United States 1931-D Lincoln Cent

United States 1931-D Lincoln Cent

At the height of the Great Depression and resulting from the dramatic decline in the public’s demand for coins, the Denver Mint’s operations nearly...
Certified Coin Marketplace - CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in June 2022

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

In addition to faring well in internet sales during the month of June, CAC-approved coins brought impressive prices in a live auction in Costa...
The Impact of the Fairmont Hoard on San Francisco Gold, Part One: Half Eagles

The Impact of the Fairmont Hoard on San Francisco Gold, Part One: Half Eagles

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   In my many years of specializing in rare United States gold coins, beginning in 2018, nothing has...
Chopmarked US Trade Dollars in the Current Coin Market

Chopmarked US Trade Dollars in the Current Coin Market

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   By the late 1800s, New World silver had been flowing into China for hundreds of years. When Spain conquered...
The Origin of the Yuan Shih-kai Dollar

The Origin of the Yuan Shih-kai Dollar

Expelling foreign silver coins from China, the Yuan Shih-kai Dollar was a turning point for Chinese coins. During the late Qing Dynasty, foreign currency inside...
Untied States 1929 Indian Head Quarter Eagle

United States 1929 Indian Head Quarter Eagle

The story of America’s $2.5 gold Indian, also known as the Pratt-Bigelow quarter eagle, is at its core, a story of two presidential cousins....
Let's Talk About the Current State of the Silver Dollar Market

Let’s Talk About the Current State of the Silver Dollar Market

In this episode of the CoinWeek Live Stream on YouTube, noted coin expert Russ Augustin (AU Capital Management/RARCOA) joins Charles Morgan to discuss the...
What I learned about Liberty Head half eagles from the Fairmont Hoard - Doug Winter Numisatics

What Was Lacking From Fairmont/Hendricks: Missing Pieces of the Puzzle

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Part One: Half Eagles The April 2022 Stack’s Bowers sale of the Fairmont/”Hendricks” set of Liberty Head half...
Underrated American Silver Eagles

Underrated American Silver Eagles

By Jack McNamara for CoinWeek ......   On October 29, 1986, the first American Silver Eagle (ASE) was struck at the United States Mint and coin...
Certified Coin Marketplace - CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in May 2022

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

During the month of May, CAC-approved coins fared well in internet sales and in a live auction in Dallas. Here are 10 examples, which...
United States 1886 Liberty Head Nickel

United States 1886 Liberty Head Nickel

While not necessarily a well-known year in American history, 1886 saw a series of interesting and important historical events: the dedication of the Statue...
Five Collecting Trends for the 2022 Rare Date Gold Coin Market

Five Collecting Trends for the 2022 Rare Date Gold Coin Market

By Doug Winter for PCGS ......   The coin market has been evolving quickly over the past 24 months. Here are five collecting trends that I...
A Look at the Ancient Coin Market Through Recent Auction Results

A Look at the Ancient Coin Market Through Recent Auction Results

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   Let’s take a tour through the auction records to get a sense of the value of an ancient coin....
Jim Bisognani: Coin Auction Innovation

Jim Bisognani: Coin Auction Innovation

By Jim Bisognani – NGC Weekly Market Report ......   I can hardly fathom that it’s June already. This year is almost half over, and it...
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...
Jeff Garrett: Weighing the Opportunities in Coin Collecting

Jeff Garrett: Weighing the Opportunities in Coin Collecting

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Whenever someone sits down with a financial consultant to make determinations for investing, one of the...
Certified Coin Marketplace - CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in April 2022

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

In addition to faring well in internet sales during the month of April, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins on average in live auctions...
Q. David Bowers: The Rise and Fall of the Commemorative Coin Market

Q. David Bowers: The Rise and Fall of the Commemorative Coin Market

By Q. David Bowers - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers .....   If you've been following the coin market in recent years, then you might know that the...
United States 2001-S Sacagawea Dollar Proof

United States 2001-S Sacagawea Dollar Proof

With the US Treasury’s stockpile of Susan B. Anthony dollar coins dwindling rapidly, the United States Mint was charged under the United States $1...
New Dated Gold Coin Market Thanks to Fairmont/Hendricks Collection

New Dated Gold Coin Market Thanks to Fairmont/Hendricks Collection

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   The April 2022 Stack’s Bowers sale of the Fairmont/”Hendricks” coins likely has forever changed the rare date...
United States 1887 Liberty Seated Half Dollar

United States 1887 Liberty Seated Half Dollar

U.S. Circulating Coin Production in 1887 - Putting the 1887 Half in Context In 1887, the Philadelphia Mint handled U.S. coin production for all of...

The 1936 Delaware Tercentenary Commemorative Half Dollar

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   When it comes to commemorative coins, 1936 was one of the busiest years in United States Mint history. Some...
Some First Spouse Gold Coins Rarer Than Many Think

Some First Spouse Gold Coins Rarer Than Many Think

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   First Spouse $10 Gold coins, issued alongside the Presidential $1 coin series from 2007 through 2016, are well respected...
Indian Head $10 Gold Coins: The Other Saint-Gaudens Masterpiece

Indian Head $10 Gold Coins: The Other Saint-Gaudens Masterpiece

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Though he is most widely known for his masterpiece of numismatic art, the $20 gold double eagle issued from 1907...
Technicolor Coins – How Do We Monetize Eye Appeal?

Technicolor Coins – How Do We Monetize Eye Appeal?

By Victor Bozarth for PCGS ......   What draws our eye to vibrant color? There’s no question color is one of the most important aspects of...
The Coin Analyst: US Mint Official Discusses Recent Sellouts, Enrollments, and Increased Demand

The Coin Analyst: US Mint Official Discusses Recent Sellouts, Enrollments, and Increased Demand

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   Almost every year, the United States Mint releases certain products that sell out quickly, especially if they have...
United States 1971-S Eisenhower Dollar with Blue Pack

United States 1971-S Eisenhower Dollar

While the country at large's desire for a large dollar coin at the start of the 1970s was hardly demonstrable, the gaming industry developed...
The Huberman Collection of Three Dollar Gold Pieces

The Huberman Collection of Three Dollar Gold Pieces

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   The Huberman Collection of Three Dollar Gold was the epitome of a fresh deal. Formed over a...
United States 1917 Type I Standing Liberty Quarter

United States 1917 Type I Standing Liberty Quarter

First released in 1916 with a minuscule mintage, the Standing Liberty Quarter garnered almost immediate controversy. As the newly appointed Director of the Mint,...
High-Grade Gold Eagle Certified by NGC Realizes Over $800,000

High-Grade Gold Eagle Certified by NGC Realizes Over $800,000

A high-grade Indian Head Eagle gold coin certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) realized $840,000 USD in the Stack’s Bowers Spring 2022 Auction on April 5,...