Q. David Bowers: My First Coin Convention

By Q. David Bowers - Co-founder, Stack's Bowers ......   With George Williams, I went to an Empire State Numismatic Association (ESNA) convention in Syracuse, New...

NCIC: Hotel Room Safe Burglary, Jewelry Store Robbery

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Fraudulent Money Orders During the past couple of weeks, the Numismatic Crime Information...

Operators of U.S. Coin Bullion, LLC to Plead Guilty to More...

By the United States Attorney's Office, Middle District of Florida ......   United States Attorney Maria Chapa Lopez announces that brothers Salvatore Esposito (47, Orlando) and...

NCIC: Stolen Coins Recovered, Arrest Made in Bad Checks Case

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   $20,000 Gold Theft - Suspects Identified Rochester, Minnesota police are investigating the theft...

Former Precious Metal Trader Admits to Fraud at Two New York...

By Commodity Futures Trading Commission .....   On September 16, the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued an order filing and settling charges against...

American Numismatic Society Announces 2020 Gala Honoree

By American Numismatic Society ......   The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce that on Thursday, January 16, 2020, it will honor its esteemed...

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

By Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   Stack's Turns 50 1983 was a super year for Stack's. As the markets got stronger, old-time collectors...

Trader, Industrial Firm Charged with Spoofing in Precious Metals Futures

By Commodity Futures Trading Commission .....   On Monday, September 16, he U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued two orders filing and settling charges against...

Civil War Token Society Announces Trask Family YN Summer Seminar Scholarship

In recognition of Susan Trask and her husband the late Frank Trask, the Civil War Token Society has created the annual Trask Family YN...

Exhibitors Honored at ANA Chicago World’s Fair of Money

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) presented 53 competitive exhibit awards at the 2019 World’s Fair of Money in Rosemont, Illinois. Winners were announced at...

PNG Offers to Assist Victims of Coin Doctoring

As part of its on-going efforts to combat “coin doctoring”, the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) is urging dealers and collectors to respect the heritage...

Rare Coin Expert Miles Standish Donates Quarter-Million Dollars to His High...

In gratitude for his academic and athletic education, well-known professional numismatist Michael “Miles” Standish has created a $250,000 trust fund for his Portage, Michigan...

Chicago Coin Club Inducts Elston G. Bradfield Into Hall of Fame

By Chicago Coin Club ......   The Chicago Coin Club announces that the ninth person to be inducted into its Hall of Fame is author and...

NCIC: Counterfeit Carson City Dollars, California Vehicle Burglaries

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Counterfeits The Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) has received two reports involving the...

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

Leaders in numismatics are essential for helping others to grow within the coin collecting hobby. Whether that leadership is provided through teaching, mentoring, writing...

Numismatic Literary Guild Announces Award Winners at 2019 ANA Show

Complete List of Award Winners By Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG) ......   The Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG), a nonprofit organization composed of editors, authors, writers, bloggers, and...

NCIC: Missing and Stolen Coins, Bad Check Update

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Vehicle Burglary A dealer traveling in the Tarpon Springs, Florida area stopped at...

PNG Honors Paul Nugget With 2019 Abe Kosoff Founders Award

The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) has honored Paul Nugget of East Meadow, New York with the PNG 2019 Abe Kosoff Founders Award for his...

Harvey Stack – An Unpublished Story About the 1894-S Dime

The backstory of the 1894-S Barber Dime by Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   When one goes looking into numismatic history to try...

ANA Presents Literary Awards to Exceptional Writers

2019 Adult Numismatist Literary Award Winners The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) 2019 literary awards – recognizing articles published in the 2018 volume of its official...

Former Police Chief Doug Davis Named Anti-Counterfeiting Director of the...

Current Anti-Counterfeiting Director Beth Deisher will step down in September after successful anti-counterfeiting work   Doug Davis, founder of the Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) and...

CoinWeek IQ – Nickel, Joseph Wharton, and US Coinage

Nickel and US Coinage By Lianna Spurrier for CoinWeek .....   Unlike copper, silver, and gold, nickel is a fairly new addition to coinage around the...

Richard Weaver Selected As New PNG President

Officers of the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) have selected Richard Weaver to be the organization’s President for the 2019–2021 term. Weaver was selected during...

Mexican Mint $2.5 Million Gold Coin Robbery Days After Brazil Gold...

Over $2.5 Million in Gold Coins Taken From Casa de Moneda   By CoinWeek News Staff ....   UPDATE (8/11/2019): Three of the four suspects in last Tuesday's...

Managers of California-Based Global Gold Exchange Plead Guilty to Money Laundering

By United States Attorney's Office, Southern District of California ......   Global Gold Exchange, LLC and its managers, Jeffrey Morrow and Richard M. Owen, pleaded guilty...

ANA Members to Receive Awards at Chicago World’s Fair of Money

Numismatics is the study and collection of coins, paper money, tokens, and medals, but at the American Numismatic Association (ANA) it is the people...

Famous Coin Collector D. Brent Pogue Dead at 54

On July 29, a friend of D. Brent Pogue visited Pogue's home in Corona del Mar, California and discovered the famed coin collector dead....

PCGS Welcomes New Currency and Coin Grading Experts

The Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) team has gained three new members bringing a wide range of numismatic knowledge and business acumen. Well-known banknote...

ANA Awards Given to Numismatists Making a Difference

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is honoring several numismatists who not only lead by example but pave new pathways within the numismatic hobby. Recognized...

Chicago Coin Club Inducts Glenn B. Smedley Into Hall of Fame

By Chicago Coin Club ......   The Chicago Coin Club announces that the eighth person to be inducted into its Hall of Fame is Victor D....