Rare Brazilian and Portuguese Coins Showcased in May 15 Auction

Rare Brazilian and Portuguese Coins, Currency Showcased in May 15 Auction

Heritage Auctions' ongoing Showcase series featuring scarce and sought-after Brazilian and Portuguese rarities continues with part IV of A Special Presentation of Brazilian and...

ANA Library Receives Walter Breen Papers, Books From Dwight N. Manley

Prominent collector and benefactor Dwight N. Manley of Brea, California has donated to the American Numismatic Association (ANA) more than 60 books, auction catalogs,...
Numismatic Americana Offered by Early American History Auctions

Numismatic Americana Offered by Early American History Auctions

Many Unique and Finest Known Historic Numismatic Rarities to be Sold at Auction Saturday, May 14, 2022   The most significant and consequential specialized Numismatic and...
Q. David Bowers: Amon G. Carter, Sr. and Amon G. Carter, Jr.

Q. David Bowers: Amon G. Carter, Sr. and Amon G. Carter, Jr.

By Q. David Bowers - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers .....   Amon Carter, Sr. Born on December 11, 1879, Amon Gamaliel Carter, Sr., was a Texas oilman in...
The Coins That Aren't There - David Yoon, American Numismatic Society (ANS)

The Coins That Aren’t There

By David Yoon for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   It has long been said that the absence of evidence is not evidence of absence. This...
An Emergency Coin From a Country That No Longer Exists

An Emergency Coin From a Country That No Longer Exists

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   Emergency issues are often prized coins in numismatics. Generally, these coins are made in times of desperation and withdrawn...
The Last Coins of Nicholas II

The Last Coins of Nicholas II

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   Late on the night of July 16, 1918, the "Emperor of All the Russias", his wife, his five children,...
1921: A Year of Many Key and Semi-Key Coins

1921: A Year of Many Key and Semi-Key Coins

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   We recently discussed what an unusual year 1922 was in the history of U.S. coinage, but 1921 was also a...
Strong Results for Legend Regency Auction 51 Early Dollar, Pattern Collections

Strong Results for Legend Regency Auction 51 Early Dollar, Pattern Collections

Legend Rare Coin Auctions’ (LRCA) Regency 51, featuring the first parts of the Dale Friend Collection and Glorious Patterns Collection, took place on the...
PNG: Wayde Milas Named Professional Numismatists Guild President

PNG: Wayde Milas Named Professional Numismatists Guild President

Second-generation numismatist Wayde Milas, President of Rare Coin Company of America (RARCOA) in Willowbrook, Illinois, has been selected as the new President of the...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1795 Flowing Hair Half Dime

Counterfeit 1795 Half Dime Reverse   By Max Spiegel –  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   Counterfeit half dimes are not particularly common, but NGC graders recently identified a...
The Coins of Ancient Rhodes

The Coins of Ancient Rhodes

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   Situated on an important trade route between the Greek mainland and Ionian colonies in Turkey, the island of Rhodes...

New Swiss Gold Coin Commemorates 100 Years Since Last 10 Franc Vreneli

By Federal Mint Swissmint ......   The Federal Mint Swissmint is commemorating the last minting of the gold Vreneli with a face value of CHF 10...
Finest PCGS CAC Walking Liberty Half Dollar Collection Offered by GreatCollections

Finest PCGS CAC Walking Liberty Half Dollar Collection Offered by GreatCollections

The Rollo Fox Collection is Ranked #1 at PCGS   The #1 PCGS Registry Set of CAC-approved Walking Liberty Half Dollars formed by noted numismatist Mr....
United States Series 1935A Hawaii Overprint Notes

United States Series 1935A Hawaii Overprint Notes

In the wake of the Japanese air attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, the United States command was faced with the prospect...
From the Dark Corner: An "Authenticated" Amazing Counterfeit 1796 Large Cent

