Medals and Tokens

CCAC Seeks Numismatists for Membership

CCAC Seeks Numismatists for Membership

Pursuant to United States Code, Title 31, section 5135 (b), the United States Mint is accepting applications for appointment to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) for a new member specially qualified to serve on the CCAC by virtue of his or her education, training, or experience in numismatics. The CCAC was established to: Advise […]

By September 24, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Highlights of Künker Auction 267

Highlights of Künker Auction 267

Dear Bidders and Phaleristics Enthusiasts, In this newsletter, we are delighted to introduce to you two remarkable special collections. Auction 267, the Roland Grüber Collection, consists of the largest compilation of coins and medals of Brandenburg in Franconia ever to be on the market. Ranging from an inconspicuous kipper coin to a gorgeous presentation piece, […]

By September 20, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
2015 John F. Kennedy Coin & Chronicles Set on Back Order

2015 John F. Kennedy Coin & Chronicles Set on Back Order

By CoinWeek News Staff….   UPDATE, 9-16-15: According to a notice from the Treasury Department, 25,000 sets were sold within the first 10 minutes of availability. An hour later, over 40,000 had been sold. The Mint’s fulfillment center will begin shipping the first 25,000 now, with the remainder to ship out sometime in October. The […]

By September 16, 2015 1 Comments Read More →
Künker Fall Auction 265: Orders and Decorations

Künker Fall Auction 265: Orders and Decorations

Dear Bidders and Phaleristics Enthusiasts, The time has come again. On September 26, 2015, Künker GmbH will conduct our 12th auction of orders and decorations. The items offered for sale originate from all over of the world but will focus on the pre-1871 German States. Very likely the most important item of this group will […]

By September 16, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
2015 First Spouse Bronze Medal Series Four-Medal Set Available Sept. 21

2015 First Spouse Bronze Medal Series Four-Medal Set Available Sept. 21

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2015 First Spouse Bronze Medal Series Four-Medal Set (product code JP9) on September 21 at noon Eastern Time (ET). Priced at $16.95, this set includes one each of the 2015 medals in 1 5/16- inch size with obverses bearing the likenesses that appear on the First […]

By September 16, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
John F. Kennedy Coin & Chronicles Set on Sale Tomorrow

John F. Kennedy Coin & Chronicles Set on Sale Tomorrow

By CoinWeek News Staff….   Get your cellphones, tablets and laptops ready and fully charged tonight, because the 2015 John F. Kennedy Coin & Chronicles Set goes on sale tomorrow. At noon Eastern Standard Time (EST) on Wednesday, September 16, the United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2015 Coin & Chronicles Set […]

By September 15, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
5th Annual Wall Street Collectors Bourse – October 22-24

5th Annual Wall Street Collectors Bourse – October 22-24

By Wall Street Collectors Bourse….   OCTOBER 22-24, 2015 AT THE MUSEUM OF AMERICAN FINANCE The 5th Annual Wall Street Bourse, a numismatic event for lovers of financial history, will be larger this year on the Grand Mezzazine of the Museum of American Finance at 48 Wall Street. Dealers will trade, sell and tell stories […]

By September 14, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
PAN’s Official Papal Visit Medal Now Available

PAN’s Official Papal Visit Medal Now Available

The Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists now have medals commemorating the September visit of Pope Francis to America. They are available for sale through the association website: www.pancoins.org. PAN President, Tom Uram presented the medal creation idea to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington at a meeting on January 28th 2015. They agreed that such a […]

U.S. Mint to Release 2015 John F. Kennedy Coin and Chronicles Set Sept. 16

U.S. Mint to Release 2015 John F. Kennedy Coin and Chronicles Set Sept. 16

The United States Mint will accept orders for the 2015 John F. Kennedy Coin and Chronicles Set (product code AX3) beginning on September 16 at noon Eastern Time (ET). This set is priced at $57.95 and contains the following: One 2015 John F. Kennedy Presidential $1 Reverse Proof Coin – available only in this set […]

By September 9, 2015 1 Comments Read More →
Free Commemorative Medals Celebrate Battle of Britain 75th Anniversary

Free Commemorative Medals Celebrate Battle of Britain 75th Anniversary

By Royal Air Force Association….   On the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, the Royal Air Forces Association is making 250,000 Commemorative Medals available free to the public, in recognition of the contribution of all arms and all nations represented in the RAF when securing this vital victory in 1940. The Royal Air […]

