Superb Gem 1878 Three-Dollar Gold: Stack’s Bowers Direct Coin of the...

1878 Three-Dollar Gold Piece Description Astonishing Superb Gem 1878 Three-Dollar Gold From the D. Brent Pogue Collection 1878 Three-Dollar Gold Piece. MS-67 (PCGS). CAC.   A magnificent...

The Caranett Collection of Gold Sovereigns Month-Long Heritage Auction

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

Spanish Colonial, Colombian Coins Star in Sedwick’s May 27-29 Treasure Auction

By Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC ......   A wealth of shipwreck gold and silver treasure plus a selection of Colombian numismatic rarities will star on May...

British Icon Mr. Bean Celebrated on New Coin From CIT

Happy Birthday, Mr. Bean! Cook Islands. 5 dollars. 2020. Silver .999. 1 oz. 38.61 mm. Proof. Mintage: 999. Special Technology: color application. B. H. Mayer’s...

Replacing the Large Cent With the Small Cent: A New Era

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   The United States one-cent coin was, along with the half cent, among the first denominations ever coined by the...

CoinWeek Preview: Legend Rare Coin Auctions’ REGENCY 38 Sale

   Legend Rare Coin Auctions is conducting Regency Auction #38 on May 14 during a live webcast. CoinWeek breaks down several key lots from the...

Famous British Rarity Una and the Lion Gold Coin Realizes Over...

A famous British rarity certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) realized 86,500,000 Yen (about $810,000 USD) in a Taisei Coins auction. The 1839 Victoria...

American Numismatic Society Announces CoinHoards Ancient Coin Research Tool

CoinHoards is a component of the National Endowment for the Humanities-funded Hellenistic Royal Coinages project developed by the American Numismatic Society (ANS). An innovative research...

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...

Ancient Tortoise of Aegina Reprised on New High Relief Coin

Tortoise Cook Islands. 5 dollars. 2020. Silver .999. 1 oz. Approx. 30 mm. Antique finish. Mintage: 999. Special Technology: smartminting©. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description...

Donna Frater Named New ANA Director of Development & Membership

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) announced this week that Donna Frater has been named the new director of development and membership. Frater most recently...

Medals of Li Hung-Chang—Strategist, Diplomat & World Traveler

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   After spending his early life in scholarly pursuits, the rise of Li Hung-chang (李鴻章,...

Celebrate the Year of the Ox With Gold and Silver Coins

Year of the Ox Mongolia. 1,000 Togrog. 2021. Silver .999. 1 oz. Antique finish. Size approx. 35 mm. Mintage: 999. Technology: smartminting©. B. H. Mayer’s...

1892-S Morgan Dollar, Uncirculated, $15—No Haggling!

By Dennis Tucker for Whitman Publishing ......   How would you like an opportunity to spend less than $100, and get a collection of coins worth...

The “Coin Deal Shopping” Mentality and Rare Coin Prices

Coin Deal Shopping by Doug Winter - Raregoldcoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner   I had an interesting experience at a recent show that I thought was worth...

Mint State 1801 $10 Eagle Featured in Stack’s Bowers June 2020...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   Struck from 1795 through 1804, the Capped Bust Right gold eagles are among the most beautiful...

David Lawrence Features Peach City Collection of Classic US Quarters and...

Our Sunday Internet Auction #1117 consists of 275 brand NEW coins plus 90 Vault Values and over 70 No Reserve Lots from the Peach...

PCGS Considers Additional Members Only Shows to Offset COVID-19 Effects

The numismatic hobby, like seemingly every other part of our lives, finds itself at a crossroads. How and when will it be safe to...

Ancient Electrum Coins – Strength and Unity of an Empire

The Colosseo Collection Electrum Coins ...... By Russell A. Augustin - AU Capital Management, LLC   The ancient Greek island of Lesbos was located in the northeastern...

Counterfeit Coin Detection: 1924-S Buffalo Nickel

Counterfeit Buffalo Nickel by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .........   The 1924-S Buffalo Nickel is a prime target for counterfeiters. In particular, sharp-eyed graders will pay close...

Rare US Gold Coins: Finest-Known Special Striking 1907-D Double Eagle

No official documentation on the striking of Proof or Specimen 1907-D Liberty double eagles has ever come to light, but at least three examples...

Superb Gem 1892 Barber Quarter: Stack’s Bowers Direct Coin of the...

1892 Barber Quarter Description Stunning Superb Gem 1892 Barber Quarter The D. Brent Pogue Specimen MS-67 (PCGS) CAC Type II Reverse 1892 Barber Quarter. Type...

A Letter From NGC’s Mark Salzberg

I have been in the collectibles industry for more than 40 years. In that time, I have seen many market peaks and valleys —...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique Proof 1776-1976 S Bicentennial...

Double Denomination & Dual Date   By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This is the only known Proof Bicentennial quarter struck over a Roosevelt dime....

Classic Commemorative Month-Long Heritage Auction Open for Bidding

Now open for bidding is our auction specializing in Classic Commemorative US coins, available exclusively at coins.HA.com. This month-long auction focuses exclusively on US...

Hungary Issues Massive Coins Commemorating 30 Years of Freedom, Departure of...

By Coin & Currency Institute ......   After mass demonstrations by a unified opposition in 1989, free elections were held in Hungary, and resulted in a...

The Curious Gold Fantasy Coins of Shanghai

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   Outside the realm of normal Chinese numismatics is a series of unusual 50 and...

Rare Ultra Cameo Proof 1883 $10 Eagle in Stack’s Bowers June...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   Proof gold coinage provides a special focus in United States numismatics, usually combining incredible visual appeal...

Netherlands to Issue 2020 Gold Ducat Coins by Reservation Only

By Coin & Currency Institute ....   The Dutch Gold Ducat and Double Gold Ducat are appearing in another variation of their traditional, classic design for...

CAC-Approved 1928-S Peace Dollar MS-65 at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, May 10, bidding ends at GreatCollections.com for this 1928-S Peace silver dollar graded MS-65 by PCGS in a gold shield...