The Coin Analyst: 2021 Was a Banner Year for the United States Mint

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   The United States Mint recently released its 2021 Annual Report, which showed that last year the Mint had...
Jeff Garrett: Great Stories Make Coins Great

Jeff Garrett: Great Stories Make Coins Great

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Shortly after finding out that I am a rare coin dealer, new acquaintances will often begin...
United States 1910 Lincoln Cent

United States 1910 Lincoln Cent

While still a fledgling design, the Philadelphia Mint struck nearly 50% more 1910 Lincoln cents than in 1909. In fact, it was the largest...
Oklahoma to Consider Holding Gold and Silver, Removing Income Taxes

Oklahoma to Consider Holding Gold and Silver, Removing Income Taxes

By Jp Cortez - Money Metals Exchange ......   On Thursday, January 20, an Oklahoma state representative introduced legislation that would enable the State Treasurer to...
Whitman Publishes Q. David Bowers Guide Book of Quarter Eagle Gold Coins

Whitman Publishes Q. David Bowers Guide Book of Quarter Eagle Gold Coins

Whitman Publishing announces the upcoming release of A Guide Book of Quarter Eagle Gold Coins, by Q. David Bowers. The new 448-page book is...
Rare Full Bands 1916-D Mercury Dime Offered by David Lawrence

Rare Full Bands 1916-D Mercury Dime Offered by David Lawrence

Sunday Auction #1206 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now live and features over 450 total lots - including more than 20 Vault...
Perth Mint Issues 2oz Silver Antiqued Year of the Tiger Coin

Perth Mint Issues 2oz Silver Antiqued Year of the Tiger Coin

With the tones and surface abrasions of an ancient artifact, this 2oz silver release portrays our 2022 Year of the Tiger design in exceptional...
The Gumball Machine Giveth: GreatCollections Offers Rare 1943 Copper Cent

The Gumball Machine Giveth: GreatCollections Offers Rare 1943 Copper Cent

GreatCollections.com is offering a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for collectors to acquire one of the most famous US error coins. Bidding on the famous 1943 Lincoln...
From the Dark Corner: An "Authenticated" Counterfeit 1694 Elephant Token

From the Dark Corner: An “Authenticated” Counterfeit 1694 Elephant Token

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   In my first installment from the Dark Corner, I reviewed a counterfeit that was created to...
Heritage to Hold Showcase Auction of Carson City Coinage January 24

Heritage to Hold Showcase Auction of Carson City Coinage January 24

The Carson City Mint operated from 1870-1893, producing some of the most sought-after coins in US numismatic history, ranging from dimes to double eagles,...
Coins and Their Target Audiences in the Roman Empire

Coins and Their Target Audiences in the Roman Empire

By Nathan Elkins for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   I spend a lot of time thinking about the significance and intent behind certain images on...
United States 1921 Alabama Centennial Half Dollar

United States 1921 Alabama Centennial Half Dollar

In 1919, Alabama celebrated the centennial of its admission into the Union as the nation's 22nd state. Two years later, the occasion was marked...
The Truman Library Snyder Coin Collection Robbery and Other Recollections

The Truman Library Snyder Coin Collection Robbery and Other Recollections

By Victor Bozarth for PCGS ......   In March 1962, Treasury Secretary John Snyder donated his 450-piece complete coin collection to the Harry S. Truman Presidential...
HMS Astrea Featured on New Coin in British Virgin Islands Ship Series

HMS Astrea Featured on New Coin in British Virgin Islands Ship Series

Available as a shaped $1 coin produced in Virenium Very low issue limit of 1,950 The Pobjoy Mint is thrilled to announce the third...
Decoplata: The History of .720 Silver in World Coinage

Decoplata: The History of .720 Silver in World Coinage

By Austin Jepsky .....   Sometimes referred to as “Mexican Silver”, coins of a .720 silver fineness at one time or another could be found in...
A New Henry III Gold Penny – England’s “First Gold Coin”

