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1795 Draped Bust Dollar. Image: Stack's Bowers / CoinWeek.

Draped Bust Dollar, Small Eagle (1795-1798) : A Collector’s Guide

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek Notes .....   The year 1795 marked the second year of U.S. silver dollar production, and the United...
5000 Forint. Image: Coin & Currency Institute / CoinWeek.

Rubik’s Cube 50th Anniversary Celebrated With New Coin

July 13, 2024 is the 50th anniversary of the Rubik's Cube, named after its inventor, Hungarian architecture professor Ernő Rubik. Originally called the “Magic Cube”, Rubik received...
1870 Liberty Seated Dollar. Image: Stack's Bowers / CoinWeek.

Liberty Seated Dollar, With Motto (1866-1873) | CoinWeek

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek Notes .....   The Liberty Seated Dollar design, which debuted in 1840, was largely out of circulation when...
1896 $1 Silver Certificate Educational Note Set PCGS Currency Gem New 65 PPQ. Image: GreatCollections.

1896 Silver Certificate Educational Note Set at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, June 30, GreatCollections is offering a Series 1896 Silver Certificate Educational Note Set consisting of bills graded Gem New 65...
Mockup of Trump $500 Federal Reserve Note. Image: CoinWeek.

Legislation Proposes Trump on $500 Bill

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   On June 5, 2024, Representative Paul Gosar (R-AZ9) introduced H.R.8620, an amendment to the Federal Reserve Act to allow the...
Rare Proof 1863 Liberty Head Quarter Eagle $2.50 Gold Coin (PR65+ DCAM CAC). Images: GreatCollections / CoinWeek

Rare Proof-Only Top Pop 1863 Quarter Eagle Offered by GreatCollections

By CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, June 16, GreatCollections is offering the rare opportunity to own an 1863 Liberty Head Quarter Eagle graded Proof 65 DCAM...

United States Mint to Offer Proof 2024 Morgan, Peace Dollars at New Tampa...

Famous Eliasberg 1913 Liberty Head Nickel will be among numismatic treasures on display at the inaugural Great American Coin and Collectibles Show in Tampa,...
What Are Ghost Coins?

Ghost Coins: 1983-D Washington Quarter Varieties

By N.B. Cruzada .....   What Is a Ghost Coin? Simply stated, a "ghost coin" is a coin that is not supposed to exist yet does. The existence...
Tyrant Collection. Image: Lyle Engleson/Goldberg Coins and Collectibles.

Tyrant Collection Rare Egyptian Coins at ANA Convention

Multi-million-dollar Tyrants of the Nile exhibit features 350 superb quality coins dating back more than 2,300 years displayed together for the first time   Historic rare...
Jewish-American Hall of Fame's first and final medals.

Jewish-American Hall of Fame Medal Series Ends After 54 Years

Mel Wacks, Director of the Jewish-American Hall of Fame, the longest series of medals being issued in the United States, has announced the end...
Big Things Happened at the United States Mint in the Month of June

Big Things Happened at the United States Mint in June

By CoinWeek .....   Spring ends and summer begins in June. At the United States Mint, June has marked both beginnings and endings. Key personnel arrive and...
Richard Synge Nobel Prize Medal in Chemistry auctioned at Nate D. Sanders

Synge Nobel Prize Medal Sells for $187,500 at Nate D. Sanders

The Nobel Prize medal in Chemistry awarded to Richard L. Millington Synge in 1952 for his groundbreaking invention of partition chromatography sold Thursday, May...
Dr. Mary Edwards Walker American Women Quarters. Image: U.S. Mint / CoinWeek.

U.S. Mint to Ship 2024 Dr. Mary Edwards Walker American Women Quarters June 3

By CoinWeek ....   Circulating American Women Quarters depicting abolitionist, suffragette, and Medal of Honor winner Dr. Mary Edwards Walker will ship to banks and other...
2020-W American Gold Eagle V75. Image: GreatCollections.

Key 2020-W ‘V75’ American Gold Eagle Proof in Special Auction at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek ....   In just a few days, GreatCollections is holding a special benefit auction as part of their online auctions on Sunday, June 2....
Richard Synge Nobel Prize Medal in Chemistry auctioned at Nate D. Sanders

Richard L. Millington Synge Nobel Prize Medal to Be Auctioned

The Nobel Prize medal in Chemistry awarded to Richard L. Millington Synge in 1952 for his invention of partition chromatography will be auctioned on...
Petition Crown. Image: Numismatica Ars Classica

‘Petition Crown’ of Charles II Sells for World Record $1 Million

A ‘Petition Crown’ of Charles II has been sold for CHF 949,375 (about $1 million) to become the most expensive British silver coin ever...
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Banknote Book Editor Owen Linzmayer Joins CDN Publishing

On the 13th anniversary of publishing The Banknote Book (BNB), CDN Publishing is pleased to announce that its editor, Owen W. Linzmayer, has recently...

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...

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