Group of 17th-Century Silver Coins Found in Northern Ireland Declared Treasure

By Everett Millman - GainesvilleCoins.com .......   For reasons of historical economic privation by its powerful neighbors in Great Britain, Ireland does not have a reputation for yielding...

CoinWeek News Wire for March 16, 2018: Crypto Ban Hammer, 1K...

By Coinweek News Wire for March 16, 2018 ....   Current Events 1.) No plans to scrap 1p and 2p coins, Downing Street says The government is not planning...

CoinWeek News Wire for Feb. 16, 2018: Abraham Lincoln, the Lazaretto,...

By Coinweek Coin News Wire ....   Coin News Wire for February 16, 2018 Brain Food 1.) Lincoln and the Banks Throughout his career, Lincoln would be guided by what...

CoinWeek News Wire for Feb. 9, 2018: Germans Love Cash, Inside...

By Coinweek Coin News Wire ....   Coin News Wire for February 9, 2018 Brain Food 1.) Digital != crypto != virtual I suspect that the Telegraph’s confusion may have...

CoinWeek News Wire for Feb. 2, 2018

By Coinweek Coin News Wire ....   Coin News Wire for February 2, 2018 Brain Food 1.) When paper money was as risky as bitcoin The first paper money notes...

CoinWeek News Wire for January 19, 2018: HODL or Buy Gold?...

By Coinweek Coin News Wire ....   Coin News Wire for January 19, 2018 Brain Food 1.) Who Really Designed the American Dime? ...t takes a keen eye to see...

CoinWeek News Wire for January 12, 2018: Of Shipwrecks and Surpluses…

By Coinweek Coin News Wire ....   Coin News Wire for January 12, 2018 Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency 1.) Breaking Bitcoin With a Quantum Computer “The second someone creates a viable...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 29, 2017: Fake $100s, What is...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 29, 2017 Brain Food 1.) The economics of the Bitcoin payment system Unlike other payment systems, Bitcoin is a two-sided...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 8, 2017: Money Will Burn, the...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 8, 2017 Current Events 1.) BEP Damaged Currency Redemption With the wildfires raging in California, it's important to remember that...

English Gold Coins – Detectorist Finds Rare Richard III Half Angel...

By Dix Noonan Webb ......   A rare gold coin dating from the brief reign of Richard III has been found by a metal detectorist just...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 1, 2017: Take a Knee, Not...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 1, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Vasilopita – An Important Greek Celebration for New Year Vasilopita literally means St. Basil’s Cake,...

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...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 10, 2017: Billionaires and Bitcoin

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 10, 2017 - Additional numismatic news that may not be major headlines but are interesting nonetheless. Brain Food 1.)...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 3, 2017: Bitcoin Bound and the...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 3, 2017:  Brain Food 1.) The Ideal Auction Preston McAfee, Chief Economist at Microsoft, explains the different kinds of auctions,...

CoinWeek News Wire for October 27, 2017: The Bitcoin Revue, Vending...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for October 27, 2017:  Brain Food 1.) Coin stash that puts new spin on China’s 100 years of humiliation Inside a nondescript...

Metal Detectorist Finds Once-in-a-Lifetime Hoard of Rare Ancient Roman Coins

Many dating back to the time of Mark Antony and Cleopatra By CoinWeek News Staff ....   As reported in the UK press last week, a 35-year-old...

CoinWeek News Wire for September 22, 2017: Nanotechnology, Coin Thievery, and...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for September 22, 2017: Brain Food 1.) The ATM at 50: How it’s changed consumer behavior The wide acceptance of the...

CoinWeek News Wire for September 15, 2017: Cash or Credit, Company...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for September 15, 2017: Brain Food 1.) Why the world has so many Guineas As colonisers carved up the continent, many...

CoinWeek News Wire for September 8, 2017: Hanging with Beatrix, Busted...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for September 8, 2017: Brain Food 1.) New Anti-Counterfeiting Technology: Dogs The first counterfeit-sniffing dog, Mike, went into the field in...

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...

CoinWeek News Wire for July 21, 2017: The Hobby Under Fire,...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for July 21, 2017:  The War on Cash 2: This Time It's Personal 1.) 'CASH ESSENTIAL TO PERSONAL FREEDOM' - EUROPEANS...

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...

CoinWeek News Wire for June 30, 2017

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for June 30, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Making Cents of Currency’s Ancient Rise Objects that occurred rarely in nature and whose circulation...

CoinWeek News Wire for June 23, 2017: Gold Coins, Bitcoin, Crime...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for June 23, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Does Japan’s five-yen coin need a foreigner-friendly redesign? The five-yen coin is the only denomination...

CoinWeek News Wire for May 19, 2017

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for May 19, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Defacing coins like a suffragette Have you ever tried to get into the mind of...

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...

Metal Detecting – U.K. Ranks Its Top 20 Treasures

By Everett Millman - Gainesvillecoins.com ......   Most aspiring treasure hunters are aware that Great Britain is essentially the metal detecting treasure capital of the world Aside...

CoinWeek News Wire for January 20, 2017

By Coinweek .... CoinWeek News Wire for January 20, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Yesterday Today with Alan McRae THIS week’s image is one of the Commonwealth Government’s first...

Silver Coins from English Civil War Discovered

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   During one of the most tumultuous periods in the history of Britain, the three-part conflict known as the...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 2, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 2, 2016 Current Events 1.) Zimbabwe police fire tear gas at bank note protest "We are not going to embrace bond...