Counterfeit Coin Detection: Spark Erosion 1858 Flying Eagle Cent

Spark erosion counterfeit coins aren't made very frequently anymore because they are easy to spot once you learn how. Spark-Erosion Counterfeit 1858 Flying Eagle Cent By...

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

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...
Obverse, United States 1909-S Indian Head cent. Image courtesy David Lawrence Rare Coins

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...

Gem Red 1835 Classic Head Half Cent Offered in Stack’s Bowers March 2020 Baltimore...

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...
United States 1918 (P) Lincoln Cent

United States 1918 (P) Lincoln Cent

Description Lincoln cents were in short supply as the United States entered its second year of war in Europe. Increased wartime economic activity drove up...

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...

USA Coin Album: Numismatic Lame Ducks

By David W. Lange, Research Director at NGC ........   In politics, a lame duck is an official whose term of office is concluding and whose...

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

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

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...

Eliasberg Gold Shines Brightly at Stack’s Bowers 2016 ANA U.S. Coins Auction

Even three-and-a-half decades after the original dispersal of his incredible gold coin collection, Louis E Eliasberg, Sr. was the champion at the Stack’s Bowers...

1969-S DDO Penny Sold to Honest Coin Dealer for 5 Cents Expected to Realize...

Over the past 50 years, an individual from San Francisco accumulated thousands of Lincoln cents from change, friends, and by searching rolls. He never...

Classic U.S. Coins for less than $500 each, Part 20: Classic Head Half Cents

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #336 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   This is the 20th...

1955 DDO Lincoln Cent Sells for $124k at GreatCollections.com

By CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, March 1, bidding ended on GreatCollections.com for this 1955 Doubled Die Obverse Lincoln cent, graded MS-65+ RD by PCGS and...
Extraordinary New Jersey Coppers From the Donald G. Partrick Collection at Heritage

Extraordinary New Jersey Coppers From the Donald G. Partrick Collection at Heritage

The Donald G. Partrick Collection of Extraordinary Colonial Coinage Featuring New Jersey Coppers promises to strike a chord with specialists across every colonial collecting...

Stack’s Bowers March Showcase Auction Features Incredible PR-67+ DCAM (PCGS) CAC 1897 Cent

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   The Proof 1897 Indian cent is an underrated rarity among the late dates from this series....

Classic U.S. Coins for Less Than $500 Each, Pt. 21: Matron Head Large Cents

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #343 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

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

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...
United States coin profile: 1877 Indian Head cent

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...

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

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...

Gem Mint State 1793 Wreath Cent, the Next Million Dollar Cent, Acquired by Tom...

US Rare Coin Investments has acquired an historic and significant 1793 Gem Mint State Vine and Bars Wreath Cent, S-9, B-12. Finding a Gem...

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...

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...

Unique 1800 S-209 Obverse Brockage Cent Featured in Stack’s Bowers Baltimore Auction

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   We are thrilled to present a rare mint error large cent among the many early American...

CoinWeek: Cool Coins! Episode 50 – Legendary Edition 4K

CoinWeek's Cool Coins! is back. In this special 50th Episode, we've lined up four of the industry's most respected and knowledgeable dealers to share...

The S-Mint Indian Cents: Classic US Coins

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   There are few coin series that originated in the 19th century and are as widely collected by date and...

Collecting Colonials: 1786 Vermontensium Landscape Type Coppers Offer Whimsy and Challenge

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   When numismatist Hillyer Ryder set out to publish a reference catalog of Vermont coppers, he saw...

Sale of the Al Boka Collection of Large Cents by Heritage Auctions

Sam Foose, Chief Auctioneer David Lisot, Interviewer Heritage Auctions has sold a collection of high-grade large cents assembled by collector Al Boka. Consignment Director and auctioneer...

Strong Hammer Prices at Goldberg Auction Reflect Early American Copper Market Strength

CoinWeek Auction Analysis .....   Led by the Fred Iskra Collection of Large Cents, copper coins made up more than 600 of the 2,600 lots offered...

COOL COINS! EAC Coin Convention 2015 Sheldon Variety Large Cents – VIDEO: 7:59

Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com at the 2015 EAC Coin Convention. Lucas Baldridge, Sheldon 1, Mark Borckardt, Sheldon 1, Steve Carr, Sheldon 15, William Eckberg, Sheldon 242, Steven Ellworth, Sheldon...
In Memoriam: R. Tettenhorst, CoinWeek Podcast

Bernard Alan Edison, aka “R. Tettenhorst” (1928-2018): In Memoriam

By CoinWeek ....   Bernard Alan Edison, the collector responsible for one of the all-time great collections of copper United States Half Cents, has passed away....