• ICTA becomes National Coin and Bullion Assn.
    Apr 9, 2021, 09:30 AM

    ICTA rebranded as National Coin and Bullion Association

    The trade organization long known as the Industry Council for Tangible Assets will operate under a new name, National Coin and Bullion Association, which better identifies the group's mission.

  • 2021 New Hampshire American Innovation dollar
    Apr 9, 2021, 09:20 AM

    Mint reveals designs for 2021 American Innovation dollars

    The Mint unveils final designs for the four 2021 American Innovation dollar coins, and the issue representing New Hampshire, designed to resemble an arcade token, is the first scheduled for release.

  • 1822 half eagle
    Apr 9, 2021, 09:00 AM

    Week's Most Read: 1822 gold half eagle

    A high selling price will bring attention, as was the case with the sale of the only privately held 1822 Draped Bust gold $5 half eagle, while changes in an annual world coin program also gained high notice.

  • 2021-P Washington Crossing the Delaware quarter dollar
    Apr 9, 2021, 08:30 AM

    2021 Washington Crossing the Delaware quarter issued

    The 2021 George Washington Crossing the Delaware River quarter has been released into general circulation, the second quarter dollar to bear the current year date, but the first of the new one-year design.

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    Apr 7, 2021, 11:01 AM

    Know When to Hold ‘em – APMEX CEO Ken Lewis

    Jeff and Larry get spring fever and talk baseball coins, a look at Civil War era history and a candid conversation with APMEX’s Ken Lewis, where we ask “How’s business?”

  • 2020-D Jefferson nickel
    Apr 5, 2021, 10:00 AM

    Legislation again seeks rule change for coin compositions

    Legislation is reintroduced to give the Mint the flexibility to determine what composition to use for circulating coins, a responsibility that has long rested solely in the hands of Congress.

  • Professional Numismatists Guild
    Apr 5, 2021, 07:00 AM

    Monday Morning Brief for April 5, 2021: ANA-PNG spat

    The spat between the ANA and the PNG over the ANA's new Dealer Day does no one any good, and officials of both organizations need to get together to mend their broken fences.

  • Barber dies note
    Apr 2, 2021, 09:30 AM

    Dannreuther book to include new details on 1913 5¢

    A forthcoming book by professional numismatist John Dannreuther is expected to contain previously unknown evidence suggesting the 1913 Liberty Head 5-cent coin was once destined for circulation.

  • Proof 2021-W American Buffalo coin
    Apr 2, 2021, 09:00 AM

    Week's Most Read: Upcoming Proof Buffalo sale

    Upcoming sale of the Proof 2021-W American Buffalo, continued interest in the common 1975 Roosevelt dime being misrepresented, and Mint product prices got reader attention this week.

  • 1822 half eagle
    Apr 1, 2021, 09:02 AM

    1822 gold half eagle sells for $8.4 million in auction

    The only privately held 1822 Capped Bust gold $5 half eagle sold for $8.4 million March 25 in a Stack’s Bowers Galleries auction, and a 1797 Draped Bust Small Eagle half dollar sold for $1.6 million.

  • Gold medals for capitol protection
    Mar 31, 2021, 18:01 PM

    House medal vote draws more media attention

    Some members of Congress chose to oppose or abstain from voting on legislation proposing gold medals for Capitol police agencies who experienced the Jan. 6 protest, drawing wide media attention.

  • Rhode Island design for 2022 AI dollar
    Mar 31, 2021, 14:10 PM

    CFA reviews designs for 2022 American Innovation coins

    Reverse designs considered by the Commission of Fine Arts for 2022 American Innovation dollars represent Kentucky, Rhode Island, Tennessee and Vermont, and several designs were picked as possibilities.

  • 2021 Kentucky American Innovation dollar
    Mar 31, 2021, 14:10 PM

    CCAC recommends designs for four 2022 dollar coins

    The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee's design recommendations March 24 for the 2022 American Innovation dollar coin reverses differ completely from the CFA's picks the week before.

  • 1908, 1910 and 1913 Indian Head gold eagles
    Mar 31, 2021, 11:00 AM

    Forsythe Collection of Proof Indian Head gold $10 eagles in Legend sale

    The eight coins featured in the Gerald R. Forsythe Collection of Proof Indian Head gold $10 eagles will be a featured attraction at Legend's Regency Auction 44 in Las Vegas on April 21.

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    Mar 30, 2021, 12:39 PM

    It’s a Fake…slab: Interview with Isaiah Hageman

    Jeff and Larry marvel at a world record gold coins and learn the nuances of detecting a fake coin slab (Beware - they’re out there).

  • 1926-S Prooflike Peace dollar
    Mar 30, 2021, 10:00 AM

    Market Analysis: Rare NGC Prooflike 1926-S Peace dollar

    Only eight Peace dollars in the entire series are designated Prooflike at NGC; of the three 1926-S examples, the MS-65 Prooflike coin offered at a January Heritage auction is finest, realizing $25,200.

  • Professional Numismatists Guild
    Mar 29, 2021, 12:04 PM

    PNG creates new event in response to ANA action

    The Professional Numismatists Guild creates a new event, PNG50, in response to recent news that an ANA Dealer Day is beginning the World's Fair of Money, rather than a traditional PNG Day.

  • 1921 Peace Dollar
    Mar 29, 2021, 10:00 AM

    Market Analysis: 2021 brings increased interest in Peace dollars

    Anticipation of 2021 coins celebrating the centennial of the first Peace dollar drives increased interest in the 1921 coin, with a PCGS MS-66 example realizing $12,000 in a Jan. 22 Heritage auction.

  • Merchant Mariners medal
    Mar 29, 2021, 09:03 AM

    Monday Morning Brief for March 29, 2021: Too many medals?

    Congress has been authorizing congressional gold medals at an increased rate in recent years, but is it approving too many? Congressional leaders should establish new ground rules.

  • 1913 nickel and 1916 half dollar
    Mar 28, 2021, 10:00 AM

    Simpson and Partrick auctions continue in April

    The April 22 to 26 Heritage auctions in Dallas, originally planned for the now-canceled CSNS convention, feature items from the collections of Bob R. Simpson and Donald G. Partrick.