Heritage to sell Early $5 Half Eagles from Hutchinson Collection at...

1828 Capped Head Left Half Eagle, BD-4, MS62 By Heritage Auctions ........   Sometimes it is our pleasure as collectors to view one of our consignments and...

Coin Profiles – The Single-Finest-Certified 18th Century $5 Gold Half Eagle

One of the many superlative coins in Heritage's 2015 January 7 - 12 FUN US Coins Signature Auction in Orlando is a breathtaking 1795...

Pinnacle Buys San Diego Collection of Twenty Cent Pieces

Pinnacle Rarities has acquired another top PCGS registry set. Pinnacle has purchased the number two Twenty Cent, Circulation Strikes (1875-1876) Registry Set currently listed...

Stack’s Bowers: Mint State 1808 Capped Bust Left Half Eagle at...

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers .....   Featured as lot 2136 in our Rarities Night session of the Stack’s Bowers November 2016...

Robert Bashlow

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek ....   THE CAST OF CHARACTERS in American Numismatics over the last century-and-a-half has included many an odd personality, whether...

Legend Regency Auction XIV Brings Close to $5 Million

Anchored by huge numbers from the Coronet Collection, Legend Rare Coin Auctions’ Regency Auction XIV brings just shy of $5 million On October 15, Legend...

Stack’s Bowers Offers Near-Gem 1908 Motto Indian Eagle in September Online...

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers ......   The 1908 Motto Indian eagle is among the most popular of the series. It was...

US Gold Coins – A Date by Date Analysis of New...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner....   Earlier this fall I wrote the first part of this article, which discussed the No Motto eagles from...

Rare Coin Auction: 1810 Half Eagle Featured in Stack’s Bowers June...

1810 Capped Bust half eagle one rare coin among many to be offered by Stack's Bowers in Baltimore By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger -...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Collecting Modern Coins

News and Analysis on coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #24 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds The purpose this week is to put...

Choice Dahlonega Mint 1839 Liberty Head Half Eagle Featured in Stack’s...

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers .....   The half eagles struck at the Dahlonega Mint in 1839 represent a very significant and popular issue...

Four More Lots You Need to Know: Stack’s Bowers June 2017...

By CoinWeek ..... Previously, CoinWeek covered three important modern coin lots that you need to know about from the Stack’s Bowers June 2017 auction at...

An Interesting Collecting Idea…a grading set of Dahlonega half eagles

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner and Contributor As I was getting ready to post a coin that will be for sale in ...

California Gold: The Very Rare Schultz & Co Five Dollar Gold...

In the hectic atmosphere of the California Gold Rush, many partnerships were made and broken in a matter of months. Some have been immortalized,...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Early U.S. $5 gold coins –...

News and Analysis on scarce coins, markets, and the collecting community #83 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds From Nov. 15th to 18th, the firm...

Smithsonian Celebrates Opening of New National Numismatic Collection Exhibit

By Harvey Stack and Charles Morgan for CoinWeek....   AN EXHIBIT TO BE REMEMBERED On July 15, 2015 the National Numismatic Collection was returned to the displays at...

CoinWeek Podcast #83: Tim Rathjen and His Coin Sorting Machine

CoinWeek Podcast #83: Tim Rathjen and His Coin Sorting Machine Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Proper Value of Generic U.S....

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis on scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #99 Although I very much prefer...

US Gold Coins – Proof Only Liberty Head Double Eagle Gold...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com .........   Important Type Three Proof Liberty Head double eagles often come up in auction, and that got me to thinking......

The Fabulous Eric Newman Collection, Part 7: Gem Quality Early U.S....

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #196 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

How Many High Grade Dahlonega Gold Dollars Exist?

As the research I am doing for the third edition of my book “Gold Coins of the Dahlonega Mint, 1838-1861″ comes together, I am...

Stack’s Bowers: Condition Census 1798 S-166 Draped Bust Cent to Be...

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers .....   The Draped Bust cents of 1798 represent one of the most dynamic issues of early...

PCGS: The 1822 Half Eagle – The Most Legendary Rarity in...

By Ron Guth - Professional Coin Grading Service ......   Of all the U.S. numismatic rarities, the 1822 Half Eagle is one of the purest. It was...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Coins Minted After 1934 tend to...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #23 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds Last week's column was about dealer...

The D. Brent Pogue Collection, Part V: An Appreciation

By John Kraljevich - Stack's Bowers Galleries ....   For the last two years, most of my numismatic efforts have been concentrated on the cataloging of...

Three Cents Nickels – Three Cent Nickel 1865-1889

Description: The three cent coin has an unusual history. It was proposed in 1851 both as a result of the decrease in postage rates from...

Large Cents – Modified Matron Head Cent, 1836-1839

Description: Continuous modifications were made to the Matron Head cent starting in the mid-1830s, and the transitional nature of the changes has resulted in differences...

Small Cents – Lincoln Cent, Steel, Wheat Ears Reverse, 1943

Description: Lincoln cents were made of bronze most years, but World War II resulted in a couple of changes to the cent composition. Because copper...

The U.S. Government Confiscates Ten Multi-Million Dollar Coins

Opinion by Dr. Richard S. Appel - Unique Rare Coins ......   Mystery, intrigue and a see-saw legal battle has surrounded 10 1933 St. Gaudens $20...

US Gold Coins – What is the Rarest New Orleans Half...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   A total of 17 half eagles were produced at the New Orleans mint between 1840 and 1909....