Ancient Coins: What About Spartan Coins ?

Spartans disdained many things that other ancient Greeks valued. One of these things was money, even coins.   CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   HUNDREDS...

Jeff Garrett: Myths About Coin Collecting

Useful facts and helpful tips for new coin collectors By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   One complaint that I sometimes receive about my...

United States 1976 Lincoln Cent

Description: 1976 was an important year in American Numismatics. The Bicentennial quarter, half dollar and dollar had been released, featuring Jack Ahr's drummer, Seth Huntington's...

World Records – The Most Expensive Roman Gold Coin Ever Sold...

As one of the largest surviving Roman gold medallions, this piece is one of only two known. circa 308 CE Eight-Aureus Gold Medallion On April 5,...

Jeff Garrett: Don’t Set Yourself Up for Numismatic Heartache

To succeed in collecting a set, make sure your target is financially feasible By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   When I began collecting...

Five Modern Coins You Should Be Looking for Right Now

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Has the holiday season sapped your coin budget? We know how that goes. But despair not!...

History of Coins – TWO-BITS, FOUR-BITS, SIX-BITS, EIGHT…

By Leon F. McClellan .....   Have you ever wondered why a United States quarter-dollar is called "two-bits"? Or, a half-dollar "four-bits"? Do you know why...

NGC Grades Mistakenly Released Reverse Proof Cent

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified a 2019-W Reverse Proof Lincoln Cent that was mistakenly released several weeks early by the United States Mint....

Jeff Garrett: Who Are the Best Sources of Rare Coins and...

Dealers' operations have gotten bigger and are moving online, but personal connections remain important   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Other than plucking...

The Great American Coin Hunt: Millions of Collectible Coins to be...

If you haven’t heard about it by now, you may want to log on to social media and see what all the buzz is...

What Do I Do With This Crap? 11 Ways to Handle...

By David Schwager for CoinWeek .....   Visits to my coin dealer friend's home office are some of my favorite moments in the hobby. But recently,...

CoinWeek IQ – The Oddities of Indian Head Cents

By Lianna Spurrier for CoinWeek .....   We all know that there are countless varieties of large cents, meticulously cataloged and collected. Early silver coinage and...

Fabled SS Central America Treasure Reveals Extremely Rare, Gem 1856-S Dime

Retrieved in latest SS Central America sunken treasure recovery, top rarity is now graded PCGS MS65 CAC, tied for finest known The SS Central America,...

Top Pop 1924 Lincoln Wheat Cent in Demand at GreatCollections

Lincoln Wheat Cent By CoinWeek ....   Later this week on Sunday, June 23, bidding ends on this 1924 Lincoln Wheat cent, graded MS-67+ RD by...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique Double Struck Peace...

United States 1922 Peace Dollar Flip-Over Double Strike in Collar, PCGS AU58 By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ...... Major mint errors in the U.S....

Three Lucky Collectors Find West Point Mint Guam Quarters, Get PCGS...

The thrill of the hunt and the happiness of rewards continue with three more lucky coin finders in the Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS)...

Jeff Garrett: Golden Opportunities to Grow the Coin Collecting Hobby

Programs such as the Great American Coin Hunt are helping promote numismatics   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   In the past, National Coin...

US Silver Coins – History Revealed by Recovered SS Central America...

Retrieved sunken treasure gives a fascinating glimpse of Gold Rush-era daily commerce aboard fabled Ship of Gold Historic silver and gold coins discovered in the...

More Lucky Collectors Get PCGS Rewards for Finding West Point Mint...

Three lucky Florida residents, one in New Smyrna Beach and a husband and wife in Orlando, are the latest winners in the Professional Coin...

The Coin Analyst: Collectors Crying Over Milk-Spotted American Silver Eagles

Investors, on the other hand... By Guest Columnist Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   If you’re seeing small, white spots on your American Silver Eagles and wonder...

David W. Lange Acquires Massive “Midwest Collection” of Vintage Coin Boards

By Coin Board News ......   In a very rare opportunity, vintage coin board collector and dealer David W. Lange has negotiated the purchase of more than...

The Epic $100 Nickel Roll Search

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   I’ve been picking through nickel rolls for years. I searched through my first roll of nickels in 1993, when I...

What Makes My Silver Eagles Worth Money?

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Silver Eagles, just like any other coin, vary wildly in value. Some can be worth as little as a few dollars...

United States 1978 Eisenhower Dollar

Description: Even though the United States had no real need for a large dollar coin at the start of the 1970s, the gaming industry developed...

NGC Celebrates First ‘W’ Mint Mark Quarters With Special New Labels

A special NGC attribution and label are among the ways coin collectors can recognize these historic US Mint releases. Special submission instructions must be...

The Coin Analyst – What’s the Best Way to Invest in...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ..... I often hear newer coin collectors and silver investors ask what is the best way to buy silver. There are...

World’s Finest Collection of Indian Head Cents Offered by Heritage Auctions

Heritage Auctions announces it has been chosen to present The Castle Collection of Indian Cents - the world's finest examples obtainable of this widely...

Struck Counterfeit Coins: A Family of Struck Fake Half Cents

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   A recent internet listing for an 1804 "C-6" half cent was the motivation to pull this...

Lincoln Cents, Including One of Finest Known 1929-S, Highlight GreatCollections.com

By CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, February 10, bidding closed on several high-quality Lincoln cents offered on GreatCollections.com. Below are a few noteworthy selections. 1929-S Lincoln Cent...

Rare Opportunity to Own Set of All Five 1964 Special Mint...

By CoinWeek ....   After a 1964 "SMS" Kennedy half dollar sold for $108,000 USD on April 25, a rare opportunity to own a complete set...