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: 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...

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

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,...

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

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 Podcast #77: Scott Travers on the Passing of Ed Reiter – Audio

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...
Ed Reiter 1938-2017

Ed Reiter, Former New York Times Numismatics Columnist, CoinAge Editor Dies at 79

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: 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...

Grande Dame of American Numismatics Passes Away at 97

In Memoriam: Catherine Bullowa-Moore, 1919-2017 By James A. Simek - Secretary, Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) ......   Catherine Bullowa-Moore, a very highly respected Philadelphia coin dealer for...

CoinWeek News Wire for April 14, 2017

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for April 14, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Test How Much You Know About Bitcoin As the world’s monetary systems teetered on the...

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...

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 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...

CoinWeek News Wire for September 9, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for September 9, 2016 Brain Food 1.) The birth and death of paper money Kublai Khan, said Marco Polo, had ‘a more...

CoinWeek Podcast #38: Heritage Auctions Greg Rohan on Gardner and the Rare Coin Market

CoinWeek Podcast #38: Heritage Auctions Greg Rohan on Gardner and the Rare Coin Market Longtime collector Gene Gardner passed away earlier this month after a...

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,...

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...

Harvey Stack Remembers Chet Krause

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers ......   It was with great sadness and a feeling of personal loss that I learned of the recent...

CoinWeek Podcast #34: Numismatic News Editor Dave Harper on the Passing of Chet Krause

CoinWeek Podcast #33: Numismatic News Editor Dave Harper on the Passing of Chet Krause On June 25, numismatic icon Chester "Chet" Krause passed away. He...
CoinWeek News Wire for July 1, 2016

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

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...

In Memoriam: Notable Chicago Coin Dealer Walter Perschke Passes Away at Age 77

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 May 20, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for May 20, 2016 Brain Food 1.) From jagged edges to flowers: the origins of currencies The dollar is one of the...

In Memoriam: Peter Nikolaus Schulten MA, 1936–2016

By Fritz Rudolf Künker - Künker GmbH & Company....   The life of numismatist Peter N. Schulten had many facets. While his father Wolfgang Schulten (1904-1996),...

Gary Carlson – In Memoriam

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com ......   I was just informed that my old friend Gary Carlson passed away and I wanted to share some thoughts and...

CoinWeek Podcast #28: On the Passing of Eisenhower Dollar Doubled Die Researcher Tom Kalantzis

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....

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...

CoinWeek Weekly Coin Market Report – January 13, 2016 – 4K Video

CoinWeek travelled to Tampa, Florida, site of the 61st Florida United Numismatists Convention, where we saw a dime sell for $2 million. We also...

In Memoriam – Dan Holmes 1938-2016

Between 1973 and about 2002, Dan Holmes acquired the most complete collection of United States large cents ever assembled. This was sold in a...

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: 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...