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...

Don Everhart: My Career in Coins, Part 2 – The United...

By Don Everhart - Former Sculptor-Engraver, United States Mint ..... Exclusive for CoinWeek   On January 4, 2004, after a 5 am wake up call, a hurried...

Still in Committee: Proposed Modern U.S. Commemorative Coin Programs Yet to...

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   The 115th Congress of the United States has been a memorable one. Beginning on January 3, 2017 under President Obama,...

U.S. Mint Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Quarter Launch Ceremony April 11

WHAT: The United States Mint and the National Park Service will launch the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coin honoring Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in...

Modern US Coins – New Bill Puts Notable Women on Quarter...

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   On March 15, U.S. Representatives Barbara Lee (D-CA13) and Bruce Poliquin (R-ME2) introduced H.R. 5308 - the Women’s History and...

A Look at Sales and Grades of 1st Quarter 2018 Major...

By CoinWeek Staff Reports ....   With the beginning of the second quarter of calendar year 2018 less than a week away (and Spring already here;...

Celebrating the American Legion—and America’s Veterans—With Coins

By Dennis Tucker - Member, CCAC and Publisher, Whitman Publishing ..... What comes to mind when you think of the American Legion? My thoughts go to...

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...

Celebration of Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin Launch at U.S. Capitol

Reps. Maloney & Sessions, Sen. Heitkamp, BCRF, U.S. Mint, and Breast Cancer Survivors Celebrate Launch of Program That Could Raise $8.5M for Research and...

CCAC Selects Designs for 2019 American Legion Commemorative Coins

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   On Tuesday, March 13, the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) held its second public meeting of 2018. The agenda included...

Maloney, BCRF, U.S. Mint and Breast Cancer Survivors to Celebrate Launch...

New Breast Cancer coins include first ever minted in “pink gold” by the United States Mint On Thursday, March 15, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), Breast...

PCGS Donates to Breast Cancer Research Foundation with “Submissions for a...

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) is making a donation on behalf of coin collectors and dealers to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF). PCGS...

NGC Introduces Special Holders to Support Breast Cancer Commemorative Coin Program

The coins include the first "pink gold" coins ever issued by the United States. Scroll below to learn how you can receive NGC's distinctive...

Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coins Next Big March Release from U.S....

By CoinWeek ....   The big release this month from the United States Mint is the 2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative program. Available for order starting...

U.S. Mint to Issue Commemorative Breast Cancer Awareness Coins March 15

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for product options in the 2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Coins Program beginning on March 15 at...