United States Mint Begins Shipping First American Women Quarters Program Coins

United States Mint Begins Shipping First American Women Quarters Program Coins

The United States Mint has begun shipping the first coins in the American Women Quarters (AWQ) Program. These circulating quarters honoring Maya Angelou are...

United States 1935-S Washington Quarter

1935 marked the third year of production for the Washington quarter. The coin design was introduced in 1932 to honor the 200th anniversary of...

Bags in the Basement: Quantity Over Quality

By Victor Bozarth for PCGS ......   Some coin deals are more memorable than others. Most deals are “one and done”, and you go on to...

Telling a 1964 Accented Hair Proof Kennedy Half Dollar Apart From Regular Kennedy Halves

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   The 1964 Accented Hair Kennedy Half Dollar is one of the most sought-after varieties of the long-running Kennedy series....
United States 1972-P Roosevelt Dime

United States 1972-P Roosevelt Dime

As the Roosevelt dime entered production in 1972, the design had served its statutorily-mandated minimum service life of 25 years. The four-term president was...
2022 Negro Leagues Baseball Commemorative Coins Go On Sale January 6

2022 Negro Leagues Baseball Commemorative Coins on Sale January 6

The United States Mint will accept orders for the 2022 Negro Leagues Baseball Commemorative Coins and Coin and Medal Sets beginning on January 6...
United States 2015-P John F. Kennedy $1 Coin

United States 2015-P John F. Kennedy $1 Coin

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...
United States 1987-S Proof Kennedy Half Dollar

United States 1987-S Proof Kennedy Half Dollar

According to the 1988 Annual Report of the Director of the Mint, due to declining demand, no 1987 Kennedy half dollars were struck for...
United States 1935-D Washington Quarter

United States 1935-D Washington Quarter

To honor the 200th anniversary of President and General George Washington’s birthday, Congress passed a joint resolution in 1924 that was signed by then-President...

United States 2000-W Library of Congress Bicentennial Bimetallic Commemorative Coin

The First and Only Bimetallic Commemorative Coin Minted by the United States   The Library of Congress, founded on April 24, 1800, is the nation's oldest...
One of Three Known Eisenhower Dollar Prototypes in 1st Auction Appearance at FUN

One of Three Known Eisenhower Dollar Prototypes in 1st Auction Appearance at FUN

Heritage Auctions is proud to present a 1971-S $1 Eisenhower Dollar Prototype, Specimen 67 PCGS, as a part of our Platinum Night offerings in...

Booker T. on the Tarmac: A Story About First Coinvestors

By Charles Morgan with Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Anthony Swiatek and Walter Breen’s The Encyclopedia of United States Silver & Gold Commemorative Coins: 1892-1954 has always...
United States 1947-D Jefferson Nickel

United States 1947-D Jefferson Nickel

The Jefferson nickel debuted in 1938, replacing the Buffalo nickel in the 25th year of its production run. A design contest to commemorate Founding...
The Washington Quarter Made Coin Collecting a Household Pursuit

The Washington Quarter Made Coin Collecting a Household Pursuit

By Mark Ferguson for PCGS ......   Most Americans living today have known only the Washington Quarter as our 25-cent coin. You’d have to be in...
United States 1969-D Kennedy Half Dollar - CoinWeek IQ Coin Profile

United States 1969-D Kennedy Half Dollar

The 1969-D Kennedy Half Dollar was the last of the silver-clad half dollar struck in quantity for circulation. The silver-clad half dollar would take its...
What Are Full Bands on Roosevelt Dimes?

What Are Full Bands on Roosevelt Dimes?

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   Roosevelt Dimes are among several series that are graded not only upon the basis of circulation wear but also...

United States 1976 Lincoln Cent

1976 was an important year in American Numismatics. The Bicentennial quarter, half dollar and dollar had been released, featuring Jack Ahr's drummer, Seth Huntington's...
Meet the Women Who Will Appear on America's 2022 Quarters

Meet the Women Who Will Appear on America’s 2022 Quarters

By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   The United States Mint will release a new series of circulating commemorative quarters honoring American women notable for their...
Laura Gardin Fraser’s Washington Bust to Appear on American Women Quarters

Laura Gardin Fraser’s Washington Bust to Appear on American Women Quarters

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   If you collect American coins, then you've likely heard of Laura Gardin Fraser. She was an acclaimed and prolific early...
Five Mint Mark Positions on Jefferson Nickels

Five Mint Mark Positions on Jefferson Nickels

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   At least three United States Mint coins still in use today have seen two significantly different mint mark positions,...

United States 1999 Connecticut 50 State Quarter

Between 1999 and 2008, the 50 State Quarters circulating commemorative coin program honored each state in the order in which it joined the Union....

United States 1964-D Jefferson Nickel

The Jefferson nickel debuted in 1938, replacing the Buffalo nickel in the 25th year of its production run. A design contest to commemorate Founding...
United States Mint Announces 2022 Native American $1 Coin Reverse Design

United States Mint Announces 2022 Native American $1 Coin Reverse Design

The United States Mint has officially announced the design for the 2022 Native American $1 Coin. The 2022 Native American $1 Coin will commemorate...
Edging Your Bets: Edge Varieties Are Worth Looking For

Edging Your Bets: Edge Varieties Are Worth Looking For

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   It seems most collectors look for varieties on the obverse and reverse of a coin, and that makes total...
United States 1976 Bicentennial Kennedy Half Dollar

United States 1976 Bicentennial Kennedy Half Dollar

Americans have long considered the signing of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776 as the birthday of the United States. And 1976...
U.S. Mint Confirms Total Number of Gold Eagle Errors Released

U.S. Mint Confirms Total Number of Gold Eagle Errors Released

By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   All of the American Gold Eagle $10 quarter-ounce bullion coins mistakenly struck with an unfinished Proof obverse die were...
United States 1950 Washington Quarter Dollar Silver Proof Coin

United States 1950 Washington Quarter Dollar Silver Proof Coin

  Description - Washington Quarter Intended to be a circulating commemorative coin honoring the bicentennial of the birth of America’s first president, the Washington quarter as originally...
United States 1999-D Delaware 50 State Quarter

United States 1999-D Delaware 50 State Quarter

The 1999-D Delaware quarter, released on January 1, was the first issue in the 50 States Quarters series struck at the Denver Mint. Delaware...
The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint Addresses Customer Feedback, 2022 Morgan and Peace Dollars

The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint Addresses Customer Feedback, 2022 Morgan and Peace Dollars

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   Continuing an initiative begun by former United States Mint Director David J. Ryder, new Acting Mint Director Ventris...
United States 1976-D Bicentennial Washington Quarter

United States 1976-D Bicentennial Washington Quarter

Bicentennial quarters are still doing their job, nearly a half-century after their issue in 1975 and 1976. Introduced alongside redesigned half dollars and dollar...