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...

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

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...

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...

Unique Coin of Aitna in Sicily to be Offered in London Sale June 9

Auction at Morton & Eden in London on June 9   A small silver coin is expected to cause excitement among collectors of ancient Greek coins...

Hoarding Gold or Silver

By Allen Rowe  -  Northern Nevada Coin ………. Hoarding gold is part of life for more than many think. Recently in our local news was...
1870-S Half Dime

Unique 1870 San Francisco Mint Half Dime Exhibited at CoinFest

By Greg Reynolds for CoinLink .....   Only one 1870 San Francisco Mint half dime is known to exist. It was on display on October...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique Multiple Error Clad Ike Dollar Struck on...

Also Features a 70% Reverse Indent by a QUARTER Planchet   By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   All Ike dollar off-metals are highly prized by...

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...

The Stanley Aberdeen Collection of Swedish Plate Money to Anchor Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official...

One of the most extensive collections of Swedish Plate Money ever offered at public auction will highlight the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction of...

Watson Nobel Prize Medal Sets Record at Christie’s Auction

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   On Thursday, Christie’s of New York auctioned a unique Nobel Prize medal belonging to Dr. James D....

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Finest Known Carson City, Nevada Gold Coin

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #96 .....   At the ANA...
CoinWeek Weekly Coin & Currency News Roundup

CoinWeek Weekly Coin & Currency News Roundup – April 1, 2016

By Coinweek ....   Hello, and welcome back to CoinWeek's weekly roundup of the strange and off-center in coin and currency news. Today's roundup happens to...

Nate D. Sanders to Auction 1982 Nobel Prize in Physics

Nobel was Awarded to Theoretical Physicist Dr. Kenneth Wilson By Nate D. Sanders Auctions .....   The 1982 Nobel Prize in Physics awarded to Dr. Kenneth Wilson...

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

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

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

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

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique Proof 1776-1976 S Bicentennial Quarter Overstruck on...

Double Denomination & Dual Date   By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This is the only known Proof Bicentennial quarter struck over a Roosevelt dime....

Mint Error News – Unique 1973-S Kennedy Half Dollar Overstruck on 1973-S Quarter

Only Known Proof U.S. Kennedy Half Dollar Struck on Any U.S. Coin Double Denomination NGC PF 67 Cameo UNIQUE DISCOVERY COIN   By Mike Byers for Mint Error News...

Newly-Discovered Photo of Billy the Kid Latest Treasure from Kagin’s

By CoinWeek....   After several rounds of authentication, rare coin experts Kagin’s, Inc.--known for handling such finds as the Saddle Ridge Hoard and the Butte gold...

100 Troy Ounce Gold Nugget from California’s Mother Lode on Showcase!!

The LARGEST CALIFORNIA GOLD RUSH NUGGET left in existence, the 100 troy ounce gold nugget discovered last year in Nevada County, California,...

Excerpts from the E-Sylum: Wayne’s Numismatic Diary – February 15, 2015

By Wayne Homren for The E-Sylum eNewsletter....   Each week, CoinWeek, in collaboration with the Numismatic Bibliomania Society, brings you a highlighted feature from the current...

Morgan Dollar Grading Set, 1836 Classic Head Quarter Eagle Proof Highlight Heritage CSNS Auctions

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...

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...
Eroticism on Ancient Coins

Eroticism on Ancient Coins (Adults Only)

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   THROUGH A LONG chain of pious frauds and medieval myth-making, the February 14 feast day of St....

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."

Nobel Prize Medal of Man Who Cured Anemia to Be Sold

By Bonhams....   Nobel Prize medal awarded to George Minot, with diploma and other related materials The Nobel Prize medal awarded to George Minot in 1934 for...

Pedigrees & Hoards: The Dr. Buzz Aldrin Collection

By Rick Bretz for CoinWeek....   Okay, so you collect pedigree coins and have a fairly nice assortment. Well, I might be going out on a...

Rare Frosted Freedom Platinum Eagle Variety Offered by GreatCollections

Coin is second discovered from a total mintage of 21 coins.  Unique at PCGS. A scarce production proof error, acknowledged by the U.S. Mint, is...

Coin Profiles – Hobo Nickels

The hobo nickel is a sculptural art form involving the creative modification of small-denomination coins, essentially resulting in miniature bas reliefs. The nickel, because...

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...

Numismatic Quick Hits: Butte Nugget Sold + Bitcoin News + Denmark Cashes Out

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   It’ll be a busy week for us here at CoinWeek. Charles will be leaving for Baltimore on...