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Ancient Coin News

  • newBig Sale of Ancient Roman Coin Hoard
    By Everett Millman – Gainesville Coins …….   Sometimes, there’s no way to know how valuable something is until it goes on sale at auction. Last week, when novice treasure hunter George Hughes of South Petherton, England finally watched his h…
    - 19 hours ago, 29 May 16, 4:22am -
  • newAncient Coin Auctions – Numismatic Rarities at Numismatik Lanz
    By Numismatik Lanz …..   A large batch of Greek electrum coins will cross the auction block in the upcoming sale of long-standing coin house Numismatik Lanz. Altogether, Auction 162 offers 570 lots featuring coins and medals from all around the wo…
    - 6 days ago, 24 May 16, 1:24am -
  • newCoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coinage of the Mongols
    By Mike Markowitz ….   The couriers of the Khan galloped over fifty degrees of longitude, and it was said that a virgin carrying a sack of gold could ride unharmed from one border of the nomad empire to the other. — Harold Lamb, Genghis Khan[1]:…
    - 7 days ago, 22 May 16, 12:30pm -
  • Coins, Artifacts from Ancient Roman Shipwreck Found off Israeli Coast
    Biggest find in Israeli territorial waters in the last 30 years By CoinWeek News Staff ….   The Israeli Antiquities Authority (IAA), with the support of the Rothschild Caesarea Foundation, has been very active in the ancient port city of Caesarea…
    - 10 days ago, 19 May 16, 12:24pm -
  • Top 10 Women on World Coins, Part 2
    By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ….   Link to Part 1 5.) Irene of Athens Like much of the Middle Ages, the history of the Byzantine Empire is fascinating and complex. Unfortunately, it’s not a familiar topic to many Americans. Nu…
    - 12 days ago, 17 May 16, 1:45pm -
  • NGC Ancient Coins: Celtic Copycats
    Celtic coins are cultural artifacts to be considered in the scheme of ancient European history The artistry of ancient Celtic coins is easy to dismiss as unsophisticated and crude, especially in comparison to the Greek and Roman coins after which oft…
    - 18 days ago, 11 May 16, 2:05pm -
  • Ancient Greek Coins – Front Facing Portraiture
     An apparently unique variety (the only specimen known with this magistrate name) of an extremely rare type. By Russell A. Augustin, AU Capital Management, LLC ……   Undoubtedly the finest specimen known of this wonderful issue bearing one of th…
    - 21 days ago, 9 May 16, 2:37am -
  • Roman Gold Coins – Stack’s Bowers Announces Part I of George W. La Borde Collection of Roman Aurei
    IN COLLABORATION WITH NUMISMATICA ARS CLASSICA Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the firm’s collaboration with Numismatica Ars Classica in offering the George W. La Borde Collection of Roman Aurei – Part I, to be sold the 23rd of…
    - 26 days ago, 3 May 16, 2:14pm -
  • Ancient Coins – Charon’s Obol Coins for the Dead
    CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ….   My advice for those who die, Declare the pennies on your eyes — The Beatles, “Taxman”, Revolver (1966) IN THE HOLLYWOOD EPIC FILM Troy (2004), King Priam of Troy (Peter O’Toole) visits th…
    - 27 days ago, 2 May 16, 7:18pm -
  • Massive Hoard of Ancient Roman Coins Found in Spain
    By CoinWeek News Staff ….   Late last week, construction workers in the town of Tomares, a suburb of the southern Spanish city of Seville, discovered a hoard of almost 1,323 pounds (600 kg) of ancient Roman coins. According to city planner Lola Va…
    - 29 days ago, 1 May 16, 3:45am -

