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 CoinWeek News Staff ....   On March 27, 2019, Representative Barbara Lee (D-CA13) introduced a bill to authorize the Treasury Department to strike a new...

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...

Coin Profile – 1892-1893 Columbian Exposition Half Dollar

As the first commemorative Half Dollar struck, the Columbian Exposition Half Dollar holds a special place in the long and historic commemorative series. From...

Why the Booker T. Washington and Carver Washington Commemorative Half Dollars...

Commemorative Coins by Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale ..... I’ve written about commemorative coins before. I wrote about what they are, and why we collect...

The $1,000 Kennedy Half Dollar Roll Search

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ...... For the past seven years, I had longed for the opportunity to pore through a bank box of half...

The Fitzcarraldo of Kweichow, Warloard Zhou Xicheng and the 1928 Chinese “Auto...

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale ....   It’s said that every coin tells a story. Boy, do I have one straight out of Mysteries...

Paul Laurence Dunbar Commemorative Coin Legislation Introduced

By CoinWeek News Staff .... On June 25, Representative Eleanor Norton (D-DC) introduced to Congress a bill to Congress authorizing the United States Mint to produce commemorative...

Carson City Mint Commemorative Coin Program Legislation Introduced

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   Carson City Mint 150th Anniversary On June 26, 2018, U.S. Representative Mark Amodei (R-NV2) introduced a bill to Congress authorizing the...

The Once and Future King: A (Brief) History of Gold Coins...

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale ....   Long appreciated for its beauty, rarity and practicality, gold is the ultimate coining material. It’s true that...

PCGS All-Time Finest U.S. Commemorative Exhibit at ANA World’s Fair of...

1920 Pilgrim 50c PCGS MS68 - This 1920 Pilgrim half dollar, PCGS Gold Shield MS68, is one of the many highlights of the J&L commemorative...

The Rise and Fall of the Columbian Half Dollar: A Commemorative...

By Q. David Bowers - Co-founder, Stack's Bowers ......   In the latest (2019 cover date) issue of A Guide Book of United States Coins, the...

Modern US Coins – American Innovation $1 Coin Act Passes Senate

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   On Wednesday, June 20, the United States Senate passed H.R. 770, the American Innovation $1 Coin Act, with some revisions....

CCAC Chooses America the Beautiful Quarters Designs for 2020-21

By CoinWeek News Staff .....   The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) held its most recent meeting at United States Mint headquarters last week to discuss...

Counterfeit Detection – 1937 Texas Half Dollar Commemorative Coin

Counterfeit Detection - Besides the metal content, there are a lot of other problems with this classic commemorative By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   A classic silver...

United States Mint Voyageurs National Park Quarter Launch Ceremony June 14

WHAT: The United States Mint and the National Park Service will hold a launch ceremony for the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coin honoring Voyageurs...

Modern US Coins – CCAC to Discuss 2020 & 2021 America...

The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a public meeting at 9:30 a.m. (ET) on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at United States Mint...

CoinWeek Podcast #98: Our Coin Design Process Is Broken – With...

 CoinWeek Podcast #98: Our Coin Design Process is Broken - with Gary Marks Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or...

ANA Money Museum Adds Exciting Donation to Collection

Tales From the Vault - The Sacagawea Dollar The Edward C. Rochette Money Museum received an exciting donation in late 2017: items related to the...

What Is a 1999 Delaware State Quarter Worth?

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Hard to believe but it’s been almost 20 years since the United States Mint inaugurated its...

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...

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...