CoinWeek: Let’s Grade Coins: Episode I – 4K Video

When it comes to rare coins, condition and eye appeal can mean the difference of hundreds or thousands of dollars. In order to get...

Spink to Offer Rare Pewter Continental Currency Piece at June Auction

On June 19 and 20, Spink USA in New York will be offering an amazing item. Lot 208 is a 1776 pewter Continental Dollar....

Classic Gold US Coins – The “With Motto” New Orleans Eagle...

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Collectors who like completable themed sets don’t have a ton of options if they're on a budget....

US Coins – NGC Certifies New Bust Quarter Variety

1822 B-3 is a Previously Unknown Die Marriage Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified an 1822 quarter dollar variety that was previously unknown to numismatists....

Counterfeit Coins – A Mystery 1872-S “Half Dollar” and 1-Page Attribution...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ...... One of the “coins” left out of my previous CoinWeek article on damaged source coins (for...

Coin Grading Is in the Eye of the Beholder of the...

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers ......   I recently read the great piece by Josh Mcmorrow-Hernandez on CoinWeek about what a coin's grade says...

Fantastic Obsolete Coins from Our American Heritage: Liberty Seated 20-Cent Pieces

By Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ......   From its inception, the silver 20-cent coin was one of the most poorly conceived, ill-received and unpopular...

Internet Auction #963 from David Lawrence Rare Coins Closing Sunday

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #963 is now live with a great selection of 300 fresh, new coins, over 50...

Heritage: Important Classic US Coins Offered in Long Beach Auction

For more than a quarter of a century, Heritage and the Long Beach Coin Expo have combined talents and resources to present the Official...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Extremely Rare Copper 1875 Half...

Our Long Beach Signature Auction of US Coins features an example of a 1874 half eagle struck in copper, graded Proof 64 Red and...

So You’ve Decided to Collect United States Gold Coins by Type…

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   Many collectors of United States gold want to collect with a purpose and with a goal. However,...

Antietam and Gettysburg: Classic US Civil War Commemorative Coins

The Antietam and Gettysburg Classic Civil War Commemoratives are popular with collectors of coins and Civil War history By Jim Bisognani - NGC Contributor ........   When...

Upgrade Your Set: The Top Hat Collection of Standing Liberty Quarters

By CoinWeek ....   Last year was the 100th anniversary of the Standing Liberty quarter. To mark the occasion, the United States Mint celebrated the classic...

Classic US Coins – Rare Early Cents Offered in Padula Family...

Elusive 1793 S-15 cent and famous Reeded Edge cent offered during Heritage Auctions’ September Long Beach Expo Early American copper collectors are urged to consign...

United States 1973 (P) Eisenhower Dollar

Description: While the country-at-large's desire for a large dollar coin at the start of the 1970s was hardly demonstrable, the gaming industry developed an acute...

Choice Dahlonega Mint 1839 Liberty Head Half Eagle Featured in Stack’s...

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers .....   The half eagles struck at the Dahlonega Mint in 1839 represent a very significant and popular issue...

Legend Auctions: Monster Toned Dollars Bring Big Money in Big Easy

Legend Rare Coin Auctions conducted its 21st Regency Auction on the evening of May 18. The sale consisted of 520 hand selected, quality rare...

David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction #961 Closes Sunday

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #961 is now live with a great selection of 280 fresh, new coins, over 60...

The Concept of “Freshness” in Numismatics

By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   There is almost no term in the rare coin market which is more misused than “fresh”. I...

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...

CoinWeek IQ: Collect Smart on a Budget – 4K Video

Collect more of what you want by implementing these strategies... Not every collector has the unlimited means necessary to put together a world famous coin...

Counterfeit Detection – Die Struck Counterfeit 1916-D Mercury Dime

1916-D Counterfeit Mercury Dime By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   Skillful identification of counterfeit coins is essential to the hobby. Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) recently received a...

Legend Rare Coin Auctions’ Regency XXI 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, May, 18, 2017 at Harrah’s in...

US Coins – Finest Known 1803 Cohen-2 Half Cent Featured in...

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers .....   Early American copper collectors pursue numismatics with great enthusiasm, resulting in long-established condition censuses for...

AER Acquires Virtually Flawless $20 High Relief Saint-Gaudens Gold

In March 2017, the American Eagle Reserve acquired the unparalleled 1907 $20 High Relief Saint-Gaudens Wire-Rim certified by PCGS Mint State-69, further endorsed by...

Building a World Class Numismatic Gold Coin Collection: The Josiah K....

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers ......   CoinWeek continues to post Harvey Stack's wonderful series of blogs on not only the building of one...

CoinWeek: D. Brent Pogue Family Coin Collection, Session V – HD...

It was history in the making, and CoinWeek was there. On March 31, 2017 in the carriage house of the Evergreen Museum in Baltimore -...

Internet Auction #960 from David Lawrence Rare Coins Open Through Sunday

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   The Sunday David Lawrence Internet Auction #960 is now live with a great selection of 350 fresh, new coins,...

New Book on 1802 Half Dimes Released by Heritage Auctions

Obverse, 1802 Half Dime, Valentine Specimen. PCGS AU-50. Image courtesy Heritage Auctions   Jon Amato examines the census of a classic American coin The 1802 half dime...

Evaluating Safe Preservation Methods for Proof Coins

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   For as long as there have been proof coins, there have been collectors trying to preserve them. Proof coins,...