Coin & Currency Auctions

The Bullion Report

  • newGold Market Report – Gold Blinks in the Face of Higher Interest Rates
    Commentary for Friday, May 27, 2016 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc…. Gold market closed down $11.40 at $1207.70 in another round of selling going into the long weekend. Fed Chair Jan…
    - 9 hours ago, 29 May 16, 2:26pm -
  • newCypress Wealth Management Group, Inc. to Pay in Precious Metals Enforcement Action
    Order Also Permanently Bars Respondents from Trading on CFTC-Regulated Markets By Commodity Futures Trading Commission ….   The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today filed an Order instituting proceedings and settling charges agai…
    - 1 day ago, 28 May 16, 3:35pm -
  • newBullion Shark Analysis: Will the Federal Reserve Raise Rates?
    The Federal Reserve spooked gold and silver markets this week once again with talks about a rate hike in June if economic conditions do not deteriorate. Even though multiple economic indicators have pointed to a slowing U.S. economy, the Federal Rese…
    - 3 days ago, 26 May 16, 6:23pm -
  • newGold Markets Report – Gold Breaks Lower over Possible Interest Rate Hike
    Commentary for Tuesday, May 24, 2016 (www.golddealer.com) By Ken Edwards and Richard Schwary of California Numismatic Investments Inc …..   Gold closed down $22.60 at $1228.90 – this was the other shoe falling. The easy answer as to why gold con…
    - 5 days ago, 25 May 16, 3:51am -
  • newRon Drzewucki’s Bullion Sales Tax Series, State by State: Pt. 4
    By Ron Drzewucki – www.moderncoinwholesale.com …..   Links to Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 In the U.S., sales tax is levied on a state and local level, so there is no one rule that fits all precious metal purchases. The complications wrought by conf…
    - 6 days ago, 24 May 16, 10:41am -
  • newGold Exchange Traded Funds May Have Hidden Risk
    By Dr. Richard S. Appel – UniqueRareCoins.com ……   Gold Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) are among the American Public’s most popular methods to hold, trade or speculate in gold. They were first offered in the 1990s. The largest, SPDR Gold Share…
    - 6 days ago, 23 May 16, 10:32pm -
  • newThe Coin Analyst: Silver Art Rounds Now Widely Collected
    By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ….   Over the past couple of years, a newer type of collectible silver product has become very popular–specifically, silver art rounds with attractive designs and high-quality minting. In addition, silver art rounds…
    - 10 days ago, 20 May 16, 3:35am -
  • APMEX a Top 500 Internet Retailer 2nd Year in a Row
    By CoinWeek ……   For the second year in a row, Internet bullion and collector coin retailer American Precious Metals Exchange, known more widely as APMEX, figures high on Internet Retailer’s Top 500 Guide, which ranks the top 500 North America…
    - 11 days ago, 18 May 16, 3:55pm -
  • Silver Stacking 101 – DON’T PANIC!
    By Al Doyle for CoinWeek ….. If I was given a $1 bill for every lament I’ve heard from those who bought physical silver just before the spot price dropped once the purchase was made, I could fill a briefcase with portraits of George Washington. S…
    - 13 days ago, 16 May 16, 12:47pm -
  • Gold & Silver PAC May 2016 e-Newsletter
    By Scott Barman for the Gold & Silver Political Action Committee …..   From the Political Coordinator This past month, I had the opportunity to visit Capitol Hill. Rather than speaking with the members, staffers, and other policy wonks, I had the…
    - 13 days ago, 16 May 16, 12:33pm -

Currency & Paper Money News

  • US Paper Money: ‘Rainbow $50’ Tops CSNS Currency Auction Offerings
    A high-grade and rare “Rainbow 50” Fr. 151 $50 1869 Legal Tender PMG About Uncirculated 55 is expected to bring $175,000+ as the top lot in Heritage Auctions’ April 27-May 2, 2016, CSNS Currency Signature® Auction held in conjunction with the…
    - 41 days ago, 18 Apr 16, 1:30pm -
  • US Coins & Currency: The History of Nudity on U.S. Money
    By Littleton Coin Company ………..   Nude: devoid of a natural or conventional covering, especially a person’s flesh. Whether you say nude, naked, unclothed, in the buff or nekkid… It’s the most natural state a person can be in. And yet, th…
    - 47 days ago, 12 Apr 16, 5:57pm -
  • CoinWeek: Cool Currency! 2016 Episode 2 – 4K Video
    CoinWeek’s popular Cool Currency! series returns with a fantastic episode featuring four fascinating, unusual, and in the case of one particular piece, indecent currency notes. In this episode you will find out the backstory behind the $20 “Tech…
    - 55 days ago, 4 Apr 16, 6:06pm -

