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...

Dr. Jesse Kraft New Assistant Curator at American Numismatic Society

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce that Dr. Jesse Kraft has been hired as Assistant Curator of the Coins and Currency of...

Numismatic Crime – Residential Burglary of Numismatic Legend: NCIC

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Residential Burglary The Colorado Springs, Colorado Police Department is investigating a numismatic crime, ...

PNG: Must-Know Tips to Avoid Gold Scams

Adding gold, silver or platinum bullion coins or ingots to an investment portfolio can be a smart choice, but knowing your seller can be...

Dr. Gilles Bransbourg New Executive Director American Numismatic Society

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce that Dr. Gilles Bransbourg has been named Executive Director. He replaces Dr. Ute Wartenberg, who...

Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation Joins Forces with CrimeDex

The Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation (ACEF) has been granted membership into CrimeDex, the world’s largest criminal investigation network composed of more than 4,000 law enforcement...

ANS Executive Director Dr. Ute Wartenberg Kagan to Retire, Assume New...

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .....   Dr. Ute Wartenberg Kagan, who has served as the executive director of the American Numismatic Society (ANS) since 1999,...

Chicago Coin Club Inducts Harry Flower Into Hall of Fame

By Chicago Coin Club ......   The Chicago Coin Club announces that the eleventh person to be inducted into its Hall of Fame is Albert Einstein...

CoinWeek Podcast #121: Numismatist Editor Barbara Gregory

 CoinWeek Podcast #121: Numismatist Editor Barbara Gregory Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on iTunes. Barbara Gregory, the...

Numismatic Crime Information Center: Bad Check Suspect Arrested, Credit Card Fraud

Numismatic Crime By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ...... Credit Card Fraud NCIC has received information regarding numerous attempts to...

Struck Counterfeit Coins: A Family of Struck Fake Draped Bust Dollars

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   In a discussion at the 2019 Dayton EAC Convention on counterfeits, we talked of three "families"...