Harvey Stack: The History of Stack’s – 1985, Pt. 1

By Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   Another Year of Change Like the year before, 1985 was another major year for the hobby as...

NGC Promotes Two Top Members of Coin Grading Team

Ben Wengel (L); Scott Schechter (R) Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) is pleased to announce the promotions of Scott Schechter to Chief Numismatist and Grading Finalizer...

Numismatic Crime Information Center – Updates and New Internet Forums

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Good morning, this is Doug Davis from the nonprofit Numismatic Crime Information...

CCG Announces Two High-Level Promotions

Certified Collectibles Group (CCG) is pleased to announce the promotions of Michael Browne to Chief Operating Officer and Max Spiegel to President on November...

Small Business Investors, Hobbyists Sue Minnesota for Criminalizing Their Pursuits

Coin Collectors, Precious Metal Investors Fight MN Requirement to be Licensed and Bonded for Transactions Over $25K   A group of small business investors and coin...

The Continuing Threat of Counterfeits: A Problem for Numismatics and the...

By Michael Fuljenz – Universal Coin & Bullion ......   Counterfeit products – including fakes of rare and circulating U.S. coins and precious metal bullion coins– have been a...

Where Does Waldo Newcomer Fit Among the All-Time Great Collections of...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   By all measures an enormously successful man, legendary U.S. coin collector Waldo C. Newcomer was born...

Colonial Coin Expert Sydney Martin to Receive ANS 2020 Huntington Award

The Trustees of the American Numismatic Society (ANS) have voted to bestow upon Mr. Sydney Martin the 2020 Archer M. Huntington Award in recognition...

Numismatic Crime – Coins, Currency Stolen From Mail; Suspect Wanted

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Stolen from Dealer's Table The coin pictured below was stolen from a dealers...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Announces New York Store Opening

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Opens New Flagship New York City Gallery at 470 Park Avenue (Between 57th and 58th Streets)   Stack’s Bowers Galleries is thrilled to...

ANA: Recognize Fellow Collectors and Nominate Deserving Hobbyists

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

Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1903-S Added S Morgan Dollar

A prominent area of discoloration around the mintmark is a sign that this Morgan Dollar is a counterfeit.   Morgan Dollar Counterfeit by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation...

Burnett Anderson Memorial, Booster Awards Presented by ANA at Virtual Event

The Burnett Anderson Memorial Award for Excellence in Numismatic Writing is presented annually to a researcher, author, or journalist in recognition of his or...

Treasures From the Bruce Morelan Collection: Regency Auction 41

The Bruce Morelan Collection by Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for PCGS ......   These coins are like family Those are the words of Laura Sperber, founder of Legend Rare...

CoinWeek Podcast #142: A Legal Challenge to the Minnesota Coin Law

CoinWeek Podcast #142: A Challenge to the Minnesota Coin Law Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe...

Numismatic Crime – Coins Missing or Stolen From Mail Around the...

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Stolen/Lost Express Mail Package A package being shipped from Williamsburg, Virginia to New...

PCGS Announces NFC Technology Included in All Coin, Currency Holders

Professional Coin Grading Service leads numismatic hobby with a massive leap forward in anti-counterfeiting technology   Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) has announced that it will...

JPMorgan Ordered to Pay Record $920 Million for Precious Metals Spoofing,...

Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) ......   The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today issued an order filing and settling charges against JPMorgan Chase & Company...

CFTC, 30 States Charge Los Angeles Precious Metals Dealers in Ongoing...

Largest Joint Filing Between CFTC and State Regulators in History   Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) ......   The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and 30 state regulators...

Three Iconic Coin Dealers Inducted Into PCGS CoinFacts Coin Dealer Hall...

Professional Coin Grading Service Names Bruce Amspacher, Greg Roberts, and Catherine Bullowa-Moore to Hall   Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) has named three longtime coin dealers...

Numismatic Leaders Receive Recognition on ANA Virtual Platform

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

Numismatic Crime – Suspects Wanted in Memphis Coin Shop Robbery

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Suspects Wanted in Memphis Coin Shop Robbery On 9/7/20 a white male and...

The Coin Analyst: Coin Designer Chris Costello Documents History and Culture...

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   Chris Costello is a Boston-based artist, graphic designer, illustrator and typographer, and an award-winning coin designer who is...

ANA: Young Numismatist 6th Annual Live Auction, eLearning Seminars

By the American Numismatic Association (ANA) ......   Young Numismatist 6th Annual Live Auction Join fellow young numismatists to bid on over 100 lots at a live...

Coin Board News Number 56 – For Collectors of Antique Coin...

Antique Coin Boards with David W. Lange - www.coincollectingboards.com .....   For Collectors of Antique Coin Boards Number 56 — Fall 2020 COVID-19 DELAYS NEW BOOK Yes, after being twice...

Numismatic Crime – Coins Stolen From Mail, Armed Robbery of Portland...

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Numismatic Crime Updates: Minnesota Mall Theft The following coins were stolen from a...

Royal Australian Mint CEO Steps Down After 10 Years

By Royal Australian Mint ......   Ross MacDiarmid, Chief Executive Officer of the Royal Australian Mint, today announced that after 10 years at the helm he...

ANA Members Recognized at Virtual Awards Ceremonies

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

Jim Bisognani: Early Fall Surprises in the Coin Market

With US, world, and ancient coins all in demand, the collecting options are endless   By Jim Bisognani – NGC Weekly Market Report ......   As this article...

Keeping a Coin Dealer’s Staff and Customers Safe: Avoiding COVID-19 and...

By John Maben - Pegasus Coin and Jewelry ......   After 40 years in the coin business as a wholesaler and internet retailer, in November 2019...