GreatCollections Offering First PCGS-Certified Casascius Physical Bitcoin

Casascius Bitcoin Sells for $1.69 Million at GreatCollections

All-Time Auction Record for Casascius Physical Bitcoin Graded by PCGS The “Baby Cas”, a 25 BTC physical coin issued by Casascius in 2011 realized $1,698,750...
Ancient Chinese Coins and the World's Oldest Mint

Ancient Chinese Coins and the World’s Oldest Mint

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   In early August 2021, Han Zhao and his team of Chinese archaeologists with the State University of Zhengzhou, announced...
New Double Ducat Gold Coin Honors St. Elizabeth of Hungary

New Double Ducat Gold Coin Honors St. Elizabeth of Hungary

By Coin & Currency Institute ......   Saint Elizabeth of Hungary (1207 – 1231) is the subject of the third gold coin in Hungary’s “Saints of...
Second Coin in Pobjoy Mint's Wild 5 Series Features the Hippo

Second Coin in Pobjoy Mint’s Wild 5 Series Features the Hippo

Produced in stunning High Relief in 2oz Proof Fine Silver Also available in Uncirculated Cupro Nickel The Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the...
United States 1999-D Delaware 50 State Quarter

United States 1999-D Delaware 50 State Quarter

The 1999-D Delaware quarter, released on January 1, was the first issue in the 50 States Quarters series struck at the Denver Mint. Delaware...
The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint Addresses Customer Feedback, 2022 Morgan and Peace Dollars

The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint Addresses Customer Feedback, 2022 Morgan and Peace Dollars

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   Continuing an initiative begun by former United States Mint Director David J. Ryder, new Acting Mint Director Ventris...
Collecting Carson City (CC) Coinage: Part Three - Gold Coins

Collecting Carson City (CC) Coinage: Part Three – Gold Coins

By Victor Bozarth for PCGS ......   In parts one and two of my series on collecting Carson City coinage, I discussed all of the small...
1790s Rarities, Old West Wonders and Modern Marvels Drive Heritage’s US Coins Auction to $11.4 Million

1790s Rarities, Old West Wonders and Modern Marvels Drive Heritage’s US Coins Auction to...

Heritage Auctions’ November 11-14 US Coins Signature Auction was rich with numismatic must-haves, from the earliest U.S. coins to Old West wonders to modern...
Una and the Lion Leads NGC-Certified SINCONA British Collection

Una and the Lion Leads NGC-Certified SINCONA British Collection

A phenomenal collection of more than 500 rare English coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) is being offered this month by SINCONA. The...

PNG Now Accepting 2022 Awards Nominations

The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) is now accepting nominations for its 2022 awards, according to PNG Executive Director Robert Brueggeman. “The PNG publicly recognizes outstanding...

The Real Model for Saint-Gaudens’ Liberty on the $20 Double Eagle

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   In 2017 to mark the 225th anniversary of the founding of the United States Mint in 1792, a $100 gold...
Stack’s Bowers to Offer British Campaign Medal Collection in Jan. 2022

Stack’s Bowers to Offer British Campaign Medal Collection in Jan. 2022

Since 1988, an American collector has quietly been assembling one of the most impressive groupings of British Campaign Medals ever assembled in this country....
Perth Mint - Australian Lunar Series III 2022 Year of the Tiger 1oz Silver Proof High Relief Coin

Perth Mint – Australian Lunar Series III 2022 Year of the Tiger 1oz Silver...

Highlighting the third animal in the Chinese lunar calendar, this 1oz silver Proof high relief coin is an impressive tribute to the lunar tiger...
A Carson City $20 Gold Coin Sells for $1.62 Million, Sets World Record

A Carson City $20 Gold Coin Sells for $1.62 Million, Sets World Record

A shoot-out straight out of the Old West drove the final price of a 151-year-old gold coin to a world record Thursday night at...
Late Finished Back Plate 1934 Cleveland District $5 Offered in November Stack's Bowers Auction

Late Finished Back Plate 1934 Cleveland District $5 Offered in November Stack’s Bowers Auction

