Budget Coin Collecting: Finding Great Value at Major Sales

Pedigreed rarities for a pittance: Newman IX claims $4.5 million By Jim Bisognani - NGC Contributor ........   A bit of déjà vu for MLB: For the...

Classic US Gold Coins – Three Underappreciated With Motto San Francisco...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   While writing my October 2017 article on Liberty Head eagles, I spent time discussing the With...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – Key Date Counterfeit Carson City 1870 Quarter

Counterfeit Carson City 1870 Quarter   By Max Spiegel, Numismatic Researcher  - Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ...... The 1870-CC is the key to the Seated Liberty quarter...

Heritage: $16.5 Million Sells in November Dallas Numismatic Auctions

An original 1861 Confederate half dollar, one of a mere four minted, sold for $960,000, leading the results of the Eric P. Newman Collection...

Massachusetts Silver Coinage of the 17th Century: An Introduction

Coin Rarities & Related Topics#392 - Massachusetts Silver Coinage A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Massachusetts Silver coins were the first home-grown coinage of the British-American...

CoinWeek Podcast #83: Tim Rathjen and His Coin Sorting Machine

CoinWeek Podcast #83: Tim Rathjen and His Coin Sorting Machine Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the...

Recovery of Sunken Gold Only Means to Keep Thompson’s Freedom Hopes...

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   As part of the long-running legal saga involving former treasure hunter Tommy Thompson, attorney Ira O. Kane, the court-appointed receiver...

Incredible 1796 Quarter Eagles in Stack’s Bowers November Baltimore Auction

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers ......   Showcased in Rarities Night of our November 2017 Baltimore Auction is a rare treat for...

What Do “Original” Early US Gold Coins Look Like?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   The term “original” is used and misused frequently by collectors and dealers alike. As a dealer...

Counterfeit Coin Detection: 1921-D Walking Liberty Half Dollar

Counterfeit 1921-D Half Dollar By Max Spiegel –  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The numerous abrasions were copied from a genuine specimen and will appear on...

Stack’s Bowers November Baltimore Auction: Classic Lots You Need to Know

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ..... The Stack's Bowers November 2017 Baltimore Auction, like all other Stack's Bowers sales at the Whitman Coin...

NGC-Certified Confederate Half Dollar Sells for Record $960,000

Rare piece leads Heritage’s $3.7 million Newman Part IX live auction Wednesday night An 1861 Confederate Half Dollar certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) led...

Legend Coin Market Report – The Philadelphia PCGS Invitational

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ......   THE PHILADELPHIA PCGS INVITATIONAL We have only two complaints: #1 - We were not fans of the hotel, and...

Circulated Liberty Head Double Eagles ($20 Gold Coins), Type 2

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #391 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Liberty Head double eagles...

Exciting Early American Coins Highlight Stack’s Bowers Baltimore Auction

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries November 2017 Baltimore Auction will be truly monumental, rivaling the most spectacular events of the past five years in quality...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: “1785” Bar Copper + 1-Page...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   This is only my second article regarding counterfeit Colonial “coins”, following one published here on CoinWeek...

Stack’s Bowers November Baltimore Auction: Modern Lots You Need to Know

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Stack's Bowers' Baltimore sales are always a good source of fresh coins for collectors looking for type...

Superb Key Morgan Dollars, Fresh Gold Glitter at Legend Regency Auction...

Fresh offerings of gold coins shattered records in Legend Rare Coin Auction’s 23rd Regency Auction, the official auction of the Philadelphia PCGS Member’s Only...

Classic US Coins – So You’ve Decided to Collect With Motto...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   In January 2017, I wrote a blog in the “So You've Decided to Collect...” series about...

Finest Known Proof 1840 No Drapery Half Dime in Stack’s Bowers...

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers ......   Showcased in lot 10031 of Stack's Bowers November 2017 Baltimore Auction is a spectacular Gem Proof...

The Greatest U.S. Coin Collections Ever Auctioned, Part 3: McCoy in...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #390 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   This series is about...

Heritage Newman Collection Dallas Signature Coin Auctions Open for Bidding

The first week in November offers an unprecedented opportunity for bidders at Heritage's World Headquarters in Dallas. In addition to our customary Fall Dallas...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1796 “S-93” Large Cent +...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   This latest installment in the continuing summary of deceptive struck counterfeits documented to date centers around...

Editor’s Choice: eBay US Coin Highlights of the Week

By CoinWeek .....   Each day, CoinWeek's editors comb eBay's thousands of numismatic auctions and listings in search of 10 Cool Coins! that you need to...

Colonial Coins: ANS Releases Latest Issue of Colonial Newsletter

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce the publication of the latest issue of The Colonial Newsletter (CNL). Founded in 1960, CNL...

New Auction Lots Posted from David Lawrence Rare Coins

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #983 offers a fantastic selection of 275 new items, 75 No Reserve lots and 30...

Tips for Coin Collectors – Do Mintage Figures Matter?

Yes, the numbers are important, but they don't tell the whole story By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The United States Mint strikes...

Legend Coin Market Report – Mid-October Report

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ......   STATUS QUO Can’t say anything dramatic is going on. We had a very good sales week. We’re becoming spoiled...

New U.S. Coin Auction CertifiedLink.com Closing Tonight at 8PM EDT...

Closing Today: Certified Coin Auction of 19th and 20th Century Coins: Place Your Bids! Don't miss out on these great deals! The starting price for every lot...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Unique Noe-12 Pine Tree Shilling

Among the many treasures featured in our upcoming 2017 November 1 & 3 Eric P. Newman Collection Part IX US Coins Signature Auction is...