Postal Inspectors Probe Gold Coin Purchases Made With Stolen American Express...

U.S. Postal Service inspectors are investigating the fraudulent use of stolen American Express credit cards to purchase apparently tens of thousands of dollars of...

First Female Chief Appointed to Royal Mint in One Thousand Year...

Jessopp to assume post once held by Sir Isaac Newton The Royal Mint today appointed Anne Jessopp as its new chief executive and Deputy Master...

Former Twin Cities Bullion Coin Dealer Indicted for $1.1 Million Fraud...

By Minnesota Commerce Department ......   The Minnesota Commerce Department announced that a federal grand jury in the Western District of Wisconsin (Madison) has returned an...

Heritage Auctions Donation Endows Eugene H. Gardner ANA YN Scholarship

Heritage Auctions has donated an additional $50,000 to the American Numismatic Association (ANA) to endow a scholarship fund in honor of the late Pennsylvania...

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...

Coin Analyst Special Report: Numismatic Community Divided Over New E-Bay Coin...

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek There is a consensus among coin collectors and numismatists that it is important that e-Bay have policies designed to protect...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 16, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 16, 2016 Current Events 1.) The reasons Saudi Arabia stopped issuing paper riyals "The number of one Riyal banknotes constitutes half...

CoinWeek News Wire for September 23, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for September 23, 2016 The Future Is Now 1.) Bitcoin is money, U.S. judge says in case tied to JPMorgan hack "Bitcoins...

Federal Court Orders Nevada Man to Pay $2.9 Million+ Penalty for...

Court Earlier Entered a Default Judgment Order against Oakmont Financial, Inc. By Commodity Futures Trading Commission ....   The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced that...

U.S. Mint Suspends Coin Exchange Program

Under the authority of 31 U.S.C. 5120, the United States Mint established a program by which people and businesses could exchange bent and partial...

Young Coin Collector Shares His Excitement About the Long Beach Expo....

Erik Placencio, nine-year coin collector Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com....... The enthusiasm of a young coin collector helps convey just exactly why numismatic is such a great...

Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force Moves to Foundation

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) ......   The Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) and the Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation (ACEF) have jointly announced an...

Restitution Ordered from Sentry Asset Group, LLC for Illegal Precious Metals...

By Commodity Futures Trading Commission....   The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) on Wednesday, November 18, announced that a federal court in Miami, Florida issued...

Illustrator Develops Line of Coin-Themed Greeting Cards

By CoinWeek News Staff...   Family farmer, cartoonist and 3D-illustrator Don Chambers has introduced a line of numismatically-themed greeting cards. Using a process that Chambers patented...

Dell Loy Hansen Partners with David Lawrence Rare Coins

David Lawrence Rare Coins (DLRC) has come together with one of the most prominent rare coin collectors of our time, Dell Loy Hansen, to...

New So-Called Dollar Commemorates Panama Canal Centennial

By William D. Hyder.... Legend of the Seas, an appropriate name for the ship to carry Jeff Shevlin's 2014 medal commemorating the 100th anniversary of...

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...

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....

Mark Salzberg — A Passion for Collecting

In an interview for Heritage Magazine, NGC Chairman Mark Salzberg shares his passion for collecting. Read the full interview by Johannes Werner, here. Certified Success...

State Mints of Baden-Wuerttemberg Launch New Website

State Mints of Baden-Wuerttemberg launch new website The State Mints of Baden-Wuerttemberg have launched their new website featuring a wealth of interesting information on technical...

CFTC, State of Utah Charge Precious Metals Dealer in $170 Million...

By Commodity Futures Trading Commission .....   The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) and the Utah Department of Commerce, Division of Securities, through its Attorney General,...

More Lucky Collectors Get PCGS Rewards for Finding West Point Mint...

Three lucky Florida residents, one in New Smyrna Beach and a husband and wife in Orlando, are the latest winners in the Professional Coin...

CoinWeek Video – Del Bland: A Collector Remembered

  On Friday, May 3, the American Numismatic Society (ANS) and more than 100 collectors from the Early American Coppers (EAC) met to celebrate and honor...

Meet Former Mint Director Philip Diehl at ANA World’s Fair of...

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) ......   Meet former U.S. Mint director Philip N. Diehl in person at the 2017 American Numismatic Association (ANA)...

Guest Commentary – Harvey Stack: Cents and Nonsense

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers ......   The United States Mint has announced that they are considering stopping the issuance of cents, often called...

Dillon Gage Is On the Go with Release of New Mobile...

Dillon Gage Metals has just made it easier to access precious metals information while on the go with the release of its free, new...

U.S. Mint Reveals Images for Borinqueneer Congressional Gold Medal

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   At 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time today, the 65th Infantry Regiment of the United States Army - nicknamed the "Borinqueneers"...

The Coin Analyst – Recent Medallic Works by Joel Iskowitz on...

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   Acclaimed coin and medal designer Joel Iskowitz -- one of the most prolific living American medallic artists - has...

Royal Australian Mint Celebrates Intl. Day of People with Disability with...

By Royal Australian Mint ......   The 25th anniversary of International Day of People with Disability was celebrated on Tuesday, November 14 with the release of...

Richard Harrison, Patriarch of “Pawn Stars” Reality TV Dynasty, Dead at...

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   Richard Benjamin Harrison, the patriarch and "Old Man" of the Harrison family pawn shop featured in the long-running History Channel...