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...

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...

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 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...

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,...

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,...

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...

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....

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...

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: 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...

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: 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...

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...

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...

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: 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:...

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...

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...

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: Robert-Ralph Carmichael, 1937-2016

The wildlife and natural beauty of Canada is one of the predominant themes of Robert-Ralph Carmichael's work By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Saturday, July 16,...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

In Memoriam: Chester “Chet” Krause, 1923-2016

By CoinWeek News Staff .....   UPDATED June 27, 3:33 PM Eastern Time Beginnings One of the most influential figures in the collectibles publishing industry, Chester “Chet” Krause...

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...

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...