CFTC Charges Omega Knight 2, LLC, Owner with $5.5 Million Precious...

By Commodity Futures Trading Commission .....   The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) filed a civil enforcement action for CFTC Charges Omega Knight 2, LLC, Owner with...

CoinWeek Podcast #99: Where Coin Dealers Help Coin Dealers

 CoinWeek Podcast #99: Where Coin Dealers Help Coin Dealers Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek...

Growing up in a Numismatic Family: The Early Days of Stack’s...

By Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   When my father died in December 1966, he left his share of the company to me....

Good Samaritan Returns $10,000 in Gold Coins to Owner

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   It’s probably safe to say that, for those of us who missed the cut for the Forbes 400...

ANS Gives 2018 Saltus Award to Dutch Medallist Geer Steyn

Dutch artist Geer Steyn became the 57th recipient of the J. Sanford Saltus Award for excellence in medallic art at the biannual conference of...

United States Mint Voyageurs National Park Quarter Launch Ceremony June 14

WHAT: The United States Mint and the National Park Service will hold a launch ceremony for the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coin honoring Voyageurs...

Growing up in a Numismatic Family: The Early Days of Stack’s...

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

Numismatic Crime Information Center Update for May 29, 2018

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   USPS Lost/Stolen The coins listed below have been reported lost/Stolen. The coins were...

Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee Seeks New Member

The United States Mint is accepting applications through June 8, 2018, to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) for a new member specially qualified...

Growing up in a Numismatic Family: The Early Days of Stack’s...

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

American Numismatic Society Announces Walter Scheidel as 2018 Fowler Memorial Lecturer

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is delighted to announce that the 2018 Harry W. Fowler Memorial Lecture will be presented by Walter Scheidel, Dickason...

Numismatic Crime Information Center Update for May 7, 2018

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Residential Burglary Investigators with the Medina, Minnesota police department are investigating a burglary...

US Mint News – Request for CCAC Membership Applications

Pursuant to United States Code, Title 31, section 5135 (b), the United States Mint is accepting applications for appointment to the Citizens Coinage Advisory...

Egyptian Billionaire, One of Forbes’ Richest in World, Invests Almost $3...

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Naguib Sawiris, the 63-year-old Coptic-Egyptian billionaire, has used half of his $5.7 billion USD (approximately €4.74 billion) net worth...

Don Everhart: My Career in Coins, Part 3 – Historic Figures...

By Don Everhart - Former Sculptor-Engraver, United States Mint ..... Exclusive for CoinWeek   Links to earlier parts: 1 | 2 During my 13+ years as a sculptor-engraver...

Bullion Dealer Charles McAllister Charged with Fraud & Money Laundering

By Commodity Futures Trading Commission ......   The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) filed a federal civil enforcement action in the U.S. District Court for the...

Harvey Stack – Growing up in a Numismatic Family – ...

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

Former Northwest Territorial Mint President Ross Hansen Indicted for Fraud

Along with Former Vault Manager, Former Northwest Territorial Mint President Ross Hansen was indicted for Defrauding Customers with False Promises about Bullion Delivery, Storage, &...

Bernard Alan Edison, aka “R. Tettenhorst” (1928-2018): In Memoriam

By CoinWeek ....   Bernard Alan Edison, the collector responsible for one of the all-time great collections of copper United States Half Cents, has passed away....

Kenneth Bressett Named First Red Book Editor Emeritus

Kenneth Bressett, longtime editor of the Guide Book of United States Coins (popularly known as the “Red Book”), has retired into Whitman Publishing’s newly...

American Numismatic Society Announces Recipients of Saltus Medal Award

2017 + 2018 J. Sanford Saltus  Award for Outstanding Achievement in the Art of the Medal The Board of Trustees of the American Numismatic Society...

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...