ANS Announces New Book on Coins of Ancient Sakra

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce the publication of In the Treasure Room of the Sakra King: Votive Coinage from Gandhāran...

Numismatic Crime – Smash and Grab Groups Targeting Coin Shops

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... USPS: Stolen/Missing - New Jersey to California A package being shipped from New...

ANS Announces Resolute Americana Chair of American Numismatics

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce the naming of the curatorial position in American numismatics as the Resolute Americana Chair of...

ANS Honors Royal Numismatic Society’s Richard Ashton With Festschrift

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce that Presbeus: Studies in Ancient Coinage Presented to Richard Ashton has now appeared and is...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1797 “S-136” Large Cent +...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   This latest installment in the continuing summary of the deceptive struck counterfeits documented to date concerns...

French Coins in America or French American Coins? And Which America?

By Jérôme Jambu (Visiting Professor, Eric P. Newman Graduate Summer Seminar in Numismatics) for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   As American numismatists and collectors of...

Barker Recipient of Highest ANA Award for Young Collectors

The American Numismatic Association's (ANA) highest accomplishment for a young collector is being named ANA Young Numismatist of the Year. The honor is given...

Numismatic Crime – Thieves Follow Dealer Home After Coin Show

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Attention Coin Dealers: Suspects Follow Victim Home in Atlanta A dealer at the...

$100 Million of Rare Coins and Sunken Treasure at ANA World’s...

The public can view historic coins, banknotes and medals, and learn what their old money may be worth at this family-friendly event   More than $100...

Heritage Auctions Awarded the Harry W. Bass Jr. Collection of Gold...

Proceeds from the auction, which begins in the fall, to benefit Dallas nonprofits working with children, homeless people, the hungry and more   Heritage Auctions announced...

The Scientific Medals of Sir Edward Thomason

By John Thomassen for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   When surrounded by as many objects as exist within the hallowed halls of an institution like...

Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation Warns: Hundreds of Websites Selling Fake Coins

ACEF warns of fake “precious metal” and “rare coins” offered online, and helps a Texas investor who became an unsuspecting victim   Looking to buy gold...

Book Now for Chicago ANA World’s Fair of Money

The ANA convention features buying, selling, educational seminars and historic displays of numismatic treasures   Collectors and dealers are encouraged to make hotel reservations now to...

Numismatic Crime – Coins Stolen or Missing From Major Mail Carriers

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   UPS: Stolen/Missing - New York to Florida A package being shipped via UPS...

ANA Honors Distinguished Numismatists With Awards

Every year, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) recognizes members who go above and beyond with their service and dedication to numismatics. The following awards,...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1787 Massachusetts “4C” Half Cent...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) for CoinWeek .....   A comment I have heard in regards to these latest struck fakes is that...

114 Years Ago Today: ANA Co-Founder Dr. George F. Heath Passed...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   114 years ago today, Dr. George Francis Heath died at his home in Monroe, Michigan. He...

Higley Coppers: The Talking Coins of Connecticut

By Austin Andrews for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   The written word enables coins—otherwise silent objects—to speak out, declare, and demand, sometimes on their own...

ANA Philanthropy Awards Presented to Q. David Bowers, Stack Family

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) will recognize Q. David Bowers and the Stack family at the Chicago World's Fair of Money (August 16-20) for...

Numismatic Crime – Video of Suspects Available in Recent Coin Burglary

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   UPDATE: Nebraska Vehicle Burglary The following is a video of the recent vehicle...

Hersh’s Die Study of the Denarius of Gaius Antonius

By Liv Mariah Yarrow for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   I never had the pleasure of meeting Charles Hersh during his lifetime. But over these...

Numismatic Crime – Coins and Currency Stolen From Mail

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   USPS: Coins Stolen in Transit - California to Louisiana On May 16, 2022,...

Thomas Uram to Receive American Numismatic Association’s Highest Honor

Thomas Uram, a dedicated promoter of numismatics, is the recipient of the first-ever Chester L. Krause Memorial Distinguished Service Award, the American Numismatic Association’s...

ANS Honors Dr. Sophia D. Kremydi With Prestigious Huntington Award

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce that the 2021 Archer Milton Huntington Medal Award, which recognizes outstanding achievement in numismatic scholarship,...

Die Marks and the Organization of the Roman Mint: An RRDP...

By Alice Sharpless and Lucia Carbone for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   The purpose of control marks in Roman Republican coinage is not well understood. Beginning...

Numismatic Researcher Rusty Goe Receives PNG Book of the Year Award

In 2021, the Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG) honored Reno, Nevada-based numismatic writer, researcher, and coin dealer Rusty Goe with double awards for his The...

Numismatic Crime – Coin Theft Suspects on the Make

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Coin Shop Burglary - San Jose, California Falcone Jewelry and Coin in San...

Jeff Garrett: ANA Summer Seminar – A Chance to Learn From...

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   After a nearly three-year hiatus, the ANA Summer Seminar returns to Colorado Springs this year. Strict...

ANA Library Receives Walter Breen Papers, Books From Dwight N. Manley

Prominent collector and benefactor Dwight N. Manley of Brea, California has donated to the American Numismatic Association (ANA) more than 60 books, auction catalogs,...

The Coins That Aren’t There

By David Yoon for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   It has long been said that the absence of evidence is not evidence of absence. This...