News – CoinWeek
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 […]

The post Thompson Reaches, Reneges on Settlement to Give up Missing Gold appeared first on CoinWeek.

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 […]

The post Cryptocurrency News: Federal Court Finds that Virtual Currencies Are Commodities appeared first on CoinWeek.

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 […]

The post CoinWeek First Look at the Pops of the New York Bank Morgan Dollar Hoard appeared first on CoinWeek.

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 […]

The post Media Makes Big Deal out of North Korea Summit Challenge Coin appeared first on CoinWeek.

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 […]

The post Recovered Artifacts Confirm Site of Pulaski Shipwreck appeared first on CoinWeek.

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 […]

The post Numismatic Crime Information Center Update for May 7, 2018 appeared first on CoinWeek.

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 […]

The post CoinWeek News Wire for April 20, 2018: The Doctor Will See You Now, Ditch the Cent, Playing Possum appeared first on CoinWeek.

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 […]

The post NGC Confirms Discovery of Fourth Known 1854-S $5 Half Eagle Gold Coin appeared first on CoinWeek.

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 […]

The post CoinWeek News Wire for April 13, 2018: Heists, Fakes, and Fraud appeared first on CoinWeek.

CoinWeek News Wire for April 6, 2018: Twit on Bitcoin, Fake Banknotes, Gold Caper
Fri, 06 Apr 2018 14:47:26 +0000

Coinweek News Wire for April 6, 2018 ….   Current Events 1.) Filipinos Not Happy With New Coin Designs Even with this breakdown, it’s obvious that it’s not going to be easy to distinguish which coin is which. All have similar colors, identical layouts, and some are only a few millimeters bigger than others. For example, the […]

The post CoinWeek News Wire for April 6, 2018: Twit on Bitcoin, Fake Banknotes, Gold Caper appeared first on CoinWeek.


rssfeedwidget.com