Q. David Bowers: Two 1860 Lincoln Tokens in One!

Q. David Bowers: Two 1860 Lincoln Tokens in One!

By Q. David Bowers - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers .....   I have always enjoyed tokens and medals of all kinds and have collected, studied and written...
Treasury Announces Ventris Gibson as Deputy Director of the U.S. Mint

New U.S. Mint Director, 2023 Silver Dollars, and Other Coin News

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   On June 15 the entire U.S. Senate approved Ventris C. Gibson to be the 40th Director of the United States...
The Scientific Medals of Sir Edward Thomason

The Scientific Medals of Sir Edward Thomason

By John Thomassen for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   When surrounded by as many objects as exist within the hallowed halls of an institution like...
CCAC Affirms Police Choices for January 6th Congressional Gold Medal

CCAC Affirms Police Choices for January 6th Congressional Gold Medal

After the January 6th, 2021, insurrectionist attack on the U.S. Capitol and congressional office buildings, the 117th Congress passed Public Law 117-32, for distribution...
Rare European Coins New to Atlas Numismatics

Rare European Coins New to Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   We have been hard at work preparing our latest selection of new coins and medals. There are 366 new pieces for your consideration...
Russian Journalist Dmitri Muratov's 2021 Nobel Peace Prize Medal Sells for $103.5 Million

Russian Journalist Dmitri Muratov’s 2021 Nobel Peace Prize Medal Sells for $103.5 Million

The Heritage Auctions sale of the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize medal awarded to independent Russian journalist and Novaya Gazeta editor-in-chief Dmitry Muratov fetched $103.5...

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...
Yale University Opens Bela Lyon Pratt Gallery of Numismatics

Yale University Opens Bela Lyon Pratt Gallery of Numismatics

On May 13, the Yale University Art Gallery opened the new Bela Lyon Pratt Gallery of Numismatics. The first-floor gallery has been specially designed...
Incredible U.S. Coin Rarities Offered in Stack’s Bowers June 2022 Auction

Incredible U.S. Coin Rarities Offered in Stack’s Bowers June 2022 Auction

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is excited to present their June 2022 Showcase Auction of United States Coins and Numismatic Americana, the official Auction for the...
Heritage to Sell 2021 Nobel Peace Prize Medal Awarded to Russian Journalist Dmitry Muratov

Heritage to Sell 2021 Nobel Peace Prize Medal Awarded to Russian Journalist Dmitry Muratov

Dmitry Muratov, editor-in-chief of the influential Russian news outlet Novaya Gazeta, will auction his 2021 Nobel Peace Prize medal on June 20 through Heritage...
Künker Summer World Coin Auctions 368-371 Now Online

Künker Summer World Coin Auctions 368-371 Now Online

Künker Auctions 368-371 by Künker GmbH ......   Dear bidders and coin enthusiasts, The Künker summer auctions are just around the corner: in less than five weeks...
Unique Queen's Beasts Gold Die Trial Among New Coins at Atlas Numismatics

Unique Queen’s Beasts Gold Die Trial Among New Coins at Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   Atlas Numismatics is pleased to offer our latest selection of coins and medals for your consideration. We hope that you may find something...
Coin Board News Number 63 - For Collectors of Antique Coin Boards

Coin Board News Number 63 – For Collectors of Antique Coin Boards

Antique Coin Boards with David W. Lange - www.coincollectingboards.com .....   For Collectors of Antique Coin Boards Number 63 — Summer 2022   STRIKE UP THE BAND It’s September 24, 1936—opening...
Stack's Bowers Galleries to Present Sydney F. Martin Collection

Stack’s Bowers Galleries to Present Sydney F. Martin Collection

Stack's Bowers Galleries has been selected to sell Sydney F. Martin's many remarkable numismatic collections at public auction over a several-year span, beginning in...
Numismatic Americana Offered by Early American History Auctions

Numismatic Americana Offered by Early American History Auctions

Many Unique and Finest Known Historic Numismatic Rarities to be Sold at Auction Saturday, May 14, 2022   The most significant and consequential specialized Numismatic and...
Jewish-American Hall of Fame Offers Medal Honoring Ukrainian President Zelensky

