New Jersey Coppers: Engraver Walter Mould Leaves His Mark

By Gordon Wrubel for for PCGS ......   In 1881 Dr. Edward Maris published his comprehensive study of the New Jersey copper die varieties. These were...

Colonial Coin Highlights – Rare Noe 3-E Willow Tree Shilling, VF35

Willow Tree shillings are among the rarest Massachusetts silver pieces. The coins are believed to have been struck between 1653 and 1660, although some...

NGC Releases Image Gallery, Video for Partrick Collection

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has updated its image gallery of the Donald G. Partrick Collection with more than 1,000 additional coins, tokens, and medals,...

Jeff Garrett: Consider Collecting Colonial Coins

The possibilities for collecting colonial coinage are as endless as the coins are fascinating   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   A few weeks...

NGC Certifies Two Brasher Doubloons, Other Extreme Rarities From Partrick Collection

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified hundreds of additional selections from the incomparable collection of Donald G. Partrick. Incredibly, this stunning group of coins...

Pease Collection Paper Money, Colonial Copper at Heritage Auctions

The Charles R. Pease Collection, Part IV The latest Heritage Auctions Month-Long currency auction features the fourth offering from The Charles R. Pease Collection. We...

U.S. Colonial Coin Profile: Finest Certified Sommer Islands Small Portholes Sixpence

Known as the Bermuda Islands today, the Sommer Islands were uninhabited until discovered and eventually settled by means of a series of shipwrecks. The...

Stack’s Bowers Kicks Off March Auction With Over $650,000 in Americana,...

View all lots and bid online in the March 2020 Auction!   Session One of the Stack’s Bowers Galleries March 2020 Auction, showcasing exonumia through colonials,...

PCGS Paris Office Certifies 1776 Continental Dollar Found in Junk Box...

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   Grading in the Paris office for PCGS is always a thrill. The submissions in Europe always trend to yielding...

CoinWeek IQ – Intro to Colonial State Copper Coinages

Colonial State Coppers by Lianna Spurrier for CoinWeek .....   Colonial coins and Federal issues are entirely different beasts, and when you’re first getting into colonials,...

Horses and Torses: Collecting New Jersey Coppers as Illustrated by the...

By Kyle Knapp for PCGS ......   The Stack’s Bowers Galleries sale of the E Pluribus Unum Collection of New Jersey Coppers in Baltimore in November...

Historic Noe-13 Oak Tree Shilling Featured in Stack’s Bowers 2019 Baltimore...

Oak Tree shilling by James McCartney - Senior Numismatist, Stack's Bowers ......   The Noe-13 1652 Oak Tree shilling is among the scarcest varieties from the...

Infamous “NE” Pine Tree Shilling Featured in Stack’s Bowers November 2019...

Pine Tree shilling by James McCartney - Senior Numismatist, Stack's Bowers ......   Featured in Stack's Bowers November 2019 Baltimore Auction is a remarkable 1652 Pine...

Harvey Stack – Growing up in a Numismatic Family: The History...

By Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   Stack's Turns 50 1983 was a super year for Stack's. As the markets got stronger, old-time collectors...

Over $19.8 Million of United States Coins Sold by Stack’s Bowers...

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction at the ANA World’ Fair of Money attracted collectors from all over the world to Rosemont, Illinois for...

Heritage Auctions – Bermuda Coinage – Sommer Islands Threepence

The Sommer Islands coinage was produced in England circa 1616 for use in the British colony now known as Bermuda. The coins were authorized...

Eliasberg Noe-16 1652 Pine Tree Shilling Featured in Stack’s Bowers August...

Pine Tree Shilling By James McCartney - Senior Numismatist, Stack's Bowers ......   Among the significant Early American coins featured in our August 2019 ANA Auction...

ANA Signature Auction Features Great Coins in Fascinating Collections

The ANA World's Fair of Money is always one of the top numismatic events of the year, and, as always, Heritage is proud to...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: 1776 New Hampshire Copper

Our upcoming August 13-20 ANA Signature Auction will feature, among many other highlights, an example of the 1776 New Hampshire Cast Copper, graded VG10...

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...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: The Finest Certified Immunis Columbia...

The 1787 Immunis Columbia, with the Eagle reverse, is a mysterious issue that has puzzled numismatists since the earliest days of the hobby. In The...

Uniface Fugio Copper Impressions in Gold Featured in Stack’s Bowers May...

By James McCartney - Senior Numismatist, Stack's Bowers ........   Our May 2019 Baltimore Auction will feature an exceptional selection of United States colonial coinage, including...

Condition Census 1787 New Jersey Copper Featured in May Stack’s Bowers...

By James McCartney - Senior Numismatist, Stack's Bowers ........   Our May 2019 Baltimore Auction will feature an impressive selection of United States colonial coins from...

CoinWeek: Silly Heads of 1839 – Discovering a New Variety

 At the 2018 Early American Coppers Convention in Traverse City, Michigan, numismatist Mark Klein, an EAC member and student of 1839-dated large cents, gave an in-depth...

Brasher Doubloon and Historic New York Coppers in PCGS Exhibit at...

After their acclaimed exhibit at the American Numismatic Association (ANA) 2018 Philadelphia World’s Fair of Money, eight historic early American coins--including a legendary 1787...

Condition Census Ryder-26 1788 Vermont Copper in Stack’s Bowers Baltimore Auction

By James McCartney - Senior Numismatist, Stack's Bowers ........   Collecting a Ryder-26 1788 Vermont copper can be a significant challenge for colonial collectors. Vermont specialist...

Brasher Doubloon and New York Coppers in PCGS Exhibit at...

One of the legendary 1787 gold Brasher Doubloon and seven of the finest known 1780s New York colonial era copper coins will be displayed...

Stack’s Bowers to Feature Archangel Collection of Colonial and 1792 Coinage...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the Archangel Collection of Colonial and 1792 Coinage as a featured highlight of their October 2018 Official...

Unique Complete Nova Constellatio Set In Lipton’s ANA World’s Fair of...

The only complete, four-denominations set of the USA’s first proposed coins, the 1783 Nova Constellatio patterns, along with the finest known 1792 Birch cent...

Top Tier Coin Market Surges in Long Beach

The finest-known Continental Dollar leads the way By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   It is officially summer. It seems like not that many...