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...

Classic US Gold Coins – The Cool Coin 1834-1933 Gold Type...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Earlier in 2017, I wrote an article about collecting US gold coins by type. This article...

Superb Gem 1924 Peace Dollar in December Stack’s Bowers Collectors Choice...

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers Peace Dollar...... Appearing in our December 2017 Collectors Choice Online Auction is an exceptional MS-67 (NGC)...

On Collecting Bicentennial Quarters: Risks and Rewards

By Charles Morgan with Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Coin Overview As a child of the ‘80s, I was always fond of the Bicentennial quarter. It...

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,...

Superb Key Morgan Dollars, Fresh Gold Glitter at Legend Regency Auction...

Fresh offerings of gold coins shattered records in Legend Rare Coin Auction’s 23rd Regency Auction, the official auction of the Philadelphia PCGS Member’s Only...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Proof 1893 Dollar, Proof-68 Star...

The Mint produced an unexciting mintage of 792 proof Morgan dollars in 1893, but the issue was one of the more poorly rendered of...

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...

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...

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...

CoinWeek: Cool Coins! 2017 Episode 4 – 4K Video

We bring to you the fourth episode of Cool Coins!, with four great coins from the bourse. Like Eisenhower dollars? This episode we have two...

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...

U.S. Mint to Display 1933 Double Eagles at ANA World’s Fair...

Acting Deputy Director David Motl today announced that the United States Mint will display two of the 10 1933 $20 Double Eagle gold coins...

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...

So You’ve Decided to Collect United States Gold Coins by Type…

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Many collectors of United States gold want to collect with a purpose and with a goal. However,...

United States 1973 (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...

The Concept of “Freshness” in Numismatics

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   There is almost no term in the rare coin market which is more misused than “fresh”. I...

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...

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...

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...

Return to Bicentennial Coinage: Silver Business Strike Edition

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ..... One of the first pieces that we wrote for CoinWeek discussed Bicentennial quarters. In it, we...

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...

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...

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...

First Read: A Guide Book of Modern United States Dollar Coins

First Read, a continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature... Review by Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   A new era in...

American Numismatic Association Unveils “Treasures in Your Pocket”

You could have a collectible coin in your pocket change that might be worth hundreds of dollars To encourage budding coin collectors, the American Numismatic...

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...

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...

First Read: The Gold Indians of Bela Lyon Pratt by Allan...

First Read, a continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature... Review by Charles Morgan for CoinWeek ..... The Gold Indians of...

Bela Lyon Pratt Quarter & Half Eagle Gold Coin Book to...

New book on classic Indian Head U.S. gold coins by author of Mexican Beauty: Un Peso Caballito By Allan Schein .....   Author Allan Schein announces the...