Biannual Information on Euro Banknote Counterfeiting

Decline in euro banknote counterfeits in first half of 2015 – overall number remains very low By European Central Bank....   454,000 counterfeit euro banknotes were withdrawn...

Smithsonian Celebrates Opening of New National Numismatic Collection Exhibit

By Harvey Stack and Charles Morgan for CoinWeek....   AN EXHIBIT TO BE REMEMBERED On July 15, 2015 the National Numismatic Collection was returned to the displays at...

Schwan Named 2015 Numismatist of the Year

Carlton Frederick “Fred” Schwan, a coin collector and numismatist since his childhood, has been named the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA's) 2015 Numismatist of the...

Orzano Named 2015 Elvira Clain-Stefanelli Memorial Award Winner

Award honors women who have made significant contributions to numismatics Michele Orzano will be recognized as the 2015 recipient of the American Numismatic Association's (ANA's)...

Alves Reis: The Man Who Would Be Rich

While there have been counterfeiting operations throughout history, few have been as coordinated and successful as the one that Alves Reis carried out in...

Donn Pearlman to Receive Farran Zerbe Memorial Award

Publicist honored for long career promoting the hobby Donn Pearlman, who for more than 50 years has worked to promote the American Numismatic Association (ANA)...

Holsonbake Named 2015 Outstanding Adult Advisor of the Year

Glenn Holsonbake received the Lawrence J. Gentile Sr. Memorial Award for Outstanding Adult Advisor during the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA's) Summer Seminar Session 2...

Early American Coppers Instructors Receive Honorary Doctorates

Douglas Bird and Stephen Carr honored during Summer Seminar banquet Douglas F. Bird and Stephen Carr were awarded honorary Doctor of Numismatics degrees from the...

Shane Downing – A Tribute To An Unsung Hero Of Numismatics

By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation....   What Does It Take To Update And Maintain A Price Guide?—A Commitment To Excellence. Certainly every coin collector loves...

U.S. Mint – VA Center for Women Veterans Collaborate…. and Deliver...

By Elisa Basnight & Rhett Jeppson - United States Mint   Women have served in the United States Armed Forces since the Revolutionary War. Today, there...

VP Ken Krah Extends Employment with NGC

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) is pleased to announce that Ken Krah, NGC Vice President and Finalizer, has decided to postpone retirement and extend his...

Garrett to Head; Ellsworth, Kagin, Montgomery Join ANA Board of Governors

Jeff Garrett to become ANA’s 59th president at World’s Fair of Money Voting members of the American Numismatic Association (ANA) have chosen three new candidates...

Harvey Stack: Counsel for Collectors, Stacks’ Enduring Legacy, and Dealing in...

Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com…. In this mini-series of interviews, Stack’s Bowers founder Harvey Stack shares his thoughts and recollections about his sixty-plus years in the coin business. Harvey Stack: Counsel for Coin...

CoinWeek Coin Designer’s Profile: Don Everhart

Don Everhart joined the United States Mint as a sculptor-engraver in January 2004. Everhart graduated from Kutztown State University in 1972 with a Bachelors in...

Early American Coppers: Tribute to Coin Collector Dan Holmes – Video:...

One of the most well-liked members of the Early American Coppers (EAC) group was not able to attend this year’s convention in Irving, Texas....

Summer Seminar Scholarship a Celebration of Diane Piret’s Life

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets....   A giant in the dealer and collector community, Diane Piret truly did make a difference! She left her mark...

CoinWeek Coin Designer’s Profile: Yvette Gastauer-Claire

Yvette Gastauer-Claire is an artist and sculptor from Luxembourg. Her design of HRH Grand Duke Henri is featured as the obverse for the Luxembourg's...

Third Circuit Asked to Rehear Case Involving Langbord 1933 Double Eagles

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   On Wednesday, July 1, the United States Attorney’s Office in Philadelphia filed a petition with the Third...

Rapp Auctions Presents New Website “Best of Rapp”

Gems of philately and numismatics from 45 years of Rapp Auctions By Rapp Auctions....   New times consistently require new directions. Therefore Rapp Auctions has designed the...

Harvey Stack: Current Coin Prices, Counsel for Collectors, the Essence of...

Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com…. In this mini-series of interviews, Stack’s Bowers founder Harvey Stack shares his thoughts and recollections about his sixty-plus years in the coin business. Harvey Stack: Current Prices of...

Kraljevich, Goldstein Receive Honorary ANA Doctorates

Duo has taught Summer Seminar courses together since 2004 Longtime American Numismatic Association (ANA) members Erik Goldstein and John Kraljevich were awarded honorary Doctor of...

ANA to Announce 2015 Election Results with Online Broadcast

Tune in July 6 to find out who will serve on the next Board of Governors American Numismatic Association (ANA) Executive Director Kim Kiick will...

Steven Roach Named ANA Outstanding Young Numismatist of the Year

Steven Roach was named the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA's) Outstanding Young Numismatist of the Year during the 2015 Summer Seminar Graduation Banquet for Session...

CoinWeek Coin Designer’s Profile: Luc Luycx

Lucy Luycx (born April 11, 1958) is a Belgian coin designer and computer engineer, who is best known in numismatic circles for being the designer...

CoinWeek Coin Designer’s Profile: Joseph Menna

Mint engraver and designer Joseph Menna's career at the U.S. Mint began in 2005. During his 10-year-plus tenure, he has authored more than two...

CoinWeek Coin Designer’s Profile: Dominika Karpińska-Kopiec

Dominika Karpińska-Kopiec is a sculptor-engraver and designer of coins for the Mint of Poland. CoinWeek Coin Profiles: The Designs of Dominika Karpińska-Kopiec 2015 Poland Florin of Ladislaus...

The Story of Tales from the Bourse

By John Feigenbaum - David Lawrence Rare Coins.... The story of the book Tales from the Bourse starts around 1998, a couple years after my...

Harvey Stack: Harry Forman, Colonel Green, and Challenging Consignments – Video

Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com…. In this mini-series of interviews, Stack’s Bowers founder Harvey Stack shares his thoughts and recollections about his sixty-plus years in the coin business.   Harvey Stack: Coin Dealer Harry...

NCIC to Offer 1-Day Training Course to Law Enforcement

The Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) will offer a one-day training course on “Numismatic Crime Investigations” for local, state and federal law enforcement officers...

Coin Collector Profiles – The Douglas C. Kaselitz Collection

An Appreciation by Gordon J. Wrubel ............ As with many serious collectors, Douglas Kaselitz, known to his friends as Doug, developed a strong passion for...