San Antonio, TX — Mike Unser, founder and president of CoinNews Media Group LLC, announced today the introduction of World Mint Coins, a public resource of modern U.S. and World coins located at World Mint Coins offers free information, specifications and high resolution images of modern coinage struck throughout the world. Currently featured coins […]

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5-cent nickels contain 75% copper and 25% nickel. 1-cent pennies contain 2.5% copper with the remaining zinc. The price of these metals have each gone up significantly and for over a year now, their melt value has been worth more than their real value. Or, more to the point, it costs the U.S. government more […]


CoinNews readers come from over 120 different countries and use a variety of national currencies. Although we often list coins with their prices, it’s simply not feasible to itemize their price per country. However, we can and have added a currency converter for over 164 currencies and 3 metals (silver, gold and platinum). The currency […]

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CoinNews is now available via wireless mobility devices and Web-enabled phones.CoinNews is now available via wireless mobility devices and Web-enabled phones. CoinNews provides the information you need to keep in touch with the market while you’re on the go, including:

  • Coin or Numismatic News
  • Google News and Tools (Google web search, top news headlines and driving directions)

Steps to get coin news on your phone, PDA or other mobile device

To get CoinNews on your PDA, Web-enabled phone or other mobile device, simply follow these directions:

  1. Open the mini-browser on your phone or device
  2. Choose the option where you can enter a URL and type:

  3. Bookmark the site so you can receive your coin news and information quickly

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Happy New Year!

by Mike Unser on December 31, 2007 · 0 comments

CoinNews would like to give our Best Wishes to Everyone for 2008. While it’s tempting to relay the exploits of CoinNews in 2007 and expand on everything coming in 2008, we just want to relay a simple message … Thank you so much for the time you’ve spent with us in 2007. We’re thrilled and […]


We’ve made the decision to test the addition of content by offering aggregated articles from world-wide news organizations. These are unlike the RSS feeds found in our News Extra section that offer headlines and a sentence or two of information. These are more like the embedded video articles you’ve become used to – the articles […]


Last week was a robust week for coin news. Before launching into the week’s new cycle of news, it may be worthwhile to take a back glance into last week’s articles and information – just to make sure you didn’t miss anything intriguing. The left column includes CoinNews headlines. Most of these you’ve likely seen […]


CoinNews Site Enhancements

by Mike Unser on December 18, 2007 · 0 comments

CoinNews has implemented several site enhancements since Sunday, Dec. 16. To point those out as well as coming changes, here is a short listing of things you may want to know: We recently announced the launch of the beta CoinNews mobility site. Since, we’ve stopped accepting new beta applications to help test it, but don’t […]


(San Antonio, Texas) — CoinNews, an online source for numismatic news, information and coin collector services, has announced the launch of a new beta site that is geared solely for mobile users. The site provides numismatic headlines with the latest snapshots of daily news, articles and industry events accessible directly from mobile phones. While the […]

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As a quick reminder, the United States Mint started selling the 10th Anniversary American Eagle Platinum coins at noon (EST) today. There’s definite interest in these coins. Several thousand CoinNews subscribers read our Nov. 28 article about the anniversary set, making it a top 5 for the month of December. Whether that napkin math analysis […]