The Coin Analyst: CCAC Recommends Bold Choice for New Silver Eagle...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   Next January, an important new chapter will open in American numismatic history. Two of the most iconic modern American coins...

U.S. Mint Announces 2020 American Innovation $1 Coin Program Designs

The United States Mint today officially announced the designs for the 2020 American Innovation $1 Coin Program. The new designs will appear on the...

United States 1950-D Jefferson Nickel

Description: The Jefferson nickel debuted in 1938, replacing the Buffalo nickel in the 25th year of its production run. A design contest to commemorate Founding...

CoinWeek Podcast #136: Coins to Conserve a Monument

 CoinWeek Podcast #136: Coins to Conserve a Monument Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek...

Five Modern Coins You Should Be Looking for Right Now

Editors Note: We have re-posted this Modern Coins article for those that may have missed it the first go around. Enjoy! By Charles Morgan and...

Coin Profile: United States 1911-D Lincoln Cent

Lincoln Cent Description The Lincoln cent is the United States’ longest-serving coin. Its 1909 debut marked the centennial of the birth of Abraham Lincoln, and its elegant sculptural design...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique Multiple Error Clad Ike...

Also Features a 70% Reverse Indent by a QUARTER Planchet   By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ......   All Ike dollar off-metals are highly prized by...

Abraham Lincoln: A Numismatic Legacy Considered

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for PCGS ......     Prelude to War On January 12, 1848, a 39-year-old Whig congressman from Illinois named Abraham Lincoln took...

NGC Certifies Majority of Emergency Production 2020(P) Silver Eagles

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has already certified more than half of April’s emergency production of 240,000 American Silver Eagles at the Philadelphia Mint. The Philadelphia...

Keys to Collecting the Buffalo Nickel and Other Nickels

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   The five-cent coin was born in the aftermath of the Civil War when copper, silver and gold coinage had been...

New Plan for 2021-Dated Morgan and Peace Silver Dollars

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Last year the 1921 Silver Dollar Commemorative Coin Act, which proposed issuing 2021-dated Morgan silver dollars and Peace dollars, was...

National World War II Memorial Commemorative Coin Legislation Introduced

On Monday, June 8, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) announced that she and Congressman Peter King (R-NY) will jointly introduce the National World War II...

Mike Byers Mint Error News – Unique 1974-S Aluminum Lincoln Cent...

The Only 1974-S Aluminum Cent That Can Be Privately Owned   By Mike Byers for Mint Error News ...... The 1974 aluminum cent is world famous. Proposed in...

The Most Important Coin Program of Our Lifetime: 50 State Quarters

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for PCGS ......     While the pomp and circumstance surrounding the launch of the 50 State Quarters program is over...

American Gold Eagle Approaches 35th Anniversary With Design Change Looming

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   During the first decade after it became legal again for Americans to own gold coins in 1974, the South African...

Top Pop Proof 1958 Franklin Half Dollar Featured in Stack’s Bowers...

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   The Proof 1958 Franklin half dollar is a modern rarity that presents a severe challenge to...

2020 Basketball Coin Labels From PCGS, Exclusive Partner With Naismith Memorial...

As the world of professional sports begins emerging from hibernation in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) is laying...

The Great U.S. Mint Silver Coin Swindle

By Tom DeLorey for CoinWeek.com .....   Most U.S. coin collectors know that the United States Mint continued to pump 1964-dated 90% silver dimes, quarters and...

Bullion Shark – Collecting Kennedy Half Dollars

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   The assassination of President John F. Kennedy on November 22, 1963 was a shock to millions of Americans and people...

PCGS Coin Quest 2020 Winners Announced

The Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) Coin Quest 2020 has come to an exciting end with the recognition of two winners. The quest, which kicked...

NGC-Certified Franklin Half Dollars Highlight GreatCollections Auction

Online bidding ends soon for the May 31 sale   One of the leading auction houses, GreatCollections, currently has some of the finest-known NGC-graded Franklin half...

1943 Steel Pennies: An Important Part of U.S. Numismatic History

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   In the history of American numismatics, there are few coins that are more popular or well-known -- even outside the...

United States Mint Begins Sales of Kennedy Half Dollar Products June...

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for rolls and bags containing 2020 Kennedy half dollar coins on June 1 at noon Eastern...

CCAC to Review Designs for New Gold & Silver Eagle Reverses,...

U.S. Mint also accepting applications for CCAC membership   The United States Mint announces that the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a telephonic public...

The 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Program – A...

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Mark your calendars for June 4! That's when the United States Mint will launch the highly anticipated 2020 Basketball Hall of...

United States Mint to Open Sales for 2020 Basketball Hall of...

Products in the United States Mint 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Program will go on sale June 4 at noon Eastern Daylight...

Former House Speaker Boehner Signs Emergency Eagle Inserts

Westminster Mint offers scarce emergency production 2020 silver American Eagles with John Boehner-autographed NGC inserts   A former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, the...

America the Beautiful 5oz Silver Coin Honoring Weir Farm on Sale...

The United States Mint's will accept orders for the 2020 America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin™ honoring Weir Farm National Historic Site...

What Are Mint State Coins?

By Bullion Shark LLC ......   Even if you are relatively new to coin collecting, you probably already know that the value of a coin is...

NGC Attributing Tomaska Die Varieties for Franklin, Kennedy Half Dollars

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) is now attributing Proof Franklin half dollars and Proof Kennedy half dollars according to the die varieties cataloged by Rick...