• Cherrypickers Guide
    Jun 26, 2023, 10:05 AM

    Whitman to release die varieties guide at August ANA show

    The sixth edition, volume II, of the "Cherrypickers' Guide to Rare Die Varieties" will be offered for sale by Whitman Publishing beginning at the ANA World's Fair of Money in Pittsburgh.

  • marine-corps-lead
    Jun 26, 2023, 07:00 AM

    Monday Morning Brief for June 26, 2023: Too soon?

    How often should Congress revisit topics in commemorative coin programs? The 230th anniversary of the U.S. Marine Corps was honored with a coin in 2005. A 2025 program is now poised to pass Congress.

  • 1857-S Coronet $5 half eagle from SS Central America
    Jun 25, 2023, 10:13 AM

    19th century coinage standouts at Legend Regency 60 sale

    Legend Rare Coin Auctions holds its Regency 60 sale on July 27 with spectacular offerings including an 1857-S Coronet $5 half eagle recovered from the SS "Central America" considered second-finest known.

  • Henrietta Lacks gold medal
    Jun 25, 2023, 08:30 AM

    U.S. House member reintroduces gold medal measure

    A measure previously offered in the House is revived by its sponsor and calls for a posthumous congressional gold medal to honor Henrietta Lacks who provided cells for ongoing scientific research.

  • ANA awrds
    Jun 24, 2023, 08:30 AM

    ANA chooses Dealer of the Year and Top Adult Advisor for 2023

    The ANA has selected Ian Russell of GreatCollections as the Dealer of the Year and Joe Zielinski as Outstanding Adult Advisor for 2023 with awards to be presented at the World's Fair of Money.

  • U.S. Marine Corps
    Jun 24, 2023, 08:00 AM

    Senate authorizes U.S. Marines coins for 2025 issue

    The Senate has approved proposed legislation to honor the 250th anniversary of the United States Marine Corps with a commemorative coin program and the next step is House approval.

  • cent-hoarder-los-angeles-lead
    Jun 23, 2023, 07:00 AM

    Week's Most Read: Million cent hoard

    Hoards continue to grab the attention as the finding of a large amount of gold coins in Kentucky was only surpassed by the discovery of an overwhelming number of cents in a California crawlspace.

  • 2023 Kennedy half dollars
    Jun 22, 2023, 15:00 PM

    2023 half dollars mintage suggests Federal Reserve ordered coins

    The number of circulation-quality 2023 Kennedy half dollars made at the Denver and Philadelphia Mints exceeds 10 million coins, and it is possible the Federal Reserve may put some of them into circulation.

  • Mark Salzberg
    Jun 22, 2023, 08:57 AM

    CCG’s Mark Salzberg plans retirement at end of June

    Certified Collectibles Group executive Mark Salzberg has announced his retirement at the end of June after a 40-year career in numismatic and groundbreaking achievements along the way.

  • 1911 Saint-Gaudens double eagle
    Jun 21, 2023, 09:30 AM

    Registry collection of double eagles set for ANA exhibit

    GreatCollections will give visitors to the ANA World's Fair of Money in Pittsburgh in August an opportunity to see the finest certified set of Saint-Gaudens gold $20 double eagles in public for the first time.

  • cent-hoarder-los-angeles-lead
    Jun 19, 2023, 07:00 AM

    Monday Morning Brief for June 19, 2023: Coin hoard finds

    Our top news this week is about coin hoards — one story features a hoard of a million cents made in California and the other is about a spectacular find of 800+ U.S. gold coins in a cornfield in Kentucky.

  • 1797 Capped Bust quarter eagle
    Jun 18, 2023, 09:00 AM

    Market Analysis: Character coins can hold attraction

    Coins that are less than perfect can often find willing buyers as evidenced by offerings found in the Heritage May Platinum Night session that had cuds and die cracks but brought great prices.

  • 1863-double-eagle-excavation-unc-lead
    Jun 16, 2023, 09:00 AM

    Week's Most Read: 800 gold coins found in field

    It should surprise no one that our article about a gold coin hoard discovered in a cornfield in the Bluegrass State was the most-read article last week.

  • cent-hoarder-los-angeles-lead
    Jun 15, 2023, 15:30 PM

    Offers pour in for million-cent hoard in California

    A California real estate agent who found an estimated 1 million U.S. Lincoln cents in the crawl space of his late father-in-law’s home has received more than 100 offers to buy the hoard.

  • Gold 3 dollar coins
    Jun 15, 2023, 10:00 AM

    Proof Indian Head $3s offered at Heritage FUN auction

    A group of Proof Indian Head gold $3 coins that is among lead consignments in Heritage Auctions' July 20 to 24 Summer FUN Signature Auction includes prize examples of high and low mintage issues.

  • 1859 pattern for Indian Head dollar
    Jun 15, 2023, 09:35 AM

    Market Analysis: Is gilt pattern a Mint product?

    A gilt copper 1859-dated pattern for an Indian Head gold dollar has some anomalies that raise questions and was one of the interesting items offered by Heritage from the Atherton Collection.

  • So Called dollar book
    Jun 14, 2023, 10:28 AM

    Researchers release expo medals reference book

    The first of a planned two-volume set cataloging the so-called dollar medals focuses on the medals for U.S. expositions and is issued in a hardcover edition of 1,000 copies and a leather-bound edition of 100.

  • 1859 double eagle pattern
    Jun 14, 2023, 09:30 AM

    Market Analysis: Atherton Collection U.S. pattern coins

    An 1859 Coronet $20 gold double eagle pattern struck in copper shows date on both sides and was a top attraction in the recent sale of the Atherton Collection of U.S. Pattern Coins by Heritage Auctions.

  • Wendell Wolka
    Jun 13, 2023, 10:33 AM

    ANA honors Wolka with lifetime achievement award

    Wendell Wolka will be receiving a Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Numismatic Association during the 2023 World's Fair of Money as the organization presents annual awards.

  • Seated Indian Princess patterns
    Jun 13, 2023, 08:47 AM

    Market Analysis: Two Seated Indian Princess $1 patterns

    The Atherton Collection sale by Heritage Auctions offered two examples of dollar-denominated Seated Indian Princess patterns, one dated 1870 struck in silver, the other 1871, struck in copper.