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United States 2017 Boys Town Centennial $1 Silver Coin

United States 2017 Boys Town Centennial $1 Silver Coin

Description: The non-profit organization Boys Town, dedicated to helping at-risk youth and made famous by the 1938 movie of the same name, is commemorated on a clad half dollar, a silver dollar and a $5 gold coin celebrating the centennial of its founding in 1917. Established by Father Edward Flanagan, the charity’s main focus was […]

By August 23, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Stack’s Bowers ANA Sale of Ancient & World Coins, World Paper Money Realizes $4.54 Million

Stack’s Bowers ANA Sale of Ancient & World Coins, World Paper Money Realizes $4.54 Million

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the results of their August 2017 auction of world coins, world paper money and ancient coins. In total, the Stack’s Bowers Galleries ANA World’s Fair of Money auction realized over $19 million (including the standard buyer’s premium) with the ancient coins, world coins and world paper money realizing […]

Classic U.S. Coins for Less Than $500 Each, Part 29: Barber Quarters

Classic U.S. Coins for Less Than $500 Each, Part 29: Barber Quarters

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #381 An Ongoing Column by Greg Reynolds ….. The theme here is assembling a set of Barber quarters in Fine to Almost Uncirculated grades without spending as much as $500 on any one coin, with the vast majority of coins grading […]

World Coins – Diana Rose Coin Commemorates Popular British Princess

World Coins – Diana Rose Coin Commemorates Popular British Princess

ONLY 800 COINS LEFT WITH THE MOTHER OF PEARL INLAY! Commemorating the 20th Anniversary of the Death of Princes Diana Beautiful mother of pearl inlay with very low issue limit of just 2,017 (800 left) Available in Fine Silver 999. Fine Gold and Virenium (light gold color) Also produced in UHR Fine 999. Gold 1/2oz […]

By August 23, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Coin Show Commentary: Denver Deja Vu All Over Again…

Coin Show Commentary: Denver Deja Vu All Over Again…

NGC world-class gold rarities roar; US copper icons keep pace By Jim Bisognani – NGC Contributor ……..   Another ANA World’s Fair of Money is in the books. The Rocky Mountain location for this annual venue has brought favorable reviews as Denver afforded easy and relatively quick access for many of the attendees. Most enjoyed […]

Classic US Coins – So You’ve Decided to Collect Gold Dollars …

Classic US Coins – So You’ve Decided to Collect Gold Dollars …

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com …… CoinWeek Content Partner ……   Sure, size matters – but collectors have long appreciated gold dollars, the smallest size and denomination in the annals of American gold coin issues. * * * The United States gold dollar was made from 1849 through 1889 in three distinct types and was […]

By August 22, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
CoinWeek: The “Steel” Cent of 1943 – 4K Video

CoinWeek: The “Steel” Cent of 1943 – 4K Video

Charmy Harker is the Penny Lady, one of the leading specialized dealers in the area of Lincoln cents. In this CoinWeek Exclusive video shot at the 2017 ANA World’s Fair of Money, CoinWeek editor Charles Morgan sits down with Charmy to discuss everybody’s favorite oddball Lincoln cent, the 1943 “Steel Penny”. The coin was struck […]

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: An Interesting 1798 “S-158 Large Cent” + 1-Page Attribution Guide

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: An Interesting 1798 “S-158 Large Cent” + 1-Page Attribution Guide

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ……   This is intended as a summary of the documented counterfeit 1798 “S-158” large cents to date, including several listed sellers. The “source” coin, the example most likely used to create the dies to strike the other copies was unknown when we became aware of the […]

By August 22, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
8,638 Attend American Numismatic Association’s 2017 World’s Fair of Money

8,638 Attend American Numismatic Association’s 2017 World’s Fair of Money

The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) 2017 World’s Fair of Money – the most important U.S. numismatic event of the year – welcomed 8,638 people at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, August 1-5. The family-friendly event featured displays by government and private mints from around the world; expansive educational programs led by notable speakers sharing […]

