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...

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...

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...

Coins Are a Curious Thing: Indian Head Cents

By Jim Bisognani - NGC Weekly Market Report ......   As often happens during the winter season, I find myself at the mercy of the elements. This past weekend...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1877 Indian Head Cent

By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .....   A difference in facial expression is among the many clues this coin is fake. Although it had only the second-lowest mintage...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Whitman Publishing Releases New Third Edition of Lincoln Cents Guide Book

Whitman Publishing has released an updated and revised third edition of its best-selling Guide Book of Lincoln Cents. It continues in the popular tradition...

Million Dollar Coins, Part 1: 1792 Patterns

The First American Cent - Bushnell-Parmelee-Jenks-Col. Green 1792 Birch Cent - Choice AU-58 (PCGS) A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets,...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

Cleaned Copper Coins May Be Challenging to Detect

Posted by David W. Lange, NGC Research Director This month Dave discusses the difficulty of detecting cleaned copper and bronze coins My recent column on the...

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...

World-Class Collection of Flying Eagle and Indian Cents Available From Harlan...

By Harlan J. Berk, Ltd ......   The Images Collection is an exceptionally fine assemblage of Mint State Flying Eagle and Indian cents built over an...

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...

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...

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...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1908-S Counterfeit Indian Head Cent

1908-S Counterfeit Indian Head Cent By Max Spiegel – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .....   The grading room was recently presented with a 1908-S Indian Head Cent for certification. The...

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...

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;...

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...

U.S. Coin Patterns for Less than $5,000 Each, Pt. 2: Two...

Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #345 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   It has already been explained, in Part 15 of a...

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...

Classic U.S. Coins – Key Date Coins for Less Than $2,500...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #274 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...