Heritage Auctions Private Coin Lot Viewing – Summer FUN 2016 –...

Heritage Auctions is the official auctioneer of the Florida United Numismatists Winter and Summer FUN coin shows. At the Summer 2016 FUN coin show,...

CoinWeek IQ: How Major Mint Error Coins Escape the Mint –...

CoinWeek IQ: Analysis and Insights from the editors of CoinWeek.com. 2016 Farran Zerbe Award winner Mark Lighterman answers the question: How do major error coins...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: A Remarkable Walker Error

One of the featured lots in our July 7-10 Long Beach Signature auction is a double-struck Walking Liberty half dollar graded MS64 by NGC....

From the NGC Grading Room: 1964 Lincoln Cent Struck on Coin...

NGC Graders share an intriguing and visually dramatic error coin that was recently submitted for certification Among the various types of error coins that exist,...

CoinWeek Exclusive Video: 2016 Gold Mercury Dime Strike Thru Error

AU Capital Management president Russ Augustin sent CoinWeek this fascinating blunder of U.S. Mint quality control - a 2016 gold Mercury dime with a large...

CoinWeek News Wire for June 10, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for June 10, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Found a rare coin? Beware, it could be a fake At a metal-detecting rally in...

Modern US Coins – 1970 Washington Quarter Error Gets 15 Minutes...

People have been checking their change recently for 1970 Washington quarters - What’s all the fuss about? By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .......   Las Vegas coin...

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...

US Coin Album – Steel This Cent

By David W. Lange - Research Director, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   A number of years ago, I purchased a strip of webbing for 1943...

CoinWeek Podcast #28: On the Passing of Eisenhower Dollar Doubled Die...

CoinWeek Podcast #28: On the Passing of Eisenhower Dollar Doubled Die Researcher Tom Kalantzis Tom Kalantzis was a dedicated researcher of Eisenhower dollar doubled dies....

Bullion Coins – U.S. Mint Confirms New American Gold Eagle Die...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   United States Mint officials confirmed that thousands of 2016 American Eagle one-ounce gold bullion coins feature a high-relief die...

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...

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...

The Proof Reverse Washington Quarter (1956-1964): An Unprecedented Variety, Pt. 3

By Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ......   In Part I and Part II of this article I discussed the history, attributes, legends, intrigue, and...

The TYPE B Proof Reverse Washington Quarters of 1956-1964 An Unprecedented...

By Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ...... In PART I of this series I presented background information regarding the unique nine-coin series of Washington...

Classic U.S. Coins – NGC Discovers Extremely Rare Dime

1796 JR-7 Variety is the Finer of Just Two Known Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified an extremely rare 1796 dime. A routine submission of...

Morgan Silver Dollars – Is the 1896-O VAM-22 Morgan Dollar Wrongly...

1896-O VAM-22 Morgan Dollar By Ben Wengel – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .....   Thought to be counterfeit when first discovered, a new case has emerged that...

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...

US Coins – Leo Frese Reports Sale of Recently Discovered 1919...

Leo Frese, Consulting, of Greenwood Village CO reports the first known sale of the recently discovered 1919 Double Die Dime. First found in February of...

Error Coins – NGC Grades Dramatic 1986 Silver Eagle Error

A rare and prominent mint error was identified on a 1986 Silver Eagle that was found in a Mint-sealed box. NGC graders recently discovered a...

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...

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...

GreatCollections to Auction Hawaii 5-0 VAM Collection

Collection is Over 90% Complete for Top-100 and Hot-50 – Being Sold Unreserved GreatCollections is pleased to announce the auction date of the Hawaii 5-0...

The Twin Leaf Collection of Large Cents – An In-Depth Conversation...

Vicken Yegparian, Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers Galleries. Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com.   In July at the Whitman Baltimore Expo, Stack's Bowers will offer the Twin Leaf Collection, an...

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...

Coin Profile – 1905 Indian Cent, Struck on a Quarter Eagle...

Sole Gold Indian Cent Known of This Date 1905 1C Cent -- Struck on a $2 1/2 Gold Planchet -- MS64 PCGS. Weight: 64.5 grains,...

PCGS Confirms Major New 1798 Dollar Variety

New obverse and reverse die combination on a 1798 Draped Bust silver dollar. Image courtesy PCGS There's been a big discovery in early American numismatics. Professional...

Modern Chinese Varieties: 2002 Gold Panda Frosted and Mirrored Branches

By David J. Camire for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation....   Due to the overwhelming popularity of modern Chinese coins, there has been steady increase and interest in...

First Read: Photographs of Thomas Jefferson Nickels: Die Varieties and...

First Read, a continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature… By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.... In this edition...

US Coins – Distinct Varieties of 2015 $5 Gold Eagles Discovered...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) graders have discovered two distinct US coin edge varieties of 2015 $5 One-Tenth Ounce Gold Eagles: “Wide Reeds” and “Narrow...