Modern Coin News

  • newHarpers Ferry National Park Quarter Launch Ceremony June 8
    By National Park Service ….. Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, in partnership with the United States Mint, invite the public to the official launch of the 33rd coin in the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program. The launch ceremony will beg…
    - 3 hours ago, 29 May 16, 8:17pm -
  • newUS Coins – Jack and Ike: The 40 Percent Club Short Set
    By Ron Drzewucki – www.moderncoinwholesale.com …..   1965 was a momentous year for U.S. coinage. It was the year we made the switch from silver alloy to clad, and for many it marks the boundary between “real” money and whatever you’d want…
    - 4 days ago, 25 May 16, 2:55pm -
  • newModern US Commemoratives – Breast Cancer Coin Promises Pink Gold
    Law’s mandate vague, U.S. Mint yet to work out details By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek …….   Previously, the United States Mint had announced the production of a commemorative coin to raise awareness (and funds) for the fight against…
    - 7 days ago, 22 May 16, 1:12pm -
  • Profiles in Coinage: 2016-W Mercury Dime Gold Coin
    This CoinWeek Video is sponsored by Minshull Trading. The United States Mint pays homage to three classic 20th-century coin designs in 2016, starting with a 24-karat gold remake of Adolph Weinman’s Winged Liberty dime, also known as the Mercury dim…
    - 10 days ago, 19 May 16, 9:16pm -
  • Editor’s Note – World Mint Directors’ Conference XXIX: A Time for Cooperation
    By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek ….. I’ve been home about a week from my trip to Thailand where CoinWeek was invited to be a presenter at the XXIX World Mint Director’s Conference. I have to say that the Royal Thai Mint did a fantastic job hostin…
    - 16 days ago, 13 May 16, 2:03pm -
  • Adam and Eve: Exile from Eden – 3rd 2016 Biblical Series Coin Released
    Adam and Eve has been introduced as the third coin of the 2016 Scottsdale Mint Biblical Series The Biblical Coin Series by the Scottsdale Mint showcases iconic stories from the Bible that have been told and re-told for centuries. This third coin of 2…
    - 17 days ago, 12 May 16, 2:52pm -
  • U.S. Mint Opens Sales for 2016 Gerald Ford $1 Coin Cover May 17
    The United States Mint will open sales for the 2016 Gerald Ford $1 Coin Cover (product code 16FB) May 17 at noon Eastern Time. This coin cover is the 38th issue in the United States Mint American Presidency $1 Coin Cover Series. It includes two circu…
    - 18 days ago, 11 May 16, 1:06pm -

Commentary & Market Reports

  • Coin Grading – Modern Coins Make Huge Impact on NGC Census
    By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation…. A great roster of new issues in store for 2016, tracking down “Northern Lights” in the moonlight It’s getting to be a habit; last year it was Juno, this year it was Jonas… what is it wi…
    - 11 Feb 16, 2:05pm -
  • The Coin Analyst: The First Spouse Gold Series (2007-2016) – A Requiem
    By Louis Golino for CoinWeek….   The $10 First Spouse half-ounce gold coin series, which debuted in 2007 and ends this year, is a topic I have covered at length for this and other publications over the past six years. As the series begins its long…
    - 18 Jan 16, 3:19pm -
  • Ancient Coins – How Old Is Old Enough ?
    By Wayne Sayles – Ancient Coin Collecting Blog The classification of cultures generally tracks along two interrelated lines: chronological and geographical. For centuries, coin collectors struggled with the lack of a coherent system for cataloguing…
    - 7 Jan 16, 9:17pm -

