Dr. Gilles Bransbourg New Executive Director American Numismatic Society

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce that Dr. Gilles Bransbourg has been named Executive Director. He replaces Dr. Ute Wartenberg, who...

Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation Joins Forces with CrimeDex

The Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation (ACEF) has been granted membership into CrimeDex, the world’s largest criminal investigation network composed of more than 4,000 law enforcement...

ANS Executive Director Dr. Ute Wartenberg Kagan to Retire, Assume New...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   Dr. Ute Wartenberg Kagan, who has served as the executive director of the American Numismatic Society (ANS) since 1999,...

Chicago Coin Club Inducts Harry Flower Into Hall of Fame

By Chicago Coin Club ......   The Chicago Coin Club announces that the eleventh person to be inducted into its Hall of Fame is Albert Einstein...

CoinWeek Podcast #121: Numismatist Editor Barbara Gregory

 CoinWeek Podcast #121: Numismatist Editor Barbara Gregory Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on iTunes. Barbara Gregory, the...

Numismatic Crime Information Center: Bad Check Suspect Arrested, Credit Card Fraud

Numismatic Crime By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... Credit Card Fraud NCIC has received information regarding numerous attempts to...

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"...

Book About What to do When You Inherit Coins Available From...

Keeping or Disposing of a Coin Collection   So you've inherited a coin collection. Where do you go from here? You could leave the coins in...

Recognize Fellow Collectors and Nominate Deserving Hobbyists for ANA Awards

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

Chicago Coin Club Inducts Arlie Slabaugh Into Hall of Fame

By Chicago Coin Club ......   The Chicago Coin Club announces that the tenth person to be inducted into its Hall of Fame is author and...

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...

CONECA Celebrates 100th Anniversary of 1918/7-D Overdate Buffalo Nickel with Limited...

By CONECA ......   The Combined Organizations Of Numismatic Error Collectors Of America (CONECA) is celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the 1918/7-D Buffalo nickel overdate on...

NCIC: Hotel Room Safe Burglary, Jewelry Store Robbery

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Fraudulent Money Orders During the past couple of weeks, the Numismatic Crime Information...

American Numismatic Society Gives 2019 Archer M. Huntington Award to Dr....

The Trustees of the American Numismatic Society (ANS) have voted to bestow upon Prof. Dr. Oğuz Tekin the 2019 Archer M. Huntington Award in...

International Event Examines Future for Circulating Coins

A new international conference will examine the future role of circulating coins as they continue to play an essential and intrinsic part of cash-based...

ICTA Installs New Treasurer and Secretary, Patrick A. Heller Honored

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) ......   Patrick A. Heller was honored during the Industry Council for Tangible Assets  dinner in Rosemont, Illinois, on...

NCIC: Stolen Coins Recovered, Arrest Made in Bad Checks Case

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   $20,000 Gold Theft - Suspects Identified Rochester, Minnesota police are investigating the theft...

American Numismatic Society Announces 2020 Gala Honoree

By American Numismatic Society ......   The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce that on Thursday, January 16, 2020, it will honor its esteemed...

Don’t Be Rushed In New Gold Rush, Veteran Bullion Dealers Caution

Investors wanting to enter the gold and silver markets or add to existing portfolios should be wary of potential counterfeits, plated “gold coins”, or...

Struck Counterfeit Coins: A Family of Struck Fake Half Cents

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   A recent internet listing for an 1804 "C-6" half cent was the motivation to pull this...

Civil War Token Society Announces Trask Family YN Summer Seminar Scholarship

In recognition of Susan Trask and her husband the late Frank Trask, the Civil War Token Society has created the annual Trask Family YN...

Exhibitors Honored at ANA Chicago World’s Fair of Money

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) presented 53 competitive exhibit awards at the 2019 World’s Fair of Money in Rosemont, Illinois. Winners were announced at...

PNG Offers to Assist Victims of Coin Doctoring

As part of its on-going efforts to combat “coin doctoring”, the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) is urging dealers and collectors to respect the heritage...

Collectors Converge on Chicago ANA 2019 World’s Fair of Money

Collector activity energizes show; dealers delighted   The Chicago suburb of Rosemont again proved to be a popular site for the World’s Fair of Money, with...

Chicago Coin Club Inducts Elston G. Bradfield Into Hall of Fame

By Chicago Coin Club ......   The Chicago Coin Club announces that the ninth person to be inducted into its Hall of Fame is author and...

NCIC: Counterfeit Carson City Dollars, California Vehicle Burglaries

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Counterfeits The Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) has received two reports involving the...

Numismatic Influencers Receive Awards During ANA World’s Fair of Money

Leaders in numismatics are essential for helping others to grow within the coin collecting hobby. Whether that leadership is provided through teaching, mentoring, writing...

Numismatic Literary Guild Announces Award Winners at 2019 ANA Show

Complete List of Award Winners By Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG) ......   The Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG), a nonprofit organization composed of editors, authors, writers, bloggers, and...

NCIC: Missing and Stolen Coins, Bad Check Update

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Vehicle Burglary A dealer traveling in the Tarpon Springs, Florida area stopped at...

PNG Honors Paul Nugget With 2019 Abe Kosoff Founders Award

The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) has honored Paul Nugget of East Meadow, New York with the PNG 2019 Abe Kosoff Founders Award for his...