Jeff Garrett: The ANA and Giving Back to the Hobby You...

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   For decades, the hobby of numismatics has provided me with more benefits than anyone could ever...

American Numismatic Society Seeks to Hire Deputy Director

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is seeking to hire a Deputy Director. General Job Description The Deputy Director is a senior member of the management team...

Numismatic Musings on the Staten Island Ferry

By Peter van Alfen for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   The half-hour that I spend every workday morning and evening on the ferry traversing the...

Washington State Coin Dealer Dan Duncan Receives ICTA Service Award

The Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) dealer-member Dan Duncan (Pinnacle Rarities in Olympia, Washington) has received the association’s 2020 Diane Piret Memorial Outstanding...

Coins Stolen or Missing From USPS: Numismatic Crime Information Center

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Mising/Stolen Package - NY to CA A USPS package shipped from New York...

The First Italia on Coinage: Ancient Coins of Italy

By Lucia Carbone for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   The coin in Fig. 1 represents the first attestation of the name Italia on coinage. It...

New Large-Format Book From ANA Reveals History Through American Coinage

Coin collectors and history buffs alike are sure to enjoy Past Tense, an entertaining, large-format book of author Rod Gillis' colorful "Past Tense" monthly...

Police Request Assistance in Coin Burglary Cases: Numismatic Crime Information Center

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   State Police Request Assistance in Burglary Case Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a...

American Numismatic Society Announces Death of Former President Sydney F. Martin

The family has provided the following obituary. The American Numismatic Society will publish a longer obituary and appreciation of his numismatic life and work...

American Numismatic Association 2021 Summer Seminar Canceled

ANA to offer eLearning Academy programs free of charge   The American Numismatic Association (ANA) announced that the 2021 Summer Seminar, scheduled for June 19-24 (Session...

Images and Symbols of Egyptian Gods on Ancient Coins

By Austin Andrews for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   With its range of hawk-headed and half-mummified deities, the Egyptian pantheon has inspired devotion and intrigue...

Colonial Coin Collectors Club Names New Publication Award in Honor of...

By American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   The Colonial Coin Collectors Club (C4) Board of Directors announced the creation of the Sydney F. Martin Numismatic Publication...

ANA College Scholarships Available to Young Collectors

Applications for college scholarships provided by the American Numismatic Association (ANA) are being accepted through March 12. The scholarship fund was established in 2014...

Zoom Video Presentation: Travels in Judea and Samaria: Coins & Etc....

CoinWeek is proud to present a Zoom video lecture given by numismatist David Hendin to the members of the Israel Numismatic Society on January...

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...