• 2021 Peace dollar
    Apr 23, 2021, 10:47 AM

    Mint tightens household limits for 2021 silver dollars

    The household order limit for Mint customers in the upcoming releases of 2021 Morgan and Peace dollars is 10 coins for each version of the Morgan dollar and Peace dollar, rather than 25.

  • 1808 coin found in Maryland
    Apr 23, 2021, 10:15 AM

    Coin from 1808 plays key role in Maryland search

    The finding of an 1808 half dollar gave an archaeological team in Maryland a key clue that led to the eventual discovery of the homestead of Ben Ross, father of abolitionist Harriet Tubman.

  • 2022 quarter obverse with Sally Ride photo
    Apr 23, 2021, 10:00 AM

    Fraser portrait to finally debut on quarter in 2022

    There will be a new look for the obverse of the quarter dollar beginning in 2022 as both review panels approved Laura Gardin Fraser's 1931 portrait for the coin along with two reverse designs for 2022.

  • Privy marks on 2021 Morgan dollar
    Apr 23, 2021, 09:00 AM

    Week's Most Read: Details on new silver dollars

    News of the coins for the centennial of the design change for the last circulating silver dollars heightens anticipation of their release, while discovery of a historic badge makes world news headlines.

  • Professional Numismatists Guild logo
    Apr 22, 2021, 14:14 PM

    Nominations sought for 2021 PNG membership awards

    Members of the Professional Numismatists Guild are invited to submit nominees for 2021 awards within the organization with a deadline for submission set for May 28.

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    Apr 21, 2021, 11:31 AM

    Virtual Visit to a Coin Club Meeting

    Jeff had the opportunity to address the Northside Coin Club and Denver Coin Club and we eavesdrop on what he shared with those members (with their permission).

  • St. Patrick gold guinea
    Apr 21, 2021, 09:00 AM

    Market Analysis: A unique gold St. Patrick issue

    In the Signature Session of Heritage's March auction of the Donald G. Partrick Collection, the unique small-sized St. Patrick gold "guinea," graded AU Details by NGC, sold for $96,000.

  • 1787 New Jersey copper
    Apr 20, 2021, 09:00 AM

    Market Analysis: Coveted Colonial issues

    A unique New Jersey copper coin stood out among the the Donald G. Partrick Collection's U.S. Colonial coins in Heritage's March auction, a variety first described in 1994, that realized $264,000.

  • Ugly Head Washington the Great 1784 token
    Apr 19, 2021, 09:00 AM

    Market Analysis: ‘Ugly Head’ or ‘Washington the Great’

    An early American issue of mysterious origin listed in the Red Book, the 1784-dated Washington “Ugly Head” or “Washington the Great” token from Partrick’s collection sold for $72,000.

  • 1798-cent-lead
    Apr 19, 2021, 07:00 AM

    Monday Morning Brief for April 19, 2021: What's your strategy?

    Collectors of limited means can still build coin collections that make them happy and give them pride of ownership. All you needs is a good collecting strategy, some patience, and a little restraint.

  • 1979-P Susan B. Anthony dollar coin
    Apr 17, 2021, 10:00 AM

    2022 American Women quarter dollar design review is set

    The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee meets April 20 to examine proposed designs for the reverses of 2022 quarter dollars, the first in the American Women Quarters Program (2022–2025).

  • 1903 Louisiana Purchase commemorative
    Apr 17, 2021, 07:00 AM

    Market Analysis: Proof 1903 dollar in its original holder

    Stack’s Bowers Galleries' March 25 auction offered a Proof 1903 Louisiana Purchase Exposition, McKinley commemorative gold dollar in its original Philadelphia Mint holder, with wax Mint seal.

  • 1933 Saint-Gaudens double eagle
    Apr 16, 2021, 18:29 PM

    PCGS grades sole legal 1933 $20 as MS-65

    Professional Coin Grading Service has evaluated the Stuart Weitzman-owned 1933 Saint-Gaudens $20 double eagle prior to the June 8 Sotheby's sale, giving the coin an MS-65 rating.

  • Charleston Free Slave badge
    Apr 16, 2021, 09:50 AM

    Metal detectorist finds 10th known 1800s 'Free Slave' badge

    A metal detectorist exploring a South Carolina construction site in February uncovered the tenth known example of a copper Charleston Free Slave badge, one of only five in private hands.

  • American Women quarters subjects
    Apr 16, 2021, 09:30 AM

    First honorees include poet and physicist-astronaut for 2022 quarters

    Coin designs depicting Sally Ride and Maya Angelou, the first two of an eventual possible 20 American women to be honored through 2025, are under review for 2022 quarter dollars.

  • 2021-P Washington Crossing the Delaware quarter dollar
    Apr 16, 2021, 09:00 AM

    Week's Most Read: Latest quarter released

    The newest quarter dollar to be released for circulation is generating buzz while the latest designs in the dollar coin program being revealed has drawn plenty of attention this week.

  • Benjamin Franklin medals from the 18th century
    Apr 16, 2021, 08:30 AM

    Benjamin Franklin medallions in April Philadelphia sale

    Several 18th century Benjamin Franklin portrait medallions, highly sought in Europe in his day, are among offerings in Freeman’s American Furniture, Folk and Decorative Arts auction April 27.

  • 1926 sesquicentennial gold $2.50
    Apr 16, 2021, 07:00 AM

    Market Analysis: Sesquicentennial 1926 gold quarter eagle

    An exceptional Mint State 66+ example of a gold 1926 Sesquicentennial $2.50 quarter eagle caught the eye of bidders at the Stack's Bowers Galleries March 25 auction, realizing $10,800.

  • Order by phone
    Apr 16, 2021, 06:30 AM

    Mint seeks to reopen telephone ordering, in the process of training

    The Mint is working to train personnel so that customers can again place product orders by phone, a service that halted with the arrival of the pandemic a little more than a year ago.

  • Congressional gold medal issued to William Henry Harrison
    Apr 15, 2021, 16:30 PM

    Harrison congressional gold medal re-enters the market

    A congressional gold medal presented to William Henry Harrison in the 19th century for his military achievements is coming back up for sale after selling by private treaty in 2015.