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Five Mint Mark Positions on Jefferson Nickels

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ……   At least three United States Mint coins still in use today have seen two significantly different mint mark positions, including the Roosevelt Dime, the Washington Quarter, and the Kennedy Half Dollar – all of which saw mint marks at a certain spot on the reverses of the coins […] The post... go to Article >

Certified Coin Marketplace – CAC-Approved Coins Bring Premiums in April 2022

0 Days ago News Source: Coinweek.com

In addition to faring well in internet sales during the month of April, CAC-approved coins outperformed other certified coins on average in live auctions in Costa Mesa, California, and Schaumburg, Illinois. Here are 10 examples, selected from a... read more

Unique Queen’s Beasts Gold Die Trial Among New Coins at Atlas Numismatics

0 Days ago News Source: Coinweek.com

By Atlas Numismatics ……   Atlas Numismatics is pleased to offer our latest selection of coins and medals for your consideration. We hope that you may find something of interest for your collection and look forward to hearing from you if have any... read more

SS Republic’s Incredible Numismatic Treasures

0 Days ago News Source: Coinweek.com

By Bullion Shark LLC …… Coin collectors have long been fascinated by famous shipwrecks of vessels that were carrying lots of valuable coins, such as the SS Central America (the “Ship of Gold”), which had almost half a million ounces of gold coins... read more

Gem Proof 1849 Dime Offered in Stack’s Bowers June 2022 Auction

0 Days ago News Source: Coinweek.com

By Christopher Maisano – Numismatist, Stack’s Bower Galleries …… The 1849 Proof dime is a rarity among Liberty Seated coinage and Proof coins as a whole. The example featured in lot 1249 of the Stack’s Bowers Galleries June 2022 auction is easily... read more

United States 1969-D Jefferson Nickel

1 Day ago News Source: Coinweek.com

The Jefferson nickel debuted in 1938, replacing the Buffalo nickel in the 25th year of its production run. A design contest to commemorate Founding Father and third president of the United States Thomas Jefferson, open to “all American sculptors”,... read more

United States 1969-D Jefferson Nickel

1 Day ago News Source: Coinweek.com

Description: The Jefferson nickel debuted in 1938, replacing the Buffalo nickel in the 25th year of its production run. A design contest to commemorate Founding Father and third president of the United States Thomas Jefferson, open to “all... read more

Recovered Bell From Fabled “Ship of Gold” Donated To U.S. Naval Academy

1 Day ago News Source: Coinweek.com

Gift from California business executive Dwight Manley honors ship’s brave Captain, Commander William Lewis Herndon   The United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland has received an important piece of American and naval history, the bell... read more

ANS Honors Dr. Sophia D. Kremydi With Prestigious Huntington Award

1 Day ago News Source: Coinweek.com

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce that the 2021 Archer Milton Huntington Medal Award, which recognizes outstanding achievement in numismatic scholarship, will be awarded to Dr. Sophia D. Kremydi at a ceremony in Athens,... read more

Q. David Bowers: The Rise and Fall of the Commemorative Coin Market

1 Day ago News Source: Coinweek.com

By Q. David Bowers – Co-Founder, Stack’s Bowers …..   If you’ve been following the coin market in recent years, then you might know that the prices of federal coins in 1988 were, on balance, tiny fractions of what many pieces sell for today. This... read more

New Coin Commemorates the Platinum Jubilee of HM Queen Elizabeth II

1 Day ago News Source: Coinweek.com

  Also available in Proof Sterling Silver, with an exceptionally low issue limit of only 170 The Pobjoy Mint is delighted to announce the release of a second coin to commemorate the Platinum Jubilee of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on behalf of... read more

Hearts, Bars, and Collections Make for $4.02 Million in Sedwick Treasure Auction 31

1 Day ago News Source: Coinweek.com

By Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC …… Spanish colonial rarities in the form of coins and shipwreck treasure bars paved the way to $4.02 million (USD) in Daniel Frank Sedwick’s May 3-5 Treasure, World, and U.S. Coin Auction 31. This is the firm’s third... read more