Update in Theft of 100 Kilo Big Maple Leaf Gold Coin

No sign of the 100 Kilo Maple Leaf Gold Coin , worth over $4 million US By CoinWeek News Staff .... UPDATE, 7/26/2018: According to reports...

Eclipsing Eliasberg: D.L. Hansen’s Numismatic Moonshot for the Greatest Collection of...

By David Lawrence Rare Coins.... Dell Loy Hansen is no stranger to success. The Utah businessman aims high – sky high. He operates dozens of...

Counterfeit Banknotes – The Story of Czeslaw Bojarski

Counterfeit Banknotes - By Paper Money Guaranty Staff ........ One of the most successful makers of counterfeit banknotes of the 20th century was Czeslaw Bojarski and...

NLG 2018 Symposium to Focus on Attracting New Collectors Online

The Numismatic Literary Guild (www.NLGonline.org), a nonprofit organization composed of hobby writers, editors and content producers, will conduct its 2018 NLG Symposium from 10...

Growing up in a Numismatic Family: The Early Days of Stack’s...

By Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries ...... Inflation & Numismatics During the 1970-71 period, as inflation increased to over 4% per year, people started...

Numismatic Crime Information Center Update for July 13, 2018

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... Vehicle Burglary in Boca Raton Boca Raton, Florida detectives are investigating a vehicle...

ANA Awards College Scholarships to Committed Numismatists

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) has awarded 2018 college scholarships to committed numismatists Roxanne Pittman from Pledger, TX, and Shelby Plooster from Evans, GA. Each winner...

CDHCD Dealer Finds Extremely Rare 1848 Proof Seated Liberty Dime

By CoinWeek Staff Reports .....   A winning bid on eBay for a collection of coins gave an Indiana coin dealer far more than he bargained...

Seller of Counterfeit NGC Holders Brought to Justice

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) reports that a seller of counterfeit coins in counterfeit NGC holders has pleaded guilty to importing counterfeit coins and bars...

ANA Launches New and Improved Dealer Directory

On July 1, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) released a modified and improved Dealer Directory. With this search engine tool, collectors can explore and...

CoinWeek: EAC Remembers R. Tettenhorst, Numismatist

Collector R. Tettenhorst--real name Bernard Alan Edison--built an amazing collection of half cents and was a revered member of the copper collecting community. Edison was...

American Numismatic Association Honors Distinguished Numismatists with Awards

The American Numismatic Association has unveiled its slate of 2018 award recipients Every year, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) recognizes members who go above and...

Growing up in a Numismatic Family: The Early Days of Stack’s...

By Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   The R.L. Miles Collection, Part 1 The October 1968 R.L. Miles Collection feeatured a large and almost...

Silver, Gold American Eagles Most Counterfeited Bullion Coins: ICTA

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets ......   Since 1986 when the United States Mint first introduced silver and gold American Eagle bullion coins, they have...

Coin Shop Robbery Policy and Procedures – A Risk Assessment

By Numismatic Crime Information Center .......   The recent alert sent out by the Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) showed graphic photos of the recent armed...

Man Pleads Guilty to Selling, Importing Counterfeit Coins

ACTF plays key role in investigation and provides experts to identify fakes A New Jersey man admitted June 25 to impersonating a federal agent while...

Richard Harrison, Patriarch of “Pawn Stars” Reality TV Dynasty, Dead at...

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   Richard Benjamin Harrison, the patriarch and "Old Man" of the Harrison family pawn shop featured in the long-running History Channel...

Numismatic Crime Information Center Update for June 22, 2018

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Coin Shop Burglary Investigators are investigating the burglary of North Mississippi Coin Company....

CoinWeek Podcast #100: David Hall and John Dannreuther on the early...

CoinWeek Podcast #100: What We Learned at the Revolution: David Hall and John Dannreuther on the early days of PCGS Mobile phone users. Stream this...

Numismatic Crime Investigations Class for Law Enforcement at ANA Philadelphia World’s...

The Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) will offer a one-day training class on “Numismatic Crime Investigations” for local, state and federal law enforcement officers...

Mark Olsen Mining Company, Manager Charged with Illegal Precious Metals Transactions

By Commodity Futures Trading Commission ....   On June 12, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) filed a civil enforcement action charging Florida-based Defendants Mark Olsen...

CFTC Charges Omega Knight 2, LLC, Owner with $5.5 Million Precious...

By Commodity Futures Trading Commission ..... The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) filed a civil enforcement action for CFTC Charges Omega Knight 2, LLC, Owner with...

CoinWeek Podcast #99: Where Coin Dealers Help Coin Dealers

 CoinWeek Podcast #99: Where Coin Dealers Help Coin Dealers Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek...

Growing up in a Numismatic Family: The Early Days of Stack’s...

By Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   When my father died in December 1966, he left his share of the company to me....

Good Samaritan Returns $10,000 in Gold Coins to Owner

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   It’s probably safe to say that, for those of us who missed the cut for the Forbes 400...

ANS Gives 2018 Saltus Award to Dutch Medallist Geer Steyn

Dutch artist Geer Steyn became the 57th recipient of the J. Sanford Saltus Award for excellence in medallic art at the biannual conference of...

United States Mint Voyageurs National Park Quarter Launch Ceremony June 14

WHAT: The United States Mint and the National Park Service will hold a launch ceremony for the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coin honoring Voyageurs...

Growing up in a Numismatic Family: The Early Days of Stack’s...

By Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   Links to earlier parts: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 |...

Numismatic Crime Information Center Update for May 29, 2018

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   USPS Lost/Stolen The coins listed below have been reported lost/Stolen. The coins were...

Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee Seeks New Member

The United States Mint is accepting applications through June 8, 2018, to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) for a new member specially qualified...