ANA College Scholarships Available to Young Collectors

Applications for college scholarships provided by the American Numismatic Association (ANA) are being accepted through March 13. The scholarship fund was established in 2014...

ANA Executive Director Kim Kiick to be Recognized as Numismatic Ambassador

Kim Kiick will be Honored as Numismatic Ambassador at FUN Convention During the Florida United Numismatists 65th annual convention (the FUN Show), American Numismatic Association...

Numismatic Crime Alerts – Missing Coins Recovered, World Coins Stolen

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Lost/Stolen Package Recovered The coins listed below were reported missing in transit between...

Franklin Mint, QVC Founder Joseph M. Segel: In Memoriam

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   On Saturday, December 21, Joseph Segel--"serial entrepreneur" and founder of both the Franklin Mint and QVC--died in hospice of congestive...

Offer Year-End Support for the Numismatic Crime Information Center

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Your Support Makes a Difference During 2019, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) fielded...

Numismatic Crime – Coin Dealer Home Invasion, Tips to Stay Safe...

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Residential Burglary Detectives with the Santa Cruz County, California Sheriff's Office are investigating...

Jeff Garrett – A Christmas Miracle and Lessons Learned

A lost coin is found and lessons are learned in a numismatic holiday caper   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Last week, I...

Numismatic Crime Alerts – Coin Dealer Robbed After Show, Stolen Packages

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Coin Dealer Inventory Stolen in Vehicle Burglary The Torrance, California Police Department is...

US Mint News: CCAC Requests Applications for Membership

The United States Mint is accepting applications for membership to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) for a new member specially qualified to serve...

Numismatic Crime – Help the Hobby Fight Counterfeit Coins and Other...

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Law Enforcement Education The Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) and the Anti-Counterfeiting Educational...

United States Mint Launches New Online Education Game “Map Mania”

The United States Mint launched its newest educational game Map Mania. This game teaches U.S. geography, helping students to learn the 50 states, state...

PNG 2020 Young Numismatist Scholarship Competition Opens

YNs have until March 13, 2020 to submit an essay   The annual Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) Young Numismatist (YN) Scholarship Competition has opened. The PNG...

Chicago Coin Club Inducts Charles J. Ricard Into Hall of Fame

By Chicago Coin Club ......   The Chicago Coin Club announces that the twelfth person to be inducted into its Hall of Fame is Napoleon medal...

The Coin Analyst: Chief Engraver Joseph Menna and the U.S. Mint’s...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   On February 4, 2019, U.S. Mint Director David J. Ryder appointed Joseph Menna – a New Jersey-raised artist and...

Expand Your Numismatic Knowledge: Apply for ANA Summer Seminar Scholarships

Available for Young Collectors and Adult Hobbyists Full and partial scholarships are available to both youths and adults who wish to attend the American Numismatic...

The Biggest Gold Heists of All Time, Part II

By Alan Carr - BuyGoldOnline.io - Original Article ......   Link to Part I The Summer Bliss Robbery (2012) - 216 kg Gold Bars On November 30, 2012,...

ANS Presents 2019 J. Sanford Saltus Award in Medallic Art to...

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce that Mashiko Nakashima is the recipient of the Society’s prestigious 2019 J. Sanford Saltus Award...

New Appointee Joins Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee

The United States Mint has announced the appointment of Dr. Lawrence S. Brown to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) as a member representing...

Numismatic Crime – Judge Refuses to Lower Bond in Faraj Case,...

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Fraudulent Credit Card Bullion Purchases The following two coins were purchased using fraudulent...

The Biggest Gold Heists of All Time, Part I

By Alan Carr for - BuyGoldOnline.io - Original Article ......   The fame and fortune that is associated with a gold bullion heist are, for most...

Counterfeit Coin Detection – Altered Date 1815 Half Dollar

The altered date on this half dollar imitates a true numismatic rarity   Altered Date Counterfeits by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   In the early part of the...

Numismatic Crime – Residential Burglary of Numismatic Legend: NCIC

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Residential Burglary The Colorado Springs, Colorado Police Department is investigating a numismatic crime, ...

CoinWeek Podcast #122: Lianna Spurrier on Becoming a Professional Numismatist

 CoinWeek Podcast #122: Lianna Spurrier on Becoming a Professional Numismatist Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek...

Dr. Gilles Bransbourg New Executive Director American Numismatic Society

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce that Dr. Gilles Bransbourg has been named Executive Director. He replaces Dr. Ute Wartenberg, who...

Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation Joins Forces with CrimeDex

The Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation (ACEF) has been granted membership into CrimeDex, the world’s largest criminal investigation network composed of more than 4,000 law enforcement...

ANS Executive Director Dr. Ute Wartenberg Kagan to Retire, Assume New...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   Dr. Ute Wartenberg Kagan, who has served as the executive director of the American Numismatic Society (ANS) since 1999,...

Third 2019 United States Mint Youth-Oriented Product on Sale Oct. 31

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the 2019 Youth Coin and Currency Set™ (product code 19RX) on October 31 at noon...

Federal Court Orders Florida Company to Pay More Than $15 Million...

By Commodity Futures Trading Commission ......   On Monday, October 28, the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission today announced that the U.S. District Court for...

Chicago Coin Club Inducts Harry Flower Into Hall of Fame

By Chicago Coin Club ......   The Chicago Coin Club announces that the eleventh person to be inducted into its Hall of Fame is Albert Einstein...

CoinWeek Podcast #121: Numismatist Editor Barbara Gregory

 CoinWeek Podcast #121: Numismatist Editor Barbara Gregory Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on iTunes. Barbara Gregory, the...