• 1889-CC Deep Prooflike Morgan dollar
    Nov 29, 2021, 10:00 AM

    Market Analysis: 1889-CC Morgan dollar sells for $30,000

    The Heritage U.S. Coins Signature Auction in November included an 1889-CC Morgan dollar graded Mint State 62 Deep Prooflike by Numismatic Guaranty Co. that sold for $30,000.

  • ms-70-2021-w-unfinished-proof-gold-quarter-eagle-lead
    Nov 29, 2021, 07:00 AM

    Monday Morning Brief for Nov. 29, 2021: A clearer picture

    With the revelation that the West Point Mint released 7,924 of the 2021-W American Eagle quarter-ounce gold bullion coins struck from an unfinished Proof obverse die, we now know the coin’s rarity.

  • Dwight N. Manley library
    Nov 28, 2021, 15:00 PM

    ANA re-opens library for in-person service

    After forced closure due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the ANA's Dwight N. Manley Library has been re-opened for in-person services in Colorado Springs.

  • Military remains Afghanistan
    Nov 27, 2021, 11:00 AM

    Congress approves gold medal for servicemembers killed in Afghanistan exit

    H.R. 5142, which calls for a congressional gold medal to posthumously recognize the 13 servicemembers who perished in Afghanistan on Aug. 26, 2021, is headed to the White House.

  • U.S. Coast Guard silver medal
    Nov 26, 2021, 13:00 PM

    Coast Guard medal bringing premiums on secondary market

    Currently unavailable from the U.S. Mint, the Matte Finish U.S. Coast Guard 2.5-ounce .999 fine silver medal has hit the secondary market and prices are seen well above the original $160 price.

  • 1977-D Kennedy half dollar struck on silver planchet
    Nov 26, 2021, 09:00 AM

    Week's Most Read: 1977-D silver half dollar found in roll

    After years of coin roll searching, a Maine collector visiting Texas found a 1977-D half dollar struck on a wrong planchet, and 2021 Morgan and Peace dollars continue to resell at hearty premiums.

  • 2022 Native American dollar reverse
    Nov 25, 2021, 08:00 AM

    Ely S. Parker featured on 2022 Native American dollar

    U.S. Army officer, engineer and tribal diplomat Ely S. Parker, who served as Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's military secretary during the Civil War, will be the featured subject on the 2022 Native American dollar reverse.

  • Paul Laurence Dunbar
    Nov 24, 2021, 10:00 AM

    Bill seeks coins for African-American poet Paul Dunbar

    Legislation proposing a three-coin commemorative program for Poet Laureate Paul Laurence Dunbar has been offered in the House of Representatives that could be a part of the 2023 schedule.

  • Trump Presidential bronze medal
    Nov 24, 2021, 08:00 AM

    Philadelphia Mint uses different bronze alloys in medals

    Bronze medals in various series struck at the Philadelphia Mint use two different alloys for the planchets, which leads to a different hue as one tends to be brighter than the other.

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    Nov 23, 2021, 15:20 PM

    Counting our blessings

    Jeff and Larry honor Thanksgiving with a look at the many blessings that can be found through active participation in numismatics and the joy that can be brought to the hobby when new discoveries ignite the purpose. It’s a big world to be explored, just as the pilgrims did over 400 years ago that led to the first Thanksgiving.

  • Sarah Keys Evans
    Nov 23, 2021, 10:31 AM

    Civil rights pioneer could get congressional gold medal

    Legislation has been introduced seeking a congressional gold medal for Sarah Keys Evans for her contributions to the civil rights movement in the United States during the 1950s.

  • Cricket remains
    Nov 23, 2021, 10:00 AM

    PCGS-slabbed cricket brings nearly $6,000

    Collectors of sample slabs found an interesting listing in a reference book which identified an "Undated PCGS Holder with Cricket Remains" and GreatCollections sold it for almost $6,000.

  • ANA logo
    Nov 23, 2021, 08:00 AM

    ANA in-person learning returning in 2022

    In-person learning will once again be an attraction for those attending ANA events like the National Money Show and Summer Seminar in 2022 after two years of solely virtual education.

  • PNG logo
    Nov 22, 2021, 16:28 PM

    PNG seeks candidates for 2022 awards

    Nominations are being accepted by the Professional Numismatists Guild for candidates for the organization's 2022 awards with a deadline for nominations of February 15.

  • 2021-s-rev-2021-silver-proof-eagle-lead
    Nov 22, 2021, 07:00 AM

    Monday Morning Brief for Nov. 22, 2021: Did Mint meet promises?

    A year ago, Mint Director David Ryder made a statement addressing customer experiences at buying Mint products, saying that the Mint hoped to do better. Did the Mint meet its promises?

  • 1870-CC Coronet gold $20 double eagle
    Nov 19, 2021, 10:00 AM

    1870-CC double eagle brings $1.62 million in Heritage sale

    The Prestwick Collection of Carson City Mint Coins came to the Heritage sale in November, topped by an 1870-CC Coronet gold $20 double eagle that set a sales record at $1.62 million.

  • 1977-D Kennedy half dollar struck on silver planchet
    Nov 19, 2021, 09:25 AM

    Collectors discover 1977-D half dollar on silver planchet

    Collectors on a September roll-search road trip through Texas discovered a 1977-D Kennedy half dollar errantly struck on a 40% silver planchet, in a roll of half dollars picked up at a bank drive-through.

  • Women
    Nov 19, 2021, 09:15 AM

    Women’s Suffrage Centennial medal in bronze awaits production

    The U.S. Mint still plans to strike for sale a Proof 1.5-inch bronze version of its 2020 Women’s Suffrage Centennial silver medal, but COVID-19 snarled the schedule and the Mint is catching up.

  • 2021-W American Eagle, Reverse of 2021 gold quarter-ounce
    Nov 19, 2021, 09:10 AM

    More 2021-W American Eagle gold bullion errors selling in auctions

    After an initial round of auctions shortly after its discovery, more auctions of the error 2021-W American Eagle, Reverse of 2021 quarter-ounce gold coins are bringing high prices, with more scheduled.

  • 2021 Peace dollar
    Nov 19, 2021, 09:00 AM

    Week's Most Read: The next Morgan and Peace dollars

    Morgan and Peace dollars continue to sell in the secondary market as the U.S. Mint announces plans for 2022 that include a new edition that is sure to stoke the fire of collectors.