The Secrets to Collecting Walking Liberty Half Dollars: Bullion Shark

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   The Walking Liberty half dollar, issued for 31 years from 1916 to 1947 and which includes 65 date and mint...

Maria Montessori Commemorated on New Italian Bimetallic Coin

By the Italian Mint ......   The second commemorative coin of the Numismatic Collection 2020 of the Italian State Mint was recently issued today by the...

The Royal Presentation Escudo Coinage—the Pinnacle of Spanish Colonial Numismatics

By Kyle Ponterio and Matthew Orsini - Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   An enigma to this day, the exceedingly rare "Royal" presentation issues struck at mints...

NGC Certifies 2020 West Point Mint Hoard Coins From US Mint...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) is excited to announce that it is certifying a stockpile of backdated gold and silver coins that were specially released...

PCGS Confirms New 1795 Flowing Hair Half Dollar Variety

First major variety discovery of that Early Half Dollar date in nearly a century   Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) has confirmed a new die marriage...

Ancient Coins – Zeus, the King of the Gods

Ancient Coins and The Colosseo Collection ... By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC   Depending on who was in control at the time, the...

The Coin Analyst: CCAC Recommends Bold Choice for New Silver Eagle...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   Next January, an important new chapter will open in American numismatic history. Two of the most iconic modern American coins...

U.S. Mint Announces 2020 American Innovation $1 Coin Program Designs

The United States Mint today officially announced the designs for the 2020 American Innovation $1 Coin Program. The new designs will appear on the...

Eagerly Sought Pattern Morgan Half Dollar: Stack’s Bowers Direct

By Stack's Bowers ......   Judd-1602 1879 Pattern Morgan Half Dollar Just One Finer 1879 Pattern Morgan Half Dollar. Judd-1602, Pollock-1797. Rarity-6. Copper. Reeded Edge. Proof-66+ RB (PCGS).   The...

A Closer Look at the Series of 1918 $2 Battleship Note

By Cory Williams for PCGS ......   Back of Series of 1918 "Battleship Note" $2 Federal Reserve Bank Note, courtesy of Heritage Auctions While the terminology sounds...

Hungary Commemorates 30th Anniversary of Stock Exchange After Fall of Communism

By Coin & Currency Institute ......   The National Bank of Hungary (Magyar Nemzeti Bank) is issuing a silver collector coin with a face value of...

Missing Blank Space Makes Chinese Peacock Coin Worth Over $100,000

The modern Chinese Peacock series of coins is always popular with collectors. But despite these coins' popularity and beauty, you can usually purchase a...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1912 Indian Head $10 Gold Eagle Coin

Counterfeit Coin Detection by Max Spiegel, NGC .....   The raised spikes at the rim of this 1912 $10 Indian Head Eagle are one detail collectors...

Finest Known Pedigreed Large Cents of ESM Collection at Stack’s Bowers...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is thrilled to present the ESM Collection of United States Large Cents as part of our August 2020 Auction. The collection comprises...

The Gaius & Lucius Denarius of Augustus – CoinWeek Ancient Coin...

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   A BRILLIANT ORGANIZER and commander, Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa engineered Octavian’s rise to supreme power in the waning days of...

Canadian Tokens of Douglas Robins Collection Part II up for Bidding

The April World Coins Signature Auction from Heritage featured the Douglas Robins Collection of Canadian Tokens - simply the finest collection of Canadian tokens...

Spectacular Gem 1915-S Pan-Pac Round $50 in Stack’s Bowers August Auction

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   At the time of issue in 1915, the round version of the Panama-Pacific Exposition $50 did...

Over $5 Million Realized in Stack’s Bowers June 2020 Santa Ana...

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries June 2020 Auction continued the trend of exceptional prices realized recently demonstrated in their March Santa Ana and May Hong...

NGC Announces Official ANA Grading and Conservation Services Special Event

Last week, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) announced that the 2020 World’s Fair of Money is suspended due to COVID-19 restrictions. The highly anticipated...

Encore Dollars: Dollar Coins That Came Back One More Time

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   Many coin series come and go, never to be struck again. And others take a numismatic bow only to...

Experience a Virtual Reality Tour at the Money Museum

Museum enthusiasts, history aficionados and coin collectors can explore the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) Money Museum exhibit, “Money of Empire: Elizabeth to Elizabeth”, in...

Running Antelope and the 1899 $5 Silver Certificate

By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   (Editor's note: The following article contains words and images that some collectors may find offensive. They are presented here...

Hungarian Mint Commemorates Nobel Prize Winner János Harsányi

By Coin & Currency Institute ......   János (or John Charles) Harsányi, the 1994 Nobel Memorial Prize laureate in Economic Sciences, was born in Budapest on...

Gem Proof 1903 Double Eagle From Catskill Collection at GreatCollections

GreatCollections by CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, June 28, GreatCollections is offering this 1903 Liberty Head $20 gold double eagle, graded Proof-64 by PCGS. It is...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1793 Flowing Hair Large Cent

Counterfeit large cents - 1793 Flowing Hair Cent - Tooling Marks; Raised Lines   By Max Spiegel, NGC ........   The first coins struck by the United States Mint...

Künker Summer Auction 337 World Coin Result Highlights

Künker Auctions by Künker GmbH ......   Dear bidders and coin enthusiasts, On Monday afternoon, our Summer Auction Sales 337-338 in Osnabrück started with great success. We...

United States 1950-D Jefferson Nickel

Description: The Jefferson nickel debuted in 1938, replacing the Buffalo nickel in the 25th year of its production run. A design contest to commemorate Founding...

Metropolitan Morgan Dollar Collection at David Lawrence Rare Coins

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Auctions  ......   In this week's Sunday Internet Auction #1124 we are pleased to present a dazzling new collection. The Metropolitan...

Impressive P. Hall Morgan Dollar Collection at GreatCollections

The PCGS-certified collection is mostly graded MS-65 with many key dates   A husband-and-wife team from the East Coast quietly collected an impressive collection of Morgan...

A Closer Look at the Series of 1869 $1 “Rainbow Note”

By Cory Williams for PCGS ......   1869 $1 Legal Tender Rainbow Note, courtesy of Heritage Auctions The Series of 1869 United States Notes, dubbed “Legal Tenders”...