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...

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...

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...

Whitman Publishing Announces Expanded, Updated 6th Edition of Q. David Bowers’s...

Whitman Publishing announces the release of the newly expanded and updated sixth edition of A Guide Book of Morgan Silver Dollars, by Q. David...

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...

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...

Whitman Announces Expanded 2nd Edition Guide Book of Barber Silver Coins

Whitman Publishing will release an enlarged, updated second edition of the Guide Book of Barber Silver Coins, by Q. David Bowers, in February 2019....

United States 1936 250th Anniversary of Albany Silver Half Dollar

Description: The Albany Half Dollar is one of 20 1936-dated commemorative silver coins issued by the United States Mint. The coin was authorized by Public...

Finest Known 1885 Trade Dollar Now In PCGS Holder

The finest-known 1885 U.S. Trade Dollar that recently sold for a record $3.96 million has been crossed over and now is in a Professional...

Finest-Known 1885 Trade Dollar Brings $3.96 Million: Heritage Auctions

White hot market for rarest coins, great American rarity tops U.S. auction The finest-known 1885 Trade dollar – among the rarest and most enigmatic issues...

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...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: 1922 High Relief Peace Dollar...

Judd-2018 is a recently discovered trial striking of the 1922 High Relief Peace dollar, struck in business-strike format and first reported by David W....

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: The Eliasberg 1885 Trade Dollar

The 1885 Trade dollar is one of the rarest and most enigmatic issues in all of American coinage. The coins were almost certainly struck in...

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...

Proof 1936 Walking Liberty Half Dollar Coin One Highlight of GreatCollections...

By CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, December 9, at 8:34 Eastern Time, bidding closed on a Proof 1936 Walking Liberty half dollar, graded PF67 by NGC,...

Upcoming FUN Show to Exhibit Finest Proof Morgan Dollar Set in...

The finest Proof Morgan dollar set will be displayed by the PCGS Set Registry® (PCGS) at the 2019 Florida United Numismatists (FUN) convention for...

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Gem ‘Capped Die’ 1879-CC Dollar

Only the 1889-CC is scarcer than the 1879-CC among Carson City Morgan dollars, and the so-called "Capped Die" VAM-3 overmintmark ranks among the most...

MA-Shops: The Morgan Dollar

By Joël van Dam - Owner, Joëlnumismatics, for MA-Shops.com ......   Before I started as a dealer (when I was 18 years old), I collected many...

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...

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...

United States 1887 Liberty Seated Half Dollar

Description: U.S. Circulating Coin Production in 1887 - Putting the 1887 Half in Context In 1887, the Philadelphia Mint handled U.S. coin production for all of...

1927-D Peace Dollar Brings Over $100,000 at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, November 11, 2018, a 1927-D Peace Dollar graded MS66+ by PCGS with a CAC-Approved green sticker sold for $93,500 ($105,187.50...

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...

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...

Mirror Mirror: Collecting Prooflike Morgan Silver Dollars

By Jeff Garrett on the NGC Weekly Market Report ......   Collecting Prooflike Morgan Silver Dollars by date is extremely challenging. There are few numismatic delicacies as...

Legend Auction Coin Profile – 1921 Chapman Proof PCGS PR67

Legend Rare Coin Auctions is proud to offer this MONSTER Chapman Proof for our November Regency Sale. LOT #266 We all unhesitatingly pronounce this coin...

Counterfeit Detection – The 1895 Morgan Dollar

This 1895 Morgan dollar forgery is a simple case of just too much silver and not enough effort on the details. The 1895 Morgan dollar...

Gerry Fortin Collection of Liberty Seated Dimes on Display at Whitman...

By Gerry Fortin ......   Gerry Fortin Rare Coins is pleased to announce that a special Liberty Seated coinage set display will be available at the...

Coin Profile – 1892-1893 Columbian Exposition Half Dollar

As the first commemorative Half Dollar struck, the Columbian Exposition Half Dollar holds a special place in the long and historic commemorative series. From...

What an S-Mint Peace Dollar at GreatCollections Can Tell Us About...

CoinWeek Staff Reports .....   A conditionally-scarce 1934-S Peace dollar graded MS65+ by PCGS and CAC-approved is one of the highlights this week at GreatCollections Certifed...