• 1944 5-cent coin on zinc-coated cent planchet
    Sep 7, 2021, 09:29 AM

    Market Analysis: Errors add depth to Jefferson 5¢ collection

    The recent sales of the Byers Collection of Jefferson 5-cent coins included some major Mint errors including one coin accidentally struck on a zinc-coated steel planchet intended for a 1943 cent.

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    Sep 6, 2021, 07:00 AM

    Monday Morning Brief for Sept. 6, 2021: Forgotten coins

    Lost in all the attention given to the U.S. Mint’s manufactured rarities like the 2021 Morgan and Peace dollars are this year’s commemorative coins, which have sales well below maximum mintages.

  • 1969-D Jefferson 5-cent coin with full steps
    Sep 4, 2021, 09:30 AM

    Market Analysis: Byers’s Jefferson 5¢ coins collection

    A top quality collection of Jefferson 5-cent coins put together by George "Buddy" Byers went on sale in August, led by the only 1969-D Mint State 65 full steps example certified at PCGS.

  • 1893-S Morgan dollar
    Sep 3, 2021, 11:00 AM

    Top 1893-S dollar brings series record $2,086,875

    GreatCollections offered the finest-known example of an 1893-S dollar and the sale set records for the series, as the coin realized $2,086,875 after unparalleled interest prior to the sale.

  • 2021 American Innovation Proof set
    Sep 3, 2021, 09:40 AM

    Proof American Innovation dollars sales to start

    A four-coin set featuring standard Proof versions of the four manganese-brass clad American Innovation dollar coins offered in 2021 will become available from the U.S. Mint on Oct. 14.

  • National Law Enforcement Memorial coin set
    Sep 3, 2021, 09:30 AM

    2021 commemorative coin sales well below maximums

    The 2021 commemorative programs highlighting Christa McAuliffe and the National Law Enforcement Memorial have failed to draw expected sales as coins sold are way below maximum mintage.

  • 2021-S Proof American Eagle silver dollar
    Sep 3, 2021, 09:00 AM

    Week's Most Read: Battling bots

    Mint officials have had to endure bad actions by those using cyber programming to circumvent Mint-imposed ordering limits and they revealed the extent of the attacks in a teleconference.

  • 1878 $10 Morgan pattern
    Sep 2, 2021, 09:00 AM

    Market Analysis: George Morgan’s gold $10 pattern

    An 1878 pattern for the gold $10 eagle design by George Morgan included in Heritage Auctions' continued offerings from the Bob R. Simpson collection realized $810,000 Aug. 18.

  • cwvideo_ana2021_contursi
    Sep 2, 2021, 08:48 AM

    Coin World Video: Steve Contursi at the World’s Fair of Money 2021

    There’s a lot of excitement building around rare coins and there’s no one better to talk about than Steve Contursi of Rare Coin Wholesalers, who shared his thoughts with us during the ANA’s World’s fair of Money.

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    Sep 1, 2021, 13:20 PM

    Seeing it from the Inside

    Jeff and Larry talk to Larry Shepherd about the ins and outs of coin shows and conventions, separating the truths from the myths and misconceptions.

  • cwvideo_ana2021_malvarner
    Sep 1, 2021, 09:50 AM

    Coin World Video: Mal Varner at the World’s Fair of Money 2021

    Coin World goes one-on-one with Mal Varner of Alhambra Rare Coins to get an idea of the state of numismatics as we discuss getting back to shows and the changes being seen in the business side.

  • 1854 -S Coronet gold $5 half eagle
    Aug 31, 2021, 09:00 AM

    Market Analysis: One of four known 1854-S $5 half eagles

    An 1854-S Coronet gold $5 half eagle exceeded its 2018 auction price, bringing $2.4 million in the Aug. 18 Heritage Platinum Night session, a fitting tribute to a coin with only four known examples.

  • 2021-silver-american-eagle-lead
    Aug 30, 2021, 07:00 AM

    Monday Morning Brief for Aug. 30, 2021: Attack of the bots

    The revelation that 60% of the traffic to the Mint website during launches for some limited-edition products came from computer programs, aka “bots,” was a bit of a surprise.

  • Sultana Steamboat
    Aug 29, 2021, 10:00 AM

    Bill seeks commemorative coins for 1865 maritime disaster

    The 1865 explosion of the steamship Sultana, the worst maritime disaster in U.S. history, killing 1,168 people, is the subject of legislation seeking commemorative coins for 2023.

  • 1913 Saint-Gaudens $20 gold double eagle
    Aug 29, 2021, 09:15 AM

    Market Analysis: Expensive gold at ANA sales

    A standout among brilliant coins offered in Stack's Bowers Galleries' ANA sale was a 1913 Saint-Gaudens $20 double eagle, graded PCGS Proof 66 with a green CAC sticker, that sold for $336,000.

  • Long Beach Expo
    Aug 28, 2021, 10:00 AM

    Long Beach Expo updates COVID protocols

    Organizers of the late September Long Beach Expo issued new guidelines for the show in accordance with updated public health and safety mandates by state and local governments.

  • 2021 Reverse Proof one-ounce silver two-coin set
    Aug 27, 2021, 09:00 AM

    Week's Most Read: Delays and limitations

    News of product delays, website snarls and quick sell-outs frustrating customer attempts to collect modern U.S. Mint products led reader interest.

  • 1805 George Washington medal
    Aug 27, 2021, 09:00 AM

    ANA museum gets donation of Washington medals

    Thanks to a donation of over 1,000 items by Dwight Manley, the ANA's Edward C. Rochette Money Museum has a vast collection of Washingtonia for displays beginning in 2022.

  • 2021 Uncirculated set
    Aug 27, 2021, 08:15 AM

    Uncirculated Coin set sales begin Sept. 28

    A set of 14 coins, comprising seven each from the Denver and Philadelphia Mints, the 2021 Uncirculated Coin set becomes available for purchase Sept. 28 for $25.25 with no ordering limit.

  • 2021 silver American Eagle
    Aug 27, 2021, 08:05 AM

    Mint officials identify scope of ‘bots’ in online sales

    Mint officials conducting an online teleconference on Aug. 25 addressed issues surrounding bots, order processing, bulk buyers and circulation demand.