David Lawrence Rare Coins Offers Gem 1909-S VDB Lincoln Cent, Among...

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Internet Auctions  ......   The newest Sunday Internet Auction from David Lawrence Rare Coins is now live. Auction #1143 features 350...

Early US Pattern Coins: “Backward Liberty” 1839 Silver Half Dollar

Early US Pattern Coin Highlight The upcoming November 19-22 Signature Auction of US Coins from Heritage Auctions features numerous fascinating pattern coins. One of them is...

A Memorable 1892-O Half Eagle: Doug Winter

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Despite its low mintage of just 10,000 coins, the 1892-O half eagle is a coin that doesn’t...

Results Analysis of the Donald G. Partrick Collection of Connecticut Copper...

By Ron Guth .....   On November 1, 2020, Heritage Auctions sold the Connecticut Copper collection assembled by Donald G. Partrick. This was a highly anticipated...

Stack’s Bowers Offers Bill Fivaz’s World’s Worst Type Coin Set

In an endeavor that spanned more than 25 years, noted numismatist and researcher Bill Fivaz put considerable efforts into obtaining and downgrading coins for...

United States 1978-D Eisenhower Dollar

Description Even though the United States had no real need for a large dollar coin at the start of the 1970s, the gaming industry developed...

Gem 1878 Carson City Morgan Silver Dollar Offered at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, November 1, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for this 1878-CC Morgan silver dollar graded MS-66 by PCGS. Over two million Morgan dollars...

Final Offerings From BigMo Civil War Collection Highlight Legend Regency Auction...

Important Gold Rarities, All Condition Census Pieces, Will Excite Collectors   Legend Rare Coin Auctions is proud, honored, and excited to offer 31 gold coins that...

Branch Mint Gold of Gingko Collection at David Lawrence Rare Coins

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Internet Auctions  ......   The newest Sunday Internet Auction from David Lawrence Rare Coins is now LIVE! Auction #1142 features 300...

CoinWeek Streaming News: Classic Silver – the 1883-CC Morgan Dollar

 CoinWeek Streaming News is brought to you by NGC. For information about NGC’s current grading specials and services, as well as to look up certs,...

Larry H. Miller Collection of Morgan Silver Dollars in Stack’s Bowers...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to present The Larry H. Miller Collection of Morgan Silver Dollars...

Copper and the War of 1812 – The 1814 Plain 4...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   Copper and the War of 1812 Coin production at the United States Mint had become erratic in the years leading...

Buffalo Nickels: A Brief History and a Sampling of Values

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Introduced in 1913, the Buffalo nickel was an early hit with collectors and a major circulation workhorse through 1938 when...

Coin Profiles – Unique and Unusual Numismatic Items – Electrotype 1804...

Reposted Article by Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek .....   A new type of the 1804 Dollar, which is often referred to as "The King of American...

Where Does Waldo Newcomer Fit Among the All-Time Great Collections of...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   By all measures an enormously successful man, legendary U.S. coin collector Waldo C. Newcomer was born...

Colonial Coin Expert Sydney Martin to Receive ANS 2020 Huntington Award

The Trustees of the American Numismatic Society (ANS) have voted to bestow upon Mr. Sydney Martin the 2020 Archer M. Huntington Award in recognition...

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...

Top Pop Toned 1936 Columbia Sesquicentennial Half Dollar at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, October 25, bidding ends at GreatCollections.com for this toned classic commemorative 1936 Columbia, South Carolina Sesquicentennial Half Dollar, graded MS-68+...

Over $10 Million in Coins Sold in Two Dallas Heritage Auctions

Heritage Auction's mid-October sales of US coins are in the book, and when everything was complete, every lot in both auctions sold, and more...

David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction Offers Key Date 1915 Saint, 1916...

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Internet Auctions  ......   The first David Lawrence Sunday Internet Auction of November is now live. Auction #1140 features 300 new...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1937-D 3-Legged Buffalo Nickel

Evidence of heavy polishing where the fourth leg should be - 1937-D Buffalo Nickel   By Max Spiegel, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The 1937-D 3 Legged...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Announces New York Store Opening

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Opens New Flagship New York City Gallery at 470 Park Avenue (Between 57th and 58th Streets)   Stack’s Bowers Galleries is thrilled to...

The Wreck of Brother Jonathan Still Keeps Its Secrets

By Blanchard and Company, Inc ......   On a Sunday morning in 1865, a paddle steamer called Brother Jonathan departed Crescent City Harbor, California. The ship...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1903-S Added S Morgan Dollar

A prominent area of discoloration around the mintmark is a sign that this Morgan Dollar is a counterfeit.   Morgan Dollar Counterfeit by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation...

Silver War Nickels: History, Values and Varieties

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   About 10 months into the U.S. involvement in World War II that begin in December 1941 after the Pearl Harbor...

Harvest Moon Collection of Gem Morgan Dollars at David Lawrence Rare...

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Internet Auctions  ......   The newest David Lawrence Rare Coins Sunday Internet Auction is now live. Auction #1140 features 300 coins...

Choice Uncirculated Rolls of Early Lincoln Cents Beginning to Stir

By Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ......   The 1963-64 period witnessed a price explosion for uncirculated rolls of U.S. coins that has yet to...

The Roosevelt Dime – A Fitting Tribute, But Not Without Controversy

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek ..... Most circulating United States coins have received both scrutiny and some negative press when first issued. The first 1793...

Stack’s Bowers Nov. Showcase Auction Features Rare Mint State 1852-O Double...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   Even though the New Orleans Mint had produced double eagles in both 1850 and 1851, the...

The New Orleans Mint and Its Southern Coinage

By Mike Garofalo for PCGS ......   The first United States Mint was built in Philadelphia, which was serving as our nation’s capital city during the...