• 1932-D and 1932-S Washington quarters
    May 14, 2021, 09:00 AM

    Week's Most Read: Quarters attract attention

    Reader interest stayed high on common quarters with uncommon grades while the arrival of the 2021 Morgan dollar and Peace dollar could lead to a longer series.

  • Lego coin
    May 14, 2021, 08:00 AM

    LEGO ‘coin’ mimics Law Enforcement Museum commemorative gold $5 coin

    For National Police Week, two artists used more than 90,000 individual LEGO blocks to duplicate the designs of the 2021-W National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial and Museum gold $5 coin.

  • coinage-of-americas-lead
    May 13, 2021, 11:00 AM

    ANS seeks speakers for September COAC

    A Coinage of the Americas Conference is planned for September, spotlighting Victor David Brenner, as the American Numismatic Society ends a more than 10-year hiatus for the prestigious session.

  • Mutilated coin
    May 13, 2021, 08:00 AM

    Mint proposes rules for mutilated coin submissions

    As the U.S. Mint works to thwart fraud in its Mutilated Coin Redemption program, it proposes new regulations, one of which calls for the coins to be submitted to the Philadelphia Mint.

    May 12, 2021, 09:30 AM

    CONECA reports a rise in membership ranks

    Interest in learning more about error and variety coins is leading an increased number of new members to the CONECA club, where publications and activities inform an entertain even young collectors.

  • podcast_slider_lead_ep111
    May 12, 2021, 08:58 AM

    The Voice of Experience: Harlan Berk

    Jeff and Larry welcome Coin World Top Influencer Harlan Berk, who shares his experience in the hobby, oops, I mean activity. You’ll hear what we mean.

  • 1871 and 1872 Carson City half eagles
    May 11, 2021, 10:30 AM

    Market Analysis: 1871-CC and 1872-CC Coronet gold half eagles

    For those in the market for Carson City gold coins from the 1870s, a pair of half eagles at a recent Stack's Bowers Galleries sale would have made a fine addition to anyone's collection.

  • Thomas L. Elder auction catalog
    May 10, 2021, 12:00 PM

    John Dannreuther’s research volumes at May auction

    A number of historic works that have aided researcher John Dannreuther will be sold in a May auction by Kolbe & Fanning including auction catalogs from 1903-1940 from Thomas L. Elder.

  • 1870-CC silver dollar
    May 10, 2021, 08:13 AM

    Market Analysis: X marks the spot on 1870-CC dollar

    Damaged but with bits of luster peeking through, this 1870-CC Seated Liberty silver dollar was an enticing offering at a March Stack's Bowers Galleries auction, where a high bidder took it for $2,880.

  • 2021-privy-marks-lead
    May 10, 2021, 08:13 AM

    Monday Morning Brief for May 10, 2021: What to call them

    The 2021 Morgan and Peace dollars will be available for purchase soon. However, the collector community has not agreed on where to list the coins in price guides and grading service registry sets.

  • 1875-CC Coronet gold eagle
    May 8, 2021, 11:30 AM

    Market Analysis: The lure of the Carson City Mint

    The Carson City Mint continues to hold the allure of days gone by, and even well-worn coins from the short operating span of the 19th century facility attract attention at 21st century sales.

  • 2021 silver American Eagle bullion coin
    May 8, 2021, 10:00 AM

    April American Eagle silver and gold bullion coins sales down

    Demand has cooled for the silver and gold American Eagle bullion coins, with the April figures recording a double digit drop from the sales reports of the previous month.

  • 2021 World
    May 7, 2021, 11:06 AM

    ANA show on track for Aug. 10–14 date in Rosemont

    Plans are proceeding for resuming the annual ANA World's Fair of Money in August, as the 2021 event venue, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois, is re-opening in July.

  • 1932-D and 1932-S Washington quarters
    May 7, 2021, 09:39 AM

    Week's Most Read: High grade quarters

    The remarkable auction prices achieved by some common but ultra-high grade quarter dollars drew reader attention, while anticipation builds for the 2021 Morgan and 2021 Peace dollar releases.

  • 2021 Peace dollar
    May 7, 2021, 09:20 AM

    Week's Most Read: Mint lowers household limits for dollars

    A decision by the Mint to reduce household limits on the 2021 silver dollars and the selection of the Laura Gardin Fraser portrait of George Washington on future quarters brought interest.

  • lasered-cents-lead
    May 7, 2021, 09:00 AM

    Finding cents with an engraved edge?

    In the TENDER Project, artist Jill Magid engraved the edge of 120,000 2020 Lincoln cents with a statement about U.S. society's juxtaposed concerns with financial health and mortality rates.

  • 2021-peace-dollar-lead
    May 7, 2021, 08:30 AM

    Grading services, publishers ponder how to list the 2021 dollars

    How should the 2021 Morgan and 2021 Peace silver dollars be listed? They don't quite fit existing categories — not commems, not bullion, and not minted for use like their legal tender predecessors.

  • 2021-privy-marks-lead
    May 7, 2021, 07:27 AM

    2021 Morgan and 2021 Peace silver dollars may become annual series

    Mint officials are considering whether to make the 2021 Morgan and 2021 Peace silver dollars the first coins of an ongoing annual series, as Public Law 116-286 grants them authority to do.

  • 1893-S silver dollars
    May 6, 2021, 10:00 AM

    Market Analysis: Unexpected luster on an 1893-S dollar

    Strong luster graced an MS-62 1893-S Morgan dollar that realized $336,000 when offered at the relocated CSNS auction conducted by Heritage Auctions.

  • Black Lives Matter protests
    May 5, 2021, 11:00 AM

    Bill seeks medal for police at protests

    A new bill introduced in Congress calls for awarding congressional gold medals to law enforcement officers and those involved in protecting U.S. cities during Black Lives Matter protests of 2020.