Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1797 “S-136” Large Cent +...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   This latest installment in the continuing summary of the deceptive struck counterfeits documented to date concerns...

10 Great Moments That Shaped American Coin Collecting, Part 1

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek .....   Selecting with absolute precision 10 of the greatest moments in the history of coin collecting in the United...

Congressmen Press U.S Mint for Action on Counterfeit Gold, Silver Coins

By Money Metals Exchange ......   Members of the U.S. House of Representatives Alex Mooney (R-WV2) and Frank Lucas (R-OK3) delivered a formal letter to the...

Coin Dealer, Grading Company Hit for Nearly $2 Million under Federal...

By Paul Montgomery and Associates - PaulMontgomeryOnline.com....   A Federal Court Judge in Texas has ruled that a coin fraud victim’s estate should receive almost $2...

PNG: Three Tips To Avoid Gold Scams

Following the recent fraud charges filed by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) against a California gold seller, a trade group composed of veteran...

Excerpts from the E-Sylum: The History of Food Stamp Tokens –...

By Wayne Homren for The E-Sylum eNewsletter.... Each week, CoinWeek, in collaboration with the Numismatic Bibliomania Society, brings you a highlighted feature from the current...

Ancient Coins – Alexander the Great Tetradrachms and Herakles’ Slaying of...

MACEDONIAN KINGDOM. Alexander the Great Tetradrachms (336-323 BC). AR By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ...... The early Macedonian kingdom did not have sufficient...

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...

Colonial Coins: ANS Releases Latest Issue of Colonial Newsletter

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce the publication of the latest issue of The Colonial Newsletter (CNL). Founded in 1960, CNL...

Coin Market In-Depth: Remembering the Apostrophe Sales, 1978-1990

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek .....   The Background Numismatic auctions in the U.S. were an integral part of the coin collecting scene since the 1850s....

Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force Reorganizes Research, Adds Three Work Groups

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets .....   The Industry Council for Tangible Assets’ (ICTA) Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force (ACTF) has reorganized one of its original work...

Coin Club News – An Interview with David Chio of the...

By Yuan Shui Qing, Xi’an Numismatic Society, for the Journal of East Asian Numismatics ......   The Macau Numismatic Society was founded in 1988, and since...

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,...

Enhance Your Counterfeit Detection Skills with Cutting Edge Classes

Authorities recently charged a man with selling counterfeit coins in fake Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) and Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) slabs to pawn...

Silver Medallion for Joining the American Numismatic Association

Medallion Also Available to Current American Numismatic Association Members Sponsoring a New Member A free silver medallion is being offered to collectors joining the American...

Error Coins from the latest issue of ErrorScope, CONECA’S bimonthly journal

The latest issue of ErrorScope, CONECA’S (The Combined Organizations of Numismatic Error Collectors of America) bimonthly journal is now at the printers.  The September...

ANS Introduces 160,000 High-Res Downloadable Coin Images to Website

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce a new image-zooming feature in MANTIS (http://numismatics.org/search), the online database of its numismatic collection, and...

Former ANA President Jeff Garrett: World’s Fair of Money Recap

Reflections on the author's 44th ANA show (and counting!) By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   It has been about a month since the...

The Sochi 100 Ruble Note and Other Circulating Russian Banknotes: A...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Once derided as worthless during the Soviet era, Russian banknotes offer a glimpse at the country’s past while...

ANA: Expand Your Numismatic Knowledge Through Technical Seminars

The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) School of Numismatics is offering a pair of educational courses held in conjunction with the 63rd annual Florida United...

IRS Treatment of Precious Metals Depends on the Type, Length of...

  Terry Hanlon - President, Dillon Gage Federal tax season is here, and if you recently embarked on--or want to explore--one of the many types of gold...

PNG Creates Special 1-Ounce .999 Silver Rounds

To be offered by participating PNG-accredited precious metals dealers at only a small fraction over their intrinsic silver value The Professional Numismatist Guild’s (PNG) Accredited...

Gold & Silver PAC September 2017 e-Newsletter

By Scott Barman for the Gold & Silver PAC .....   Gold & Silver News From the Political Coordinator Hurricane Harvey has devastated southeast Texas. While Houston is...

British Museum’s Roger Bland to Receive 2017 Huntington Award from ANS

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) awards its 2017 Archer M. Huntington Award for Excellence in Numismatic Scholarship to Dr. Roger Bland. The Trustees of the...

Silver Dollars and Charity – An Interview with Wayne Miller

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   How does a person become fascinated with silver dollars? Growing up in a place such as Helena, Montana where...

The King of American Coins – the Dollar of 1804 –...

Background of the ANA’s Idler 1804 Dollar as Exhibited at the 2011 World’s Fair of Money in Chicago -  Part 1 By Mark Ferguson for...

Far From Home: Ancient and Medieval Coins that Traveled

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   MANY ANCIENT COINS circulated in a narrow area, sometimes just a single city-state of a few thousand...

The 1914 Yuan Shikai Silver Dollar Coin Explained – Video: 4:42

CoinWeek sat down with Jessie Zhang, dealer in Chinese numismatic items, at the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) National Money Show in Portland, Oregon and...

First Read: Benjamin Franklin in Terra Cotta

First Read, a CoinWeek continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature...   Essay by David Thomason Alexander, Founder Medal Collectors of America...

Numismatic Exhibitors Honored at 2017 ANA Denver World’s Fair of Money

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) presented 49 competitive exhibit awards at the 2017 World’s Fair of Money in Denver, Colorado. Winners were announced at...