U.S. Mint News: Bess Truman Gold First Spouse Coin Design

Michael White from the United States Mint's Office of Corporate Communications forwarded to CoinWeek the following design candidates for the Bess Truman First Spouse...

The U.S. Mint to Release Great Sand Dunes 5 Ounce Silver...

CoinWeek Staff Reports.... At noon Eastern today, the United States Mint will accept orders for the 2014 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin...

Congressional Gold Medals Awarded to the Fallen Heroes of September 11,...

Three Congressional Gold Medals were awarded today in honor of the men and women who perished as a result of the terrorist attacks on...

The Real Diehl: Let’s Get Real About the Issue of First...

The Real Diehl is a regularly-appearing column by former United States Mint Director Philip N. Diehl, exclusively for CoinWeek ……….. Are There Really “First Strikes”, “ Releases”, and...

The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint News Update for September

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek....   No JFK silver sets in Baltimore In the aftermath of the chaotic events surrounding the release of the JFK gold half...

Philip Diehl Talks About the US Gold & Silver Bullion Program...

Philip N. Diehl, Former US Mint Director Interviewer: Charles Morgan, CoinWeek.com....... In this six part interview, Coinweek Content Manager Charles Morgan talks with Philip N. Diehl...

U.S. Mint and American Numismatic Association Suspend Sales of 2014...

The United States Mint and the American Numismatic Association (ANA) announced today that sales of the 2014 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half-Dollar Gold Proof Coin...

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

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 the...

The Coin Analyst: CCAC Endorses U.S. Mint Proposal for 2015 Ultra...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .........   During a teleconference held on July 22 the 10 members of the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) unanimously endorsed...

The Coin Analyst: Minting to Demand of JFK Gold Coins Raises...

Once again the U.S. Mint, for reasons I fail to understand, made a major announcement via Facebook.  And this was not even a major...

The Coin Analyst: U.S. and World Mint News Update for July

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek.com More JFK coin details The U.S. Mint issued a press release on July 1  with a couple important details about the...

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

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...

Shenandoah National Park Quarter Goes on Sale Today

The United States Mint is now offering business strike Shenandoah National Park quarters from the Philadelphia, Denver, and San Francisco mints. The new Shenandoah issue...

The Coin Analyst: Baseball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Launch a...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   March 27, when sales of the 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame commemorative coin series began, will be remembered as an exciting but...

The Coin Analyst: The 2013 Season of U.S. Mint Product Sell-Outs...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… As was the case about this time last year, many U.S. Mint coins issued in the past year are...

The Coin Analyst: News from the U.S. Mint

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… Here is a round-up of news developments from the U.S. Mint and some recommendations for 2013 coins to watch. Commemorative...

The Coin Analyst: West Point Sales Revised Lower; CCAC and U.S....

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek....   West Point set sales revised lower On October 25, late in the day on a Friday, the U.S. Mint confirmed what...

BEP Initiative for US Paper Money to Help Visually Impaired. VIDEO:...

Rosie Rios, United States Treasurer US Treasury Forum, August 15, 2013......... A program called Meaningful Access has been initiated at the Bureau of Engraving and Printing...

The Coin Analyst: Should the U.S. Mint Stop Physical Coin Sales...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… Longtime Numismatic News editor David Harper likes to write provocative columns and online posts. I do too, as they...

The Coin Analyst: ANA Convention Highlights Include Buffalo Gold Coins and...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… At the recently-concluded American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money in Rosemont, Illinois, the most important coin show of...

The Coin Analyst: West Point Set Shipments Delayed by Packaging, According...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ………… West Point set delays A large number of purchasers of the 2013-W West Point silver eagle sets have been frustrated...

The Coin Analyst: Modern U.S. Coin News Round-Up

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ………… Summer used to be a slower time for coin collecting, but it is increasingly becoming just as busy as...

The Coin Analyst: West Point Graded Sets Moving Up; Baseball Coin...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   More on West Point graded sets While buyers of the 2013 West Point American Silver Eagle coin sets wait for the U.S. Mint to...

The Coin Analyst: West Point Set Sales End at the Mint,...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek....   On June 6 the U.S. Mint ended sales of the special two-coin American Silver Eagle set marking the 75th anniversary of the West...

The Coin Analyst: U.S. Coin News Round-Up

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… Allocations lifted on White Mountain coins and 1/10th ounce American Gold Eagles On May 28 the U.S. Mint (www.usmint.gov) announced to its network of...

US Mint Releases New 2013 West Point Silver Eagle Set. VIDEO:...

Marc Landry, Plant Manager, US Mint, Philadelphia Interviewer: David Lisot The United States Mint continues its efforts to create new and interesting numismatic collectibles. Marc Landry...

The Coin Analyst: West Point Silver Eagle Set Sales Break First-Day...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… Sales of the West Point Silver Eagle sets began at noon on May 9. According to David Harper of Numismatic News , during the...

The Coin Analyst: White Mountain Five-Ounce Silver Numismatic Coin Available May...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ....   After a three-month delay while the Mint determined mintage levels for the coins, the first 2013 five-ounce silver America the Beautiful coin for...

The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint to Release West Point Silver Eagle...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… This spring is shaping up as a busy period for the U.S. Mint and an exciting, albeit expensive one for collectors of modern...

The Coin Analyst: Bullion Coin Sales Go Parabolic, and U.S. Mint...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……… In the week since precious metal prices suffered their biggest decline since the 1980’s, buyers of silver and gold coins and bars have...