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Cryptocurrency News: Federal Court Finds that Virtual Currencies Are Commodities

US Commodity Futures Trading Commission Press Release.... Washington, DC — On September 26, 2018, Senior Judge Rya W. Zobel of the U.S. District Court for...

CoinWeek News Wire for April 20, 2018: The Doctor Will See You Now, Ditch...

Coinweek News Wire for April 20, 2018 .... Current Events 1.) Should the U.S. Retire the Penny and Nickel? It’s true that it costs more to mint these two...

CoinWeek News Wire for April 13, 2018: Heists, Fakes, and Fraud

Coinweek News Wire for April 13, 2018 .... In Memoriam 1.) Walter Ray Lockwood, 1939-2018 Walter Ray Lockwood (member 1256) passed away early morning Tuesday, April 3. He was...

CoinWeek News Wire for April 6, 2018: Twit on Bitcoin, Fake Banknotes, Gold Caper

Coinweek News Wire for April 6, 2018 .... Current Events 1.) Filipinos Not Happy With New Coin Designs Even with this breakdown, it’s obvious that it’s not going to...

CoinWeek News Wire for March 26, 2018 – Woman, Bitcoin and More

Coinweek News Wire for March 26, 2018 .... News Wire Current Events 1.) Lawmakers Push to Put Women on Quarters In a program that would mimic the ongoing commemorative...

CoinWeek News Wire for March 16, 2018: Crypto Ban Hammer, 1K Note Jacked…

By Coinweek News Wire for March 16, 2018 .... Current Events 1.) No plans to scrap 1p and 2p coins, Downing Street says The government is not planning...

United States Mint Updates Collectible Coin Return Policy

The United States Mint announces an update to its Numismatic Customer Return Policy to address the issue of excessive returns. For many years, the U.S....

CoinWeek News Wire for March 9, 2018: Crypto Commem, A Fool for a Client…

By Coinweek Coin News Wire .... Coin News Wire for March 9, 2018 Current Events 1.) How to Enter the Illinois Bicentennial Coin Design Contest Illinois Treasurer Michael Frerichs...

CoinWeek News Wire for March 2, 2018: Elon Musk Cryptoking? Gold Underfoot…

By Coinweek Coin News Wire .... Coin News Wire for March 2, 2018 Current Events 1.) New Jim Thorpe one-dollar coins selling out fast The people of Jim Thorpe...

CoinWeek News Wire for Feb. 23, 2018: Libyan MoU, $20 Trillion in Free Bitcoins,...

By Coinweek News Wire .... Coinweek News Wire for February 23, 2018 Current Events 1.) US, Libya sign MoU to combat looting of cultural properties As part of the...

CoinWeek News Wire for Feb. 16, 2018: Abraham Lincoln, the Lazaretto, Crypto Politics

By Coinweek Coin News Wire .... Coin News Wire for February 16, 2018 Brain Food 1.) Lincoln and the Banks Throughout his career, Lincoln would be guided by what...

CoinWeek News Wire for Feb. 9, 2018: Germans Love Cash, Inside Jobs, Crypto Crash…

By Coinweek Coin News Wire .... Coin News Wire for February 9, 2018 Brain Food 1.) Digital != crypto != virtual I suspect that the Telegraph’s confusion may have...

CoinWeek News Wire for Feb. 2, 2018

By Coinweek Coin News Wire .... Coin News Wire for February 2, 2018 Brain Food 1.) When paper money was as risky as bitcoin The first paper money notes...

CoinWeek News Wire for January 26, 2018: Buy the Book Before You Buy the...

By Coinweek Coin News Wire .... Coin News Wire for January 26, 2018 Brain Food 1.) This is the reason why only dead people can be featured on...

CoinWeek News Wire for January 19, 2018: HODL or Buy Gold? Coinage Contraband…

By Coinweek Coin News Wire .... Coin News Wire for January 19, 2018 Brain Food 1.) Who Really Designed the American Dime? ...t takes a keen eye to see...