NGC Signs Cassie McFarland, Artist Famed for Baseball Coins, to Autograph Labels

NGC Signs Cassie McFarland, Artist Famed for Baseball Coins, to Autograph Labels

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has inked a deal for graphic artist Cassie McFarland to individually autograph NGC certification labels. McFarland’s numismatic prestige comes from her winning design for the obverse of the 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame commemorative coins, the first concave coins produced by the US Mint. McFarland, a California-based graphic artist, came across […]

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Classic US Coins

Classic U.S. Coins for Less Than $500 Each, Part 29: Barber Quarters

Classic U.S. Coins for Less Than $500 Each, Part 29: Barber Quarters

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #381 An Ongoing Column by Greg Reynolds ….. The theme here is assembling a set of Barber quarters in Fine to Almost Uncirculated grades without spending as much as $500 on any one coin, with the vast majority of coins grading […]

Classic US Coins – So You’ve Decided to Collect Gold Dollars …

Classic US Coins – So You’ve Decided to Collect Gold Dollars …

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com …… CoinWeek Content Partner ……   Sure, size matters – but collectors have long appreciated gold dollars, the smallest size and denomination in the annals of American gold coin issues. * * * The United States gold dollar was made from 1849 through 1889 in three distinct types and was […]

By August 22, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: An Interesting 1798 “S-158 Large Cent” + 1-Page Attribution Guide

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: An Interesting 1798 “S-158 Large Cent” + 1-Page Attribution Guide

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ……   This is intended as a summary of the documented counterfeit 1798 “S-158” large cents to date, including several listed sellers. The “source” coin, the example most likely used to create the dies to strike the other copies was unknown when we became aware of the […]

By August 22, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

World Coins

Stack’s Bowers ANA Sale of Ancient & World Coins, World Paper Money Realizes $4.54 Million

Stack’s Bowers ANA Sale of Ancient & World Coins, World Paper Money Realizes $4.54 Million

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the results of their August 2017 auction of world coins, world paper money and ancient coins. In total, the Stack’s Bowers Galleries ANA World’s Fair of Money auction realized over $19 million (including the standard buyer’s premium) with the ancient coins, world coins and world paper money realizing […]

World Coins – Diana Rose Coin Commemorates Popular British Princess

World Coins – Diana Rose Coin Commemorates Popular British Princess

ONLY 800 COINS LEFT WITH THE MOTHER OF PEARL INLAY! Commemorating the 20th Anniversary of the Death of Princes Diana Beautiful mother of pearl inlay with very low issue limit of just 2,017 (800 left) Available in Fine Silver 999. Fine Gold and Virenium (light gold color) Also produced in UHR Fine 999. Gold 1/2oz […]

By August 23, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
NGC-Certified World and Ancient Coins Top Heritage Auctions’ ANA Sale

NGC-Certified World and Ancient Coins Top Heritage Auctions’ ANA Sale

Coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) stood out in Heritage Auctions’ recent Platinum Night sale, held in conjunction with the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money, August 1-5 in Denver. The sale was headlined by a group of nine NGC-certified Japanese Proof coins from the 1870s that sold for a combined $793,125 USD. […]

Ancient Coins

Ancient Coins – Alexander the Great Tetradrachms and Herakles’ Slaying of the Nemean Lion

Ancient Coins – Alexander the Great Tetradrachms and Herakles’ Slaying of the Nemean Lion

MACEDONIAN KINGDOM. Alexander the Great Tetradrachms (336-323 BC). AR By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ……   The early Macedonian kingdom did not have sufficient access to mines to be able to mass-produce influential coinage. However, when Philip II rose to power in 359 BCE, he recognized the importance of mining and prioritized […]

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coinage of the Normans in Sicily

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coinage of the Normans in Sicily

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ….   FOR ENGLISH SPEAKERS, THE Norman conquest of England in 1066 is one of the most memorized events in Western history. But few have ever heard of the Norman conquest of Sicily. Descendants of ferocious Vikings who settled in the French province of Normandy, the warlike Normans were eventually […]

Heritage Ancient Coins: The Second Known Gold Magnesia Stater

Heritage Ancient Coins: The Second Known Gold Magnesia Stater

Our upcoming Long Beach Auction of World and Ancient Coins features one of two known gold staters from Magnesia. This is a completely unrecorded denomination and type for this city, and of immense numismatic importance! Struck from a somewhat rusty obverse die and displaying corresponding granularity, otherwise a highly attractive type from dies of fine […]

