Interesting Coins – A Love Token on Valentine’s Day

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

United States Mint to Release 1st of Four 2019 Presidential Silver...

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the Thomas Jefferson Presidential Silver Medal (product code S803) on January 25 at noon EST....

New Book on World War II Prisoner of War Money in...

Groundbreaking New Book on the Money Used by World War II Prisoners of War in the United States By Coin & Currency Institute ......   It is...

NGC Now Certifies and Encapsulates Cancelled Dies

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has announced a new certification and encapsulation service for coin, token and medal dies. As many numismatists know, dies are...

Archives International to Offer US, Chinese and World Banknotes, Scripophily at...

The auction will be held by Archives International Auctions in NYC and their offices in Fort Lee, N.J. Archives International Auction’s (AIA) December “50th Milestone...

New Book on So-Called Dollars From Pacific Coast Expositions Just Released

So-Called Dollar dealer Jeff Shevlin and William D. Hyder announced the release of their new book, So-Called Dollars from the Pacific Coast Expositions. It...

1892-3 Columbus So-Called Dollar/Award Medal and Obverse Die

1892-3 Columbus So-Called Dollar/Award Medal by Augustus Saint-Gaudens and Charles Barber Bronze, 38.1 mm, R.5. One of our favorite so-called dollars, the Saint-Gaudens/Barber HK-223. This is the...

U.S. Mint Reports 1st Day Sales of Washington-Adams Presidential Silver Medals

By CoinWeek News Staff .....   The United States Mint has announced first-day sales totals for Presidential Silver Medals struck to honor George Washington and...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coins, Aliens and UFOs

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .... On the wall of his office in the FBI building’s basement, Special Agent Fox Mulder of the TV series...

The Rise and Fall of the Franklin Mint

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek .... In 2016, the meteoric career of the Franklin Mint (FM) has ended in Never-Never-Land as a dusty footnote...

Museum Caliber Herzog Collection of U.S. Loan Certificates to be Auctioned...

It is not often that a museum caliber collection comes to auction that was formed over five decades by the founder of a museum....

World’s Fair of Money Commemorative Medal Redesign Represents Brotherly Love

A revised commemorative medal design for the Philadelphia World’s Fair of Money was unveiled Friday (June 8) by the American Numismatic Association (ANA). Designed...

Group of Rare Edward Sawyer’s Native American Portrait Galvanos Offered by...

Selection of 18 unique portraits Galvanos highlight June Long Beach Expo A rare group of artist Edward Warren Sawyer's Native American Portrait Galvanos, heralded as...

A Napoleonic Medal Collection Kept Together for Over 200 Years

"I am a true Roman Emperor; I am of the best race of Caesars - those who are founders." --Napoleon Bonaparte, 1812. The Charles J. Ricard...

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...

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...