From the Dark Corner: An “Authenticated” Amazing Counterfeit 1796 Large Cent

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   So, here we are after my "last" installment of this series. In that one, I stated:...
United States Dollars - Gobrecht Dollar 1836-1839

United States Dollars – Gobrecht Dollar 1836-1839

The suspension of silver dollar production was lifted in 1831 under United States Mint Director Samuel Moore, enabling the resumption of the mintage of...
Jewish-American Hall of Fame Offers Medal Honoring Ukrainian President Zelensky

Jewish-American Hall of Fame Offers Medal Honoring Ukrainian President Zelensky

100% of the profits will be contributed to help Ukrainians in their homeland and as refugees   The non-profit Jewish-American Hall of Fame has commissioned Jim...
Jessica Berkman Named President of Legend Rare Coin Auctions

Jessica Berkman Named President of Legend Rare Coin Auctions

It is with great pride that Legend Rare Coin Auctions (LRCA) announces that Jessica Berkman has been promoted to President of America’s boutique rare...
High-Grade Classic US Coin Highlights of Stack's Bowers June Auction

High-Grade Classic US Coin Highlights of Stack’s Bowers June Auction

By Christopher Maisano - Numismatist, Stack's Bower Galleries ......   Rainbow Proof Barber Quarter Proof Barber quarters are known for low mintages, as well as their beauty...
New £2 Coin Series Celebrates Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration - Pobjoy Mint

New £2 Coin Series Celebrates Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration

First coin in a new £2 series Also produced in Proof Fine Silver with Goldclad® surround in a small issue limit of only...
Big Things Happened at the United States Mint in the Month of May

Big Things Happened at the United States Mint in the Month of May

By CoinWeek .....   Summer gets underway in May and for some Americans, this is a period of rest and relaxation. Not so for the United States...

Numismatic History: The Loss of the 1715 Spanish Treasure Fleet

By Phil Flemming and Ben Costello - 1715 Fleet Society .......   Prelude to History In the early morning hours of July 31, 1715, one of the...
Liberty Head Half Eagle Gold Coins: A Guide for Collectors

Liberty Head Half Eagle Gold Coins: A Guide for Collectors

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Liberty Head half eagles were produced from 1839 until they were discontinued in 1908. This long-lived series...
David Lawrence Features Three-Cent Nickels, Shield Nickels of Skyline Drive Collection

David Lawrence Features Three-Cent Nickels, Shield Nickels of Skyline Drive Collection

Sunday Auction #1221 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now live and features over 550 total lots - including more than 20 Vault...
Netherlands to Issue 2022 Gold Ducats by Reservation Only

Netherlands to Issue 2022 Gold Ducats by Reservation Only

Orders Accepted Until May 27. After That Date, Mintage Will Be Set & Reservations Can No Longer Be Guaranteed   By Coin & Currency Institute ......   The...
US Mint to Release 2022 American Buffalo Gold Proof Coin May 12

US Mint to Release 2022 American Buffalo Gold Proof Coin May 12

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2022 American Buffalo One Ounce Gold Proof Coin on May 12 at noon EDT. The...
Top Pop Susan B. Anthony Dollar Up For Grabs at GreatCollections This Weekend

Top Pop Susan B. Anthony Dollar Up for Grabs at GreatCollections This Weekend

In their current auction, GreatCollections is offering collectors the opportunity to bid on a beautifully toned, top pop 1999 Susan B. Anthony dollar graded...
Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1880 Shield Nickel

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1880 Shield Nickel

Counterfeit 1880 Shield Nickel   Counterfeit Coins by Max Spiegel –  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   Even with only a quick glance, a number of problems with this...
Numismatic Literary Guild Appoints Patrick Ian Perez Executive Director

Numismatic Literary Guild Appoints Patrick Ian Perez Executive Director

The executive board of the Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG) has appointed Patrick Ian Perez as Executive Director of the organization. He succeeds Charles Morgan,...