News – CoinWeek http://www.coinweek.com Coin News, Coin Collecting and Numismatic Articles Sun, 26 Mar 2017 16:56:51 +0000 en-US hourly 1 CoinWeek News Wire for March 24, 2017 http://www.coinweek.com/coins/news/coinweek-news-wire-march-24-2017/ http://www.coinweek.com/coins/news/coinweek-news-wire-march-24-2017/#respond Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:57:27 +0000 http://www.coinweek.com/?p=108899 By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for March 24, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Show Me The Money: The 1 Króna Coin Until the mid-to-late 19th century, most financial transactions in Iceland were conducted in vaðmál (homespun wool). However, since 1922, Iceland has issued its own currency, the króna. Iceland never being the best at […]

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CoinWeek News Wire for March 17, 2017 http://www.coinweek.com/world-coins/coinweek-news-wire-march-17-2017/ http://www.coinweek.com/world-coins/coinweek-news-wire-march-17-2017/#respond Fri, 17 Mar 2017 13:12:42 +0000 http://www.coinweek.com/?p=108546 By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for March 17, 2017 Brain Food 1.) All you need to know about the new £1 coin The new £1 coin is within striking distance as The Royal Mint makes preparations for it entering circulation in two weeks’ time... 2.) What you should know about Singapore's proposed new […]

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CoinWeek News Wire for March 10, 2017 http://www.coinweek.com/world-coins/coinweek-news-wire-march-10-2017/ http://www.coinweek.com/world-coins/coinweek-news-wire-march-10-2017/#respond Mon, 13 Mar 2017 13:18:44 +0000 http://www.coinweek.com/?p=108159 By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for March 10, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Switzerland ranked world’s worst currency manipulator The Economist magazine placed Switzerland first in a recent ranking of currency manipulators. According to the analysis, China, commonly thought of as the world’s champion at keeping its currency’s value artificially low, appears to be […]

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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 Mon, 06 Mar 2017 04:55:00 +0000 http://www.coinweek.com/?p=107342 By Federal Bureau of Investigation ....   [UPDATE, 3/5/2017: The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) issued the following statement on March 2 in reference to this case. --CoinWeek] The Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.org) has accepted the resignation of PNG member-dealer William Dominick of Naples, Florida. PNG Executive Director Robert Brueggeman had suspended Dominick pending ratification of […]

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CoinWeek News Wire for March 3, 2017 http://www.coinweek.com/coins/news/news-wire/coinweek-news-wire-march-3-2017/ http://www.coinweek.com/coins/news/news-wire/coinweek-news-wire-march-3-2017/#respond Fri, 03 Mar 2017 19:03:57 +0000 http://www.coinweek.com/?p=107796 By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for March 10, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Coins tell tales of kings, their fancies The longest reigning ruler Aurangazeb changed his monetary system so many times in his 49 years of reign that numismatist and author of the book South Asian Coins and Paper Money, Rajender Marudhar, says […]

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CoinWeek News Wire for February 24, 2017 http://www.coinweek.com/world-coins/coinweek-news-wire-february-24-2017/ http://www.coinweek.com/world-coins/coinweek-news-wire-february-24-2017/#comments Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:25:40 +0000 http://www.coinweek.com/?p=107442 By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for February 24, 2017 Brain Food 1.) The Secret Art History on Your Money The “fancy heads” both prettied things up and made the documents harder to counterfeit. A $1 bill issued by the Corn Exchange Bank of Wisconsin in the 1850s or ’60s shows a head derived […]

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Virginia Becomes Latest State to Pass Rare Coin Sales Tax Exemption http://www.coinweek.com/bullion-report/virginia-becomes-latest-state-pass-rare-coin-sales-tax-exemption/ http://www.coinweek.com/bullion-report/virginia-becomes-latest-state-pass-rare-coin-sales-tax-exemption/#respond Fri, 24 Feb 2017 15:04:55 +0000 http://www.coinweek.com/?p=107746 By John Brush - President, David Lawrence Rare Coins ......   To paraphrase Margaret Mead, a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can make great change when working together. John Brush of David Lawrence Rare Coins and John Feigenbaum of the Coin Dealer Newsletter--along with lobbyist Stephen Haner and the Industry Council for Tangible Assets […]

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NGC Grades Rare Canadian Silver Maple Leaf Error http://www.coinweek.com/education/new-discoveries/ngc-grades-rare-canadian-silver-maple-leaf-error/ http://www.coinweek.com/education/new-discoveries/ngc-grades-rare-canadian-silver-maple-leaf-error/#respond Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:41:24 +0000 http://www.coinweek.com/?p=107474 A unique Canadian Maple Leaf error is certified by NGC Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has authenticated and graded an extremely rare Canadian Silver Maple Leaf error. This 2005 $5 Silver Maple Leaf was incorrectly struck on a 25.1g .9999 silver planchet intended for commemorative silver dollars instead of a 31.1g .9999 silver planchet used for […]

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CCAC Discusses 2019 ATB Quarters, OSS Gold Medal at Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s First Meeting http://www.coinweek.com/modern-coins/ccac-discusses-2019-atb-quarters-oss-gold-medal-kareem-abdul-jabbars-first-meeting/ http://www.coinweek.com/modern-coins/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 Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   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 […]

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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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