Gem Carson City 1882 Morgan Dollar Toner in SBG June Auction

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   For most collectors, the 1882-CC Morgan dollar is the quintessential Carson City issue. Just 1.1 million...

Numismatic Crime – Coins Recovered, Suspect Arrested

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Suspect Arrested-Coins Found The West Los Angeles, California Highway Patrol arrested a suspect...

How Big Is the Rare Coin Counterfeiting Problem?

Counterfeit Coins by Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   The issue of counterfeiting rare coins has been around for a very long time For years, the...

Pease Collection Paper Money, Colonial Copper at Heritage Auctions

The Charles R. Pease Collection, Part IV The latest Heritage Auctions Month-Long currency auction features the fourth offering from The Charles R. Pease Collection. We...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Modern Fakes of Ancient Coins

Fake Ancient Coins by Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   “To declare that a forged coin is genuine is a mistake, but to declare that a...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1915-S Panama-Pacific Half Dollar

Tool marks, soft design details and dull surfaces help NGC graders identify a counterfeit coins, in this case a 1915-S Panama-Pacific Half Dollar.   By Max Spiegel,...

Dale Larsen Joins Staff of David Lawrence Rare Coins

David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) is pleased to announce the addition of Dale Larsen to the David Lawrence team as a Senior Numismatist and...

CSNS: Foley Out as Convention Chairman

The Central States Numismatic Society's (CSNS) Board of Governors has decided not to renew Convention Chairman Kevin Foley's contract, which expires June 30. Foley served...

Numismatic Crime – Suspect Sought in St. Petersburg Coin Theft

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Stolen/Missing Coins and Currency A first class package sent from Pennsylvania to the...

Counterfeiting Battles Continued in May: ACEF

Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation is working with fraud victims and federal law enforcement agencies   A fraudulent advertisement for bullion coins on Facebook, fake encapsulation holders and...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Acquires Carter Numismatics

Jason Carter Joins SBG as Executive Vice President   Stack’s Bowers Galleries is proud to announce the acquisition of Carter Numismatics Incorporated and the addition of...

Confronting Sheldon

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek .....   Dr. William Herbert Sheldon, born on November 19, 1898 and dying on September 17, 1977, was venerated for...

CCAC to Review Designs for New Gold & Silver Eagle Reverses,...

U.S. Mint also accepting applications for CCAC membership   The United States Mint announces that the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a telephonic public...

The Coin Analyst Talks to Chiara Principe, Italian Medallic Artist and...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   Italian artist Chiara Principe has been designing and sculpting coins and medals for over a decade and has extensive...

Donna Frater Named New ANA Director of Development & Membership

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) announced this week that Donna Frater has been named the new director of development and membership. Frater most recently...

Numismatic Crime – Help NCIC Find Stolen and Missing Currency

Recent Numismatic Crime by Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Stolen/Missing Currency The notes pictured below were shipped via the...

American Numismatic Association Consolidates Staff Responsibilities

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) eliminated several staff positions last week as a response to COVID-19 and the resulting suspension of several programs. “, I...

Victor David Brenner & His Lincoln Cent

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   Lincoln cent collectors new and seasoned alike know the three ubiquitous letters of their specialty. These are the letters “VDB”,...

Jeff Garrett: The Great American Coin Hunt – 2020 Edition

By Jeff Garrett - Mid-American Rare Coin Galleries .....   The last few weeks have been like no other in my 45 plus years as a...

MintID Announces World’s 1st NFC-Protected Precious Metal Products

MintID was created to solve the problem of counterfeiting in the precious metals space. But until now, investors have been plagued with the uncertainty...

Standish Foundation Sending Protective Masks to Children’s Hospitals

All of us at Standish Foundation for Children want you to know how much we appreciate the work that medical providers are doing during...

Glenna Goodacre, Designer of Sacagawea Dollar Coin: In Memoriam

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   On Monday, April 13, noted American sculptor Glenna Goodacre passed away of natural causes at her home in Santa Fe,...

Numismatic Crime – NCIC Needs Your Help to Find Missing, Stolen...

Recent Numismatic Crime by Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Missing/Stolen Packages A FedEx package being shipped (March 25) from...

PNG Reappoints NGC, NCS and PMG as Official Grading and Conservation...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®), Numismatic Conservation Services® (NCS®) and Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) are pleased to announce that they have been reappointed as the...

No School? Use Pocket Change to Help Educate Children at Home

National Coin Week, April 19-25, 2020, emphasizes that money is history you can hold in your hands   Common, everyday pocket change at home can be...

Numismatic Crime – Stolen Russian Coins, Arrest Made in Show Theft:...

Numismatic Crime with Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Numismatic Crime - Stolen Russian Coins Numismatic Crime Detectives in Omaha,...

A Message From American Numismatic Association Executive Director Kim Kiick

To our American Numismatic Association community, While this Coronavirus has impacted all facets of our lives, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) has been focused on...

CoinWeek Podcast #131: Harvey Stack Reflects on Stack’s at 57th Street

  CoinWeek Podcast #131: Harvey Stack Reflects on Stack's at 57th Street Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or...

Coin Dealers Helping Coin Dealers and Roundtable Trading Extend Collaboration With...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) and Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) are pleased to announce that they have been reappointed as the Official Grading Services of...

ANACS Suspends Coin Grading Operations

By ANACS ......   Effective immediately, due to the health emergency caused by the COVID19 virus and in compliance with the State of Colorado, ANACS has...