Priceless: The Prototype NGC Black Holder and Other Early NGC Holders

By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) for CoinWeek ......   “Buy the coin, not the holder” is common advice from Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) and other professional...

ANS Announces 3-Day Conference on Ancient Roman Coins of the Provinces...

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) announces a three-day conference, co-sponsored by the ANS and the Department of History of CUNY, on the Coinage of...

Central States Numismatic Society Cancels April 2021 Convention

The Central States Numismatic Society (CSNS) Board of Governors has voted to cancel the 2021 convention, scheduled to take place April 21-24, due to...

United States 1933 Double Eagle $20 Gold Coin

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   The 1933 double eagle $20 gold coin is one of American Numismatics' most notorious coins. Only...

From the Brink to the Dark Side: Early American Copper Struck...

Struck Counterfeits by Jack D. Young for Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   As introduction, a member of Early American Coppers (EAC) posted on the club's...

Coin Collecting Strategies: 7 Ways to Improve Your Coin Collection

Ways to Improve Your Coin Collection by Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com   CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Someone recently asked me a question that I thought was interesting...

Firefighter: Courage and Sacrifice Commemorated on New Silver Coins

Firefighter - Real Heroes Cook Islands. 20 dollars. 2021. Silver .999. 3 oz. 50 mm. Black Proof. Mintage: 499. Special technology: smartminting©, partially printed, with...

Bruce Morelan Reacquires Finest 1913 Liberty Nickel, Legend Buys Finest Sets

Multimillion-Dollar Sets Involve the All-Time Finest 1913 Liberty Nickel, Graded PR66 by Professional Coin Grading Service   Bruce Morelan and Legend Numismatics recently completed a historic...

Graven Images and the Coins of Ancient Tyre

By David Hendin for CoinWeek ..... Silver shekels and half-shekels of Tyre were used by Jews in ancient Jerusalem to pay the annual Temple tribute...

Obsolete US Currency Highlights: Polar Air and Polar Bear Notes

Polar Bear Notes by Brad Ciociola - Currency Specialist, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   Obsolete currency collectors are often drawn to notes with visually striking and...

One-of-a-Kind Errors in The Don Bonser Collection of United States Error...

When coins are manufactured, things don't necessarily go as planned, and the results can be both very intriguing and highly collectible. The Don Bonser...

Celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s 95th Birthday With New 50p Coin

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II celebrates two birthdays each year: her actual birthday on April 21 and her official Birthday on June 10. To...

Scarce “Triple Sig” Series 1882 $50 Gold Certificate Found in Old...

1882 $50 Gold Certificate, PCGS Very Fine 30   By Cory Williams for PCGS ......   Recently, PCGS Banknote had this beautiful Gold Certificate come through the grading...

Mike Markowitz: Ten Coins I’d Love to Own

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   I collect Late Roman (c. 300-491 CE) and Byzantine (c. 491-1350 CE) gold coins. The tangled histories of these...

Legend Rare Coin Auctions Regency 43: Lots You Need to Know

Legend Rare Coin Auction Preview by Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   Legend Rare Coin Auctions’ (LRCA) Regency Auction 43 will be held on February 25 at...

Special Offering of Ancient Roman Coins in Heritage Auctions Month-Long Sale

The Heritage Month-Long auction closing on February 28 features Part I of A Special Collection of Ancient Coins. This offering concentrates on Roman Imperial...

Deceptively Fake New Zealand Crowns – How to Identify the Real...

By Paradime Coins ......   There is no doubt that eBay is a force in Numismatics. Sometimes a positive one, as when a someone snipes the last-needed...

Historic 1794 Starred Reverse Cent Featured in Stack’s Bowers March Las...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   The Sheldon-48 Starred Reverse 1794 Liberty Cap cent is one of the most popular, eagerly sought,...

David Lawrence Rare Coins Offering Proof 1837 Large Cent, Key Date...

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Internet Auctions  ......   Sunday Auction #1158 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now live and features 395 total lots...

Ancient Greek Coins – The Enigma of the Oinoanda Didrachms

Oinoanda Didrachms were an unusual denomination Oinoanda Didrachms By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   Oinoanda, an ancient Greek city located in the upper...

Perth Mint – Tuvalu 2021 Year of the Ox Rotating Charm...

This 1oz silver antiqued coin features a central gold-plated rotating charm in the shape of the second animal in the ancient Chinese lunar calendar,...

Heritage Auctions U.S. Coin Signature Sale Postponed

Historic Severe Weather Conditions Responsible   Due to the severe weather conditions in the Dallas-Fort Worth region this week and across the country, Heritage Auctions’ U.S....

Final America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set Now Available

The United States Mint released the final three-coin set in the America the Beautiful Quarters Program today at noon EST. The set contains coins...

From Valuable to Worthless and Back Again: Pre-1950 Chinese Currency, Part...

Collecting Rare Pre-1950 Chinese Currency by Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ......   Link to Part I After the Qing dynasty was overthrown in the 1911-12...

Condition Rarity 1919 Walking Liberty Half Dollar Offered by GreatCollections

By CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, February 21, bidding ends at GreatCollections.com for this 1919 Walking Liberty Half Dollar, graded MS-66+ by PCGS and approved as...

The Curious Case of the 1855-C Gold Dollar

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   I can’t think of a single branch mint gold coin that has performed as poorly from a...

Künker eLive Auction 65 of Ancient and Modern World Coins Available...

Künker eLive Auctions by Künker GmbH ......   Dear bidders and coin enthusiasts, The Künker eLive Auction 65 is online. From now on you can study all...

The Paramount Collection: Finest World Coin Offering Ever From Heritage Auctions

On the heels of the successful FUN auctions, Heritage Auctions is proud to present The Paramount Collection, a diversified selection of rarities not seen...

Canadian Nickel Dollars

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ...... 1968 $1 Voyageur (Regular Strike) PCGS MS67 Canadian Dollars are large, highly collectible coins that have been popular with collectors...

Stack’s Bowers February World Coin Auction – Lots You Need to...

By CoinWeek .....   Stack’s Bowers Galleries is hosting a series of online world coin and paper money auctions from February 22 through 25 that include...