Struck Counterfeit Coins: A Family of Struck Fake Large Cents

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   After writing the previous “family” article about rather deceptive struck counterfeit half cents based on the...

CONECA Celebrates 100th Anniversary of 1918/7-D Overdate Buffalo Nickel with Limited...

By CONECA ......   The Combined Organizations Of Numismatic Error Collectors Of America (CONECA) is celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the 1918/7-D Buffalo nickel overdate on...

NCIC: Hotel Room Safe Burglary, Jewelry Store Robbery

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Fraudulent Money Orders During the past couple of weeks, the Numismatic Crime Information...

American Numismatic Society Gives 2019 Archer M. Huntington Award to Dr....

The Trustees of the American Numismatic Society (ANS) have voted to bestow upon Prof. Dr. Oğuz Tekin the 2019 Archer M. Huntington Award in...

International Event Examines Future for Circulating Coins

A new international conference will examine the future role of circulating coins as they continue to play an essential and intrinsic part of cash-based...

ICTA Installs New Treasurer and Secretary, Patrick A. Heller Honored

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) ......   Patrick A. Heller was honored during the Industry Council for Tangible Assets  dinner in Rosemont, Illinois, on...

NCIC: Stolen Coins Recovered, Arrest Made in Bad Checks Case

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   $20,000 Gold Theft - Suspects Identified Rochester, Minnesota police are investigating the theft...

American Numismatic Society Announces 2020 Gala Honoree

By American Numismatic Society ......   The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce that on Thursday, January 16, 2020, it will honor its esteemed...

Don’t Be Rushed In New Gold Rush, Veteran Bullion Dealers Caution

Investors wanting to enter the gold and silver markets or add to existing portfolios should be wary of potential counterfeits, plated “gold coins”, or...

Struck Counterfeit Coins: A Family of Struck Fake Half Cents

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   A recent internet listing for an 1804 "C-6" half cent was the motivation to pull this...

Civil War Token Society Announces Trask Family YN Summer Seminar Scholarship

In recognition of Susan Trask and her husband the late Frank Trask, the Civil War Token Society has created the annual Trask Family YN...

Exhibitors Honored at ANA Chicago World’s Fair of Money

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) presented 53 competitive exhibit awards at the 2019 World’s Fair of Money in Rosemont, Illinois. Winners were announced at...

PNG Offers to Assist Victims of Coin Doctoring

As part of its on-going efforts to combat “coin doctoring”, the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) is urging dealers and collectors to respect the heritage...

Collectors Converge on Chicago ANA 2019 World’s Fair of Money

Collector activity energizes show; dealers delighted   The Chicago suburb of Rosemont again proved to be a popular site for the World’s Fair of Money, with...

Chicago Coin Club Inducts Elston G. Bradfield Into Hall of Fame

By Chicago Coin Club ......   The Chicago Coin Club announces that the ninth person to be inducted into its Hall of Fame is author and...

NCIC: Counterfeit Carson City Dollars, California Vehicle Burglaries

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Counterfeits The Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) has received two reports involving the...

Numismatic Influencers Receive Awards During ANA World’s Fair of Money

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

Numismatic Literary Guild Announces Award Winners at 2019 ANA Show

Complete List of Award Winners By Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG) ......   The Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG), a nonprofit organization composed of editors, authors, writers, bloggers, and...

NCIC: Missing and Stolen Coins, Bad Check Update

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Vehicle Burglary A dealer traveling in the Tarpon Springs, Florida area stopped at...

PNG Honors Paul Nugget With 2019 Abe Kosoff Founders Award

The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) has honored Paul Nugget of East Meadow, New York with the PNG 2019 Abe Kosoff Founders Award for his...

ANA Presents Literary Awards to Exceptional Writers

2019 Adult Numismatist Literary Award Winners The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) 2019 literary awards – recognizing articles published in the 2018 volume of its official...

Former Police Chief Doug Davis Named Anti-Counterfeiting Director of the...

Current Anti-Counterfeiting Director Beth Deisher will step down in September after successful anti-counterfeiting work   Doug Davis, founder of the Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) and...

Richard Weaver Selected As New PNG President

Officers of the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) have selected Richard Weaver to be the organization’s President for the 2019–2021 term. Weaver was selected during...

ANA Members to Receive Awards at Chicago World’s Fair of Money

Numismatics is the study and collection of coins, paper money, tokens, and medals, but at the American Numismatic Association (ANA) it is the people...

ANA Awards Given to Numismatists Making a Difference

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is honoring several numismatists who not only lead by example but pave new pathways within the numismatic hobby. Recognized...

Chicago Coin Club Inducts Glenn B. Smedley Into Hall of Fame

By Chicago Coin Club ......   The Chicago Coin Club announces that the eighth person to be inducted into its Hall of Fame is Victor D....

Video: In the Trenches Fighting Counterfeits – with ACEF Director Beth...

  The United States is facing an unprecedented tsunami of counterfeits coming into the country, mostly from China. From name-brand goods to everyday household items, these...

CoinWeek Podcast #119: Dan Sedwick is Bringing Dealers Together as President...

 CoinWeek Podcast #119: Dan Sedwick is Bringing Dealers Together as President of the IAPN Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic...

Calling All Collectors: Support the 2021 Morgan & Peace Silver Dollar...

Silver Dollar Commemorative Support By Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists (PAN) ...... The Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists (PAN) is calling on all fellow coin collectors to...

Gold & Precious Metals News: Ohio Budget Kills Sales-Tax Exemption for...

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) ......   ICTA member Dave Miholer (Executive Coin Company, Stow, Ohio) brought to our attention in May that the...