United States 1949-S Roosevelt Dime

United States 1949-S Roosevelt Dime

As one of the key dates of the series, the 1949-S Roosevelt dime is second in rarity only to the Philadelphia Mint’s 1955 mintage...
United States 1921 Alabama Centennial Half Dollar

United States 1921 Alabama Centennial Half Dollar

In 1919, Alabama celebrated the centennial of its admission into the Union as the nation's 22nd state. Two years later, the occasion was marked...
Tyrant Collection $100 Million U.S. Type Coin Exhibition at February 2022 Long Beach Expo

Tyrant Collection $100 Million U.S. Type Coin Exhibition at February 2022 Long Beach Expo

By Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) ......   The public will be able to see the superb type set of more than 400 U.S. coins from...
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 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...
Fun with Obsolete US Coin Denominations

Fun with Obsolete US Coin Denominations

By Victor Bozarth for PCGS ......   Having fun with our hobby isn’t hard if you’re open-minded. We have the freedom to collect what we want...

Bullion Shark: Collecting Classic, Modern, and Silver American Quarters

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   The United States Mint was founded in 1792 and began striking pattern coins that year. The first regular issue coins...

A World of Money: An Impressive Large Example of China’s Earliest Gold Coinage

By Heritage Auctions ......   Our December 5-6 Hong Kong Signature Auction of World and Ancient Coins features one of the most unique forms of currency...

Heritage December Dallas Auction Open for Bidding

The Heritage December 5-7 Signature auction of US coins, taking place at Heritage's world headquarters in Dallas, is now open for bidding! Building on...

Pedigrees & Hoards: Shipwreck Coins

By Rick Bretz for CoinWeek .....   Thanks to a fellow pedigree collector, I’ve started to add shipwreck coins to my collection. There’s a lot of...

Ron Drzewucki’s Grading Coins: The 1916-D Mercury Dime From AG3 to VG8

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   For as long as I’ve been around coins, the 1916-D Mercury dime has always been one of...

The Art of Grading Peace Dollars

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   As a professional coin grader for most of my career, I can tell you that for as...

Brother, Can You Spare a Trime?

In the late 1840s, gold was discovered in California, setting off the fabled Gold Rush. So much gold was eventually mined and turned into...

Ron Drzewucki’s Grading Coins – Franklin Half Dollars

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale ......   In this installment of Grading Coins, I’m going to talk about the popular Franklin half dollar series. The...

CoinWeek IQ: INFOCUS – Draped Bust Quarters – 4K Video

 CoinWeek IQ: Analysis and Insights from the editors of CoinWeek.com and the industry's leading experts. The rare coin market has peaks and valleys. For astute...

‘Tis the Season for Silver and Gold and Santa

For the new collector, young or old, on your shopping list: go buy the book! By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   'Tis the season....

Classic U.S. Coin for Less Than $500 Each, Part 26: Capped Bust Quarters

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #360 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   This series of...

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...

New Guide Book of Peace Dollars Explores America’s Last Silver Dollar and the Mysterious...

Whitman Publishing announces the release of the updated and revised third edition of the Guide Book of Peace Dollars, by award-winning numismatic researcher Roger...

New Edition of Whitman’s Guide Book of Morgan Silver Dollars Reveals Previously Unknown 1964...

Whitman Publishing announces the release of the new fifth edition of A Guide Book of Morgan Silver Dollars, by Q. David Bowers. The 304-page...

Circulated Barber Half Dollars – A Look Back at Two Decades of Specialization

By Thomas Bush - Thomas Bush Numismatics ......   Dull. Boring. Uninspired. Blatant plagiarism of the work of Eugène-André Oudiné. Or even “the throat is that of a gladiator”! The Charles...

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...

Classic U.S. Coins – Key Date Coins for Less Than $2,500, Pt. 2: Half...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #340 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Five PQ Coins to Pick up at Legend Rare Coin Auctions Summer Sessions 1

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Legend Rare Coin Auctions has kicked off the first of its three planned Summer Sessions. These...

Interpreting Auction Prices for PCGS & NGC “MS-66” Barber Quarter Type Coins

News and Analysis of scarce coins,  markets, and the coin collecting community #330 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds ......   This discussion is aimed at...

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...

Coin Collecting and Numismatics – Thoughts on Rarity, Part 5

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers....   Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 In this article I will continue to discuss...

Coin Collecting Strategies – Rare Coin Market Strong in 2016, Beyond

While the 2015 coin market features strength, there are areas for additional growth and opportunity in 2016 for every level of collector By Douglas LePre...

CoinWeek Podcast #5: CoinWeek: The Morgan Dollar vs. the American Silver Eagle, Part II...

In this CoinWeek podcast, editor Charles Morgan adapts Modern Coin Wholesale founder and former NGC Grader Ron Drzewucki's second article on the differences between...

APMEX Ramps Up Rare Coin Selections

A leader in the Precious Metals industry for over 15 years, APMEX has always had a small selection of collector coins, as part of...