United States Mint releases first coin in new platinum Proof coin series on January 25

Washington — The United States Mint will open sales for the 2018 Preamble to the Declaration of Independence Platinum Proof Coin (product code 18EJ) on January 25, 2018, at noon Eastern Time. This coin is the first release in the three-year (2018-2020) Preamble to the Declaration of Independence Platinum Proof Coin Series. The series features all new […]

United States Mint begins sales of 2018 WWI Commemorative Silver Dollar and Companion Medal Sets on January 17

Washington — The United States Mint will open sales for the 2018 World War I Centennial Silver Dollar and the World War I Centennial Silver Dollar and Medal Sets on January 17 at noon Eastern Time. Product information is below: Product Option Product Code Intro. Price Reg. Price Proof 18CA $51.95 $56.95 Uncirculated 18CB $48.95 […]

United States Mint opened sales for 2018 American Eagle Silver Proof Coin on January 4

WASHINGTON — The United States Mint kicked off the New Year with the release of the 2018 American Eagle One Ounce Silver Proof Coin (product code 18EA) on January 4, at noon Eastern Time (ET). Since its debut in 1986, the obverse (heads) of this coin has featured Adolph A. Weinman’s full-length figure of Liberty in full […]

Pricing changes for 2018 United States Mint numismatic products

The United States Mint is announcing pricing changes for some 2018 United States Mint Numismatic Products. Please see the table below: Product 2018 Retail Price United States Mint Proof Set $27.95 United States Mint Silver Proof Set 49.95 United States Mint Uncirculated Coin Set 21.95 United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set 15.95 […]

United States Mint releases 2018 Native American $1 Coin reverse design

Washington — The United States Mint officially announced the reverse (tails) design of the 2018 Native American $1 Coin. The coin’s theme pays homage to sports legend Jim Thorpe. The 2018 reverse design depicts Jim Thorpe, with the foreground elements highlighting his football and Olympic achievements. Inscriptions are JIM THORPE, WA-THO-HUK (Thorpe’s Sac and Fox tribe […]

PNG member helps FBI nab theft suspects

All dealers should be cautious about possible long-term ramifications of cashing fraudulent checks (Temecula, California) December 19, 2017 — A long-time member of the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) assisted the Federal Bureau of Investigation in solving a case involving an attempt by suspected thieves to purchase $2 million of gold using a bank check with […]

Specimen 1795 Dollar and error rarities highlight Heritage Auctions’ U.S. Coins FUN Sale January 3-8

1943 Bronze Cents from Philadelphia and San Francisco featured in January 4 Platinum Night Dallas, Texas (December 18, 2017) — Nearly 7,000 lots from private collections, including early U.S. treasures, error coins, and shipwreck ingots, highlight Heritage Auctions’ January 3-8 U.S. Coins Auction during the Florida United Numismatic (FUN) Convention in Tampa, Florida. Standout presentation […]

Confused over proposed tax legislation and like-kind exchanges?

There is some misinformation floating out around the dealer community intermingling “like-kind exchanges” and three different sections of the tax code (1031, 1099-b and bartering). The Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) has produced a white paper which goes into detail providing a comprehensive explanation of each section of the tax code. The purpose of […]

U.S. Mint’s response to members of Congress lacks commitment

Acting Deputy Director of the U.S. Mint David Motl’s November 17 response to an October 27 letter from U.S. Representatives Frank Lucas (R-OK) and Alex Mooney (R-WV) requesting information regarding the Mint’s efforts to combat the rising tide of counterfeit coins entering the United States lacks commitment. “While the Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force (ACTF) appreciates Acting […]

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