Excerpts from the E-Sylum: Peter Bertram on Davis Flight Medals

Each week, CoinWeek, in collaboration with the Numismatic Bibliomania Society, brings you a highlighted feature from the current volume of the E-Sylum eNewsletter. This week, longtime E-Sylum...

Excerpts from the E-Sylum: How Long Does it Take to Cut a Die?

Each week, CoinWeek, in collaboration with the Numismatic Bibliomania Society, brings you a highlighted feature from the current volume of the E-Sylum eNewsletter. This week, E-Sylum reader...

Rare North West Company Token on the Block

A very interesting piece of Canadian history has surfaced recently..... A token of the North West Company, competitors of the Hudson Bay Company, will be...

Fallen Heroes of 9/11 Medal Design Candidates Revealed

Fallen Heroes of 9/11 Medal Design Candidates Revealed... Michael White of the United States Mint Office of Corporate Communications forwarded to CoinWeek, the following candidate designs...

Excerpts from the e-Sylum: Medals Honor United States Chaplains

Each week, CoinWeek, in collaboration with the Numismatic Bibliomania Society, brings you a highlighted feature from the current volume of the E-Sylum eNewsletter. This week, E-sylum reader...

Important Assay Medal and Worst Morgan Dollar Sets to be Displayed at ANA World’s...

Two extremely difficult to assemble numismatic collections that are the finest of their kinds in the PCGS Set Registry® will be displayed for the...

NGC Grades Eric Newman Collection Part V

Heritage will offer Eric Newman Collection Part V this fall... Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has graded the fifth installment of the extraordinary collection of 103-year...

Coin Show Exhibits: NGC to Display Eckfeldt Family Archive Selections at ANA

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) will display three medals and an 1803 Eagle certified by NGC as well as several Presidentially signed appointments from the...

Marvelous Rarities and Collections at Gorny & Mosch

Be it an ox hide ingot, a unique silver medallion of Trajan, the largest collection of religious amulets and medals the market has ever...

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...

Congressional Gold Medals Awarded to the Fallen Heroes of September 11, 2001

Three Congressional Gold Medals were awarded today in honor of the men and women who perished as a result of the terrorist attacks on...

Excerpts from the E-Sylum: A Mecklenburg Declaration Citation

Each week, CoinWeek, in collaboration with the Numismatic Bibliomania Society, brings you a highlighted feature from the current volume of the E-Sylum eNewsletter. Last week the E-sylum quoted...

U.S. Mint : Fond Du Lac Code Talkers Congressional Medal Designs

Michael White from the United States Mint's Office of Corporate Communications forwarded to CoinWeek the following design candidates for the Fond Du Lac Code Talkers...

U.S. Mint: 2016 Civil Aviation Medal Design Candidates

Michael White from the United States Mint’s Office of Corporate Communications forwarded to CoinWeek the following design candidates for the 2016 Civil Aviation Congressional Medal. The...

Baldwin’s Auction 92 featured Tokens from the “Baldwin’s Basement”

18th Century Tokens that have been hidden from the public for over half a century had their first outing in A. H. Baldwin &...

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...

First Look at Tokyo Raiders and American Fighter Aces Congressional Gold Medal Design Finalists

Coinweek Staff Reports... Tokyo Raiders Congressional Gold Medal Design Finalists On October 14, 2014, the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee will meet in Washington, D.C. to review...

Panama Canal 100 Year Anniversary Medals

The Panama Canal was completed in 1914, at that time it was considered a technological marvel. The canal was an important strategic and economic...

Paris Mint Transforms into a Chocolate Factory

CoinWeek staff reports... Controversial American artist Paul McCarthy, who was in the news recently after his giant green inflatable “Christmas Tree” sculpture--installed in the heart...

Third Edition of George and Melvin Fuld’s U.S Civil War Storecards Released

It took more than forty years, but finally an updated Third Edition of George and Melvin Fuld's standard reference U.S. Civil War Storecards has...

Excerpts from the E-Sylum: Design and Perspective on the Fallen Heroes of 9/11 Congressional...

Each week, CoinWeek, in collaboration with the Numismatic Bibliomania Society, brings you a highlighted feature from the current volume of the E-Sylum eNewsletter Steve D'Ippolito...
Nobel Prize Awarded to Molecular Biologist James Watson for Sale at Auction

Nobel Prize Awarded to Molecular Biologist James Watson for Sale at Auction

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Once called the Caligula of Biology, now set to score big on the sale of one...

Watson Nobel Prize Medal Sets Record at Christie’s Auction

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   On Thursday, Christie’s of New York auctioned a unique Nobel Prize medal belonging to Dr. James D....

Rare University of Notre Dame Laetare Medal for Sale on eBay

By CoinWeek News Staff... In a year when two Nobel Prize medals have been sold at auction, it is perhaps no surprise that another prestigious...

Amazing 15-Piece Gold Lincoln Medallic Set With Unique Gold Lincoln Indian Peace Medal

By Frank Van Valen, Numismatist. Based on the lot description by John Kraljevich .... A Major Highlight in Stack's Bowers February 2015 Americana Sale An amazing...
Alisher Usmanov James Watson Nobel prize medal

Russian Billionaire Buys Nobel Prize Medal, Pledges To Return To American Scientist

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Alisher Usmanov, who, according to Forbes, is the richest man in both Russia and Britain, has revealed himself to...

World War II Members of the Civil Air Patrol Receive Congressional Gold Medal

A Congressional Gold Medal was awarded collectively today to the World War II members of the Civil Air Patrol (CAP) during a ceremony in...

2014 Coin and Chronicles Set – Franklin D. Roosevelt Available Dec. 22

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2014 Coin and Chronicles Set - Franklin D. Roosevelt (product code FR9) starting Dec. 22...

Excerpts from the E-Sylum: Where Did the Mint Get Aluminum? – December 28, 2014

Each week, CoinWeek, in collaboration with the Numismatic Bibliomania Society, brings you a highlighted feature from the current volume of the E-Sylum eNewsletter. Bruce W....

Excerpts from the E-Sylum: Some Interesting Medals – January 11, 2015

Each week, CoinWeek, in collaboration with the Numismatic Bibliomania Society, brings you a highlighted feature from the current volume of the E-Sylum eNewsletter. The following...