US Coins – What’s up With the 1969 Quarter? The Key Date You Didn’t...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ..... Walter Breen doesn’t mention it, and in A Guide Book of Washington and State Quarters (Whitman,...

United States 1969-S Lincoln Memorial Cent

Description The 1969-S Lincoln Memorial cent is collected by many people for many reasons. Among Lincoln cent enthusiasts, the coin is, at the very least, coveted...

United States 1971-P Kennedy Half Dollar

By CoinWeek IQ .....   1971 was meant to mark a significant change in the life of the Kennedy half dollar. Introduced in 1964 to honor the...
United States Mint Clarifies Statement Regarding Silver Supply Shortage

United States Mint Clarifies Statement Regarding Silver Supply Shortage

In a message released Friday, May 28 , we made reference to a global shortage of silver. In more precise terms, the silver shortage...

United States 1972-D Washington Quarter

Description - Washington Quarter Intended to be a circulating commemorative coin honoring the bicentennial of the birth of America’s first president, the Washington quarter as originally...
First 2021 Morgan Dollars Sell out in Minutes

First 2021 Morgan Dollars Sell out in Minutes

By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   2021 Morgan dollars with privy marks representing the New Orleans and Carson City Mints became unavailable almost immediately at...
US Coins - A Concise Overview of the Washington Quarter Silver Issues

US Coins – A Concise Overview of the Washington Quarter Silver Issues

By Dan Duncan – Pinnacle Rarities ......   The long-running obverse design of the Washington quarter is currently in its final year and will be changed...

United States 1954-S Franklin Half Dollar

By Christopher Bulfinch for CoinWeek IQ ..... The last Franklin half dollar struck at the San Francisco Mint, the 1954-S, offers a window into an...
1964 Special Mint Set Kennedy Half Dollar - Stack's Bowers Auctions

The 1964 Kennedy Half Dollar: History and Values

The assassination of President John Fitzgerald Kennedy on November 22, 1963, was a huge shock to the American nation and the world, not only...

Are You Ready for the Next U.S. Mint Sell-Out? The 2021-W Type II Silver...

Are you ready for the next U.S. Mint sell-out?   By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   Proof 2021-W American Silver Eagles (ASEs) with a new reverse design...
CoinWeek IQ Modern Coin Profiles - United States 1974-D Eisenhower Dollar

United States 1974-D Eisenhower Dollar

Besides removing silver from the quarter, dime, and nickel, the Coinage Act of 1965 also mandated that no new silver dollars could be coined...
Type 2 American Gold Eagles Coming Soon

Type 2 American Gold Eagles Coming Soon

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   While it was known in 2019 that the United States Mint was looking to change the reverse design of the...
The Coin Analyst: US Mint Roundtable on 2021 Morgan and Peace Silver Dollars

The Coin Analyst: US Mint Roundtable on 2021 Morgan and Peace Silver Dollars

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   In recognition of the high level of interest among collectors in the forthcoming 2021 Morgan and Peace silver...

Common Date Proof Franklin Half Dollar Sells for $3,612 at GreatCollections

By CoinWeek .....   A Proof 65 Franklin half dollar is not typically considered a valuable coin, and your typical 1962 Proof Set will likely yield...
US Mint Postpones Remaining 2021 Morgan, Peace Dollar Pre-Order Windows

US Mint Postpones Remaining 2021 Morgan, Peace Dollar Pre-Order Windows

Late last night, the United States Mint sent an email to its customers informing them that the previously announced pre-order windows for the remaining...
Privy Marks Take the Place of Coveted O and CC Mintmarks on Morgan Dollar Reissues

Privy Marks Take the Place of Coveted O and CC Mintmarks on Morgan Reissues

By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   At noon on May 24, 2021, the United States Mint will release two .999 fine uncirculated silver dollar coins,...

The Key Date Type I American Silver Eagles

By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   On November 14, 2019, more than 100,000 people queued up online, over the phone, and at the United States...

Changes Coming to All Three Sides of the 2021 American Silver Eagle: Bullion Shark

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   The West Point Mint, which produces bullion and collector precious metal coinage for the United States Mint, recently struck the...
U.S. Mint Announces New 2021 Morgan & Peace Dollar Order Dates PLUS ASE & AGE Household Limits

U.S. Mint Announces New 2021 Morgan & Peace Dollar Order Dates PLUS ASE &...

New Eagle Silver & Gold Launch First; Household Order Limits Revised   During the initial pre-order window for the 2021 Morgan and Peace dollars, the United...

American Silver Eagle Collecting Strategies

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   American Silver Eagles have become one of the most popular silver bullion coins of the modern-day. Although many investors buy...

American Eagle Silver and Gold Bullion Coin Sets to be Auctioned in First for...

By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   Silver and gold American Eagle bullion coins struck at the West Point Mint by United States Mint Director David...
Kennedy Half Dollars Back in Full Force

Kennedy Half Dollars Back in Full Force

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   The Kennedy half dollar, struck since 1964 to honor President John F. Kennedy who was assassinated on November 22, 1963,...

Type 2 American Silver Eagles Coming Soon

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Last year the United States Mint announced that after using the same obverse and reverse designs on the American Silver...

US Coins – The Short-Lived Franklin Half Dollar

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   With a lifespan of just 15 years (1948-63) and no high-priced key dates even in Mint State grades, the Franklin half dollar is...
US Mint Opens Sales for Designer Edition American Eagle Gold 2-Coin Set August 5

US Mint Opens Sales for Designer Edition American Eagle Gold 2-Coin Set August 5

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2021 American Eagle One-Tenth Ounce Gold Two-Coin Set Designer Edition on August 5 at...
Redesigned United States Mint 2021 American Eagle Silver Proof Coin Available July 20

Redesigned United States Mint 2021 American Eagle Silver Proof Coin Available July 20

The United States Mint is pleased to announce the opening of sales for the redesigned 2021 American Eagle Silver Proof Coin beginning on July...
2021 Kennedy Half Dollar Product Options Available May 11 From US Mint

2021 Kennedy Half Dollar Product Options Available May 11 From US Mint

The United States Mint will accept orders for rolls and bags of 2021 Kennedy Half Dollar coins beginning on May 11 at noon EDT....
The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint Products for the Second Half of 2021 – Winners and Losers

The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint Products for the Second Half of 2021 – Winners...

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   The second half of 2021 will be a busy period for U.S. Mint products. In particular, we will...
A Look at the Forming Secondary Market of the 2021 Privy Morgans

A Look at the Forming Secondary Market of the 2021 Privy Morgans

By Christopher Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   In a year of high-profile United States Mint product releases, there is no doubt that the U.S. Mint’s 2021...
United States Mint Announces 2021 American Innovation $1 Coin Program Designs

United States Mint Announces 2021 American Innovation $1 Coin Program Designs

On Thursday, April 8, the United States Mint officially announced the designs for the 2021 American Innovation $1 Coin Program. This multi-year series that...