Always Check for Altered Dates: PCGS

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   While many experts check for date and mintmark alterations on key-date coinage, especially that of the United States, it...

The 1922 Peace Dollar With Moustache Variety

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   Peace Dollar, 1922 $1 VAM 12A Moustache, PCGS MS64. Image courtesy PCGS The 1922 Peace dollar struck at the Philadelphia...

PCGS Certifies Indian Capricorn Zodiac Mohur Gold Coin

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   India Mughal Empire Zodiac Mohur AH1033//18 (1624) KM-180.19 Capricorn PCGS AU53. Images courtesy PCGS Of the many great coins and...

The 2001 Vermont Quarter: Maples & Mountains

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   The 2001 Vermont Quarter was the 14th issue in the long-running and popular 50 State Quarters program that launched...

CoinWeek Podcast #143: Innovation Past, Present and Future: PCGS and NFC...

   CoinWeek Podcast #143: Innovation Past, Present, and Future: PCGS and NFC with Brett Charville Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the...

Copper and the War of 1812 – The 1814 Plain 4...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   Copper and the War of 1812 Coin production at the United States Mint had become erratic in the years leading...

Coin Profiles – Unique and Unusual Numismatic Items – Electrotype 1804...

Reposted Article by Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek .....   A new type of the 1804 Dollar, which is often referred to as "The King of American...

The Joint Coinage of Qatar and Dubai

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   Qatar & Dubai AH1386-1966 25 Dirhams, PCGS MS64. Images courtesy PCGS The Gulf Emirate States are an amazing and rich...

PCGS Grades Finest Example of Ultra-Rare 1890 Grand Watermelon Note

By Cory Williams for PCGS ......   PCGS Banknote is very pleased to have recently graded the ultra-rare 1890 $1,000 Grand Watermelon Treasury Note, and at...

The New Orleans Mint and Its Southern Coinage

By Mike Garofalo for PCGS ......   The first United States Mint was built in Philadelphia, which was serving as our nation’s capital city during the...

PCGS Grades 1st New 1795 Flowing Hair Half Dollar Variety Discovered...

New 1795 Flowing Hair Half Dollar Graded by PCGS as an F15 and Designated a “Discovery Coin”   It still pays to scrutinize all coins for...

Treasures From the Bruce Morelan Collection: Regency Auction 41

The Bruce Morelan Collection by Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   These coins are like family Those are the words of Laura Sperber, founder of Legend Rare...

Building a 1956 Mint Set of US Coins: As Complex as...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Six years ago, we took an in-depth look at what it would take to build a...

CoinWeek Podcast #142: A Legal Challenge to the Minnesota Coin Law

CoinWeek Podcast #142: A Challenge to the Minnesota Coin Law Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe...

PCGS Announces NFC Technology Included in All Coin, Currency Holders

Professional Coin Grading Service leads numismatic hobby with a massive leap forward in anti-counterfeiting technology   Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) has announced that it will...

PCGS 2020 Quarter Quest Winners Split $2,000 Prize for 2020-W Vermont...

Two Collectors Splitting $2,000 Prize After Submitting First 2020-W Vermont Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park Quarters for Grading by Professional Coin Grading Service   The Professional Coin...

The Paper Money Coin of 1574 – The First Paper Currency...

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   Netherlands Leiden 1574 Siege ¼ Gulden, PCGS XF40 Paper money requires a sacrifice, as they are not of any intrinsic...

GreatCollections to Auction Yellowstone Collection of U.S. Gold Coins

GreatCollections is pleased to announce the auction of the Yellowstone Collection of U.S. Gold Coins scheduled for Sunday, October 4. The collection comprises over...

Three Iconic Coin Dealers Inducted Into PCGS CoinFacts Coin Dealer Hall...

Professional Coin Grading Service Names Bruce Amspacher, Greg Roberts, and Catherine Bullowa-Moore to Hall   Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) has named three longtime coin dealers...

The Circulation Strike 1841 $2.50 Little Princess Quarter Eagle

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   The 1841 $2.50 “Little Princess” Quarter Eagle symbolizes one of the most controversial numismatic reclassifications in recent years. A coin...

Understanding the 1938-D D Over S Buffalo Nickel Variety

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   The Buffalo Nickel series, running from 1913 through 1938 and designed by James Earle Fraser, yields many rare and...

New Jersey Coppers: Engraver Walter Mould Leaves His Mark

By Gordon Wrubel for for PCGS ......   In 1881 Dr. Edward Maris published his comprehensive study of the New Jersey copper die varieties. These were...

A Quick Look at the Silver Clad Kennedy Half Dollar

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for PCGS ......     Talk about an under-appreciated series. The silver-clad Kennedy half dollar has always played second fiddle to...

Why Some Liberty Seated Coins Have Arrows by the Date

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   The Liberty Seated coinage, one of the longest-running motifs on United States coins, remains one of the most popular...

The 1936 Delaware Tercentenary Commemorative Half Dollar

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   When it comes to commemorative coins, 1936 was one of the busiest years in United States Mint history. Some...

A Closer Look at the Series of 1896 $2 Silver Certificate

By Cory Williams for PCGS ...... The Series of 1896 Silver Certificates are referred to as the “Educational Series” in the hobby due to the...

CoinWeek Podcast #141: Precious Metals in Antiquity (with Mike Markowitz)

 CoinWeek Podcast #141: Precious Metals in Antiquity (with Mike Markowitz) Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe...

A Closer Look at the Republic of Texas 1843 25¢ Exchequer...

By Cory Williams for PCGS ......   Prior to being admitted to the union as the 28th state, Texas existed as a republic from 1836 to...

PCGS Grades Rare 20th-Century Russian Gold Coin

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   There are many fantastic numismatic rarities among Russian coinage. One such coin is the Russian 1906 5 Roubles, which...

CoinWeek Podcast #139: Kevin Lipton on 1804 Dollars & Modern Coins

 CoinWeek Podcast #139: Kevin Lipton on 1804 Dollars & Modern Coins Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or...