Fourth Coin in British Monarchs Series: Edward VII

Fourth Coin in British Monarchs Series: Edward VII

The Royal Mint, one of the oldest continuously operating mints in the world, has struck coins for every British monarch for the last millennium,...
Legend Rare Coin Inaugurates Weekly Internet Only Auctions

Legend Rare Coin Inaugurates Weekly Internet Only Auctions

As the collectible coin market continues to evolve, Legend Rare Coin Auctions is making moves to evolve with it. We listen to what are...
The Coin Analyst: NGCX - What NGC’s New Grading Scale Does and Doesn’t Do

The Coin Analyst: NGCX – What NGC’s New Grading Scale Does and Doesn’t Do

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   Third-party numismatic grading is currently experiencing its most significant period of change since the launch of PCGS and...
Lost/Stolen in Transit: USPS - Himyarite drachms, Switzerland to CA

Numismatic Crime – California Coin Shop Burglarized

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Vehicle Burglary - San Francisco, California On November 9, a dealer traveling to...
Mint Director Ventris Gibson Answers Media's Questions at U.S. Mint Roundtable

Mint Director Ventris Gibson Answers Media’s Questions at U.S. Mint Roundtable

On August 9, 2022, Ventris C. Gibson, Director of the United States Mint, invited members of the numismatic media to a press roundtable at...
Ten Notable US Mint Directors and What They Are Known For

Ten Notable US Mint Directors and What They Are Known For

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   #1. David Rittenhouse (April 1792 - June 1795) The term “polymath” is usually employed to describe the...
GreatCollections Auction End Time Extended 48 Hours

GreatCollections Auction End Time Extended 48 Hours

GreatCollections.com is extending bidding on all auctions that were supposed to end on Sunday, November 27. Approximately 10 minutes before internet bidding was due to...
NGC on Global Growth, Technology, and New Grading Scale: An Interview with Mark Salzberg

NGC on Global Growth, Technology, and New Grading Scale: An Interview with Mark Salzberg

On October 17, CoinWeek published a lengthy interview with CAC founder John Albanese in which we discussed the formulation of PCGS, NGC, and CAC;...
For the Love of Coin Collecting

For the Love of Coin Collecting

By Victor Bozarth for PCGS ......   Like many of my fellow numismatists, I have always been fascinated by classic U.S. commemorative coins. My first commemorative...
Another "Family" - Capped Bust Quarter Counterfeits

Another “Family” – Capped Bust Quarter Counterfeits

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   This latest installment is on an earlier series of the quarter denomination based on a B-10...

ANA Seeks New Education Director

Association to Prioritize Online Numismatic Education   The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is prioritizing successful online learning experience in its search for a new education director. The...
ACEF Gives Counterfeit Training to Midwest Law Enforcement

ACEF Gives Counterfeit Training to Midwest Law Enforcement

The Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation (ACEF) recently conducted an eight-hour class, “Counterfeit Coin and Precious Metals Investigations” to 35 Kansas and Missouri local, state and...
Impressive Choice World and Ancient Coins at Atlas Numismatics

Impressive Choice World and Ancient Coins at Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   We have been hard at work preparing our latest selection of new coins and medals - there are 397 new pieces for...
American Numismatic Association medals

Recognize Fellow Coin Collectors, Nominate Deserving Hobbyists

Deadline for Award Nominations is January 15   Each year, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) presents awards to deserving individuals in recognition of outstanding dedication to...

Numismatic Crime – Suspects in Texas Coin Shop Thefts

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Alert: Suspects Traveling in Gold Theft On October 28, 2022, the subjects pictured...
The Coin Analyst: Reflections of a Libertad Specialist

The Coin Analyst: Reflections of a Libertad Specialist

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek .....   Harry “Hernando” Bodine of Florida inherited from his late father both his coin collection and his love of...
ANA Scholarships

ANA Summer Seminar Scholarships Available for 2023

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is accepting scholarship applications for its 2023 Summer Seminar, the hobby's premier educational event. Recipients will have the opportunity...
Coin crime, theft, robbery and fraud

Colorado Man Gets 27 Months for Africa Gold Scheme

By United States Attorney’s Office, District of Montana ......   On Monday, November 7, 2022, a Colorado man who admitted to defrauding a Montana family of...
John Feigenbaum Selected as PNG Executive Director

John Feigenbaum Selected as PNG Executive Director

Business executive and lifelong numismatist John Feigenbaum has been selected by the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) Board of Directors to become the non-profit organization’s...

CSNS Partners With Newman Numismatic Portal, Suspends Exhibits for 2023 Convention

Central States Numismatic Society looks to revamp rules to attract more exhibitors and convention visitors   As part of an ongoing expansion and modernization program for...
David Lisot

ANA Establishes David Lisot Young Numismatist Scholarship

In memory of David Lisot, who passed away unexpectedly on October 15, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) is establishing the David Lisot Memorial Young...
It's Back! NUMISMATA Coin Show in Munich

It’s Back! NUMISMATA Coin Show in Munich

Finally, it’s that time again! On March 4-5, 2023, the classic among coin shows will finally take place again. If you’re a dealer who...
ANA Board Approves $6.5 Million Budget for FY 2022-23

ANA Board Approves $6.5 Million Budget for FY 2022-23

During an October 20 teleconference, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) Board of Governors passed a $6.5 million budget for Fiscal Year 2022-23, which begins...
Save the Date: April 26 is PNG Day at Central States

Save the Date: April 26 is PNG Day at Central States

Visitors will again get an early advantage for buying and selling prior to the Central States Numismatic Society (CSNS) convention. The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG)...
"Deadwood Collection" of Upright 5 Gold Dollars Comes to Market

“Deadwood Collection” of Upright 5 Gold Dollars Comes to Market

After 24 years of research and competitive buying, collector Craig Krueger is ready to part with “The Deadwood Collection” * * * By CoinWeek ..... Collector Craig...
Jeff Garrett: At Coin Auctions, It Pays to Have an Expert by Your Side - NGC

Jeff Garrett: The Importance of Professional Collecting Advice

By Jeff Garrett for NGC (Numismatic Guaranty Corporation) ......   Several years ago, while attending the Whitman Baltimore Convention, I had the pleasure of spending some...
Numismatic Crime - Coin Shop Burglaries and Vehicular Break-ins

Numismatic Crime – Coin Shop Burglaries and Vehicular Break-ins

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Coin Shop Burglary - Stockton, California The Stockton Police Department is investigating a...
Former PCGS President Brings Expertise to Videogames

Former PCGS President Brings Expertise to Videogames

Brett Charville educates new collectors on how rare coin and trading card certification now assists video game hobby   A recent former president of Professional Coin...
A CAC Grading Service? CoinWeek Interview With John Albanese

A CAC Grading Service? CoinWeek Interview With John Albanese

On October 17, CoinWeek conducted a lengthy telephone interview with Certified Acceptance Corporation (CAC) President John Albanese to discuss a range of issues related...
Jewish-American Hall of Fame 2022 Medal Honors Ruth Gruber

Jewish-American Hall of Fame 2022 Medal Honors Ruth Gruber

By Jewish-American Hall of Fame ......   Mel Wacks, Director of the Jewish-American Hall of Fame, has announced that its 53rd annual inductee ― photojournalist, author,...