CoinWeek News Wire for January 12, 2018: Of Shipwrecks and Surpluses…

By Coinweek Coin News Wire .... Coin News Wire for January 12, 2018 Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency 1.) Breaking Bitcoin With a Quantum Computer “The second someone creates a viable...

CoinWeek News Wire for January 5, 2018

By Coinweek Coin News Wire .... Coin News Wire for January 5, 2018 Brain Food 1.) How much is a mint worth? In March 1995, the Australian Cabinet's expenditure...

2017 Year in Review 4K Video – The Year’s Top Coin Stories

CoinWeek takes a look back at 2017 and picks the five most consequential numismatic news stories of the year. Big coins sold this year, but...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 29, 2017: Fake $100s, What is Crypto, Trump Challenge...

By Coinweek .... CoinWeek News Wire for December 29, 2017 Brain Food 1.) The economics of the Bitcoin payment system Unlike other payment systems, Bitcoin is a two-sided...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 15, 2017: Christmas Gold Coins, Bitcoin News, Greek Coins

By Coinweek .... CoinWeek News Wire for December 15, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Ancient Jewish Coins - Fame, Fortune and Fakes Did you get gelt? No, not the chocolate...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 8, 2017: Money Will Burn, the Bitcoin Bubble and...

By Coinweek .... CoinWeek News Wire for December 8, 2017 Current Events 1.) BEP Damaged Currency Redemption With the wildfires raging in California, it's important to remember that...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 1, 2017: Take a Knee, Not Elon, the Red...

By Coinweek .... CoinWeek News Wire for December 1, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Vasilopita – An Important Greek Celebration for New Year Vasilopita literally means St. Basil’s Cake,...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 23, 2017: Bitcoin Nyet, and Speaking of Crime…

By Coinweek .... CoinWeek News Wire for November 23, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Patriotic collectors boost market for ancient Chinese artefacts Following the fashions to buy western art...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 17, 2017: Fountains of Ruin, Blockchain Blues, In Broad...

By Coinweek .... CoinWeek News Wire for November 17, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Boise’s Assay Office played an important role for the whole nation Between 1861 and 1866,...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 10, 2017: Billionaires and Bitcoin

By Coinweek .... CoinWeek News Wire for November 10, 2017 - Additional numismatic news that may not be major headlines but are interesting nonetheless. Brain Food 1.)...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 3, 2017: Bitcoin Bound and the RCM Counterfeit Gold...

By Coinweek .... CoinWeek News Wire for November 3, 2017:  Brain Food 1.) The Ideal Auction Preston McAfee, Chief Economist at Microsoft, explains the different kinds of auctions,...

CoinWeek News Wire for October 27, 2017: The Bitcoin Revue, Vending Machines for Crows

By Coinweek .... CoinWeek News Wire for October 27, 2017:  Brain Food 1.) Coin stash that puts new spin on China’s 100 years of humiliation Inside a nondescript...

CoinWeek News Wire for October 20, 2017: Debtor Nation, CryptoRubles, The Medal Maker

By Coinweek .... CoinWeek News Wire for October 20, 2017:  Brain Food 1.) ‘Like stars in a complex constellation, these objects convey the sweep of Jewish history’ This...

CoinWeek News Wire for October 13, 2017: Swiss 10 Franc, Money Monopoly

By Coinweek .... CoinWeek News Wire for October 13, 2017:  Brain Food 1.) Silver dollar artist: Orem sculptor designs WWI commemorative coin The most common mistake beginners make,...

CoinWeek News Wire for October 6, 2017: Australia 5 Cent, Money Evolves, Wu-Tang Clan…

By Coinweek .... CoinWeek News Wire for October 6, 2017: Brain Food 1.) INFOGRAPHIC: 58 Insane Facts About Bitcoin You probably have heard a lot of people...