Five Things I Learned About the "New" Dahlonega Gold Market From the 2022 Sykes Collection Sale

Five Things I Learned About the “New” Dahlonega Gold Market From the 2022 Sykes...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   On August 25, 2022, Stack's Bowers sold a comprehensive specialized set of Dahlonega gold. It was a...
Jeff Garrett: What To Do When There Are No Coin Price Guides

Jeff Garrett: What To Do When There Are No Price Guides

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Establishing the value of a rare coin is one of the basic requirements for being a...
United States 1986 American Silver Eagle Bullion Coin

United States 1986 American Silver Eagle Bullion Coin

PCGS MS-69 $70 – $75▲ Annual Rate of Return Since 2014: 3.8% PCGS POP MS-69: 21,697 Population Growth Since 2014: 111.4%▲ (MS69 Population in 2014: 9,788) NGC MS-69 $70 – $75▲ Annual Rate...
Over $43 Million in US Coins Sold in Stack’s Bowers 2022 Summer Showcase Auction

Over $43 Million in US Coins Sold in Stack’s Bowers 2022 Summer Showcase Auction

Entire Auction Brings More Than $60 Million Across All Categories   Over $60 million in numismatic items were sold in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries 2022 Summer...
2009 Lincoln Bicentennial Cent Designs and Values

2009 Lincoln Bicentennial Cent Designs and Values

By Steven Cochran for Gainesville Coins ......   In 2009, the United States Mint marked the 200th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birth with a four-coin series...
Certified Coin Marketplace - CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in August 2022

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in August 2022

During the month of August, CAC-approved coins fared well in live auctions in Dallas, Texas and Costa Mesa, California, in addition to performing in...
35th Anniversary American Eagle Coins Sell for Over $4.6 Million

35th Anniversary American Eagle Coins Sell for Over $4.6 Million

The special 2021 35th Anniversary American Eagle 1 Ounce Gold and Silver Coins realized over $4.6 million USD in total sales at the Stack’s...
First Type 2, Last Type 1 American Eagles Set Records at Stack's Bowers Auction

First Type 2, Last Type 1 American Eagles Set Records at Stack’s Bowers Auction

By CoinWeek ..... When the dust settled, four records had fallen. On September 1, 2022, Stack's Bowers Galleries held an unusual auction comprised of 700 lots,...
Jeff Garrett: Do Bullion Prices Still Matter?

Jeff Garrett: Do Bullion Prices Still Matter?

While prices of gold and silver have cooled, the collectible coin market is still on a hot streak   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation...
My 12 Favorite Gold Coins in the Bender Part I Heritage Auction

My 12 Favorite Gold Coins in the Bender Part I Heritage Auction

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Tom Bender is a good client of mine as well as a friend, and it was with...
Heritage Shattered ANA-Week Record With $85.7 Million in Sales of U.S., World & Ancient Coins

Heritage Shattered ANA-Week Record With $85.7 Million in Sales of U.S., World & Ancient...

Mark beats previous record by nearly $17 million   The $85,749,443 USD in total sales by Heritage Auctions marked the largest combined sales ever by any...
Proof 1825/4/1 Half Eagle Sells for Record $4.08 Million at Stack’s Bowers

Proof 1825/4/1 Half Eagle Sells for Record $4.08 Million at Stack’s Bowers

The finest of three known Proof 1825/4/1 Capped Head Left half eagles sold for a record price of $4.08 million USD in the Stack’s...
Group of NGC-Certified Massachusetts Coins Realizes Over $2.9 Million

Group of NGC-Certified Massachusetts Coins Realizes Over $2.9 Million

A group of 128 rare Massachusetts Colonial coins, nearly all certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC), has realized over $2.9 million in a Heritage Auctions...
1927-D Double Eagle Sells for Record $4.44 Million at Heritage US Coins Auction

1927-D Double Eagle Sells for Record $4.44 Million at Heritage US Coins Auction

Previous record was $2.16 million, also at Heritage   An exceedingly rare 1927-D Double Eagle MS66 PCGS, part of The Bob R. Simpson Collection, Part IX,...
1903 Fengtien Tael, King of Chinese Coins, Sells for Over $6.9 Million

