When Dealing With Eisenhower Dollars, Grade Is Everything

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   For better or worse, Whitman’s A Guidebook of United States Coins (the Red Book) is still the gold standard...

Rare Sacagawea Dollar / Statehood Quarter Mule to be Sold at Stack’s Bowers Philadelphia...

Quarter Obverse and "Golden" Mini-Dollar Reverse--One of Only About a Dozen Examples Known   Set to cross the block in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official August...
The Collapse of the 2001-S Sacagawea Proof

The Collapse of the 2001-S Sacagawea Proof

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   The sentiment among collectors who deride modern coins is that they’re overpriced and just plain common....
US Coins - What’s up With the 1969 Quarter? The Key Date You Didn’t Know About

US Coins – What’s up With the 1969 Quarter? The Key Date You Didn’t...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Walter Breen doesn’t mention it, and in A Guide Book of Washington and State Quarters (Whitman,...
The Commemorative Coins of the 112th Congress

The Commemorative Coins of the 112th Congress

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   With so many important issues facing the country, it’s almost a tad impolitic to analyze and discuss...

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...

Return to Bicentennial Coinage: Silver Business Strikes

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   We talked about Bicentennial quarters in one of the first pieces we wrote for CoinWeek. We...

Numismatic Housekeeping: Summer Edition

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Now that the Fourth of July is just around the corner, it’s time for another round...

US Coins – The Short-Lived Franklin Half Dollar

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   With a lifespan of just 15 years (1948-63) and no high-priced key dates even in Mint State grades, the Franklin half dollar is...

The Coin Analyst: CCAC Recommends New Reverse Design for American Silver Eagle Program

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   Editor's Note: A complete rundown of designs considered by the CCAC are included at the bottom of this article. On April 8, the...
Commemorative Coin Stories: 1982 George Washington Half Dollar

Commemorative Coin Stories: 1982 George Washington Half Dollar

By David Provost for CoinWeek .....   Author’s Note: My intention for this series of “stories” is to present lesser-known information about the US commemorative coins...
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...

Commemorative Stories: The 1983-84 LA Olympics Coins – Part I

By David Provost for CoinWeek .....   Author’s Note: My intention for this series of “stories” is to present lesser-known information about the US commemorative coins series derived...

Commemorative Stories: The 1983-84 LA Olympics Coins – Part II

By David Provost for CoinWeek .....   Author’s Note: My intention for this series of “stories” is to present lesser-known information about the US commemorative coins series derived...

Reports that Dealers Hire Homeless, Army Spouses to Stand in Line for Gold Kennedy...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   According to CBS channel 4 (KCNC-TV) in Denver, coin dealers have hired numerous people to stand in line outside...

Commemorative Stories: The 1983-84 LA Olympics Coins – Part III

By David Provost for CoinWeek .....   Author’s Note: My intention for this series of “stories” is to present lesser-known information about the US commemorative coins series derived...

Commemorative Stories: The 1983-84 LA Olympics Coins – Part IV

By David Provost for CoinWeek .....   Author’s Note: My intention for this series of “stories” is to present lesser-known information about the US commemorative coins series derived...

Commemorative Stories: The 1983-84 LA Olympics Coins – Part V

By David Provost for CoinWeek .....   Author’s Note: My intention for this series of “stories” is to present lesser-known information about the US commemorative coins...

Commemorative Stories: The 1983-84 LA Olympics Coins – Part VI

By David Provost for CoinWeek .....   Author’s Note: My intention for this series of “stories” is to present lesser-known information about the US commemorative coins...

Commemorative Stories: The 1983-84 LA Olympics Coins – Part VII

By David Provost for CoinWeek .....   Author’s Note: My intention for this series of “stories” is to present lesser-known information about the US commemorative coins...

2014 Coin and Chronicles Set – Franklin D. Roosevelt Available Dec. 22

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2014 Coin and Chronicles Set - Franklin D. Roosevelt (product code FR9) starting Dec. 22...
Coin Shows - US Mint to Sell New Marshals Service Coin at Long Beach Expo Plus Displays of Pogue Collection Coins and Simpson Gobrecht Dollars

Coin Shows – US Mint to Sell New Marshals Service Coin at Long Beach...

Visitors on opening day of the January 29 - 31, 2015 Long Beach Coin, Currency, Stamp & Sports Collectible Expo (www.LongBeachExpo.com) will have the...

Commemorative Coin Stories: 1986 Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Coin Program

By David Provost for CoinWeek .....   Author’s Note: My intention for this series of “stories” is to present lesser-known information about the US commemorative coins...

Commemorative Stories: 1986 Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Coin Program, Part II

By David Provost for CoinWeek .....   Author’s Note: My intention for this series of “stories” is to present lesser-known information about the US commemorative coins...
U.S. Mint Sets Price for 2015 Presidential $1 Coin and Chronicle Sets

U.S. Mint Sets Price for 2015 Presidential $1 Coin and Chronicle Sets

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   On Wednesday, April 29, the United States Mint announced prices for the upcoming 2015 Coin and Chronicle Sets featuring Harry...
U.S. Mint Explains Itself as Truman Coin & Chronicles Set Sells Out

Harry S. Truman Coin and Chronicles Set Available June 30

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2015 Coin and Chronicles Set - Harry S. Truman (product code AX1) starting on June...
First Day Sales of Jacqueline Kennedy First Spouse Gold Coin Reveal High Demand

First Day Sales of Jacqueline Kennedy First Spouse Gold Coin Reveal High Demand

By CoinWeek Staff Reports .....   On June 26, the United States Mint released first-day sales numbers for the 2015 Jacqueline Kennedy First Spouse Series One-Half...
Blue Ridge Parkway America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set

Blue Ridge Parkway Quarter 3-Coin Set Available Today

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   It's been quite the week for new releases from the U.S. Mint. First, the 2015 Jacqueline Kennedy First Spouse Series One-Half...
U.S. Mint Explains Itself as Truman Coin & Chronicles Set Sells Out

U.S. Mint Explains Itself as Truman Coin & Chronicles Set Sells Out

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   At noon Eastern Standard Time on Tuesday, June 30, the 2015 Harry S. Truman Coin & Chronicles Set (product...

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...