CoinWeek News Wire for March 17, 2017

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for March 17, 2017 Brain Food 1.) All you need to know about the new £1 coin The new £1 coin is...

CoinWeek News Wire for March 10, 2017

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for March 10, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Switzerland ranked world’s worst currency manipulator The Economist magazine placed Switzerland first in a recent...

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...

CoinWeek News Wire for March 3, 2017

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for March 10, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Coins tell tales of kings, their fancies The longest reigning ruler Aurangazeb changed his monetary...

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...

Virginia Becomes Latest State to Pass Rare Coin Sales Tax Exemption

By John Brush - President, David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   To paraphrase Margaret Mead, a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can make great change...

NGC Grades Rare Canadian Silver Maple Leaf Error

A unique Canadian Maple Leaf error is certified by NGC Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has authenticated and graded an extremely rare Canadian Silver Maple Leaf...

CCAC Discusses 2019 ATB Quarters, OSS Gold Medal at Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) held a short public meeting on February 15 to discuss themes for the...

CoinWeek News Wire for February 17, 2017

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for February 17, 2017 Brain Food 1.) A walk through the coinage of ancient India “The first known coins of India, the...

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...

U.S. Mint Wins Krause Best Circulating, Most inspirational Coin Awards at...

Two United States Mint coins recognized for design and artistic vision The United States recently earned top honors in two coin design categories at the...

CoinWeek News Wire for January 27, 2017

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for January 27, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Should bank tellers reveal the value of old coins? A teenager takes a bunch of...

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...

Philadelphia Mint Quietly Releases 2017-P Lincoln Cent

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ...... One of the most important U.S. coins in numismatic history entered circulation over the past several days, and barely...

CoinWeek News Wire for January 13, 2017

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for January 13, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Collector has passion for ancient coins Borland turns to the register and takes out a...

One Day Later, Sense of Normalcy Returns to 2017 FUN Show

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   One day after the shooting at the Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL), a sense of normalcy has returned to the...

Attack at Ft. Lauderdale Airport Brings FUN Show to a Halt

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   The 62nd Annual Florida United Numismatists Convention--the 2017 FUN Show--opened in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on Thursday, January 5. Word of...

CoinWeek News Wire for January 6, 2017

By Coinweek .... CoinWeek News Wire for January 6, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Design Moments: Irish Free State coins c. 1928 By 1926 the newly-minted Irish Free State...

2017 U.S. Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set Available Jan....

Sales will open for the 2017 United States Mint America the Beautiful Quarters Proof Set™ (product code 17AP) on January 5 at noon Eastern...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 30, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 30, 2016 Brain Food 1.) The medal detective Few things mean as much to soldiers as their medals. But if...

The Coin Analyst: 2016: Year in Review

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   Let’s face it – the year 2016 kept the news media industry busy. International terrorism, the mosquito-borne Zika virus,...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 23, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 23, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Q&A: James Halperin How did a pair of college dropouts who were business rivals come...

Triple Murder at Mississippi Coin Shop

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   Three people were killed at a coin shop in Jackson, Mississippi on Saturday, December 17. The owner of the store,...

Unique $50 Gold Eagle Wrong Planchet Error in Heritage’s FUN Signature...

Struck on a .9999 American Buffalo blank, the ‘Eagalo’ is the only known U.S. gold wrong planchet error Collectors will have the opportunity in January...

U.S. Mint Announces January Release Dates for New Products

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   The United States Mint has updated its online product schedule to include January release dates for a handful of...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 16, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 16, 2016 Current Events 1.) The reasons Saudi Arabia stopped issuing paper riyals "The number of one Riyal banknotes constitutes half...

Queen Matilda, Platinum Eagle Proof Named Two of CoinWeek’s Best Coin...

By CoinWeek .....   2016 may go down as one of the most captivating years for coin design in recent memory as Mints large and small...

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...

NGC Free Mercanti and Moy Signed Portraits at January FUN Show

Meet John M. Mercanti and Edmund C. Moy at the NGC booths (#305 and #404) during the 2017 FUN Show in Fort Lauderdale Numismatic Guaranty...

Gold & Silver PAC December 2016 e-Newsletter

By Scott Barman for the Gold & Silver PAC .....   From the Political Coordinator I have been working for the federal government as a contractor since 1996...