Found 34 articles matching U.S. Coins category.
  • Aug 16 2013
  • 16 Aug 2013

A Coin Collector’s Question: Is it Time to Flock to U.S. Silver Eagles?

In the early 1980s, a multitude of investors and collectors were keen on acquiring silver in coin or bar format for investment and speculation. The […]

  • Aug 4 2013
  • 4 Aug 2013

ANA Windy City Auctions to Deliver the ‘King’ of American Coins

The American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money, scheduled for Aug. 13-17 in the Windy City suburb of Rosemont, Ill., is a time for excitement […]

  • Jul 8 2013
  • 8 Jul 2013

Ten 1933 Double Eagle Coins Worth Millions in Fort Knox but not yet for Sale

This famous $20 gold coin is a true rarity and an American numismatic icon, a coin which numismatists dream about owning. Yet, the beautiful and […]

  • Jun 25 2013
  • 25 Jun 2013

The Rodney Dangerfield of Numismatic Years, 1908 Still Important Date for Coins

by Gerald Tebben Boy, I tell ya, 1908 just can’t get no respect. When collectors think of important dates in coinage history, 1908 rarely rates […]

  • Jun 14 2013
  • 14 Jun 2013

Give Peace Dollars a Chance: Finest Known 1923-D Captures $76,375 at Sale

At the conclusion of the First World War it was suggested in many circles that a commemorative coin a “Peace Dollar” should be issued for […]

  • Jun 5 2013
  • 5 Jun 2013

If the Tea Party had Its Way, U.S. Coins and Notes Would be Very Different

By Gerald Tebben What would a Tea Party revolution mean to coin collectors? That’s something I had been thinking about as the group flexed its […]

  • Jun 3 2013
  • 3 Jun 2013

A Double Eagle Treasure: Collection Lanson Champagne Captures Nearly $1 Million

Normally when coin collectors think of lost gold treasures, especially when it pertains to the glorious Double Eagle or $20 gold piece, the more prestigious of […]

  • May 31 2013
  • 31 May 2013

How the Nickel Almost Lost Its Name

By Gerald Tebben The Jefferson 5-cent coin went to war in 1942 and continued serving for the duration. Faced with the need to divert nickel […]

  • May 24 2013
  • 24 May 2013

What’s In a Number? It’s All About the History

By Gerald Tebben In U.S. coin collecting, the number 15—in the words of the late Rodney Dangerfield—can’t get no respect. It started strong in our […]

  • May 17 2013
  • 17 May 2013

A Very Good Year for the Nation and Its Coins

By Gerald Tebben The year 1776 was a good one for the nation and numismatics. Every coin from the famous year carries with it the […]