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...

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...

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,...

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 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...

CoinWeek News Wire for October 28, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for October 28, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Is It Illegal to Deface US Currency? While this video may be ridiculously awesome, because Bill...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

Metal Detectorist Finds Treasure Hoard of 8,000 Ancient Roman Coins

By Shaquille Brissett for Gainesville Coins ....   Another roman Coin Hoard found with metal detector There are times when persistence pays off in a big way....

CoinWeek News Wire for July 15, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for July 15, 2016 Brain Food 1.) "Metal Detectives" dig up treasure Metal "detective" Richard Nalli said it's not knowing what you'll...

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 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...

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...

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 May 27, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for May 27, 2016 Brain Food 1.) There is help for stranded currency Did you recently arrive home from abroad with foreign...

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 May 14, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for May 14 2016 Brain Food 1.) What Does a Girl Have to Do to Get on a Banknote? They feature portraits...

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 Weekly Coin & Currency News Roundup – April 1, 2016

By Coinweek ....   Hello, and welcome back to CoinWeek's weekly roundup of the strange and off-center in coin and currency news. Today's roundup happens to...

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...

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...

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...