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...

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...

CoinWeek: EAC Remembers R. Tettenhorst, Numismatist

Collector R. Tettenhorst--real name Bernard Alan Edison--built an amazing collection of half cents and was a revered member of the copper collecting community. Edison was...

The Coin Analyst: 2016: Year in Review

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   Let’s face it – the year 2016 kept the news media industry busy. International terrorism, the mosquito-borne Zika virus,...

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....

2017 Year in Review 4K Video – The Year’s Top Coin...

CoinWeek takes a look back at 2017 and picks the five most consequential numismatic news stories of the year. Big coins sold this year, but...

In Memoriam – “Mr. ANA”: Edward C. Rochette, 1927-2018

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   If you are now or ever have been a member of the American Numismatic Association (ANA) in the last...

In Memoriam: Australian Coin Designer Stuart Devlin (1931-2018)

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Stuart Devlin (AO, CMG), innovative metalworker and designer of coins for several countries around the world, died on April...

CoinWeek News Wire for October 13, 2017: Swiss 10 Franc, Money...

By Coinweek .... CoinWeek News Wire for October 13, 2017:  Brain Food 1.) Silver dollar artist: Orem sculptor designs WWI commemorative coin The most common mistake beginners make,...

In Memoriam: Cherrypicker’s Guide Author J.T. Stanton (1952-2018)

"Dennis Tucker- I have a heavy heart today. J.T. Stanton , longtime numismatist and coauthor (with Bill Fivaz) of the "Cherrypickers' Guide," passed away...

Don Bailey – Dean of Mexican Numismatics Has Passed Away

On August 10 the numismatic community lost one of its pioneers, Don Bailey, a prominent dealer and specialist in Mexican numismatics, who worked tirelessly...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 3, 2017: Bitcoin Bound and the...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 3, 2017:  Brain Food 1.) The Ideal Auction Preston McAfee, Chief Economist at Microsoft, explains the different kinds of auctions,...

In Memoriam: Industry Icon Leon Hendrickson Passes Away at 90

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Truly a giant in the professional ranks of rare coin dealers. --Jeff Garrett, President of the American...

CoinWeek News Wire for March 16, 2018: Crypto Ban Hammer, 1K...

By Coinweek News Wire for March 16, 2018 ....   Current Events 1.) No plans to scrap 1p and 2p coins, Downing Street says The government is not planning...

CoinWeek News Wire for March 26, 2018 – Woman, Bitcoin and...

Coinweek News Wire for March 26, 2018 ....   News Wire Current Events 1.) Lawmakers Push to Put Women on Quarters In a program that would mimic the ongoing commemorative...

In Memoriam: Susan Gamble, 1957-2015

  By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Artist and coin designer Susan G. Gamble died unexpectedly on Wednesday, January 14, 2015. She was...

What Is a Spondulix? In Memoriam: Tom Culhane

By Pete Smith for CoinWeek.com....   New Jersey coin dealer Tom Culhane died on October 29, 2015, at age 58. His whimsical business name was The...

IN MEMORIAM: STEVE DEEDS

A HUMAN IN A NON HUMAN WORLD I am going to deeply miss my friend Steve Deeds who passed away last Monday. I've known him...

A Most Distinguished Gentleman: In Memoriam – Gene Gardner

By Greg Reynolds for CoinWeek .....   I feel honored to have had the privilege of knowing Eugene H. Gardner, Sr., 80. He was one of the...

In Memoriam: Dr. Rainer Opitz (1954-2019)

By Künker Auctions GmbH ......   "To achieve the possible, we must attempt the impossible again and again." --Hermann Hesse The German numismatic community has lost a visionary:...

Heritage Auctions’ VP of Marketing, Debbie Rexing Passes Away

The numismatic world lost a dear friend and colleague when Deborah (Debbie) DeWald Rexing passed away on June 19, 2014. She was just 52...

Silver Market Tycoon Nelson Bunker Hunt Dead at 88

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.... “A billion dollars ain’t what it used to be.” So said Texas oil magnate Nelson Bunker Hunt after...

Ed Reiter, Former New York Times Numismatics Columnist, CoinAge Editor Dies...

Ed Reiter of Nanticoke, Pennsylvania, a one-man institution in coin writing for over half a century, died at the age of 79 in Wilkes-Barre,...

Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists PAN eNews for December 2017

By Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists (PAN) ......   Season's Greetings All of us at PAN wish you a Merry Christmas and a great dose of Holiday Cheer...

CoinWeek Podcast #77: Scott Travers on the Passing of Ed Reiter...

CoinWeek Podcast #77: Scott Travers on the Passing of Ed Reiter - Audio Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or...

In Memoriam: Notable Chicago Coin Dealer Walter Perschke Passes Away at...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .......   “Now is the time to build bridges. When the flood comes, and it will come, you need to be...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 9, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 9, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Plough uncovers major hoard of Roman coins A WONDERFUL collection of 120 Roman Imperial coins was...

Another Error Coin Pioneer Passes … Lonesome John Devine 1933-2013

Memorial by Ronn Fern & Ken Potter John P. Devine, a founding member of the Combined Organizations of Numismatic Error Collectors Of America (CONECA) and...

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...

In Memory of Stephen Lewis Sanders

Stephen Lewis Sanders died Tuesday evening, May 28, after losing a battle with lung cancer. He was surrounded by family and friends that will...