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1982-P Jefferson nickel. Image: CoinWeek.

1982-P Jefferson Nickel : A Collector’s Guide

The Jefferson nickel debuted in 1938, replacing the Indian Head or Buffalo nickel in the 25th year of its production run. A design contest...
This is an image of a Jefferson war nickel in World War 2 battle scene.

Jefferson War Nickel, 1942-1945 : A Collector’s Guide

As the United States converted its industrial might to the war effort, the Federal Government looked closely at its supply of strategic materials. Copper,...
1853 Liberty Head Half Eagle. Image: Doug Winter Numismatics / CoinWeek.

Fairmont Gold Coins, Part II: The Non-Pedigreed Fairmonts

By Richard Radick for Douglas Winter Numismatics (DWN) ......   My Introduction to the Fairmont Gold Coin Collection By August 2020, when the first sale of Fairmont...
The 1900 Lafayette Dollar. This example, graded PCGS MS63, was sold by Stack's Bowers on 8/31/2022 for $1,440.

1900 Lafayette Dollar : A Collector’s Guide

While the Lafayette dollar was the third official United States commemorative coin (after the Columbian Exposition half dollar and quarter), it was still the...
2018-D Kennedy Half Dollar. Image: CoinWeek.

2018-D Kennedy Half Dollar : A Collector’s Guide

The 2018-P and 2018-D Kennedy half dollars were struck in an Uncirculated finish and sold directly to collectors through the United States Mint's website...
1943-P Jefferson "War Nickel".

War Nickel : How to Identify These Valuable Nickels

Sometimes referred to as “War Silver”, “Warnicks”, or “Wartime Silver”, the term "War Nickel" refers to the Jefferson five-cent coin produced from 1942 to...
Big Things Have Happened at the United States Mint in the Month of February

Big Things Happened at the United States Mint in February

By CoinWeek .....   February may be the shortest month in the calendar year, but it has traditionally been a very busy month for the United...
1927-D Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle $20 Gold Coin. This example, graded PCGS MS66, realized $4,400,000 at an April 22, 2022 Heritage Auction. Image: Heritage Auctions.

1927-D Saint-Gaudens Double Eagle: A Collector’s Guide

Nearly every 1927-D Saint-Gaudens $20 double eagle gold coin was destroyed after the gold recall of 1933. The National Numismatic Collection has three. Most...
1914-D Lincoln Cent. Image: CoinWeek.

1914-D Lincoln Cent : A Collector’s Guide

The 1914-D Lincoln cent is the rarest early date Lincoln cent in Mint State. To date, just over 300 examples have been certified in...
2024 Native American Dollar coin. Image: CoinWeek.

2024 Native American Dollar Coin Rolls, Bags Now Available

By CoinWeek ....   Rolls and bags of the 2024 Native American dollar coin are now directly available from the United States Mint. All product options...
Coins representing everyday soldiers.

Top 10 Military Figures on US Coins

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   Popular with many collectors, military themes adorn several United States coins (especially commemoratives), tokens, and currency notes. The following...
1916 Lincoln Cent. Image: Stack's Bowers / CoinWeek.

1916 Lincoln Cent : A Collector’s Guide

New hubs were deployed to produce the 1916 Lincoln cent, strengthening the design and leading to the striking of the highest-quality coins of the...
1796 Draped Bust Dime. Image: Stack's Bowers / CoinWeek

Draped Bust Dime, 1796-1807 : A Collector’s Guide

The Draped Bust Dime: America's First "Dime" not a Dime at All The 10-cent piece--or dime, as we know it--was originally and officially referred to...
1987 American Silver Eagle Bullion Coin. Image: CoinWeek.

1987 American Silver Eagle Bullion Coin : A Collector’s Guide

Strong Sales for the 1987 American Silver Eagle Authorized on July 9, 1985 by the Liberty Coin Act (Public Law 99-61), American Silver Eagles were...
1799 Draped Bust cent. Image: PCGS / CoinWeek.

1799 Draped Bust Cent : A Collector’s Guide

During the same year that the United States Mint finally became an independent government agency, answering directly to the president, it struck nearly one...
1807 Draped Bust Half Cents in various states of wear.

