• 1798 Capped Bust quarter eagle
    Jun 6, 2023, 10:00 AM

    Market Analysis: Pre-1800 U.S. type coins

    The lead item in the Heritage sale of the B&D Sanders Collection of Pre-1800 U.S. Type Coins was a 1798 Capped Bust, Wide Date, Five Berries $2.50 quarter eagle bringing $72,000.

  • Congressional gold medal for Dr. John Cheng
    Jun 5, 2023, 07:00 AM

    Monday Morning Brief for June 5, 2023: Everyday heroism

    Are acts of everyday heroism, such as tackling a gunman in a church or fighting a wildfire, actions suitable to be honored with a congressional gold medal? Members of Congress think so.

  • Congressional gold medal for Dr. John Cheng
    Jun 4, 2023, 16:01 PM

    Medal sought for 2022 California church attack hero

    Legislation seeks a gold medal to honor a man who was shot and killed while protecting others and stopping a mass shooting at a California church in 2022.

  • 1792 half disme
    Jun 4, 2023, 09:00 AM

    Market Analysis: AU Details on 1792 half disme

    Damage to a 1792 Flowing Hair half disme prevented the coin from getting a grade from PCGS but it didn't stop interested buyers, as Heritage Auctions sold the coin in May for $69,000.

  • 1793 Flowing Hair cents
    Jun 3, 2023, 09:00 AM

    Diverse offerings in Stack’s Bowers June Showcase Auction

    The June Showcase Auction by Stack's Bowers Galleries includes desirable coins such as an 1879 Flowing Hair Stella $4 pattern June 13, with the next night's offering including physical cryptocurrency.

  • Edith Kanaka
    Jun 2, 2023, 16:28 PM

    May events surround launch of Kanaka‘ole quarter

    Celebrations in Hawai'i in early May on the launch of the Edith Kanaka'ole American Women quarter dollar included U.S. Mint officials speaking and those in attendance receiving the new coin.

  • 2023 American Innovation dollar
    Jun 1, 2023, 11:22 AM

    Mississippi dollar bag and roll sales start Aug. 28

    Rolls and bags of the American Innovation dollar designed to honor the state of Mississippi and its role in the first human lung transplant will be offered by the Mint beginning Aug. 28.

  • 2023 U.S. Mint American Women quarter ornaments
    Jun 1, 2023, 09:30 AM

    Mint quarter dollar ornaments on sale starting Aug. 24

    Holiday ornaments featuring the five 2023-P American Women quarter dollars with an Uncirculated Mint set finish will be offered by the United States Mint beginning in late August.

  • Fort Ritchie Intelligence professionals
    Jun 1, 2023, 09:00 AM

    Legislation recommends medal for intelligence professionals

    Legislation calls for awarding a congressional gold medal for a group of several thousand personnel trained at a Maryland site to provide service in military intelligence during World War II.

  • 1861-O double eagle
    May 31, 2023, 09:50 AM

    Market Analysis: Who struck this 1861-O double eagle?

    Because a single pair of dies struck all 1861-O gold $20 double eagles, it is unknown which of the three authorites that took turns controlling New Orleans' Mint that year struck any particular coin.

  • Foreign Service
    May 31, 2023, 09:20 AM

    Congress considers diplomatic coinage for 2025 program

    A bill similar to a March proposal in the U.S. Senate is now before the House of Representatives, calling for a 2025 commemorative coin program to recognize the U.S. Foreign Service.

  • Newcomer Collection ledger
    May 31, 2023, 09:00 AM

    Kolbe & Fanning literature auction offers Clapp, Newcomer records

    The June 10 sale by Kolbe & Fanning will include unpublished inventories kept by notable collectors such as J.M. Clapp and his family and Waldo C. Newcomer that offer insight into the treasures.

  • 1861 cent
    May 30, 2023, 09:45 AM

    Market Analysis: 1861-dated CSA cent restrike

    Collectors are interested in the cents reportedly produced as a prototype for Confederate States of America coinage, and some seen today are restrikes, like the one sold May 3 for $102,000 by Heritage.

  • U.S. Navy bronze medal
    May 29, 2023, 09:24 AM

    U.S. Navy medal to be issued in bronze on August 8

    A bronze medal honoring the United States Navy becomes available Aug. 8 with designs matching the 2.5-ounce silver version that sold out in March; a 1-ounce silver version becomes available in July.

  • Jovita Idar quarter dollars
    May 29, 2023, 07:00 AM

    Monday Morning Brief for May 29, 2023: Like no other

    The design for the 2023 American Women quarter dollar honoring Jovita Idar is unlike any design used previously on a U.S. coin. Will collectors love it, hate it or be indifferent to its appearance?

  • 2024 Red Book
    May 28, 2023, 09:30 AM

    Whitman releasing 2024 ‘Red Book’ in four versions

    The 77th edition of the "Guide Book of United States Coins," known in the hobby as the "Red Book," is available for purchase in several versions, with updated research and even more pictures.

  • 1870-CC Coronet gold $10 eagle
    May 28, 2023, 09:00 AM

    Rare 1870-CC Coronet gold $10 eagle surfaces in Canada

    The highest grade certified example of an 1870-CC Coronet $10 eagle, long held by a Canadian family, has surfaced and will be offered in an August auction by Stack's Bowers Galleries.

  • 1833 Capped Bust half dime
    May 27, 2023, 09:01 AM

    Rare marriage for 1833 Capped Bust half dime confirmed

    An example of the rare LM-5 die marriage of the 1833 Capped Bust half dime that surfaced in 2005 is now authenticated and encapsulated by PCGS, the 10th example certified.

  • 1861-D gold dollar
    May 26, 2023, 09:40 AM

    Market Analysis: 1861-D Indian Head gold dollar

    Heritage Auctions offered an 1861-D Indian Head gold dollar considered to be the rarest issue from the Dahlonega Mint and the coin sold for $31,200 during a Platinum Night session.

  • 1932-d-s-lead
    May 26, 2023, 09:00 AM

    Week's Most Read: Feedback returns values

    Readers who had objected to changes in the monthly issues of Coin World saw the benefit of expressing their views with the announcement of the return of values while high interest remained in 2023 Morgan and Peace dollars.