American Coins

Your guide to American coins, from the days of the Gold Rush, through the Civil War to the US Mint's latest coins

Your guide to Hobo Coins
The American Buffalo Nickel provides coin collectors with plenty of varieties to pursue, but as our brief examination of…
20 June 2021
US Mint launches basketball coins
The United States Mint has launched the 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Program, to mark the 60th…
04 June 2020
American Samoa fruit bat is latest in America The Beautiful quarters programme
The America the Beautiful Quarters® Programme coin celebrating the National Park of American Samoa features a unique…
29 January 2020
Medal tribute marks 91st birth anniversary of Martin Luther King
The US Mint has revealed the design for a commemorative medal designed to mark the 91st birthday of Civil Rights leader…
16 January 2020
$1 coin celebrates the Trustees' Garden in Savannah
The United States Mint has announced the release of the last American Innovation issue of 2019 - a Georgia $1 coin…
20 December 2019
The Twelve Spies - new coins in the Biblical Art series from The Holy Land Mint
Three new coins featuring the story of the twelve spies have been released by Israel - the 23rd in the Bank of Israel's…
12 December 2019
Dr Jonas Salk, polio vaccine pioneer, to be honoured on US coin
The latest in the US Mint's American Innovation coin series honours the work of Dr Jonas Salk, who discovered and…
06 December 2019
Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness - new products from US Mint
An Idaho wilderness has been captured for posterity on the newest releases of the America the Beautiful Quarters®…
27 November 2019
John Quincy Adams presidential silver medal - honouring the sixth president of…
The US Mint has released a silver medal in its presidential series - focusing on John Quincy Adams (1767-1848)
19 November 2019

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