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...

German 5 Euro Polymer Ring Planet Earth Coin Debuts in Time for Earth Day

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...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique Great Britain Silver Crown Die Trial Piedfort...

1845 Great Britain Crown Young Head Silver Die Trial Piedfort Pattern Uniface Obverse NGC MS 65 - UNIQUE, UNLISTED & UNRECORDED By Mike Byers for...

Offbeat Numismatics: The Leper Colony Coins of Colombia

By Crystal Gomez - Content Writer, Gainesville Coins ......   Between 1900 and 1930, Colombia made special coins for leprosy colonies. In this epoch, leprosy cases...

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 ...

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...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique Rotated Double Struck 1904 $20 Gold Coin

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   Major mint errors on U.S. gold coins are extremely rare. And of these, there are only a...

Bonhams Offers Nobel Prize Medal at Pasadena Sale

Nobel medal, struck in 18 carat gold and plated in 24 carat gold, approx. 175g, 66 mm in diameter Bonhams announces the sale of the...

Royal Canadian Mint: First Ever $1 Million Face Value Gold Coin for Sale

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   A 2007 Canadian $1 million gold coin is in the process of being offered for sale by GoldCore, a...

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...

Bimetallic US Braille Pattern Dollar Offered by Stack’s Bowers in November Auction

Stack’s Bowers Galleries presents a rare bimetallic pattern dollar featuring Braille text in their November 2020 Showcase Auction. Struck by the German company Schuler for...

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 –...
obverse, 1964 Lincoln Cent overstruck on India 1942 quarter rupee . Images courtesy NGC

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

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,...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – PCGS Certifies Unique German Gold Obverse Trial Strikes

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This unique, historical and museum-quality set of gold Coronation Die Trial Strikes was just authenticated and certified...

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...

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

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...

Government’s Case to Confiscate Langbord-Switt 1933 Double Eagles Crumbles

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   Three-judge ruling in Langbord et al v. U.S. Department of the Treasury et al puts renewed spotlight on 10...

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...

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...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique Proof Half Sovereign Pattern Mule with Sixpence...

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This proof Half Sovereign off-metal mule pattern encompasses a combination of history, rarity, and condition. This piece...

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...

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...

4K Video of the Rare 1974-D Aluminum Cent – CoinWeek Exclusive

  At the 2016 American Numismatic Association's (ANA) World's Fair of Money, the United States Mint gave attendees a chance to view the recently discovered...

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...

NGC Certifies 1st Olympic Basketball Gold Medal Ever Awarded

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified the first Olympic gold medal for basketball ever awarded. This ultimate symbol of the sport's rise to a...

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...

Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2019 Jewelled Dragon 10oz Gold Proof Coin

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

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique 1863 California Fractional Gold 25¢ Overstruck on...

1863 Round Liberty Gold 25¢ California Fractional Gold BG-820 Overstruck on 1860/50 BG-819 NGC MS 61 UNIQUE DISCOVERY COIN   By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This is a...

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 1824 Great Britain Half Sovereign Gold Die...

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