• Walter Husak
    Dec 28, 2022, 08:54 AM

    Large cent expert Walter Husak dies at age 80

    Walter Husak collected coins since his early teens, and one accomplishment was a nearly complete set of over 300 large cents that he sold in 2008. He passed away in California Dec. 15 at 80.

  • 1920-S gold $10 eagle
    Dec 27, 2022, 08:32 AM

    Problem gold eagles still attractive choice in Heritage sale

    The December Heritage U.S. Coins Signature Auction included gold $10 eagles that were deemed impaired by third-party graders, but the coins were attractive to buyers despite the blemishes.

  • Civil war token on coin
    Dec 26, 2022, 12:10 PM

    Market Analysis: Civil War token struck on dime

    Steve Hayden’s Dec. 11 auction of Civil War tokens featured some rare varieties including an 1863 Patriotic Civil War Token struck over an 1843 Seated Liberty dime and graded MS-66 by NGC.

  • csns-convention-center-lead
    Dec 26, 2022, 07:00 AM

    Monday Morning Brief for Dec. 26, 2022: Back to normal

    Maybe the most interesting aspect of 2022 is how normal it appeared. After several years of pandemic-caused cancellations and closures, public numismatic events returned in 2022.

  • 1979 Iranian hostage situation
    Dec 25, 2022, 10:30 AM

    Medal bill to honor hostages awaits Biden’s signature

    The more than 50 Americans held captive in Iran for 444 days will be recognized with a congressional gold medal after President Joe Biden signs legislation recently passed by congress.

  • Central States Numismatic Society convention
    Dec 24, 2022, 11:14 AM

    Expansion plans announced for 2023 CSNS convention

    The 2023 Central States Numismatic Society convention features an expanded bourse and separate areas dedicated to dealer-to-dealer trading and lower-priced items for beginning collectors and young dealers.

  • 2023-W Uncirculated American Eagle silver dollar
    Dec 23, 2022, 09:00 AM

    Week's Most Read: Silver dollar production

    Anticipation of 2023 products from the U.S. Mint ramps up, as subscription options opening to customers for the new year's American Eagle silver dollars and Kennedy half dollars are among top stories.

  • Bronze Women
    Dec 23, 2022, 08:31 AM

    Women’s Suffrage bronze medal is now available

    A 1.5-inch bronze version of the Women’s Suffrage Centennial medal is now available from the United States Mint for $20, a year after it had been scheduled for initial release.

  • 2023 Lincoln cent
    Dec 23, 2022, 08:15 AM

    2023 coinage in production at U.S. Mint facilities

    With just few days remaining on the 2022 calendar, Denver and Philadelphia Mint production teams are beginning to mint coins for 2023 circulation, and images of the coins are at the Mint website.

  • 2022 National Purple Heart Hall of Honor colorized silver dollar
    Dec 22, 2022, 10:00 AM

    Sales of 2022 commemorative coins end Dec. 28

    Few days remain for customers to purchase from the Mint the available 2022 commemorative coins in the Negro Leagues Baseball program and the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor program.

  • 1907 Proof Saint-Gaudens double eagle
    Dec 19, 2022, 09:00 AM

    Simpson’s Proof $20 Saints at Heritage’s FUN Platinum Night sale

    Exceptional Proof Saint-Gaudens gold $20 double eagles, including a 1907 Saint-Gaudens, Small Edge Lettering, Arabic Numerals coin, will be offered by Heritage during its Jan. 12 sale.

  • NGCX mock encapsulation
    Dec 19, 2022, 07:00 AM

    Monday Morning Brief for Dec. 19, 2022: What will 2023 bring?

    As we prepare to enter the new year, let us look into our mythical crystal ball and attempt to predict what the numismatic community will witness in 2023. Here are some thoughts from our editorial staff.

  • Jefferson Head cent
    Dec 16, 2022, 09:00 AM

    Week's Most Read: Jefferson Head cent

    The unique nature of the 1795 "Jefferson Head" cent attracted reader interest, and how prop money for movies is leaving the studio and turning up in public transactions also drew attention.

  • SS Pacific
    Dec 16, 2022, 08:25 AM

    Salvors claim 2023 recovery effort for SS Pacific treasure

    Operations are expected to begin in 2023 in the process of finding the gold that was on the SS "Pacific" when the ship sank in 1875, as a court cleared the way for the exclusive salvage rights.

  • 2023 Kennedy half dollars
    Dec 16, 2022, 08:18 AM

    Subscription option opens at Mint for 2023 half dollars

    2023 Kennedy half dollars from the Denver and Philadelphia Mints are set for issue in rolls and bags in the spring, but customers can sign up now to purchase the products, to be sent at time of issue.

  • Proof 1873 Seated Liberty dollar
    Dec 15, 2022, 10:56 AM

    Market Analysis: 1873 is final year of Seated Liberty dollar

    One of the finest Proof 1873 Seated Liberty dollars, this Proof 66 example also offered evidence of die doubling and recently sold for $21,600 in Heritage's offering of the Perfection Collection.

  • National Coin & Bullion Association
    Dec 15, 2022, 10:35 AM

    NCBA calls for nominations to serve on organization board

    Eight voting director positions to be filled Jan. 1, 2023, on the board of the National Coin & Bullion Association are open for membership nominations, and member voting begins Dec. 23.

  • 2023-W Uncirculated American Eagle silver dollar
    Dec 15, 2022, 10:09 AM

    Mint opens subscription for 2023-W American Eagle silver dollar

    The Uncirculated 2023-W American Eagle silver dollar will be available in the spring, but interested customers can use the Mint's subscription option to secure theirs ahead of time.

  • 1864 and 1865 Proof Seated Liberty dollars
    Dec 14, 2022, 19:17 PM

    Market Analysis: Civil War Seated Liberty dollar duo

    During the Heritage sale of the Perfection Collection of Proof Seated Liberty dollars in October, two high-grade Civil War era examples offered brilliant color and brought high returns.

  • 1866 Proof Seated Liberty dollar
    Dec 12, 2022, 10:43 AM

    Market Analysis: Proof 1866 Seated Liberty, With Motto dollar

    A Proof 67 example of the 1866 Seated Liberty, With Motto dollar realized $96,000 in the Oct. 6 Heritage Premier Session auction of The Perfection Collection, featuring eye appealing toned dollars.