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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...

Proof V Nickel, Barber Half Dollar Collections at David Lawrence Rare...

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Auctions  ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1120 consists of over 400 brand NEW coins plus over 35 Vault Values and...

The Canadian Silver Dollars of 1935-67

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   The coins of Canada attract collectors from all around the world with their beautiful, nature-themed designs and motifs of...

NGC-Certified Franklin Half Dollars Highlight GreatCollections Auction

Online bidding ends soon for the May 31 sale   One of the leading auction houses, GreatCollections, currently has some of the finest-known NGC-graded Franklin half...

United States Mint Begins Sales of Kennedy Half Dollar Products June...

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for rolls and bags containing 2020 Kennedy half dollar coins on June 1 at noon Eastern...

Condition Census 1845 Liberty Seated Dollar in Stack’s Bowers June 2020...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   Throughout the 1840s, the United States Mint struck silver dollars only at the request of bullion...

Apollo 17-Flown Silver Robbins Medallion Owned by Last Moonwalker in Heritage...

One of approximately 80 silver Robbins Medallions that flew on Apollo 17, which once belonged to the last man to walk on the moon,...

ANA World’s Fair of Money Planning Continues

August Convention Remains on the Schedule   While the country begins to re-open for business and stay-at-home restrictions are lifted, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) continues...

Latest Talisman From Coin Invest Trust Protects Against the Evil Eye

Evil Eye Palau. 5 dollars 2020. Silver .999. 1 oz. Proof. 38.61 mm. Mintage: 2,500. Special Technology: partial color application combined with cold enamel. B....

Historic Browning Plate 1823/2 Quarter in Stack’s Bowers June 2020 Auction

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   Few American rarities have been so carefully documented and studied for provenance as the 1823/2 Capped...

Danville Collection Morgan Dollars Highlights David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Auctions  ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1119 consists of over 300 brand NEW coins plus over 50 Vault Values and...
Why are Full Bands 1945 Mercury Dimes so scarce? By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS

Why Are Full Bands 1945 Philadelphia Mercury Dimes Scarce?

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   Mercury dime specialists and anybody else who loves nicely struck examples of these mid-20th-century silver coins knows that examples...

Gem 1891-CC Morgan Dollar: Stack’s Bowers Direct Coin of the Week

Desirable Gem 1891-CC Morgan Dollar 1891-CC Morgan Silver Dollar. MS-65 (PCGS).   This is an exceptionally well-preserved, highly attractive example of a conditionally challenging Carson City Mint...

Mint of Poland Honors Pope John Paul II on New Coin

By Mint of Poland ......   The late Pope John Paul II continues to be a source of inspiration for many, including artists who create timeless...

NGC Attributing Tomaska Die Varieties for Franklin, Kennedy Half Dollars

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) is now attributing Proof Franklin half dollars and Proof Kennedy half dollars according to the die varieties cataloged by Rick...

Key Peace Dollar, High Relief Saint at David Lawrence Rare Coins

By David Lawrence Rare Coin Auctions  ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1118 consists of over 250 brand NEW coins plus over 50 Vault Values and...

Set of Swiss Shooting Festival Medals and Coins New at Atlas...

By Atlas Numismatics ......   Despite worldwide economic uncertainty, the market for rare and exceptional coins remains buoyant. Showing particular strength at present are top British and Asian...
PCGS 1938 Half Dollar Proof Sells for Record $81,562 at GreatCollections

PCGS 1938 Half Dollar Proof Sells for Record $81,562 at GreatCollections

After spirited bidding from 11 different collectors and dealers, the finest 1938 Walking Liberty Half Dollar ended up selling for a new all-time record...

Big Cats of the World Now Available in Cupronickel

Pobjoy Mint are delighted to announce the release of a five coin series featuring The Big Cats of the World in Cupro Nickel. Issued on...

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in April 2020

CAC-approved coins coins outperformed other certified coins in various public internet sales during the month of April. Here are 10 examples, which were selected...

History Headlines Royal Canadian Mint’s Latest Collector Coins

The Royal Canadian Mint released its entire fine silver Floral Emblems of Canada coin series on Tuesday, May 5. This follows the launch of...

Superb Gem 1878 Three-Dollar Gold: Stack’s Bowers Direct Coin of the...

1878 Three-Dollar Gold Piece Description Astonishing Superb Gem 1878 Three-Dollar Gold From the D. Brent Pogue Collection 1878 Three-Dollar Gold Piece. MS-67 (PCGS). CAC.   A magnificent...

Replacing the Large Cent With the Small Cent: A New Era

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   The United States one-cent coin was, along with the half cent, among the first denominations ever coined by the...

1892-S Morgan Dollar, Uncirculated, $15—No Haggling!

By Dennis Tucker for Whitman Publishing ......   How would you like an opportunity to spend less than $100, and get a collection of coins worth...