The Origin of the Yuan Shih-kai Dollar

The Origin of the Yuan Shih-kai Dollar

Expelling foreign silver coins from China, the Yuan Shih-kai Dollar was a turning point for Chinese coins. During the late Qing Dynasty, foreign currency inside...
The Once Unknown, Now Famous 1817/4 Half Dollar

The Once Unknown, Now Famous 1817/4 Half Dollar

By Q. David Bowers - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers .....   Classic rarities among American silver coins have commanded attention for a long time. The 1804 silver...
Two Dramatic U.S. Mint Error Coins in the News

Two Dramatic U.S. Mint Error Coins in the News

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Recently, two important and unique United States Mint error coins – a very rare off-center Carson City Morgan silver dollar...
Full Head Standing Liberty Quarter Rarity Featured in Stack's Bowers August 2022 Showcase Auction

Full Head Standing Liberty Quarter Rarity Featured in Stack’s Bowers August 2022 Showcase Auction

By Christopher Maisano - Numismatist, Stack's Bower Galleries ......   Stack's Bowers Galleries is pleased to be offering this 1926-D Standing Liberty quarter, a significant condition...
Book Now for Chicago ANA World's Fair of Money

Book Now for Chicago ANA World’s Fair of Money

The ANA convention features buying, selling, educational seminars and historic displays of numismatic treasures   Collectors and dealers are encouraged to make hotel reservations now to...
Heritage Hong Kong Platinum Auction Open for Bidding

Heritage Hong Kong Platinum Auction Open for Bidding

While it has perhaps become a bit of a cliché between both novice collectors and industry veterans that the last couple of years have...
Jeff Garrett: Tips for Collecting Indian Half Eagles, Part I

Jeff Garrett: Tips for Collecting Indian Half Eagles, Part I

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Recently, I discussed the very popular Indian Quarter Eagle series. The Indian Quarter Eagle set consists...
Collectible Highlights in Sedwick's 1st US & World Paper Money Auction

Collectible Highlights in Sedwick’s 1st US & World Paper Money Auction

By Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC ......   The first-ever US and World Paper Money Auction from Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC is coming up this week -...
Perth Mint Celebrates Chinese Legend With Phoenix 2oz Gold Proof Coin

Perth Mint Celebrates Chinese Legend With Phoenix 2oz Gold Proof Coin

The Perth Mint is excited to release this 2oz gold Proof high relief coin featuring the phoenix. An ancient symbol of honesty, benevolence, and...
Devin Hipp, Kyle Honoré Join Stack’s Bowers in New Virginia Location

Devin Hipp, Kyle Honoré Join Stack’s Bowers in New Virginia Location

Stack’s Bowers Galleries welcomes Devin Hipp as Vice President and Kyle Honoré as Operations Manager of the new Virginia Beach office. As the Stack’s...
Bidding Already at $5,500 For Extremely Rare Dual Serial Number Error $5 Note

Bidding Already at $5,500 For Extremely Rare Dual Serial Number Error $5 Note

Certified by Professional Coin Grading Service, this banknote has mismatched serial numbers and is also missing some serial number digits   Bidding has reached $5,500 for...
Let's Talk About the Current State of the Silver Dollar Market

Let’s Talk About the Current State of the Silver Dollar Market

In this episode of the CoinWeek Live Stream on YouTube, noted coin expert Russ Augustin (AU Capital Management/RARCOA) joins Charles Morgan to discuss the...
American Numismatic Association (ANA)

ANA Honors Distinguished Numismatists With Awards

Every year, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) recognizes members who go above and beyond with their service and dedication to numismatics. The following awards,...
SS Central America Gold Rush-Era Artifacts at World’s Fair of Money

SS Central America Gold Rush-Era Artifacts at World’s Fair of Money

Historic items from the legendary “Ship of Gold” that sank in 1857 include Wells Fargo treasure shipment box remnants, gold miner jeans, and a...
Eliasberg Capped Bust Large Date Dime Offered by GreatCollections

Eliasberg Capped Bust Large Date Dime Offered by GreatCollections

Bidding is now live on GreatCollections.com for a stunning 1821 Capped Bust Large Date dime graded as MS 66 by PCGS. Not only is...
What I learned about Liberty Head half eagles from the Fairmont Hoard - Doug Winter Numisatics

