First King Charles III Coins and Final Queen Elizabeth II Commemoratives

 
 

First King Charles III Coins and Final Queen Elizabeth II Commemoratives

on September 30, 2022, The Royal Mint unveiled the new portrait of King Charles III that will begin appearing towards the end of the year on a 50-pence circulating coin issued as a final commemorative coin for Queen Elizabeth. In early 2023, this effigy will also appear on collector versions of that coin and two other coins issued as final commemoratives for Elizabeth.

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Interview With Joel Iskowitz: An American Narrative Artist and Coin Designer

Read an interview with American Narrative Artist and Coin Designer Joel Iskowitz!  Joel Iskowitz is one of the most prolific and accomplished American artists working today.  He has created countless artworks from coins, stamps, and medals to paintings, album covers, and book and magazine illustrations.

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An Exploration of the History of U.S Presidents in Numismatics

There are three different places where a discussion of presidents and U.S. coinage could start: with George Washington and Lady Liberty, with Thomas Jefferson and William McKinley or with Abraham Lincoln. As we will see, a lot depends on what “circulating” means and what a “commemorative” is, and deciding what actually counts!

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New Reverse Designs Coming to American Silver and Gold Eagles in 2021

In October of 2019, U.S Mint officials announced that they will be introducing new designs for the American Silver Eagle and American Gold Eagle at some point in mid-2021.

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American Eagle Coins: An Overview of the U.S Mint’s Quintessential Series

Today, the Silver Eagle and the related American Eagle coin series enjoy a reputation as leading issues in the precious metals space. These coins are popular with numismatic collectors and stackers all over the world. They are one of the most trusted and coveted government-backed precious metals issues in the numismatic realm.

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John Mercanti Signed Coin Labels Available at ModernCoinMart

ModernCoinMart (MCM) has a selection of PCGS and NGC certified coins with John Mercanti signed coin labels available for sale. What is the significance of these hand-signed labels? How do collectors stand to benefit from these?

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2016 Proof American Silver Eagle Coins

ModernCoinMart is proud to sell the 2016 Proof American Silver Eagles. 2016 is a major year for Proof American Silver Eagle series. Not only does 2016 mark the 30th anniversary, but the “30th ANNIVERSARY” is actually struck onto the coin with incused edge lettering! This unique feature and important date are not something collectors should miss out on.

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The International Effort Behind the Apollo 11 Mission

The successful Apollo 11 Mission and the landing of the first men on the Moon was a distinctly American triumph. Although the bulk of the credit rightfully goes to the nation behind the mission, other countries also made extremely valuable – and often overlooked – contributions to it. The Apollo 11 mission that landed men … Continued

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1878 Morgan Silver Dollar Tail Feathers Varieties

There are four significant reverses and some minor variations on those reverses used on Philadelphia Mint-struck 1878 Morgan silver dollars that can present a challenge to coin collectors and Morgan enthusiasts alike. These are known as die varieties, which means that there are subtle but distinct differences in several of the dies used to strike the reverse of first-year Philadelphia Morgan Silver Dollars. Collecting the first-year tail feathers varieties gives collectors a challenge and an opportunity to further their knowledge of the Morgan Silver Dollar series, but what are they, and why are they of interest to collectors? Read more to find out.

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Nickels Get Their First Ever “W” Mint Marks

The Nickel has a fascinating history that includes a four-year run of war nickels during some of America’s most challenging times (1942-1945). For all of its rich tradition, the coin has never featured the West Point Mint’s “W” mint mark… until now. A Brief Overview of the Jefferson Nickel The original Jefferson Nickel bore the designs of … Continued

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