Coin & Numismatic News

US Mint Sales: Apostle Islands 3-Coin Set DebutsAs is often the case, the United States Mint’s newest product for collectors was its strongest weekly seller.

Released last week on Tuesday, April 17, the Apostle Islands Three-Coin Set features an uncirculated quarter from the Philadelphia and Denver Mints and a proof quarter from the San Francisco Mint […]

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US Mint 2018 Silver Proof Set Released Ten collector-grade coins become available today, April 24, with the United States Mint’s release of the 2018 Silver Proof Set.

The newest version of the annual offering includes proof quality coins produced at the U.S. Mint’s facility in San Francisco. Seven of the coins are featured in a composition of 90 percent silver and 10% copper […]


Legend's XXVI Regency Auction Held May 16-17Legend Rare Coin Auctions will offer 850 lots in its 26th Regency Auction, being conducted at Harrah’s in New Orleans on May 16 and 17, as the official auction for the PCGS Members Show.

Described as the firm’s largest and most impressive auction yet, it will feature important collections and showcase some of the finest coins that the rare coin market has to offer […]


Stack's Bowers and Ponterio April 2018 Hong Kong Sale Realizes $11.2 MillionThe Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio bi-annual Hong Kong auctions are always highly anticipated and heavily attended. The firm’s most recent April 2-5, 2018, auction was no exception, featuring the "Q. David Bowers/R.B. White" Collection of Chinese Copper Coins, as well as other major coin and currency rarities.

In total, the Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio April 2018 Hong Kong auction realized in excess of $11 million […]


NGC Certifies Fourth Known 1854-S $5 Liberty Head Half EagleA coin that a New England man originally thought was a counterfeit has been authenticated by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) as only the fourth known 1854-S Liberty Head Half Eagle.

The phrase, Discovery of a Lifetime, was noted on NGC’s certification label when it graded and encapsulated this previously unreported 1854-S $5 as NGC XF 45 […]


US Mint Sales: Apostle Island Quarters and 5 Oz. Coin DebutEarly U.S. Mint sales figures have been published for new products depicting Wisconsin’s Apostle Islands National Lakeshore. 

Released last week on Monday, April 9, the Apostle Islands quarter is the second of five 2018-dated issues. Available products include rolls and bags of quarters from Philadelphia, Denver and San Francisco with mint marks of ‘P’, ‘D’ and ‘S’ […]


Apostle Islands Quarter Launch Ceremony HighlightsLast week on Wednesday, April 11, quarters honoring Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Wisconsin were formerly introduced to the public.

Six hundred and fifty people attended the launch ceremony hosted by officials from the United States Mint and National Park Service. Around 250 schoolchildren from five area schools received an Apostle Islands quarter for free […]


Apostle Islands Quarters for Michigan in Three-Coin SetA set of three coins honoring Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in Wisconsin goes on sale today at noon ET for $9.95.

Apostle Island quarters are the second coin to appear this year in the America the Beautiful series. Regular circulating versions debuted last week. Produced for coin collectors, the three coins of this set have more unique finishes […]


Breast Cancer Commemorative Coin Introductory Pricing Ends April 16Introductory prices are ending later today, April 16, for the gold, silver and clad 2018 Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative Coins.

Regular U.S. Mint pricing for the collector proof and uncirculated coins go into effect after 3:00 p.m. ET […]


2018 Apostle Island 5 Oz Silver Uncirculated Coin ReleasedComposed of 5 ounces of .999 fine silver, the United States Mint just released the 2018-P Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Uncirculated Five Ounce Silver Coin.

This large 3-inch coin, priced at $154.95, is issued as part of the U.S. Mint’s America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin™ Program […]


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