Divers Discover $4.5 Mil More 1715 Fleet Gold off Florida Coast

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   It’s been one heck of a treasure hunting season for Brent Brisben. On Wednesday, August 19, Brisben--owner and operator (along...

No Nazi Gold Train, But Legends Abound

By Steven Cochran for Gainesville Coins ......   The saga of the Nazi Gold Train supposedly buried in a mountain tunnel may have ended with the...

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...

Modern Commemoratives – 50th Anniversary Apollo 11 Coin Bill Passes House

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   On Monday, December 5, the United States House of Representatives passed legislation authorizing the production and sale of commemorative...

World Paper Money – Bank of Ukraine Issues New 500 Hryvnia...

By National Bank of Ukraine ....   On Monday, April 11, the National Bank of Ukraine issued an updated 500 UAH banknote. The National Bank of Ukraine's...

Walking Liberty Gold Coin Production Has Begun

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   U.S. Mint shares latest pictures with CoinWeek Michael White, of the United States Mint's Office of Corporate Communications, has confirmed...

Newly Identified Contemporary Counterfeit 1894-O Morgan Dollar

Posted by Ben Wengel, NGC Grader and Attributor NGC’s discovery is the first reported counterfeit example of this date. Recently, an 1894-O Morgan Dollar was examined...

English Bidder Sets $193,875 World Record for 1933 George V Cent

Rare coin offered as part of $37 million Heritage Auctions event at ANA World’s Fair of Money One of seven-known George V cents – minted...

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...

The Pobjoy Mint – A History of Coin Design Innovations

From the development of the world’s first man-made precious metal, Virenium, to the world’s highest relief coin, Pobjoy Mint are renowned for their innovation...

A Most Distinguished Gentleman: In Memoriam – Gene Gardner

By Greg Reynolds for CoinWeek .....   I feel honored to have had the privilege of knowing Eugene H. Gardner, Sr., 80. He was one of the...

NGC Releases Enhanced Census and US Coin Price Guide

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® - NGC® has launched a new and dramatically improved Census and US Coin Price Guide. Utilizing the latest technologies, the...

Millions of Ancient Chinese Copper Coins Discovered

Researchers sift through huge piles of the copper coins. Source: ecns.cn By Everett Millman for Gainesvillecoins.com....   Most of the time when we hear about a large...

2012 Colorized Australian Dragons To Be Issued as Proof Coins for...

By Louis Golino for Coin Week .....   On Monday, October 3, I spoke with a representative of Talisman Coins, which is the authorized U.S. distributor...

Senate Passes 50th Anniversary Apollo 11 Commemorative Coin Bill

Next stop, President Obama's desk By CoinWeek News Staff ....   On Saturday, December 10, the United States Senate passed the Apollo 11 50th Anniversary Commemorative Coin...

World Paper Money – Russia to Issue New 200 and 2,000...

By Bank of Russia ......   The Bank of Russia has decided to supplement its existing series of banknotes with new 200- and 2,000-ruble denominations. The new...

European Central Bank Ends Production, Issuance of €500 Banknote

By European Central Bank.....   ECB has decided to discontinue production and issuance of €500 banknote Europa series of euro banknotes will not include the...

Ancient Coins – Another New Roman Coin Type Discovered by...

NGC Ancients has certified a previously unknown denarius of Nerva By David Vagi, Director, NGC Ancients ......   About two years ago NGC Ancients shared the discovery...

Classic US Coins – A Design Analysis of the 1964 Morgan...

By Leroy Van Allen, Special for CoinWeek .....   In November, Charles Morgan, Editor of CoinWeek, sent me an e-mail with three overall photographs of the...

Pricing for 2015 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin Announced

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   In a notice dated July 13, the United States Mint has established pricing for the upcoming 2015 American Liberty...

World Coins – China Replaces 1 Yuan Note, Other Small Bills...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   The Chinese one-yuan note is about to fold as the new one-yuan coin replaces the paper currency. Many hail...

Nate D. Sanders to Auction 1982 Nobel Prize in Physics

Nobel was Awarded to Theoretical Physicist Dr. Kenneth Wilson By Nate D. Sanders Auctions .....   The 1982 Nobel Prize in Physics awarded to Dr. Kenneth Wilson...

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...

Latvia Issues Innovative Ringed Collector Coin “The Earth”

By Bank of Latvia ....   On Thursday, 22 December, the Bank of Latvia is issuing a new 5 euro collector coin "The Earth", innovative and...

Treasure Coin News – Shipwreck of Vasco da Gama’s Esmeralda Discovered

Portuguese ship wrecked on a remote island in the Sultanate of Oman is the earliest ship of discovery to be found and scientifically investigated...

Modern US Commemoratives – Breast Cancer Coin Promises Pink Gold

Law’s mandate vague, U.S. Mint yet to work out details By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   Previously, the United States Mint had announced the production of...

Professor’s 1979 Chemistry Nobel Prize Gold Medal Offered by Heritage Auctions

Nobel Prize medal presented to chemist Georg Wittig for 1954 discovery of “The Wittig Reaction” is accompanied in October 19, 2016 auction by four...

World Paper Money – New Zealand’s New $5 Bill Wins International...

By Reserve Bank of New Zealand ....   New Zealand’s new "Brighter Money" $5 note has been named Banknote of the Year in a prestigious international...

Silver Coins from English Civil War Discovered

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   During one of the most tumultuous periods in the history of Britain, the three-part conflict known as the...

First Read: The Gold Indians of Bela Lyon Pratt by Allan...

First Read, a continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature... Review by Charles Morgan for CoinWeek ..... The Gold Indians of...