Heritage Monthly Internet Auction Features Classic US Commemorative Coins

The newest Monthly Internet Auction of US Coins from Heritage features selections of classic (1892-1954) silver and gold commemorative coins. Open for bidding now,...

Why Was the Mintmark Moved on Walking Liberty Half Dollars ?

Walking Liberty Half Dollars by Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   Walking Liberty half dollars are widely considered among the most beautiful coins the United States...

Mysterious “E”, “L” Counterstamps on Capped Bust Quarters Intrigue Numismatists

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   There are many unusual varieties among early United States Federal-era coinage, but perhaps few are as mysterious as some...

Rare Gem 1927-S Walking Liberty Half Dollar Offered in Stack’s Bowers...

Collectors Choice Online Features Nice 1927-S Walking Liberty Half Dollar   By Ben Orooji - Senior Numismatist, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   The Stack's Bowers January Collectors Choice...

Stack’s Bowers Presents Extremely Rare 1822 Capped Bust Half Dollar in...

1822 Capped Bust Half Dollar. O-105. Rarity-3. MS-66 (PCGS). CAC An incredible and superior Gem surely destined for a top-tier PCGS Registry Set or cabinet...

Rare 1856-S/s Quarters Discovered in Amazing SS Central America Treasure

Nine elusive examples of the large mint mark over small mint mark variety now confirmed from treasure retrieved in 2014   The fabled SS Central America,...

Results & Highlights From Brunk Auctions’ Premier Sale of US Coins...

By Brunk Auctions ......   It was a warm welcome from the River City at Brunk Auctions’ first premier sale in Virginia on November 9. With...

Top Pop PCGS 1904-O Morgan Dollar One Highlight of Sunday’s GreatCollections...

By CoinWeek ....   Yesterday's auction (Sunday, November 24) on GreatCollections.com featured this 1904-O Morgan dollar, graded MS-67+ in a gold shield holder by PCGS and...

Douglas Winter Numismatics Buys 1838-O Half Dollar for $504,000

Douglas Winter Numismatics (DWN), a rare coin dealership based in Portland, Oregon, was the buyer of a very rare 1838-O half dollar graded SP63...

United States 1860 Seated Liberty Dime

Description: The Seated Liberty (or Liberty Seated) dime debuted in 1837 and underwent a number of design modifications over the course of its 54-year run....

The Book on Silver Coins That Shook Me to My Core

By K.W. Callahan .....   If you’re anything like me, you may have caught yourself wondering a time or two just how many coins have been...

Pedigrees & Hoards: Shipwreck Coins

By Rick Bretz for CoinWeek .....   Thanks to a fellow pedigree collector, I’ve started to add shipwreck coins to my collection. There’s a lot of...

CoinWeek IQ – From Half Disme to Half Dime

From Half Disme to Half Dime By Lianna Spurrier for CoinWeek ..... Quite a few denominations have been introduced and retired throughout our history, and...

CoinWeek Video: Jeff Garrett and the Great Southern Treasury Hoard of...

By CoinWeek .....     Near the beginning of last month, CoinWeek traveled to NGC headquarters in Sarasota, Florida, to get a first look at the Great...

Blanchard: Over 270 Million of These Coins Were Melted

By Blanchard and Company, Inc .....   Over 270 million Morgan silver dollars met their fate in the melting pot under the provisions of the Pittman...

1899-O Morgan Silver Dollar in PCGS MS-67+ at GreatCollections.com

By CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, October 27, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for this 1899-O Morgan silver dollar, graded MS-67+ by PCGS and approved by CAC. Once...

Struck Counterfeit Coins: A Family of Struck Fake Draped Bust Dollars

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   In a discussion at the 2019 Dayton EAC Convention on counterfeits, we talked of three "families"...

Jeff Garrett: Toned Coins – A Matter of Taste

Attractively toned coins continue to be one of the most enigmatic segments of the rare coin market   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC)...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Coin Selections: Rare Early Proof 1831...

1831 saw the planchet diameter of quarters reduced by about 10%, with the Capped Bust design modified by Chief Engraver William Kneass. Multiple varieties...

All-Time Finest Morgan Dollar PCGS Coin Set Will Be Sold Intact

The all-time finest collection of Morgan silver dollars that was publicly revealed for the first time earlier this year is now being offered for...

Renowned Silver Dollar Expert Wayne Miller to Hand-Sign Special NGC Labels

Wayne Miller, whose groundbreaking books on silver dollars have guided numismatists for decades, is joining a prestigious group of people who hand-sign certification labels...

The Coin Analyst: Girl on the Silver Dollar and the Merging...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   Girl on the Silver Dollar by Roger W. Burdette (Seneca Mill Press, 2019) * * * Ask most collectors of the...

Heritage Auctions – 1797 16 Stars Half Dime in MS66

A Special Half Dime The 16 Stars was the second of three types of half dimes to be produced in 1797, after the 15 Stars...

Top-Pop Gem 1927 Peace Dollar in Stack’s Bowers November Auction

By James McCartney - Senior Numismatist, Stack's Bowers ......   The Peace silver dollar struck from 1921 through 1935 has always been one of the most...

Monster Toner PR-69 1942 Mercury Dime Sets Price Record at GreatCollections.com

By CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, September 15, bidding ended on GreatCollections.com for this toned Proof 1942 Mercury dime graded PR-69 by PCGS. The 1942 Proof dime...

NGC Grades One of First 10 Morgan Dollars Struck in San...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified one of the first 10 Morgan dollars struck by the San Francisco Mint. This incredible piece of numismatic...

Jeff Garrett: The Big Five Coins Everyone Covets

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   When I started my full-time career in numismatics around 1977, numismatic rarity was measured against five coins....

A Good Gun, a Good Horse and a Good Wife: Daniel...

By Blanchard & Company ......   Born in 1734 near Reading, Pennsylvania, Daniel Boone had all the ingredients for a happy life. “All you need for happiness...

CoinWeek IQ: United States 1887-S Morgan Dollar

Description The 1887-S Morgan dollar, known more officially as the Liberty Head dollar, is a silver coin that was struck at the San Francisco branch...

US Proof Rarities Featured in Stack’s Bowers 2019 ANA Auction

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is thrilled to present an impressive selection of United States Proof coinage as part of their official auction of the 2019...