Heritage Opens Forrest Fenn’s Treasure Chest to Collectors

Heritage Opens Forrest Fenn’s Treasure Chest to Collectors

This December event features almost 500 gold pieces and coins and jewelry from the world’s most famous hidden treasure   This time, at least, the hunt...
United States 1958 Washington Quarter

United States 1958 Washington Quarter

In the grand scheme of things, the recession of 1958, which has come to be known as the "Eisenhower Recession", was relatively minor. Even...
US Mint Releases 2022 American Innovation $1 Reverse Proof Set

US Mint Releases 2022 American Innovation $1 Reverse Proof Set

The United States Mint began accepting orders for the 2022 American Innovation $1 Coin Reverse Proof Set on November 14 at noon EST. The...
Sydney F. Martin Collection Part II Realizes Nearly $4.2 Million in Stack’s Bowers Winter 2022 Showcase Auction

Sydney F. Martin Collection Part II Realizes Nearly $4.2 Million in Stack’s Bowers Winter...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is proud to have conducted Part II of the Sydney F. Martin Collection in Baltimore at their Winter 2022 Showcase Auction,...

Counterfeit Detection: Special Edition – Reprocessed Steel Cents

Make sure you don't get fooled by these steel cents, which are not eligible for NGC certification.   In the United States during World War II,...
Coin Profiles - 1900 Lafayette Memorial Silver Dollar

Coin Profiles – 1900 Lafayette Memorial Silver Dollar

Editors' Note: CoinWeek posted a multi-part article by David Provost on the 1900 Lafayette Dollar. Part I can be read here ....... and Part...
2022 American Innovation $1 Coin Proof Set Available June 7

Six Different Types of U.S. Dollar Coins Since 1971

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   In the years since silver was removed from our circulating coinage in 1964, there have been multiple attempts to create...
CoinWeek Podcast #170: The Wreath Cent That Went to Space

CoinWeek Podcast #170: The Wreath Cent That Went to Space

  The CoinWeek Podcast is brought to you by PCGS. Check out PCGS’ new grading specials and take advantage of an exclusive offer to get...
Mysterious “E”, “L” Counterstamps on Capped Bust Quarters Intrigue Numismatists

Mysterious “E”, “L” Counterstamps on Capped Bust Quarters Intrigue Numismatists

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   There are many unusual varieties among early United States Federal-era coinage, but perhaps few are as mysterious as some...
An Overlooked Modern Rarity? Burnished Silver Eagles

An Overlooked Modern Rarity? Burnished Silver Eagles

By Bullion Shark ......   Since its beginnings in 1986, the American Silver Eagle has become one of the world’s most popular coins. Its stunning...
Choice Franklin Half Dollars at David Lawrence Rare Coins

Choice Franklin Half Dollars at David Lawrence Rare Coins

Sunday Auction #1248 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now live and features over 500 total lots - including more than 150 No...
United States 1865 Two Cent Piece

United States 1865 Two Cent Piece

First struck in 1864 in an attempt to solve the nationwide coin shortage, caused by the onset of the U.S. Civil War, the Two...
United States 1948 Franklin Half Dollar

United States 1948 Franklin Half Dollar

First released in 1948, the Franklin half dollar was the last circulating U.S. denomination to adopt the portrait of a real individual, instead of...
Rare Proof 1875 $3 Gold Offered by GreatCollections

Rare Proof 1875 $3 Gold Offered by GreatCollections

Biding is now live on Greatcollections.com for one of the rarest obtainable US gold types. Even graded as PR 45 DCAM, this 1875 $3...
United States Mint Announces 2023 Native American $1 Coin Reverse Design

United States Mint Announces 2023 Native American $1 Coin Reverse Design

On Wednesday, November 9, the United States Mint officially announced the reverse design for the 2023 Native American $1 Coin. The 2023 Native American...
Mike Byers Mint Error News - Ike Dollar Overstruck by Cent Dies

