Philadelphia Mint 1859 Design Change Creates Three Rare $2.50 Gold Coins

By Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ......   The year 1859 was an eventful one for the United States Mint as well as future collectors....

US Gold Coins under $5000 – Liberty Head Quarter Eagles from...

News and Analysis regarding coins,  markets, and the collecting community #322 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .........   Liberty Head quarter eagles (U.S. $2½ gold...

US Coin Market – Expert Advice – The Re-Branding of Rare...

By Dan Duncan - Pinnacle-Rarities.com ......   Three Old School Rules to Protect New Rare Coin Buyers I began my career in numismatics during the late eighties....

US Coins – The Morgan Dollar vs. the American Silver Eagle:...

The Morgan Silver Dollar and the American Silver Eagle By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   The Morgan dollar was born from two impulses. One was...

Heritage to Auction Reiner Hoard of GSA Morgan Dollars at Dallas...

The Reiner Hoard Collection of GSA Dollars by Heritage Auctions .........   The March 3-6 Dallas ANA Signature auction features Selections from The Lenny Reiner Collection, Part...

Coin Collecting Strategy – Building a Type Set as a Rare...

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFrarecoins.com .......   In general, segments of the coin market appreciate together, rather than by specific coin issues that pull...

US Coins – An Overview of the Standing Liberty Quarter Series...

By Kathleen Duncan – Pinnacle Rarities ......   Historical BackgroundThe entire run of American coinage received a major overhaul and aesthetic upgrade between 1907 and 1921. Each...

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...

US Gold Coins for less than $5000 each, Part 7 –...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting  #320 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .........   The present topic is collecting Classic Head...

US Gold Coins – A Rarity Study of Civil War...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ..........   A Rarity Study of Civil War $10 US Gold Coins This is the first of potentially many articles...

Early American Gold Coins “Regulated” by Brasher Certified by NGC

Regulated Chile 1751So J 8 Escudos with a clip that reduced the weight to 26.358 grams and the denomination to $15. The coin was...

US Gold Coins – Why Does the 1861-C Half Eagle Get...

1861-C $5.00 PCGS AU55 CAC By Doug Winter– RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner .........   When I first became interested in Southern branch mint US gold coinage, the 1861-C...

The Marvelous Pogue Family Coin Collection, Pt. 15: Reich Half Dollars...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #319 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds........ On Tuesday, February 9, Stack’s...

Coin Collecting Strategies – Why I Recommend Numismatic Specialization

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com .........   When I first started out in the coin business, I assumed I was going to sell everything; Morgan Dollars,...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1896-S Barber Quarter

Counterfeit 1896-S Barber Quarter By Max Spiegel –  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .....   The distinctive reed marks on Liberty’s neck help make this fake more recognizable. The Barber...

Classic US Coins – David Lawrence Rare Coins Acquires 1794 Silver...

One of America’s First Silver Dollars David Lawrence Rare Coins has acquired one of the top condition census examples of America’s first silver dollar. Graded...

Stack’s Bowers: D. Brent Pogue Collection Becomes Most Valuable Ever Sold

Pogue III Sale Brings Over $17 Million Garrett 1793 Chain Cent Leads All Lots at $998,750 5-1/2 Cents Worth of Half Cents Bring $4.16 Million With the...

Legend Rare Coin Market Report – Four Coin Auctions In...

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ....   1)  Goldbergs started off the parade of four auctions in 30 days. They had the amazing Reynolds Collection of early...

Classic U.S. Coins – NGC Discovers Extremely Rare Dime

1796 JR-7 Variety is the Finer of Just Two Known Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified an extremely rare 1796 dime. A routine submission of...

NGC Releases Enhanced Census and US Coin Price Guide

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® - NGC® has launched a new and dramatically improved Census and US Coin Price Guide. Utilizing the latest technologies, the...

The Marvelous Pogue Family Coin Collection, Part 13: Probable Finest Known...

LOT 3047 - 1823 Capped Bust Half Dollar  Broken 3  Mint State-65+ (PCGS) Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin...

The D. Brent Pogue Collection Part III, An Appreciation

By John Kraljevich, Numismatic Consultant -  Stacks Bowers .....   Coin collectors may not seem an especially reverent lot. Casual demeanor and good senses of humor...

US Gold Coin Profile – Proof 1836 Quarter Eagle

1836 Classic Head Quarter Eagle.  Proof-64 Cameo (PCGS). CAC. Secure Holder. This outstanding early Proof gold rarity would serve as a highlight in the finest...

Numismatic Demographics – Aging Baby Boomers and Rare Gold Coin Prices

I recently received an email from a collector who asked what I thought were an extremely intelligent group of questions. In a nutshell, he asked the following. As boomers age, are we nearing a bubble in coin prices?

Legend Rare Coin Auctions To Present Its Largest Regency Auction To...

Superb MS67 FH 1916 Standing Liberty 25C Legend Rare Coin Auctions (LRCA) is proud to present its largest auction to date as the official auctioneer...

New So-Called Dollar Plastic Coin Holder Debuts at FUN – 4K...

At the 2016 Florida United Numismatists Annual Winter Convention, CoinWeek met up with So-Called Dollar Expert Jeff Shevlin to ask him about the status...

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...

Wonderful Large Cent Coin Collection of Tom Reynolds to be auctioned...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #316 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1872 Seated Liberty Silver Dollar

Counterfeit 1872 Seated Liberty Dollar By Max Spiegel – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ….. Rough texture and minuscule raised dots within the recesses are clues that...

1794 Flowing Hair Dollar Travels in Europe

1794 Flowing Hair silver dollar By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   A 1794 Flowing Hair silver dollar made headlines when it sold at auction for more...