The Highly Collectible & History Packed Gold Commemorative Coin Series

By Kathleen Duncan of Pinnacle Rarities ......   The Gold Classic Commemorative series is an easily obtainable collection, containing only 11 issues, not including the exceptionally...

Classic US Coins – Is the Vintage Commemorative Coin Market Sunk?

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #380 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Vintage silver commemorative...

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...

African-Americans on US Coins: Modern Commemoratives (Part 2)

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Link to Part One Twenty-eight years passed between the last Carver Washington half dollar and the George...

African-Americans on US Coins: Representation & Discovery (Part 1)

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   When we sit down to write, we have a few guiding principles. One of our basic...

Commemorative Stories: The 1892-93 Columbian Half Dollars

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...

The Crest of the Commemorative Coin Wave – 1936

By Dan Duncan - Pinnacle-Rarities.com ......   Historically, 1936 was not a great year for most Americans. The United States was deep into the Great Depression....

Coin Collecting Strategies – What Coin Series Have the Best Value Today?

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation…. Some of the best coin values today are in the overlooked issues such as gold commemoratives. Look for...

First Look: 2017 Lions Clubs International CCAC Design Candidates – Video: 9:05

CoinWeek breaks down more than thirty proposed designs for the 2017 Lions Clubs International commemorative silver dollar. In this exclusive video, you will get...

Spotlight on So-Called Dollars

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   What is a So-Called Dollar? It is said that New York coin dealer Thomas Elder first coined...

The Royal Mint commemorates the 100th Anniversary of the First World War with the...

The Royal Mint’s programme of commemoration marking the centenary of the First World War continues with a £2 coin that honours the Royal Navy....

National Park Service Centennial Commemorative Coins Set for 2016

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On December 19, President Obama signed into law the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015. Folded into...

The Royal Mint releases the Winston Churchill Memorial Two Coin Set

The Royal Mint has issued a two-coin set to mark the 50th anniversary of the death of Winston Churchill, one of history’s great figures....

Stack’s to Offer the Stephen Winthrop Collection of U.S. Type Coins and Commemoratives

Stack's Bowers Galleries Presents The Stephen Winthrop Collection of United States Type Coins and Commemoratives. Collection will be featured in The Americana and Rarities...

Whitman Baltimore Winter Expo 2014 Coin Show Report: Part 1

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek... The first day of the Whitman Baltimore Winter Expo, which runs from October 30 to November 2, kicked off quietly...

First Read: Howland Wood’s The Commemorative Coinage of the United States

First Read, a CoinWeek continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature… Essay by David Provost for CoinWeek.... Numismatic Notes & Monographs,...

The Coin Analyst: Kennedy Half Dollar 50th Anniversary Silver Set Mintage Limited to 300,000

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek... For collectors of modern U.S. coins this has been an exciting year that has been dominated by the release of...

The Austrian Mint’s Die Fledermaus: The Bat and the Ball

On December 3, 2014, the Austrian Mint will issue a 5 euros silver coin celebrating the renowned Johann Strauss operetta celebrating a bat at...

NGC Grades Special Release 2015 U.S. Marshals Service Commemorative Coins

NGC offers collectors a first look at three of 2015's U.S. Commemorative coins... Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has graded two sets of 2015 US Marshals...
Coins from Tuvalu and the Perth Mint

Tuvalu and the Perth Mint: World Coins From an Island Nation

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale .....   At first glance, it seems strange that a country like Tuvalu issues world-class commemorative and bullion coins....

First Read: FAO Coins International Catalog (English Edition 2013)

First Read, a CoinWeek continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature... Review by Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek... ...

Equatorial Guinea Gold Coin Honors Fernão do Pó

It’s a truly memorable event for collectors of African coins: after a long period of dis-continuation, the West African Republic of Equatorial Guinea is...

Fall of the Berlin Wall Silver Coin Issued by the Republic of Palau

The Fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 marked the beginning of the German Reunification. The decisive factor enabling the reunification was the support...

All Star Line Up For Autographed PCGS Baseball HOF Coin Inserts

As the race to the playoffs and World Series attracts attention, many baseball fans are also excited about an increasingly popular way to collect...

Central Bank of Ireland Issues Commemorative Coin in Honor of Submarine Inventor John Philip...

The Central Bank of Ireland will launch today (1 September 2014) a €15 limited edition Silver Proof collector coin to commemorate John Philip Holland...

Australian Premier Unveils Perth Mint’s ANZAC Spirit Coin Series

ANZAC Spirit Coin Series Released by Perth Mint... The Premier of Western Australia, the Honourable Colin Barnett MLA visited the Western Australian War Memorial today to...

Important New Norse-American Copper Die Trial Recently Discovered

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – www.MFrarecoins.com A new example of a very rare copper die trial of the Norse-American commemorative struck at the U.S....

The Coin Analyst: Modern World Coin Round-Up for August

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek.... It’s been a busy summer for modern coin releases from major world mints, and the fall will bring even more...

If you Plan to Buy a Gold Kennedy Coin at the World’s Fair of...

The American Numismatic Association today announces the following public-safety procedures for collectors who wish to buy a Gold Kennedy Coin at the Chicago World's...

U.S. Marshals Commemorative Coin Program Unveiling (Photo Gallery)

The United States Mint has provided CoinWeek with the  following images taken Wednesday, July 23rd at the unveiling of the U.S. Marshals Commemorative Coin Program....