CoinWeek Cool Coins & Currency Video

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Collecting Strategies

  • newBlanchard: The Beauty and Appeal of Toned Coins
    By Douglas LePre – Senior Portfolio Manager at Blanchard and Company, Inc …..   In the many years that I’ve been in this market, one of my favorite areas of interest has always been type silver coins, regardless as to whether they are proof or…
    - 2 days ago, 27 May 16, 5:29pm -
  • newCoin Collecting Strategies – The Newbie’s Lament, What Should I Collect?
    By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……   For new collectors of vintage United States gold coins, one of the most puzzling questions to ask is: what should I collect. The answer, of course, depends on your budget but it…
    - 8 days ago, 21 May 16, 1:01pm -
  • Coin Expert Advice – Ten Tips For Selling Your Coins
    By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com ……. As someone who sells a lot of coins, I have some selling tips/tricks/thoughts that I’d like to share. 1. Don’t Get Into a Forced Sale Situation. When it comes to buying coins, most people (dealers and…
    - 13 days ago, 16 May 16, 2:00pm -
  • Silver Stacking 101 – DON’T PANIC!
    By Al Doyle for CoinWeek ….. If I was given a $1 bill for every lament I’ve heard from those who bought physical silver just before the spot price dropped once the purchase was made, I could fill a briefcase with portraits of George Washington. S…
    - 13 days ago, 16 May 16, 12:47pm -
  • Coin Collecting for Beginners – Why Short Sets Are No Small Potatoes
    By Littleton Coin Company ………..   Short set of 1934-1938 Buffalo nickels, all protected in a custom-made display holder (image courtesy Littleton Coin Company). For many collectors, building a complete date and mint mark collection of any give…
    - 19 days ago, 10 May 16, 12:43pm -
  • Why Collect Commemoratives? A Better Question Might Be “Why Not?”
    By Ron Drzewucki – www.moderncoinwholesale.com …..   If you collect modern U. S. coins, then you collect commemoratives. Today, practically every coin the United States Mint produces commemorates someone or something. There’s a president on th…
    - 20 days ago, 9 May 16, 8:22pm -
  • Coin Collecting – How Long Should You Hold Your Collection?
    Being in a rush when buying or selling coins will lead to poor results. One of the most frequently asked questions I receive from collectors is about how long to hold before selling. This seems like a simple question, but the answer can be much more…
    - 22 days ago, 7 May 16, 10:06pm -
  • Classic US Coins – The Walking Liberty Short Set, 1941-1947
    By Ron Drzewucki – www.moderncoinwholesale.com …..   The Walking Liberty short set is getting hot right now, and I for one couldn’t be happier. Adolph Weinman’s Walking Liberty half dollar is one of the most beautiful coins ever produced in…
    - 26 days ago, 3 May 16, 10:53pm -
  • Coin Collecting – What Is ‘Numismatics’?
    By Ron Drzewucki – www.moderncoinwholesale.com ….   If you’re new to the hobby or just starting to get serious about coin collecting, some of the lingo can sound pretty strange. And one word in particular may be the strangest of them all………
    - 30 days ago, 29 Apr 16, 2:54pm -
  • US Gold Coins – Proof Only Liberty Head Double Eagle Gold Coins
    By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com ………   Important Type Three Proof Liberty Head double eagles often come up in auction, and that got me to thinking… What are these coins, why are they important and do they deserve the market premiums they…
    - 30 days ago, 29 Apr 16, 2:00pm -

