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1925 Stone Mountain Memorial Half Dollar

One of the more common U. S. commemorative coins, the Stone Mountain half dollar was a by-product of a much larger undertaking—the ...

1934-38 Texas Centennial Half Dollar

"Remember the Alamo!” was the cry that spurred Texans on to ultimately defeat Mexico’s army and claim their independence as a republic....

1927 Vermont/Battle of Bennington Sesquicentennial Half Dollar

To tourists, the state of Vermont is known primarily for its rich maple syrup and great wintertime skiing. To urban Northeasterners it is...

1951-54 Washington & Carver Half Dollar

Some of the most notorious of United States commemorative coin programs began with the best of intentions, and that appears to have ...

1936 Wisconsin Centennial Half Dollar

When collectors are asked to identify their favorite U.S. commemorative coins, the answers given frequently include titles such as Oregon Trail, Panama-Pacific,...

1936 York County Tercentenary Half Dollar

Among the numerous complaints voiced over the proliferation of commemorative coins during the 1930s, one of the most frequent was that these...

1922 Grant Centennial Gold Dollar

If one commemorative coin is good, then two coins are twice as good—or so the reasoning goes with these often exploited issues. The...

1904-05 Lewis & Clark Exposition Gold Dollar

When President Thomas Jefferson asked Congress in January, 1803, to appropriate $2500 for an exploratory expedition into the Pacific Northwest, negotiations to...

1903 Louisiana Purchase Exposition Gold Dollar

When the United States formally took possession of the Louisiana Territory on December 20, 1803, effectively doubling the size of the country,...

1916-17 McKinley Memorial Gold Dollar

Judging solely by the number of times his portrait has appeared on coins and currency, William McKinley is one of the most highly...

1915-S Panama-Pacific International Exposition Gold Dollar

The Panama Canal ranks among the greatest man-made marvels in the world—a 51-mile-long system of natural lakes, excavated channels and locks that...

1915-S Panama-Pacific International Exposition Quarter Eagle

The Panama Canal, or “Big Ditch,” as it has often been called, was constructed with a blend of sheer ingenuity and painstaking attention...

1926 American Independence Sesquicentennial Quarter Eagle

Americans of the 1920s seemed so preoccupied with enjoying the present that celebrating the past was destined to take a back seat. That...

1915-S Panama-Pacific International Exposition Fifty Dollars

Ever since Balboa first gazed upon the Pacific Ocean in 1513, Europeans had dreamed and schemed of ways to connect the Gulf of Mexico...

The Coinage of the Anglo-Hannoverian Personal Union 1714 – 1837 by...

This new work by Richard Smith is the first comprehensive review of the Anglo Hannoverian Regal coinage since Welter and will become an essential...

So-Called Dollars by Harold E. Hiber and Charles V. Kappen

When So-Called Dollars by Harold E. Hiber and Charles V. Kappen was published in 1963 it was the first, and today, more than forty...

Top 100 Morgan Dollar Varieties: The VAM Keys

By Michael S. Fey PhD; Jeff Oxman If you are an advanced collector of Morgan and Peace silver dollars, or just want to learn more...

Grading Coins by Photographs By Q. David Bowers

In Grading Coins by Photographs, Q. David Bowers has crafted a unique combination of step by step grading instructions for every federal coinage series...

Extreme Rarities in the Greatest Collection of U.S. Silver Coins to...

By Greg Reynolds for CoinLink .....   On April 29 and 30 in Cincinnati, Heritage will auction the collection of “Joseph C. Thomas,” which features U.S....

The Official Red Book: A Guide Book of United States Coins...

The Official Red Book®—A Guide Book of United States Coins—enters its 63rd year with no sign of slowing down! Americans nation-wide look to this...

A Guide Book of the Official Red Book of United States...

The Guide Book of the Official Red Book of United States Coins offers a history of coin price guides, leading up to the best-selling...

Encyclopedia of Colonial and Early American Coins By Q. David Bowers

From Q. David Bowers comes a book so comprehensive and authoritative that only the “Dean of American Numismatics” could have created it! Drawing on...

Abraham Lincoln: The Image of His Greatness By Fred Reed

Abraham Lincoln: The Image of His Greatness is a remarkable creation. Harold Holzer, of the Metropolitan Museum of Art (and cochairman of the United...

World’s Greatest Mint Errors by Mike Byers

World’s Greatest Mint Errors is an enjoyable resource packed full of some of the most dramatic, rare and extraordinary mint errors and die trials...

Lincoln Cent Matte Proofs By Kevin Flynn

The only book devoted entirely to matte proof Lincoln Cents. Over 250 color and black and white photos provide die diagnostics descriptions to identify...

The Authoritative Reference on Comemorative Coins, 1892-1954

The primary objective of this book is to present a detailed historical account surrounding the images used on commemorative coins struck between 1892 and...

In Yankee Doodle’s Pocket: The Myth, Magic and Politics of Money...

Will Nipper’s new book, In Yankee Doodle’s Pocket: The Myth, Magic and Politics of Money in Early America, offers fresh perspectives on America’s celebrated...

Grading Coins by Photographs

No subject is more important to the rare-coin collector or investor than grading. Learning to grade the right way can save you hundreds or...

A Guide Book of Gold Dollars

By Q. David Bowers with foreword by David Akers. A Guide Book of United States Gold Dollars is the latest entry in Whitman's Bowers Series. It...

The Greatest World Coin Auction of All Time (Part 6 of...

by Greg Reynolds for CoinLink This is Part 6 of my review and analysis of the auction of the Millennia collection of world coins. The sale was conducted...