United States 1964-D Jefferson Nickel

The Jefferson nickel debuted in 1938, replacing the Buffalo nickel in the 25th year of its production run. A design contest to commemorate Founding...
From the Dark Corner: An "Authenticated" Suspect Counterfeit 1799 Bust Dollar

From the Dark Corner: An “Authenticated” Suspect Counterfeit 1799 Bust Dollar

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   In my previous article, I discussed examples that include matching "attribution" marks - circulation marks like...
Twelve Caesars Collection of Roman Coins Offered by David Lawrence Rare Coins

Twelve Caesars Collection of Roman Coins Offered by David Lawrence Rare Coins

Sunday Auction #1199 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now LIVE and features 545 total lots - including 25 Vault Values and 155...

Big Things Have Happened at the United States Mint in the Month of December

By CoinWeek .....   The month of December has historically been a time for Americans to take it easy, spend time with their family, celebrate the...
A Coin That Personifies the "New Rare Gold Market" - 1888 $5.00 PCGS MS65 CAC, Old Green Holder. Image courtesy Stack's Bowers Galleries

A Coin That Personifies the “New Rare Gold Market”

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Stack’s Bowers recently sold at auction a United States gold coin that I think really sums up...
‘Big Island Collection’ of Hawaiian Coins, Tokens in Heritage Auctions US Coins Event

‘Big Island Collection’ of Hawaiian Coins, Tokens in Heritage Auctions US Coins Event

Offered selection includes items used during coins shortage   As the song says, “Mele Kalikimaka is the thing to say on a bright Hawaiian Christmas day...”...
United States Mint Announces 2022 Native American $1 Coin Reverse Design

United States Mint Announces 2022 Native American $1 Coin Reverse Design

The United States Mint has officially announced the design for the 2022 Native American $1 Coin. The 2022 Native American $1 Coin will commemorate...
Heritage Showcase Auction of Coins in Old Holders

Heritage Showcase Auction of Coins in Old Holders

Buy the slab, not the coin? Not exactly. But the latest Showcase auction of US Coins in Early Holders from Heritage Auctions focuses on those...
Edging Your Bets: Edge Varieties Are Worth Looking For

Edging Your Bets: Edge Varieties Are Worth Looking For

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   It seems most collectors look for varieties on the obverse and reverse of a coin, and that makes total...
From the Dark Corner: An "Authenticated" Counterfeit 1872-S Half Dollar

From the Dark Corner: An “Authenticated” Counterfeit 1872-S Half Dollar

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   In my previous installment of this CoinWeek exclusive series, I discussed examples that do NOT match...
Perth Mint - Year of the Tiger Quadrant 2022 1oz Silver Four-Coin Set

Thanksgiving Motifs on Classic Commemoratives

By Dan Duncan – Pinnacle Rarities ......   The Thanksgiving celebration cues up the holiday season and begins the winding down of another year. The concept...
Scarce Gem 1853 Seated Liberty Dollar Offered by GreatCollections

Scarce Gem 1853 Seated Liberty Dollar Offered by GreatCollections

GreatCollections is offering an 1853 Seated Liberty dollar certified MS-65 with a Gold Shield by PCGS, one of two examples reported in that grade...
United States 1976 Bicentennial Kennedy Half Dollar

United States 1976 Bicentennial Kennedy Half Dollar

Americans have long considered the signing of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776 as the birthday of the United States. And 1976...
U.S. Mint Confirms Total Number of Gold Eagle Errors Released

U.S. Mint Confirms Total Number of Gold Eagle Errors Released

By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   All of the American Gold Eagle $10 quarter-ounce bullion coins mistakenly struck with an unfinished Proof obverse die were...
Recently Discovered Finest Known "NE" Massachusetts Shilling Certified by NGC

Recently Discovered Finest Known “NE” Massachusetts Shilling Certified by NGC

The finest known "NE" Massachusetts Shilling, which was recently certified by Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC), is part of a Morton and Eden sale this...
Jeff Garrett: The Color of Money

Jeff Garrett: The Color of Money

A guide to Red, Brown, and Red Brown copper coinage   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   While this article shares a title with...
United States 1954-S Franklin Half Dollar

United States 1954-S Franklin Half Dollar

The last Franklin half dollar struck at the San Francisco Mint, the 1954-S, offers a window into an evolving postwar United States Mint. Replacing the...
Heritage Showcase Auction to Feature Chapman Proof Morgan Dollar

Heritage Showcase Auction to Feature Chapman Proof Morgan Dollar

The Athens Collection of US Coins The Athens Collection is a single-owner offering of US collector coins from the 18th, 19th, and early 20th centuries....
The 1938 New Rochelle 250th Anniversary Commemorative Half Dollar

The 1938 New Rochelle 250th Anniversary Commemorative Half Dollar

By Blanchard and Company, Inc ......   In 1688, the city of New Rochelle, New York was founded by French Protestants. Colonist Jacob Leisler executed the...

10 Ways to Become a Better Coin Collector

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   As a dealer who works with collectors who range in experience from total beginners to full-on experts,...
A Sag Harbor Physician's Hoard of Capped Bust Half Dollars - Q. David Bowers for Stack's Bowers Galleries

A Sag Harbor Physician’s Hoard of Capped Bust Half Dollars

By Q. David Bowers - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers .....   It must have been a free-for-all among collectors on Long Island, New York in 1880, by...
United States 1950 Washington Quarter Dollar Silver Proof Coin

United States 1950 Washington Quarter Dollar Silver Proof Coin

  Description - Washington Quarter Intended to be a circulating commemorative coin honoring the bicentennial of the birth of America’s first president, the Washington quarter as originally...

David Lawrence Offering Complete Collection of Morgan Silver Dollars

Sunday Auction #1197 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now live and features 585 total lots - including 25 Vault Values and 160...
United States 1999-D Delaware 50 State Quarter

United States 1999-D Delaware 50 State Quarter

The 1999-D Delaware quarter, released on January 1, was the first issue in the 50 States Quarters series struck at the Denver Mint. Delaware...
The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint Addresses Customer Feedback, 2022 Morgan and Peace Dollars

The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint Addresses Customer Feedback, 2022 Morgan and Peace Dollars

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   Continuing an initiative begun by former United States Mint Director David J. Ryder, new Acting Mint Director Ventris...
Collecting Carson City (CC) Coinage: Part Three - Gold Coins

Collecting Carson City (CC) Coinage: Part Three – Gold Coins

By Victor Bozarth for PCGS ......   In parts one and two of my series on collecting Carson City coinage, I discussed all of the small...
1790s Rarities, Old West Wonders and Modern Marvels Drive Heritage’s US Coins Auction to $11.4 Million

1790s Rarities, Old West Wonders and Modern Marvels Drive Heritage’s US Coins Auction to...

Heritage Auctions’ November 11-14 US Coins Signature Auction was rich with numismatic must-haves, from the earliest U.S. coins to Old West wonders to modern...

The Real Model for Saint-Gaudens’ Liberty on the $20 Double Eagle

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   In 2017 to mark the 225th anniversary of the founding of the United States Mint in 1792, a $100 gold...
A Carson City $20 Gold Coin Sells for $1.62 Million, Sets World Record

A Carson City $20 Gold Coin Sells for $1.62 Million, Sets World Record

A shoot-out straight out of the Old West drove the final price of a 151-year-old gold coin to a world record Thursday night at...
United States 1976-D Bicentennial Washington Quarter

United States 1976-D Bicentennial Washington Quarter

Bicentennial quarters are still doing their job, nearly a half-century after their issue in 1975 and 1976. Introduced alongside redesigned half dollars and dollar...