United States 1947-D Jefferson Nickel

Description: The Jefferson nickel debuted in 1938, replacing the Buffalo nickel in the 25th year of its production run. A design contest to commemorate Founding...

Ten Reasons Why the Rare Coin Market is Looking Up

Ten reasons to be excited about the future of numismatics By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Nearly everyone who is deeply involved with...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1883 Seated Liberty Half Dollar

Counterfeit coin - 1883 Seated Half Dollar By Max Spiegel – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   A counterfeit coin 1883 half dollar features a large number...

Incredible 1797 Draped Bust Cent Featured in Stack’s Bowers June 2018...

By James McCartney - Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   With over $24.6 million in U.S. coins and paper money sold in our March 2018...

Whitman Releases 3rd Edition Guide Book of Franklin and Kennedy Half...

Expanded With New Research and Market Analysis Whitman Publishing announces the release of the updated and expanded new third edition of A Guide Book of...

NGC Confirms Discovery of Fourth Known 1854-S $5 Half Eagle Gold...

“Discovery of a Lifetime” A coin that a New England man originally thought was a counterfeit has been authenticated by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) as...

Classic US Gold Coins – So You’ve Decided to Collect Type...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   In 1866, the motto IN GOD WE TRUST was added to the reverse of the double...

Don Everhart: My Career in Coins, Part 2 – The United...

By Don Everhart - Former Sculptor-Engraver, United States Mint ..... Exclusive for CoinWeek   On January 4, 2004, after a 5 am wake up call, a hurried...

Blast White & Prooflike Carson City Morgan Dollars Among Highlights of...

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1009 offers a fantastic selection 365 New Items along with 50 No Reserve lots and...

NGC: U.S. Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1857 Half Cent

Problems abound on the obverse and reverse of this crude fake By Max Spiegel – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   The Half Cent denomination that had...

1883 Liberty Nickel Bag: A Once-in-a-Lifetime Opportunity – Heritage CSNS Auction

Over the years, we have watched the Central States Numismatic Society (CSNS) grow into one of the most active and important numismatic organizations in...

Stack’s Bowers April Collectors Choice Auction Now Online

Stack's Bowers April Collectors Choice auction of U.S. Coins and U.S. Paper Money is now online at StacksBowers.com. The auction features 717 lots valued at...

Market Stability – Circulated Classic Modern US Coin Sets A Great...

Consider assembling a lightly circulated 20th-century Classic Modern US Coin series By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The early April weather can be...

Morgan Dollar Grading Set, 1836 Classic Head Quarter Eagle Proof Highlight...

April 26 Platinum Night features newly discovered 1856-O $20 Liberty Double Eagle A rare proof specimen of the 1836 Classic Head Quarter Eagle and an...

How to Sell Your Coins and Work With Coin Dealers

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   There is little doubt that, along with the U.S. Mint, coin dealers are probably the most frequently criticized players...

Collector Coins – 1913: A Year of Rare-Date U.S. Coinage

Collector Coins by Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   Mention 1913, and the multimillion-dollar Liberty nickel of that year (five known) is often the first thing that comes to the...

1861 Confederate Half Dollar to be Displayed at ANA 2018 Philadelphia...

One of the great rarities in American numismatics, an original 1861 Confederate States of America (CSA) silver half dollar, will be a featured exhibit...

Toned Morgan Dollars, High Relief Saints Highlight David Lawrence Rare Coins...

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1008 offers a fantastic selection 360 New Items along with 50 No Reserve lots and...

Heritage Dallas US Coins Auction Sells Over $6 million

Close to $6.2 million in rare US coins sold in Heritage's March 29-31 US Coins auction, held at the Heritage world headquarters in Dallas....

Don Everhart: My Career in Coins, Part 1 – The Franklin...

By Don Everhart - Former Sculptor-Engraver, United States Mint ..... Exclusive for CoinWeek   Fresh out of college in 1973, I made a decision that would change...

US Coin Counterfeit Detection – 1876-CC 20 Cent Piece

This counterfeit of an unusual denomination shows plenty of clues that it isn't worth a fortune By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   The 20 cent piece was...

How to Get Started Collecting Early US Gold Coins

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   To my way of thinking, early gold coins (i.e., those struck prior to 1834) and among...

SS Central America Double Eagle Gold Coins Highlight David Lawrence Rare...

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1007 offers a fantastic selection 350 New Items along with 50 No Reserve lots and...

Coin Grading – Collectors Embrace NGC Details Coins

With extraordinary coins in demand, an NGC Details Coins grade is just part of the equation By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   As...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1805 “C-4” Half Cent +...

This is the second article in the counterfeit coin series reviewing an early half cent (15th in the series on struck counterfeits), and is...

Gold Coin Collecting – How Much Do You Have to Pay...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I get calls from potential new gold coin collectors nearly every day. Some of them have...

Over Two Centuries of U.S. Dimes Featured in New 4th Edition...

The fourth edition of MEGA RED (the Deluxe Edition of the Guide Book of United States Coins, also known as the "Red Book") will...

David Lawrence Numismatic Masters Internet Auction #1 Closing Soon

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   We are very excited to kick off the inaugural auction of the David Lawrence  Numismatic Masters Series. These online events...

When Dealing with Eisenhower Dollars, Grade is Everything.

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   ‘For better or worse, Whitman’s A Guidebook of United States Coins is still the gold standard in printed price...

Curious Hoard of 1883 NO CENTS Liberty Nickels Offered at CSNS...

Hidden for more than a century, nearly 300 NO CENTS Liberty nickels coins are presented as one lot April 25-30 A historic hoard of nearly 300...