• 2026 FIFA World Cup
    May 7, 2024, 09:00 AM

    Second bill offered for 2026 World Cup commemorative

    Two months after a bill was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives seeking a three-coin commemorative program in honor of the 2026 FIFA World Cup, a Senate measure is introduced.

  • Selena grave
    May 6, 2024, 13:00 PM

    Legislation calls for 2029 program to honor singer

    A measure has been offered in the U.S. House of Representatives calling for the creation of a three-coin commemorative program in 2029 dedicated to Tejano singer Selena.

  • Burglary
    May 6, 2024, 05:57 AM

    Monday Morning Brief for May 6, 2024: Crime prevention

    Reports are starting to be seen more frequently of crimes committed against coin dealers, especially after leaving coin shows, so it's time to look at ways to stop it from happening.

  • Libertas Americana medal
    May 5, 2024, 18:01 PM

    Market Analysis: 1776 Libertas Americana medal

    The always-popular Libertas Americana medal was a featured attraction in the Stack's Bowers Richard Margolis Collection sale and the medal brought $180,000.

  • 2024 Kennedy half dollars
    May 5, 2024, 09:00 AM

    Kennedy half dollar rolls nearing sellout status

    Two-roll sets of 2024 Kennedy half dollars, comprising one roll apiece from the Denver Mint and the Philadelphia Mint, went on sale April 23 and nearly sold out within a week.

  • Witter Coin U
    May 4, 2024, 18:30 PM

    Witter Coin U preparing for 2024 sessions in July

    The fourth edition of Witter Coin U will be held in San Francisco July 20 to 28, with 40 young numismatists getting an opportunity to learn from a team of top professionals.

  • TiffCoin medal from GreatCollections
    May 4, 2024, 09:00 AM

    GreatCollections offers Tiffany collectible medal

    GreatCollections May 19 will offer a TiffCoin, one of the 499 gold medallions made and sold by Tiffany two years ago, the first example of the issue encapsulated by PCGS.

  • Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation
    May 1, 2024, 08:00 AM

    ACEF leads effort for public education program

    The Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation has taken steps to create an awareness program that will help educate the public about counterfeits and scams to avoid.

  • 1856 and 1879 Seated Liberty half dollars
    May 1, 2024, 05:00 AM

    Market Analysis: Seated Liberty half dollars

    A pair of Seated Liberty half dollars brought identical sales prices of $3,120 during Stack's Bowers Galleries' March 28 Spring 2024 Showcase Auction.

  • 1863 $10 eagle and pattern
    Apr 30, 2024, 12:00 PM

    Heritage May 9 Platinum Night includes Simpson Part XII

    Spectacular coins from the Bob R. Simpson Collection will be offered as part of Heritage's May 9 Platinum Session following the Central States Numismatic Society convention.

  • 2024-W American Eagle gold coin
    Apr 30, 2024, 08:00 AM

    Anti-counterfeiting notch at 9 o’clock on gold American Eagle

    The 2024-W American Eagle 1-ounce .9167 fine gold $50 coin is expected for release this summer, and its anti-counterfeiting notch will be found at the fourth location used since the device was instituted.

  • Apr 30, 2024, 06:56 AM

    Special Notice

    Subscribers are advised of a delay in delivery of the May 2024 issue of Coin World.

  • 1839 Seated Liberty half dollar
    Apr 29, 2024, 17:00 PM

    Market Analysis: 1839 Seated Liberty half

    The top lot in a Stack's Bowers Spring 2024 Showcase Auction was an 1839 Seated Liberty, Drapery at Elbow half dollar that sold for $102,000.

  • Ventris C. Gibson bronze medal
    Apr 29, 2024, 12:00 PM

    Designs for official bronze medals for Yellen, Gibson

    Traditional bronze medals to honor the most recent secretary of the Treasury and U.S. Mint director, Janet Yellen and Ventris C. Gibson, are in the works, with designs in review by the advisory panels.

  • coins
    Apr 29, 2024, 07:00 AM

    Monday Morning Brief for Apr. 29, 2024: Lost and abandoned

    Recent reports suggest American throw away more than $68 million in coins each year, and that's enough to motivate one waste recycling company to take steps to retrieve it.

  • 1847/6 Seated Liberty half dollar
    Apr 28, 2024, 12:00 PM

    Market Analysis: 1847/6 Seated Liberty half dollar

    The curve of the underlying digit 6 is clearly visible on an 1847/6 Seated Liberty half dollar that was sold for $30,000 during the Stack's Bowers Spring Showcase Auction.

  • American Eagle silver dollar
    Apr 27, 2024, 12:15 PM

    Kentucky bullion sales to become tax exempt

    An exemption on sales and use taxes for currency and bullion sales will take effect in Kentucky on Aug. 1, after an attempt by the state's governor to veto it was determined invalid.

  • 2025 Marine Corps commemoratives
    Apr 27, 2024, 09:00 AM

    Designs reviewed for U.S. Marine Corps commemoratives

    The CCAC recommended designs favored by surcharge recipient representatives for use in the 2025 commemorative coin program honoring the U.S. Marine Corps' 250th anniversary.

  • Envelope of Chapman coin
    Apr 27, 2024, 05:56 AM

    Week's Most Read: Gold dollar discovery

    A set of gold coins sold by Philadelphia dealer Henry Chapman and long held in a family's bank vault continue to be a high interest item with readers, as was a unique Franklin half dollar recently sold.

  • Greatest Generation $5 gold
    Apr 27, 2024, 03:51 AM

    Proof dollars top 2024 commemorative program sales

    Sales are underway in both commemorative coin programs for 2024, with Proof silver dollars in the Greatest Generation series posting the strongest sales, followed by those in the Tubman Centennial program.