Dimes – Roosevelt Silver Dime 1946-1964

Description: Franklin D. Roosevelt led the United States through both the economic depression of the early 1930s and World War II, events that defined a...

Half Dollars – Kennedy Half Dollar, Silver, 1964

Description: Within a few days of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963, Mint Director Eva Adams notified Chief Engraver Gilroy...

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

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ……….. Welcome back to the Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker guide to building the ultimate 20th century...

Rare Gold Coins under $5000 Each, Pt. 10: Very Rare Liberty...

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #337 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Liberty Head quarter eagles...

Not Fully Appreciated, Norweb 1796 Quarter Sells for $411,250

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Rare Gold Coins under $5000 each, Part 5: ‘With Motto’ Liberty...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #241 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Half Dimes – Draped Bust Half Dime, Small Eagle, 1796-1797

Description: Robert Scot's Flowing Hair half dime design, used in 1794 and 1795, was disparaged by some for his portrayals both of Liberty and the...

Beautiful Draped Bust Half Dollar Among Gem Type Coins of Latest...

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1059 includes a selection of 415 New Items along with 100 No Reserve Lots and 50...

Dollars – Gobrecht Dollar 1836-1839

Description: The suspension of silver dollar production was lifted in 1831 under Mint Director Samuel Moore, enabling resumption of the mintage of a coin not...

Large Cents – Liberty Cap Cent, 1793-1796

Description: The Liberty Cap design by Joseph Wright was derived from what today is likely one of the most popular early medals, the Libertas Americana...

Half Eagles – Capped Bust Half Eagle, Large Eagle 1795-1807

Description: This type is also labeled Draped Bust or Turban Head to distinguish it from the later Capped Bust type introduced in 1807 (the Guide...

GreatCollections to Auction the Paterson Collection of U.S. Type Coins

Type Set Includes 1796 No Stars Quarter Eagle Graded PCGS XF-45 GreatCollections is pleased to announce the sale of the Dr. Spencer Paterson Collection of...

Coin Profile: Proof 1836 50/00 Capped Bust Half Dollar

One of Only Six Examples Positively Confirmed to Exist; The Breen Plate Coin Writing in the 1989 edition of his encyclopedia of U.S. and Colonial...

US Coins & Currency: The History of Nudity on U.S. Money

By Littleton Coin Company ...........   Nude: devoid of a natural or conventional covering, especially a person’s flesh. Whether you say nude, naked, unclothed, in the buff...

CoinWeek IQ: CoinWeek Walks Through an NGC Coin Submission at the...

CoinWeek IQ: Analysis and Insights from the editors of CoinWeek.com .....   Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) is one of the leading grading services in the rare...

Quarters – Capped Bust Quarter, Large Size, 1815-1828

Description: The last Draped Bust, Heraldic Eagle quarter dollar was minted in 1807, the same year that German immigrant John Reich was hired by the...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: U.S. coins for less than $500...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #170 ….. The purpose here is...

Half Eagles – Indian Head Half Eagle 1908-1929

Description: The early part of the 20th century was a time of great creativity in the design of U.S. coinage. August Saint-Gaudens' double eagle was...

Classic US Coins – You Can’t Roller-Skate In This Buffalo Herd

By Jim Bisognani – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .....   Online Auctions Tide Collectors Over – My Five–0 Season Continues Summer 2016 has certainly been busy and eventful....

Coin Collecting Strategy – Building a Type Set as a Rare...

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFrarecoins.com .......   In general, segments of the coin market appreciate together, rather than by specific coin issues that pull...

Whitman Publishes New Bowers Book on Half Cents and Large Cents

Whitman Publishing announces the release of A Guide Book of Half Cents and Large Cents, by Q. David Bowers. The 576-page book (number 19...

Half Dimes – Liberty Seated Half Dime, Stars, 1838-1859

Description: This type might be more specifically described as the Stars, Drapery half dime, to distinguish it from the previous 1838-1840 Stars, No Drapery issue...

Half Dimes – Liberty Seated Half Dime, Stars, No Drapery 1838-1840

Description: Though the No Stars half dime was a more faithful rendition of the cameo-like Liberty Seated design as implemented by Christian Gobrecht, objections were...

Exquisite Barber Dimes and Proof Morgans Headline Legend’s Regency X Auction...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.... For dealers and collectors at the top end of the U.S. rare coin market, all eyes will...

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...

Dollars – Liberty Seated Dollar No Motto, 1840-1866

Description: In the 1840 reelection campaign of president Martin Van Buren the phrase "O.K." came into use, derived from the "Old Kinderhook" nickname that was...

Half Dimes – Flowing Hair Half Dime, 1794-1795

Description: Small numbers of half dimes were made in 1792, a tangible result of the efforts of Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and Alexander Hamilton to...

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...

5 Cent Nickels – Shield Nickel No Rays, 1867-1883

Description: Because of consistent demand, production of the nickel five cent piece was higher than that of the equivalently valued silver half dime each year...

Small Cents – Lincoln Cent, Bronze/ Brass, Memorial Reverse, 1959-1982

Description: The Lincoln motif on the cent was introduced to commemorate the 100th anniversary of Lincoln's birth. The 150th anniversary of that event occasioned another...