Legend Rare Coin Auctions, Central States Announce New Auction Relationship for...

Legend Rare Coin Auctions and the Central States Numismatic Society have announced a new auction relationship beginning in 2021 for the CSNS Convention. Legend...

Numismatic Commemorations of Vaccination Research

By Elena Stolyarik for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   The year 2020, which brought to the world a coronavirus pandemic, is coming to an end....

Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation Warns Feds About Online “Coin” Seller

Promptly acting on a tip from a concerned collector, the Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation’s (ACEF) Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force (ACTF) has notified law enforcement agencies and...

When Being a Friend of Rome Makes You a King (or...

By Lucia Carbone for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   In the winter of 88 BCE, the Roman proconsul Gaius Cassius found himself in a bind....

National Money Show 2021 in Phoenix Officially Canceled

Coronavirus also impacts planning for 2021 Summer Seminar   The American Numismatic Association (ANA) Board of Governors voted on December 16 to officially cancel the Phoenix...

National Endowment for Humanities Funds ANS-Oxford University OXUS-INDUS Project

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce that the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded the Society a $150,000 USD...

American Numismatic Society Announces 2021 Virtual Gala in New York City

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce that on Thursday, January 14, 2021, it will hold its annual Gala celebration, virtually, in...

Numismatic Crime Information Center – Gold Coins, Currency Stolen From Coin...

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Dealer Bag Stolen at Las Vegas Show Las Vegas Detectives are investigating the...

Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation Helps Rid Marketplace of $1+ Million of Fakes...

Funded only by donations, the nonprofit Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation (ACEF) worked with law enforcement agencies in 2020 to protect collectors, dealers, and the general...

American Numismatic Society Announces New Prize in Ancient Numismatics

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce the Collier Prize in Ancient Numismatics, given in memory of the late Professor James M....

ICTA Announces New Executive Director

On Tuesday, December 8, the Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) announced that Jimmy Hayes will step down as executive director at the end...

NGC Experts Join Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation Team to Fight Fakes

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation now ACEF’s official authentication service   Authentication experts from Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) are now assisting the nonprofit Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation (ACEF) in...

Florida United Numismatists 2021 FUN Show Canceled

It is with great disappointment that the Florida United Numismatists (FUN) Board of Directors is announcing FUN 2021 is canceled. Slated for January 7-10, 2021...

ANA Chooses Theme for 2021 National Coin Week

"Money, Big and Bold"   The 98th Annual National Coin Week theme from the American Numismatic Association (ANA) is inspired by the celebration of the Morgan,...

Numismatic Crime Information Center – Help Find Coins Stolen or Missing...

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Stolen/Lost in Transit: Florida to Germany A USPS package being shipped from Florida...

PAN Reports Successful COVID-Compliant Fall Coin Show

By Pat McBride - Corresponding Secretary, Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists (PAN) ......   The PAN Fall Coin Show was successfully held on October 29-31, 2020, at...

Struck Counterfeit Coins: A Second “Family” of Struck Fake Draped Bust...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   As I noted in my past CoinWeek article on the 1795 "off-center" Bust dollar fakes, my...

Numismatic Crime Information Center – Updates and New Internet Forums

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Good morning, this is Doug Davis from the nonprofit Numismatic Crime Information...

Jeff Garrett: Zoom Saves the ANA’s Educational Mission

COVID-19 has forced the ANA to adapt to our new, virtual world   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   During my tenure on the...

American Numismatic Society Announces “Greatest Coins” Video Series

In this series, short videos realized by our curatorial team will examine coins in the American Numismatic Society’s (ANS) collection, carefully selected for their...

Gold Dealers Seeing New Buyers While Some Earlier Buyers Are Now...

“If you don’t know gold, you’d better know your gold dealer,” cautions the leader of the Accredited Precious Metals Dealer program of the Professional...

Colonial Coin Expert Sydney Martin to Receive ANS 2020 Huntington Award

The Trustees of the American Numismatic Society (ANS) have voted to bestow upon Mr. Sydney Martin the 2020 Archer M. Huntington Award in recognition...

Numismatic Crime – Coins, Currency Stolen From Mail; Suspect Wanted

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Stolen from Dealer's Table The coin pictured below was stolen from a dealers...

Revived ANA Money Museum Exhibit Now Online

The ANA Money Museum's exhibit, "Coins, Crown & Conflict: An Exploration of Cromwell's England" – originally displayed in 2007-08 – can now be appreciated...

ANA: Recognize Fellow Collectors and 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...

ANA Board of Governors Approves $5.17 Million Budget for FY 2020-21

At a September 29 teleconference meeting, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) Board of Governors unanimously passed a $5.17 million budget for Fiscal Year 2020-21...

Burnett Anderson Memorial, Booster Awards Presented by ANA at Virtual Event

The Burnett Anderson Memorial Award for Excellence in Numismatic Writing is presented annually to a researcher, author, or journalist in recognition of his or...

Numismatic Crime – Coins Missing or Stolen From Mail Around the...

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Stolen/Lost Express Mail Package A package being shipped from Williamsburg, Virginia to New...

Closed Amid Pandemic, ANA Money Museum Reopens to Public

New Guidelines Encourage Public Safety Amid COVID-19 Concerns   The ANA Money Museum in Colorado Springs has reopened to the public after being closed for nearly...

Numismatic Leaders Receive Recognition on ANA Virtual Platform

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