Collecting Classic US Coins: Gem Circulated

Attractive coins can be found at all levels of the Sheldon scale Much attention in numismatics is focused on quality. One of the most common...

US Classic Coins – An Indian Head Cent Primer

By Kathleen Duncan – Pinnacle Rarities ......   Like its Flying Eagle predecessor, also designed by James Barton Longacre, the Indian Head cent was initially struck...

US Coin Album – Steel This Cent

By David W. Lange - Research Director, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   A number of years ago, I purchased a strip of webbing for 1943...

Top 5 Modern Coins at Legend Regency Auction XVII

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   The upcoming Legend Regency Auction XVII that will be held at Harrah’s in New Orleans offers a robust array...

Why Are 1943 Copper and 1944 Steel Lincoln Cent Errors So...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #306 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

US Coins – The Lincoln Cent’s First Fifty Years

By Kathleen Duncan – Pinnacle Rarities ………. President Teddy Roosevelt influenced changes in all United States’ coin designs between 1907-1921. He became acquainted in 1908...

Penny Potpourri: Things Made From Pennies. VIDEO: 16:28

Charmy Harker, The Penny Lady Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com ........ The Greater Houston Coin Club sponsors the Money Show of the Southwest with a focus on...

Discovery Coin: 1974-D Aluminum Lincoln Cent on Display at Long...

With David Hall, Professional Coin Grading Service, Todd Imhoff, Heritage Auctions, Randy Lawrence, and Fred Weinberg. Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com ....... A newly discovered Lincoln cent...

The First Verified 1974-D Aluminum Cent Will Be Offered By Heritage...

Rumored to exist for years but not confirmed until now, the first verified 1974 Lincoln cent struck in aluminum at the Denver Mint will...

Rare Coin Road Warrior – Collecting U.S. Coins by Design Type,...

By Vic Bozarth – Bozarth Numismatics ... a CoinWeek Content Partner ............... Dear Rare Coin Enthusiast, As I have promised for the last couple of months, this...

1861 Confederate States of America Cent

Generations of numismatists have repeated a canon of commonly held beliefs about original Confederate cents, one of which Herutage will be able to offer...

The Geyer Collection of World War II era Mint Error Coins

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #190 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds From...

Coin Collecting Strategies: Building the Ultimate 20th Century Type Set, Part...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.com .......... Today, we’d like to discuss building a truly remarkable 20th century US Type set. Type sets enable...

Unique Bronze 1943 Cent Discovery Featured in Stack’s Bowers Galleries January...

IRVINE, Calif. — A new example of the 1943 bronze Lincoln cent has been discovered, and will be featured in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries...

Happy Holidays, and How I got my start in this...

By Jim Bisognani - NGC Weekly Market Report ....... Numismatists are a hardy lot. Once we have found a series or type of coin that...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The ANA Rarities Night, Part 1:...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #118 …… On Thursday, Aug. 9,...

USA Coin Album: The San Francisco Mint Coinage of 1923, Part...

Posted by David W. Lange, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Research Director ..... Certain issues of United States coins seem to hold more appeal than similar coins of...

eBay and David Lawrence Rare Coins to Auction Rare Lincoln Coin...

Turn-of-the-Century Pennies Ranked as World’s Fourth All-Time Finest Collection in Its Category eBay and David Lawrence Rare Coins today announced plans to auction one of...

1944-D Steel Cent: Rare, Off-Metal Cent Sold at Recent FUN has...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Steve Estes (http://www.steveestes.com) is a Portland, Oregon dealer who has in been in business since 1963, and who specializes in...

10,000 Free Lincoln Cent Sets in Anniversary Promotion

To mark the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's 1861 inauguration, 10,000 specially-produced Lincoln cent kits will be given away free by rare coin...

Unique 1943 Bronze Cents Set To Be Displayed at the FUN...

The first-ever public display of the one-of-a-kind set of 1943 bronze Lincoln cents from the Denver, Philadelphia and San Francisco Mints will be hosted...

Small Cents – One Cent Flying Eagle, 1856-1858

Description: By the early 1850s copper availability was limited, and the price of the raw metal rose to the point that the Mint lost money...

Small Cents – Indian Head Cent 1859 COPPER-NICKEL Laural Wreath Reverse

Description: The Indian Head one-cent coin was produced by the United States Mint from 1859 through 1909. It was designed by James Barton Longacre, the...

Small Cents – Indian Head Cent, Copper-Nickel, 1860-1864

Description: James B. Longacre's Indian Head design for the cent debuted in 1859. The previous Flying Eagle design had been minted for only three years...

Small Cents – Indian Head Cent, Bronze, 1864-1909

Description: The small "white cents", so-called because of their light color compared to that of the older large cents, had at first escaped the hoarding...

Small Cents – 1909 V.D.B. Lincoln Cent

Description:The first year issue of perhaps one of the most popular and enduring designs in US Coinage. The new coin featured a portrait of...

Small Cents – Lincoln Cent, Bronze, Wheat Ears Reverse, 1909-1958

Description: The Lincoln cent has been a favorite of collectors for many years. Part of the appeal lies in the fact that it is the...

Small Cents – Lincoln Cent, Steel, Wheat Ears Reverse, 1943

Description: Lincoln cents were made of bronze most years, but World War II resulted in a couple of changes to the cent composition. Because copper...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: 1943-D copper cent, 1795 Reeded Edge...

News and Analysis on coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #20 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds I had originally intended to write...

Lincoln Cent Matte Proofs By Kevin Flynn

The only book devoted entirely to matte proof Lincoln Cents. Over 250 color and black and white photos provide die diagnostics descriptions to identify...