1903 Fengtien Tael, King of Chinese Coins, Sells for Over $6.9 Million

By CoinWeek .....   On August 10, 2022, the Beijing ChengXuan Auction Company sold the famed 1903 Fengtien Tael, called the "King of Chinese Coins", for just...
Collecting US Coins - Modern Rarities: 1982 & 1983 Souvenir Coin Sets

Collecting US Coins – Modern Rarities: 1982 & 1983 Souvenir Coin Sets

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   The United States Mint has released hundreds of products for coin collectors over the last four decades. Yet four...
1970s Quarter Values: Prices and Overview

1970s Quarter Values: Prices and Overview

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Gainesville Coins ......   As many collectors find, values for 1970s Washington quarters are all over the map. The value of any...
Certified Coin Marketplace - CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in July 2022

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in July 2022

During the month of July, CAC-approved coins fared well in live auctions in Dallas and Las Vegas, in addition to performing in many internet...
The 1888 Morgan Dollar: Key Varieties & Prices

The 1888 Morgan Dollar: Key Varieties & Prices

By Steven Cochran for Gainesville Coins ......   The 1888 Morgan silver dollar is best known for its interesting die varieties. For collectors of rare varieties...
1907 Rolled Rim $10 Leads Heritage U.S. Coins Auction to Nearly $18 Million

1907 Rolled Rim $10 Leads Heritage U.S. Coins Auction to Nearly $18 Million

The $810,000 coin joins 17 others that brought six-figure results in the Long Beach Expo/Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction   A 1907 Rolled Rim Ten...
Who’s Minding The Mint? Fewer Hobbyists Collect Mint Sets These Days – Here’s Why

Who’s Minding The Mint? Fewer Hobbyists Collect Mint Sets These Days – Here’s Why

Does anyone collect mint sets these days? Those who do are among a shrinking group of hobbyists By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for FUN Topics .....   The number...
One of Three Known Eisenhower Dollar Prototypes in 1st Auction Appearance at FUN

Coin Market Fundamentals Have Changed

By Victor Bozarth for PCGS ......   Unprecedented demand has forced rare coin prices to record-high levels across virtually all series of U.S. coinage. As auction...
Rare Chinese Coins Lead Heritage HKINF Auctions Above $14.3 Million

Rare Chinese Coins Lead Heritage HKINF Auctions Above $14.3 Million

An exceedingly rare Chinese coin, struck in commemoration of the completion of one full lunar cycle since the start of the lunar series, sold...
Certified Coin Marketplace - CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in June 2022

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in June 2022

In addition to faring well in internet sales during the month of June, CAC-approved coins brought impressive prices in a live auction in Costa...
Treasury Announces Ventris Gibson as Deputy Director of the U.S. Mint

New U.S. Mint Director, 2023 Silver Dollars, and Other Coin News

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   On June 15 the entire U.S. Senate approved Ventris C. Gibson to be the 40th Director of the United States...
Chopmarked US Trade Dollars in the Current Coin Market

Chopmarked US Trade Dollars in the Current Coin Market

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   By the late 1800s, New World silver had been flowing into China for hundreds of years. When Spain conquered...
Russian Journalist Dmitri Muratov's 2021 Nobel Peace Prize Medal Sells for $103.5 Million

Russian Journalist Dmitri Muratov’s 2021 Nobel Peace Prize Medal Sells for $103.5 Million

The Heritage Auctions sale of the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize medal awarded to independent Russian journalist and Novaya Gazeta editor-in-chief Dmitry Muratov fetched $103.5...
Certified Coin Marketplace - CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in May 2022

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in May 2022

During the month of May, CAC-approved coins fared well in internet sales and in a live auction in Dallas. Here are 10 examples, which...
A Look at the Ancient Coin Market Through Recent Auction Results

A Look at the Ancient Coin Market Through Recent Auction Results

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   Let’s take a tour through the auction records to get a sense of the value of an ancient coin....
The Ultimate, One-of-a-Kind Coin From the Royal Canadian Mint, Surpasses $1.2 Million

The Ultimate, One-of-a-Kind Coin From the Royal Canadian Mint, Surpasses $1.2 Million

The Royal Canadian Mint is delighted that The Ultimate, a one-of-a-kind one-kilo pure platinum coin, adorned with hundreds of pink diamonds from the famed...