Mysterious “E”, “L” Counterstamps on Capped Bust Quarters Intrigue Numismatists

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   There are many unusual varieties among early United States Federal-era coinage, but perhaps few are as mysterious as some...

Premiums for generic gold coins – like MS-62 Saints and Libs...

By Steve Roach - http://www.steveroachonline.com - First published in the Feb.14, 2011, issue of Coin World January was a hard month for gold. It opened...

Morphy’s to Auction Prestigious Pennsylvania Collection of US Coins Oct. 31

Pre-WWII collection of Elmer and Shirley Pierce contains gold, silver & other rarities By Morphy Auctions....   On Saturday, October 31, Morphy’s will present at auction one...

ANS Acquires Del Bland Archive of United States Large Cent Research

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce the acquisition of the vast archive of research data assembled by United States large cent...

CAC to Accept Eisenhower Dollars

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek I’m happy to announce this week that CAC, the Certified Acceptance Corporation, will announce that they will now accept Cu-Ni...

1838-C Half Eagle Gold Coin: Finest Known Sets Record Price

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner   The finer of only two 1838-C half eagles graded Uncirculated by PCGS has been sold for...

Dollars – Peace Dollar, Low Relief, 1922-1935

Description: The silver dollar, authorized by the Mint Act of April 2, 1792, was intended to be the standard unit of the American monetary system,...

Coins I Never See With Good Eye Appeal Part One: Gold...

By Doug Winter - CoinWeek Content Partner www.raregoldcoins.com As I was viewing auctions lots for Heritage’s 2012 FUN sale in Dallas the other day, I got...

The Concept of “Freshness” in Numismatics

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   There is almost no term in the rare coin market which is more misused than “fresh”. I...

The Coin Analyst: Girl on the Silver Dollar and the Merging...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   Girl on the Silver Dollar by Roger W. Burdette (Seneca Mill Press, 2019) * * * Ask most collectors of the...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Unique “The Wheele Goes Round”...

Our upcoming August 13-20 ANA Signature Auction will feature a unique colonial coin: a Higley Copper with a wheel device and the legend THE...

EAC Bourse Chairman Talks About Holding the Coin Annual Convention. VIDEO:...

David Consolo, EAC Bourse Chairman Interviewer: David Lisot........ David Consolo is responsible for putting the convention together, addressing the needs of the dealers and working with...

Heritage Long Beach US Coin Auction Results Exceed $13 Million

Heritage's February 20-23 Long Beach US Coins Signature Auction is now in the books! This official auction of the Long Beach Coin and Collectibles...

Rare 1867 Rays Shield Nickel Variety in Stack’s Bowers March Showcase...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   Shield nickels are a largely underappreciated series among 19th-century U.S. coinage. They represent America’s inaugural attempt...

Gem US Coins From Dell Loy Hansen Collection Again Highlight David...

Auction Highlights by David Lawrence Rare Coin Auctions  ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1092 offers another selection from the D.L. Hansen Collection as well as...

Heritage Auctions Brokers Sale of 1787 Brasher Doubloon for $5+ Million

Private transaction is most valuable single item sold in company history The first gold coin struck in the United States – the finest-certified 1787 New...

Top-Ranking VAM Morgan Dollar Registry Set Offered by David Lawrence Rare...

DLRC Auction Highlights by David Lawrence Rare Coin Auctions  ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1081 offers 185 coins from Mike J's #1 NGC Registry of...

Finest Known Set of PCGS Saint Gaudens $20 Gold on Display...

Barry Stuppler, Stuppler & Company Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com.......   The finest known PCGS-graded Registry Set was on display at the Long Beach Expo. Numismatist Barry Stuppler...

What Are Mint State Coins?

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Even if you are relatively new to coin collecting, you probably already know that the value of a coin is...

Kagin’s 2017 ANA National Money Show Auction Brings $6.385 Million

By Kagin's Auctions ......   In what some have called a surprisingly large physical turnout, the Kagin’s Auctions Official ANA National Money Show Auction of just...

U.S. Coins: The Perfect Alternative, Circulated Coins

by Tom DeLorey - Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. ............... “Circulated Coins: The Perfect Alternative” was originally published in the February 2013 issue of COINage, Volume 49,...

Legend’s Regency Auction 18 Smashes Records: Toned Morgan Dollars Bring “Beyond...

Two collections of magnificently toned Morgan dollar collections highlighted Legend Rare Coin Auction’s (LRCA) 18th Regency Auction, held on September 29 in conjunction with...

A Brief History of the Guide Book of Morgan Silver Dollars

By Dennis Tucker - Publisher, Whitman Publishing, LLC ......   Whenever the classic coins of the United States are ranked for popularity, the famous Morgan silver...

What Gold Coins Do CAC Stickers Add the Most Value to?

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com After 4 years of being traded on the open market, I think few collectors and dealers would argue the...

Classic U.S. Coins for Less than $500 Each, Pt. 23: Proof...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #349 The emphasis here is on PCGS- or NGC-certified, Proof-64 or...

Top Pop 1924 Lincoln Wheat Cent in Demand at GreatCollections

Lincoln Wheat Cent By CoinWeek ....   Later this week on Sunday, June 23, bidding ends on this 1924 Lincoln Wheat cent, graded MS-67+ RD by...

Legend Rare Coin Auctions’ Regency 40 Recap: CoinWeek Streaming News

  CoinWeek Streaming News is brought to you by NGC. For information about NGC’s current grading specials and services, as well as to look up certs,...

Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1793 S-5 Wreath Cent + 1-Page...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   Continuing on the theme of disclosing discovered current deceptive struck counterfeits and establishing one-page attribution guides...

Auction 978 from David Lawrence Rare Coins Closes Sunday

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #978 offers a fantastic selection of 430 new items, 65 No Reserve lots and 23...

Million Dollar Coins, Part 1: 1792 Patterns

The First American Cent - Bushnell-Parmelee-Jenks-Col. Green 1792 Birch Cent - Choice AU-58 (PCGS) A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets,...