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...

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 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...

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...

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....

Important 1792 Fusible Alloy Cent, Judd-2 to be offered in Chicago

The 1792 pattern cents, Birch cent, half disme, disme, and quarter were the prototypes for what later became the cent, nickel, dime,...

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 *...

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...

Stack’s-Bowers to Display Cardinal Collection’s Finest Known 1792 Half Disme

A classic early American rarity, the rainbow-toned 1792 half disme, graded NGC MS-68, will be exhibited during the first two days of the Long...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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,...

More than 150 rarities from The Eric P. Newman Collection at...

Pattern and experimental coins at Central States, April 25; proceeds to benefit Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society  Pattern coinage collected by Eric P. Newman,...

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...

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...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: The Bushnell Specimen Getz Pattern...

The 1792 Washington President 1 copper and silver coins are attributed to the hand of Lancaster, Pennsylvania engraver Peter Getz. Working with a large...

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....

WHERE ARE ALL THE COOL COINS?

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics ( A portion of her Recent Market Report) The FUN show had a small group of monster coins in...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Rarities Night in Baltimore, Part...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #100 It seems appropriate for the...

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...

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...

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...

1860 Five Dollar Pattern on a Ten Dollar Planchet, the Only...

Gold patterns are always fascinating, and Heritage's 2012 August 2-5 US Coins Signature Auction in Philadelphia contains an intriguing exampleof one such experimental piece....

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: 1792 Half Dimes, Part 2: Amazing...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #145 ….. I focus upon two...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: 1792 Half Dimes, Part 1: Origins...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #144....   Two of the five finest...