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,...

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...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique Proof Half Sovereign Pattern...

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This proof Half Sovereign off-metal mule pattern encompasses a combination of history, rarity, and condition. This piece...

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....

The Magnolia Collection of Early U.S. Gold Coins, late 19th century...

Analysis of scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #51 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds On the evening of Tuesday, May3rd, the...

CAC-Approved PF-65+ Flowing Hair $4 Stella Gold Coin Offered at GreatCollections

Flowing Hair Stella by CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, April 26, bidding ends at GreatCollections.com for this 1879 $4 Gold Flowing Hair Stella, graded Proof-65+ Ultra...

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....

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 *...

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...

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...

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

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: 1792 Silver Center Copper Cent Pattern...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #104 - Updated on April...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Pattern Coins of the French Second Republic Highlight Künker Auction 337

Künker Auctions by Künker GmbH ......   When the French people had chased away Citizen King Louis Philippe and founded the Second Republic, they were looking...

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...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Fabulous Eric Newman Collection, Part...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #158 ….. One of the most...

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...

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 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...

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...

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

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...

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...

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...