United States Coins

W Mint Mark Quarters

W Mint Mark Quarters Now Coming Out Now W mint mark quarters will be randomly circulated. The United States Mint is currently making some effort to encourage coin collecting.  On April 2, 2019, the United States Mint began a year-long effort to release quarters minted at West Point.  Until now…

Coin Books Provide Information

Coin Books Provide Information Coin Books Are Not All Alike Coin books are important in numismatics, which means coin collecting.  There are several types of coin books available, and which ones a person buys depends on what information is desired.  Some, such as the Red Book, give a short introduction…

United States Mint August Coin Releases

United States Mint August Coin Releases United States Mint August Coin Schedule for 2018 The United States Mint August coin schedule includes several coins of interest.  Perhaps not as impressive as the first ever silver reverse proof set released in July, nor the palladium American Eagle proof coin scheduled for…

New Coin Releases

New Coin Releases: News on New Coin Releases   New from the Royal Mint The Queen;s Beasts Falcon of the Plantagenets  coins from the Royal Mint, the Year of the Pig coins from the Royal Mint, and the bullion Year of the Pig from Royal Mint Bullion are now available.…
Collecting Coins American Silver Eagle

Is There a New Focus in Coin Collecting?

Is There a New Focus in Coin Collecting? Coin Collecting Shifts with Major Mint Production Coin collecting of circulating issues seems to be well entrenched as a primary interest of numismatists.  But, commemorative coins that were being bought a few years ago may be undergoing a change.  Some major mints…

Flying Eagle Cents

Flying Eagle Cents The First Small Cents The Flying Eagle Cents coins were not intended to be circulated. It was, according to "A Guide Book of United States Coins" the popular "RED BOOK" by R. S. Yeoman, made as a pattern to show Congress the design of the intended nickel…