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Tips for Buyers of Ancient Coins

By Wayne Sayles .....   Some Ancient Coin Collectors Guild (ACCG) members have asked what they can do to assure that the purchases they make are...

Small Business Investors, Hobbyists Sue Minnesota for Criminalizing Their Pursuits

Coin Collectors, Precious Metal Investors Fight MN Requirement to be Licensed and Bonded for Transactions Over $25K   A group of small business investors and coin...

CoinWeek Podcast #142: A Legal Challenge to the Minnesota Coin Law

CoinWeek Podcast #142: A Challenge to the Minnesota Coin Law Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe...

Collecting Ancient Coins: Time to Consider a New Paradigm That Facilitates Lawful Trade

By Peter K. Tompa - Cultural Property Observer.....   The following is a statement delivered at the Wednesday, July 22 meeting of the Cultural Property Advisory...

ICTA Gives Service Award to Kansas Dealer Dean Schmidt

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets ......   Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) dealer-member Dean Schmidt (Dean Schmidt Rare Coins, Atchison, Kansas) was honored during...

Former Police Chief Doug Davis Named Anti-Counterfeiting Director of the Anti-Counterfeiting Educational...

Current Anti-Counterfeiting Director Beth Deisher will step down in September after successful anti-counterfeiting work   Doug Davis, founder of the Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) and...

Gold & Precious Metals News: Ohio Budget Kills Sales-Tax Exemption for Bullion, Coins

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) ......   ICTA member Dave Miholer (Executive Coin Company, Stow, Ohio) brought to our attention in May that the...

Kansas Governor Signs Sales Tax Exemption on Gold, Silver Coins, Precious Metals Bullion

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets ......   On Thursday, May 16, 2019, Kansas governor Laura Kelly (D) signed into law House Bill 2140, which provides...

West Virginia Legislature Votes to End Sales Tax on Gold & Silver

By Sound Money Defense League ......   Sound money advocates rejoiced on Friday, March 8 as the state legislature of West Virginia overwhelmingly passed Senate Bill...

Coin Industry News: 2018 Diane Piret Award, Promotion at Heritage Currency

Alabama Coin Dealers Honored With Diane Piret Service Award By Industry Council for Tangible Assets ......   Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) dealer-members Phil Darby (J&P...

Congressmen Introduce Bill to End Taxation of Gold and Silver

The battle to end taxation of constitutional money has reached the federal level as U.S. Representative Alex Mooney (R-WV) today introduced sound money legislation...

Gold & Silver Political Action Committee and South Dakota vs Wayfair

Summer comes to an end, and with it the legislative season for most of the country. In the words of our Chairman Barry Stuppler, the...

ACEF Receives IRS Approval, Now Public Charity

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has granted the Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation (ACEF) final approval as a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and designation as a public...

CoinWeek IQ: Gold Bullion Coin Act of 1985

A Coin Act to authorize the minting of gold bullion coins. Be it in enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United...

CoinWeek Podcast #104: South Dakota vs. Wayfair and Its Potential Impact on You

 CoinWeek Podcast #104: South Dakota vs. Wayfair and Its Potential Impact on You Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or...

CoinWeek IQ: Coinage Act of 1792

Coinage Act of 1792 United States Statutes at Large, 2nd Congress, Session I., p. 246-251. April 2, 1792 AN ACT Establishing a Mint, and regulating the Coins...

Gold & Silver PAC May 2018 e-Newsletter

By John Villavicencio for the Gold & Silver PAC ......   Gold & Silver News From the Political Coordinator Update on Candidate Steve Bieda Last month we reported that...

The 1933 Double Eagle: America’s Most Notorious Coin

By Eric Brothers for CoinWeek .....   If you ever thought that it would be cool to own a 1933 Double Eagle, think again. The handful of...

Gold & Silver PAC April 2018 e-Newsletter

By John Villavicencio for the Gold & Silver PAC ......   Gold & Silver News From the Political Coordinator Greetings! I'd like to begin this April edition of the...

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

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 Gold & Silver

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 ANA Law Enforcement...

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 America Gold

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

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...