Top Population 1981-S Lincoln Cent set to bring $1,000+ at GreatCollections...

CoinWeek Staff Reports..... Note: This coin sold for $2,137.50. A top-population 1981-S Lincoln cent Type 1 (PCGS PR70DCAM) is currently drawing strong interest from collectors at...

Top Population 1932 Quarter set to bring $20,000+ at GreatCollections Auction

CoinWeek Staff Reports..... September 4, 2018 update: On September 2, 2018, this coin sold for $25,876.132 (with Buyer's Premium).  A top-population 1932 Washington quarter (PCGS MS67...

Modern Coin Profile – La Catrina Skull Coin from CIT

Coin Invest AG has presented the third motif of its popular Skull Coin series. This time, the skull coin picks up on the affectionate...

The Coin Analyst: The 50 State Quarters Program 20 Years Later

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek..... In 1999 the U.S. Mint launched the 50 State Quarters Program – the first modern circulating coin program with a...

The $1,000 Kennedy Half Dollar Roll Search

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ...... For the past seven years, I had longed for the opportunity to pore through a bank box of half...

The 2019 America the Beautiful Quarters – A Fine Crop of...

CoinWeek Staff Reports..... The United States Mint has unveiled the five designs that will be struck to mark the ninth year of the America the...

United States 1971-S Eisenhower Dollar

Description: While the country at large's desire for a large dollar coin at the start of the 1970s was hardly demonstrable, the gaming industry developed...

Lincoln Cent Roll Searching: What I Found in a $25 Box...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com .....   Searching through $25 worth of penny rolls is like going on a treasure hunt right from the comfort of...

US Coins – What’s up with the 1969 Quarter? The Key...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker ..... Walter Breen doesn’t mention it, and in A Guide Book of Washington and State Quarters (Whitman, 2006), Q....

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...