• 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.

  • Donivan Floyd
    Apr 25, 2024, 17:00 PM

    PNG names 2024 ANA Summer Seminar scholarship winner

    Donivan Floyd from Idaho will be attending the 2024 ANA Summer Seminar courtesy of a scholarship offered through the Professional Numismatists Guild.

  • ANA eLearning Academy
    Apr 25, 2024, 10:00 AM

    ANA launching eLearning Academy on April 29

    Members of the American Numismatic Association will soon have an updated platform to increase numismatic education with the opening of the new eLearning Academy.

  • American Liberty design
    Apr 22, 2024, 08:00 AM

    Monday Morning Brief for Apr. 22, 2024: Doing a tough job

    The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee has a tough job that they willingly do despite the criticism, second-guessing and sometimes thankless nature of the task at hand.

  • 2025 American Liberty gold coin design
    Apr 21, 2024, 08:04 AM

    American Liberty designs considered for coin and medal

    Separate designs were reviewed for a 2025 American Liberty gold coin and American Liberty silver medal on the first day of a two-day meeting for the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee.

  • Emmett Till medal designs
    Apr 20, 2024, 12:00 PM

    CCAC reviews potential Till medal designs

    The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee agreed on an obverse but not a reverse design for the congressional gold medal to honor Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley.

  • Native American dollar obverse
    Apr 19, 2024, 17:07 PM

    2026 Native American dollar to honor Oneidas

    The CCAC looked at proposed designs for the reverse of the 2026 Native American dollar, whose theme coincides with the U.S. Semiquincentennial, and made its recommendations.

  • Coins from Henry Chapman
    Apr 19, 2024, 12:00 PM

    Week's Most Read: Gold found in vault

    The report of a nearly complete collection of old gold dollars held in a Philadelphia vault and connected to dealer Henry Chapman elicited plenty of attention, as did news about 2024-minted coins.

  • 1793 half cent and large cent
    Apr 17, 2024, 12:00 PM

    Market Analysis: 1793 coppers with flaws

    A pair of copper coins from 1793 were presented at a Stack's Bowers sale despite surface issues acquired during the long lives of the respective coins.

  • Paul Laurence Dunbar
    Apr 15, 2024, 17:00 PM

    Bill introduced for commemorative to honor poet Dunbar

    A new measure seeks to honor Paul Laurence Dunbar with a three-coin commemorative coin program to benefit a historic Washington D.C. school, after a 2021 measure failed to progress through review.

  • 1948 MS 68 Franklin half dollar
    Apr 15, 2024, 12:00 PM

    Market Analysis: 1948 Franklin half dollar

    A "magnificently toned" 1948 Franklin half dollar graded MS-68 Full Bell Lines by Professional Coin Grading Services sold for $84,000 in a Stack's Bowers sale.

  • 2024 Kennedy half dollar
    Apr 15, 2024, 09:00 AM

    2024 coins beginning to reach consumer outlets

    Americans should soon be finding Lincoln cents, Jefferson 5-cent coins, Roosevelt dimes and Washington, American Women quarter dollars of 2024 in their change as billions minted enter circulation.