U.S. Mint Reveals New Coin Product Release Schedule for Spring 2018

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   At the United States Mint Forum, held at Mint headquarters in Washington D.C. on Tuesday, October 17, Numismatic Program Manager...

Palladium American Eagle Coin Brings Challenges, Opportunities for Collectors

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ...... When the United States Mint released the first Palladium American Eagle coins on September 25, 2017, a new era for...

Modern US Coins – CCAC to Review Apollo 11, America...

The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a public meeting at 9:00 a.m. (ET) on Wednesday October 18, 2017, at United States Mint...

PCGS Certifies Two Rare and Unusual Washington Quarter Errors

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) recently certified two extremely rare and unusual Washington Quarter errors. The first is the third-known example of a two-tailed quarter...

U.S. Mint Announces World War I Centennial Silver Medal Designs

The United States Mint has revealed the obverse and reverse designs for five silver medals that will be issued in conjunction with the 2018...

NGC Discovers Prooflike Surface Palladium Eagle Coins

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has discovered that some of the US Mint’s new Palladium American Eagle coins have Prooflike surfaces. Coins submitted to NGC...

U.S. Mint Unveils Winning Designs for World War I Centennial Silver...

The United States Mint unveiled the winning designs in the World War I Centennial 2018 Commemorative Coin Design Competition on Monday, October 9. The...

CoinWeek Podcast #80: Artist Wins International Competition with Lincoln Portrait Made...

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   A portrait of Abraham Lincoln made out of 24,500 pennies has won over $200,000 in prizes at the ninth annual...

U.S. Mint News – Trump Nominates David Ryder as 39th Mint...

Household order limits also lifted on the Mint's 2017 Silver Proof Set By CoinWeek News Staff ....   In a press release dating from from October 5,...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – The 1972 Doubled Die Lincoln Cent

GENUINE 1972 Double Die Lincoln Cent - courtesy of Heritage Auctions. By Max Spiegel - Numismatic Researcher, NGC ......   Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) recently received a...

U.S. Mint News – 2017 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set Available...

The U.S. Mint will open sales for the 2017 Limited Edition Silver Proof Set™ (product code 17RC) beginning on October 5 at noon Eastern...

Modern US Coins – Congress Proposes John Kennedy, World War 2...

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   As a coin collector, one may almost be forgiven for believing that Congress was frittering away its time this past...

U.S. Mint to Unveil Designs for Commemorative Coin Honoring World War...

WHAT: The United States Mint will unveil the winning designs in the World War I Centennial 2018 Commemorative Coin Designs Competition on Monday, October 9,...

Daniel Frank Sedwick’s The Cob Report – “Two Bits” US Quarter...

By Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC ......   Could the two bits return to circulation? A Spanish colonial influenced design for the 2019 Texas San Antonio Missions...

NGC Offers Special Label for First US Palladium Coin

A distinguished way to mark the milestone in American coinage  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) will offer a special label for the new Palladium American Eagle...

CCAC Approves 2019 ATB Quarter, OSS Gold Medal Designs

Committee member Donald Scarinci serves as guest Chair By CoinWeek News Staff ....   The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) held an open meeting at the United...

U.S. Mint Launches New Palladium Bullion Coin Sept. 25

The United States Mint has announced that it will begin sales of a one-ounce American Eagle Palladium Bullion Coin to Authorized Purchasers on September...

Aftermarket Sets Keep Coin Collectors on Their Toes

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   Have you ever heard of a 1984 Denver Prestige Collector’s Set? I hadn’t either, but that’s exactly what coin dealer...

Whitman Publishing Releases Expanded New Guide Book of Lincoln Cents

Whitman Publishing has released an expanded, updated second edition of its best-selling Guide Book of Lincoln Cents, a popular entry in the Bowers Series...

U.S. Mint Ellis Island Quarters 3-Coin Set on Sale September 14

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2017 America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set™ -Ellis Island (product code 17AM) on September...

Modern US Coins – CCAC to Review 2019 ATB Quarter Designs,...

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...

U. S. Mint Joins National Park Service on “Island of Hope”...

The United States Mint and the National Park Service (NPS) today launched the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program New Jersey quarter honoring Ellis Island,...

Ellis Island 2017 America the Beautiful 5oz Silver Coin Available Sept....

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2017 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin honoring Ellis Island (product code...

What Do the 2017 Enhanced Uncirculated Set Sales Numbers Mean?

By CoinWeek Staff Reports .....   The Mint came prepared. Sales for the 2017 Enhanced Uncirculated Set began at noon Eastern Time on August 1, and in...

The Rise and Fall of the Franklin Mint

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek ....   In 2016, the meteoric career of the Franklin Mint (FM) has ended in Never-Never-Land as a dusty footnote...

United States 2017 Boys Town Centennial $1 Silver Coin

Description: The non-profit organization Boys Town, dedicated to helping at-risk youth and made famous by the 1938 movie of the same name, is commemorated on...

CoinWeek: The “Steel” Cent of 1943 – 4K Video

Charmy Harker is the Penny Lady, one of the leading specialized dealers in the area of Lincoln cents. In this CoinWeek Exclusive video shot at...

U.S. Mint Opens Sales for Ellis Island Quarter Rolls and Bags...

The United States Mint will open sales for products featuring America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coins honoring Ellis Island starting on August 28 at...

U.S. Mint, National Park Service to Launch Ellis Island Quarter Aug....

WHAT: The public and the media are invited to the ceremony to mark the release of the Ellis Island quarter, the 39th coin in the...

Modern US Coins – 2016 America the Beautiful Harpers Ferry National...

Description: The America the Beautiful Quarters Program debuted on the heels of the 50 State Quarters Program and its adjunct District of Columbia and Territories program. Authorized...