die’ 1879-CC Dollar

Only the 1889-CC is scarcer than the 1879-CC among Carson City Morgan dollars, and the so-called "Capped Die" VAM-3 overmintmark ranks among the most...

Coin Club News – An Interview with David Chio of the...

By Yuan Shui Qing, Xi’an Numismatic Society, for the Journal of East Asian Numismatics ......   The Macau Numismatic Society was founded in 1988, and since...

NGC Certifies Rare 1942 and 1943 Wrong Planchet Cents

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified an extraordinary group of four 1942 and 1943 Lincoln Cents struck on the wrong planchets. Included in this...

NGC, Stack’s Bowers Galleries Identify New California Fractional Gold Variety

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) and Stack’s Bowers Galleries have identified a new variety of California Fractional Gold. The 1854 Octagonal California Gold Dollar was...

1952 Franklin Proof Bugs Bunny Variety to be Auctioned by GreatCollections

Coin is the first Proof Issue discovered of the famous Business Strike variety An exciting new Franklin Half Dollar variety will be auctioned by GreatCollections...

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...

CoinWeek News Wire for October 14, 2016

By CoinWeek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for October 14, 2016 Brain Food 1.) A guide to valuing all your old Irish coins (PHOTOS) Between the formation of the Republic...

Spitting Eagles, Alligator Eyes and Donkey Tails: Three Morgan Dollar Varieties

Morgan Dollar Varieties By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale ....   Outside of a “Bugs Bunny” Franklin half dollar, it’s hard to beat some of...

CoinWeek: Silly Heads of 1839 – Discovering a New Variety

 At the 2018 Early American Coppers Convention in Traverse City, Michigan, numismatist Mark Klein, an EAC member and student of 1839-dated large cents, gave an in-depth...

Classic US Coins – PCGS to Display the Miller/Ashmore Morgan Dollars...

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) will display the Miller/Ashmore Morgan Dollars Super Set at the Florida United Numismatists (FUN) Show at the Tampa Convention...

Unusual Items: A Bizarre Territorial Gold Coin Overstrike

In Heritage's  2010 April-May Milwaukee, WI CSNS US Coin Auction #1139  they featured a bizarre example of territorial coin production, a Clark Gruber Twenty...

Collect Smart! Expand Your Coin Knowledge Through ANA Seminars

Whether you're new to collecting or a seasoned professional, ANA programs can help you become a smarter collector and enrich your enjoyment of the...

PCGS Certifies Two Rare and Unusual Washington Quarter Errors

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) recently certified two extremely rare and unusual Washington Quarter errors. The first is the third-known example of a two-tailed quarter...

Top Pop “Cheerios” Dollar Featured in Stack’s Bowers June 2018 Baltimore...

By James McCartney - Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   The Stack's Bowers Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Summer Expo in Baltimore...

Which Way is the Wind Blowing in the Morgan Dollar Market?

Originally published in the Society of Silver Dollar Collectors March 10, 2014 Newsletter – ssdcvams.com.......   Sometime in March, either at the beginning or the end, there...

Preview of May-June Issue of CONECA Errorscope

By CONECA....   The Combined Organizations Of Numismatic Error Collectors Of America (CONECA) has just sent the May-June 2015 issue of its bimonthly journal, Errorscope, to...

U.S. Coin Patterns for Less Than $5,000 Each, Part 4: 1866-71...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #362 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   This is the...

Specimen 1795 Dollar, Error Rarities Highlight Heritage Auctions US Coin FUN...

1943 Bronze Cents from Philadelphia and San Francisco featured in January 4 Platinum Night FUN Sale Nearly 7,000 lots from private collections, including early U.S....

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Gem Blundered Reverse 1822 Quarter

A small mintage of 64,080 Capped Bust quarters was struck in 1822, with two die varieties known for the date. In our upcoming June...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Early Overdate 1802/1 Half Eagle

A substantial mintage for the time of 53,176 Capped Bust Right half eagles occurred in 1802, all using leftover obverse dies from the previous...

Typo on New $50 Banknote Latest Kerfuffle at Reserve Bank of...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On Thursday, May 9, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) acknowledged a typo on the new $50 polymer banknote....

PCGS: Analysis Confirms Two More Virtually Pure Copper Judd-2 1792 Pattern...

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) recently had the unique opportunity to perform metallurgical testing on two different examples of the extremely rare 1792 Pattern...

NGC Certifies Rare “Mule” Error on Canadian Gold Kilo Coin –...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   A newly discovered “mule” error on the Canadian 2017 In the Eyes of the Timber Wolf $2,500 1 kilo...

Three Interesting Classic U.S. Gold Coins

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   At DWN, I get to handle many interesting coins. Some make it to the website; others...

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...

The Coin Analyst: 1982 Lincoln Cent Provides Collectors with Challenges, Rewards

The Coin Analyst - CoinWeek.com .....   1982 was the year E.T. The Extra Terrestrial hit the silver screen. The average price of a new home...

VAMs and More: 60th FUN Show Report

By Dennis Halladay - VAMs and More.... Gold and silver prices rising, the stock market falling, cold weather nearly everywhere, and huge Heritage auctions made for...

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,...