When Dealing With Eisenhower Dollars, Grade Is Everything

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   ‘For better or worse, Whitman’s A Guidebook of United States Coins is still the gold standard in printed price...

Origins of the 1921 “Zerbe Proof” Morgan Silver Dollars are Uncertain

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com I’ve been selling a collection for an old friend and collector who purchased a 1921 Morgan silver dollar...

A Guide to Ancient Coin Collecting

By Joe Jaroch -  Posted with Permission from AU Capital Management ..........   Amassing a collection of ancient coins can seem like a daunting task: the...

United States 1972 (P) Eisenhower Dollar

Description: While the country-at-large's desire for a large dollar coin at the start of the 1970s was hardly demonstrable, the gaming industry developed an acute...

What Is a 1971-74 Eisenhower Dollar Brown Pack Worth?

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   As the last dollar coin issued by the United States that contained at least some silver,...

The 1933 Double Eagle: America’s Most Notorious Coin

By Eric Brothers for CoinWeek .....   If you ever thought that it would be cool to own a 1933 Double Eagle, think again. The handful of...

Spitting Eagles, Alligator Eyes and Donkey Tails: Three Morgan Dollar Varieties

Morgan Dollar Varieties By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale ..... Outside of a “Bugs Bunny” Franklin half dollar, it’s hard to beat some of...

United States 1990 Eisenhower Centennial Dollar

Description: The 1990 Eisenhower Centennial Dollar is the second United States coin struck to honor the 34th President of the United States, the first was...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – The 1928 Peace Dollar

Counterfeit 1928 Peace Dollar By Max Spiegel, Numismatic Researcher on Counterfeit Coin Detection – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Since so many counterfeit 1928 Peace Dollars are,...

Finest Known 1932 “Saint” in eBay Auction of Double Eagles Set

One of the all-time finest collections of Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle gold coins listed in the PCGS Set Registry®, the A&A Saints Collection, will go...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 20 Euro Cent

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 20 Euro Cent (2002-Present) The 20 euro cent coin is the second of three "nordic gold" coins in the euro series ("nordic gold" is...

NGC: Give Peace Dollars a Chance

A century ago, world events laid the groundwork for America's last circulating silver dollar series By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Wow, November...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1903-S Counterfeit Morgan Dollar

1903-S Counterfeit  Morgan Silver Dollar By Max Spiegel – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   The raised lumps and lines on this 1903-S are signs of counterfeit Morgan Dollar...

United States 1971 (P) Eisenhower Dollar

Description: Even though the United States had no real need for a large dollar coin at the start of the 1970s, the gaming industry developed...

Tips for Coin Collectors – The Appreciation of Toned Coins

There is a wide variety of toning, and judging its value on a coin is tricky By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   My...

United States 1923 Peace Dollar

Description: The 1923 Peace dollar is one of the most common issues in the series of dollar coins (1921-35) designed by Anthony de Francisci. Peace...

The Art of Grading Peace Dollars

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   As a professional coin grader for most of my career, I can tell you that for as...

Reflecting on 25 Years in Coin Collecting

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   My journey into coin collecting began in late November 1992 in a most ordinary way. At 11 years old,...

Stick With The Keys… Coin Collecting Strategies and Key Date Coins

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   When I was a kid just beginning to get serious about coins, an older local dealer made a comment...

Toned 1960-D Franklin Half Dollar With Full Bell Lines Goes for...

By CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, November 18, a toned 1960-D Peace Dollar certified MS66+ with Full Bell Lines (FBL) by PCGS sold for $7,750 USD...

Morgan Dollar Grading Set, 1836 Classic Head Quarter Eagle Proof Highlight...

April 26 Platinum Night features newly discovered 1856-O $20 Liberty Double Eagle A rare proof specimen of the 1836 Classic Head Quarter Eagle and an...

Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Langbord-Switt 1933 Double Eagles Case

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   It may have been Neil Gorsuch's first day on the bench, but the real news Monday, April 17 (at...

New 2019 Official Red Book Includes More Coins, More Die Variety...

Best-Selling Annual Guide Prices Nearly 8,000 Items The 72nd edition of the Guide Book of United States Coins (popularly known as the “Red Book”) will...

Counterfeit Coin Detection: US Gold 1911-D Quarter Eagle

Counterfeit 1911-D Quarter Eagle By Max Spiegel - Numismatic Researcher, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The 1911-D is the key Indian Head quarter eagle. Read...

Counterfeit Coin Detection: 1889-CC Morgan Dollar with Joined Halves

This forgery required the joining of two coins to mimic a rare year and mintmark combination Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ........   NGC graders identify counterfeit coins...

Q. David Bowers: Welcome to the Wonderful World of Morgan Silver...

By Q. David Bowers - Co-founder, Stack's Bowers ......   (Or, if you're already familiar with this series, you may still enjoy my comments concerning the...

Spotlight on So-Called Dollars

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   What is a So-Called Dollar? It is said that New York coin dealer Thomas Elder first coined...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 5 Euro Cent

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 5 Euro Cent (2002-Present) The largest of the copper-plated steel small denomination euro coins, the 5 euro cent is the rough equivalent of...

Sotheby’s New York Sale of Historic Coins & Medals Totals $5...

The Collection of Ralph and Lois Stone 100% Sold, Featuring Magnificent Morgan Silver Dollars Auction Led by an 1884-S and an 1893-S; Each Sold for...

NGC Certifies Only 1893-CC Morgan Dollar in a GSA Hoard...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has graded the only 1893-CC Morgan Dollar known in a GSA Hoard "hard pack." The unique rarity was submitted to...