CoinWeek Podcast #136: Coins to Conserve a Monument

 CoinWeek Podcast #136: Coins to Conserve a Monument Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek...

National Commemorative Medals of the United States Mint

By BJ Searls for PCGS ......   Over the last several years, PCGS has been grading more and more tokens and medals and interest in these...

Abraham Lincoln: A Numismatic Legacy Considered

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for PCGS ......     Prelude to War On January 12, 1848, a 39-year-old Whig congressman from Illinois named Abraham Lincoln took...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1915-S Panama-Pacific Half Dollar

Tool marks, soft design details and dull surfaces help NGC graders identify a counterfeit coins, in this case a 1915-S Panama-Pacific Half Dollar.   By Max Spiegel,...

New Plan for 2021-Dated Morgan and Peace Silver Dollars

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Last year the 1921 Silver Dollar Commemorative Coin Act, which proposed issuing 2021-dated Morgan silver dollars and Peace dollars, was...

National World War II Memorial Commemorative Coin Legislation Introduced

On Monday, June 8, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) announced that she and Congressman Peter King (R-NY) will jointly introduce the National World War II...

The Most Important Coin Program of Our Lifetime: 50 State Quarters

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for PCGS ......     While the pomp and circumstance surrounding the launch of the 50 State Quarters program is over...

2020 Basketball Coin Labels From PCGS, Exclusive Partner With Naismith Memorial...

As the world of professional sports begins emerging from hibernation in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) is laying...

The 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Program – A...

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Mark your calendars for June 4! That's when the United States Mint will launch the highly anticipated 2020 Basketball Hall of...

United States Mint to Open Sales for 2020 Basketball Hall of...

Products in the United States Mint 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Program will go on sale June 4 at noon Eastern Daylight...

Classic Commemorative Month-Long Heritage Auction Open for Bidding

Now open for bidding is our auction specializing in Classic Commemorative US coins, available exclusively at coins.HA.com. This month-long auction focuses exclusively on US...

United States Mint Announces Design for 2020 Women’s Suffrage Centennial Silver...

On Tuesday, April 21, the United States Mint officially announced the design for the 2020 Women’s Suffrage Centennial Silver Dollar, celebrating the milestone 100th...

Limited Edition Apollo 13 Coins With Astronaut Autograph

A very limited number of 2019 Apollo gold, silver, and clad commemorative coins have been graded and encapsulated by Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS)...

Latest So-Called Dollar Fixed Price List From Jeff Shevlin Now Available

Latest So-Called Dollar Fixed Price List from Jeff Shevlin - So-CalledDollar.com ......   The latest fixed price list of So-Called Dollars is currently available from Jeff...

Think Commems Are for Suckers? Seven You Should Own Even if...

Think commemorative coins are for suckers? In many cases, you may be right. But there are great coins from the long-slighted series that should be in...

Streaming News: Conan the Special Ops Military Dog (and Other Proposed...

  Forthcoming Commemorative Coin Programs: UPDATE, 3/26/2020: Due to the impact of COVID-19, the United States Mint has taken almost all of its 2020 product line...

New Sale Date for 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coins

Introductory and Regular Pricing Also Announced   Due to the cancellation of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) basketball championship games, the Basketball Hall of Fame...

A Coin Analyst Exclusive: Morgan and Peace Silver Dollars Proposed as...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   On March 11, U.S. Representative Garland "Andy" Barr (R-KY6) introduced H.R. 6192 – a bill which proposes the issuance...

Exclusive PCGS Autographed Basketball Hall of Fame Coin COAs at Final...

Attendees can have COAs signed April 4 in Atlanta by the United States Mint Director, the coins’ designers, and NBA Hall of Famers   Sports enthusiasts...

NGC Announces All-Star Lineup for 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative...

On April 4, the wait is over for the highly anticipated United States Mint Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coins. Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®)...

Price Records Emerge for Finest CAC Commemorative Half Dollars

By Mark Ferguson - Publisher, CAC Market Values .....   While prices for many classic commemorative half dollars are at historic lows, some high-end commems are...

The 1920 Pilgrim Commemorative Half Dollar Turns 100

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   The year 2020 represents a very special duo of commemoratives for numismatists who appreciate Colonial history. Among America’s earliest...

Heritage Monthly Internet Auction Features Classic US Commemorative Coins

The newest Monthly Internet Auction of US Coins from Heritage features selections of classic (1892-1954) silver and gold commemorative coins. Open for bidding now,...

President Trump Signs National Law Enforcement Museum Commemorative Coin Act

Proceeds from the sale of the commemorative coin will help endow programs and exhibits at the Museum without the use of taxpayer money   By National...

The Year That Was: Winners and Losers at the US Mint...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   The United States Mint had a busy year in 2019, which isn't surprising given the amazing pace at which...

Maine Centennial Half Dollar Turns 100 in 2020

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   The year 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the Maine Centennial Commemorative half dollar, a coin that was issued...

US Gold Coins of the 2010s: A Golden Decade For Collectors?

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   As 2019 winds down, so, too, does the decade of the 2010s. It was a colorful period for the...

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...