Coin Profiles – 1900 Lafayette Memorial Silver Dollar

Editors' Note: CoinWeek posted a multi-part article by David Provost on the 1900 Lafayette Dollar. Part I can be read here ....... and Part...

Medallic Portraits of Abraham Lincoln – Beyond Brenner

Abraham Lincoln by Eric Brothers for CoinWeek .....   When one thinks of the image of Abraham Lincoln upon a coin, Victor David Brenner's cent is...

Modern Commemorative Coins: From Concept to Production

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   When it comes to producing commemorative coinage in the bureaucratic realm of the U.S. government, officials at the United...

Christa McAuliffe Commemorative Coin Act Passes Congress

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   UPDATE (10/10/19): President Trump signed the bill on Wednesday, October 9, 2019. * * * After years of trying and bills...

National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Act Passes House,...

By the Office of U.S. Representative Sean Patrick Maloney ......   On Thursday, September 19, United States Representative Sean Patrick Maloney’s (D-NY18) bipartisan bill, the National...

United States Mint Unveils 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Coin Designs

On Friday, September 6, the United States Mint unveiled designs for the 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Coin Program during the 2019 Naismith Memorial...

A Good Gun, a Good Horse and a Good Wife: Daniel...

By Blanchard & Company ......   Born in 1734 near Reading, Pennsylvania, Daniel Boone had all the ingredients for a happy life. “All you need for happiness...

The Second Life of the 1904-05 Lewis & Clark Exposition Gold...

By Blanchard & Company ......   The United States expanded its reach in 1803 with the Louisiana Purchase. For $15 million the U.S. acquired 828,000 square...

Negro Leagues Baseball Centennial Commemorative Coin Act Introduced to Congress

From the Office of Tim Kaine, Senator ......   On Tuesday, July 30, United States Senators Roy Blunt (R-MO) and Tim Kaine (D-VA), along with U.S....

Calling All Collectors: Support the 2021 Morgan & Peace Silver Dollar...

Silver Dollar Commemorative Support By Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists (PAN) ...... The Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists (PAN) is calling on all fellow coin collectors to...

A Coin Analyst Exclusive: An Insider’s Perspective on the Morgan &...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   On July 16, 2019, United States Representatives Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO5) and Andy Barr (R-KY6) introduced H.R. 3757, the 2021...

CCAC Selects Design Recommendations for 2020 Basketball Commemorative Coins

United States Mint also reveals possibility of colorized silver, clad commems   By CoinWeek News Staff .....   As the immortal rapper Kurtis Blow once sang, "Basketball is...

A Man, a Plan, a Coin: The Classic Oregon Trail Commemorative...

By Blanchard & Company ......   For many, the Oregon Trail evokes thoughts of untouched terrain, the untamed wild, and new beginnings. The reality was much...

Christa McAuliffe Commemorative Coin Bill Passes Senate

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On Tuesday, July 9, the U.S. Senate passed a bill that would authorize the United States Mint to produce...

The Secondary Market for the 1994 World Cup Commemorative Coins

By CoinWeek Staff Reports ....   The final match of the 2019 FIFA Women's World's Cup took place in Lyon, France on Sunday, July 7, and...

General Lafayette on US Coins – The Hero of Two...

A national hero to not one but two countries Born in 1757, Gilbert Lafayette came from an ancient noble family in France. By his teen...

Special NGC Label and Designation for Apollo 11 Anniversary Week

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) is offering a special label and designation that is available exclusively for 2019 Apollo 11-themed coins received during the anniversary...

American Legion 100th Anniversary 2019 Proof Silver Dollar and Medal Set...

The United States Mint released the 2019 American Legion 100th Anniversary Proof Silver Dollar and American Veterans Silver Medal Set (product code 19CQ) on...

U.S. Mint Providing Replacement Sleeve for 2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary...

All Apollo 11 50th Anniversary 2019 Proof Half Dollar Sets were assembled with an error on the product sleeve. The back of the outside...

Columbian Exposition and Classic US Commemoratives: Paying 50 Cents for a...

By Blanchard & Company ......   What do the world's first Ferris wheel, a quarter that costs 50 cents and Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry...

Modern Coin News – U.S. Bill Proposes Women’s History Quarter Program

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On March 27, 2019, Representative Barbara Lee (D-CA13) introduced a bill to authorize the Treasury Department to strike a...

United States Mint Hosts Public Design Competition for Basketball Hall of...

The United States Mint invites artists from across the country to participate in the Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Design Competition. The application...

High-Grade Connecticut Tercentenary Commemorative Half Dollar Coin at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek .....   On Sunday, February 24 at 9:46 pm Eastern Time, bidding closed on a toned PCGS MS-67 1935 Connecticut Tercentenary Commemorative half dollar...

United States 1936 250th Anniversary of Albany Silver Half Dollar

Description: The Albany Half Dollar is one of 20 1936-dated commemorative silver coins issued by the United States Mint. The coin was authorized by Public...

United States Mint Rolls Out Commemorative Coins Honoring 1st Manned Lunar...

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Program on January 24 at noon EST. This unique...

Astronauts Memorial Foundation Honors the Past, Inspires the Future with PCGS...

The Astronauts Memorial Foundation (www.amfcse.org), a nonprofit organization that honors and memorializes those astronauts who have sacrificed their lives for the nation and the...

United States Mint Announces Historic Collaboration With Royal Australian Mint

The United States Mint has announced a collaborative project with the Royal Australian Mint. The two Mints will produce a commemorative coin set in...

Bush Presidential Dollar, First Spouse Gold Coins and More Coming in...

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   On Tuesday, December 11, United States Representative Bruce Poliquin (R-ME2) introduced a bill (H.R. 7257) to the House of Representatives...

United States Mint Holds 2019 Apollo 11 Moon Landing Commemorative Coin...

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   On Thursday, December 13, the United States Mint held a striking ceremony for the 2019 Apollo 11 Moon Landing 50th...

Classic Commemorative Coins Merge History, Design

By Connor Falk - Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC ......   The classic commemorative silver half dollar series represents a merger of historical events and people with...