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...

CoinWeek News Wire for October 28, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for October 28, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Is It Illegal to Deface US Currency? While this video may be ridiculously awesome, because Bill...

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...

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...

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...

Queen Matilda, Platinum Eagle Proof Named Two of CoinWeek’s Best Coin...

By CoinWeek .....   2016 may go down as one of the most captivating years for coin design in recent memory as Mints large and small...

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...

That First Magical Coin – How Coin Collectors Got Their Start

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .......   I remember that fateful day in November 1992 like it was yesterday. It was the day a well-worn, chocolate-brown...

фальшивые монеты: Fake British Virgin Islands Coins in Circulation

The Government of the British Virgin Islands is advising the public, especially coin collectors, that a ‘coin’ claiming to be issued in the name...

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...

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...

Adam and Eve: Exile from Eden – 3rd 2016 Biblical Series...

Adam and Eve has been introduced as the third coin of the 2016 Scottsdale Mint Biblical Series The Biblical Coin Series by the Scottsdale Mint...

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...

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 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...

Controversy Over Animal Fat Used to Manufacture New UK 5 Pound...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Tallow: The white nearly tasteless solid rendered fat of cattle and sheep used chiefly in soap,...

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...

APMEX a Top 500 Internet Retailer 2nd Year in a Row

By CoinWeek ......   For the second year in a row, Internet bullion and collector coin retailer American Precious Metals Exchange, known more widely as APMEX,...

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...

World Paper Money News – Belarusian Ruble Redenominated July 1, 2016

By National Bank of the Republic of Belarus .....   Beginning on July 1, 2016, the legal tender of the Republic of Belarus – the Belarusian...

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...

Paper Money – Tactile Features Coming to United States Currency

Tactile features and more contrast will be added to the Federal Reserve Note in an effort to aid the blind and visually impaired in...

Modern US Coins – Ike Dollar Registry Set Hits eBay

One of the finest collections of Eisenhower dollars ever assembled is turning heads on eBay By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .......   An exquisite Ike dollar set,...

Canadian Coins Advanced $1 AND $2 Design Win BEST NEW COIN...

The Royal Canadian Mint overcame strong competition today from Britain’s Royal Mint and the Mint of Finland to win the inaugural Best New Coin...

U.S. Mint Announces January Release Dates for New Products

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   The United States Mint has updated its online product schedule to include January release dates for a handful of...

World Coin Shows – Rare 2002 Canada Cent Selling for $7000...

By Toronto Coin Expo ....   The Toronto Coin Expo, Canada’s premiere coin and banknote show, returns to the Toronto Reference Library at 789 Yonge St....

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...

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...

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...

Coin Shop Triple Murder Suspects Arrested

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   A man and a woman suspected in the December 17 murder of a Jackson, Mississippi coin shop owner and his...