The Confederacy in American Life; on American Coins

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek .....   Rewriting history is a great temptation to ideologues of left and right, but recalls the old child’s prayer...

David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction #974: Lots You Need to Know

By CoinWeek .....   David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) conducts online auctions of certified coins, offering collectors a mix of classic and modern material in all...

Five Snoozing U.S. Gold Series and Their Chances to Re-Awaken

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   I’ve specialized in United States gold coins since the 1980s and I’ve seen a number of...

CoinWeek: Private Lot Viewing: Stack’s Bowers 2017 ANA Rarities Night Sale...

Go behind the scenes of the hobby's most important rare coin markets with CoinWeek's Private Lot Viewing 4K Videos. In this episode, editor Charles Morgan...

David Lawrence Rare Coins Is Back with Internet Auction 973

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #973 is now live with a great selection of 325 fresh, new coins, over 60...

A Reader Writes: Harvey Stack on the Hobby’s Relationship with Toning

By Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries .....   Dear Charles, Welcome home! It had to be a hard week. Morning till late-at-night events, your days...

Heritage ANA Auction Results – Two U.S. Pennies Equal Nearly $500,000

1792 cent and 1943 Lincoln penny offered for the first time at auction Two of the rarest U.S. coins ever discovered sold for nearly $500,000...

10 Great Moments That Shaped American Coin Collecting, Part 2

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek .....   In Part One, I discussed the beginnings of popular coin collecting in America in the late 1850s. I...

Live at the ANA with CoinWeek – Pete Smith, Joel Orosz,...

CoinWeek editor Charles Morgan talks with Pete Smith, Joel Orosz and Leonard D Augsburger, authors of a new book on the United States Mint and...

Senate Passes American Legion 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act

Every session, Congress authorizes the US Mint to produce commemorative coins that celebrate and honor American people, places, events, and institutions. These coins help raise...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1924 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle

Counterfeit 1924 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle   By Max Spiegel - Researcher, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ........   Semiprooflike appearance, thick lettering and raised lumps helped NGC graders identify...

Live at the ANA with CoinWeek – A Time of Traitors...

A Trio of U.S. Medals from 1861 with John Kraljevich Our friend John Kraljevich is one of the stars of the next generation of experts,...

Live at the ANA with CoinWeek – Silvano DiGenova Talks Rare...

Silvano DiGenova talks rare $20 gold Proofs Charles Morgan, Editor of CoinWeek, talks with US Coin expert Silvano DiGenova about 19th-century $20 proof gold. These...

New 3rd Edition MEGA RED Features Engraved Love Token Coins

Deluxe Edition of the Guide Book of United States Coins - MEGA RED The third edition of MEGA RED (the Deluxe Edition of the Guide...

NGC-Certified Lesher Dollar Set on Display at ANA Show in Denver

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified the Henderson-Marchase Collection, the most complete set of Lesher “Referendum Dollars”, which will go on display at the...

Live at the ANA with CoinWeek – Charles Morgan talks with...

The "Penny Lady" show us a 25 planchet Lincoln Cent Error One of the joys of collecting is the people that you meet and interact...

Live at the ANA with CoinWeek – Fred Weinberg Shows...

Amazing Lincoln Cent Error Coin CoinWeek editor Charles Morgan got a chance to visit with error coin expert Fred Weinberg, who showed us a 1967...

U.S. Mint to Display 1933 Double Eagles at ANA World’s Fair...

Acting Deputy Director David Motl today announced that the United States Mint will display two of the 10 1933 $20 Double Eagle gold coins...

First United States Coin? David McCarthy Believes It’s the Quint.

From CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan: Senior numismatist for Kagin's, David McCarthy has just published new research into the Type 2 Quint pattern coin that has...

10 Great Moments That Shaped American Coin Collecting, Part 1

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek .....   Selecting with absolute precision 10 of the greatest moments in the history of coin collecting in the United...

Finest Known 1819 Overton-108 Capped Bust Half Dollar at August ANA...

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers ......   Showcased in lot 2095 of our August 2017 ANA World’s Fair of Money Rarities Night...

Whitman Publishes Expanded 2nd Edition of Guide Book of Buffalo, Jefferson...

Whitman Publishing announces the release of the new second edition of the Guide Book of Buffalo and Jefferson Nickels, by Q. David Bowers. The...

Fossil Creek Gem 1894-O Barber Dime Featured in 2017 ANA Auction

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers ......   Lot 2065 in Rarities Night of our Official Auction of the 2017 ANA World’s Fair...

U.S. Coin Rarities Highlight Stack’s Bowers Official Auction of 2017 ANA...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is thrilled to present an incredible lineup of United States coins in their Official Auction of the 2017 ANA World’s Fair...

So, You’ve Decided to Collect Liberty Head Double Eagles…

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   The decision to collect this series should not be made lightly as Liberty Head double eagles have the distinction...

Dahlonega Gold Set Displayed at University of Georgia

The collection of coins from 1838-1861 is part of the “Gold-Digging in Georgia” exhibit Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) is honored to have certified the Thomas...

Internet Auction 970 from David Lawrence Rare Coins: Highlights

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #970 is live with a great selection of 310 fresh, new coins, 55 No Reserve...

CoinWeek Ask Recap: Coin Collector Questions from July 19, 2017

Take your hobby to the next level with some straight up answers to your pressing coin questions. CoinWeek editor and 13-time Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG)...

Classic Coins at Stack’s Bowers ANA World’s Fair of Money Rarities...

By CoinWeek .....   The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) World’s Fair of Money remains one of the largest coin conventions in the calendar year. Stack’s Bowers,...

Prooflike 1857-S Double Eagle Gold Coins from the SS Central America...

By Greg Reynolds for CoinWeek .....   The loss of SS Central America in September 1857 had a major impact on the history of the United...