Historic 1794 Starred Reverse Cent Featured in Stack’s Bowers March Las...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   The Sheldon-48 Starred Reverse 1794 Liberty Cap cent is one of the most popular, eagerly sought,...

David Lawrence Rare Coins Offering Proof 1837 Large Cent, Key Date...

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Internet Auctions  ......   Sunday Auction #1158 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now live and features 395 total lots...

Heritage Auctions U.S. Coin Signature Sale Postponed

Historic Severe Weather Conditions Responsible   Due to the severe weather conditions in the Dallas-Fort Worth region this week and across the country, Heritage Auctions’ U.S....

Condition Rarity 1919 Walking Liberty Half Dollar Offered by GreatCollections

By CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, February 21, bidding ends at GreatCollections.com for this 1919 Walking Liberty Half Dollar, graded MS-66+ by PCGS and approved as...

The Curious Case of the 1855-C Gold Dollar

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   I can’t think of a single branch mint gold coin that has performed as poorly from a...

Common Date Proof Franklin Half Dollar Sells for $3,612 at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek .....   A Proof 65 Franklin half dollar is not typically considered a valuable coin, and your typical 1962 Proof Set will likely yield...

United States 1864-S Seated Liberty Quarter

Consumers in San Francisco and along the West Coast were handling a rarity in the mid-1860s. As their counterparts in the east were vanishing from...

Gem 1820 Eliasberg Quarter Featured in Stack’s Bowers March Las Vegas...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   In 1820, a quarter dollar was the typical cost for attending theatrical events and similar entertainments...

Heritage Offers Dr. Charles Collection of Mercury Dimes in Month-Long Auction

Among the current Month-Long auctions offered by Heritage is the Dr. Charles Collection of Mercury Dimes, open for bidding through February 22 at Coins.HA.com....

ANA Debuts Classic Commemorative Coins Online Resource at Money.org

Commemorative coins are minted to memorialize specific people, places, and historical events, and are often prized by collectors for their unique and beautiful designs....

Interesting Coins – A Love Token on Valentine’s Day

On this Valentine's Day, we figured we'd add in a numismatic twist. Love tokens are generally defined as coins where one or sometimes both...

Key Date Flying Cent, Finest Known 1938 Nickel Among Offerings at...

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Internet Auctions  ......   Sunday Auction #1157 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now live and features 450 total lots...

Last Mercanti Proof American Silver Eagles Sell Out Within Minutes

By CoinWeek News Staff ..... The last Proof American Silver Eagles bearing John Mercanti’s Heraldic Eagle design reached “currently unavailable” status within minutes of their...

Two NGC-Cert US Vintage Coins From Paramount Collection to Top $1...

Two vintage gold ultra-rarities certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) will each sell for over $1 million in a Heritage Auctions sale of US...

1921 – A Year of Numismatic Change

Numismatic Change in 1921 by Mike Garofalo for PCGS ......   The year was 1921. America, much like today, was a dynamic and changing place. President...

United States 1971-D Eisenhower Dollar

Even though the United States had no real need for a large dollar coin at the start of the 1970s, the gaming industry developed...

Simpson III: A Quick US Gold Coin Auction Analysis

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   On January 20, Heritage Auctions sold Part Three of the Bob Simpson Collection. As with the first...

CoinWeek Podcast #150: How R.S. Yeoman Changed the Coin Collecting Hobby...

 CoinWeek Podcast #150: How R.S. Yeoman Changed the Coin Collecting Hobby Forever Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app...

Bidding Open for Heritage Dallas Long Beach Signature Auction

Heritage's January FUN Signature auction produced off-the-chart bidder participation and record-setting prices realized. We fully expect the February 18-21 Dallas Long Beach Expo auction...

How Morgan Dollars Became Indian Rupees

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   Little thought is given by many people on the previous incarnations of the metal that makes up the coins...

Landmark 1822 Half Eagle to be Offered in Stack’s Bowers March...

Only Specimen in Private Hands   Stack’s Bowers Galleries will present at public auction the finest known 1822 half eagle, the D. Brent Pogue Collection coin....

Civil War vs. Reconstruction Era Three Dollar Gold in High Grade

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Three Dollar gold pieces struck during the Civil War are very popular with collectors and sell for...

Big Things Have Happened at the United States Mint in the...

By CoinWeek .....   February may be the shortest month in the calendar year, but it has traditionally been a very busy month for the United...

Carson City Trade Dollar, Set Stopping Barber Half Offered by David...

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Internet Auctions  ......   Sunday Auction #1156 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now live and features over 400 total...

Heritage Offering Morgan Dollars From the Brady Island Collection

Heritage's month-long auction closing February 15 represents the Brady Island Collection, a specialized collection of Morgan dollars, which, as most numismatists are well-aware, are...

Stack’s Bowers March Showcase Auction Features Incredible PR-67+ DCAM (PCGS) CAC...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   The Proof 1897 Indian cent is an underrated rarity among the late dates from this series....

Q. David Bowers: Revisiting Charles E. Barber

By Q. David Bowers - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers .....   Charles Edward Barber became the sixth engraver at the Philadelphia Mint in 1880, following the death...

Stack’s Bowers March Auction to be Held in Las Vegas

Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ March 2021 Auction has been relocated and will now be held in Las Vegas, March 23-26 at the Bellagio Hotel and...

The Coin Analyst: Have Circulating Commemorative Programs Outlasted Their Welcome?

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   A major new bill that will create several new series of circulating commemorative quarters and other coins has...
NGC Certifies Paramount Collection of Large-Format Gold Coins

NGC Certifies Paramount Collection of Large-Format Gold Coins

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) recently had the privilege of certifying the Paramount Collection, an incredibly vast collection of US, world and ancient coins...