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Capturing the Excitement of Lost and Found Coin Treasures

By Dennis Tucker - Publisher, Whitman Publications ......   Q. David Bowers’ Lost and Found Coin Hoards and Treasures, one of the most exciting coin-collecting books...

Recently Announced Hoard Second Largest Find of Norman Coins Ever in UK

Norman Coins Hoard by Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   After seven months of processing the find, the British Museum in London announced on Tuesday, August...

How One Metal Detectorist Discovered the Seaton Down Hoard of Ancient Roman Coins

The Seaton Down Hoard by Alex Lemaire for CoinWeek .....   Laurence Egerton is a 51-year-old semi-retired builder in the United Kingdom who spends his spare...

Detectorists Find Medieval Coin Hoard of King Edward Silver, Gold Nobles

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Earlier this month, a coin hoard dating to the late 13th and early 14th centuries was uncovered by a...

Metal Detecting Brothers Unearth Ancient Roman Coins in Belgium

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins ......   One of the many fascinating aspects of coins from Ancient Rome is that they are found over a very...

Metal Detectorists Find Silver Coin Treasure Hoard Linked to King “Bluetooth”

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On April 16, archaeologists in northern Germany announced the discovery of a hoard of about 600 silver coins linked...

CoinWeek News Wire for April 20, 2018: The Doctor Will See You Now, Ditch...

Coinweek News Wire for April 20, 2018 ....   Current Events 1.) Should the U.S. Retire the Penny and Nickel? It’s true that it costs more to mint these two...

CoinWeek News Wire for April 13, 2018: Heists, Fakes, and Fraud

Coinweek News Wire for April 13, 2018 .... In Memoriam 1.) Walter Ray Lockwood, 1939-2018 Walter Ray Lockwood (member 1256) passed away early morning Tuesday, April 3. He was...

CoinWeek News Wire for April 6, 2018: Twit on Bitcoin, Fake Banknotes, Gold Caper

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...

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 Note Jacked…

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, Crypto Politics

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 Jobs, Crypto Crash…

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? Coinage Contraband…

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 Crypto, Trump Challenge...

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 Bitcoin Bubble and...

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 Near Bosworth Field

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 Elon, the Red...

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 of Crime…

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 RCM Counterfeit Gold...

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 Machines for Crows

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 Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   As reported in the UK press last week,...

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

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 Scrip, Gold Hold

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 Bitcoin, Gold Fakers

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, and Fort Knox

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, Endangered Cash, &...

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...