1943 Steel Pennies: An Important Part of U.S. Numismatic History

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   In the history of American numismatics, there are few coins that are more popular or well-known -- even outside the...

1943 Steel Penny and Copper Pennies: History, Values and a Rare Variety

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   The year 1943 found the United States getting more deeply involved in World War II with overseas deployments. At home,...

Rare SMS 1964 Kennedy Half Dollar Sets $108,000 World Record Price

A 1964 Kennedy Half Dollar sold for a world record $108,000, making it the most expensive coin of its type, during a public auction...

Mercury Dimes – History, Values and Some Key Dates: Bullion Shark

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   In 1916 the dime, the quarter, and the half dollar were each eligible for a new design, and the Treasury...

The Great American Coin Hunt Has Arrived

By CoinWeek Staff Reports .....   Coinciding with National Coin Week (April 21-28), hundreds of the country's leading coin dealers and collectors will be also celebrating...

A New Modern Rarity: 2020 (P) American Silver Eagles

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   An unexpected modern rarity has emerged as a result of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on production of the...

2020 American Silver Eagle Bullion Coins: The Last of Their Breed

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   The Proof version of the 2020 American Silver Eagle is set for release on January 3, but it won’t...

Buyer of Ultra-Rare 1894-S Barber Dime Crosses It to PCGS

The 1894-S dime, recently sold for $1,440,000, is now in a Professional Coin Grading Service holder, graded PCGS PR65+   The anonymous winning bidder for one...

The Semi-Key 1921 Mercury Dimes

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   Mercury Dime enthusiasts regard the famous 1916-D as the grail of the series, a key date coin on par...

What Makes My Silver Eagles Worth Money?

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Silver Eagles, just like any other coin, vary wildly in value. Some can be worth as little as a few dollars...

Collecting $2 Bills Dated From 1862 to the Present

The $2 bill has never been very widely accepted by the American public, nor as widely collected as other denominations   By Bullion Shark LLC ......   When...

Collecting 1943 Lincoln Steel Cents

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   There are few 20th-century coins as popular with numismatists and non-numismatists alike as 1943 Lincoln Steel cents. Struck as...

Looking Back on the Sacagawea Dollar 20 Years Later

By Adrian Chacon and Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   Where have the last two decades years gone? It's hard to believe that, 20 years ago,...

Coin Collectors Ten Must-Have Apps

Tech Apps for Coin Collectors Tips for coin collectors by Justin Fraughton - Provident Metals ...... For new coin collectors or if you’ve been a devotee...

1969-S DDO Penny Sold to Honest Coin Dealer for 5 Cents Expected to Realize...

Over the past 50 years, an individual from San Francisco accumulated thousands of Lincoln cents from change, friends, and by searching rolls. He never...

The 1900-O Over CC Morgan Dollar: The “Last” Carson City Silver Dollar

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   Carson City Morgan Dollars bearing the famous “CC” mintmark are at the top of many coin collectors’ want lists....

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...

Jeff Garrett: Collecting Error Coins

How to get comfortable in this challenging and fascinating corner of numismatics   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   My daily assortment of emails...
Collecting Ancient Coins

A Guide to Ancient Coin Collecting

Ancient Coin Collecting by Joe Jaroch - Posted with Permission By AU Capital Management, LLC ...... Amassing a collection of ancient coins can seem like...

Silver War Nickels: History, Values and Varieties

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   About 10 months into the U.S. involvement in World War II that begin in December 1941 after the Pearl Harbor...

PCGS Certifies Two Rare and Unusual Washington Quarter Errors

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) recently certified two extremely rare and unusual Washington Quarter errors. The first is the third-known example of a two-tailed quarter...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique 1977 Lincoln Cent on Aluminum Planchet

This Unique 1977 Aluminum Cent is either an intentionally made Mint Error on a leftover aluminum planchet from 1974-1975 or a pattern struck in...

PMG Grades Mismatched Serial Number Error on US $20 Bill

A woman who made a purchase at the January 2020 Florida United Numismatists (FUN) Show in Orlando got an unexpected bonus in her change:...

What Is a 1999 Delaware State Quarter Worth?

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Hard to believe but it’s been almost 20 years since the United States Mint inaugurated its...

No FG Kennedy Half Dollars – What Are They & What Are They Worth?

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   Kennedy half dollars are among the most popular United States coins, offering a wide variety of common dates, conditional...

Rare Lincoln Cent Variety Set to Bring Over $27,000 at GreatCollections Auction

A top-population 1944-D/S Lincoln cent is currently drawing strong interest from collectors at a GreatCollections Certified Coin Auctions sale. With less than four days to...

Everything You Need to Know About Washington Quarters

By Bullion Shark LLC ...... Various coins were proposed to commemorate the bicentennial of President George Washington’s 1732 birth. The United States Congress ultimately approved...

Type I and II 1979 and 1981 Susan B. Anthony Dollars

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   Susan B. Anthony dollars belong to one of the shortest-lived coin series in United States history, and they were...

The Rise and Fall of the Franklin Mint

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek .....   In 2016, the meteoric career of the Franklin Mint (FM) has ended in Never-Never-Land as a dusty footnote...

The 6 Classic Mercury Dime Key Dates & Rarities

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   The Winged Liberty Head Dime, better known as the "Mercury" Dime, was struck by the United States Mint from...