The Mystery of the 1964-D Peace Dollar

The Mystery of the 1964-D Peace Dollar

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   While the 1933 St. Gaudens’ $20 gold coin is widely viewed as the most infamous American coin of all time...
David Lawrence Rare Coins Offers Skyline Drive Collection of Silver Dollars

David Lawrence Rare Coins Offers Skyline Drive Collection of Silver Dollars

Sunday Auction #1209 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now live and features over 550 total lots - including more than 20 Vault...
What Were the Odds? A Rare 1862 Seated Liberty Dollar in Mint State

What Were the Odds? A Rare 1862 Seated Liberty Dollar in Mint State

By Greg Shishmanian .....   Last year a friend who’s been a coin dealer since the late 1970s shared a story about a shop he visited...
America's First Silver Dollar - 1794

America’s First Silver Dollar Acquired for $12 Million by GreatCollections

World's Most Valuable Silver Coin and Second-Highest Price Ever Paid for a Rare Coin   An exceedingly rare coin minted in 1794, widely believed to be...
Thomas Uram Signature Labels Available Exclusively From Bullion Shark

Thomas Uram Signature Labels Available Exclusively From Bullion Shark

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Thomas J. Uram, a longtime leader within the numismatic community, has signed an exclusive deal with Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC)...
Heritage to Hold Showcase Auction of Carson City Coinage January 24

Heritage to Hold Showcase Auction of Carson City Coinage January 24

The Carson City Mint operated from 1870-1893, producing some of the most sought-after coins in US numismatic history, ranging from dimes to double eagles,...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1802 Draped Bust Silver Dollar

Counterfeit 1802 Draped Bust, Heraldic Eagle Reverse Silver Dollar   By Max Spiegel – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   The Draped Bust, Heraldic Eagle Reverse silver dollar...
Legend Rare Coin Auctions Announces 50th Regency Auction With Major Highlights

Legend Rare Coin Auctions Announces 50th Regency Auction With Major Highlights

Legend Rare Coin Auctions (LRCA) is pleased to announce that the firm’s 50th Regency Auction will be a very important numismatic event, offering a...
One of Three Known Eisenhower Dollar Prototypes in 1st Auction Appearance at FUN

One of Three Known Eisenhower Dollar Prototypes in 1st Auction Appearance at FUN

Heritage Auctions is proud to present a 1971-S $1 Eisenhower Dollar Prototype, Specimen 67 PCGS, as a part of our Platinum Night offerings in...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – The 1928 Peace Dollar

Counterfeit 1928 Peace Dollar   By Max Spiegel - Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) ......   Since so many counterfeit 1928 Peace Dollars are, in fact, altered 1923 coins,...
Counterfeit Coin Detection - 1903-S Counterfeit Morgan Dollar

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1903-S Counterfeit Morgan Dollar

1903-S Counterfeit Morgan Silver Dollar   By Max Spiegel – Numismatic Guaranty Company ......   The raised lumps and lines on this 1903-S are signs of counterfeit Morgan Dollar production. * *...
A Showcase of VAM Morgan Dollar Varieties From Heritage Auctions

A Showcase of VAM Morgan Dollar Varieties From Heritage Auctions

The latest Showcase auction of US coins from Heritage Auctions focuses on the ever-popular Silver Dollar series, with an offering consisting of VAM die...
Spectacular 1886 Morgan Dollar Die Cap Error to be Auctioned by GreatCollections

Spectacular 1886 Morgan Dollar Die Cap Error to be Auctioned by GreatCollections

Famous coin one of Amon Carter’s personal favorites   One of the greatest error coins known, the 1886 Morgan Dollar Obverse Die Cap graded PCGS MS64,...
From the Dark Corner: An "Authenticated" Suspect Counterfeit 1799 Bust Dollar

From the Dark Corner: An “Authenticated” Suspect Counterfeit 1799 Bust Dollar

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   In my previous article, I discussed examples that include matching "attribution" marks - circulation marks like...
Scarce Gem 1853 Seated Liberty Dollar Offered by GreatCollections

Scarce Gem 1853 Seated Liberty Dollar Offered by GreatCollections

GreatCollections is offering an 1853 Seated Liberty dollar certified MS-65 with a Gold Shield by PCGS, one of two examples reported in that grade...