Modern Coins

United States 2017 Boys Town Centennial $1 Silver Coin

United States 2017 Boys Town Centennial $1 Silver Coin

Description: The non-profit organization Boys Town, dedicated to helping at-risk youth and made famous by the 1938 movie of the same name, is commemorated on a clad half dollar, a silver dollar and a $5 gold coin celebrating the centennial of its founding in 1917. Established by Father Edward Flanagan, the charity’s main focus was […]

By August 23, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
CoinWeek: The “Steel” Cent of 1943 – 4K Video

CoinWeek: The “Steel” Cent of 1943 – 4K Video

Charmy Harker is the Penny Lady, one of the leading specialized dealers in the area of Lincoln cents. In this CoinWeek Exclusive video shot at the 2017 ANA World’s Fair of Money, CoinWeek editor Charles Morgan sits down with Charmy to discuss everybody’s favorite oddball Lincoln cent, the 1943 “Steel Penny”. The coin was struck […]

U.S. Mint Opens Sales for Ellis Island Quarter Rolls and Bags August 28

U.S. Mint Opens Sales for Ellis Island Quarter Rolls and Bags August 28

The United States Mint will open sales for products featuring America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coins honoring Ellis Island starting on August 28 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The coin’s reverse design depicts an immigrant family approaching Ellis Island with a mixture of hope and uncertainty. The hospital building can be seen in the background. […]

By August 22, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Gold - Silver - Platinum Bullion

APMEX Improves Precious Metals Storage Management, Secured by Brink’s

APMEX Improves Precious Metals Storage Management, Secured by Brink’s

APMEX, a leading Precious Metals e-retailer based in Oklahoma City, has announced changes to their Citadel site. Now Citadel customers can easily access all information from their APMEX account page and see their current holdings all in one place without leaving the APMEX.com site. APMEX worked to integrate the management of Citadel within APMEX.com to […]

By August 21, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
APMEX Announces 2017 Great London Sweepstakes

APMEX Announces 2017 Great London Sweepstakes

APMEX, Inc. is once again offering the chance to win a trip of a lifetime to London, England. One lucky winner and a guest of their choice will have the chance to explore the great city of London with special accommodations and round-trip airfare. While in London, they will receive transportation to and from the […]

By August 18, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
GoldDealer Gold Market Report – Are the Bulls or Bears Tired?

GoldDealer Gold Market Report – Are the Bulls or Bears Tired?

Precious Metals Market Commentary for Monday, August 14, 2017 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc ……   Gold closed down $3.50 at $1,284.20 – a let-down for those considering another try at the vaulted $1,300.00 level. As promised the North Korea/Trump rhetoric has cooled and the dollar rebounded, which […]

American Silver Eagles

State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Numismatic Coin Sales as of Aug. 13, 2017

State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Numismatic Coin Sales as of Aug. 13, 2017

By CoinWeek News Staff ….   Current numismatic coin sales figures* from the U.S. Mint. Products listed are currently available for purchase at the U.S. Mint. Items labeled ‘Out of Stock’ or ‘Sold Out’ on usmint.gov are not listed below. Sales figures for items older than 2010 are omitted from the Mint’s online records and therefore […]

By August 17, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Three Modern Coins Grab Top Dollar At Heritage World’s Fair of Money Auction

Three Modern Coins Grab Top Dollar At Heritage World’s Fair of Money Auction

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ……   Modern coins took some of the top bids at the Heritage Auctions sale during the American Numismatic Association (ANA) World’s Fair of Money Show in Denver, Colorado, August 2-6, 2017. Nearly 99 percent of some 5,095 lots, including United States and world coins as well as paper currency, […]

State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Numismatic Coin Sales as of Aug. 6, 2017

State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Numismatic Coin Sales as of Aug. 6, 2017

