CCAC Recommends Designs for Apollo 11, Native American $1, Congressional Gold...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   At yesterday's marathon meeting of the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC), design candidate portfolios for several programs were reviewed...

Ozark Riverways Quarter 3-Coin Set Available June 26 from U.S. Mint

The United States Mint will accept orders for the 2017 America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set™ – Ozark National Scenic Riverways (product code 17AF)...

Candidate Designs Revealed for Upcoming Commemorative Coins, Gold Medals

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   The United States Mint recently revealed design candidates for a number of coin and medal programs, including the 2019 and...

USA Coin Album: A Memorial to the Memorial Cent

Certified grading kicks things into high gear By David W. Lange, Research Director at NGC ........   Collectors have a sentimental attachment to the old Wheat Ear...

Ozark National Scenic Riverways Featured on Latest U.S. Mint Quarter

Representatives of the United States Mint and the National Park Service today celebrated the release of the America the Beautiful Quarters® program coin honoring...

Congress Proposes Commemorative Coins for American Legion Centennial

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   On May 18, U.S. Representative Timothy Walz (D-MN1) introduced a bill to create commemorative coins honoring the 100th anniversary of...

Modern US Coins – CCAC to Discuss Apollo 11 Commem, Filipino...

A possible 2018 American Liberty 24-karat gold fractional coin also on the meeting's agenda Pursuant to United States Code, Title 31, section 5135(b)(8)(C), the United...

United States 1964-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...

Mint Error News: PCGS Certifies Unique Two-Headed Nickel

United States 2000-P Jefferson Nickel Struck with Two Obverse Dies, PCGS MS65 By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   This is the only known U.S....

NGC Certified Coins – Celebrate Two U.S. Mint Engravers with Signed...

John Mercanti has been honored with the David Rittenhouse Award - Celebrate his achievements with signed 2-coin sets! John Mercanti is a legend in the...

United States Mint Releases Annual Silver Proof Set June 7

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2017 United States Mint Silver Proof Set® (product code 17RH) on June 7 at noon...

Ozark National Scenic Riverways Quarter Products Avail. from U.S. Mint June...

The United States Mint will accept orders for products with the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coin honoring Ozark National Scenic Riverways in Missouri...

Modern Coins at Stack’s Bowers June Baltimore Auction: Lots You Need...

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   A diverse mixture of U.S. coins, tokens, patterns, and medals will be on offer when Stack's Bowers kicks off...

United States 1982 Lincoln Cent

Description: 1982 was a landmark year for the United States one-cent coin, as the metallic composition of the coin was changed from bronze to copper-plated...

Eight Ways to Spend Collectible Coins

By David Schwager for CoinWeek .....   Roll searchers (collectors who obtain coins in bulk from banks and look through them for interesting or valuable pieces)...

U.S. Mint Releases Statement on American Eagle Silver Bullion Branch Mint...

By way of background, while most American Eagle silver bullion coins have been minted at the West Point Mint, to meet demand the United...

Modern US Coins – 2016 America the Beautiful Ft. Moultrie at...

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...

2017 American Gold Eagle Uncirculated Coin Available June 1

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2017 American Eagle One Ounce Gold Uncirculated Coin (product code17EH) on June 1 at noon...

Keeping up with Moderns, and Why I Don’t Collect Roosevelt Dimes:...

By Q. David Bowers - Stack's Bowers ......   I enjoy being part of the Stack's Bowers Galleries team, including the auction program. Often I have...

United States 1973 (P) 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 an acute...

U.S. Mint to Launch Quarter Honoring Ozark National Scenic Riverways June...

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...

Counterfeit Detection: 1963-D Roosevelt Dime with Altered Bands

Careful examination of this 1963-D Roosevelt Dime reveals an alteration to the torch By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   Coins are altered in a variety of ways...

United States 1976 Bicentennial Kennedy Half Dollar

Description: Americans have long considered the signing of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776 as the birthday of the United States. And 1976...

Modern US Coins – Why Did the Number of Cameo Proofs...

By David Schwager for CoinWeek .....   An experienced collector once told me that when he started collecting a series, the first coin he bought was...

United States Mint Announcement: 2017-P American Liberty Silver Medal Set for...

American Gold, Silver Eagle 1 oz Uncirculated Coins, among others, also receive release dates as the United States Mint announces June product schedule By CoinWeek...

Modern Proof Coins—The Hunt For Perfection Continues

Viewing countless modern proofs gives the collector a greater appreciation for perfection! By Jim Bisognani - NGC Contributor ........   As we roll into the month of...

New US Commemorative Coin Proposals Honor Coast Guard, Christa McAuliffe

House version of COINS Act also introduced By CoinWeek News Staff ....   Four coin-related bills were introduced into Congress in the last few weeks, three of...

U.S. Mint Annual Uncirculated Coin Set on Sale May 17

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2017 United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set® (product code 17RJ) on May 17 at...

Evaluating Safe Preservation Methods for Proof Coins

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   For as long as there have been proof coins, there have been collectors trying to preserve them. Proof coins,...

One Way or Another: New Legislation Seeks to Change America’s Circulating...

Two recent Republican bills aim to save taxpayers money By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Two new pieces of legislation have been introduced (in one instance,...