Modern US Coins: Collecting the Ultimate 1981 Mint Set

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   1981 marked the beginning of the Reagan administration and the seeming end of the coin Wilmington,...

The Only Complete Collection of U.S. Half Cents Ever Formed to...

The Missouri Cabinet Sale will take place January 26 Ira and Larry Goldberg, along with Bob Grellman and Chris McCawley, are proud to announce the sale...

United States 1912-D Liberty Nickel

Images courtesy David Lawrence Rare Coins Description: The 1912-D Liberty Head nickel was struck during the only year when any of the coins in the series...

Gobrecht Silver Dollars – The Most Misunderstood Coin

1836 C. GOBRECHT name below base, stars in obverse field, plain edge. Die alignment: eagles flies level, coin turn and eagle flies level medal...

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...

Collecting US Coins: Going the Distance in Long Beach

Wind, rain, and rarities galore in Southern California By Jim Bisognani - NGC Weekly Market Report .....   For dealers and attendees at the first Long Beach Expo for 2019,...

Finest Known 1913 Liberty Head Nickel to “Cross the Block” in...

1913 Liberty Head nickel graded Proof 66 by PCGS / Eliasberg Collection. Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the sale of the finest-known 1913...

How Hoards Affect Value….. Further Significant Hoards

by Tony Davis – Atlanta Gold & Coin Buyers ………. The introduction of a coin hoard to the marketplace is always an event of...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – The 1972 Doubled Die Lincoln Cent

GENUINE 1972 Double Die Lincoln Cent - courtesy of Heritage Auctions. By Max Spiegel - Numismatic Researcher, NGC ......   Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) recently received a...

How a Coin Gets Bad Karma – And How It Can...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner .......   I recently sold an interesting coin (details to follow) and the entire process, which was reasonably quick...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Auction Results for Quarters in Baltimore

News and Analysis on scarce coins, markets, and the collecting community #82 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds Last week, the firm of Stack's-Bowers Galleries...

Quarters – Washington Quarter, 1932-1964

Description: The United States in the early 1930s suffered under the effects of a widespread economic depression that followed the 1929 stock market crash. The...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1877 Indian Head Cent

By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .....   A difference in facial expression is among the many clues this coin is fake. Although it had only the second-lowest mintage...

The U.S. Government Confiscates Ten Multi-Million Dollar Coins

Opinion by Dr. Richard S. Appel - Unique Rare Coins ......   Mystery, intrigue and a see-saw legal battle has surrounded 10 1933 St. Gaudens $20...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Presentation Strike 1795 Draped Bust...

The 1795 B-14, BB-51 Bust dollar with an off-center Draped Bust represents the first appearance of the new Draped Bust Dollar obverse design. The...

US Coin Album – Steel This Cent

By David W. Lange - Research Director, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   A number of years ago, I purchased a strip of webbing for 1943...

The Most Valuable Coin Ever “Found” in the US to be...

Set to cross the block in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the Whitman Coin and Collectibles Baltimore Expo is a famously rare...

The Coin Analyst: Grading Service Guidelines and Clarification on Bullion Coin...

by Louis Golino for Coin Week Since my last column on the 25th anniversary silver eagle sets was published, there have been a couple more...

Wow! $1,000 Gold Coin Box – with Russ Augustin – ANA...

  Coin dealer Russ Augustin shows us a scarce Lonson $1,000 gold coin box. Boxes like this were used by banks at the end of...

Modern US Coins – Why Did the Number of Cameo Proofs...

By David Schwager for CoinWeek .....   An experienced collector once told me that when he started collecting a series, the first coin he bought was...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Coin Selections: Choice 1827 Capped Head...

The 1827 Capped Head Left half eagle claims a mintage of 24,913 pieces, with just a single variety known for the date. This was...

Top 5 Results From Stack’s Bowers Whitman Expo Coin Auction

Coin Auction Coverage By CoinWeek ..... The Stack's Bowers June Baltimore coin auction of rare coins and medals has so far realized $4.7 million, with...

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...

Cool Coins! 2015 Central States Numismatic Society Edition – Video: 7:57.

The Central States Numismatic Society's 76th Annual Convention just wrapped up. Dealers from across the country came to Schaumburg, Illinois and brought with them...

CoinWeek IQ – The Oddities of Indian Head Cents

By Lianna Spurrier for CoinWeek .....   We all know that there are countless varieties of large cents, meticulously cataloged and collected. Early silver coinage and...

Rago to Host Inaugural Online-Only Numismatic Auction on Bidsquare.com

By Rago Arts & Auctions ...... From June 15 through June 30, Rago Auctions is pleased to present its first ever online-only sale of U.S....

Classic U.S. Coins for less than $500 each, Part 9: Buffalo...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #254  A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

New Million Dollar Coin: David Lawrence Rare Coins Sells 1879 Coiled...

David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) has brokered one of the rarest U.S. gold issues from the 19th Century. Graded by PCGS Proof 66 Cameo,...

Gold Eagles From The Admiral Collection Featured in Heritage Long Beach...

Heritage is proud to present our February 22-26 auction of US coins at the Long Beach Coin and Collectibles Expo, one of the finest...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Al Boka Collection of Large...

News and Analysis of scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #71 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds On Thursday, Sept 8th, at...