CoinWeek News Wire for April 20, 2018: The Doctor Will See...

Coinweek News Wire for April 20, 2018 .... Current Events 1.) Should the U.S. Retire the Penny and Nickel? It’s true that it costs more to mint these two...

In Memoriam: Australian Coin Designer Stuart Devlin (1931-2018)

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   Stuart Devlin (AO, CMG), innovative metalworker and designer of coins for several countries around the world, died on April 2...

U.S. Mint Senior Legal Counsel Greg Weinman to Present 1933 Double...

By Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists (PAN) ......   Greg Weinman, Senior Legal Counsel at the United States Mint, will present a lecture focusing on the litigation...

Don Everhart: My Career in Coins, Part 2 – The United...

By Don Everhart - Former Sculptor-Engraver, United States Mint ..... Exclusive for CoinWeek   On January 4, 2004, after a 5 am wake up call, a hurried...

Minnesota Coin Dealer Indicted on Selling Counterfeit Coins and Fraud Charges

Accused has history of court battles concerning counterfeit coins By CoinWeek News Staff ....   On Wednesday, April 11, Interim United States Attorney Greogory G. Brooker--as well...

CoinWeek News Wire for April 13, 2018: Heists, Fakes, and Fraud

Coinweek News Wire for April 13, 2018 .... In Memoriam 1.) Walter Ray Lockwood, 1939-2018 Walter Ray Lockwood (member 1256) passed away early morning Tuesday, April 3. He was...

David J. Ryder Sworn in as 39th United States Mint Director

Photo credit: @USTreasury Treasury Secretary Steven T. Mnuchin swore in David J. Ryder as the 39th Mint Director of the United States Mint today at...

ANA Celebrates National Coin Week With Fun Activities

Opportunity to Win a Gold Coin During the 95th Annual National Coin Week Event The American Numismatic Association (ANA) will host a variety of National Coin...

ANA 2018 Summer Seminar “The Medal in America” Is Firing Up

By David T. Alexander and Dr. David Menchell .....   Highlighting its educational mission for more than three decades, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) has offered...

Go Spartans: Michigan Student Wins 2018 Professional Numismatists Guild YN Scholarship

A Michigan State University economics major--Andrew Blinkiewicz, 21, of Kalamazoo, Michigan--has been selected by the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) to be the recipient of...

CoinWeek News Wire for April 6, 2018: Twit on Bitcoin, Fake...

Coinweek News Wire for April 6, 2018 ....   Current Events 1.) Filipinos Not Happy With New Coin Designs Even with this breakdown, it’s obvious that it’s not going to...

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Leaving CCAC

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   On Thursday, April 5, the United States Mint announced that basketball star, philanthropist and well-known coin collector Kareem Abdul-Jabbar will...

U.S. Mint Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Quarter Launch Ceremony April 11

WHAT: The United States Mint and the National Park Service will launch the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coin honoring Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in...

Don Everhart: My Career in Coins, Part 1 – The Franklin...

By Don Everhart - Former Sculptor-Engraver, United States Mint ..... Exclusive for CoinWeek   Fresh out of college in 1973, I made a decision that would change...

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

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

Professional Numismatists Guild Calls for 2018 PNG Award Nominations

PNG Award Nominations now are being accepted for the 2018 Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) awards, according to PNG Executive Director Robert Brueggeman and President...

Numismatic Crime Information Center Tip Leads to Arrests in Rob Gronkowski...

Two proof Morgan dollars were stolen from the home of  football star Rob Gronkowski as he played in Super Bowl LII While New England Patriots...

Hotel Scam Alert – Philadelphia ANA World’s Fair of Money Hotels

Did you receive an email or call trying to sell you a Philadelphia World’s Fair of Money hotel room?  The ANA did not authorize...

Greg Allen New Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force Steering Committee Chair: ICTA

World Mint Work Group joining anti-counterfeiting effort By Industry Council for Tangible Assets ......   Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) Chairman Philip N. Diehl has announced...

ANA Literary Awards Competition Open to Young Numismatists

Entries are now being accepted for the 2018 American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) Young Numismatist Literary Awards competition. The awards program encourages young writers and...

CoinWeek News Wire for March 26, 2018 – Woman, Bitcoin and...

Coinweek News Wire for March 26, 2018 ....   News Wire Current Events 1.) Lawmakers Push to Put Women on Quarters In a program that would mimic the ongoing commemorative...

David J. Ryder Confirmed as 39th U.S. Mint Director

David J. Ryder - 39th U.S. Mint Director - is known as an anti-dollar-coin advocate and a strong supporter of anti-counterfeiting technology implementation By CoinWeek News Staff...

Feds Order Former Pastor Wesley Allen Brown, Others to Pay Millions...

Brown Currently Serving Seven-and-a-Half-Year Prison Sentence in Florida By Commodity Futures Trading Commission ......   The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today announced that Judge Brian J....

U.S. Gold Refinery Pleads Guilty to Anti-Money Laundering Charge

By Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) ....   EDITOR'S NOTE: CoinWeek published an in-depth report on this investigation on April 17, 2017. --CW U.S. Gold refinery Elemetal LLC,...

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

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

CoinWeek News Wire for March 16, 2018: Crypto Ban Hammer, 1K...

By Coinweek News Wire for March 16, 2018 ....   Current Events 1.) No plans to scrap 1p and 2p coins, Downing Street says The government is not planning...

Maloney, BCRF, U.S. Mint and Breast Cancer Survivors to Celebrate Launch...

New Breast Cancer coins include first ever minted in “pink gold” by the United States Mint On Thursday, March 15, Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12), Breast...

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

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

Mark Salzberg — A Passion for Collecting

In an interview for Heritage Magazine, NGC Chairman Mark Salzberg shares his passion for collecting. Read the full interview by Johannes Werner, here. Certified Success...

ICTA Appoints Seven to Non-Profit Foundation Board

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets ......   The Board of Directors of the Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) has appointed six industry figures to...