American Numismatic Society Announces Recipients of Saltus Medal Award

2017 + 2018 J. Sanford Saltus Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Art of the Medal The Board of Trustees of the American Numismatic Society...

CoinWeek Podcast #95: Collecting Shipwreck Treasure with Daniel Frank Sedwick

 CoinWeek Podcast #95: Collecting Shipwreck Treasure with Daniel Frank Sedwick Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the...

Metal Detectorists Find Silver Coin Treasure Hoard Linked to King “Bluetooth”

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   On April 16, archaeologists in northern Germany announced the discovery of a hoard of about 600 silver coins linked to...

United States 1964 Washington Quarter Dollar Silver Proof Coin

  Description - Washington Quarter Intended to be a circulating commemorative coin honoring the bicentennial of the birth of America’s first president, the Washington quarter as originally...

Top Pop “Cheerios” Dollar Featured in Stack’s Bowers June 2018 Baltimore...

By James McCartney - Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   The Stack's Bowers Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Summer Expo in Baltimore...

United States Mint Annual Silver Proof Set Available April 24

The 2018 United States Mint Silver Proof Set® (product code 18RH) will be available for purchase starting on April 24 at noon Eastern Time...

Highlights from Sedwick Treasure, World, U.S. Coin and Paper Money Auction...

Treasure, World, U.S. Coin and Paper Money Auction #23 Live on the Internet, Tuesday-Wednesday, May 15-16, 2018   By Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC ......   One of the most...

World Coin Profiles – Australia 2018 1oz Gold Dragon Bullion Rectangular...

The Perth Mint will release no more than 25,000 of the Gold Dragon 2018 1oz Bullion Rectangular Coin In Chinese culture, the dragon is revered as...

United States 1947-D Jefferson Nickel

Description: The Jefferson nickel debuted in 1938, replacing the Buffalo nickel in the 25th year of its production run. A design contest to commemorate Founding...

CoinWeek News Wire for April 20, 2018: The Doctor Will See...

Coinweek News Wire for April 20, 2018 .... Current Events 1.) Should the U.S. Retire the Penny and Nickel? It’s true that it costs more to mint these two...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1883 Seated Liberty Half Dollar

Counterfeit coin - 1883 Seated Half Dollar By Max Spiegel – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   A counterfeit coin 1883 half dollar features a large number...

Whitman Releases 3rd Edition Guide Book of Franklin and Kennedy Half...

Expanded With New Research and Market Analysis Whitman Publishing announces the release of the updated and expanded new third edition of A Guide Book of...

NGC Confirms Discovery of Fourth Known 1854-S $5 Half Eagle Gold...

“Discovery of a Lifetime” A coin that a New England man originally thought was a counterfeit has been authenticated by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) as...

Classic US Gold Coins – So You’ve Decided to Collect Type...

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ...... CoinWeek Content Partner ......   In 1866, the motto IN GOD WE TRUST was added to the reverse of the double...

Austria 2017 Wildlife in Our Sights: The Alpine Ibex 100 Euro...

Description: A species of wild goat with impressive horns that can grow up to a metre in length, the Alpine ibex (Capra ibex) can be...

Don Everhart: My Career in Coins, Part 2 – The United...

By Don Everhart - Former Sculptor-Engraver, United States Mint ..... Exclusive for CoinWeek   On January 4, 2004, after a 5 am wake up call, a hurried...

CoinWeek Podcast #94: Gold and Silver in the Age of Trump...

CoinWeek Podcast #93: Gold and Silver in the Age of Trump with Pat Heller Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic...

Blast White & Prooflike Carson City Morgan Dollars Among Highlights of...

By David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   Our Sunday Internet Auction #1009 offers a fantastic selection 365 New Items along with 50 No Reserve lots and...

More Highlights From Kolbe & Fanning April 28 Book Auction

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers announce that we will be holding our Sale 149 on April 28, 2018. The sale includes 500 lots of...

NGC: U.S. Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1857 Half Cent

Problems abound on the obverse and reverse of this crude fake By Max Spiegel – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   The Half Cent denomination that had...

World Coin Profiles – Australian Opal Lunar Series – Year of...

The Perth Mint has unveiled its newest issue in its long-running lunar coin series. This year's coin features a beautiful full-color opal vignette of...

CoinWeek News Wire for April 13, 2018: Heists, Fakes, and Fraud

Coinweek News Wire for April 13, 2018 .... In Memoriam 1.) Walter Ray Lockwood, 1939-2018 Walter Ray Lockwood (member 1256) passed away early morning Tuesday, April 3. He was...

Still in Committee: Proposed Modern U.S. Commemorative Coin Programs Yet to...

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   The 115th Congress of the United States has been a memorable one. Beginning on January 3, 2017 under President Obama,...

Market Stability – Circulated Classic Modern US Coin Sets A Great...

Consider assembling a lightly circulated 20th-century Classic Modern US Coin series By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The early April weather can be...

ANA 2018 Summer Seminar “The Medal in America” Is Firing Up

By David T. Alexander and Dr. David Menchell .....   Highlighting its educational mission for more than three decades, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) has offered...

Morgan Dollar Grading Set, 1836 Classic Head Quarter Eagle Proof Highlight...

April 26 Platinum Night features newly discovered 1856-O $20 Liberty Double Eagle A rare proof specimen of the 1836 Classic Head Quarter Eagle and an...

World Medals & Tokens Highlight Latest From Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   Atlas Numismatics will be attending the Chicago Coin Expo 2018 April 18-21, and the Long Beach Expo from June 14 to...

How to Sell Your Coins and Work With Coin Dealers

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   There is little doubt that, along with the U.S. Mint, coin dealers are probably the most frequently criticized players...

What Is a 1969 United States Proof Set Worth?

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   Next year marks the 50th anniversary of the release of the 1969 Proof Set from the United States Mint....

Austria 2018 Empress Maria Theresa – Clemency & Faith 20 Euro...

Description: The third coin in the Austrian Mint's four-coin Empress Maria Theresa - Treasures of History series features the only ever female ruler of the...