United States 1798 Draped Bust Silver Dollar

United States 1798 Draped Bust Silver Dollar

Issued only six years after the United States Mint was established by the Coinage Act of April 2, 1792, the 1798 dollar represents one...
Jim Bisognani: My 12th Annual NGC Year in Review

Jim Bisognani: 12th Annual NGC Year in Review – Part 3

Numismatic Market Review by Jim Bisognani – NGC Weekly Market Report ......   Part 1 | Part 2 * * * The experts just concluded that the FUN...
United States 1907 Indian Head Cent

United States 1907 Indian Head Cent

History of the 1907 Indian Head Cent Despite the Panic of 1907, when the New York Stock Exchange fell to nearly 50% of its pre-crash...
Jeff Garrett: Changing Trends in Numismatics

Jeff Garrett: Changing Trends in Numismatics

Looking at the most popular coins to collect over the years shows how collectors' goals and aspirations continue to evolve   By Jeff Garrett for NGC...
United States 1925 Lincoln Cent

United States 1925 Lincoln Cent

In 1925, the United States Mint struck a total combined mintage of 188,909,000 Lincoln cents across all three of its main facilities. Of this,...
Unique Gold Coin Shines at $5.52 Million, Leads Record-Setting Bass Collection Auction Above $24 Million

Unique Gold Coin Shines at $5.52 Million, Leads Record-Setting Bass Collection Auction Above $24...

Four coins top $1 million each during the Heritage Auctions event; proceeds will benefit Dallas-based nonprofits   1870-S Three Dollar Gold, SP50 sold for a record...
Jim Bisognani: My 12th Annual NGC Year in Review

Jim Bisognani: 12th Annual NGC Year in Review – Part 2

Numismatic Market Review by Jim Bisognani – NGC Weekly Market Report ......   Part 1 | Part 2 * * * How has 2023 been treating my fellow...
Certified Coin Marketplace - CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in December 2022

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in December 2022

In addition to internet sales during the month of December, CAC-approved coins fared well in live auctions in Las Vegas and Dallas. Here are...
The 1961 Proof Doubled Die Franklin Half Dollar

The 1961 Proof Doubled Die Franklin Half Dollar

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   While the "Bugs Bunny" Franklin half dollar captures the whimsy of the series enthusiast, the most popular variety of...
United States 1903-S $5 Half Eagle Gold Coin

United States 1903-S $5 Half Eagle Gold Coin

1903 saw a series of interesting events for America: the United States leased Guantanamo Bay from Cuba, the Ford Motor Company was founded, and...
Jim Bisognani: My 12th Annual NGC Year in Review

Jim Bisognani: My 12th Annual NGC Year in Review – Part 1

Numismatic Market Review by Jim Bisognani – NGC Weekly Market Report ......   Well, my fellow coindexters, as this article posts, the fastidious elves calling the...
United States 1799 Large Cent

United States 1799 Large Cent

During the same year that the United States Mint finally became an independent government agency, answering directly to the president, it struck nearly one...
United States 1915-S Buffalo Nickel

United States 1915-S Buffalo Nickel

1915 was the third year of Buffalo nickel production. It was also the year in which Black Diamond, the North American bison allegedly used...
United States 1929 Lincoln Wheat Cent

United States 1929 Lincoln Cent

Hindsight is 20/20, and despite the Great Depression looming right around the corner, it was business as usual at the United States Mint in...
United States 1978-D Eisenhower Dollar CoinWeek IQ Coin Profile

United States 1978-D Eisenhower Dollar

Even though the United States had no real need for a large dollar coin at the start of the 1970s, the gaming industry developed...
Certified Coin Marketplace - CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in November 2022

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in November 2022

During the month of November, CAC-approved coins fared well in a live auction in Costa Mesa, California, and in many internet sales. Here are...

The Numismatic Legacy of Expo ’70 – A Collector’s Journey

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ..... Today we are going to take you on a numismatic journey to Osaka, Japan, host of...
United States 1979-S Roosevelt Dime Proof

United States 1979-S Roosevelt Dime Proof

A modern Proof coin, the United States Mint struck the 1979-S Roosevelt dime for inclusion in the annual Mint Set offered to collectors. Since...
United States 1900 Liberty Head $5 Gold Half Eagle

United States 1900 Liberty Head $5 Gold Half Eagle

As the penultimate year of production in the Philadelphia Mint’s old second facility on Chestnut and Juniper streets, the 1900 $5 gold half eagle...
United States 1899 Liberty Head Nickel

United States 1899 Liberty Head Nickel

A relatively unremarkable year for the nickel, 1899 saw a continued upswing in mintage sizes, which started after the United States Mint temporarily suspended...
United States 1988 American Silver Eagle

United States 1988 American Silver Eagle

PCGS MS-69 $48 – $52 Annual Rate of Return Since 2014: 1.86% PCGS POP MS-69: 12,256 Population Growth Since 2014: 112.67%▲ (MS-69 Population in 2014: 5,763) NGC MS-69 $43 – $47▲ Annual...
United States 2000 "Cheerios" Lincoln Cent

United States 2000 “Cheerios” Lincoln Cent

As part of a major innovative PR campaign, the United States Mint partnered with the American food company General Mills to promote the new...
Certified Coin Marketplace - CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in October 2022

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in October 2022

During the month of October, CAC-approved certified coins fared well in live auctions in Dallas County, Texas, and Monmouth County, New Jersey - in...

Seven of the Most Valuable Wheat Cents

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Though they aren’t worth much on their faces, pennies are some of the most fun coins to chase as a...
United States 1883-S Morgan Dollar

United States 1883-S Morgan Dollar

With a mintage of 6,250,000 coins, the 1883-S Morgan dollar should be a relatively common coin. However, unlike other contemporary dates, this type is...
NGC on Global Growth, Technology, and New Grading Scale: An Interview with Mark Salzberg

NGC on Global Growth, Technology, and New Grading Scale: An Interview with Mark Salzberg

On October 17, CoinWeek published a lengthy interview with CAC founder John Albanese in which we discussed the formulation of PCGS, NGC, and CAC;...
United States 1982-P Roosevelt Dime

The United States 1982-P Roosevelt Dime

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's portrait on the dime was a fitting choice in 1946. He was a revered figure for many of the "Greatest Generation":...
United States 1961 Lincoln Cent Proof

United States 1961 Lincoln Cent Proof

When the production of Proof coins resumed after an eight-year hiatus at the Philadelphia Mint ended in 1950, mintages initially remained quite limited. But...
United States 1923 Saint-Gaudens $20 Double Eagle Gold Coin

United States 1923 Saint-Gaudens $20 Double Eagle Gold Coin

The Saint-Gaudens $20 gold double eagle is one of the most famous of all American coin types, acclaimed as one of the most beautiful...

United States 1794 Flowing Hair Dollar

The United States silver dollar denomination was authorized by the Mint Act of April 2, 1792, but was not produced until the fall of...