Spotlight on So-Called Dollars

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   What is a So-Called Dollar? It is said that New York coin dealer Thomas Elder first coined...

Divers Discover $4.5 Mil More 1715 Fleet Gold off Florida Coast

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   It’s been one heck of a treasure hunting season for Brent Brisben. On Wednesday, August 19, Brisben--owner and operator (along...

Eight Years After Seizure, Feds to Return Liberty Dollars to Owners

CoinWeek Staff Reports....   Millions of dollars worth of property seized in 2007 to be returned at some point in the near future... On August 14, 2015,...

United States 2015 America the Beautiful Kisatchie National Forest Quarter

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 by Public Law 110–456, the...

Bunny Money: Rabbits and Hares on Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   THE LEPORIDAE ARE a family of mammals, including some 60 species of rabbits and hares. With a...

Simpson/Hall $10 Liberty Collection to Anchor the Legend Rare Coin Auctions...

Legend Rare Coin Auctions is back at The Venetian/Palazzo for The Regency Auction XIII on the heels of a hugely successful June sale. Their upcoming...

Australia 2015 Wedge-Tailed Eagle 1 Dollar Proof Silver Coin

Description: In 2013, former Chief Engraver of the United States Mint John Mercanti traveled to Austin, Texas to meet with Perth Mint wholesale manager Neil Vance...

Australia 2015 Mother of Pearl Shell 1oz Silver Proof Coin

World Coin Profile Description: Mother of pearl is a hard, smooth, shining iridescent substance that forms the inner layer of the shells of certain molluscs,...

Coin Profile – Matte Proof 1937 Boone Half Dollar Set

UPDATE: The Set sold at Heritage's Signature Sale on August 12th for $223,250.00 (Includes BP) to an internet bidder. The August 12 - 17 ANA...

Eisenhower Coin & Chronicles Set Available Today – Update ….SOLD OUT

2015 Coin & Chronicles Set - Dwight D. Eisenhower By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Sales for the 2015 Dwight D. Eisenhower Coin and Chronicles Set...

The Great Ships of American Coinage

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Dedicated to the memory of Chief Petty Officer Virgil Pattin, USN (retired)   Outside of the eagle, Lady...

Two Murdered in Broad Daylight at Cheyenne, Wyoming Coin Shop

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   Numismatic Crime Information Center is offering a $5000 Reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the...

2015 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin “Sells Out” Within Hours...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Update: The US Mint website states that "This item is available to be ordered now, but it is not...

Austria 2015 Wolfgang: The Wonderkind 20 Euro Silver Coin

Description: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's (1756-1791) impact on Austrian culture is just as vital today as it was when the young prodigy took the Viennese opera...

$1 Million Worth of Gold Coins Recovered from 1715 Fleet Shipwreck

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On Friday, July 24, the Facebook page of a company called 1715 Fleet - Queens Jewels, LLC promised that...

Bullion Direct: Another Bullion Biz Bankrupt – Vault Virtually Empty

By Joshua Gibbons - About.Ag - for CoinWeek ....   As Much as $25M of Stored Metal 'Not Actually Purchased' As a bullion investor and webmaster of...

U.S. Mint Unveils 2016 America the Beautiful Quarter Designs

The United States Mint today announced the five new reverse designs that will appear on the 2016 coins in the America the Beautiful Quarters®...

Luxembourg 2015 Castle Brandenbourg 5-Euro Silver-Niobium Coin

Description: The 2015 Castle Brandenbourg Castle 5-euro silver-niobium coin is the seventh of nine silver-niobium coins honoring Luxembourg castles to be struck by the Austrian...

State of the Mint – U.S. Mint Coin Sales as of...

By CoinWeek News Staff....   Current coin sales figures* from the U.S. Mint. Products listed are currently available for purchase. Items labeled 'Out of Stock' or 'Sold Out'...

United States 2015 Lyndon B. Johnson $1 Coin

Description: The Presidential Dollar Coin Act (Public Law 109-145) was passed into law on December 22, 2005. The Act compelled the Secretary of the Treasury...

Tuvalu 2015 150th Anniversary of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Silver Proof...

Description: To celebrate the 150th Anniversary of Lewis Carroll's classic children's book, the Perth Mint has struck a colorized Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Silver Proof...

PCGS Periodic Table Poster Now Available On Amazon

If you can’t attend one of the upcoming major shows in Baltimore, Chicago, or Long Beach, you still have an opportunity to obtain one...

Smithsonian Celebrates Opening of New National Numismatic Collection Exhibit

By Harvey Stack and Charles Morgan for CoinWeek....   AN EXHIBIT TO BE REMEMBERED On July 15, 2015 the National Numismatic Collection was returned to the displays at...

Ancient Coins of Cyprus

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   ON A CLEAR day, it’s just possible to see the Turkish shore 40 miles (64 km) away...

Pricing for 2015 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin Announced

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   In a notice dated July 13, the United States Mint has established pricing for the upcoming 2015 American Liberty...

United States 2015 Jacqueline Kennedy $10 Gold Coin

Description: On June 25, 2015, the United States Mint issued the 2015 Jacqueline Kennedy First Spouse 1/2 oz $10 Gold Coin. The coin is struck...

France 2015 Rooster 100 Euro Gold Coin

Description: The Rooster is one of French numismatics most enduring symbols. The France 2015 Rooster 100 Euro Gold Coin features an updated interpretation of the Rooster was...

CoinWeek Coin Designer’s Profile: Don Everhart

Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on iTunes. Don Everhart joined the United States...

Texas Western College Basketball Championship 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act Introduced

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On Thursday, June 25, U.S. Representative Beto O’Rourke (D-TX16) introduced a bill (H.R. 2906) to honor the 50th anniversary...

Atlas Numismatics Publishes New Fixed-Price List

By Atlas Numismatics....   Atlas Numismatics has updated their website with 556 new coins, medals, and tokens at fixed price. Selections include the following items (all...