State of the US Mint - Sales Figures

Mint Condition: U.S. Mint Coin Sales as of Jan. 11, 2015

By CoinWeek News Staff....   Current coin sales figures*  from the U.S. Mint. Products listed are currently available for purchase. Items labeled 'Out of Stock' or 'Sold...

Excerpts from the E-Sylum: Wayne’s Numismatic Diary – January 18, 2015

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...

CCAC Releases Jack Nicklaus Congressional Gold Medal Design Candidates

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) has released candidate designs for the 2015 High Relief 24 Karat Gold Coin...

In Memoriam: Susan Gamble, 1957-2015

  By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Artist and coin designer Susan G. Gamble died unexpectedly on Wednesday, January 14, 2015. She was...

Excerpts from the E-Sylum: Some Hawaiian Medals and Tokens – January 25, 2015

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...

Breaking: CCAC Approves 2015 High Relief Gold Coin Design

Breaking News: 2015 High Relief Gold Coin design selected by CCAC. Correction: An earlier image of the approved design posted by CoinWeek contained the incorrect...

CCAC Meeting Reveals How New Coin Design Process Works, Part 1: The Borinqueneers Congressional...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.... Who’s responsible for bad coin design? Not the CCAC, says CoinWeek Assistant Editor Hubert Walker in this three-part report and...

Excerpts from the E-Sylum: The History of Food Stamp Tokens – February 1, 2015

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...

First Special Service Force Receives Congressional Gold Medal

Members of the First Special Service Force (the Force), an elite American-Canadian joint combat group, were collectively awarded the Congressional Gold Medal today during...

Rare Wilson So-Called Dollar on Sale Today at Stack’s Bowers Americana Sale

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.... Lot 217. Extremely Rare 1920 Wilson Dollar in Gold For fans of the So-Called dollar series, it’s always a...
1862 Abraham Lincoln Indian Peace Medal

Gold Medal Collection once belonging to Louis Eliasberg brings $62,891.88 at Stack’s Bowers Americana...

by CoinWeek News Staff... A fifteen piece uncirculated gold medal collection once belonging to famed collector Louis Eliasberg has just brought $62,891.88 (with buyer’s premium)...
Eroticism on Ancient Coins

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....

Excerpts from the E-Sylum: Food Stamp Change Token Research Update – February 8, 2015

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...

Excerpts from the E-Sylum: Wayne’s Numismatic Diary – February 15, 2015

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...

CoinWeek Weekly Coin Market Report – February 20, 2015 – Video: 9:15

CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan discusses Legend Rare Coin Auction's Regency XI Sale, developments concerning the 1920 Wilson Gold So-Called Dollar, David Alexander's column on...

Excerpts from the E-Sylum: More on Joseph Barnet – February 22, 2015

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...
Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee

Public CCAC Meeting Scheduled for March 5

Pursuant to United States Code, Title 31, section 5135(b)(8)(C), the United States Mint announces the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) public meeting scheduled for...
Stack’s Bowers to Offer Seldom Seen Bicentennial Gold Medal at ANA National Money Show Auction

Stack’s Bowers to Offer Seldom Seen Bicentennial Gold Medal at ANA National Money Show...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Stack’s Bowers Galleries is the official auctioneer of the 2015 American Numismatic Association (ANA) National Money...

CCAC Design Recommendations for Ronald Reagan Presidential $1 Coin, Mark Twain Commemorative, Among Others

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   At its March 5 public meeting in conjunction with the ANA National Money Show in Portland, Oregon, the Citizens Coinage...

Excerpts from the E-Sylum: More Mental Hospital Tokens – March 15, 2015

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...

CoinWeek Video – Mintage Disputed on Philippine Wilson Gold Medal

Jeff Shevlin, So-Called Dollar Guy Interviewer Charles Morgan, CoinWeek.com........ A rare gold medal created by the Manila Mint in 1920 has caused some controversy regarding the...

Congressional Gold Medal Presented to Jack Nicklaus

World-renowned golfer Jack Nicklaus received the Congressional Gold Medal today during a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol Rotunda. The medal recognizes Nicklaus' service to...
1844 McAuslane token, St. John's, Newfoundland

170-year-old token ‘star of collection’ at Toronto Coin Expo

By Jesse Robitaille – Canadian Coin News, A CoinWeek Content Partner....   Hundreds of pieces of Canadian history are ready to be auctioned off at the...
new gold-plate so-called dollar

New So-Called Dollar Commemorates Panama Canal Centennial

By William D. Hyder.... Legend of the Seas, an appropriate name for the ship to carry Jeff Shevlin's 2014 medal commemorating the 100th anniversary of...

Excerpts from the E-Sylum: Inscription on Boston Time Capsule Medal, More on Food Stamp...

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...
Pistrucci Battle of Waterloo commemorative medal

Pistrucci Medal on Display May 1-2 at Pontypool Museum for Waterloo Bicentennial

By Pontypool Museum ......   18 June 2015 marks the 200th anniversary of the victory of Britain and its allies at the Battle of Waterloo, the...

Congressional Gold Medal Presented to the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders

Members of the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders were awarded the Congressional Gold Medal collectively during a ceremony today, April 15, 2015, in Emancipation Hall in...

Waterloo Medal For Auction In Time for Bicentennial of Battle

On 23 April 2015, Spink London will hold its first auction of Orders, Decorations, Campaign Medals & Militaria in 2015. At the forefront of a...

U.S. Mint to Offer Harry Truman Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set...

The United States Mint Presidential $1 Coin & First Spouse Medal Set - Harry S. Truman (product code JP5) will be available for purchase...

First American Medal of the Year Award Winner Announced

By the American Medallic Sculpture Association.... While it took 132 years for an Australian yacht to win the America’s Cup, an Australian medalist has managed...