David Lawrence Offering Complete Collection of Morgan Silver Dollars

Sunday Auction #1197 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now live and features 585 total lots - including 25 Vault Values and 160...
Jim Bisognani: Coins That Make Great Gifts

Jim Bisognani: Coins That Make Great Gifts

Morgan and Peace Dollars or Pilgrim Half Dollars are the perfect presents for which numismatists will be thankful   By Jim Bisognani – NGC Weekly Market...
Toned Gem 1882-S Morgan Dollar Offered by GreatCollections

Toned Gem 1882-S Morgan Dollar Offered by GreatCollections

A nicely toned 1882-S Morgan dollar offered by GreatCollections will cross the block in an online auction on Sunday, November 14. The coin is...
Collecting Carson City (CC) Coinage: Part Two - Silver Dollars

Collecting Carson City (CC) Coinage: Part Two – Silver Dollars

By Victor Bozarth for PCGS ......   In the first installment of this three-part series on collecting the coinage of the Carson City (CC) Mint, I...
Top Pop 1870 Seated Dollar Featured in Stack's Bowers November Showcase Auction

Top Pop 1870 Seated Dollar Featured in Stack’s Bowers November Showcase Auction

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   The 1870 Liberty Seated dollar represents the final lower-mintage Philadelphia issue before production exploded above one...
David Lawrence Rare Coins Offering Hillsborough Collection of Morgan Dollars With Strong Eye Appeal

David Lawrence Rare Coins Offering Hillsborough Collection of Morgan Dollars With Strong Eye Appeal

Sunday Auction #1194 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now live and features 475 total lots - including 25 Vault Values and 160...
Counterfeit Coin Detection - Fake 1885-CC Morgan Dollar in Fake GSA Holder

Counterfeit Coin Detection – Fake 1885-CC Morgan Dollar in Fake GSA Holder

Counterfeit Coin -  1885-CC Morgan Dollar   By Max Spiegel –  Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) ......   At first glance, the counterfeit coin GSA holder looks similar to...
Jeff Garrett: 1858-1915 Proof Type Coins

Jeff Garrett: 1858-1915 Proof Type Coins

Don't overlook rare coins from the early Proof Sets   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   We have all read the headlines about the...
United States 1881-S Morgan Dollar

United States 1881-S Morgan Dollar

The 1881-S Morgan dollar is a large silver coin that was struck at the San Francisco branch of the United States Mint. Known more...
1925 Peace Dollar in MS-67+ Offered by GreatCollections

1925 Peace Dollar in MS-67+ Offered by GreatCollections

By CoinWeek .....   GreatCollections is offering one of the top-graded 1925 Peace dollars in an auction that closes on October 24. The coin is certified...
How Defunct Mints Have Been Brought Back to Life: The 2021 Privy Mark Morgan and Peace Dollars

How Defunct Mints Have Been Brought Back to Life: The 2021 Privy Mark Morgan...

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   When the congressional legislation to issue the 2021 Morgan and Peace silver dollars to mark the centennial of the release...
Counterfeit Coin Detection - 1920 Pilgrim Tercentenary Commemorative

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1920 Pilgrim Tercentenary Commemorative

Counterfeit coin - 1920 Pilgrim Tercentenary Half Dollar The relatively crude forgery shows extensive loss of detail throughout.   By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   In recent years, the...
United States 1886 Morgan Dollar Silver Coin

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...
Why the American Silver Eagle Coin Should Be in Your Collection

Why the American Silver Eagle Coin Should Be in Your Collection

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Among numismatists, the American Silver Eagle is certainly popular. In November 2019, the United States Mint released a limited-edition San...
Jim Bisognani: Absence Made the Market Grow Fonder

Jim Bisognani: Absence Made the Market Grow Fonder

The US Mint shipping delay has driven collectors to pay outstanding prices for the modern Morgan and Peace Dollars   By Jim Bisognani – NGC Weekly...