CAG-Certified Armstrong Family Collection 1st Auction Tops $5.2 Million

Artifacts from the Armstrong Family Collection, which was entirely certified by Collectibles Authentication Guaranty (CAG), realized an incredible $5,276,320 USD at auction, November 1-3,...

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...

South Korean Chiwoo Cheonwang Series Silver Bullion Medallions from KOMSCO

Silver Bullion Medallions from KOMSCO Until 2016, many investors and collectors in North America were unfamiliar with the official sovereign mint of the Republic of...

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...

The ANS Acquires the Archives of the Medallic Art Company

Medallic Art Company Dies for the Congressional Medal of Honor awarded to Captain Arthur Henry Rostron for the rescue of victims from the sinking...

Chinese Tokens and Medals: Lu Xun: The Soul of the Nation

By Peter Anthony – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ……. Several medals featuring Lu Xun are worth hunting for. “We are going to a Lu Xun restaurant,” my friend announced as we...

American Numismatic Society Bestows 2017 J. Sanford Saltus Award to Bogomil...

American Numismatic Society..... Bulgarian artist Bogomil Nikolov is the recipient of the 2017 J. Sanford Saltus Award for excellence in medallic art, which will be...

United States Mint Set to Release Presidential Silver Medals August 16

The United States Mint (Mint) will begin accepting orders for the George Washington Presidential Silver Medals (product code S801)and the John Adams Presidential Silver Medals (product...

Space-Flown Armstrong Items to be Exhibited at the World’s Fair of...

The exhibit at the NGC booth includes Apollo 11 Robbins Medals, which show an early version of the design eventually used on the Eisenhower...

History as Struck: The Medals of the United States Mint

 At the 2018 Early American Coppers Convention in Traverse City, Michigan, numismatist John Kraljevich, a noted expert on U.S. Coins and Americana, gave an...

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...

New Chinese Medals: The Songs of Summer

The China Garden of Life medals celebrate insects that are honored in Chinese tradition By Peter Anthony - Numismatic Guaranty Corporation .......   Spring has already slipped into...

Rare Coins From All Over the World: Sincona Auction Review

By Sincona ......   In May of 2018 Sincona held its 46th and 47th auctions. A so-called “Stirnlocken-Vreneli” was sold at 130,000 CHF, a 10 ducat...

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...

United States Mint Sets 2018 Release Dates for Several New Coins

2018 Silver Eagle and Palladium Proof Coins Among Anticipated Upcoming Releases By CoinWeek News Staff ....   Over the weekend, the United States Mint added several new...

ANS Gives 2018 Saltus Award to Dutch Medallist Geer Steyn

Dutch artist Geer Steyn became the 57th recipient of the J. Sanford Saltus Award for excellence in medallic art at the biannual conference of...

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...

Queen Elizabeth Shilling, Pernambuco Gold Coin From Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   Atlas Numismatics will be attending the The 2018 World's Fair of Money from August 14-18, 2018. If you'd like us to...

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,...

Austrian Mint Produces Jewelry Collection Based on Historic Medals

By CoinWeek ....   In conjunction with Dorotheum Jewellers in Vienna, the Austrian Mint has created a line of jewelry based on medallic art from its...

CoinWeek Podcast #97: Numismatic Americana Through the Eyes of John Kraljevich

 CoinWeek Podcast #97: Numismatic Americana Through the Eyes of John Kraljevich Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to...

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,...

Don Everhart: My Career in Coins, Part 3 – Historic Figures...

By Don Everhart - Former Sculptor-Engraver, United States Mint ..... Exclusive for CoinWeek   Links to earlier parts: 1 | 2 During my 13+ years as a sculptor-engraver...

American Numismatic Society Announces Recipients of Saltus Medal Award

2017 + 2018 J. Sanford Saltus  Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Art of the Medal The Board of Trustees of the American Numismatic Society...

CoinWeek News Wire for April 13, 2018: Heists, Fakes, and Fraud

Coinweek News Wire for April 13, 2018 .... In Memoriam 1.) Walter Ray Lockwood, 1939-2018 Walter Ray Lockwood (member 1256) passed away early morning Tuesday, April 3. He was...

ANA 2018 Summer Seminar “The Medal in America” Is Firing Up

By David T. Alexander and Dr. David Menchell .....   Highlighting its educational mission for more than three decades, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) has offered...

World Medals & Tokens Highlight Latest From Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   Atlas Numismatics will be attending the Chicago Coin Expo 2018 April 18-21, and the Long Beach Expo from June 14 to...