Excerpts from the E-Sylum: The History of Food Stamp Tokens –...

By Wayne Homren for The E-Sylum eNewsletter.... Each week, CoinWeek, in collaboration with the Numismatic Bibliomania Society, brings you a highlighted feature from the current...

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...

Bid on US Coin Treasures in Long Beach Heritage Auction

The June 6-9 Long Beach Signature Auction is open for bidding now! Continuing our long association with the Long Beach Coin and Collectibles Expo,...

CoinWeek IQ: Three Things You Should Know Before You Start to...

Medals are a vital area of numismatics, but their complexity and scope can seem intimidating for collectors looking to branch out away from coins....

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...

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...

The Coin Analyst: The First Spouse Gold Series (2007-2016) – A...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek....   The $10 First Spouse half-ounce gold coin series, which debuted in 2007 and ends this year, is a topic I...

Extremely Rare 1920 Wilson Dollar in Gold to be Offered at...

On July 21, Austin Auction Gallery will offer one of the finest-known examples of one of the rarest gold medals ever struck by the...

The Strange Story of Hard Time Tokens

By Blanchard & Company ......   If you look at a coin from the United States you expect to find a phrase like “E Pluribus Unum”....

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...

Mint State 1902 Five Pound Gold Among New Coin Highlights at...

By Atlas Numismatics ......   Atlas Numismatics will be attending the Central States Numismatic Society’s 80th Anniversary Convention from April 24 through 27, 2019. If you...

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...

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...

Stack’s Bowers to Present Q. David Bowers Reference Collection of Encased...

One of the most interesting collections to cross the block this August at the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) World’s Fair of Money is the...

American Liberty 2016 Silver Medal Soars in Secondary Market

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   The 2016 American Liberty Silver Medal is among the hottest products on the numismatic block today. After selling out...

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...

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...

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...

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...

A Nigerian General’s Dream… A Cautionary Tale of Historical Bond Fraud

by Joshua T. Herbstman for CoinWeek.... At some time or another, we have all gotten an email that resembles the following: Dear Sir, During the regime of...

Video: Don Kagin Discusses His Latest Cool NEWP… a War of...

  In February, Stack's Bowers offered the fourth in a series of four auctions of paper money and related items from the historic collection of...

Bernard von NotHaus “Trump Dollar” Coin Production Halted + CoinWeek Exclusive...

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   Following the historic election of Donald J. Trump as the 45th president of the United States, would you...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Bonhams Offers Nobel Prize Medal at Pasadena Sale

Nobel medal, struck in 18 carat gold and plated in 24 carat gold, approx. 175g, 66 mm in diameter Bonhams announces the sale of the...

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....

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...

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.,...