Stack’s Bowers Offers Harvey B. Jacobson, Jr. Collection of 1795-1804 $10 Gold Eagles

Stack’s Bowers Offers Harvey B. Jacobson, Jr. Collection of 1795-1804 $10 Gold Eagles

Only the Third Complete Set by Die Marriage Ever Formed   Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the sale of the Harvey B. Jacobson, Jr....
United States 1925 Lincoln Cent

United States 1925 Lincoln Cent

1925 represented a 31% drop in output from the previous year’s total production at the Philadelphia Mint. Despite producing a fraction of the previous...
Counterfeit Coin Detection - 1922 No D Lincoln Cent

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1922 No D Lincoln Cent

Counterfeit 1922 No D Lincoln cent   By Max Spiegel –  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   The 1922 No D Lincoln cent has long been popular with...
Stack’s Bowers Announces Sale of the Sydney F. Martin Collection

Stack’s Bowers Announces Part II of Sydney F. Martin Collection Sale

Stack’s Bowers Galleries will present the second installment in the sale of the vast Sydney F. Martin Collection of early American coins, tokens, medals,...
United States 1926 American Independence Sesquicentennial Commemorative Quarter Eagle

United States 1926 American Independence Sesquicentennial Commemorative Quarter Eagle

Americans of the 1920s seemed so preoccupied with enjoying the present that celebrating the past was destined to take a back seat. Even so,...
Counterfeit Coin Detection: 1880-CC Morgan Dollar

Counterfeit Coin Detection: 1880-CC Morgan Dollar

This fake is mostly copper, but even if you didn’t know that, there are other red flags   By Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) ......   The 1880-CC Morgan...
Over $43 Million in US Coins Sold in Stack’s Bowers 2022 Summer Showcase Auction

Over $43 Million in US Coins Sold in Stack’s Bowers 2022 Summer Showcase Auction

Entire Auction Brings More Than $60 Million Across All Categories   Over $60 million in numismatic items were sold in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries 2022 Summer...
Gem Proof Barber Quarters, Ike Dollars Offered by David Lawrence Rare Coins

Gem Proof Barber Quarters, Ike Dollars Offered by David Lawrence Rare Coins

Sunday Auction #1241 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now live and features over 450 total lots - including more than 75 No...
Rare Proof 1864 Double Eagle Sells for $613,125 at GreatColletions

Rare Proof 1864 Double Eagle Sells for $613,125 at GreatColletions

On September 25, 2022, GreatCollections offered collectors a rare opportunity to bid on a spectacular early US Civil War Ultra Cameo Proof 1864 gold...
US Mint 2022 American Eagle Palladium Reverse Proof Coin Avail. Sept. 29

US Mint 2022 American Eagle Palladium Reverse Proof Coin Avail. Sept. 29

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2022 American Eagle One Ounce Palladium Reverse Proof Coin on September 29 at noon...
What Are Mint State Coins?

What Are Mint State Coins?

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Even if you are relatively new to coin collecting, you probably already know that the value of a coin is...
United States 1939 Jefferson Nickel

United States 1939 Jefferson Nickel

The Jefferson nickel debuted in 1938, replacing the Buffalo nickel in the 25th year of its production run. A design contest to commemorate Founding...
The Three Levels of Coin Rarity: The Appearance, Eye Appeal, and Registry

The Three Levels of Coin Rarity: The Appearance, Eye Appeal, and Registry

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner ......   If you’ve been around the coin market for a while, you know that there are many...
Counterfeit Coin Detection - Authenticating the 1909-S VDB Cent

Counterfeit Coin Detection – Authenticating the 1909-S VDB Cent

By Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) ......   Altered and counterfeit Coin - 1909-S VDB cents are quite common. Examining several key features can help you...
2009 Lincoln Bicentennial Cent Designs and Values

