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NumiStorica.com: New Website Features Numismatic Stories and Slide Shows

NumiStorica.com: New Website Features Numismatic Stories and Slide Shows

By Bob Korver – NumiStorica.com…. “NumiStorica.com was created to provide free entertainment and education for coin clubs and advanced numismatists,” summarized Bob Korver. “After 50 years in the hobby and business, and working at places like the Smithsonian Institution and Colonial Williamsburg, I realized that despite extensive writing in the past, I had a few […]

By July 31, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction Highlights for August 2, 2015

David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction Highlights for August 2, 2015

The numismatic firm David Lawrence Rare Coins, located in Virginia Beach, Virginia, has been offering online coin auctions for several years. Each David Lawrence auction offers a nice array of circulated, uncirculated, and proof classic and modern coins, as well as many foreign coins. The vast selection of copper, nickel, silver, and gold coins includes […]

By July 31, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
2015 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin “Sells Out” Within Hours – Updated

2015 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin “Sells Out” Within Hours – Updated

By CoinWeek News Staff…. Update: The US Mint website states that “This item is available to be ordered now, but it is not currently in stock. Additional inventory is being made….. ” The expected delivery date for back-ordered coins is Thursday October 1st 2015. Also the Mint just announced that the first day sales total […]

Dollar Coin Alliance Supports McCain, Enzi Proposal to Replace $1 Bill with Coin

Dollar Coin Alliance Supports McCain, Enzi Proposal to Replace $1 Bill with Coin

By Dollar Coin Alliance…. The Dollar Coin Alliance strongly supports the introduction of the Unified Savings and Accountability Act (USA Act). This legislation, introduced Tuesday in the House and the Senate features provisions that would implement at least $57 billion in cost savings throughout the federal government. Included in the USA Act is a currency […]

By July 30, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
2015 $2 Single Note Collection Available August 4

2015 $2 Single Note Collection Available August 4

First Day of Sale: August 4, 2015 – 8:00 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) By Bureau of Engraving and Printing….   The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) presents the 2015 $2 Single Note Collection featuring a $2 note from three Federal Reserve Banks with a serial number beginning with 2015. Each of the three […]

By July 30, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Swedish Banknote and Coin Campaign Now Underway

Swedish Banknote and Coin Campaign Now Underway

By Sveriges Riksbank….   It is now slightly less than two months until the Central Bank of Sweden (Sveriges Riksbank) launches the largest banknote and coin changeover in Sweden’s history. The first new banknotes will be issued this October. Ahead of this, the Riksbank will initiate a major information campaign. This will include the launch […]

By July 30, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Blue Ridge Parkway Silver Bullion Coin Sells Out – Again

Blue Ridge Parkway Silver Bullion Coin Sells Out – Again

Uncirculated silver coin close to selling out as well By CoinWeek News Staff….   The United States Mint announced late on Wednesday, July 29 that the 2015 America the Beautiful Quarters Blue Ridge Parkway 5 oz. silver bullion coin has officially sold out. Sales of the coin had only recently resumed on July 13 after […]

By July 29, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
$1 Million Worth of Gold Coins Recovered from 1715 Fleet Shipwreck

$1 Million Worth of Gold Coins Recovered from 1715 Fleet Shipwreck

By CoinWeek News Staff….   On Friday, July 24, the Facebook page of a company called 1715 Fleet – Queens Jewels, LLC promised that the next week would be “an exciting one” for everyone interested in the shipwreck of the 1715 Spanish Treasure Fleet. Monday, we found out what they meant. On July 27, the […]

By July 29, 2015 1 Comments Read More →
Bullion Direct: Another Bullion Biz Bankrupt – Vault Virtually Empty

Bullion Direct: Another Bullion Biz Bankrupt – Vault Virtually Empty

  By Joshua Gibbons – About.Ag – for CoinWeek…. As Much as $25M of Stored Metal ‘Not Actually Purchased’ As a bullion investor and webmaster of About.Ag, I understand well the risks that customers face when ordering precious metals, especially from out of state vendors or websites. I’ve seen firsthand the implosion of such companies […]

By July 29, 2015 1 Comments Read More →
U.S. Mint Announces Product Information for Kennedy Coin & Chronicles Set

U.S. Mint Announces Product Information for Kennedy Coin & Chronicles Set

By CoinWeek News Staff….   In a notice released Tuesday, July 28, the United States Mint has announced product information for the John F. Kennedy Coin & Chronicles Set. The 2015 Presidential Coin & Chronicles Set – John F. Kennedy (product code AX3) will be available to order on September 15 at a price of […]

By July 28, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Maldives Issues New 5,000 Rufiyaa Commemorative Note