1807 Draped Bust Half Cent : A Collector’s Guide

The Half Cent: A Coin for the Everyman The Draped Bust was the second design type of the half cent denomination. Conceived as an important...
The Charlotte Mint

Charlotte Gold Coins – A Beginner’s Guide

By Doug Winter - RareGoldCoins.com ......   CoinWeek Content Partner   The Charlotte Mint opened in 1838. A gold rush had begun around 1830 when ore was discovered...
This is an image of a 1999 Connecticut State Quarter. Image: US Mint / Adobe Stock.

1999 Connecticut 50 State Quarter : A Collector’s Guide

Between 1999 and 2008, the 50 State Quarters circulating commemorative coin program honored each state in the order in which it joined the Union....
This is an image of a 2001 New York State Quarter. Image: US Mint / Adobe Stock.

2001 New York State Quarter : A Collector’s Guide

The 2001 New York state quarter is a circulating commemorative coin that, by an awful twist of fate, became one of the most widely...
A photograph of the Liberty Bell. Image: Adobe Stock.

1926 Philadelphia Sesquicentennial Exposition Coins and Medals From the U.S. Mint

By Vic Bozarth for PCGS ......   The year was 1926, and the United States was celebrating its 150th anniversary, more widely known at the time...
1943 Lincoln Cent With Obverse Mirror Brockage. Image: PCGS / CoinWeek.

Collector Discovers Rare Lincoln Cent Error Worth Thousands

Collectors reach out to CoinWeek to share their discovery of a rare 1943 Lincoln cent error Coin shows Lincoln's head on both sides...
Grading circulated 1916-D Mercury dimes.

The 1916-D Mercury Dime : A Grading Guide from AG3 to VG8

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Due to its cost and status as a key date, the 1916-D Mercury dime is one...
This is an image of the 2024 Liberty & Britannia gold coin.

2024 Liberty and Britannia Gold Coin, Silver Medal on Sale Feb. 8

By CoinWeek ....   The United States Mint will be releasing two numismatic products this year featuring its 2024 Liberty and Britannia design collaboration with The...
United States 1922 Grant Centennial Commemorative Gold Dollar

1922 Grant Centennial Gold Dollar : A Collector’s Guide

If one commemorative coin is good, then two coins are twice as good--or so the reasoning goes with these often exploited issues. The Grant...
1949-S Roosevelt Dime. Image: CoinWeek.

1949-S Roosevelt Dime : A Collector’s Guide

As one of the key dates of the series, the 1949-S Roosevelt dime is second in rarity only to the Philadelphia Mint’s 1955 mintage...
1937-D "Three Legged" Buffalo nickel. Image: CoinWeek.

1937-D “3 Legged” Buffalo Nickel : A Collector’s Guide

The famous 1937-D “3 Legged” Buffalo nickel is one of the most important modern US coins and probably the most well-known type in the...
Jack Young Fun with Fakes 1795-1796 Cent

1795 and 1796 Half Cents – Jack Young’s Fun With Fakes

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC), and the Dark Side Group ......   My latest installment of this CoinWeek exclusive series is like a...
2024 American Silver Eagle Proof coin. Image: CoinWeek.

No Surprises Here – 2024 Congratulations Set Includes West Point American Silver Eagle Proof

By CoinWeek Staff Reports .....   2024 American Silver Eagle Day Starts Official Sales Period At noon today, 2024 American Silver Eagle Day kicked off. Each year...
1940 Jefferson Nickel. Image: CoinWeek.

1940 Jefferson Nickel : A Collector’s Guide

1940 Was the Third Year of Production for the Jefferson Nickel The Jefferson nickel debuted in 1938, replacing the Buffalo nickel in the 25th year...
2023 Jovita Idar Quarter is recognized by CoinWeek as the best coin design of 2023.

CoinWeek Awards Best Coin Designs of 2023

By CoinWeek .....   CoinWeek's editors reviewed over 200 legal tender coins produced in 2023 by top public and private mints Three coins stood out ...