Privy Marks Take the Place of Coveted O and CC Mintmarks...

By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   At noon on May 24, 2021, the United States Mint will release two .999 fine uncirculated silver dollar coins,...

Morgan Dollar VAM Varieties Offered by Heritage in Month-Long Auction

The latest month-long auction of US coins from Heritage Auctions focuses on the ever-popular Morgan dollar series, with an offering consisting of VAM varieties...

Five Brief Takes: Carson City Half Eagles

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   This is the third installment of a new feature (the first two can be found here and...

Partrick, Simpson Collections Highlight CSNS Event at Heritage Auctions April 22-25

1792 Judd-13 White Metal Quarter offered for first time in history   More than 2,500 lots from 14 single-owner collections and from clients around the world...

More Classic US Coin Selections From D.L. Hansen Collection in Latest...

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Internet Auctions  ......   Sunday Auction #1165 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now live and features 500 total lots...

A “Long-Lost” Lord St. Oswald 1794 Half Cent Reappears

By Ron Guth .....   In 1795, an Englishman named William Strickland returned to his home following a sightseeing trip to America that began in 1794....

Counterfeit Coin Detection: US Gold 1911-D Quarter Eagle

Counterfeit 1911-D Quarter Eagle   By Max Spiegel - Numismatic Researcher, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The 1911-D is the key Indian Head quarter eagle. Read...

Top Pop 1909-S Lincoln Cent Repunched Mintmark Variety Offered by GreatCollections

By CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, April 18, bidding ends at GreatCollections.com for this S Over Horizontal S 1909-S Lincoln Cent, graded MS-67 RD by PCGS...

Extra Fine 1823 Capped Bust Half Dollar Reveals Strong Toning Premium

By Gerry Fortin Rare Coins ......   The 1823 Bust half dollar in EF is priced at $250 (USD) in the Whitman Guide Book, while the...

Understanding Lincoln Wheat Cents: Issues Worth $1 or Less

By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   Lincoln Wheat cents turn up in pocket change, the effects of loved ones, and in rolls of cents tucked...

A New Batch of Fairmont Collection Half Eagles Sells at Auction

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Stack’s Bowers sold another group of Liberty Head half eagles sourced from the Fairmont Collection in their...

Jeff Garrett: Collecting 1921 Morgan and Peace Dollars

There’s more to these historic coins than you might think   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   This year marks the 100th anniversary of...

PCGS Certifies Ultra-Rare 1933 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle Gold Coin

Professional Coin Grading Service Grades the Only Legally Obtainable 1933 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle, to be Sold by Sotheby’s in June 2021   Professional Coin Grading Service...

New PCGS Set Registry Awards for Toned Coins

Professional Coin Grading Service Launches Special Toned Coins Showcase with Awards, Cash Prizes   Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) has announced the launch of the 2021...

Classic US Coins: The Short-Lived Two Cent Piece

The Two Cent Piece by Kathleen Duncan - Pinnacle Rarities ......   The Two Cent piece designed by James Longacre was struck for a mere 10...

1907 Ultra High Relief Double Eagle Graded by PCGS Sells for...

Outstanding Example of Rare Gold Coin Graded PCGS PR68   An extraordinary 1907 Saint-Gaudens Ultra High Relief Double Eagle graded PCGS PR68 by Professional Coin Grading...

New Half Cent Handbook Looks to Demystify Collecting Half Cents by...

By CoinWeek ..... The Half Cent Handbook: Draped Bust Varieties: 1800-1808 (2021), by Ed Fuhrman   Since its release in 2019, The Half Cent: 1793-1857, self-published by...

Error Coins, Tokens and Medals Offered in Upcoming Heritage Auctions

Mint Errors Month-Long Auction Mint errors take center stage again in Heritage's latest Month-Long Internet Auction. Bidding is open now, with the concluding Live Session...

An Update on the (Counterfeit) Elephant in the Room

Counterfeit Coins by Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   It's been a while since my last article on the subject of deceptive counterfeits...

It Took a Team of Sculptors to Produce the “Saint-Gaudens” Double...

By Mark Ferguson for PCGS ......   Popularly regarded as America’s most beautiful coin and affectionately known in numismatics as the “Saint”, the Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle...

Nearly $28 Million in U.S. Coins, Paper Money Sold in Stack’s...

Nearly $28 million in United States coins and paper money was sold in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries March 2021 Auction, held March 24-26 at the...

Gem Classic Commemorative US Coins Highlight David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Internet Auctions  ......   Sunday Auction #1164 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now live and features over 425 total...

VAM Silver Dollars in Special Stack’s Bowers CCO Auction

Did You Know that Stack's Bowers Galleries will be offering a special Collectors Choice Online (CCO) Auction featuring Morgan dollars and Peace dollars attributed...

Louis Golino: Ten Coins I’d Love to Own

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   The 10 coins I would love to own include four modern and four classic American coins and two...

Historic 1792 Judd-13 Quarter Pattern to Appear at Heritage Auctions

One of just four known Eagle-on-Globe examples heads to auction April 22-26   One of four existing 1792 Judd-13 Eagle-on-Globe quarter dollar patterns, among the earliest...

1797 Half Dollar Sold for $1.68 Million in Stack’s Bowers March...

The finest known 1797 Draped Bust half dollar sold for $1.68 million USD in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries March 2021 Las Vegas Auction, setting...

David Larence Rare Coins Offering Select Carson City and Better Date...

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Internet Auctions  ......   Sunday Auction #1163 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now live and features over 400 total...

Elusive Gem 1972 Type 2 Eisenhower Dollar to Sell at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek .....   On Sunday, March 28, 2021, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for this 1972 Type 2 Eisenhower dollar certified MS-65 by PCGS. The coin...

Celebrate “Money, Big & BOLD” During 2021 National Coin Week

Activities Offer Hobbyists a Chance to Win Prizes   Collecting silver dollars has long been a favorite of coin collectors. One hundred years ago, the United...

Historic 1822 Half Eagle Sold for $8.4 Million in Stack’s Bowers...

The finest known 1822 half eagle sold for $8.4 million USD in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries March 2021 Las Vegas Auction, setting a new...