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...

Incredible Sutton Court Collection Early Half Dollars at Stack’s Bowers Baltimore...

By James McCartney - Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   The Sutton Court Collection of Early Half Dollars Varieties is one of the most exciting...

The 1922 Peace Dollar With Moustache Variety

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   Peace Dollar, 1922 $1 VAM 12A Moustache, PCGS MS64. Image courtesy PCGS The 1922 Peace dollar struck at the Philadelphia...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Historic German States Gold Service...

Circa 1806 German States Bavaria King Maximilian I Joseph (1806-1825) Historic Gold Service Medal by Losch 6 Ducats 20.96 grams 36mm Unlisted in Gold Wittelsbach #2478 (In Silver)   By Mike...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Certifies Unique Mated Pair of...

PCGS-Certified Error Coins By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ...... PCGS has certified an unusual pair of gold error coin struck by the Royal...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique Set of Third Reich...

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This is a unique historical and unbelievable set of all three Third Reich proof silver issues in...

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,...

NGC Recognizes Top 100 Liberty Seated Dime Varieties

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has announced that it will now attribute Liberty Seated Dime varieties listed in the “Top 100 Liberty Seated Dime Varieties”...

1792 A Hub Story: How the First U.S. Mint Coinage Dies...

 At the 2018 Early American Coppers Convention in Traverse City, Michigan, EAC President William Eckberg gave an in-depth presentation on his ongoing research into the production techniques employed...

Mint State 1796 Stars on Obverse Quarter Eagle in Stack’s Bowers...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   The Coinage Act of April 2, 1792 authorized the production of three gold denominations at the...

Collecting US Coins: Type vs Variety vs…?

By Mike Sherman for PCGS ......   The categorization of U.S. coins into types, sub-types, major varieties, minor or sub-varieties, and die varieties is far from...

Pan-Pac Expo Treasures Highlight $6.5+ Million Summer FUN Results

Two Panama-Pacific International Exposition $50 commemorative gold coins, one round and one octagonal, topped the results as Heritage's July 7-10 Summer FUN auction raised...

Heritage Auctions – Red 1922 No D Lincoln Cent, Die Pair...

Old-time collectors knew this issue simply as the "1922 Plain" cents, although the current terminology is 1922 No D Lincoln Cent No cents were coined...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique 1985 Canada National Parks...

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This is the only known Canadian $100 platinum striking of any design or series. This is one...

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...

Nixon Presentation Ike Dollar Discovered

Exclusive News: By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ………. DISCOVERY PIECE After going unnoticed for more than forty years, a rare early Eisenhower dollar...

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...

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,...

Proof Cameo 1973-S Ike Dollar Double Struck on Half Dollar Planchet...

By CoinWeek ....   From August 3 through 9, Heritage Auctions held its August 2020 Signature Auction of U.S. Coins. Among the lots on offer were...

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....

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...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique German 5 Mark Die...

1932G Germany 5 Mark Reverse Trial Strike in Silver Johann Goethe NGC PF 62 UNIQUE & UNLISTED   By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This is a unique and...

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...

Colonial Coin Highlights – Rare Noe 3-E Willow Tree Shilling, VF35

Willow Tree shillings are among the rarest Massachusetts silver pieces. The coins are believed to have been struck between 1653 and 1660, although some...

Heritage Auctions – Select 1804 Small 8 Over Large 8 Half...

At the Heritage Summer FUN Signature Auction one of the highlights was a PCGS-graded MS63 example of the 1804 half eagle, variety BD-7. At...

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...