United States 1887 Liberty Seated Half Dollar

United States 1887 Liberty Seated Half Dollar

U.S. Circulating Coin Production in 1887 - Putting the 1887 Half in Context In 1887, the Philadelphia Mint handled U.S. coin production for all of...

Ancient Coin Profiles: Greece – Athenian New Style Tetradrachm

New Tetradrachm Overview The new style of Athenian "owl"--so-called due to the iconic image of an owl on the reverse--originated in a Greece newly conquered...
United States 2014-P Kennedy Half Dollar

United States 2014-P Kennedy Half Dollar

By CoinWeek IQ .....   With the United States Mint moving at lightning speed, the Kennedy half dollar was designed, stuck, and placed in circulation just...
United States 1971-S Eisenhower Dollar with Blue Pack

United States 1971-S Eisenhower Dollar

While the country at large's desire for a large dollar coin at the start of the 1970s was hardly demonstrable, the gaming industry developed...

Coin Stories: Where Charles Barber Found Inspiration for a New Series of Silver Coins

By Blanchard and Company, Inc ......   After 55 years, the Seated Liberty half dollar design had become somewhat of a dinosaur. A classic, yes. Exciting,...
Ancient Coins - The Sacred Stone of Kaunos Coinage

Ancient Coins – The Sacred Stone of Kaunos Coinage

Kaunos Coinage By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   The Colosseo Collection ......   Kaunos was a prominent trading center in Asia Minor alongside Lycia and...
Ancient Coin Profiles: Greece - Theban Silver Stater

Ancient Coin Profiles: Greece – Theban Silver Stater

Overview Thebes Thebes was one of the major cities of ancient Greece, and for a brief time it was the preeminent power in the Greek world....

U.S. Coin Profile – 1838-O Reeded Edge Half Dollar Branch Mint Proof

"1838-O 50C GR-1, R.7, Branch Mint PR63 PCGS. CAC. The 1838-O Reeded Edge half dollar is one of the rarest and most enigmatic issues in...
Perth Mint Issues 2022 Dragon and Tiger 2 Kilo Silver Antiqued High Relief Coin

Perth Mint Issues 2022 Dragon and Tiger 2 Kilo Silver Antiqued High Relief Coin

The Perth Mint is excited to release this spectacular 2-kilo silver coin that celebrates the confident tiger and benevolent dragon. In Chinese culture, it is...
United States 1917 Type I Standing Liberty Quarter

United States 1917 Type I Standing Liberty Quarter

First released in 1916 with a minuscule mintage, the Standing Liberty Quarter garnered almost immediate controversy. As the newly appointed Director of the Mint,...
United States 1932-D Washington Quarter

United States 1932-D Washington Quarter

1932 was a seminal year for the US quarter. The United States Mint had concluded the design process of the commemorative quarter destined to mark...
Perth Mint Issues 1oz Gold Proof Coin Featuring the Australian Brumby

Perth Mint Issues 1oz Gold Proof Coin Featuring the Australian Brumby

According to tradition, when soldier and pastoralist James Brumby was transferred from Sydney to Van Diemen’s Land in 1801, he was forced to release...

United States 1973 Eisenhower Dollar

Description Even though the United States had no real need for a large dollar coin at the start of the 1970s, the gaming industry developed...
Perth Mint Releases 2nd Incused Kookaburra 5oz Silver Coin

Perth Mint Releases 2nd Incused Kookaburra 5oz Silver Coin

A recent addition to the Australian Kookaburra coin series, this stunning silver release features an incused impression of the latest kookaburra design. Known as...
United States 1807 Draped Bust Half Cent

United States 1807 Draped Bust Half Cent

The Draped Bust was the second design type of the half cent denomination. Conceived as an important low-value coin for the everyman, the denomination...
United States 1974-D Kennedy Half Dollar

