Coin & Numismatic News

Muhammad Ali Commemorative Coin Act IntroducedU.S. lawmakers recently introduced legislation calling for 2020-dated coins in commemoration of Muhammad Ali, the legendary boxer, advocate and philanthropist.

The Muhammad Ali Commemorative Coin Act, numbered H.R.579 in the House and S.166 in the Senate, seeks up to 100,000 $5 gold coins in 90% gold and up to 350,000 silver dollars in at least 90% silver […]


2017 Native American $1 Coin Image UnveiledThe United States Mint this week updated its product page for the 2017 Native American $1 Coin, providing an image of one and information about its release. Introduced in 2009, the series of dollars features annually changing reverses.

Circulating quality versions of the new coin launch next Wednesday, Jan. 25, in 25-coin rolls, 100-coin bags and 250-coin boxes […]


US Mint Sales: 2017 Gift Sets DebutTwo gift sets made their first appearance in the U.S. Mint’s sales report, the 2017 Happy Birthday Coin Set and the 2017 Birth Set.

The new birthday and newborn sets launched a week ago Tuesday […]


Gold, Silver Retreat; US Mint Gold Bullion Coins RiseGold futures turned lower for a second session straight Thursday, falling further from the 2-month high reached earlier in the week as the U.S. dollar continued to firm.

Gold for February delivery declined $10.60, or 0.9%, to settle at $1,201.50 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]


Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Appointed to CCACToday, Jan. 19, the United States Mint announced the appointment of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC). Mr. Abdul-Jabbar will represent the interests of the general public.

The CCAC is an 11-member panel established by Congress in 2003 to advise the Treasury Secretary on designs and themes relating to U.S. coins and medals […]


2017 Lions Clubs Centennial Silver Dollars LaunchCoins commemorating 100 years of the world’s largest service club organization, Lions Clubs International, are now available from the United States Mint.

2017 Lions Club Centennial Silver Dollars in collectible proof and uncirculated finishes and at introductory, discounted prices launched today at noon Eastern Time […]


President Obama Receives Medals, Replicas Available for PublicEarlier today, Jan. 17, President Obama received bronze medals for each of his two terms in office. Replicas of them are now available to the public.

During a ceremony in the Oval Office, Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew, Deputy Secretary Sarah Bloom Raskin and U.S. Mint Principal Deputy Director Rhett Jeppson presented the medals […]


US Mint Gold Coin Prices Likely to Rise Wed., Jan. 18On Wednesday, Jan. 18, the United States Mint is likely to increase prices on 17 numismatic gold products.

The agency’s collections of gold coins have prices that can change weekly depending on the trending value of gold […]


Australian 2017 Coins for Birthdays, Newborns and WeddingsSpecial occasion products serve as major new offerings from the Perth Mint of Australia this month. They include the new year’s birthday, newborn, and wedding coins as well as a traditional always together coin.

Rounding out releases for January are Year of the Rooster products, to include a kilo silver gemstone coin and a one-fifth ounce gold coin, and then there is a rectangular coin depicting World War I era poster […]


Gold Logs Third Weekly Increase; US 2017 Coin Sales Solid in StartGold futures declined Friday, slipping from a more than 7-week high after four days of gains, but still scored their third straight weekly increase.

Gold for February delivery shed $3.60, or 0.3%, to settle at $1,196.20 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]


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