Silver War Nickels: History, Values and Varieties

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   About 10 months into the U.S. involvement in World War II that begin in December 1941 after the Pearl Harbor...

Choice Uncirculated Rolls of Early Lincoln Cents Beginning to Stir

By Dr. Richard S. Appel - UniqueRareCoins.com ......   The 1963-64 period witnessed a price explosion for uncirculated rolls of U.S. coins that has yet to...

The Roosevelt Dime – A Fitting Tribute, But Not Without Controversy

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek ..... Most circulating United States coins have received both scrutiny and some negative press when first issued. The first 1793...

Final San Francisco 2020 American Eagle Silver Proof Coin With Classic...

The United States Mint will open sales for the San Francisco-minted 2020 American Eagle One Ounce Silver Proof Coin (product code 20EM) on October...

Famous Bronze 1943 Lincoln Cent in Stack’s Bowers Nov. Showcase Auction

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   The Bronze 1943 Lincoln cent is perhaps the most famous Mint Error to ever emerge from...

Christopher Columbus: His Decline in Numismatics and the Nation’s Collective Memory

By Heinz Tschachler ..... When in the early 1990s the United States was getting ready to commemorate the quincentennial of Christopher Columbus first landing on...

United States Mint Increases Prices for 2020 Silver Numismatic Products

The United States Mint is announcing pricing for United States Mint numismatic products in accordance with the table below: * * * About the United States...

2021 Morgan Silver Dollar, Peace Dollar Closer to Being Minted

2021 Morgan Dollar by Bullion Shark LLC ......   There is some very good news for collectors of U.S. coins who have been excited about the...

2020 United States Mint Annual Uncirculated Coin Set on Sale Nov....

Premium nickel from the West Point Mint will not be included   The 2020 United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set (product code 20RJ) will be available...

United States Mint Announces Mayflower 400th Anniversary Program Products

The United States Mint today announced the Mayflower 400th Anniversary products it will offer, including some in collaboration with The Royal Mint (UK). The...

Building a 1956 Mint Set of US Coins: As Complex as...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Six years ago, we took an in-depth look at what it would take to build a...

American Innovation $1 Coin 2020 Proof Set on Sale Oct. 8

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2020 American Innovation $1 Coin Proof Set (product code 20GA) on October 8 at...

America the Beautiful Quarters 2020 Circulating Coin Set on Sale Oct....

The United States Mint 2020 America the Beautiful Quarters Circulating Coin Set will be available for purchase beginning on October 8 at noon EDT....

United States Mint Unveils New American Silver Eagle, Gold Eagle Coin...

New designs will be featured on bullion and collectible coins in 2021   On Thursday, October 1, the United States Mint unveiled new reverse designs for...

PCGS 2020 Quarter Quest Winners Split $2,000 Prize for 2020-W Vermont...

Two Collectors Splitting $2,000 Prize After Submitting First 2020-W Vermont Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park Quarters for Grading by Professional Coin Grading Service   The Professional Coin...

American Gold Eagles – A Brief History and Current Values

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Although the American Gold Eagle program debuted in 1986 like the American Silver Eagle, it was established under a different...

American Silver Eagles – A Brief History and Current Values

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   In the 1970s, silver that had been stored in the United States’ Defense National Stockpile for years had accumulated to...

Connecticut American Innovation $1 Coin Rolls, Bags Available Sept. 29

The United States Mint will open sales for Connecticut American Innovation $1 Coins packaged in collectible rolls and bags beginning on September 29 at...

Bimetallic US Braille Pattern Dollar Offered by Stack’s Bowers in November...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries presents a rare bimetallic pattern dollar featuring Braille text in their November 2020 Showcase Auction. Struck by the German company Schuler for...

Understanding the 1938-D D Over S Buffalo Nickel Variety

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   The Buffalo Nickel series, running from 1913 through 1938 and designed by James Earle Fraser, yields many rare and...

United States Mint Establishes Pricing for 2020 Numismatic Products

The United States Mint is announcing pricing for recurring and new United States Mint numismatic products in accordance with the tables shown below: American Innovation...

The Coin Analyst: Coin Designer Chris Costello Documents History and Culture...

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   Chris Costello is a Boston-based artist, graphic designer, illustrator and typographer, and an award-winning coin designer who is...

United States Mint Opens Sales for Uncirculated Palladium Coin Sept. 24

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2020 American Eagle One Ounce Palladium Uncirculated Coin (product code 20EK) on September 24...

Roosevelt Dimes – History, Values and Some Key Dates: Bullion Shark

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR) was the only U.S. president who served more than two terms in office, from 1932 to...

A Quick Look at the Silver Clad Kennedy Half Dollar

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for PCGS ......     Talk about an under-appreciated series. The silver-clad Kennedy half dollar has always played second fiddle to...

Salt River Bay National Park Five Ounce Silver Unc. Coin on...

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin honoring Salt River Bay National Historical...

US Mint, Royal Mint Collaborate on Mayflower Anniversary Coins, Medals

* * * The United States Mint and The Royal Mint (United Kingdom) have collaborated to create two limited-edition sets marking the 400th anniversary of...

World War II 75th Anniversary Coin, Medal Designs Announced by US...

The United States Mint has officially announced the designs for the 2020 End of World War II 75th Anniversary Coin and Medal Program. The...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – 1970-S Proof Washington Quarter Struck...

1970-S Proof Washington Quarter Struck on a Silver Barber Quarter NGC PF 65 One of Two Known   By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   Proof coins are...

CoinWeek Podcast #139: Kevin Lipton on 1804 Dollars & Modern Coins

 CoinWeek Podcast #139: Kevin Lipton on 1804 Dollars & Modern Coins Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or...