Coin Prices

  • newPogue IV Auction Sells 61 Coins, Surpasses $16 Million
    1795 $1 and Proof 1833 $5 Both Sell For Over $1 Million Part IV of the D. Brent Pogue Collection, offered by Stack’s Bowers Galleries and Sotheby’s at Sotheby’s New York galleries, realized a total of US$16,749,038 for 61 lots, with an average…
    - 3 days ago, 26 May 16, 3:19pm -
  • newRapp Auctions: The Highest Prices for the Smallest Gems
    Rapp Auctions sells Stamps and Coins for 8.7 Million Swiss francs (CHF) By Rapp Auctions …..   Top prices for top rarities and for lucrative investment options: The stamps and coins sale at Rapp Auctions in Wil (Switzerland) closed late on Friday…
    - 6 days ago, 23 May 16, 10:40pm -
  • Coin Guides – Whitman Debuts 2nd Edition MEGA RED™ Deluxe Red Book
    The second edition of Whitman Publishing’s Guide Book of United States Coins, Deluxe Edition, popularly known as MEGA RED, debuted at the Whitman Baltimore Coin and Collectibles Expo on March 31, 2016. Larger than the regular-edition Red Book, and…
    - 32 days ago, 27 Apr 16, 1:40pm -
  • PCGS Retro Label, FREE CoinFacts Part of 30th Anniversary Announcement
    As part of a year-long 30th anniversary celebration, Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) (www.PCGS.com) has unveiled an impressive array of products and services to assist and benefit collectors and dealers. They include ending the annual $149 s…
    - 8 Jan 16, 6:00pm -
  • Coin Auction Results – Top 5 Silver Eagles sold in the Heritage FUN sale
    At the Heritage FUN sale, that is continuing in Tampa, we already have a number of auction results for Silver Eagles that may be of interest to collectors of the series, and to those that follow the CoinWeek Silver Eagle Price Guide 1990 Silver Eagle…
    - 8 Jan 16, 3:17pm -
  • Where Do Coin Price Guides Get Their Prices?
    By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFRareCoins.com….   First of all, I want to point out that coin price guides are just that… GUIDES! For convenience, they list just one price for a given grade of a coin. It’s important to note that differen…
    - 31 Dec 15, 12:08pm -
  • Collecting the Coins of Austria: 2003: Prince Metternich (Fürst Metternich) 20 Euro Silver Coin
    From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 20 Euro Silver Coin – Prince Metternich | Fürst Metternich (2003) Austria Through the Ages Series (2000-2003) Description: This, the third issue in the Austrian Mint’s “Austria Through the Ages” series, f…
    - 1 Dec 15, 4:26am -
  • Some Appreciate Rare Coin Pedigrees, Some Destroy Pedigrees
    By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek.com – MFrarecoins.com ……   A pedigree, in numismatic terms, is the line of ownership of a coin or piece of paper money. In rare cases pedigrees can be traced all the way back to a mint, such as the pedigree of th…
    - 20 Nov 15, 1:09pm -
  • Stack’s Bowers Baltimore World Coin Sale Achieves Stellar Results
    Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce results of their recent November Baltimore Sale of World Coins, World Paper Money and Ancient Coins, held November 5 through 10 in conjunction with the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Winter Expo. The nea…
    - 16 Nov 15, 2:25pm -
  • What do Coin Auction Prices Represent?
    By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. For better or worse, the current market has come to heavily rely on auction prices to determine the value of a wide range of coins. I am often asked: do auction prices represent…
    - 17 Oct 15, 2:33pm -

Coin Shows - Exhibits & Events

  • newGrading Paper Money – PMG Accepting Submissions in Long Beach
    Bring your PMG submissions to the Long Beach Expo, booth #435 Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) will be accepting regular submissions for all service levels at the Long Beach Expo, at the Long Beach Convention Center from June 9-11, 2016. All submissions wi…
    - 19 hours ago, 29 May 16, 4:27am -
  • newFree Coins & Medals Greet Long Beach Expo Visitors
    The June 9 – 11, 2016 Long Beach Coin, Currency, Stamp & Sports Collectible Expo (www.LongBeachExpo.com) will offer collectors and dealers a number of free numismatic promotions.  Among the promotional items are free PCGS 30th anniversary promotio…
    - 2 days ago, 27 May 16, 8:47pm -
  • Plan Now for Numismatic Treasures and Disneyland Discounts at Anaheim World’s Fair of Money
    An eye-opening range of historic coin and paper money treasures is guaranteed to thrill visitors at the American Numismatic Association (ANA) 2016 World’s Fair of Money® in Anaheim, Calif., August 9-13. Attendees also can get discounted admission…
    - 10 days ago, 19 May 16, 7:03pm -
  • Coin Auctions – CSNS Mixed, Heritage Sale Tops $22.7 Million
    By Jim Bisognani – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation …… Reports from dealers and attendees fresh from the just-concluded 77th edition of the CSNS convention in Schaumburg, Illinois, offered up a divided consensus as to market strength and or dire…
    - 13 days ago, 16 May 16, 12:25pm -
  • Grading Paper Money – PMG at Las Vegas Numismatic Society
    Both US and world currency submissions will be accepted at the Las Vegas Numismatic Society, May 12 – 14, 2016 at the Westgate Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) will be accepting regular submissions for all service lev…
    - 20 days ago, 9 May 16, 2:17pm -
  • Grading Paper Money – PMG at Texas Numismatic Show
    Both US and world currency submissions will be accepted at the Texas Numismatic Association Annual Coin & Currency Show, in Arlington, TX at the Arlington Convention Center, May 19-21 Paper Money Guaranty (PMG) will be accepting regular submissions f…
    - 24 days ago, 5 May 16, 4:38pm -
  • Singapore International Coin Fair Attracts Nearly 7,000 Attendees
    The 2016 Singapore International Coin Fair (SICF) proved to be an unqualified success. The three-day coin event (April 1-3) attracted thousands of visitors, and featured more than 100 different dealers and mints displaying their coins and banknotes.…
    - 25 days ago, 4 May 16, 12:32pm -

