Chicago Coin Club Initiates Hall of Fame in Honor of Its...

By Chicago Coin Club ......   In honor of the centennial of the Chicago Coin Club, 1919-2019, the club has initiated a Hall of Fame to...

Whitman Publishing’s Canadian Numismatic Advisory Board Accepting Applications

Collectors, Dealers, and Researchers Invited to Apply Whitman Publishing is accepting applications for appointment to its Canadian Numismatic Advisory Board (CNAB). The CNAB was established to...

Iran Executes “Sultan of Coins” for Hoarding Gold Coins

Special courts set up in August have handed out multiple death sentences in similar cases By CoinWeek News Staff ....   Two weeks ago, international news agencies...

ANA Summer Seminar Scholarships Available for Young Collectors, Adult Hobbyists

Expand Your Numismatic Knowledge: Apply for Summer Seminar Scholarships Full and partial scholarships are available to both youths and adults who wish to attend the...

Harvey Stack – Growing up in a Numismatic Family: The Early...

By Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   The Bicentennial What, you may ask, made the year 1976 so important for our shop (besides the...

Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force Moves to Foundation

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) ......   The Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) and the Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation (ACEF) have jointly announced an...

CFTC, State of Utah Charge Precious Metals Dealer in $170 Million...

By Commodity Futures Trading Commission .....   The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the Utah Department of Commerce, Division of Securities, through its Attorney General,...

Thompson Reaches, Reneges on Settlement to Give up Missing Gold

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   UPDATE, 11/16/2018: At the meeting between both parties on Thursday, November 15, Judge Blunt declared that Thompson had failed to...

PCGS Thanks Don Willis for A Decade of Service

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) has announced the resignation of Don Willis who served as PCGS President since 2008. “We sincerely thank Don for his...

Harvey Stack – Growing up in a Numismatic Family: The Early...

By Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   A Great Year and a Great Challenge The year 1974 became another great year for Stack's. We...

Newman XI Pushes Total for NGC-Certified Coins to $60 Million

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®), the third-party grading service that has certified all of Eric P. Newman’s coins, has announced that the total prices realized...

RARCOA and Standard Numismatics Merger Finalized With $100,000 PNG Anti-Counterfeiting Donation

Rare Coin Company of America, Inc. (RARCOA) of Willowbrook, Illinois and Standard Numismatics LLC of Chicago have completed their previously announced merger. In recognition...

Stay Alert – Recent Numismatic Crime You Should Be Aware Of

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Vehicle Burglary, Inventory Stolen The owner of Coin Castle Coins was the victim...

ANS to Present 2018 Huntington Award at December Ceremony

The Trustees of the American Numismatic Society (ANS) have voted to bestow upon Dr. John M. Kleeberg the 2018 Archer M. Huntington Award in...

Recognize Fellow Collectors, Nominate Deserving Hobbyists for ANA Awards

Deadline for Award Nominations is Dec. 15 Each year, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) presents awards to deserving individuals in recognition of outstanding dedication to...

ANA Names Brianna Victor New Seminar Manager

Brianna Victor was named the American Numismatic Association (ANA) Seminar Manager in September after Amber Bradish departed to pursue a post-graduate degree. Victor will...

Harvey Stack – Growing up in a Numismatic Family: The Early...

By Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   The year 1973 saw a number of initiatives for changes in Numismatics. With inflation continuing and money...

Two New Members Appointed to Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee

The United States Mint is pleased to announce the appointment of two new members to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC). The two new...

Rare Coin Social Media Groups Explode in Popularity

Only 21 months ago Rob Oberth from Marietta, Georgia launched Coin Dealers Helping Coins Dealers (CDHCD) as a private Facebook group devoted to the...

In Memoriam: Cherrypicker’s Guide Author J.T. Stanton (1952-2018)

"Dennis Tucker- I have a heavy heart today. J.T. Stanton , longtime numismatist and coauthor (with Bill Fivaz) of the "Cherrypickers' Guide," passed away...

Mark Stephenson Joins Heritage Auctions’ Beverly Hills Office as Coins Consignment...

Mark Stephenson spent three years as VP/Director of Customer Relations at PCGS  Heritage Auctions has announced that Mark Stephenson, an attorney with nearly 20 years...

Harvey Stack – Growing Up in a Numismatic Family: In the...

By Harvey Stack – Co-Founder, Stack’s Bowers Galleries ......   The year 1975 became a great year for the continued growth of Stack's. It was in January of 1975 that Harvey G....

Recent Numismatic Crime You Should Be Aware Of – Stay Alert...

The Following numismatic crime reports are distributed by the Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) run by Doug Davis. Anyone with information on ANY of these...

NCIC Takes Numismatic Crime Investigations Class to Beaumont, Texas

Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Requests and Hosts Numismatic Crime Class for Investigators and Surrounding Agencies The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department will host an in-depth Numismatic...

Patrick Richey Joins World Numismatics

World Numismatics LLC is proud to announce that Patrick Richey has joined our team as a full-time numismatist and will be a key component...

Sir Isaac Newton Really Hated Coin Countefeiters…… Really!

Sir Isaac Newton and Coins By Everett Millman - Gainesvillecoins.com ....... Contemporary scholarship has introduced a number of new mysteries regarding history's most famous "natural philosopher"...

Numismatic Influencers Receive Awards During World’s Fair of Money®

Numismatic leaders are essential for helping others to grow within the coin collecting hobby. Whether that leadership is provided through teaching, mentoring, writing or...

Don Bailey – Dean of Mexican Numismatics Has Passed Away

On August 10 the numismatic community lost one of its pioneers, Don Bailey, a prominent dealer and specialist in Mexican numismatics, who worked tirelessly...

Harvey Stack – Growing Up in a Numismatic Family: The Early...

By Harvey Stack – Co-Founder, Stack’s Bowers Galleries ......   The Nixon Shock The year 1972 followed closely some of the events and happenings in the earlier years in the hobby. It was in...

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...