1792 George Washington Gold Piece Makes 1st Public Appearance Since 1890

Elite collector Eric P. Newman’s favorite coin, now bound for Heritage Auctions’ ANA Platinum Night Auction with all net proceeds donated to charity A one-of-a-kind...

NGC Certifies Newman’s Unique 1792 Washington President Gold Eagle

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified the late Eric P. Newman’s most cherished coin: the unique 1792 Washington President gold eagle that researchers believe...

Counterfeit Detection – 1937 Texas Half Dollar Commemorative Coin

Counterfeit Detection - Besides the metal content, there are a lot of other problems with this classic commemorative By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   A classic silver...

An Important New York Collection Headlines Heritage Auction Long Beach Premier...

Group of Rare Edward Sawyer's Native American Portrait Galvanos Offered by Heritage Auction The June 14-17 Long Beach Heritage auction of US coins features a number...

CAC Coins Bring Premiums at Sotheby’s Auction of Silver Dollars May...

At the Sotheby’s auction in New York of the Ralph and Lois Stone Collection on May 21, 2018, CAC-approved Morgan silver dollars brought brought...

Spitting Eagles, Alligator Eyes and Donkey Tails: Three Morgan Dollar Varieties

Morgan Dollar Varieties By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale ..... Outside of a “Bugs Bunny” Franklin half dollar, it’s hard to beat some of...

Cleaned Copper Coins May Be Challenging to Detect

Posted by David W. Lange, NGC Research Director This month Dave discusses the difficulty of detecting cleaned copper and bronze coins My recent column on the...

Shipwreck Coins Among Treasures at David Lawrence Rare Coins

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1017 offers a fantastic selection of over 420 New Items including the Mutiny Bay Collection,...

Collecting Morgan Dollars: An Overview

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   As a collectible, Morgan silver dollars, minted between 1878 and 1921, have no real peer in American numismatics. It...

The Art of Grading Peace Dollars

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   As a professional coin grader for most of my career, I can tell you that for as...

United States 1971 (P) Eisenhower Dollar

Description: While the country-at-large's desire for a large dollar coin at the start of the 1970s was hardly demonstrable, the gaming industry developed an acute...

Classic US Gold Collecting Strategies: The “Best Available Coin”

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I am continually asked by new collectors, and by established collectors who are new to gold...

1812 Capped Bust Left Half Eagle BD-2 Featured Highlight of Stack’s...

1812 Capped Bust Left Half Eagle. BD-2. Rarity-4+. Close 5D. MS-65 (PCGS). On June 18, 1812, President James Madison declared war on the United Kingdom...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Finest 1840-C Half Eagle Certified...

Our current Long Beach Signature Auction features a monumental coin for Charlotte branch mint specialists — an 1840-C half eagle graded MS64+ by PCGS...

Mint State 1795 Flowing Hair Half Dime Featured in June 2018...

By James McCartney - Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   Among the significant rarities in our June 2018 Official Auction of the Whitman Coin &...

Modern US Coins – Proof Coinage Resumes: 1950-1964

By Thomas Daniel Bowers Jr. .....   The term "Proof coin" during the years 1950 through 1964 refers to the manufacturing method used to produce coins...

Choice 1st Year Half Dollar, Indian Head Quarter Eagle Gold Coin...

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1016 offers a fantastic selection of over 350 New Items including 50 No Reserve lots...

Pioneer Gold: Big Potential, Tiny Coins

California Fractional gold coins offer an easier way to connect with the Gold Rush By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   When the Odyssey...

Buddy Ebsen 1795 Flowing Hair Half Dollar Featured in Stack’s Bowers...

By James McCartney - Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   Among the significant rarities featured in our June 2018 Official Auction of the Whitman Coin...

Passion Meets Expertise: David Lawrence Rare Coins on MA-Shops

MA-Shops expands further and welcomes a well-known expert from the United States David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is a family business founded in 1979 by...

Heritage Auctions – Finest Known Continental Dollar

The 1776 Continental dollar is an enigmatic, complex issue that has fascinated numismatists for more than 200 years. Numismatic scholars from Sylvester Sage Crosby...

Early U.S. Mint History: The Samuel Moore Letters

By Len Augsburger .....   Republished from The E-Gobrecht - the Electronic Publication of the Liberty Seated Collector Club (LSCC) Published on CoinLink   Part 1-The Hiring of Christian Gobrecht During a...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1908-S Counterfeit Indian Head Cent

1908-S Counterfeit Indian Head Cent By Max Spiegel – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .....   The grading room was recently presented with a 1908-S Indian Head Cent for certification. The...

Tidewater Type Set Collection of U.S. Coinage Highlights David Lawrence Auction...

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1015 offers a fantastic selection of over 460 New Items including the Tidewater Type Collection,...

Walking Liberty Half Dollars Have Made Impressive Strides

A closer look at collector demand for Ultra-Gem Walking Liberty Half Dollars By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Spring is definitely here, my...

Gorgeous Mint State 1800 Capped Bust Right Half Eagle in Stack’s...

By James McCartney - Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   Around the offices here at Stack's Bowers, we're looking forward to our June Baltimore sale,...

Sotheby’s New York Sale of Historic Coins & Medals Totals $5...

The Collection of Ralph and Lois Stone 100% Sold, Featuring Magnificent Morgan Silver Dollars Auction Led by an 1884-S and an 1893-S; Each Sold for...

Incredible 1874 Trade Dollar From Beasley Collection at Stack’s Bowers June...

By James McCartney - Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ...... Among the significant cabinets featured in our June 2018 Baltimore Auction is the Beasley Collection,...

Fabled 1804 Dollar Among PCGS-Certified Highlights in Heritage’s June Long Beach...

A legendary Class I Original 1804 Draped Bust silver dollar, the Mickley-Hawn-Queller specimen graded PCGS PR-62, will be just one of the historic, numismatic...

Ten 20th Century Key-Date Coins for Under $1,500

By Eric Brothers for CoinWeek .....   Many collectors love the idea of key-date coins. Key dates typically have low mintages and can be quite expensive...