CoinWeek http://www.coinweek.com Coin News, Coin Collecting and Numismatic Articles Fri, 20 Jan 2017 22:11:38 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.1 First 2017 ATB Quarter, Platinum Eagle Bullion Coin Among Upcoming U.S. Mint Products http://www.coinweek.com/us-mint-news/first-2017-atb-quarter-platinum-eagle-bullion-coin-among-upcoming-u-s-mint-products/ http://www.coinweek.com/us-mint-news/first-2017-atb-quarter-platinum-eagle-bullion-coin-among-upcoming-u-s-mint-products/#respond Fri, 20 Jan 2017 22:11:38 +0000 http://www.coinweek.com/?p=105712 By CoinWeek News Staff .... The United States Mint recently added several new products to their online schedule for the month of February. First up are rolls and bags for the 2017 Effigy Mounds National Monument America the Beautiful quarter. These Mint products--representing the Philadelphia, Denver and San Francisco Mints--will be available for order on […]

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NCS Conservation: Scratches http://www.coinweek.com/education/coin-grading/ncs-conservation-scratches/ http://www.coinweek.com/education/coin-grading/ncs-conservation-scratches/#respond Fri, 20 Jan 2017 19:24:24 +0000 http://www.coinweek.com/?p=105704 A scratch is a type of mechanical damage that has moved or removed metal from the surface of a coin By Numismatic Conservation Services (NCS) ......   It is said that it is better to prevent a problem rather than correct it once it has occurred. In much of our numismatic pursuits this adage is […]

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Green Titanium Hummingbird Coin New Entry in Pobjoy Mint Series http://www.coinweek.com/world-mints/pobjoy-mint/green-titanium-hummingbird-coin-new-entry-pobjoy-mint-series/ http://www.coinweek.com/world-mints/pobjoy-mint/green-titanium-hummingbird-coin-new-entry-pobjoy-mint-series/#respond Fri, 20 Jan 2017 17:48:39 +0000 http://www.coinweek.com/?p=105687 2017 Hummingbird Green Titanium Coin Issued by British Virgin Islands Exclusive 2017 Green Titanium Coin Beautifully Coloured Elemental Metal Also Available in Uncirculated Cupro Nickel Pobjoy Mint high quality proof finish New effigy design of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II exclusively by Pobjoy Mint We are delighted to announce the release of a brand new […]

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ANA School of Numismatics Offers Seminars in Florida and Georgia http://www.coinweek.com/coin-clubs/american-numismatic-association/ana-school-numismatics-offers-seminars-florida-georgia/ http://www.coinweek.com/coin-clubs/american-numismatic-association/ana-school-numismatics-offers-seminars-florida-georgia/#respond Fri, 20 Jan 2017 17:13:23 +0000 http://www.coinweek.com/?p=105677 The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) School of Numismatics is offering a pair of educational courses--“Coin Grading, Problem Coins and Conservation” and “Numismatics of Colonial America”--prior to the Orlando National Money Show® (NMS), Mar. 7-8. The coin and money show begins March 9 at the Orange County Convention Center, located at 9800 International Drive. Register for […]

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2017 Inaugural Trump Dollar http://www.coinweek.com/coins/coin-profiles/2017-inaugural-trump-dollar/ http://www.coinweek.com/coins/coin-profiles/2017-inaugural-trump-dollar/#respond Fri, 20 Jan 2017 16:43:45 +0000 http://www.coinweek.com/?p=105660 Description: On January 20, 2017, New York businessman and reality TV star Donald J. Trump was inaugurated as the 45th President of the United States in Washington, D.C. at the White House and the Capitol Building. To celebrate, Liberty Dollar creator and convicted counterfeiter Bernard Von NotHaus released a special Trump Inaugural commemorative version of […]

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Heritage Auctions: $15.6 Million Sales in World Coins Caps Near $67 Million Week http://www.coinweek.com/auctions-news/heritage-auctions-15-6-million-sales-world-coins-caps-near-67-million-week/ http://www.coinweek.com/auctions-news/heritage-auctions-15-6-million-sales-world-coins-caps-near-67-million-week/#respond Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:43:01 +0000 http://www.coinweek.com/?p=105657 A stunningly rare Japanese Proof set, sold as individual pieces, took center stage as Heritage's January 8 - 9 World Coins Signature Auction was completed at the New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC). Overall, this auction was a huge success, with sales exceeding $15.6 million USD. Other Heritage auctions taking place during the week of […]

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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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U.S. Mint News – Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to Join CCAC http://www.coinweek.com/us-mint-news/u-s-mint-news-kareem-abdul-jabbar-join-ccac/ http://www.coinweek.com/us-mint-news/u-s-mint-news-kareem-abdul-jabbar-join-ccac/#respond Thu, 19 Jan 2017 19:10:45 +0000 http://www.coinweek.com/?p=105632   The United States Mint is pleased to announce the appointment of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC). Mr. Abdul-Jabbar fills the vacancy created this year by the resignation of Steven Roach, a member representing the interests of the general public. Mr. Abdul-Jabbar, a renowned former professional basketball player who is an […]

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It’s War! Heritage v. Christie’s Alleges Computer Fraud, Copyright Infringement http://www.coinweek.com/auctions-news/its-war-heritage-v-christies-alleges-computer-fraud-copyright-infringement/ http://www.coinweek.com/auctions-news/its-war-heritage-v-christies-alleges-computer-fraud-copyright-infringement/#respond Thu, 19 Jan 2017 18:55:26 +0000 http://www.coinweek.com/?p=103226 By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   As reported last month by CoinWeek, Heritage Auctions filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court, Northern District of Texas in Dallas on December 9 against Christie’s auction house and Collectrium, the tech startup it acquired in 2015. Court filings list eight counts detailing multiple allegations of […]

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Doug Winter Numismatics Buys Gem 1850-O Eagle, Ex-Eliasberg at 2017 FUN Show http://www.coinweek.com/us-coins/doug-winter-numismatics-buys-gem-1850-o-eagle-ex-eliasberg/ http://www.coinweek.com/us-coins/doug-winter-numismatics-buys-gem-1850-o-eagle-ex-eliasberg/#respond Thu, 19 Jan 2017 15:18:42 +0000 http://www.coinweek.com/?p=105566 By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ......   For a variety of reasons (including some below), No Motto Liberty Head eagles are exceedingly rare in higher grades. Even “common” issues from Philadelphia produced in the 1840s and '50s are rare in the lower Uncirculated grades and mostly unknown in MS63 to MS64; let […]

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