In Memoriam: Robert-Ralph Carmichael, 1937-2016

The wildlife and natural beauty of Canada is one of the predominant themes of Robert-Ralph Carmichael's work By CoinWeek News Staff ....   Saturday, July 16, 2016...

A Most Distinguished Gentleman: In Memoriam – Gene Gardner

By Greg Reynolds for CoinWeek .....   I feel honored to have had the privilege of knowing Eugene H. Gardner, Sr., 80. He was one of the...

Wealthy Max Presents Motion to Dismiss in Civil Forfeiture Case

By Wealthy Max Ltd .....   The Wealthy Max Limited legal defense team from GeyerGorey LLP, represented by Robert Connolly, presented the arguments behind its motion...

Harvey Stack Remembers Chet Krause

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers ......   It was with great sadness and a feeling of personal loss that I learned of the recent...

Young Numismatists 2016 ANA Literary Award Winners Announced

Young Numismatists  2016 competition! Each year the American Numismatic Association (ANA) recognizes young writers through the Young Numismatists Literary Awards, funded by Whitman Publishing. Awards...

CoinWeek News Wire for July 15, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for July 15, 2016 Brain Food 1.) "Metal Detectives" dig up treasure Metal "detective" Richard Nalli said it's not knowing what you'll...

CoinWeek Podcast #36: Donn Pearlman talks 1913 Nickels, Numismatic Writing, and...

CoinWeek Podcast #36: Donn Pearlman talks 1913 Nickels, Numismatic Writing, and a Hobby in Transition Few in the coin industry have been as successful in bringing...

David Sundman Awarded 2016 ANA Harry J. Forman Dealer of the...

Sundman also to be celebrated during Legacy Series, Member & Donor Reception David Sundman, president of Littleton Coin Company in Littleton, NH, is the 2016...

CoinWeek News Wire for July 10, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for July 10, 2016 Brain Food 1.) From cotton to cash: how to (actually) make a euro Reinhold Gerstetter is responsible for...

Coin Clubs – Fuljenz Extends Sponsorship of Prestigious ANA Zerbe Award

Mike Fuljenz, left, helped ANA President Walter Ostromecki, right, present the Farran Zerbe Memorial Award last year to recipient Donn Pearlman at the 2015...

Coin Collectors Share Thoughts with CCAC in Colorado

By Dennis Tucker - Publisher, Whitman Publishing LLC ...... Colorado is a beautiful state, and for coin collectors a very special one, rich with numismatic...

Coin Club News – Larry Baber Appointed ANA Treasurer

Long-time ANA member Larry Baber was re-appointed treasurer of the American Numismatic Association during a teleconference by the nonprofit organization’s Board of Governors held...

Gainesville Coins: Crime Doesn’t Pay for Treasure Finder

By Everett Millman - Gainesville Coins .......   Treasure hunting is a fantastic hobby and pastime. It not only can pay off handsomely for a determined...

CoinWeek Podcast #34: Numismatic News Editor Dave Harper on the Passing...

CoinWeek Podcast #33: Numismatic News Editor Dave Harper on the Passing of Chet Krause On June 25, numismatic icon Chester "Chet" Krause passed away. He...

CoinWeek News Wire for July 1, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for July 1, 2016 Brain Food 1.) History: June 30,1987: Introducing the ‘loonie’ In 1986, the Canadian government announced it would be...

Liberty Coins Giving Away More Free Money to Students

Following its successful Free Money giveaway on Saturday, June 18, Liberty Coins will continue to give away free coins to incoming kindergarten through high...

In Memoriam: Chester “Chet” Krause, 1923-2016

By CoinWeek News Staff .....   UPDATED June 27, 3:33 PM Eastern Time Beginnings One of the most influential figures in the collectibles publishing industry, Chester “Chet” Krause...

CoinWeek News Wire for June 24, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for June 24, 2016 The Brexit 1.) EU referendum explained: Brexit for non-Brits 2.) After Brexit, Europe faces an existential crisis Britain’s decision...

Daniel Frank Sedwick’s The Cob Report – A Perfect Pair of...

By Cori Sedwick Downing - Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC ......   With our Sedwick Treasure, World & U.S. Coin Auction #19 done and dusted , we...

Bullion & Precious Metals – CFTC: Harvard Assets LLC to Pay...

Federal Court Orders Florida Resident Todd Owen Marshall and His Companies Harvard Assets LLC, London Assets Inc., and Harvard International Trading, Inc. to Pay...

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

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers ......   Part 1 In the late fall of 1951 Josiah K. Lilly stopped off at Stack's on his way...

Mark, Myrna Lighterman Awarded ANA 2016 Farran Zerbe Award

Mark and Myrna Lighterman are the 2016 recipients of the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) highest honor, the Farran Zerbe Memorial Award. The Association’s most...

That First Magical Coin – How Coin Collectors Got Their Start

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .......   I remember that fateful day in November 1992 like it was yesterday. It was the day a well-worn, chocolate-brown...

Johnson, Mitchell Inducted into ANA Numismatic Hall of Fame

In recognizing outstanding contributions to numismatics, The American Numismatic Association (ANA) will induct Historic Era nominees Byron F. Johnson, Jr. and Ralph A. Mitchell...

CoinWeek News Wire for June 17, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for June 17, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Look closely at your change Another day she was picking up some hamburgers at a...

108 Years Ago Today: ANA Co-Founder Dr. George F. Heath Passed...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   108 years ago today, Dr. George Francis Heath died in his home in Monroe, Michigan. He...

American Numismatic Society Gives Huntington Award to Dr. Michael Alram

On June 7, 2016, the American Numismatic Society (ANS) honored Dr. Michael Alram with the 2016 Archer M. Huntington Award in recognition of his...

Numismatic Crime Prevention – “Think Like a Thief” ANA Summer Seminar

Dealers and Collectors interested in personal and business protection should consider attending the "Think Like A Thief " ANA Summer Seminar. A specialized custom security...

Positive Protection Guard Tackles Suspected Coin Thief In Long Beach –...

By Positive Protection, Inc. .....   A suspected thief was tackled by a Positive Protection, Inc. security guard as the suspect tried to escape at the...

In Memoriam: Notable Chicago Coin Dealer Walter Perschke Passes Away at...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .......   “Now is the time to build bridges. When the flood comes, and it will come, you need to be...