One of America’s Greatest Coins: The 1917-S Walking Liberty Half Dollar...

World War 1 Coinage by the US Mint includes the Walking Liberty Half Dollar In 1914, British Foreign Secretary Sir Edward Grey famously said of...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – The 1928 Peace Dollar

Counterfeit 1928 Peace Dollar By Max Spiegel, Numismatic Researcher on Counterfeit Coin Detection – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Since so many counterfeit 1928 Peace Dollars are,...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – Chinese Counterfeit 1800 Draped Bust Dime

Counterfeit 1800 Draped Bust Dime By Max Spiegel –  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Spurious Chinese Counterfeit 1800 Draped Bust Dimes are now starting to be seen...

David Lawrence Rare Coins Acquires Hall of Fame Collection

David Lawrence Rare Coins of Virginia Beach has purchased one of the most impressive sets of U.S. coins that has ever been assembled. The...

Incredible Sutton Court Collection Early Half Dollars at Stack’s Bowers Baltimore...

By James McCartney - Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   The Sutton Court Collection of Early Half Dollars Varieties is one of the most exciting...

PCGS to Display Miller/Ashmore Morgan Dollar Super Set at Long Beach...

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) will display the Miller/Ashmore Morgan Dollar  Super Set, Circulation Strikes (1878-1921) at the Long Beach Expo at the Long...

Legend to Auction Oak Crest Collection Carson City Half Eagles, Crow...

Two important collections will anchor the May 2018 New Orleans Regency Auction Legend Rare Coin Auctions (LRCA) is proud to have been selected to sell...

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...

Counterfeit Detection – Oregon Trail Commemorative Silver Half Dollar

Counterfeit Oregon Trail commemorative silver half dollar  - A closer look reveals plenty of problems on this coin's surfaces By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   The Oregon...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Rare Knob 6, No Stem...

The 1806 Knob 6, No Stem O-108 Bust half dollar is one of the greatest rarities in the Draped Bust half Dollar series. Examples have...

Finest Known 1805 O-112 Bust Half Dollar Offered in Stack’s Bowers...

By James McCartney - Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   The Sutton Court Collection of Early Bust Half Dollar Varieties is one of the most...

Stone Mountain: Birth of the Klan Half Dollar

By Eric Brothers for CoinWeek .....   It was in 1923 that renowned sculptor Gutzon Borglum wrote to influential senator Henry Cabot Lodge, urging him to...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1802 Draped Bust Silver Dollar

Counterfeit 1802 Draped Bust, Heraldic Eagle Reverse Silver Dollar   By Max Spiegel – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   This spurious 1802 dollar is a good...

Heritage Auctions – Finest Cert. 1879 Schoolgirl Dollar in Silver...

The Schoolgirl dollar is George T. Morgan's masterpiece. The design of Liberty faces left, with E PLURIBUS at the left rim, seven stars above,...

Classic U.S. Coins for Less Than $500 Each, Part 32: Liberty...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #398 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Liberty Seated dimes were...

U.S. Coin Profile – 1838-O Reeded Edge Half Dollar Branch Mint...

The following coin catalog description is of LOT #4861 from the 2018 Heritage FUN US Coin Signature Auction in Tampa. As a Branch Mint Proof, this...

Coin Profiles: Unique 1834 Original Half Dollar O-104, Ex: Brand, Norweb

"Perhaps unique as a die variety; Walter Breen did not know of other examples, but he was aware of this one, as he participated in the sale of it to Mrs. Norweb. "Here is a superb gem coin, a half dollar for the ages."

Party Like It’s 1800 – Highlights from David Lawrence Rare Coins...

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #992 offers a fantastic selection 265 New Items, 50 No Reserve lots and 25 Vault...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Presentation Strike 1795 Draped Bust...

The 1795 B-14, BB-51 Bust dollar with an off-center Draped Bust represents the first appearance of the new Draped Bust Dollar obverse design. The...

Specimen 1795 Dollar, Error Rarities Highlight Heritage Auctions US Coin FUN...

1943 Bronze Cents from Philadelphia and San Francisco featured in January 4 Platinum Night FUN Sale Nearly 7,000 lots from private collections, including early U.S....

Choice 1902-O Barber Half Dollar in Stack’s Bowers December Collectors Choice...

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers ......   Among the many significant highlights featured in Stack's Bowers December 2017 Collectors Choice Online Auction is...

Classic US Coins – PCGS to Display the Miller/Ashmore Morgan Dollars...

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) will display the Miller/Ashmore Morgan Dollars Super Set at the Florida United Numismatists (FUN) Show at the Tampa Convention...

Superb Gem 1924 Peace Dollar in December Stack’s Bowers Collectors Choice...

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers Peace Dollar...... Appearing in our December 2017 Collectors Choice Online Auction is an exceptional MS-67 (NGC)...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Finest NGC 1858-S Dime

Heritage Auctions offers desirable Seated Dime Its low mintage and paltry survival rank the 1858-S among the most elusive dimes in the Seated Liberty series,...

Bullowa 1799 Silver Dollars Enhance Auction & Bring Strong Prices

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #393 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Though far from being...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1920 Pilgrim Tercentenary Commemorative

Counterfeit coin - 1920 Pilgrim Tercentenary Half Dollar The relatively crude forgery shows extensive loss of detail throughout. By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ...... In recent years, the...

CoinWeek IQ: INFOCUS – Draped Bust Quarters – 4K Video

 CoinWeek IQ: Analysis and Insights from the editors of CoinWeek.com and the industry's leading experts. The rare coin market has peaks and valleys. For astute...

Counterfeit Coin Detection: 1921-D Walking Liberty Half Dollar

Counterfeit 1921-D Half Dollar By Max Spiegel –  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The numerous abrasions were copied from a genuine specimen and will appear on...

Finest Known Proof 1840 No Drapery Half Dime in Stack’s Bowers...

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers ......   Showcased in lot 10031 of Stack's Bowers November 2017 Baltimore Auction is a spectacular Gem Proof...

Heritage Auctions Releases 1802 Half Dime Book

The 1802 half dime is one of the great rarities in U.S. numismatics. It is without a doubt the key date early half dime....