The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint Products for the Second Half of 2021 – Part Two

The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint Products for the Second Half of 2021 – Part...

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   In the weeks since the first part of this piece--U.S. Mint Products for the Second Half of 2021...
Proof-68 CAC 1881 Morgan Dollar From Original Set Featured in Stack's Bowers August 2021 Auction

Proof-68 CAC 1881 Morgan Dollar From Original Set Featured in Stack’s Bowers August 2021...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   Stack's Bowers Galleries is featuring an original and matched 1881 Proof Set in our Official Auction...

Heritage August 15 Classic Commemorative Coin Showcase Auction Open for Bidding

Among the current offerings from Heritage Auctions is a Showcase auction dedicated to classic US commemorative coinage minted during the period 1892-1954. This auction,...

Counterfeit Coin Detection: 1889-CC Morgan Dollar with Joined Halves

This counterfeit coin forgery required the joining of two coins to mimic a rare year and mintmark combination   By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ........   NGC graders...
A Look at the Forming Secondary Market of the 2021 Privy Morgans

A Look at the Forming Secondary Market of the 2021 Privy Morgans

By Christopher Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   In a year of high-profile United States Mint product releases, there is no doubt that the U.S. Mint’s 2021...
Isabella: The Mother of All U.S. Commemorative Quarters

Isabella: The Mother of All U.S. Commemorative Quarters

By Dan Duncan - Pinnacle-Rarities ......   The original Washington quarter was intended as just a one-year commemorative. Yet John Flanagan’s obverse design has endured for...

United States 1990 Eisenhower Centennial Dollar

Description: The 1990 Eisenhower Centennial Dollar is the second United States coin struck to honor the 34th President of the United States, the first being...
United States 1986 American Silver Eagle Bullion Coin

United States 1986 American Silver Eagle Bullion Coin

In the fall of 1986, the first silver bullion coins produced by the United States were released, marking the beginning of a series whose...
Legend Rare Coins to Offer Chicago Collection of Early Half Dollars in Regency Auction 47

Legend Rare Coins to Offer Chicago Collection of Early Half Dollars in Regency Auction...

Legend Rare Coin Auctions (LRCA) is proud to announce the Chicago Collection of Early Half Dollars, which includes the #1 PCGS Registry Set of...
Jeff Garrett: A Guide to Collecting Morgan Silver Dollars

Jeff Garrett: A Guide to Collecting Morgan Silver Dollars

The popular and abundant silver dollar makes a great addition to any collection   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   This year marks the...
Stack's Bowers August ANA Auction to Feature Landmark 1827/3/2 Quarter Dollar Rarity

Stack’s Bowers August ANA Auction to Feature Landmark 1827/3/2 Quarter Dollar Rarity

Stack's Bowers Galleries is pleased to present the Mickley/Norweb specimen of the 1827/3/2 Original quarter. This example, one of many exciting highlights of our...
Walking Liberty Collection Earns Nearly $1 Million in Stack’s Bowers Galleries June 2021 Auction

Walking Liberty Collection Earns Nearly $1 Million in Stack’s Bowers Galleries June 2021 Auction

The magnificent Lulu Collection of Walking Liberty half dollars realized over $971,000 in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries June 2021 Costa Mesa Auction, setting a...

Proof Franklin Half Dollars: A Date-by-Date Analysis

By Dan Duncan - Pinnacle-Rarities ......   The short-lived Proof version of the popular Walking Liberty half dollar was discontinued during World War II as metals...
VAMs and Dimple Morgan Dollars Reflected in Month-Long Auction

VAMs and Dimple Morgan Dollars Reflected in Month-Long Auction

The latest month-long auction of US coins from Heritage Auctions focuses on the ever-popular Morgan Dollar series, with an offering consisting of VAM varieties...
Fifth 1922 Modified High Relief Peace Dollar Pattern Discovered and Certified by NGC

Fifth 1922 Modified High Relief Peace Dollar Pattern Discovered and Certified by NGC

