Unexpectedly high demand leads the Guide Book of United States Coins back to press

In a sign of the strength of the coin-collecting hobby, dramatically higher than usual demand has caused Whitman Publishing to go back to press with the spiralbound version of the Guide Book of United States Coins, 73rd edition.

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U.S. Mint Special Release

As part of the limited mintage release of the 2019 American Eagle One Ounce Silver Enhanced Reverse Proof coin (San Francisco Mint), the United States Mint is making a limited quantity of the coins available to the public at the Whitman Coin Baltimore Expo on Thursday, November 14.

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Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Currency Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Winter Expo

Welcome to the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Currency Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Winter Expo. It is almost impossible to believe that 2019 is nearly over. This sale represents the last live U.S. Currency auction of the year for us and what a great year it has been!

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In God We Trust: New Whitman Publishing book explores the Civil War and its effects on American money, banking, and religion

Whitman Publishing announces the release of In God We Trust: The American Civil War, Money, Banking, and Religion, by numismatic researcher William Bierly. The 352-page hardcover book will debut in November 2019. It will be available from booksellers and hobby shops nationwide, and online, for $29.95. The national motto “In God We Trust” debuted on United States coinage […]

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More Than One Oak Tree Shilling To Be Found at the Whitman Baltimore Winter Expo

Stack’s Bowers Galleries will be offering more than one historic Oak Tree Shilling at the official auction of the Whitman Baltimore Winter Expo 2020.

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Stack’s Bowers to Feature Notorious “NE” Pine Tree Shilling” at the Official Auction of the Whitman Baltimore Winter Expo

Not many coins can match the infamy of this particular 1652 Pine Tree shilling, which has been stirring up controversy in the numismatic world for almost 150 years.

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Whitman Publishing earns “Top Membership Recruiter” award at 2019 World’s Fair of Money

At the 2019 World’s Fair of Money, the American Numismatic Association recognized Whitman Publishing’s support in sponsoring ANA memberships. Whitman was presented the Dealer Booster Award for recruiting 177 members from November 2017 through October 2018.

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28 years later: The 1991 Korean War Memorial silver dollar

66 years ago, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed by U.S. Army Lieutenant General William Harrison, Jr. and North Korean General Nam Il. While the agreement called for a “complete cessation of hostilities,” it was not a final agreement of peace between the powers involved, and tensions have frequently oscillated in the following 66 years.

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The Importance of Rarity

As Senior Editor of the Whitman Red Book, Jeff Garrett knows the importance of rarity in numismatics.

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The Storied History of the Washington Quarter

Washington quarters are ubiquitous. We’ve all had them in our pockets, change jars and coin collections, but how many people know the history of this workhorse coin?

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