Coin Collecting: Expanding the Hobby

Attracting young people is vital if numismatics is to thrive going forward By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   My term as president of...

CoinWeek News Wire for July 14, 2017: The War on Cash

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for July 14, 2017:  The War on Cash 1.) Visa Takes War on Cash to Restaurants Visa has long considered cash one...

Northern Nevada Coin Hires Expert on So-Called Dollars

By Northern Nevada Coin ......   Northern Nevada Coin has hired Jeff Shevlin to manage their store in Reno, Nevada. NNC, owned by Allen Rowe has...

German Police Make Arrests in Theft of 100 Kilo Big Maple...

No sign of the "Big Maple Leaf", worth over $4 million US By CoinWeek News Staff ....   Last week, German authorities released closed-circuit surveillance footage of...

Meet Former Mint Director Philip Diehl at ANA World’s Fair of...

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) ......   Meet former U.S. Mint director Philip N. Diehl in person at the 2017 American Numismatic Association (ANA)...

Building a World Class Numismatic Gold Coin Collection: The Josiah K....

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers ......   CoinWeek continues to post Harvey Stack's wonderful series of blogs on not only the building of one...

NGC Research Director David W. Lange is ANA Numismatist of the...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) is proud to announce that David W. Lange, NGC Research Director, has been named Numismatist of the Year by the...

The Votes Are In: American Numismatic Association 2017 Election Results

Voting members of the American Numismatic Association (ANA) have chosen three new candidates and six incumbents to the ANA Board of Governors for the...

Bullion & Precious Metals Organization ICTA Launches Facebook Page

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets .....   The Industry Council for Tangible Assets is now on Facebook. The association’s new social media site is a...

Falling in Love with Numismatics – Suddenly It’s 1952!

By Q. David Bowers - Stack's Bowers ...... As I write these words I enjoy numismatics every bit as much as I did when I...

CoinWeek Ask: Our New Coin Question and Answer Live Stream, Replay

Take your hobby to the next level with some straight up answers to your pressing coin questions. CoinWeek editor and 13-time Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG)...

Perth Mint Considers New Security Measures

Includes special bras for female employees By Everett Millman - Gainesvillecoins.com ......   Combating counterfeits and theft are among the chief concerns facing any government mint. In...

From the Herb Hicks Files – The Illegal Ban on Gold...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek and re-posted  ....   In 1963, Coin World columnist and former ANA librarian Ted Hammer wrote about a...

An Update from the Newman Numismatic Portal Website

By Len Augsburger - Newman Numismatic Portal ...... June is typically a slow month for the numismatic business as collectors tend to be out and...

CoinWeek News Wire for June 16, 2017

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for June 16, 2017 Brain Food 1.) What's the Difference Between the Edge and the Rim of a Coin? The edge runs...

Asset Management to Pay Almost $2 Million Over Illegal Precious Metals...

By Commodity Futures Trading Commission ....   The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced that Judge Jose E. Martinez of the U.S. District Court for...

Mystery Babylon: Revelations Lead to Fraud Convictions for “End of the...

Former politician Larry Bates played on the beliefs of fellow Christians to sell gold and silver that he never delivered By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek...

Building a World Class Numismatic Gold Coin Collection: The Josiah K....

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers ......   CoinWeek continues to post Harvey Stack's wonderful series of blogs on not only the building of one...

World Commemorative Coins – Royal Australian Mint Celebrates 25 Years of...

By Royal Australian Mint ......   To celebrate 25 years of Australia’s most famous Banana duo from the ABC, the Royal Australian Mint held a meet-and-greet...

Heritage Auctions Staff Aids in Recovering Stolen Rare Coins

Bill Walker identifies two instances of how stolen coins found their way back on the market Quick thinking on the part of a Heritage Auctions...

Coin Grading Is in the Eye of the Beholder of the...

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers ......   I recently read the great piece by Josh Mcmorrow-Hernandez on CoinWeek about what a coin's grade says...

NGC Certified Coins – Celebrate Two U.S. Mint Engravers with Signed...

John Mercanti has been honored with the David Rittenhouse Award - Celebrate his achievements with signed 2-coin sets! John Mercanti is a legend in the...

Feds Order Kelvin Burgos to Pay More Than $486,300 for Illegal...

By Commodity Futures Trading Commission ....   The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced that Judge Cecilia M. Altonaga of the U.S. District Court for...

Federal Court Orders More Than $1 Million in Restitution from Guardian...

By Commodity Futures Trading Commission ....   On May 23, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced that Judge Kenneth A. Marra of the U.S....

Texas Attorney General Issues Gold Coin Consumer Protection Tips

By Universal Coin & Bullion ......   With input from numismatic experts, the Attorney General of Texas, Ken Paxton, has issued a consumer protection alert about...

FBI: Man Pleads Guilty To Coin And Jewelry Store Armed Robbery

By Federal Bureau of Investigation ....   A Las Vegas man pleaded guilty on May 17 to robbing a coin and jewelry store while pointing a...

ANA Announces Collaboration with Coin Dealer Newsletter

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is excited to announce a collaboration between its flagship publication, The Numismatist, and The Coin Dealer Newsletter (CDN), providing...

You Talked, Stack’s Bowers Listened: Bidding Online Even Easier Thanks to...

We listened to your feedback and are happy to announce the following improvements at StacksBowers.com The new deployment of our website, StackBowers.com, includes the following...

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...

Counterfeit Detection – Die Struck Counterfeit 1916-D Mercury Dime

1916-D Counterfeit Mercury Dime By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   Skillful identification of counterfeit coins is essential to the hobby. Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) recently received a...