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Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act

Earlier this month, a bill was introduced in the House of Representatives which seeks to authorize a commemorative coin program to recognize the 50th anniversary of the first manned landing on the moon. The program would include several innovative aspects such as the use of a 5 ounce silver coin, a curved shape, and potentially a reverse design which extends over the edge of the coins. The bill … [Read More...]

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US Mint Sales Report: John F. Kennedy Presidential Dollars Debut

The latest weekly United States Mint numismatic product report includes the debut figures for the recently released John F. Kennedy Presidential Dollar products and the 2015 Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Set. On June 16, the US Mint began accepting orders for the 2015 Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Set. This product contains the uncirculated versions of […]

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Isle of Man Bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo Remembered on Two New Crown Coins

The Treasury of the Isle of Man Government have issued two new commemorative crown coins which mark the bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo, a decisive conflict which took place two hundred years ago and abruptly ended the aspirations of the French Emperor Napoleon to conquer much of Europe during his reign. The Battle of […]

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Canada Issues Second Set of Coins in “Prehistoric Animals” Series

The Royal Canadian Mint have issued the second coin in their exciting “Prehistoric Animals Series” which explores and highlights those extinct creatures which once inhabited the North American continent and the fossils discovered on Canadian territory. The second coin features the scimitar cat (Homotherium serum) which was arguably one of the most awe-inspiring animals of […]

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PCGS Giving Away “Periodic Table Of U.S. Coins” Posters at Four Shows

Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) has created the PCGS CoinFacts Periodic Table of United States Coins, an educational and fun poster that illustrates major U.S. coin denominations issued for circulation from 1793 to date. PCGS will give away copies at four upcoming coin shows while supplies last. The 24 by 36 inches poster resembles a […]

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Delaware Tercentenary Commemorative Half Dollar

Even though it is dated 1936, the Delaware Tercentenary Half Dollar was not struck until 1937, and it commemorated an event that did not take place until 1938. It is one of the many examples how the early commemoratives were exploited to suit the interests of local groups wishing to make money off the craze […]

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John F. Kennedy Presidential Dollars Available in Rolls, Bags, and Boxes

The United States Mint has started accepting orders for products containing circulating quality 2015 John F. Kennedy Presidential Dollars. This coin represents the third release of the year and the thirty-fifth release overall within the Presidential $1 Coin Program. The obverse design of the coin features a portrait of President Kennedy in a downward glancing […]

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US Mint Sales Report: Revisiting 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half Dollar Products

Since there were no new product releases in the past weekly period, the latest United States Mint numismatic product sales report will revisit the 50th anniversary Kennedy Half Dollar products. Among the most eagerly anticipated products of the prior year were the trio of offerings created to mark the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy Half […]

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2015 United States Mint Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Set Available

The United States Mint is now accepting orders for the 2015 Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Set. The product brings together six different uncirculated dollar coins from three different series struck at three different mint facilities. Each set contains the following coins: Four 2015 Presidential Dollars struck at the Philadelphia Mint. The obverse designs for the […]

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Mint of Finland Launches Sports Themed Coin Series

The Mint of Finland have announced that a new nine coin series issued over a two year period is to be launched. Approved by the Ministry of Finance, issuers of Finnish coinage, the Mint of Finland will produce and release the first sports coin on the 6th of July. The coins are to carry a […]

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Canadian Nickel’s Legacy Continues with Latest Coin in Series

The Royal Canadian Mint have announced the release of their latest coin within their on-going series “Legacy of the Canadian Nickel” featuring a reverse design in the history of the nickel 5 cent coin which was first issued in Canada in 1920. Before the issue of the 5 cents nickel coin, the denomination was a […]