Lincoln Cent Records Shattered With $7.7 Million Stewart Blay Collection at GreatCollections

Lincoln Cent Records Shattered With $7.7 Million Stewart Blay Collection at GreatCollections

The finest collection of Lincoln Cents has been auctioned for $7,731,811 USD by GreatCollections, setting all-time world records, including the first Lincoln Cent to...
Exclusive Video: Let's Talk About the 1802 Draped Bust Half Dollar

Exclusive Video: Let’s Talk About the 1802 Draped Bust Half Dollar

  Today, CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan takes a look at the 1802-dated Overton-101 Draped Bust half dollar. We have a circulated example to share with...

United States 1887 Morgan Silver Dollar

Description Morgan dollar production continued at its Congressionally mandated pace in 1887, despite the fact that even 10 years into the series' run it had...
Counterfeit 1875-CC Half Dollars and Facebook “Sponsored” Ads

Counterfeit 1875-CC Half Dollars and Facebook “Sponsored” Ads

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   I first became aware of these fakes in fake PCGS slabs through a Facebook advertisement in...
United States 1888 Liberty Head Nickel

United States 1888 Liberty Head Nickel

1888, an important year for American numismatics, saw the first publication of a small four-page pamphlet by Dr. George F. Heath. Originally called The...
Look Out! More Fake "Certified" Morgan Dollars Appear in Facebook Ads

Look Out! More Fake “Certified” Morgan Dollars Appear in Facebook Ads

By CoinWeek ....   On January 16, CoinWeek published an article by Jack Young where he talked about a particularly egregious wave of counterfeit Morgan dollars...

Douglas Winter Numismatics Sells Rare Uncirculated 1850-O $20

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Douglas Winter Numismatics (DWN) recently sold one of the few known Uncirculated 1850-O double eagles. The coin...
The Second-Finest 1880-O $10 Eagle Gold Coin

The Second-Finest 1880-O $10 Eagle Gold Coin

By Paradime Coins ......   The United States in 1880 was in the midst of economic growth and expansion through the Gilded Age period. The economy...
Rare Superb Gem 1901-S Barber Quarter Offered by GreatCollections

Rare Superb Gem 1901-S Barber Quarter Offered by GreatCollections

GreatCollections is offering collectors the opportunity to bid on what is perhaps currently one of the rarest non-gold coins struck by the United States...
Exclusive Video: Let's Talk About the 1803 O-103 Draped Bust Half Dollar

Exclusive Video: Let’s Talk About the 1803 O-103 Draped Bust Half Dollar

  Today, CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan takes a look at the 1803-dated Overton-103 Draped Bust half dollar. We have a circulated example to share with...
David Lawrence Rare Coins to Offer Classic Assay Gold Coins

David Lawrence Rare Coins to Offer Classic Assay Gold Coins

Sunday Auction #1259 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now LIVE and features over 625 total lots - including more than 275 No...
Collecting Large Cents by Type

Collecting Large Cents by Type – Exclusive Video

  Collecting Large Cents by Type is brought to you by EAC. For more information, visit www.eacs.org. * * * CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan breaks down the challenging and...
If You Find This Coin Under Your Sofa... It Could Be Worth $23,000!

If You Find This Coin Under Your Sofa… It Could Be Worth $23,000!

  What would happen if you looked under your sofa cushion and found a nearly uncirculated 1799/8 BB-141 Draped Bust silver dollar? Lots of things,...
U.S. Rare Coin Market Continued to Soar in 2022

U.S. Rare Coin Market Continued to Soar in 2022

Record-setting prices for high-quality U.S. coins defied the trend of declining asset values of other collectibles the past year   The market for rare United States...
Stack's Bowers to Offer 1860 Half Eagle in Spring Rarities Auction

Stack’s Bowers to Offer 1860 Half Eagle in Spring Rarities Auction

By Chris Bulfinch - Numismatist, Stack's Bowers ......   Stack's Bowers Galleries is excited to offer an 1860 Liberty Head gold half eagle graded MS-63 by...
Ohio American Innovation $1 Coin Products on Sale January 30

Ohio American Innovation $1 Coin Products on Sale January 30

Rolls and bags containing the first American Innovation $1 Coin of 2023 go on sale on January 30 at noon EST. The reverse design...
Record 10 Lots Exceed $1 Million Each at Heritage FUN Auctions

Record 10 Lots Exceed $1 Million Each at Heritage FUN Auctions

Unique 1873-CC No Arrows Seated Dime leads U.S. coins event at $3.6 million   Numerous records were set and an 1873-CC No Arrows Seated Dime, MS65...
United States 1798 Draped Bust Silver Dollar

United States 1798 Draped Bust Silver Dollar

Issued only six years after the United States Mint was established by the Coinage Act of April 2, 1792, the 1798 dollar represents one...
Jim Bisognani: My 12th Annual NGC Year in Review

Jim Bisognani: 12th Annual NGC Year in Review – Part 3

Numismatic Market Review by Jim Bisognani – NGC Weekly Market Report ......   Part 1 | Part 2 * * * The experts just concluded that the FUN...
United States 1980 (P) Lincoln Cent

United States 1980 (P) Lincoln Cent

1980 was an inflection point in the history of the cent. The juxtapenultimate date struck from the majority-copper alloy in use since the early 1960s,...

The Gold Coin That Owes Its Existence to the 3 Cent Stamp

By Blanchard and Company, Inc ......   In 1851, a U.S. postage stamp cost three cents. America was growing fast at this time and the California Gold...
United States 2018 Preamble to the Declaration of Independence: Life Platinum Proof Eagle Coin

United States 2018 Preamble to the Declaration of Independence: Life Platinum Proof Eagle Coin

American Platinum Proof Eagle Description "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator...
United States 1907 Indian Head Cent

United States 1907 Indian Head Cent

History of the 1907 Indian Head Cent Despite the Panic of 1907, when the New York Stock Exchange fell to nearly 50% of its pre-crash...
Rare Mint State 1930-S $20 Double Eagle Gold Coin at GreatCollections

Rare Mint State 1930-S $20 Double Eagle Gold Coin at GreatCollections

Currently for offer on GreatCollections.com is a fine example of one of the most desirable Saint-Gaudens $20 double eagle gold coins available on the...

United States 1968-D Lincoln Cent

In the lead-up to the passage of the Coinage Act of 1965, speculators and coin collectors drew the ire of the Mint, the Treasury,...
Heritage to Hold Showcase Auction of Carson City Coinage January 24

Heritage Reports $464 Million in 2022 for Numismatic Auctions

$103.5 million Nobel Peace Prize benefitting UNICEF humanitarian response to the war in Ukraine excluded from totals because Heritage waived its commission   Heritage Auctions had...
Red Lincoln Cent Collection at David Lawrence Rare Coins

Red Lincoln Cent Collection at David Lawrence Rare Coins

Sunday Auction #1258 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now live and features over 750 total lots - including more than 325 No...
Jeff Garrett: Changing Trends in Numismatics

Jeff Garrett: Changing Trends in Numismatics

Looking at the most popular coins to collect over the years shows how collectors' goals and aspirations continue to evolve   By Jeff Garrett for NGC...
An Epidemic of Counterfeit 1881-CC Morgans and Bad “PCGS” Slabs

An Epidemic of Counterfeit 1881-CC Morgans and Bad “PCGS” Slabs

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   The initial wave of fakes that I found (I recorded 13 different sellers during an approximately...
Numismatist David W. Lange Has Passed Away

Numismatist David W. Lange Has Passed Away

David W. Lange, noted numismatist, die variety expert, and lifelong fan of collecting coin boards, has passed away after a three-year battle with cancer....