Bernard von NotHaus Sentenced to Probation for Liberty Dollar Conviction

CoinWeek Staff Reports ....   Bernard von NotHaus, creator of the American Liberty Dollar (ALD), was sentenced to three years probation by a federal judge on...

Coin Analyst Special Report: Congress May End Dollar Coin Program

By Louis Golino for Coin Week Major print and broadcast media seldom focus on coins. But in the past two weeks the...

The Coin Analyst: The Modern Commemorative Coin Program and the Launch...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Critics often assert that too many modern U.S. commemorative coins have been issued, and that the program has been abused...

The Coin Analyst: 2011 Low Mintage Key Coins Likely to Perform...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek Determining which coins will be low mintage keys in their respective series is a significant part of the fun of...

Senate Passes 50th Anniversary Apollo 11 Commemorative Coin Bill

Next stop, President Obama's desk By CoinWeek News Staff ....   On Saturday, December 10, the United States Senate passed the Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin...

Order Limit Lifted on Reagan Coin & Chronicles Set

The United States Mint has lifted the household order limit on the 2016 Coin and Chronicles Set-Ronald Reagan (product code 16PA). The 2016 Coin and...

Krause Coin of the Year Award: Royal Canadian Mint Portrayal of...

Ottawa, Ontario, November 18, 2014 — The Royal Canadian Mint is honoured that its 2013-dated $3 Fine Silver Coin - Fishing won the Most...

U.S. Gold Coins – Unexpected Die Variety on Early U.S. Half...

By David Stone - This article appeared in the Winter 2017-2018 edition of Heritage Magazine for the Intelligent Collector Die varieties of early U.S. $5 Gold Half...

Austrian Mint Announces First New Coin Issue of 2012

December 14, 2011 – The Austrian Mint will issue the first coin of 2012 today. The coin celebrates 200 years of the “Society...

CoinWeek News Wire for February 24, 2017

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for February 24, 2017 Brain Food 1.) The Secret Art History on Your Money The “fancy heads” both prettied things up and...

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...

CoinWeek News Wire for February 10, 2017

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for February 10, 2017 Brain Food 1.) The “Scandalous” Quarter Protest That Wasn’t Some accounts even claimed that famous anti-vice crusader Anthony...

ALL CHARGES DISMISSED, GOLDLINE ANNOUNCES

Precious Metals Company Will Continue to Set Standard For Customer Disclosures Goldline International Inc., the precious metals leader in customer service and disclosures, today announced...

Robbery at Harlan J. Berk, Chicago-Based Coin Dealer

Off hours robbery at Harlan J. Berk prompts new security measures for Chicago firm... Exclusive CoinWeek news report.... Chicago-based coin dealer Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. has a...

Israel Recovers Ancient Coins Stolen from Site

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.... On December 31, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) announced that it had recovered over 800 ancient coins from the house...

eBay Collaborates With Six PNG Members for Golden Opportunity Auction

eBay’s 3rd Exclusive Coins Auction Is Largest-to-Date eBay has announced a collaboration with six of the world’s finest coin dealers to offer a select...

PCGS Currency Certifies Inscribed Titanic Survivor’s Note

(Peoria, Illinois) -- The 1899 $1 Silver Certificate a survivor of the S.S. Titanic had in his pocket a century ago when he was...

Designs Approved for Ellis Island, Effigy Mounds America the Beautiful Quarters

By CoinWeek News Staff....   The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) held a quick, one-hour public meeting today to approve designs for the 2017 Effigy Mounds...

Precious Metals Commentary: Gold falls 1.9% as dollar surges

Precious Metals Market Review by Bill Musgrave - American Gold Exchange November 5, 2014: Gold fell another 1.9%, closing near four-year lows under $1,146, as the...

U.S. Mint Launches Public Design Competition for Breast Cancer Awareness Commemorative...

Winning artist to depict fight against breast cancer on America’s first “pink gold” coins The United States Mint is pleased to announce a call for...

Coin Profile: 1802 Half Dime, a Landmark Rarity

In all of U.S. numismatics there are only a handful of regular issue coins that can compare in absolute rarity to the 1802 half...

CAC OFFERS WEB SPACE FOR EDUCATIONAL ADS

The Certified Acceptance Corp. (CAC) is offering free space on its Internet Web site for informational ads and other postings that are educational in...

REST IN PEACE: MARK PETTY

ONE OF NUMISMATICS BEST IS GONE We were going to do a Market Report on how we did last week, the market, and the usual...

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...

1975 Proof Dime Without S Mintmark to be Auctioned By Stack’s...

(IRVINE, CA – July 9, 2011) With great pleasure Stack’s Bowers Galleries will be offering at the World’s Fair of Money one of the...

Changes are Coming to PCGS’ TruView Service

CoinWeek staff reports.... PCGS' in-house photographer Phil Arnold posted on the company's website that changes are coming to the Newport Beach, California-based grading firm's popular TruView coin photography...

U.S. Mint Announces 2016 First Spouse Gold Coin Designs

  The United States Mint today officially announced the new designs for the Patricia Nixon and Betty Ford First Spouse Gold Coins that will be...

FBI: Former New Jersey Coin Dealer Admits Identity Theft, Income Tax...

By Federal Bureau of Investigation ....   The Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.org) has accepted the resignation of PNG member-dealer William Dominick of Naples, Florida. PNG Executive Director...

2016 America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set Available Today

Kennedy Half Dollar Two-Roll Set and 200-Coin Bag Available February 24 By CoinWeek News Staff....   Come noon Eastern Standard Time on Tuesday, February 23, the 2016...

Seizure of Counterfeit Chinese Euro Coins a First, Says Italian Police

By CoinWeek News Staff.... Sicilian investigators and Italian police seized 306,000 coins worth €556,000 (almost US$693,000) of counterfeit  1- and 2-euro coins from a shipping...