Cultural Property & Coins – The CCPIA: Then and Now

By Wayne Sayles – Ancient Coin Collecting Blog ....   The Convention on Cultural Property Implementation Act of 1983 (CCPIA) has been in effect for more...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Counterfeit Coins, Bureaucracy and the Effects on Numismatics, Pt. 2

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers.... Editors Note: Links to the related two Articles.... Part 1     Part 3 In the early days after World War...

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...

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 Ltd Files Motion to Dismiss Civil Forfeiture Case

By GeyerGorey LLP....   The Wealthy Max Limited legal defense team filed a motion to dismiss the civil forfeiture case brought by the US Attorney for...

Discussion on Egyptian Coins at State Department MOU hearing leaves room...

By Wayne Sayles – Ancient Coin Collecting Blog ........... The public session of the Cultural Property Advisory Committee hearing to consider a potential Memorandum of...

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...

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...

Bullion Coins – Tennessee Sales Tax Exemption Legislation Introduced

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets ....   The Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) recently received a very generous donation from member Joey Ashley (Miller’s...

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...

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...

Coins and the Law : Media rush to judgement challenged

By Wayne Sayles – Ancient Coin Collecting Blog ……….. Editors Note: It is shocking how ignorant and misinformed the media is when it comes to...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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:...

Daily Record: Five years on, test case on coins tries USAO’s...

By Wayne Sayles – Ancient Coin Collecting Blog ……….. The Daily Record, a news service for Maryland based business and legal professions, ran an interesting...

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...

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...

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)...

Ron Drzewucki’s Bullion Sales Tax Series, State by State: Pt. 3

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

Pennsylvania Bill to Eliminate Sales Tax Exemption on Coins, Precious Metals

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   According to an email alert issued by the Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA), the Pennsylvania State Senate next...

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...

European Cultural Preservation Laws and the Private Coin Collector: A Primer

By Shaun Pearce - Jollys Jewellers....   Coin collecting is a fascinating hobby, and even a potentially profitable one as coins can appreciate in value. However, when...