• Air Force silver medal
    Mar 5, 2021, 11:13 AM

    Air Force medal sales delayed with no new date known

    Launch of the U.S. Air Force 2.5-ounce .999 fine silver medal (previously scheduled for Feb. 22) is indefinitely postponed by the U.S. Mint with no explanation offered for the decision.

  • 2021-S clad half dollar Law Enforcement Memorial
    Mar 5, 2021, 09:44 AM

    Pre-sales continue for Law Enforcement commemorative coins

    The U.S. Mint offers a first look at struck examples of the National Law Enforcement Memorial commemorative coins, a month after pre-sales began. The coins are to ship May 5.

  • 2021-S Washington quarter dollar
    Mar 5, 2021, 09:00 AM

    Week's Most Read: Anticipating April sales of U.S. Mint products

    April releases including the 2021-S Silver Proof set and the final 5-ounce quarter dollar in the America the Beautiful series are on the radar for collectors and top the news stories of the week.

  • 1934 Walking Liberty half dollar
    Mar 3, 2021, 10:00 AM

    Market Analysis: A top-graded 1934 half dollar

    Despite a high mintage of nearly 7 million coins, a 1934 Walking Liberty half dollar graded Mint State 68 by PCGS and bearing a green CAC sticker brought a final price of $20,500 in a recent Heritage auction.

  • 1838 Seated Liberty half dollar pattern
    Mar 3, 2021, 10:00 AM

    Market Analysis: Restrike 1838 Seated Liberty half dollar pattern

    The Bob Simpson Collection is known for pattern coins and an 1838 Seated Liberty half dollar that was graded at Proof 65 by Professional Coin Grading Service brought $43,200 in the Heritage sale.

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    Mar 2, 2021, 16:09 PM

    Carson City Confidential

    Jeff and Larry welcome author Rusty Goe, an authority on Carson City coinage and commemorate the day that started it all for U.S. coins.

  • January 6, 2021 protest medals
    Mar 2, 2021, 09:00 AM

    House bill seeks more medals for police agencies

    New legislation seeks three congressional gold medals for the Capitol Police and other protective forces, rewarding their actions Jan. 6 in protecting legislators and staff during violent protests.

  • 1939 hobo nickel
    Mar 1, 2021, 10:00 AM

    Hobo nickel sets a record price in Heritage auction

    A record that stood for eight years was eclipsed in a January Heritage sale as a hobo nickel sold for over $31,000 with the artistry of creator Bert Weigand of his friend Elizabeth featured on the coin.

  • us-coins
    Feb 27, 2021, 10:30 AM

    March 11 date for Proof American Eagle gold launch

    March 11 is the first date to order the final Proof American Eagle gold coins to bear the original reverse design introduced in 1986; a new reverse design is to be offered later in the year.

  • 1795 Flowing Hair half dollar
    Feb 26, 2021, 16:45 PM

    Market Analysis: Half dollars at rescheduled Simpson IV

    Weather delays did little to dampen the enthusiasm for the coins offered by Heritage in the fourth Bob R. Simpson Collection sale with a rare 1795 Flowing Hair half dollar topping out at $552,000.

  • Kagin
    Feb 26, 2021, 16:00 PM

    Eclectic currencies will get attention in Kagin’s sale

    A collection of small-denomination California gold coins and the Charles J. Opitz Reference Collection of Primitive/Odd & Curious Money are among the attractions in Kagin's March sale.

  • CSNS Convention site
    Feb 26, 2021, 11:00 AM

    CSNS cancels 2021 Illinois convention due to state restrictions

    Continued restrictions on public gathering size in Illinois, along with uncertainties regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, led Central States Numismatic Society officials to cancel the 2021 convention.

  • 2021 five ounce silver Tuskegee Airmen quarter
    Feb 26, 2021, 10:54 AM

    Mint to release Tuskegee 5-ounce silver quarter dollar in April

    April 8 is the release date for the final Uncirculated America the Beautiful 5-ounce silver quarter dollar in the series, the 2021-P Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site coin.

  • 2021-S Washington quarter dollar
    Feb 26, 2021, 10:50 AM

    The 2021-S Silver Proof set sales start in April

    The seven-coin 2021-S Silver Proof set, a numismatic product including the two quarter dollars being minted in 2021, goes on sale from the U.S. Mint on April 20.

  • 2021-W Proof silver American Eagle
    Feb 26, 2021, 09:00 AM

    Week's Most Read: Sales and surpluses

    Sales reports of the 2021-W American Eagle silver dollar products and the revelation of a dollar coin surplus attracted the attention of visitors to the Coin World website.

  • podcast_slider_lead_ep100
    Feb 22, 2021, 15:54 PM

    Has It Been 100 Already?

    Jeff and Larry celebrate a milestone by looking back at some of the highlights of the first 100 episodes of the Coin World podcast…maybe your favorite is included, but you won’t know unless you listen.

  • 1878 Morgan dollar ACEF
    Feb 22, 2021, 10:00 AM

    ACEF warns of silver scams preying on some customers

    The Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation alerts consumers that phony silver products, such as severely underpriced Morgan dollars, are widely offered, as silver investment heats up.

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    Feb 22, 2021, 07:00 AM

    Monday Morning Brief for Feb. 22, 2021: Our unchanging notes

    Paper money redesign received widespread attention in mid-February with the publication online of separate articles in "Politico" and "Foreign Policy," both reflecting on resistance to change in the U.S.

  • National World War II Memorial coin
    Feb 21, 2021, 10:20 AM

    Legislation seeks coins, gold medal for WWII Memorial and Army unit

    Legislation introduced Feb. 15 in the House seeks a commemorative coin program to celebrate the National World War II Memorial, while another bill seeks to honor a Women’s Army Corps unit.

  • Book on half cents
    Feb 20, 2021, 12:00 PM

    Draped Bust half cents volume starts series of new books

    The first volume of a planned four-volume series on the U.S. half cents, "The Half Cent Handbook: Draped Bust Varieties 1800–1808," is available from numismatic researcher Ed Fuhrman.