News – CoinWeek http://www.coinweek.com Coin News, Coin Collecting and Numismatic Articles Tue, 21 Feb 2017 20:42:10 +0000 en-US hourly 1 CCAC Discusses 2019 ATB Quarters, OSS Gold Medal at Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s First Meeting http://www.coinweek.com/us-mint-news/ccac-discusses-2019-atb-quarters-oss-gold-medal-kareem-abdul-jabbars-first-meeting/ http://www.coinweek.com/us-mint-news/ccac-discusses-2019-atb-quarters-oss-gold-medal-kareem-abdul-jabbars-first-meeting/#respond Tue, 21 Feb 2017 15:17:57 +0000 http://www.coinweek.com/?p=107517 By CoinWeek News Staff ....   The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) held a short public meeting on February 15 to discuss themes for the 2019 America the Beautiful Quarters program and the Office of Strategic Services Congressional Gold Medal, but perhaps bigger news is that the meeting was the group’s first with its newest […]

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CoinWeek News Wire for February 17, 2017 http://www.coinweek.com/coins/news/news-wire/coinweek-news-wire-february-17-2017/ http://www.coinweek.com/coins/news/news-wire/coinweek-news-wire-february-17-2017/#respond Fri, 17 Feb 2017 17:34:26 +0000 http://www.coinweek.com/?p=107069 By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for February 17, 2017 Brain Food 1.) A walk through the coinage of ancient India “The first known coins of India, the silver bent bars of the Gandhara Janapada region (Afghanistan, which was part of India), were punch marked coins with symbols of flowers on each side dated […]

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FBI: Former New Jersey Coin Dealer Admits Identity Theft, Income Tax Evasion http://www.coinweek.com/people-in-the-news/crime-and-fraud/fbi-former-new-jersey-coin-dealer-admits-identity-theft-income-tax-evasion/ http://www.coinweek.com/people-in-the-news/crime-and-fraud/fbi-former-new-jersey-coin-dealer-admits-identity-theft-income-tax-evasion/#respond Fri, 17 Feb 2017 14:55:00 +0000 http://www.coinweek.com/?p=107342 By Federal Bureau of Investigation ....   A former resident of Old Tappan, New Jersey, today admitted evading personal income taxes on more than $400,000 in income in 2013, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced. William Dominick, 68, of Collier County, Florida, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Judge Anne E. Thompson in Trenton federal court […]

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CoinWeek News Wire for February 10, 2017 http://www.coinweek.com/coins/news/news-wire/coinweek-news-wire-february-10-2017/ http://www.coinweek.com/coins/news/news-wire/coinweek-news-wire-february-10-2017/#respond Fri, 10 Feb 2017 19:01:28 +0000 http://www.coinweek.com/?p=106616 By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for February 10, 2017 Brain Food 1.) The “Scandalous” Quarter Protest That Wasn’t Some accounts even claimed that famous anti-vice crusader Anthony Comstock had personally led the attack against the coin. The only problem with that story? Comstock died in 1915... 2.) Minting history “The world of coins […]

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U.S. Mint Wins Krause Best Circulating, Most inspirational Coin Awards at Berlin World Money Fair http://www.coinweek.com/modern-coins/u-s-mint-wins-krause-best-circulating-inspirational-coin-awards-berlin-world-money-fair/ http://www.coinweek.com/modern-coins/u-s-mint-wins-krause-best-circulating-inspirational-coin-awards-berlin-world-money-fair/#respond Wed, 08 Feb 2017 14:14:19 +0000 http://www.coinweek.com/?p=106791 Two United States Mint coins recognized for design and artistic vision The United States recently earned top honors in two coin design categories at the World Money Fair in Berlin, Germany. United States Mint officials accepted two Coin of the Year (COTY) Awards on behalf of the Nation. The U.S. won in the category of […]

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CoinWeek News Wire for January 27, 2017 http://www.coinweek.com/coins/news/coinweek-news-wire-january-27-2017/ http://www.coinweek.com/coins/news/coinweek-news-wire-january-27-2017/#respond Fri, 27 Jan 2017 21:19:39 +0000 http://www.coinweek.com/?p=105672 By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for January 27, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Should bank tellers reveal the value of old coins? A teenager takes a bunch of old coins, some of them may be of silver or antiques, to a bank and gets just the face value of them in exchange. The question, […]

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CoinWeek News Wire for January 20, 2017 http://www.coinweek.com/coins/news/coinweek-news-wire-january-20-2017/ http://www.coinweek.com/coins/news/coinweek-news-wire-january-20-2017/#respond Fri, 20 Jan 2017 13:35:14 +0000 http://www.coinweek.com/?p=105291 By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for January 20, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Yesterday Today with Alan McRae THIS week’s image is one of the Commonwealth Government’s first issue of bank notes, known as “superscribed notes”. With Federation in 1901, the new Commonwealth Government was empowered under the new Commonwealth Constitution to legislate for […]

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Philadelphia Mint Quietly Releases 2017-P Lincoln Cent http://www.coinweek.com/us-mint-news/philadelphia-mint-quietly-releases-2017-p-lincoln-cent/ http://www.coinweek.com/us-mint-news/philadelphia-mint-quietly-releases-2017-p-lincoln-cent/#comments Mon, 16 Jan 2017 21:40:23 +0000 http://www.coinweek.com/?p=105374 By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com ......   One of the most important U.S. coins in numismatic history entered circulation over the past several days, and barely anyone noticed – at first, anyway. The 2017-P Lincoln cent became the first-ever United States one-cent coin to bear Philadelphia’s “P” mintmark. The coin, which has already been discovered […]

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CoinWeek News Wire for January 13, 2017 http://www.coinweek.com/coins/news/coinweek-news-wire-january-13-2017/ http://www.coinweek.com/coins/news/coinweek-news-wire-january-13-2017/#respond Fri, 13 Jan 2017 17:38:42 +0000 http://www.coinweek.com/?p=104704 By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for January 13, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Collector has passion for ancient coins Borland turns to the register and takes out a handful of quarters. “See this?” he says. “That's not money.” He drops the coins back in the register. “They're tokens,” he says. “I know what money […]

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One Day Later, Sense of Normalcy Returns to 2017 FUN Show http://www.coinweek.com/coins/news/one-day-later-sense-of-normalcy-returns-to-2017-fun-show/ http://www.coinweek.com/coins/news/one-day-later-sense-of-normalcy-returns-to-2017-fun-show/#respond Sat, 07 Jan 2017 17:53:34 +0000 http://www.coinweek.com/?p=104687 By CoinWeek News Staff ....   One day after the shooting at the Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL), a sense of normalcy has returned to the 2017 FUN Show. The incident had cast a pall upon the bourse floor yesterday, as news of the attack became known. Flights into and out of FLL were temporarily […]

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