By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFrarecoins.com
In my last column I wrote about “early” United States Mint commemorative coins struck between 1892 and 1954. These are legal tender silver half dollars, struck by the U.S. Mint, which... read more »
Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo announced today it will enter into a special collaboration with the Maryland War of 1812 Bicentennial Commission at the Whitman Baltimore Expo in March. Whitman General Manager David Crenshaw said the two... read more »
December 14, 2011 – The Austrian Mint will issue the first coin of 2012 today. The coin celebrates 200 years of the “Society of Music Friends, in Vienna”.
This coin also marks the return of the classic coinage metal of copper, which was... read more »
Commentary By Louis Golino for CoinWeek
In a recent online comment Numismatic News editor David Harper suggested that it was time to “dial down the rhetoric” when it comes to how coin collectors view the Mint.
Mr. Harper asked “Has Mint... read more »
By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com
Virtually all collectors of rare coins want to ultimately profit from their investment in their collections. Many collectors choose to collect those coins they think have long-term investment... read more »
“Small but Mighty” might be a good phrase to describe the January 7, 2012 Kolbe & Fanning public auction of rare and desirable numismatic works to be sold in conjunction with the New York International Numismatic Convention in New York... read more »
(Mount Pleasant, South Carolina) — With the United States Mint’s mid- December sales cutoff deadline approaching, the President of the Congressional Medal of Honor Foundation (www.cmohfoundation.org) is praising an 11th hour effort... read more »
New gold and silver coins echo Boreal Forest, Wood Bison, Orca and Peregrine Falcon commemorative circulation coin program unveiled in October 2011; other collectibles feature a one-kilo pure gold Lacrosse coin; the Nova Scotia Coat of Arms... read more »
IOLA, Wis. (Nov. 7, 2011) – Krause Publications, a leading producer of coin and paper money books, magazines, events and online products, has announced the nominees for the 2012 Coin of the Year awards.
Each year, the awards honor the... read more »
Proceeds to be donated to the Afghanistan Repatriation Memorial and the Military Families Fund
TRENTON, ONTARIO – October 31, 2011 – Today in Trenton, the Royal Canadian Mint unveiled a silver coin to commemorate the Highway of Heroes. During... read more »
Royal Canadian Mint’s ultra-high relief creation is the world’s first 10-kilo coin crafted of 99.999% pure gold
Vancouver, British Columbia, October 21, 2011 – The Royal Canadian Mint is proud to announce it has crafted the world’s first... read more »
Did you know that the Royal Canadian Mint’s high-tech plant in Winnipeg produces over 1 billion circulation coins every year? That’s like 20 million coins per day or 750 coins per second! Even though the Mint has produced coins... read more »
Two philanthropists largely responsible for the growth and identity of the city of Pittsburgh will be featured on the official medal for the American Numismatic Association’s inaugural fall National Money Show.
Andrew Carnegie, a businessman... read more »
Among many captivating themes and designs, new gold and silver coins celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, and the legacy of Wayne and Walter Gretzky
As Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II prepares to celebrate an unprecedented... read more »
September 27, 2011 – The silver 2011 Army Commemorative Coin will be used during the ceremonial coin toss this Saturday during the Army Black Knights’ football game versus Tulane University at Michie Stadium. The coin will be provided by... read more »