Counterfeit Coins Detection – Altered Date 1815 Half Dollar

The altered date on this half dollar imitates a true numismatic rarity. By  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   In the early part of the 19th century, the...

Gary Adkins Receives 2016 Professional Numismatists Guild Lifetime Achievement Award

Gary Adkins (center) received the 2016 Professional Numismatists Guild Lifetime Achievement Award from PNG President Dana Samuelson (left) and PNG Executive Director Robert Brueggeman...

How Big Is the Rare Coin Counterfeiting Problem?

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   The issue of counterfeiting rare coins has been around for a very long time For years, the numismatic industry...

CoinWeek News Wire for August 5, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for August 5, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Newman Numismatic Portal Update The Newman Numismatic Portal will be represented at the American Numismatic...

Appeals Court Rules for U.S. Gov’t in Langbord 1933 Double Eagle...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   A little over one year after the Philadelphia United States Attorney’s Office filed a petition with the Third Circuit...

5 Ways You Can Avoid Falling for Counterfeit Coins

By Littleton Coin Company ...........   There’s been a lot of buzz lately in the numismatic world about counterfeit coins – especially those coming from China....

CoinWeek News Wire for July 22, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for July 22, 2016 Brain Food 1.) The history keepers On a cool, cloudy Tuesday morning ... a coin collector stops by...

Wealthy Max Presents Motion to Dismiss in Civil Forfeiture Case

By Wealthy Max Ltd .....   The Wealthy Max Limited legal defense team from GeyerGorey LLP, represented by Robert Connolly, presented the arguments behind its motion...

CoinWeek News Wire for July 10, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for July 10, 2016 Brain Food 1.) From cotton to cash: how to (actually) make a euro Reinhold Gerstetter is responsible for...

Gainesville Coins: Crime Doesn’t Pay for Treasure Finder

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   Treasure hunting is a fantastic hobby and pastime. It not only can pay off handsomely for a determined...

CoinWeek News Wire for June 24, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for June 24, 2016 The Brexit 1.) EU referendum explained: Brexit for non-Brits 2.) After Brexit, Europe faces an existential crisis Britain’s decision...

Bullion & Precious Metals – CFTC: Harvard Assets LLC to Pay...

Federal Court Orders Florida Resident Todd Owen Marshall and His Companies Harvard Assets LLC, London Assets Inc., and Harvard International Trading, Inc. to Pay...

CoinWeek News Wire for June 17, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for June 17, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Look closely at your change Another day she was picking up some hamburgers at a...

Numismatic Crime Prevention – “Think Like a Thief” ANA Summer Seminar

Dealers and Collectors interested in personal and business protection should consider attending the "Think Like A Thief " ANA Summer Seminar. A specialized custom security...

Positive Protection Guard Tackles Suspected Coin Thief In Long Beach –...

By Positive Protection, Inc. .....   A suspected thief was tackled by a Positive Protection, Inc. security guard as the suspect tried to escape at the...

Bullion & Precious Metals – CFTC Charges Florida-Based Berkley Companies with...

Massachusetts Resident Jeffrey Slemmer, Florida Residents Christian Dorrian and Adam Roth, and Their Florida-Based Companies Charged with Fraud, Engaging in Illegal, Off-Exchange Precious Metals...

Cypress Wealth Management Group, Inc. to Pay in Precious Metals Enforcement...

Order Also Permanently Bars Respondents from Trading on CFTC-Regulated Markets By Commodity Futures Trading Commission ....   The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today filed an...

CoinWeek News Wire for May 27, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for May 27, 2016 Brain Food 1.) There is help for stranded currency Did you recently arrive home from abroad with foreign...

CoinWeek News Wire for May 20, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for May 20, 2016 Brain Food 1.) From jagged edges to flowers: the origins of currencies The dollar is one of the...

Gold & Silver PAC May 2016 e-Newsletter

By Scott Barman for the Gold & Silver Political Action Committee .....   From the Political Coordinator This past month, I had the opportunity to visit Capitol...

CoinWeek News Wire for May 14, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for May 14 2016 Brain Food 1.) What Does a Girl Have to Do to Get on a Banknote? They feature portraits...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – Fake $5 Indian Lacks Details

Reverse of a Denver Mint Indian Half Eagle By  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   The missing details on this $5 Indian reveal it to be counterfeit. One common...

Consumer Alert – Use Caution to Avoid Gold, Silver Counterfeits Advises...

Beware of counterfeit vintage rare coins and fake modern gold and silver bullion items now being offered in the marketplace. Purchase only from reputable...

Numismatic Crime – NCIC Weekly Bulletin, April 28

News and Alerts Concerning Numismatic Crime for the Month of April By Numismatic Crime Information Center ......   Vehicle Burglarized Below is a list of US coins and...

U.S. Mint News – United States Extends Suspension of Coin Exchange...

Under the authority of 31 U.S.C. 5120, the United States Mint established a program by which people and businesses could exchange bent and partial...

Wealthy Max Ltd – FormerFeds Group Issues Mutilated Coin Redemption Program...

Recommends U.S. Mint Require Tougher Compliance Program for Coin Redeemers By FormerFeds Group, LLC .......   The FormerFeds Group, LLC today announced the release of its White...

Wealthy Max Opens Up to Redeem Name

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   Recycling firm Wealthy Max Ltd is hoping to save face with a transparency program following a controversy that spelled...

CoinWeek Weekly Coin & Currency News Roundup – April 1, 2016

By Coinweek ....   Hello, and welcome back to CoinWeek's weekly roundup of the strange and off-center in coin and currency news. Today's roundup happens to...

Paper Money – Whatever Happened to North Korean Counterfeit U.S. $100...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   A long-running counterfeit currency saga, one that originated in North Korea during the 1970s and affected countless people in...

Counterfeit Gold – Beware of Fake PAMP Gold Bars

By Everett Millman – Gainesville Coins ..........   A new wave of counterfeit PAMP Suisse gold bars are making the rounds. These new fakes show much...