United States 1980 (P) Lincoln Cent

1980 was an inflection point in the history of the cent. The juxtapenultimate date struck from the majority-copper alloy in use since the early 1960s,...

How Cellphone Photos Took Over the Coin Market in 2020

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Beginning about three or four years ago, I noticed an ever-increasing amount of my business involved cellphone...

Jeff Garrett: Collecting Details-Graded Coins

Details grading offers benefits such as ensuring authenticity and salability, in addition to presenting an affordable path to set completion   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic...

The Mexican Coin Made at the New Orleans Mint

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   The New Orleans Mint was one of the first three original branch mints established by the United States Mint...

NGC Certifies First Sacagawea-Presidential Dollar Mule

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has certified the first known mule of a Sacagawea Dollar and a Presidential Dollar. This incredible error, which paired a Sacagawea...

CoinWeek Podcast #147: Numismatics of the Trump Years

CoinWeek Podcast #147: Numismatics of the Trump Years Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek...

Treasure Coins: Ancient Gold Coins Recovered From Shipwrecks

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   The Dokos Shipwreck, the oldest in the world, was discovered by the father of underwater archaeology, Peter Throckmorton, after...

Jim Bisognani: It’s Time for My 10th Annual NGC Year in...

In the second half of the year-end roundup, collectors and dealers consider how the coin market is affected by increased internet browsing, decreased face-to-face...

A Numismatist at War: Max von Bahrfeldt

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   ...he Army had become the most popular, most admired, and most respected and most influential entity in the new...

Q. David Bowers: Cycles of the US Rare Coin Market 1900...

Rare Coin Market Observations by Q. David Bowers for CoinWeek .....   When one thinks of boom and bust cycles, the word "investment" usually comes to...

CoinWeek Podcast #146: Harriet Tubman Considered

CoinWeek Podcast #146: Harriet Tubman Considered After a year-long public campaign to redesign the $20 bill, Obama Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announced that a portrait...

ANA College Scholarships Available to Young Collectors

Applications for college scholarships provided by the American Numismatic Association (ANA) are being accepted through March 12. The scholarship fund was established in 2014...

Zoom Video Presentation: Travels in Judea and Samaria: Coins & Etc....

CoinWeek is proud to present a Zoom video lecture given by numismatist David Hendin to the members of the Israel Numismatic Society on January...

Big Things Have Happened at the United States Mint in the...

By CoinWeek .....   The month of January sets the stage for the new year. Americans go back to work, the wheels of the financial markets...

CSG Grading Service for Sports Cards Launching Soon: NGC

Certified Sports Guaranty (CSG) will launch in February to provide sports card collectors and dealers with expert, impartial and efficient certification services. You can...

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in December 2020

In addition to performing well in public internet sales, CAC-approved certified coins outperformed other certified coins in live auctions in Newport Beach, California, and...

Jeff Garrett: Mirror, Mirror – The Appeal of the Prooflike Morgan...

Who is the fairest of them all? A strong argument can be made for a Prooflike Morgan Silver Dollar   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty...

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...

NGC Signs Exclusive Signature Label Deal With Jennie Norris, Designer of...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) is excited to announce that Jennie Norris, designer of the new American Gold Eagle reverse, is signing certification labels exclusively...

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...

Silver Certificates: Why Were They Issued and How Much Are They...

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   United States silver certificates are probably the most popular and widely collected type of U.S. paper currency. This is because...

Modern Coin Counterfeit Detection – 2012 Year of the Dragon Silver...

Modern Counterfeit 2012 China Dragon 10 Yuan This particular counterfeit has reflective areas not seen on the authentic coin due to the die not being...

Big Things Have Happened at the United States Mint in the...

By CoinWeek .....   The month of December has historically been a time for Americans to take it easy, spend time with their family, celebrate the...

National Money Show 2021 in Phoenix Officially Canceled

Coronavirus also impacts planning for 2021 Summer Seminar   The American Numismatic Association (ANA) Board of Governors voted on December 16 to officially cancel the Phoenix...

Counterfeit Detection: 1963-D Roosevelt Dime With Altered Bands

Careful examination of this 1963-D Roosevelt Dime reveals an alteration to the torch   Altered Roosevelt Dime by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   Coins are altered in a...

PMG Certifies World’s Greatest Collection of National Bank Notes

Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) has announced that it recently certified the extraordinary collection of National Bank Notes assembled by Andrew Shiva, one of the...

PCGS Set Registry 2020 Awards Recognize Famous Coin Collectors, Outstanding Coin...

Professional Coin Grading Service bestows prestigious awards to hundreds of collectors while also inducting four collectors to PCGS Set Registry Hall of Fame   Professional Coin...

National Endowment for Humanities Funds ANS-Oxford University OXUS-INDUS Project

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce that the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded the Society a $150,000 USD...

American Numismatic Society Announces 2021 Virtual Gala in New York City

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce that on Thursday, January 14, 2021, it will hold its annual Gala celebration, virtually, in...

PCGS Adds Three Leading Experts, Promotes Another

As Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) closes a year of rapid growth, the world’s leading third-party coin and banknote grading service is making further...