Mystery Babylon: Revelations Lead to Fraud Convictions for “End of the...

Former politician Larry Bates played on the beliefs of fellow Christians to sell gold and silver that he never delivered By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek...

Dealing With Criminals: Coin Dealers, Security Experts Weigh in on Safety...

Coin theft is one of the biggest threats coin dealers face, whether they are working out of a brick-and-mortar storefront or attending coin shows...

Gold & Silver PAC February 2017 e-Newsletter

By Scott Barman for the Gold & Silver PAC .....   From the Political Coordinator As I was sitting down to talk with an old friend over coffee,...

Consumer Protection News – Anti-Counterfeit Task Force Formed

Beth Deisher Hired as Director By Industry Council for Tangible Assets .....   The Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) has formed a task force to mobilize...

NCIC: Reward Offered for Recovery of Stolen Coins

By Numismatic Crime Information Center .......   On Friday January 6, 2017, during the FUN Show, the hotel room of a collector was burglarized, resulting in...

Be Wary of So-Called “Trump Coins” Cautions Professional Numismatists Guild

So-called “Trump coins” are being offered in the marketplace, and they may be delightful souvenirs, but in many cases should not be mistaken for...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 11, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 11, 2016 Current Events 1.) Some Central Florida toll booths not registering $1 coins Central Florida Expressway Authority officials said they weren't...

CoinWeek News Wire for October 28, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for October 28, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Is It Illegal to Deface US Currency? While this video may be ridiculously awesome, because Bill...

CoinWeek News Wire for October 14, 2016

By CoinWeek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for October 14, 2016 Brain Food 1.) A guide to valuing all your old Irish coins (PHOTOS) Between the formation of the Republic...

NCS Conservation: Special Concerns For Gold Coins

Although gold coins are less impacted by environmental effects than silver and copper coins, they are not completely impervious to such damage Even though gold...

NCIC: Sting Nets Arrests in Coin Dealer Vehicle Burglaries

By Numismatic Crime Information Center .......   On August 27, 2016 Thomas Gintz, owner of A & E Coin in Dover, Ohio had attended the Blue...

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...

Numismatic Literary Guild Has Huge Plans For ANA Convention

The Numismatic Literary Guild has big doings planned for the 2016 World’s Fair of Money in Anaheim, California. As always, Thursday will be NLG Day...

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....

Northwest Territorial Mint Bankrupt, Bullion Buyers May Lose Millions

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   In what began as a dispute between a landlord and his tenant has exploded into a...

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...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – Fake $5 Indian Half Eagle with “Stock...

Counterfeit 1915-S $5 Indian Gold Half Eagle / stock reverse By Max Spiegel – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   NGC receives countless fakes struck from stock dies. Many...

Danbury Mint “Land of the Free” Quarters Slam Collectors in the...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek ....... Ever heard of “Land of the Free" State Quarters? Probably not, unless you stumbled across a recent Danbury Mint Facebook...

Ron Drzewucki’s Bullion Sales Tax Series, State by State: Pt. 3

By Ron Drzewucki - www.moderncoinwholesale.com ....   Link to Part 1 | Part 2 In the U.S., sales tax is levied on a state and local level,...

How The Royal Mint is Attempting to Redefine “Legal Tender”...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ......   Royal Mint Refusal to Redeem Commemorative Coins at Face Value Calls Into Question Value of Modern...

Ron Drzewucki’s Bullion Sales Tax Series, State by State: Pt. 2

By Ron Drzewucki - www.moderncoinwholesale.com ....   Link to Part 1 In the U.S., sales tax is levied on a state and local level, so there is...

Consumer Advice – Coin Scam Victims – Where To Turn For...

What do you do when a gold seller fails to deliver or the merchandise you received was not as described when you ordered it?...

Ron Drzewucki’s Bullion Sales Tax Series, State by State: Pt. 1

By Ron Drzewucki - www.moderncoinwholesale.com ....   There’s no denying that the internet has changed our world dramatically over the last 20 years. When describing the...

Fraud Alert UPDATE – Counterfeit Cashier’s Checks Being Used to Buy...

By Numismatic Crime Information Center .......   UPDATE OCT 26th - Suspects Arrested ........ A group of suspects have been arrested for passing over $400,000 in counterfeit cashier's checks to...

Consumer Alert: The $80/oz Silver Sales Pitch

By CoinWeek Staff Reports....   A reader sent us an email last week, telling us about something his wife received in the mail. It was an offer...

FBI: The Case of the Corrupt Coin Dealer

By Federal Bureau of Investigation ....   Fraudster Targeted Elderly Victims Financial fraud comes in all shapes and sizes. And while corporate criminals, inside traders, and Ponzi...

Preview of May-June Issue of CONECA Errorscope

By CONECA....   The Combined Organizations Of Numismatic Error Collectors Of America (CONECA) has just sent the May-June 2015 issue of its bimonthly journal, Errorscope, to...

Industry Teamwork Defeats Repeal of Maryland’s Hobby Sales-Tax Exemption

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA)....   Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo lobbyist Dennis Rasmussen, Maryland numismatic businesses and collectors, and the Industry Council for...

Minimize Risk Of TSA Confiscating Your Precious Metals, Rare Coins, Or...

Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com By Patrick A. Heller Last week, a woman contacted me with a problem. She was preparing to take a...