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

USA issues 'Freedom of the Press' coin
A coin marking the freedom of the press is the latest in the five-year First Amendment to the United States Constitution…
17 August 2023
United States Mint Announces 2023 Native American $1 Coin Reverse Design
The United States Mint (Mint) has officially announced the reverse design for the 2023 Native American $1 Coin. The…
24 November 2022
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

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