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Upcoming Exhibit to Feature Reformation Coins and Medals

Concordia Historical Institute (CHI), the Department of History and Archives of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod houses the most extensive institutional collection of Reformation coins...
President Joe Biden. Official Portrait / CoinWeek.

Biden Presidential Medal Designs to Be Discussed by CCAC

By CoinWeek ....   UPDATE, 5/20/2024: The CCAC has recommended the Joseph R. Biden Presidential Medal obverse and reverse design candidates pictured below. * * * The Citizens...
Dennis Tucker receives an award from CSNS. Tucker (left), Mitch Ernst (right).

Numismatic Heroes Honored With Central States Awards

Six numismatists and collectors were honored with awards for their outstanding hobby work during a ceremony at the recent 2024 Central States Numismatic Society...
2024 American Innovation Dollar - Maine. Image: U.S. Mint / CoinWeek.

Maine American Innovation $1 Coin Products Available May 16

By CoinWeek ....   Rolls and bags of the Maine American Innovation $1 coin go on sale directly from the United States Mint at noon Eastern...
The Naseby Cup.

New Book Published on Fascinating Naseby Cup and the Coins It Contains

The Naseby Cup is an elaborately crafted silver drinking vessel that stands over two feet tall and is decorated with rare coins and medals...

Coiniverse App Introduces NFT-Based Coin Ownership Verification

Coiniverse Ltd, the company behind the Coiniverse app for coin collecting, has introduced a new NFT-based method to verify the ownership of physical coins....
United States Army Silver Medal. Image: United States Mint / Adobe Stock.

U.S. Army 1oz Silver Medal on Sale Today

By CoinWeek ....   Today at noon Eastern, the U.S. Army One Ounce Silver Medal, the latest entry in the United States Armed Forces Silver Medal...
2024 American Gold Eagles Out May 2. Image: U.S. Mint / CoinWeek.

2024 American Eagle Gold Proof Coins Available May 2

By CoinWeek ....   Product options for the 2024 American Gold Eagle Proof coin (collectible versions of the annual bullion coin) will be available for purchase...
Big Things Happened at the Mint in May.

Big Things Happened at the United States Mint in May

By CoinWeek .....   Summer gets underway in May and for some Americans, this is a period of rest and relaxation. Not so for the United States...
1853 Liberty Seated Half Dollar, Arrows and Rays. Image: David Lawrence Rare Coins / CoinWeek.

Liberty Seated Half Dollar, Arrows and Rays (1853) | CoinWeek

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek Notes ..... With vast quantities of California gold arriving in the nation's commercial centers, the balance of the gold-to-silver ratio had become so...
Precious Metals Crime and Fraud - Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)

Red Rock Precious Metals Company to Pay $56 Million+ for Fraud

By Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) ......   On Thursday, April 25, 2024, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced Judge R. Gary Klausner of the...
1913 Buffalo Nickel, Type 1 Proof. Image: GreatCollections / CoinWeek.

Gorgeous Proof 68 1913 Type 1 Buffalo Nickel Offered at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek ....   A gorgeous, lightly toned PCGS Proof-68 example of the popular Type 1 1913 Buffalo Nickel is currently being offered by GreatCollections, with...
2024 Kennedy Half Dollars. Image: U.S. Mint / Official Presidential Portrait.

2024 Kennedy Half Dollar Rolls, Bags Available From U.S. Mint April 23

By CoinWeek ....   Rolls and bags of the 2024 Kennedy Half Dollar will be directly available to collectors for purchase from the United States Mint...
1805 Capped Bust Half Eagle. Image: GreatCollections / CoinWeek.

Strong Mint State 1805 Capped Bust Right Half Eagle at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek ....   As part of their April 21 U.S. Coin Auction selection, GreatCollections is offering this 1805 Capped Bust Right, Heraldic Eagle reverse gold...
Gold dollar and envelope from Chapman Brothers.

Previously Unknown Chapman Collection of $1 Gold Coins Revealed

By CoinWeek .... Henry Chapman and his brother Samuel are towering figures in the history of numismatics and coin collecting in the United States. Together...
1886 $5 Silver Certificate. Image: GreatCollections.

1886 Silver Certificate, Rare $5 Silver Dollar Back, Offered by GreatCollections

By CoinWeek ....   Bidding ends very soon on GreatCollections.com for this Fr. 259 1886 $5 Silver Certificate Note, graded Extremely Fine 40 by PCGS Currency....
2024 Alabama Innovation Dollar. Image: United States Mint / Adobe Stock.

Alabama American Innovation $1 Coin Products Available April 8

Rolls and bags of the 2024 Alabama American Innovation $1 Coin go on sale directly from the United States Mint on Monday, April 8,...
CoinWeek Podcast Episode #184: Franklin Half Dollars and 1950s-1970s Proofs

CoinWeek Podcast Episode #184: Franklin Half Dollars and 1950s-1970s Proofs

  In this episode of the CoinWeek Podcast, Franklin half dollar expert Rick Tomaska stops by to discuss the record prices that Franklin half dollars...
2024 American Women Quarters Set. Image: U.S. Mint.

2024 American Women Quarters Silver Proof Set Now Available

As of Tuesday, April 2, the 2024 American Women Quarters Silver Proof Set is now available for order from the United States Mint. Each...
Big Things Happened at the United States Mint in the Month of April

Big Things Happened at the United States Mint in April

By CoinWeek .....   Big things are always happening at the United States Mint, but the month of April sees the beginning and end of some very...

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