Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique 1870 Standard Silver Dime...

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This is a unique and spectacular mint error, a proof pattern off-metal. It was struck on a...

Shipwreck Gold, US Coins From Hansen Collection in David Lawrence Rare...

D.L. Hansen Collection by David Lawrence Rare Coin Auctions  ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1102 offers another selection from the D.L. Hansen Collection as well...

Standing Tall Against Controversy and Scandal – The Standing Liberty Quarter

By Mike Garofalo for PCGS ......   One of my favorite 20th-century coin designs has always been the Standing Liberty quarter. It replaced the staid and...

Nevada State Museum Celebrates Sesquicentennial of Carson City Mint

In February of 1870, the sparkling new steam-powered coin press inside the United States Mint in Carson City struck its first coin, a Seated...

CAC and the Appearance Rarity of Dahlonega and Charlotte Half Eagles

Dahlonega and Charlotte Half Eagles by Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner   CAC has introduced a number of new shifts in the taste...

CoinWeek Podcast #125: Denis Loring on Collecting Copper Coins

 CoinWeek Podcast #125: Denis Loring on Collecting Copper Coins Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on iTunes.   CoinWeek...

Baltimore Release 2019-S Reverse Proof Silver Eagle, Cameo Proof 1888 $3...

Auction Highlights by David Lawrence Rare Coin Auctions  ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1101 offers another selection from the D.L. Hansen Collection as well as...

The 1920 Pilgrim Commemorative Half Dollar Turns 100

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   The year 2020 represents a very special duo of commemoratives for numismatists who appreciate Colonial history. Among America’s earliest...

Beautiful Large Cents, Gem Liberty Gold Highlight David Lawrence Rare Coins...

Auction Highlights by David Lawrence Rare Coin Auctions  ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1100 offers another selection from the D.L. Hansen Collection as well as...

1927-D Double Eagle Highlights $42 Million Heritage FUN US Coins Results

The first great numismatic event of the year is now complete, with Heritage's January 8-12 FUN Signature Auction grossing close to $42 million USD,...

Legendary 1884 and 1885 Trade Dollars From E. Horatio Morgan Collection...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is proud to continue their tradition of presenting world-class rarities at auction by featuring 1884 and 1885 Proof Trade dollars in...

1958 Doubled Die Remains One of the Most Elusive Lincoln Cent...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   The Lincoln cent is one of the most popular United States series, and over its century-plus run that began...

The 1875 Dot Reverse Indian Head Cent: Did It Catch a...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   What’s up with the unusual raised dot on the reverse of some 1875 Indian Head cents? That’s the question...

Mint State 1892-CC Morgan Dollar Brings $1,200 at GreatCollections.com

By CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, January 12, bidding ended on GreatCollections for this 1892-CC Morgan dollar graded MS-62 by NGC. Hammer price was $1,351 with...

Doug Winter: What Sold Best at DWN in 2019

Gold Coins by Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner   Instead of the tired “what was hot/what was not” end-of-the-year articles that I typically...

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in December 2019

In addition to realizing newsworthy premiums in a public auction in Dallas, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in various public internet sales during...

Heritage Monthly Internet Auction Features Classic US Commemorative Coins

The newest Monthly Internet Auction of US Coins from Heritage features selections of classic (1892-1954) silver and gold commemorative coins. Open for bidding now,...

Jim Bisognani: Ninth Annual Market Review – Part 2

In the second installment of the 2019 Numismatic Market Review, numismatists share insight on collecting in the new decade — on a budget, with...

Why Was the Mintmark Moved on Walking Liberty Half Dollars ?

Walking Liberty Half Dollars by Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   Walking Liberty half dollars are widely considered among the most beautiful coins the United States...

Stack’s Bowers – Scarce Mint State 1908-S Double Eagle MS-62...

1908-S Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle. MS-62 (PCGS).   This example, offered as Stack's Bowers Galleries' Direct Coin of the Week, is a scarce and desirable Mint State...

Gem US Coins From Hansen Collection, Toned Washington Quarters Highlight David...

Auction Highlights by David Lawrence Rare Coin Auctions  ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1099 offers another selection from the D.L. Hansen Collection as well as...

CoinWeek IQ – Intro to Colonial State Copper Coinages

Colonial State Coppers by Lianna Spurrier for CoinWeek .....   Colonial coins and Federal issues are entirely different beasts, and when you’re first getting into colonials,...

Rare 1796 No Stars Quarter Eagle Gold Coin in Heritage Fun...

The 1796 No Stars quarter eagle shares a reputation with its later sibling, the 1808 quarter eagle, as among the most significant and rarest...

Jeff Garrett: The Challenges of Circulated Coinage

Take the scenic route when collecting circulated coins   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The most common advice any experienced numismatist will dispense...

Gem Red 1835 Classic Head Half Cent Offered in Stack’s Bowers...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   Assistant Engraver John Reich’s Classic Head design type was introduced on the large cents of 1808...

CoinWeek IQ: Heritage Auctions’ 2020 FUN Sale Preview

By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   One of the largest coin, currency, medal, and collectibles auctions in the world is set to take place at...

Great American Coin Collectors and Their Coins: Thomas Cleneay

By Ron Guth for PCGS ......   Thomas Cleneay was among the first and most ambitious coin collectors in America. He started collecting in the 1840s...

Professional Numismatists Guild Reports Hundreds of Rare Coin Record Prices in...

The emphasis in the United States rare coin market in 2019 was again on superb quality and exceptional rarity with hundreds of record prices...

Gem Silver Trime, Rare $3 Princess Gold Among Highlights of 1st...

Auction Highlights by David Lawrence Rare Coin Auctions  ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1098 offers another selection from the D.L. Hansen Collection as well as...

Coin Profile: United States 1877 Indian Head Cent

Description: The small "white cents", so-called because of their light color compared to that of the older large cents, had at first escaped the hoarding...