By CoinWeek News Staff…. Current numismatic coin sales figures* from the U.S. Mint. Products listed are currently available for purchase at the U.S. Mint. Items labeled ‘Out of Stock’ or ‘Sold Out’ on usmint.gov are not listed below. Sales figures for items older than 2010 are omitted from the Mint’s online records and therefore not included […]

Collector Coins - Budget

U.S. Mint Opens Sales for Ellis Island Quarter Rolls and Bags August 28

U.S. Mint Opens Sales for Ellis Island Quarter Rolls and Bags August 28

The United States Mint will open sales for products featuring America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coins honoring Ellis Island starting on August 28 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The coin’s reverse design depicts an immigrant family approaching Ellis Island with a mixture of hope and uncertainty. The hospital building can be seen in the background. […]

By August 22, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
The Confederacy in American Life; on American Coins

The Confederacy in American Life; on American Coins

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek …..   Rewriting history is a great temptation to ideologues of left and right, but recalls the old child’s prayer in the wake of some unimaginable tragedy, “Lord. Make it didn’t happen!” Retrofitting the past with concepts of today can be very appealing but it is illogical and indefensible. […]

State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Numismatic Coin Sales as of Aug. 13, 2017

State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Numismatic Coin Sales as of Aug. 13, 2017

By CoinWeek News Staff ….   Current numismatic coin sales figures* from the U.S. Mint. Products listed are currently available for purchase at the U.S. Mint. Items labeled ‘Out of Stock’ or ‘Sold Out’ on usmint.gov are not listed below. Sales figures for items older than 2010 are omitted from the Mint’s online records and therefore […]

By August 17, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Paper Money - Banknotes

Stack’s Bowers ANA Sale of Ancient & World Coins, World Paper Money Realizes $4.54 Million

Stack’s Bowers ANA Sale of Ancient & World Coins, World Paper Money Realizes $4.54 Million

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the results of their August 2017 auction of world coins, world paper money and ancient coins. In total, the Stack’s Bowers Galleries ANA World’s Fair of Money auction realized over $19 million (including the standard buyer’s premium) with the ancient coins, world coins and world paper money realizing […]

CoinWeek News Wire for August 18, 2017: Missing Persons, Chinese Counterfeits, Bitcoin Boom

CoinWeek News Wire for August 18, 2017: Missing Persons, Chinese Counterfeits, Bitcoin Boom

By Coinweek ….   CoinWeek News Wire for August 18, 2017:  Urgent 1.) Walter Allan’s car found, but 84-year-old Numismatist still missing Allan’s family told police they last heard from him on July 18, when he told them he was heading to the 2017 convention of the Royal Canadian Numismatic Association (RCNA) in Boucherville, Qué., […]

By August 18, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Welcome to the August 2017 Stack’s Bowers Paper Money Hong Kong Auction

Welcome to the August 2017 Stack’s Bowers Paper Money Hong Kong Auction

By Aris Maragoudakis – Currency Specialist, Stack’s Bowers ……   Welcome to our 2017 August Hong Kong Auction Catalog. As always, we are offering an exceptional amount of scarce and high-quality material. A few pieces of paper money included in this catalog have yet to be offered in public auction, while others are among the […]

Auctions

Stack’s Bowers ANA Sale of Ancient & World Coins, World Paper Money Realizes $4.54 Million

Stack’s Bowers ANA Sale of Ancient & World Coins, World Paper Money Realizes $4.54 Million

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the results of their August 2017 auction of world coins, world paper money and ancient coins. In total, the Stack’s Bowers Galleries ANA World’s Fair of Money auction realized over $19 million (including the standard buyer’s premium) with the ancient coins, world coins and world paper money realizing […]

U.S. Coins Realize Over $12.4 Million in Stack’s Bowers 2017 ANA Auction

U.S. Coins Realize Over $12.4 Million in Stack’s Bowers 2017 ANA Auction

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the 2017 ANA World’s Fair of Money met with incredible success, realizing a total of $19.2 million across all sessions, including over $12.4 million in United States coins. Showcasing the High Rise Collection, the Magnolia Collection, and other important properties, the sale offered an incomparable lineup of rarities […]

