Rare Coin Auctions: Stack’s Bowers to Offer 1942 Experimental Cent at...

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers .....   The years during and surrounding World War II were an era of inventiveness and ingenuity...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique 1824 Great Britain Half...

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This is the only known obverse die cap struck in gold from any country. It was certified...

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...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique 1870 Standard Silver Dime...

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This is a unique and spectacular mint error, a proof pattern off-metal. It was struck on a...

Divers Discover $4.5 Mil More 1715 Fleet Gold off Florida Coast

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   It’s been one heck of a treasure hunting season for Brent Brisben. On Wednesday, August 19, Brisben--owner and operator (along...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Proof 1802 Silver Dollars

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #133 ….. A Proof 1802 Draped...

World Gold Coins: Unique South African 1897 Sixpence to be Offered...

The upcoming January 4 - 5 NYINC World Coins & Ancient Coins Signature Auction in New York City features a monumental offering from South...

Uncool Coins! Update: 1850 Liberty $20 Listed on eBay for 99...

The results are in... By CoinWeek News Staff....   In a recent Uncool Coins! 4K video segment, CoinWeek brought you the heartrending story of an 1850 Liberty...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique Set of Third Reich...

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This is a unique historical and unbelievable set of all three Third Reich proof silver issues in...

Odyssey Marine Exploration Begins 2013 Gairsoppa Operations

TAMPA, Fla., (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc. (Nasdaq:OMEX), a pioneer in the field of deep-ocean shipwreck and offshore mineral exploration, has begun...

2012 Australian One Ton Gold Kangaroo Named Largest, Most Valuable Coin...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   The Guinness Book of World Records has confirmed that the largest coin in the world is the unique 2012...

NGC Certifies Dennis Rodman’s North Korea Coin Set

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified a North Korea Coin Set of 10 coins that were presented to Dennis Rodman by the North Korean...

Rare Coins: Likely Unique 1891-O Proof Dime, The Only Certified Proof...

From the CSNS Heritage catalog as Lot 5574 Walter Breen called the early presentation pieces and pre-1858 dated proofs the caviar of proof coinage, and...

Heritage Auctions to offer more than 1,200 original dies and hubs...

Dies worked by famed German sculptor and satirist offered in three parts beginning 17-22 April, 2013 in Chicago, IL The first of more than 1,200...

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...

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...

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...

Numismatic History – 1830s Vintage Coin Screw Press From Frontier, Deviercy...

In the Stacks January 2011 New York  Americana Sale there was an extraordinary offering of a 1830s style German or French vintage coin screw ...

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...

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...

Coin Profile – Matte Proof 1937 Boone Half Dollar Set

UPDATE: The Set sold at Heritage's Signature Sale on August 12th for $223,250.00 to an internet bidder. The August 12 - 17 ANA US...

German 5 Euro Polymer Ring Planet Earth Coin Debuts in Time...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   The German Mint has released the innovative five-euro "Planet Earth" coin just in time for Earth Day on April...

Coin 3D-Printed at NC State Successfully Launched Aboard Orion Spacecraft

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Coins have flown in space before. Twelve 22-karat gold Sacagawea dollar coins travelled on the Space Shuttle Columbia in...

Unusual Items: A Bizarre Territorial Gold Coin Overstrike

In Heritage's  2010 April-May Milwaukee, WI CSNS US Coin Auction #1139  they featured a bizarre example of territorial coin production, a Clark Gruber Twenty...

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...

1963 Nobel Prize Medal in Physiology or Medicine Sells for $795,614

Nobel prize medal was Awarded to Central Nervous System Research Pioneer Dr. Alan Lloyd Hodgkin By Nate D. Sanders Auctions.... The 1963 Nobel Prize in Physiology...

Exonumia: Some Double – or Triple – Denomination Curiosities

By Frank Van Valen - Numismatist and Cataloger, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   The beauty of exonumia is that it knows no boundaries.  If it has...

PAMP Suisse Creates Its 1st Ever UFO Shaped Coin!

Colorized UFO Shaped Coin is Out of this World! By Bullion Shark LLC ......   PAMP Suisse, the renowned Swiss refiner, has just released its first-ever UFO-shaped...

Crash for Gold: Car Drives through Northern Nevada Coin – Video:...

"You never know what's going to come through the door," says Northern Nevada Coin President Allen Rowe. In this CoinWeek exclusive video, Rowe discusses the...

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...