Coin & Numismatic News

World War I Centennial 2018 Navy Silver Medal PhotosThis article shows photos of World War I Centennial 2018 Navy Silver Medals. The medal is one of five from the United States Mint commemorating the branches of the U.S. Armed Forces that were active during the First World War.

The United States Mint on Jan. 17 started selling proof silver medals with designs honoring and emblematic of the Navy, the Army, the Air Service, the U.S. Marines and the U.S. Coast Guard […]

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Astronaut Clayton Anderson to Autograph NGC LabelsNumismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) has announced that American astronaut Clayton Anderson will individually autograph NGC certification labels.

From 2007 to 2010, Anderson was a part of three Space Shuttle missions and two consecutive International Space Station expeditions […]

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US Mint Sales: Voyageurs Quarters and 5 Oz. Coin DebutEarly U.S. Mint sales figures have been published for new collector coins depicting Minnesota’s Voyageurs National Park.

Released last week on Monday, June 11, the Voyageurs quarter is the third 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’ […]

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World Coin Rarities Discovered In Sunken SS Central America TreasureThe finest known Australian 1855 Sydney Mint gold Sovereign, made during the first year of that mint’s operations, was discovered during the last expedition to the fabled "Ship of Gold," the SS Central America, that sank while sailing to New York City in 1857.

Now graded PCGS MS62+, it is one of 82 sunken treasure world gold coins representing 10 different countries retrieved in 2014, recently cataloged by the California Gold Marketing Group and now certified by Professional Coin Grading Service […]

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Voyageurs Quarter Launch Ceremony HighlightsLast week on Thursday, June 14, quarters honoring Voyageurs National Park in Minnesota were formerly introduced to the public.

More than 600 people attended the launch ceremony hosted by officials from the United States Mint and National Park Service. Around 100 children received a free Voyageurs quarter to commemorate the event […]

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Voyageurs Quarters for Minnesota in Three-Coin SetVoyageurs National Park Quarter Three-Coin Sets go on sale today, June 19. They will be available from the United States Mint beginning at noon Eastern Time for $9.95.

Included within the set are three quarters with each produced at a different minting facility. All showcase the same designs including a reverse that is emblematic of the national park in Minnesota […]

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2020-2021 Quarter and 5 Oz Coin Design CandidatesThe United States Mint released design candidates for the 2020 and 2021 America the Beautiful quarter dollars and companion five-ounce silver coins honoring national sites in American Samoa, Connecticut, U.S. Virgin Islands, Vermont, Kansas, and Alabama.

Introduced in 2010, the 56-quarter series celebrates national parks and sites throughout the 50 states, the District of Columbia and the 5 U.S. territories […]

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NCIC Will Offer Free Numismatic Crime Investigations Class at Philadelphia ANA ShowThe Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) will offer a one-day training class on "Numismatic Crime Investigations" for local, state and federal law enforcement officers during the ANA World’s Fair of Money August 14-18, 2018 in Philadelphia, PA.

The 8 hour class is designed to provide law-enforcement personnel, including patrol officers, detectives, investigators and prosecutors, with the fundamental investigative techniques, knowledge and understanding to respond effectively to the complex challenges encountered during a numismatic crime […]

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1792 Gold Piece Makes First Public Appearance Since 1890A one-of-a-kind gold coin believed to have once been a cherished memento of U.S. President George Washington made its first public pre-auction showing since 1890 when Heritage Auction put it on display June 14 at the Long Beach Coin and Collectibles Expo in Long Beach, California.

The gold coin will be sold without reserve at an August auction during the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Philadelphia. It is only the third time in its history that this piece has been offered at public auction […]

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U.S. Mint Coin Production Rebounds to 1.29 Billion Coins in MayU.S. coin production rebounded in May to its highest level since January after dropping to a four-month low in April, the latest manufacturing figures from the United States Mint show.

U.S. Mint coining presses struck for circulation more than 1.29 billion across cents, nickels, dimes and quarters, marking increases of 47% from April and 11.7% from May 2017 […]

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