Fractional Gold Featured in Month-Long Heritage Auction

A fascinating corner of US numismatic history is in the spotlight as the latest Month-Long Heritage Auction focuses on Fractional gold. These small coins,...

Fundamentals for Gold Still Strong – Good for Rare Coins

When gold and silver prices rise, many bullion buyers eventually also begin purchasing rare gold coins, advises award-winning writer Michael Fuljenz   By Mike Fuljenz – Universal Coin &...

GreatCollections to Auction $6 Million Catskill Collection of Rare U.S. Coins

200+ coins, including major U.S. rarities: 1794 $1 and $4 Stella   GreatCollections is pleased to announce the Catskill Collection of U.S. coins, the most valuable...

Top Pop Proof 1958 Franklin Half Dollar Featured in Stack’s Bowers...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   The Proof 1958 Franklin half dollar is a modern rarity that presents a severe challenge to...

The Great U.S. Mint Silver Coin Swindle

By Tom DeLorey for CoinWeek.com .....   Most U.S. coin collectors know that the United States Mint continued to pump 1964-dated 90% silver dimes, quarters and...

Bullion Shark – Collecting Kennedy Half Dollars

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   The assassination of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963 was a shock to millions of Americans and people...

U.S. Colonial Coin Profile: Finest Certified Sommer Islands Small Portholes Sixpence

Known as the Bermuda Islands today, the Sommer Islands were uninhabited until discovered and eventually settled by means of a series of shipwrecks. The...

Proof V Nickel, Barber Half Dollar Collections at David Lawrence Rare...

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Auctions  ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1120 consists of over 400 brand NEW coins plus over 35 Vault Values and...

1943 Steel Pennies: An Important Part of U.S. Numismatic History

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   In the history of American numismatics, there are few coins that are more popular or well-known -- even outside the...

Confronting Sheldon

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek .....   Dr. William Herbert Sheldon, born on November 19, 1898 and dying on September 17, 1977, was venerated for...

Condition Census 1845 Liberty Seated Dollar in Stack’s Bowers June 2020...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   Throughout the 1840s, the United States Mint struck silver dollars only at the request of bullion...

Historic Browning Plate 1823/2 Quarter in Stack’s Bowers June 2020 Auction

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   Few American rarities have been so carefully documented and studied for provenance as the 1823/2 Capped...

Two Rare U.S. Coins to be Auctioned for Charity by GreatCollections

The silver and gold coins are valued at over $60,000   Two of the most famous U.S. coins ever minted are being auctioned by GreatCollections for...

Why MS62 May Be the “Perfect” Grade for Early US Gold...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner   I recently sold a really nice 1810 Large Date Large 5 half eagle graded MS62+ by...

CoinWeek Podcast #134: Rare Coin Market Holds Its Own (With Russ...

  CoinWeek Podcast #134: Rare Coin Market Holds Its Own (With Russ Augustin) Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app...

Danville Collection Morgan Dollars Highlights David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Auctions  ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1119 consists of over 300 brand NEW coins plus over 50 Vault Values and...

Why Are Full Bands 1945 Philadelphia Mercury Dimes Scarce?

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   Mercury dime specialists and anybody else who loves nicely struck examples of these mid-20th-century silver coins knows that examples...

Gem 1891-CC Morgan Dollar: Stack’s Bowers Direct Coin of the Week

By Stack's Bowers ......   Desirable Gem 1891-CC Morgan Dollar 1891-CC Morgan Silver Dollar. MS-65 (PCGS).   This is an exceptionally well-preserved, highly attractive example of a conditionally challenging...

Legend Rare Coin Auctions’ Regency 38 Shows Market is Robust, Even...

Collector coins shine draw record phone and internet bidding activity on webcast auction   Regency Auction Result Highlights by Legend Rare Coin Auctions (LRCA) ......   An auction...

Rare Mint State 1907 Rolled Rim $10 Gold Offered in June...

Heritage Auctions is proud to offer a true rarity as part of the US Coins Signature Auction, which has been moved from Long Beach...

America’s First “Penny”: The 1793 AMERI. Flowing Hair Cent

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   After the founding of the United States in 1776, a variety of privately issued coins, medals, and tokens served...

What Are Mint State Coins?

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Even if you are relatively new to coin collecting, you probably already know that the value of a coin is...

Long Beach Signature Auction Featuring Choice Collections of Rare US Coins

We are excited to welcome you to Heritage's Official Long Beach Expo Signature auction, to be held June 4, 5, and 7. Strong results...

Finest Graded 1862 Cent Featured in Stack’s Bowers June 2020 Santa...

Featured in the Stack's Bowers Galleries upcoming June 2020 Santa Ana Auction is an incredible MS-68 (PCGS) 1862 Indian cent that stands alone at...

Struck Counterfeit Coins: Another “All in the Family” Half Cent –...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   Continuing the theme from my previous CoinWeek article on the “family” of 1804 “C-6” struck counterfeits...

NGC Attributing Tomaska Die Varieties for Franklin, Kennedy Half Dollars

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) is now attributing Proof Franklin half dollars and Proof Kennedy half dollars according to the die varieties cataloged by Rick...

Collecting the Special Mint Set Coins of 1965-1967

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   The mid-1960s was a colorful time in American numismatics, with the United States Mint making a series of changes...

Key Peace Dollar, High Relief Saint at David Lawrence Rare Coins

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Auctions  ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1118 consists of over 250 brand NEW coins plus over 50 Vault Values and...

PCGS 1938 Half Dollar Proof Sells for Record $81,562 at GreatCollections

After spirited bidding from 11 different collectors and dealers, the finest 1938 Walking Liberty Half Dollar ended up selling for a new all-time record...

Rare US Gold Coins: “Holy Grail” BD-1 Variety 1796 Quarter Eagle

Gold $2.50 Quarter eagles were struck for the first time in 1796 and three die varieties are known for the date. This coin represents...