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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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”....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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: 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...

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...
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...

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...

CCAC Approves 2019 ATB Quarter, OSS Gold Medal Designs

Committee member Donald Scarinci serves as guest Chair By CoinWeek News Staff ....   The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) held an open meeting at the United...

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...

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...

Should You Collect Medals?

By David Thomason Alexander, Founder of Medal Collectors of America for Coinweek....   Medals remain a mystery to many American coin collectors in 2015. Part of the...

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...

Libertas Americana, Abolition Medals at Atlas Numismatics

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...

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...

“Divisive” 2017 American Liberty Silver Medal Outperforms 2016 Versions*

*A lack of a mintage limit may have helped By CoinWeek News Staff ....   First day sales of the 2017 American Liberty U.S. Mint 225th Anniversary...

South Korean Mint Announces New 2018 Silver Chiwoo Cheonwang, Tiger Medals

APMEX, Inc. is excited to announce the latest releases from KOMSCO , the South Korean Mint with the 2018 1 oz Silver Chiwoo Cheonwang and...