PNG Calls For 2017 Hobby Award Nominations

Nominations now are being accepted for the 2017 Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) awards, according to PNG Executive Director Robert Brueggeman and President Dana Samuelson. "Each...

Learn to be a Professional Numismatist: PNG Numismatic Education and Intern...

If you’ve thought about turning your hobby into a full-time career, the Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.org) can help. PNG is accepting applications for its...

Crime & Fraud: Zany Stolen Coin Heist Solved

Photo from the Bristol Post By Shaquille Brissett for Gainesville Coins ....   Here's a caper that's perhaps more fit for the silver screen than a news...

Historic RittenhouseTown to Honor John Mercanti, 12th Chief Engraver of the...

John Mercanti will receive the David Rittenhouse Award for his decades of service and outstanding work as the 12th Chief Engraver of the US...

Federal Court Orders Nevada Man to Pay $2.9 Million+ Penalty for...

Court Earlier Entered a Default Judgment Order against Oakmont Financial, Inc. By Commodity Futures Trading Commission ....   The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced that...

Rare Gold Coins under $5000 Each, Part 11: ‘With Motto’ Liberty...

Coin Rarities & Related Topics: News and Analysis regarding scarce coins, markets, and coin collecting #369 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds .....   Liberty Head half...

U.S. Mint News – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to Join CCAC

The United States Mint is pleased to announce the appointment of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC). Mr. Abdul-Jabbar fills the...

CoinWeek’s Charles Morgan Honored for Van Allen Morgan Dollar Podcast

On Friday, January 6, the Society of Silver Dollar Collectors (SSDC) awarded CoinWeek editor Charles Morgan its prestigious A. George Mallis Memorial Award for...

Certified Coins – NGC: A Letter from Mark Salzberg

NGC's 30th Anniversary The chairman of CCG reflects on the highlights of 2016 and looks ahead to 2017 Dear Fellow Numismatists: I hope that the new year...

CoinWeek News Wire for January 6, 2017

By Coinweek .... CoinWeek News Wire for January 6, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Design Moments: Irish Free State coins c. 1928 By 1926 the newly-minted Irish Free State...

CoinWeek Podcast #51: Globetrotting with Numismatourist Howard Berlin

CoinWeek Podcast #51: Globetrotting with Numismatourist Howard Berlin The CoinWeek Podcast won the 2016 NLG Award for Best Audio Program. If you’d like to help...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 30, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 30, 2016 Brain Food 1.) The medal detective Few things mean as much to soldiers as their medals. But if...

Market Whimsy: Of Hoards and Buried Treasure

By Charles Morgan with Hubert Walker .....   Charles and Hubert's column Market Whimsy, which originally appeared in the American Numismatic Association (ANA) magazine The Numismatist, won...

Coin Collecting – Jim Bisognani’s Rare Coin Market Predictions for 2017

Notables weigh in on trends and what to expect in 2017. Barbers and seated coinage winners By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   As 2016...

Q. David Bowers – Dr. Richard G. Doty: A Reminiscence

By Q. David Bowers - Stack's Bowers ....   Dr. Richard G. (“Dick”) Doty was a personal friend of mine for many years and was widely...

The Coin Analyst: 2016: Year in Review

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   Let’s face it – the year 2016 kept the news media industry busy. International terrorism, the mosquito-borne Zika virus,...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 23, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 23, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Q&A: James Halperin How did a pair of college dropouts who were business rivals come...

Coin Shop Triple Murder Suspects Arrested

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   A man and a woman suspected in the December 17 murder of a Jackson, Mississippi coin shop owner and his...

Photo Diary: Greater Houston Coin Club Winter Events

By CoinWeek ....   2016 Houston Money Show The 60th annual Houston Money Show took place December 1 through 3 at the George R. Brown Convention Center...

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

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers ......   Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Part 6...

Triple Murder at Mississippi Coin Shop

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   Three people were killed at a coin shop in Jackson, Mississippi on Saturday, December 17. The owner of the store,...

CoinWeek Podcast #50: Talking Morgan Dollars with Leroy Van Allen

CoinWeek Podcast #50: Talking Morgan Dollars with Leroy Van Allen The CoinWeek Podcast won the 2016 NLG Award for Best Audio Program. If you’d like to...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 16, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 16, 2016 Current Events 1.) The reasons Saudi Arabia stopped issuing paper riyals "The number of one Riyal banknotes constitutes half...

NGC Free Mercanti and Moy Signed Portraits at January FUN Show

Meet John M. Mercanti and Edmund C. Moy at the NGC booths (#305 and #404) during the 2017 FUN Show in Fort Lauderdale Numismatic Guaranty...

Gold & Silver PAC December 2016 e-Newsletter

By Scott Barman for the Gold & Silver PAC .....   From the Political Coordinator I have been working for the federal government as a contractor since 1996...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 9, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 9, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Plough uncovers major hoard of Roman coins A WONDERFUL collection of 120 Roman Imperial coins was...

Woman of Color, Civil Rights Pioneer Viola Desmond Chosen as Woman...

By Bank of Canada .....   Governor Stephen S. Poloz, Minister of Finance Bill Morneau and Minister of Status of Women Patty Hajdu today announced that...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Modern Fakes of Ancient Coins

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ....   “To declare that a forged coin is genuine is a mistake, but to declare that a genuine coin is...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 2, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 2, 2016 Current Events 1.) Zimbabwe police fire tear gas at bank note protest "We are not going to embrace bond...

CoinWeek Podcast #48: Ron Landis and the Return of the Hobo...

CoinWeek Podcast #48: Ron Landis and the Return of the Hobo Nickel Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe...