CoinWeek Exclusive Video: First Look at the 2017 American Silver Eagle

In this CoinWeek Exclusive segment, we take our 4K video camera into the heart of the United States Mint to capture an inside look...

The Coin Analyst: 2016: Year in Review

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   Let’s face it – the year 2016 kept the news media industry busy. International terrorism, the mosquito-borne Zika virus,...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 23, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 23, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Q&A: James Halperin How did a pair of college dropouts who were business rivals come...

Latvia Issues Innovative Ringed Collector Coin “The Earth”

By Bank of Latvia ....   On Thursday, 22 December, the Bank of Latvia is issuing a new 5 euro collector coin "The Earth", innovative and...

Coin Shop Triple Murder Suspects Arrested

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   A man and a woman suspected in the December 17 murder of a Jackson, Mississippi coin shop owner and his...

Photo Diary: Greater Houston Coin Club Winter Events

By CoinWeek ....   2016 Houston Money Show The 60th annual Houston Money Show took place December 1 through 3 at the George R. Brown Convention Center...

Triple Murder at Mississippi Coin Shop

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   Three people were killed at a coin shop in Jackson, Mississippi on Saturday, December 17. The owner of the store,...

Central Bank of Venezuela Introduces New Banknotes & Coins

By Central Bank of Venezuela .....   "We have six new bills Bs.500 of Bs.1000, Bs.2000, Bs.5.000, Bs.10.000 and Bs.20.000; and coins Bs.10, Bs.50 and Bs.100...

U.S. Mint Announces January Release Dates for New Products

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   The United States Mint has updated its online product schedule to include January release dates for a handful of...

Heritage Sues Christie’s for Copyright Infringement and Fraud

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On Monday, December 12, the Dallas-based coin and collectibles auction company Heritage Auctions announced that it was suing Christie’s...

Royal Australian Mint – Exhibit Explores Work of Designer Stuart Devlin

By Royal Australian Mint ..... The highly anticipated exhibition exploring the masterly work of Stuart Devlin AO, "The Designer with the Midas Touch", has now...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 16, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 16, 2016 Current Events 1.) The reasons Saudi Arabia stopped issuing paper riyals "The number of one Riyal banknotes constitutes half...

Royal Mint, Platinum Investment Council Announce New Investment Products

The World Platinum Investment Council (WPIC) and The Royal Mint today announced a strategic partnership to deliver a new range of physical platinum investment...

Kagin’s Extends Deadline for ANA Auction Catalog Cover Design Contest

Due to an overwhelmingly positive response, Kagin’s Auctions, the official auctioneer for the ANA National Money Show® in Orlando, Florida March 9-11, is extending...

Queen Matilda, Platinum Eagle Proof Named Two of CoinWeek’s Best Coin...

By CoinWeek .....   2016 may go down as one of the most captivating years for coin design in recent memory as Mints large and small...

NGC Ancients: Rare Overstruck “Judaea Capta” Bar Kokhba Coin Discovered

NGC brings to light one of the fabled rarities of ancient Jewish coinage In 132 CE, following nearly 60 years of simmering resentment towards the...

Senate Passes 50th Anniversary Apollo 11 Commemorative Coin Bill

Next stop, President Obama's desk By CoinWeek News Staff ....   On Saturday, December 10, the United States Senate passed the Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin...

NGC Free Mercanti and Moy Signed Portraits at January FUN Show

Meet John M. Mercanti and Edmund C. Moy at the NGC booths (#305 and #404) during the 2017 FUN Show in Fort Lauderdale Numismatic Guaranty...

Gold & Silver PAC December 2016 e-Newsletter

By Scott Barman for the Gold & Silver PAC .....   From the Political Coordinator I have been working for the federal government as a contractor since 1996...

Silver Coins from English Civil War Discovered

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   During one of the most tumultuous periods in the history of Britain, the three-part conflict known as the...

Krause Announces 2017 Coin of the Year Award Nominees

Australia and Canada have the most nominations in the annual Coin of the Year Award competition By Krause Publications .....   The first round of voting for...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 9, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 9, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Plough uncovers major hoard of Roman coins A WONDERFUL collection of 120 Roman Imperial coins was...

Modern Commemoratives – 50th Anniversary Apollo 11 Coin Bill Passes House

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On Monday, December 5, the United States House of Representatives passed legislation authorizing the production and sale of commemorative...

2016 U.S. Mint Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Set Available Dec. 14

The 2016 United States Mint Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Set (product code 16RB) will be available for purchase starting on December 14 at noon...

Woman of Color, Civil Rights Pioneer Viola Desmond Chosen as Woman...

By Bank of Canada .....   Governor Stephen S. Poloz, Minister of Finance Bill Morneau and Minister of Status of Women Patty Hajdu today announced that...

CoinWeek Podcast #49: Q&A with U.S. Mint Principal Deputy Director Rhett...

CoinWeek Podcast #49: Q&A with U.S. Mint Principal Deputy Director Rhett Jeppson Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe...

Classic US Coins – A Design Analysis of the 1964 Morgan...

By Leroy Van Allen, Special for CoinWeek .....   In November, Charles Morgan, Editor of CoinWeek, sent me an e-mail with three overall photographs of the...

Controversy Over Animal Fat Used to Manufacture New UK 5 Pound...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Tallow: The white nearly tasteless solid rendered fat of cattle and sheep used chiefly in soap,...

Fort Moultrie (Fort Sumter Nat. Monument) America the Beautiful Quarters 3-Coin...

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Three-Coin Set™ - Fort Moultrie (Fort Sumter National Monument) (product...

2017 Guardian Angel Silver Coin Inaugurates New Series from Gainesville Coins

By CoinWeek .... The newest exclusive from Florida-based coin dealer Gainesville Coins has just arrived - the 2017 Guardian Angel Silver Coin. The first in...