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National Coin Week in the USA – Celebrate the Hobby!

The traditional National Coin Week of the USA starts on Sunday. If you don’t live in the USA, you’re probably wondering: what’s that? And why would such an idea be good for the hobby of coin collecting in your country, too?

US Coin “Moon Landing” Is Coin of the Year 2021

The US coin “50th Anniversary of the Moon Landing” is the winner of the Coin of the Year Award 2021. The concave-convex commemorative coin placed first in two categories.

A Former Slave Instead of a Slave Owner? – News in the Case of...

In 2016 it was decided that Harriet Tubman is to replace Andrew Jackson on the American $20 banknote. But then Trump came, and nothing changed. Under the Biden administration, things are now to move forward. However, the case has become a hotly debated issue.

U.S. Mint Releases New Platinum Commemorative Coins

The U.S. mint dedicates a new platinum proof coin series to the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. The 5 coins feature the five freedoms: freedom of religion, freedom of speech, freedom of press, the right to peaceably assemble and to petition the Government.

Hobbyists Sue Minnesota for Discriminating Coin Collectors

The Minnesota Coin Bullion Dealer Law was passed in 2013 introducing highly problematic regulations regarding coin trading. Now a lawsuit was filed to have the law declared unconstitutional by a group of small business investors and coin enthusiasts.

American Eagle 2021 Features New Reverse Designs

The United States Mint has unveiled new reverse designs for the 2021 American Eagle gold and silver coins. 2021 marks the 35th Anniversary of the American Eagle Coin Program, and the new designs featuring the national bird will begin appearing in midyear 2021.

US Mint Releases the First Colorized US Coins

The new Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coins are the first colored Coins in the History of the United States. The two colorized versions are part of a coin program minted in recognition of the 60th Anniversary of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

2021 Edition of the Red Book

The 74th edition of the legendary “Red Book” has been released. The volume includes completely updated pricing and auction data reflecting the current market for collectible U.S. coins along with historical information and guidance on how to build a valuable collection.

2020 American Innovation™ $1 Coin Program Designs

The United States Mint announced the designs for the 2020 American Innovation™ $1 Coin Program. The new designs will appear on the reverses of $1 coins honoring innovations and/or innovators from Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maryland, and South Carolina.

Glenna Goodacre, Famous Sculptor and Coin Designer, Has Left Us

New Mexico artist Glenna Goodacre – well known to coin collectors as the designer of the Sacagawea dollar – has died of natural causes at the age of 80. She passed away at her home in Santa Fe the evening of Monday, April 13, 2020.
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