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Coin Stories: Where Charles Barber Found Inspiration for a New Series...

By Blanchard and Company, Inc ......   After 55 years, the Seated Liberty half dollar design had become somewhat of a dinosaur. A classic, yes. Exciting,...

U.S. Coin Profile – 1838-O Reeded Edge Half Dollar Branch Mint...

"1838-O 50C GR-1, R.7, Branch Mint PR63 PCGS. CAC. The 1838-O Reeded Edge half dollar is one of the rarest and most enigmatic issues in...
Silver Three Cent Coins: The Lightest American Money

Silver Three Cent Coins: The Lightest American Money

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Following the California Gold Rush of 1848, the ratio between silver and gold that had stood at 16:1 for so...
Ancient Coins - The Most Famous Coin of Antiquity - the Athenian Owl

Ancient Coins – The Most Famous Coin of Antiquity – the...

The Athenian Owl by Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   The Colosseo Collection ......   Athens was a great military power in ancient Greece and...
Golden Gate Collection of Classic US Gold Offered by David Lawrence Rare Coins

Golden Gate Collection of Classic US Gold Offered by David Lawrence...

Sunday Auction #1212 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now live and features over 600 total lots - including more than 15 Vault...

Classic US Gold Coin Profile – The 1795 Small Eagle Half...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   I’m not sure the 1795 Small Eagle half eagle is my favorite American gold coin, but it...
Charles Morgan: Ten Coins I'd Love to Own

Charles Morgan: Ten Coins I’d Love to Own

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   1794 Flowing Hair Cent (Head of 1794) in AU58 to MS63 The Flowing Hair cent was produced starting at the...
How to Collect Classic US Gold Coins in a Bull Market

How to Collect Classic US Gold Coins in a Bull Market

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   If you are like most circa 2022 coin collectors, you’ve never experienced a true bull market. You may...
Whitman Publishes Q. David Bowers Guide Book of Quarter Eagle Gold Coins

Whitman Publishes Q. David Bowers Guide Book of Quarter Eagle Gold...

Whitman Publishing announces the upcoming release of A Guide Book of Quarter Eagle Gold Coins, by Q. David Bowers. The new 448-page book is...
PCGS Graded Top 8 of 10 Most Valuable U.S. Coins Sold in 2021

PCGS Graded Top 8 of 10 Most Valuable U.S. Coins...

Professional Coin Grading Service claims 17 of the top 25 U.S. coins crossing the auction block last year - including the most-valuable coin ever...

Eight Pop Culture Coins From New Zealand Mint Kick Off 2022

By the New Zealand Mint ......   BATMAN™ on NEW DC Collectible Coin Today we are excited to reveal a brand-new DC Coin Collection - Faces of...
The Crest of the Classic Commemorative Coin Wave - 1936

The Crest of the Classic Commemorative Coin Wave – 1936

By Dan Duncan - Pinnacle-Rarities.com ......   Historically, 1936 was not a great year for most Americans. The United States was deep into the Great Depression....
Classical Numismatic Group Announced as Official Auction Partner for 2022 National Money Show

Classical Numismatic Group Announced as Official Auction Partner for 2022 National...

Ken Bressett Collection of Roman Coinage to be Auctioned   The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is pleased to announce that Classical Numismatic Group, LLC (CNG) will...
David Lawrence Offering Almost Complete Collection of $3 Gold Coins

David Lawrence Offering Almost Complete Collection of $3 Gold Coins

Sunday Auction #1195 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now live and features 490 total lots - including 15 Vault Values and 201...
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...
Coin Grading - A Basic Guide to Detecting Doctored Gold Coins - Doug Winter

Coin Grading – A Basic Guide to Detecting Doctored Gold Coins

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   There is no getting around the fact that doctoring of rare United States gold coins is a...
Heritage Offering Redding Collection Quarter Eagles, California Fraction Gold Coins

Heritage Offering Redding Collection Quarter Eagles, California Fraction Gold Coins

Redding Collection of Quarter Eagles The Redding Collection of Quarter Eagles is open for bidding now at Coins.HA.com. This often-overlooked denomination is exceptionally well-represented in...
The Eagles of the Classic Commemoratives

The Eagles of the Classic Commemoratives

By Dan Duncan – Pinnacle Rarities ......   The 59 distinct designs of the silver and gold classic commemoratives are often collected by theme. The bald...
So You've Decided to Collect US Gold Coins by Type...

So You’ve Decided to Collect US Gold Coins by Type…

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   Many collectors of United States gold want to collect with a purpose and with a goal. However,...
Dahlonega Gold U.S. Coins Highlight David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction

Dahlonega Gold U.S. Coins Highlight David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction

Sunday Auction #1186 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now live and features 400 total lots including 25 Vault Values and 75 No...
Jeff Garrett: Budget Collecting - Consider the Coins Left Behind

Jeff Garrett: Budget Collecting – Consider the Coins Left Behind

What didn’t sell at the World’s Fair of Money offers hints on where to look for bargains right now   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty...

Trophy Coins: A Combination of Rarity, Quality and a Great Back...

Rarity will always be a factor in rare coins, but the combination of rarity, quality and a great story is what makes a wonderful...

What Makes Certain Coins Popular–and Others Unpopular?

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   I often make buying decisions based on a coin’s popularity. As an example, I will buy a...

US Coins – A Concise Overview of the Standing Liberty Quarter...

By Kathleen Duncan – Pinnacle Rarities ......   Historical Background The entire run of American coinage received a major overhaul and aesthetic upgrade between 1907 and 1921. Each...

Commemorative Stories: The 1983-84 LA Olympics Coins – Part IV

By David Provost for CoinWeek .....   Author’s Note: My intention for this series of “stories” is to present lesser-known information about the US commemorative coins series derived...

Budget Coin Collecting – Ten Attractive and Inexpensive World Coins

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   The current economic slump has forced many collectors to cut spending to the bone. Even with their allure, coins...
Major US Rarities and Key Coins at ANA Heritage Platinum Night and Signature Auction

Major US Rarities and Key Coins at ANA Heritage Platinum Night...

Heritage Auction's August 18-22 ANA Signature Auction of US Coins is open for bidding. This auction features an exceptional gathering of numismatic delicacies, sure...
Isabella: The Mother of All U.S. Commemorative Quarters

Isabella: The Mother of All U.S. Commemorative Quarters

By Dan Duncan - Pinnacle-Rarities ......   The original Washington quarter was intended as just a one-year commemorative. Yet John Flanagan’s obverse design has endured for...

Jeff Garrett: When US Coins Were Minted in Georgia

The Dahlonega Mint struck numerous gold coins that can add a unique twist to your collection   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Contrary...
Arizona Collection of U.S. Large Cents to be Offered at Heritage Auctions

Arizona Collection of U.S. Large Cents to be Offered at Heritage...

1794 S-48 Starred Reverse Chapman Discovery Coin among highlights featured during Jan. 5-10 FUN Auction   A discerning eye taking advantage of important opportunities led to...