Gem Red 1835 Classic Head Half Cent Offered in Stack’s Bowers...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   Assistant Engraver John Reich’s Classic Head design type was introduced on the large cents of 1808...

Coin Profile: United States 1877 Indian Head Cent

Description: The small "white cents", so-called because of their light color compared to that of the older large cents, had at first escaped the hoarding...

The 10th Anniversary of the Lincoln Shield Cent

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   It’s perhaps hard to believe that 10 years have already passed since the first Lincoln Union Shield cent emerged...

Near-Gem 1797 Large Cent Featured in Stack’s Bowers March 2020 Baltimore...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   The large cents struck by the United States Mint in the 18th century were crucial to...

The 1960 Small Date Cent: The Coin That Kicked off a...

By David W. Lange for CoinWeek .....   There are a handful of events that have brought the hobby of collecting coins front and center in...

United States 1914-D Lincoln Cent

Description The Lincoln cent is the United States' longest-serving coin. Its 1909 debut marked the centennial of the birth of Abraham Lincoln and its elegant...

Pair of Famous Bronze Cent Mint Errors Brought Together Under One...

The 1943 Donald Lutes bronze cent, at left above, and the 1943-S Kenneth S. Wing bronze cent. The ultra-rare NGC-certified Lutes and Wing 1943 Bronze...

Struck Counterfeit Coins: A Family of Struck Fake Large Cents

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   After writing the previous “family” article about rather deceptive struck counterfeit half cents based on the...

Classic US Coins – Redesigning Currency with the Flying Eagle Cent

The Flying Eagle Cent by Blanchard and Company, Inc .....   It was the 1850s and the United States Mint had a problem. The “large cent”,...

Struck Counterfeit Coins: A Family of Struck Fake Half Cents

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   A recent internet listing for an 1804 "C-6" half cent was the motivation to pull this...

CoinWeek Debunks: Five Valuable Coins You WON’T Find Under Your Couch...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   We hear about many rare coins in the media that are worth big bucks, inspiring some of us to...

Near-Mint 1795 C-2a Half Cent Featured in Stack’s Bowers Rarities Night...

Half Cent Rarity by James McCartney - Senior Numismatist, Stack's Bowers ......   Early American copper enthusiasts will be delighted at the incredible 1795 C-2a half...

CoinWeek IQ: A Breakdown of Flowing Hair Large Cents

By Lianna Spurrier for CoinWeek .....   The Flowing Hair cent of 1793, along with the half cent, were the first coins mass-produced by the United...

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...

Mormon Gold, Planchet Error SBA Among Highlights of Heritage Auctions’ World’s...

By Lianna Spurrier for CoinWeek .....   In conjunction with the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Chicago, Heritage will be holding an auction from August...

CoinWeek IQ – The Oddities of Indian Head Cents

By Lianna Spurrier for CoinWeek .....   We all know that there are countless varieties of large cents, meticulously cataloged and collected. Early silver coinage and...

Rare Proof 1837 N-10 1837 Cent Featured in Stack’s Bowers August...

By James McCartney - Senior Numismatist, Stack's Bowers ......   Among the most coveted early American coppers are the Proof large cents struck in the mid-19th...

World’s Finest Collection of Indian Head Cents Offered by Heritage Auctions

Heritage Auctions announces it has been chosen to present The Castle Collection of Indian Cents - the world's finest examples obtainable of this widely...

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...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – Altered Date 1856 Flying Eagle Cent

Genuine 1856 Flying Eagle Cent The Flying Eagle Cent By Max Spiegel – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   The 1856 Flying Eagle cent is an important and...

Early US Coins: Only $361.03 Worth of Chain Cents Were Ever...

By Blanchard & Company ......   It's big, beautiful and very rare. It's also controversial and was only minted for one year, which increases the rarity value...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: A Superb 1909-S VDB Cent

The Iconic 1909-S VDB Lincoln Cent The debut of the Lincoln cent was highly anticipated, by coin collectors and the general public alike. As the...

David W. Lange on the Enduring Appeal of the Lincoln Cent

By David W. Lange for Whitman Publishing ......   Like most numismatists of my generation, I discovered the hobby of collecting coins through the Lincoln cent...

CoinWeek IQ: Collecting Flying Eagle Cents

By Lianna Spurrier for CoinWeek .....   Flying eagle cents offer a unique opportunity to collectors. Many early coins, such as large cents, have been extensively...

Rare Original Proof 1836 Half Cent Featured in Stack’s Bowers May...

By James McCartney - Senior Numismatist, Stack's Bowers ......   Proof early American copper coinage is one of the most fascinating and intensely pursued series in...

Jim Bisognani: These Lincolns Make Cents

Solving the copper conundrum; summer expos around the corner   By Jim Bisognani - NGC Weekly Market Report .....   Although the first day of summer is a month away, spring...

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...

NGC Celebrates First 2019-W Cent With Special Attribution

A special NGC attribution and label are among the ways coin collectors can recognize this historic US Mint release. Special submission instructions must be...

How the Flying Eagle Cent Reinvented the Coin

By Blanchard & Company ......   For more than 60 years, the United States minted the large cent. These coins, about the size of a half...

NGC Certifies Rare 1943 Copper Cent

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified a 1943 Copper Cent that was found in a gumball machine decades ago. The 1943 Copper Cent is...