Jewish-American Hall of Fame Offers Medal Honoring Ukrainian President Zelensky

100% of the profits will be contributed to help Ukrainians in their homeland and as refugees   The non-profit Jewish-American Hall of Fame has commissioned Jim...
The Development of the ANS Indian Peace Medal Collection

The Development of the ANS Indian Peace Medal Collection

By Oliver Hoover for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   When looked at through the numismatic lens, the Indian peace medals in the extensive collection of...
Künker eLive Auction 71 of Ancient and World Coins is Online

Künker eLive Auction 71 of Ancient and World Coins is Online

Dear bidders and coin enthusiasts, The Künker eLive Auction 71 is online. More than 3,200 lots with coins and medals from the ancient world to modern...
Stack’s Bowers to Sell Unique Gold Daniel Morgan at Cowpens Medal

Nearly $37 Million in U.S. Numismatic Items Sold in Stack’s Bowers Spring 2022 Auction

Stack’s Bowers Galleries sold nearly $37 million in United States coins and paper money in their Spring 2022 Showcase Auction, surpassing pre-sale estimates by...
Presidential Silver Medal Honoring Zachary Taylor Available May 2

Presidential Silver Medal Honoring Zachary Taylor Available May 2

The Zachary Taylor Presidential Silver Medal will be available for purchase directly from the United States Mint starting on May 2 at noon EDT....

The Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence Centennial Medal

By David Provost for CoinWeek ..... Editor's Note: David Provost wrote the excellent Commemorative Stories series for CoinWeek. The following piece on the Mecklenburg Declaration...
A Brief Exploration of Patriotic Civil War Tokens

A Brief Exploration of Patriotic Civil War Tokens

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   One common social impact of warfare is the general breakdown of confidence in a nation’s economic system. While seen...
Indian Peace Medals at the American Numismatic Society

Indian Peace Medals at the American Numismatic Society

By Oliver Hoover for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   The Dead Zone was a popular science fiction thriller written by Stephen King in 1979 that...
Sedwick Treasure, World and U.S. Coin Auction 31 Live May 4-6

Sedwick Treasure, World and U.S. Coin Auction 31 Live May 4-6

By Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC ......   Welcome to our 31st Treasure Auction, a sale filled with many historical numismatic rarities from many eras all across...
The Coin Analyst: Collecting Modern Ukrainian Coins

The Coin Analyst: Collecting Modern Ukrainian Coins

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   Until the Russian Invasion of Ukraine that began on February 24, Ukrainian coins were most widely collected in...
Stack’s Bowers to Sell Unique Gold Daniel Morgan at Cowpens Medal

Gold Daniel Morgan at Cowpens Medal Brings $960,000

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Sets a New World Record for an American Historical Medal   The only Daniel Morgan at Cowpens medal known in gold, the sole...
SINCONA Spring Auctions of World Coins and Medals Now Live

SINCONA Spring Auctions of World Coins and Medals Now Live

By SINCONA ......   We here at SINCONA are busy typing the final notes for our spring auctions in Zurich from May 16-19, 2022, and this...
Unprecedented Offering of Physical Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency in Stack’s Bowers Spring 2022 Auction

Unprecedented Offering of Physical Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency in Stack’s Bowers Spring 2022 Auction

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is proud to present an exciting selection of physical bitcoins and other cryptocurrency in their Spring 2022 Showcase Auction, the Official...
Picasso Gold Medallions Offered in Bonham's Auction

Bonham’s Sells Gold Medallions Created by Pablo Picasso

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   One of the most prolific and famous artists of the 20th century, Pablo Picasso’s artwork is instantly recognizable for...
United States Mint Releases U.S. Navy 2.5 Ounce Silver Medal

United States Mint Releases U.S. Navy 2.5 Ounce Silver Medal

The United States Mint will open sales for the third release in its United States Armed Forces Silver Medal Program on March 11 at...