United States 1974-D Kennedy Half Dollar

By CoinWeek IQ .....   1974 was an interesting year at the Denver Mint. Not only was planning for the 1975/76 Bicentennial coinage well underway but...
Perth Mint Issues 2022 1oz High-Relief Wedge-Tailed Eagle Gold Proof Coin

Perth Mint Issues 2022 1oz High-Relief Wedge-Tailed Eagle Gold Proof Coin

This majestic Wedge-tailed Eagle silver coin, featuring artistry prepared exclusively for The Perth Mint by renowned US designer John M. Mercanti, showcases our ultra-high...
Ancient Roman Coins - Vespasian Aureus Buried at Pompeii

Ancient Roman Coins – Vespasian Aureus Buried at Pompeii

Vespasian. 69-79 CE. AV Aureus - Rome Mint - Struck 70 CE   Aureus Buried at Pompeii by Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   Mt....
United States 1971-P Kennedy Half Dollar

United States 1971-P Kennedy Half Dollar

By CoinWeek IQ .....   1971 was meant to mark a significant change in the life of the Kennedy half dollar. Introduced in 1964 to honor the...
United States 1989-D Roosevelt Dime

United States 1989-D Roosevelt Dime

The choice to memorialize President Franklin Delano Roosevelt on the dime, made shortly after his death in 1945, was a fitting one. Having served...
Mini Roo Half Gram Gold Proof Coin Returns for 2022 From Perth Mint

Mini Roo Half Gram Gold Proof Coin Returns for 2022 From Perth Mint

The cute and miniature gold Mini Roo returns in 2022 with a new coin design. This highly affordable gold coin would make a wonderful...
United States 1921 Morgan Dollar

United States 1921 Morgan Dollar

Suspended in 1904 due to a significant drop in the demand for silver resulting from the passage of the 1890 Sherman Silver Act, no...
United States 1932-S Washington Quarter

United States 1932-S Washington Quarter

As the bicentennial of George Washington’s birth in 1932 drew closer, the United States Mint began preparing the Nation’s numismatic arena. With the Act...
Jeweled Koi Joins Masterpiece Series of Luxury Cons From the Perth Mint

Jeweled Koi Joins Masterpiece Series of Luxury Coins From the Perth Mint

Synonymous with harmony and happiness, The Jeweled Koi combines two Western Australian icons – Argyle Pink Diamonds and The Perth Mint – and undoubtedly...
Perth Mint Issues 2022 1oz High-Relief Wedge-Tailed Eagle Silver Proof Coin

Perth Mint Issues 2022 1oz High-Relief Wedge-Tailed Eagle Silver Proof Coin

This majestic Wedge-tailed Eagle silver coin, featuring artistry prepared exclusively for The Perth Mint by renowned US designer John M. Mercanti, showcases our ultra-high...
Coin Profiles - The 1850 $5 Moffat Gold Coin - A Curious Liberty

Coin Profiles – The 1850 $5 Moffat Gold Coin – A Curious Liberty

Moffat Gold Coin - Imagine this for a moment: private issuance of currency isn’t frowned upon. In fact, it’s legal. There is an abundance...
Ancient Coins - The Most Famous Coin of Antiquity - the Athenian Owl

Ancient Coins – The Most Famous Coin of Antiquity – the Athenian Owl

The Athenian Owl by Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ......   The Colosseo Collection ......   Athens was a great military power in ancient Greece and...
The 1909-S VDB Lincoln Cent: A Popular Yet Controversial Coin

The 1909-S VDB Lincoln Cent: A Popular Yet Controversial Coin

By Blanchard & Company ......   It was 1905. American coins had been sporting the same designs for over 50 years, and President Teddy Roosevelt decided...
United States 1857 Braided Hair Half Cent

United States 1857 Braided Hair Half Cent

The smallest denomination ever struck by the U.S. Mint, the half cent is an extremely complex series. It features five major types and subtypes...

United States 1971 (P) Eisenhower Dollar

Even though the United States had no real need for a large dollar coin at the start of the 1970s, the gaming industry developed...