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...

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 + Coronet Collection Part...

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 You?

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 “Event”

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 Reduced Prices?

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 4: Barber and...

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...

Exquisite Barber Dimes and Proof Morgans Headline Legend’s Regency X Auction at PCGS Members-Only...

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...

The Incredible Gene Gardner Collection, Part 5: Finest ‘No Motto’ Liberty Seated Half...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics #248: Special Saturday Edition relating to the all-time best collection of 19th century U.S. silver coins to ever be...

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

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #240 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

Numismatic Books: Collectible Ike Varieties: Facts, Photos and Theories

Author / Editor: Rob Ezerman; David Golan; Herbert Hicks; Gary Hoop; Andrew Oskam; Bill Sanders; Brian Vaile The Ike Group's Top Collectible Varieties and our...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Quarters of 1876, including a fabulous one in the...

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #141 ….. Although 1876 quarters are...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Astonishing Three Cent Silvers in Rarities Night

A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #139 ….. On Thursday, Nov. 15,...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Dimes of 1822

News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community #136 ...... A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds   Capped Bust Dimes were...

The Coin Analyst: The Modern Commemorative Coin Program and the Launch of Infantry Soldier...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Critics often assert that too many modern U.S. commemorative coins have been issued, and that the program has been abused...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: Assembling Sets of Silver Coins, part 1, Dimes and...

News and Analysis of scarce coins,  markets, and the collecting community #78 A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds The topic here is ideas for beginning and...

Legend Numismatics – THE DAKOTA COLLECTION

Legend Numismatics WHEW! We finally finished working with almost 2000 GEM Buffalo Nickels and Walkers. Getting them regraded, imaged, and stickered was a huge under...

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...

Three Cent Silver – Three Cent Silver, Type 1, 1851-1853

Description: Called a trime in some Treasury Department records, the three cent silver coin was the smallest ever issued by the U.S. in terms of...

Three Cent Silver – Three Cent Silver, Type 2, 1854-1858

Description: Though the initial production of three cent silver coins helped meet the need for small denomination circulating coins, the greater problem of rising silver...

Three Cent Silver – Three Cent Silver, Type 3, 1859-1873

Description: The Type 2 design modification of the three cent silver coin failed to improve striking quality so additional, apparently successful, modifications were done to...

Half Dimes – 1792 Half Disme

Throughout the broad range of U.S. coinage from 1792 to the present day, this issue is arguably the most significant of any that has...

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...

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...

Half Dimes – Draped Bust Half Dime, Heraldic Eagle, 1800-1805

Description: Following a two-year gap in production, mintage of half dimes resumed in 1800. The obverse portrait of Liberty remained, though slightly updated, but the...

Half Dimes – Capped Bust Half Dime, 1829-1837

Description: The Draped Bust half dime was last produced in 1805, the final year of a short five-year series of the type (no half dimes...

Half Dimes – Liberty Seated Half Dime, No Stars, 1837-1838

Description: The portrayal of Liberty shown on Seated coins was favored by Mint Director Robert M. Patterson, who apparently did not like portraits on coins....