World’s Money Fair: Call for Papers at ANA 2020 Sundman Lectures

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is currently accepting proposals for the 2020 Maynard Sundman Littleton Coin Company Lecture Series. Presentations will be given August...

NGC Certifies Pattern Coins From Estate of US Mint Chief Engraver...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified five 19th-century US pattern coins that belonged to Charles E. Barber, the US Mint Chief Engraver from 1880...

Peter van Alfen Honored With ANA Burnett Anderson Memorial Award

Style and Substance Meet in Peter van Alfen's Writings The Burnett Anderson Memorial Award for Excellence in Numismatic Writing is presented annually to a researcher,...

Numismatic Crime – Ancient Coins Stolen With Bad Check, Burglar Takes...

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Burglary Detectives with Williamson County, Tennessee are investigating a residential burglary that resulted...

American Numismatic Society Awards Medals and Honors at 2020 Annual Gala...

On Thursday, January 16, 2020, some 180 friends of the American Numismatic Society (ANS) gathered to honor Richard M. Beleson with the Trustees’ Award...

ACEF Helps Feds Crack Counterfeit Coins Case

Counterfeit Coins Importer Sentenced to 10½ Years in Prison Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation alerted and assisted investigators in the case   A federal court judge in Camden, New...

American Numismatic Association and NGC to Launch ANA Registry

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) and Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) have partnered to launch the ANA Registry later this year. The ANA is the country’s...

Easily Report Suspected Fakes With Online Help From Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation

See it? Report it! The Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation (ACEF) now provides collectors, dealers, the general public and victims of suspected fraud with a convenient and...

Jeff Garrett: See You at the ANA Summer Seminar

There is no better numismatic education for new collectors, prospective dealers and professionals seeking to sharpen their skills   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation...

Numismatic Crime – Stolen Banknotes, Missing Coins

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Stolen/Missing Notes Jhon E. Cash Rare Currency of Highland Village, Texas has reported...

Registration Open for 52nd Annual ANA Summer Seminar

Register by April 3 for Discounts   Registration is open for those looking to attend the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) annual Summer Seminar. Located in Colorado...

ANA College Scholarships Available to Young Collectors

Applications for college scholarships provided by the American Numismatic Association (ANA) are being accepted through March 13. The scholarship fund was established in 2014...

ANA Executive Director Kim Kiick to be Recognized as Numismatic Ambassador

Kim Kiick will be Honored as Numismatic Ambassador at FUN Convention During the Florida United Numismatists 65th annual convention (the FUN Show), American Numismatic Association...

Professional Numismatists Guild Reports Hundreds of Rare Coin Record Prices in...

The emphasis in the United States rare coin market in 2019 was again on superb quality and exceptional rarity with hundreds of record prices...

Numismatic Crime Alerts – Missing Coins Recovered, World Coins Stolen

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Lost/Stolen Package Recovered The coins listed below were reported missing in transit between...

Offer Year-End Support for the Numismatic Crime Information Center

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Your Support Makes a Difference During 2019, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) fielded...

Numismatic Crime – Coin Dealer Home Invasion, Tips to Stay Safe...

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Residential Burglary Detectives with the Santa Cruz County, California Sheriff's Office are investigating...

2020 American Numismatic Society Graduate Summer Seminar in Numismatics Now Accepting...

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is now accepting applications for the 66th Annual Eric P. Newman Graduate Summer Seminar in Numismatics to be held...

Jeff Garrett – A Christmas Miracle and Lessons Learned

A lost coin is found and lessons are learned in a numismatic holiday caper   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Last week, I...

Numismatic Crime Alerts – Coin Dealer Robbed After Show, Stolen Packages

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Coin Dealer Inventory Stolen in Vehicle Burglary The Torrance, California Police Department is...

Nevada State Museum Event Replicates 1870 Half Dollar

It’s been almost 150 years since the first Liberty Seated half dollar was struck on Coin Press No. 1 inside the U.S. Branch Mint...

Numismatic Crime – Help the Hobby Fight Counterfeit Coins and Other...

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Law Enforcement Education The Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) and the Anti-Counterfeiting Educational...

Wyoming, Texas, Utah Top 2019 Sound Money Index — Vermont, Arkansas,...

Precious Metals Dealer, Sound Money Group Rank the 50 States’ Gold and Silver Policies   By Money Metals Exchange ......   “Is Your State Destroying Your Money?” asks...

PNG 2020 Young Numismatist Scholarship Competition Opens

YNs have until March 13, 2020 to submit an essay   The annual Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) Young Numismatist (YN) Scholarship Competition has opened. The PNG...

Chicago Coin Club Inducts Charles J. Ricard Into Hall of Fame

By Chicago Coin Club ......   The Chicago Coin Club announces that the twelfth person to be inducted into its Hall of Fame is Napoleon medal...

Expand Your Numismatic Knowledge: Apply for ANA Summer Seminar Scholarships

Available for Young Collectors and Adult Hobbyists Full and partial scholarships are available to both youths and adults who wish to attend the American Numismatic...

Between Text and Objects: Ancient Coins and the “Periplus of the...

The American Numismatic Society Presents a Lecture with Dr. Shailen Bhandare on Tuesday, December 10, 2019: Between Text and Objects: Coinage and the “Periplus...

ANS Presents 2019 J. Sanford Saltus Award in Medallic Art to...

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce that Mashiko Nakashima is the recipient of the Society’s prestigious 2019 J. Sanford Saltus Award...

New Appointee Joins Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee

The United States Mint has announced the appointment of Dr. Lawrence S. Brown to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) as a member representing...

Numismatic Crime – Judge Refuses to Lower Bond in Faraj Case,...

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Fraudulent Credit Card Bullion Purchases The following two coins were purchased using fraudulent...