Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Early U.S. $2½ Gold Coins

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #103 While I am focusing upon...

NGC Certifies Unique Stella $4 Gold Variety

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has authenticated and graded the single known example of a distinctive Stella variety as PF- 60, J-1636a. The Stella, or four-dollar...

1863 Quarter Eagle – A Classic Proof-Only Numismatic Rarity offered at...

The 1863 quarter eagle is a classic American coin issue that is familiar to many collectors, even those who specialize outside the rarefied atmosphere...

The Coin Analyst: Is the Collectible Coin Market Coming Back?

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek A weak economy has made it harder for collectors of average means to keep adding to their collections, and many...

1792 Silver Center Cent, from the first group of coins ever...

The April 18-20 official auction of the Central States Numismatic Society Convention in Schaumburg, IL,  featuring The William D. Plumley Collection of proof gold,...

Coins That I Never See With Good Eye Appeal, Part Three:...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner and Contributor In the third installment of this multi-part article, I’m going to delve into a series that...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Rarities Night, Part 3, Dimes and...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #102....   Last week, I wrote about...

Stack’s Bowers Whitman Baltimore Coin Expo Tops $16.4 Million

More than 6,500 U.S. Coin and Exonumia Lots Realize $16,407,956 IRVINE, Calif. – Stack’s Bowers Galleries conducted its Official Auction of the Whitman Coin and...

The Coin Analyst: The U.S. Mint’s Spring 2012 Coin Program

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek In the past couple of weeks the U.S. Mint has finally started to put some bones on its upcoming product...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Rarities Night, Part 2, Half Dollars

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #101 ......   Last week, I wrote...

Congressional Inaction, Not Inflation, Is to Blame for the Diminishing Role...

By Charles Morgan with Hubert Walker Coinweek Contributor On February 21, 1857, the United States Congress passed An Act relating to Foreign Coins and to the...

An Interesting Collecting Idea…a grading set of Dahlonega half eagles

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner and Contributor As I was getting ready to post a coin that will be for sale in ...

Marketing Your Collection – The Market is “Hungry” for High-End Rare...

By Mark Ferguson  – MFRareCoins.com .....   During the past several years coin auctions have been taking business away from coin shows and the rest of...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Rarities Night in Baltimore, Part...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #100 It seems appropriate for the...

Important 1776 New Hampshire Copper Rarity to be offered by Stacks...

Ex: Stickney, Ellsworth, Garrett The Guide Book Plate Coin The history of this rare copper New Hampshire coinage is fairly well documented in the literature,...

Coin Profiles: Proof 1836 Quarter Eagle With 1834 Small Head

All proof U.S. gold coins from the 1830s are very rare, and only six specimens of the 1836 Classic Head quarter eagle are...

Assembling a Date Set of Civil War Gold Coins: Part One,...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner The combination of history and numismatic significance makes the United Sates gold coins struck during the Civil...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Proper Value of Generic U.S....

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis on scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #99 Although I very much prefer...

GreatCollections to auction Turino Collection of U.S. coins

Includes superb MS-67 $20 High Relief and both $50 Panama-Pacific Commemoratives GreatCollections is proud to auction a group of U.S. coins called the Turino...

Current Availability of Rare Date Gold

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com Coinweek Content Partner If you are a collector of rare date gold, you have probably noticed that there are distinct...

Coin Investors: Take Advantage of a Much Overlooked Market Segment!

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com Coin Investors:  Do you want to buy when coin prices are already going up…or do you want to...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Unrecognized Importance of 1846 Dimes

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #98 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds When people think about rare dimes,...

eBay and David Lawrence Rare Coins to Auction Rare Lincoln Coin...

Turn-of-the-Century Pennies Ranked as World’s Fourth All-Time Finest Collection in Its Category eBay and David Lawrence Rare Coins today announced plans to auction one of...

The Coin Analyst: How the U.S. and World Mints Are Dealing...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Spot prices on the futures markets for precious metals have always been volatile, especially for silver. But since last year’s roller...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Major Gold Rarities in Auction by...

News and Analysis of scarce coins,  markets, and the collecting community #97 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds I was astonished that a stamp auction...

PCGS Will Recognize Circulation Strike 1841 Philadelphia Quarter Eagles!

Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) is announcing a big change involving one of the most famous and desirable United States gold coin rarities, the...

How Do You Price Really Special Coins?

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner In the recent Schuyler Rumsey coin auction, there were a number of coins that I would define as...

Legend Market Report -The LittleJohn Gold Sale

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics CoinWeek Content Partner It's not do hard to believe but the recent (2/21) "secret" auction of the Littlejohn Collection brought...

The San Francisco Surprise – Schuyler Rumsey Auction

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner Around four or five months ago, I got wind of a soon-to-be-conducted rare gold coin auction in San...

Capping Liberty: The Invention of a Numismatic Iconography for the New...

An Exhibition of Coins, Medals, Banknotes, and Related Books, Manuscripts, and Graphic Arts from Princeton University Collections Milberg Gallery, Firestone Library, March 3, 2012, to...