Legislation was passed Sept. 25 in the U.S. House of Representatives for commemorative coin programs marking the centennial anniversary of the American Legion and to recognize the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. If it receives final passage and the president’s signature, the three-coin American Legion coin program would be the second for 2019, joining the...
A pair of experimental pieces dating to the 1960s testing of compositional alternatives to the traditional 90 percent silver alloy are offered in Legend Rare Coin Auctions’ Regency XXIII Auction.
The Washington quarter dollar struck with two reverse dies reported by an error coin dealer has been authenticated and graded by Professional Coin Grading Service. The grading service has also certified a Proof 1968-S Washington quarter struck in 90 percent silver instead of the intended copper-nickel clad composition.
The United States Mint will put the Uncirculated 2017-P George Rogers Clark National Historical Park 5-ounce silver quarter dollar on sale at noon ET Dec. 5. It is the last of five to be issued in 2017.
Also this week, the CCAC recommends its favorites among the Mint’s 64 design proposals for the five 2019 America the Beautiful quarter dollars.
The three new work groups have been established to work in areas that have risen in importance as the Industry Council for Tangible Assets’ Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force works with law enforcement at various levels.
Several key date Morgan dollars, some considered by many to be among the finest known examples, will star in Legend Rare Coin Auctions’ Regency XXIII Auction in Philadelphia on Oct. 26 as part of the Professional Coin Grading Service Members Only show.
The opening day Oct. 9 in Washington, D.C., for the Association of the United States Army’s annual meeting and exposition is the scene for the U.S. Mint’s unveiling of the designs for the 2018 World War I American Veterans Centennial silver dollar. The commemorative coin is to be issued sometime in January.
No Cameo or Deep Cameo examples are known for this cent, making the few Proof 67 red examples the finest known.
Original 1861 Confederate half dollar off market for eight decades to appear at auction for first time
An 1861 Confederate half dollar believed to have been at one time the property of Confederate States of America Treasury Secretary Christopher Memminger, and off the numismatic market for nearly eight decades, will be auctioned by Heritage Auctions in their Nov. 1 and 3 sale in Dallas of Part IX of the Eric P. Newman Collection.