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...

CoinWeek Podcast #28: On the Passing of Eisenhower Dollar Doubled Die...

CoinWeek Podcast #28: On the Passing of Eisenhower Dollar Doubled Die Researcher Tom Kalantzis Tom Kalantzis was a dedicated researcher of Eisenhower dollar doubled dies....

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: 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...

In Memoriam: David Queller, 1921-2014

By CoinWeek News Staff.... Noted pattern and dollar collector David Queller, of Boca Raton, Florida, passed away on December 24, 2014. He was perhaps best...

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...

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...

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 July 1, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for July 1, 2016 Brain Food 1.) History: June 30,1987: Introducing the ‘loonie’ In 1986, the Canadian government announced it would be...

World Coin News – Princeton Receives Bell Collection of Gold Ducats

By Alan Stahl - Curator of Numismatics, Princeton University Library ......   The Princeton University Library Numismatic Collection has just received by bequest the Benjamin R....

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 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,...

Central Virginia Coin Club President Jim Ransom (1943-2014)

by Charles Morgan for CoinWeek... James Jerome “Jim” Ransom, Sr., President of the Central Virginia Coin Club, died October 6 after suffering a massive heart...

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...

Jim Fehr, Owner of Ellesmere Numismatics & Winning Edge Coin &...

James Brian Fehr - August 29, 2013 We were sadened to hear of the passing of Jim last week. We was a friend and a...

In Memoriam: The Life and Legacy of Eric P. Newman, 1911-2017

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .... With contributions by Karl Newman of Monaco Rare Coins   You can hardly be blamed for taking the man's immortality for...

In Memoriam: Evelyn Newman, 1920-2015

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Evelyn Edison Newman--successful marketer, noted philanthropist, icon of St. Louis society and wife of legendary numismatist Eric P. Newman--died...

Numismatic Tribute to David W. Akers ANA Philadelphia 2012

Interviews with Q. David Bowers, Jeff Garrett, Ira Goldberg, Ken Goldman, David Hall, Julian Leidman, Kevin Lipton, Paul Nugget, Jim Halperin, Todd Imhof, Steve...

Hobby Loses One of Its Finest – Diane A. Piret

It is with our deepest sorrow that we inform you of the death of Diane A. Piret, Industry Affairs Director for the Industry Council...

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...

Colorado Springs Services Scheduled for Edward C. Rochette

Services for former American Numismatic Association President and Executive Director Edward C. Rochette are scheduled for 1 pm on Saturday, Feb. 17 at Shove...

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: 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: 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...

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,...

In Memoriam: Beloved Royal Mint Employee Honored after Tragic Death

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   Longtime British Royal Mint employee David Stanton died on March 9 at the age of 48 following a long...

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...

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: 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,...

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...