Bush Presidential Dollar, First Spouse Gold Coins and More Coming in...

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   On Tuesday, December 11, United States Representative Bruce Poliquin (R-ME2) introduced a bill (H.R. 7257) to the House of Representatives...

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...

American Legion 100th Anniversary 2019 Proof Silver Dollar and Medal Set...

The United States Mint released the 2019 American Legion 100th Anniversary Proof Silver Dollar and American Veterans Silver Medal Set (product code 19CQ) on...

Eroticism on Ancient Coins (Adults Only)

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz.... Through a long chain of pious frauds and medieval myth-making, the February 14 feast day of St. Valentine,...

Counterfeit Indian Peace Medals

By Thomas K. DeLorey .....   Many U.S. numismatic items have been counterfeited or otherwise imitated over the years, some so often that authenticators such as...

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...

Cool Coins! 2019 Episode 3: 1885 Trade Dollar, 1652 Pine Tree...

  CoinWeek's Cool Coins! returns with our third episode of 2019. In this episode, we talk with Russ Augustin of AU Capital Management about a wonderfully...

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...

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...

Heritage Central States Auction Results Approach $34 Million

The Central States Numismatic Society Convention in Chicago featured four distinct Heritage auctions during the period April 24-29, covering US Coins, World Coins, US...

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...

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...

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”....

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...

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...

Newly Discovered Original Washington Before Boston Silver Medal Featured in Stack’s...

By James McCartney - Senior Numismatist, Stack's Bowers ......   The Washington Before Boston medal is one of the most significant relics of early America and...

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...

The Coin Analyst – Recent Medallic Works by Joel Iskowitz on...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   Acclaimed coin and medal designer Joel Iskowitz -- one of the most prolific living American medallic artists - has...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

Did You Know? Edson Collection of Civil War Tokens, Washington Medals...

By Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   Did you know that Stack's Bowers Galleries is featuring the Ralph A. Edson collection in our official auction of the...

Unrecorded Gilt Victoria Jubilee, Admiral Vernon Medals New at Atlas Numismatics

Medals By Atlas Numismatics ......   Atlas Numismatics will be attending the 13th Annual Summer F.U.N. Convention from July 11-13, 2019. If you would like us...
Additional CAG-Certified Items From Armstrong Family Collection Being Sold

Additional CAG-Certified Items From Armstrong Family Collection Being Sold

Bidding is underway for several hundred artifacts that Collectibles Authentication Guaranty™ (CAG™) certified from the Armstrong Family Collection™. The collection, which is entirely certified...

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...

United States Mint Released James Madison Presidential Silver Medal May 6

The United States Mint released Presidential Medals struck in .999 fine silver in honor of the nation’s fourth president, James Madison, on May 6...