1925 Stone Mountain Memorial Half Dollar

One of the more common U. S. commemorative coins, the Stone Mountain half dollar was a by-product of a much larger undertaking—the ...

The Secondary Market for the 1994 World Cup Commemorative Coins

By CoinWeek Staff Reports ....   The final match of the 2019 FIFA Women's World's Cup took place in Lyon, France on Sunday, July 7, and...

The Year That Was: Winners and Losers at the US Mint in 2019

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   The United States Mint had a busy year in 2019, which isn't surprising given the amazing pace at which...
2017 U.S. Proof Set

2017 United States Mint Proof Set Available March 29

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2017 United States Mint Proof Set (product code 17RG) on March 29 at noon...

Nancy Reagan Coin Marks End of First Spouse Program

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   With the death of Nancy Reagan on March 6, 2016, interest is mounting for the Nancy Reagan First Spouse...

ANA Debuts Classic Commemorative Coins Online Resource at Money.org

Commemorative coins are minted to memorialize specific people, places, and historical events, and are often prized by collectors for their unique and beautiful designs....

Saratoga National Historical Park Quarter Products Available Nov. 30

The United States Mint will accept orders for collectible bags and rolls of Saratoga National Historical Park quarters starting on November 30 at noon...

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

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

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...

U.S. Mint, National Park Service to Launch Ellis Island Quarter Aug. 30

WHAT: The public and the media are invited to the ceremony to mark the release of the Ellis Island quarter, the 39th coin in the...

2016 Ronald Reagan Presidential $1 Coin Products Avail. July 1

The United States Mint will open sales for collectible rolls, bags, and boxes with 2016 Ronald Reagan Presidential $1 Coins on July 1 at...

U. S. Mint Joins National Park Service on “Island of Hope” to Release Newest...

The United States Mint and the National Park Service (NPS) today launched the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program New Jersey quarter honoring Ellis Island,...

Jim Thorpe Dollar: 2018 Native American $1 Coin Products on Sale Feb. 15 From...

Sales will open for United States Mint product options featuring the 2018 Native American $1 Coin on February 15 at noon Eastern Time (ET). Since...
Five Modern $5 Gold Commemorative Coins Worth Collecting

Five Modern $5 Gold Commemorative Coins Worth Collecting

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   In 1982, the United States Mint commemorative coin program was revived after a long hiatus with the launch of the...
CoinWeek Weekly U.S. Mint Coin Sales Report

State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Coin Sales as of June 28, 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'...

Thanksgiving – A New Numismatic Tradition

If it’s not already a tradition, find a way to introduce numismatics this holiday season By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   As this article...
US Mint Accepting Orders for National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Feb. 24

US Mint Accepting Orders for National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Feb....

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2022 National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Program on February 24 at noon...

U.S. Mint Announces WWI Centennial 2018 Commemorative Coin Design Competition

A Call for Artists The United States Mint is pleased to announce a public competition to design the 2018 World War I American Veterans Centennial...

1915-S Panama-Pacific International Exposition Gold Dollar

The Panama Canal ranks among the greatest man-made marvels in the world—a 51-mile-long system of natural lakes, excavated channels and locks that...

State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Coin Sales as of February 22,...

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...

Budget Coin Collecting: Finding Great Value at Major Sales

Pedigreed rarities for a pittance: Newman IX claims $4.5 million By Jim Bisognani - NGC Contributor ........   A bit of déjà vu for MLB: For the...

1936 York County Tercentenary Half Dollar

Among the numerous complaints voiced over the proliferation of commemorative coins during the 1930s, one of the most frequent was that these...

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...

U.S. Mint Lowers Prices for Some 2016 Products

By CoinWeek News Staff....   Look at the pricing table below... notice a trend? On Wednesday, January 20, The United States Mint announced that it would be...

State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Coin Sales as of February 15,...

  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...

Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential $1 Coin Products On Sale August 18

The United States Mint will release collectible bags and rolls featuring Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential $1 Coins on August 18 at noon Eastern Daylight...
President John F. Kennedy and World War 2 commemorative coin programs were recently proposed by Congress

Modern US Coins – Congress Proposes John Kennedy, World War 2 Commemorative Programs

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   As a coin collector, one may almost be forgiven for believing that Congress was frittering away its time this past...

1925 Fort Vancouver Centennial Half Dollar

In 1778, when George Vancouver sailed under Captain Cook on his exploration of the Sandwich Islands, he was well into his career as...

African-Americans on US Coins: Circulating Coins (Part 3)

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   In the past two articles, Hubert and I have catalogued the history of African-American representation...

National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Act Passes House, Moves to Senate

By the Office of U.S. Representative Sean Patrick Maloney ......   On Thursday, September 19, United States Representative Sean Patrick Maloney’s (D-NY18) bipartisan bill, the National...