World Coin News – Proposed Budget May Eliminate Australian 5 Cent...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   The federal budget that Treasurer Scott Morrison presented to the Australian House of Representatives earlier today (Tuesday, May 3)...

CoinWeek News Wire for May 12, 2017

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for May 12, 2017 Current Events 1.) Indian Demonetization did not impede future black money flows: UN report The Indian government’s demonetisation...

CoinWeek News Wire for Feb. 23, 2018: Libyan MoU, $20 Trillion...

By Coinweek News Wire ....   Coinweek News Wire for February 23, 2018 Current Events 1.) US, Libya sign MoU to combat looting of cultural properties As part of the...

CoinWeek News Wire for January 5, 2018

By Coinweek Coin News Wire ....   Coin News Wire for January 5, 2018 Brain Food 1.) How much is a mint worth? In March 1995, the Australian Cabinet's expenditure...

CoinWeek News Wire for July 14, 2017: The War on Cash

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for July 14, 2017:  The War on Cash 1.) Visa Takes War on Cash to Restaurants Visa has long considered cash one...

Recent Developments in the Mt.Gox Saga and a Bitcoin Phishing Scam

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Much has been said in the last week regarding the fall of Mt.Gox from its privileged position in the Bitcoin community....

CoinWeek’s Weekly Coin and Currency News Roundup – March 11, 2016

By Coinweek ....   Welcome to the latest edition of CoinWeek's Weekly Coin and Currency News Roundup. In this series we recap some of the cool,...

Exploring the World of Money – a Collaboration between MoneyMuseum and...

As of 1 March 2014, MoneyMuseum presents podcasts revolving around numismatic topics to all those interested on iTunes U. In order to make this...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 25, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 25, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Q&A: Erik Goldstein Erik J. Goldstein is the senior curator of mechanical arts and numismatics at...

CoinWeek News Wire for May 26, 2017

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for May 26, 2017 Brain Food 1.) How Learning to Love Coins Made the Vikings Modern The Vikings originally traded with precious...

Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency – CFTC Launches Virtual Currency Resource Web Page

By Commodity Futures Trading Commission Bitcoin web page.... On December 15, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) launched a virtual currency resource web page, cftc.gov/bitcoin....

Bitcoin vs. Gold: 10 Crystal-Clear Comparisons

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins ......   Bitcoin vs. Gold: What’s the Difference? The financial media has at times struggled to cover the emerging sector of cryptocurrencies....

CoinWeek News Wire for April 6, 2018: Twit on Bitcoin, Fake...

Coinweek News Wire for April 6, 2018 ....   Current Events 1.) Filipinos Not Happy With New Coin Designs Even with this breakdown, it’s obvious that it’s not going to...

Dillon Gage to Supply Gold for Asset-Backed Digital Currency

Singapore-based GoldGram Pte. Ltd., creator of the new asset-backed token GGC GoldGramCoin®, and Dallas-based Dillon Gage, a world leader in physical precious metals trading...

CoinWeek News Wire for May 14, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for May 14 2016 Brain Food 1.) What Does a Girl Have to Do to Get on a Banknote? They feature portraits...

CoinWeek News Wire for July 7, 2017: Hamilton, Silver Eagles, Metal...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for July 7, 2017: Hamilton, Silver Eagles, Metal Detecting... Brain Food 1.) What Happened When Hamilton Lost the Mint When Hamilton first began...

Numismatic Quick Hits: Butte Nugget Sold + Bitcoin News + Denmark...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   It’ll be a busy week for us here at CoinWeek. Charles will be leaving for Baltimore on...

CoinWeek News Wire for September 23, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for September 23, 2016 The Future Is Now 1.) Bitcoin is money, U.S. judge says in case tied to JPMorgan hack "Bitcoins...

Is Bitcoin a Legitimate Alternative Currency to Gold?

By Tony Davis – Atlanta Gold & Coin Buyers.... Matthew Lynn from Market Watch published an article today entitled  “What is the biggest long-term threat...

CoinWeek News Wire for June 3, 2016

By CoinWeek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for June 3, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Sizing up U.S. coin currency QUESTION: Why are dimes smaller than other coins? 2.) Coins on...

CoinWeek Podcast #11 – Coins in Video Games

CoinWeek Assistant Editor Hubert Walker delves into the world of video games for this episode of the CoinWeek Podcast. Doesn't sound numismatic to...

CoinWeek News Wire for May 5, 2017

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for May 5, 2017 Brain Food 1.) The Krugerrand: Half a century as a store of value The renowned Krugerrand – dubbed...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 23, 2017: Bitcoin Nyet, and Speaking...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 23, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Patriotic collectors boost market for ancient Chinese artefacts Following the fashions to buy western art...

Bitcoin is Back in the News…but for all the Wrong Reasons

by Tony Davis – Atlanta Gold & Coin Buyers ………. It was slightly over six months ago that Market Watch featured an article questioning whether or not Bitcoin would...

Cryptocurrency NXT Payment System TXT Coins Now Prepares For Launch and...

TXT Cash Now subsidiary TXT Coins Now is a cell-phone based micro-payment system for cryptocurrency NXT, enabling anyone worldwide to send NXT to anyone...

CoinWeek News Wire for May 27, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for May 27, 2016 Brain Food 1.) There is help for stranded currency Did you recently arrive home from abroad with foreign...

CoinWeek News Wire for January 26, 2018: Buy the Book Before...

By Coinweek Coin News Wire ....   Coin News Wire for January 26, 2018 Brain Food 1.) This is the reason why only dead people can be featured on...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 11, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 11, 2016 Current Events 1.) Some Central Florida toll booths not registering $1 coins Central Florida Expressway Authority officials said they weren't...

CoinWeek News Wire for August 11, 2017: Brain Food, Littleton Theft,...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for August 11, 2017:  Brain Food 1.) Rare coins have Holdrege, Colorado link Kinkaid began researching the history of the Lesher Dollar...

CoinWeek News Wire for September 1, 2017: Fake Gold, Fake Coins,...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for September 1, 2017: Brain Food 1.) Scrooge McDuck and Switzerland For almost 400 years, kreuzers were probably the most important...