2009 Lincoln Bicentennial Cent Designs and Values

By Steven Cochran for Gainesville Coins ......   In 2009, the United States Mint marked the 200th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birth with a four-coin series...
Whitman Publishes New Reference by Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez: A Guide Book of American Silver Eagles

Whitman Publishes New Reference by Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez: A Guide Book of American Silver Eagles

Whitman Publishing announces the upcoming release of A Guide Book of American Silver Eagles, a new reference and history by Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez. The 384-page...
United States 1932 $10 Indian Head Gold Coins

United States 1932 $10 Indian Head Gold Coins

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   After President Theodore Roosevelt commissioned famed American sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens in 1905 to put his artistic skills at work redesigning...
The New Orleans Mint: Part 1 - PCGS

The New Orleans Mint: Part 1

By Victor Bozarth for PCGS ......   In this three-part series on the New Orleans Mint, I’ll first discuss the establishment of the mint and operation...
United States 1925 Saint-Gaudens $20 Double Eagle Gold Coin

United States 1925 Saint-Gaudens $20 Double Eagle Gold Coin

By 1925, gold coins had mostly fallen from circulation within the United States. Instead, the Government intended these coins to fulfill two main roles:...
United States 1928-S Lincoln Cent

United States 1928-S Lincoln Cent

The Lincoln cent is the United States' longest-serving coin. Its 1909 debut marked the centennial of the birth of Abraham Lincoln and its elegant...
1793 Wreath Cent Offered by David Lawrence Rare Coins

1793 Wreath Cent Offered by David Lawrence Rare Coins

Sunday Auction #1240 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now live and features over 450 total lots - including more than 30 Vault...
Jeff Garrett: Tips for Collecting Twenty Cent Pieces

Jeff Garrett: Tips for Collecting Twenty Cent Pieces

An important question for most collectors when tackling this series from the 1870s is: Which coins are beyond my reach?   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic...
Mike Byers Mint Error News - Ike Dollar on Lincoln Cent Planchet

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Ike Dollar on Lincoln Cent Planchet

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   Ike Dollar Struck on 1¢ Planchet (3.14g) NGC PF 66 RED   This is an amazing Proof Ike Dollar struck on...
CoinWeek IQ: United States 1887-S Morgan Dollar

CoinWeek IQ: United States 1887-S Morgan Dollar

The 1887-S Morgan dollar, known more officially as the Liberty Head dollar, is a silver coin that was struck at the San Francisco branch...
United States 1976-D Bicentennial Kennedy Half Dollar

United States 1976-D Bicentennial Kennedy Half Dollar

By CoinWeek IQ .....   First released on July 7, 1975, the Kennedy half dollar became the first United States Bicentennial design to reach public hands....
GreatCollections Offers Rare Chance for High Gem Prooflike 1882-S Morgan Dollar

GreatCollections Offers Rare Chance for High Gem Prooflike 1882-S Morgan Dollar

Biding is live on Greatcollections.com for a stunning proof-like 1882-S Morgan dollar. Graded as MS 67+ by PCGS and having earned a Green CAC...
Certified Coin Marketplace - CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in August 2022

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in August 2022

During the month of August, CAC-approved coins fared well in live auctions in Dallas, Texas and Costa Mesa, California, in addition to performing in...
United States 1943-S Jefferson Nickel

United States 1943-S Jefferson Nickel

As with all war nickels, the 1943-S Jefferson nickel contained the updated wartime alloy of 35% silver, 9% manganese, and 56% copper authorized in...
Celebrated Harry W. Bass Jr. Collection Makes Debut at Heritage Auctions

Celebrated Harry W. Bass Jr. Collection Makes Debut at Heritage Auctions

The first of several sales benefitting Dallas nonprofits kicks off with ‘one of the most spectacular gold rarities in the entire American series’   After more...
Understanding the Silver Planchet Shortage at the U.S. Mint

Understanding the Silver Planchet Shortage at the U.S. Mint

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   If you've been wondering why the current premium over spot silver for American Silver Eagles is so much higher than...