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...

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...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Gem Quality 1793 Chain Cent To...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #148 ….. On Thursday, Jan. 24,...

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...

A Relative to the Confederate Half Dollar? 6 U.S. Highlights in...

By Cori Sedwick Downing - Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC ......   While Spanish colonial and shipwreck coins make up much of our November Sedwick Treasure Auction ,...

Heritage Auctions to Present Jon Alan Boka 1794 Cent Collection at...

On display at the ANA and to be auctioned at the September Long Beach Expo, over half of the collection ranks in the top...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The 1793 Large Cents of Denis...

News and Analysis on scarce coins,  markets, and the  collecting community #87 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds For decades, Denis Loring has been...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Incredible 1797 Draped Bust Cent Featured in Stack’s Bowers June 2018...

By James McCartney - Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   With over $24.6 million in U.S. coins and paper money sold in our March 2018...

Al Boka Copperheads Collection Featured in Long Beach Auction

Early American Copper enthusiasts have been saving up their, um, pennies, since they found out that we will be offering The Al Boka Copperheads...

The 1909-S VDB Lincoln Cent: A Popular Yet Controversial Coin

It was 1905. American coins had been sporting the same designs for over 50 years, and President Roosevelt decided that it was time for...

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...

Million Dollar New World Hoard Coming to Long Beach Expo

Over 2,000 coins from an impressive hoard of over 7,000 early 18th-century colonial coins, dubbed the New World Hoard, will greet visitors at the...

Eliasberg-Partrick 1787 Massachusetts Cent in C4 Session of Stack’s Bowers Baltimore...

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers .....   Among the many highlights in our Early American Coins session at our November Baltimore Auction...

Collecting Classic US Coins: Gem Circulated

Attractive coins can be found at all levels of the Sheldon scale Much attention in numismatics is focused on quality. One of the most common...

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,...

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...

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...

PCGS: Analysis Confirms Two More Virtually Pure Copper Judd-2 1792 Pattern...

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) recently had the unique opportunity to perform metallurgical testing on two different examples of the extremely rare 1792 Pattern...

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...

Stack’s Bowers: Condition Census 1798 S-166 Draped Bust Cent to Be...

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers .....   The Draped Bust cents of 1798 represent one of the most dynamic issues of early...

Incredible Gem 1793 Chain AMERICA Cent – A Numismatic Landmark

By Q. David Bowers - Stack's Bowers.... Finest Ever Certified! There is something incredible, something special, about any 1793 Chain cent. First delivered by the coiner at...

Stack’s Bowers To Hold New York Americana Auction of U.S. coins,...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries, preeminent auctioneer of rare coins and paper money, will present more than 3,000 lots of U.S. coins, tokens, medals, exonumia and...

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...

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

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...

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

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...

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...