Media Makes Big Deal out of North Korea Summit Challenge Coin

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   On Monday, May 21, news media outlets in the United States noticed a curious knickknack available at the White House...

Medalcraft Mint Acquires Medallic Art Company

By Medalcraft Mint ......   Medalcraft Mint, a designer and producer of custom medallions, challenge coins and other awards, has expanded its customer base with the...

Olympic Medals for 2020 Tokyo Games May Rely on Recycled Precious...

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   The committee tasked with preparing Tokyo for the 2020 Olympics is exploring a frugal plan for producing the bronze,...

Las Vegas Club 55th Coin Show to Host 200 Dealers, $1.7...

By CK Shows ......   Show Runs from May 17 to May 19. Rare coins, educational seminars, and loads of coins await visitors. Over 55 years ago,...

Numismatic Memorabilia From the American Space Race to Sell This Week...

By CoinWeek .....   When astronaut and Apollo 11 Mission Commander Neil Armstrong stepped on the lunar surface at 10:56 Eastern Time on July 21, 1969,...

Chinese, US & World Banknotes, Coins & Scripophily at Archives International...

By Archives International Auctions ...... Archives International Auctions is holding a public auction of U.S., Chinese & World banknotes, scripophily and coins on Wednesday, May...

U.S. Coins Realize Over $14.2 Million in Stack’s Bowers Galleries March...

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the March 2018 Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo was one of the most dynamic and impressive Baltimore...

CoinWeek News Wire for March 26, 2018 – Woman, Bitcoin and...

Coinweek News Wire for March 26, 2018 ....   News Wire Current Events 1.) Lawmakers Push to Put Women on Quarters In a program that would mimic the ongoing commemorative...

Latest Entry in BEP’s Intaglio Print Collection Commemorates World War I...

By Bureau of Engraving and Printing ......   The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) is pleased to introduce, “Homefront”, one of three cards in the...

Bill Proposes Rosie the Riveter Congressional Gold Medal

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   On February 2, California Representative Jackie Speier (D-CA14) introduced the Rosie the Riveter Congressional Gold Medal Act to Congress. The...

Interesting Coins – Love Tokens

On this Valentine's Day, we figure we'd add in a numismatic twist. Love tokens are generally defined as coins where one side (or sometimes...

Collecting takes on many forms and objects – Collecting Love Tokens

Richard Burdick, Member, Love Token Society Interviewer: David Lisot..........   A romantic aspect of coin collecting includes the love token. Love tokens are coins that have been...

CoinWeek: Cool Coins! 2018 Episode 1: Amazing Mint Errors, Shipwreck Gold...

 CoinWeek Cool Coins! returns with this first episode for 2018.We are excited to share with you a new crop of cool stories about some...

The Worth of an Olympic Gold Medal: Dillon Gage

Dillon Gage Metals, one of the world’s largest precious metals wholesale firms, is educating the public about the Olympic medals slated to be awarded...

CoinWeek News Wire for January 26, 2018: Buy the Book Before...

By Coinweek Coin News Wire ....   Coin News Wire for January 26, 2018 Brain Food 1.) This is the reason why only dead people can be featured on...

Civil War Bonds: Funding the Virginia Home Front

By R. Neil Hening and Robert W. Tharpe ..... Most of us are familiar with bonds issued by the Confederate government that were used to...

BEP Commemorates America’s Involvement in World War I with Intaglio Print...

By Bureau of Engraving and Printing ......   The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) is pleased to introduce the newest addition to the Intaglio Print...

Dealers From Around the World at 17th Annual International Stock, Bond...

By Scripophily.com ...... The 17th Annual International Stock and Bond Show in Herndon, Virginia will have thousands of historical and artistic stock and bond certificates,...

Newly Announced US Mint Silver Medal Program Is Just Bullion

By Donald Scarinci - CCAC Member, donaldscarinci.com ......   Last week, after years of prodding by members of the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) and the...

Exploring Tokens & Medals Through the Eyes of a Longtime Coin...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   I’ve been rediscovering the joys of tokens & medals lately. I say “rediscovering” because I've actually been accumulating them--along...

CoinWeek News Wire for January 19, 2018: HODL or Buy Gold?...

By Coinweek Coin News Wire ....   Coin News Wire for January 19, 2018 Brain Food 1.) Who Really Designed the American Dime? ...t takes a keen eye to see...

Bob Dole Receives Congressional Gold Medal

Former U.S. Senator Robert Joseph "Bob" Dole received a Congressional Gold Medal on January 17 during a ceremony in the Rotunda of the U.S....

The 1901 Pan-American Exposition in the “Rainbow City”

1901 Pan-American Exposition and The “Rainbow City" — the assassination that took place there & new coins and medals By 1900, the United States had...

The Victor Sine Clade George Washington Funeral Medal: NGC

This premiere medal was made to be worn at a memorial procession for George Washington On December 14, 1799, George Washington passed away at Mount...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 1, 2017: Take a Knee, Not...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 1, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Vasilopita – An Important Greek Celebration for New Year Vasilopita literally means St. Basil’s Cake,...

NGC Certifies First Silver Bombardment of Fort Sumter Medal

NGC has identified a new silver variety of the Fort Sumter Medal as HK-11f A new metal type for the renowned “Bombardment of Fort Sumter...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 10, 2017: Billionaires and Bitcoin

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 10, 2017 - Additional numismatic news that may not be major headlines but are interesting nonetheless. Brain Food 1.)...

Libertas Americana Medals from Cardinal Collection Educational Foundation

By Stacks Bowers ......   Following the decisive victories at Saratoga and Yorktown, Benjamin Franklin wrote to the United States Secretary of Foreign Affairs Robert Livingston: "This...

CoinWeek News Wire for October 20, 2017: Debtor Nation, CryptoRubles, The...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for October 20, 2017:  Brain Food 1.) ‘Like stars in a complex constellation, these objects convey the sweep of Jewish history’ This...

Spink: Medals from the Life and Career of Sir Christopher Lee

Spink is honored to have been instructed to offer approximately 50 medals and awards presented and bestowed to the late Sir Christopher Lee, C.B.E.,...