Colonial Coins: Higley Coppers Auctioned Over the Last Ten Years

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #222 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

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: 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...

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...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: “1785” Bar Copper + 1-Page...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   This is only my second article regarding counterfeit Colonial “coins”, following one published here on CoinWeek...

Donald G. Partrick Collection Coin Auctions Postponed at Consignor’s Request

Heritage announced on Wednesday, June 10, the postponement of the three scheduled coin auctions... Heritage Auctions has placed on hold the 2nd, 3rd and 4th...

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...

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...

PCGS Experts Spot Deceptively Altered Colonial Rarity

A drastically but deceptively altered colonial 1792 Washington Eagle “cent” submitted to Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) underscores the alarming skills of some so-called...

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: 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...

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 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,...

Jeff Garrett: Collecting Colonial Coinage

Colonial coins offer a combination of rarity, historical value and affordability By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   My last article mentioned my first...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1787 Massachusetts “4C” Half Cent...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) for CoinWeek ......   A comment I have heard in regards to these latest struck fakes is that...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

New York Copper Coins and Patterns in the Kendall Collection

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #270 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Coins, Other Contents of Boston Time Capsule Revealed (UPDATED MARCH 28)

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   UPDATE: According to the Boston Museum of Fine Art's Patrick McMahon, the time capsule will be reburied some time...

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...

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...

Colonial Coins: ANS Releases Latest Issue of Colonial Newsletter

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce the publication of the latest issue of The Colonial Newsletter (CNL). Founded in 1960, CNL...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1723 “Silver D:G REX Hibernia”

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   This is my third article regarding counterfeit Colonial “coins” and is a rather significant find; it...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Unique Noe-12 Pine Tree Shilling

Among the many treasures featured in our upcoming 2017 November 1 & 3 Eric P. Newman Collection Part IX US Coins Signature Auction is...

Collecting Classic US Coins: Gem Circulated

Attractive coins can be found at all levels of the Sheldon scale Much attention in numismatics is focused on quality. One of the most common...

Five of the Top 10 Prices Realized in Newman Coin Auction...

The Continental Dollars selections in Newman Part V auction just concluded by Heritage in NYC build upon those previously offered in Part IV of the...