CAC to Accept Eisenhower Dollars

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek I’m happy to announce this week that CAC, the Certified Acceptance Corporation, will announce that they will now accept Cu-Ni...

The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint Plans for 75th Anniversary San Francisco...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek The U.S. Mint has announced that it will honor the 75th anniversary of the San Francisco branch of the U.S....

Tradition and Innovation Shine Though as Royal Canadian Mint Launches New...

As it continues to advance the art and science of coin manufacturing, the Royal Canadian Mint is proud to introduce a striking variety of new...

Modern Coin News Round-Up: Recent World Coin Releases

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek This is the first article in a new column that will provide brief news and analysis of significant developments in modern...

Modern Coin News Round-Up: U.S. Coins

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek 1.) Julia Grant Coin Now Lowest Mintage Proof First Spouse The proof version of the Julia Grant First Spouse $10 gold coin...

The Coin Analyst: Titanic Centennial Coins Popular with Collectors

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek April 15th marks the 100th anniversary of one of the world’s greatest maritime disasters, the sinking off the coast of Canada...

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 Coin Analyst: ANA’s Rod Gillis Asks Members to Support World...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek The U.S. Mint has issued many commemorative coins over the year that have military themes on them. In the past year,...

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...

The Coin Analyst: The U.S. Mint’s Spring 2012 Coin Program

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek In the past couple of weeks the U.S. Mint has finally started to put some bones on its upcoming product...

Congressional Inaction, Not Inflation, Is to Blame for the Diminishing Role...

By Charles Morgan with Hubert Walker Coinweek Contributor On February 21, 1857, the United States Congress passed An Act relating to Foreign Coins and to the...

Egon Schiele Europa Silver Program “Artists” 2012

March 14, Vienna – The Austrian Mint will issue today a new 20 euro silver coin celebrating word-renowned artist Egon Schiele (1890 – 1918)....

Royal Canadian Mint Remembers RMS Titanic With Commemorative Coins

Coins produced to honour Canada’s role in aftermath HALIFAX, NOVA SCOTIA – March 5, 2012 – Today at the Maritime Museum of the Atlantic in...

The Coin Analyst: Canadian Coins Widely Collected in the U.S.

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek World coins are gaining in popularity in the U.S., and none are more popular than coins from Canada. Canada has been...

The Coin Analyst: Alice Paul Coin Ill Suited for First Spouse...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek The U.S. Congress frequently enacts legislation on coins that is misguided. One of the best recent examples is the...

The Coin Analyst: How the U.S. and World Mints Are Dealing...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Spot prices on the futures markets for precious metals have always been volatile, especially for silver. But since last year’s roller...

Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee Meets February 28

The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a public meeting at 9:00 a.m. (ET) on Tuesday, February 28, 2012, at United ...

The Coin Analyst: Memo to the Mint: End the News Blackout...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek News blackout The U.S. Mint normally publishes a schedule of upcoming products on its web site (www.usmint.gov) that lists the majority...

The Coin Analyst: 2011 Low Mintage Key Coins Likely to Perform...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Determining which coins will be low mintage keys in their respective series is a significant part of the fun of...

The Coin Analyst: The Modern Commemorative Coin Program and the Launch...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Critics often assert that too many modern U.S. commemorative coins have been issued, and that the program has been abused...

The Coin Analyst: World Coin Market Strong at 2012 Berlin World...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Every year in February the most important international coin fair of the year is held in Berlin, Germany. It...

The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint Announces Some Major Changes to the...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ....   The America the Beautiful Quarters five-ounce silver bullion and numismatic program has faced problems since before the first coins...

Interview with Dr. Michael Bugeja Part II: “Coins Are Art You...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek This is the second part of the interview I did with Dr. Michael Bugeja, who serves on the Citizens Coinage...

Royal Canadian Mint Earns Most Historically Significant Coin Title at 2012...

Ottawa, Ontario, January 31, 2012 — The Royal Canadian Mint is pleased to add a new title to its ever-growing list of Krause Publications...

The Coin Analyst: Possible New U.S. Collector Coins Suggested in Mint...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Last week a polling company hired by the U.S. Mint e-mailed some of its customers a fascinating survey that sought...

The Coin Analyst: Market Analysis and Latest Developments on 25th Anniversary...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Late last year the 25th anniversary American silver eagle sets that were released at the end of November dominated the...

Royal Canadian Mint Releases Coin Celebrating Canada’s Rare Wood Bison

Special 25-cent circulation coin is the third of five 2011 commemorative coins honouring Canada’s legendary nature Ottawa, Ontario, January 13, 2012 – The Royal Canadian...

2-New Sheqalim Israeli Coin Named Coin of the Year

IOLA, Wis. (Jan. 12, 2012) -- A 2-New Sheqalim coin from the Bank of Israel has been named Coin of the Year by Krause...

The Coin Analyst: 2011 World Coins of the Year

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek....   This article discusses world coins from 2011 that I believe are the best of the year either because they are...

The Coin Analyst: The Best 2011 U.S. Mint Coins Still Available...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek I believe the following 2011 U.S. Mint coins offer the solid long-term potential for price appreciation based on supply and...