United States 1939 Jefferson Nickel

United States 1939 Jefferson Nickel

The Jefferson nickel debuted in 1938, replacing the Buffalo nickel in the 25th year of its production run. A design contest to commemorate Founding...
2009 Lincoln Bicentennial Cent Designs and Values

2009 Lincoln Bicentennial Cent Designs and Values

By Steven Cochran for Gainesville Coins ......   In 2009, the United States Mint marked the 200th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birth with a four-coin series...
Whitman Publishes New Reference by Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez: A Guide Book of American Silver Eagles

Whitman Publishes New Reference by Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez: A Guide Book of American Silver Eagles

Whitman Publishing announces the upcoming release of A Guide Book of American Silver Eagles, a new reference and history by Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez. The 384-page...
Mike Byers Mint Error News - Ike Dollar on Lincoln Cent Planchet

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Ike Dollar on Lincoln Cent Planchet

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   Ike Dollar Struck on 1¢ Planchet (3.14g) NGC PF 66 RED   This is an amazing Proof Ike Dollar struck on...
United States 1976-D Bicentennial Kennedy Half Dollar

United States 1976-D Bicentennial Kennedy Half Dollar

By CoinWeek IQ .....   First released on July 7, 1975, the Kennedy half dollar became the first United States Bicentennial design to reach public hands....
United States 1943-S Jefferson Nickel

United States 1943-S Jefferson Nickel

As with all war nickels, the 1943-S Jefferson nickel contained the updated wartime alloy of 35% silver, 9% manganese, and 56% copper authorized in...
Understanding the Silver Planchet Shortage at the U.S. Mint

Understanding the Silver Planchet Shortage at the U.S. Mint

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   If you've been wondering why the current premium over spot silver for American Silver Eagles is so much higher than...
35th Anniversary American Eagle Coins Sell for Over $4.6 Million

35th Anniversary American Eagle Coins Sell for Over $4.6 Million

The special 2021 35th Anniversary American Eagle 1 Ounce Gold and Silver Coins realized over $4.6 million USD in total sales at the Stack’s...
Prototype Reverse Cheerios Dollar Sells for Over $8,000 at GreatCollections

Prototype Reverse Cheerios Dollar Sells for Over $8,000 at GreatCollections

On Sunday, September 11, GreatCollections.com offered a very interesting lot consisting of a 2000-P Sacagawea Cheerios Dollar graded MS 68 PCGS and a Cheerios...
Double-Denominations: Two Coins in One

Double-Denominations: Two Coins in One

By Jon Sullivan for PCGS ......   The mint error type called a “double-denomination” is exactly what the name implies — two different denominations on the...
United States 1987-S Roosevelt Dime

United States 1987-S Roosevelt Dime

In celebration of the current San Francisco Mint’s 50th anniversary, an unprecedented 2,263 visitors were allowed to tour the building all while under heavy...
Mike Byers Mint Error News - 1973-S "Blue Ike" Eisenhower Dollar on Clad Planchet

Mike Byers Mint Error News – 1973-S “Blue Ike” Eisenhower Dollar on Clad Planchet

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   1973-S Eisenhower Dollar "Blue Ike" Struck on a Clad Planchet 22.3 grams (Should be on a 40% Silver Planchet) PCGS...
Rare Modern US No Mint Mark Proof Coins

Rare Modern US No Mint Mark Proof Coins

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Modern Proof coins that were struck at the San Francisco Mint, as most Proof coinage has been since 1968, normally...
Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC), United States Mint

CCAC to Review Harlem Hellfighters Gold Medal Designs, More

The United States Mint announces that the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a teleconference public meeting September 27, 2022. The purpose of...
United States 1976-D Lincoln Cent

United States 1976-D Lincoln Cent

1976 was an important year in American Numismatics. The Bicentennial quarter, half dollar and dollar had been released, featuring Jack Ahr's drummer, Seth Huntington's...
First Type 2, Last Type 1 American Eagles Set Records at Stack's Bowers Auction

First Type 2, Last Type 1 American Eagles Set Records at Stack’s Bowers Auction

By CoinWeek ..... When the dust settled, four records had fallen. On September 1, 2022, Stack's Bowers Galleries held an unusual auction comprised of 700 lots,...
United States 1976 Lincoln Memorial Cent

United States 1976 Lincoln Memorial Cent

Despite the Bicentennial Coin Program that resulted in the redesigning of half the United States circulating denominations, the Lincoln cent remained unchanged. While the Philadelphia...
United States Mint Announces Designs for 2023 American Women Quarters

United States Mint Announces Designs for 2023 American Women Quarters

The United States Mint is pleased to announce the designs for the second year of the American Women Quarters Program. Authorized by Public Law...
American Innovation $1 Tennessee Coin Rolls, Bags on Sale Today

American Innovation $1 Tennessee Coin Rolls, Bags on Sale Today

Rolls and bags containing the fourth and final American Innovation $1 Coin of 2022 will go on sale today, August 30, at noon EDT....
Congressman Demands Answers From US Mint About Silver Eagle Program

Congressman Demands Answers From US Mint About Silver Eagle Program

Treasury Secretary in Apparent Violation of Requirement to Mint Silver Eagles in Quantities “Sufficient to Meet Public Demand”   By Stefan Gleason - Money Metals Exchange...

United States 2003-P Washington Quarter Dollar / Alabama State Quarter

The 50 State Quarters Program The Washington quarter was introduced in 1932 and was intended to be a one-year circulating commemorative coin struck to honor...
Last Type 1, First Type 2 American Silver Eagles Struck Offered by Stack's Bowers

Last Type 1, First Type 2 American Silver Eagles Struck Offered by Stack’s Bowers

By CoinWeek .....   On April 10th of 2021, the United States Mint at West Point made numismatic history with a special striking ceremony for the...

United States 1982-P Jefferson Nickel

The Jefferson nickel debuted in 1938, replacing the Buffalo nickel in the 25th year of its production run. A design contest to commemorate Founding...
PCGS Certifies 2021 American Eagle at Dusk and at Dawn 35th Anniversary Bullion Coins

PCGS Certifies 2021 American Eagle at Dusk and at Dawn 35th Anniversary Bullion Coins

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) is collaborating with Stack’s Bowers Galleries to encapsulate a select number of 2021 American Eagle silver and gold coins...
Stack's Bowers Offers Dusk and Dawn Eagles Certified by NGC

Stack’s Bowers Offers Dusk and Dawn Eagles Certified by NGC

Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) is proud to have certified 1,000 American Gold Eagles and American Silver Eagles from a historic transition in the coins'...
United States 1963 Washington Quarter Silver Proof Coin

United States 1963 Washington Quarter Silver Proof Coin

Intended to be a circulating commemorative coin honoring the bicentennial of the birth of America’s first president, the Washington quarter as originally designed was struck...
2022 American Women Quarters Ornaments on Sale August 26

2022 American Women Quarters Ornaments on Sale August 26

The United States Mint 2022 American Women Quarters Ornaments will be available for purchase beginning on Friday, August 26 at noon EDT. Priced at...

United States 1977 Eisenhower Dollar

Besides removing silver from the quarter and the dime, the Coinage Act of 1965 also mandated that no new silver dollars could be coined...
Double-Struck Mint Errors

Double-Struck Mint Errors

By Jon Sullivan for PCGS ......   A very popular mint error type is the double-strike. It is dramatic in appearance and easily understood. Some of...
The 1964 Peace Dollar That Never Was

The 1964 Peace Dollar That Never Was

By Blanchard & Company ......   In 1965 the United States Mint melted 316,076 silver Peace dollar coins that never reached circulation. These coins were the...