• 1820 Capped Head half eagle
    Nov 29, 2023, 09:00 AM

    Market Analysis: Top-quality 1820 gold $5 coin

    The finest of just five examples of the BD-8 variety, this 1820 Capped Head, Curved Base 2, Small Letters half eagle was offered in a Stack's Bowers November 14 sale.

  • 1879-CC Prooflike Morgan dollars
    Nov 29, 2023, 08:23 AM

    Deep Mirror Prooflike Morgan dollars in Legend sale

    Deep Mirror Prooflike Morgan dollars from the Great Pacific Collection will get plenty of attention when the coins are made available during Legend Rare Coin Auctions' Regency 62.

  • 2024 Flowing Hair dollar
    Nov 28, 2023, 11:01 AM

    CFA seeks tweaks for 2024 tribute coin and medal

    The U.S. Mint's plans for a 2024 gold dollar and silver medal using the 1794 Flowing Hair design took a step forward with a review by the Commission of Fine Arts on the design.

  • Proof 1907-D Coronet double eagle
    Nov 28, 2023, 10:00 AM

    Market Analysis: Proof 1907-D Coronet double eagle

    The only Proof 1907-D Coronet double eagle certified by Professional Coin Grading Service realized $432,000 at Stack’s Bowers’ Nov. 14 Rarities Night session.

  • 1861 Scott Restrikes
    Nov 28, 2023, 08:58 AM

    2023 coin auction calendar winds down with Heritage sale

    Those who cherish treasures related to Confederate coinage will be highly interested in some of the offerings that will be presented during Heritage Auctions' Dec. 14 to 17 Signature Auction.

  • 2025 Native American dollar design
    Nov 27, 2023, 10:45 AM

    Mary Kawena Pukui subject of Native American dollar

    The reverse design for the 2025 Native American dollar will recognize Native Hawaiian scholar, author, composer, and dancer Mary Kawena Pukui, with the design subject to Treasury approval.

  • Arkansas 2025 American Innovation dollar
    Nov 26, 2023, 10:36 AM

    Panelists consider designs for American Innovation dollars

    The first two American Innovation dollars scheduled for release in 2025 will honor Michigan and Arkansas and the coins were the subject of a Commission of Fine Arts session.

  • Army Rangers gold medal design
    Nov 25, 2023, 10:31 AM

    CFA panel reviews designs for Army Rangers medal

    The Commission of Fine Arts considered four obverse and eight reverse designs in making a selection of a possible choice for a congressional gold medal honoring Army Rangers of World War II.

  • 2028 Olympic handover medal
    Nov 24, 2023, 11:11 AM

    Olympics Games handover medal designs reviewed by CFA

    As host of the 2028 Olympics and Paralympics Games, the United States can continue the tradition of providing "handover" medals to the host of the previous games and the CFA considered designs.

  • 1916 Standing Liberty quarter
    Nov 24, 2023, 09:00 AM

    Week's Most Read: Distinctive quarter dollar

    The low mintage of the 1916 Standing Liberty quarter dollar drives interest and the sale of one worn example was an item where readers took notice along with continued interest in Mint practices.

  • 2024-flowing-hair-dollar-revised-lead
    Nov 20, 2023, 07:00 AM

    Monday Morning Brief for Nov. 20, 2023: Top stories; he's back; retirement

    We're taking care of some housekeeping by asking you to reflect on the year's top stories, by bringing back a well-liked column, and by announcing an upcoming retirement after 47 years of service.

  • 2028 Olympic handover medal
    Nov 18, 2023, 09:17 AM

    Mint preparing silver Olympic handover medals

    Designs for a 3-inch .999 fine silver medal associated with the Summer Olympics of 2028 will be considered with the final design placed on a medal presented to France at the end of the 2024 games.

  • 1849 double eagle
    Nov 17, 2023, 09:00 AM

    Week's Most Read: Your opinion welcome

    The U.S. Mint's decision to solicit opinions on designs for 2026 semiquincentennial products attracted plenty of interest, as did the news of a new event on the 2024 show calendar.

  • Maria Tallchief
    Nov 17, 2023, 08:30 AM

    Oklahoma ceremony honors quarter candidate Maria Tallchief

    Native American ballerina Maria Tallchief will be featured on the reverse of the final 2023 American Women quarter dollar and a special ceremony in Oklahoma honored her legacy.

  • 1901-S Barber quarter
    Nov 16, 2023, 09:24 AM

    Market Analysis: Key date AG-3 1901-S Barber quarter

    The 1901-S Barber quarter dollar is a key date in the series, which attracts interest in any example; one graded About Good 3 sold for $3,120 in a recent Heritage auction.

  • Cryptocurrency
    Nov 16, 2023, 08:32 AM

    Bitcoin in physical, collectible form sold by Heritage

    In its Nov. 3 auction of the Otoh Collection of Physical Cryptocurrency, Part I, Heritage Auctions sold 250 lots of Casascius Coins, brass tokens denominated in Bitcoins, for nearly $7.2 million.

  • 1916 Standing Liberty quarter
    Nov 15, 2023, 09:19 AM

    Market Analysis: 1916 Standing Liberty quarter

    A 1916 Standing Liberty quarter dollar graded About Good 3 was attractive enough to warrant a CAC green sticker and bring $3,120 in a September Heritage auction.

  • 1822 Capped Bust quarter
    Nov 14, 2023, 09:12 AM

    Market Analysis: 1822 Capped Bust quarter dollar

    Among a trio of low grade but desirable quarter dollars in a recent Heritage sale was an 1822 Capped Bust quarter dollar variety with the 25 recut over 50 in the denomination that brought $2,640.

  • 1849-coronet-double-eagle-gold-lead
    Nov 13, 2023, 07:00 AM

    Monday Morning Brief for Nov. 13, 2023: The 'battle' begins

    The battle has begun and who will win or dominate? Will classic older coin designs fare better than classic newer coin designs in the U.S. Mint survey seeking public input on 2026 coin designs?

  • 1849 double eagle
    Nov 9, 2023, 13:30 PM

    U.S. Mint seeks public input for classic designs for 2026

    The U.S. Mint has opened a poll for public input to make some decisions about coinage designs from the past that would find favor in issuing products for the nation's semiquincentennial.