Coins and Their Target Audiences in the Roman Empire

By Nathan Elkins for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   I spend a lot of time thinking about the significance and intent behind certain images on...

New Concerned Collectors Coalition to Replace NCBA Patron Membership

The National Coin & Bullion Association (NCBA) is replacing our Consumer Patron-level membership with a new, free membership dedicated to collectors. The Concerned Collectors...

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 11. The scholarship fund...

Numismatic Crime – Million Dollar Bullion Coin Theft

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Million Dollar Coin Burglary at Sunnyvale, California Dealer The Sunnyvale, California Police Department...

Islamic and Medieval Coins: New Years and Old Years

By David Yoon for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   This essay is being written on December 31, 2021, to be posted on January 4, 2022....

From the Dark Corner: An “Authenticated” Counterfeit 1901-S Barber Quarter

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   In the dark corners of my mind I hadn't anticipated writing this article as this is...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: An Interesting 1798 “S-158 Large...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   This is intended as a summary of the documented counterfeit 1798 “S-158” large cents to date,...

Record Year For Million-Dollar Rare Coins, Reports Professional Numismatists Guild

The market for high-grade, rare United States coins soared in 2021. A record 22 U.S. coins sold at auction for $1 million USD or...

Numismatic Crime – Suspect in Coin Show Theft Arrested

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Suspect in Coin Show Theft Arrested On November 26, 2021, Numismatic Crime Information...

New Candidate for Oldest U.S. Numismatic Society Discovered

By David Hill for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   A couple of months ago, friend and fellow numismatic researcher Joel Orosz sent me a news...

Jeff Garrett – A Christmas Miracle and Lessons Learned

A lost coin is found and lessons are learned in a numismatic holiday caper   Reposted from December 6, 2019 by Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty...

Mel Wacks Judaica Art Medal Award Announced at FIDEM Tokyo 2020/2021

At FIDEM Tokyo 2020/2021, the biennial Congress of the International Art Medal Federation, two medalists were chosen to share the Mel Wacks Judaica Art...

New Print-on-Demand Program From American Numismatic Society

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is proud to announce a new print-on-demand (POD) program. Every month or so, the ANS will release four to 10...

Dynamic Designs, Artistic Masterpieces Chosen as National Coin Week Theme

"Dynamic Designs, Artistic Masterpieces"   Money has served as a canvas for some of history's most beautiful and popular visual masterpieces. Incredible artists have long been...

Numismatic Crime – Coins Stolen in Transit From FedEx, USPS

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Major FedEx Theft - Florida to California The contents of a package being...

Q. David Bowers Retires Two Major Columns As Storied Career Continues...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Quentin David Bowers, better known in numismatic circles as Q. David Bowers and known to his...

Barbara Gregory to Succeed Gerald Tebben as Editor of CSNS Magazine

Barbara J. Gregory, the former Editor of The Numismatist, the monthly magazine of the American Numismatic Association (ANA), has been named Editor of The...

Cartagena MMXXI: The International Convention of Historians and Numismatists

By Jesse Kraft for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   This past week, between December 1 and 5, the Third International Convention of Historians and Numismatists...

1933 Eagle, Baker-Manley Washington Medals at 2022 National Money Show

Historic gold coin will make rare public appearance, March 10-12   Described by the American Numismatic Association (ANA) Money Museum as "one of the most coveted...

Curiosities of the United States Paper Money Cabinet, Part II

By John Thomassen for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   Link to Part I As we continue our exploration of miscellaneous paper issues from the United States,...

Numismatic Crime – Precious Metal Coins Stolen in Burglary

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Suspect Attempting to Sell Coins from Baltimore Theft NCIC just received information that...

From the Dark Corner: An “Authenticated” Counterfeit 1872-S Half Dollar

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   In my previous installment of this CoinWeek exclusive series, I discussed examples that do NOT match...

PNG Now Accepting 2022 Awards Nominations

The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) is now accepting nominations for its 2022 awards, according to PNG Executive Director Robert Brueggeman. “The PNG publicly recognizes outstanding...

Coin Dealers: Protect Your Business From State Greed

In light of the Supreme Court’s South Dakota v. Wayfair decision, what would it mean for your business to be free of the burden...

ANS Announces Winner of Collier Prize in Ancient Numismatics

In 2020, Carole Anne Menzi Collier established the Collier Prize in Ancient Numismatics at the American Numismatic Society (ANS), a new award offered for...

Numismatic Crime – Bullion Stolen From Storage, Coins Stolen From Mail

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Storage Facility Bullion Burglary Police in Seattle, Washington are investigating a burglary that...

From the Dark Corner: An “Authenticated” Counterfeit 1899 DDR Barber Quarter

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   My third installment of this series features what would be another of a very rare variety,...

Grading & Counterfeit Seminars Offered by American Numismatic Association

In-Person Seminars Return to FUN, National Money Show & Summer Seminar   After offering numismatic learning programs exclusively online for the past two years due to...

Classical Numismatic Group Announced as Official Auction Partner for 2022 National...

Ken Bressett Collection of Roman Coinage to be Auctioned   The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is pleased to announce that Classical Numismatic Group, LLC (CNG) will...

Early Modern World Coins: The Ottoman Kuruş and the Control of...

By Ellen Nye and David Yoon for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   In August 2018, as the country of Turkey faced a currency crisis, its...