Struck Counterfeit Coins: 1849 Liberty Seated Dollar + 1-Page Attribution Guide

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   Continuing with the theme of silver denominations of recently made deceptive struck counterfeits, this research article...

Struck Counterfeit Coins: Another “All in the Family” Half Cent –...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   Continuing the theme from my previous CoinWeek article on the “family” of 1804 “C-6” struck counterfeits...

Anti-Counterfeiting: Attempt Made to Sell Fake $300,000 Gold Coin

Seller a suspect in another counterfeits case   Acting on a tip from the Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation (ACEF), federal and local California law enforcement agents now...

PNG Strengthens Anti-Counterfeiting Bylaws, Welcomes 10 New Members

As part of the organization’s anti-counterfeiting efforts, the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) has added additional conduct restrictions to its Code of Ethics regarding involvement...

Numismatic Crime – Coins Stolen, Cut From Packages in Transit

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Numismatic Crime - Package Cut Open The following coin was stolen from a...

Barber Coins and a New Generation of Collectors: Whitman

By John Frost - President and Journal Editor, Barber Coin Collectors’ Society ......   When I began collecting coins in fourth grade, I really got the...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1927-S Standing Liberty Quarter +...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   A continuation of the series on the latest deceptive struck counterfeits, this is the second research...

Struck Counterfeit Coins: A Family of Struck Fake Half Cents

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   A recent internet listing for an 1804 "C-6" half cent was the motivation to pull this...

Numismatic Crime – Mail Theft of Gold Coins, National Bank Note

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Lost/Stolen Package of Gold Coins An expressmail package being sent from White River...

Jeff Garrett: Golden Opportunities to Grow the Coin Collecting Hobby

Programs such as the Great American Coin Hunt are helping promote numismatics   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   In the past, National Coin...

Professional Numismatists Guild Reports Hundreds of Rare Coin Record Prices in...

The emphasis in the United States rare coin market in 2019 was again on superb quality and exceptional rarity with hundreds of record prices...

Struck Counterfeit Coins: A Family of Struck Fake Large Cents

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   After writing the previous “family” article about rather deceptive struck counterfeit half cents based on the...

Police Request Assistance in Coin Burglary Cases: Numismatic Crime Information Center

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   State Police Request Assistance in Burglary Case Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a...

Jeff Garrett: The Great American Coin Hunt – 2020 Edition

By Jeff Garrett - Mid-American Rare Coin Galleries .....   The last few weeks have been like no other in my 45 plus years as a...

Support the 1921 Silver Dollar Coin Anniversary Act

The Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists (PAN) and PAN President Thomas Uram are appealing to collectors to support new Silver Dollar Coin legislation, House Bill...

Struck Counterfeit Coins: A Family of Struck Fake Draped Bust Dollars

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   In a discussion at the 2019 Dayton EAC Convention on counterfeits, we talked of three "families"...

Numismatic Crime – Coins, Currency, Silver Bar Stolen From Mail

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Stolen from USPS A package was sent to a dealer in New York...

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...

Numismatic Crime Information Center – Help Find Coins Stolen or Missing...

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Stolen/Lost in Transit: Florida to Germany A USPS package being shipped from Florida...

Numismatic Crime – Coins Missing or Stolen From Mail Around the...

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Stolen/Lost Express Mail Package A package being shipped from Williamsburg, Virginia to New...

PNG 2020 Young Numismatist Scholarship Competition Opens

YNs have until March 13, 2020 to submit an essay   The annual Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) Young Numismatist (YN) Scholarship Competition has opened. The PNG...

Nevada State Museum Event Replicates 1870 Half Dollar

It’s been almost 150 years since the first Liberty Seated half dollar was struck on Coin Press No. 1 inside the U.S. Branch Mint...

2020 American Numismatic Society Graduate Summer Seminar in Numismatics Now Accepting...

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is now accepting applications for the 66th Annual Eric P. Newman Graduate Summer Seminar in Numismatics to be held...

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...

Images and Symbols of Egyptian Gods on Ancient Coins

By Austin Andrews for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   With its range of hawk-headed and half-mummified deities, the Egyptian pantheon has inspired devotion and intrigue...

NGC Certifies Pattern Coins From Estate of US Mint Chief Engraver...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified five 19th-century US pattern coins that belonged to Charles E. Barber, the US Mint Chief Engraver from 1880...

Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation Warns Feds About Online “Coin” Seller

Promptly acting on a tip from a concerned collector, the Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation’s (ACEF) Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force (ACTF) has notified law enforcement agencies and...

Virginia Passes Bullion Sales Tax Exemption Bill

A coalition of numismatic businesses, led by John Feigenbaum (David Lawrence Rare Coins), lobbyist Stephen Haner, and the Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA),...

Coins Stolen or Missing From USPS: Numismatic Crime Information Center

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Mising/Stolen Package - NY to CA A USPS package shipped from New York...

Kansas Governor Signs Sales Tax Exemption on Gold, Silver Coins, Precious...

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets ......   On Thursday, May 16, 2019, Kansas governor Laura Kelly (D) signed into law House Bill 2140, which provides...