Edging Your Bets: Edge Varieties Are Worth Looking For

Edging Your Bets: Edge Varieties Are Worth Looking For

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   It seems most collectors look for varieties on the obverse and reverse of a coin, and that makes total...
United States 1976 Bicentennial Kennedy Half Dollar

United States 1976 Bicentennial Kennedy Half Dollar

Americans have long considered the signing of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776 as the birthday of the United States. And 1976...
U.S. Mint Confirms Total Number of Gold Eagle Errors Released

U.S. Mint Confirms Total Number of Gold Eagle Errors Released

By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   All of the American Gold Eagle $10 quarter-ounce bullion coins mistakenly struck with an unfinished Proof obverse die were...
United States 1954-S Franklin Half Dollar

United States 1954-S Franklin Half Dollar

The last Franklin half dollar struck at the San Francisco Mint, the 1954-S, offers a window into an evolving postwar United States Mint. Replacing the...
United States 1950 Washington Quarter Dollar Silver Proof Coin

United States 1950 Washington Quarter Dollar Silver Proof Coin

  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...
United States 1999-D Delaware 50 State Quarter

United States 1999-D Delaware 50 State Quarter

The 1999-D Delaware quarter, released on January 1, was the first issue in the 50 States Quarters series struck at the Denver Mint. Delaware...
The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint Addresses Customer Feedback, 2022 Morgan and Peace Dollars

The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint Addresses Customer Feedback, 2022 Morgan and Peace Dollars

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   Continuing an initiative begun by former United States Mint Director David J. Ryder, new Acting Mint Director Ventris...
United States 1976-D Bicentennial Washington Quarter

United States 1976-D Bicentennial Washington Quarter

Bicentennial quarters are still doing their job, nearly a half-century after their issue in 1975 and 1976. Introduced alongside redesigned half dollars and dollar...
Jim Bisognani: Coins That Make Great Gifts

Jim Bisognani: Coins That Make Great Gifts

Morgan and Peace Dollars or Pilgrim Half Dollars are the perfect presents for which numismatists will be thankful   By Jim Bisognani – NGC Weekly Market...
US Mint Announces Designs for National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coins

US Mint Announces Designs for National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coins

On Veteran's Day, November 11, the United States Mint joined National Purple Heart Honor Mission, Inc. to unveil the designs for the 2022 National...
Negro Leagues Baseball Commemorative Coin Program

United States Mint Announces Designs for Negro Leagues Baseball Commemorative Coin Program

On Wednesday, November 10, the United States Mint unveiled designs for the 2022 Negro Leagues Baseball Commemorative Coin Program. The designs will be featured...
NGC Signs Exclusive Signature Label Deal With Mint Director David J. Ryder

NGC Signs Exclusive Signature Label Deal With Mint Director David J. Ryder

David J. Ryder, who served two times as the 34th and 39th Director of the United States Mint, has agreed to exclusively hand sign...
Gem Proof Franklin Half Dollars Offered by David Lawrence Rare Coins

Gem Proof Franklin Half Dollars Offered by David Lawrence Rare Coins

Sunday Auction #1196 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now live and features 390 total lots - including 20 Vault Values and 70...
United States 1970-D Kennedy Half Dollar

United States 1970-D Kennedy Half Dollar

The 1970-D Kennedy Half Dollar was the last of the regular-strike silver-clad half dollars and the last Kennedy half intended for circulation that contained...

United States 1982 Lincoln Cent

1982 was a landmark year for the United States one-cent coin, as the metallic composition of the coin was changed from bronze to copper-plated...
United States Mint Releases Set of Reverse Proof 2021 American Innovation $1 Coins Nov. 8

United States Mint Releases Set of Reverse Proof 2021 American Innovation $1 Coins Nov....

The United States Mint will accept orders for the 2021 American Innovation $1 Coin Reverse Proof Set beginning on November 8 at noon EDT....
The Coin Analyst: California Coin Dealer Discovers Major 2021 Gold Eagle Error Coin

The Coin Analyst: California Coin Dealer Discovers Major 2021 Gold Eagle Error Coin

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   Gerald Medel, owner of Lakeside Coins in El Cajon, part of San Diego County, California, recently made the...
Heritage Auctions to Hold Showcase of Classic Commemoratives, Modern and Bullion Coins

Heritage Auctions to Hold Showcase of Classic Commemoratives, Modern and Bullion Coins

Heritage Auctions Classic Gold and Silver Commemoratives The latest Showcase auction from Heritage Auctions is dedicated to classic US commemorative coinage minted during the period...
GreatCollections Offering 1953-S Lincoln Cent With Spectacular Target Toning

GreatCollections Offering 1953-S Lincoln Cent With Spectacular Target Toning

By CoinWeek .....   A brilliantly “target toned” 1953-S Lincoln cent certified MS-65 BN by NGC with a green CAC sticker is being auctioned by GreatCollections....
PCGS Certifies 1/4 oz 2021 Type 2 American Gold Eagle Bullion Coins With “W” Mint Marks

PCGS Certifies 1/4 oz 2021 Type 2 American Gold Eagle Bullion Coins With...

Submitted by GreatCollections, the Type 2 Reverse bullion coins with West Point mint marks were found by Gerald Medel and are now classified as...
Washington Crossing the Delaware Quarter

Pocket Change Finds: Washington Crossing the Delaware Quarter

By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   With the close of the America the Beautiful Quarters Program earlier this year, a new, legislatively mandated quarter design...
The United States Proof Sets of 1936 to 1942

The United States Proof Sets of 1936 to 1942

By Dan Duncan – Pinnacle Rarities ......   The United States Mint is the largest coin dealer in the world. Aside from bullion items, the vast...
How Defunct Mints Have Been Brought Back to Life: The 2021 Privy Mark Morgan and Peace Dollars

How Defunct Mints Have Been Brought Back to Life: The 2021 Privy Mark Morgan...

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   When the congressional legislation to issue the 2021 Morgan and Peace silver dollars to mark the centennial of the release...
Jeff Garrett: A Guide to Coin Strike Character Rarities

Jeff Garrett: A Guide to Coin Strike Character Rarities

Certain US coins with specific designations can fetch a premium price among collectors   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   When I started collecting...
United States Mint Chrismtas Ornaments on Sale October 21

United States Mint Chrismtas Ornaments on Sale October 21

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2021 editions of the Mighty Minters Ornament and the United States Mint Ornament on...
GreatCollections Offering 1972-S Eisenhower Dollar Wrong Planchet Error

GreatCollections Offering 1972-S Eisenhower Dollar Wrong Planchet Error

The firm GreatCollections is offering a major error, a 1972-S Proof Eisenhower dollar struck on a clad Kennedy half dollar planchet, in an auction...
United States 1998-P Kennedy Half Dollar

United States 1998-P Kennedy Half Dollar

By CoinWeek IQ .....   The Philadelphia Mint struck 15,646,000 Kennedy half dollars in 1998. A typical year for a denomination that didn't see much in...
2021 American Innovation $1 Coin Proof Set Available October 14

2021 American Innovation $1 Coin Proof Set Available October 14

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2021 American Innovation $1 Coin Proof Set on October 14 at noon EDT. The...
North Carolina American Innovation $1 Coin Products Available Today

North Carolina American Innovation $1 Coin Products Available Today

United States Mint rolls and bags containing the fourth and final American Innovation $1 Coin of 2021 will go on sale October 12 at...
Six United States Coins That Honor the Statue of Liberty

Six United States Coins That Honor the Statue of Liberty

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   The Statue of Liberty is one of the most iconic of all American landmarks, having been given to the...