Chicago Coin Club Inducts M. Vernon Sheldon Into Hall of Fame

By Chicago Coin Club ......   The Chicago Coin Club announces that the fifth person to be inducted into its Hall of Fame is former ANA...

Harvey Stack – Growing up in a Numismatic Family: The History...

By Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   Changes in the Numismatic World The year 1979 featured several influential numismatic events, including heavy precious metal...

Suspect in Organized Coin Shop Theft Ring Arrested: NCIC

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Missing/Stolen-FedEx Rare Coin Company of America (Rarcoa) recently had a package with six...

Exhibit Winners Announced for ANA 2019 National Money Show

Twenty exhibitors displayed 27 impressive competitive exhibits at the 2019 National Money Show, held March 28-30 in Pittsburgh. The American Numismatic Association (ANA) recognized...

United States and Cooperating Gold Refinery Enter Agreement After Money Laundering...

By Federal Bureau of Investigation ......   Miami-based, gold refinery Republic Metals Corporation (RMC) executed a non-prosecution agreement with the United States Attorney’s Office for the...

More Lucky Collectors Get PCGS Rewards for Finding West Point Mint...

Three lucky Florida residents, one in New Smyrna Beach and a husband and wife in Orlando, are the latest winners in the Professional Coin...

Mail Theft, Michigan Coin Shop Robbery Among Recent Numismatic Crimes: NCIC

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   USPS Thefts Chicago Area An express mail package containing a large number of slabbed...

NCIC: Theft of Gold Bullion, Coins Among Recent Numismatic Crimes

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   USPS - Theft of Coins/Bullion Two Express Mail packages were dropped off at...

Oregon Man Sentenced to Seven Years Federal Prison for Defrauding Investors...

By Federal Bureau of Investigation ......   Harry Dean Proudfoot III, 79, formerly a resident of Tigard, Oregon, was sentenced on Tuesday, April 9, to 84...

Princeton-Bound Teen Wins 2019 PNG YN Scholarship

Young Connecticut numismatist will attend a six-day session of the ANA Summer Seminar The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) 2019 Young Numismatist Scholarship has been awarded...

Early American Coppers, American Numismatic Society to Remember Specialist and Friend...

On Friday, May 3, 2019, at the Early American Coppers (EAC) Convention in Dayton, Ohio, the EAC and the American Numismatic Society (ANS) will...

The Great American Coin Hunt: Millions of Collectible Coins to be...

If you haven’t heard about it by now, you may want to log on to social media and see what all the buzz is...

Numismatic Auction Site Sixbid.com Alerts Collectors to Fake Invoice Scam

By CoinWeek Staff Reports ....   On Monday, April 1, internet auction site Sixbid.com sent out a notice that several auction houses who sell coins and...

Former Precious Metals CEO in Contempt of Court for Failure to...

By Commodity Futures Trading Commission ......   The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced today that on March 18, 2019, District Judge James Lawrence King...

NCIC: Help Identify Suspects in Multiple Gold, Coin Store Robberies

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Assistance Needed - Suspect Identification The Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) is working...

Chicago Coin Club Inducts Virgil Brand Into Hall of Fame

By Chicago Coin Club ......   The Chicago Coin Club announces that the fourth person to be inducted into its Hall of Fame is noted collector...

NCIC: Finest Known of Only Six Aluminum Morgan Dollars Missing or...

Recent Alerts From the Numismatic Crime Information Center   By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Missing/Stolen - Rare Finest Known...

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:...

Mark Olsen Mining Company to Pay Over $3.6 Million to Fraud...

By Commodity Futures Trading Commission ......   The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced today that a federal court in Florida has entered an Order of...

Challenging the Status Quo: An Interview With U.S. Mint Director David...

A Coin Analyst Exclusive By Louis Golino for CoinWeek .....   David J. Ryder, the 39th Director of the United States Mint, assumed his new role on...

CFTC: Federal Court Orders Precious Metals Dealer to Pay Over $2.3...

By Commodity Futures Trading Commission ......   The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today announced that the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New...

CCAC: New Appointee Joins Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee

The United States Mint today announced the appointment of Dr. Dean J. Kotlowski to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC), as the member specially...

F+W, Publisher of Numismatic News, Declares Bankruptcy

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   F+W Media (the parent company of Numismatic News), along with eight other companies affiliated with F+W, filed for Chapter 11...

Jewish-American Hall of Fame Medal Series Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Rabbi Isaac Mayer Wise Medal by Eugene Daub is 50th in the Jewish-American Hall of Fame Series The Jewish-American Hall of Fame series of medals...

Submissions Accepted for ANA Young Numismatist Literary Awards

Submissions for the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) annual Young Numismatist Literary Awards competition are being accepted through April 15. The awards were established to...

Searching for Coins & Currency Online With HiBid.com

Sponsored Post by HiBid.com ......   The great thing about collecting coins and currency is that even examples that aren’t priced very highly often have artistic...

Veteran Collector and Prominent CPA Robert Fligel Launches Bullion and Rare...

RF Precious Metals is a CAC-Authorized Dealer Robert Fligel, a prominent New York City and former Big 4 Certified Public Accountant and CPA firm advisor,...

Nominations Received for ANA Board of Governors

Election Ballots to be Mailed in Late May Every two years, the terms of all American Numismatic Association (ANA) elected officials expire. This includes the...

Harvey G. Stack Awarded Honorary Life Fellowship From ANS

On Tuesday, March 5, 2019, Harvey G. Stack, Co-Founder of Stack's Bowers Galleries, received the Honorary Life Fellow Award from the American Numismatic Society...

Precious Metals Dealer Ordered to Pay More Than $8 Million for...

By Commodity Futures Trading Commission .....   The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced on March 4 that a Florida federal court ordered Carlos Javier Ramirez...