Ron Drzewucki’s Grading Coins – Franklin Half Dollars

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale ......   In this installment of Grading Coins, I’m going to talk about the popular Franklin half dollar series. The...

Finest Known 1932 “Saint” in eBay Auction of Double Eagles Set

One of the all-time finest collections of Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle gold coins listed in the PCGS Set Registry®, the A&A Saints Collection, will go...

EAC President and President-elect talk about the Challenges and Visions for...

Bim Gander Talks About His EAC Presidency. VIDEO: 4:33. Bim Gander, President, Early American Copper Society Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com. EAC is a club of 1300 member...

Condition Census 1787 New Jersey Copper Featured in May Stack’s Bowers...

By James McCartney - Senior Numismatist, Stack's Bowers ........   Our May 2019 Baltimore Auction will feature an impressive selection of United States colonial coins from...

Indiana Church Strikes Gold with Early “In God We Trust” Rare...

An historic 1866 Double Eagle, one of only 10 known examples, survived an attempted theft and was donated to a Valparaiso church. It could...

Dollars – 1921 Peace Dollar – High Relief

Description: The Peace Dollar is a silver United States dollar coin minted from 1921 to 1928, then again in 1934 and 1935. Early proposals for...

Whitman Releases New Bowers Book on Barber Silver Coinage

Whitman Publishing announces the release of A Guide Book of Barber Silver Coins, by Q. David Bowers. The 384-page Bowers book (number 20 in...

An Old-Fashoned Way To Invest In Silver and Silver Coins

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek ......   Even with premiums of $2.50 to $4 an ounce above spot, government-issued bullion coins such as the American Eagle,...

United States 1923 Peace Dollar

Description: The 1923 Peace dollar is one of the most common issues in the series of dollar coins (1921-35) designed by Anthony de Francisci. Peace...

Nixon Presentation Ike Dollar Discovered

Exclusive News: By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ………. DISCOVERY PIECE After going unnoticed for more than forty years, a rare early Eisenhower dollar...

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...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1878 Shield Nickel: The Kissing Thief

Counterfeit coin - 1878 Shield Nickel This proof 1878 Shield Nickel looks pretty at first glance, but a more careful evaluation reveals that it’s a...

Market Strategies and Asset Allocation – Billionaires Buying Rare Coins

Coin Market Strategies and Analysis by Jeff Garrett - Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .......... What is motivating 'smart money' to turn to numismatics? One of most interesting and...

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...

2015 United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set™...

Sales will open for the 2015 United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Silver Proof Set (product code Q5H) on Feb. 20 at noon...

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

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers ......   Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 On our visit to Eagle's Nest to deliver the gold...

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...

PCGS Confirms Major New 1798 Dollar Variety

New obverse and reverse die combination on a 1798 Draped Bust silver dollar. Image courtesy PCGS There's been a big discovery in early American numismatics. Professional...

5 Cent Nickels – Shield Nickel No Rays, 1867-1883

Description: Because of consistent demand, production of the nickel five cent piece was higher than that of the equivalently valued silver half dime each year...

Full Head 1916 Standing Liberty Quarter, 1795 Small Eagle $5 Gold...

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1050 includes a selection of 500 New Items including 50 No Reserve Lots and 20 Vault...

The Coin Analyst: The Best 2011 U.S. Mint Coins Still Available...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek I believe the following 2011 U.S. Mint coins offer the solid long-term potential for price appreciation based on supply and...

NGC-graded Coins Powering Heritage US Coins Auction in August

A 1792 Washington gold eagle pattern and a rare 1854-S $5 are the top two lots in the sale. Two NGC-certified coins will headline Heritage...

Gold Bugs Swarm, Modern Rarities Rule at Long Beach Expo

For many, the timing was perfect at the Long Beach Expo   Long Beach Expo Review By Jim Bisognani - NGC Weekly Market Report ......   The final Long Beach...

PCGS Launches Exclusive CAC Set Registry Program

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) has announced new PCGS CAC Set Registry composites (sets), which will permit collectors to build collections of PCGS-graded coins...

The Three Levels of Coin Rarity: The Appearance, Eye Appeal, and...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner....   If you’ve been around the coin market for a while, you know that there are many different types...

Heritage Central States Auction Results Approach $34 Million

The Central States Numismatic Society Convention in Chicago featured four distinct Heritage auctions during the period April 24-29, covering US Coins, World Coins, US...

How the Trime ( Three Cent Coin ) Saved Pre-Civil War...

Three Cent Silver - by Kathleen Duncan - Pinnacle Rarities Following the discovery of gold at Sutter’s Mill in 1848, the “Forty-Niners” and their followers...

Commemorative Coins – Charles Barber’s Influence on the Classic US Commems

By Dan Duncan – Pinnacle-Rarities ......   The works of Charles Barber’s career weren’t fully appreciated until after his death. His coinage was considered pedestrian...

CoinWeek Podcast #111: Talking CAC Coins, the Future of Grading with...

 CoinWeek Podcast #110: Talking CAC Coins - the Future of Grading with John Albanese Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic...

Heritage Auctions – Rare 9 Leaves 1795 Small Eagle Reverse Gold...

The Philadelphia Mint struck gold coins for the first time in 1795, when a reported mintage of 5,583 Capped Bust Right eagles was accomplished....