U.S. Mint Senior Legal Counsel Greg Weinman to Present 1933 Double...

By Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists (PAN) ......   Greg Weinman, Senior Legal Counsel at the United States Mint, will present a lecture focusing on the litigation...

Counterfeit Coins and the Effects on Numismatics

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers ......   Editors Note: Links to the next two Articles.... Part2     Part 3 Counterfeiting, or making something false, has...

Precious Metals & Bullion News – Wyoming Ends All Taxation of...

By Money Metals Exchange ......   Sound money activists rejoiced as the Wyoming Legal Tender Act (PDF) became law today. The bill restores constitutional, sound money...

Alabama Becomes 37th State with Bullion Sales Tax Exemption

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets ......   On Tuesday, March 6, 2018, Alabama governor Kay Ivey signed into law Senate Bill 156 to exempt the...

Postal Inspectors, FedEx, District Attorney Investigators and Banking Investigators to Attend...

Numismatic crime offenses related to USPS and FedEx shipments continue to plague the numismatic industry and in most cases are frustrating to the victims....

Numismatic Crime – PNG Dealer Helps FBI Nab Theft Suspects

All dealers should be cautious about possible long-term ramifications of cashing fraudulent checks A long-time member of the Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.org) assisted the Federal Bureau...

Confused Over GOP Tax Legislation and Like-Kind Exchanges? ICTA Can Help

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets ..... There is misinformation floating out around the dealer community intermingling “ like-kind exchanges ” and three different sections...

Thompson Remains in Jail While Court OKs Sale of SS Central...

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   After a quick morning hearing on Thursday, November 30, Franklin County, Ohio Common Pleas Judge Laurel Beatty-Blunt signed an order...

COINS Act to Reform US Currency Gains New Support in Congress

Would Provide $16 Billion in Budget Savings By Dollar Coin Alliance ......   Three Members of Congress have signed on as co-sponsors of the bipartisan Currency Optimization,...

Ancient Coin Collectors Guild Continues Fight Against Coin Seizure

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Until the early years of the 21st century, it was relatively easy and completely legal for an American collector...

Gold & Silver PAC September 2017 e-Newsletter

By Scott Barman for the Gold & Silver PAC .....   Gold & Silver News From the Political Coordinator Hurricane Harvey has devastated southeast Texas. While Houston is...

North Carolina Joins 35 Other States with Sales Tax Exemption on...

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets .....   On Tuesday, July 25, 2017, North Carolina governor Roy Cooper signed into law House Bill 434: Coins/Currency/Bullion Sales...

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...