Royal Mint UK – Queen’s 90th Birthday Medal Competition

The Royal Mint is looking for young designers across South Wales to enter a competition to design both sides of a very special medal...

North American Asset Management Charged with Off-Exchange Precious Metals Transactions

By Commodity Futures Trading Commission....   The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced the filing of a civil injunctive enforcement action in the U.S. District...

Federal Judge Sentences Coin, Precious Metals Dealer Hannes Tulving in $15...

By United States Attorney's Office - Western District of North Carolina .....   A coin and precious metals dealer and his company responsible for defrauding more...

Increase In Gold Price May Increase Gold Scams, Cautions Michael Fuljenz

There are five things you must know about buying and selling gold to avoid paying too much or receiving too little, advises Universal Coin...

Counterfeit Banknotes – The Story of Czeslaw Bojarski

By Ethan Bickford, PMG Researcher ........   One of the most successful makers of counterfeit banknotes of the 20th century was Czeslaw Bojarski and he preferred...

PNG 2016 Young Numismatist Scholarship Competition Announced

The Professional Numismatists Guild will provide a scholarship to a deserving young numismatist (YN) to attend the 2016 American Numismatic Association (ANA) Summer Seminar...

Kolbe & Fanning: Reminiscences of a Numismatic Bookseller – The Faistauer...

By George Kolbe - Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers .....   Over the past three-and-a-half decades I have traveled far and wide to acquire numismatic libraries....

Federal Court Orders Florida Couple to Pay Almost $3 Million for...

Cindy and Paul Vandivier also Charged with Misappropriating Virtually All Customer Funds, Using the Money for Office and Personal Expenses By Commodity Futures Trading Commission....   The...

Applications Accepted for ANA College Scholarships

Applications for college scholarships provided by the American Numismatic Association (ANA) are being accepted through March 15. The scholarship fund was established in 2014...

Worth Group to Pay $2.5 Million in Sanctions for Illegal Precious...

Defendants Ordered to Comply with the Law of the Eleventh Circuit for all Financed Transactions and Show Delivery of Physical Metal to the Customer...

ANA Summer Seminar Scholarships Application Deadline Extended

APMEX Establishes Customer Sponsored Scholarship The application deadline for scholarships to attend the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) 2016 Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs has been...

Tickets on Sale for Inaugural Legacy Series Dinner at Dallas National...

Join the American Numismatic Association (ANA) in celebrating two of the hobby’s titans — Steve Ivy and Jim Halperin, founders of Heritage Auctions —...

Littleton Coin launches Collector Stories Video Contest – 3 great prizes!

By Littleton Coin Company ...........   What’s your coin collecting story? Did you start when you were a child? Did you inherit a collection? Who was...

Oakmont Financial Charged with Illegal Precious Metals Transactions

By Commodity Futures Trading Commission....   The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) filed a civil injunctive enforcement action in the U.S. District Court for the...

Numismatic History – Coin Dealer B. Max Mehl – ...

By Pete Smith for CoinWeek....   Max Mehl claimed that he spent a million dollars advertising to buy a 1913 Liberty nickel for $50. Unfortunately his...

U.S. Mint News – Deputy Director Rhett Jeppson Fills Key Vacancies...

United States Mint Principal Deputy Director Rhett Jeppson has filled key vacancies on the U.S. Mint leadership team in the past couple of...

ModernCoinMart (MCM) Awarded Google Trusted Stores Badge!

ModernCoinMart, (MCM), which offers a positive retail experience in the coins and bullion industry, was recently selected to join the Google Trusted Stores program....

The Modern Hobby of Ancient Coins – A CoinWeek Exclusive...

By CoinWeek....   Harlan J. Berk founded the company that bears his name in 1964, but like so many other numismatists, he actually got his start...

International Numismatic Council, IAPN Launch Job Portal for Young Numismatists

By International Numismatic Council and International Association of Professional Numismatists ....   To help young numismatists find a job, the International Numismatic Council (INC) and the...

Euro Banknote Counterfeiting Declines Slightly 2nd Half 2015

By European Central Bank....   445,000 counterfeit euro banknotes were withdrawn from circulation in the second half of 2015. 83% of the counterfeits were €20 and €50...

Patrick Heller Honored with Outstanding Service Award

January 6, Tampa, Fla. -- Industry Council for Tangible Assets board member Barry Stuppler (left) presents Patrick A. Heller with the organization’s inaugural Diane...

CoinWeek Podcast #14: Finding Ruth: Exploring a Family Collection – Audio...

Many people have helped a friend or family member appraise a coin collection. But what happens when CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan is asked to...

2015 Coin Shop Murders Add to a Long List of Tragic...

By Pete Smith ........   Any robbery and murder of a coin shop owner will catch the attention of other dealers and their customers. Sometimes the...

African-Americans on US Coins: Representation & Discovery (Part 1)

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   When we sit down to write, we have a few guiding principles. One of our basic...

Coin Shows – February 2016 Long Beach Expo Offers Free Appraisals,...

The February 4 - 6, 2016 Long Beach Coin, Currency, Stamp & Sports Collectible Expo will celebrate the 30th anniversary of Professional Coin Grading...

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

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

Stanley Apfelbaum and Coin Telemarketing’s Wild West Era

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek....   Few figures involved in the world of 20th-century commercial numismatics made as great an impression in their day as...

Dillon Gage Metals’ IDS of Delaware Now COMEX Approved

One of Only Nine Exchange Approved Precious Metals Depositories in the United States The Commodity Exchange, Inc. (NYMEX or Exchange) and CME Group approved International...

Muriel Eymery to Join Spink USA

Founded in 1666, this is Spink’s 350th year of being a business famed for its reputation of outstanding service in the collectibles world. Amongst...

American Numismatic Society 2016 Annual Gala Jan. 7

Regina and John W. Adams On Thursday, January 7, 2016 the American Numismatic Society (ANS) will honor dedicated benefactors Regina and John W. Adams with...