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...

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,...

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...

Extensive Bust Half Collection Offered by David Lawrence Rare Coins

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1058 includes a selection of 542 New Items along with 100 No Reserve Lots and 95...

United States 1923 Peace Dollar

Description: The 1923 Peace dollar is one of the most common issues in the series of dollar coins (1921-35) designed by Anthony de Francisci. Peace...

CoinWeek IQ: Bruce Morelan’s Hall of Fame Liberty Seated Silver Dollars...

Legend Numismatics Partner Bruce Morelan sits down with CoinWeek to discuss the finest collection of Liberty Seated dollars ever assembled, the PCGS Registry Set...

Key 1849-O Quarter in SBG Auction, an Unnoticed Rarity

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #234 ... A Weekly CoinWeek Column by...

Coin Collecting Strategies – Rare Coin Market Strong in 2016, Beyond

While the 2015 coin market features strength, there are areas for additional growth and opportunity in 2016 for every level of collector By Douglas LePre...

Recovered Artifacts Confirm Site of Pulaski Shipwreck

Over 100 early 19th-century gold and silver coins recovered from the Steamship Pulaski wreck on earlier dive By CoinWeek News Staff ....   In January, marine exploration and...

2016 Ends Strong at Legend Rare Coin Auction’s 19th Regency Sale...

On the evening of December 15, 2016, Legend Rare Coin Auctions held its 19th Regency Auction, offering 514 lots in the Official Auction for...

The Art of Grading Peace Dollars

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   As a professional coin grader for most of my career, I can tell you that for as...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Gem 1846 Seated Dollar

Our October 31-November 2 New York auction boasts a Proof-65 1846 dollar, one of the finest-known examples and the second-finest proof 1846 dollar known...

Coin Profiles: Unique 1834 Original Half Dollar O-104, Ex: Brand, Norweb

"Perhaps unique as a die variety; Walter Breen did not know of other examples, but he was aware of this one, as he participated in the sale of it to Mrs. Norweb. "Here is a superb gem coin, a half dollar for the ages."

Lord St. Oswald-Norweb 1794 Flowing Hair Dollar Sells for $2.8 Million...

The most anticipated numismatic offering of the summer crossed the auction block last week in lot 2113 of the Stack’s Bowers Galleries 2017 ANA...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Rare Knob 6, No Stem...

The 1806 Knob 6, No Stem O-108 Bust half dollar is one of the greatest rarities in the Draped Bust half Dollar series. Examples have...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Liberty Seated Half Dollars on Platinum...

News and Analysis on scarce coins, markets, and the  collecting community #93 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds It has been a while since I...

New Book on 1802 Half Dimes Released by Heritage Auctions

Obverse, 1802 Half Dime, Valentine Specimen. PCGS AU-50. Image courtesy Heritage Auctions   Jon Amato examines the census of a classic American coin The 1802 half dime...

The Marvelous Pogue Family Coin Collection, Pt. 15: Reich Half Dollars...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #319 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds........ On Tuesday, February 9, Stack’s...

Early U.S. Mint History: The Samuel Moore Letters

By Len Augsburger .....   Republished from The E-Gobrecht - the Electronic Publication of the Liberty Seated Collector Club (LSCC) Published on CoinLink   Part 1-The Hiring of Christian Gobrecht During a...

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...

Nova Constellatio: The Story of America’s First Minted Coin

By Blanchard & Company ......   In 1783 the monetary system in the United States was something of a mess. There was inconsistency among the coinage used...

CoinWeek: Let’s Grade Coins: Episode I – 4K Video

When it comes to rare coins, condition and eye appeal can mean the difference of hundreds or thousands of dollars. In order to get...

Pinnacle Buys San Diego Collection of Twenty Cent Pieces

Pinnacle Rarities has acquired another top PCGS registry set. Pinnacle has purchased the number two Twenty Cent, Circulation Strikes (1875-1876) Registry Set currently listed...

Morgan Silver Dollars – Is the 1896-O VAM-22 Morgan Dollar Wrongly...

1896-O VAM-22 Morgan Dollar By Ben Wengel – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .....   Thought to be counterfeit when first discovered, a new case has emerged that...

Classic Commemorative Coins Merge History, Design

By Connor Falk - Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC ......   The classic commemorative silver half dollar series represents a merger of historical events and people with...

CAC Coins Bring Premiums at Sotheby’s Auction of Silver Dollars May...

At the Sotheby’s auction in New York of the Ralph and Lois Stone Collection on May 21, 2018, CAC-approved Morgan silver dollars brought brought...

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...

Numismatic Books: Collectible Ike Varieties: Facts, Photos and Theories

Author / Editor: Rob Ezerman; David Golan; Herbert Hicks; Gary Hoop; Andrew Oskam; Bill Sanders; Brian Vaile The Ike Group's Top Collectible Varieties and our...

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 ,...

Gardner III Powers To $13.8 Million In Big Apple; Rarities At...

Posted by Jim Bisognani - NGC Market Report....   Rare US coins were in great demand, while many rare coins which are not fresh to the market were...