Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Premium Gem 1878-S Trade Dollar

The 1878-S Trade dollar is known as a common date, even in Mint State grades, but this is a relative term as far as...

The Controversy over 1841 Quarter Eagles, Part 2, Casual Collecting in...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #108 As this is the second...

Sweet Tea Currency Notes, Virtually Flawless 1936 Satin Proof Buffalo Featured...

By CoinWeek .....   On 8:00 pm Sunday night, David Lawrence Rare Coins will wrap up Auction #956. Featuring 385 certified coins and 49 notes from...

Quarter Eagle – Capped Bust Right No stars 1796 Quarter Eagle

Description: There is little doubt that the 1796 No Stars quarter eagle and the 1808 Capped Bust quarter eagle are two of the most important...

Market Stability – Circulated Classic Modern US Coin Sets A Great...

Consider assembling a lightly circulated 20th-century Classic Modern US Coin series By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The early April weather can be...

The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint Announces Release of Gettysburg 5 oz...

by Louis Golino for Coin Week On August 30 the U.S. Mint’s online list of upcoming products was updated to include the first 2011 collector...

Half Eagles – Indian Head Half Eagle 1908-1929

Description: The early part of the 20th century was a time of great creativity in the design of U.S. coinage. August Saint-Gaudens' double eagle was...

Coins That I Never See With Good Eye Appeal Part Two:...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner In the first installment of this multi-part feature, I discussed some of the gold dollar issues that are...

Harvey Stack – Growing up in a Numismatic Family: The History...

By Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   The year of 1984 showed continued regrowth in the public's interest in Numismatics. Serious collectors returned...

Falling Commemorative Coin Mintages: Why It Happened and How to Profit

By David Schwager for CoinWeek .....   Proof sets. Mint sets. Commemorative coins. Is there a bottom to the falling mintages of these U.S. Mint mainstays?...

Legend Auctions: Monster Toned Dollars Bring Big Money in Big Easy

Legend Rare Coin Auctions conducted its 21st Regency Auction on the evening of May 18. The sale consisted of 520 hand selected, quality rare...

Spotlight on the Coronet Collection’s Carson City Morgan Dollars, Part 1:...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   On June 25, 2015, Legend Rare Coin Auctions will offer the first half of the PCGS Set...

New 2020 Red Book Reports Dramatic Market Changes

Best-Selling Annual Guide Prices Nearly 8,000 Items - Covers Circulating, Commemorative, and Bullion Coins The newest edition of the coin hobby’s annual Guide Book of...

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...

Legend Numismatics Market Report – All that Glitters is Generic Gold

Generic US GOLD Coins By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ……. Very interesting what is happening with gold. It has come down nearly 10% in the...

The Tumultuous Times of the 1861 Indian Princess Gold Coin

By Blanchard and Company, Inc .....   In the wild days of the California Gold Rush (1848-1855) the supply of gold surged in the United States....

Harvey Stack – A Life in Numismatics and Harvey’s Most Memorable...

Harvey G. Stack Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com....   In this mini-series of interviews, Stack’s Bowers founder Harvey Stack shares his thoughts and recollections about three of the 20th century's most important collectors, their...

Dollars – Trade Dollar, 1873-1885

Description: Though Gobrecht/Liberty Seated dollars were the first silver dollars produced for domestic use since 1804, most did not extensively circulate but were instead sent...

$11 Million Sells in Long Beach Heritage US Coin Signature Auction

California Gold Rush-era relics from the shipwreck of SS Central America were among the top sellers in Heritage's January 29-February 3 Long Beach Signature...

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

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...

Rare US Gold Coins Highlight ANA Atlanta Auction

Rare gold coins are featured as Heritage Auctions presents the official auction of the Atlanta ANA National Money Show on February 27-28. An accompanying...

Cool Coins! From the Texas Numismatic Association’s Annual Convention

CoinWeek's David Lisot was in Arlington, Texas, site of the 2015 Texas Numismatic Association Annual Convention. While there, David had a chance to talk...

Newly Discovered Variety, Unique Example of 1855 Wass, Molitor $20 Territorial...

Heritage will be offering a newly discovered and unique Territorial Gold piece at the upcoming Central States Signature Sale April 23-7 in Chicago as...

Coin Profiles – The United States $20 Liberty Double Eagle Gold...

Too much gold? Start minting the Liberty Double Eagle It was 1849, and the Philadelphia Mint had more Gold Rush gold than it could possibly...

Dollars – Eisenhower Dollar, 1971-1978

Description: The silver dollar was authorized by the Mint Act of April 2, 1792, and the denomination was intended to be the standard unit of...

$21.5+ Million Changes Hands in Heritage Auctions’ Long Beach Coin, Currency...

More than $21.5 million worth of U.S. coins, world & ancient coins and currency changed hands during Heritage Auctions' as more than 99 percent...

CoinWeek IQ: Original vs. Non-Original Gold Coin Surfaces – 4K Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=azmwqNSoaxQ At the 2016 American Numismatic Association's (ANA) World's Fair of Money, CoinWeek caught up with Douglas Winter. Doug is an acclaimed author, blogger, and leading...

Coin Collecting Strategies – ‘The World is Your Oyster’!

News & Analysis - World Coin Rarities, markets, & collecting #400 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Pearls come from oysters, and the term pearl is...

Heritage Auctions – Select 1804 Small 8 Over Large 8 Half...

At the Heritage Summer FUN Signature Auction one of the highlights was a PCGS-graded MS63 example of the 1804 half eagle, variety BD-7. At...

Coin Values: When Rare Coin Auction Records Don’t Tell the Whole...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com I’ve discussed how using previous auction records can be an extremely valuable asset in determining coin values. But there are...