Guises of the Tribute Penny - American Numismtic Society (ANS)

Guises of the Tribute Penny

By Oliver Hoover for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   This last summer, an email message to the ANS Curatorial Department requested that an attempt be...
Stack’s Bowers and Kunker Auctions to Sell Historic Salton Collection of Ancient and World Coins

Stack’s Bowers and Kunker Auctions to Sell Historic Salton Collection of Ancient and World...

Auction houses Stack’s Bowers Galleries and Künker have been chosen to sell the illustrious Mark and Lottie Salton Collection, a comprehensive holding of many...

United States 1912-D Liberty Nickel

Images courtesy David Lawrence Rare Coins Description: The 1912-D Liberty Head nickel was struck during the only year when any of the coins in the series...

United States 1908 No Motto Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle $20 Gold Coin

Acclaimed as one of the most beautiful and artistic numismatic designs ever realized in the United States, the Saint-Gaudens $20 gold double eagle is...
A Brief History of the Latin Monetary Union and Its Coins

A Brief History of the Latin Monetary Union and Its Coins

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   For many, the Euro Zone is the first single currency union in Europe. But in 1865, Napoleon III introduced...
Heritage Offering Inco & Gould Pattern Coins in Showcase Auction

Heritage Offering Inco & Gould Pattern Coins in Showcase Auction

Private patterns have been floating around for many years, with private individuals attempting to secure contracts for either coin manufacture or for a privately...
A Coin Fit for a Tsar: The 37 Rubles 50 Kopeks Russian Gold Coin - Stacks Bowers Galleries October Collectors Choice Online Auction

A Coin Fit for a Tsar: The 37 Rubles 50 Kopeks Russian Gold Coin

By Nicholas Fritz - Numismatist, World and Ancient Coins, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   At the turn of the 20th century, pre-Revolution Russia was in a...
Second Coin in Series Commemorates 30th Anniversary of Antarctic Treaty Environmental Protocol

Second Coin in Series Commemorates 30th Anniversary of Antarctic Treaty Environmental Protocol

Bimetallic coin available in a special color pack – only 3,750 available Also produced in Proof fine silver with Goldclad® surround and a...
Eliasberg’s 1982 US Gold Coin Collection Auction Reconsidered

Eliasberg’s 1982 US Gold Coin Collection Auction Reconsidered

After four decades, the value increases for Eliasberg’s Carson City gold coins warrant attention   By Rusty Goe .....   The Eliasberg Brand As each decade passes, the significance...
Jeff Garrett: A Guide to Coin Strike Character Rarities

Jeff Garrett: A Guide to Coin Strike Character Rarities

Certain US coins with specific designations can fetch a premium price among collectors   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   When I started collecting...
Top Five Results From Künker 2021 Fall Auction Sales

Top Five Results From Künker 2021 Fall Auction Sales

Künker Fall Auction Sales 351-354 by Künker GmbH ......   We know that prices on the numismatic market have been skyrocketing for several months, especially regarding...
United States Mint Chrismtas Ornaments on Sale October 21

United States Mint Chrismtas Ornaments on Sale October 21

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2021 editions of the Mighty Minters Ornament and the United States Mint Ornament on...
American Numismatic Association College Scholarship Renamed

American Numismatic Association College Scholarship Renamed

On September 14, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) Board of Governors voted unanimously to name the Association's annual higher education scholarship the Gerome Walton...
GreatCollections Offering 1972-S Eisenhower Dollar Wrong Planchet Error

GreatCollections Offering 1972-S Eisenhower Dollar Wrong Planchet Error

The firm GreatCollections is offering a major error, a 1972-S Proof Eisenhower dollar struck on a clad Kennedy half dollar planchet, in an auction...
Perth Mint Coin Profiles - Australian Koala 2022 Silver Bullion Coins

Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australian Koala 2022 Silver Bullion Coins

Depicting one of Australia’s most beloved animals, Australian Koala silver coins pay tribute to our rich wildlife. Struck from 99.99% pure silver, the 2022...
Scarce 1936 Walking Liberty Half Dollar Offered by David Lawrence Rare Coins

