The Great U.S. Mint Silver Coin Swindle

By Tom DeLorey for CoinWeek.com .....   Most U.S. coin collectors know that the United States Mint continued to pump 1964-dated 90% silver dimes, quarters and...

Collecting 1943 Lincoln Steel Cents

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   There are few 20th-century coins as popular with numismatists and non-numismatists alike as 1943 Lincoln Steel cents. Struck as...

Rare SMS 1964 Kennedy Half Dollar Sets $108,000 World Record Price

A 1964 Kennedy Half Dollar sold for a world record $108,000, making it the most expensive coin of its type, during a public auction...

Lincoln Cent Roll Searching: What I Found in a $25 Box...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com .....   Searching through $25 worth of penny rolls is like going on a treasure hunt right from the comfort of...

Philadelphia Mint Quietly Releases 2017-P Lincoln Cent

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ...... One of the most important U.S. coins in numismatic history entered circulation over the past several days, and barely...

1958 Doubled Die Remains One of the Most Elusive Lincoln Cent...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   The Lincoln cent is one of the most popular United States series, and over its century-plus run that began...

Classic US Coins: Does a 1964 Morgan Silver Dollar Exist?

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   Rumors have long circulated in numismatic circles about the mystery of the 1964 Peace dollar, which would have...

1943 Steel Pennies: An Important Part of U.S. Numismatic History

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   In the history of American numismatics, there are few coins that are more popular or well-known -- even outside the...

Coin Collectors Ten Must-Have Apps

Tech Apps for Coin Collectors Tips for coin collectors by Justin Fraughton - Provident Metals ...... For new coin collectors or if you’ve been a devotee...

Coin Profile – 1892-1893 Columbian Exposition Half Dollar

As the first commemorative Half Dollar struck, the Columbian Exposition Half Dollar holds a special place in the long and historic commemorative series. From...

United States 1978 Eisenhower Dollar

Description: Even though the United States had no real need for a large dollar coin at the start of the 1970s, the gaming industry developed...

The Coin Analyst: How Might $100 Silver Impact the Coin Market?

Silver Market by Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   Rising bullion prices have often been a boon for the numismatic coin market. They enable precious metal...

The Once and Future King: A (Brief) History of Gold Coins...

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale ....   Long appreciated for its beauty, rarity and practicality, gold is the ultimate coining material. It’s true that...

United States 1928-S Lincoln Cent

Description 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...

Rare Lincoln Cent Variety Set to Bring Over $27,000 at GreatCollections...

A top-population 1944-D/S Lincoln cent is currently drawing strong interest from collectors at a GreatCollections Certified Coin Auctions sale. With less than four days to...

The 6 Classic Mercury Dime Key Dates & Rarities

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   The Winged Liberty Head Dime, better known as the "Mercury" Dime, was struck by the United States Mint from...

The 1909-S VDB Lincoln Cent: A Popular Yet Controversial Coin

By Blanchard & Company ......   It was 1905. American coins had been sporting the same designs for over 50 years, and President Roosevelt decided that...

Coin Profile: United States 1982-P Roosevelt Dime

Description President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's portrait on the dime was a fitting choice in 1946. He was a revered figure for many of the "Greatest Generation":...

Getting Started Collecting U.S. Coins: Basics For Beginning Collectors

A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   People have asked me, “What should I collect,” or, separately, “What are the best coins to buy now.”...

CoinWeek Debunks: Five Valuable Coins You WON’T Find Under Your Couch...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   We hear about many rare coins in the media that are worth big bucks, inspiring some of us to...

Early US Coins: Only $361.03 Worth of Chain Cents Were Ever...

By Blanchard & Company ......   It's big, beautiful and very rare. It's also controversial and was only minted for one year, which increases the rarity value...

Pair of Famous Bronze Cent Mint Errors Brought Together Under One...

The 1943 Donald Lutes bronze cent, at left above, and the 1943-S Kenneth S. Wing bronze cent. The ultra-rare NGC-certified Lutes and Wing 1943 Bronze...

The Story of the 1973/74 Aluminum Lincoln Penny

By Blanchard & Company ......   How do you run a successful business? You make sure that costs don’t exceed revenues. However, in a 2014 biennial report to...

PCGS Paris Office Certifies 1776 Continental Dollar Found in Junk Box...

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   Grading in the Paris office for PCGS is always a thrill. The submissions in Europe always trend to yielding...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique Double Struck Peace Dollar

United States 1922 Peace Dollar Flip-Over Double Strike in Collar, PCGS AU58 By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   Major mint errors in the U.S....

Counterfeit Coin Detection – Altered Date 1856 Flying Eagle Cent

Genuine 1856 Flying Eagle Cent The Flying Eagle Cent By Max Spiegel – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   The 1856 Flying Eagle cent is an important and...

Struck Counterfeit Coins: 1854 Huge O Liberty Seated Quarter + 1-Page...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   A follow up to the 1927-S Liberty Standing Quarter article in this continuing series on deceptive...

On eBay Right Now: Mint State 1927-S Walking Liberty Half Dollars

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   Building a great collection starts with purpose but can only truly be realized with years of patience and informed...

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 Book on Silver Coins That Shook Me to My Core

By K.W. Callahan .....   If you’re anything like me, you may have caught yourself wondering a time or two just how many coins have been...