A New Henry III Gold Penny – England’s “First Gold Coin”

A New Henry III Gold Penny – England’s “First Gold Coin”

Rarely can a single find provoke excitement in English numismatics, and fewer still be designated of national significance. However, once-in-a-blue-moon exceptions must be made, especially...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1802 Draped Bust Silver Dollar

Counterfeit 1802 Draped Bust, Heraldic Eagle Reverse Silver Dollar   By Max Spiegel – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   The Draped Bust, Heraldic Eagle Reverse silver dollar...
What Was Hot and What Was Not: The 2021 Rare Date Gold Coin Market

What Was Hot and What Was Not: The 2021 Rare Date Gold Coin Market

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   As recently as 2019, when I wrote my annual State of the Dated Gold Marker report, it...
Perth Mint Coins - Australian Opal Lunar Series 2022 Year of the Tiger 1oz Silver Proof Coin

Perth Mint Coins – Australian Opal Lunar Series 2022 Year of the Tiger 1oz...

From our prestigious Australian Opal Lunar Series, this 2022 Year of the Tiger coin features a spectacular centerpiece crafted from authentic Australian opal. Those born...
PCGS Graded Top 8 of 10 Most Valuable U.S. Coins Sold in 2021

PCGS Graded Top 8 of 10 Most Valuable U.S. Coins Sold in 2021

Professional Coin Grading Service claims 17 of the top 25 U.S. coins crossing the auction block last year - including the most-valuable coin ever...
Swiss Mint Issues New Commemorative Coins, Including First Platinum

Swiss Mint Issues New Commemorative Coins, Including First Platinum

By Federal Mint Swissmint ......   On January 13, 2022, the Federal Mint Swissmint launched two new commemorative coins. The platinum coin is the first coin...
Exceptional 1861-S Paquet Double Eagle - Stack's Bowers Auction

Exceptional 1861-S Paquet Double Eagle Featured in Stack’s Bowers Spring Auction

By James McCartney - Director of Consignments and Numismatics, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   The 1861-S Paquet Reverse is perhaps the most famous collectible Type I...
Jim Bisognani: My 11th Annual NGC Year in Review

Jim Bisognani: My 11th Annual NGC Year in Review – Part 3

Numismatic Market Review by Jim Bisognani – NGC Weekly Market Report ......   Part 1 | Part 2 The new year is here, and as we approach...
Finest Known 1912-S Lincoln Cent Offered by David Lawrence Rare Coins

Finest Known 1912-S Lincoln Cent Offered by David Lawrence Rare Coins

Sunday Auction #1205 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now live and features over 500 total lots - including more than 25 Vault...
New Perth Mint 1oz Silver Koala Now Available for Pre-Order at APMEX

New Perth Mint 1oz Silver Koala Now Available for Pre-Order at APMEX

Australian Silver Koala coins are produced in a 1 oz option, with a limited mintage capped at just 300,000. Each year features a new...

The Grandeur That Was Rome – The Secular Games of the Circus Maximus

By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   The Secular Games at the Circus Maximus were some of the largest and most memorable celebrations...
Certified Coin Marketplace - CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in December 2021

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in December 2021

In addition to faring well in internet sales during the month of December, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in live auctions in Dallas...
Coin Celebrating Morgan and Peace Dollar Centennial Now Available in Pearl Black Finish

Coin Celebrating Morgan and Peace Dollar Centennial Now Available in Pearl Black Finish

The Pobjoy Mint is thrilled to announce a new coin to mark the centenary of the transition of the Morgan dollar to the Peace...
Stack’s Bowers Announces Sale of the Sydney F. Martin Collection

Stack’s Bowers Announces Sale of the Sydney F. Martin Collection

One of the Most Significant Cabinets of the Modern Era   For three decades, Sydney F. Martin was a preeminent figure in American numismatics. He served...
Coins of the Persian Kings of Kings

Coins of the Persian Kings of Kings

By Michael T. Shutterly for CoinWeek .....   The Persians did not have a coinage system of their own until about 546 BCE when Cyrus the...
GreatCollections Acquires 1796 Quarter for $2.35 Million

GreatCollections Acquires 1796 Quarter for $2.35 Million

As the first major U.S. coin rarity to transact in 2022, GreatCollections is pleased to announce the acquisition of one of the finest 1796...
Jeff Garrett: Guide to Determining Coin Prices

Jeff Garrett: Guide to Determining Coin Prices

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   In recent years, the world of rare coin price guides has changed dramatically. When I began...
New Concerned Collectors Coalition to Replace NCBA Patron Membership

New Concerned Collectors Coalition to Replace NCBA Patron Membership

The National Coin & Bullion Association (NCBA) is replacing our Consumer Patron-level membership with a new, free membership dedicated to collectors. The Concerned Collectors...
ANA College Scholarships Available to Young Collectors

ANA College Scholarships Available to Young Collectors

Applications for the Gerome Walton Memorial College Scholarship provided by the American Numismatic Association (ANA) are being accepted through March 11. The scholarship fund...
Counterfeit Coin Detection: 1879 Double Eagle US Gold

Counterfeit Coin Detection: 1879 Double Eagle US Gold

Counterfeit 1879 Double Eagle   By Max Spiegel – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   A repeat depression helps NGC graders identify a counterfeit 1879 Double Eagle   Every United...
Tyrant Collection $100 Million U.S. Type Coin Exhibition at February 2022 Long Beach Expo

Tyrant Collection $100 Million U.S. Type Coin Exhibition at February 2022 Long Beach Expo

By Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) ......   The public will be able to see the superb type set of more than 400 U.S. coins from...
Exceptional 1870-CC $10 Rarity Offered in Stack's Bowers Spring 2022 Showcase Auction

Exceptional 1870-CC $10 Rarity Offered in Stack’s Bowers Spring 2022 Showcase Auction

By James McCartney - Director of Consignments and Numismatics, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   The 1870-CC eagle is an eagerly sought rarity in the Liberty Head...
GreatCollections Offers Modern Rarity: Gem 1972 Full Bands Roosevelt Dime

GreatCollections Offers Modern Rarity: Gem 1972 Full Bands Roosevelt Dime

Auction Info On Sunday, January 23, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com in the auction of a 1972 Roosevelt dime graded PCGS MS66 with Full Bands. A...
United States 1971-S Jefferson Nickel

United States 1971-S Jefferson Nickel

By late 1970, the Proof Jefferson nickel master dies had become severely worn and lacking fine detail. To correct the issue, the United States...
United States Mint Begins Shipping First American Women Quarters Program Coins

United States Mint Begins Shipping First American Women Quarters Program Coins

The United States Mint has begun shipping the first coins in the American Women Quarters (AWQ) Program. These circulating quarters honoring Maya Angelou are...
Hey! There’s a Bug on My Ancient Coin

Hey! There’s a Bug on My Ancient Coin

By Steve Benner for CoinWeek .....   Introduction I have seen several articles on ancient coins discussing animals such as mammals and birds, but it’s time the...

Numismatic Crime – Million Dollar Bullion Coin Theft

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Million Dollar Coin Burglary at Sunnyvale, California Dealer The Sunnyvale, California Police Department...

United States 1935-S Washington Quarter

1935 marked the third year of production for the Washington quarter. The coin design was introduced in 1932 to honor the 200th anniversary of...

Islamic and Medieval Coins: New Years and Old Years

By David Yoon for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   This essay is being written on December 31, 2021, to be posted on January 4, 2022....

Bags in the Basement: Quantity Over Quality

By Victor Bozarth for PCGS ......   Some coin deals are more memorable than others. Most deals are “one and done”, and you go on to...