‘Tis the Season for Silver and Gold and Santa

For the new collector, young or old, on your shopping list: go buy the book! By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   'Tis the season....

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1896-S Barber Quarter

Counterfeit 1896-S Barber Quarter By Max Spiegel –  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .....   The distinctive reed marks on Liberty’s neck help make this fake more recognizable. The Barber...

US Coins – An Overview of the Standing Liberty Quarter Series...

By Kathleen Duncan – Pinnacle Rarities ......   Historical BackgroundThe entire run of American coinage received a major overhaul and aesthetic upgrade between 1907 and 1921. Each...

The finest of five known proof 1895-O dollars to be offered...

The existence of a branch mint proof 1895-O dollar was unknown and unsuspected until recently. In Walter Breen's comprehensive 1977 proof Encyclopedia, he mentions...

Classic US Coins – NGC Certified McClure Collection Tops Estimates

The Rev. Dr. James Gore King McClure Collection certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) achieved strong prices in virtually all categories when it was...

Finest Known 1805 O-112 Bust Half Dollar Offered in Stack’s Bowers...

By James McCartney - Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   The Sutton Court Collection of Early Bust Half Dollar Varieties is one of the most...

Choice 1902-O Barber Half Dollar in Stack’s Bowers December Collectors Choice...

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers ......   Among the many significant highlights featured in Stack's Bowers December 2017 Collectors Choice Online Auction is...

Sotheby’s New York Sale of Historic Coins & Medals Totals $5...

The Collection of Ralph and Lois Stone 100% Sold, Featuring Magnificent Morgan Silver Dollars Auction Led by an 1884-S and an 1893-S; Each Sold for...

1905-S Dimes Overlooked: Superb Coin in 2017 FUN Auction

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #365 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   On January, 4,...

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...

The Coin Analyst: America the Beautiful Five-Ounce Series Still Has Legs

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek It’s been an interesting year for collectors of the five-ounce silver America the Beautiful (ATB) coin series. The bullion versions,...

Coin Profile 1804 Bust Quarter, Single Finest Certified B-1, Ex: Colonel...

At the time of his death--with a total estate valued at more than $40 million--his coin collection was valued at an estimated $5 million, along with a stamp collection worth $3.5 million.

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...

One of America’s Greatest Coins: The 1917-S Walking Liberty Half Dollar...

World War 1 Coinage by the US Mint includes the Walking Liberty Half Dollar In 1914, British Foreign Secretary Sir Edward Grey famously said of...

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...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Assembling Sets of Silver Coins, part...

News and Analysis of scarce coins,  markets, and the collecting community #78 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds The topic here is ideas for beginning and...

Coin Profiles – Unique and Unusual Numismatic Items – Electrotype 1804...

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek .........   A new type of the 1804 Dollar, which is often referred to as "The King of American Coins," was...

Morphy Auctions April 2016 Premier Coin Sales Event Offers Outstanding Selection...

This highly anticipated, semi-annual auction features over 400 lots of rare, commemorative, and international coinage, as well as historically important and visually stunning bank...

NGC Certifies New 1837 Reeded Edge Half Dollar Variety

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has announced today that it has certified a previously unknown variety of 1837 Reeded Edge Half Dolla. Attributed as “GR-26,”...

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...

Classic U.S. Coins for less than $500 each, Part 10: Walking...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #255 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Bullowa 1799 Silver Dollars Enhance Auction & Bring Strong Prices

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #393 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Though far from being...

Pogue, Part 1: Postmortem, Dealer Take-Aways, and the Sale as an...

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   A light round of applause met the $2,000,000 hammer price that lot 1128--a rare 1808 quarter eagle--brought at Stack's...

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...

A Relative to the Confederate Half Dollar? 6 U.S. Highlights in...

By Cori Sedwick Downing - Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC ......   While Spanish colonial and shipwreck coins make up much of our November Sedwick Treasure Auction ,...

Pedigrees & Hoards: The SS Republic Founder’s Edition Set

By Rick Bretz for Coinweek....   Back in May, I discussed coins from the SS Republic shipwreck and how they fit into the world of pedigree...

Collecting and Appreciating Naturally Toned Coins, Part 1

By Greg Reynolds for CoinWeek .....   In the history of coin collecting in the U.S., most of the greatest all-time collections were characterized by many...

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,...

David Lawrence Rare Coins and D.L. Hansen Obtain Another Great Rarity:...

On the evening of Thursday January 10, 2019, at the Heritage Platinum Night Auction hosted by the F.U.N. Show, John Brush, President of David...

U.S. Mint Releases 2015 Congratulations Set

By CoinWeek News Staff....   Need a present for a wedding? An anniversary? Retirement? The birth of a child? Then take a look at the Mint’s perennially-popular...