Jim Bisognani: The Tale of Two Washingtons

A bureaucratic struggle behind the scenes in 1931 decided how the first US president would be portrayed on coins for years to come   By Jim...

PCGS 66+ CAC 1884 Liberty Head “V” Nickel a Highlight of...

By CoinWeek ....   Sunday, June 30 will see the end of bidding on GreatCollections.com for this 1884 Liberty nickel, graded MS-66+ by PCGS and granted...

Heritage Auctions: FUN Times in the Florida Summer

This year's July 11-14 Summer FUN Signature Auction is packed with collector coins in virtually all denominations. One of the highlights of this year's...

Top Pop 1925-S Mercury Dime Highlights David Lawrence Rare Coins Online...

By David Lawrence Rare Coins  ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1071 offers a finest known Mercury Dime, a registry quality Barber Half, a Key Date Proof...

Previously Unreported Morgan Dollars Emerge as PCGS All-Time Finest

By Mint State Gold by Stuppler and Company ......   Quietly and patiently acquiring superb quality coin-after-coin over the past 14 years, an Illinois collector working...

Classic US Coins: The 1921 Peace Dollar

By Blanchard & Company ......   The 1921 Peace Dollar has origins dating back to 1878 when the United States Congress passed the Bland-Allison Act. This...

Stack’s Bowers to Showcase the Famous 1894-S Dime at ANA World’s...

Of all great American coin rarities, the 1894-S dime stands high in the front rank. The appearance of one in the marketplace is always...

First Public Exhibit of Recently Discovered Rare 1854-S $5 at ANA...

Historic, Gold Rush-era San Francisco Half Eagle will be featured Museum Showcase display courtesy of ANA Governor Brian Hendelson   By Classic Coin Company ......   The fourth...

Jeff Garrett: The Rising Gold Tide

As gold's price shows strength, will it spark a wider interest in coins?   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Then I began my career in...

World’s Finest Collection of Indian Head Cents Offered by Heritage Auctions

Heritage Auctions announces it has been chosen to present The Castle Collection of Indian Cents - the world's finest examples obtainable of this widely...

Nova Constellatio: The Story of America’s First Minted Coin

By Blanchard & Company ......   In 1783 the monetary system in the United States was something of a mess. There was inconsistency among the coinage used...

Finest Known CAC 1902 Proof Morgan Dollar Among David Lawrence Rare...

By David Lawrence Rare Coins  ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1070 offers a choice half cent, a beautiful near gem Bust quarter, a finest known Proof...

Top Pop 1924 Lincoln Wheat Cent in Demand at GreatCollections

Lincoln Wheat Cent By CoinWeek ....   Later this week on Sunday, June 23, bidding ends on this 1924 Lincoln Wheat cent, graded MS-67+ RD by...

The Coin Course: Discovering the Market Value of U.S. Coins

In many ways, determining the value of a coin or a coin collection can be an overwhelming task. Where do you begin? You may want...

CoinWeek IQ: A Preview of Legend Rare Coin Auctions’ 33rd Regency...

By Lianna Spurrier for CoinWeek .....   Legend Rare Coin Auctions will hold their 33rd Regency Auction on June 27 in Las Vegas. It will feature...

Fabled SS Central America Treasure Reveals Extremely Rare, Gem 1856-S Dime

Retrieved in latest SS Central America sunken treasure recovery, top rarity is now graded PCGS MS65 CAC, tied for finest known The SS Central America,...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – Altered Date 1856 Flying Eagle Cent

Genuine 1856 Flying Eagle Cent The Flying Eagle Cent By Max Spiegel – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   The 1856 Flying Eagle cent is an important and...

Condition Rarity 1884-CC Morgan Dollar Offered at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek ....   Bidding ends Sunday, June 16 on GreatCollections.com for this 1884-CC Morgan Silver Dollar, graded MS-67+ by PCGS and approved by CAC. Struck at...

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

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...

Lustrous Charlotte Mint Quarter Eagle Gold Highlight of David Lawrence Rare...

By David Lawrence Rare Coins  ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1069 offers a stunning large cent, a one year type quarter, various beautiful gold examples and...

Heritage Long Beach Auction Sells Over $8.3 Million

Gold rarities were the highlights as Heritage's June 6-9 Signature Auction, held in conjunction with the Long Beach Coin and Collectibles Expo, raised close...

Classic US Coins: Looking at Gold Like a Copper Collector

Gold coins with Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   This blog is inspired by reader D.N. who recently sent me a nice unsolicited...

Ron Guth – Five Big Ones: Ira and Larry Goldberg Auctioneers...

By Ron Guth .....   Disclaimer: The author is an independent reporter. He has no affiliation with Ira and Larry Goldberg Auctioneers and he has received...

Stack’s Bowers June Collectors Choice Online Auction of U.S. Coin, Currency...

By Stack's Bowers ......   Our June 2019 Collectors Choice Auction featuring U.S. Coins and Currency is now online. We are pleased to introduce a third...

Certified Coin Marketplace: CAC Coins Bring Premiums in May 2019

In addition to faring well in online sales during the month of May, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in auctions in New Orleans...

Lightly Toned High Relief Silver 1921 Peace Dollar on GreatCollections.com

Semi-key Peace dollar among many GreatCollections auction highlights Peace Dollar offerings found by CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, June 9, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for this toned...

Finest 1831 Capped Bust Dime Variety Featured in August 2019 ANA...

By James McCartney - Senior Numismatist, Stack's Bowers ......   The JR-3 variety of the 1831 Capped Bust dime is unremarkable in most grades and carries...

The Unusual Journey of the Three Cent Silver Coin

Indian Head cents and Three cent Coins The Three cent coins by Blanchard & Company ......   American coinage often follows a strange path. Each piece minted...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1900-S $5 Half Eagle

This Middle Eastern counterfeit coin lacks the details of a genuine 1900-S Half Eagle. Counterfeit Coin Detection By  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   When we think of...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: A Superb 1909-S VDB Cent

The Iconic 1909-S VDB Lincoln Cent The debut of the Lincoln cent was highly anticipated, by coin collectors and the general public alike. As the...