NCIC: Sting Nets Arrests in Coin Dealer Vehicle Burglaries

By Numismatic Crime Information Center .......   On August 27, 2016 Thomas Gintz, owner of A & E Coin in Dover, Ohio had attended the Blue...

Perth Mint CEO to Headline Precious Metals Investment Symposium

The Perth Mint’s Chief Executive Officer, Richard Hayes, a precious metals industry expert, will headline a key group of speakers at the 7th Annual...

Bank of Indonesia to Issue Banknotes, Coins Commemorating National Heroes

By Bank of Indonesia .....   After the issuance of Presidential Decree Number 31 of 2016 on the Use of Images of National Heroes as the...

Coin Club News: Michigan State Senate Honors ANA

The Michigan State Senate has passed a resolution recognizing the 125th anniversary of the American Numismatic Association (ANA). The concept of an American Numismatic Association...

Strange $180k Theft from Royal Canadian Mint

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   The Royal Canadian Mint (RCM) is alleging that one of its former employees gradually smuggled $180,000 CAD (approximately...

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...
Stack's Bowers 2016 Hong Kong World Paper Money Auction

Stack’s Bowers Hong Kong Paper Money Sale Yields Strong Results

By Aris Maragoudakis - Currency Specialist, Stack's Bowers ......   The Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio Hong Kong Paper Money Sale was once again a success! As...
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Heritage: Over $31 Million Sells in Long Beach Auctions

Rare large cents from the Jon Alan Boka collection of 1794 Large Cents dominated the results as Heritage's September 7-13 Long Beach auctions raised...

Royal Canadian Mint Collector Coins Find New Ways to Discover Canada

The Royal Canadian Mint continues to creatively expand its numismatic repertoire with coins that both innovate and preserve time-honoured craftsmanship. This can be seen...
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Federal Court Orders Nevada Precious Metal Trading Company to Pay More than $1.4 Million

Federal Court in Nevada Orders My Global Leverage, LLC and Toney Blondo Eggleston to Pay More than $1.4 Million in Restitution and a Monetary...

CoinWeek News Wire for September 16, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for September 16, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Deciphering history, one coin at a time Pankaj Tandon, an accidental numismatist, is breathing life...

Classic US Coins: Does a 1964 Morgan Silver Dollar Exist?

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   Rumors have long circulated in numismatic circles about the mystery of the 1964 Peace dollar, which would have...

Numismatic Books – Kolbe & Fanning Publish September Fixed Price Catalogue

Kolbe & Fanning are pleased to announce the availability of their latest catalogue, featuring works on ancient, medieval and modern topics, the 36-lot PDF...

NGC, Stack’s Bowers Galleries Identify New California Fractional Gold Variety

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) and Stack’s Bowers Galleries have identified a new variety of California Fractional Gold. The 1854 Octagonal California Gold Dollar was...

The Coming Collector Coin Supernova and Its Ramifications for World Mints and the Numismatic...

An Editorial by Charles Morgan - Editor, CoinWeek.com .....   In July of last year, American publisher Krause Publications released the 10th edition of The Standard...

Austrian Mint to Issue Final Austria Piece by Piece Coin, New €3 “Colorful Creatures”...

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...

2016 American Eagle One Ounce Silver Proof Coin Avail. Sept. 16

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2016 American Eagle Silver Proof Coin (product code 16EA) on September 16 at noon...

Latvian Bank Issues “National Entrepreneur” 5 Euro Silver Coin

By Bank of Latvia ....   On Tuesday, 13 September, the Bank of Latvia (Latvijas Banka) is issuing a five-euro silver collector coin called "National Entrepreneur"....

Whitman Releases Expanded Edition of Bowers’s Guide Book of United States Commemorative Coins

Whitman Publishing announces the release of the updated and expanded second edition of A Guide Book of United States Commemorative Coins, a volume in...

ANA Honors Young Numismatist, Adult Advisor with Service Awards

Recipients recognized at the World's Fair of Money® Member Donor Reception The American Numismatic Association (ANA) formally recognized David Heinrich and Jason Paonessa for their...

Smithsonian Museum Honors Madeleine Albright and Colin Powell

National Museum of American History Inaugural “Great Americans” Award By Smithsonian Museum .....   The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History is presenting its inaugural “Great Americans”...

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...

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

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...

Champion Summer Hong Kong Auction Attracts Top Bidders, Record Prices for Chinese Coins

By Champion Auction ......   Champion Auction is the only Asian Auction house which holds auction lot viewing in the US, Taipei, Shanghai, and Hong Kong/Macau...
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Next Generation Australian $5 Banknote Enters Circulation

By Reserve Bank of Australia .....   Australia's new $5 banknote entered circulation on September 1. Issuance is being supported by an information campaign to ensure...

Federal Judge Announces Ruling in SS Central America Case

By Odyssey Marine Exploration, Inc ....   Ira Owen Kane, the court-appointed Receiver for the salvor of the SS Central America, Recovery Limited Partnership (RLP), announced...

Gibraltar Issues New £100 Banknote with Holographic Foil

By De La Rue plc ....   HM Government of Gibraltar has issued a new £100 banknote, designed and printed by De La Rue on its...

US Mint News – Forum to Discuss Numismatic Hobby

The United States Mint is holding a one-day Numismatic Forum on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, in Philadelphia, Pa. The purpose of this meeting is to...

U.S. Mint Opens 2016 Standing Liberty Quarter Centennial Gold Coin Sales Sept. 8

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2016 Standing Liberty Quarter Centennial Gold Coin (product code 16XC) on September 8 at...

A-Mark Precious Metals Acquires Majority Stake in SilverTowne Mint

A-Mark Precious Metals, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMRK), a full-service precious metals trading company and an official distributor for all the major sovereign mints, has acquired a...