GreatCollections Marks Its Millionth Auction with Civil War Gold Rarity

By CoinWeek .....   On Sunday, June 27, bidding ends at GreatCollections.com in a landmark auction for an important U.S. gold rarity. The auction listing is...

1907 High Relief Wire Edge Double Eagle, Key Date 1804 Quarter Among Highlights at...

Sunday Auction #1175 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now LIVE and features 294 lots including 40 Vault Values, 40 No Reserve Lots...
The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint Products for the Second Half of 2021 – Winners and Losers

The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint Products for the Second Half of 2021 – Winners...

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   The second half of 2021 will be a busy period for U.S. Mint products. In particular, we will...

Proof Franklin Half Dollars: A Date-by-Date Analysis

By Dan Duncan - Pinnacle-Rarities ...... The short-lived Proof version of the popular Walking Liberty half dollar was discontinued during World War II as metals...
VAMs and Dimple Morgan Dollars Reflected in Month-Long Auction

VAMs and Dimple Morgan Dollars Reflected in Month-Long Auction

The latest month-long auction of US coins from Heritage Auctions focuses on the ever-popular Morgan Dollar series, with an offering consisting of VAM varieties...
US Coins - Roger Burdette Explores Most Unusual Coinage Proposals in New Book

US Coins – Roger Burdette Explores Most Unusual Coinage Proposals in New Book

Seneca Mill Press LLC announces the release of the latest numismatic book by Roger W. Burdette: Fads, Fakes & Foibles Most 19th-century Americans thought of coins...
Heritage Now Accepting Bids for June 17-20 US Coins Signature Auction

Heritage Now Accepting Bids for June 17-20 US Coins Signature Auction

The rare coin market continues to show strength in nearly all areas, especially among the hobby's greatest rarities. Nearly all series are strong. Most...

Counterfeit Coin Detection: Spark-Erosion 1874 Three Cent Nickel Die Trial

By Max Spiegel for NGC ......   Three Cent nickels were struck in 75% copper and 25% nickel with a silver-gray color, but the coin submitted...
David Lawrence Rare Coin Auction Highlights More From Hansen Collection

David Lawrence Rare Coin Auction Highlights More From Hansen Collection

Sunday Auction #1174 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now LIVE and features 365 lots including 25 Vault Values, 65 No Reserve Lots,...
Coin Honors Inventor and the Birth of Videogame Culture

Coin Honors Inventor and the Birth of Videogame Culture

Two hobby worlds--numismatics and videogames--collide on New Hampshire’s American Innovation $1 coins, rolls and bags of which are slated for release June 15   By Chris...

Are You Ready for the Next U.S. Mint Sell-Out? The 2021-W Type II Silver...

Are you ready for the next U.S. Mint sell-out?   By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   Proof 2021-W American Silver Eagles (ASEs) with a new reverse design...
1933 Double Eagle Demolishes Record, Sells for $18.9 Million

1933 Double Eagle Demolishes Record, Sells for $18.9 Million

By CoinWeek Staff Reports .....   On Tuesday, June 8, Sotheby's set an auction record for a rare coin that would have been inconceivable even days...
Jeff Garrett: Saint-Gaudens Double Eagles as Starter Coins?

Jeff Garrett: Saint-Gaudens Double Eagles as Starter Coins?

This rundown of the different types of Saint-Gaudens Double Eagles could be the start of an amazing coin collection   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty...
Fifth 1922 Modified High Relief Peace Dollar Pattern Discovered and Certified by NGC

Fifth 1922 Modified High Relief Peace Dollar Pattern Discovered and Certified by NGC

New research shines a light on a Peace Dollar experiment that produced coins likely still waiting to be found   When David Lange, Research Director at...
The Once and Future Commemorative Washington Quarter

The Once and Future Commemorative Washington Quarter

By Dan Duncan - Pinnacle-Rarities ......   The Washington Quarter obverse is one of the longest-running U.S. coin designs. Since colonial times, the George Washington motif...
Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC), United States Mint

Negro Leagues Baseball, Purple Heart Modern Commemorative Coin Designs to be Reviewed by CCAC

The United States Mint announces that the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a teleconference public meeting June 15-16, 2021. The purpose of...
Magnificent 1853 Three-Cent Silver Featured in Stack's Bowers June Costa Mesa Auction

Magnificent 1853 Three-Cent Silver Featured in Stack’s Bowers June Costa Mesa Auction

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   Measuring just 14 mm in diameter, the silver three-cent piece is the smallest silver type ever...
Building A Certified Grading Set of Liberty Seated Dollars

Building A Certified Grading Set of Liberty Seated Dollars

By Greg Shishmanian .....   A longtime friend and I were enjoying one of our many conversations on our favorite series when suddenly he suggested that...
Certified Coin Marketplace - CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in May 2021

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in May 2021

In addition to faring well in internet sales during the month of May, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in a live auction in...
David Lawrence Offers Naples Collection of US Gold Coins

David Lawrence Offers Naples Collection of US Gold Coins

Sunday Auction #1173 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now live and features 280 lots including 35 Vault Values, 35 No Reserve Lots,...
$100 Million Exhibit of US Type Coins From Tyrant Collection to be Displayed at World's Fair of Money

$100 Million Exhibit of US Type Coins From Tyrant Collection to be Displayed at...

Never-before-seen exhibit will showcase hundreds of superb condition coins, including the famous King of Siam Proof Set   For the first time ever, the public will...
United States 1973 (P) Eisenhower Dollar

United States 1973 (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...

United States 1936 250th Anniversary of Albany Silver Half Dollar

Description: The Albany Half Dollar is one of 20 1936-dated commemorative silver coins issued by the United States Mint. The coin was authorized by Public...
Big Things Happened at the Mint in the Month of June

Big Things Happened at the Mint in the Month of June

By CoinWeek .....   Spring ends and summer begins in June. At the United States Mint, June has marked both beginnings and endings. Key personnel arrive and...
1964 Special Mint Set Kennedy Half Dollar - Stack's Bowers Auctions

The 1964 Kennedy Half Dollar: History and Values

The assassination of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy on November 22, 1963, was a huge shock to the American nation and the world, not only...
Unique Counterstamped 1854 New Orleans Gold Coin Returns Home

Unique Counterstamped 1854 New Orleans Gold Coin Returns Home

Historic sunken treasure finally back in The Big Easy after 167-year journey that included being submerged more than 7,000 feet underwater when SS Central...
Carson City Coinage Featured in Heritage Month-Long Auction

Carson City Coinage Featured in Heritage Month-Long Auction

Heritage Auctions is offering a month-long internet-only auction showcasing exclusively Carson City coinage. The Carson City Mint operated from 1870-1893, producing some of the...

So… What’s the Third Rarest No Motto New Orleans Eagle in High Grades?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   It’s pretty obvious to specialists that the two rarest No Motto New Orleans eagle $10 gold coins...
1872-CC Seated Liberty Dime Among Highlights of David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction

1872-CC Seated Liberty Dime Among Highlights of David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction

Sunday Auction #1172 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now LIVE and features 300 lots including 35 Vault Values and 65 No Reserve...
CoinWeek Podcast #159: The Infamous 1933 Double Eagle (with David Tripp)

CoinWeek Podcast #159: The Infamous 1933 Double Eagle (with David Tripp)

 CoinWeek Podcast #159: The Infamous 1933 Double Eagle (with David Tripp) Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or...