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CoinWeek Streaming News: Coin & Currency Highlights From Stack’s Bowers August 2020 Auction

 Stack’s Bowers Galleries August auction will be held in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Bellagio Hotel starting on August 5 and continuing through the 12th. The coins and paper money lots we discuss in this stream will appear in the U.S. Currency Section starting on August 5, and in the Rarities Night portion, held […]

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Counterfeiting Battles Continued in May: ACEF

Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation is working with fraud victims and federal law enforcement agencies   A fraudulent advertisement for bullion coins on Facebook, fake encapsulation holders and requests for expert help from federal agencies kept the nonprofit Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation (ACEF) busy during May 2020. “Among the cases we’re investigating is the sale of 10 fake […]

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Struck Counterfeit Coins: Another “All in the Family” Half Cent – 1835/1826

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) …… Continuing the theme from my previous CoinWeek article on the “family” of 1804 “C-6” struck counterfeits with another improbable die combination in the half cent series, the obverse of 1835/reverse of 1826! I decided to start this installment off with one of the most recent examples […]

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CoinWeek Preview: Legend Rare Coin Auctions’ REGENCY 38 Sale

   Legend Rare Coin Auctions is conducting Regency Auction #38 on May 14 during a live webcast. CoinWeek breaks down several key lots from the sale and provides its commentary on lots you should know about. Lots discussed in this video: Lot 17: $1 1888-O SCARFACE. PCGS MS62 CAC This is a nice example […]

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Grab the Tinfoil: People on the Internet are Going Batshit Over 2020 Samoa ATB Quarter

By CoinWeek News Staff …. Did you know that the Roosevelt dime has Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin’s initials on it? Or that a series of Canadian banknotes feature the devil in Queen Elizabeth II’s hair? Did you know that if you fold a $20 bill just right (the basic design having been around since 1928), […]

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Jeff Garrett: The Great American Coin Hunt – 2020 Edition

By Jeff Garrett – Mid-American Rare Coin Galleries ….. The last few weeks have been like no other in my 45 plus years as a professional numismatist. The routine of attending a coin convention every week or two during that period has come to a screeching halt. Like many others, I have had to re-invent […]

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Regency Auction 38 Updates From Legend Rare Coin

Regency Auction By Legend Rare Coin Auctions (LRCA) …… On April 14, PCGS announced that their scheduled Members’ Only Show, set to take place May 13-16 in New Orleans, had been canceled. As a result of this change, the Regency Auction 38, which was to be held in conjunction with that show, will now be […]

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Think Commems Are for Suckers? Seven You Should Own Even if You HATE COMMEMORATIVES

Think commemorative coins are for suckers? In many cases, you may be right. But there are great coins from the long-slighted series that should be in your collection and at today’s prices and you’d be a sucker not to consider picking a few of them up at these historically low pricing levels. CoinWeek Editor Charles […]

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The Coin Books You Need to Succeed

In this video, CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan gives an insightful rundown of the coin books that you need in your library to take your hobby to the next level. Each one of these selections contains money-saving insights, must-know insider information, and untold hours of inspiration for the numismatic enthusiast. Price Guides: U.S. Coins The Official […]

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A Message From American Numismatic Association Executive Director Kim Kiick

To our American Numismatic Association community, While this Coronavirus has impacted all facets of our lives, the American Numismatic Association has been focused on how we can keep our members safe and engaged. Sharing our collecting passion with others is part of what makes the hobby so enjoyable, and the ANA offers an abundance of […]

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Coin Dealers Helping Coin Dealers and Roundtable Trading Extend Collaboration With NGC, NCS and PMG

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) and Paper Money Guaranty® (PMG®) are pleased to announce that they have been reappointed as the Official Grading Services of the popular Facebook group Coin Dealers Helping Coin Dealers, as well as Roundtable Trading, LLC, an affiliated dealer-to-dealer trading and informational platform. Numismatic Conservation Services™ (NCS®), an affiliate of NGC and […]

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Streaming News: Conan the Special Ops Military Dog (and Other Proposed Commemorative Coin Programs)

  Forthcoming Commemorative Coin Programs: 2020 National Basketball Hall of Fame The Coins: gold $5, silver $1, clad half dollar Struck to honor the 60th Anniversary of the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame. The program features curved coins similar to those struck for the 2014 National Baseball Hall of Fame and 2019 Apollo 11 50th […]

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CoinWeek Stream: 20th Century Coin Masterpieces – The Pogue Collection: Part VII

  On March 20, Stack’s Bowers Galleries will conduct the seventh session of sales of the historic collection of D. Brent Pogue. In this streaming segment, CoinWeek editor Charles Morgan breaks down some of his favorite 20th-century coins from the sale. Discussed in this stream: Lot 7015: 1919 Lincoln Cent. MS-68 RD (PCGS). Lot 7019: […]

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ANS Launches Online Fundraising Campaign for OCRE

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) aims to incorporate major new research on Roman Imperial Coinage into its hugely popular digital resource Online Coins of the Roman Empire (OCRE). This is a laborious process that entails updating or amending thousands of entries, and it will take several months to complete. In order to assist this project, […]

