MA-Shops: The Morgan Dollar

By Joël van Dam - Owner, Joëlnumismatics, for MA-Shops.com ......   Before I started as a dealer (when I was 18 years old), I collected many...

Toned 1960-D Franklin Half Dollar With Full Bell Lines Goes for...

By CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, November 18, a toned 1960-D Peace Dollar certified MS66+ with Full Bell Lines (FBL) by PCGS sold for $7,750 USD...

Collecting Classic US Coins – The Silver Dollars of Our Founding...

You might be surprised at how affordable some of the earliest US silver dollars are By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Silver Dollars...

United States 1887 Liberty Seated Half Dollar

Description: U.S. Circulating Coin Production in 1887 - Putting the 1887 Half in Context In 1887, the Philadelphia Mint handled U.S. coin production for all of...

1927-D Peace Dollar Brings Over $100,000 at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek .... On Sunday, November 11, 2018, a 1927-D Peace Dollar graded MS66+ by PCGS with a CAC-Approved green sticker sold for $93,500 ($105,187.50...

NGC: Give Peace Dollars a Chance

A century ago, world events laid the groundwork for America's last circulating silver dollar series By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Wow, November...

Classic Commemorative Coins Merge History, Design

By Connor Falk - Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC ......   The classic commemorative silver half dollar series represents a merger of historical events and people with...

Mirror Mirror: Collecting Prooflike Morgan Silver Dollars

By Jeff Garrett on the NGC Weekly Market Report ......   Collecting Prooflike Morgan Silver Dollars by date is extremely challenging. There are few numismatic delicacies as...

Legend Auction Coin Profile – 1921 Chapman Proof PCGS PR67

Legend Rare Coin Auctions is proud to offer this MONSTER Chapman Proof for our November Regency Sale. LOT #266 We all unhesitatingly pronounce this coin...

Coin Profile – 1892-1893 Columbian Exposition Half Dollar

As the first commemorative Half Dollar struck, the Columbian Exposition Half Dollar holds a special place in the long and historic commemorative series. From...

US Coin Profiles – Standing Liberty Quarter, Type 1, 1916-1917

Description: Charles Barber's quarter dollar design was introduced in 1892, a beneficiary of the provision of the Mint Act of 1890 which allowed for the...

Hot Lips and Scar Face: Two Dramatic 1888-O Morgan Dollar Varieties

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale ..... In my previous sortie into VAM territory, I mentioned the 1888-O “Hot Lips” variety of Morgan dollar....

United States 1916-D Mercury Dime

Description: The Mercury or Winged Liberty dime (1916-1945) has long stood as an iconic coin in the U.S. series. The coin's elegant design draws heavily from...

Rare Chapman Proof 1921 Morgan Silver Dollar to be Offered at...

Business strike 1921 Morgan dollars are common, but proofs are significant rarities. None were officially made for collector sale, but the grading services recognize...

CoinWeek First Look at the Pops of the New York Bank...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Sixteen bags of Morgan dollars, still sealed in their original bags, is not something that you...

Classic Silver Dollar Collection Highlights David Lawrence Rare Coins Internet Auction

Silver Dollar Collection from David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1021 offers a fantastic selection of over 315 New Items including the Midsummer...

CDHCD Dealer Finds Extremely Rare 1848 Proof Seated Liberty Dime

By CoinWeek Staff Reports .....   A winning bid on eBay for a collection of coins gave an Indiana coin dealer far more than he bargained...

US Coins – The Short-Lived Franklin Half Dollar

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   With a lifespan of just 15 years (1948-63) and no high-priced key dates even in Mint State grades, the Franklin half dollar is...

NGC Certifies Rare Standing Liberty Quarter Pattern

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified an extremely rare pattern 1916 Standing Liberty Quarter. Graded NGC PF 61, it is believed to be only...

King of American Coins Acquired by David Lawrence Rare Coins and...

David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC), on behalf of Dell Loy Hansen, acquired one of the 15 known examples of the world-famous 1804 Draped Bust...

The Rise and Fall of the Columbian Half Dollar: A Commemorative...

By Q. David Bowers - Co-founder, Stack's Bowers ......   In the latest (2019 cover date) issue of A Guide Book of United States Coins, the...

Morgan Dollars for Beginners: Proof vs. Prooflike

By CoinWeek ....   There are many aspects of coin collecting that can seem daunting to the uninitiated, but as often as not this is one...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1795 Flowing Hair Half Dime

Counterfeit 1795 Half Dime Reverse By Max Spiegel –  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   Counterfeit half dimes are not particularly common, but NGC graders recently identified a...

Counterfeit Detection – 1937 Texas Half Dollar Commemorative Coin

Counterfeit Detection - Besides the metal content, there are a lot of other problems with this classic commemorative By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   A classic silver...

CAC Coins Bring Premiums at Sotheby’s Auction of Silver Dollars May...

At the Sotheby’s auction in New York of the Ralph and Lois Stone Collection on May 21, 2018, CAC-approved Morgan silver dollars brought brought...

Collecting Morgan Dollars: An Overview

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   As a collectible, Morgan silver dollars, minted between 1878 and 1921, have no real peer in American numismatics. It...

The Art of Grading Peace Dollars

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   As a professional coin grader for most of my career, I can tell you that for as...

Mint State 1795 Flowing Hair Half Dime Featured in June 2018...

By James McCartney - Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   Among the significant rarities in our June 2018 Official Auction of the Whitman Coin &...

Buddy Ebsen 1795 Flowing Hair Half Dollar Featured in Stack’s Bowers...

By James McCartney - Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   Among the significant rarities featured in our June 2018 Official Auction of the Whitman Coin...

Early U.S. Mint History: The Samuel Moore Letters

By Len Augsburger .....   Republished from The E-Gobrecht - the Electronic Publication of the Liberty Seated Collector Club (LSCC) Published on CoinLink   Part 1-The Hiring of Christian Gobrecht During a...