NGC Certifies Rare 1943 Copper Cent

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified a 1943 Copper Cent that was found in a gumball machine decades ago. The 1943 Copper Cent is...

Coins Are a Curious Thing: Indian Head Cents

By Jim Bisognani - NGC Weekly Market Report ......   As often happens during the winter season, I find myself at the mercy of the elements. This past weekend...

Lincoln Cents, Including One of Finest Known 1929-S, Highlight GreatCollections.com

By CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, February 10, bidding closed on several high-quality Lincoln cents offered on GreatCollections.com. Below are a few noteworthy selections. 1929-S Lincoln Cent...

World-Class Collection of Flying Eagle and Indian Cents Available From Harlan...

By Harlan J. Berk, Ltd ......   The Images Collection is an exceptionally fine assemblage of Mint State Flying Eagle and Indian cents built over an...

Whitman Publishing Releases New Third Edition of Lincoln Cents Guide Book

Whitman Publishing has released an updated and revised third edition of its best-selling Guide Book of Lincoln Cents. It continues in the popular tradition...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1877 Indian Head Cent

By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .....   A difference in facial expression is among the many clues this coin is fake. Although it had only the second-lowest mintage...

United States 1976 Lincoln Cent

Description: 1976 was an important year in American Numismatics. The Bicentennial quarter, half dollar and dollar had been released, featuring Jack Ahr's drummer, Seth Huntington's...

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

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Lincoln Cent Errors , coin markets #306 For CoinWeek  by Greg Reynolds..... Although 1909-S VDB and 1914-D pennies are often thought of...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1908-S Counterfeit Indian Head Cent

1908-S Counterfeit Indian Head Cent By Max Spiegel – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .....   The grading room was recently presented with a 1908-S Indian Head Cent for certification. The...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – The 1972 Doubled Die Lincoln Cent

GENUINE 1972 Double Die Lincoln Cent - courtesy of Heritage Auctions. By Max Spiegel - Numismatic Researcher, NGC ......   Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) recently received a...

USA Coin Album: Numismatic Lame Ducks

By David W. Lange, Research Director at NGC ........   In politics, a lame duck is an official whose term of office is concluding and whose...

Medallic Portraits of Abraham Lincoln: Beyond Brenner

By Eric Brothers for CoinWeek .....   When one thinks of the image of Abraham Lincoln upon a coin, Victor David Brenner's cent is the first...

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...

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...

Classic U.S. Coins for Less Than $500 Each, Part 12: Copper-Nickel...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #261  A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

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...

Mike Fuljenz Declares: “Stop Making Dollar Bills and Cents”

By Mike Fuljenz   - Universal Coin & Bullion ......   "The United States should stop producing one-dollar bills and one-cent coins," declares award-winning rare coins...

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...