NGC Grades Important Collection of Chinese Patterns Featuring Mao Zedong

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified a spectacular collection of patterns featuring the likeness of Mao Zedong, the leader of the People's Republic of...

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...

Discovery Coin: 1974-D Aluminum Lincoln Cent on Display at Long...

With David Hall, Professional Coin Grading Service, Todd Imhoff, Heritage Auctions, Randy Lawrence, and Fred Weinberg. Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com .......   A newly discovered Lincoln cent...

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....

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...

Historic proof sets and ‘Stella’ pattern coins present momentous opportunities for...

Remarkable set of six pattern coins associated with the famous “Stella” coinage experiment are important collective highlights of Heritage’s Tampa FUN Auction

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,...

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....

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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....

1877 gilt copper $50 Half Union leads Heritage Auctions offerings in...

The Baltimore Collection, Part Two and The Rubic Collection available to collectors in Pittsburgh, Oct. 13-14 Heritage Auctions will present the official auction of the...

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....

Unique Pattern 1814 Platinum Half Dollar Certified by PCGS

One of the most intriguing -- and mysterious -- pattern coins ever produced by the United States is now in a Professional Coin Grading...

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)....

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...

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....

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

PCGS Plans $15 Million, Unique Nova Constellatio Patterns Set Exhibit At...

A unique set of four 1783 Nova Constellatio patterns, insured for $15 million, will be displayed by Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) and Beverly...

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 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...

US Coins: The “Common” 1875 $10 Eagle Pattern Coins

By Leo Frese, Independent Numismatic Consultant - LeoFreseCoins.com ...........   Recently an East Coast gentleman consigned his collection for me to market. Among his holdings was...