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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...

National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Act Passes House,...

By the Office of U.S. Representative Sean Patrick Maloney ......   On Thursday, September 19, United States Representative Sean Patrick Maloney’s (D-NY18) bipartisan bill, the National...

AC/DC Commemorative Coin Series Goes to the Razors Edge

AC/DC: The Razors Edge Cook Islands. 10 Dollars 2019. Silver .999. 2 oz. 38.61 mm. Black Proof. Mintage: 999. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The obverse...

A Good Gun, a Good Horse and a Good Wife: Daniel...

By Blanchard & Company ......   Born in 1734 near Reading, Pennsylvania, Daniel Boone had all the ingredients for a happy life. “All you need for happiness...

Negro Leagues Baseball Centennial Commemorative Coin Act Introduced to Congress

From the Office of Tim Kaine, Senator ......   On Tuesday, July 30, United States Senators Roy Blunt (R-MO) and Tim Kaine (D-VA), along with U.S....

Calling All Collectors: Support the 2021 Morgan & Peace Silver Dollar...

Silver Dollar Commemorative Support By Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists (PAN) ...... The Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists (PAN) is calling on all fellow coin collectors to...

A Coin Analyst Exclusive: An Insider’s Perspective on the Morgan &...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   On July 16, 2019, United States Representatives Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO5) and Andy Barr (R-KY6) introduced H.R. 3757, the 2021...

CCAC Selects Design Recommendations for 2020 Basketball Commemorative Coins

United States Mint also reveals possibility of colorized silver, clad commems   By CoinWeek News Staff .....   As the immortal rapper Kurtis Blow once sang, "Basketball is...

A Man, a Plan, a Coin: The Classic Oregon Trail Commemorative...

By Blanchard & Company ......   For many, the Oregon Trail evokes thoughts of untouched terrain, the untamed wild, and new beginnings. The reality was much...
Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC), United States Mint

CCAC to Review Designs for 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative...

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 Wednesday,...

Christa McAuliffe Commemorative Coin Bill Passes Senate

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On Tuesday, July 9, the U.S. Senate passed a bill that would authorize the United States Mint to produce...

The Secondary Market for the 1994 World Cup Commemorative Coins

By CoinWeek Staff Reports ....   The final match of the 2019 FIFA Women's World's Cup took place in Lyon, France on Sunday, July 7, and...
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...