Author Archive: CoinWeek

Designs Selected for 2015 Marshals Commemorative Coin Program

Designs Selected for 2015 Marshals Commemorative Coin Program

CoinWeek Staff Reports… The United States Mint’s Office of Corporate Communications has forwarded to CoinWeek images of the designs selected for the 2015 U.S. Marshals Commemorative Coin Program. The final designs were approved by... read more »

 

Cool New Coin Books for Collectors. VIDEO: 3:56

Cool New Coin Books for Collectors. VIDEO: 3:56

Wayne Herndon, Wizard Coin Supply Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……. Buy the book before the coin is some great advice for collectors. There are coin supply companies that specialize in numismatic literature with titles about... read more »

 

A Nigerian General’s Dream… A Cautionary Tale of Historical Bond Fraud

A Nigerian General’s Dream… A Cautionary Tale of Historical Bond Fraud

by Joshua T. Herbstman for CoinWeek…. At some time or another, we have all gotten an email that resembles the following: Dear Sir, During the regime of our late head of state, General Sani Abacha, the government officials set up companies... read more »

 

ICTA Launches New Website to Enhance User Experience

ICTA Launches New Website to Enhance User Experience

The Industry Council for Tangible Assets launched today a new website at ictaonline.org. The website’s updated design is great-looking and is full of new improvements including intuitive navigation with a more standardized menu structure,... read more »

 

Young Numismatists Volunteer as Pages at FUN Summer Coin Convention. VIDEO: 2:32

Young Numismatists Volunteer as Pages at FUN Summer Coin Convention. VIDEO: 2:32

FUN Young Numismatist Page Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……. When a dealer needs a cup of coffee or some food brought to their table while at a convention the Florida United Numismatist organization provides a team of volunteer... read more »

 

VAM News: Ups and Downs for VAM Prices in July

VAM News: Ups and Downs for VAM Prices in July

As reported in VAMs and More: The View…. The so-called experts predict it is the fall before a major rebound in VAM prices. The predictions came in articles in Coin World and on the CoinTalk websites. Time can only confirm that look into the... read more »

 

Metal Detecting Popularity on Display at Summer FUN Convention. VIDEO: 2:19

Metal Detecting Popularity on Display at Summer FUN Convention. VIDEO: 2:19

Bradley Stocker, Kellyco Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com….. Stories of finding a buried treasure inspire hope in many people. A great way to increase one’s chances of finding a fortune is to have a metal detector. Copyright... read more »

 

APMEX News: APMEX Named Authorized Purchaser of the United States Mint

APMEX News: APMEX Named Authorized Purchaser of the United States Mint

APMEX News: APMEX, Inc., one of the nation’s largest online precious metals companies, is now an Authorized Purchaser with the United States Mint to purchase gold and platinum bullion coins directly from the United States Mint. Previously,... read more »

 

Dealer in Modern Chinese Coins Talks About the Market. VIDEO: 7:54

Dealer in Modern Chinese Coins Talks About the Market. VIDEO: 7:54

Keqin Sun, Modern Numismatic Web…. Translator: Rachel Luo Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……. Includes Chinese language and translation. Collectors Universe and Professional Coin Grading Service sponsored a select group... read more »

 

Changes are Coming to PCGS’ TruView Service

Changes are Coming to PCGS’ TruView Service

CoinWeek staff reports…. PCGS‘ in-house photographer Phil Arnold posted on the company’s website that changes are coming to the Newport Beach, California-based grading firm’s popular TruView coin photography service. According... read more »

 

Franklin Half Dollar Specialist Rick Tomaska Debuts Coin Show Tonight

Franklin Half Dollar Specialist Rick Tomaska Debuts Coin Show Tonight

CoinWeek staff reports…. A new coin show on Dish Network’s Rare Collectibles TV Channel, featuring California-based coin dealer Rick Tomaska, will debut tonight. Tomaska is a well-known specialist in the Franklin half dollar series... read more »

 

Gold Coin Expert Paul Nuggett Launches New Coin Business

Gold Coin Expert Paul Nuggett Launches New Coin Business

After more than four decades in leadership roles at major numismatic companies, noted gold coin expert Paul Nugget has gone into business for himself. “I want to get the word out that I’m just as active as ever in the coin market,” Nugget... read more »

 

Following in Her Family’s Paper Money Footsteps. VIDEO: 1:42

Following in Her Family’s Paper Money Footsteps. VIDEO: 1:42

Bianca Bart, ExecutiveCurrency.com Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……. What are the reasons a young person decides to make a career in buying and selling paper money? It might make sense if you family already does it as a business. Learn... read more »

 

Orders & Medals Society of America Announces Annual Convention Dates

Orders & Medals Society of America Announces Annual Convention Dates

Convention to be held in Irvine, California from August 14-17… The annual convention of the Orders & Medals Society of America is coming to Irvine, California in about four weeks time, this year one week after the ANA. Commonly known... read more »

 

Michael Bugeja’s New Book Offers Tips to Sell Coins Online

Michael Bugeja’s New Book Offers Tips to Sell Coins Online

Numismatic writer and Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee member Michael Bugeja has assembled a new, updated work–Online Coin Auctioneering–intended for estate auctioneers considering or already selling on a portal such as AuctionZip,... read more »

 

Chinese Coin Expert Talks about the Market. VIDEO: 6:20

Chinese Coin Expert Talks about the Market. VIDEO: 6:20

Chen Hao Min, Coin in Coin Company, Translator: Rachel Luo Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com…….. Includes Chinese language and translation. Another of the top dealers enlisted by Collectors Universe and PCGS to come to America... read more »

 

FUN Opening Ceremony Coin Convention 2014 Summer. VIDEO: 3:50

FUN Opening Ceremony Coin Convention 2014 Summer. VIDEO: 3:50

Tony Swicer, President, Florida United Numismatists……… The 8th annual Summer FUN Coin Convention opening ceremony is hosted by President Tony Swicer who shares all the events that make this coin show one of the tops in the... read more »

 

Early Photos and Images of the United States Mint. VIDEO: 7:15

Early Photos and Images of the United States Mint. VIDEO: 7:15

John Mercanti, Former Chief Engraver United States Mint…… John Mercanti worked for the United States Mint until he retired in 2010. He assembled a collection of early pictures of the Mint that have seldom been seen. See these remarkable... read more »

 

Austrian Mint’s “Back from the Dead” Series Returns with “Tertiary Period” Silver Coin

Austrian Mint’s “Back from the Dead” Series Returns with “Tertiary Period” Silver Coin

Tertiary Period Silver Coin is the series’ fourth installment…. On September 10, the Austrian Mint will issue the fourth coin in its popular “Back from the Dead” dinosaur coin series, accompanied with a new and improved augmented... read more »

 

Chinese Coin Auction House Comes to Long Beach Expo. VIDEO: 3:30

Chinese Coin Auction House Comes to Long Beach Expo. VIDEO: 3:30

Zuo Jinghua, Beijing ChengXuan Auctions Company, Ltd. … Translator: Rachel Luo …. Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……… Includes Chinese language and translation. One of the top Auction/dealers enlisted by Collectors... read more »

 
 
 
 
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