CoinWeek News Wire for September 1, 2017: Fake Gold, Fake Coins,...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for September 1, 2017: Brain Food 1.) Scrooge McDuck and Switzerland For almost 400 years, kreuzers were probably the most important...

Longtime Con Man Gets 8 Years in Federal Prison for $3...

By Federal Bureau of Investigation ....   A Beverly Hills man who has a long history of swindling investors and admitted most recently to participating in...

CoinWeek News Wire for August 25, 2017: Coins, Guns, and Fort...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for August 25, 2017:  Under the Radar 1.) King Rama IX commemorative coins unveiled A portrait of the late monarch in court...

CoinWeek News Wire for August 18, 2017: Missing Persons, Chinese Counterfeits,...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for August 18, 2017:  Urgent 1.) Walter Allan’s car found, but 84-year-old Numismatist still missing Allan’s family told police they last heard...

CoinWeek News Wire for August 11, 2017: Brain Food, Littleton Theft,...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for August 11, 2017:  Brain Food 1.) Rare coins have Holdrege, Colorado link Kinkaid began researching the history of the Lesher Dollar...

CoinWeek News Wire for July 28, 2017

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for July 28, 2017:  Digital Cash Revolution 1.) UPDATE: “WE ARE DECLARING WAR ON CASH,” BANK SPOKESMAN ANDY GERLT ...mong the people...

North Carolina Joins 35 Other States with Sales Tax Exemption on...

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets .....   On Tuesday, July 25, 2017, North Carolina governor Roy Cooper signed into law House Bill 434: Coins/Currency/Bullion Sales...

In Memoriam: Industry Icon Leon Hendrickson Passes Away at 90

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Truly a giant in the professional ranks of rare coin dealers. --Jeff Garrett, President of the American...

CoinWeek News Wire for July 21, 2017: The Hobby Under Fire,...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for July 21, 2017:  The War on Cash 2: This Time It's Personal 1.) 'CASH ESSENTIAL TO PERSONAL FREEDOM' - EUROPEANS...

Texas Man Arrested for Fraud Involving Rare Coins

Worked for different coin companies in Beaumont over a period of five years By CoinWeek News Staff ....   Last Wednesday on July 12, the United States...

CoinWeek News Wire for July 14, 2017: The War on Cash

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for July 14, 2017:  The War on Cash 1.) Visa Takes War on Cash to Restaurants Visa has long considered cash one...

German Police Make Arrests in Theft of 100 Kilo Big Maple...

No sign of the "Big Maple Leaf", worth over $4 million US By CoinWeek News Staff ....   Last week, German authorities released closed-circuit surveillance footage of...

CoinWeek News Wire for July 7, 2017: Hamilton, Silver Eagles, Metal...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for July 7, 2017: Hamilton, Silver Eagles, Metal Detecting... Brain Food 1.) What Happened When Hamilton Lost the Mint When Hamilton first began...

Iraqi 10,000 Dinar Note Mosque Destroyed by ISIS

By CoinWeek News Staff .....   On June 21, 2017, retreating ISIS fighters detonated a series of explosive charges that destroyed the Great Mosque of al-Nuri...

CoinWeek News Wire for June 23, 2017: Gold Coins, Bitcoin, Crime...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for June 23, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Does Japan’s five-yen coin need a foreigner-friendly redesign? The five-yen coin is the only denomination...

CoinWeek News Wire for June 16, 2017

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for June 16, 2017 Brain Food 1.) What's the Difference Between the Edge and the Rim of a Coin? The edge runs...

CoinWeek News Wire for June 9, 2017

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for June 9, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Vikings knew how to maintain trust in their money By the 880s the Vikings had...

CoinWeek News Wire for June 2, 2017

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for June 2, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Princeton University Now Has Rare Peter Donald Byzantine Coins According to Princeton University Library, there...

U.S. Mint Announces Plans to Discontinue Mail Orders

On Friday, May 26, the United States Mint today announced that it is discontinuing all mail orders effective September 30, 2017. The Mint will return...

CoinWeek News Wire for May 26, 2017

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for May 26, 2017 Brain Food 1.) How Learning to Love Coins Made the Vikings Modern The Vikings originally traded with precious...

Coin Designer Joel Iskowitz Wins Award for Borinqueneers Congressional Gold Medal

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   The prolific Joel Iskowitz, a Master Designer at the United States Mint, is responsible for over 30 coins and over...

Damaged Rio Olympics Medals Soil Athletes’ Memories of 2016

About 130 medals rusted, spotted or falling apart By CoinWeek News Staff ....   A lot was made last year of the failure of host country Brazil...

CoinWeek News Wire for May 19, 2017

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for May 19, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Defacing coins like a suffragette Have you ever tried to get into the mind of...

CoinWeek Reaches Two Major Milestones: Two Million Video Views & 40,000...

By CoinWeek .....   On Monday, May 15, 2017, CoinWeek surpassed two million views on its award-winning YouTube video channel. CoinWeek’s award-winning videos have brought numismatics to...

One Way or Another: New Legislation Seeks to Change America’s Circulating...

Two recent Republican bills aim to save taxpayers money By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Two new pieces of legislation have been introduced (in one instance,...

Former Contractor Charged with Theft of Gold from Perth Mint

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   On April 7, the Perth Mint in Perth, Western Australia, became aware of the possible theft of a one-kilogram gold...

CoinWeek News Wire for May 5, 2017

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for May 5, 2017 Brain Food 1.) The Krugerrand: Half a century as a store of value The renowned Krugerrand – dubbed...

The Biggest Highlights of Heritage Auctions’ Central States Signature Sale

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   The 78th annual convention of the Central States Numismatic Society (CSNS) took place from Wednesday, April 26 through Saturday,...

CoinWeek News Wire for April 28, 2017

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for April 28, 2017 Brain Food 1.) The Hidden Science Of The New British Pound Coin There is however one security feature...

British Museum: Exclusive Video of Piano Gold Coin Hoard

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   Earlier this year, the British public--along with the rest of the world--was invited to help solve the mystery of a...