$250 Indian Head Cent / Wheat Cent Grab Bag

By CoinWeek .....   In this episode of CoinWeek Streaming News, CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan cracks open a bag of over 150 mixed date small cents...

1921 – A Year of Numismatic Change

Numismatic Change in 1921 by Mike Garofalo for PCGS ......   The year was 1921. America, much like today, was a dynamic and changing place. President...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: Repaired 1836 Gobrecht Dollar + 1-Page Attribution Guide

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   Probably one of the most significant “finds” we as a group have made is this Gobrecht...
CoinWeek Podcast #159: The Infamous 1933 Double Eagle (with David Tripp)

CoinWeek Podcast #159: The Infamous 1933 Double Eagle (with David Tripp)

 CoinWeek Podcast #159: The Infamous 1933 Double Eagle (with David Tripp) Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or...
United States Mint Offering 2021 Morgan and Peace Dollars in Three Pre-Order Windows

United States Mint Offering 2021 Morgan and Peace Dollars in Three Pre-Order Windows

On sale for two weeks each or until mintage is depleted, with shipping in October   The United States Mint today announced that the 2021 renditions...
Historic 1796 Quarter Featured in Stack's Bowers June 2021 Costa Mesa Auction

Historic 1796 Quarter Featured in Stack’s Bowers June 2021 Costa Mesa Auction

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   The 1796 is the only quarter featuring the Draped Bust, Small Eagle design, and it was...
Walking Liberty Collection Earns Nearly $1 Million in Stack’s Bowers Galleries June 2021 Auction

Walking Liberty Collection Earns Nearly $1 Million in Stack’s Bowers Galleries June 2021 Auction

The magnificent Lulu Collection of Walking Liberty half dollars realized over $971,000 in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries June 2021 Costa Mesa Auction, setting a...

Counterfeit Coin Detection: Spark-Erosion 1874 Three Cent Nickel Die Trial

By Max Spiegel for NGC ......   Three Cent nickels were struck in 75% copper and 25% nickel with a silver-gray color, but the coin submitted...

United States 1936 250th Anniversary of Albany Silver Half Dollar

Description: The Albany Half Dollar is one of 20 1936-dated commemorative silver coins issued by the United States Mint. The coin was authorized by Public...

1907 Ultra High Relief Double Eagle Graded by PCGS Sells for $4.1 Million

Outstanding Example of Rare Gold Coin Graded PCGS PR68   An extraordinary 1907 Saint-Gaudens Ultra High Relief Double Eagle graded PCGS PR68 by Professional Coin Grading...
David Lawrence Acquires ESM Proof Half, Large Cent Collections From Harlan J. Berk, Ltd

David Lawrence Acquires ESM Proof Half, Large Cent Collections From Harlan J. Berk, Ltd

David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) of Virginia Beach, Virginia, has purchased one of the most impressive sets of Proof Half Cents and Large Cents...

As Red Book Celebrates 75 Years, a Look at How Today’s Edition Gets Made

By Jeff Garrett, special for CoinWeek ......   The Guide Book of United States Coins (the Red Book) is one of the most iconic brands in...

1933 Double Eagle to be Auctioned by Sotheby’s

By Christopher Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   Well, CoinWeek's recently-published 1933 Saint-Gaudens $20 double eagle story will need an update now that the New York Times...

Proof Franklin Half Dollars: A Date-by-Date Analysis

By Dan Duncan - Pinnacle-Rarities ...... The short-lived Proof version of the popular Walking Liberty half dollar was discontinued during World War II as metals...

Five Brief Takes: Civil War Gold

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Welcome to the second installment of this new feature (the first one can be found here). My...
Historic 1794 Starred Reverse Cent Featured in Stack's Bowers March Las Vegas Auction

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

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,...
PCGS Around the World – An 1859-O United States Double Eagle Appears in Europe

PCGS Around the World – An 1859-O United States Double Eagle Appears in Europe

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   Discoveries of rarities, especially in the United States gold coin series, can occur in Paris submissions as tons of...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – The 1924-S Standing Liberty Quarter

Counterfeit 1924-S Standing Liberty Quarter Counterfeit Coins By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) .....   As we’ve said in previous Counterfeit Coin Detection columns, no US coinage issue...
Five Brief Takeaways: Carson City Half Eagles

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...

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...

So… What’s the Third Rarest No Motto New Orleans Eagle in High Grades?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   It’s pretty obvious to specialists that the two rarest No Motto New Orleans eagle $10 gold coins...

United States 1864-S Seated Liberty Quarter

Consumers in San Francisco and along the West Coast were handling a rarity in the mid-1860s. As their counterparts in the east were vanishing from...
Selected U.S. Gold Coins Results From the April Heritage Central State Auctions: A Brief Analysis

Selected Results From the April Heritage Central State Auctions: A Brief Analysis

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Heritage Auctions conducted a massive sale last month in place of what would have been the annual...
The Coin Analyst: US Mint Roundtable on 2021 Morgan and Peace Silver Dollars

The Coin Analyst: US Mint Roundtable on 2021 Morgan and Peace Silver Dollars

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   In recognition of the high level of interest among collectors in the forthcoming 2021 Morgan and Peace silver...

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....

Proof Indian Head Cents: An Overview by Decade

Indian Head Cents by Dan Duncan - Pinnacle Rarities ......   Production of the ever-popular Indian cent spanned six fascinating decades of United States history. Struck from...
Carson City Coinage Featured in Heritage Month-Long Auction

Carson City Coinage Featured in Heritage Month-Long Auction

Heritage Auctions is offering a month-long internet-only auction showcasing exclusively Carson City coinage. The Carson City Mint operated from 1870-1893, producing some of the...
Classic US Gold Coins - A Rare HM-2 1838-C $5 Half Eagle With Perfect Reverse, by Doug Winter

Classic US Gold Coins – A Rare HM-2 1838-C $5 Half Eagle With Perfect...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   The 1838-C is among the most sought-after Classic Head half eagles. It is both a one-year type...
US Mint Postpones Remaining 2021 Morgan, Peace Dollar Pre-Order Windows

US Mint Postpones Remaining 2021 Morgan, Peace Dollar Pre-Order Windows

Late last night, the United States Mint sent an email to its customers informing them that the previously announced pre-order windows for the remaining...
Dave & Adam's Submits Rare 1943 Bronze Cent to NGC for Certification

Dave & Adam’s Submits Rare 1943 Bronze Cent to NGC for Certification

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has certified one of the finest examples of the famed 1943 Bronze Cent, an elusive mint error highly prized by...