Q. David Bowers: Numismatic Books & the Appeal of Double Eagles

By Q. David Bowers - Co-founder, Stack's Bowers ......   Double eagles have always been one of my favorite series. The first one I ever owned...

New Internet Auction Lots Posted at David Lawrence Rare Coins

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   The David Lawrence Rare Coins Sunday Internet Auction #996 offers a fantastic selection 400 New Items and 50 No Reserve lots....

The Incredible Norweb-Bass 1845 Half Eagle Offered in Stack’s Bowers March...

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers ......   The A.J. Vanderbilt Collection, featured in our Official Auction of the 2018 Whitman Coin &...

Classic US Coins – So You’ve Decided to Collect Three Dollar...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The odd denomination Three Dollar gold piece was introduced in 1854, ostensibly to facilitate large purchases...

US Coins – America’s African-American Numismatic Legacy

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .... When we sit down to write, we have a few guiding principles. One of our basic assumptions is that...

U.S. Mint to Offer 2018 World War I Silver Dollar &...

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2018 World War I Centennial Silver Dollar and the World War I Centennial Silver Dollar...

Coin Collecting Strategies – ‘The World is Your Oyster’!

News & Analysis - World Coin Rarities, markets, & collecting #400 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Pearls come from oysters, and the term pearl is...

NGC Certifies Only 1893-CC Morgan Dollar in a GSA Hoard...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has graded the only 1893-CC Morgan Dollar known in a GSA Hoard "hard pack." The unique rarity was submitted to...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – Fake 1885-CC Morgan Dollar in Fake GSA...

Counterfeit Coin -  1885-CC Morgan Dollar By Max Spiegel –  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ……… At first glance, the counterfeit coin GSA holder looks similar to a...

US Gold Coins – Mintmark Varieties of Dahlonega Half Eagles

By Doug Winter  for RareGoldCoins.com For variety collectors, the half eagles struck at the Dahlonega mint are fertile ground. There are a number of very...

Booker T. on the Tarmac: A Story About First Coinvestors

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ..... Anthony Swiatek and Walter Breen’s The Encyclopedia of United States Silver & Gold Commemorative Coins: 1892-1954 has always...

Getting Started Collecting U.S. Coins: Basics For Beginning Collectors

A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds People have asked me, “What should I collect,” or, separately, “What are the best coins to buy now.” People...

United States Mint Releases Annual Special Occasion Coin Sets on January...

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2018 versions of its popular special occasion sets starting on January 11, 2018, at noonEastern Time...

Origins of the 1921 “Zerbe Proof” Morgan Silver Dollars are Uncertain

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com I’ve been selling a collection for an old friend and collector who purchased a 1921 Morgan silver dollar...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1806 “C-1” Half Cent +...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   This is the 14th article in the continuing summary of deceptive struck counterfeits documented to date;...

United States Mint Opens Sales for 2018 American Eagle Silver Proof...

The United States Mint will kick off the New Year with the release of the 2018 American Eagle  Silver Proof Coin (product code 18EA) on January 4,...

Coin Grading – A Basic Guide to Detecting Doctored Gold Coins

BY Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com There is no getting around the fact that doctoring of rare United States gold coins is a problem in the...

Coin Grading – New PCGS Gold Shield Level of Service Unveiled

  Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) is rolling out PCGS Gold Shield™ Service, replacing PCGS Secure™ Service, effective January 1, 2018. PCGS Gold Shield retains the...

Classic Favorite Coins: Heritage Offers Rudin Collection at 2018 FUN Show

Heritage Auctions is pleased to offer The Kerry Rudin Collection as a featured collection in our FUN US Coins auction, to be held January...

Douglas Winter Numismatics Presents: DWN Concierge Sales

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Doug Winter, owner/operator of Douglas Winter Numismatics and a frequent contributor to CoinWeek, has inaugurated a...

Selection of Silver Bust Half Dollars in David Lawrence Rare Coins...

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #994 offers a fantastic selection 315 New Items and 65 No Reserve lots included a great...

Heritage Auctions – Finest Cert. 1879 Schoolgirl Dollar in Silver...

The Schoolgirl dollar is George T. Morgan's masterpiece. The design of Liberty faces left, with E PLURIBUS at the left rim, seven stars above,...

2017 Year in Review 4K Video – The Year’s Top Coin...

CoinWeek takes a look back at 2017 and picks the five most consequential numismatic news stories of the year. Big coins sold this year, but...

Classic U.S. Coins for Less Than $500 Each, Part 32: Liberty...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #398 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Liberty Seated dimes were...

U.S. Coin Profile – 1838-O Reeded Edge Half Dollar Branch Mint...

The following coin catalog description is of LOT #4861 from the 2018 Heritage FUN US Coin Signature Auction in Tampa. As a Branch Mint Proof, this...

Scarce & Rare Double Eagles, US Gold Coins in David Lawrence...

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   Our New Year's Eve Sunday Internet Auction #993 features 38 exciting coins from The Champagne Gold Collection. This amazing...

Multi-Billion Dollar Rare Coin Market for U.S. Coins in 2017, Says...

U.S. rare coin markets with coins selling for $50,000 or more and those selling for $500 or less generally did well during 2017, according...

US Coin Profile – 1943-S Lincoln Cent Error Struck on a...

The following coin profile of the 1943-S bronze Lincoln cent error comes from LOT #4764 of Heritage's 2018 Winter Fun Signature Auction that will be taking place...

Pre-1917 Proof Set Prices From the 1970s to 2017 – The...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #397 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   The first part of...

The Seventh Annual Numismatic Market Review

Posted by Jim Bisognani for NGC ............ Experts from the world of coins take the pulse of the numismatic market. In my previous article, I mentioned that there...