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

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...

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...

‘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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1896-S Barber Quarter

Counterfeit 1896-S Barber Quarter By Max Spiegel –  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .....   The distinctive reed marks on Liberty’s neck help make this fake more recognizable. The Barber...

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...

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...

Legend Regency Auction XIV Brings Close to $5 Million

Anchored by huge numbers from the Coronet Collection, Legend Rare Coin Auctions’ Regency Auction XIV brings just shy of $5 million On October 15, Legend...

Legend Rare Coin’s Regency Auction XIV: Nearly 200 Morgan Dollars +...

By CoinWeek Staff Reports....   On Thursday, October 15, at the Bellagio in Las Vegas, Legend Rare Coin Auctions will conduct Regency Auction XIV. The sale...

MS-63 or MS-65 Morgan Dollars – Which Grade is Right for...

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   You know, one of the great things about this hobby is that there’s something in it for...

The Art of Collecting Peace Dollars

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   When dealers and collectors compare different types and series, we usually have to make allowances for the...

Whitman Releases New Bowers Book on Barber Silver Coinage

Whitman Publishing announces the release of A Guide Book of Barber Silver Coins, by Q. David Bowers. The 384-page Bowers book (number 20 in...

Pogue, Part 1: Postmortem, Dealer Take-Aways, and the Sale as an...

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   A light round of applause met the $2,000,000 hammer price that lot 1128--a rare 1808 quarter eagle--brought at Stack's...

Gardner III Powers To $13.8 Million In Big Apple; Rarities At...

Posted by Jim Bisognani - NGC Market Report....   Rare US coins were in great demand, while many rare coins which are not fresh to the market were...

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

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   We continue our guide to the Ultimate 20th Century Type Set by focusing on the century’s forgotten...