• 1906-D out of collar broadstrike Coronet $10 eagle
    Jan 18, 2022, 11:02 AM

    Market Analysis: Rare error on a 1906-D gold eagle

    A PCGS MS-65 out-of-collar broadstrike 1906-D Coronet $10 eagle is a rare example of a gold coin error. It sold for $10,800 to a bidder in Heritage's January online sale of error coins.

  • 2022-d-angelou-quarter-lead
    Jan 17, 2022, 07:00 AM

    Monday Morning Brief for Jan. 17, 2022: News coverage welcome

    The release of the 2022 Maya Angelou quarter dollar, the first in the American Women quarters program, is garnering a lot of attention in the general media, and that is a good thing for collecting.

  • 1864 Large Motto two-cent with obverse capped die
    Jan 16, 2022, 15:00 PM

    Market Analysis: Errors coins sold at Heritage auction

    An 1864 Shield, Large Motto 2-cent coin graded Mint State 65 brown by NGC, a great example of an obverse capped die error, sold for $45,600, leading sales in a Jan. 3 Heritage auction of error coins.

  • Civil rights Emmitt Till and his mother
    Jan 15, 2022, 10:00 AM

    Two gold medal bills advance in Senate action

    Two separate measures seeking congressional gold medals advanced, as the U.S. Senate passed a bill to recognize Mamie Till-Mobley and Emmet Till, her son, and considers one for the Freedom Riders.

  • Ventris Gibson Mint director nominee
    Jan 14, 2022, 12:00 PM

    President Biden appoints his U.S. Mint director

    Acting director Ventris Gibson is formally nominated for a five-year term as director of the United States Mint by President Joe Biden, and the nomination awaits Senate confirmation.

  • cwplus011322_slider1
    Jan 14, 2022, 11:52 AM

    Introducing Coin World Plus

    As a collector, you know all too well how hard it can be to find the best coins. Worse, with all the coins in circulation, how can you easily keep track of the ones you want, let alone the ones you haven’t discovered yet? And when you find it, keeping track of it can be a whole other issue entirely. Coin World+ solves these problems, and more.

  • 2022-sally-ride-lead
    Jan 14, 2022, 10:00 AM

    Five-coin Proof set due for 2022 American Women quarters

    A five-coin 2022-S American Women Quarters Proof set of the copper-nickel clad coins goes on sale from the U.S. Mint at noon Eastern Time Feb. 10, with no mintage limit or order restrictions.

  • 2022 -D Maya Angelou American Women quarter
    Jan 14, 2022, 09:34 AM

    Distribution begins for new American Women 2022 quarters

    The first shipments of 2022-P and 2022-D American Women, Maya Angelou quarter dollars are on the way to the Federal Reserve for circulation, as the newest quarter program begins.

  • Proof 2022-P Negro Leagues silver dollar
    Jan 14, 2022, 09:10 AM

    Privy-marked Negro Leagues Baseball dollar sells out

    It took more than a day, as the privy-marked Proof 2022-P Negro Leagues Baseball commemorative silver dollars reached the "Currently Unavailable" status by the third day of sales.

  • proof-2022-p-privy-mark-negro-leagues-silver-dollar-lead
    Jan 14, 2022, 09:00 AM

    Week's Most Read: A smooth start for Mint in 2022

    Mint product sales starting off well in 2022 and a warning about counterfeit Federal Reserve notes making their way through Asia are two stories gathering attention recently.

  • 1907 gold $10 eagle with rolled edge
    Jan 13, 2022, 17:00 PM

    Half Dome Collection of Indian Head eagles in Legend auction

    Indian Head gold $10 eagles from the Half Dome Collection, several described as exceptional and rare, are featured lots in the Jan. 27 Legend Rare Coin Auctions Regency 50 Auction.

  • 17-s-lead
    Jan 13, 2022, 08:40 AM

    Market Analysis: Fugio cent is solid for the type

    The featured Pointed Rays, STATES UNITED, 4 Cinquefoils Newman 17-S variety of 1787 Fugio copper, graded Extremely Fine 45 by PCGS, is a solid example for a type set of early American coins.

  • podcast_slider_lead_ep146
    Jan 12, 2022, 12:39 PM

    Winning through accurate predicting

    Jeff and Larry hear about the Garfield Heights (OH) Coin Club’s venture into the world of fantasy “sports” with a unique contest that allows “players” to anticipate the coins that will increase in value in the year ahead…sounds easy, but it’s not (or we’d all be milllionaires). We’ll let Lou Raffis give you the details.

  • 8-x-lead
    Jan 11, 2022, 08:30 AM

    Market Analysis: Recognizable variety is better struck

    This 1787 Fugio copper is of the Pointed Rays, STATES UNITED, 4 Cinquefoils Newman 8-X variety is better struck than most examples. Graded About Uncirculated Details, Cleaned, it sold for $1,500.

  • harvey-stack-lead
    Jan 10, 2022, 07:00 AM

    Monday Morning Brief for Jan. 10, 2022: Remembering Harvey Stack

    Harvey Stack, who died Jan. 3 at the age of 93, served the numismatic community for a lifetime, as a dealer, a leader in hobby organizations, a supporter of museums and an advocate for collectors.

  • summer-fun-prep_lead
    Jan 9, 2022, 16:01 PM

    Plans underway for Summer FUN

    With the completion of the 2022 FUN Convention, organizers now direct their attention to the growing Summer FUN Show, which is less than six months away.

  • 10-t-lead
    Jan 9, 2022, 11:15 AM

    Market Analysis: Auction offers Fugio coppers collection

    Stack’s Bowers Galleries offered the Pierre Fricke Collection of Fugio Coppers on Nov. 22, which the firm said represented the first-ever offering of 50 or more different varieties in a single auction.

  • Copper time capsule from Robert E. Lee statue
    Jan 7, 2022, 09:00 AM

    Week's Most Read: Cornerstone boxes found

    Announcement of the discovery of two cornerstone boxes, each found to contain pre-1890 coins , was among the high-interest items enjoyed by readers this past week.

  • birthday-set-lead
    Jan 7, 2022, 08:30 AM

    Mint officials drop two annual sets in 2022

    Two special coin sets, offered annually by the U.S. Mint since their introduction in 2012 and 2013, the Birth set and Happy Birthday Coin set, respectively, will not be issued in calendar year 2022.

  • proof-2022-p-privy-mark-negro-leagues-silver-dollar-lead
    Jan 7, 2022, 08:30 AM

    Sales of Negro Leagues Baseball coins start without a hitch

    Sales of the 2022 Negro Leagues Baseball commemorative coins began Jan. 6 at the U.S. Mint, with few if any problems reported by Mint customers, with no fast sellouts of any options.