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1872-CC Liberty Seated Dime. Image: Stack's Bowers / CoinWeek.

1872-CC Liberty Seated Dime : A Collector’s Guide

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek Notes .....   The Carson City Mint was operational in 1870 but did not strike dimes until the...
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1893-CC NOT PCGS Morgan Dollar Counterfeits – Jack Young’s Fun With Fakes

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC), and the Dark Side Group ......   Charles Morgan and CoinWeek have been burning the midnight oil, turning...
1870-CC Double Eagle. Image: Heritage Auctions / CoinWeek.

1870-CC Liberty Head Double Eagle : A Collector’s Guide

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek Notes .....   The United States Mint facility in Carson City, Nevada struck a paltry 3,789 1870-CC Liberty Head $20 double eagle gold coins,...
1878-CC Morgan dollar with attractive toning. Image: Stack's Bowers / CoinWeek.

1878-CC Morgan Dollar : A Collector’s Guide

Despite opposition from the president, Congressional passage of the Bland-Allison Act seemed assured by February 1878. In late February, Treasury Secretary John Sherman sent...
1893-CC Morgan Dollar. Image: CoinWeek / Stack's Bowers.

1893-CC Morgan Dollar : A Collector’s Guide

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek Notes .....   How Did the Morgan Dollar Get Its Name? The Morgan dollar gets its name from United States Mint engraver George T. Morgan,...
1889-CC Morgan Dollar. PCGS VF30 CAC. Image: GreatCollections.

Elusive 1889-CC Morgan Dollar Offered by GreatCollections

As part of their September 3 online auction, GreatCollections.com is offering a key date 1889-CC Morgan silver dollar graded VF-30 by PCGS and certified...

Heritage Offers Uncirculated Morgan Dollars From Tahoe Casino

In 1947, the owner of one of Lake Tahoe’s most luxurious hotels and casinos sent his sons on a bank run for more silver...
The finest known 1870-CC Liberty Head Eagle. Image: Stack's Bowers.

Finest Known 1870-CC $10 in Stack’s Bowers August 2023 Auction

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is thrilled to announce that they will be presenting a newly discovered 1870-CC Liberty Head $10 in their August 2023 Global...
1882-CC Morgan Silver Dollar Adjustments

A Possible Adjustment to Carson City Mint Coinage for 1882

By Roger W. Burdette, special to CoinWeek .....   Production of George T. Morgan’s standard silver dollar coin tested the abilities of U.S. mints to meet...
A Discrepancy in Carson City Mint Silver Dollar Production – 1880

A Discrepancy in Carson City Mint Silver Dollar Production – 1880

By Roger W. Burdette, special to CoinWeek ..... The Carson City Mint has long been credited with delivering 591,000 standard Morgan silver dollars during the...

Did the Carson City Mint Superintendent Try to Kill His Landlord?

By Roger W. Burdette, special to CoinWeek ..... Mr. Llewellen Meder rose from the table at 489 Speer Street after a fine dinner and conversation...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1889-CC Morgan Dollar With Added Mintmark

By Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) ..... This coin was part of a Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) grading contest, where only about a third of the...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1878-S and -CC Trade Dollars

By Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) ......   The United States Mint had high hopes when it introduced the Trade dollar in 1873. Silver miners believed that...
Counterfeit 1875-CC Half Dollars and Facebook “Sponsored” Ads

Counterfeit 1875-CC Half Dollars and Facebook “Sponsored” Ads

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ...... I first became aware of these fakes in fake PCGS slabs through a Facebook advertisement in...
An Epidemic of Counterfeit 1881-CC Morgans and Bad “PCGS” Slabs

An Epidemic of Counterfeit 1881-CC Morgans and Bad “PCGS” Slabs

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ...... The initial wave of fakes that I found (I recorded 13 different sellers during an approximately...

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