Attack at Ft. Lauderdale Airport Brings FUN Show to a Halt

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   The 62nd Annual Florida United Numismatists Convention--the 2017 FUN Show--opened in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida on Thursday, January 5. Word of...

U.S. Mint Unveils Designs for Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin

Designs for coins commemorating the 100th anniversary of the founding of Boys Town were unveiled today (August 23) during a ceremony at Boys Town...

CoinWeek News Wire for August 5, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for August 5, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Newman Numismatic Portal Update The Newman Numismatic Portal will be represented at the American Numismatic...

Mark, Myrna Lighterman Awarded ANA 2016 Farran Zerbe Award

Mark and Myrna Lighterman are the 2016 recipients of the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) highest honor, the Farran Zerbe Memorial Award. The Association’s most...

ANACS, OSV Announce Joint Verification, Certification of Double Mint Sets

By ANACS .....   On July 22, Original Set Verification Corporation (OSV) of Morrison, Colorado and ANACS of Centennial, Colorado announced their cooperation in the verification...

New Royal Canadian Mint Silver Coin Celebrates Toronto Blue Jays 40th...

With the Toronto Blue Jays back on another exciting hunt for the pennant in 2016, the Royal Canadian Mint is joining millions of fans...

Rare Coin, Bullion & Paper Money News for the week of...

Having “F.U.N.” at the Bourse! by Mark Ferguson - MFRareCoins.com …… Bonne année” – Happy New Year, as the French say it. And as usual, the...

CoinWeek Weekly Coin & Currency News Roundup – March 27, 2016

By Coinweek ....   Another week has passed so it's time once again for the CoinWeek Weekly Coin and Currency News Roundup. Here we catch up...

Smithsonian Celebrates Opening of New National Numismatic Collection Exhibit

By Harvey Stack and Charles Morgan for CoinWeek....   AN EXHIBIT TO BE REMEMBERED On July 15, 2015 the National Numismatic Collection was returned to the displays at...

Mint of Finland Releases Special New Two Euro Coin

By Mint of Finland ......   On October 17, the Mint of Finland released one million commemorative two-euro coins paying tribute to philosopher Georg Henrik von...

World Banknotes – Colombia to Issue New Five Thousand Peso Note

By Central Bank of Colombia ......   In 2016, Banco de la República (Central Bank of Colombia) will release a new family of banknotes composed of...

Strong Hammer Prices at Goldberg Auction Reflect Early American Copper Market...

CoinWeek Auction Analysis .....   Led by the Fred Iskra Collection of Large Cents, copper coins made up more than 600 of the 2,600 lots offered...

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,...

Release Dates Set for Final Four 2016 US Mint Products

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Until today, four products on the United States Mint's online product schedule for 2016 had yet to receive official...

Wealthy Max Opens Up to Redeem Name

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   Recycling firm Wealthy Max Ltd is hoping to save face with a transparency program following a controversy that spelled...

Pogue, Part 1: Postmortem, Dealer Take-Aways, and the Sale as an...

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   A light round of applause met the $2,000,000 hammer price that lot 1128--a rare 1808 quarter eagle--brought at Stack's...

Summer Seminar Scholarships Available for Talented Numismatists

Full and partial scholarships are available to both youths and adults who wish to attend the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) highly acclaimed 2017 Summer...

Austrian Mint to Issue Final Austria Piece by Piece Coin, New...

Austria Piece by Piece: Austria 10 Euro Commemorative Coin Home are you to great daughters and sons... History, culture and landscape, together with other elements, combine...

Bank of Latvia Issues New Porcelain 5 Euro Silver Coin

By Bank of Latvia ....   On Tuesday, 9 August, the Bank of Latvia (Latvijas Banka) issued a five-euro silver collector coin of a unique shape....

Texas to Create First State-Owned, Operated Precious Metal Depository

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets....   News that the Texas legislature recently passed a bill (now a law signed by Governor Abbott) for the establishment...

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...

Heritage Sells Nearly $17 million in New York Rare Coin Auctions

Heritage's October-November New York rare coin auctions are now complete, with nearly $16.9 million in coins changing hands overall. As reported last week, the...

PNG Creates Accredited Precious Metals Dealer Program

The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG), a non-profit organization founded in 1954 and composed today of many of the country’s top rare coin, banknote and...

Whitman: New Guide Book of Morgan Silver Dollars Sold Out

Early Sellout Reflects Strong Hobby Interest in Recent 1964 Morgan Discovery Whitman Publishing announces that the fifth edition of Q. David Bowers’s Guide Book of...

CoinWeek News Wire for September 9, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for September 9, 2016 Brain Food 1.) The birth and death of paper money Kublai Khan, said Marco Polo, had ‘a more...

World Paper Money – Europe Prepares Introduction of New €50 Banknote

By European Central Bank.....   New Europa series €50 banknote to be unveiled on 5 July 2016 ECB and partners to ensure machines are ready...

The Coin Analyst: U.S. Mint Announces Some Major Changes to the...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ....   The America the Beautiful Quarters five-ounce silver bullion and numismatic program has faced problems since before the first coins...

Paper Money – Stack’s Bowers Galleries Acquires Manifest Auctions

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the purchase of the assets of Manifest Auctions. Brian Kendrella, president of Stack’s Bowers Galleries, commented: “Under the...

Cool Coins – Coinex 2014 London, England. VIDEO: 9:39

Interviewer: David Lisot, Coinweek.com with Stephen Fenton, 1652 Massachusetts Silver 3 pence David Guest, 1657 Mary Queen of Scots British Silver Ryal Stephen Hill, English Charles I...

Zimbabwe Reveals New National Coinage

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On Friday, December 5, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) held a press conference to introduce a new set...