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Ike Dollar Overstruck by Cent Dies

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   1972 Eisenhower Dollar Overstruck by 1972 Cent Dies PCGS MS 63 UNIQUE * * * This is a spectacular and unique...
NGC Counterfeit Detection: 1809 Large Cent

NGC Counterfeit Detection: 1809 Large Cent

This fake has problems with both its weight and its composition   By Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) ......   The United States Mint issued the Classic Head Cent...
The Two Types of Struck-Through Error Coins

The Two Types of Struck-Through Error Coins

By Jon Sullivan for PCGS ......   When a coin is struck, it should be produced from dies that are clean and free of any residues,...
US Mint Opens Order Window for Purple Heart Colorized Silver Dollar

The Coin Analyst: 2022 U.S. Mint Winners

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   2022 was definitely a quieter year for U.S. Mint coins, especially compared to last year – a banner...
United States 1937-D "3 Legged" Buffalo Nickel

United States 1937-D “3 Legged” Buffalo Nickel

The famous 1937-D “3 Legged” Buffalo nickel is one of the most important modern US coins and probably the most well-known type in the...
United States 1911-D Lincoln Cent

United States 1911-D Lincoln Cent

The Lincoln cent is the United States’ longest-serving coin. Its 1909 debut marked the centennial of the birth of Abraham Lincoln, and its elegant sculptural design served as...

Coin Collecting Strategies: Building the Ultimate 20th Century Type Set, Part 2: Nickels and...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Welcome back to the Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker guide to building the ultimate 20th century...
Top 10 Most Controversial US Coins

Top 10 Most Controversial US Coins

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   The 1933 Saint-Gaudens $20 Gold Double Eagle Sold in 2021 for $18.87 million USD, this is officially the most expensive...
Jesse Kraft Discusses the Rosenthal Specimen 1804 Dollar

Jesse Kraft Discusses the Rosenthal Specimen 1804 Dollar

In one of the finest video presentations you will ever see discussing a numismatic object, Dr. Jesse Kraft, Resolute Americana Chair of American Numismatics...
CoinWeek Podcast #169: Collecting Strategies - $1 to $10,000 Per Coin

CoinWeek Podcast #169: Collecting Strategies – $1 to $10,000 Per Coin

  The CoinWeek Podcast is brought to you by PCGS. Check out PCGS’ new grading specials and take advantage of an exclusive offer to get...
"Deadwood Collection" of Upright 5 Gold Dollars Comes to Market

“Deadwood Collection” of Upright 5 Gold Dollars Comes to Market

After 24 years of research and competitive buying, collector Craig Krueger is ready to part with “The Deadwood Collection” * * * By CoinWeek ..... Collector Craig...

United States 2015 Blue Ridge Parkway National Park Quarter

  The America the Beautiful Quarters Program debuted on the heels of the 50 State Quarters Program and its adjunct District of Columbia and Territories program. Authorized by the America the Beautiful...
Jeff Garrett: At Coin Auctions, It Pays to Have an Expert by Your Side - NGC

Jeff Garrett: The Importance of Professional Collecting Advice

By Jeff Garrett for NGC (Numismatic Guaranty Corporation) ......   Several years ago, while attending the Whitman Baltimore Convention, I had the pleasure of spending some...
Mike Byers Mint Error News - 1973-S Proof Eisenhower Dollar in Bronze

Mike Byers Mint Error News – 1973-S Proof Eisenhower Dollar in Bronze

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   1973-S Proof BRONZE Eisenhower Dollar Broadstruck on Bronze Planchet PCGS PR 62 RED CAMEO UNIQUE * * * This unique and amazing...
Big Things Happened at the United States Mint in the Month of November

Big Things Happened at the United States Mint in the Month of November

By CoinWeek .....   November is a big month in United States Mint history. Yellow fever was a recurrent problem in the early years, costing the lives...