|News – CoinWeek|
|F+W, Publisher of Numismatic News, Declares Bankruptcy|
|Mon, 18 Mar 2019 14:42:00 +0000|
By CoinWeek News Staff …. F+W Media (the parent company of Numismatic News), along with eight other companies affiliated with F+W, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy relief on Sunday, March 10 in the Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware. Citing print publication industry decline, bad capital investments and mismanagement, the company found itself […]
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|Thompson Reaches, Reneges on Settlement to Give up Missing Gold|
|Fri, 16 Nov 2018 13:45:10 +0000|
By CoinWeek News Staff …. UPDATE, 11/16/2018: At the meeting between both parties on Thursday, November 15, Judge Blunt declared that Thompson had failed to meet the conditions of the settlement concerning delivery of the gold and that the jury trial will resume on Friday, November 16. Steven Tigges, attorney for the Dispatch Printing […]
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|Cryptocurrency News: Federal Court Finds that Virtual Currencies Are Commodities|
|Thu, 04 Oct 2018 17:29:46 +0000|
US Commodity Futures Trading Commission Press Release…. Washington, DC — On September 26, 2018, Senior Judge Rya W. Zobel of the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, entered an order holding that the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has the power to prosecute fraud involving virtual currency and denying the defendants’ motion to […]
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|CoinWeek First Look at the Pops of the New York Bank Morgan Dollar Hoard|
|Mon, 09 Jul 2018 21:42:01 +0000|
By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ….. Sixteen bags of Morgan dollars, still sealed in their original bags, is not something that you expect to see these days, given that it’s been more than 50 years since the Treasury vaults were emptied by silver speculators. Since that time, there have been ups […]
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|Media Makes Big Deal out of North Korea Summit Challenge Coin|
|Wed, 23 May 2018 17:53:27 +0000|
By CoinWeek News Staff …. On Monday, May 21, news media outlets in the United States noticed a curious knickknack available at the White House Gift Shop. The story went viral thanks to a couple of tweets from journalists and talk about the souvenir spread around the world. The item in question? A challenge […]
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|Recovered Artifacts Confirm Site of Pulaski Shipwreck|
|Wed, 16 May 2018 11:39:09 +0000|
Over 100 early 19th-century gold and silver coins recovered from the Steamship Pulaski wreck on earlier dive By CoinWeek News Staff …. In January, marine exploration and recovery company Blue Water Ventues International (BWVI) announced that they had found the site of the shipwreck of the Steamship Pulaski, which sank off the coast of North […]
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|Numismatic Crime Information Center Update for May 7, 2018|
|Mon, 07 May 2018 14:54:08 +0000|
By Doug Davis – Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) …… Residential Burglary Investigators with the Medina, Minnesota police department are investigating a burglary where someone entered a residence and stole more than $27,000 worth of uncirculated Presidential dollar and Kennedy half dollar coins. The dollars were 2007-2017 and the halves were […]
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|CoinWeek News Wire for April 20, 2018: The Doctor Will See You Now, Ditch the Cent, Playing Possum|
|Fri, 20 Apr 2018 18:02:53 +0000|
Coinweek News Wire for April 20, 2018 …. Current Events 1.) Should the U.S. Retire the Penny and Nickel? It’s true that it costs more to mint these two coins than they are worth. In 2017, it cost the U.S. Mint 1.8 cents to make each penny and 6.6 cents for each nickel. Overall, however, the Mint […]
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|NGC Confirms Discovery of Fourth Known 1854-S $5 Half Eagle Gold Coin|
|Thu, 19 Apr 2018 04:44:28 +0000|
“Discovery of a Lifetime” A coin that a New England man originally thought was a counterfeit has been authenticated by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) as only the fourth known 1854-S Liberty Head Half Eagle. “It’s like finding an original Picasso at a garage sale. It’s the discovery of a lifetime; a previously unknown surviving example […]
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|CoinWeek News Wire for April 13, 2018: Heists, Fakes, and Fraud|
|Fri, 13 Apr 2018 15:29:54 +0000|
Coinweek News Wire for April 13, 2018 …. In Memoriam 1.) Walter Ray Lockwood, 1939-2018 [We received the following sad news last week from Carl Wolf of the Chicago Coin Club. —CoinWeek] Walter Ray Lockwood (member 1256) passed away early morning Tuesday, April 3. He was 79 years of age. Ray was a long time member of […]
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