Precious Metals Prices Will Be More Volatile Beginning October 1

Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com By Patrick A. Heller Precious Metals Prices are going to get more volatile starting October 1. The CME Group (NASDAQ:...

ICTA Victory: Oklahoma Bullion Law makes Coins and Bullion Sales Tax...

Industry Council for Tangible Assets helps secure victory for precious metal investors in the Sooner State....   On June 4, 2014, Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin signed...

Requiring Provenance: An Injustice to Ancient Coin Collectors

By Alfredo De La Fé....   At the 2015 Cultural Property Advisory Committee (CPAC) hearing to discuss a potential renewal of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Hobby Protection and Marketplace Fairness Act Legislative Updates. VIDEO: 9:21.

Jimmy Hayes, Numismatic Lobbyist and former Congressman. The intricacies of passing legislation and how bills can be changed and amended are highlighted in this explanation...

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 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...

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...

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...

ICTA Seminar to Provide Important Information for Coin Dealers

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets ......   Speakers at a joint seminar will be discussing a variety of topics at the upcoming Florida United Numismatists...

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...

Wealthy Max Ltd Supports Treasury’s Decision to Suspend Coin Redemption

By GeyerGorey LLP .......   The Wealthy Max Limited (Wealthy Max) legal defense team today announced the company's agreement with the Department of the Treasury's decision...

ICTA Launches New Website to Enhance User Experience

The Industry Council for Tangible Assets launched today a new website at ictaonline.org. The website’s updated design is great-looking and is full of new...

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...

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 Attorney’s...

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...

THE COLLECTIBLE COIN PROTECTION ACT (HR 1849)

Non-Partisan Bill Aims to Thwart Influx of Counterfeit Coins Washington D.C In an effort to stimulate interest in the passage of H.R. 1849 (The Collectible Coin...

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...

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...

Coins and the Law – United States Mint Retakes Possession of...

The United States Mint announced today that it has taken possession of the 1974-D aluminum experimental one-cent specimen that has been the subject of...

Court Rehears Case Involving Langbord 1933 Double Eagles

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   On Wednesday, October 14, the two parties in the case of Langbord et al v. U.S. Department of Treasury et...

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...

Heritage Auctions Joins Petition vs. ‘Onerous’ Proposed German Law

Legislation seen as negatively impacting German coins and collectibles business by requiring undue burden of provenance on dealers Heritage Auctions has announced its support for...

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...

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 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...