• 2024-P Peace dollar
    Jul 15, 2024, 07:00 AM

    Monday Morning Brief for July 15, 2024: Another price increase

    A price increase on silver products by the United States Mint is not a new event, but the hike this time has made some collectors wonder if they need to continue to support the efforts of the bureau.

  • 1879 and 1880 Stellas
    Jul 13, 2024, 09:00 AM

    Finest set of Stella gold $4 coins to be at ANA show

    Visitors to the ANA World's Fair of Money will have the opportunity to see the top PCGS Registry set of Coiled Hair and Flowing Hair gold $4 coin patterns at the Tangible Investments booth.

  • Numismatic Crime Information Center
    Jul 12, 2024, 09:00 AM

    Week's Most Read: Arrest in 2015 murder case

    News of an arrest in a case involving two murders during a coin shop robbery in 2015 topped the list of interest this week, while sales of high grade Franklin half dollars also received plenty of attention.

  • CAC Graded dollars
    Jul 11, 2024, 08:00 AM

    CAC Grading takes sponsorship role in upcoming show

    CAC Grading has taken a position as a major sponsor of the upcoming Great American Coin & Collectibles Show in Tampa and plans to offer Advanced Delivery encapsulations of Proof 2024 Morgan and Peace dollars.

  • Boxes of encased postage stamps
    Jul 8, 2024, 19:00 PM

    Variety of numismatic items offered in June 15 'literature' sale

    Several items garnering high numismatic regard were part of the June 15 sale presented by Kolbe & Fanning, including cards cataloging Louis E. Eliasberg Sr.'s collection, collector boxes, and rare books.

  • 1963 Franklin half dollar
    Jul 8, 2024, 12:00 PM

    Market Analysis: Final year for Franklin half dollar

    Collectors enjoy the final year of issue of many items and high grades help, as an MS-66 FBL 1963 Franklin half dollar from the John Stoebner Collection that sold for $7,800 shows.

  • 1976 Roosevelt dime
    Jul 8, 2024, 07:00 AM

    Monday Morning Brief for July 8, 2024: A new dime design?

    The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee will soon review potential design changes for 2026 coins honoring the nation's 250th anniversary, and the "2026 Semiquincentennial Dime" is on the list.

  • Numismatic Crime Information Center
    Jul 7, 2024, 19:00 PM

    Agencies find suspect in Wyoming 2015 double homicide

    A suspect has been arrested in connection with a 2015 Wyoming coin shop robbery that resulted in a double homicide with the arrest coming in California.

  • 1957-D Franklin half dollar
    Jul 7, 2024, 09:00 AM

    Market Analysis: Colorful MS-67 FBL 1957-D half

    A 1957-D Franklin half dollar graded Mint State-67 Full Bell Lines blasted past all of its previous sales mark when offered from the John Stoebner Collection by Stack's Bowers.

  • Brass door knocker from Dahlonega Mint
    Jul 6, 2024, 09:00 AM

    Artifact from Dahlonega Mint ready for new home

    The brass door knocker from the front door of the Dahlonega Mint has a tale to tell, as the well-traveled object now seeks a permanent home where it can remind the world of its Mint's impact.

  • WitterBrick with signed Seth Chandler label
    Jul 5, 2024, 12:00 PM

    WitterBrick program to include coins graded by CAC Grading

    A new program for collectors will be unveiled this summer as Witter Coin presents the WitterBrick, a sealed box of modern and vintage colns graded and authenticated by CAC Grading.

  • 1953-S Franklin half dollar
    Jul 3, 2024, 10:00 AM

    Market Analysis: 1953-S Franklin half dollar

    Full strikes are seldom found on San Francisco-made 1953 Franklin half dollars, so when one comes to the market, there is significant interest and this coin brought $33,800 as the top lot.

  • 1846 Charlotte and 1851 Dahlonega half eagles
    Jul 2, 2024, 12:00 PM

    Market Analysis: Southern Branch Mint gold $5s

    Half eagles from the Charlotte and Dahlonega Mints always get attention, and Heritage offered examples with minor problems, making the price point more affordable to interested collectors.

  • 1901 and 1904 half eagles
    Jul 1, 2024, 17:00 PM

    Market Analysis: Mint State 67 half eagles

    A pair of Mint State 67 early 1900s Coronet gold half eagles offered lustrous options for registry set collectors during a May 10 sale by Heritage Auctions.

  • 1855 Seated Liberty dollar
    Jul 1, 2024, 09:00 AM

    Seated Liberty dollars set solid in Stack’s Bowers offering

    Stack's Bowers recently offered the Ray Ballinger Collection of Seated Liberty dollars, nearly complete, with several top quality coins including Carson City Mint strikes, from the often misunderstood series.

  • 1891-CC Coronet gold half eagle
    Jun 30, 2024, 12:05 PM

    Market Analysis: 1891-CC $5 half eagle

    Heritage Auctions offered an unusually toned 1891-CC gold $5 half eagle graded Mint State 62 by Numismatic Guaranty Co., and it sold for $3,120 in the firm's May 10 sale.

  • 2024 Greatest Generation Proof silver dollar
    Jun 30, 2024, 09:00 AM

    Commemorative programs of 2024 show faltering sales

    After opening early in the year, sales are slowing for the two 2024 commemorative coin programs, with sales for the Greatest Generation program generally ahead of those for the Tubman Bicentennial.

  • 2026 Native American dollar
    Jun 29, 2024, 09:00 AM

    CFA takes turn at recommending coin, medal designs

    The Commission of Fine Arts' preferences, after reviewing possible designs for the 2026 Native American dollar and a congressional gold medal honoring American hostages, differed from the CCAC.

  • Charleston slave badge
    Jun 28, 2024, 09:03 AM

    Collection of Charleston slave badges at Smithsonian

    The Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture has obtained an extensive collection of slave badges used in Charleston, South Carolina, through the 19th century.

  • 2026-native-american-dollar-merged
    Jun 25, 2024, 12:00 PM

    CCAC views medal, 2026 dollar designs in meeting

    The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee met by teleconference to view several designs for a gold medal honoring hostages held in Iran 45 years ago and for the 2026 Native American dollar.