PCGS First Discovery 2019-W Quarter in GreatCollections AuctionA Virginia coin collector is about to get his second windfall from finding one of the first, elusive West Point Mint 2019 Lowell National Historical Park quarter-dollars.

Only two of those recently released 2019-W Lowell quarters have the distinctive Professional Coin Grading Service designation, PCGS First Discovery, and are the first 2019-W quarters certified by any third party grading service […]


First NGC-Certified 2019-W Quarter Submitted by Actor Shawn PyfromThe first 2019-W Quarter certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC) was found by actor Shawn Pyfrom, best known for his recurring role on ABC’s popular "Desperate Housewives" series.

The US Mint recently announced that 10 million quarters with the "W" mint mark of the West Point Mint would be released into circulation at random [..]


CCAC to Review Mayflower, Innovation, and Platinum Coin DesignsThe Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a two-day public meeting beginning Tuesday, April 16, to review and discuss candidate designs for coins issued from 2019 to 2025.

The CCAC is tasked with advising the Secretary of the Treasury on themes and designs pertaining to all United States coins and medals […]

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Gold and Silver Post Third Weekly DeclinePrecious metals futures gained Friday following sharp prior-day drops. Still, all but palladium declined on the week. Weekly losses in gold and silver were their third in a row.

Gold for June delivery rose $1.90, or 0.2%, to settle at $1,295.20 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange […]


Two Winners in PCGS Lowell 2019-W Quarter PromotionTwo avid coin collectors, one in Kansas and the other in Virginia, have agreed to split the $5,000 bounty offered by Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) for almost simultaneously submitting the first 2019 "America the Beautiful" Lowell National Historical Park quarter-dollars with a West Point mint mark. Both submissions arrived on the same day at PCGS headquarters.

But the PCGS Quarter Quest has not ended, and there are still opportunities for rewards and fun with W mint mark quarters in the weeks ahead […]


2019-W $50 Proof American Buffalo Gold CoinBeginning at noon EDT today, April 12, collectors can order the annually issued proof $50 American Buffalo 1-ounce gold coin for $1,660.

Produced in the United States Mint at West Point, the .9999 fine 24-karat gold piece is the collectible version of the investment-grade American Buffalo Gold Bullion Coin […]


Stack's Bowers and Ponterio Spring Hong Kong Sale Realizes $6.96 MillionStack’s Bowers and Ponterio is pleased to announce the results of their Spring 2019 auction presented in conjunction with the 6th Hong Kong Coin Show held at the Mira Hotel.

The vibrant market, aided by an impressive and dynamic offering of desirable rarities, helped the sale exceed expectations, with total prices realized of $6,969,395 […]


Gold Ends At 1-Month Low, Logging First Decline In Five SessionsPrecious metals futures sank Thursday, registering losses ranging from 1.5% for platinum to 2.5% for silver. Gold’s loss was its first in five sessions, with prices closing at a one-month low after hitting a more than two-week high on Wednesday.

Gold for June delivery dropped $20.60, or 1.6%, to settle at $1,293.30 an ounce on the Comex division of the New York Mercantile Exchange. The close was the lowest since March 11 […]


Spink's April London Auction Features Muszynski and Dauer Collections of PMG-Graded NotesMore than 150 banknotes that were certified by Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG) from two important collections are being offered in a Spink auction in London, April 17-18.

They include 97 PMG-certified banknotes from the Michael Muszynski Collection of Sub-Saharan Africa and 62 PMG-certified banknotes from the Joanne and Edward Dauer Collection of Burma, Ceylon and India […]


US Mint Sales: American Memorial Park Quarters and 5 Oz. Coin DebutThe latest round of United States Mint sales figures offer early results for the new collector coins depicting American Memorial Park in the U.S. territory of the Northern Mariana Islands.

Released last week on Monday, April 1, the American Memorial Park quarter is the second of five issues for 2019. Available products include rolls and bags of quarters from Philadelphia, Denver and San Francisco with mint marks of ‘P’, ‘D’ and ‘S’ […]