Edging Your Bets: Edge Varieties Are Worth Looking For

Edging Your Bets: Edge Varieties Are Worth Looking For

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   It seems most collectors look for varieties on the obverse and reverse of a coin, and that makes total...
Numismatic Crime - Precious Metal Coins Stolen in Burglary

Numismatic Crime – Precious Metal Coins Stolen in Burglary

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Suspect Attempting to Sell Coins from Baltimore Theft NCIC just received information that...
Royal Australian Mint Marks 50th Anniversary of the Aboriginal Flag With $2 Coin

Royal Australian Mint Marks 50th Anniversary of the Aboriginal Flag With $2 Coin

By Royal Australian Mint ......   On Thursday, November 25, the Royal Australian Mint announced the release of a $2 commemorative circulating coin to mark 50...
Peaks of Mount Elbrus in Ultra High Relief on Latest 7 Summits Silver Coin

Peaks of Mount Elbrus in Ultra High Relief on Latest 7 Summits Silver Coin

The 7 Summits – Elbrus Cook Islands. 25 Dollars 2021. Silver .999. 5 oz. 65 mm. BU. Mintage: 777. Special technology: smartminting (Ultra High Relief)...
Lealana 0.1 Bitcoin Sold for Nearly 500% Premium in Stack’s Bowers Auction

Lealana 0.1 Bitcoin Sold for Nearly 500% Premium in Stack’s Bowers Auction

A physical Lealana 0.1 Bitcoin was sold for $33,600 USD by Stack's Bowers Galleries in their November 2021 Showcase Auction, representing a nearly 500%...
From the Dark Corner: An "Authenticated" Counterfeit 1872-S Half Dollar

From the Dark Corner: An “Authenticated” Counterfeit 1872-S Half Dollar

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   In my previous installment of this CoinWeek exclusive series, I discussed examples that do NOT match...
Künker eLive Auction 69: Ancient, World Coins and Military Decorations

Künker eLive Auction 69: Ancient, World Coins and Military Decorations

Künker eLive Auction 69 is online. From now on you can study all pieces of the upcoming auction at your leisure. More than 1,800 lots--from...
Perth Mint - Year of the Tiger Quadrant 2022 1oz Silver Four-Coin Set

Thanksgiving Motifs on Classic Commemoratives

By Dan Duncan – Pinnacle Rarities ......   The Thanksgiving celebration cues up the holiday season and begins the winding down of another year. The concept...
Perth Mint - Year of the Tiger Quadrant 2022 1oz Silver Four-Coin Set

Perth Mint – Year of the Tiger Quadrant 2022 1oz Silver Four-Coin Set

The Quadrant Tiger Set consists of four coins that each comprise one-quarter of a circle. When arranged together, the coins form a circle with...
Scarce Gem 1853 Seated Liberty Dollar Offered by GreatCollections

Scarce Gem 1853 Seated Liberty Dollar Offered by GreatCollections

GreatCollections is offering an 1853 Seated Liberty dollar certified MS-65 with a Gold Shield by PCGS, one of two examples reported in that grade...
Stack’s Bowers Announces Opening of New Philadelphia Gallery

Stack’s Bowers Announces Opening of New Philadelphia Gallery

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce that its new rare coin gallery in historic Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is open for business. Located at 1735...
United States 1976 Bicentennial Kennedy Half Dollar

United States 1976 Bicentennial Kennedy Half Dollar

Americans have long considered the signing of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776 as the birthday of the United States. And 1976...
U.S. Mint Confirms Total Number of Gold Eagle Errors Released

U.S. Mint Confirms Total Number of Gold Eagle Errors Released

By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   All of the American Gold Eagle $10 quarter-ounce bullion coins mistakenly struck with an unfinished Proof obverse die were...
PCGS New World Coin Variety Report November 2021

PCGS New World Coin Variety Report November 2021

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   PCGS has been seeing some fantastic coins recently, including some new discoveries and old favorites. Numismatic headlines were made...
Recently Discovered Finest Known "NE" Massachusetts Shilling Certified by NGC

Recently Discovered Finest Known “NE” Massachusetts Shilling Certified by NGC

The finest known "NE" Massachusetts Shilling, which was recently certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC), is part of a Morton and Eden sale this...
Second Coin in British Virgin Islands Ship Series Features Columbus' Santa Maria

