Rare Zanzibar Note, Canadian $5 in Stack’s Bowers Paper Money Auction

Serial Number 1 Merchants Bank of Canada 5 Dollar By Christopher Dahncke - Currency Auction Associate, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   The upcoming Stack's Bowers August 2020...

Japanese Oban Among New World Coins at Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   We hope that everyone is doing well and finding pleasant ways to enjoy the summer. As a reminder, if you have any coins...

The Duke of Lansing Collection of British Coronation Medals

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   The crowning of any monarch is always a momentous celebration, highly anticipated and carefully...

Park Avenue Numismatics Internet Auctions to Launch July 2020

Park Avenue Numismatics President and CEO Bob Green recently announced that the company will launch its Internet Auction platform on July 31, 2020. “Over the...

Early U.S. Coins – The Gold Coins of Templeton Reid

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   Privately minted gold coins from the first decades of the United States have always intrigued numismatists. Though these coins...

Key 1893-S Morgan, 1834 Quarter New at David Lawrence Rare Coins

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Internet Auctions  ......   Weekly Internet Auction #1126 is now open and features over 250 brand NEW coins plus 30 Vault...

Mint State 1796 Stars on Obverse Quarter Eagle in Stack’s Bowers...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   The Coinage Act of April 2, 1792 authorized the production of three gold denominations at the...

CGC Launches Trading Card Division to Grade Pokémon, Magic Cards

Certified Guaranty Company® (CGC®) has launched CGC Trading Cards, a division to authenticate, grade and encapsulate Pokémon TCG and Magic: The Gathering cards. CGC is...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique 1863 California Fractional Gold...

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...

U.S. Rare Coin Market Quite Active Despite Pandemic: PNG

Auction houses set records with over $167 million in winning bids during first half of 2020   The market for rare, high-quality United States coins remained...

Top Pop 1913-S Lincoln Cent: Stack’s Bowers Direct

By Stack's Bowers ......   Top Pop 1913-S Lincoln Cent - Finest RB Seen at PCGS or CAC MS-66 RB (PCGS). CAC.   Attractive and impressively preserved, this Gem...

Bullion Shark: A Brief Overview of the United States Mint’s History

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   The United States Mint has served the American people for 228 years. It produces circulating coins, bullion coins, numismatic coins,...

Early U.S. Gold Coins – One of the Finest Known 1831...

The 1831 Capped Head Left half eagle claims a substantial mintage of 140,594 pieces, split between just two die varieties. The upcoming August 2 -...

The 2014 Civil Rights Act of 1964 Commemorative Silver Dollar

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   One of the most significant pieces of socioeconomic legislation ever passed in the United States was the Civil Rights...

Gold – A Bumpy Ride in a Dangerous World

Gold Commentary for Thursday, July 2, 2020 (www.golddealer.com) By  Richard Schwary - California Numismatic Investments Inc ......    Gold closed up $10.80 at $1,784.00. Our shiny friend closed...

How Rare Are Non-Shipwreck Gem Type One Double Eagles? An Update

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner   In 2016, I wrote about Gem Type One double eagles, inspired by my purchase of a PCGS/CAC...

New Series of Dutch Silver Ducats Focuses on Country’s Famous Castles

By Coin & Currency Institute ......   The Silver Ducat has been part of the heritage of the Netherlands Mint for 350 years. But with the 2020...

Gem 1882-O/S Strong Overstrike Morgan Dollar Highlight at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, July 5, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for this 1882-O/S Strong overstrike Morgan silver dollar, graded MS-65 by PCGS. It is...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Presents the D. Brent Pogue Numismatic Library

Part of the August 5-7, 2020 Auction in Las Vegas, Nevada   Stack's Bowers Galleries is pleased to present the numismatic library of D. Brent Pogue...

Counterfeit Mintmarks? Watch Out for Embossed Mintmarks

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   The presence or lack of a particular mintmark can make or break the difference in the price of a...

Stack’s Bowers Announces Schedule for August Auction in Las Vegas

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce details of their upcoming August 2020 showcase auction of United States coins and paper money and World...

More Sovereigns From the Caranett Collection Available From Heritage

The Caranett Collection of Sovereigns is well-represented in the PCGS Set Registry, with a current #1 rank in at least five different sets. We...

The Secrets to Collecting Walking Liberty Half Dollars: Bullion Shark

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   The Walking Liberty half dollar, issued for 31 years from 1916 to 1947 and which includes 65 date and mint...

The Royal Presentation Escudo Coinage—the Pinnacle of Spanish Colonial Numismatics

By Kyle Ponterio and Matthew Orsini - Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   An enigma to this day, the exceedingly rare "Royal" presentation issues struck at mints...

NGC Certifies 2020 West Point Mint Hoard Coins From US Mint...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) is excited to announce that it is certifying a stockpile of backdated gold and silver coins that were specially released...

PCGS Confirms New 1795 Flowing Hair Half Dollar Variety

First major variety discovery of that Early Half Dollar date in nearly a century   Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) has confirmed a new die marriage...

Ancient Coins – Zeus, the King of the Gods

Ancient Coins and The Colosseo Collection ... By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC   Depending on who was in control at the time, the...

Eagerly Sought Pattern Morgan Half Dollar: Stack’s Bowers Direct

By Stack's Bowers ......   Judd-1602 1879 Pattern Morgan Half Dollar Just One Finer 1879 Pattern Morgan Half Dollar. Judd-1602, Pollock-1797. Rarity-6. Copper. Reeded Edge. Proof-66+ RB (PCGS).   The...

A Closer Look at the Series of 1918 $2 Battleship Note

By Cory Williams for PCGS ......   Back of Series of 1918 "Battleship Note" $2 Federal Reserve Bank Note, courtesy of Heritage Auctions While the terminology sounds...

Hungary Commemorates 30th Anniversary of Stock Exchange After Fall of Communism

By Coin & Currency Institute ......   The National Bank of Hungary (Magyar Nemzeti Bank) is issuing a silver collector coin with a face value of...