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Kevin Foley

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Paper Money Collecting – Forming a Basic Rare Currency Library

By Kevin Foley, Special Contributor to CoinWeek.... I’m pleased to be joining CoinWeek as a contributor, providing views and commentary about rare currency and paper money...

The Civil War and the National Banking System – The Birth of National Bank...

By Kevin Foley for CoinWeek....   On the eve of the Civil War in 1861, the financial and banking system in the United States bore little...

Central States Numismatic Society Announces Exhibit Award Sponsorships

Kevin Foley, Convention Chairman for the Central States Numismatic Society’s 77th Anniversary Convention, to be held April 27-30, 2016, has announced sponsorships for a...

Coin Shows – New York International Numismatic Convention Approaches Sell Out One Year in...

The 43rd Annual New York International Numismatic Convention was held at New York City’s Waldorf-Astoria Hotel over an 11 day period from Friday, January...

New York International Numismatic Convention Offeres Unique Coin Show Experience

The 43rd Annual New York International Numismatic Convention, scheduled for January 3-11, 2015 at the Waldorf=Astoria Hotel, located at 301 Park Avenue, between 49th...

The Panama Canal and Pan-Pacific International Exposition Centennial Act Commemorative Coins Program

Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi introduced legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday to create an exciting new commemorative coins program to celebrate...

Central States Convention Bans Liberty Dollars

So-called Liberty Dollars, the creation of Bernard Von NotHaus and the National Organization for the Repeal of the Federal Reserve Act and the Internal...

New York International Numismatic Convention Announces Final Plans

The New York International Numismatic Convention, now in its 41st annual edition, will take place at New York City’s Waldorf Astoria over an 11...

Paper Views – The Changing Face of the Numismatic Marketplace

by Kevin Foley for CoinWeek .... When I first became active as a dealer in the late 1970’s, the overall structure of the numismatic marketplace...