The 2016-W Silver Eagle From the West Point Mint Hoard Explained

The 2016-W Silver Eagle From the West Point Mint Hoard Explained

The West Point Mint Hoard of Silver Eagles by Bullion Shark LLC ......   In a surprise move, the United States Mint announced in late 2019...

NCBA Committee Makes Commemorative Coin Recommendations

On January 10, 2023, the Numismatic Industry Coinage Advisory Committee (NICAC) released its first commemorative coin recommendations to the United States Congress. NICAC is...
United States 1975-D Jefferson Nickel

United States 1975-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 Call for Artists

United States Mint Announces Call for Artists

The United States Mint is pleased to announce a call for artists to participate in its Artistic Infusion Program (AIP). Established in 2003, the...
The 1961 Proof Doubled Die Franklin Half Dollar

The 1961 Proof Doubled Die Franklin Half Dollar

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   While the "Bugs Bunny" Franklin half dollar captures the whimsy of the series enthusiast, the most popular variety of...
New Books and Coin Supplies From Whitman Publishing in 2023

New Books and Coin Supplies From Whitman Publishing in 2023

Whitman Publishing announces a slate of new books and hobby supplies that will be available in 2023. The lineup includes titles on U.S. and...
United States 1966 Jefferson Nickel

United States 1966 Jefferson Nickel

In 1966, the United States Mint was at the nadir of what was perhaps the worst American coinage crisis of the 20th century. Only...
U.S. Mint Begins Shipping 2023 American Women Quarters Honoring Bessie Coleman

U.S. Mint Begins Shipping 2023 American Women Quarters Honoring Bessie Coleman

On Tuesday, January 3, the United States Mint began shipping the first coin in the 2023 American Women Quarters (AWQ) Program. The Mint facilities...
Mike Byers Mint Error News - Unique Proof Kennedy Half Bonded Pair

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique Proof Kennedy Half Bonded Pair

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   1973-S Proof Kennedy Half Dollar Struck on Copper Planchet on Obverse (Bonded Pair) NGC PF 67 UNIQUE * * * This bonded pair...
United States 1953 Proof Franklin Half Dollar

United States 1953 Proof Franklin Half Dollar

After the production of Proof Franklin half dollars began in 1950, two years after the introduction of the series, the United States Mint saw...
Redesigned United States Mint American Eagle Gold Proof Coins On Sale July 29

What is the American Eagle Gold Coin?

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Gold bullion coins are coins whose value is primarily based on their gold content and are aimed mainly at gold...
United States Mint Announces 2023 American Innovation $1 Coin Designs

United States Mint Announces 2023 American Innovation $1 Coin Designs

The United States Mint has officially announced the designs for the 2023 American Innovation $1 Coin Program. This multi-year series that started in 2018...
United States 1978-D Eisenhower Dollar CoinWeek IQ Coin Profile

United States 1978-D Eisenhower Dollar

Even though the United States had no real need for a large dollar coin at the start of the 1970s, the gaming industry developed...
Mike Byers Mint Error News - Mated Pair of Proof Ike Dollars

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Mated Pair of Proof Ike Dollars

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   Mated Pair of Proof Ike Dollars Struck Off-Center on 1¢ Planchets NGC Proof 67 RB & Proof 66 RB UNIQUE *...

United States 2016 American Eagle Platinum $100 Proof Coin

Authorized by Section 524 of Public Law 104-284, American Platinum Eagle coins were first issued in 1997. The Proof and bullion coin program was...
United States 1979-S Roosevelt Dime Proof

United States 1979-S Roosevelt Dime Proof

A modern Proof coin, the United States Mint struck the 1979-S Roosevelt dime for inclusion in the annual Mint Set offered to collectors. Since...
United States 1949 Lincoln Cent

United States 1949 Lincoln Cent

With a mintage of 217,775,000 coins, the 1949 Lincoln cent is a relatively common type. Unlike the issuances from the San Francisco and Denver...
2000 Sacagawea Dollar / Washington Quarter Mule – The $1.25 Coin

2000 Sacagawea Dollar / Washington Quarter Mule – The $1.25 Coin

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   In May 2000, Frank Wallis of Mountain View, Arkansas, found what has been called the “Holy Grail of U.S....
Post 1964 Off-Metal Error Coins

Post 1964 Off-Metal Error Coins

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   On July 23, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson spoke from the White House Rose Garden announcing the Coinage Act...
United States 1988 American Silver Eagle

United States 1988 American Silver Eagle

PCGS MS-69 $48 – $52 Annual Rate of Return Since 2014: 1.86% PCGS POP MS-69: 12,256 Population Growth Since 2014: 112.67%▲ (MS-69 Population in 2014: 5,763) NGC MS-69 $43 – $47▲ Annual...
Red Gem 1969-S Doubled Die Lincoln Cent Offered by GreatCollections

Red Gem 1969-S Doubled Die Lincoln Cent Offered by GreatCollections

GreatCollections is a currently auctioning off one of the most sought after modern U.S. Mint errors: a high-grade 1969-S Lincoln Cent Doubled Die Obverse....
United States 2000 "Cheerios" Lincoln Cent

United States 2000 “Cheerios” Lincoln Cent

As part of a major innovative PR campaign, the United States Mint partnered with the American food company General Mills to promote the new...
Mint Director Ventris Gibson Answers Media's Questions at U.S. Mint Roundtable

Mint Director Ventris Gibson Answers Media’s Questions at U.S. Mint Roundtable

On August 9, 2022, Ventris C. Gibson, Director of the United States Mint, invited members of the numismatic media to a press roundtable at...
Ten Notable US Mint Directors and What They Are Known For

Ten Notable US Mint Directors and What They Are Known For

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   #1. David Rittenhouse (April 1792 - June 1795) The term “polymath” is usually employed to describe the...
Proof 69 DCAM Accented Hair 1969 Kennedy Half Offered by GreatCollections

Proof 69 DCAM Accented Hair 1964 Kennedy Half Offered by GreatCollections

Greatcollections.com is offering collectors a fantastic opportunity to bid on a very rare Kennedy Half dollar variety. Graded as PR 69 DCAM, this 1964...
United States 1982-P Roosevelt Dime

The United States 1982-P Roosevelt Dime

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's portrait on the dime was a fitting choice in 1946. He was a revered figure for many of the "Greatest Generation":...
The Real Diehl: The Inside Story of the Sacagawea Dollar

The Real Diehl: The Inside Story of the Sacagawea Dollar

The Real Diehl is a select column by former United States Mint Director Philip N. Diehl, exclusively for CoinWeek .....   This series of articles will give readers an insider’s...
CoinWeek Streaming News: Let’s Talk High-End Eisenhower Dollars (w/ James Sego)

CoinWeek Streaming News: Let’s Talk High-End Eisenhower Dollars (w/ James Sego)

  CoinWeek Streaming News is brought to you by NGC. For information about NGC’s current grading specials and services, as well as to look up certs,...
Exotic and Intentional U.S. Error Coins in the Marketplace

Exotic and Intentional U.S. Error Coins in the Marketplace

By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   One of the most controversial categories of U.S. coins is Mint Errors. Many dealers and collectors, as...

United States 1979-P Susan B. Anthony Dollar

The Birth (and Death) of the Modern Small Dollar Of all of the coins struck over the long career of the United States Mint, no...