Certified Coin Marketplace - CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in December 2021

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in December 2021

In addition to faring well in internet sales during the month of December, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in live auctions in Dallas...
GreatCollections Acquires 1796 Quarter for $2.35 Million

GreatCollections Acquires 1796 Quarter for $2.35 Million

As the first major U.S. coin rarity to transact in 2022, GreatCollections is pleased to announce the acquisition of one of the finest 1796...
United States 1971-S Jefferson Nickel

United States 1971-S Jefferson Nickel

By late 1970, the Proof Jefferson nickel master dies had become severely worn and lacking fine detail. To correct the issue, the United States...

United States 1935-S Washington Quarter

1935 marked the third year of production for the Washington quarter. The coin design was introduced in 1932 to honor the 200th anniversary of...
United States 1972-P Roosevelt Dime

United States 1972-P Roosevelt Dime

As the Roosevelt dime entered production in 1972, the design had served its statutorily-mandated minimum service life of 25 years. The four-term president was...
Record Year For Million-Dollar Rare Coins, Reports Professional Numismatists Guild

Record Year For Million-Dollar Rare Coins, Reports Professional Numismatists Guild

The market for high-grade, rare United States coins soared in 2021. A record 22 U.S. coins sold at auction for $1 million USD or...
Jim Bisognani: My 11th Annual NGC Year in Review – Part 2

Jim Bisognani: My 11th Annual NGC Year in Review – Part 2

Numismatic Market Review by Jim Bisognani – NGC Weekly Market Report ......   For Part 1, Click Here As I sat down at my computer to prepare...
United States 1987-S Proof Kennedy Half Dollar

United States 1987-S Proof Kennedy Half Dollar

According to the 1988 Annual Report of the Director of the Mint, due to declining demand, no 1987 Kennedy half dollars were struck for...
1851-O $20.00 PCGS MS62, as photographed for Doug Winter's Gold Coins of the New Orleans Mint book

Availability of CAC New Orleans Double Eagles in MS62 and Higher

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   In my experience, any double eagle from New Orleans is very rare in properly graded MS62 and...
Heritage World Coins, Paper Money Auctions Combine to Top $13.8 Million

Chinese Pattern Realizes NGC-Certified World Record $2.16 Million

A vintage Chinese coin certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) just sold for $2.16 million, setting a world record for an NGC-certified Chinese coin....
Stack’s Bowers December Hong Kong CCO Auction Brings $10 Million+

Stack’s Bowers December Hong Kong CCO Auction Brings $10 Million+

As the world shifts to a more digitized environment, numismatic items that had previously been reserved for live sales at major auctions are crossing...
Jim Bisognani: My 11th Annual NGC Year in Review

Jim Bisognani: My 11th Annual NGC Year in Review – Part 1

Numismatic Market Review by Jim Bisognani – NGC Weekly Market Report ......   As I type this morning, I am reminded by the calendar that, in...

Booker T. on the Tarmac: A Story About First Coinvestors

By Charles Morgan with Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Anthony Swiatek and Walter Breen’s The Encyclopedia of United States Silver & Gold Commemorative Coins: 1892-1954 has always...
United States 1947-D Jefferson Nickel

United States 1947-D Jefferson Nickel

The Jefferson nickel debuted in 1938, replacing the Buffalo nickel in the 25th year of its production run. A design contest to commemorate Founding...
A Pricing Anomaly on 1844-O $10 Gold Half Eagles

A Pricing Anomaly on 1844-O $10 Gold Half Eagles

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   I was recently offered a very common but very saleable New Orleans half eagle that should have...
The Crest of the Classic Commemorative Coin Wave - 1936

The Crest of the Classic Commemorative Coin Wave – 1936

By Dan Duncan - Pinnacle-Rarities.com ......   Historically, 1936 was not a great year for most Americans. The United States was deep into the Great Depression....
United States 1969-D Kennedy Half Dollar - CoinWeek IQ Coin Profile

United States 1969-D Kennedy Half Dollar

The 1969-D Kennedy Half Dollar was the last of the silver-clad half dollar struck in quantity for circulation. The silver-clad half dollar would take its...
What Are Full Bands on Roosevelt Dimes?

What Are Full Bands on Roosevelt Dimes?

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   Roosevelt Dimes are among several series that are graded not only upon the basis of circulation wear but also...
Big Beard Yuan Shih-Kai Transitional Chinese Pattern Coin in Stack's Bowers December Collectors Auction

“Big Beard” Chinese Pattern Coin Realizes $780,000 in Stack’s Bowers Sale

An extremely rare Chinese pattern certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) has realized $780,000 at a Stack's Bowers auction. It was the top coin...
Certified Coin Marketplace - CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in October 2021

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in October 2021

In addition to faring well in internet sales during the month of October, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in live auctions in Dallas...
A Coin That Personifies the "New Rare Gold Market" - 1888 $5.00 PCGS MS65 CAC, Old Green Holder. Image courtesy Stack's Bowers Galleries

A Coin That Personifies the “New Rare Gold Market”

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Stack’s Bowers recently sold at auction a United States gold coin that I think really sums up...
Jeff Garrett: The Color of Money

Jeff Garrett: The Color of Money

A guide to Red, Brown, and Red Brown copper coinage   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   While this article shares a title with...
A Sag Harbor Physician's Hoard of Capped Bust Half Dollars - Q. David Bowers for Stack's Bowers Galleries

A Sag Harbor Physician’s Hoard of Capped Bust Half Dollars

By Q. David Bowers - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers .....   It must have been a free-for-all among collectors on Long Island, New York in 1880, by...
Jim Bisognani: Coins That Make Great Gifts

Jim Bisognani: Coins That Make Great Gifts

Morgan and Peace Dollars or Pilgrim Half Dollars are the perfect presents for which numismatists will be thankful   By Jim Bisognani – NGC Weekly Market...
Certified Coin Marketplace - CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in October 2021

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in October 2021

In addition to faring well in Internet sales during the month of October, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in live auctions in Dallas...
San Francisco Double Eagles: A Date by Date Analysis Part One - 1854-S $20.00 PCGS AU58 CAC. Images courtesy Doug Winter

San Francisco Double Eagles: A Date by Date Analysis Part One

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   I originally published this article in June 2010, and since it's been a long time since I've...

Condition Rarity vs. Absolute Rarity in Coin Collecting

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   In numismatics, there are essentially two types of coins. There are coins that are condition rarities and there...
Jeff Garrett: 1858-1915 Proof Type Coins

Jeff Garrett: 1858-1915 Proof Type Coins

Don't overlook rare coins from the early Proof Sets   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   We have all read the headlines about the...
The United States Proof Sets of 1936 to 1942

The United States Proof Sets of 1936 to 1942

By Dan Duncan – Pinnacle Rarities ......   The United States Mint is the largest coin dealer in the world. Aside from bullion items, the vast...
A Trio of Amazing Gold Dollars Recently Sold by Douglas Winter Numismatics (DWN)

A Trio of Amazing Gold Dollars Recently Sold by DWN

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   If you're a regular visitor to my site, you’ve likely noticed a considerable number of gold dollars...