• Summer Seminar
    Jan 26, 2021, 14:27 PM

    Summer Seminar 2021 canceled

    Citing issues decreasing the desirability of conducting Summer Seminar 2021, all related to COVID-19, the American Numismatic Association is canceling the popular event for the second straight year.

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    Jan 25, 2021, 18:03 PM

    Taking Steps in the Numismatic Journey

    Jeff and Larry spend some time with Joe Conte “dealer in training” while attempting to right some wrongs, conceding that errors happen and some have made that a big part of their hobby.

  • 1883-O eagle
    Jan 25, 2021, 11:00 AM

    Market Analysis: Low mintage 1883-O gold $10 eagle

    Only 800 examples were minted of the 1883-O Coronet gold $10 eagle, and any example from the 40 to 50-some that survive is a prize, including this NGC AU-50 Details, Cleaned example.

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    Jan 25, 2021, 07:00 AM

    Monday Morning Brief for Jan. 25, 2021: Sticker shock for some

    Collectors who missed our earlier news coverage of price increases for the United States Mint bronze medals program are now experiencing sticker shock, with some medals four times more expensive.

  • 1795 Flowing Hair, Two Leaves
    Jan 24, 2021, 10:30 AM

    NGC certifies fourth known example of early silver dollar variety

    A fourth known example of die marriage BB-16, B-20 for the 1795 Flowing Hair, Two Leaves dollar was submitted by an Ohio firm on behalf of a collector and certified by NGC.

  • 1867-S gold half eagle
    Jan 23, 2021, 10:00 AM

    Market Analysis: Coronet gold can be challenging

    The long-running, multi-denomination Coronet series of gold coins presents a dilemma to collectors: with several different ways to form a collection, focus is required.

  • 1804 Capped Bust gold $10 eagle
    Jan 22, 2021, 11:17 AM

    1804 gold eagle from Bob Simpson Collection sets record at Heritage

    The Bob R. Simpson Collection, Part III auction yielded more than $21 million, led by an 1804 Capped Bust gold $10 eagle graded Proof 65+ Deep Cameo with a green CAC sticker that sold for $5.28 million.

  • proposed gold medal
    Jan 22, 2021, 10:44 AM

    Legislation calls for medal for Capitol police officer

    A Capitol police officer could be receiving a congressional gold medal for his work on January 6, 2021, protecting the Capitol and its occupants from marauding rioters.

  • 2014-D dollar
    Jan 22, 2021, 10:30 AM

    Mint officials were aware of the 2014-D mule dollar

    The news of a recently discovered pairing of a Sacagawea dollar obverse and Presidential dollar reverse from the Denver Mint was not news to the U.S. Mint, who knew of the coin's existence.

  • 2021 Morgan dollar
    Jan 22, 2021, 10:20 AM

    Mint provides new details about 2021 silver dollar centennial coins

    The silver dollars marking the centennial of the transition from the Morgan dollar to the Peace dollar will include at least six different coins, with two designs and three mints involved.

  • 2020 American Innovation dollar for South Carolina
    Jan 22, 2021, 10:10 AM

    South Carolina 2021 American Innovation dollars are available

    Bags and rolls of South Carolina's 2021 American Innovation dollars produced at the Philadelphia and Denver Mints are now being sold at the U.S. Mint's website.

  • 2021-P Jefferson five-cent
    Jan 22, 2021, 10:00 AM

    Week's Most Read: Future coin compositions draw reader attention

    Stories of top interest among the Coin World readers continue to center on U.S. coins, including coin compositions, creation of Morgan and Peace centennial silver dollars and quarter dollar plans.

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    Jan 22, 2021, 06:16 AM

    Brasher doubloon sets record at auction: $9.36 million

    A 1787 Brasher doubloon set a record for any U.S. gold coin when it realized $9.36 million in Heritage Auctions Jan. 21 auction. The coin is of the EB on Wing variant. This is a breaking news story. Coin World will have more on this story later.

  • Phone 1844 Seated Liberty dime
    Jan 21, 2021, 08:00 AM

    Fake 1844 Seated dime in the marketplace identified by NGC

    The 1844 dime is a popular key date in the Seated Liberty dime series, valued even when well-worn, so an artificially aged fake submitted to NGC is no surprise, but its diagnostics are instructive.

  • PNG and CSNS
    Jan 20, 2021, 13:00 PM

    PNG Day returns to CSNS convention on April 21

    After an absence since 2013, the PNG Day will be held in conjunction with the Central States Numismatic Society convention in April at the Chicago suburb of Schaumburg.

  • Lyndon Johnson signing 1964 bill
    Jan 20, 2021, 13:00 PM

    New bill revives LBJ congressional gold medal effort

    Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas introduces legislation in the 117th Congress calling for a congressional gold medal for the 36th president, Texan Lyndon Baines Johnson, a third attempt for the recognition.

  • NNP Symposium
    Jan 19, 2021, 11:00 AM

    NNP Symposium returns in virtual form in March 2021

    After a successful online event in August of 2020, organizers are collecting presenters for another virtual installment of the three-day Newman Numismatic Portal Symposium, set for March 20 through 21.

  • 1920 and 1976 error coins
    Jan 19, 2021, 09:00 AM

    Market Analysis: Erroneously struck on cent planchets

    Size and color can be the tipoff that a coin was struck erroneously on an incorrect planchet, and these pieces are often highly desirable because the error is easily understood.

  • 1857-O gold double eagle
    Jan 19, 2021, 08:02 AM

    New discoveries offered at next Ira & Larry Goldberg auction

    A late January Ira and Larry Goldberg auction offers a newly discovered 1857-O gold $20 double eagle that emerged from San Juan, Puerto Rico, and is now graded PCGS MS-61 prooflike, certified by CAC.

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    Jan 18, 2021, 17:35 PM

    Hittin’ the Streets: We go coin shopping

    Jeff and Larry recount the weekend experiences of getting back to buying coins in person and attending events. There’s a dive back to 1973, the Carson City GSA sale, a tribute to Alex Trebek and outrage expressed in the letters.