CoinWeek News Wire for July 7, 2017: Hamilton, Silver Eagles, Metal...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for July 7, 2017: Hamilton, Silver Eagles, Metal Detecting... Brain Food 1.) What Happened When Hamilton Lost the Mint When Hamilton first began...

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 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...

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 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...

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 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...

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 December 29, 2017: Fake $100s, What is...

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 October 27, 2017: The Bitcoin Revue, Vending...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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

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 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 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...

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 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 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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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 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 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...