Coin & Numismatic News

Stack's Bowers Realize $19.2M in 2017 ANA US Coins Auctions The Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the 2017 ANA World’s Fair of Money met with incredible success, realizing a total of $19.2 million across all sessions, including over $12.4 million in United States coins.

Showcasing the High Rise Collection, the Magnolia Collection, and other important properties, the sale offered an incomparable lineup of rarities that included the finest known 1853-O No Arrows half dollar and the Lord St. Oswald-Norweb 1794 Flowing Hair dollar […]


Ellis Island Quarter Ceremony, Coin Exchange and Public ForumOn Aug. 30, the United States Mint and National Park Service will introduce the quarter commemorating New Jersey’s Ellis Island National Monument.

This year’s fourth quarter ceremony will be at the national site itself, which is depicted on the quarter’s reverse […]

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U.S. Coin Production Tops 1.25B in JulyThe United States Mint produced more than 8.8 billion coins through the first seven months of this year, lifted by the over 1.25 billion coins minted in July.

Last month’s production pace was a tad quicker than in June, but sharply lower than a year earlier when the Mint made the most coins for a month than any since at least 2007 when CoinNews started tracking the data […]


2017 $2 Canadian Silver Wolf Moon Bullion Coin PhotosThe Royal Canadian Mint’s latest bullion coin from its Grey Wolf Series features a howling wolf against an enlarged moon.

Containing 3/4 oz. of .9999 fine silver, the $2 silver coin marks the third annual issue in the program which celebrates wolves […]

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Perth Mint Silver Bullion Sales Quicken in July 2017Australian bullion demand was divided in July compared to June but stronger than a year ago, according to the latest round of sales figures from The Perth Mint of Australia.

Sales of silver bullion slowed a bit — after running the fastest in five months, and gold bullion sales quickened […]


2018 America the Beautiful Quarter and Coin DesignsThe United States Mint kicked off August by unveiling the final reverse designs for its 2018-dated America the Beautiful Quarters® and counterpart America the Beautiful Five Ounce Silver Coins.

2018 marks the ninth year of coins commemorating national parks and other national sites in the United States and its territories […]


US Mint Sales: Enhanced Uncirculated Coin Set Nears SelloutNot many 2017-S Enhanced Uncirculated Coin Sets are left, based on the latest United States Mint stats and their rotating sales availability.

U.S. Mint figures through Sunday show their sales at 223,310 out of the possible 225,000. They’ve been going on and off sale since early Saturday as the Mint continually consolidates orders […]


2017 $20 Canadian Coin Shows Little Brown Bat in Black Rhodium PlatingThe Royal Canadian Mint unveils another innovative piece to its collection with the release of its 2017 $20 The Little Brown Bat 1 oz. Pure Silver Coin.

Limited to 7,000 coins, this collectible marks the second 99.99% pure silver coin from the Mint’s Nocturnal by Nature series with selective design elements in black rhodium plating […]


2017 American Liberty Silver Medal Set Gets Oct. 19 Release DateThe United States Mint recently published images and a release date for its 2017 American Liberty Silver Medal Set. Those attending the ANA’s World’s Fair of Money in Denver Aug. 1 to 5 had the opportunity to see the set up close.

Everyone else will have to wait a few months with its release scheduled for Oct. 19 at noon ET […]


Last Chance at U.S. Mint Presidential $1 Coin ProductsThis is the last year to buy Presidential $1 Coins and related products, the United States Mint announced in a brochure that was snail-mailed to customers this month.

Coins honoring former U.S. presidents and their spouses debuted in 2007 as directed by Public Law 109-145. The series ran for 10 years, ending in 2016 with the last pieces celebrating Ronald and Nancy Reagan […]


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