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1922 Peace Dollar. Image: Stack's Bowers.

1922 Peace Dollar : A Collector’s Guide

1922 Low Relief Peace Dollar The year 1922 marked the first full-calendar production year for artist Anthony de Francisci's Peace dollar design. Premature die breakage...
1856 Flying Eagle Cent. Image: David Lawrence Rare Coins / CoinWeek.

Flying Eagle Cent, 1856-1858 | CoinWeek

The Large Cent Gives Way to the Small Cent By the early 1850s, copper was limited, and the price of the raw metal rose to...
1879-CC Morgan dollar graded NGC MS66. Image: Heritage Auctions (visit www.ha.com).

1879-CC Morgan Dollar : A Collector’s Guide

While silver bullion was pouring out of the nearby Comstock mines, United States Mint leadership in Washington, D.C. was facing a cost problem with...
Big Things Happened at the United States Mint in March

Big Things Happened at the United States Mint in March

By CoinWeek .....   One might think that as March takes its turn in the calendar's monthly procession that the business of the United States Mint might...
1937 Washington Quarter Proof. Image: CoinWeek.

1937 Washington Quarter Proof : A Collector’s Guide

Intended to be a circulating commemorative coin honoring the bicentennial of the birth of America’s first president, the Washington quarter as originally designed was...

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The House of Valentinian: CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   THE ROMAN EMPEROR Jovian was found dead at the age of 33 on February 17, 364 CE--apparently suffocated by...

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Some Practical Coin Grading Concepts for the Average Collector

By Roger W. Burdette, special to CoinWeek .....   Several days ago, a collector (DeplorableDan) posted photos and comments about an 1836 Quarter Eagle, Block 8...

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Monnaie de Paris Destroys 27 Million Coins in Design Snafu

By CoinWeek ....   In November 2023, the Monnaie de Paris had to destroy 27 million freshly struck 10-, 20-, and 50-cent euro coins that featured...

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The National Gold Bullion Depository at Fort Knox

By Roger W. Burdette, special to CoinWeek .....   Several months before passage of the Gold Reserve Act of January 30, 1934, the United States Treasury...

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Aureate – Golden Toning on Coins

(adj.) Aureate is a term denoting a golden hue. It is occasionally used in auction catalogs to describe the color of a toned coin. * *...

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Künker Summer Auctions – The Friedrich Popken Collection

Dear Bidders and Coin Enthusiasts, There are only very few dynasties whose offspring are still ruling today. The House of Welfs is one of them....

United States Mint to Release Voyageurs National Park Quarters 3-Coin Set June 19

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2018 America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set™– Voyageurs National Park (product code 18AF) on June...

Gold, Bullion & Precious Metals News – Scotiabank Restructuring Metals Business

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins ....... One of the major players in the precious metals industry is largely closing up shop. What does that mean...

CAC Coins Bring Premiums at Sotheby’s Auction of Silver Dollars May 21, 2018

At the Sotheby’s auction in New York of the Ralph and Lois Stone Collection on May 21, 2018, CAC-approved Morgan silver dollars brought brought...

L. Giorgi Tall Hat Dollar, Thailand 1951 Garuda Gold Coin Among Highlights at Stack’s Bowers Hong Kong Auction

By Chris Chatigny - Numismatist & Cataloger, Stacks Bowers ...... Appealing "L. Giorgi" signed Yuan Shih-kai in Tall Hat Dollar This preview for the August Hong...

Spitting Eagles, Alligator Eyes and Donkey Tails: Three Morgan Dollar Varieties

Morgan Dollar Varieties By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .... Outside of a “Bugs Bunny” Franklin half dollar, it’s hard to beat some of...

NGC Ancients: Classic Greek Coins, Part II

David Vagi continues his discussion of the designs of select ancient Greek coins in the second of a multi-part series By David Vagi - Director, NGC...

CoinWeek Podcast #99: Where Coin Dealers Help Coin Dealers

 CoinWeek Podcast #99: Where Coin Dealers Help Coin Dealers Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek...

Cleaned Copper Coins May Be Challenging to Detect

Posted by David W. Lange, NGC Research Director This month Dave discusses the difficulty of detecting cleaned copper and bronze coins My recent column on the...

A Closer Look at 19th-Century Gold – Three Dollar Gold Opportunities

Take a closer look at the 19th-century gold series - including the Three Dollar Gold By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Is time...

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