African-Americans on US Coins: Circulating Coins (Part 3)

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   In the past two articles, Hubert and I have catalogued the history of African-American representation...

United States Mint to Issue American Eagle Gold Proof Coins March...

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2019 American Eagle Gold Proof Coins on March 7 at noon EST. Product options are...

United States Mint Sets 2018 Release Dates for Several New Coins

2018 Silver Eagle and Palladium Proof Coins Among Anticipated Upcoming Releases By CoinWeek News Staff ....   Over the weekend, the United States Mint added several new...

Primary Differences Between Investing in Bullion Coins and Collector Coins

Bullion Coins and Collector Coins By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com Before going over Bullion Coins and Collector Coins, let’s begin by looking at...

United States Mint Opens Sales of 2018 American Eagle Silver Uncirculated...

The United States Mint will accept orders for the 2018 American Eagle One Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin (product code 18EG) on May 24 at...

2019 American Eagle 1oz Silver Proof Coin Available January 10

The United States Mint will release the 2019 American Eagle One Ounce Silver Proof Coin (product code 19EA) on January 10, at noon (EST)....

United States 1990 Eisenhower Centennial Dollar

Description: The 1990 Eisenhower Centennial Dollar is the second United States coin struck to honor the 34th President of the United States, the first was...

United States Mint 24-Karat Gold Buffalo Proof Coin on Sale April...

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2019 American Buffalo One Ounce Gold Proof Coin (product code 19EL) on April 12 at...

African-Americans on US Coins: Representation & Discovery (Part 1)

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   When we sit down to write, we have a few guiding principles. One of our basic...

The Coin Analyst: 2015 Sellouts of U.S. Mint Coins and Whether...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek....   2015, like 2012 before it, was a year in which numerous U.S. Mint products sold out of their maximum mintages...

Nancy Reagan First Spouse Gold Coins Available July 1

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for Nancy Reagan First Spouse Gold Coins (product codes 16SE and 16SF) starting on July 1...

U.S. Mint Sells Out Current Stock of 2016 Mercury Dime Centennial...

By Coinweek News Staff ....... Less than an hour after it was made available to the public by the United States Mint, the new 2016 Mercury...

Sales of 2018 Proof Silver Eagle Coins Show Idiosyncrasies of Mint...

By CoinWeek Staff Reports ....   According to their latest sales figure update, the United States Mint has sold 226,506 2018-W Proof American Silver Eagles as...

What Do the 2017 Enhanced Uncirculated Set Sales Numbers Mean?

By CoinWeek Staff Reports .....   The Mint came prepared. Sales for the 2017 Enhanced Uncirculated Set began at noon Eastern Time on August 1, and in...

The Coin Analyst: The First Spouse Gold Series (2007-2016) – A...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek....   The $10 First Spouse half-ounce gold coin series, which debuted in 2007 and ends this year, is a topic I...

Modern US Coins – Congress Proposes 400th Anniversary Mayflower Commemoratives

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On December 4, 2017, Junior Senator Edward "Ed" Markey (D-MA) introduced a bill (S. 2189) that authorizes the production...

U.S. Mint Announces Pricing for 2018 WWI Centennial Silver Dollar Products

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   The United States Mint announced its pricing Monday for the 2018 World War I Centennial Commemorative Silver Dollar and the...

Mint Cancels 2015 Limited Edition Silver Proof Sets

By Everett Millman – Gainesville Coins ..........   The United States Mint has decided it will not release one of its premium items, the Limited Editions...

Collector Coins – 1913: A Year of Rare-Date U.S. Coinage

Collector Coins by Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   Mention 1913, and the multimillion-dollar Liberty nickel of that year (five known) is often the first thing that comes to the...

United States 2018 Preamble to the Declaration of Independence: Life Platinum...

Description: "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights,...

It’s Not All Rosy: Breast Cancer Coin First Day Sales Underwhelm

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   Thursday, March 15 saw the much-ballyhooed release of the 2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin program, which includes the first-ever...

Eight Ways to Spend Collectible Coins

By David Schwager for CoinWeek .....   Roll searchers (collectors who obtain coins in bulk from banks and look through them for interesting or valuable pieces)...

NGC Experts Identify Missing Mintmark Mint Error on 2014 5oz Silver...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has identified five 2014 Great Smoky Mountains Five-Ounce Specimen coins with a significant mint error: they are missing the “P”...

Classic U.S. Coins for less than $500 each, Part 9: Buffalo...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, coin markets, and the coin collecting community, #254  A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg...

S-Mint Proof “Congratulations Set” American Silver Eagle “No Longer Available”

By CoinWeek Staff Reports .....   Well, that didn’t take long. In a final bow to collectors, former U.S. Mint Deputy Director Rhett Jeppson authorized the production...

The Great Ships of American Coinage

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.... Dedicated to the memory of Chief Petty Officer Virgil Pattin, USN (retired) Outside of the eagle, Lady Liberty...

First 2019 America the Beautiful 5 oz Silver Coin Now Available...

APMEX, a leading online Precious Metals retailer based in Oklahoma City, has announced the first 2019 America the Beautiful release is now available to...

U.S. Mint News – Trump Nominates David Ryder as 39th Mint...

Household order limits also lifted on the Mint's 2017 Silver Proof Set By CoinWeek News Staff ....   In a press release dating from from October 5,...

World Coins – Interesting and Inexpensive Coins of Russia

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek ..... Imagine a vast nation with a long and fascinating history of numismatic issues. Does that sound like an introduction for an...

The Collapse of the 2001-S Sacagawea Proof

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker .....   The sentiment among collectors who deride modern coins is that they’re overpriced and just plain common. They often...