Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1924 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle

Counterfeit 1924 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle   By Max Spiegel - Researcher, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ........   Semiprooflike appearance, thick lettering and raised lumps helped NGC graders identify...

NGC Ancients: CoinArchives — Premium Research Tool for Ancient Coins

By David Vagi, Director of NGC Ancients....   NGC offers premium access to an incomparable online resource that allows you to search through ancient coin auction...

What Would You Like to See in the Next ” Bowers...

Q. David Bowers joined Whitman Publishing as the company’s numismatic director in 2003. This was at the start of a modern renaissance in American...

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...

Stack’s Bowers: Gem 1929 Indian Quarter Eagle in 1st Collectors Choice...

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers .....   This week’s featured highlight for our January 2017 Collectors Choice Online Auction was produced on...

Our Best Sides: Taking a Look at 30 Years of Modern...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker It’s hard to believe that the modern commemorative program is over 30 years old now. In some ways, it’s...

CoinWeek IQ 360 – Collecting Silver Dollars by Design Type VR

 CoinWeek IQ: Analysis and Insights from the editors of CoinWeek.com and the industry's leading experts on Collecting Silver Dollars. Charles Morgan sits down with nationally-known...

New Coin Books: Early Quarter Dollars of the United States Mint...

Early Quarter Dollars of the United States Mint 1796-1838    is the culmination of over a decade of research by the authors into the early...

More Thoughts on Modern Coins: A Reader Writes

By Charles Morgan with Hubert Walker A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a column about Eisenhower dollars and the way they’re treated in 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...

The U.S. Government Confiscates Ten Multi-Million Dollar Coins

Opinion by Dr. Richard S. Appel - Unique Rare Coins ......   Mystery, intrigue and a see-saw legal battle has surrounded 10 1933 St. Gaudens $20...

Stack’s Bowers: Condition Census Gem 1914-D Indian Quarter Eagle Gold Coin

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers .....   Offered as part of our January 2017 Collectors Choice Online Auction is a gorgeous Gem...

NGC Announces Valuable Auction Research Tool

⎯ Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) announced the release today of NGC Auction Central – a new resource that maintains auction data for NGC-certified...

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...

Building a Basic Type Set of Five Dollar Gold Pieces

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com The half eagle is the very first gold coin to be struck at the United States mint. This denomination...

For Coins, This Is a Postmodern Era (or, R.I.P. The Modern...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Don’t worry. This isn’t an essay on literary theory, or some nostalgic lament. Instead, we’d like...

So-Called Dollars Debut in Whitman Mega Red Book

Deluxe Edition of The Guide Book of U.S. Coins will showcase So-Called Dollars By Jeff Shevlin ......   According to Kenneth Bressett, editor for the Red Book,...

US Coins – Jack and Ike: The 40 Percent Club Short...

By Ron Drzewucki - www.moderncoinwholesale.com .....   Collecting Strategies on building a 40% silver Short Set  1965 was a momentous year for U.S. coinage. It was the year...

Coin Profile – 1905 Indian Cent, Struck on a Quarter Eagle...

Sole Gold Indian Cent Known of This Date 1905 1C Cent -- Struck on a $2 1/2 Gold Planchet -- MS64 PCGS. Weight: 64.5 grains,...

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...

THE ANA MID WINTER DENVER SHOW

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics First, we'd like to apologize for the tweet we sent out when we got the show about the...

CoinWeek IQ: Type Peace Dollar CAC Price Analysis

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   It’s been awhile since we’ve dug into a bit of coin market analysis and we thought...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Unrecognized Importance of 1846 Dimes

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #98 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds When people think about rare dimes,...

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...

New Guide Book of Peace Dollars Explores America’s Last Silver Dollar...

Whitman Publishing announces the release of the updated and revised third edition of the Guide Book of Peace Dollars, by award-winning numismatic researcher Roger...

Spotlight on So-Called Dollars 2

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   Early American Commemoratives, Part 2: Commemoratives and Related So-Called Dollars In the first part of our story, we...

How I turned a $1.50 Ike into a $5 Liberty Half...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker  for CoinWeek  ……. Oh, the art of the deal. Wheeling and dealing has been a part of the coin hobby...

Numismatic Technology and Markets – A Revolution in Rare Coin Price...

As technology makes information more accessible, including price guides and price discovery, the educated coin collector is the winner By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty...

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...

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...