Nobel Prize Awarded to Molecular Biologist James Watson for Sale at...

by Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek... Once called the Caligula of Biology, now set to score big on the sale of one of...

Rare University of Notre Dame Laetare Medal for Sale on eBay

By CoinWeek News Staff... In a year when two Nobel Prize medals have been sold at auction, it is perhaps no surprise that another prestigious...

The Most Important Coin I’ve Ever Handled

By Mark Borckardt .......... During 33+ years as a full time professional numismatist, I have had the opportunity to examine and handle many of the...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – New Martha Washington Die Design...

New Martha Washington Die Design (2011-2013) U.S. Quarter Test Strike Judd #2225 - Mint Cancelled NGC Brilliant Uncirculated Unique in Private Hands   By Mike Byers for Mint Error...

New Edition of Unusual World Coins Available

IOLA, Wis. (Sept. 26, 2011) -- The sixth edition of Unusual World Coins is now available from Krause Publications. Edited by George Cuhaj and Tom...

NGC Certifies Unique 1952 Great Britain Penny

In Great Britain, the year 1952 saw a change of monarch, the first home-use microwave oven and the Great Smog of London, but nothing...

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...

Professor’s 1979 Chemistry Nobel Prize Gold Medal Offered by Heritage Auctions

Nobel Prize medal presented to chemist Georg Wittig for 1954 discovery of “The Wittig Reaction” is accompanied in October 19, 2016 auction by four...

From the NGC Grading Room: 1964 Lincoln Cent Struck on Coin...

NGC Graders share an intriguing and visually dramatic error coin that was recently submitted for certification Among the various types of error coins that exist,...

World Coin News – PCGS Authenticates Unique Australian Overdate Sovereign

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) has authenticated the first known 1868/6 overdate Australian sovereign. The historic gold coin depicting a young Queen Victoria recently was...

1817 New Spain (Texas) Jolas, Make First Public Offering at Heritage...

Many American collectors are familiar with the 1818 New Spain (Texas) half real coins, called jolas, through their listing in A Guide Book of...

PCGS Bounty for Five Legendary Coins Totals $50,000

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) is extending the $10,000 reward offered for the 1964-D Peace Dollar to four additional coins, bringing the bounty up...

Swiss Mint Issues World’s Smallest Gold Coin Showing Albert Einstein

By The Federal Mint Swissmint ......   The Smallest Gold Coin in the World With determination, patience, and ingenuity, Albert Einstein established his enduring fame in 1905...

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...

Pistrucci Medal on Display May 1-2 at Pontypool Museum for Waterloo...

By Pontypool Museum....   18 June 2015 marks the 200th anniversary of the victory of Britain and its allies at the Battle of Waterloo, the decisive...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique 1842 Argentina 8 Escudos...

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This is an incredible and unique 1842 Argentina 8 Escudos struck in silver. It is an obverse...

A Very Rare Seated Liberty Dollar in Proof

Photo credit: Ira & Larry Goldberg | Composite: CoinWeek By Jeff Sherid for CoinWeek.... Struck between 1840 -1873, they are one of the greatest coin types...

Only the Second Complete Set of Carson City Coinage To Be...

Including the Unique 1873-cc Liberty Seated No Arrows Dime The Battle Born Collection Will be Presented at the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the...

Valuable Precious Metals are Reclaimed and Reused in Aeronautics — Dillon...

Commercial and military airplanes sent to "graveyards" in the U.S. Southwest contain many thousands of dollars worth of precious metals Addison, TX -- Nov...

Nixon Presentation Ike Dollar Discovered

Exclusive News: By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ………. DISCOVERY PIECE After going unnoticed for more than forty years, a rare early Eisenhower dollar...

Third Circuit Asked to Rehear Case Involving Langbord 1933 Double Eagles

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   On Wednesday, July 1, the United States Attorney’s Office in Philadelphia filed a petition with the Third...

NGC Certifies Seated Liberty Half Dollar Error Struck on Quarter Planchet

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified an incredible error coin: a Seated Liberty half dollar struck on a quarter planchet. This stunning error is...

The Story of the 1973/74 Aluminum Lincoln Penny

By Blanchard & Company ......   How do you run a successful business? You make sure that costs don’t exceed revenues. However, in a 2014 biennial report to...

Results Analysis of the Donald G. Partrick Collection of Connecticut Copper...

By Ron Guth .....   On November 1, 2020, Heritage Auctions sold the Connecticut Copper collection assembled by Donald G. Partrick. This was a highly anticipated...

Forgotten Hoards of History: Unearthing Scotland’s Nordic Trove

By Crystal Gomez - Gainesville Coins ......   In September 2014, a metal detector enthusiast found a spectacular stockpile of Viking legacy. According to the British...

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...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Unique 1873-CC ‘No Arrows’ Dime

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #116 ...... At the ANA Convention...

Perth Mint Presents The Jewelled Horse 10oz Gold Proof Coin

The Perth Mint is delighted to present The Jewelled Horse, an exceptional collectible showcasing rare and spectacular treasures from two Western Australian icons –...

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,...

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...