What Was Lacking From Fairmont/Hendricks: Missing Pieces of the Puzzle

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Part One: Half Eagles The April 2022 Stack’s Bowers sale of the Fairmont/”Hendricks” set of Liberty Head half...
1839/8 $10.00 Gold No Motto Liberty Head Eagle, PCGS MS61. Images courtesy Doug Winter Numismatics

Liberty Head Gold Eagles

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   If you hear someone refer to "gold eagles", you might think of the American Gold Eagle issued since 1986. But...
Registry-Quality Jefferson War Nickels at David Lawrence Rare Coins

Registry-Quality Jefferson War Nickels at David Lawrence Rare Coins

Sunday Auction #1228 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now live and features over 650 total lots - including more than 20 Vault...
Rare European Coins New to Atlas Numismatics

Rare European Coins New to Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   We have been hard at work preparing our latest selection of new coins and medals. There are 366 new pieces for your consideration...
Russian Journalist Dmitri Muratov's 2021 Nobel Peace Prize Medal Sells for $103.5 Million

Russian Journalist Dmitri Muratov’s 2021 Nobel Peace Prize Medal Sells for $103.5 Million

The Heritage Auctions sale of the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize medal awarded to independent Russian journalist and Novaya Gazeta editor-in-chief Dmitry Muratov fetched $103.5...
JBR Set From Fairmont Collection to be Offered in Stack’s Bowers August 2022 Global Showcase Auction

JBR Set From Fairmont Collection to be Offered in Stack’s Bowers August 2022 Global...

Stack's Bowers Galleries is thrilled to announce the incredible JBR Set of $5, $10, and $20 Gold Coins from the Fairmont Collection, a landmark...
Fresh-to-Market SS Central America Treasures in Goldberg’s June 2022 Auction

Fresh-to-Market SS Central America Treasures in Goldberg’s June 2022 Auction

First-time offerings of California Fractionals and other important items recovered from the legendary “Ship of Gold”   California Gold Rush-era treasures recovered from the fabled “Ship...
1965 Silver Quarter Value: Error Coins and History

1965 Silver Quarter Value: Error Coins and History

By Steven Cochran for Gainesville Coins ......   The 1965 Washington quarter was the first US quarter not made of 90% pure silver. This transition from...
Future World of Imagination Revealed on New Coin From CIT

Future World of Imagination Revealed on New Coin From CIT

Daydreamer - Future Palau. 10 Dollars 2022. Silver .999. 2 oz. 45 mm. Antique finish. Mintage: 1,500 pieces. Special technology: smartminting® (Ultra High Relief), color....
Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1787 Massachusetts “4C” Half Cent + 1-Page Attribution Guide

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1787 Massachusetts “4C” Half Cent + 1-Page Attribution...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) for CoinWeek .....   A comment I have heard in regards to these latest struck fakes is that...
Underrated American Silver Eagles

Underrated American Silver Eagles

By Jack McNamara for CoinWeek ......   On October 29, 1986, the first American Silver Eagle (ASE) was struck at the United States Mint and coin...

Ancient Coin Profile – The First Facing Portrait of a King

Ancient Coins - LYCIA. Dynasts of Lycia, Perikles (c.375-360 BCE), Silver Stater   Ancient Coin Profiles by Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ...... Lycia was...
One Ounce Gold Oban Ingots Offered in Stack’s Bowers Precious Metals Auctions

One Ounce Gold Oban Ingots Offered in Stack’s Bowers Precious Metals Auctions

In April 2021, Stack’s Bowers Galleries sold an incredibly rare Tenshō-era ca. 1588 Japanese Oban for $1.9 million USD, more than doubling the pre-sale...
Proof Cameo 1843 Seated Liberty Half Dollar Offered by GreatCollections

Proof Cameo 1843 Seated Liberty Half Dollar Offered by GreatCollections

With a fine provence and spectacular toning, GreatCollections is offering the only certified Proof Cameo 1843 Seated Liberty Half Dollar. Graded as a PR...
Perth Mint Celebrates 15th Anniversary of Silver Koala With Gilded Coin

Perth Mint Celebrates 15th Anniversary of Silver Koala With Gilded Coin

This extraordinary 3oz silver Proof gilded coin showcases one of Australia’s best-known native marsupials: the koala. Often perceived as a cuddly animal and generally...