African-Americans on US Coins: Circulating Coins (Part 3)

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   In the past two articles, Hubert and I have catalogued the history of African-American representation...
US Mint Opens Order Window for Purple Heart Colorized Silver Dollar

US Mint Opens Order Window for Purple Heart Colorized Silver Dollar

The United States Mint is announcing that the order window will open on March 24 at noon (EDT) for the 2022 National Purple Heart...

Coinage Legislation Works Its Way Through Congress in 2021

By Christopher Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   Four different commemorative coin bills have been introduced to Congress since the beginning of 2021, which, if signed into...
The Eagles of the Classic Commemoratives

The Eagles of the Classic Commemoratives

By Dan Duncan – Pinnacle Rarities ......   The 59 distinct designs of the silver and gold classic commemoratives are often collected by theme. The bald...

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...
United States 2018 World War I Army Veterans Centennial Silver $1 Commemorative Coin

United States 2018 World War I Army Veterans Centennial Silver $1 Commemorative Coin

It was the "War to End All Wars". When the United States entered the conflict on April 6, 1917, World War I had been raging...
Heritage Offers McCloskey Collection, Classic US Commemoratives in Upcoming Auctions

Heritage Offers McCloskey Collection, Classic US Commemoratives in Upcoming Auctions

The John W. McCloskey Collection Showcase Auction Dr. John W. McCloskey was a prolific researcher and pathfinder in multiple areas of American numismatics. He was...
Silver Commemorative Half Dollars From the Gregg Bingham Collection Offered by GreatCollections

Silver Commemorative Half Dollars From the Gregg Bingham Collection Offered by GreatCollections

GreatCollections is offering collectors the opportunity to bid on a number of pieces from the Gregg Bingham Collection. Since this collection contains several extreme...

ANA Debuts Classic Commemorative Coins Online Resource at Money.org

Commemorative coins are minted to memorialize specific people, places, and historical events, and are often prized by collectors for their unique and beautiful designs....

African-Americans on US Coins: Modern Commemoratives (Part 2)

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Link to Part One Twenty-eight years passed between the last Carver Washington half dollar and the George...

NGC Exclusive Partnership and Special Label for 2021 National Law Enforcement Coins

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has announced an exclusive partnership with the National Law Enforcement Memorial and Museum to offer collectors a special certification label...
US Mint Accepting Orders for National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Feb. 24

US Mint Accepting Orders for National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Feb....

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2022 National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Program on February 24 at noon...

New Commemorative Coin Proposals Celebrate 1st Infantry Centennial, National Purple Heart Hall of Honor

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Two new commemorative coin bills have been introduced recently into the United States Congress: Army 1st Infantry Division Centennial The Duty...

Commemorative Stories: The 1900 Lafayette Dollar Coin – Part I

By David Provost for CoinWeek .....   Author’s Note: This installment of the Lafayette dollar story presents how the coin came to be; the conclusion (Part...
Commemorative Stories: The 1900 Lafayette Dollar – Part II

Commemorative Stories: The 1900 Lafayette Dollar – Part II

By David Provost for CoinWeek .....   Link to Part I   Approved When the Lafayette dollar was approved by President William McKinley on March 3, 1899, it...

PCGS Offering Special Label Memorializing NASA Challenger Astronaut Christa McAuliffe

Special Astronaut Memorial Foundation label paired with commemorative silver dollar honoring teacher Christa McAuliffe   Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) is offering a Special Label emblazoned...

Collecting Classic Silver Commemorative Coinage (1892–1954)

A look at this often-underrated yet highly interesting series   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   For anyone looking for value when trying to...

Finding Numismatic History in Unlikely Places With Pinnacle Rarities

By Dan Duncan - Pinnacle-Rarities ......   Ezra Meeker - Champion of the Oregon Trail Over the summer months, our numismatic travels took us to great historical...
U.S. Modern Commemorative Coins Turn 40

U.S. Modern Commemorative Coins Turn 40

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   The year was 1982. Steven Spielberg’s E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial was soaring across the silver screen, the futuristic EPCOT (Experimental...
Classic US Commemorative Collection Offered by David Lawrence Rare Coins

Classic US Commemorative Collection Offered by David Lawrence Rare Coins

Sunday Auction #1217 from David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is now live and features over 550 total lots - including more than 20 Vault...
Charles Morgan: Ten Coins I'd Love to Own

Charles Morgan: Ten Coins I’d Love to Own

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   1794 Flowing Hair Cent (Head of 1794) in AU58 to MS63 The Flowing Hair cent was produced starting at the...
1922: A Unique Year in U.S. Coin History

1922: A Unique Year in U.S. Coin History

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Today, the United States Mint is the largest producer of coins in the world, striking billions of circulating coins, millions...

Commemorative Stories: The 1893 Isabella Quarter

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...

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...

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...
US Mint Announces Designs for National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coins

US Mint Announces Designs for National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coins

On Veteran's Day, November 11, the United States Mint joined National Purple Heart Honor Mission, Inc. to unveil the designs for the 2022 National...
Antietam and Gettysburg: Classic US Civil War Commemorative Coins

Antietam and Gettysburg: Classic US Civil War Commemorative Coins

The Antietam and Gettysburg Classic Civil War Commemoratives are popular with collectors of coins and Civil War history By Jim Bisognani - NGC Contributor ........   When...
NGC Announces Exclusive Partnership, Special Label for 2022 Purple Heart Commemorative Coin

NGC Announces Exclusive Partnership, Special Label for 2022 Purple Heart Commemorative Coin

One of the oldest and most highly regarded US military honors — the Purple Heart — is being recognized with the release of the...
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...
Commemorative Stories: The 1892-93 Columbian Half Dollars

Commemorative Stories: The 1892-93 Columbian Half Dollars

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...