A New Henry III Gold Penny – England’s “First Gold Coin”

Rarely can a single find provoke excitement in English numismatics, and fewer still be designated of national significance. However, once-in-a-blue-moon exceptions must be made, especially...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1802 Draped Bust Silver Dollar

Counterfeit 1802 Draped Bust, Heraldic Eagle Reverse Silver Dollar   By Max Spiegel – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   The Draped Bust, Heraldic Eagle Reverse silver dollar...
What Was Hot and What Was Not: The 2021 Rare Date Gold Coin Market

What Was Hot and What Was Not: The 2021 Rare Date Gold Coin Market

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   As recently as 2019, when I wrote my annual State of the Dated Gold Marker report, it...
Perth Mint Coins - Australian Opal Lunar Series 2022 Year of the Tiger 1oz Silver Proof Coin

Perth Mint Coins – Australian Opal Lunar Series 2022 Year of the Tiger 1oz...

From our prestigious Australian Opal Lunar Series, this 2022 Year of the Tiger coin features a spectacular centerpiece crafted from authentic Australian opal. Those born...
PCGS Graded Top 8 of 10 Most Valuable U.S. Coins Sold in 2021

PCGS Graded Top 8 of 10 Most Valuable U.S. Coins Sold in 2021

Professional Coin Grading Service claims 17 of the top 25 U.S. coins crossing the auction block last year - including the most-valuable coin ever...
Swiss Mint Issues New Commemorative Coins, Including First Platinum

Swiss Mint Issues New Commemorative Coins, Including First Platinum

By Federal Mint Swissmint ......   On January 13, 2022, the Federal Mint Swissmint launched two new commemorative coins. The platinum coin is the first coin...
Exceptional 1861-S Paquet Double Eagle - Stack's Bowers Auction

Exceptional 1861-S Paquet Double Eagle Featured in Stack’s Bowers Spring Auction

By James McCartney - Director of Consignments and Numismatics, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   The 1861-S Paquet Reverse is perhaps the most famous collectible Type I...
Jim Bisognani: My 11th Annual NGC Year in Review

Jim Bisognani: My 11th Annual NGC Year in Review – Part 3

Numismatic Market Review by Jim Bisognani – NGC Weekly Market Report ......   Part 1 | Part 2 The new year is here, and as we approach...
Finest Known 1912-S Lincoln Cent Offered by David Lawrence Rare Coins

Finest Known 1912-S Lincoln Cent Offered by David Lawrence Rare Coins

Sunday Auction #1205 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now live and features over 500 total lots - including more than 25 Vault...
New Perth Mint 1oz Silver Koala Now Available for Pre-Order at APMEX

New Perth Mint 1oz Silver Koala Now Available for Pre-Order at APMEX

Australian Silver Koala coins are produced in a 1 oz option, with a limited mintage capped at just 300,000. Each year features a new...

The Grandeur That Was Rome – The Secular Games of the Circus Maximus

By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   The Secular Games at the Circus Maximus were some of the largest and most memorable celebrations...
Certified Coin Marketplace - CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in December 2021

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

In addition to faring well in internet sales during the month of December, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in live auctions in Dallas...
Coin Celebrating Morgan and Peace Dollar Centennial Now Available in Pearl Black Finish

Coin Celebrating Morgan and Peace Dollar Centennial Now Available in Pearl Black Finish

The Pobjoy Mint is thrilled to announce a new coin to mark the centenary of the transition of the Morgan dollar to the Peace...
Stack’s Bowers Announces Sale of the Sydney F. Martin Collection

Stack’s Bowers Announces Sale of the Sydney F. Martin Collection

One of the Most Significant Cabinets of the Modern Era   For three decades, Sydney F. Martin was a preeminent figure in American numismatics. He served...
Coins of the Persian Kings of Kings

Coins of the Persian Kings of Kings

By Michael T. Shutterly for CoinWeek .....   The Persians did not have a coinage system of their own until about 546 BCE when Cyrus the...