Second Coin in British Virgin Islands Ship Series Features Columbus’ Santa Maria

Second coin in new 2022-dated six-coin series featuring popular ships Available as a shaped $1 coin produced in Virenium Very low issue limit...
Latest Meteorite Coin Features Piece of La Ciénega Embedded in Edge

Latest Meteorite Coin Features Piece of La Ciénega Embedded in Edge

Meteorite Impacts: La Ciénega Meteorite Cook Islands. 5 Dollars 2021. Silver .999. 1 oz. 26 mm. Antique finish. Mintage: 2,500. Special technology: Piedfort; with embedded...
Jeff Garrett: The Color of Money

Jeff Garrett: The Color of Money

A guide to Red, Brown, and Red Brown copper coinage   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   While this article shares a title with...
United States 1954-S Franklin Half Dollar

United States 1954-S Franklin Half Dollar

The last Franklin half dollar struck at the San Francisco Mint, the 1954-S, offers a window into an evolving postwar United States Mint. Replacing the...

Online Resources for Researching Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   For many collectors of classic and modern American coins, the only information resource they need is the...
20th Century Mongolia and the Broader World, A Numismatic Journey. Featuring Coins Offered in the December Stack's Bowers Hong Kong Collectors Choice Online Auction

Mongolia and the Broader World, Featuring Coins From the Dec. Stack’s Bowers Hong Kong...

By Nicholas Fritz - Numismatist, World and Ancient Coins, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   The Russian Revolution began in 1917 and culminated with a victory by...
Heritage Showcase Auction to Feature Chapman Proof Morgan Dollar

Heritage Showcase Auction to Feature Chapman Proof Morgan Dollar

The Athens Collection of US Coins The Athens Collection is a single-owner offering of US collector coins from the 18th, 19th, and early 20th centuries....
Royal Australian Mint Releases RSPCA 150th Anniversary Coin Program

Royal Australian Mint Releases RSPCA 150th Anniversary Coin Program

By Royal Australian Mint ......   The Royal Australian Mint commemorates 150 years of the RSPCA with the release of a collectible coin program where $1...
Impressive 95oz Kellogg & Humbert Gold Ingot From SS Central America Sells at GreatCollections

Impressive 95oz Kellogg & Humbert Gold Ingot From SS Central America Sells at GreatCollections

A 95.83-ounce Kellogg & Humbert gold ingot recovered from the wreck of SS Central America auctioned by GreatCollections (GC) sold on November 21 for...
The 1938 New Rochelle 250th Anniversary Commemorative Half Dollar

The 1938 New Rochelle 250th Anniversary Commemorative Half Dollar

By Blanchard and Company, Inc ......   In 1688, the city of New Rochelle, New York was founded by French Protestants. Colonist Jacob Leisler executed the...
Daniel Frank Sedwick Treasure Auction Hits $4.20 Million

Sedwick Treasure Auction Hits $4.20 Million

Prices realized for numismatic rarities in Daniel Frank Sedwick’s November 4-5 Treasure Auction 30 surpassed $4.20 million, the third consecutive record-breaking auction for the...

10 Ways to Become a Better Coin Collector

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   As a dealer who works with collectors who range in experience from total beginners to full-on experts,...
A Sag Harbor Physician's Hoard of Capped Bust Half Dollars - Q. David Bowers for Stack's Bowers Galleries

A Sag Harbor Physician’s Hoard of Capped Bust Half Dollars

By Q. David Bowers - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers .....   It must have been a free-for-all among collectors on Long Island, New York in 1880, by...
United States 1950 Washington Quarter Dollar Silver Proof Coin

United States 1950 Washington Quarter Dollar Silver Proof Coin

  Description - Washington Quarter Intended to be a circulating commemorative coin honoring the bicentennial of the birth of America’s first president, the Washington quarter as originally...
Silver Burst High Relief Coin Continues Exploration of Humanity's Greatest Fears

Silver Burst High Relief Coin Continues Exploration of Humanity’s Greatest Fears

Silver Burst Cook Islands. 20 Dollars 2021. Silver .999. 3 oz. Proof. 50 mm. Mintage: 999. Special technology: smartminting (Ultra High Relief). B. H. Mayer’s...