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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...

Final 2019 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin on...

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2019 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin honoring Idaho’s Frank Church-River of...

Legendary Kilimanjaro Latest Coin in Award-Winning 7 Summits Series

The 7 Summits – Kilimanjaro Cook Islands. 25 Dollars 2019. Silver .999. 5 oz. 65 mm. BU. Mintage: 777. B. H. Mayer’s Kunstprägeanstalt, Munich. Description The obverse...
$500 Gold Certificate offered in Stack's Bowers November 2019 Whitman Baltimore Coin and Collectibles Expo Auction

New-to-Census Choice Uncirculated 1928 $500 Gold Certificate Offered in Stack’s Bowers...

$500 Rarity to be Sold in Stack's Bowers Galleries November 2019 Auction   By Brad Ciociola - Currency Specialist, Stack's Bowers ......   A recently rediscovered Series of...

PCGS Announces Encapsulation of U.S. Mint Serialized COAs with 2019 Reverse...

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) will begin encapsulating United States Mint serialized Certificates of Authenticity (COA) alongside the coins they guarantee. The service will...

Breslau 5 Ducats Gold Coin, Hanoi Exposition Gold Medal Among Atlas...

By Atlas Numismatics ......   Atlas Numismatics will be attending the Whitman Baltimore Winter Expo, November 14-17, 2019, being held at the Baltimore Convention Center in downtown Baltimore. If you would like...

So You Want to Be a Classical Numismatist? Ancient Coins for...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   THE HIGHEST PRAISE THAT one ancient coin collector can give another is to say he or she...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – Altered Date 1815 Half Dollar

The altered date on this half dollar imitates a true numismatic rarity   Altered Date Counterfeits by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   In the early part of the...

The Grandeur That Was Rome – The Secular Games of the...

By Russell A. Augustin – AU Capital Management, LLC ......   The Secular Games at the Circus Maximus were some of the largest and most memorable celebrations in antiquity....

Numismatic Crime – Residential Burglary of Numismatic Legend: NCIC

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Residential Burglary The Colorado Springs, Colorado Police Department is investigating a numismatic crime, ...

The “Little Iron Horse” Stands Tall In Black and Gold on...

Nearly 400 years after the Canadian horse was first brought to Canada by the settlers of New France, the "little iron horse" that helped...

Delaware American Innovation $1 Reverse Proof Coin on Sale Nov. 7

The 2019 American Innovation $1 Reverse Proof Coin honoring innovation from Delaware will be available for purchase on November 7 at noon EST. Delaware...

CoinWeek Video: Jeff Garrett and the Great Southern Treasury Hoard of...

By CoinWeek .....     Near the beginning of last month, CoinWeek traveled to NGC headquarters in Sarasota, Florida, to get a first look at the Great...

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in October...

In addition to realizing newsworthy premiums in public auctions in Dallas and New Orleans, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in various public internet...

Rare Gem US Coins From the Hansen Collection at David Lawrence...

David Lawrence Auction Highlights by David Lawrence Rare Coin Auctions  ......   Today’s auction marks a historic time in DLRC’s history. After years of helping collector...

John Boehner, 53rd Speaker of the US House of Representatives, Agrees...

The Honorable John Boehner, who represented Ohio in the US House of Representatives from 1991 to 2015 and served as Speaker of the House...

Heritage Dallas US Coin Auction Raises Over $7.4 million

Popular rarities led the way as Heritage's October 17-24 Dallas auction saw more than $7.4 million in rare US coins change hands. All prices...

Key Lincoln Cents, Buffalo Nickels Highlight Latest David Lawrence Rare Coin...

David Lawrence Auction Highlights by David Lawrence Rare Coin Auctions  ......   The David Lawrence Auction Sunday Internet Sale #1089 offers an amazing Eliasberg early large...

Blanchard: Over 270 Million of These Coins Were Melted

By Blanchard and Company, Inc .....   Over 270 million Morgan silver dollars met their fate in the melting pot under the provisions of the Pittman...

Coin Profiles – 1900 Lafayette Memorial Silver Dollar

Editors' Note: CoinWeek posted a multi-part article by David Provost on the 1900 Lafayette Dollar. Part I can be read here ....... and Part...

United States 1977 Eisenhower Dollar

Description: Besides removing silver from the quarter and the dime, the Coinage Act of 1965 also mandated that no new silver dollars could be coined...

The Beauty and Art of the Duomo in Milan Celebrated on...

By the Italian Mint ......   On October 2, the Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance issued a new silver commemorative coin--made by the State Mint--dedicated...

United States Mint to Launch Frank Church River of No Return...

WHAT: The United States Mint will hold the launch ceremony for the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coin honoring Frank Church River of No Return...

1899-O Morgan Silver Dollar in PCGS MS-67+ at GreatCollections.com

By CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, October 27, bidding ends on GreatCollections.com for this 1899-O Morgan silver dollar, graded MS-67+ by PCGS and approved by CAC. Once...