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1837 Liberty Seated Dime. Image: Stack's Bowers / CoinWeek.

Liberty Seated Dime, No Obverse Stars (1837-1838) | CoinWeek

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek Notes .....   The portrayal of Liberty on the Liberty Seated coinage was favored by United States Mint Director Robert M. Patterson, who did...
1855 Liberty Seated Dollar. Image: Heritage Auctions / CoinWeek.

1855 Liberty Seated Dollar : A Collector’s Guide

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek Notes .....   The Philadelphia Mint used one die pair to strike 26,000 1855 Liberty Seated Dollars. Coinage for the denomination commenced on May...
1904 Liberty Head Double Eagle. Image: PCGS / CoinWeek.

1904 Liberty Head Double Eagle : A Collector’s Guide

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek Notes .....   By 1904, the United States' large-format gold double eagle had practically ceased to circulate. As...
Flowing Hair Half Dollar. Image: Stack's Bowers / CoinWeek.

Flowing Hair Half Dollar, 1794-1795 | CoinWeek

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek Notes .....   While a collector wouldn't necessarily know this by how infrequently they are encountered in commerce,...
1929 Standing Liberty Quarter. Image: Stack's Bowers / CoinWeek.

1929 Standing Liberty Quarter : A Collector’s Guide

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek Notes ..... The 1929 Standing Liberty Quarter is a high-mintage late-series issue from which many fully-struck Gem...
American Silver Eagle 20th Anniversary Set. Image: CoinWeek.

2006 American Silver Eagle 20th Anniversary Set : A Collector’s Guide

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek Notes .....   The American Silver Eagle debuted in 1986, and each year through 1994 the United States...
1864-S Liberty Seated Quarter. Image: Heritage Auctions / CoinWeek.

1864-S Liberty Seated Quarter : A Collector’s Guide

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek Notes .....   Consumers in San Francisco and along the West Coast were handling a rarity in the mid-1860s. As their counterparts in the east...
1976-S Kennedy Half Dollar Proof. Image: NGC / CoinWeek.

1976-S Kennedy Half Dollar Clad Proof : A Collector’s Guide

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek Notes ..... The 1976-S Bicentennial Kennedy Half Dollar Clad Proof is one of five 1976 Bicentennial Half Dollars the United States Mint struck...
1961 Lincoln Cent Proof. Image: CoinWeek.

1961 Lincoln Memorial Cent Proof : A Collector’s Guide

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek Notes ..... When the United States Mint's eight-year moratorium on Proof coin production ended in 1950, the...
1840 Liberty Seated Dime, Drapery, Stars. Image: Stack's Bowers / CoinWeek.

Liberty Seated Dime, Stars and Drapery (1840-1860) | CoinWeek

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek Notes .....   In late 1840, the United States Mint hired Robert Ball Hughes, a sculptor originally from...

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