Gobrecht Silver Dollars – The Most Misunderstood Coin

1836 C. GOBRECHT name below base, stars in obverse field, plain edge. Die alignment: eagles flies level, coin turn and eagle flies level medal...

Scarce 1921-D Walking Liberty Half Dollar at GreatCollections.com

By CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, April 12, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for this 1921-D Walking Liberty half dollar, graded XF-40 by NGC. The 1921 half dollar...

Finest Known 1852 Liberty Seated Quarter in Stack’s Bowers March 2020...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   The 1852 Liberty Seated quarter has a relatively low mintage of 177,060 coins, a steep departure...

A Coin Analyst Exclusive: Morgan and Peace Silver Dollars Proposed as...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   On March 11, U.S. Representative Garland "Andy" Barr (R-KY6) introduced H.R. 6192 – a bill which proposes the issuance...

1806 Draped Bust Silver Half Dollar: Blanchard

By Blanchard and Company, Inc .....   She is a busty beauty with flowing long hair. This 1806 classic silver half dollar, the Draped Bust, has outstanding...

NGC Counterfeit Detection: 1921 Peace Dollar

Among other problems, this fake is too thick to be a genuine example of this key date   By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   In 1921, the United...

Rare Proof Restrike 1852 Liberty Seated Dollar in Stack’s Bowers Baltimore...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   The Philadelphia Mint struck only 1,100 silver dollars for commercial use in 1852, a fact that...

CoinWeek IQ: United States 1921-S Morgan Dollar Zerbe Proof

Description The Zerbe Proof 1921-S Morgan dollar is one of the rarest and most enigmatic issues of the Morgan dollar series. The Morgan dollar, known more...

Three-Cent Silver Coins – Solving the Problem of Scarcity: Blanchard

By Blanchard and Company, Inc .....   The US three-cent silver coin was one of the many repercussions of the California Gold Rush. The country experienced...

Top Pop PCGS CAC 1936 Long Island Commemorative Half Dollar at...

By CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, March 8, bidding ends at GreatCollections.com for this toned 1936 Long Island Tercentenary half dollar, graded MS-67+ by PCGS and...

Superb Gem 1921 Chapman Proof Morgan Dollar Featured in Stack’s Bowers...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   Rare Chapman Proof 1921 Morgan Dollar The Chapman Proof 1921 Morgan dollar is among the most elusive...

Coin Profiles: United States 1794 Flowing Hair Dollar

Description The United States silver dollar denomination was authorized by the Mint Act of April 2, 1792, but not produced until the fall of 1794....

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique & Unlisted 1869 Standard...

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   Patterns in the Standard Silver series, inscribed on each coin STANDARD SILVER, were produced in the dime,...

The Coin Analyst: How Might $100 Silver Impact the Coin Market?

Silver Market by Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   Rising bullion prices have often been a boon for the numismatic coin market. They enable precious metal...

Million-Dollar Piece of Baltimore History Set for March Stack’s Bowers Whitman...

Famous 1804 Dollar once owned by Garrett Family and Johns Hopkins University   A rare 1804 silver dollar, the most famous prize in coin collecting, will...

Top Pop PCGS/CAC 1879-O Morgan Dollar Offered at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, March 1, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for this 1879-O Morgan silver dollar, graded MS-66+ by PCGS and approved by CAC In...

1792 Silver Disme Project Nears Completion

By Robert Rodriguez and Tony Lopez - 1792 Silver Disme Project ......   After nearly four years of research, the 1792 Silver Disme Project is nearing...

Rare Silver Plug 1795 Half Dollar Featured in Stack’s Bowers Baltimore...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   The early United States Mint practice of inserting silver plugs into half dollars and dollars to...

Jeff Garrett: Coin Collecting by Die Variety

Variety is the spice of life — and coin collecting   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Over the last several months, a client...

Lustrous 1795 Half Dime to be Featured in Stack’s Bowers March...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   The half dime is significant as the first denomination struck by the United States Mint, starting...

Collecting Short Sets – Four Ideal Short Sets for Collectors of...

Short Set Collecting Strategies by Adrian Chacon for PCGS ......   Collecting Short sets  of coins that represents a portion of an entire series. There is...

Standing Tall Against Controversy and Scandal – The Standing Liberty Quarter

By Mike Garofalo for PCGS ......   One of my favorite 20th-century coin designs has always been the Standing Liberty quarter. It replaced the staid and...

The 1920 Pilgrim Commemorative Half Dollar Turns 100

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   The year 2020 represents a very special duo of commemoratives for numismatists who appreciate Colonial history. Among America’s earliest...

Legendary 1884 and 1885 Trade Dollars From E. Horatio Morgan Collection...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is proud to continue their tradition of presenting world-class rarities at auction by featuring 1884 and 1885 Proof Trade dollars in...

Mint State 1892-CC Morgan Dollar Brings $1,200 at GreatCollections.com

By CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, January 12, bidding ended on GreatCollections for this 1892-CC Morgan dollar graded MS-62 by NGC. Hammer price was $1,351 with...

Heritage Monthly Internet Auction Features Classic US Commemorative Coins

The newest Monthly Internet Auction of US Coins from Heritage features selections of classic (1892-1954) silver and gold commemorative coins. Open for bidding now,...

Why Was the Mintmark Moved on Walking Liberty Half Dollars ?

Walking Liberty Half Dollars by Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   Walking Liberty half dollars are widely considered among the most beautiful coins the United States...

Mysterious “E”, “L” Counterstamps on Capped Bust Quarters Intrigue Numismatists

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   There are many unusual varieties among early United States Federal-era coinage, but perhaps few are as mysterious as some...

Rare Gem 1927-S Walking Liberty Half Dollar Offered in Stack’s Bowers...

Collectors Choice Online Features Nice 1927-S Walking Liberty Half Dollar   By Ben Orooji - Senior Numismatist, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   The Stack's Bowers January Collectors Choice...

Stack’s Bowers Presents Extremely Rare 1822 Capped Bust Half Dollar in...

1822 Capped Bust Half Dollar. O-105. Rarity-3. MS-66 (PCGS). CAC An incredible and superior Gem surely destined for a top-tier PCGS Registry Set or cabinet...