Minnesota Coin Dealer Indicted on Selling Counterfeit Coins and Fraud Charges

Accused has history of court battles concerning counterfeit coins By CoinWeek News Staff ....   On Wednesday, April 11, Interim United States Attorney Greogory G. Brooker--as well...

1861 Confederate Half Dollar to be Displayed at ANA 2018 Philadelphia...

One of the great rarities in American numismatics, an original 1861 Confederate States of America (CSA) silver half dollar, will be a featured exhibit...

Professional Numismatists Guild: Record Prices in 2018 U.S. Rare Coin Market

Dealers organization estimates the U.S. rare coin market was over $4 billion in 2018 Quality was in the eyes of the bidders in the multi-billion...

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...

Numismatic Crime Information Center Update for June 22, 2018

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Coin Shop Burglary Investigators are investigating the burglary of North Mississippi Coin Company....

Silver, Gold American Eagles Most Counterfeited Bullion Coins: ICTA

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets ......   Since 1986 when the United States Mint first introduced silver and gold American Eagle bullion coins, they have...

ANA World’s Fair of Money Coming to Philadelphia

The 2018 World’s Fair of Money® in Philadelphia, Pennslyvania is fast approaching, and so are many of the registration deadlines for the August 14-18...

Alabama Becomes 37th State with Bullion Sales Tax Exemption

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets ......   On Tuesday, March 6, 2018, Alabama governor Kay Ivey signed into law Senate Bill 156 to exempt the...

Special ACTF Exhibit of Counterfeit Coins, Bars at ANA Word’s Fair...

Counterfeit Morgan dollar as well as counterfeit PCGS inserts and components of fake PCGS holder are among seized items sized by Homeland Special...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1805 “C-4” Half Cent +...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   This is the second article in the counterfeit coin series reviewing an early half cent (15th...

4K Video of the Rare 1974-D Aluminum Cent – CoinWeek Exclusive

At the 2016 American Numismatic Association's (ANA) World's Fair of Money, the United States Mint gave attendees a chance to view the recently discovered...

Jeff Garrett: What to Give a Numismatist for Christmas

A coin, book or membership can make a memorable gift By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   If you’re like everyone else, you are...

NGC, NCS & PMG Named Official Grading and Conservation Services of...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) and Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) have been named the Official Grading Services of the popular Facebook group "Coin Dealers Helping...

COINS Act to Reform US Currency Gains New Support in Congress

Would Provide $16 Billion in Budget Savings By Dollar Coin Alliance ......   Three Members of Congress have signed on as co-sponsors of the bipartisan Currency Optimization,...

Numismatic Crime Information Center Update for May 29, 2018

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   USPS Lost/Stolen The coins listed below have been reported lost/Stolen. The coins were...

Mirror Mirror: Collecting Prooflike Morgan Silver Dollars

By Jeff Garrett on the NGC Weekly Market Report ......   Collecting Prooflike Morgan Silver Dollars by date is extremely challenging. There are few numismatic delicacies as...

Minnesota Man Charged with Felony for Selling Counterfeit Coins

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets ......   A 28-year-old man from Waite Park, Minnesota, on September 25 is expected to respond to a felony charge...

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...

Man Pleads Guilty to Selling, Importing Counterfeit Coins

ACTF plays key role in investigation and provides experts to identify fakes A New Jersey man admitted June 25 to impersonating a federal agent while...

Rittenhouse 1792 Half Disme and an 1861-P Paquet $20 at 2018...

ANA Governor Brian Hendelson will provide historic multi-million dollar Philadelphia Mint coins and early United States Mint appointment documents for ANA Museum Showcase exhibit The...

Ancient Coin Collectors Guild Continues Fight Against Coin Seizure

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Until the early years of the 21st century, it was relatively easy and completely legal for an American collector...

U.S. Mint Senior Legal Counsel Greg Weinman to Present 1933 Double...

By Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists (PAN) ......   Greg Weinman, Senior Legal Counsel at the United States Mint, will present a lecture focusing on the litigation...

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...

Warnings to Coin Community About Supreme Court’s Interstate Sales Tax Ruling

After the June 21 decision by the United States Supreme Court in the case of South Dakota v. Wayfair, several precious metals and coin...

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...

Ancient Greek Coins – The Peak of Classical Artistry

Ancient Greek Coins By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC Lampsakos has a storied past, having been a frequent source of contention between battling...

CoinWeek: EAC Remembers R. Tettenhorst, Numismatist

Collector R. Tettenhorst--real name Bernard Alan Edison--built an amazing collection of half cents and was a revered member of the copper collecting community. Edison was...

Mark Your Calendar for the 2018 ANA National Money Show

Members of the public can learn what their old money is worth It’s not too early to make plans for Texas and the American Numismatic...

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...

Coin Shop Robbery Policy and Procedures – A Risk Assessment

By Numismatic Crime Information Center .......   The recent alert sent out by the Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) showed graphic photos of the recent armed...