Commemorative Coin Minted to Mark 50th Anniversary of Battle of Long Khanh

Commemorative Coin Minted to Mark 50th Anniversary of Battle of Long Khanh

By Royal Australian Mint ......   To mark the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Long Khanh, one of Australia’s last battles during the Vietnam War,...
Fifth 1922 Modified High Relief Peace Dollar Pattern Discovered and Certified by NGC

Fifth 1922 Modified High Relief Peace Dollar Pattern Discovered and Certified by NGC

New research shines a light on a Peace Dollar experiment that produced coins likely still waiting to be found   When David Lange, Research Director at...
Ootje Oxenaar - The Art and Application of Banknote Design

Ootje Oxenaar – The Art and Application of Banknote Design

By Phil Arnold for PCGS ......   On a dreary April morning in 1998, I was blearily wandering through the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. I...
Anglo-Trinidadian Botanist Henry Prestoe and the 1878 Paris Expo: Stack's Bowers

Anglo-Trinidadian Botanist Henry Prestoe and the 1878 Paris Expo: Stack’s Bowers

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   As mentioned in a previous piece, award medals often combine the elegant and artistic...
The Once and Future Commemorative Washington Quarter

The Once and Future Commemorative Washington Quarter

By Dan Duncan - Pinnacle-Rarities ......   The Washington Quarter obverse is one of the longest-running U.S. coin designs. Since colonial times, the George Washington motif...
Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC), United States Mint

Negro Leagues Baseball, Purple Heart Modern Commemorative Coin Designs to be Reviewed by CCAC

The United States Mint announces that the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a teleconference public meeting June 15-16, 2021. The purpose of...
Heritage Auctions to Feature Bullion Coins in Modern Coin Showcase Sale

Heritage Auctions to Feature Bullion Coins in Modern Coin Showcase Sale

Heritage is offering a Showcase Auction of Modern Collectible US Coins and Bullion, with bidding open now and continuing through a live session scheduled...
Magnificent 1853 Three-Cent Silver Featured in Stack's Bowers June Costa Mesa Auction

Magnificent 1853 Three-Cent Silver Featured in Stack’s Bowers June Costa Mesa Auction

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   Measuring just 14 mm in diameter, the silver three-cent piece is the smallest silver type ever...
Two NGC-Graded Vintage Chinese Coins From NC Collection Realize Over $1 Million Each

Two NGC-Graded Vintage Chinese Coins From NC Collection Realize Over $1 Million Each

The finest known example of a Chinese coin designed by Luigi Giorgi dazzled the coin collecting world, realizing $1.34 million at a Champion Macau auction that...
Gold and Platinum Premium Firefighter Coins New From CIT

Gold and Platinum Premium Firefighter Coins New From CIT

A Triumph of Minting Technology: Firefighter 2021 At the beginning of this year, CIT Coin Invest released after the 2020 “Fighter Pilot” the second issue...
Building A Certified Grading Set of Liberty Seated Dollars

Building A Certified Grading Set of Liberty Seated Dollars

By Greg Shishmanian .....   A longtime friend and I were enjoying one of our many conversations on our favorite series when suddenly he suggested that...
Certified Coin Marketplace - CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in May 2021

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in May 2021

In addition to faring well in internet sales during the month of May, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins in a live auction in...
Royal Australian Mint Offers Chance to Appear in Australia’s Longest Running Comic Strip, Ginger Meggs

Royal Australian Mint Offers Chance to Appear in Australia’s Longest Running Comic Strip, Ginger...

By Royal Australian Mint ......   The Royal Australian Mint is marking a century of Australia’s most iconic comic strip, Ginger Meggs, with the release of...
Dillon Gage Metals Joins Responsible Jewellery Council as Members of Sustainability

Dillon Gage Metals Joins Responsible Jewellery Council as Members of Sustainability

Precious Metals Company Joins World Leader in Jewelry and Watch Standard-Setting   By Dillon Gage Metals ......   Dillon Gage Metals, a world leader in physical precious metals...
Temples on Ancient Coins

Temples on Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   Temples were designed to house a statue of the deity and store votive offerings, and were not...
The New Navy in New York: Tokens, Medals and Art

The New Navy in New York: Tokens, Medals and Art

By Peter van Alfen for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   At the end of the American Civil War, the United States had the second-largest navy...
David Lawrence Offers Naples Collection of US Gold Coins

David Lawrence Offers Naples Collection of US Gold Coins

Sunday Auction #1173 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now live and features 280 lots including 35 Vault Values, 35 No Reserve Lots,...

NGC Hires Keith Moon as Senior Grading Finalizer

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) is excited to announce that Keith Moon, one of the country’s top coin graders, has accepted a position as Senior...
$100 Million Exhibit of US Type Coins From Tyrant Collection to be Displayed at World's Fair of Money

$100 Million Exhibit of US Type Coins From Tyrant Collection to be Displayed at...

Never-before-seen exhibit will showcase hundreds of superb condition coins, including the famous King of Siam Proof Set   For the first time ever, the public will...
United States 1973 (P) Eisenhower Dollar

United States 1973 (P) Eisenhower Dollar

Description: While the country-at-large's desire for a large dollar coin at the start of the 1970s was hardly demonstrable, the gaming industry developed an acute...

United States 1936 250th Anniversary of Albany Silver Half Dollar

Description: The Albany Half Dollar is one of 20 1936-dated commemorative silver coins issued by the United States Mint. The coin was authorized by Public...
Big Things Happened at the Mint in the Month of June

Big Things Happened at the Mint in the Month of June

By CoinWeek .....   Spring ends and summer begins in June. At the United States Mint, June has marked both beginnings and endings. Key personnel arrive and...
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...
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...
10 Kilo Silver Coin From Perth Mint Celebrates Year of the Ox 2021

10 Kilo Silver Coin From Perth Mint Celebrates Year of the Ox 2021

This magnificent 10-kilo silver coin celebrates the Year of the Ox, the second of 12 animals associated with the ancient Chinese lunar calendar. Those born...
Unique Counterstamped 1854 New Orleans Gold Coin Returns Home

Unique Counterstamped 1854 New Orleans Gold Coin Returns Home

Historic sunken treasure finally back in The Big Easy after 167-year journey that included being submerged more than 7,000 feet underwater when SS Central...
Carson City Coinage Featured in Heritage Month-Long Auction

Carson City Coinage Featured in Heritage Month-Long Auction

Heritage Auctions is offering a month-long internet-only auction showcasing exclusively Carson City coinage. The Carson City Mint operated from 1870-1893, producing some of the...
Tauler and Fau Auction 87 of Ancient, Spanish and World Coins Now Open Through June 9

Tauler and Fau Auction 87 of Ancient, Spanish and World Coins Now Open Through...

Auction 87 from Tauler & Fau features 374 lots and closes on Wednesday, June 9, 2021, beginning at 04:00 p.m. (CEST), exclusively online. The...

Queen’s Beasts Bimetallic Coin Series Continues With Red Dragon of Wales

New series of £2 bimetal coins featuring the Queen’s Beasts issued on behalf of British Indian Ocean Territory Fourth release of a 10-coin...
NGC-Certified Chinese Coins From Illustrious NC Collection Offered by Champion Auctions in May

Champion Auction of NC Collection of Chinese Coins Attracts Large Bids

By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   On May 29-30, Champion Auctions conducted a sale of the NC Collection of Chinese rarities certified by NGC. The...