State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Coin Sales as of...

By CoinWeek News Staff....   UPDATE, 9-15-15: A previous version of this report omitted the 2015 Presidential $1 Coin Uncirculated Set. Current coin sales figures* from the U.S....

Germany 2016 Little Red Riding Hood 20 Euro Silver Coin

Description: LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD is one of the most popular children’s fairy tales, and now it is the subject of a 20-euro 2016 commemorative...

Perth Mint Coin Profiles – Australia 2020 Year of the Mouse...

This spectacular gold coin celebrates the Year of the Mouse, the first animal in the 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac. Those born under the...

Heritage November World Coin Auction Features Dresden Collection of Betts Medals

Heritage is pleased to be able to present The Dresden Collection of British and Betts Medals as our latest monthly World and Ancient Coin...

Harpers Ferry National Park Quarter Launch Ceremony June 8

By National Park Service .....   Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, in partnership with the United States Mint, invite the public to the official launch of...

Considering a “Gold” IRA? – Choose Wisely

There are probably 101 good reasons to own precious metals right now, and for the average consumer/investor, almost as many choices to be...

Modern US Coins – Olympics a Timely Theme for Coin Collectors

Since the United States Mint offered the nation’s first Olympic coins honoring the XXVIII Summer Olympics in 1984 in Los Angeles, the number of...

Whitman Publishing Issues Call for New Red Book Contributors

Whitman Publishing, producer since 1946 of the Guide Book of United States Coins (the annually issued retail price guide known as the “Red Book”),...

Rare Coin Road Warrior-News from the 2011 ANA

By Vic Bozarth - Bozarthcoins.com Another ANA’s World’s Fair of Money annual convention is now behind us. Often touted as ‘The Numismatic Event of...

1951-54 Washington & Carver Half Dollar

Some of the most notorious of United States commemorative coin programs began with the best of intentions, and that appears to have ...

Odyssey Confirms Discovery of SS Gairsoppa Shipwreck with £150m Silver Bullion...

**Largest Known Silver Shipwreck Cargo to be Recovered Under UK Government Contract** Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc. (Nasdaq:OMEX) announced today that it has confirmed the...

State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Numismatic Coin Sales as...

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

Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: 1885 Snowden Dollar in Aluminum

One of the fascinating pieces being offered in the Beverly Hills Signature Auction is an experimental 1885 Snowden dollar. The obverse and reverse dies...

Ever Feel Like Selling All of Your Coins? I Did –...

By Charles Morgan with Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ........ When I got the idea to sell my collection, I didn’t know what to think. Was...

Classic U.S. Coin for Less Than $500 Each, Part 26: Capped...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #360 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   This series of...

U.S. Mint Launches Harpers Ferry National Historical Park Quarter

Image credit: United States Mint; composite: CoinWeek The United States Mint joined the National Park Service (NPS) today to officially launch the America the Beautiful...

The Coin Analyst – Domed Basketball Coins More Likely Miss than...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ....   As reported recently in CoinWeek, a bill (H.R. 4592) was introduced in the House of Representatives on February 23...

Sedwick’s Treasure Auction 23 to Feature Coins Graded by PCGS

A wide variety of rarities graded by PCGS are set to draw heavy bidding during Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC’s Treasure, World, U.S. Coin and...

US Mint News – Gold Eagles, Proof Silver Eagle and Boys...

Boys Town Centennial commemorative coins available March 9, Mint Announces Pricing   By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   The United States Mint has announced its numismatic program...

GreatCollections to auction Turino Collection of U.S. coins

Includes superb MS-67 $20 High Relief and both $50 Panama-Pacific Commemoratives GreatCollections is proud to auction a group of U.S. coins called the Turino...

Greek Coinage of Baktria

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz....   “The handsome coins of the Greek kings of Bactria have always enjoyed high renown among both collectors and...

Heritage Auctions: Dresden Collection of Hispanic and Brazilian Proclamation Medals

The newest monthly world coin auction from Heritage spotlights the Dresden Collection of Hispanic and Brazilian Proclamation Medals. This spectacular collection includes 150 lots, 90%...

Mysterious Honan Pattern 500 Cash Copper Coin at Stack’s Bowers Hong...

By Kyle Ponterio - Stack's Bowers Auctions ......   This week’s highlight from the Q. David Bowers collection of Chinese Copper Coins being offered in our...

2015 American Silver Eagle Sales to Resume Monday July 27

By CoinWeek News Staff....   UPDATE, 7-20-15: An earlier version of this article relied on a Reuters report released Friday, July 17 that stated sales were...

1936 Long Island Tercentenary Half Dollar

1936 was the year of the commemorative half dollar. As a speculative mania developed in these special coins, no less than 16 new...

American Numismatic Society to Present Study Seminar on Forgery Basics at...

The American Numismatic Society and the San Francisco Historical Bourse announce a study seminar on The Basics of Numismatic Forgeries, featuring presentations by Dr. Ute...

Roman Coin Profile – Sestertius of Agrippina Senior

By Geoffrey Cope - Petitioncrown.com ........   “It was, in my eyes, the perfect coin” The Love of a remarkable ageless Sestertius of Agrippina Senior. Now...

Bullion Coins: NGC has decided not to implement its 2015 Silver...

Distributed on behalf of the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ........ NGC 2015 Silver Eagle Submissions Update NGC has decided not to implement its 2015 Silver Eagle Express...

1936-S Bay Ridge Half Dollar

Of the many different themes which have appeared on United States commemorative coins, by far the most common are those pertaining to ...

Blue Ridge Parkway Quarter 3-Coin Set Available Today

By CoinWeek News Staff....   It's been quite the week for new releases from the U.S. Mint. First, the 2015 Jacqueline Kennedy First Spouse Series One-Half Ounce...