Live or Memorex – A Dark Side Struck Counterfeit 1797 Large...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   Continuing on the theme of deceptive struck counterfeits, this is likely my most ambitious research article...

Gold Bullion Spotlight: The Other Vintage Bullion Mexican Coinage

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   A previous Gold Bullion Spotlight featuring the popular Mexico Centenario coinage offers a look at one of the most...

United States Mint Offering 2021 Morgan and Peace Dollars in Three...

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...

Flashy Carson City Trade Dollar, Finest Known 1922-S Peace Dollar Among...

Sunday Auction #1169 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now LIVE and features over 500 lots including 75 Vault Values and 100 No...

United States 1904-O Morgan Silver Dollar

Description In mid-to-late 1904, an article appeared in newspapers across the country with the blaring headline: “Passing of the Good Old American Silver Dollar.” Under...

The Changing Iconography of Byzantine Gold Coins

By Elena Stolyarik for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   The Byzantine Empire, which lasted more than a thousand years, had one of the most monetized...

The Mystery of the Double-Headed Coins of Ancient Istros

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   Istros, also known as Histria, was an ancient Greek colony located on the western Dobrudja coast of the Black...

An American and Saudi Arabian Gold Coin Featured in Stack’s Bowers...

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   American interest in foreign oil supplies increased following World War I, with a focus...

The One That Got Away: Only 1933 Double Eagle That Can...

Today, most collectible coins are certified before they are sold at auction. The complete process of certification — authentication, grading, and encapsulation in a...

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

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

One-of-a-Kind Error Coins of Don Bonser Collection, Small Size Notes in...

When coins are manufactured, things don't necessarily go as planned, and the results can be both very intriguing and highly collectible. The Don Bonser Collection...

The Coinage of the Nation of Celestial Space

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   What does it take to become a nation? In short, the answer is declaring independence and gaining recognition. But the...

As Red Book Celebrates 75 Years, a Look at How Today’s...

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

Ancient Coins Depict First Fruits for Shavout

By David Hendin for CoinWeek .....   This year the Jewish Holiday of Shavout, also called Weeks or Pentecost, begins the evening of Sunday, May 16. In...

Royal Australian Mint Issues New Investment Coins Featuring Dolphin, Southern Skies

Fraser’s Dolphin Gold and Silver Investment Coins These coins are the third installment in the Royal Australian Mint’s ‘Australian Dolphin Series’ and feature the Fraser’s...

Fabled Gardin Fraser Design Recommended for New Washington Quarter Obverse

By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   Ninety years after it was originally submitted to the Secretary of the Treasury, a version of the Laura Gardin...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: Repaired 1836 Gobrecht Dollar +...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   Probably one of the most significant “finds” we as a group have made is this Gobrecht...
CAC Verifies Grade of Stuart Weitzman 1933 Double Eagle

CAC Verifies Grade of Stuart Weitzman 1933 Double Eagle

Venerable auction house Sotheby’s is pleased to announce that John Albanese of CAC (Certified Acceptance Corporation) has verified as meeting its strict grading criteria,...

Ancient Roman Coinage From Republic to Empire

By Steve Benner for CoinWeek .....   The coinage of the ancient Romans underwent considerable changes as the government transitioned from a republic to an empire....

Central States Auctions Surpass $47 Million at Heritage

Fresh-to-market coins and historical rarities pushed Heritage Auctions' Central States Numismatic Society (CSNS) event to $47,783,690 (USD) across several sales of U.S. coins and...

Key Date Mercury Dime, Proof Walking Liberty Among Highlights at David...

Sunday Auction #1167 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now live and features over 500 lots including over 40 Vault Values and 145...

CoinWeek Podcast #156: Money & Race: An American Story

CoinWeek Podcast #156: Money & Race: An American Story Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to...

Squaring the Circle: The Andor Orand Squared Quarter

By John Thomassen for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   Quite often, coming across a previously unknown-to-you numismatic object can send one spiraling down a rabbit...

The Coin Analyst: Celebrating 10 Years – Taking Stock and Looking...

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   After a decade and about 300 of these columns, it is time to take stock of what I...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Mated Pair of 1974-S Lincoln...

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   Although there are U.S. coins that are two-headed (struck by two obverse dies), two-tailed (struck by two...

Copper Prototype of First Flowing Hair Dollar Brings $840,000 at Heritage...

1794 No Stars Flowing Hair dollar blows past $350,000-$500,000 pre-auction estimate   The first dollar coin struck at the fledgling United States Mint in 1794, an...

New World Banknotes in SAFEGUARD Polymer From Libya, IBNS Award Winner...

By De La Rue, plc .....   Central Bank of Libya Issues a New 5 Dinar Banknote Featuring SAFEGUARD ARGENTUM The Central Bank of Libya has issued...

Daniel Frank Sedwick’s Upcoming Treasure Auction 29 Now Online

Treasure, World, U.S. Coin and Paper Money Auction 29 Live on the Internet, Friday-Saturday, May 7-8 and Monday, May 10   By Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC...

A Sampling of Undervalued Morgan Silver Dollars

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   The Morgan silver dollar is a huge series (97 different coins) that most collectors can never complete because of super-rare...

Jeff Garrett: Coin Markets on the Move

With fresh money pouring into numismatics, coin prices are unlikely to stand still   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The numismatic press has...