Commemorative Stories: The 1983-84 LA Olympics Coins – Part III

By David Provost for CoinWeek .....   Author’s Note: My intention for this series of “stories” is to present lesser-known information about the US commemorative coins series derived...

Texas Western College Basketball Championship 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act Introduced

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On Thursday, June 25, U.S. Representative Beto O’Rourke (D-TX16) introduced a bill (H.R. 2906) to honor the 50th anniversary...
Final Coin in America the Beautiful Quarters Program Available Feb. 8

US Mint to Release Final America the Beautiful Circulating Quarter Jan. 4

The United States Mint will release the 2021 America the Beautiful Quarter honoring the Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site on January 4, 2021. This...

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

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...

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

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...

Modern US Coins – U.S. Mint Launches 41st America the Beautiful Quarter

First quarter dollar of 2018 honors Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore The United States Mint joined the National Park Service (NPS) today to celebrate the release...

Modern US Coins – 100th Anniversary National Park Service Commemoratives Avail. March 24

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2016 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service Commemorative Coins March 24 at noon Eastern...

Gerald Ford Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set Avail. April 8

The 2016 Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal SetTM - Gerald Ford (product code 16PE) will be available for purchase starting April 8...
State of the Mint - U.S. Mint Coin Sales as of October 25, 2015

State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Coin Sales as of Feb. 7, 2016

By CoinWeek News Staff....   Current coin sales figures* from the U.S. Mint. Products listed are currently available for purchase. Items labeled 'Out of Stock' or 'Sold Out'...

1927 Vermont/Battle of Bennington Sesquicentennial Half Dollar

To tourists, the state of Vermont is known primarily for its rich maple syrup and great wintertime skiing. To urban Northeasterners it 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...

Modern US Coins – Congress Proposes 400th Anniversary Mayflower Commemoratives

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On December 4, 2017, Junior Senator Edward "Ed" Markey (D-MA) introduced a bill (S. 2189) that authorizes the production...

2016 Fort Moultrie ATB 5 Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin Avail. Dec. 8

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2016 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin-Fort Moultrie (Fort Sumter National Monument) (product...

Watch the making of New Zealand’s first ever circulating colored coin

By the Reserve Bank of New Zealand.... A colored legal tender 50-cent coin will be on sale to the public starting next month to commemorate...

Eisenhower Coin & Chronicles Set Available Today – Update ….SOLD OUT

2015 Coin & Chronicles Set - Dwight D. Eisenhower By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Sales for the 2015 Dwight D. Eisenhower Coin and Chronicles Set...

U.S. Mint Wins Krause Best Circulating, Most inspirational Coin Awards at Berlin World Money...

Two United States Mint coins recognized for design and artistic vision The United States recently earned top honors in two coin design categories at the...

The Little Rock Nine and the 2007 Desegregation Commemorative Dollar

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   One of the defining moments of the Civil Rights Era in the mid-20th century United States occurred when Central...

U.S. Mint Launches Public Design Competition for Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin

Winning artist to depict fight against breast cancer on America’s first “pink gold” coins The United States Mint is pleased to announce a call for...

2015 Presidential $1 4-Coin Set Available Today

By CoinWeek News Staff....   Sales for the United States Mint 2015 Philadelphia (P) and Denver (D) Presidential $1 Four-Coin Sets opened today, October 22, at...

1926-39 Oregon Trail Memorial Half Dollar

For at least a decade before the California gold rush of 1849, there was a growing migration of settlers to the West. Most...

Austrian Mint Announces First New Coin Issue of 2012

December 14, 2011 – The Austrian Mint will issue the first coin of 2012 today. The coin celebrates 200 years of the “Society...
State of the Mint - U.S. Mint Coin Sales as of December 20, 2015

State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Coin Sales as of December 20, 2015

By CoinWeek News Staff....   Current coin sales figures* from the U.S. Mint. Products listed are currently available for purchase. Items labeled 'Out of Stock' or 'Sold Out'...

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,...

An Interview with Anthony Swiatek

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   If a professional numismatist is known as "Mr. Commem", then it's obvious that he would carry a large selection...

U.S. Mint Opens Sales for 2016 Ronald Reagan $1 Coin Cover Aug. 18

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2016 Ronald Reagan $1 Coin Cover (product code 16FC) on August 18 at noon...

Why Collect Commemoratives? A Better Question Might Be “Why Not?”

By Ron Drzewucki - www.moderncoinwholesale.com .....   If you collect modern U. S. coins, then you collect commemoratives. Today, practically every coin the United States Mint produces...

Saratoga Quarter Rolls, Bags, 5 oz. Silver Bullion Coin Now Available

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   As of Monday, November 30, rolls and bags for the 2015 America the Beautiful Saratoga National Historical Park quarter...

2016 United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set Avail. May 18

The 2016 United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set (product code 16RJ) will be available for purchase starting on May 18 at noon Eastern Time...
Breast Cancer Awareness Pink Gold Commemorative Coin

Breast Cancer Research Foundation, Congresswoman Maloney Unveil Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coin

Coins will be available for sale in early 2018 with proceeds supporting breast cancer research By Breast Cancer Research Foundation ......   On October 22, during Breast...

1936 Bridgeport Centennial Half Dollar

More than one writer has noted the appropriateness of depicting showman P. T. Barnum on a commemorative half dollar. The saying “There’s ...