• 1943-D/D repunched Mint mark Lincoln cent
    Mar 8, 2024, 17:00 PM

    Market Analysis: Repunched Mint mark on 1943 cent

    A zinc-coated steeel 1943-D/D Lincoln cent showing wide separation of its overstuck Mint mark and graded MS-67 by PCGS, with a concurring green CAC sticker, brought $12,000 in a Heritage sale.

  • 2026 coins with date range
    Mar 8, 2024, 12:00 PM

    Week's Most Read: New look for 2026 coins

    Interest continues to be high in the designs changes for the smallest denomination U.S. coins marking the semiquincentennial, and recent Heritage offerings also top topics.

  • World War II congressional gold medals
    Mar 5, 2024, 09:01 AM

    Two medal ceremonies planned to honor WWII contributions

    Two groups of people who played a key role in the outcome of World War II await their congressional gold medals, and dates for their award ceremonies are now on the schedule.

  • 2025 Texas American Innovation dollar
    Mar 4, 2024, 12:00 PM

    CCAC considers dollar designs for 2025 issues

    The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee looked at nine different design ideas apiece for the Texas and Florida American Innovation dollars, and agrees with the CFA on Florida but differs on Texas.

  • 1994 World Cup gold commemorative
    Mar 4, 2024, 07:00 AM

    Monday Morning Brief for Mar. 4, 2024: Another try?

    New legislation proposes creating a three-coin commemorative program celebrating hosting the 2026 FIFA World Cup program, but we had a program in 1994; is this necessary?

  • 1994 World Cup gold commemorative
    Mar 3, 2024, 17:00 PM

    Bill presented for 2026 World Cup commemorative coins

    A bill has been proposed that would create a three-coin commemorative program for issue in 2026 to mark the occasion of North America hosting the FIFA World Cup soccer tournament.

  • Frederick Douglass
    Mar 1, 2024, 19:01 PM

    Bill introduced to honor work of Frederick Douglass

    If passed, recently introduced legislation could result in the posthumous award of a congressional gold medal for the work of 19th century abolitionist and human rights activist Frederick Douglass.

  • 2026 coins with date range
    Mar 1, 2024, 12:00 PM

    Week's Most Read: Dual-dated designs

    New designs that feature dual dates for the nation's semiquincentennial drew the top spot of interest this past week along with news of canceled U.S. Mint experimental coins acquired by an error dealer.

  • 1914 over date Indian Head 5-cent
    Feb 28, 2024, 12:00 PM

    Market Analysis: 1914/3 Indian Head overdate 5-cent coin

    A subtle and sometimes debated overdate 1914/(3) Indian Head 5-cent coin with gentle iridescent toning from the Brighton Collection was offered by Heritage Feb. 8, and the coin realized $9,600.

  • 1926-S Standing Liberty quarter
    Feb 27, 2024, 12:00 PM

    Market Analysis: 1926-S Standing Liberty quarter

    A handsome 1926-S Standing Liberty quarter dollar graded Mint State 65 full head by Professional Coin Grading Service sold for $30,000 during the Heritage sale of the Brighton Collection.

  • Freedom will be ours display
    Feb 27, 2024, 10:00 AM

    Washington University in St. Louis features displays

    Several displays at the Olin Library of Washington University in St. Louis borrow items from specialized collections to explore topics from history using numismatics and will be on exhibit until July 7.

  • Florida American Innovation dollar
    Feb 26, 2024, 16:00 PM

    Space themes proposed for Texas and Florida 2025 dollars

    Proposed designs for 2025 American Innovation dollars honoring the states of Texas and Florida focus on both states' respective space programs, but the CFA would like to see the Texas portfolio reworked.

  • 1920-S and 1926-S Indian Head 5-cent coins
    Feb 26, 2024, 10:00 AM

    Market Analysis: Conditionally rare 1920-S and 1926-S 5-cent

    Among highlights of Heritage Auctions' sale of the Brighton Collection was a pair of Mint State Indian Head 5-cent coins from the 1920s production in San Francisco with better than usual strikes.

  • 2025 Florida American Innovation coin
    Feb 26, 2024, 07:00 AM

    Monday Morning Brief for Feb. 26, 2024: The right design

    The proposed designs for the Florida and Texas American Innovation dollar coins appear to be great representatives of the importance of the space program.

  • 2026 coins with date range
    Feb 24, 2024, 12:00 PM

    CFA considers design tweaks for 2026 cent, 5-cent coins

    Proposals for design changes to the 2026 cent and 5-cent coin were reviewed by the Commission of Fine Arts, which recommends a matching pair of designs with simple date ranges.

  • 2024-W Liberty and Britannia coin
    Feb 24, 2024, 08:00 AM

    U.S. sales open for Liberty and Britannia joint program

    The U.S. Mint began sales of its Proof gold $100 coin and Proof silver medal in the joint program between the U.S. and Royal Mints, and reports selling 40% of the coins and 21% of the medals.

  • Waffle cancelled coin
    Feb 23, 2024, 15:00 PM

    Canceled Mint trial strikes found outside of facility

    Coins that were created with "nonsense" dies to be used for testing of metal compositions that were supposed to have been destroyed have turned up in a Florida dealer's inventory.

  • U.S. Mint packaging error
    Feb 23, 2024, 08:00 AM

    Week's Most Read: Discovery of errors

    High interest remains in the errors discovered in packaging and wording on products from the U.S. Mint, with pattern coin sales also getting reader attention.

  • SilverTowne logo
    Feb 22, 2024, 12:30 PM

    SilverTowne marks 75 years in numismatic business

    SilverTowne marks its 75th anniversary in business in 2024, and the founder's family maintains an active role in its continued success and plans special yearlong promotions to thank customers.

  • Bill Fivaz 90th birthday
    Feb 20, 2024, 10:00 AM

    Atlanta coin club celebrates member Bill Fivaz

    Co-author of the "Cherrypickers Guide to Rare Die Varieties," Bill Fivaz was honored by the Metropolitan Coin Club of Atlanta, where he is a member, on the occasion of his 90th birthday.