United States 2016 National Park Service Centennial Commemorative $1 Silver Coin

Description: The National Park Service Centennial $1 silver coin honors the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service (NPS). Signed into law by President Woodrow...

Two Kinds of Royalty Shine in Royal Canadian Mint’s Newest Line...

Among many captivating themes and designs, new gold and silver coins celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, and the legacy...

The Coin Analyst: The First Spouse Gold Series (2007-2016) – A...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek....   The $10 First Spouse half-ounce gold coin series, which debuted in 2007 and ends this year, is a topic I...

Record Auction Price Paid for QA Check Approved Modern Coin

By CoinWeek News Staff....   The viability of 3rd party grade verification for modern coins is being borne out as a flurry of auctions for coins verified...

Two New Members Appointed to Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee

WASHINGTON - The United States Mint is pleased to announce the appointment of two new members to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC).  These...

The U.S. Mint to Release Great Sand Dunes 5 Ounce Silver...

CoinWeek Staff Reports.... At noon Eastern today, the United States Mint will accept orders for the 2014 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin...

Rare Frosted Freedom Platinum Eagle Variety Offered by GreatCollections

Coin is second discovered from a total mintage of 21 coins.  Unique at PCGS. A scarce production proof error, acknowledged by the U.S. Mint, is...

Modern Coin News Round-Up: News from Major World Mints

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek UK Royal Mint Announces Changes to Britannia Coins On April 26 Nick Bowkett of the UK’s Royal Mint posted an...

Breaking News: ModernCoinMart Sold to Asset Marketing Services

A CoinWeek Breaking News Report... Surprise Sale Shakes Up Modern Coin Marketplace... On May 3, 2015, CoinWeek received word that the Lakewood Ranch, Florida-based company ModernCoinMart was...

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...

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 Launch Frederick Douglass National Historic Site Quarter at...

WHAT: Join officials from the United States Mint and the National Park Service for the official launch of the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coin...

New Eiffel Tower Coins Released by Monnaie de Paris. VIDEO: 2:44

Lionel LeConte, Paris Mint Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com ...... A series of gold and silver coins featuring the Eiffel Tower has been announced by the Monnaie...

CoinWeek Podcast #82: Papyrus Creator and Coin Designer Chris Costello Drops...

CoinWeek Podcast #82: Papyrus Creator and Coin Designer Chris Costello Drops By Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe...

The Artwork of Medallic Sculptor Elizabeth Jones – Video: 6:15

Numismatist Ray Herz offers this fascinating look at the career of medallic sculptor Elizabeth Jones. Jones was appointed by President Ronald Reagan to replace outgoing Chief Engraver of...

The Coin Analyst: West Point Graded Sets Moving Up; Baseball Coin...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   More on West Point graded sets While buyers of the 2013 West Point American Silver Eagle coin sets wait for the U.S. Mint to...

The Coin Analyst: Can Modern Coins Stand The Test of Time?

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek....   When it comes to collecting modern coins, Eisenhower dollars, Kennedy half dollars and Lincoln Memorial cents have long proven to...

40 Years Since U.S. Bicentennial Coins First Hit Pocket Change

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek....   Growing up, I didn’t spend much time looking for 50 States Quarters--they didn’t exist yet. It was the early 1990s,...

The Coin Analyst: American Liberty Coin Series Proposed in New Bill

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ………… On June 27 Rep. Andrew Barr (Republican of Kentucky) introduced H.R. 2535, the American Liberty Coinage and Deficit Reduction...

Mint Cancels 2015 Limited Edition Silver Proof Sets

By Everett Millman – Gainesville Coins ..........   The United States Mint has decided it will not release one of its premium items, the Limited Editions...

United States Mint Announces 2016 Presidential $1 Coins Designs

The United States Mint today officially announced the designs that will appear on the 2016 Presidential $1 Coins honoring former Presidents Richard M. Nixon...

The Commemorative Coins of the 112th Congress

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker  for CoinWeek  ……. With so many important issues facing the country, it’s almost a tad impolitic to analyze and...

The Coin Analyst – Modern World Coins: Will Lunar Horse Coins...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… Since the summer when the first Lunar Year of the Horse 2014 coin was issued by the small nation...

Coin Submission Success Strategies

By Charles Morgan with Hubert Walker If you’re anything like me, then you occasionally submit coins to one of the major Third Party Grading companies...

The Coin Analyst: Latest Developments at the U.S. Mint

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… Update on U.S. Mint Price Increases On March 5 the U.S. Mint’s Michael White, who serves in the Mint’s Office...

Bank of Latvia Issues Silver Coin Honoring Composer Dārziņš and His...

By Bank of Latvia....   On Tuesday, 6 October, Bank of Latvia (Latvijas Banka) will issue a new 5-euro silver collector coin dedicated to Valse Mélancolique,...

Are MS-70 Coins “Value Traps”? – Another View

Editors Note: The following is a letter we received following publication of an article on June 23rd by Louis Golino, "Are MS-70 Coins Value...

The Coin Analyst: Canadian Mint Plans to Stop Making Cents, and...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek The Royal Canadian Mint's 2012 budget, which was issued on March 29, does not include funding for the production of...

Boxing Legend Muhammad Ali Commemorative Coin Bill Introduced

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On January 13, a bill to commemorate the achievements--both in and out of the ring--of American boxing legend Muhammad...

The Coin Analyst: A Second Look at the Prospects for the...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek F. Scott Fitzgerald famously said: “"The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposing ideas in...