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,...

United States 1970-D Kennedy Half Dollar

  Description: The 1970-D Kennedy Half Dollar was the last of the regular-strike silver-clad half dollars and the last Kennedy half intended for circulation that contained...

U.S. Mint to Release 2017 American Buffalo 1oz Gold Proof Coin...

The United States Mint 2017 American Buffalo One Ounce Gold Proof Coin (product code 17EL) will be available for purchase beginning on May 11...

Modern US Coins – 2017 America the Beautiful Frederick Douglass 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...

NGC Certifies Rare 1942 and 1943 Wrong Planchet Cents

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified an extraordinary group of four 1942 and 1943 Lincoln Cents struck on the wrong planchets. Included in this...

Catastrophic Launch of Mint of Finland Collector Coin Ends with Scrapped...

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   Last Monday, the Mint of Finland announced a five-coin, five-euro commemorative coin set marking the 100th Anniversary of Finnish...

United States 2017 Lions Clubs International Centennial Silver $1 Coin

Description: The 2017 Lions Clubs International Centennial commemorative silver dollar honors the 100th anniversary of the world’s largest service club. Founded in 1917 by Chicago businessman...

U.S. Mint News: 2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Design...

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   Starting Monday, May 1, the United States Mint will begin accepting entries to its design contest for the 2019 Apollo...

Royal Mint Says Possible Counterfeit of UK’s New £1 Coin Is...

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   Over the weekend, British media (especially the tabloids) began to report that a man had discovered a counterfeit version of...

CoinWeek Podcast #66: Does the Dollar Coin Have a Future? –...

CoinWeek Podcast #66: Does the Dollar Coin Have a Future? - Audio Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe...

United States Mint Releases Next 2017 America the Beautiful 5 Oz...

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2017 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin-Frederick Douglass National Historic Site (product...

US Coins: 50 Years of Modern Proof Sets

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   Proof coinage has been a fixture in American numismatics since the 19th century and a regular hobby staple since...

2017 Frederick Douglass America the Beautiful Quarters 3-Coin Set Available April...

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2017 America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set™–Frederick Douglass National Historic Site (product code 17AE) on...

United States 2017 Boys Town Centennial Half Dollar Coin

Description: The United States Mint released three commemorative coins in 2017 that honor Boys Town, a non-profit child welfare organization headquartered in Nebraska. While the...