NGC-Certified World and Ancient Coins Top Heritage Auctions’ ANA Sale

NGC-Certified World and Ancient Coins Top Heritage Auctions’ ANA Sale

Coins certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) stood out in Heritage Auctions’ recent Platinum Night sale, held in conjunction with the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money, August 1-5 in Denver. The sale was headlined by a group of nine NGC-certified Japanese Proof coins from the 1870s that sold for a combined $793,125 USD. […]

Coin Shows & Conventions

Coin Show Commentary: Denver Deja Vu All Over Again…

Coin Show Commentary: Denver Deja Vu All Over Again…

NGC world-class gold rarities roar; US copper icons keep pace By Jim Bisognani – NGC Contributor ……..   Another ANA World’s Fair of Money is in the books. The Rocky Mountain location for this annual venue has brought favorable reviews as Denver afforded easy and relatively quick access for many of the attendees. Most enjoyed […]

CoinWeek: The “Steel” Cent of 1943 – 4K Video

CoinWeek: The “Steel” Cent of 1943 – 4K Video

Charmy Harker is the Penny Lady, one of the leading specialized dealers in the area of Lincoln cents. In this CoinWeek Exclusive video shot at the 2017 ANA World’s Fair of Money, CoinWeek editor Charles Morgan sits down with Charmy to discuss everybody’s favorite oddball Lincoln cent, the 1943 “Steel Penny”. The coin was struck […]

8,638 Attend American Numismatic Association’s 2017 World’s Fair of Money

8,638 Attend American Numismatic Association’s 2017 World’s Fair of Money

The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) 2017 World’s Fair of Money – the most important U.S. numismatic event of the year – welcomed 8,638 people at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, August 1-5. The family-friendly event featured displays by government and private mints from around the world; expansive educational programs led by notable speakers sharing […]

Collecting Strategies

Classic U.S. Coins for Less Than $500 Each, Part 29: Barber Quarters

Classic U.S. Coins for Less Than $500 Each, Part 29: Barber Quarters

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #381 An Ongoing Column by Greg Reynolds ….. The theme here is assembling a set of Barber quarters in Fine to Almost Uncirculated grades without spending as much as $500 on any one coin, with the vast majority of coins grading […]

Classic US Coins – So You’ve Decided to Collect Gold Dollars …

Classic US Coins – So You’ve Decided to Collect Gold Dollars …

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com …… CoinWeek Content Partner ……   Sure, size matters – but collectors have long appreciated gold dollars, the smallest size and denomination in the annals of American gold coin issues. * * * The United States gold dollar was made from 1849 through 1889 in three distinct types and was […]

By August 22, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Five Snoozing U.S. Gold Series and Their Chances to Re-Awaken

Five Snoozing U.S. Gold Series and Their Chances to Re-Awaken

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com …… CoinWeek Content Partner ……   I’ve specialized in United States gold coins since the 1980s and I’ve seen a number of series go from cold to hot and vice-versa. There are currently some series that are not actively collected, which have at various times been more popular. Let’s look […]

By August 18, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Prices - Coin Values

Stack’s Bowers ANA Sale of Ancient & World Coins, World Paper Money Realizes $4.54 Million

Stack’s Bowers ANA Sale of Ancient & World Coins, World Paper Money Realizes $4.54 Million

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the results of their August 2017 auction of world coins, world paper money and ancient coins. In total, the Stack’s Bowers Galleries ANA World’s Fair of Money auction realized over $19 million (including the standard buyer’s premium) with the ancient coins, world coins and world paper money realizing […]

Classic U.S. Coins for Less Than $500 Each, Part 29: Barber Quarters

Classic U.S. Coins for Less Than $500 Each, Part 29: Barber Quarters

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #381 An Ongoing Column by Greg Reynolds ….. The theme here is assembling a set of Barber quarters in Fine to Almost Uncirculated grades without spending as much as $500 on any one coin, with the vast majority of coins grading […]

U.S. Coins Realize Over $12.4 Million in Stack’s Bowers 2017 ANA Auction

U.S. Coins Realize Over $12.4 Million in Stack’s Bowers 2017 ANA Auction

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the 2017 ANA World’s Fair of Money met with incredible success, realizing a total of $19.2 million across all sessions, including over $12.4 million in United States coins. Showcasing the High Rise Collection, the Magnolia Collection, and other important properties, the sale offered an incomparable lineup of rarities […]

