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1813 Classic Head Cent. Image: Stack's Bowers / CoinWeek.

Classic Head Cent, 1808-1814 | CoinWeek

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek Notes .....   Irish immigrant Robert Patterson was a schoolmaster, a shopkeeper, and a mathematician, the teacher of...
Jack Young's Top 5 Rare Coin Fakes, Part I.

From the Dark Corner: Top Five Counterfeits I Have Seen, Part I

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC), and the Dark Side Group ......   After the submission of my 50th exclusive CoinWeek article on counterfeits,...
1855-O Gold Dollar. Image: Stack's Bowers.

Gold Dollar, Type 2 (Indian Head) 1854-1856 | CoinWeek

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek Notes .....   In 1854, the United States Mint issued a redesigned gold dollar with an increased diameter...
1933-S Walking Liberty Half Dollar. Image: Heritage Auctions / CoinWeek.

1933-S Walking Liberty Half Dollar : A Collector’s Guide

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek Notes .....   Domestic coin demands increased slightly in 1933, prompting the San Francisco Mint to strike 1,786,000 Walking Liberty Half Dollars in 1933,...
1909 Indian Head Cent, reportedly the first one struck that year. Image: Stack's Bowers.

1909 Indian Head Cent : A Collector’s Guide

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek Notes .....   The year 1909 marked the 50th and final year of James Barton Longacre's Indian Head...
1992 American Silver Eagle. Image: CoinWeek / Adobe Stock.

1992 American Silver Eagle : A Collector’s Guide

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek Notes .....   After a surge of American Silver Eagle sales in 1991, demand softened considerably in 1992. Still, the 1992 American Silver Eagle...
1776-1976 Bicentennial Quarter with Jack Ahr’s Drummer Boy (actually a man) reverse. Image: Adobe Stock.

1976-S Bicentennial Quarter Clad Proof : A Collector’s Guide

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek Notes ..... The 1976-S Bicentennial Quarter Clad Proof is one of five 1976 Bicentennial Quarters the United States Mint struck in 1975 and...
1863 Three-Cent Silver. Image: Stack's Bowers / CoinWeek.

Three Cent Silver, Type 1 (1851-1853) : A Collector’s Guide

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek Notes .....   Called a trime in some Treasury Department records, the Three Cent Silver coin was the smallest ever issued by the United...
1874 Liberty Seated Dime. Image: Stack's Bowers / CoinWeek.

Liberty Seated Dime, Legend and Arrows (1873-1874) : A Collector’s Guide

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek Notes .....   The Mint Act of February 12, 1873, mandated a slight increase in the weight of the dime to 2.50 grams. Interestingly,...
1950 Proof Lincoln Cent. Image: NGC.

1950 Proof Lincoln Cent : A Collector’s Guide

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek Notes .....   The United States Mint revived its dormant Proof program in 1936 and experienced steady growth in sales from 3,837 in...

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