Miller Collection, Pt. 1 Realizes Over $9 Million at Stack’s Bowers...

Part One of the Larry H. Miller Collection was a much-anticipated highlight of the Stack’s Bowers Galleries November 2020 Showcase Auction, held at the...

Eisenhower Dollars: History, Values and Scarce Coins

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Eisenhower dollars, issued from 1971 to 1978, were the first dollar coins issued since the Peace dollar series ended in...

The 1920 Pilgrim Commemorative Half Dollar Turns 100

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   EDITORS' NOTE: This Thanksgiving week, CoinWeek's Giveaway #357 contest prize is a PCGS MS-64 1920 Pilgrim Commemorative, and one...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1842-O Seated Liberty Dime

Counterfeit Coins by Max Spiegel, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) .......   Counterfeit 1842-O Seated Liberty Dime The design details on this Seated Liberty Dime counterfeit coin are soft,...

Pogue 1795 Flowing Hair Half Dime, One of Finest Known, Offered...

Pogue Collection Coin by Great Collections ....   On Sunday, November 22, bidding ends at GreatCollections.com for this beautifully toned 1795 Flowing Hair half dime (LM-10)...

Barber Silver Coinage Values and Key Dates: Bullion Shark

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   By the late 1880s, the public had grown tired of Christian Gobrecht's Seated Liberty designs that had appeared on silver...

United States 1893-CC Morgan Dollar

Description The Morgan dollar gets its name from United States Mint engraver George T. Morgan, who designed the dollar coin in competition with then-Chief Engraver...

Pattern US Coins: The 1879 Schoolgirl Dollar

One of the many fascinating patterns to be found in the current Heritage Auction of Important Selections from The Bob R. Simpson Collection, Part...

The 1922 Peace Dollar With Moustache Variety

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   Peace Dollar, 1922 $1 VAM 12A Moustache, PCGS MS64. Image courtesy PCGS The 1922 Peace dollar struck at the Philadelphia...

Struck Counterfeit Coins: A Second “Family” of Struck Fake Draped Bust...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   As I noted in my past CoinWeek article on the 1795 "off-center" Bust dollar fakes, my...

Two Killer Walking Liberty Halves At GreatCollections November 8 Auction

By CoinWeek ....   Bidding for two noteworthy Walking Liberty half dollars comes to an end at GreatCollections.com on Sunday, November 8. With the market for...

Early US Pattern Coins: “Backward Liberty” 1839 Silver Half Dollar

Early US Pattern Coin Highlight The upcoming November 19-22 Signature Auction of US Coins from Heritage Auctions features numerous fascinating pattern coins. One of them is...

Gem 1878 Carson City Morgan Silver Dollar Offered at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, November 1, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for this 1878-CC Morgan silver dollar graded MS-66 by PCGS. Over two million Morgan dollars...

CoinWeek Streaming News: Classic Silver – the 1883-CC Morgan Dollar

 CoinWeek Streaming News is brought to you by NGC. For information about NGC’s current grading specials and services, as well as to look up certs,...

Larry H. Miller Collection of Morgan Silver Dollars in Stack’s Bowers...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to present The Larry H. Miller Collection of Morgan Silver Dollars...

Coin Profiles – Unique and Unusual Numismatic Items – Electrotype 1804...

Reposted Article by Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek .....   A new type of the 1804 Dollar, which is often referred to as "The King of American...

Top Pop Toned 1936 Columbia Sesquicentennial Half Dollar at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, October 25, bidding ends at GreatCollections.com for this toned classic commemorative 1936 Columbia, South Carolina Sesquicentennial Half Dollar, graded MS-68+...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1903-S Added S Morgan Dollar

A prominent area of discoloration around the mintmark is a sign that this Morgan Dollar is a counterfeit.   Morgan Dollar Counterfeit by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation...

Silver War Nickels: History, Values and Varieties

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   About 10 months into the U.S. involvement in World War II that begin in December 1941 after the Pearl Harbor...

The Roosevelt Dime – A Fitting Tribute, But Not Without Controversy

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek ..... Most circulating United States coins have received both scrutiny and some negative press when first issued. The first 1793...

PCGS Grades 1st New 1795 Flowing Hair Half Dollar Variety Discovered...

New 1795 Flowing Hair Half Dollar Graded by PCGS as an F15 and Designated a “Discovery Coin”   It still pays to scrutinize all coins for...

2021 Morgan Silver Dollar, Peace Dollar Closer to Being Minted

2021 Morgan Dollar by Bullion Shark LLC ......   There is some very good news for collectors of U.S. coins who have been excited about the...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1854-O Arrows Seated Liberty Half Dollar

Counterfeit 1854-O Arrows Seated Liberty Half Dollar Counterfeit Coins Profiled by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ..........   Numerous issues, such as depressions, raised lines, porosity and die damage,...

Cameo Proof 1887 Morgan Dollar in Stack’s Bowers Nov. Showcase Auction

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   Just 710 Proof Morgan dollars were struck at the Philadelphia Mint in 1887, and only about...

Silver Dollar Specialties Offered in Month-Long Heritage Auction

The latest month-long auction of US coins from Heritage Auctions focuses on the ever-popular Morgan and Peace Dollar series, with an offering consisting of...

United States 1923 Peace Dollar

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

A Rare Opportunity: GreatCollections Offers Mint State CAC 1798 Draped Bust...

By CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, September 20, bidding ends at GreatCollections for this toned 1798 Draped Bust dime of the Large 8 variety, graded MS-64+...

Incredible Gem 1894 Morgan Dollar Featured in Stack’s Bowers Nov. Showcase...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   With just 110,000 coins produced, the 1894 has the lowest mintage among circulation strike Morgan dollars...

Roosevelt Dimes – History, Values and Some Key Dates: Bullion Shark

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR) was the only U.S. president who served more than two terms in office, from 1932 to...

A Quick Look at the Silver Clad Kennedy Half Dollar

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for PCGS ......     Talk about an under-appreciated series. The silver-clad Kennedy half dollar has always played second fiddle to...