Clay, Cardboard, and Zinc: Altered Coinage of World War II

By Lianna Spurrier for CoinWeek .....   In the United States, the most dramatic effect that World War II had on our coinage was the steel...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: 1922 High Relief Peace Dollar...

Judd-2018 is a recently discovered trial striking of the 1922 High Relief Peace dollar, struck in business-strike format and first reported by David W....

Lion Dollar, Beautiful Bavarian Pattern 3 Mark Coin Among Highlights From...

By Atlas Numismatics ......   We will be attending the New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) from January 10-13, 2019. If you would like us to...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: 1885 Snowden Dollar in Aluminum

One of the fascinating pieces being offered in the Beverly Hills Signature Auction is an experimental 1885 Snowden dollar. The obverse and reverse dies...

The Puzzle of the Nova Constellatios

By Lianna Spurrier for CoinWeek .....   What was the first US coin? The 1793 large cent? Or the 1792 half disme? Nope. The first coin series minted...

NGC Certified Pattern Struck on Gilded and Cutdown Seated Liberty Dime

This recent discovery was previously unknown to the numismatic community Authenticated and certified by NGC (and approved by CAC), this 1852 gold dollar pattern (Judd...

NGC Certifies Rare Standing Liberty Quarter Pattern

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified an extremely rare pattern 1916 Standing Liberty Quarter. Graded NGC PF 61, it is believed to be only...

1792 George Washington Gold Piece Makes 1st Public Appearance Since 1890

Elite collector Eric P. Newman’s favorite coin, now bound for Heritage Auctions’ ANA Platinum Night Auction with all net proceeds donated to charity A one-of-a-kind...

NGC Certifies Newman’s Unique 1792 Washington President Gold Eagle

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified the late Eric P. Newman’s most cherished coin: the unique 1792 Washington President gold eagle that researchers believe...

Morgan Dollar Grading Set, 1836 Classic Head Quarter Eagle Proof Highlight...

April 26 Platinum Night features newly discovered 1856-O $20 Liberty Double Eagle A rare proof specimen of the 1836 Classic Head Quarter Eagle and an...

Finest Certified Judd-145 1852 Ring Dollar in Gold at Heritage Dallas...

The reason for experimentation with gold dollars and the ring dollar specifically, (Judd-136 to Judd-148) was to provide a larger, more convenient diameter for the coins....

Mysterious Honan Pattern 500 Cash Copper Coin at Stack’s Bowers Hong...

By Kyle Ponterio - Stack's Bowers Auctions ......   This week’s highlight from the Q. David Bowers collection of Chinese Copper Coins being offered in our...

The French in Vietnam – Rare 1946 French Indochinese Piastre Pattern...

French Indochinese piastre By CoinWeek ....   Compared to Portugal and Spain, France was late colonizing Asia and the Far East. Its involvement in Southeast Asian affairs...

Incredible Rare Great Britain Pattern Crown: Stack’s Bowers NYINC

By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers ......   The Stack’s Bowers Galleries January New York International (NYINC) sale is a magnificent event with...

Heritage Auctions – Finest Cert. 1879 Schoolgirl Dollar in Silver...

The Schoolgirl dollar is George T. Morgan's masterpiece. The design of Liberty faces left, with E PLURIBUS at the left rim, seven stars above,...

New Million Dollar Coin: David Lawrence Rare Coins Sells 1879 Coiled...

David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) has brokered one of the rarest U.S. gold issues from the 19th Century. Graded by PCGS Proof 66 Cameo,...

CoinWeek Podcast #84: America’s First Coin… Could It Be the Quint?

CoinWeek Podcast #84: America's First Coin... Could It Be the Quint? Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to...

Stack’s Bowers November Baltimore Auction: Classic Lots You Need to Know

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ..... The Stack's Bowers November 2017 Baltimore Auction, like all other Stack's Bowers sales at the Whitman Coin...

Heritage Long Beach US Coins Auction Exceeds $9.1 Million Sold

Eighteenth-century copper coinage was the featured attraction as the September 7-10 Long Beach Signature Auction raised close to $9.2 million USD for its consignors....

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...