Scarce 1936 Walking Liberty Half Dollar Offered by David Lawrence Rare Coins

Sunday Auction #1192 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now LIVE and features 450 total lots including 25 Vault Values and 75 No...
Edward VIII Pattern Leads Group of NGC-Certified Rare Coins in MDC Monaco Sale

Edward VIII Pattern Leads Group of NGC-Certified Rare Coins in MDC Monaco Sale

A King Edward VIII gold pattern that was certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) and set a record earlier this year for most expensive...
Lady Liberty: The Allegory of a Nation

Lady Liberty: The Allegory of a Nation

By Dan Duncan – Pinnacle Rarities ......   In discussions of our nation’s coinage, the use of a female allegory for Liberty dates back to the...
Royal Dutch Mint Issues 2021 Ducat Coin With 2020 Reverse by Mistake

Royal Dutch Mint Issues 2021 Ducat Coin With 2020 Reverse by Mistake

By Coin & Currency Institute ......   An unintentional but serious error has been discovered on the just-issued 2021 Single Gold Ducat of the Netherlands. The...
Stack’s Bowers Ponterio Hong Kong Auction Surpasses $30 Million Mark 2nd Consecutive Time

Stack’s Bowers Ponterio Hong Kong Auction Surpasses $30 Million Mark 2nd Consecutive Time

After 13 separate sessions comprising world and ancient coins along with world paper money, the Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio September Hong Kong Auction realized...
United States 1998-P Kennedy Half Dollar

United States 1998-P Kennedy Half Dollar

By CoinWeek IQ .....   The Philadelphia Mint struck 15,646,000 Kennedy half dollars in 1998. A typical year for a denomination that didn't see much in...
Perth Mint Coin Profiles - Australia 2022 Kangaroo 1oz Platinum Bullion Coin

Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2022 Kangaroo 1oz Platinum Bullion Coin

The Perth Mint is pleased to present the Australian Kangaroo 2022 1oz Platinum Bullion Coin. The Australian kangaroo is a large marsupial endemic to Australia....
2021 American Innovation $1 Coin Proof Set Available October 14

2021 American Innovation $1 Coin Proof Set Available October 14

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2021 American Innovation $1 Coin Proof Set on October 14 at noon EDT. The...
New Coin Series Features Sierra Leone's Wild Five Animals Starting With the Giraffe

New Coin Series Features Sierra Leone’s Wild Five Animals Starting With the Giraffe

Produced in stunning High Relief in 2oz Proof Fine Silver Also available in Uncirculated Cupro Nickel The Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the...
Learn Coin Grading Standards From Professionals at FUN Show

Learn Coin Grading Standards From Professionals at FUN Show

Serious coin collectors have an opportunity to learn from professionals during the 67th annual Florida United Numismatists (FUN) Convention, January 6-9, 2022. The American...
Newman Numismatic Portal Symposium

Newman Numismatic Portal Symposium October 15 – 17

The Newman Numismatic Portal (NNP) Symposium is back with another round of presentations, scheduled for this upcoming weekend. This is a free, online event...

CC Double Eagle and $10K Note Lead $15 Million Long Beach Coins and Currency...

A historic 1870-CC $20 XF40 PCGS soared to $360,000 to lead the coins event to $8,393,786 in total sales at Heritage Auctions Oct. 7-10, while a Fr. 2231-G $10,000...
Paper Money Profile: United States Series 1976 $2 Federal Reserve Note (Bicentennial $2 Bill)

Paper Money Profile: United States Series 1976 $2 Federal Reserve Note

Introduction In the mid-1970s, the United States of America prepared to mark the bicentennial of its independence from Great Britain. Celebrations were planned across the...
Coin Grading - A Basic Guide to Detecting Doctored Gold Coins - Doug Winter

Coin Grading – A Basic Guide to Detecting Doctored Gold Coins

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   There is no getting around the fact that doctoring of rare United States gold coins is a...
CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: The Coinage of Trebizond

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: The Coinage of Trebizond

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   The coinage of Trebizond supplies an instance, not very rare in numismatics, of a currency of great abundance remaining...