Coin Designer Joel Iskowitz Wins Award for Borinqueneers Congressional Gold Medal

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   The prolific Joel Iskowitz, a Master Designer at the United States Mint, is responsible for over 30 coins and over...

Damaged Rio Olympics Medals Soil Athletes’ Memories of 2016

About 130 medals rusted, spotted or falling apart By CoinWeek News Staff ....   A lot was made last year of the failure of host country Brazil...

CoinWeek Podcast #67: Will a Major Score End My Coin Collecting...

CoinWeek Podcast #67: Will a Major Score End My Coin Collecting Rut? - Audio Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic...

Dix Noonan Webb: Soviet Air Ace Medals & Decorations Earn £144,000

By Dix Noonan Webb ......   A magnificent group of 44 decorations and medals awarded to one of the Soviet Union’s greatest fighter aces of the...

United States Mint Announcement: 2017-P American Liberty Silver Medal Set for...

American Gold, Silver Eagle 1 oz Uncirculated Coins, among others, also receive release dates as the United States Mint announces June product schedule By CoinWeek...

NGC Registry Set News: From Monkeys and Quetzals to Francs and...

New NGC Registry sets this month include China, Gabon, Great Britain, US Cents and more This month, the NGC Registry offers a variety of new...

CoinWeek News Wire for May 5, 2017

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for May 5, 2017 Brain Food 1.) The Krugerrand: Half a century as a store of value The renowned Krugerrand – dubbed...

New Additions to Atlas Numismatics Inventory of Ancient, World Coins –...

By Atlas Numismatics ......   Tokyo Bound We will be attending the Tokyo International Coin Convention (TICC). 来週、T.I.C.C.に東京お楽しみに会います。Please note that we will only be able to carry...

A Brief Survey of Medals Available from the U.S. Mint

The United States Mint is the nation’s coin factory, but almost from the beginning it has made medals to honor important people and events By...

Kolbe & Fanning Introduce Medal and Exonumia Catalogue

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers have released our first catalogue devoted to numismatic exonumia: tokens, medals, badges, scrip and related items that pertain in...

CoinWeek News Wire for March 31, 2017

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for March 31, 2017 Brain Food 1.) The 300-Year Quest to Make a Foolproof £1 Coin Sir Isaac Newton founded modern physics...

Modern US Coins – CCAC to Discuss American Eagle Palladium Bullion...

Pursuant to United States Code, Title 31, section 5135(b)(8)(C), the United States Mint announces the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) public meeting scheduled for...

U.S. Mint Opens Sales for Bronze Medal Honoring Treasury Secretary Jack...

The United States Mint has opened sales for the bronze medal honoring Secretary of the Treasury Jacob J. Lew. Struck at the United States Mint...

CoinWeek News Wire for January 20, 2017

By Coinweek .... CoinWeek News Wire for January 20, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Yesterday Today with Alan McRae THIS week’s image is one of the Commonwealth Government’s first...

President Obama Receives Bronze Medals Emblematic of Each Term in Office

Treasury and Mint Leaders Present Official Medals at Oval Office Ceremony On January 17, President Barack Obama received official bronze medals depicting each of his...

They Also Ran: Campaign Medals of Forgotten Candidates

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek ....   The continuous drumbeat of politics throughout the United States in 2015-2016 should have directed collectors to one of...

Medal Highlights of Heritage Auctions’ FUN Offering

Important, historic medals from the colonial era to present day will be prominently featured in Heritage Auctions’ January 4-9 FUN US Coins Auction in...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 30, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 30, 2016 Brain Food 1.) The medal detective Few things mean as much to soldiers as their medals. But if...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 23, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 23, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Q&A: James Halperin How did a pair of college dropouts who were business rivals come...

Spink – Where Cleopatra Meets the Olympians: The Susquehanna and Dr....

Spink is delighted to announce the sale of Islamic and Foreign Coins: The Susquehanna Collection and the Dr. Allam Collection which will be held...

Spink: A Selection of Fine World Coins, Medals at NYINC

As we have just finished celebrating Spink's 350th anniversary in 2016, we look forward to 2017 and all it has to bring. We also...

Queen Matilda, Platinum Eagle Proof Named Two of CoinWeek’s Best Coin...

By CoinWeek .....   2016 may go down as one of the most captivating years for coin design in recent memory as Mints large and small...

Ring in the New Year with the 2017 Stacks Bowers NYINC...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is thrilled to share details of their forthcoming Stacks Bowers NYINC Auction of world coins, world paper money and ancient coins,...

CoinWeek Podcast #48: Ron Landis and the Return of the Hobo...

CoinWeek Podcast #48: Ron Landis and the Return of the Hobo Nickel Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 25, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 25, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Q&A: Erik Goldstein Erik J. Goldstein is the senior curator of mechanical arts and numismatics at...

Bernard von NotHaus “Trump Dollar” Coin Production Halted + CoinWeek Exclusive...

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   Following the historic election of Donald J. Trump as the 45th president of the United States, would you...

US Coins Surpass $6.5 Million at Stack’s Bowers 2016 Whitman Baltimore...

Nostalgia for young America was demonstrated throughout the sessions of the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the November 2016 Whitman Coin & Collectibles...

Gadoury Auction of World Gold Coins Set for Monaco Dec. 3,...

Gold: from Ancient Times to the Present Day - featuring almost 100 $20 Liberty Head US Gold coins including many from Carson City. In the...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 18, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 18, 2016 Brain Food 1.) The priceless legacy of P.L. Gupta We owe a great debt to coin collector P.L. Gupta,...

CCAC Announces Public Meeting for November 17, 2016

Pursuant to United States Code, Title 31, section 5135(b)(8)(C), the United States Mint announces the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) public meeting scheduled for...