Maldives Issues New 5,000 Rufiyaa Commemorative Note

By De La Rue, plc….   The Maldives Monetary Authority (MMA) has issued a new high-value commemorative note printed on polymer substrate. The new 5,000 Rufiyaa has been designed by local designer Abdullah Nashaath and was printed on Safeguard® by De La Rue, in close association with the MMA. This commemorative note is issued to […]

By July 28, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
A Very Rare Seated Liberty Dollar in Proof

A Very Rare Seated Liberty Dollar in Proof

Photo credit: Ira & Larry Goldberg | Composite: CoinWeek By Jeff Sherid for CoinWeek…. Struck between 1840 -1873, they are one of the greatest coin types for collectors and investors alike. Seated Liberty dollars were struck in Philadelphia, San Francisco, New Orleans and Carson City. In my opinion, they are one of the most interesting […]

By July 27, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Atlas Numismatics Publishes Newest Fixed-Price List

Atlas Numismatics Publishes Newest Fixed-Price List

By Atlas Numismatics….   Atlas Numismatics has updated their website with 165 new coins, medals, and tokens at fixed price. Selections include the following items: Superb Athenian Owl 1017699 | GREEK. ATTICA. Athens. Struck circa 440-404 BC. AR Tetradrachm. NGC MS✭ (Mint State ✭) Strike 5/5 Surface 5/5. 17.18gm. Helmeted head of Athena right / […]

By July 26, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Is a Precious Metals IRA a Good Choice for You?

Is a Precious Metals IRA a Good Choice for You?

by Industry Council of Tangible Assets… As we are approaching the time of year when investors should start considering any actions they may wish to take as part of their overall financial planning, this seems a good time to informally recap how you can take advantage of the Precious Metals IRA option. A little background: […]

By July 24, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Bank of Estonia Announces Design Competition for 2 Euro Commemorative Coin

Bank of Estonia Announces Design Competition for 2 Euro Commemorative Coin

By Bank of Estonia….   The Bank of Estonia (Eesti Pank) announces its first competition to design a two-euro commemorative coin, which is a coin that enters circulation but has a special design. The commemorative coin will be dedicated to the chess player Paul Keres and will circulate throughout the euro area. January 2016 will […]

By July 23, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Judge Awards Coin Fraud Victim’s Estate Nearly $1.9 Million under Federal Racketeer Laws

Judge Awards Coin Fraud Victim’s Estate Nearly $1.9 Million under Federal Racketeer Laws

By Paul Montgomery and Associates – PaulMontgomeryOnline.com….   A Federal Court Judge in Texas has issued her final ruling that a coin fraud victim’s estate should receive nearly $1.9 million from a Long Island coin dealer and his grading company under the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organization Act (RICO). The estate was assisted in its […]

By July 23, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Luxembourg to Issue Castle Brandenburg Silver-Niobium Coin, Congress of Vienna Silver Coin

Luxembourg to Issue Castle Brandenburg Silver-Niobium Coin, Congress of Vienna Silver Coin

By Central Bank of Luxembourg….   On Thursday, July 23, 2015, several numismatic products will be available for sale at the Central Bank of Luxembourg (Banque Centrale Luxembourg) numismatic space, including: The Castle Brandenburg silver-niobium coin is the seventh in a series of nine pieces dedicated to Luxembourg castles. The obverse features a representation of […]

By July 22, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
THE $5 TRILLION ASTEROID

THE $5 TRILLION ASTEROID

Bring up the subject of Near Earth Asteroids and everyone wants to talk about the one that’s inevitably going to strike the planet and kill us all. But what if I told you asteroids could be just as beneficial as they might be dangerous? The possibility of landing on and mining one of these flying […]

By July 21, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction Highlights – July 19, 2015

David Lawrence Rare Coins Auction Highlights – July 19, 2015

CoinWeek Staff Reports….   David Lawrence Rare Coins is a numismatic firm in Virginia Beach, Virginia, that has offered online coin auctions for many years. Every David Lawrence rare coin auction offers a wide range of U.S. and foreign coins, including classic issues and modern coinage. Included in each auction are copper, silver, and gold […]

By July 19, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
2015 American Silver Eagle Sales to Resume Monday July 27

2015 American Silver Eagle Sales to Resume Monday July 27

By CoinWeek News Staff….   UPDATE, 7-20-15: An earlier version of this article relied on a Reuters report released Friday, July 17 that stated sales were to resume on Monday, July 20. The resumption date has been corrected. We apologize for the error. The United States Mint announced on Friday, July 17 that sales of […]

By July 17, 2015 2 Comments Read More →
Mike Markowitz to Discuss Ships on Ancient Coins at Whitman Baltimore Coin Expo