US Coin News

  • newNewly Identified Contemporary Counterfeit 1894-O Morgan Dollar
    Posted by Ben Wengel, NGC Grader and Attributor on 5/10/2016 NGC’s discovery is the first reported counterfeit example of this date. Recently, an 1894-O Morgan Dollar was examined in an invoice at NGC that was proven to be an unreported contemporar…
    - 3 hours ago, 29 May 16, 8:10pm -
  • newPogue Family Coin Collection Part 18 – Half Dollars and Bust Dollars Fare Well in 4th Auction
    News and Analysis regarding coins, markets, and the coin collecting community #332 A Weekly CoinWeek Column by Greg Reynolds   The fourth in a series of auctions of the Pogue Family Coin Collection was conducted on Tuesday, May 24, by Stack’s-Bow…
    - 3 days ago, 27 May 16, 3:57am -
  • newPogue IV Auction Sells 61 Coins, Surpasses $16 Million
    1795 $1 and Proof 1833 $5 Both Sell For Over $1 Million Part IV of the D. Brent Pogue Collection, offered by Stack’s Bowers Galleries and Sotheby’s at Sotheby’s New York galleries, realized a total of US$16,749,038 for 61 lots, with an average…
    - 3 days ago, 26 May 16, 3:19pm -
  • newUS Coin Album – Steel This Cent
    By David W. Lange – Research Director, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ……   A number of years ago, I purchased a strip of webbing for 1943 steel cents. “Webbing” is the US Mint’s term for punched-out planchet strips. When a strip o…
    - 4 days ago, 25 May 16, 2:17pm -
  • newCommemorative Coins – Charles Barber’s Influence on the Classic US Commems
    By Dan Duncan [Posted with Permission] – Pinnacle-Rarities ……   The works of Charles Barber’s career weren’t fully appreciated until after his death. His coinage was considered pedestrian in contemporary artistic circles. But in fairness t…
    - 5 days ago, 24 May 16, 2:52pm -
  • newCoin Collecting Strategies – The Newbie’s Lament, What Should I Collect?
    By Doug Winter – RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner ……   For new collectors of vintage United States gold coins, one of the most puzzling questions to ask is: what should I collect. The answer, of course, depends on your budget but it…
    - 8 days ago, 21 May 16, 1:01pm -
  • Coin Expert Advice – Ten Tips For Selling Your Coins
    By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com ……. As someone who sells a lot of coins, I have some selling tips/tricks/thoughts that I’d like to share. 1. Don’t Get Into a Forced Sale Situation. When it comes to buying coins, most people (dealers and…
    - 13 days ago, 16 May 16, 2:00pm -

