CoinWeek News Wire for November 18, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 18, 2016 Brain Food 1.) The priceless legacy of P.L. Gupta We owe a great debt to coin collector P.L. Gupta,...

American Numismatic Society Announces 2017 Gala Honorees

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce that on Thursday, January 12, 2017, it will honor its esteemed patron Anthony J. Terranova...

CoinWeek News Wire for October 21, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for October 21, 2016 Brain Food 1.) What is the Average Lifespan of a Coin? Coins are tough little devils. Over the course...

Daniel Frank Sedwick’s The Cob Report – Notes from the 2016...

By Cori Sedwick Downing - Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC ......   Last week Dan, Connor Falk (our new employee) and I traveled to Arizona ahead of...

NGC Ancient Coins: Redefining the Biblical Widow’s Mite

The traditional, narrow definition of the biblical Widow’s Mite is in need of revision The Biblical Widow’s Mite is among the most familiar, yet most...

The King Among Rarities: A Brief History of the United States...

By Eric Brothers for CoinWeek .....   In all of numismatics of the entire world, there is not today and there never has been a single...

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: The Merovingians – Coinage of the Do-Nothing...

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek ....   The Franks had little idea of the state as a public institution, and the regnum Francorum (kingdom of the...

CoinWeek News Wire for August 26, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for August 26, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Rare coins in rare places While finding one or more rare coins in a totally...

American Numismatic Society Announces Launch of New Website

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is delighted to announce the debut of its new website, numismatics.org, which features improved navigation, search capability, and user...

ANA News – Notable Numismatists Honored with Service Awards

Recipients recognized at Anaheim World's Fair of Money Awards Banquet The recipients of the American Numismatic Association (ANA) 2016 Elvira Clain-Stefanelli Memorial Award, Farran Zerbe...

Far From Home: Ancient and Medieval Coins that Traveled

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ....   MANY ANCIENT COINS circulated in a narrow area, sometimes just a single city-state of a few thousand...

CoinWeek News Wire for June 24, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for June 24, 2016 The Brexit 1.) EU referendum explained: Brexit for non-Brits 2.) After Brexit, Europe faces an existential crisis Britain’s decision...

American Numismatic Society Gives Huntington Award to Dr. Michael Alram

On June 7, 2016, the American Numismatic Society (ANS) honored Dr. Michael Alram with the 2016 Archer M. Huntington Award in recognition of his...

CoinWeek News Wire for June 3, 2016

By CoinWeek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for June 3, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Sizing up U.S. coin currency QUESTION: Why are dimes smaller than other coins? 2.) Coins on...

CoinWeek News Wire for May 20, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for May 20, 2016 Brain Food 1.) From jagged edges to flowers: the origins of currencies The dollar is one of the...

CoinWeek News Wire for May 14, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for May 14 2016 Brain Food 1.) What Does a Girl Have to Do to Get on a Banknote? They feature portraits...

CoinWeek Weekly Coin & Currency News Roundup – March 18, 2016

By Coinweek ....   Howdy folks, and welcome to the weekly coin & currency news roundup! CoinWeek reads a lot of news every week, and the...

CoinWeek’s Weekly Coin and Currency News Roundup – March 11, 2016

By Coinweek ....   Welcome to the latest edition of CoinWeek's Weekly Coin and Currency News Roundup. In this series we recap some of the cool,...

CoinWeek’s Weekly News Roundup – March 4, 2016

By Coinweek ....   Here is a recap of some of the interesting, offbeat and other news items CoinWeek has come across this week. Brain Food 1.) The...

ANS Awards 2016 Archer M. Huntington Award to Dr. Michael Alram

Dr. Michael Alram the 2016 ANS Archer M. Huntington Award Winner The Trustees of the American Numismatic Society (ANS) have voted to award Dr. Michael...

American Numismatic Society Publishes Banknotes of the Imperial Bank of Persia

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is delighted to offer The Banknotes of the Imperial Bank of Persia, by Michael E. Bonine. This hardcover, 148-page...

American Numismatic Society: Aneurin Ellis-Evans to Present 2016 Harry W. Fowler...

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is delighted to announce that the 2016 Harry W. Fowler Memorial Lecture will be presented by Aneurin Ellis-Evans, Junior...

American Numismatic Society 2016 Annual Gala Jan. 7

Regina and John W. Adams On Thursday, January 7, 2016 the American Numismatic Society (ANS) will honor dedicated benefactors Regina and John W. Adams with...

ANS 2016 Gala Honorees Announced

2015 ANS Gala, featuring Kenneth L. Edlow, Chairman, Dr. Ute Wartenberg Kagan, Executive Director, and the recipients of the 2015 Trustees' Award, Elizabeth and Stanley DeForest...

CoinWeek Interview: John Kamin – Forecasting Profits in Numismatics and Avoiding...

A CoinWeek Exclusive Interview... At the Central States Numismatic Society's 76th Annual Convention, CoinWeek editor Charles Morgan sat down with John Kamin, editor of The...

American Numismatic Society Announces 100,000th Image Online

Continually adding to an already comprehensive database, the American Numismatic Society (ANS) is happy to announce that the 100,000th image has been added...

First American Medal of the Year Award Winner Announced

By the American Medallic Sculpture Association.... While it took 132 years for an Australian yacht to win the America’s Cup, an Australian medalist has managed...

Polish-American Numismatic Society Organizing 2015 Tour of Eastern Europe, Russia

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   The Polish-American Numismatic Society (PANS) , based in Troy, Michigan, is currently organizing its 2015 "Numismatic Educational Tour of...

American Numismatic Society to Present Study Seminar on Forgery Basics at...

The American Numismatic Society and the San Francisco Historical Bourse announce a study seminar on The Basics of Numismatic Forgeries, featuring presentations by Dr. Ute...

The American Numismatic Society Announces 2015 Gala Honorees

The American Numismatic Society is pleased to announce that on Thursday, January 8, 2015, the Society will honor longtime benefactors Elizabeth and Stanley DeForest...