Five Brief Takes: Carson City Half Eagles

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   This is the third installment of a new feature (the first two can be found here and...

Partrick, Simpson Collections Highlight CSNS Event at Heritage Auctions April 22-25

1792 Judd-13 White Metal Quarter offered for first time in history   More than 2,500 lots from 14 single-owner collections and from clients around the world...

United States 1940 Jefferson Nickel

Description: The Jefferson nickel debuted in 1938, replacing the Buffalo nickel in the 25th year of its production run. A design contest to commemorate Founding...

Treasure (Rhode) Island? Henry Every and Yemeni Coins Found in New...

By Oliver Hoover for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   On April 1, 2021, the Associated Press ran a story about a handful of small silver...

More Classic US Coin Selections From D.L. Hansen Collection in Latest...

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Internet Auctions  ......   Sunday Auction #1165 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now live and features 500 total lots...

Christianity and Christian Symbols Appear on Ancient Coins

By David Hendin for CoinWeek .....   The cross has been the most recognizable symbol of Christianity for more than 1,600 years. But this was not...

ANA to Offer Free Numismatic Webinars During National Coin Week

In celebration of National Coin Week (NationalCoinWeek.org), April 18-24, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) is offering free online eLearning Academy webinars that tie into...

A “Long-Lost” Lord St. Oswald 1794 Half Cent Reappears

By Ron Guth .....   In 1795, an Englishman named William Strickland returned to his home following a sightseeing trip to America that began in 1794....

PCGS Banknote Grades Rare Series of 1880 “Black Back” $100 Silver...

By Cory Williams for PCGS ......   Series 1880 “Black Back” $100 Silver Certificate, PCGS Choice Very Fine 35 PCGS recently graded an exemplary specimen of the...

Swiss Mint Receives Two Numismatic Guinness World Records

By Federal Mint Swissmint ......   The Federal Mint Swissmint is delighted to be awarded two numismatic world records. Guinness World Records™ has recognized the ¼-franc gold...

Rare Asian Coins Break Records at Stack’s Bowers Galleries Auction

Several Significant Rarities from the Pinnacle Collection and Graded by PCGS Cross the Block at April Hong Kong Auction   Some of the rarest coins from...

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...

Professional Numismatists Guild Now Accepting 2021 Awards Nominations

The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) is now accepting nominations for its 2021 awards, according to PNG Executive Director Robert Brueggeman. “The PNG publicly recognizes outstanding...

George Floyd Medal by Jeanne Stevens-Sollman Wins 2021 American Medal of...

The American Medallic Sculptors Association (AMSA) has announced that Jeanne Stevens-Sollman has won the 2021 American Medal of the Year (AMY) award for her...

United States Mint Announces 1st Two Honorees in American Women Quarters...

New four-year program honors women who made significant contributions to the Nation   The United States Mint is pleased to announce the names of the first...

The One That Got Away: The Trials and Tribulations of Building...

By Michael T. Shutterly for CoinWeek .....   Virtually every collector has experienced “the one that got away”. This usually involves a coin from your Wish List...

Top Pop 1909-S Lincoln Cent Repunched Mintmark Variety Offered by GreatCollections

By CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, April 18, bidding ends at GreatCollections.com for this S Over Horizontal S 1909-S Lincoln Cent, graded MS-67 RD by PCGS...

NGC Exclusive Partnership and Special Label for 2021 National Law...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has announced an exclusive partnership with the National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum to offer collectors a special certification label...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Amazing Unique Proof Ike Dollar...

"Clover Leaf" Eisenhower Dollar Struck on Dime Planchets NGC PR 68 Ultra Cameo   By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   From the Heritage Auction listing for...

New £2 Queen’s Beasts Coin Features White Greyhound of Richmond

Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release of the second coin in the stunning new series of £2 bi-metal coins featuring the Queen’s...

United States Mint Announces 2021 American Innovation $1 Coin Program Designs

On Thursday, April 8, the United States Mint officially announced the designs for the 2021 American Innovation $1 Coin Program. This multi-year series that...

Extra Fine 1823 Capped Bust Half Dollar Reveals Strong Toning Premium

By Gerry Fortin Rare Coins ......   The 1823 Bust half dollar in EF is priced at $250 (USD) in the Whitman Guide Book, while the...

Collect Historic Paper Money Designs in New Release From JM Bullion

There was a time and place in American history when American paper notes were small works of art carried around by average people in...

Royal Canadian Mint, Britain’s Royal Mint Team up to Celebrate Queen...

Canadians and well-wishers across the United Kingdom can celebrate the 95th birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II with a special coin set featuring...

PNG Expels Member Jason Bradford

The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) voted on April 8, 2021, to expel member Jason Bradford for conduct prejudicial to the PNG. Bradford, of Legacy Currency...

Understanding Lincoln Wheat Cents: Issues Worth $1 or Less

By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek ..... Lincoln Wheat cents turn up in pocket change, the effects of loved ones, and in rolls of cents tucked...

NGC-Certified Chinese Coins From Illustrious NC Collection Offered by Champion Auctions...

The NGC-certified NC Collection boasts hundreds of rarities carefully collected by one of China’s most famous families   Coins from the NC Collection — an outstanding...

Federal Court Orders The Alista Group, LLC and Florida Man to...

Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) ......   The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced today that the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida...

Candidates Announced for ANA Board of Governors

Candidate Forum on April 29 to Impart Views on ANA/Hobby Issues   Every two years, the terms of all American Numismatic Association (ANA) elected officials expire....

A New Batch of Fairmont Collection Half Eagles Sells at Auction

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Stack’s Bowers sold another group of Liberty Head half eagles sourced from the Fairmont Collection in their...