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Modern US Commemoratives – Breast Cancer Coin Promises Pink Gold

Law’s mandate vague, U.S. Mint yet to work out details By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   Previously, the United States Mint had announced the production of...

World Coin News – Russia Issues FIFA World Cup Commemoratives

By Bank of Russia ......   On December 21, 2016, the Bank of Russia put into circulation the following coins: Commemorative Coins - A silver 3...

Modern Commemoratives – 50th Anniversary Apollo 11 Coin Bill Passes House

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On Monday, December 5, the United States House of Representatives passed legislation authorizing the production and sale of commemorative...

Modern US Coins – 100th Anniversary National Park Service Commemoratives Avail....

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2016 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service Commemorative Coins March 24 at noon Eastern...

African-Americans on US Coins: Modern Commemoratives (Part 2)

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Link to Part One Twenty-eight years passed between the last Carver Washington half dollar and the George...
President John F. Kennedy and World War 2 commemorative coin programs were recently proposed by Congress

Modern US Coins – Congress Proposes John Kennedy, World War 2...

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   As a coin collector, one may almost be forgiven for believing that Congress was frittering away its time this past...

A New Book for the Serious Coin Collector: Inside the Rare...

By Dennis Tucker - Publisher, Whitman Publishing ......   “Buy the book before the coin” is good, solid, often-quoted advice for newcomers to the hobby. Frankly,...

Modern World Coins – Romania Celebrates 10 Years in EU with...

By National Bank of Romania ......   As of 19 June 2017, the National Bank of Romania has entered into circulation a set of three coins...

Antietam and Gettysburg: Classic US Civil War Commemorative Coins

The Antietam and Gettysburg Classic Civil War Commemoratives are popular with collectors of coins and Civil War history By Jim Bisognani - NGC Contributor ........   When...

New US Commemorative Coin Proposals Honor Coast Guard, Christa McAuliffe

House version of COINS Act also introduced By CoinWeek News Staff ....   Four coin-related bills were introduced into Congress in the last few weeks, three of...

Classic US Coins – Is the Vintage Commemorative Coin Market Sunk?

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #380 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Vintage silver commemorative...

In God We Trust: A Brief History

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   We pay attention to the news, so it follows that we pay attention to politics. After...

World Coin News – Hungarian Silver, Gold Commemoratives Celebrate 200th...

By Coin & Currency Institute ....   János Arany is called one of the key figures in Hungarian literature and political life. He was a poet,...

Museum of American Finance Opens New Exhibit: “For the Love of...

By Museum of American Finance .....   In honor of Black History Month, the Museum of American Finance has opened “For the Love of Money: Blacks...

Modern US Coins – Coinage of the Obama Era

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   It’s still unclear how history will ultimately remember the presidency of Barack Obama, who served as the 44th president...

Krause Names 10 Coin of the Year Award Winners

Finland and the United States were the top winners in the first round of judging in the Coin of the Year competition. Each nation won...

Krause Announces 2017 Coin of the Year Award Nominees

Australia and Canada have the most nominations in the annual Coin of the Year Award competition By Krause Publications .....   The first round of voting for...

Classic US Coins – The Last Wheat Cent

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   When the Lincoln wheat cents of 1958 were struck by the United States Mint, few individuals knew the coins...

Tips for Collectors: Using Auction Records

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Auction records have become an invaluable tool, but knowing how to use them can be very...

Collecting US Coins – Modern Rarities: 1982 & 1983 Souvenir Coin...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   The United States Mint has released hundreds of products for coin collectors over the last four decades. Yet four...

World Coins – Small Circulating Silver Commemoratives

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   Ask an American numismatist to describe silver commemorative coinage, and one of two possibilities will emerge. Younger people are likely to mention the...

Farran Zerbe: Numismatist – Promoter – Hustler

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek ....   Historians state that “Everybody was Somebody” in the small population of the Thirteen Colonies at the time of...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coins of Julius Caesar

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ....   Upon what meat doth this our Caesar feed, that he is grown so great? --Shakespeare, Julius Caesar, Act 1, Scene...

CoinWeek Podcast #39: Q. David Bowers Discusses the 1964 Morgan Dollar

CoinWeek Podcast #39: Q. David Bowers Discusses the 1964 Morgan Dollar Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to...

Stack’s Bowers August ANA Sale of World and Ancient Coins Realizes...

Warm sunny weather greeted attendees to the annual ANA convention last week as they brought spirited bidding to the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction...

Modern US Coins – Olympics a Timely Theme for Coin Collectors

Since the United States Mint offered the nation’s first Olympic coins honoring the XXVIII Summer Olympics in 1984 in Los Angeles, the number of...

Classic US Coins – You Can’t Roller-Skate In This Buffalo Herd

By Jim Bisognani – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .....   Online Auctions Tide Collectors Over – My Five–0 Season Continues Summer 2016 has certainly been busy and eventful....

Barack Obama Presidential Medal Designs Subject of CCAC Discussion

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   On Monday, June 27, the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a three-hour public meeting at Gaylord Hall on...

NGC, Heritage, Congressman Mike Castle Agree to Exclusive Signature Label Deal

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) and Heritage Auctions have announced that the Honorable Mike Castle has agreed to hand-sign NGC labels exclusively for the companies....
2018 America the Beautiful Quarter design candidates

CCAC to Discuss 2018 America the Beautiful Quarter Design Candidates

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   On Monday, June 27, the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a three-hour public meeting at Gaylord Hall on...