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Big Things Happened at the United States Mint in March

Big Things Happened at the United States Mint in March

By CoinWeek .....   One might think that as March takes its turn in the calendar's monthly procession that the business of the United States Mint might...

First 2026 Semiquincentennial Coin Design Candidates for Lincoln Cent, Jefferson Nickel

By CoinWeek ....   At the February 15, 2024 meeting of the United States Commission of Fine Arts (CFA), Semiquincentennial coin design candidates for the 2026...
1862 Liberty Head Half Eagle. Image: CAC / CoinWeek.

Rare Gold Coin From the Famous Trompeter Collection to Sell

By CoinWeek ....   GreatCollections is currently offering an 1862 Liberty Head $5 Half Eagle gold coin graded Proof-65+ DCAM by CACG. Why Is This Gold Coin...
Drs. Ute Wartenberg Kagan (l) and Gilles Bransbourg (r), American Numismatic Society (ANS). Image courtesy ANS.

Gilles Bransbourg Steps Down as Executive Director of the ANS

By Coinweek ....   Dr. Gilles Bransbourg, the Executive Director of the American Numismatic Society (ANS), has accepted a fellowship at the prestigious Institute for Advanced...
Love Tokens from the 19th century.

Love Tokens Were Once Popular Valentine’s Day Gifts

By CoinWeek .....   Love tokens are a class of numismatic collectible, where one or sometimes both sides of a coin have been smoothed down and...
National Currency $100 Note Union Planters Bank of Memphis, Tennessee. Image: Stack's Bowers.

Stack’s Bowers Collectors Choice Auction Highlights US Coins, Currency

Stack's Bowers Galleries is holding their next Collectors Choice Online (CCO) Auction of U.S. coins and currency February 21-22. The session of U.S. coins,...
1879 $4 Stella Aluminum Pattern. Image: GreatCollections / CoinWeek.

Rare Finest Known Aluminum Coiled Hair Stella at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek ....   Aluminum patterns struck by the United States Mint are rare, and GreatCollections is currently offering the finest known of six surviving examples...
2022 United Kingdom 7 Kilos 6000 Pounds gold coin. Image: Stack's Bowers / Adobe Stock.

Stack’s Bowers 2024 NYINC Auction Results Show Strength

By CoinWeek .....   Held from January 12-18, Stack's Bowers Galleries' ancient and world coin and world currency auction at the 2024 New York International Numismatic...
Big Things Have Happened at the United States Mint in the Month of February

Big Things Happened at the United States Mint in February

By CoinWeek .....   February may be the shortest month in the calendar year, but it has traditionally been a very busy month for the United...
2024 Native American Dollar coin. Image: CoinWeek.

2024 Native American Dollar Coin Rolls, Bags Now Available

By CoinWeek ....   Rolls and bags of the 2024 Native American dollar coin are now directly available from the United States Mint. All product options...
This is an image of a 1811 Classic Head Half Cent from the Eliasberg Collection

Eliasberg 1811 Classic Half Cent Offered by GreatCollections

By CoinWeek .....   GreatCollections is currently offering a rare 1811 Classic Head half cent from the famous collection of Louis Eliasberg. GreatCollections has set the...
This is an image of the 2024 Liberty & Britannia gold coin.

2024 Liberty and Britannia Gold Coin, Silver Medal on Sale Feb. 8

By CoinWeek ....   The United States Mint will be releasing two numismatic products this year featuring its 2024 Liberty and Britannia design collaboration with The...
New Jersey Governor Murphy rejects bullion legislation.

New Jersey Governor Nixes Coin, Bullion Sales Tax Exemption

By CoinWeek ....   By January 8, 2024, legislation that would eliminate sales and use taxes from the sale of precious metal coins and bullion had...
2024 American Silver Eagle Proof coin. Image: CoinWeek.

No Surprises Here – 2024 Congratulations Set Includes West Point American Silver Eagle Proof

By CoinWeek Staff Reports .....   2024 American Silver Eagle Day Starts Official Sales Period At noon today, 2024 American Silver Eagle Day kicked off. Each year...
Stacks of Euro coins. Image: Adobe Stock.

Monnaie de Paris Destroys 27 Million Coins in Design Snafu

By CoinWeek ....   In November 2023, the Monnaie de Paris had to destroy 27 million freshly struck 10-, 20-, and 50-cent euro coins that featured...

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