• Gold ingot from SS Central America
    May 21, 2024, 16:00 PM

    Shipwreck gold ingot offered in pre-Long Beach session

    The June Pre-Long Beach auction from Ira & Larry Goldberg will include lots that hold plenty of attraction for those seeking gold items, including ingots recovered from a shipwreck.

  • Billie Jean King
    May 21, 2024, 10:00 AM

    Medal sought for activist and sports star Billie Jean King

    The U.S. Senate passed a measure to award a congressional gold medal for Billie Jean King for her work as an activist and the measure heads next to the House of Representative.

  • Bernard Ross Hansen
    May 20, 2024, 09:00 AM

    Documentary to include private mint transgressions

    A documentary series that focuses on cases of fraud is expected to include the saga of the Northwest Territorial Mint, the actions of whose principals resulted in their convictions for stealing millions.

  • 2024-W tenth-ounce gold Eagle
    May 19, 2024, 10:00 AM

    Smallest coins show biggest sales in latest report

    Proof American Eagle gold coin product options went on sale in early May, and buyers are favoring the tenth-ounce gold $5 option among the available choices.

  • Sam Gelberd at FUN
    May 18, 2024, 17:00 PM

    Sam Gelberd becomes latest member of CCAC

    Sam Gelberd is sworn in to a seat on the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee as a numismatic representative, replacing Dennis Tucker who fulfilled his two terms on the panel.

  • Chris Seuntjens and Mitch Ernst
    May 18, 2024, 10:00 AM

    CSNS presents awards during annual convention

    The recent Central States Numismatic Society convention was the scene for several award presentations in recognition of their work in furthering numismatics.

  • 1918 and 1945 cents
    May 17, 2024, 18:00 PM

    Week's Most Read: High grade cents

    High grade Lincoln, Wheat cents were among the top attractions in a Stack's Bowers sale and drew the interest of readers, along with the news of the potential elimination of the mutilated coin program.

  • Brett Charville
    May 17, 2024, 09:00 AM

    Charville becomes coin shop owner in Ohio

    Clyde Englehardt's decision to retire provided an opportunity for Brett Charville to become a coin shop owner as Charville has purchased Toledo Coin Exchange.

  • 1792 half disme and 1846 half dime
    May 14, 2024, 12:00 PM

    Featured selections from Heritage’s Towers Collection sale

    Wide-ranging selections from the Towers Collection offered by Heritage on May 8 reflected the collector's "fussy aversion to coins with spots" and "strong bias for coins with superior eye appeal."

  • Shirley Chisholm
    May 14, 2024, 08:00 AM

    Bill proposes posthumous award for Shirley Chisholm

    A measure proposed in the Senate would honor Shirley Chisholm, the first African American woman elected to Congress, with a congressional gold medal.

  • 1883 Indian Head gold dollar
    May 13, 2024, 21:00 PM

    Market Analysis: 1883 Indian Head gold dollar

    An 1883 Indian Head gold dollar, one of 25 example graded MS-68 by Professional Coin Grading Service, brought $16,800 in a Stack's Bowers Galleries sale.

  • National Silver Dollar Round Table
    May 13, 2024, 07:00 AM

    Monday Morning Brief for May 13, 2024: Get involved

    There is a certain amount of reward to be found in becoming more involved with more than just the pursuit of objects, such as volunteering to share knowledge or assist in some necessary club role.

  • 1918 and 1945 cents
    May 12, 2024, 17:00 PM

    Market Analysis: Rare MS-68 red Lincoln, Wheat cents

    Well-preserved copper cents that have more than a century of age are a pleasant surprise when they show up at auction and one could be found in a recent Stack's Bowers sale.

  • Mutilated coins
    May 12, 2024, 08:01 AM

    Mint plans end of mutilated coin exchange program, seeks comments

    Because of burgeoning submissions of complex caseloads requiring time-consuming analysis and limited capacity for the process, the Treasury Department plans an end to its Mutilated Coin Redemption Program.

  • 1938-S Oregon Trail Memorial half dollars
    May 11, 2024, 17:00 PM

    Market Analysis: 1938-S Oregon Trail half dollars

    A pair of 1938-S Oregon Trail Memorial half dollars with differing degrees of toning appeared in a March 28 Stack's Bowers Galleries sale, each graded PCGS MS-68, and bidders valued jewel tones.

  • James Earl Jones
    May 11, 2024, 08:00 AM

    Congressional medal sought for distinguished actor

    The House Committee on Financial Services will be considering a bill to award a congressional gold medal to "American icon" and esteemed actor James Earl Jones.

  • Central States convention
    May 10, 2024, 17:00 PM

    2024 CSNS show honors Iowa participants

    The 2024 Central States Numismatic Convention kicked off the idea of showcasing a member state, with special focus on Iowa an added attraction among many for this year's edition of the long-running show.

  • National Silver Dollar Round Table
    May 10, 2024, 12:00 PM

    National Silver Dollar Round Table honors supporters

    Members of the National Silver Dollar Round Table gathered for the 41st annual awards ceremony in early May with essay content winners announced and top contributors recognized.

  • Benjamin Franklin medals
    May 8, 2024, 13:00 PM

    Market Analysis: Franklin medals from Margolis sale

    Two examples of the 1790 Benjamin Franklin "The Lord of Lightning" medals were included in a Stack's Bowers sale, a silver one bringing $66,000 and a copper example sellling for $72,000.

  • John Stewart at Stony Point medal
    May 7, 2024, 13:02 PM

    Market Analysis: John Stewart at Stony Point medal

    Part I of the Richard Margolis Collection featured 252 lots that included a 1779 John Stewart at Stony Point medal that was graded MS-62 and sold for $900,000.