World Mints

World Coins – Diana Rose Coin Commemorates Popular British Princess

World Coins – Diana Rose Coin Commemorates Popular British Princess

ONLY 800 COINS LEFT WITH THE MOTHER OF PEARL INLAY! Commemorating the 20th Anniversary of the Death of Princes Diana Beautiful mother of pearl inlay with very low issue limit of just 2,017 (800 left) Available in Fine Silver 999. Fine Gold and Virenium (light gold color) Also produced in UHR Fine 999. Gold 1/2oz […]

By August 23, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Royal Canadian Mint Issues Great Trail 25th Anniversary Silver Coin

Royal Canadian Mint Issues Great Trail 25th Anniversary Silver Coin

The Royal Canadian Mint has launched an exciting new rectangular silver coin to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the 24,000 kilometre-long Great Trail (formerly known as the Trans Canada Trail), which will soon connect Canada from its Atlantic, Pacific and Arctic coasts. This coin was celebrated today at an event held beside the Meewasin Trail […]

World Coins – Royal Australian Mint Issues Possum Magic Limited Edition Collector Coin Series

World Coins – Royal Australian Mint Issues Possum Magic Limited Edition Collector Coin Series

Woolworths is releasing Royal Australian Mint limited edition $2 coins into their tills from today leading up to Children’s Book Council of Australia Children’s Book Week, featuring designs from the iconic Australian children’s book Possum Magic. Commencing their journey in Woolworths cash registers across the country, the three $2 coin designs have been struck by […]

By August 15, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

US Mint

United States 2017 Boys Town Centennial $1 Silver Coin

United States 2017 Boys Town Centennial $1 Silver Coin

Description: The non-profit organization Boys Town, dedicated to helping at-risk youth and made famous by the 1938 movie of the same name, is commemorated on a clad half dollar, a silver dollar and a $5 gold coin celebrating the centennial of its founding in 1917. Established by Father Edward Flanagan, the charity’s main focus was […]

By August 23, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
U.S. Mint Opens Sales for Ellis Island Quarter Rolls and Bags August 28

U.S. Mint Opens Sales for Ellis Island Quarter Rolls and Bags August 28

The United States Mint will open sales for products featuring America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coins honoring Ellis Island starting on August 28 at noon Eastern Time (ET). The coin’s reverse design depicts an immigrant family approaching Ellis Island with a mixture of hope and uncertainty. The hospital building can be seen in the background. […]

By August 22, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Numismatic Coin Sales as of Aug. 13, 2017

State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Numismatic Coin Sales as of Aug. 13, 2017

By CoinWeek News Staff ….   Current numismatic coin sales figures* from the U.S. Mint. Products listed are currently available for purchase at the U.S. Mint. Items labeled ‘Out of Stock’ or ‘Sold Out’ on usmint.gov are not listed below. Sales figures for items older than 2010 are omitted from the Mint’s online records and therefore […]

By August 17, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Opinion - Commentary

Coin Show Commentary: Denver Deja Vu All Over Again…

Coin Show Commentary: Denver Deja Vu All Over Again…

NGC world-class gold rarities roar; US copper icons keep pace By Jim Bisognani – NGC Contributor ……..   Another ANA World’s Fair of Money is in the books. The Rocky Mountain location for this annual venue has brought favorable reviews as Denver afforded easy and relatively quick access for many of the attendees. Most enjoyed […]

The Confederacy in American Life; on American Coins

The Confederacy in American Life; on American Coins

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek …..   Rewriting history is a great temptation to ideologues of left and right, but recalls the old child’s prayer in the wake of some unimaginable tragedy, “Lord. Make it didn’t happen!” Retrofitting the past with concepts of today can be very appealing but it is illogical and indefensible. […]

Your Kids Don’t Want Your Coins, But I Know Someone Who Might

Your Kids Don’t Want Your Coins, But I Know Someone Who Might

By David Schwager for CoinWeek …..   Kids today don’t care about coins. That’s not a problem. A recent CoinWeek article discussed three events at the 2017 World’s Fair of Money where goodhearted dealers and collectors tried to bring youngsters further into the hobby. Yes, it’s true that the children of today are the coin […]

