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 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...

Infographic – Can I Metal Detect in My State Park?

By Kellyco Metal Detectors .......   We contacted state park offices across the US and asked them the rules. Here is the latest information we were...

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 10, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for July 10, 2016 Brain Food 1.) From cotton to cash: how to (actually) make a euro Reinhold Gerstetter is responsible for...

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 December 2, 2016

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...

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...
A New Henry III Gold Penny – England’s “First Gold Coin”

Record Price for Henry III Gold Penny & 1st-Ever Numismatic NFT Sold by International...

A New Henry III Gold Penny – England’s “first gold coin” - realised £648,000 ($745,848)   A metal detectorist has made history when a Henry III...

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...

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...

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...

Stars of TV’s ‘Diggers’ to teach ANA Summer Seminar Workshop

One-day metal-detecting course offers students in-the-field experience. The American Numismatic Association’s premier educational event, Summer Seminar, will host a special metal-detecting workshop instructed by the...

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

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...

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...

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...

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...

CoinWeek News Wire for July 29, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for July 29, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Deciphering history through coins Another prized possession is the one with an imprint of Alexander...

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...

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 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...

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 November 18, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 18, 2016 Brain Food 1.) The priceless legacy of P.L. Gupta We owe a great debt to coin collector P.L. Gupta,...

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 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...

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...

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...

Spink: Celtic Coins and the Medusa Mystery

Spink is very excited to be selling a particularly singular collection this December: Celtic Coins from the Geoff Cottam Collection. Traditionally, Celtic coins have been...
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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 June 10, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for June 10, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Found a rare coin? Beware, it could be a fake At a metal-detecting rally in...