• 1854-O counterstamped quarter eagle
    Jun 5, 2021, 09:00 AM

    Shipwreck gold coin with unique message on display

    An 1854-O Coronet quarter eagle that was recovered from the wreckage of the S.S. Central America has come back to its city of origin and will be on display for free public viewing.

  • Tyrant Collection
    Jun 4, 2021, 10:00 AM

    Tyrant Collection to be at ANA’s World’s Fair of Money

    The "U.S. Type Coins from the Tyrant Collection" will be seen on public display for the first time when the 2021 ANA World's Fair of Money takes place in suburban Chicago from Aug. 10 to 14.

  • 2021 Peace dollar
    Jun 4, 2021, 09:30 AM

    Mint officials postpone offerings of 2021 Morgan, Peace dollars

    Potential buyers of future 2021 Morgan and Peace dollars are in limbo after the Mint announced a delay in sale dates without supplying replacement dates to allow for purchase planning.

  • Counterfeit Peace dollars
    Jun 4, 2021, 09:15 AM

    ACEF assists agents in California seizure of fakes

    The Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation and its Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force were asked by federal agents for assistance in identifying fake coins that were confiscated in California.

  • Two-sided hobo nickel from 1935
    Jun 4, 2021, 09:00 AM

    Week's Most Read: Upcoming Hobo nickel auction

    Hobo nickels in an upcoming sale and the immediate sale of the first offering of 2021 Morgan dollars occupy the top spots among high interest stories from the past week.

  • 2021-W Proof silver American Eagle
    Jun 4, 2021, 08:31 AM

    Proof 2021-W American Eagle sales to start in July

    The Proof 2021-W American Eagle, Reverse of 2021 silver dollar and four sizes of Proof 2021-W American Eagle, Reverse of 2021 gold coins (and set) are due for issue July 1 and 8 from the U.S. Mint.

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    Jun 2, 2021, 14:04 PM

    Deep Dive Discovery

    Jeff and Larry speak to Bob Evans about the S.S. Central America wreckage expeditions and world coins found on the ocean floor, which go to auction soon. Imagine owning a piece of shipwreck treasure!

  • Smith Counterfeit of 1860
    Jun 2, 2021, 10:30 AM

    Market Analysis: Circa 1860 'Smith counterfeit' remains popular

    Called a "Smith Counterfeit," this 1793-dated Flowing Hair, Wreath, Vine and Bars cent, re-engraved by William Smith near 1860, reflects fine artwork and his similar pieces remain collectible.

  • 2021 American innovation dollar for New Hamsphire
    Jun 2, 2021, 09:00 AM

    First 2021 American Innovation dollars soon on sale from Mint

    Bags and rolls of the first 2021 American Innovation dollar coins, honoring New Hampshire innovator Ralph Baer and his role in video game creation, go on sale June 15.

  • 1793 cents
    May 31, 2021, 10:30 AM

    Market Analysis: Two 1793 Flowing Hair, Wreath cents

    A pair of 1793 Flowing Hair, Wreath, Vine and Bars cents included in the recent Stack's Bowers Galleries sale from Bill Woytasek's collection offered collectors chances to own the prestigious pieces.

  • 2021-privy-marks-lead
    May 31, 2021, 07:00 AM

    Monday Morning Brief for May 31, 2021: Collectors are angry

    As soon as the first 2021 Morgan dollars offered by the U.S. Mint reached the "unavailable" status, collectors began contacting Coin World to air their grievances against Mint officials.

  • Two-sided hobo nickel from 1935
    May 29, 2021, 11:00 AM

    Heritage offers Dempsey Collection of Hobo nickels

    A well-respected collection of Hobo nickels will be offered during a Heritage auction in June and some experts are predicting top examples could draw high interest.

  • 1793 Chain Cent
    May 29, 2021, 10:29 AM

    Market Analysis: Varied 1793 large cents at Stack's Bowers

    Of the three design types among 1793 large cents, Flowing Hair Chain Cents are the most distinctive, expensive in any grade, as this Poor/Fair Details example in a March Stack's Bowers auction shows.

  • 2021-W Uncirculated gold American Eagle
    May 28, 2021, 09:40 AM

    American Eagle set for release on Oct. 7

    October 7 is the date that the U.S. Mint will offer the Uncirculated 2021-W American Eagle gold $50 coin with anti-counterfeiting enhancements and the new Reverse of 2021 with price to be announced.

  • Third example of known 1787 Connecticut copper die variety
    May 28, 2021, 09:35 AM

    Third known example of 1787 Connecticut copper die variety found

    The third example of a die variety discovered in 2005 of a 1787 Connecticut copper is authenticated by ANACS from among a Philadelphia-area collector's accumulated treasures.

  • Morgan dollar privy marks
    May 28, 2021, 09:21 AM

    Available privy-marked 2021 Morgan dollars sell in minutes

    In just a few minutes, supplies of the first two 2021 Morgan dollars from the U.S. Mint were depleted, and customers complained about problems ordering the issues online and by phone.

  • American Innovation dollar Louisiana 2023
    May 28, 2021, 09:15 AM

    CFA recommends 2023 American Innovation dollar designs

    The CFA's recommended designs for the four 2023 American Innovation dollars, for Louisiana, Mississippi, Indiana and Ohio, focus on vehicles and machinery, except for Ohio's.

  • 2021-cc-o-morgan-dollar-privy-marks-merged
    May 28, 2021, 09:00 AM

    Week's Most Read: Future of silver dollars

    As sale dates approach, reader interest increased in the future of the Morgan and Peace dollars reboot, as they also keep an eye on plans for 2021 American Eagle gold and silver coin releases.

  • 2021 American Eagle gold obverse
    May 28, 2021, 08:45 AM

    American Eagle obverses receive updates for 2021

    Differences are obvious on the obverses, too, of the 2021 American Eagle, Reverse of 2021 gold and silver coins, noted in a side-by-side comparison with obverses of the 2021, Reverse of 1986 coins.

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    May 25, 2021, 15:23 PM

    Mistakes Happen and We Have Proof

    Jeff and Larry talk to Joe Cronin about his fantastic new book on Mint Errors and try to keep their own mistakes to a minimum. (Remember, you learn from your mistakes.)