• Paul Laurence Dunbar
    Apr 15, 2024, 17:00 PM

    Bill introduced for commemorative to honor poet Dunbar

    A new measure seeks to honor Paul Laurence Dunbar with a three-coin commemorative coin program to benefit a historic Washington D.C. school, after a 2021 measure failed to progress through review.

  • 1948 MS 68 Franklin half dollar
    Apr 15, 2024, 12:00 PM

    Market Analysis: 1948 Franklin half dollar

    A "magnificently toned" 1948 Franklin half dollar graded MS-68 Full Bell Lines by Professional Coin Grading Services sold for $84,000 in a Stack's Bowers sale.

  • 2024 Kennedy half dollar
    Apr 15, 2024, 09:00 AM

    2024 coins beginning to reach consumer outlets

    Americans should soon be finding Lincoln cents, Jefferson 5-cent coins, Roosevelt dimes and Washington, American Women quarter dollars of 2024 in their change as billions minted enter circulation.

  • 1912 Lincoln cent and quarter eagle
    Apr 13, 2024, 17:00 PM

    Market Analysis: Bronze, gold matte Proofs from 1912

    A pair of Matte Proof issues from 1912 found buyers in a Stack's Bowers sale: a Lincoln cent in PCGS Proof 65+ red, CAC, at $6,600 and an Indian Head gold $2.50 quarter eagle in NGC Proof 66+ at $33,600.

  • Maine American Innovation dollar
    Apr 13, 2024, 12:00 PM

    Maine dollar bags, rolls in May Mint sales plans

    The 2024 American Innovation dollar honoring the state of Maine and its medical innovation the defibrillator will become available from the U.S. Mint in rolls and bags on May 16.

  • Jefferson medal
    Apr 12, 2024, 19:00 PM

    Stack’s Bowers sells Slovick Indian peace medals

    Stack’s Bowers Galleries offered the Ronald A. Slovick Family Collection of Indian Peace Medals on March 25, showcasing a range of the historical pieces.

  • Rosie the Riveter medal
    Apr 12, 2024, 16:00 PM

    Medal presentation recognizes ‘Rosie the Riveter’

    An April 10 ceremony officially recognized the collective efforts of women who supported the nation's manufacturing during World War II with the congressional gold medal for "Rosie the Riveter."

  • Agricultural medals
    Apr 9, 2024, 09:00 AM

    Market Analysis: California agricultural medal

    California rancher Ellwood Cooper was nicknamed the "Olive Oil King" and a collection of medals awarded his products recently sold in a Stack's Bowers auction.

  • Code Talkers silver medal
    Apr 8, 2024, 16:00 PM

    Market Analysis: Code Talker medal

    A medal containing nearly nine ounces of silver, presented to an individual Native American Code Talker for applying native language skills to wartime communications sold for $1,440.

  • Envelope of Chapman coin
    Apr 8, 2024, 07:00 AM

    Monday Morning Brief for April 8, 2024: Finds foster hope

    We've had a number of stories recently about buried coins found or family stashes discovered that have been out of circulation for awhile, and these finds encourage us to keep looking.

  • Erie Canal medal
    Apr 7, 2024, 19:00 PM

    Market Analysis: Erie Canal completion medal

    The 1826 Erie Canal completion medal is considered the first "so-called dollar," and an example was sold in the March 25 Stack's Bowers auction for $12,000.

  • One-tenth ouance Proof 2024-W American Eagle
    Apr 6, 2024, 19:00 PM

    Proof 2024-W American Eagle gold coins on sale in May

    Customers seeking the Proof 2024-W American Eagle gold coins will have five options when the coins go on sale May 5: tenth-ounce, quarter-ounce, half-ounce and 1-ounce coins, and a four-coin set.

  • U.S. Army medal
    Apr 6, 2024, 13:00 PM

    U.S. Army medal scheduled for May release

    May 15 is the first date of availability for the 1-ounce .999 fine silver medal honoring the United States Army and bearing the same design as the limited edition 2.5-ounce medal released in 2023 and sold out.

  • Bernard Rome
    Apr 5, 2024, 13:00 PM

    Bernard Rome, founder of Teletrade, passes at 89

    Bernard Rome, the founder of Teletrade, which made an impact in the future of numismatic sales, has passed away in Florida at the age of 89.

  • Coins from Henry Chapman
    Apr 5, 2024, 12:00 PM

    Gold coins kept in vault for over 100 years come to market

    A quantity of 19th century gold dollars that had been in a Philadelphia vault for over 100 years that had been assembled by Henry Chapman have been brought to a New York dealer for potential sale.

  • ghost-army-bronze-medal-three-inch-lead
    Apr 4, 2024, 08:00 AM

    Congressional medal awarded to recognize the Ghost Army of WWII

    A congressional gold medal was presented in special ceremonies March 21 to recognize the distinguished service of the Ghost Army in WWII, and bronze duplicates are now offered in two sizes.

  • 2024-proof-set-spec-sheet-lead
    Apr 3, 2024, 17:00 PM

    Errors appears in 2024 Proof set papers

    For the second time in four months, the U.S. Mint has shipped out Proof sets with errors in packaging. This time, the specifications sheet retains last year’s dollar theme and designer in the coin description.

  • souvenir-1652-pine-tree-shillings-lead
    Apr 3, 2024, 12:00 PM

    Something for everyone at May CSNS

    The 2024 Central States convention activities will include member Joe Paonessa minting souvenir pieces with designs similar to a 1652 Pine Tree shilling but with added wording noting the CSNS event.

  • Proof-morgan-dollar-lead
    Apr 1, 2024, 20:03 PM

    Morgan and Peace program still shows momentum among collectors

    Fewer Proof versions are authorized to be minted of the 2024 Morgan and Peace dollars than were sold of the 2023 Proof editions, and customer orders by subscription are mounting quickly.

  • 2024-uncirculated-peace-dollar-lead
    Apr 1, 2024, 16:00 PM

    Ordering 2024 Morgan and Peace dollars

    For products expected for a fall release, with no identified on-sale date yet, subscription orders are being accepted, and more than half of most of the authorized mintages are ordered already.