Paper Money News – PCGS, Jason Bradford End Currency Grading Relationship;...

By CoinWeek Staff Reports .....   PCGS announced on Tuesday that it has ended its business relationship with K3B, Inc., a Peoria, Illinois company that operated...

Nancy Reagan First Spouse Gold Coins Available July 1

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for Nancy Reagan First Spouse Gold Coins (product codes 16SE and 16SF) starting on July 1...

Archives International Auctions: Rare 1907 Peking Issue Chinese Banknote Brings $30,000

By Archives International Auctions ....   A high-grade Deutsch-Asiatische Bank 1907 Peking-issue 5 Taels banknote rarity soared to a record US$30,000 after opening on the floor...

Red Kettle Report: December 14 – 20

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Since 2005 in Lee County, Florida, someone has been leaving notes in Salvation Army kettles. Inside the note is...

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...

The Coin Analyst: 2016: Year in Review

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   Let’s face it – the year 2016 kept the news media industry busy. International terrorism, the mosquito-borne Zika virus,...

Mintages Raised for Chinese Silver, Gold Panda Coins

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   Since the early 1980s, the People’s Republic of China has struck its own gold and silver bullion coins...

Rare US Coins – Glass Cent Pattern Discovered

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   Amid the nationwide mobilization effort for the Second World War, the United States Mint was forced to explore...

ANA Selects Host Cities for 2020 and 2021 World’s Fair of...

Site selection for the 2020 and 2021 World’s Fair of Money was a major topic of discussion during meetings of the American Numismatic Association’s...

Donald G. Partrick Collection Coin Auctions Postponed at Consignor’s Request

Heritage announced on Wednesday, June 10, the postponement of the three scheduled coin auctions... Heritage Auctions has placed on hold the 2nd, 3rd and 4th...

Massive 145-Ounce Gold Nugget Found with Minelab GPZ 7000 Metal Detector

By Minelab ......   The ‘Friday’s Joy’ gold nugget is expected to bring more than $250,000 AUD. It was discovered in a worked-over area at the...

American Liberty 2016 Silver Medal Soars in Secondary Market

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   The 2016 American Liberty Silver Medal is among the hottest products on the numismatic block today. After selling out...

2012 Australian One Ton Gold Kangaroo Named Largest, Most Valuable Coin...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   The Guinness Book of World Records has confirmed that the largest coin in the world is the unique 2012...

CoinWeek IQ: How Major Mint Error Coins Escape the Mint –...

CoinWeek IQ: Analysis and Insights from the editors of CoinWeek.com. 2016 Farran Zerbe Award winner Mark Lighterman answers the question: How do major error coins...

World Paper Money – Swiss Prepare for Release of Smaller Banknotes

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   Switzerland is rolling out a new small-size 50-franc banknote on April 12, representing just the first of several smaller,...

How The Royal Mint is Attempting to Redefine “Legal Tender”...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ......   Royal Mint Refusal to Redeem Commemorative Coins at Face Value Calls Into Question Value of Modern...

Wayne LaPierre Signature American Eagle Silver Coins Raise Funds For NRA

Universal Coin & Bullion announces the release of the American Eagle silver bullion coins packaged with special labels featuring the facsimile signature of NRA...

Modern US Coins – Olympics a Timely Theme for Coin Collectors

Since the United States Mint offered the nation’s first Olympic coins honoring the XXVIII Summer Olympics in 1984 in Los Angeles, the number of...

Newly Discovered, Unique Dual-Plugged 1795 Silver Dollar Offered by Heritage Auctions

Authenticated by NGC, this discovery coin will be featured in the Heritage Platinum Night Auction at the ANA Anaheim World’s Fair of Money, August...

Certified Coins – Introducing the New CAC Market Values Price Guide

By Mark Ferguson and CAC Market Values .....   PCGS and NCG coins that have been approved and stickered by CAC command premium prices compared with...

What’s in Store at the U.S. Mint for 2017? CoinWeek Has...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   If you followed our reporting last Friday concerning the United States Mint's hobby stakeholder forum, then...

Canada Law Enforcement Agencies Seek Missing $1,000 Banknotes

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   Currency crime is a serious issue for many nations around the world, including Canada, which reports that hundreds of...

World Paper Money – Swiss Love Banknotes, Rebuff Plastic

As the world continues to adopt electronic methods of payment, Switzerland embraces the regular use of paper currency By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   At a...

South Africa Issues Silver, Platinum Krugerrands for 50th Anniversary

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   It’s not entirely surprising that in addition to enjoying vast precious metal deposits, South Africa has long been...

Central Bank of Venezuela Introduces New Banknotes & Coins

By Central Bank of Venezuela .....   "We have six new bills Bs.500 of Bs.1000, Bs.2000, Bs.5.000, Bs.10.000 and Bs.20.000; and coins Bs.10, Bs.50 and Bs.100...

The Gold of Daesh: “Coinage” of the “Caliphate”

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek....   On August 31, 2015 the so-called “Islamic State in Iraq and Syria” or “Daesh”, which claims to be a new...

Krause Announces 2017 Coin of the Year Award Nominees

Australia and Canada have the most nominations in the annual Coin of the Year Award competition By Krause Publications .....   The first round of voting for...

New Indian Gold Coins Emerge on World Bullion Scene

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) announced that it will begin issuing the Indian Gold Coin, a new bullion offering that...

Massive Hoard of Ancient Roman Coins Found in Spain

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Late last week, construction workers in the town of Tomares, a suburb of the southern Spanish city of Seville,...

The Coin Analyst: Perth Mint Issues Wedge-Tailed Silver Eagle Coin Design...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   The iconic American Silver Eagle, the most widely collected and traded silver coin in the world, now has an...