• Coast Guard Bicentennial bronze medal
    Apr 26, 2021, 11:00 AM

    Bronze Coast Guard Bicentennial medal offered by U.S. Mint

    With new pricing in place, the 3-inch bronze version of the U.S. Coast Guard Bicentennial medal is available for purchase from the U.S. Mint priced at $160.

  • 1945 full steps Jefferson 5-cent
    Apr 26, 2021, 11:00 AM

    Market Analysis: 1945-D ‘silver nickel’ realizes $5,160

    Representing the wartime composition used to make five-cent coins, an MS-68 1945-D Jefferson 5-cent coin with full steps, one of nine in the grade with only one finer, sold in a Heritage auction.

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    Apr 26, 2021, 07:00 AM

    Monday Morning Brief for April 26, 2021: Washington's new face

    Ninety years after her portrait of George Washington was selected, then rejected, for the 1932 Washington quarter dollar, her design will finally get its rightful place on the new American Women quarters.

  • 1956 Roosevelt dime graded MS-68
    Apr 24, 2021, 11:00 AM

    Market Analysis: Top-graded 1956 dime sells for $5,520

    One of two finest known 1956 Roosevelt dimes graded PCGS MS-68 full bands realized $5,520 in an October Heritage auction, a lower price than it sold for in 2013, when it was the only finest known example.

  • congressional gold medal for Vietnam War medevac
    Apr 24, 2021, 10:02 AM

    Vietnam war medical crews could receive gold medal

    Crews that provided medical evacuation via helicopter during the Vietnam War may be in line to receive congressional gold medals under a bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives.

  • 2021 Peace dollar
    Apr 23, 2021, 10:47 AM

    Mint tightens household limits for 2021 silver dollars

    The household order limit for Mint customers in the upcoming releases of 2021 Morgan and Peace dollars is 10 coins for each version of the Morgan dollar and Peace dollar, rather than 25.

  • 1808 coin found in Maryland
    Apr 23, 2021, 10:15 AM

    Coin from 1808 plays key role in Maryland search

    The finding of an 1808 half dollar gave an archaeological team in Maryland a key clue that led to the eventual discovery of the homestead of Ben Ross, father of abolitionist Harriet Tubman.

  • 2022 quarter obverse with Sally Ride photo
    Apr 23, 2021, 10:00 AM

    Fraser portrait to finally debut on quarter in 2022

    There will be a new look for the obverse of the quarter dollar beginning in 2022 as both review panels approved Laura Gardin Fraser's 1931 portrait for the coin along with two reverse designs for 2022.

  • Privy marks on 2021 Morgan dollar
    Apr 23, 2021, 09:00 AM

    Week's Most Read: Details on new silver dollars

    News of the coins for the centennial of the design change for the last circulating silver dollars heightens anticipation of their release, while discovery of a historic badge makes world news headlines.

  • Professional Numismatists Guild logo
    Apr 22, 2021, 14:14 PM

    Nominations sought for 2021 PNG membership awards

    Members of the Professional Numismatists Guild are invited to submit nominees for 2021 awards within the organization with a deadline for submission set for May 28.

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    Apr 21, 2021, 11:31 AM

    Virtual Visit to a Coin Club Meeting

    Jeff had the opportunity to address the Northside Coin Club and Denver Coin Club and we eavesdrop on what he shared with those members (with their permission).

  • St. Patrick gold guinea
    Apr 21, 2021, 09:00 AM

    Market Analysis: A unique gold St. Patrick issue

    In the Signature Session of Heritage's March auction of the Donald G. Partrick Collection, the unique small-sized St. Patrick gold "guinea," graded AU Details by NGC, sold for $96,000.

  • 1787 New Jersey copper
    Apr 20, 2021, 09:00 AM

    Market Analysis: Coveted Colonial issues

    A unique New Jersey copper coin stood out among the the Donald G. Partrick Collection's U.S. Colonial coins in Heritage's March auction, a variety first described in 1994, that realized $264,000.

  • Ugly Head Washington the Great 1784 token
    Apr 19, 2021, 09:00 AM

    Market Analysis: ‘Ugly Head’ or ‘Washington the Great’

    An early American issue of mysterious origin listed in the Red Book, the 1784-dated Washington “Ugly Head” or “Washington the Great” token from Partrick’s collection sold for $72,000.

  • 1798-cent-lead
    Apr 19, 2021, 07:00 AM

    Monday Morning Brief for April 19, 2021: What's your strategy?

    Collectors of limited means can still build coin collections that make them happy and give them pride of ownership. All you needs is a good collecting strategy, some patience, and a little restraint.

  • 1979-P Susan B. Anthony dollar coin
    Apr 17, 2021, 10:00 AM

    2022 American Women quarter dollar design review is set

    The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee meets April 20 to examine proposed designs for the reverses of 2022 quarter dollars, the first in the American Women Quarters Program (2022–2025).

  • 1903 Louisiana Purchase commemorative
    Apr 17, 2021, 07:00 AM

    Market Analysis: Proof 1903 dollar in its original holder

    Stack’s Bowers Galleries' March 25 auction offered a Proof 1903 Louisiana Purchase Exposition, McKinley commemorative gold dollar in its original Philadelphia Mint holder, with wax Mint seal.

  • 1933 Saint-Gaudens double eagle
    Apr 16, 2021, 18:29 PM

    PCGS grades sole legal 1933 $20 as MS-65

    Professional Coin Grading Service has evaluated the Stuart Weitzman-owned 1933 Saint-Gaudens $20 double eagle prior to the June 8 Sotheby's sale, giving the coin an MS-65 rating.

  • Charleston Free Slave badge
    Apr 16, 2021, 09:50 AM

    Metal detectorist finds 10th known 1800s 'Free Slave' badge

    A metal detectorist exploring a South Carolina construction site in February uncovered the tenth known example of a copper Charleston Free Slave badge, one of only five in private hands.

  • American Women quarters subjects
    Apr 16, 2021, 09:30 AM

    First honorees include poet and physicist-astronaut for 2022 quarters

    Coin designs depicting Sally Ride and Maya Angelou, the first two of an eventual possible 20 American women to be honored through 2025, are under review for 2022 quarter dollars.