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...
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...
GERMANY - EMPIRE. (1909) ND AR Medal. PCGS SP66+. Atlas Numismatics

Beautiful German Medals Among New Inventory at Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   Atlas Numismatics remains actively interested in purchasing individual items and whole collections if you are considering selling your coins or medals. We would...
Stack’s Bowers to Sell Unique Gold Daniel Morgan at Cowpens Medal

Stack’s Bowers to Sell Unique Gold Daniel Morgan at Cowpens Medal

Sole Congressional Gold Medal Authorized by Two Separate Acts of Congress   Untraced since 1885, the only remaining privately held gold Comitia Americana medal authorized by...
James K. Polk Presidential Silver Medal Available From US Mint Feb. 14

James K. Polk Presidential Silver Medal Available From US Mint Feb. 14

The James K. Polk Presidential Silver Medal will be available for purchase directly from the United States Mint starting on February 14 at noon...
Fame and Infamy Represented in the Medallic Art Co. Die Shells

Fame and Infamy Represented in the Medallic Art Co. Die Shells

By Jesse Kraft for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   Since repatriating the die shells of the Medallic Art Co. (MACO), organizing and cataloguing these pieces...
William Shakespeare Medal Reunited With Family

William Shakespeare Medal Reunited With Family

By John Thomassen for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   One of the more fascinating aspects of the American Numismatic Society’s (ANS) eBay store are the...
Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC), United States Mint

CCAC to Review 2023 American Liberty Gold Coin, Silver Medal Designs

The United States Mint announces that the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a teleconference public meeting February 15, 2022. The purpose of...
From the Dark Corner: An "Authenticated" Counterfeit 1694 Elephant Token

From the Dark Corner: An “Authenticated” Counterfeit 1694 Elephant Token

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   In my first installment from the Dark Corner, I reviewed a counterfeit that was created to...
Heritage to Hold Showcase Auction of Carson City Coinage January 24

Künker Presents the Collection of a Connoisseur in Online Auction 360

Künker eLive Premium Auction 360 by Künker GmbH ......   On February 1 and 2, 2022, Künker will hold its Auction 360 as an eLive Premium...
Künker January World Coin Auctions 358 and 359 Now Online

Künker January World Coin Auctions 358 and 359 Now Online

Künker Auctions 358 & 359 by Künker GmbH ......   On Wednesday, 26 January 2022, Künker will hold our auctions 358 and 359 at the Vienna...
Mel Wacks Judaica Art Medal Award Announced at FIDEM Tokyo 2020/2021

Mel Wacks Judaica Art Medal Award Announced at FIDEM Tokyo 2020/2021

At FIDEM Tokyo 2020/2021, the biennial Congress of the International Art Medal Federation, two medalists were chosen to share the Mel Wacks Judaica Art...
Most Comprehensive Reference Guide for Casino Chip Collectors Now Available Free Online

Most Comprehensive Reference Guide for Casino Chip Collectors Now Available Free Online

Museum of Gaming History’s recently updated ChipGuide provides a handy photo and background info database of over 280,000 gaming chips and memorabilia from worldwide...
Heritage December Dallas Signature Auction of US Coins Open for Bidding

Heritage December Dallas Signature Auction of US Coins Open for Bidding

The December 16-19 Signature auction from Heritage caps off a record year for U.S. Coins and Heritage Auctions overall. Heritage's World Headquarters hosts the...
Beautifully Ugly Coin Portraiture

Beautifully Ugly Coin Portraiture

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   When it comes to coins, what do we mean when we call a numismatic portrait ugly? Are we talking...
Lealana 0.1 Bitcoin Sold for Nearly 500% Premium in Stack’s Bowers Auction

Lealana 0.1 Bitcoin Sold for Nearly 500% Premium in Stack’s Bowers Auction

A physical Lealana 0.1 Bitcoin was sold for $33,600 USD by Stack's Bowers Galleries in their November 2021 Showcase Auction, representing a nearly 500%...
Künker eLive Auction 69: Ancient, World Coins and Military Decorations

Künker eLive Auction 69: Ancient, World Coins and Military Decorations

Künker eLive Auction 69 is online. From now on you can study all pieces of the upcoming auction at your leisure. More than 1,800 lots--from...
Stack’s Bowers to Offer British Campaign Medal Collection in Jan. 2022

Stack’s Bowers to Offer British Campaign Medal Collection in Jan. 2022

Since 1988, an American collector has quietly been assembling one of the most impressive groupings of British Campaign Medals ever assembled in this country....
Silver Lealana 0.1 Bitcoin in Stack’s Bowers November Showcase Auction

Silver Lealana 0.1 Bitcoin in Stack’s Bowers November Showcase Auction

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......     Stack's Bowers Galleries is excited to present a physical Lealana Bitcoin to the passionate communities of...
The Fascinating World of Saint Lambert Communion Tokens

The Fascinating World of Saint Lambert Communion Tokens

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   Popularized in the 1560s by French Huguenots and Scottish Presbyterians, communion tokens quickly became a staple of northern Calvinism....
GreatCollections Offering First PCGS-Certified Casascius Physical Bitcoin

GreatCollections Offering First PCGS-Certified Casascius Physical Bitcoin

By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   GreatCollections (GC) is auctioning a physical bitcoin created by Casascius Coins. Dated 2011, the 25-bitcoin coin is certified MS-67...
Apollo-Flown Robbins Medallions From Buzz Aldrin Family Offered at Heritage Auctions

Apollo-Flown Robbins Medallions From Buzz Aldrin Family Offered at Heritage Auctions

Gold and silver medallions, made specifically by the Robbins Company for flight missions in space, started all the way back on Apollo 7. Created...
Which Saint-Gaudens? American Numismatic Society

Which Saint-Gaudens?

By David Hill for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   There are over 160-years of records in the archives of the American Numismatic Society (ANS), including...