Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique Proof Gilt Reverse Pattern 1831 Half Sovereign

Gilt Uniface Reverse Die Trial NGC Proof 65 Ultra Cameo UNIQUE & UNRECORDED   By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This is a unique and unrecorded Proof...
Republic gold Proof Pattern 6 Pence 1897

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

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

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...
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...
1870 Half Dollar Cancelled Obverse Die..

Unique and Unusual Numismatic Items – 1870 Seated Half Dollar Obverse Cancelled Die

Editors Note: Heritage's upcoming ANA Signature Sale # 1223 contains an items the caught our eye as we were previewing the sale. It is...

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...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Ten Leading Topics of 2010

News and Analysis on scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #33 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds This is my last column...
Pistrucci Battle of Waterloo commemorative medal

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

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...

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...

NGC Certifies Unique Proof 1854 $10

Coin is one of only a handful of higher denomination proof coins from the 1850s known. NGC recently identified and certified a proof 1854 $10...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Proof Bicentennial Quarter 2x Struck on Roosevelt Dime

Proof 1776-1976 S Bicentennial Quarter Double Struck on Struck Roosevelt Dime DOUBLE DENOMINATION PCGS PR 67 CAMEO Unique Discovery Coin   By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This is...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Unique “The Wheele Goes Round” Higley Copper

Our upcoming August 13-20 ANA Signature Auction will feature a unique colonial coin: a Higley Copper with a wheel device and the legend THE...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique 1972-S Proof Ike Dollar Mated Pair

Ike Dollar Struck on a 1¢ Planchet mated with an Ike Dollar Struck on a 10¢ Planchet NGC Proof 67 AMAZING UNIQUE DISCOVERY   By Mike Byers for...

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...

Illustrator Develops Line of Coin-Themed Greeting Cards

By CoinWeek News Staff...   Family farmer, cartoonist and 3D-illustrator Don Chambers has introduced a line of numismatically-themed greeting cards. Using a process that Chambers patented...

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...

The Coin Analyst: Extremely Rare 1870-S $3 Gold Coin To Be Auctioned on June...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   Update: It appears that this item has been removed from the auction The 1870-S $3.00 gold coin is one of...

Buried Treasure of 1427 US Gold Coins Certified by PCGS For Kagins...

 Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) has authenticated, graded and certified 1,427 U.S. 19th century gold coins that were found in eight, decaying metal canisters...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique 1985 Canada National Parks Proof $100 Platinum...

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This is the only known Canadian $100 platinum striking of any design or series. This is one...
The Coinage of the Micronation of Celestial Space: PCGS

The Coinage of the Nation of Celestial Space

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   What does it take to become a nation? In short, the answer is declaring independence and gaining recognition. But the...

Royal Canadian Mint: The Making of the World’s Largest Gold Coin

Making of the world's largest gold coin, a 2007 Canadian $1,000.000 Maple Leaf. This coin breaks all records: It weighs a staggering 100 kilos and...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique German 5 Mark Die Trial in Silver

1932G Germany 5 Mark Reverse Trial Strike in Silver Johann Goethe NGC PF 62 UNIQUE & UNLISTED   By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This is a unique and...

Rare Electrotype Copy of Brasher Doubloon Featured in Stack’s Bowers August 2019 ANA Auction

By James McCartney - Senior Numismatist, Stack's Bowers ......   Featured in lot 493 of our August 2019 ANA Auction is a desirable electrotype copy of...

Archives International to Auction Historic Rudolph P. Laubenheimer Family Archives

This important auction will be held at the Collector’s Club in New York City on June 25th, 2015 starting at 10:30 a.m. EST “The appearance...

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...

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...

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 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."

The Great du Pont Coin Robbery… and Recovery

By Mike Garofalo for PCGS ......   Thursday, October 5, 1967, was a really terrific day for this author. I was 14 years old, a freshman...

Excerpts from the E-Sylum: Earliest Use of the Term “Witch Piece” Sought

Each week, CoinWeek, in collaboration with the Numismatic Bibliomania Society, brings you a highlighted feature from the current volume of the E-Sylum eNewsletter. This week, E-Sylum contributor Bob...