By September 7, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Spotlight on So-Called Dollars 2

Spotlight on So-Called Dollars 2

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek….   Early American Commemoratives, Part 2: Commemoratives and Related So-Called Dollars In the first part of our story, we discussed a number of so-called dollars and commemorative coins issued during important national and international expositions, including the World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893, the Louisiana Purchase Exposition of […]

By September 1, 2015 3 Comments Read More →
New Collectors “Coin” Celebrates Star of The Munsters

New Collectors “Coin” Celebrates Star of The Munsters

By Icon Coins….   Icon Coins has released a collectors coin in honor of television star Butch Patrick, who played the lovable Eddie Munster on the classic show The Munsters. New Jersey company Icon Coins has released a brand new collectors coin celebrating TV icon Butch Patrick. For over 50 years, Patrick has been a […]

By August 31, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set™ Available Sept. 3

Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set™ Available Sept. 3

The 2015 United States Mint Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set (product code JP8) will be available for purchase beginning on September 3 at noon Eastern Time (ET). Priced at $9.95, the set includes one uncirculated Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential $1 Coin and one bronze medal with the same likeness […]

By August 29, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Spotlight on So-Called Dollars

Spotlight on So-Called Dollars

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek…. What is a So-Called Dollar? It is said that New York coin dealer Thomas Elder first coined the term “So-Called Dollar” to describe a medal sold at the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition – an event better known as the St. Louis World’s Fair. Coin-like souvenirs such as […]

Atlas Numismatics Publishes August Fixed-Price List

Atlas Numismatics Publishes August Fixed-Price List

By Atlas Numismatics….   Atlas Numismatics has updated their website with 289 new coins, medals, and tokens at fixed price. Selections include the following items: Superb Syracuse Decadrachm, Ex-Hess-Leu 1958 1030325 | GREEK. SICILY. Syracuse. Hicetas (Hiketas). (Tyrant, circa 288-279/8 BC). AV Decadrachm. NGC Ch. AU✭ (Choice About Uncirculated ✭) Strike 5/5 Surface 5/5 Fine […]

By August 21, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Eisenhower Coin & Chronicles Set Available Today – Update ….SOLD OUT

Eisenhower Coin & Chronicles Set Available Today – Update ….SOLD OUT

2015 Coin & Chronicles Set – Dwight D. Eisenhower By CoinWeek News Staff….   Sales for the 2015 Dwight D. Eisenhower Coin and Chronicles Set open today at noon, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). Only 17,000 sets will be produced, and the current order limit is two per household; the U.S. Mint may change the order […]

By August 11, 2015 4 Comments Read More →
Official Papal Visit Medal available at ANA World’s Fair of Money

Official Papal Visit Medal available at ANA World’s Fair of Money

The Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists will have medals commemorating the September visit of Pope Francis to America available for sale at the American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money August 11 – 15 at PAN table 1957. PAN President, Tom Uram presented the idea to Archbishop Donald Cardinal Wuerl of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of […]

NGC Ancients Grades Possibly Unique Roman Gold Medallion

NGC Ancients Grades Possibly Unique Roman Gold Medallion

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has graded an important large-sized gold medallion of the Roman Emperor Constantine I (307-337 CE) that many believe to be unique. One of the most famous Roman Emperors, Constantine I is often called “the Great” for his many achievements during his three decades in power. He is particularly well known for […]

2015 Coin and Chronicles Set – Dwight D. Eisenhower Available August 11

2015 Coin and Chronicles Set – Dwight D. Eisenhower Available August 11

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2015 Coin and Chronicles Set-Dwight D. Eisenhower (product code AX2) on August 11 at noon Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). The set contains the following: One 2015 Eisenhower Presidential $1 Reverse Proof Coin – available only in this set One Eisenhower Presidential Medal struck in .999 fine […]

By August 5, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
‘Century of Progress’ Featured on 2015 World’s Fair of Money Commemorative Medal

‘Century of Progress’ Featured on 2015 World’s Fair of Money Commemorative Medal

Medallic artist Jamie Franki has created a beautiful and stunning commemorative medal for the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA’s) 2015 World’s Fair of Money℠, coming to the Donald E. Stephens Center in the Chicago suburb of Rosemont, Illinois, Aug. 11-15, 2015. The medal, the fourth in a series inspired by the stars on the Chicago municipal […]

