Fabled SS Central America Treasure Reveals Extremely Rare, Gem 1856-S Dime

Retrieved in latest SS Central America sunken treasure recovery, top rarity is now graded PCGS MS65 CAC, tied for finest known The SS Central America,...

US Silver Coins – History Revealed by Recovered SS Central America...

Retrieved sunken treasure gives a fascinating glimpse of Gold Rush-era daily commerce aboard fabled Ship of Gold Historic silver and gold coins discovered in the...

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...

An Overlooked Modern Rarity? Burnished Silver Eagles

By Bullion Shark ......   Since its beginnings in 1986, the American Silver Eagle has become one of the world’s most popular coins. Its stunning...

Barber Coins and a New Generation of Collectors: Whitman

By John Frost - President and Journal Editor, Barber Coin Collectors’ Society ......   When I began collecting coins in fourth grade, I really got the...

Bidding on Rare 1895 Morgan Dollar Proof Coin in NGC PF-66...

By CoinWeek ....   Later tonight, bidding comes to a close on GreatCollections.com for this impressively struck 1895 Morgan dollar graded Proof 66 by NGC. The 1895...

Key Date 1893-S Morgan Silver Dollar Offered at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek ....   In just a couple days, on Sunday, June 2, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for this key date 1893-S morgan dollar, graded XF-40...

Previously Unreported Morgan Dollars Emerge as PCGS All-Time Finest

By Mint State Gold by Stuppler and Company ......   Quietly and patiently acquiring superb quality coin-after-coin over the past 14 years, an Illinois collector working...

United States 1886 Morgan $1 Silver Coin

Description: The 1886 Morgan dollar, known more officially as the Liberty Head dollar, is a silver coin that was struck at the United States Mint...

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...

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...

Internet Auction #960 from David Lawrence Rare Coins Open Through Sunday

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   The Sunday David Lawrence Internet Auction #960 is now live with a great selection of 350 fresh, new coins,...

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...

The Unusual Journey of the Three Cent Silver Coin

Indian Head cents and Three cent Coins The Three cent coins by Blanchard & Company ......   American coinage often follows a strange path. Each piece minted...

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...

United States 1916 Mercury Dime

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...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1927-S Standing Liberty Quarter +...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   A continuation of the series on the latest deceptive struck counterfeits, this is the second research...

Classic US Coins: The 1921 Peace Dollar

By Blanchard & Company ......   The 1921 Peace Dollar has origins dating back to 1878 when the United States Congress passed the Bland-Allison Act. This...

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...

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...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Proof 1839 Seated Half Dollar

The 1839 proof No Drapery Seated Liberty half dollar is a celebrated 19th-century rarity and a one-year design type that will appeal to series...

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...

Jim Bisognani: The Tale of Two Washingtons

A bureaucratic struggle behind the scenes in 1931 decided how the first US president would be portrayed on coins for years to come   By Jim...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Gem Proof 1837 No Stars...

Chief Engraver William Kneass suffered a stroke before he could finalize the design for the Seated Liberty motif, which replaced the Capped Bust design...

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...

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...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – The 1928 Peace Dollar, Part 2

An extra ray of light is one of the indicators this piece isn't genuine By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Part 1 The 1928 Peace Dollar had...

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,...

Why Collectors Dream of Owning an 1894-S Barber Dime

By Blanchard & Company ......   Barber dimes were minted from 1892 through 1916 and struck at four different mints. In 1894, however, the San Francisco Mint...

Stack’s Bowers to Showcase the Famous 1894-S Dime at ANA World’s...

Of all great American coin rarities, the 1894-S dime stands high in the front rank. The appearance of one in the marketplace is always...