New research shines a light on a Peace Dollar experiment that produced coins likely still waiting to be found   When David Lange, Research Director at...
Magnificent 1853 Three-Cent Silver Featured in Stack's Bowers June Costa Mesa Auction

Magnificent 1853 Three-Cent Silver Featured in Stack’s Bowers June Costa Mesa Auction

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   Measuring just 14 mm in diameter, the silver three-cent piece is the smallest silver type ever...
Building A Certified Grading Set of Liberty Seated Dollars

Building A Certified Grading Set of Liberty Seated Dollars

By Greg Shishmanian .....   A longtime friend and I were enjoying one of our many conversations on our favorite series when suddenly he suggested that...

United States 1936 250th Anniversary of Albany Silver Half Dollar

Description: The Albany Half Dollar is one of 20 1936-dated commemorative silver coins issued by the United States Mint. The coin was authorized by Public...
1872-CC Seated Liberty Dime Among Highlights of David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction

1872-CC Seated Liberty Dime Among Highlights of David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction

Sunday Auction #1172 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now LIVE and features 300 lots including 35 Vault Values and 65 No Reserve...
Historic 1796 Quarter Featured in Stack's Bowers June 2021 Costa Mesa Auction

Historic 1796 Quarter Featured in Stack’s Bowers June 2021 Costa Mesa Auction

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   The 1796 is the only quarter featuring the Draped Bust, Small Eagle design, and it was...
First Read: The Confident Carson City Coin Collector, Volumes 1-3

First Read: The Confident Carson City Coin Collector, Volumes 1-3

First Read, a continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature ... The Confident Carson City Coin Collector is the most...
Half Dimes, Coins in Old Holders Highlight Heritage Auctions

Half Dimes, Coins in Old Holders Highlight Heritage Auctions

Half Dimes From Old Orchard Collection Open for Bidding The forgotten denomination of half dimes, the silver precursor to today's nickel, is on display in...
Key Date 1916 Standing Liberty Quarter Offered at GreatCollections

Key Date 1916 Standing Liberty Quarter Offered at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, May 16, bidding ends at GreatCollections.com for this rare key date 1916 Standing Liberty quarter, graded MS-61 by NGC with...
Fresh Collections and Rarities Featured in Stack’s Bowers June 2021 California Auction

Fresh Collections and Rarities Featured in Stack’s Bowers June 2021 California Auction

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is excited to announce their June 2021 Showcase Auction, the first event to be hosted at the state-of-the-art auction gallery in...

Special Heritage Auctions This Week Feature Classic Commemoratives, Ancient Roman Coins

May 15 Classic Commemoratives Auction Open for Bidding Among the current auction offerings from Heritage Auctions is a special month-long auction dedicated to classic US...
United States Mint Offering 2021 Morgan and Peace Dollars in Three Pre-Order Windows

United States Mint Offering 2021 Morgan and Peace Dollars in Three Pre-Order Windows

On sale for two weeks each or until mintage is depleted, with shipping in October   The United States Mint today announced that the 2021 renditions...
United States 1904-O Morgan Silver Dollar - CoinWeek IQ US Coin Profiles

United States 1904-O Morgan Silver Dollar

Description In mid-to-late 1904, an article appeared in newspapers across the country with the blaring headline: “Passing of the Good Old American Silver Dollar.” Under...
The Coin Analyst: US Mint Roundtable on 2021 Morgan and Peace Silver Dollars

The Coin Analyst: US Mint Roundtable on 2021 Morgan and Peace Silver Dollars

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   In recognition of the high level of interest among collectors in the forthcoming 2021 Morgan and Peace silver...

Legend Rare Coin Market Report – Regency Auction 45

Are you ready? Regency Auction 45 is now done being cataloged, and we have posted our watchlist. This is one of our most diverse sales...

CoinWeek Podcast #156: Money & Race: An American Story

CoinWeek Podcast #156: Money & Race: An American Story Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to...