Getting Started Collecting U.S. Coins: Basics For Beginning Collectors

A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds People have asked me, “What should I collect,” or, separately, “What are the best coins to buy now.” People...

California Gold Rush Treasures Lead $7 Million Chicago Auction Results

Treasures from the California Gold Rush era were the main attraction as Heritage's October 11-14 Signature Auction of US Coins raised close to $7.2 million for...

PCGS Offers Popular Crossover Grading Special at Baltimore Expo

Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) will offer a special opportunity for its popular "crossover grading" service (www.pcgs.com/crossover) at the Baltimore Winter Expo in the...

Coin Collecting Tips: Liberty Coins On A Budget

Coin Collecting Seated, standing, walking, draped or capped — assemble a type set featuring Ms. Liberty By Jim Bisognani - NGC Contributor ........ The Fourth of...

The Colonel Green Collection Archives as Purchased by Eric P. Newman

Lot 15106 of the 2018 November 7 & 10 Eric P. Newman Collection Part XI US Coins Signature Auction is a fascinating archive of material having to...

Standing Liberty Quarters – What Is the Full Head Designation?

Learn Grading: What Is the Full Head Designation on the Standing Liberty Quarter ? Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) …… NGC gives collectors a more comprehensive assessment of...

World Coin Profile – South Africa 2017 Silver Krugerrand

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the introduction of the gold Krugerrand, the South African Mint is minting its first-ever 1 oz silver Krugerrand....

Phenomenal 1907-S Liberty Head $10 to be Offered in October Baltimore...

The 1907-S Liberty Head $10 eagle is well-known as a better date in the series in Choice Mint State or finer grade, despite a relatively generous...

Perth Mint – The Land Down Under Sweepstakes

APMEX and The Perth Mint have a long-standing relationship that has included giveaways, Sweepstakes and exclusive coin releases. And now, APMEX is giving one...

Harlan J. Berk 206th Buy or Bid Sale: Ancient Coin Lots...

by Michael Markowitz for CoinWeek…. Harlan J. Berk has just launched its 206th Buy or Bid Sale. Comprising of 511 lots and focusing primarily on ancient...

Gold Markets – Gold Surges – What’s Next?

  Gold Markets Commentary for Friday, October 11, 2018 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ...... Gold Markets closed up a...

Rare Lincoln Cent Variety Set to Bring over $27,000 at GreatCollections...

A top-population 1944-D/S Lincoln cent is currently drawing strong interest from collectors at a GreatCollections Certified Coin Auctions sale. With less than four days to...

United States 1969-D Kennedy Half Dollar

Description: The 1969-D Kennedy Half Dollar was the last of the silver-clad half dollar struck in quantity for circulation. The silver-clad half dollar would take...

Watch the 2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Design Unveiling

At 10:30 AM this morning, the United States Mint unveiled the design of the 2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin at the Smithsonian Institution'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,...

Silver Stacking – Collecting Silver Rounds and Bars

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek ..... Whether they admit it or not, silver stackers get excited about watching their holdings grow by anywhere from a few pre-1965 dimes to...

Ancient Coins – A Soldier’s Share of Alexander the Great’s Plunder

By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ...... Alexander the Great, born in the autumn of 356 BCE and taught by the famous Aristotle,...

Mentors Encouraged to Join ANA’s Numismatic Diploma Program

Experienced Collectors to Pass on Knowledge in Numismatic Diploma Program An organization dedicated to educating and encouraging the study of numismatics, the American Numismatic Association (ANA)...

Counterfeit Detection – the 1895 Morgan Dollar

This 1895 Morgan dollar forgery is a simple case of just too much silver and not enough effort on the details. The 1895 Morgan dollar...

The Joel R. Anderson Collection Sale: Lots You Need to Know

by Charles Morgan for CoinWeek.... At 6:00 PM EDT on October 25, Stack's Bowers will kick off the third session of their historic offering of...

Amy Brown Collection 1 & 5 oz Halloween Rounds Available at...

Jump into Fall with the Haunted Pumpkin Patch Halloween Design Anonymous Mint issued the popular Amy Brown Collection rounds throughout 2018 and now has a...

Paper Money Selections from the Eric P. Newman Collection Part X...

Heritage Auctions will present  Selections from the Eric P. Newman Collection Part X, containing a wide range of world and American paper currency, at the...

Perth Mint Displays Beta Hunt Gold Quartz Rock Specimens

Australia’s foremost precious metals enterprise, The Perth Mint, is delighted to announce it will display some of the most incredible and valuable gold quartz...

NGC Labels Hand-Signed by Kenneth Bressett Now Available from Westminster Mint

Morgan Dollars certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) and encapsulated with NGC labels individually hand-signed by Kenneth Bressett are now available from Westminster Mint,...

Gerry Fortin Collection of Liberty Seated Dimes on display at Whitman...

by Gerry Fortin.... Gerry Fortin Rare Coins is pleased to announce that a special Liberty Seated coinage set display will be available at the expanded...

1892-3 Columbus So-Called Dollar/Award Medal and Obverse Die

1892-3 Columbus So-Called Dollar/Award Medal by Augustus Saint-Gaudens and Charles Barber Bronze, 38.1 mm, R.5. One of our favorite so-called dollars, the Saint-Gaudens/Barber HK-223. This is the...

Coin Profile – 1892-1893 Columbian Exposition Half Dollar

As the first commemorative Half Dollar struck, the Columbian Exposition Half Dollar holds a special place in the long and historic commemorative series. From...

Stack’s Bowers Baltimore Sale: Lots You Need to Know: Classic Coins

by Charles Morgan for CoinWeek.... Stack’s Bowers’ Baltimore sales offer a wide range of numismatic items for collectors looking to add important new specimens to their...

Collecting Strategies – You Can’t Rush a Great Collection – John...

Posted by Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation …. Be patient, educate yourself, find opportunities and enjoy the hobby. The famous collector John Jay Pittman spent several decades collecting...

A Finest Certified 1851 Humbert $50 Slug Offered by Heritage in...

The 1851 Humbert $50 ingots (commonly called slugs) are among the most recognizable artifacts of the romantic Gold Rush era. The large Humbert $50...