The Marvelous Pogue Family Coin Collection, Part 1: Finest 1796 –...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #264 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

United States 1916 Mercury Dime

The Mercury or Winged Liberty dime (1916-1945) has long stood as an iconic coin in the U.S. series. The coin's elegant design draws heavily from...

Quarter Eagles – Capped Head Left Quarter Eagle, Large Diameter, 1821-1827

Description: After the 1808 quarter eagle issue there was a 12-year hiatus in the production of the denomination. An uncertain world political scene combined with...

Extremely Rare Proof 1853 Arrows Half Dime Featured in Stack’s Bowers...

By James McCartney - Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   The Proof 1853 Arrows half dime is an elusive and enigmatic issue that is rivaled...

New 1804 Dollar Discoveries to be announced at CSNS Book Release...

Numismatic researcher Mark Ferguson has announced an April 24th presentation at the Central States Numismatic Society, where he plans to announce new findings he...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: SS Central America 1857-S $3...

Although recoveries from the SS Central America more than doubled the number of Mint State 1857-S three dollar gold pieces known, just 11 examples...

US Coins: Those Magical CC Morgans

The market is good – stable prices and strong demand for rarities along with an expanding collector base. In fact, an 1804 Class 1 Draped Bust Dollar just traded for $3.7 million at the Central States Numismatic Society coin convention in Rosemont, IL.

Cool Coins! FUN Coin Convention Orlando 2012

Interviewer: David Lisot Including Dan Duncan, Pinnacle Rarities: 1796 half dollar, Bob Green, Park Avenue Numismatics: 1921-S Faran Zerbe proof Morgan dollar, William Shamhart, Numismatic...

Künker Berlin Sale January 29th includes First Gold Coins of the...

Within the upcoming Fritz Rudolf Künker Berlin sale, to be held on January 29, 2015 a small series of early gold coins from the...

Sedwick Treasure Auctions: The Cob Report – Bank Error in Your...

By Cori Sedwick Downing - Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC ......   If you love U.S. coins and enjoy a good story, check out lots 267-282 in...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1927-S Standing Liberty Quarter +...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   A continuation of the series on the latest deceptive struck counterfeits, this is the second research...

Inside the Rare Coin Market IN-DEPTH – Episode #1: Plus Grades

 CoinWeek and the Coin Dealer Newsletter team up to bring collectors two perspectives on the major factors driving rare coin prices with a new...

NGC Certifies New Half Cent Variety

1795 Die Marriage Previously Unknown with Lettered Edge Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has identified a new variety of 1795 Half Cent. It is the first...

U.S. Coin Patterns for Less than $5,000 Each, Pt. 3: Three...

Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #351 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   This is the third in a series on collecting U.S....

Building a World Class Numismatic Gold Coin Collection: The Josiah K....

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers ......   Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6 After...

US Coins & Currency: The History of Nudity on U.S. Money

By Littleton Coin Company ...........   Nude: devoid of a natural or conventional covering, especially a person’s flesh. Whether you say nude, naked, unclothed, in the buff...

PCGS Grades Finest Known Mormon $20 Discovery Coin

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) has graded the finest known example of an 1849 $20 Mormon (Regular Strike), assigning MS62 to the rare, gold...

What Really Happened to the 1964 Denver Mint Peace Dollars?

Michael Lantz, Denver Mint Foreman, Retired, 1961-1995 There is the tale of a legendary Peace dollar struck at the Denver Mint in silver and...

5 Cent Nickels – 1883 Liberty Head Nickel – No Cents...

Description: The Liberty Head nickel, sometimes referred to as the V nickel due to its reverse design, was an American nickel five-cent piece. Officially, it...

The Marvelous Pogue Family Collection, part 8: The Finest 1795 Flowing...

Catherine Bullowa 1795 Flowing Hair Dollar Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #297... A...

Rare Coins: Likely Unique 1891-O Proof Dime, The Only Certified Proof...

From the CSNS Heritage catalog as Lot 5574 Walter Breen called the early presentation pieces and pre-1858 dated proofs the caviar of proof coinage, and...

W. Philip Keller Colonoal Coin Collection Leads Heritage COINFEST Auction

Locked in a Pennsylvania vault for 43 years, one of the most comprehensive collections of colonial and early American coins ever to reach public...

NGC Grades New York Bank Hoard of 16,000 Morgan Dollars

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified the New York Bank Hoard, a group of 16,000 Morgan Dollars that had been stored in sealed US...

Holy Sh*t, That’s Rare: A Horseman $10 of a Different Color

By David McCarthy for CoinWeek .....   On a hot afternoon this summer, I found myself wandering a suburban park in search of a grave. Like most...

The Coin Analyst: The U.S. Mint’s Spring 2012 Coin Program

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek In the past couple of weeks the U.S. Mint has finally started to put some bones on its upcoming product...

WHERE ARE ALL THE COOL COINS?

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics ( A portion of her Recent Market Report) The FUN show had a small group of monster coins in...

Magnificent 1879 Quintuple Stella Featured in Stack’s Bowers Galleries March 2018...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is thrilled to present the incredible 1879 Quintuple Stella from the Garrett Collection in their Official Auction of the Whitman Coins...

CoinWeek Podcast #21: Follow up with Julian Leidman on that Uncool...

CoinWeek Podcast #21: Follow up with Julian Leidman on that Uncool 1850 $20 Gold Coin In one of the most epic fails in the history...

The 1792 Washington Gold Piece sells for $1.74 Million in...

1792 Washington Gold Piece Offered in first public auction since 1890; all net proceeds donated to charity A one-of-a-kind 1792 gold coin believed by its previous...

Half Dollars – Liberty Walking Half Dollar, 1916-1947

Description: Charles Barber's half dollar design was introduced in 1892, a beneficiary of the provision of the Mint Act of 1890 which allowed for the...