• 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.

  • 1886-O Morgan dollar
    Mar 26, 2024, 16:30 PM

    Market Analysis: Conditionally rare 1886-O dollar

    While the 1886-O Morgan dollar was produced in large numbers at the New Orleans Mint, few survive today in the highest states of preservation, adding intrigue and value to those that do.

  • 1881-CC and 1889-CC Morgan dollars
    Mar 25, 2024, 15:00 PM

    Market Analysis: Top Carson City dollars each bring $228,000

    Two examples of extremely well-struck and well-preserved Carson City Mint Morgan dollars realized identical final prices, $228,000 each, during the sale of the David T. Miller Collection by Heritage Auctions.

  • Artistic Infusion designers
    Mar 24, 2024, 09:00 AM

    Additional artists brought on board for Mint program

    The number of artists involved in the U.S. Mint's Artistic Infusion Program grew by 25 when the roster was expanded and new candidates joined the 13 previously in the design pool.