• 1792 Flowing Hair half disme
    Jun 18, 2021, 10:00 AM

    1792 half disme bought for under $1 sells for $104,625

    An anonymous buyer paid $104, 625 for a 1792 Flowing Hair half disme graded Fair 2 that gained national attention after it was found in a dealer's junk box in Washington a few months ago.

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    Jun 18, 2021, 09:38 AM

    CCAC reviews designs for 2022 quarter dollars, gold medal

    The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee spent two days reviewing designs, including those for three of the 2022 American Women quarter dollars and a gold medal for Merrill's Marauders.

  • Proof 2021-S American Eagle silver dollar
    Jun 18, 2021, 09:37 AM

    Mint to offer Proof 2021-S American Eagle, Reverse of 2021 silver $1

    A Proof 2021-S American Eagle, Reverse of 2021 silver dollar, minted at the San Francisco Mint, becomes available for sale from the U.S. Mint Aug. 16, but ordering details are lacking.

  • U.S. Air Force silver medal
    Jun 18, 2021, 09:35 AM

    Air Force silver medal launches on June 22

    After a four-month delay, the silver medal honoring the United States Air Force will become available on June 22, the 2.5-ounce silver medal offered for $160.

  • 1933 gold double eagle at Sotheby
    Jun 18, 2021, 09:32 AM

    Week's Most Read: 1933 double eagle sold

    Sale of the Weitzman-owned 1933 gold double eagle drew headlines around the world and our readers were at the epicenter of interested parties, while a future gold offering also held high interest.

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    Jun 16, 2021, 12:46 PM

    Fractional Currency – Small but Necessary

    Jeff and Larry talk to author Rob Kravitz about postage currency while wondering aloud about the new 1933 double eagle owner (not us).

  • 1933Sothebys-lead
    Jun 14, 2021, 07:00 AM

    Monday Morning Brief for June 14, 2021: Boost to the hobby

    The sale of the sole 1933 Saint-Gaudens double eagle authorized for private ownership for a price topping $18.8 million is evidence that the top of the coin market remains strong.

  • American Eagle gold coins
    Jun 11, 2021, 09:30 AM

    One-tenth-ounce coins offered in two-coin gold set

    The American Eagle 2021 One-Tenth Ounce Gold Two-Coin Set Designer Edition, featuring one coin apiece of the year's designs, will be limited to one order per household when sales begin July 29.

  • Wilma Mankiller and Anna May Wong
    Jun 11, 2021, 09:15 AM

    Mint completes roster for 2022 quarter dollars

    Wilma Mankiller, Adelina Otero-Warren and Anna May Wong join Dr. Sally Ride and Maya Angelou as subjects to be featured on the five 2022 American Women quarter dollars.

  • 2021 Peace dollar
    Jun 11, 2021, 09:00 AM

    Week's Most Read: 2021 dollar sales delayed by Mint

    Announcement of delays for future 2021 Morgan and Peace dollar sales and the upcoming sale of Chris Dempsey's Hobo nickel collection attracted reader attention.

  • Strike it Rich
    Jun 10, 2021, 14:05 PM

    Book shows valuable coins still in circulation

    Valuable varieties and error coins remain to be found in circulation, and popular book's new edition offers suggestions for alert observers to spot treasures before they get spent at face value.

  • Fur trade peace medal from 1830s
    Jun 10, 2021, 10:00 AM

    Market Analysis: Privately struck fur trade peace medal

    A privately struck "peace medal" to strengthen relations for the fur trade with indigenous populations of North America in the 1830s, one of seven traced and the second in private hands, sold for $144,000.

  • Double eagle
    Jun 9, 2021, 12:24 PM

    Record-setting coin sale highlights the value of coin collecting

    The high-profile sale of a numismatic rarity is drawing attention to coin collecting, and a new program can assist collectors in determining authenticity, value and connection through Coin World+.

  • 1933 gold double eagle at Sotheby
    Jun 8, 2021, 13:57 PM

    1933 double eagle tops $18.8 million for new record

    The only 1933 $20 gold double eagle legal to own sold in just five minutes June 8 in a Sotheby's auction that realized $18,872,250, establishing a record for any coin sold at auction.

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    Jun 8, 2021, 10:11 AM

    Breaking News: 1933 double eagle tops $18.87 million

    The only 1933 Saint-Gaudens double eagle authorized for private ownership realized $18,872,250 in a three-lot auction conducted by Sotheby's in New York on June 8.

  • 1915 Panama-Pacific pattern
    Jun 8, 2021, 10:00 AM

    Market Analysis: Hubs trial strikes for Pan-Pac $50

    A 1915 octagonal Panama-Pacific International Exposition $50 obverse and reverse hubs trial on a large, round copper planchet was a featured pattern offered in April from the Bob R. Simpson Collection.

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    Jun 8, 2021, 08:55 AM

    Getting Ready for the Big Day

    Jeff and Larry discuss the impending sale of the legal-to-own 1933 Saint Gaudens double eagle and find more shipwreck related items in the news of numismatic events.

  • 1896-S quarter dollar
    Jun 7, 2021, 10:15 AM

    San Francisco Mint rarities await bids in Los Angeles sale

    Key coins from the San Francisco Mint hold appeal, and an 1896-S Barber quarter dollar graded PCGS MS-64 and an NGC MS-65 1921-S Walking Liberty half dollar are in a June Goldberg sale.

  • 2021-peace-dollar-lead
    Jun 7, 2021, 07:00 AM

    Monday Morning Brief for June 7, 2021: Let's get it right

    The Mint's decision to delay the second and third sales of the remaining 2021 Morgan dollars and sole 2021 Peace dollar gives officials a chance to correct the problems seen in the first sale.

  • Eisenhower dollar on three dime planchets
    Jun 6, 2021, 10:30 AM

    Market Analysis: Oddities from a recent sale

    While the spotlight can shine brightly on high-dollar rare coins, attention can sometimes find its way to the unique pieces such as an Eisenhower dollar consisting of three dime planchets.