• 1920-S and 1926-S Indian Head 5-cent coins
    Feb 26, 2024, 10:00 AM

    Market Analysis: Conditionally rare 1920-S and 1926-S 5-cent

    Among highlights of Heritage Auctions' sale of the Brighton Collection was a pair of Mint State Indian Head 5-cent coins from the 1920s production in San Francisco with better than usual strikes.

  • 2025 Florida American Innovation coin
    Feb 26, 2024, 07:00 AM

    Monday Morning Brief for Feb. 26, 2024: The right design

    The proposed designs for the Florida and Texas American Innovation dollar coins appear to be great representatives of the importance of the space program.

  • 2026 coins with date range
    Feb 24, 2024, 12:00 PM

    CFA considers design tweaks for 2026 cent, 5-cent coins

    Proposals for design changes to the 2026 cent and 5-cent coin were reviewed by the Commission of Fine Arts, which recommends a matching pair of designs with simple date ranges.

  • 2024-W Liberty and Britannia coin
    Feb 24, 2024, 08:00 AM

    U.S. sales open for Liberty and Britannia joint program

    The U.S. Mint began sales of its Proof gold $100 coin and Proof silver medal in the joint program between the U.S. and Royal Mints, and reports selling 40% of the coins and 21% of the medals.

  • Waffle cancelled coin
    Feb 23, 2024, 15:00 PM

    Canceled Mint trial strikes found outside of facility

    Coins that were created with "nonsense" dies to be used for testing of metal compositions that were supposed to have been destroyed have turned up in a Florida dealer's inventory.

  • U.S. Mint packaging error
    Feb 23, 2024, 08:00 AM

    Week's Most Read: Discovery of errors

    High interest remains in the errors discovered in packaging and wording on products from the U.S. Mint, with pattern coin sales also getting reader attention.

  • SilverTowne logo
    Feb 22, 2024, 12:30 PM

    SilverTowne marks 75 years in numismatic business

    SilverTowne marks its 75th anniversary in business in 2024, and the founder's family maintains an active role in its continued success and plans special yearlong promotions to thank customers.

  • Bill Fivaz 90th birthday
    Feb 20, 2024, 10:00 AM

    Atlanta coin club celebrates member Bill Fivaz

    Co-author of the "Cherrypickers Guide to Rare Die Varieties," Bill Fivaz was honored by the Metropolitan Coin Club of Atlanta, where he is a member, on the occasion of his 90th birthday.

  • Postcard of money production
    Feb 19, 2024, 07:00 AM

    Monday Morning Brief for Feb. 19, 2024: Collectibles can be anything

    Collecting items like postcards may not be for everyone, but there is value in putting together special collections to help keep historical events in perspective.

  • U.S. Mint packaging error
    Feb 17, 2024, 13:00 PM

    Week's Most Read: Continued interest in mistakes

    Interest remains in the news that some of the products sent to customers by the U.S. Mint in 2023 contained errors on the packaging, while curiosity about the current dime series also drew attention.

  • 1872 Amazonian pattern
    Feb 15, 2024, 08:00 AM

    Market Analysis: Amazonian 1872 pattern $20

    William Barber's Amazonian patterns are famous, and Heritage Auctions sold a PCGS Proof 67 Cameo aluminum $20 coin with a bust design from the series in the Cape Coral Collection for $132,000 Jan. 11.

  • 1879 goloid dollar pattern
    Feb 14, 2024, 08:00 AM

    Market Analysis: 1879 goloid metric dollar

    The U.S. Mint experimented with aluminum pattern coins in the 1870s, including this 1879 goloid metric dollar graded PCGS Proof 69 that it realized $33,600 in Heritage's Platinum Night sale Jan. 11.

  • 1871 Longacre pattern
    Feb 13, 2024, 10:25 AM

    Market Analysis: 1871 silver dollar pattern

    James B. Longacre's many patterns included an Indian Princess Seated Liberty design for a standard 1871 silver dollar; an example struck in aluminum sold for $31,200 in Heritage's Platinum Night sale Jan. 11.

  • 1975 dime
    Feb 12, 2024, 07:00 AM

    Monday Morning Brief for Feb. 12, 2024: Where's the love?

    The Roosevelt dime doesn't seem to get near the attention that the rest of the circulating coins get, so does that mean it doesn't have the kind of collectible value other coins will have?

  • Pauli Murray quarter dollars
    Feb 10, 2024, 08:00 AM

    Sales of first 2024 American Women quarter dollar bags, roll sets

    In the first few days of sales of bags and rolls of the 2024 American Women, Rev. Dr. Pauli Murray quarter dollars, more 70% of the available products were recorded as sold.

  • U.S. Mint packaging error
    Feb 9, 2024, 08:00 AM

    Week's Most Read: Packaging error noted

    Mistakes made by the U.S. Mint on some packaging for 2023 collector products are being corrected, and the record sale of a Washington quarter dollar-Sacagawea dollar mule continues to inspire attention.

  • Dennis Tucker
    Feb 6, 2024, 14:15 PM

    Tucker plans retirement from Whitman Publishing

    Dennis Tucker will retire from the position he has held for 19 years as the publisher for Whitman Publishing, with plans to spend more time with family and select numismatic projects.

  • Mule error of Sacagawea dollar and Washington quarter
    Feb 2, 2024, 07:00 AM

    Week's Most Read: Record sale realized

    GreatCollections' sale of the 20th known mule coin with a Washington quarter dollar obverse and Sacagawea dollar reverse was a hit with readers, who also show continued interest in the RMS "Republic."

  • 1876 gold $3 Proof
    Feb 1, 2024, 14:00 PM

    19th century Proof coins in post-Long Beach auctions

    Buyers looking for Proof coins from the second half of the 19th century will be checking lots being offered by Heritage Auctions in the post-Long Beach sale in Dallas Feb. 8-10.

  • 1810 Classic Head half cent
    Feb 1, 2024, 08:00 AM

    Market Analysis: 1810 Classic Head half cent

    An 1810 Classic Head half cent that has an extensive pedigree including top collectors was sold for $40,800 in Heritage's sale following the January 2024 FUN convention.