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,...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Certified Pattern Struck on Gilded...

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...

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...

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...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: U.S. 500 Unit Silver Pattern of...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #160 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   PREAMBLE GOES HERE *...

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...

Nova Constellatio: The Story of America’s First Minted Coin

By Blanchard & Company ......   In 1783 the monetary system in the United States was something of a mess. There was inconsistency among the coinage used...

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...

The First Verified 1974-D Aluminum Cent Will Be Offered By Heritage...

Rumored to exist for years but not confirmed until now, the first verified 1974 Lincoln cent struck in aluminum at the Denver Mint will...

Spink to Auction Edward VIII Pattern Coin

Spink is delighted to announce the forthcoming sale of an excessively rare Edward VIII Pattern Penny at its London auction house on Tuesday, September...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique Great Britain Guinea/Sovereign Pattern...

Recently Surfaced After 200 Years   By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ...... W&R-182 Copper NGC MS62BN Although this unique pattern Guinea/Sovereign is listed in the...

Medallic Portraits of Abraham Lincoln – Beyond Brenner

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

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...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – Altered 1856 Flying Eagle Cent

Altered Date 1856 Flying Eagle Cent   1856 Flying Eagle cents. By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   Date alterations are the most common type of counterfeit seen By 1856...

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...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique & Unlisted 1869 Standard...

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   Patterns in the Standard Silver series, inscribed on each coin STANDARD SILVER, were produced in the dime,...

PCGS Certifies Rare 1933 New Zealand Pattern Coin

New Zealand Pattern Coin by Jay Turner for PCGS ......   There is something quite magical in viewing a pattern coin. A concept for a coin...

Eagerly Sought Pattern Morgan Half Dollar: Stack’s Bowers Direct

By Stack's Bowers ......   Judd-1602 1879 Pattern Morgan Half Dollar Just One Finer 1879 Pattern Morgan Half Dollar. Judd-1602, Pollock-1797. Rarity-6. Copper. Reeded Edge. Proof-66+ RB (PCGS).   The...

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...

Featured Highlights From the E. Horatio Morgan Collection – August 2019...

E. Horatio Morgan Collection by Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   We are thrilled to present selections from the incredible E. Horatio Morgan Collection, which are among...

Heritage Hong Kong Coin, Currency Signature Auctions Realize Over $5.5 Million

Szechuan Pattern Set Eclipses $1 Million   Chinese Coin Highlights A spectacular double pattern set of Szechuan coinage, made by the Ferracute factory in New Jersey, was...

Three Dollar Gold Coins From Chinook Collection Offered at CSNS

It isn't often that we're able to feature a collection of three dollar gold pieces in one of our auctions, but three dollar gold...

Key Carson City Gold, Choice Wildman Thaler Among New Coins at...

By Atlas Numismatics ......   Atlas Numismatics will be attending the 2019 ANA World's Fair of Money, August 13-17, 2019 being held in Rosemont, Illinois (Chicago)....

Flowing Hair Stella Offered in Heritage Auctions U.S. Coins Sale

Numismatic rarity discovered after decades in Massachusetts family safe   A superb example of an extremely rare 140-year-old U.S. coin that sat, untouched and perhaps unknown,...

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...

Stack’s Bowers Present Rarities From D. Brent Pogue Collection in March...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce Part VI and Part VII of the now legendary D. Brent Pogue Collection. The Pogue Collection will...

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,...

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,...

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...

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...