Gem 1820 Eliasberg Quarter Featured in Stack’s Bowers March Las Vegas...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   In 1820, a quarter dollar was the typical cost for attending theatrical events and similar entertainments...

Heritage Offers Dr. Charles Collection of Mercury Dimes in Month-Long Auction

Among the current Month-Long auctions offered by Heritage is the Dr. Charles Collection of Mercury Dimes, open for bidding through February 22 at Coins.HA.com....

ANA Debuts Classic Commemorative Coins Online Resource at Money.org

Commemorative coins are minted to memorialize specific people, places, and historical events, and are often prized by collectors for their unique and beautiful designs....

1921 – A Year of Numismatic Change

Numismatic Change in 1921 by Mike Garofalo for PCGS ......   The year was 1921. America, much like today, was a dynamic and changing place. President...

How Morgan Dollars Became Indian Rupees

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   Little thought is given by many people on the previous incarnations of the metal that makes up the coins...

Heritage Offering Morgan Dollars From the Brady Island Collection

Heritage's month-long auction closing February 15 represents the Brady Island Collection, a specialized collection of Morgan dollars, which, as most numismatists are well-aware, are...

Top Pop 1903-O Morgan Dollar Offered by GreatCollections

By CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, January 24, bidding ends at GreatCollections.com for this 1903-O Morgan silver dollar, graded MS-67+ by PCGS in a Secure Shield...

United States 1887 Morgan Silver Dollar

Description Morgan dollar production continued at its Congressionally mandated pace in 1887, despite the fact that even 10 years into the series' run it had...

Bust Dimes of Edward Formica Collection Offered by Heritage Auctions

January 29 is the date for the live bidding session for The Edward Formica Collection of Bust Dimes, one of our Month-Long auctions already...

Classic Commemoratives Offered in Special Month-Long Heritage Auction

Heritage is offering a special month-long auction featuring classic US commemorative coinage minted during the period 1892-1954. This auction, with material intended for collectors...

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in December 2020

In addition to performing well in public internet sales, CAC-approved certified coins outperformed other certified coins in live auctions in Newport Beach, California, and...

Specialty Silver Dollars Offered in Month-Long Heritage Auction

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

Jeff Garrett: Mirror, Mirror – The Appeal of the Prooflike Morgan...

Who is the fairest of them all? A strong argument can be made for a Prooflike Morgan Silver Dollar   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty...

The Semi-Key 1921 Mercury Dimes

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   Mercury Dime enthusiasts regard the famous 1916-D as the grail of the series, a key date coin on par...

Buyer of Ultra-Rare 1894-S Barber Dime Crosses It to PCGS

The 1894-S dime, recently sold for $1,440,000, is now in a Professional Coin Grading Service holder, graded PCGS PR65+   The anonymous winning bidder for one...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Auctions Eight of Top 10 U.S. Coins in...

Eight of the top 10 highest auction prices realized for U.S. coins in 2020 were achieved by Stack’s Bowers Galleries, emphasizing their role as...

NGC 1894-S Barber Dime, 1794 Dollar Each Realize Over $1 Million...

Two vintage US coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) each realized more than $1 million in a Stack’s Bowers auction on December 17,...

Some Classic and Modern Key Date Silver Dollars: Bullion Shark

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   The three most widely collected types of silver dollars in today’s market are the Morgan dollar, the Peace dollar, and...

Tied for Finest 1935 Peace Dollar Offered by GreatCollections

By CoinWeek ....   This Sunday, December 20, sees the final bidding for this 1935 Peace silver dollar, graded MS-67 by PCGS in a gold shield...

The 10 Most Valuable Silver Dollars: Bullion Shark

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   What Are Silver Dollars Worth? A common-date Morgan or Peace silver dollar – the most widely collected types of these coins...

Two Well-Toned Morgan Dollars in Stack’s Bowers Dec. 2020 Showcase Auction

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   The 1885-O is among the most popular New Orleans Mint Morgan silver dollars. The mintage of...

NGC-Certified 1894-S Barber Dime Set to Sell for Seven Figures in...

An example of the legendary 1894-S Barber Dime, graded PF 65 by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC), is poised to realize a seven-figure sum in...

Counterfeit Coin Detection: A Morgan Dollar “Super-Fake” Revealed

Counterfeit 1884-S Morgan Dollar   Counterfeit Coin Review by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Lest you think spotting fakes is easy, take a look at this 1884-S...

PCGS Paris Office Discovers Condition Census US 1815/2 Half Dollar

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   1815/2 Half Dollar PCGS MS63. Images courtesy PCGS The dream of an undiscovered numismatic rarity persists with dealers and collectors...

Gem No Arrows 1853 Eliasberg Seated Liberty Quarter Offered by GreatCollections

By CoinWeek ....   At GreatCollections on Sunday, December 6, bidding ends for this 1853 No Arrows Seated Liberty quarter, graded MS-66 by PCGS and approved...

The 1900-O Over CC Morgan Dollar: The “Last” Carson City Silver...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   Carson City Morgan Dollars bearing the famous “CC” mintmark are at the top of many coin collectors’ want lists....

Counterfeit Detection – Die Struck Counterfeit 1916-D Mercury Dime

1916-D Counterfeit Mercury Dime By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   Skillful identification of counterfeit coins is essential to the hobby. Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) recently received a...

GreatCollections Offering Rare Mint State 1871-CC Seated Liberty Dollar

By CoinWeek ....   Bidding ends Sunday, November 29 at GreatCollections.com for this toned 1871-CC Seated Liberty silver dollar, graded MS-61 by PCGS. A key date in...

A PCGS MS69 Morgan Dollar Showcase

By Jaime Hernandez for PCGS ......   Morgan Dollar, 1881-S $1, PCGS MS69. Image courtesy PCGS Morgan dollars are undoubtedly among the most popular coins with collectors....

Bob R. Simpson Session Claims Top Lot Honors in $14.5 Million...

1807 Draped Bust quarter brings $630,000, $528,000 for 1795 half dollar Nov. 19-22 in Dallas   Appearing at auction for only the second time in 113...