Congressional Inaction, Not Inflation, Is to Blame for the Diminishing Role...

By Charles Morgan with Hubert Walker Coinweek Contributor On February 21, 1857, the United States Congress passed An Act relating to Foreign Coins and to the...

Meet Former Mint Director Philip Diehl at ANA World’s Fair of...

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) ......   Meet former U.S. Mint director Philip N. Diehl in person at the 2017 American Numismatic Association (ANA)...

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...

ACEF receives IRS approval, now public charity

The IRS has granted the Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation final approval as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and designation as a public charity. “IRS final approval allows...

The Coin Analyst: New Legislation Aims to Change U.S. Commemorative Coin...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek …… On September 21 legislation was introduced by Republican members of congress that could have a major impact on U.S....

Hobby Loses One of Its Finest – Diane A. Piret

It is with our deepest sorrow that we inform you of the death of Diane A. Piret, Industry Affairs Director for the Industry Council...

PCGS Implores Congress to Fight Imports and Sales of Counterfeit Coins

(Washington, DC) -- Executives of the Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) warn that the problems of Chinese-made counterfeits of rare coins are getting worse...

Industry Council for Tangible Assets [ICTA] Installs New Officers

Annapolis, MD—Harry Miller, of Miller’s Mint, was installed as the new chairman of the Industry Council for Tangible Assets at their board meeting on...

ICTA: Indiana’s Governor Pence Signs House Enrolled Act No. 1046

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets....   Indiana Governor Mike Pence (R) signed House Enrolled Act No. 1046--an Act concerning interim study committees--on April 15, 2015. Be...

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...

Tax Bill to Change Coin Taxes of “Like-Kind” Exchanges

Coin Taxes - Congress is preparing to make changes to the taxation of “like-kind” exchanges that may effect you and your clients coin collections...

Collectible Coin Protection Act Unanimously Passed

On December 15, 2014, the U.S. Senate passed H.R. 2754: Collectible Coin Protection Act by unanimous consent. Since the bill had been previously passed...

CoinWeek Podcast #104: South Dakota vs. Wayfair and Its Potential Impact...

 CoinWeek Podcast #104: South Dakota vs. Wayfair and Its Potential Impact on You Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or...

ICTA Seminar to Provide Important Information for Coin Dealers

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets ......   Speakers at a joint seminar will be discussing a variety of topics at the upcoming Florida United Numismatists...

Legislation in Minnesota Seeks to Exempt Sales Tax on Bullion Sales...

Minnesota coin dealer Gary Adkins speaks to CoinWeek's David Lisot about proposed legislation in the North Star State that would end sales tax collection from...

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),...

Gold & Silver PAC April 2018 e-Newsletter

By John Villavicencio for the Gold & Silver PAC ......   Gold & Silver News From the Political Coordinator Greetings! I'd like to begin this April edition of the...

ICTA Seeking YN Scholarship Applicants

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets....   The Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) is now accepting applications for its annual Diane Piret Memorial Young Numismatist...

Legislative Update on HR5977 at ANA Philadelphia 2012

Barry Stuppler, Chairman, Gold and Silver Political Action Committee Interviewer: David Lisot. The effort to pass legislation to increase protection for consumers from counterfeit coins continues. Leading...

ICTA Gives Service Award to Kansas Dealer Dean Schmidt

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets ......   Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) dealer-member Dean Schmidt (Dean Schmidt Rare Coins, Atchison, Kansas) was honored during...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 15, 2017: Christmas Gold Coins, Bitcoin...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 15, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Ancient Jewish Coins - Fame, Fortune and Fakes Did you get gelt? No, not the chocolate...

Greg Allen New Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force Steering Committee Chair: ICTA

World Mint Work Group joining anti-counterfeiting effort By Industry Council for Tangible Assets ......   Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) Chairman Philip N. Diehl has announced...

ICTA News: Exercise Caution with Gold IRA Home Storage, NC Dealer...

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets ......   Investors Should Exercise Caution Investing in Gold Individual Retirement Account with Home Storage Some precious-metals bullion dealers recently have...

Nebraska Passes Sales Tax Exemption for Coins and Bullion

ICTA Member Deb Evans-Olson Leads Effort Nebraska is the 31st state to pass a sales tax exemption on rare coins and precious metals product. Governor...

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...

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...

Eloise Ullman Has Announced her Retirement from The Industry Council for...

The search begins at The Industry Council for Tangible Assets. After 23 years of distinguished service, Eloise Ullman has announced her retirement as executive director...

Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) Announces New Logo

For 30 years, the ICTA logo hasn't been updated and now is the perfect time for a change. This is an incredibly exciting year...

Summer Seminar Scholarship a Celebration of Diane Piret’s Life

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets....   A giant in the dealer and collector community, Diane Piret truly did make a difference! She left her mark...

Potential Legislation to Negatively Affect the Numismatic Industry. VIDEO: 2:48

Gary Adkins, President, Adkins & Associates, Minnesota Coin Dealer Interviewer: David Lisot........ A piece of potential legislation in Minnesota may have a chilling effect of coin...