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Regency Auction 37: Awesome Coins From Legend Rare Coin’s Upcoming Sale

  On March 26, Legend Rare Coin Auctions will offer 429 lots of high-quality certified coins–included hundreds of CAC-approved pieces–at Regency Auction 37, which is held in conjunction with the PCGS Members Only Show at the Le Meridien Hotel in Philadelphia. CoinWeek editor Charles Morgan broke down eight of his favorite lots from the upcoming […]

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CoinWeek Podcast #129: PCGS Programs for Modern Coins 2020-21

 CoinWeek Podcast #129: PCGS Programs for Modern Coins 2020-21 Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on iTunes. This week on the CoinWeek Podcast, Charles talks to Joe Pielago, Business Development Manager at PCGS (Professional Coin Grading Service), joins us to talk about his […]

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The 2016-W Silver Eagle From the West Point Mint Hoard Explained

By Bullion Shark LLC ……   The West Point Mint Hoard of Silver Eagles. In a surprise move, the United States Mint announced in late 2019 that it had sold 183,781 2016-W American Silver Eagles in a closed bid sale. What made this unusual is that before the announcement the collecting community was unaware that […]

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Awesome Coins From Legend Rare Coin Auctions’ Regency 36 Auction

  On January 30, Legend Rare Coin Auctions will offer 394 lots of high-quality certified coins, included hundreds of CAC-approved pieces at its Regency Auction 36, which is held in conjunction with the PCGS Members Only Show at the Venetian in Las Vegas. CoinWeek editor Charles Morgan broke down 15 of his favorite lots from […]

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Ancient Coin News: A Numismatic Restoration Project Needs Your Vote

By Björn Schöpe for CoinsWeekly.com (MünzenWoche.de) …… The responsibility for the preservation of cultural heritage lies with the state, the institutions do not let anybody else interfere with this matter. But what happens if the state does not fulfill this task because it does not dispose of the means necessary in order to do so? […]

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Struck Counterfeit Coins: A Family of Struck Fake Draped Bust Dollars

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) …… In a discussion at the 2019 Dayton EAC Convention on counterfeits, we talked of three “families” of fakes: the 1804 “C-6” half cent set, the 1833 “N-5” large cent set, and the 1795 “off-center bust” dollar set. The 1795 off-center bust, known as variety B-14 or […]

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Struck Counterfeit Coins: A Family of Struck Fake Large Cents

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) …… After writing the previous “family” article about rather deceptive struck counterfeit half cents based on the genuine 1804 “C-6” variety, I felt it timely to document another member of the family: counterfeit large cents based on the 1833 “N-5”. Just a note, I consider this type […]

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Is Coin eXpo Show the Future of Numismatics?

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek ….. Coin shows were once the highlight of the numismatic calendar, with the big regional and national shows serving as the main events for collectors and coin dealers from coast to coast. But with the rise of the internet, social media, and other networking technology over the past 20 years, […]

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Coin Dealer Arrested for Stealing More Than $330,000 in Cross-Country Scheme

By Nassau County District Attorney’s Office …… Nassau County District Attorney Madeline Singas announced that a coin dealer from Fort Salonga was arraigned on Wednesday, September 11 for a $330,000 cross-country coin consignment and sale scheme that targeted coin dealers and private collectors from California, Michigan, Ohio and Long Island. Harold Adamo, 53, was arraigned […]

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CoinWeek IQ: Instagram’s Place in Numismatics – A Unique Marketplace

By Lianna Spurrier for CoinWeek ….. When purchasing coins online, most people’s go-to venue will be eBay or one of the major auction houses. There are well-established marketplaces with large offerings, and these are (especially when looking for something specific) usually the best option. However, with the rise of social media, new marketplaces have developed. […]

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Jeff Garrett: Golden Opportunities to Grow the Coin Collecting Hobby

Programs such as the Great American Coin Hunt are helping promote numismatics   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ……   In the past, National Coin Week went largely unnoticed by most collectors and dealers in the United States despite the fact that the American Numismatic Association (ANA) created the event 96 years […]

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Coin Dealers Helping Coin Dealers’ RoundTable Group Launch YouTube Channel

Collecting has been around since the beginning of humanity. Humans were drawn to collecting as it brings happiness and challenges the brain to learn. Throughout the early centuries of collecting, as it pertains to coins, it was considered a hobby of the wealthy. The early days of collecting saw Kings and Queens, Thomas Jefferson and […]

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The CoinWeek Midnight Stream Returns Tonight!

By CoinWeek …. Be sure to watch episode six of the CoinWeek Midnight Stream tonight at 12 o’clock am, Eastern Standard Time (11 pm Central). Join Charles Morgan for a live show about coins, coin collecting, and whatever else is on his mind. Ask CoinWeek’s editor-in-chief your own questions in the interactive chat and talk […]

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Rare Coin Social Media Groups Explode in Popularity

Only 21 months ago Rob Oberth from Marietta, Georgia launched Coin Dealers Helping Coins Dealers (CDHCD) as a private Facebook group devoted to the wholesale trading of rare coins, and other numismatic material. As the name implies, the group was created to bring dealers together to share ideas about the challenges and opportunities of the […]

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