By Christopher Dahncke - Currency Auction Associate, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   The Stack's Bowers Galleries November 2021 Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles...
Jet Pack First in New Steampunk Series of Antiqued Silver Coins From CIT

Jet Pack First in New Steampunk Series of Antiqued Silver Coins From CIT

Steampunk - Jet Pack Cook Islands. 20 Dollars 2021. Silver .999. 3 oz. 50 mm. Antique finish. Mintage: 888 pieces. Special Technology: smartminting (Ultra High...
United States 1976-D Bicentennial Washington Quarter

United States 1976-D Bicentennial Washington Quarter

Bicentennial quarters are still doing their job, nearly a half-century after their issue in 1975 and 1976. Introduced alongside redesigned half dollars and dollar...
Jim Bisognani: Coins That Make Great Gifts

Jim Bisognani: Coins That Make Great Gifts

Morgan and Peace Dollars or Pilgrim Half Dollars are the perfect presents for which numismatists will be thankful   By Jim Bisognani – NGC Weekly Market...
P.T. Barnum and the 1936 Bridgeport Commemorative Half Dollar

P.T. Barnum and the 1936 Bridgeport Commemorative Half Dollar

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   There are few figures as famous and enduring in American pop culture as Phineas Taylor Barnum, an American showman...
Coin and Bullion Dealers: Protect Your Business From State Greed

Coin Dealers: Protect Your Business From State Greed

In light of the Supreme Court’s South Dakota v. Wayfair decision, what would it mean for your business to be free of the burden...
ANS Announces Winner of Collier Prize in Ancient Numismatics

ANS Announces Winner of Collier Prize in Ancient Numismatics

In 2020, Carole Anne Menzi Collier established the Collier Prize in Ancient Numismatics at the American Numismatic Society (ANS), a new award offered for...
Numismatic Crime - Bullion Stolen From Storage, Coins Stolen From Mail

Numismatic Crime – Bullion Stolen From Storage, Coins Stolen From Mail

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Storage Facility Bullion Burglary Police in Seattle, Washington are investigating a burglary that...
Perth Mint - Australian Lunar Series III 2022 Year of the Tiger 1oz Gold Proof High Relief Coin

Perth Mint – Australian Lunar Series III 2022 Year of the Tiger 1oz Gold...

This spectacular gold coin celebrates the Year of the Tiger, the third animal in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese lunar calendar. Those born under...
US Mint Announces Designs for National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coins

US Mint Announces Designs for National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coins

On Veteran's Day, November 11, the United States Mint joined National Purple Heart Honor Mission, Inc. to unveil the designs for the 2022 National...
Toned Gem 1882-S Morgan Dollar Offered by GreatCollections

Toned Gem 1882-S Morgan Dollar Offered by GreatCollections

A nicely toned 1882-S Morgan dollar offered by GreatCollections will cross the block in an online auction on Sunday, November 14. The coin is...
Certified Coin Marketplace - CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in October 2021

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in October 2021

In addition to faring well in Internet sales during the month of October, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in live auctions in Dallas...
From the Dark Corner: An "Authenticated" Counterfeit 1899 DDR Barber Quarter

From the Dark Corner: An “Authenticated” Counterfeit 1899 DDR Barber Quarter

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   My third installment of this series features what would be another of a very rare variety,...
Important U.S. Coins, Currency and Americana in Stack’s Bowers Nov. Showcase Auction

Important U.S. Coins, Currency and Americana in Stack’s Bowers Nov. Showcase Auction

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is excited to announce their official auction for the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Winter Expo, the first such event since the...
Learn Coin Grading Standards From Professionals at FUN Show

Grading & Counterfeit Seminars Offered by American Numismatic Association

In-Person Seminars Return to FUN, National Money Show & Summer Seminar   After offering numismatic learning programs exclusively online for the past two years due to...
All That Glitters Will Be Gold in LRCA’s Las Vegas December 16 Regency Auction 49

All That Glitters Will Be Gold in LRCA’s Las Vegas December 16 Regency Auction...

Three anchor consignments feature very important gold offerings   Boutique numismatic auction house, Legend Rare Coin Auctions (LRCA), will close out its 2021 Regency Auction series...