NGC: U.S. Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1857 Half Cent

Problems abound on the obverse and reverse of this crude fake By Max Spiegel – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   The Half Cent denomination that had...

Alexander Hamilton’s Request for Coins – and the Coins He Requested...

By Rago Arts & Auctions ......   Seldom does one get to handle a piece of American history as important as a document written by one...

Heritage Auctions – Red 1922 No D Lincoln Cent, Die Pair...

Old-time collectors knew this issue simply as the "1922 Plain" cents, although the current terminology is 1922 No D Lincoln Cent No cents were coined...

Exceedingly Rare 1958 Doubled Die Obverse Lincoln Cent Offered at Stack’s...

1958 Doubled Die Obverse Lincoln Cent - One of Just Three Examples Known By Ben Orooji, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers ......   Stack's Bowers Galleries is...

Colonial Coinage – Fugio Coppers Are Not One-Cent Coins

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #404 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Research for this discussion...

Classic US Coins – How the Key Date 1909-S VDB Cent...

By Eric Brothers for CoinWeek ..... There is a lot of romance associated with coin collecting, and certain popular and greatly coveted coins convey that...

Coin Collecting Strategies – One Way to Pay for an...

Coin Collecting Strategies - A middle-class path to completing a series in a few years Coin Collecting Strategies By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1806 “C-1” Half Cent +...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   This is the 14th article in the continuing summary of deceptive struck counterfeits documented to date;...

Party Like It’s 1800 – Highlights from David Lawrence Rare Coins...

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #992 offers a fantastic selection 265 New Items, 50 No Reserve lots and 25 Vault...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1799 “S-189” Large Cent +...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   This article is intended as a continuing summary of the deceptive struck counterfeits documented to date;...

Collecting 18th Century New Jersey Copper Coins

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #394 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Between the signing of...

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...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1796 “S-93” Large Cent +...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   This latest installment in the continuing summary of deceptive struck counterfeits documented to date centers around...

Condition Census 1795 Half Cent in Stack’s Bowers Baltimore Auction

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers ......   The Stack's Bowers November 2017 Official Auction of the Whitman Coins & Collectibles Baltimore Expo...

Whitman Publishing Releases Expanded New Guide Book of Lincoln Cents

Whitman Publishing has released an expanded, updated second edition of its best-selling Guide Book of Lincoln Cents, a popular entry in the Bowers Series...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1795 “S-76b” Large Cent

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   This installment starts with a 2012 internet-listed example deemed a counterfeit and removed from that venue;...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: An Interesting 1798 “S-158 Large...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   This is intended as a summary of the documented counterfeit 1798 “S-158” large cents to date,...

Birch Cent Not Seen in 55 Years to Appear at Heritage...

1792 cent with plain edge traced back to 1890 Parmelee auction; consignment window still open The consignment deadline for Heritage Auctions’ 2017 American Numismatic Association...

David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction 965: Lots You Need to Know

By CoinWeek .....   David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) conducts online auctions of certified coins, offering collectors a mix of classic and modern material in all...

Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1793 S-5 Wreath Cent + 1-Page...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   Continuing on the theme of disclosing discovered current deceptive struck counterfeits and establishing one-page attribution guides...

US Coins – Finest Known 1803 Cohen-2 Half Cent Featured in...

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers .....   Early American copper collectors pursue numismatics with great enthusiasm, resulting in long-established condition censuses for...

United States 1931-S 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. Its elegant...

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

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...

CoinWeek IQ: Let’s Collect: Early Coppers – 4K Video

The coin collecting hobby in the United States grew tremendously in the mid-19th century when collectors saved Early American copper coins from destruction after...

Highlights from the Pogue V Sale: Legendary 1794 S-18b Large Cent,...

By Q. David Bowers - Stack's Bowers ......   Among American coin specialties that attract many enthusiasts who enjoy the field for years, large copper cents...

Copper Is Golden: Collecting Classic US Large Cents

Draped bust large cents reveal grand returns; “Make mine milk chocolate please!” By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   According to the calendar, spring is...

United States 1909-S Indian Head Cent

Images courtesy David Lawrence Rare Coins Description: The 1909-S Indian Head cent is a semi-key coin that also represents one of the last issues of the...

Are “Unsearched” Penny Rolls Worth Buying?

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   I recently had the guts to spend more than $100 in buying unsearched rolls of old one-cent coins on...

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

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

Classic US Coins – The Last Wheat Cent

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   When the Lincoln wheat cents of 1958 were struck by the United States Mint, few individuals knew the coins...