Top Pop Toned 1936 Columbia Sesquicentennial Half Dollar at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek ....   On Sunday, October 25, bidding ends at GreatCollections.com for this toned classic commemorative 1936 Columbia, South Carolina Sesquicentennial Half Dollar, graded MS-68+...

Christopher Columbus: His Decline in Numismatics and the Nation’s Collective Memory

By Heinz Tschachler .....   When in the early 1990s the United States was getting ready to commemorate the quincentennial of Christopher Columbus first landing on...

The 1936 Delaware Tercentenary Commemorative Half Dollar

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   When it comes to commemorative coins, 1936 was one of the busiest years in United States Mint history. Some...

PCGS to Grade Historic Colorized United States Mint Coins

2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Coins will be a first for the Mint   Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) will grade and have special insert labels...

US Mint Opens Sales of Colorized Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative...

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for colorized Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coins on August 28 at noon EDT. The colorization...

CCAC to Review Designs for Hidden Figures Congressional Gold Medals, Among...

The United States Mint announces that the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a telephonic public meeting September 22 and 23, 2020. The...

An American First – NGC Celebrates the 2020 Colorized Basketball...

On August 28, the first colorized coins ever produced by the United States Mint are being released: a Basketball Hall of Fame 2020-S Colorized Half...

Coin Designer Justin Kunz Signs Exclusive Basketball Hall of Fame PCGS...

Celebrated United States Mint designer hand-signing PCGS labels paired with Basketball Hall of Fame coins   United States coin designer Justin Kunz is autographing Professional Coin...

Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commemorative Silver Dollar on Sale August 18

The United States Mint will accept orders for 2020 Women’s Suffrage Centennial Silver Dollar products beginning at noon EDT on August 18, the 100th...

Classic Commemorative Coins: Possibly Unique Matte Proof 1937 Boone Half Dollar

The Heritage August 3 - 9 US Coins Signature Auction features a Matte Proof 1937 Boone half dollar. This Philadelphia commemorative half dollar derives from...

Collectors Polarized by US Mint’s Colorized Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative...

By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   With the release of the United States Mint’s first colorized coins imminent, the debate over the merits of colorized...

U.S. Mint Announces Price of Women’s Suffrage, Colorized Basketball Coins

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   The United States Mint has announced its introductory and regular pricing for its three 2020 Women’s Suffrage Centennial commemorative...

The 2014 Civil Rights Act of 1964 Commemorative Silver Dollar

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   One of the most significant pieces of socioeconomic legislation ever passed in the United States was the Civil Rights...

Spectacular Gem 1915-S Pan-Pac Round $50 in Stack’s Bowers August Auction

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   At the time of issue in 1915, the round version of the Panama-Pacific Exposition $50 did...

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...

CCAC to Review Designs for New Gold & Silver Eagle Reverses,...

U.S. Mint also accepting applications for CCAC membership   The United States Mint announces that the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a telephonic public...

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...