Whitman Publishes New Reference by Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez: A Guide Book of American Silver Eagles

Whitman Publishes New Reference by Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez: A Guide Book of American Silver Eagles

Whitman Publishing announces the upcoming release of A Guide Book of American Silver Eagles, a new reference and history by Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez. The 384-page...
The New Orleans Mint: Part 1 - PCGS

The New Orleans Mint: Part 1

By Victor Bozarth for PCGS ......   In this three-part series on the New Orleans Mint, I’ll first discuss the establishment of the mint and operation...
Be Wary of King Charles III “Pretender” Coins Cautions Professional Numismatists Guild

Be Wary of King Charles III “Pretender” Coins Cautions Professional Numismatists Guild

New coins depicting King Charles III are expected to be popular with the public and collectors when The Royal Mint strikes and distributes them,...
A Return to Paris: The American Legion Convention of 1927 and Its Medal

A Return to Paris: The American Legion Convention of 1927 and Its Medal

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   At 1:30 p.m. on September 19, 1927, some 20,000 Americans marched down the streets in Paris, as some million...
Counterfeit Coin Detection - 1850 JB Costa Rica Gold Escudo

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1850 JB Costa Rica Gold Escudo

A missing skirt is among the clues that this coin isn't real   Only 6,167 Costa Rican gold escudos were struck in 1850, making it a...
Certified Coin Marketplace - CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in August 2022

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in August 2022

During the month of August, CAC-approved coins fared well in live auctions in Dallas, Texas and Costa Mesa, California, in addition to performing in...
Foreign Coins Struck by the United States Mint: The Mint in World War II

Foreign Coins Struck by the United States Mint: The Mint in World War II

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   As with during World War I, the United States Mint played a vital role in supporting the Allied powers...
ANS Launches Bactrian Indo-Greek Rulers Online Coin Resource

ANS Launches Bactrian Indo-Greek Rulers Online Coin Resource

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) and the Centre for the Study of Ancient Documents at Oxford University are pleased to announce the launch of...
Double-Denominations: Two Coins in One

Double-Denominations: Two Coins in One

By Jon Sullivan for PCGS ......   The mint error type called a “double-denomination” is exactly what the name implies — two different denominations on the...
The Copper Coinage of George III

The Copper Coinage of George III

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   Commonly known as the "Mad King" who lost the American colonies, George III was, for most of his reign,...
PCGS Around the World: Coins From the Treasure of Polzévet

PCGS Around the World: Coins From the Treasure of Plozévet

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   In September 2021, the news of a treasure find appeared in many media outlets. For one couple, the dream...
United States 1976-D Lincoln Cent

United States 1976-D Lincoln Cent

1976 was an important year in American Numismatics. The Bicentennial quarter, half dollar and dollar had been released, featuring Jack Ahr's drummer, Seth Huntington's...
Sir Isaac Newton Really Hated Coin Countefeiters... Really!

Sir Isaac Newton Really Hated Coin Countefeiters… Really!

By Everett Millman - Gainesvillecoins.com ......   Contemporary scholarship has introduced a number of new mysteries regarding history's most famous "natural philosopher" (i.e. scientist), Sir Isaac...
China Kirin (1898) Dollar Coins

China Kirin (1898) Dollar Coins

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   The Kirin province of China boasts more varieties for Chinese machine-struck coinage than any other province. Between silver and...
Jeff Garrett: Do Bullion Prices Still Matter?

Jeff Garrett: Do Bullion Prices Still Matter?

While prices of gold and silver have cooled, the collectible coin market is still on a hot streak   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation...
Big Things Happened at the United States Mint in the Month of September

Big Things Happened at the United States Mint in the Month of September

By CoinWeek .....   In this edition of Big Things, we take a look at a variety of events, historical and numismatic, that have taken place at...
Focus on Coins in Early Holders in Heritage Sept. 6 Showcase

Focus on Coins in Early Holders in Heritage Sept. 6 Showcase

Buy the slab, not the coin? Not exactly, but the latest Showcase Auction of US Coins in Early Holders from Heritage Auctions focuses on...
2023 Edition of Early Paper Money of America Now Available From Publishers of Greysheet

2023 Edition of Early Paper Money of America Now Available From Publishers of Greysheet

CDN Publishing is announcing the publication of the 2023 Edition of Early Paper Money of America, the seminal reference book on the first circulating...
Congressman Demands Answers From US Mint About Silver Eagle Program

Congressman Demands Answers From US Mint About Silver Eagle Program

Treasury Secretary in Apparent Violation of Requirement to Mint Silver Eagles in Quantities “Sufficient to Meet Public Demand”   By Stefan Gleason - Money Metals Exchange...
Changes are Happening at Major National Coin Shows

Changes are Happening at Major National Coin Shows

By Victor Bozarth and Mark Ferguson for PCGS ......   A few lessons have been learned during the absence of major, national coin shows during the...

Counterfeit Banknotes – The Story of Czeslaw Bojarski

Counterfeit Banknotes by Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) ......   One of the most successful makers of counterfeit banknotes of the 20th century was Czeslaw Bojarski and he...
Goloid Dollars: America’s Electrum Coinage

Goloid Dollars: America’s Electrum Coinage

By Jesse Kraft for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   The discovery of vast amounts of gold in California upset the ratio between gold and silver,...
Group of NGC-Certified Massachusetts Coins Realizes Over $2.9 Million

Group of NGC-Certified Massachusetts Coins Realizes Over $2.9 Million

A group of 128 rare Massachusetts Colonial coins, nearly all certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC), has realized over $2.9 million in a Heritage Auctions...
Noteworthy Notes: A New Discovery Receives a Freidberg Number

Noteworthy Notes: A New Discovery Receives a Freidberg Number

By Philip Thomas for PCGS ......   “Friedberg” is one of the most preeminent names in all of American numismatics — one that is practically synonymous...
PCGS Certifies 2021 American Eagle at Dusk and at Dawn 35th Anniversary Bullion Coins

PCGS Certifies 2021 American Eagle at Dusk and at Dawn 35th Anniversary Bullion Coins

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) is collaborating with Stack’s Bowers Galleries to encapsulate a select number of 2021 American Eagle silver and gold coins...
Stack's Bowers Offers Dusk and Dawn Eagles Certified by NGC

Stack’s Bowers Offers Dusk and Dawn Eagles Certified by NGC

Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) is proud to have certified 1,000 American Gold Eagles and American Silver Eagles from a historic transition in the coins'...
Jeff Garrett: Billionaires and the Stratosphere of Numismatics

Jeff Garrett: Billionaires and the Stratosphere of Numismatics

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Each year about this time (leading up to the ANA World’s Fair of Money), Heritage Auctions...
Counterfeit Coin Detection - The Top 10 Most Common Counterfeit US Coins

Counterfeit Coin Detection – The Top 10 Most Common Counterfeit US Coins

The World's Most Commonly Counterfeited US Coins: The 1909-S VDB Lincoln Cent   Counterfeit Coin Detection by Max Spiegel –  Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) ......   A list...
PCGS Certifies Coins From Legendary Harry W. Bass Collection

PCGS Certifies Coins From Legendary Harry W. Bass Collection

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) is partnering with Heritage Auctions to certify one of the most famous coin collections assembled in the last 50...
Double-Struck Mint Errors

Double-Struck Mint Errors

By Jon Sullivan for PCGS ......   A very popular mint error type is the double-strike. It is dramatic in appearance and easily understood. Some of...