• ANA Numismatists of the Year
    Aug 2, 2023, 09:30 AM

    ANA selects two for annual numismatist recognition

    Researcher and author Roger Burdette has been named the ANA Numismatist of the Year with the Young Numismatist of the Year honors going to 17-year-old Kevin Lester.

  • 1891 Coronet double eagle
    Aug 1, 2023, 09:30 AM

    Market Analysis: Low-mintage 1891 Coronet double eagle

    An 1891 Coronet double eagle graded AU-58 by Professional Coin Grading Service attracted bbidders at the Heritage Auctions' Platinum Night session in May who brought the price to $66,000.

  • 1904 gold error
    Jul 31, 2023, 10:43 AM

    Gold error and Colonial issue included in Heritage sale

    Heritage Auctions' Platinum Night sales August 15 to 20 offer one of the most eye-catching errors among U.S. gold coins and an undated New England shilling for those looking for Colonial issues.

  • 2024 Harriet Tubman silver dollar
    Jul 31, 2023, 07:00 AM

    Monday Morning Brief for July 31, 2023: Tubman on coins first

    Abolitionist Harriett Tubman will be depicted on commemorative coins in 2024, years before the $20 note depicting her is released. Coin and note designs take much different paths.

  • NGC security on 1893-S Morgan dollar
    Jul 30, 2023, 09:30 AM

    NGC to introduce a new slab hologram and QR code

    NGC is stepping up to combat counterfeiting and creating a safer marketplace for NGC-certified coins, tokens and medals with a high-security hologram and unique QR code.

  • ANA scholarship winners
    Jul 29, 2023, 09:40 AM

    ANA announces winners of 2023 education grants

    Spencer Harris and Zachary Sieloff are the recipients selected by the American Numismatic Association for $1,000 scholarships to be used for tuition at an institution of each winner's choice.

  • 2023 Peace dollar certificate
    Jul 28, 2023, 09:00 AM

    2023 ‘Director’s Strike’ Peace dollars enter marketplace

    At least one special "Director's Strike" 2023 Peace dollar randomly sent to U.S. Mint customers who purchased the coin is now being auctioned for a premium on the secondary market.

  • 2023-peace-dollar-gibson-strike-lead
    Jul 28, 2023, 09:00 AM

    Week's Most Read: Special 2023 Peace dollars

    The announcement of special "Director's Strike" 2023 Peace dollars spurred high interest in the news of the week with the passing of Miles Standish continuing to be of interest.

  • quarter eagle
    Jul 27, 2023, 09:41 AM

    Glittering gold at next Stack’s Bowers Rarities Night sale

    Some top-graded gold rarities set to lead Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ Aug. 16 Rarities Night auction include a market-fresh 1870-CC Coronet eagle and an 1848 Coronet, CAL. gold $2.50 quarter eagle.

  • 2024 Harriet Tubman silver dollar
    Jul 27, 2023, 09:30 AM

    Designs revealed for 2024 Tubman commemorative coins

    Designs for the three-coin 2024 Harriet Tubman Bicentennial Commemorative Coin Program, all by Artistic Infusion Program designers, were revealed in a special ceremony in New Orleans.

  • Dr. Pauli Murray American Women quarter
    Jul 27, 2023, 09:01 AM

    U.S. Mint unveils reverse designs for 2024 quarters

    Treasury-selected designs for reverses of the five 2024 American Women quarter dollar program coins are revealed, each paired with the common obverse, Laura Gardin Fraser's Washington portrait.

  • Cherrypickers Guide
    Jul 26, 2023, 09:34 AM

    Autographed books to be raffle prize at ANA show

    The just-released sixth edition, volume II, of the "Cherrypickers’ Guide to Rare Die Varieties" will be offered at the Whitman Publishing booth at the ANA show and 10 copies will be raffled.

  • CCAC vacancy
    Jul 26, 2023, 08:26 AM

    Applications sought to fill pending open CCAC seat

    An opportunity for those interested in serving as a representative of the general public on the Citizens Coinage Advisory committee is open, and applications for a position will be taken until Sept. 11.

  • 2023-peace-dollar-gibson-strike-lead
    Jul 24, 2023, 07:00 AM

    Monday Morning Brief for July 24, 2023: Special Peace dollars!

    The collecting community was surprised to learn that some purchasers of the Uncirculated 2023 Peace dollar received one personally struck by the Mint director, with documentation provided.

  • MyCollect
    Jul 23, 2023, 09:08 AM

    MyCollect launches network initially aimed at numismatics

    The hobbyy has a new social media platform designed specifically for collectors and that includes added opportunities for networking and a measure to guard against stolen coin traffic.

  • US Marine Corps
    Jul 22, 2023, 09:19 AM

    Two bills seeking Marine Corps coins pass House, Senate

    Measures for a three-coin commemorative program to honor the United States Marine Corps have passed in both houses of Congress, and each measure is in the other house to be considered.

  • michael-miles-standish-lead
    Jul 21, 2023, 09:00 AM

    Week's Most Read: Death of Miles Standish

    News of the passing of Miles Standish reverberated through the numismatic community and was the top story of the week, with Morgan and Peace dollar information drawing continuing interest.

  • 2023 Peace dollar struck by Mint Director
    Jul 20, 2023, 12:35 PM

    Specially struck 2023 Peace dollars randomly shipped

    Some buyers of the Uncirculated 2023-P Peace dollar got a surprise when they opened recent packages and found an announcement that they were the owners of a coin struck by Mint Director Ventris Gibson.

  • 1849-lead
    Jul 20, 2023, 10:00 AM

    Market Analysis: Overdate 1849 Seated half dime

    The 1849/8 Seated Liberty half dime, FS-101 in the "Cherrypickers’ Guide," is visible without magnification, and one graded PCGS MS-68 from the Bender Family Collection sold for $16,800 on May 3.

  • 1840-lead
    Jul 19, 2023, 10:00 AM

    Market Analysis: So many die cracks on 1840 half dime

    The finest PCGS certified 1840 Seated Liberty, No Drapery at Elbow half dime, at MS-68, shows significant die cracks on the obverse and realized $42,000 at Heritage’s May 3 Platinum Night session.