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...

Ask a Grader with Ron Drzewucki

Ever wondered what grading coins is like? Modern Coin Wholesale's Ron Drzewucki gives CoinWeek the inside scoop By CoinWeek ....   Professional coin grading can be a...

Bidding Wars Drive Prices to Record Levels at Legend’s Regency XXII...

A packed Legend Regency Auction room and record number of bidders online helped drive prices realized to extraordinarily strong prices. The top lot surprised...

Modern US Coins – Collecting the Susan B. Anthony Dollar

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   Susan B. Anthony dollars are growing on some collectors these days. Now gracefully approaching middle age, the nation’s first...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1875 Indian Head Cent

Counterfeit 1875 Indian Head Cent By Max Spiegel –  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Many Chinese counterfeits are made from dies that are not directly copied...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: Repaired 1836 Gobrecht Dollar +...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   Probably one of the most significant “finds” we as a group have made is this Gobrecht...

Modern 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,...

Collecting and Appreciating Naturally Toned Coins, Part 3

By Greg Reynolds for CoinWeek .....   In Part 1, I frame the topic and put forth the perspectives of very accomplished collectors regarding natural toning....

The 36 Major US Gold Coin Types: A Collector’s Guide

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   Between 1795 and 1933 a total of 36 major gold types were issued for circulation. In my May 2017...

Coin Collecting Tips: Liberty Coins On A Budget

Seated, standing, walking, draped or capped — assemble a type set featuring Ms. Liberty By Jim Bisognani - NGC Contributor ........   The Fourth of July —...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1787 Massachusetts “4C” Half Cent...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) for CoinWeek ......   A comment I have heard in regards to these latest struck fakes is that...

Collecting and Appreciating Naturally Toned Coins, Part 2

By Greg Reynolds for CoinWeek .....   In Part 1, I discussed the fact that almost all sophisticated collectors of U.S. coins have a very strong...

History Hidden in Plain Sight: Freemasons on United States Coins

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   According to some, the secretive fraternity of the Freemasons is elitist and anti-democratic. Still others have...

Stack’s Bowers June 2017 Baltimore Coin Auction Realizes Over $5.3 Million

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Coin Auction of the June 2017 Whitman Coin and Collectibles Expo, held at the Baltimore Convention Center, brought together...

Eye Appeal of Coins in the Age of the Internet

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   I’ve recently read articles on other websites about how the coin market has changed in the last few decades....

Legend Numismatics: Hot Topics – Smart People Can Do Dumb Things

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics .......   Journal entries from the founder of Legend Numismatics, Laura Sperber, help you stay current with the real happenings...

Coin Collecting Strategies – Generic Gold Coins Fall to Historic Lows

If you're not picky, it's a great time to look at century-old US Generic Gold coins By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   In...

The Highly Collectible & History Packed Gold Commemorative Coin Series

By Kathleen Duncan of Pinnacle Rarities ......   The Gold Classic Commemorative series is an easily obtainable collection, containing only 11 issues, not including the exceptionally...

From the Brink II: An Update on Struck Counterfeits & Damaged...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) for CoinWeek ...... This article is intended as a continuation of the information reported in my previous...

DLRC Internet Auction #967 includes Smoky Mountain Morgan Dollar Collection

Our Sunday Internet Auction #967 is now live with a great selection of 225 fresh, new coins, The Smoky Mountain Morgan Dollar Collection consisting...

Collecting and Appreciating Naturally Toned Coins, Part 1

By Greg Reynolds for CoinWeek .....   In the history of coin collecting in the U.S., most of the greatest all-time collections were characterized by many...

Legend Rare Coin Auctions Regency XXII Sale: Lots You Need to...

By CoinWeek .....   Handpicked high-eye-appeal U.S. coins are the hallmark of Legend Rare Coin Auctions (LRCA) and on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at the Venetian...

Falling in Love with Numismatics – Suddenly It’s 1952!

By Q. David Bowers - Stack's Bowers ...... As I write these words I enjoy numismatics every bit as much as I did when I...

David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction #966 Ending Sunday

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #966 is still live with a great selection of 315 fresh, new coins, over 70...

CoinWeek Podcast #71: Early Coppers to Buy… and to Avoid...

CoinWeek  Podcast #71: Early Coppers to Buy... and to Avoid Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the...

Heritage Auctions: Collector Coins Highlighted in Summer FUN Offerings

We are pleased to present our offerings in the July 6-9 Summer FUN US Coins Signature Auction. This is our 11th annual Summer FUN...

CoinWeek: Beautiful Cartwheels: DMPL & PL Morgan Dollars – 4K Video

Coin dealer Don Rinkor specializes in DMPL and PL Morgan dollars. This popular subset of Morgan dollar collecting focuses on highly reflective dollars, many with...

Four More Lots You Need to Know: Stack’s Bowers June 2017...

By CoinWeek ..... Previously, CoinWeek covered three important modern coin lots that you need to know about from the Stack’s Bowers June 2017 auction at...

Birch Cent Not Seen in 55 Years to Appear at Heritage...

1792 cent with plain edge traced back to 1890 Parmelee auction; consignment window still open The consignment deadline for Heritage Auctions’ 2017 American Numismatic Association...

David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction 965: 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...