United States 1975-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...

The 1900-O Over CC Morgan Dollar: The “Last” Carson City Silver...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   Carson City Morgan Dollars bearing the famous “CC” mintmark are at the top of many coin collectors’ want lists....

Heritage Offering Finest Known 1792 Silver Center Cent at Jan. 2021...

Few issues in the annals of American coinage are as historically important as the 1792 patterns. Those simple coins laid the foundation for everything...

Counterfeit Detection – Die Struck Counterfeit 1916-D Mercury Dime

1916-D Counterfeit Mercury Dime By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   Skillful identification of counterfeit coins is essential to the hobby. Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) recently received a...

Welcome to the Stack’s Bowers Galleries December 2020 Showcase Auction

By Q. David Bowers - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   Welcome to the Stack's Bowers December 2020 Auction, a magnificent finale to our 2020 Showcase...

GreatCollections Offering Rare Mint State 1871-CC Seated Liberty Dollar

By CoinWeek ....   Bidding ends Sunday, November 29 at GreatCollections.com for this toned 1871-CC Seated Liberty silver dollar, graded MS-61 by PCGS. A key date in...

United States 1972-S Uncirculated Eisenhower Dollar

Description A year after the initial buzz... and then thud... of the release of a new dollar coin, the United States Mint continued its work...

A PCGS MS69 Morgan Dollar Showcase

By Jaime Hernandez for PCGS ......   Morgan Dollar, 1881-S $1, PCGS MS69. Image courtesy PCGS Morgan dollars are undoubtedly among the most popular coins with collectors....

E Pluribus Unum Collection Pt 2 Realizes $1.1 Million+ at Stack’s...

Built over more than half a century, the E Pluribus Unum Collection is replete with coins and medals of superb rarity and quality, many...

High Mint State Indian Head Cents Highlight David Lawrence Rare Coins...

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Internet Auctions  ......   David Lawrence Rare Coin's first Internet Auction of December (#1146) is now live and features 448 new...

Bob R. Simpson Session Claims Top Lot Honors in $14.5 Million...

1807 Draped Bust quarter brings $630,000, $528,000 for 1795 half dollar Nov. 19-22 in Dallas   Appearing at auction for only the second time in 113...

Miller Collection, Pt. 1 Realizes Over $9 Million at Stack’s Bowers...

Part One of the Larry H. Miller Collection was a much-anticipated highlight of the Stack’s Bowers Galleries November 2020 Showcase Auction, held at the...

Eisenhower Dollars: History, Values and Scarce Coins

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Eisenhower dollars, issued from 1971 to 1978, were the first dollar coins issued since the Peace dollar series ended in...

Classic US Coins: So You’ve Decided to Collect Dahlonega Gold…

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   The Dahlonega Mint opened in 1838 as a result of the North Georgia gold rush. The difficulty...

1969-S DDO Penny Sold to Honest Coin Dealer for 5 Cents...

Over the past 50 years, an individual from San Francisco accumulated thousands of Lincoln cents from change, friends, and by searching rolls. He never...

The 1920 Pilgrim Commemorative Half Dollar Turns 100

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   EDITORS' NOTE: This Thanksgiving week, CoinWeek's Giveaway #357 contest prize is a PCGS MS-64 1920 Pilgrim Commemorative, and one...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1842-O Seated Liberty Dime

Counterfeit Coins by Max Spiegel, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) .......   Counterfeit 1842-O Seated Liberty Dime The design details on this Seated Liberty Dime counterfeit coin are soft,...

David Lawrence Rare Coins Offers #1 PCGS Registry Set of Proof...

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Internet Auctions  ......   The special Thanksgiving auction #1145 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) features 300 new coins plus 35...

Pogue 1795 Flowing Hair Half Dime, One of Finest Known, Offered...

Pogue Collection Coin by Great Collections ....   On Sunday, November 22, bidding ends at GreatCollections.com for this beautifully toned 1795 Flowing Hair half dime (LM-10)...

Nearly $20 Million in United States Coins and Paper Money Sold...

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries November 2020 Showcase Auction was highlighted by several historic collections that were brought to market for the first time in...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Acquires Coins In Motion

Stack's Bowers Galleries (SBG) is proud to announce the acquisition of Coins In Motion LLC. The patent-pending Coins In Motion technology creates high-resolution animations that...

Barber Silver Coinage Values and Key Dates: Bullion Shark

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   By the late 1880s, the public had grown tired of Christian Gobrecht's Seated Liberty designs that had appeared on silver...

Harvey Stack: The History of Stack’s – 1985, Pt. 1

By Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   Another Year of Change Like the year before, 1985 was another major year for the hobby as...

United States 1974 Lincoln Cent

Description 1974 was an interesting year in the annals of numismatic history. The country was putting the finishing touches on its planned Bicentennial celebrations. The...

Counterfeit Coins Detection: Check the Mintmark on the 1914-S Lincoln Cent

Counterfeit 1914-S Lincoln Cent   By Max Spiegel, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   NGC graders identified a recently submitted fake 1914-S cent as a slightly above-average copy...

United States 1893-CC Morgan Dollar

Description The Morgan dollar gets its name from United States Mint engraver George T. Morgan, who designed the dollar coin in competition with then-Chief Engraver...

Pattern US Coins: The 1879 Schoolgirl Dollar

One of the many fascinating patterns to be found in the current Heritage Auction of Important Selections from The Bob R. Simpson Collection, Part...

So You’ve Decided to Collect Classic Head Half Eagle Gold Coins…

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   As a companion piece to the Sunnyvale Collection of Classic Head half eagles that they offered for...

The 1922 Peace Dollar With Moustache Variety

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   Peace Dollar, 1922 $1 VAM 12A Moustache, PCGS MS64. Image courtesy PCGS The 1922 Peace dollar struck at the Philadelphia...

Collecting the Liberty Head Nickel: Bullion Shark

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   In the late 1880s, the United States Mint began looking into replacing the Shield nickel, the five-cent piece that was...