U.S. Mint Announces Product Information for Kennedy Coin & Chronicles Set

U.S. Mint Announces Product Information for Kennedy Coin & Chronicles Set

By CoinWeek News Staff….   In a notice released Tuesday, July 28, the United States Mint has announced product information for the John F. Kennedy Coin & Chronicles Set. The 2015 Presidential Coin & Chronicles Set – John F. Kennedy (product code AX3) will be available to order on September 15 at a price of […]

By July 28, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Should You Collect Medals? Part II: World Medals

Should You Collect Medals? Part II: World Medals

By David Thomason Alexander – Founder, Medal Collectors of America for CoinWeek….   As the first part of this review demonstrated, medal collecting in the United States is a growing field, charting solid gains after nearly two centuries of neglect. Success in medal collecting was shown to result from basic research, careful preparation, familiarity with […]

CCAC Public Meeting Scheduled for August 10, 2015

CCAC Public Meeting Scheduled for August 10, 2015

Pursuant to United States Code, Title 31, section 5135(b)(8)(C), the United States Mint announces the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) public meeting scheduled for August 10, 2015. Date: August 10, 2015. Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). Location: This meeting will occur via teleconference. Interested members of the public may dial […]

By July 23, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Spink: Dragons, Orchids and Auctions

Spink: Dragons, Orchids and Auctions

The team at Spink and Son Ltd. has completed the annual Singapore auction catalogue just in time for Singapore to celebrate its 50th anniversary. The sale contains a number of extremely exceptional numismatic items from South East Asia and takes place during the long-awaited World Stamp Exhibition, of which Spink are the official auctioneer and […]

By July 14, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Collecting Masonic Coins and Tokens – VIDEO: 2:39.

Collecting Masonic Coins and Tokens – VIDEO: 2:39.

Ray Rouse, Exhibit Chairman, Early American Coppers Society, Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com. The Mason issued large cent coins engraved with Masonic emblems for various lodges especially in the northeast United States. Find out about these pieces of numismatic history and how affordable they are to collect. If you are interested in learning more about this topic, […]

Nobel Prize Medal of Man Who Cured Anemia to Be Sold

Nobel Prize Medal of Man Who Cured Anemia to Be Sold

By Bonhams….   Nobel Prize medal awarded to George Minot, with diploma and other related materials The Nobel Prize medal awarded to George Minot in 1934 for his pioneering work on the treatment of pernicious anemia is to be sold at Bonhams History of Science and Technology Sale in New York on September 21. It […]

By July 8, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Highlights of Künker GmbH eLive Auction 36

Highlights of Künker GmbH eLive Auction 36

By Künker GmbH & Company….   Dear bidders and coin enthusiasts, This coming week our online auction at elive-auction.de takes place on Wednesday, July 8 and Thursday, July 9 2015. The auction offers a wide range of coins and medals from the ancient world to modern times, featuring a very impressive series from the Archbishopric […]

Atlas Numismatics Publishes New Fixed-Price List

Atlas Numismatics Publishes New Fixed-Price List

By Atlas Numismatics….   Atlas Numismatics has updated their website with 556 new coins, medals, and tokens at fixed price. Selections include the following items (all prices USD): Signed Ptolemaic Tetradrachm 1031313 | GREEK. PTOLEMAIC KINGS OF EGYPT. Ptolemy I Soter. (Pharaoh, 305/4-282 BC). Struck 305-283 BC. AR Tetradrachm. NGC AU✭ (About Uncirculated ✭) Strike […]

John F. Kennedy Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set™ Available July 9

John F. Kennedy Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set™ Available July 9

Sales will open for the 2015 Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set – John F. Kennedy (product code JP7) on July 9 at noon Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). The set includes one uncirculated John F. Kennedy Presidential $1 Coin and one bronze medal with the same likeness of first lady Jackie Kennedy that […]

By July 3, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Should You Collect Medals?

Should You Collect Medals?

By David Thomason Alexander, Founder of Medal Collectors of America for Coinweek….   Medals remain a mystery to many American coin collectors in 2015. Part of the dilemma faced by open-minded collectors thinking of expanding their interest into the medal field is difficulty in finding reliable general information and even an accurate definition of just […]

 
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