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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Cultural Property Enforcement – Ancient Artifact Smuggling now “impossible” in Egypt

Army special forces stand at the entrance to the Egyptian Museum By Wayne Sayles – Ancient Coin Collecting Blog....   A Cairo Post article of June 21,...

Ohio House of Representatives Passes Coin Sales Tax Exemption (UPDATE July...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   UPDATE, 7-6-2015: House Bill 26 was considered by the Ohio State Senate for the first time on June 18,...

Navigating The Retirement Maze: Are “Home Storage” Precious Metals IRAs...

By Seth Pierce - Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp LLP....   DISCLAIMER: The information provided in this article is provided for informational purposes only and does not...

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)...

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...

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...

Taxing Coin Sales: A Bureaucratic Nightmare In The Making?

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek....   It's potentially one of the bigger - but least publicized - issues involving the purchase of precious metals, rare coins...

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...

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...

Coins and the Law – On Second Thought—a chance for rule...

By Wayne Sayles – Ancient Coin Collecting Blog ……….. The SAFE endorsement of Britain's Article 11c of Council Regulation (EU) No 36/2012 at first blush...

CoinWeek Q&A with Former Congressman Mike Castle

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   Congressman Mike Castle served as governor of the state of Delaware from 1985 to 1992 and served almost 18...

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...

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:...

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...

How New Minnesota Coin Dealer Registration Law Affects Dealers in Other...

Gary Adkins, Gary Adkins & Associates Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com.......... Recent legislation in Minnesota requires any business buying or selling more than $5000 to register with...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

ANA members urged to support World War I American Veterans Centennial...

On June 13, 2013, Congressmen Doug Lamborn, R-Colorado, introduced The World War I American Veterans Centennial Commemorative Coin Act.  The American Numismatic Association has...