Could COVID Kill the Penny?

By Blanchard and Company, Inc ......   The COVID-19 pandemic has created a nationwide coin shortage. Shoppers are relying on debit and credit cards to avoid...

NGC Certifies Two Brasher Doubloons, Other Extreme Rarities From Partrick Collection

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified hundreds of additional selections from the incomparable collection of Donald G. Partrick. Incredibly, this stunning group of coins...

Proof Cameo 1973-S Ike Dollar Double Struck on Half Dollar Planchet...

By CoinWeek ....   From August 3 through 9, Heritage Auctions held its August 2020 Signature Auction of U.S. Coins. Among the lots on offer were...

The Market for Collecting Modern Key Date Half Dollars: Bullion Shark

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   It probably comes as no surprise that the three most widely collected United States half dollars are the Walking Liberty,...

Mint Error News – Unique 1973-S Kennedy Half Dollar Overstruck on...

Only Known Proof U.S. Kennedy Half Dollar Struck on Any U.S. Coin Double Denomination NGC PF 67 Cameo UNIQUE DISCOVERY COIN   By Mike Byers for Mint Error News...

ESM Collection of Large Cents Realizes Over $4.6 Million at Stack’s...

The incredible ESM Collection of United States Large Cents realized over $4.6 million in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries August 2020 Las Vegas Auction. Offered...

Extremely Rare 1851 Proof Three Cent Silver Certified by PCGS

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   With a mintage of four examples the 1851 Proof Three Cent Silver is an American numismatic rarity. It has...

NGC-Graded Key Date Double Eagles Each Realize Over $100K at Heritage...

Impressive key-date double eagles were among the 10 vintage US coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) that each realized over $100,000 at Heritage...

Whitman Coin Folders as Collectible Items

By David W. Lange ..... As a collector of vintage coin boards, folders and albums for nearly 40 years, my dream has been to publish...

Spectacular Toned 1879-S Morgan Dollar in Stack’s Bowers August Las Vegas...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   The 1879-S Morgan represents the second year of the series and serves as a popular issue...

CoinWeek Streaming News: Franklin Half Dollar Full Bell Line Designations

 CoinWeek editor Charles Morgan discusses Franklin Half Dollars in this CoinWeek Streaming News segment, sponsored by NGC. Franklin Half Dollars are a popular silver coin...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique 1970-S Proof Washington Quarter...

King George V (1911-1936) Mint Error NGC PF 64 UNIQUE DISCOVERY COIN   By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This unique 1970-S Proof Quarter mint error from...

Ten Affordable Pioneer Gold Types for the Casual Collector

Ten Affordable Pioneer Gold Types by Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Yes, it takes deep pockets and lots of patience to specialize in...

High-End Hansen Collection Barber Quarters in David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Internet Auctions  ......   Weekly Internet Auction #1130 is now live and features 300 new coins plus 25 Vault Values and...

Simpson Collection Part I Auction Announced for September 17, 2020

Bob Simpson, the Texas energy executive, and philanthropist, is as legendary in numismatic circles as the momentous United States coins he collects. And in...

Newly Unearthed Maris 10 1/2-C New Jersey Copper in Stack’s Bowers...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   ​Stack’s Bowers Galleries is excited to present a newly discovered example of the 1786 Maris 10...

The Engraved Pattern “Mature Head” Cent Design Model

A Window Into the Mind of Christian Gobrecht   By Rexford Goldbaum .....   Editor's Note: This article originally appeared in Penny Wise, the official publication of Early...

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in July 2020

CAC-approved coins coins outperformed other certified coins at a live auction in Las Vegas and in various public Internet sales during the month of...

Classic Commemorative Coins: Possibly Unique Matte Proof 1937 Boone Half Dollar

The Heritage August 3 - 9 US Coins Signature Auction features a Matte Proof 1937 Boone half dollar. This Philadelphia commemorative half dollar derives from...

Top Pop Matte Proof 1913 Lincoln Cent: Stack’s Bowers Direct

By Stack's Bowers ......   None Finer at Either PCGS or CAC 1913 Lincoln Cent. Proof-67+ RB (PCGS). CAC.   This is a magnificent survivor from the coveted Matte...

Jeff Garrett: Numismatics and the Precious Metals Boom

With gold and other metals continuing to soar in value, more attention is being paid to tangible assets, including rare coins   By Jeff Garrett for...

Surprise! Couple Finds Out Their Gold Coin is Worth $100,000+

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   The recently found 1870-CC Liberty Head Double Eagle now graded PCGS VF30. Images courtesy PCGS. We’ve all heard the stories...

Gem Proof 1909 $5, 1883 Half in David Lawrence Rare Coins...

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Internet Auctions  ......   Weekly Internet Auction #1129 is now LIVE and features over 300 brand-new coins plus 40 Vault Values...

Historic Collections of US Coins, Exonumia Offered in Stack’s Bowers August...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is thrilled to present several important collections of United States coins and Numismatic Americana in their August 2020 Las Vegas Auction....

Historic $50 California Gold Rush Coin at Stack’s Bowers August Auction

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   Over $1.2 million in California Gold Rush coins will be sold by Stack’s Bowers Galleries in...

Bullion Shark: Collecting Classic, Modern, and Silver American Quarters

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   The United States Mint was founded in 1792 and began striking pattern coins that year. The first regular issue coins...

Bidding Open in Heritage Dallas Platinum Night and Signature Auction

Platinum Night comes to Heritage Auction's new world headquarters   The Dallas (formerly Pittsburgh) Signature Auction is all set for the week of August 3. This...

Legend Rare Coin Market Report – Call the Fire Department!

ALL GOLD PRICED UNDER $7,500.00 IS ON FIRE   By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ......   As of 3 PM Friday, July 24, gold is at $1,897.95...

Douglas Winter Numismatics Sells Finest Known Wass Molitor 1855 $20

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Douglas Winter Numismatics (DWN), a Portland, Oregon firm specializing in choice and rare United States gold coinage,...

CoinWeek Podcast #138: Rare Coin Battle: The 1822 $5 Gold Coin...

 CoinWeek Podcast #138: Rare Coin Battle: The 1822 $5 Gold Coin vs. the 1870-S $3 Gold Coin Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by...