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2003 Lincoln Cent : A Collector’s Guide

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek Notes .....   The 2003 Lincoln Cent was issued against a backdrop of many people calling for the denomination’s elimination. However, these murmurs did...
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1960 Franklin Half Dollar : A Collector’s Guide

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek Notes .....   The specific design of the Franklin Half Dollar--Founding Father Benjamin Franklin on the obverse and the Liberty Bell on the reverse--was...
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1840-D Liberty Head Quarter Eagle : A Collector’s Guide

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek Notes .....   The Dahlonega Mint struck 3,532 1840-D Liberty Head Quarter Eagles in the first year of United States Mint Chief Engraver Christian...
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1856-O Liberty Head Double Eagle : A Collector’s Guide

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek Notes .....   The Liberty Head Double Eagle, the largest circulated gold coin denomination issued by the United States Mint, was introduced in 1850...
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1851 Gold Dollar : A Collector’s Guide

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek Notes .....   The 1851 Gold Dollar has the second-highest mintage of any Type 1 Gold Dollar. The Philadelphia Mint struck 3,317,671 gold dollars...

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From Republic to Empire: The Story of the Roman Denarius, Part I

By Michael T. Shutterly for CoinWeek .....   What is the Roman denarius and where did it come from? How did it change over the nearly...

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Generic Gold Premiums Fall to Historic Lows, Creating Opportunities: Jeff Garrett

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) ......   As gold prices surged to record levels in the last month or so, the value of...

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Queen Anne Guinea Rare Pattern at Atlas Numismatics

Atlas Numismatics is pleased to present 141 new coins and medals in their inventory this month, including a rare Queen Anne Pattern Guinea. We...


Costco Gold Bars Earn Almost 25% Return for Early Buyers

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Since the summer of 2023, Costco has offered its members 24-carat, .9999 fine PAMP Suisse 1oz gold bars, both...

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C-Note – Another Name for the $100 Dollar Bill

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek Notes .....   (n.) Slang. A C-note is one of a handful of colloquial terms for the one-hundred-dollar bill, “C” being the Roman numeral for “100”...

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Auction Results for John W. Adams Library of Numismatic Books and Catalogues

On Saturday, July 14, Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers held their live online auction of highlights from the John W. Adams Library. The Adams...

United States Mint to Display Three 1933 Double Eagles at ANA

Display will Include Previously Unknown Piece WASHINGTON – The United States Mint announced today that it will display three of the nation’s 1933 Double Eagle...

First Dollar of the Americas One of Highlights in Heritage Auction

 The legendary First Dollar of the Americas – struck in 1538 and recovered from the shipwreck of the "Golden Fleece" – may sell for $500,000...

CoinWeek Podcast #104: South Dakota vs. Wayfair and Its Potential Impact on You

 CoinWeek Podcast #104: South Dakota vs. Wayfair and Its Potential Impact on You Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or...

Space-Flown Armstrong Items to be Exhibited at the World’s Fair of Money

The exhibit at the NGC booth includes Apollo 11 Robbins Medals, which show an early version of the design eventually used on the Eisenhower...

John E. Herzog: The Friend of Financial History

By Bruce Hagen– Senior Research Numismatist,, Stack’s Bowers …… When our Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ clients, scholars, John’s friends and family and others glance at or study closely the pages...

Type B Proof Reverse Washington Quarters, 1956-64: An Unprecedented Variety, Part 1

Type B Proof Reverse Washington Quarters   By Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ......   Beginning in 1956 and continuing through 1964, the Philadelphia Mint produced a...

CoinWeek Cool Coins! 2018: Episode 3: Japanese Commemorative WW1 Medal, 3 Error Cent, More…

https://youtu.be/KJwybJReRX0 CoinWeek Cool Coins! returns with our third episode of 2018! In this episode, we span the globe and review historic coins and medals. Rexford Goldbaum from...

Four Coin-Related Things You Should Do at the 2018 ANA Convention

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com …… CoinWeek Content Partner …… So, you’ve decided to attend this year’s Summer ANA show (aka The World’s Fair of Money) in Philadelphia. I’ve never attended an...

Toning and Eye Appeal on Rare and Modern Coins

Coin Toning and Eye Appeal By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale ..... Once it leaves the Mint, few things add value to a coin....

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