Counterfeit Coins Detection: Check the Mintmark on the 1914-S Lincoln Cent

Counterfeit 1914-S Lincoln Cent   By Max Spiegel, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   NGC graders identified a recently submitted fake 1914-S cent as a slightly above-average copy...

Results Analysis of the Donald G. Partrick Collection of Connecticut Copper...

By Ron Guth .....   On November 1, 2020, Heritage Auctions sold the Connecticut Copper collection assembled by Donald G. Partrick. This was a highly anticipated...

Copper and the War of 1812 – The 1814 Plain 4...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   Copper and the War of 1812 Coin production at the United States Mint had become erratic in the years leading...

Connecticut Coppers of Donald G. Partrick Collection at Heritage Auction

One of the most memorable U.S. Coin auctions of all time may well have been Heritage Auction's January 2015 presentation of Donald G. Partrick's...

Choice Uncirculated Rolls of Early Lincoln Cents Beginning to Stir

By Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ......   The 1963-64 period witnessed a price explosion for uncirculated rolls of U.S. coins that has yet to...

Stunning NGC-Certified Connecticut Coppers From Partrick Collection Being Sold

More than 500 Connecticut Coppers certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) from the Donald G. Partrick Collection are being offered for sale, representing an...

The 1909-S VDB Lincoln Cent and How it Changed the Hobby:...

CoinWeek Streaming News is brought to you by NGC. For information about NGC’s current grading specials and services, as well as to look up certs,...

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...

1943 Steel Penny and Copper Pennies: History, Values and a Rare...

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   The year 1943 found the United States getting more deeply involved in World War II with overseas deployments. At home,...

Historic Origins and Values of the Wheat Penny: Bullion Shark

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   The Lincoln cent has been issued continuously since 1909, longer than any other coin currently produced by the United States....

Top Pop 1916 Lincoln Cent in Stack’s Bowers November 2020 Auction

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   As a well-produced issue from the first decade of the series, the 1916 Lincoln cent is...

Popular 1944-D/S Lincoln Cent Overstrike Offered by GreatCollections

By CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, August 23, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for this 1944-D/S Lincoln cent, graded MS-67 RD by PCGS and approved by CAC. Almost...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Sells Nearly $14 Million of US Coins and...

Over $13.94 million in United States coins and Numismatic Americana was sold in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries August 2020 Las Vegas Auction, contributing to...

Could COVID Kill the Penny?

By Blanchard and Company, Inc ......   The COVID-19 pandemic has created a nationwide coin shortage. Shoppers are relying on debit and credit cards to avoid...

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...

ESM Collection of Large Cents Realizes Over $4.6 Million at Stack’s...

The incredible ESM Collection of United States Large Cents realized over $4.6 million in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries August 2020 Las Vegas Auction. Offered...

Newly Unearthed Maris 10 1/2-C New Jersey Copper in Stack’s Bowers...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   ​Stack’s Bowers Galleries is excited to present a newly discovered example of the 1786 Maris 10...

The Engraved Pattern “Mature Head” Cent Design Model

A Window Into the Mind of Christian Gobrecht   By Rexford Goldbaum .....   Editor's Note: This article originally appeared in Penny Wise, the official publication of Early...

Top Pop Matte Proof 1913 Lincoln Cent: Stack’s Bowers Direct

By Stack's Bowers ......   None Finer at Either PCGS or CAC 1913 Lincoln Cent. Proof-67+ RB (PCGS). CAC.   This is a magnificent survivor from the coveted Matte...

Historic 1793 Strawberry Leaf Cent Could Bring Over Half-Million Dollars at...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   Stack’s Bowers Galleries is thrilled to offer the finest known example of the 1793 Strawberry Leaf...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – Altered 1856 Flying Eagle Cent

Altered Date 1856 Flying Eagle Cent   1856 Flying Eagle cents. By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   Date alterations are the most common type of counterfeit seen By 1856...

Stack’s Bowers Offering ESM Collection of Large Cents, Ancient Roman Solidi

ESM Collection of United States Large Cents Stack’s Bowers Galleries is thrilled to present the ESM Collection of United States Large Cents as part of...

Top Pop 1913-S Lincoln Cent: Stack’s Bowers Direct

By Stack's Bowers ......   Top Pop 1913-S Lincoln Cent - Finest RB Seen at PCGS or CAC MS-66 RB (PCGS). CAC.   Attractive and impressively preserved, this Gem...

Finest Known Pedigreed Large Cents of ESM Collection at Stack’s Bowers...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is thrilled to present the ESM Collection of United States Large Cents as part of our August 2020 Auction. The collection comprises...

A Guide to Collecting the Indian Head Penny: Bullion Shark

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   For generations of collectors, Indian Head pennies (issued for 50 years from 1859 to 1909), have been one of the...

Coin Profile: United States 1911-D Lincoln Cent

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 sculptural design...

Abraham Lincoln: A Numismatic Legacy Considered

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for PCGS ......     Prelude to War On January 12, 1848, a 39-year-old Whig congressman from Illinois named Abraham Lincoln took...

Confronting Sheldon

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek .....   Dr. William Herbert Sheldon, born on November 19, 1898, and dying on September 17, 1977, was venerated for...

America’s First “Penny”: The 1793 AMERI. Flowing Hair Cent

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   After the founding of the United States in 1776, a variety of privately issued coins, medals, and tokens served...

Finest Graded 1862 Cent Featured in Stack’s Bowers June 2020 Santa...

Featured in the Stack's Bowers Galleries upcoming June 2020 Santa Ana Auction is an incredible MS-68 (PCGS) 1862 Indian cent that stands alone at...