ANA College Scholarships Available to Young Collectors

Applications for the Gerome Walton Memorial College Scholarship provided by the American Numismatic Association (ANA) are being accepted through March 13. The scholarship fund...

Historic “Short Snorter” Display at ANA 2023 National Money Show

Presidents, Prime Ministers, and notable military leaders signed banknotes in collection assembled by a U.S. Air Force Major General   Visitors to the American Numismatic Association...

Highlights From the 2023 New York International Numismatic Convention

By John Thomassen for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   Most of us have a favorite day of the year. For many, it’s their birthday. For...

Collecting Large Cents by Type – Exclusive Video

  Collecting Large Cents by Type is brought to you by EAC. For more information, visit www.eacs.org. * * * CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan breaks down the challenging and...

John Brush Honored by National Coin & Bullion Association

The National Coin and Bullion Association (NCBA) honored John Brush during its membership dinner meeting on January 4 during the Florida United Numismatists (FUN)...

Numismatic Crime – Coin Theft at New York International Convention

By Doug Davis - President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   The New York City Police Department is investigating a coin theft that occurred at...

An Epidemic of Counterfeit 1881-CC Morgans and Bad “PCGS” Slabs

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   The initial wave of fakes that I found (I recorded 13 different sellers during an approximately...

Tennessee Coin Dealer, Legislators Honored With Service Awards

Longtime member Col. Steven Ellsworth, (ret.) was honored by the National Coin and Bullion Association (NCBA) on January 4 during the organization’s membership dinner...

NCBA Committee Makes Commemorative Coin Recommendations

On January 10, 2023, the Numismatic Industry Coinage Advisory Committee (NICAC) released its first commemorative coin recommendations to the United States Congress. NICAC is...

All-Star Line-Up at ANA Phoenix National Money Show

Attendees to the National Money Show, March 2-4, can see $100 million of historic numismatic treasures   Collectors and dealers can enjoy a double-play of numismatics...

Struck Counterfeit Coins: A Family of Struck Fake Large Cents

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   After writing the previous “family” article about rather deceptive struck counterfeit half cents based on the...

Coin Clubs to Make Your Collecting More Dynamic in the New...

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   First off, Happy New Year to all my fellow collectors and numismatists! As 2023 is starting, let’s look at...

ANS Announces Inauguration of Chairman’s Fellowships for Numismatic Research

Beginning in 2023, the American Numismatic Society (ANS) will award a limited number of fellowships each year, worth between $1,500 and $2,500 USD each,...

A Brief History of the Receipt

By Jane Sancinito for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   Today’s post comes from Jane Sancinito, Assistant Professor of History at the University of Massachusetts Lowell...

Numismatic Crimes Escalate During Last Quarter – NCIC Year-End Support

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   The landscape of numismatic and retail crime has changed and continues to...

PNG Now Accepting 2023 Awards Nominations

The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) is now accepting nominations for its 2023 awards, according to PNG Executive Director Robert Brueggeman. “The PNG publicly recognizes outstanding...
Struck Counterfeit Coins: A Family of Struck Fake Draped Bust Dollars

Struck Counterfeit Coins: A Family of Struck Fake Draped Bust Dollars

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   In a discussion at the 2019 Dayton EAC Convention on counterfeits, we talked of three "families"...
John Feigenbaum Selected as PNG Executive Director

Free PNG Grading Service Symposium at 2023 FUN

Are you a dealer with questions about coin grading and third-party certification services? What are the new owners of NGC and PCGS doing to...

Money Museum Offers Free Classes for Children Through 2023

Families can spend time exploring a "hidden gem" of Colorado Springs – the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) Money Museum – at no charge, by...

Central States Plans New Areas For 2023 Expanded Convention

Three new bourse floor areas will be added for the convenience of collectors and dealers at the next Central States Numismatic Society (CSNS) convention...

Longtime Numismatic Leader Tom Uram to Run for ANA President

Tom Uram, president of the Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists (PAN), former chairman of the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC), former American Numismatic Association (ANA)...

Are the Sponsian Coins Real? Further Considerations

By Alice Sharpless for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   A new study, published by Paul N. Pearson et al. last week in Plos One, has...

Numismatic Crime – California Coin Shop Burglarized

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Vehicle Burglary - San Francisco, California On November 9, a dealer traveling to...

Numismatic Research and Peer Review

By Nathan Elkins for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   Numismatics is a rich and diverse topic that attracts both popular and scholarly interest. The number...

International Mints Establish Advocacy for Cash and Coin Access and Acceptance

The International Mint Industry Association (IMIA) is a content and research-led association active in protecting inclusive, democratic, resilient, and sustainable cash and coin access...

ANS Announces New Book on Betts Medals

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce the publication The Early Betts Medal Companion: Medals of America’s Discovery and Colonization (1492–1737), the...

ANA Seeks New Education Director

Association to Prioritize Online Numismatic Education   The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is prioritizing successful online learning experience in its search for a new education director. The...

ACEF Gives Counterfeit Training to Midwest Law Enforcement

The Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation (ACEF) recently conducted an eight-hour class, “Counterfeit Coin and Precious Metals Investigations” to 35 Kansas and Missouri local, state and...

Phoenix to Host ANA National Money Show in March

It's not too early to make plans for the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) National Money Show, March 2-4, 2023, in sunny (and warm!) Phoenix,...
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Recognize Fellow Coin Collectors, Nominate Deserving Hobbyists

Deadline for Award Nominations is January 15   Each year, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) presents awards to deserving individuals in recognition of outstanding dedication to...