Early American Coin Auctions – The Carolina Collection

By Arnold Miniman, Collector for Stack's Bowers ......   The Carolina Collection will be featured in the Stack's Bowers Early American Coins auction session held in...

Kids and Coins at EAC 2012

5th & 6th Grades from Immaculate Conception School, Buffalo, NY 2012 Interviewer: David Lisot, Imagine a whole busload of young students being dropped off at...

Heritage Long Beach US Coins Auction Exceeds $9.1 Million Sold

Eighteenth-century copper coinage was the featured attraction as the September 7-10 Long Beach Signature Auction raised close to $9.2 million USD for its consignors....

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...
Confronting Dr. William H. Sheldon, early american copper, large cent collector, author of Penny Whimsy - by David T. Alexander

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...

EAC 2011 “Happening”

When members of the Early American Coppers gather for one of their conventions participants bring coins with them to sell and trade as well...

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...

The Missouri Half Cent Collection Part 1: Tettenhorst 1796 ‘No Pole’ Liberty Cap

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #199 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Pease Collection Paper Money, Colonial Copper at Heritage Auctions

The Charles R. Pease Collection, Part IV The latest Heritage Auctions Month-Long currency auction features the fourth offering from The Charles R. Pease Collection. We...

PCGS Certifies Tom Reynolds Collection of Early Date U.S. Large Cents

The early date (1793 – 1814) United States large cents collection of well-known early American coppers collector and dealer, Tom Reynolds of Nebraska, has...

Numismatic Expert Kevin Vinton to Join Stack’s Bowers Galleries Team

Stack’s Bowers Galleries (SBG) is pleased to announce that Kevin Vinton, respected expert, dealer, and auctioneer in United States colonial coinage and early federal...

New Discovery Half Cent at EAC

Chris McCawley of McCawley-Grellman Auctions had on display at the EAC Convention a recently discovered rare variety 1808 half cent. This rare coin surfaced...

The Twin Leaf Collection of Large Cents – An In-Depth Conversation With Vicken Yegparian

Vicken Yegparian, Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers Galleries. Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com.   In July at the Whitman Baltimore Expo, Stack's Bowers will offer the Twin Leaf Collection, an...

Struck Counterfeit Coins: A Family of Struck Fake Large Cents

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   After writing the previous “family” article about rather deceptive struck counterfeit half cents based on the...

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

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

W. Philip Keller Colonoal Coin Collection Leads Heritage COINFEST Auction

Locked in a Pennsylvania vault for 43 years, one of the most comprehensive collections of colonial and early American coins ever to reach public...

Important 1776 New Hampshire Copper Rarity to be offered by Stacks Bowers in Baltimore

Ex: Stickney, Ellsworth, Garrett The Guide Book Plate Coin The history of this rare copper New Hampshire coinage is fairly well documented in the literature,...

Hidden or Sleeping Rarities, Part 1: Copper Coins

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #382 An Ongoing Column by Greg Reynolds .....   The rarities that appear...

Two of Four Known Strawberry Leaf Large Cents Sell in the FUN Auction of...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #209 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Carvin Goodridge Collection of Half Cents Sold by McCawley Grellman Auctions

Chris McCawley, President, McCawley Grellman Auctions Interviewer: David Lisot A well known collection of half cents has been sold at auction that included some rare examples...

Early US Coins: Only $361.03 Worth of Chain Cents Were Ever Produced

By Blanchard & Company ......   It's big, beautiful and very rare. It's also controversial and was only minted for one year, which increases the rarity value...

Choice Mint State 1807 “Comet” Draped Bust Cent Featured in Stack’s Bowers ANA Auction

By James McCartney - Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   Our upcoming August 2018 Auction at the ANA World's Fair of Money will feature a...

Numismatic Quick Hits: Liberty “V” Murder Mystery + John W. Adams + Special Labels...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   How many times has the United States employed Roman numerals on its coinage? The silver three-cent piece debuted...

CoinWeek: Stack’s Bowers Previews Final Pogue Collection Sale – 4K Video

On March 31, 2017, Stack's Bowers will team up once again with Sotheby's to offer the final selection of exquisite coins from the historic...

Rare Proof 1837 N-10 1837 Cent Featured in Stack’s Bowers August 2019 ANA Auction

By James McCartney - Senior Numismatist, Stack's Bowers ......   Among the most coveted early American coppers are the Proof large cents struck in the mid-19th...

The Five Aspects That Make Coin Collections Great, or How to Build the Next...

Building Great Coin Collections By John Kraljevich - jkamericana.com A CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Among the perks of being an auction cataloguer is the ability to...
1807/6 Draped Bust Cent. S-273

US Coin Profiles – 1807/6 Draped Bust Cent

Monumental Gem Red 1807/6 Large Cent -Far and Away the Finest Known 1807/6 Draped Bust Cent. S-273. Rarity-1. Large 7, Pointed 1. MS-66 RD (PCGS)....

The Missouri Half Cent Coin Collection, Part III: Astonishing $18.26 Million for Tettenhorst Set!

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #207 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: The Finest Certified Immunis Columbia Copper

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...

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

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