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Commemorative Stories: The 1892-93 Columbian Half Dollars

By David Provost for CoinWeek..... Author's note: My intention for this series of “stories” is to present lesser known information about the US commemorative coins series...

Commemorative Stories: 1986 Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Part II

By David Provost for CoinWeek.... Author’s Note: Part I of the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island coins story can be found here.   The Statue of Liberty –...

Commemorative Stories: 1986 Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Coin Program

By David Provost for CoinWeek... Author’s Note: This installment of the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island coin program story presents how the coin came to be;...

Commemorative Stories: The 1900 Lafayette Dollar – Part II

By David Provost for CoinWeek.... If you haven't done so already, be sure to check out Part I of the Lafayette Dollar story by clicking...
Lafayette Dollar

Commemorative Stories: The 1900 Lafayette Dollar Coin – Part I

  by David Provost for CoinWeek.... Author’s Note: This installment of the Lafayette dollar story presents how the coin came to be; the conclusion (Part II)...

Commemorative Stories: The 1983-84 LA Olympics Coins – Part VII

By David Provost for CoinWeek.com.... Previous installments of this article can be found here. The Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs took up the...

Commemorative Stories: The 1983-84 LA Olympics Coins – Part VI

By David Provost for CoinWeek.com.... Previous installments of this article can be found here. Following the conclusion of its hearings, the House Subcommittee on Consumer Affairs...

Commemorative Stories: The 1983-84 LA Olympics Coins – Part V

By David Provost for CoinWeek... Previous installments of this article can be found here: Part I, Part II, Part III, and Part IV.   The House Subcommittee on...

Commemorative Stories: The 1983-84 LA Olympics Coins – Part IV

By David Provost for CoinWeek.... Previous installments of this article can be found here: Part I, Part II, Part III. The third session of the House hearings...

Commemorative Stories: The 1983-84 LA Olympics Coins – Part III

By David Provost for CoinWeek.... Parts I and II of this article can be found here: Part I and Part II.   The original bill calling for commemorative coins...

Commemorative Stories: The 1983-84 LA Olympics Coins – Part II

By David Provost for CoinWeek….. Author’s note: My intention for this series of “stories” is to present lesser known information about the US commemorative coins series derived from...

Commemorative Stories: The 1983-84 LA Olympics Coins – Part I

By David Provost for CoinWeek….. Author’s note: My intention for this series of “stories” is to present lesser known information about the US commemorative coins series derived from...

Commemorative Stories: The 1893 Isabella Quarter

By David Provost for CoinWeek….. Author’s note: My intention for this series of “stories” is to present lesser known information about the US commemorative coins series derived from...

Commemorative Coin Stories: 1982 George Washington Half Dollar

By David Provost for CoinWeek..... Author's note: My intention for this series of “stories” is to present lesser known information about the US commemorative coins series...
Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC), United States Mint

CCAC to Review Designs for Congressional Gold Medals, Basketball Hall of...

The United States Mint announces that the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a public meeting, starting at 9:30 a.m. (EDT) on Tuesday,...

Two Commemorative Coins of Mongolia Mark the Year of the Mouse

Year of the Mouse Mongolia. 1,000 Togrog. 2020. Silver .999. 1 ounce. Antique finish. Size 22 x 32 mm. Mintage: 999 pieces. B. H. Mayer’s...

Two New Swiss Commemoratives: “Crocodile” Locomotive and 50th Anniversary Moon Landing...

By The Federal Mint Swissmint ......   On May 9, 2019, the Federal Mint Swissmint launched two new collector coins. The first honors the 100th anniversary...
Italy 2019 5 Euro bimetallic Carabinieri anniversary commemorative coin. Image courtesy Italian Mint

Italian Mint Commemorates Carabinieri, Alpine Corps With New 5 Euro Commemoratives

Carabinieri 5 Euro Commem by the Italian Mint ......   The State Mint of Italy is issuing two coins to celebrate the Carabinieri and the Alpini....

Columbian Exposition and Classic US Commemoratives: Paying 50 Cents for a...

By Blanchard & Company ......   What do the world's first Ferris wheel, a quarter that costs 50 cents and Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry...

Modern World Coins – Three New Swiss Commemoratives

By The Federal Mint Swissmint ......   The Federal Mint Swissmint recently launched three new commemorative coins for collectors. The first coin celebrates the 100th anniversary...

Italian Mint Dedicates Commemorative Coin to Iconic Vespa Scooter

Made with three colors, green, white and red, to resemble the Italian flag   By the Italian Mint ......   The State Mint has created a new 5...
United States Mint opens public design competition for Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame commemorative domed coins.

United States Mint Hosts Public Design Competition for Basketball Hall of...

The United States Mint invites artists from across the country to participate in the Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Design Competition. The application...

High-Grade Connecticut Tercentenary Commemorative Half Dollar Coin at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek .....   On Sunday, February 24 at 9:46 pm Eastern Time, bidding closed on a toned PCGS MS-67 1935 Connecticut Tercentenary Commemorative half dollar...

Royal Mint Unveils the Gruffalo 20th Anniversary Commemorative Coin

One of the World’s Best-Loved Monsters to Appear on UK Coins To celebrate the 20th Anniversary of one of the world’s favorite literary monsters, The...

United States Mint Rolls Out Commemorative Coins Honoring 1st Manned Lunar...

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Program on January 24 at noon EST. This unique...

NGC Offers ASF Labels for US Mint Apollo 11 50th Anniversary...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has officially licensed the Astronaut Scholarship Foundation (ASF) logo for special NGC certification labels that celebrate the US Mint’s Apollo...

Paper-Thin Highway to Hell Coin Latest in AC/DC Commemorative Series From...

AC/DC: Highway to Hell Cook Islands. 2 Dollars 2018. Silver .999. 1/2 oz. 168 mm (sic!). Prooflike. Mintage: 1973 pcs. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The...

United States Mint Holds 2019 Apollo 11 Moon Landing Commemorative Coin...

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   On Thursday, December 13, the United States Mint held a striking ceremony for the 2019 Apollo 11 Moon Landing 50th...

BEP Celebrates 1st Moon Landing With Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative...

By Bureau of Engraving and Printing ......   To mark the Apollo 11 moon landing’s 50th anniversary, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) is pleased...

World Coin News – Silver Proof Commemorative Marks 100 Years Since...

By Central Bank of Ireland ......   €15 silver proof coin marks 100 years since Irish women won the right to vote Coin presented by...