By August 16, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

People - Clubs - Organizations

NGC Signs Cassie McFarland, Artist Famed for Baseball Coins, to Autograph Labels

NGC Signs Cassie McFarland, Artist Famed for Baseball Coins, to Autograph Labels

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has inked a deal for graphic artist Cassie McFarland to individually autograph NGC certification labels. McFarland’s numismatic prestige comes from her winning design for the obverse of the 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame commemorative coins, the first concave coins produced by the US Mint. McFarland, a California-based graphic artist, came across […]

In the Early Days of Stack’s: The Golden Age of Coin Collecting

In the Early Days of Stack’s: The Golden Age of Coin Collecting

By Harvey Stack – Co-Founder, Stack’s Bowers Galleries …..   I have had the pleasure of writing and publishing some of my thoughts on coins and the history of the hobby for close to 10 years now. I am now 89 years old and love to relate stories of my growing up in the family […]

CoinWeek Podcast #75: US Mint Sculptor Designer Don Everhart – Audio

CoinWeek Podcast #75: US Mint Sculptor Designer Don Everhart – Audio

CoinWeek Podcast #75: US Mint Sculptor Designer Don Everhart – Audio Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on iTunes. Don Everhart served as a sculptor engraver at the US Mint from 2004-2017, capping off a career that spanned five creative decades. In this episode […]

By August 17, 2017 0 Comments Read More →

Education - Grading - History

NGC Signs Cassie McFarland, Artist Famed for Baseball Coins, to Autograph Labels

NGC Signs Cassie McFarland, Artist Famed for Baseball Coins, to Autograph Labels

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has inked a deal for graphic artist Cassie McFarland to individually autograph NGC certification labels. McFarland’s numismatic prestige comes from her winning design for the obverse of the 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame commemorative coins, the first concave coins produced by the US Mint. McFarland, a California-based graphic artist, came across […]

In the Early Days of Stack’s: The Golden Age of Coin Collecting

In the Early Days of Stack’s: The Golden Age of Coin Collecting

By Harvey Stack – Co-Founder, Stack’s Bowers Galleries …..   I have had the pleasure of writing and publishing some of my thoughts on coins and the history of the hobby for close to 10 years now. I am now 89 years old and love to relate stories of my growing up in the family […]

Kolbe & Fanning to Offer William Burd Numismatic Library

Kolbe & Fanning to Offer William Burd Numismatic Library

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers are pleased to announce that they have been chosen to offer the outstanding numismatic library formed by Chicago coin dealer William A. Burd in several upcoming auctions. The Burd Library is well known to many due to the long-standing willingness of the owner to make his library available for use […]

Podcasts

CoinWeek Podcast #75: US Mint Sculptor Designer Don Everhart – Audio

CoinWeek Podcast #75: US Mint Sculptor Designer Don Everhart – Audio

CoinWeek Podcast #75: US Mint Sculptor Designer Don Everhart – Audio Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on iTunes. Don Everhart served as a sculptor engraver at the US Mint from 2004-2017, capping off a career that spanned five creative decades. In this episode […]

By August 17, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
CoinWeek Podcast #74: Former U.S. Mint Director Talks About Realities of Gold Ownership

CoinWeek Podcast #74: Former U.S. Mint Director Talks About Realities of Gold Ownership

CoinWeek Podcast #74: Former U.S. Mint Director Talks About Realities of Gold Ownership Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on iTunes. Philip Diehl was the director of the United States Mint from 1994-2000. During his tenure, Diehl brought wholesale changes to the way the […]

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CoinWeek Podcast #73: Howdy Stranger, Care to Flip a Coin?

CoinWeek Podcast #73: Howdy Stranger, Care to Flip a Coin?

CoinWeek Podcast #73: Howdy Stranger, Care to Flip a Coin? Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on iTunes. In this episode of the CoinWeek Podcast, we depart from our normal fare and talk to David Schirduan, a game designer, whose new game “Clink” uses […]

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