Tag: US Commemorative coins
By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) …… This is a great time to collect one of the most interesting and attractive United States coins series My last article focused on classic commemorative silver coins struck from 1892 to 1954. As enumerated, there are many compelling reasons to collect this long-ignored series. Nearly […]
Whitman Publishing announces the release of the updated and expanded second edition of A Guide Book of United States Commemorative Coins, a volume in its popular Bowers Series of numismatic titles, available November 1, 2016. The book continues in the tradition of the Guide Book of Morgan Silver Dollars and other best-selling “Official Red Book” […]
1952 Finnish Olympic Coin and a Bronze Medal from the same Games in Helsinki By Littleton Coin Company ……….. Let the games begin… the 2016 Summer Olympic games – held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Excitement for the games is building as Team USA’s roster is getting finalized, and for many competitors, the games […]
Designs for commemorative coins honoring the 100th anniversary of the founding of Lions Clubs International were unveiled today at the organization’s 99th annual convention in Fukuoka, Japan. Public Law 112-181–the Lions Clubs International Century of Service Commemorative Coin Act–authorizes the United States Mint to mint and issue $1 silver coins with designs emblematic of the […]
By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek…. On December 19, President Obama signed into law the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015. Folded into the bill this year (a version of which must be approved annually) was the National Park Service 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act. As a result, the United States Mint is […]
Their Market is Dead: “Early” Commemorative Silver Half Dollars Can Now Be Bought For “Pennies on the Dollar”!
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 also include a silver quarter from 1893 and a silver dollar from 1900, as well as 11 […]