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.,...

Look Back: United States 2011 September 11 National Medal

Description: The 2011 September 11 National Medal honors the 10th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in New York City, Washington, D.C., and...

Modern US Coins – CCAC to Review 2019 ATB Quarter Designs,...

Pursuant to United States Code, Title 31, section 5135(b)(8)(C), the United States Mint announces the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) public meeting scheduled for...

Whitman Publishing Releases Overview of So-Called Dollars

The third edition of MEGA RED (the Deluxe Edition of the Guide Book of United States Coins) includes a 10-page full-color appendix on So-Called...

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...

Exonumia News – Orders & Medals Society of America 2017 Annual...

By Order and Medals Society of America ...... This year's annual convention of the Orders and Medals Society of America (OMSA) will be held in...

Northern Nevada Coin Hires Expert on So-Called Dollars

By Northern Nevada Coin ......   Northern Nevada Coin has hired Jeff Shevlin to manage their store in Reno, Nevada. NNC, owned by Allen Rowe has...

CoinWeek News Wire for June 30, 2017

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for June 30, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Making Cents of Currency’s Ancient Rise Objects that occurred rarely in nature and whose circulation...

US Paper Money & Scrip – Military Payment Certificates

MPCs are growing in popularity and can offer the new collector an easy and fun way to learn about numismatics US large & small size...

AIA U.S. & World Banknote, Scripophily Sale #42 Tomorrow, June 15

The auction will be held Thursday, June 15, 2017 by Archives International Auctions On behalf of the entire Archives International Auctions (AIA) team, I would...