Gold & Silver PAC July 2017 e-Newsletter

Gold & Silver American Eagle Coins By Scott Barman for the Gold & Silver PAC .....   From the Political Coordinator During a meeting of the Gold & Silver...

Louisiana Coins and Precious Metals Bullion Exemption Enacted

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets ..... Last year, the Louisiana legislature, facing a $900 million deficit, held a special legislative session and increased Louisiana’s...

Gold, Precious Metals & Bullion News – Minnesota Sales Tax Exemption...

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets .....   On May 30, 2017, Minnesota governor Mark Dayton signed into law omnibus bill H1A, which included a sales-tax...

The U.S. Government Confiscates Ten Multi-Million Dollar Coins

Opinion by Dr. Richard S. Appel - Unique Rare Coins ......   Mystery, intrigue and a see-saw legal battle has surrounded 10 1933 St. Gaudens $20...

One Way or Another: New Legislation Seeks to Change America’s Circulating...

Two recent Republican bills aim to save taxpayers money By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Two new pieces of legislation have been introduced (in one instance,...

CoinWeek Podcast #66: Does the Dollar Coin Have a Future? –...

CoinWeek Podcast #66: Does the Dollar Coin Have a Future? - Audio Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe...

Cultural Property Overreach Encroaches on Collectors’ Rights

By Wayne Sayles - Ancient Coin Collecting ....   Cultural Heritage Lawyer Rick St. Hilaire, an apologist for cultural property nationalists and a critic of private...

Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Langbord-Switt 1933 Double Eagles Case

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   It may have been Neil Gorsuch's first day on the bench, but the real news Monday, April 17 (at...

ICTA Names Industry Notables to Task Force Steering Committee, Forms Work...

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets .....   The Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) has named an 11-member Steering Committee and has formed eight Work...

Gold & Silver PAC April 2017 e-Newsletter

By Scott Barman for the Gold & Silver PAC .....   From the Political Coordinator Partisanship on Capitol Hill has gone from bad to worse. The staunch partisanship...

Cultural Property Law Leads to Arrests of Coin Collectors in Munich

By CoinWeek Staff Reports ....   If the March 4 arrests of coin collectors and a coin dealer at the 50th Numismata in Munich are any...

Gold & Silver PAC March 2017 e-Newsletter: Tax Edition

By Scott Barman for the Gold & Silver PAC .....   It's tax time. Some expert tips to make sure you are in compliance with the law. Internet...

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...

Heritage Sues Christie’s for Copyright Infringement and Fraud

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On Monday, December 12, the Dallas-based coin and collectibles auction company Heritage Auctions announced that it was suing Christie’s...

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...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 25, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 25, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Q&A: Erik Goldstein Erik J. Goldstein is the senior curator of mechanical arts and numismatics at...

Trump Quarters Show up in Change Days Before 2016 Election

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   People in a handful of cities across the United States have noticed something unusual about the change in their...

US Mint News – Request for Comments on Coin Exchange Program

For many years, the United States Mint has administered a program by which people and businesses could exchange bent and partial coins (commonly referred...

Gold & Silver PAC October 2016 e-Newsletter

By Scott Barman for the Gold & Silver Political Action Committee .....   From the Political Coordinator Every four years we elect a president and vice president....

The Real Diehl: The Inside Story of the Sacagawea Dollar

The Real Diehl is a select column by former United States Mint Director Philip N. Diehl, exclusively for CoinWeek .....   This series of articles will give readers an insider’s...

Gold & Silver PAC August 2016 e-Newsletter

By Scott Barman for the Gold & Silver Political Action Committee .....   From the Political Coordinator In my introduction to the August 2015 newsletter I said...

Appeals Court Rules for U.S. Gov’t in Langbord 1933 Double Eagle...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   A little over one year after the Philadelphia United States Attorney’s Office filed a petition with the Third Circuit...

Wealthy Max Presents Motion to Dismiss in Civil Forfeiture Case

By Wealthy Max Ltd .....   The Wealthy Max Limited legal defense team from GeyerGorey LLP, represented by Robert Connolly, presented the arguments behind its motion...

Ohio Governor Kasich Signs Sales Tax Exemption Legislation

OPMA-Led State Effort Pays Off After Three Years By Industry Council for Tangible Assets .....   On June 14, 2016, Ohio governor John Kasich signed into law...

Gov. Kasich Signs Bill Resuming Ohio Coin, Bullion Sales Tax Exemption

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   On Tuesday, June 14, former Republican Party presidential hopeful and current governor of Ohio John Kasich signed a bill that...

ICTA: Minnesota Law Targeting Coin Dealers Amended

ICTA Led Industry Effort Revises Most Troublesome Aspects of State Law By Industry Council for Tangible Assets ......   Minnesota governor Mark Dayton (D) recently signed the...

Ron Drzewucki’s Bullion Sales Tax Series, State by State: Pt. 4

By Ron Drzewucki - www.moderncoinwholesale.com .....   Links to Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 In the U.S., sales tax is levied on a state...

Gold & Silver PAC May 2016 e-Newsletter

By Scott Barman for the Gold & Silver Political Action Committee .....   From the Political Coordinator This past month, I had the opportunity to visit Capitol...

U.S. Mint News – United States Extends Suspension of Coin Exchange...

Under the authority of 31 U.S.C. 5120, the United States Mint established a program by which people and businesses could exchange bent and partial...

Wealthy Max Ltd – FormerFeds Group Issues Mutilated Coin Redemption Program...

Recommends U.S. Mint Require Tougher Compliance Program for Coin Redeemers By FormerFeds Group, LLC .......   The FormerFeds Group, LLC today announced the release of its White...