United States 1864 Two Cent Coin

United States 1864 Two Cent Coin

With the passage of the Coinage Act of 1864, the United States Congress authorized the design and production of a brand-new denomination, the short-lived...

In God We Trust: A Brief History

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   We pay attention to the news, so it follows that we pay attention to politics. After...
United States 1864 Large Motto Two Cent Piece

United States 1864 Large Motto Two Cent Piece

In 1864 when the Two Cent coin was first issued, the US Civil War was still raging. One effect of the war was a...
United States 1861-D Gold Dollar

United States 1861-D Gold Dollar

History of the 1861 Dahlonega Gold Dollar During the lead-up to the Civil War, branch mints in the southern United States began preparing for the...

1861 Confederate States of America Cent

Generations of numismatists have repeated a canon of commonly held beliefs about original Confederate cents, one of which Herutage will be able to offer...

Five Brief Takes: Civil War Gold

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Welcome to the second installment of this new feature (the first one can be found here). My...

15 US Gold Coins All Collectors Should Own

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Even if you are an ultra-specialized collector of U.S. gold coins--let’s say with an emphasis on Type...
Rare Proof 1864 Double Eagle Sells for $613,125 at GreatColletions

Rare Proof 1864 Double Eagle Sells for $613,125 at GreatColletions

On September 25, 2022, GreatCollections offered collectors a rare opportunity to bid on a spectacular early US Civil War Ultra Cameo Proof 1864 gold...
Robert Bashlow

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...

The Big Mo Collection of Civil War Gold Coinage: Part Two

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Formed by a Nevada specialized collector over the last decade or so, the Big Mo set of...

Dahlonega, Georgia Mint Half Eagles ($5 gold coins) of 1861

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #212 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds …….. Gold coins...

Bill Bierly’s In God We Trust Shows Numismatic Research is Alive and Well

In November 2019, Whitman Publishing will release William Bierly’s In God We Trust: The American Civil War, Money, Banking, and Religion. The 352-page hardcover...

In God We Trust: New Whitman Book Explores the Civil War, Its Effects on...

Whitman Publishing announces the release of In God We Trust: The American Civil War, Money, Banking, and Religion, by numismatic researcher William Bierly. The...

High Mint State 1913-D Barber Quarter Among Highlights of David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction

DLRC Auction Highlights by David Lawrence Rare Coin Auctions  ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1080 offers a registry quality Barber Quarter, a frost gem proof...

GreatCollections Marks Its Millionth Auction with Civil War Gold Rarity

By CoinWeek .....   On Sunday, June 27, bidding ends at GreatCollections.com in a landmark auction for an important U.S. gold rarity. The auction listing is...

Regency Auction 39 – Lots You Need to Know

Legend Rare Coin Auction Preview by Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   Legend Rare Coin Auctions’ Regency Auction 39 will be held on July 16 at the...
The New Orleans Mint: Part 2

The New Orleans Mint: Part 2

By Victor Bozarth for PCGS ......   Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 * * * By 1850, the New Orleans Mint was producing a nearly...

1861 Confederate Half Dollar to be Displayed at ANA 2018 Philadelphia World’s Fair of...

One of the great rarities in American numismatics, an original 1861 Confederate States of America (CSA) silver half dollar, will be a featured exhibit...

Classic U.S. Coins for less than $500 each, Part 15: Two Cent Pieces

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #283 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds....   Like Three Cent nickels, Two...

A Bear-y Fun Bowling Token: Heritage Auctions

Did you know that a Civil War Token was minted that has a bear on one side and a bowling pin on the other?...

First Read: U.S. Liberty Head $20 Double Eagles: The Gilded Age of Coinage

First Read, a CoinWeek continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature....  Essay by Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek......   U.S....
Civil War vs. Reconstruction Era Three Dollar Gold in High Grade

Civil War vs. Reconstruction Era Three Dollar Gold in High Grade

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Three Dollar gold pieces struck during the Civil War are very popular with collectors and sell for...

Heritage Auctions – Gold Confederate Cents Restrike

Numismatic tradition states that Robert Lovett made a small quantity of original copper-nickel Confederate cents after receiving an order from a well-known Philadelphia jeweler...
United States 1865 Two Cent Piece

United States 1865 Two Cent Piece

First struck in 1864 in an attempt to solve the nationwide coin shortage, caused by the onset of the U.S. Civil War, the Two...

Top 5 Results From Stack’s Bowers Whitman Expo Coin Auction

Coin Auction Coverage By CoinWeek ..... The Stack's Bowers June Baltimore coin auction of rare coins and medals has so far realized $4.7 million, with...

Pedigrees & Hoards: The SS Republic Founder’s Edition Set

By Rick Bretz for Coinweek....   Back in May, I discussed coins from the SS Republic shipwreck and how they fit into the world of pedigree...

USA Coin Album: Numismatic Lame Ducks

By David W. Lange, Research Director at NGC ........   In politics, a lame duck is an official whose term of office is concluding and whose...
New Civil War Showcase Added to PAN Coin Show

New Civil War Showcase Added to PAN Coin Show

No Small Change Programs (Maryland) and “PAN”, Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists Foundation Together Host the Inaugural Civil War Money & Memorabilia Showcase   The Civil War...

The Real Story Behind the Gettysburg Address. Video: 4:36.

Dennis Boggs has made a career out of portraying one of the the United States' most beloved presidents, Abraham Lincoln. In this video, shot...
Stack's Bowers November 2016 Whitman Baltimore auction

US Coins Surpass $6.5 Million at Stack’s Bowers 2016 Whitman Baltimore Auction

Nostalgia for young America was demonstrated throughout the sessions of the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the November 2016 Whitman Coin & Collectibles...