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...
Jim Bisognani: Coin Markets Going Up and Staying Up

Jim Bisognani: Coin Markets Going Up and Staying Up

By Jim Bisognani – NGC Weekly Market Report ......   It is mid-October already, and so far, the weather is mildly chilly and steadily becoming colder....

United States 1908 No Motto Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle $20 Gold Coin

Acclaimed as one of the most beautiful and artistic numismatic designs ever realized in the United States, the Saint-Gaudens $20 gold double eagle is...
Eliasberg’s 1982 US Gold Coin Collection Auction Reconsidered

Eliasberg’s 1982 US Gold Coin Collection Auction Reconsidered

After four decades, the value increases for Eliasberg’s Carson City gold coins warrant attention   By Rusty Goe ..... The Eliasberg Brand As each decade passes, the significance...
Certified Coin Marketplace - CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in September 2021

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

In addition to faring well in internet sales during the month of September, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in live auctions in Los...
United States 1951 Franklin Half Dollar Proof

United States 1951 Franklin Half Dollar Proof

This second-year Proof issue of the Franklin half dollar was struck at the Philadelphia Mint and represents a challenging issue for collectors looking to...
Jim Bisognani: Absence Made the Market Grow Fonder

Jim Bisognani: Absence Made the Market Grow Fonder

The US Mint shipping delay has driven collectors to pay outstanding prices for the modern Morgan and Peace Dollars   By Jim Bisognani – NGC Weekly...
The Stack's Bowers 2021 Post-ANA Auction: Some Gold Highlights With Analysis

The Stack’s Bowers 2021 Post-ANA Auction: Some Gold Highlights With Analysis

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   The Stack’s Bowers (and Heritage) ANA auctions were historically significant in this most unusual year as they...
Why Shouldn't a Nice VF Charlotte or Dahlonega Half Eagle be Worth $3,000... or More?

Why Shouldn’t a Nice VF Charlotte or Dahlonega Half Eagle be Worth $3,000… or...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   In recent years, prices for average ("B" quality) to above-average ("B" to "B+" quality) Charlotte and Dahlonega...
US Coins - A Concise Overview of the Washington Quarter Silver Issues

US Coins – A Concise Overview of the Washington Quarter Silver Issues

By Dan Duncan – Pinnacle Rarities ......   The long-running obverse design of the Washington quarter is currently in its final year and will be changed...
Certified Coin Marketplace - CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in August 2021

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

In addition to faring well in internet sales during the month of August, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in live auctions in California...
Jeff Garrett: Budget Collecting - Consider the Coins Left Behind

Jeff Garrett: Budget Collecting – Consider the Coins Left Behind

What didn’t sell at the World’s Fair of Money offers hints on where to look for bargains right now   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty...
“Top Ten” Ancient Coins of 1974 Revisited

“Top Ten” Ancient Coins of 1974 Revisited

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   The magazine Numismatic Scrapbook was published from 1935 to 1976 at Chicago by printer and collector Lee Hewitt (1911-1987)....
The Rarest American Silver Eagles

The Rarest American Silver Eagles

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   The American Silver Eagle series, which turned 35 this year, is the most widely collected and popular modern U.S. coin...
The Coin Analyst: Comparing Today’s Booming Coin Market With the 1980s

The Coin Analyst: Comparing Today’s Booming Coin Market With the 1980s

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   Today’s Coin Market There is no doubt we are in the midst of a very bullish coin and bullion...

Trophy Coins: A Combination of Rarity, Quality and a Great Back Story

Rarity will always be a factor in rare coins, but the combination of rarity, quality and a great story is what makes a wonderful...
Searching for a “Sleeper”: Collecting Classic US Coins

Searching for a “Sleeper”: Collecting Classic US Coins

By Mark Ferguson for PCGS ......   Undervalued coins are often referred to as “sleepers”. People who search for sleepers in numismatics are looking for coins or...
Certified Coin Marketplace - CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in July 2021

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

CAC coins outperformed other certified coins during the month of July. Here are 10 examples, selected from a larger number of results that could...
US Coins - What’s up With the 1969 Quarter? The Key Date You Didn’t Know About

US Coins – What’s up With the 1969 Quarter? The Key Date You Didn’t...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Walter Breen doesn’t mention it, and in A Guide Book of Washington and State Quarters (Whitman,...

When Dealing With Eisenhower Dollars, Grade Is Everything

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   For better or worse, Whitman’s A Guidebook of United States Coins (the Red Book) is still the gold standard...

Bullion Coins – Silver Stacking Techniques

Canadian Silver Maple Leaf Silver bullion is no longer just an investment vehicle but also a hobby that countless “Silver Stackers” take part in every...
What You Should Know About Original Bank-Wrapped (OBW) Coin Rolls

What You Should Know About Original Bank-Wrapped (OBW) Coin Rolls

By Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ......   For well over a century, when coins were produced at one of the U.S. Mint facilities, they...
Jeff Garrett: Big Business for Numismatics

Jeff Garrett: Big Business for Numismatics

The rare coin and bullion markets exceed previous years with astronomical numbers   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   There is no doubt that...
The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint Products for the Second Half of 2021 – Part Two

The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint Products for the Second Half of 2021 – Part...

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   In the weeks since the first part of this piece--U.S. Mint Products for the Second Half of 2021...
Certified Coin Marketplace - CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in June 2021

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

In addition to faring well in internet sales during the month of June, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in live auctions in Costa...
A Look at the Forming Secondary Market of the 2021 Privy Morgans

A Look at the Forming Secondary Market of the 2021 Privy Morgans

By Christopher Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   In a year of high-profile United States Mint product releases, there is no doubt that the U.S. Mint’s 2021...
United States 1918 (P) Lincoln Cent

United States 1918 (P) Lincoln Cent

Description Lincoln cents were in short supply as the United States entered its second year of war in Europe. Increased wartime economic activity drove up...