One of a Kind: Some Unique Ancient Coins

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   “This is a very rare coin; only two examples known! Unfortunately, the only guy in...

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...
Rare Medieval British Coins Discovered by Metal Detectorists Sell at Auction

Rare Medieval British Coins Discovered by Metal Detectorists Sell at Auction

By Dix Noonan Webb ......   Two rare and noteworthy Medieval English gold coins were sold at Dix Noonan Webb on Tuesday, March 8, 2022, in...
Treasure (Rhode) Island? Henry Every and Yemeni Coins Found in New England

Treasure (Rhode) Island? Henry Every and Yemeni Coins Found in New England

By Oliver Hoover for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   On April 1, 2021, the Associated Press ran a story about a handful of small silver...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

Massive 145-Ounce Gold Nugget Found with Minelab GPZ 7000 Metal Detector

By Minelab ......   The ‘Friday’s Joy’ gold nugget is expected to bring more than $250,000 AUD. It was discovered in a worked-over area at the...

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...
87 Oz Gold Nugget

Australian Gold Prospector Unearths 87-ounce Gold Nugget

AUSTRALIAN GOLD PROSPECTOR UNEARTHS 87-OUNCE SOLID GOLD NUGGET IN VICTORIA WITH MINELAB DETECTOR Minelab, the world leader in providing metal detecting technologies for consumer, humanitarian...

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...

Rare Australian Half Sovereign Discovered by Metal Detector

Heritage Auctions will be offering a rare Australian Half Sovereign gold coin that was recently discovered by a metal detector in New Zealand. This...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Forgotten Hoards of History: Unearthing Scotland’s Nordic Trove

By Crystal Gomez - Gainesville Coins ......   In September 2014, a metal detector enthusiast found a spectacular stockpile of Viking legacy. According to the British...

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...

Big Sale of Ancient Roman Coin Hoard

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   Sometimes, there’s no way to know how valuable something is until it goes on sale at auction. Last...

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 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...

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 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...

Dancing with the Universe – The Infamous Wanborough Hoard of Atrebates Coins

By Wayne Sayles - Ancient Coin Collecting with the kind permission of John Hooker   I'm sure that most are quite familiar with the infamous Wanborough Hoard...

Ancient Coins Found by Metal Detectorists in Bedforshire Star in London Auction

Roman silver miliarensis came third in Nation’s Greatest Find contest   A Roman silver coin dug from a field in Bedfordshire by an amateur metal detectorist that...

Divers Discover Largest Treasure of Gold Coins Ever Found in Israel (UPDATED April 26)

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   In a press release issued Tuesday, February 17, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) reported that the largest treasure of...

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...

Windfall Expected From North Suffolk Hoard of Roman Silver Coins

A chance find of a single Roman silver coin in a North Suffolk field is set to bring a cash windfall to two metal...

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...