People in the News

  • newGreater Houston Coin Club – Annual Winners Named (Photo Gallery)
    By CoinWeek Staff Reports …..   The Greater Houston Coin Club has announced the winner’s of this year’s club awards. Receiving the honors are collectors Mike Greenspan, Rick Ewing and John Barber. The Greater Houston Coin Club was founded in 1…
    - 1 day ago, 28 May 16, 3:53pm -
  • newCypress Wealth Management Group, Inc. to Pay in Precious Metals Enforcement Action
    Order Also Permanently Bars Respondents from Trading on CFTC-Regulated Markets By Commodity Futures Trading Commission ….   The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today filed an Order instituting proceedings and settling charges agai…
    - 1 day ago, 28 May 16, 3:35pm -
  • newCoinWeek News Wire for May 27, 2016
    By Coinweek ….   CoinWeek News Wire for May 27, 2016 Brain Food 1.) There is help for stranded currency Did you recently arrive home from abroad with foreign bills and coins in your pocket? If so, they need not sit around your home for the rest of…
    - 2 days ago, 27 May 16, 2:39pm -
  • newCoinWeek News Wire for May 20, 2016
    Brain Food 1.) From jagged edges to flowers: the origins of currencies The dollar is one of the most common currencies in the world used by the US, Australia, Canada, Fiji, New Zealand, and Singapore to name a few. The origin of the dollar, also the…
    - 8 days ago, 21 May 16, 7:16pm -
  • newIn Memoriam: Peter Nikolaus Schulten MA, 1936–2016
    By Fritz Rudolf Künker – Künker GmbH & Company….   The life of numismatist Peter N. Schulten had many facets. While his father Wolfgang Schulten (1904-1996), a devoted coin collector, had kindled his interest in numismatics while Peter was sti…
    - 9 days ago, 20 May 16, 6:04pm -
  • Vintage Numismatic Books – U.S. Coin Values and Lists by C. H. Shinkle
    Photo Credit: American Numismatic Association; CoinWeek By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek …..   The numismatic hobby at the turn of the 20th century was much different than it is today. The pages of the American Numismatic Association’s Numismatist…
    - 10 days ago, 19 May 16, 6:14pm -
  • Building a World Class Numismatic Gold Coin Collection: The Josiah K. Lilly Collection, Pt. 1
    By Harvey Stack – Founder, Stack’s Bowers ……   In my early years of working full time at Stack’s in New York, I had the privilege of meeting and serving many of the great collectors who lived near the city, as well as many who came to visi…
    - 11 days ago, 18 May 16, 3:18pm -
  • Kids & Coins: Ohio Teenager Wins PNG 2016 YN Scholarship
    Spencer Kinkelaar, a 16-year-old honor roll student from Morrow, Ohio who enjoys collecting Franklin half dollars and silver American Eagle coins, has been selected as this year’s winner of the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) Young Numismatis…
    - 13 days ago, 16 May 16, 1:13pm -
  • ANA: The Numismatist Adopts HTML for Online Viewing Platform
    On May 12, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) announced that it is shifting the online viewing platform for its flagship publication, The Numismatist, to HTML5 Viewer. The viewer is a compatibility upgrade and brings a new look and a new menu.…
    - 13 days ago, 16 May 16, 12:50pm -
  • Gold & Silver PAC May 2016 e-Newsletter
    By Scott Barman for the Gold & Silver Political Action Committee …..   From the Political Coordinator This past month, I had the opportunity to visit Capitol Hill. Rather than speaking with the members, staffers, and other policy wonks, I had the…
    - 13 days ago, 16 May 16, 12:33pm -

World Coin News

  • newChinese Pandas: The Proof is in The Panda
    Posted by Peter Anthony on 5/10/2016 Proof Panda coins — available in silver, gold, platinum, palladium and even brass — offer many set-building options. Many collectors consider proof coins to be the ultimate expressions of numismatic art. Panda…
    - 18 hours ago, 29 May 16, 5:10am -
  • newWorld Coins – Missing Child Featured on Belgian 2 Euro Coin
    A new Belgian two-euro coin is giving missing children and their families hope By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez and Coinweek Staff Reports …….   The new circulating commemorative coin, issued by the Royal Mint of Belgium, was launched on May 25, whi…
    - 18 hours ago, 29 May 16, 5:01am -
  • newSingapore Mint to Launch Splendour of Native Orchids Series Coin Set
    By The Singapore Mint …..   Following the success of the Native Orchids of Singapore coin series that was issued from 2011 to 2015, the Monetary Authority of Singapore is proud to present The Splendour of Native Orchids Series coin set. The Native…
    - 19 hours ago, 29 May 16, 3:46am -
  • newCoinWeek News Wire for May 27, 2016
    By Coinweek ….   CoinWeek News Wire for May 27, 2016 Brain Food 1.) There is help for stranded currency Did you recently arrive home from abroad with foreign bills and coins in your pocket? If so, they need not sit around your home for the rest of…
    - 2 days ago, 27 May 16, 2:39pm -
  • newPortugal Issues 2016 Olympic Bimetallic Circulating €2 Commemorative Coin
    By Central Bank of Portugal …..   On May 3, the Central Bank of Portugal (Banco de Portugal) released a new €2 commemorative coin into circulation entitled “Portugal’s Olympic Team 2016” (Equipa Olímpica de Portugal 2016). The coin will b…
    - 4 days ago, 25 May 16, 2:32pm -
  • newUS Officials Decry “Anti-Semitic” Romanian Coins
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