Ancient Coin News – Metal Detectorist Challenges Alton Hoard Value

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   In 1996, a Briton who was interested in archaeology and metal detecting as a pastime discovered one of...

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 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...

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 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...

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 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...

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...

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...

Metal Detecting Popularity on Display at Summer FUN Convention. VIDEO: 2:19

Bradley Stocker, Kellyco Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com..... Stories of finding a buried treasure inspire hope in many people. A great way to increase one's chances of finding...

5,000 Anglo Saxon Coins Found In UK Countryside

By Nick Huxsted - Arrowfile ....... One of the largest ever UK discoveries of Anglo Saxon coins has been unearthed by a metal detector enthusiast...

CoinWeek News Wire for June 24, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for June 24, 2016 The Brexit 1.) EU referendum explained: Brexit for non-Brits 2.) After Brexit, Europe faces an existential crisis Britain’s decision...

Gainesville Coins: Gold and Silver Treasure Update

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   Unlike perhaps any other location on Earth, the United Kingdom has an incredible abundance of gold and silver...

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...

Divers Discover Largest Treasure of Gold Coins Ever Found in Israel...

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

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 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...

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...

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 May 8, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for May 8, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Money Making: A Brief History of Currency from the British Museum Debate has begun over...

CoinWeek News Wire for May 20, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for May 20, 2016 Brain Food 1.) From jagged edges to flowers: the origins of currencies The dollar is one of the...

CoinWeek News Wire for September 9, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for September 9, 2016 Brain Food 1.) The birth and death of paper money Kublai Khan, said Marco Polo, had ‘a more...

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...

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 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...

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...

How One Metal Detectorist Discovered the Seaton Down Hoard of Ancient...

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...

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 4, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 4, 2016 Canada 150 1.) Royal Canadian Mint unveils its 2017 Canada 150 circulation coin series The Royal Canadian Mint...

Dancing with the Universe – The Infamous Wanborough Hoard of...

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...