Unique and Unusual Coins – French Colonial Regulated Gold with Countermarks

  Martinique - French Colonial Regulated Gold & Countermarked 20 Livres ND (c. 1805) AU53 PCGS The money supply in the fledgling United States consisted of...

The Fitzcarraldo of Kweichow, Warloard Zhou Xicheng and the 1928 Chinese “Auto...

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale ....   It’s said that every coin tells a story. Boy, do I have one straight out of Mysteries...

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...

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...

125th Stanley Cup Anniv. Shaped Silver Coin – An Engineering Feat...

How the Royal Canadian Mint Used Virtual Minting to Create the Innovative Stanley Cup Coin In 2016 and 2017, the Royal Canadian Mint hit some...

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...

Possibly Unique Louis d’Or Gold Coin Regulated by Ephraim Brasher Featured...

By James McCartney - Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   Among the numerous highlights of our March 2018 Baltimore Auction is lot 3102, an extremely...

Historical Regulated Gold $15 Coin to Appear in Sedwick Treasure Auction

In the early years of the United States of America, a lack of gold coinage forced citizens to utilize an unusual but practical source....

Major Mint Error – The Sacagawea Dollar / Washington Quarter Mule

 CoinWeek IQ: Major Mint Error - The Sacagawea Dollar / Washington Quarter Mule On March 22, 2018, Stack's Bowers will offer the 17th known example...

Double-Tailed Quarter Dollar Error Coin – Most Expensive Washington Quarter Error...

 Nationally-known error coin dealer Fred Weinberg always brings amazing error coins with him when he travels the national coin show circuit. At the January 2018...

The Coin Which Tells a Remarkable Story: Sealand 50th Anniversary Commemorative...

The Treasury of the Principality of Sealand, the world’s oldest man-made micro-nation and self-proclaimed independent state located in the North Sea have announced that...

Coin Profile – Austria 2004 Vienna Philharmonic 100,000 Euro Gold Coin

Description: In 2004, the Austrian Mint celebrated the 15th year of its successful Vienna Philharmonic gold bullion coin program by producing 15 1,000-ounce versions of...

The Unique 1755-S Santa Fe 4 Escudos from the Eldorado Collection

1755-S Santa Fe 4 Escudos Discovery Coin, Ex. Eliasberg   Crossing the block next week as lot 11306 at our official auction of the New York...

Coin Profiles: Unique 1834 Original Half Dollar O-104, Ex: Brand, Norweb

"Perhaps unique as a die variety; Walter Breen did not know of other examples, but he was aware of this one, as he participated in the sale of it to Mrs. Norweb. "Here is a superb gem coin, a half dollar for the ages."

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Unique Noe-12 Pine Tree Shilling

Among the many treasures featured in our upcoming 2017 November 1 & 3 Eric P. Newman Collection Part IX US Coins Signature Auction is...

PCGS Certifies Two Rare and Unusual Washington Quarter Errors

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) recently certified two extremely rare and unusual Washington Quarter errors. The first is the third-known example of a two-tailed quarter...

NGC Certifies Unique Washington “Dollar”

A mid-19th-century fantasy earned its place in US numismatic history A unique copper specimen of the famed “Washington Dollar Fantasy” was recently certified by Numismatic...

NGC Grades Likely Unique French Gold Pattern Coin

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified a likely unique French gold pattern that was submitted for grading at the recent ANA World’s Fair of...

Perth Mint’s Unique $2.8 Million Trilogy Sold

The Perth Mint’s one and only $1.8 million Australian Trilogy coin collection has now been sold. The pinnacle of The Perth Mint’s long term association...

Stack’s Bowers: 1982-83 Bronze Lincoln Cent Errors Featured in August 2017...

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers ......   The Denver Mint struck over 12 billion Lincoln cents in 1982 and 1983 combined, ensuring...

Mint Error News: Unique Certified Gold Belgium Franc Obverse Die Trial

1904 Design Overstruck on 1903 Design By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This is a unique, spectacular and dramatic Belgium Franc struck in GOLD....

Perth Mint Unveils Rare $1.8 Million Argyle Diamond Coin Trilogy

The Premier of Western Australia, the Honorable Mark McGowan MLA, today (June 7) unveiled a $1.8 million one-of-a-kind coin collection crafted by The Perth...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Only Known Proof B-4 1820...

Before the Mint began their program of commercial proof offerings in 1858, no records were kept of how many proof coins were made during...

Rare Gold Coin Sponsors Building of New Church

By Shaquille Brissett for Gainesville Coins ....   The church is typically kept strong by the contributions of its people. One patron, though, has taken the...

Comets and Meteorites on Ancient Coins

By Mike Markowitz for Coinweek ....   Ancient Coin Series THE NIGHT SKY WAS ESPECIALLY IMPORTANT to ancient people. This can be hard for us to understand,...

Unique $50 Gold Eagle Wrong Planchet Error in Heritage’s FUN Signature...

Struck on a .9999 American Buffalo blank, the ‘Eagalo’ is the only known U.S. gold wrong planchet error Collectors will have the opportunity in January...

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...

CoinWeek Podcast #48: Ron Landis and the Return of the Hobo...

CoinWeek Podcast #48: Ron Landis and the Return of the Hobo Nickel Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe...

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...