2015 Reverse Proof Coin Releases to Keep Collectors Busy

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek....   It seems the United States Mint knows a good thing when they see it, because now there’s news of yet...

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...

Breaking: CCAC Approves 2015 High Relief Gold Coin Design

Breaking News: 2015 High Relief Gold Coin design selected by CCAC. Correction: An earlier image of the approved design posted by CoinWeek contained the incorrect...

S-Mint Proof “Congratulations Set” American Silver Eagle “No Longer Available”

By CoinWeek Staff Reports .....   Well, that didn’t take long. In a final bow to collectors, former U.S. Mint Deputy Director Rhett Jeppson authorized the production...

PCGS Certifies Two Rare and Unusual Washington Quarter Errors

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) recently certified two extremely rare and unusual Washington Quarter errors. The first is the third-known example of a two-tailed quarter...

CoinWeek Video News Update: March of Dimes Special Collector Set. Video:...

In this CoinWeek Video News Update, Editor Charles Morgan details what we know about the recently announced 2015 March of Dimes Special Silver Set from the...

American Legion 100th Anniversary 2019 Proof Silver Dollar and Medal Set...

The United States Mint released the 2019 American Legion 100th Anniversary Proof Silver Dollar and American Veterans Silver Medal Set (product code 19CQ) on...

The Coin Analyst: Baseball Commemorative Coins Expected to Draw Widespread Interest

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… The U.S. commemorative coin program has been in the doldrums to some extent for the past couple of years....

Royal Canadian Mint Celebrates 100 Years of “The Greatest Outdoor Show...

The Royal Canadian Mint is pleased to introduce beautifully designed and exquisitely crafted collector coins which continue to capture the spirit and excitement of...

New Commemorative Coin Proposals Celebrate 1st Infantry Centennial, National Purple Heart...

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   Two new commemorative coin bills have been introduced recently into the United States Congress: Army 1st Infantry Division Centennial The Duty First...

Bill Proposes Commemorative Coins Honoring Space Shuttle Challenger, Teacher McAuliffe

By Office of Sen. Kelly Ayotte .....   U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) recently introduced legislation that would require the United States...

2020 American Samoa Quarter Preview

By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   Though not the first coin to feature bats as a motif, the first new America the Beautiful National Parks...

Modern Coins – Long Beach Expo Visitors See U.S. Mint Reagan...

By Long Beach Coin, Currency, Stamp & Sports Collectible Expo (Long Beach Expo) .....   Visitors on the closing day of the February 2016 Long Beach...

Modern US Coins – 2016 America the Beautiful Harpers Ferry National...

Description: The America the Beautiful Quarters Program debuted on the heels of the 50 State Quarters Program and its adjunct District of Columbia and Territories program. Authorized...

2015 American Eagle Platinum Proof Coins Available Dec. 3

No 2015 American Eagle Platinum Bullion coins will be produced, however. By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On Wednesday, November 25, the United States Mint announced...

CCAC Announces Public Meeting for Sept. 16, 2016

Pursuant to United States Code, Title 31, section 5135(b)(8)(C), the United States Mint announces the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) public meeting scheduled for...

United States Mint Releases Final Preamble Platinum Eagle Today

  At 12:00 pm (EST) today, the United States Mint will release the third and final coin of the Preamble to the Declaration of Independence...

NGC Experts Identify Missing Mintmark Mint Error on 2014 5oz Silver...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has identified five 2014 Great Smoky Mountains Five-Ounce Specimen coins with a significant mint error: they are missing the “P”...

CoinWeek Podcast #15: For Coins, this is a Postmodern Era –...

CoinWeek authors Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker posit that we are no longer in the modern era of U.S. coins, but instead, in a...

U.S. Mint Announces January Release Dates for New Products

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   The United States Mint has updated its online product schedule to include January release dates for a handful of...

Royal Canadian Mint sells out all 7,500 of second issue in...

The Royal Canadian Mint issues some commemorative coins with tiny mintages that are unheard of for United States issues—like just 7,500 of a $20...

America the Beautiful 5oz Silver Coin Honoring Lowell National Historical Park...

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2019 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin honoring Massachusetts’s Lowell National Historical...

U. S. Mint Opens Sales for Uncirculated American Silver Eagle Coin...

The United States Mint will accept orders for the 2017 American Eagle One Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin (product code 17EG) on June 29 at...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – The 1972 Doubled Die Lincoln Cent

GENUINE 1972 Double Die Lincoln Cent - courtesy of Heritage Auctions. By Max Spiegel - Numismatic Researcher, NGC ......   Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) recently received a...

Rare SMS 1964 Kennedy Half Dollar Sets $108,000 World Record Price

A 1964 Kennedy Half Dollar sold for a world record $108,000, making it the most expensive coin of its type, during a public auction...

PCGS Coin Quest Continues in 2020

What is the PCGS Coin Quest? The 2019-W PCGS Quarter Quest, which was a revolutionary competition for bounties and limited special labels on circulating 2019-W...

Canada To Cease Producing Cents. Will US Mint Soon Follow?

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com On March 29, the Canadian government announced that it would permanently cease minting 1-cent coins...

Royal Canadian Mint Unveils Highway of Heros Silver Commemorative Coin

Proceeds to be donated to the Afghanistan Repatriation Memorial and the Military Families Fund TRENTON, ONTARIO – October 31, 2011 – Today in Trenton, the...

He said he’d be back – Terminator Returns with a Genisys...

Stardust Silver announces their newest release, Terminator Genisys™ GUARDIAN 1 oz .999 Fine Silver Proof.  The GUARDIAN Terminator Coin follows the 1 oz .999...

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...