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,...
A Warsaw Numismatic Odyssey - American Numismatic Society (ANS)

A Warsaw Numismatic Odyssey

By David Hill for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   Last month, along with most of the American Numismatic Society's staff, I attended the XVI International...

English Banknotes Featuring King Charles III to Enter Circulation in 2024

The Bank of England will reveal images of updated banknotes featuring a portrait of HM King Charles III by the end of 2022   By Bank...

GreatCollections Acquires Walton 1913 Liberty Head Nickel

The famed Walton 1913 Liberty Head Nickel has been acquired by GreatCollections for $4.2 million USD. It is the second of only five known...

CoinWeek Podcast #168: Remembering David Lisot, CoinWeek Co-Founder

  The CoinWeek Podcast is brought to you by PCGS. Check out PCGS’ new grading specials and take advantage of an exclusive offer to get...
More Than €4 Million in Fake 500 Euro Bills Seized in Spain

More Than €4 Million in Fake 500 Euro Bills Seized in Spain

One of the most sophisticated euro counterfeits ever detected in the EU   By Europol ......   On September 21, 2022, Europol supported the Spanish National Police (Policía...
Precious Metals Crime and Fraud - Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)

Precious Metals Dealer Bob Higgins of Argent Group Charged With Ongoing Fraud

Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) ......   On Wednesday, October 5, 2022, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced that it filed a civil enforcement action...
Aaron Berk: Ancient Coin Podcast - Episode 2

Aaron Berk: Ancient Coin Podcast – Episode 2

In the upcoming season of the CoinWeek Podcast, ancient coin expert Aaron Berk (Harlan J. Berk, Ltd.) will appear as a recurring guest alongside...
Numismatic Crime - $50,000 Reward Offered for Recovery of Stolen Coins

Numismatic Crime – $50,000 Reward Offered for Recovery of Stolen Coins

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... Stolen in Transit: FedEx - Arizona to Florida A package being sent via...
American Numismatic Association (ANA)

ANA Awards Membership Boosters, Numismatic Author, Club Publications & Medallic Artist

At this year's World's Fair of Money, August 16-20, several hobby supporters were honored for encouraging coin enthusiasts to join the American Numismatic Association...
George Washington to Appear at PAN Fall Coin Show

George Washington to Appear at PAN Fall Coin Show

The Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists (PAN) Fall Coin Show and Convention to be held on October 20-22 at the Monroeville Convention Center is pleased...
ANS 2023 Annual Gala to Honor Heritage Auctions

ANS 2023 Annual Gala to Honor Heritage Auctions

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce Heritage Auctions as the recipient of the 2023 Trustees’ Award. Heritage Auctions, the largest auction house...
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), precious metals fraud and crime

CFTC Orders Goldline, A-Mark to Pay Over $1 Million for Fraud

Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) ......   On Thursday, September 22, 2022, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) issued an order filing and simultaneously settling charges...
Eight NGC Team Members Named Among Most Influential in Numismatics

Eight NGC Team Members Named Among Most Influential in Numismatics

Numismatic Guaranty Company (NGC) announces that eight of its experts are included in the latest list of Coin World’s Most Influential People in Numismatics....
Numismatic Crime - Suspect Attempts to Sell Coins Stolen From Mail

Numismatic Crime – Suspect Attempts to Sell Coins Stolen From Mail

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Stolen in Transit: USPS - New York to Oregon A package being sent...
The Expanded Family of Counterfeit Large Cents Based on the 1833 N-5 Variety

The Expanded Family of Counterfeit Large Cents Based on the 1833 N-5 Variety

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) for CoinWeek .....   In my previous CoinWeek article on these 1833 “N-5” counterfeits, I cited the genuine...
Be Wary of King Charles III “Pretender” Coins Cautions Professional Numismatists Guild

Be Wary of King Charles III “Pretender” Coins Cautions Professional Numismatists Guild

New coins depicting King Charles III are expected to be popular with the public and collectors when The Royal Mint strikes and distributes them,...
ANS Launches Bactrian Indo-Greek Rulers Online Coin Resource

ANS Launches Bactrian Indo-Greek Rulers Online Coin Resource

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) and the Centre for the Study of Ancient Documents at Oxford University are pleased to announce the launch of...
Exceptional Numismatic Writers Receive ANA Awards

Numismatic Leaders Recognized With Awards at ANA Convention

Leaders in numismatics are essential for helping others to grow within the hobby. Whether that leadership is provided through teaching, mentoring, research, writing or...
Numismatics in Videogames - Caesar in Fallout: New Vegas

Numismatics in Videogames – Caesar in Fallout: New Vegas

By Eduardo García-Molina - American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   While Obsidian Entertainment’s Fallout: New Vegas is more than a decade old, it’s still hailed as...
Commonwealth Banks Begin to Address Currency Change in Wake of Queen's Death

Commonwealth Banks Begin to Address Currency Change in Wake of Queen’s Death

HM Queen Elizabeth II By Bank of England ......   The Bank of England’s staff wish to express their heartfelt condolences to the Royal Family, following news...
ANA Awards Recognize Members for Accomplishments

ANA Awards Recognize Members for Accomplishments

Numismatics is the study and collection of coins, paper money, tokens, and medals, but at the American Numismatic Association (ANA), it is the people...
Numismatic Crime - Coin and Paper Money Thefts

Numismatic Crime – Coin and Paper Money Thefts

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Coin Burglary - Phoneix, Arizona The Phoenix Police Department is investigating a commercial...
Sir Isaac Newton Really Hated Coin Countefeiters... Really!

Sir Isaac Newton Really Hated Coin Countefeiters… Really!

By Everett Millman - Gainesvillecoins.com ......   Contemporary scholarship has introduced a number of new mysteries regarding history's most famous "natural philosopher" (i.e. scientist), Sir Isaac...
Exceptional Numismatic Writers Receive ANA Awards

Exceptional Numismatic Writers Receive ANA Awards

2022 Adult Numismatist Literary Award Winners The American Numismatic Association's (ANA) 2022 literary awards – recognizing articles published in the 2021 volume of its official...
Royal Mint Unveils Final Coin in Disney’s Winnie the Pooh Collection

Royal Mint Unveils Final Coin in Disney’s Winnie the Pooh Collection

The Royal Mint has completed its popular Winnie the Pooh and Friends coin collection, inspired by Disney, with the launch of a collectable 50...
Changes are Happening at Major National Coin Shows

Changes are Happening at Major National Coin Shows

By Victor Bozarth and Mark Ferguson for PCGS ......   A few lessons have been learned during the absence of major, national coin shows during the...

Counterfeit Banknotes – The Story of Czeslaw Bojarski

Counterfeit Banknotes by Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) ......   One of the most successful makers of counterfeit banknotes of the 20th century was Czeslaw Bojarski and he...