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...

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...

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...

CoinWeek News Wire for January 12, 2018: Of Shipwrecks and Surpluses…

By Coinweek Coin News Wire ....   Coin News Wire for January 12, 2018 Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency 1.) Breaking Bitcoin With a Quantum Computer “The second someone creates a viable...

U.S. Mint to Offer 2018 World War I Silver Dollar &...

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2018 World War I Centennial Silver Dollar and the World War I Centennial Silver Dollar...

Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists PAN eNews for December 2017

By Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists (PAN) ......   Season's Greetings All of us at PAN wish you a Merry Christmas and a great dose of Holiday Cheer...

Unlocking Numismatic History on the Internet

By Q. David Bowers - Co-founder, Stack's Bowers ......   Civil War tokens have been one of my great pleasures in numismatics. I first discovered them...

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...

U.S. Mint Announces Pricing for 2018 WWI Centennial Silver Dollar Products

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   The United States Mint announced its pricing Monday for the 2018 World War I Centennial Commemorative Silver Dollar and the...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 8, 2017: Money Will Burn, the...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 8, 2017 Current Events 1.) BEP Damaged Currency Redemption With the wildfires raging in California, it's important to remember that...

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...

November Brings Exceptional World Coins, Medals from Atlas Numismatics

Exceptional World Coins, Medals By Atlas Numismatics ......   Atlas Numismatics will be attending The 63rd Annual F.U.N. Convention from January 4 through 7, 2018, and The...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 17, 2017: Fountains of Ruin, Blockchain...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 17, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Boise’s Assay Office played an important role for the whole nation Between 1861 and 1866,...

Collecting Ideas: Medals Make a Comeback

Modern or vintage, there are plenty of options for collectors By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The United States Mint recently conducted its...

Some Comments on Civil War Tokens & an Appreciation of George...

By Q. David Bowers - Stack's Bowers ......   Over a long period of years, ever since I discovered the world's greatest hobby in 1952 at...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 3, 2017: Bitcoin Bound and the...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 3, 2017:  Brain Food 1.) The Ideal Auction Preston McAfee, Chief Economist at Microsoft, explains the different kinds of auctions,...

Exciting Early American Coins Highlight Stack’s Bowers Baltimore Auction

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries November 2017 Baltimore Auction will be truly monumental, rivaling the most spectacular events of the past five years in quality...

CCAC Approves Designs for Bob Dole Congressional Gold Medal

By CoinWeek News Staff .....   On Wednesday, October 25, the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) convened for a brief, one-hour public meeting to discuss and...

Filipino Veterans of World War II Receive Congressional Gold Medal

Filipino Veterans of World War II received a Congressional Gold Medal today during a ceremony in Emancipation Hall of the U.S. Capitol. It was...

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...

NGC Certifies Finest Known 1820 North West Company Token

 This rare unholed example issued by the fur trading business will go to auction in 2018 Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) recently certified the finest-known 1820...

Daniel Frank Sedwick’s Cob Report – Admiral Vernon Medals of 1739...

By Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC ......   If the heart of collecting is visual and intellectual stimulation mixed with historical study, then the “Admiral Vernon” medals...

US Mint News – 2017 American Liberty Silver Medal Set on...

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the American Liberty 225th Anniversary Silver Four-Medal Set (product code 17XD) on October 19 at...