Wealthy Max Ltd Files Motion to Dismiss Civil Forfeiture Case

By GeyerGorey LLP....   The Wealthy Max Limited legal defense team filed a motion to dismiss the civil forfeiture case brought by the US Attorney for...

U.S. Mint Lead Sculptor Don Everhart to Retire at End of...

Acting Deputy Director David Motl today announced that Don Everhart, Lead Sculptor at the United States Mint in Philadelphia, will retire at the end...

From the Herb Hicks Files – The Illegal Ban on Gold...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek and re-posted  ....   In 1963, Coin World columnist and former ANA librarian Ted Hammer wrote about a...

Robbery at Harlan J. Berk, Chicago-Based Coin Dealer

Off hours robbery at Harlan J. Berk prompts new security measures for Chicago firm... Exclusive CoinWeek news report.... Chicago-based coin dealer Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. has a...

Israel Recovers Ancient Coins Stolen from Site

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.... On December 31, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) announced that it had recovered over 800 ancient coins from the house...

Counterfeit Coins Detection – Fake $5 Indian Lacks Details

Counterfeit Coins - Reverse of a Denver Mint Indian Half Eagle By  Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   The missing details on this $5 Indian reveal it to...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 30, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 30, 2016 Brain Food 1.) The medal detective Few things mean as much to soldiers as their medals. But if...

Legendary Numismatist David T. Alexander to Debut New CoinWeek Column

from the Editors of CoinWeek....  CoinWeek is excited to announce the debut of a new bi-monthly column by legendary numismatist David T. Alexander. The focus of the...

PAN to Feature John Mercanti at Fall Coin Show

The Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists (PAN) have completed arrangements to have retired U.S. Mint Chief Engraver John Mercanti attend the PAN Fall Coin Show...

CoinWeek News Wire for January 26, 2018: Buy the Book Before...

By Coinweek Coin News Wire ....   Coin News Wire for January 26, 2018 Brain Food 1.) This is the reason why only dead people can be featured on...

Excerpts from the E-Sylum: A Tribute to Hugo Greco

Each week, CoinWeek, in collaboration with the Numismatic Bibliomania Society, brings you a highlighted feature from the current volume of the E-Sylum eNewsletter.  This week, numismatic researcher...

Legend Numismatics Announces Lawsuit in Latest Market Report

BREAKING NEWS: After several months of intense investigation, we would like to announce that Laura Sperber has filed a lawsuit against Paul Elwell from Mattawan,...

Red Kettle Report: December 14 – 20

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Since 2005 in Lee County, Florida, someone has been leaving notes in Salvation Army kettles. Inside the note is...

Minnesota Man Pleads Guilty to Selling Counterfeit Coins, Committing Mail Fraud

Barry Ron Skog, 68, of Burnsville, Minnesota, pleaded guilty February 21 to one count of selling counterfeit coins and one count of mail fraud...

Daniel Frank Sedwick’s The Cob Report – A Perfect Pair of...

By Cori Sedwick Downing - Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC ......   With our Sedwick Treasure, World & U.S. Coin Auction #19 done and dusted , we...

CoinWeek Podcast #46: Ancient Coins – What We Can Learn. How...

CoinWeek Podcast #46: Ancient Coins - What We Can Learn. How Coins Changed Us. Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or...

Baseball Hall of Famer “Goose” Gossage Visits Denver Mint

Baseball Hall of Famer "Goose" Gossage Visits Denver Mint.... Hall of Fame Pitcher Richard "Goose" Gossage stopped by the Denver Mint on May 13 to promote...

Dillon Gage Talks about Precious Metals, Depositories, Refining, and IRA Accounts

Terry Hanlon, President, Dillon Gage, Interviewer: David Lisot Some of the larger companies in the numismatic trade are involved in many different levels of the market. Dillon...

CCAC Seeks Numismatists for Membership

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

Chicago Coin Club Inducts Virgil Brand Into Hall of Fame

By Chicago Coin Club ......   The Chicago Coin Club announces that the fourth person to be inducted into its Hall of Fame is noted collector...

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...

Early American Coppers, American Numismatic Society to Remember Specialist and Friend...

On Friday, May 3, 2019, at the Early American Coppers (EAC) Convention in Dayton, Ohio, the EAC and the American Numismatic Society (ANS) will...

In the Early Days of Stack’s: Growing up in a Numismatic...

In which yours truly meets not one but TWO numismatic legends By Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries .....   Links to Part 1 | Part...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: The Fate of Ten Switt-Langbord 1933...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #62 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   On July 7,...

ANA Names Brianna Victor New Seminar Manager

Brianna Victor was named the American Numismatic Association (ANA) Seminar Manager in September after Amber Bradish departed to pursue a post-graduate degree. Victor will...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 18, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 18, 2016 Brain Food 1.) The priceless legacy of P.L. Gupta We owe a great debt to coin collector P.L. Gupta,...

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...

Interview with Designer of the 2015 Perth Mint Lunar Goat Gold...

With Steven Cochran The Coin Explorer at Gainesville Coins ………   The Coin Explorer recently had the chance to ask Perth Mint coin artist Natasha Muhl about being chosen to design...

Market for Mexican Coins at the Long Beach Expo

Duane Douglas, El Mundo de la Moneda, Mexico Interviewer: David Lisot The market for Mexican and Latin American coins is a thriving area in numismatics....

Go Spartans: Michigan Student Wins 2018 Professional Numismatists Guild YN Scholarship

A Michigan State University economics major--Andrew Blinkiewicz, 21, of Kalamazoo, Michigan--has been selected by the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) to be the recipient of...