Pobjoy Mint – New Coin Commemorates 400th Anniversary of Sir Walter...

New Coin from the Pobjoy Mint Commemorates the 400th Anniversary of Sir Walter Raleigh Sir Walter Raleigh was an English gentleman who was a writer,...

United States 1950-D Jefferson Nickel

Description: The Jefferson nickel debuted in 1938, replacing the Buffalo nickel in the 25th year of its production run. A design contest to commemorate Founding...

A Perfect Score – Coins Graded Mint State-70

For most of numismatic history, the highest possible grade on the familiar 1-to-70 coin grading scale was an ideal to be considered rather than...

Make it Stop: Perhaps Worst Conceived US Coin Design Candidates Revealed

Commentary by Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ..... Please, make it stop! Put before the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) on Thursday, July 31...

CoinWeek Podcast #103: Coin Design Highs and Lows with Heidi Wastweet

 CoinWeek Podcast #103: Coin Design Highs and Lows with Heidi Wastweet Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to...

The Coins In-Between – Special Mint Sets

by David Schwager for CoinWeek.... “A very disappointing product” David Lange, A Guide Book of Modern United States Proof Coin Sets (2010) “Predictably a failure” Walter...

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...

Classic Coins vs. Modern Coins – Both Are Rewarding to...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek The community of people who actively collect coins includes those who are mainly interested in classic coins, those who focus...

Paul Laurence Dunbar Commemorative Coin Legislation Introduced

By CoinWeek News Staff .... On June 25, Representative Eleanor Norton (D-DC) introduced to Congress a bill to Congress authorizing the United States Mint to produce commemorative...

New or Used? Whether to Buy Coins on the Primary or...

By David Schwager for CoinWeek.... Do you buy your coins new or used? That might seem like a strange question, but it’s a question many...

CoinWeek Podcast #102: Confronting Counterfeit Coins with Beth Deisher

 CoinWeek Podcast #102: Confronting Counterfeit Coins with Beth Deisher Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek...

Modern Coins – Are MS-70 Coins “Value Traps”?

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek.... Thirty plus years after the establishment of the first professional coin grading companies, some modern coin collectors remain skeptical of...

Carson City Mint Commemorative Coin Program Legislation Introduced

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   Carson City Mint 150th Anniversary On June 26, 2018, U.S. Representative Mark Amodei (R-NV2) introduced a bill to Congress authorizing the...

United States Mint 1oz Uncirculated American Gold Eagle Coin on Sale...

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2018 American Gold Eagle One Ounce  Uncirculated Coin (product code 18EH) July 12 at noon...

What Is a 1971-74 Eisenhower Dollar Brown Pack Worth?

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   As the last dollar coin issued by the United States that contained at least some silver,...

Modern US Coins – American Innovation $1 Coin Act Passes Senate

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   On Wednesday, June 20, the United States Senate passed H.R. 770, the American Innovation $1 Coin Act, with some revisions....

Special 10 Coin Reverse Proof San Francisco Mint Set Available July...

The Reverse Proof Dime from 2015 shows a similar finish that will be found on the Special S Mint set. At this time, No...

NGC Signs American Astronaut Clayton Anderson to Autograph Labels

Shuttle astronaut spent nearly half of 2007 at the International Space Station Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has announced that American astronaut Clayton Anderson will individually...

CCAC Chooses America the Beautiful Quarters Designs for 2020-21

By CoinWeek News Staff .....   The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) held its most recent meeting at United States Mint headquarters last week to discuss...

United States Mint Launches Voyageurs National Park America the Beautiful Quarter

The United States Mint joined the National Park Service today to launch the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coin honoring Voyageurs National Park in...

United States Mint to Release Voyageurs National Park Quarters 3-Coin Set...

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2018 America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set™– Voyageurs National Park (product code 18AF) on June...

United States 1971 (P) Eisenhower Dollar

Description: Even though the United States had no real need for a large dollar coin at the start of the 1970s, the gaming industry developed...

Modern US Coins – Proof Coinage Resumes: 1950-1964

By Thomas Daniel Bowers Jr. .....   The term "Proof coin" during the years 1950 through 1964 refers to the manufacturing method used to produce coins...

United States Mint Bags, Rolls of Voyageurs National Park Quarters Available...

Bags and rolls of United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coins honoring Voyageurs National Park in Minnesota will be available for purchase...

United States Mint Sets 2018 Release Dates for Several New Coins

2018 Silver Eagle and Palladium Proof Coins Among Anticipated Upcoming Releases By CoinWeek News Staff ....   Over the weekend, the United States Mint added several new...

United States Mint Voyageurs National Park Quarter Launch Ceremony June 14

WHAT: The United States Mint and the National Park Service will hold a launch ceremony for the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coin honoring Voyageurs...

Modern US Coins – CCAC to Discuss 2020 & 2021 America...

The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a public meeting at 9:30 a.m. (ET) on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, at United States Mint...

Third 2018 America the Beautiful 5oz Silver Coin Available for Pre-Order...

Voyageurs National Park 5oz Silver Coin to be Released by the United States Mint June 14 APMEX is excited to announce the latest release in...

Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee Seeks New Member

The United States Mint is accepting applications through June 8, 2018, to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) for a new member specially qualified...

NGC Certifies Very Rare 2016 Silver Eagle Mint Error

The severity of the die clash is among the most dramatic ever seen on a US Mint bullion coin ( Silver Eagle Mint Error...