The Coin Analyst: Lackluster Girl Scouts Coin Demand Shows Need to Reform U.S. Commemorative...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… On January 2 U.S. Mint official Tom Jurkowsky, who is director of the Office of Corporate Communications, told numismatic...

Commemorative Coins: Cassie McFarland’s Glove Design a Perfect Fit

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ...........   There’s something about an old ball glove. That’s the sentiment behind San Luis Obispo, California-based artist Cassie...

Canadian Mint Unveils Coins Fit for the Ultimate Superhero: SUPERMAN ™

By The Royal Canadian Mint .......... Superman™ Commemorative Coins In the heart of the city that inspired Metropolis, the famous backdrop against which the story of...

Stack’s Bowers Offers Gold Coin Collection that Embodies 700 years of British History

One of the most impressive and historical collections of British gold coinage auctioned in the United States will fall under the gavel at Stack’s...

Ten Most Significant U.S. Commemorative Coins

By Thomas K. DeLorey – Copyright – Reprinted with Permission from Harlan J Berk ......   When asked to write an article on the 10 most...

Numismatic Housekeeping: Summer Edition

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Now that the Fourth of July is just around the corner, it’s time for another round...

The Coin Analyst: White Mountain Five-Ounce Silver Numismatic Coin Available May 16, as America...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ....   After a three-month delay while the Mint determined mintage levels for the coins, the first 2013 five-ounce silver America the Beautiful coin for...

Our Best Sides: Taking a Look at 30 Years of Modern Commemoratives

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker It’s hard to believe that the modern commemorative program is over 30 years old now. In some ways, it’s...

Numismatic Housekeeping: Winter Edition

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   The end of the Mayan Long Count is upon us. So you know what that means... Time...
The Commemorative Coins of the 112th Congress

The Commemorative Coins of the 112th Congress

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   With so many important issues facing the country, it’s almost a tad impolitic to analyze and discuss...

Numismatic Housekeeping

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   From time to time, we find ourselves revisiting articles we’ve published to add in that one...

Royal Canadian Mint Wishes Canada’s Athletes Luck With the 2012 Lucky Looney Circulation Coin

Calgary, Alberta – July 19, 2012 - The Royal Canadian Mint is proud to issue Canada’s  latest commemorative circulation coin, the 2012 Lucky Loonie....

The Coin Analyst: Titanic Centennial Coins Popular with Collectors

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek April 15th marks the 100th anniversary of one of the world’s greatest maritime disasters, the sinking off the coast of Canada...

The Coin Analyst: ANA’s Rod Gillis Asks Members to Support World War I Veterans...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek The U.S. Mint has issued many commemorative coins over the year that have military themes on them. In the past year,...

Coin Investors: Take Advantage of a Much Overlooked Market Segment!

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com Coin Investors:  Do you want to buy when coin prices are already going up…or do you want to...

The Coin Analyst: The Modern Commemorative Coin Program and the Launch of Infantry Soldier...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Critics often assert that too many modern U.S. commemorative coins have been issued, and that the program has been abused...

The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint Announces Some Major Changes to the America the Beautiful...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ....   The America the Beautiful Quarters five-ounce silver bullion and numismatic program has faced problems since before the first coins...
Early US Commemorative Coins

Their Market is Dead: “Early” Commemorative Silver Half Dollars Can Now Be Bought For...

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFrarecoins.com In my last column I wrote about “early” United States Mint commemorative coins struck between 1892 and...

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...

The Coin Analyst: Time to Cool the Rhetoric on the Mint’s Handling of Anniversary...

Commentary By Louis Golino for CoinWeek In a recent online comment Numismatic News editor David Harper suggested that it was time to “dial down the...

U.S. Mint “Early” Commemorative Legal Tender Coins Offer Eye-Catching Investment Potential

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com Virtually all collectors of rare coins want to ultimately profit from their investment in their collections. Many...

Foundation Praises 11th Hour Medal of Honor Coins Purchase

(Mount Pleasant, South Carolina) -- With the United States Mint's mid- December sales cutoff deadline approaching, the President of the Congressional Medal of Honor...

The Chinese Coin Collection of Dr John Snell

Paul Fraser Collectibles Lost for three quarters of a century, John Snell's Chinese coin collection is has now re-surfaced John Abner Snell was born in Knife...

Canada’s Nature, Culture and History Boldly Displayed on Royal Canadian Mint’s Newest Collector Coins

New gold and silver coins echo Boreal Forest, Wood Bison, Orca and Peregrine Falcon commemorative circulation coin program unveiled in October 2011; other collectibles...

The Coin Analyst: Grading Service Guidelines and Clarification on Bullion Coin in 25th Anniversary...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   Since my last column on the 25th anniversary silver eagle sets was published, there have been a couple more...

The Royal Canadian Mint is hosting Online Coin Exchanges

Canadian Mint Did you know that the Royal Canadian Mint’s high-tech plant in Winnipeg produces over 1 billion circulation coins every year? That’s like 20...

The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint Lowers Prices on Some Silver Coins for First Time

by Louis Golino for Coin Week Perhaps it just comes with the territory when you are the world’s largest coin dealer, but the U.S. Mint...

Two Kinds of Royalty Shine in Royal Canadian Mint’s Newest Line of Collector Coins

Among many captivating themes and designs, new gold and silver coins celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, and the legacy...

The Perth Mint – New Product Releases for October 2011

October is proving to be another exciting month at The Perth Mint, with an immense range of highly anticipated new product releases. The Perth Mint...

Austrian Mint Announces Final “Legends of Austria” Commemorative Coin

13 October Vienna – The sixth and final coin of the popular “Legends of Austria” silver series will be issued today. The final Legend...