• John Wexler
    Feb 4, 2023, 13:00 PM

    John Wexler steps down from writing varieties column

    John Wexler, a longtime source of information on varieties for "Coin World" readers, has decided to step away from producing his monthly column and is selling his vast collection.

  • ANA
    Feb 4, 2023, 11:34 AM

    ANA offers students $1,000 renewable scholarships

    Graduating high school seniors who are members in good standing of the American Numismatic Association will have an opportunity get assistance in furthering their education.

  • Platinum Proof Freedom of the Press American Eagle
    Feb 3, 2023, 09:00 AM

    Week's Most Read: Platinum American Eagles

    Collectors are eagerly awaiting the impending release of the Proof 2023-W American Eagle platinum coin while interest runs high in a high-profile sale of quality Lincoln cents.

  • Proof 2023-W American Eagle silver dollar
    Feb 3, 2023, 08:00 AM

    Proof 2023-W American Eagle goes on sale March 2

    The Proof 2023-W American Eagle silver dollar is going to be offered as a standalone product as well as in the Congratulations set packaging when the Mint offers the coin in March.

  • 1794 silver dollar and 1796 gold quarter eagle
    Feb 2, 2023, 09:00 AM

    Market Analysis: First-year strikes of two denominations

    Two coins from the 1790s that had the distinction of being first-year issues for their denominations were offered in Heritage Auctions' FUN sale of the Schwenk Family 100 Greatest Coins Collection.

  • 1958 Doubled Die Obverse
    Feb 2, 2023, 08:00 AM

    Market Analysis: 1958 DDO cent bests $1M

    A 1958 Lincoln, Doubled Die Obverse cent sold in a GreatCollections auction has become the first Lincoln cent to sell for more than a million dollars.

  • U.S. Mint Deputy Director at FUN
    Feb 1, 2023, 08:19 AM

    U.S. Mint official on hand at January FUN show

    U.S. Mint Deputy Director Kristie McNally attended the January 2023 FUN convention in Orlando with a busy schedule that included sessions at the bourse display booth and meeting young collectors.

  • 1943 bronze cent
    Jan 31, 2023, 09:02 AM

    Market Analysis: 44 of the ‘Top 100 U.S. Coins’

    A collection sold by Heritage Auctions in january included 44 of the coins listed in the Whitman "100 Greatest U.S. Coins," with a 1943 Lincoln cent struck on a bronze planchet topping the offering.

  • 1861-D gold dollar
    Jan 31, 2023, 09:00 AM

    Market Analysis: Rare gold dollar from Dahlonega

    The 1861-D Indian Head gold dollar is a rare find, and an example made its way to the block during the Heritage Florida United Numismatists sale in January, realizing $60,000.

  • Wax models
    Jan 30, 2023, 09:33 AM

    Wax models from Longacre join rare Indian Head $3 coins

    Wax models from the 1850s die-making process provide an important look at the work of designer James B. Longacre, and a Feruary Heritage auction offers a chance to collect these pieces.

  • bessie-coleman-barbie-doll-lead
    Jan 30, 2023, 07:00 AM

    Monday Morning Brief for Jan. 30, 2023: A Barbie-coin connection?

    Coin collectors sometimes seek items that are non-numismatic but are related to the items in their core collection. For collectors of American Women quarter dollars, related collectibles include Barbie dolls.

  • Bronze medal of Lyndon Johnson
    Jan 29, 2023, 12:29 PM

    Legislation seeks congressional gold medal for LBJ

    A Texas legislator's proposal in the House calls for honoring with a congressional gold medal one of her home state's legendary figures, former president Lyndon Baines Johnson.

  • 1919 and 1922 Lincoln cents
    Jan 28, 2023, 11:42 AM

    Market Analysis: 1919 Lincoln cent realizes $421,875

    In the first of three auctions to feature Stewart Blay's collections, his Red Copper Collection of Lincoln Cents held the only PCGS-certified MS-69 red 1919 cent, which realized the sale's top price, $421,875.

  • Gene Hessler medal for Cincinnati
    Jan 28, 2023, 10:30 AM

    Cincinnati coin club honors contributors with medals

    Cincinnati Numismatic Association medals featuring longtime member Gene Hessler both honor him and serve to award outstanding literary contributions to the 90-some-year-old group's newsletter.

  • 1922-dollar-ha-lead
    Jan 27, 2023, 09:00 AM

    Week's Most Read: Repeat of history?

    No commemorative coins in 2023 resembles a situation that developed 100 years ago when numismatists called for more production, and a group now is similarly attempting to avoid a production gap.

  • Congressional gold medal designs for Harlem Hellfighters
    Jan 27, 2023, 08:43 AM

    CFA, CCAC recommend Harlem Hellfighters medal designs

    The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee and Commission of Fine Arts, meeting separately, agreed on favored obverse and reverse designs for a medal honoring a WWI fighting force, the Harlem Hellfighters.

  • James Buchanan Presidential medal
    Jan 27, 2023, 08:13 AM

    Buchanan Presidential silver medal sales start Feb. 13

    The first of four Presidential medals expected to be offered in 2023 by the U.S. Mint will honor James Buchanan, with sales of the 1-ounce fine .999 silver medal starting on Feb. 13.

  • Benjamin Franklin silver dollar
    Jan 26, 2023, 10:34 AM

    Charles L. Vickers, former Mint artist, dies after illness

    Charles L. Vickers, who had spent 13 years on the engraving staff of the U.S. Mint and had a hand in numerous coin and medal designs passed away at the age of 85.

  • 1922-dollar-ha-lead
    Jan 23, 2023, 07:00 AM

    Monday Morning Brief for Jan. 23, 2023: A century apart

    A century apart, two numismatic organizations pleaded with federal officials to issue certain coins for collectors. They were unsuccessful 100 years ago, but what about now?

  • peace-lead
    Jan 20, 2023, 09:00 AM

    Week's Most Read: Double-struck dollar

    Error coins always get attention and the double-struck 1923 Peace dollar offered in December by Heritage proved to be of highest interest in the past week.