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

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...

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...

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...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Fate of Ten Switt-Langbord 1933...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #62 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   On July 7,...

Bernard von NotHaus, “Architect” of the Liberty Dollar to be Sentenced

Liberty Dollar creator and self proclaimed "monetary architect" Bernard von NotHaus, who was found guilty in US federal court in North Carolina on March...

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

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

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...

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

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...

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...

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...

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

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

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...

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,...

Commemorative Coin Stories: 1982 George Washington Half Dollar

By David Provost for CoinWeek..... Author's note: My intention for this series of “stories” is to present lesser known information about the US commemorative coins series...

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,...

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...

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...

Bill Eliminating PA Coin, Bullion Sales Tax Exemption Defeated

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On Monday, November 23, the Pennsylvania State Senate narrowly voted down an amendment to House Bill 683 that would...

Government’s Case to Confiscate Langbord-Switt 1933 Double Eagles Crumbles

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   Three-judge ruling in Langbord et al v. U.S. Department of the Treasury et al puts renewed spotlight on 10...

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...

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

 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 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...

Cultural Property Law Leads to Arrests of Coin Collectors in Munich

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   If the March 4 arrests of coin collectors and a coin dealer at the 50th Numismata in Munich are...

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...

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...

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...

Ron Drzewucki’s Bullion Sales Tax Series, State by State: Pt. 2

By Ron Drzewucki - www.moderncoinwholesale.com ....   Link to Part 1 In the U.S., sales tax is levied on a state and local level, so there is...

As Legal Issues Mount, Merit Gold Customers Seek Relief

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   In CoinWeek’s initial report on Merit Gold and Silver, we wrote that the Santa Monica City’s...

U.S. Mint May Now Change Coin Silver Composition Thanks to New...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Tucked away in a bill ostensibly about maintaining and improving America’s transportation infrastructure is text amending Title 31 of...