NGC Certifies 17 Experimental Glass Cents and Tokens

Patterns struck during World War II by the Blue Ridge Glass Corporation Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified 17 experimental cents and tokens struck in...

Birch Cent Not Seen in 55 Years to Appear at Heritage...

1792 cent with plain edge traced back to 1890 Parmelee auction; consignment window still open The consignment deadline for Heritage Auctions’ 2017 American Numismatic Association...

Legend Rare Coin Auctions’ Regency XXI Sale: Lots You Need to...

By CoinWeek .....   Handpicked high-eye-appeal U.S. coins are the hallmark of Legend Rare Coin Auctions (LRCA) and on Thursday, May, 18, 2017 at Harrah’s in...

U.S. Coin Patterns for Less Than $5,000 Each, Part 4: 1866-71...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #362 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   This is the...

Four Captivating U.S. Patterns from the Stack’s Bowers Baltimore Auction

By Hubert Walker for Coinweek ....   Stack's Bowers, the official auctioneer for the Whitman Coin and Collectibles Expo in Baltimore, will hold its next Rarities...

Rare US Coins – Glass Cent Pattern Discovered

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   Amid the nationwide mobilization effort for the Second World War, the United States Mint was forced to explore...

U.S. Coin Patterns for Less than $5,000 Each, Pt. 3: Three...

Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #351 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   This is the third in a series on collecting U.S....

Private Lot Viewing – Heritage Auctions Platinum Night August 2016 –...

At the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) 2016 World's Fair of Money, Heritage Auctions offered collectors a chance to take home a number of important...

Million Dollar Coins, Part 1: 1792 Patterns

The First American Cent - Bushnell-Parmelee-Jenks-Col. Green 1792 Birch Cent - Choice AU-58 (PCGS) A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets,...

4K Video of the Rare 1974-D Aluminum Cent – CoinWeek Exclusive

At the 2016 American Numismatic Association's (ANA) World's Fair of Money, the United States Mint gave attendees a chance to view the recently discovered...

Medallic Portraits of Abraham Lincoln: Beyond Brenner

By Eric Brothers for CoinWeek .....   When one thinks of the image of Abraham Lincoln upon a coin, Victor David Brenner's cent is the first...

Classic US Coins – Gold Stella $4 Coin Goes to Auction

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   There’s an old saying, “fake like a two-cent coin” or “a three-cent coin.” While these obscure denominations haven’t...

U.S. Coin Patterns for Less than $5,000 Each, Pt. 1: Donut...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #338 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Though not coins, patterns...

Legend Rare Coin Auctions Strong Regency XVII Sale Points to Uptick...

By CoinWeek Staff Reports .....   On Thursday, May 19 at Harrah’s New Orleans Hotel and Casino, Legend Rare Coin Auctions conducted the 17th in its...

US Coin Pattern – 1913 Buffalo Nickel

Mint documents indicate that Philadelphia Mint Superintendent John Landis informed Mint Director George Roberts on March 3, 1913 that 17 pattern Buffalo Nickels had...

Extremely Rare Gold 1879 “Quintuple Stella” Pattern $20 in Legend Regency...

Legend Rare Coin Auctions today announced the consignment of the extremely rare 1879 Pattern $20 Judd-1643, popularly known among numismatists as a “Quintuple Stella.”...

Chinese Coins – Exceedingly Rare Fengtien Aluminum Dollar Pattern to be...

Kuang Hsu aluminum Specimen Our upcoming December 11-12 Hong Kong World Coins auction features an exceedingly rare Fengtien aluminum dollar pattern, graded Specimen-61 by PCGS. While...

James Ross Snowden and the Washington Half Cent of 1793 –...

Ray Rouse, Exhibit Chairman, Early American Coppers Society, Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com. No coin was struck for George Washington in the half cent denomination until...

Gorgeous Gem Judd-67 Pattern Gold Dollar to be Featured at Stacks...

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stacks Bowers ........ While the U.S. Mint in Philadelphia had been striking gold coins since 1795, these quarter...

PCGS Hosts Simpson Half Dollar and Stella Patterns At World’s Fair...

Two superb sets from The Bob Simpson U.S. Pattern Collection, the Morgan half dollar patterns of 1877 and $4 Stellas in all metals, will...

The Coin Analyst: Federal Judge Rules Against Government in 1974-D Aluminum...

The Coin Analyst by CoinWeek... It looks like Heritage might get to auction that unique 1974-D aluminum cent after all… Intended to be one of the...

Gem Quality Shield Earring Quarter Pattern Coin to be auctioned at...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #268 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Excerpts from the E-Sylum: Where Did the Mint Get Aluminum? –...

Each week, CoinWeek, in collaboration with the Numismatic Bibliomania Society, brings you a highlighted feature from the current volume of the E-Sylum eNewsletter. Bruce W....

World Coins – Enigmatic and Extremely Rare Philippines/French Pattern Mule

By Greg Cohen & Kyle Ponterio - Stack's Bowers Auctions ......   An intriguing specialty in numismatics is “pattern coinage.” While this area has long been...

PCGS to Display Finest Gobrecht Dollar Set At 2015 FUN

The all-time finest 1836-1839 Gobrecht Dollar patterns set will be exhibited for the first time anywhere in public at the January 2015 Florida United...

The Fabulous Eric Newman Collection, Part 12: Pre-1793 Patterns for...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #251 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds The...

NGC Grades The Donald G. Partrick Collection, Part I

On November 10, 2014, the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) announced that the service has graded Part I of the phenomenal collection of Donald G. Partrick. A serious...

1877 Half Union Pattern in Gilt Copper

The 1877 fifty dollar patterns, named half unions, were struck in both Large and Small Head varieties, both types using a common reverse. One...

Unique Peace Dollar Rarities and Discovery Pieces To Be Sold by...

By Stack's Bowers ........ A group of five unusual Peace dollars consigned to Stack’s Bowers Galleries August 2014 ANA Sale proves to include important Patterns,...

Historic Harry Bass Collection Patterns Offered By Heritage Auctions At ANA...

Proceeds from August 7, 2014 auction of these 30 coins will aid philanthropic mission of Harry W. Bass, Jr. Foundation... Thirty United States pattern coins...