United States 1883 Without Cents Nickel

United States 1883 Without Cents Nickel

The Liberty Head nickel--or "V" nickel, as it's more commonly known--was the second design style of the United States five-cent nickel coin. The design,...
Jeff Garrett: Collecting Barber Coinage

Jeff Garrett: Collecting Barber Coinage

A basic set of Barber coins can be easy to assemble, but there are ways to make it more of a challenge   By Jeff Garrett...
United States 1886 Liberty Head Nickel

United States 1886 Liberty Head Nickel

While not necessarily a well-known year in American history, 1886 saw a series of interesting and important historical events: the dedication of the Statue...
GreatCollections Offering One of Finest Certified 1913-S Barber Quarters

GreatCollections Offering One of Finest Certified 1913-S Barber Quarters

GreatCollections is currently offering interested numismatists a rare opportunity to acquire one of the finest certified examples of the Barber Quarter Dollar series. This...
Clearwater Barber Dime Collection Offered by David Lawrence Rare Coins

Clearwater Barber Dime Collection Offered by David Lawrence Rare Coins

Sunday Auction #1222 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now live and features over 500 total lots - including more than 20 Vault...
High-Grade Classic US Coin Highlights of Stack's Bowers June Auction

High-Grade Classic US Coin Highlights of Stack’s Bowers June Auction

By Christopher Maisano - Numismatist, Stack's Bower Galleries ......   Rainbow Proof Barber Quarter Proof Barber quarters are known for low mintages, as well as their beauty...

Coin Stories: Where Charles Barber Found Inspiration for a New Series of Silver Coins

By Blanchard and Company, Inc ......   After 55 years, the Seated Liberty half dollar design had become somewhat of a dinosaur. A classic, yes. Exciting,...
Proof Barber Quarters From Hansen Collection at David Lawrence Rare Coins

Proof Barber Quarters From Hansen Collection at David Lawrence Rare Coins

Sunday Auction #1216 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now live and features over 650 total lots - including more than 20 Vault...
1st-Time Display Together of “Big Four” U.S. Coin Rarities at Central States

1st-Time Display Together of “Big Four” U.S. Coin Rarities at Central States

Four of the most famous United States rare coins with a combined face value of only $1.16 but insured now for $19 million will...
Gem Hansen Collection Barber Dimes at David Lawrence Rare Coins

Gem Hansen Collection Barber Dimes at David Lawrence Rare Coins

Sunday Auction #1208 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now live and features over 400 total lots - including more than 20 Vault...

From the Dark Corner: An “Authenticated” Counterfeit 1901-S Barber Quarter

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   In the dark corners of my mind I hadn't anticipated writing this article as this is...
From the Dark Corner: An "Authenticated" Counterfeit 1899 DDR Barber Quarter

From the Dark Corner: An “Authenticated” Counterfeit 1899 DDR Barber Quarter

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   My third installment of this series features what would be another of a very rare variety,...
Jeff Garrett: 1858-1915 Proof Type Coins

Jeff Garrett: 1858-1915 Proof Type Coins

Don't overlook rare coins from the early Proof Sets   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   We have all read the headlines about the...
Dale Friend: A Rememberance

Dale Friend: A Rememberance

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   The first time I can recall interacting with Dale Friend was around 15 years or so ago. I...
Legend Numismatics Buys Eliasberg 1894-S Dime for $1.8 Million, Now in Bruce Morelan Collection

Legend Numismatics Buys Eliasberg 1894-S Dime for $1.8 Million, Now in Bruce Morelan Collection

Morelan completes “numismatic trifecta” with fabled coin acquired by Legend from Kevin Lipton and John Albanese   An 1894 San Francisco Mint silver dime that once...
Jeff Garrett: Budget Collecting - Consider the Coins Left Behind

Jeff Garrett: Budget Collecting – Consider the Coins Left Behind

What didn’t sell at the World’s Fair of Money offers hints on where to look for bargains right now   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty...
The Liberty Nickel: Twice Controversial

The Liberty Nickel: Twice Controversial

By Kathleen Duncan - Pinnacle Rarities ......   The Liberty nickel, also referred to as the “V” nickel, is a simple design by Charles E. Barber...
Certified Coin Marketplace - CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in March 2021

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

In addition to faring well in internet sales during the month of March, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in a live auction in...
Eliasberg 1913 Liberty Nickel

Bruce Morelan Reacquires Finest 1913 Liberty Nickel, Legend Buys Finest Sets

Multimillion-Dollar Sets Involve the All-Time Finest 1913 Liberty Nickel, Graded PR66 by Professional Coin Grading Service   Bruce Morelan and Legend Numismatics recently completed a historic...
Q. David Bowers: Revisiting Charles E. Barber

Q. David Bowers: Revisiting Charles E. Barber

By Q. David Bowers - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers .....   Charles Edward Barber became the sixth engraver at the Philadelphia Mint in 1880, following the death...

Buyer of Ultra-Rare 1894-S Barber Dime Crosses It to PCGS

The 1894-S dime, recently sold for $1,440,000, is now in a Professional Coin Grading Service holder, graded PCGS PR65+   The anonymous winning bidder for one...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Auctions Eight of Top 10 U.S. Coins in 2020

Eight of the top 10 highest auction prices realized for U.S. coins in 2020 were achieved by Stack’s Bowers Galleries, emphasizing their role as...

NGC 1894-S Barber Dime, 1794 Dollar Each Realize Over $1 Million in Stack’s Bowers...

Two vintage US coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) each realized more than $1 million in a Stack’s Bowers auction on December 17,...
Over $17.8 Million in U.S. Coins Sold in Stack’s Bowers Dec. 2020 Showcase Auction

Over $17.8 Million in U.S. Coins Sold in Stack’s Bowers Dec. 2020 Showcase Auction

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries December Showcase Auction marked a magnificent conclusion to the firm’s 2020 auction season. The firm has now auctioned eight of...
NGC-Certified 1894-S Barber Dime in Stack's Bowers Auction

NGC-Certified 1894-S Barber Dime Set to Sell for Seven Figures in Stack’s Bowers Sale

An example of the legendary 1894-S Barber Dime, graded PF 65 by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC), is poised to realize a seven-figure sum in...
Jeff Garrett: Collecting Barber Coinage

Barber Silver Coinage Values and Key Dates: Bullion Shark

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   By the late 1880s, the public had grown tired of Christian Gobrecht's Seated Liberty designs that had appeared on silver...

Heritage Auction October Dallas Signature Sale Closing Wednesday

On October 14-18, two rarity-filled auctions will prompt five busy days at Heritage Auction's Dallas World Headquarters. Signature floor sessions are scheduled Wednesday through Friday,...

Bob R. Simpson Collection Debuts at $14.6 Million at Heritage Auctions

“The results exceeded every expectation I had” – Bob R. Simpson   “Numismatic royalty.” Those are the words the auctioneer used to describe legendary collector Bob R....

Mike Byers Mint Error News – 1970-S Proof Washington Quarter Struck on Silver Barber...

1970-S Proof Washington Quarter Struck on a Silver Barber Quarter NGC PF 65 One of Two Known   By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   Proof coins are...

High-End Hansen Collection Barber Quarters in David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Internet Auctions  ......   Weekly Internet Auction #1130 is now live and features 300 new coins plus 25 Vault Values and...