Mike Markowitz to Discuss Ships on Ancient Coins at Whitman Baltimore Coin Expo

By CoinWeek News Staff….   Historian. Military Analyst. Gentleman game designer. Numismatist. Author Mike Markowitz is many things, and one of those things happens to be CoinWeek’s resident expert on Ancient Coins. Twice monthly, CoinWeek has the privilege and the pleasure of bringing you the latest in his series of exploratory articles, covering the entire […]

By July 17, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Biannual Information on Euro Banknote Counterfeiting

Biannual Information on Euro Banknote Counterfeiting

Decline in euro banknote counterfeits in first half of 2015 – overall number remains very low By European Central Bank….   454,000 counterfeit euro banknotes were withdrawn from circulation in the first half of 2015 86% of the counterfeits are €20 and €50 banknotes All euro banknotes can be easily verified using the “feel, look […]

By July 17, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Malta Issues Auberge De Bavière Silver and Gold Coins

Malta Issues Auberge De Bavière Silver and Gold Coins

By Central Bank of Malta….   On 15 July 2015, the Central Bank of Malta issued two numismatic coins, in gold and silver, depicting the Auberge de Bavière. This is the fifth and final in the Bank’s series of numismatic coins on the auberges of the Knights of St. John. Palazzo Carnerio, known today as […]

By July 17, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Pricing for 2015 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin Announced

Pricing for 2015 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin Announced

By CoinWeek News Staff….   In a notice dated July 13, the United States Mint has established pricing for the upcoming 2015 American Liberty High Relief Gold Coin. The coin itself is scheduled for release at noon Eastern Standard Time on July 30. Pricing for the high relief coin may change weekly according to the […]

By July 12, 2015 1 Comments Read More →
Latvian Coins Win Prizes at Coin Constellation 2015

Latvian Coins Win Prizes at Coin Constellation 2015

By The Latvian Bank….   Not-Intended-for-Circulation Latvian coins have very successfully participated in the 9th International Commemorative (Collector) Coin Contest Coin Constellation 2015. The winners of the contest were recently announced in Moscow. The national central banks, mints and other coin-issuing entities from 29 countries competed for prizes in nine major categories, presenting 240 collector […]

Current Stock of 2015 American Silver Eagle Bullion Coins Sold Out

Current Stock of 2015 American Silver Eagle Bullion Coins Sold Out

By CoinWeek News Staff….   According to a notice forwarded to news outlets from the United States Mint, the 2015 American Silver Eagle bullion coin is sold out of available inventory. Sales are expected to resume by July 28. The following is a month-by-month breakdown of 2015 Silver Eagle bullion coin sales figures: January: 5,530,000 […]

2015 Blue Ridge Parkway 5 oz. Silver Uncirculated Coin Available Now

2015 Blue Ridge Parkway 5 oz. Silver Uncirculated Coin Available Now

CoinWeek Staff Reports….   Does the Mint have another sellout on their hands? With the sellout of the 2015 America the Beautiful Quarters Blue Ridge Parkway 5 oz. silver bullion coin on June 22 (a temporary situation; sales are about to resume Monday, July 13), no one can be blamed for speculating on the retail […]

Royal Australian Mint Shines Spotlight on Century of Lighthouses

Royal Australian Mint Shines Spotlight on Century of Lighthouses

By the Royal Australian Mint….   Ahead of this century’s largest reunion of past and present Australian lighthouse personnel and in celebration of 100 years of the Australian Government managing of aids to navigation, the Royal Australian Mint unveiled two shining collectible coins as tribute on Friday, July 3. Working with the Australian Maritime Safety […]

Blue Ridge Parkway Silver Bullion Coin Sales to Resume, 2014 American Gold Eagle Sold Out

Blue Ridge Parkway Silver Bullion Coin Sales to Resume, 2014 American Gold Eagle Sold Out

By CoinWeek News Staff….   According to Lateefah Simms of the U.S. Mint’s Office of Corporate Communications, sales of the 2015 America the Beautiful Quarters Blue Ridge Parkway 5 oz. silver bullion coin will resume on Monday, July 13. The Blue Ridge Parkway silver bullion coin had temporarily sold out by June 22, when the […]

Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin Act Passes Congress (UPDATE July 6, 2015)

Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin Act Passes Congress (UPDATE July 6, 2015)

By CoinWeek News Staff….   UPDATE, 7-6-2015: On July 6, President Barack Obama signed the Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin Act into law. Original article first published on June 29 at 10:13 AM. Bill now heads to the President’s desk to sign into law On June 25, the Boys Town Centennial Commemorative Coin Act (H.R. […]

 
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