Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: “1785” Bar Copper + 1-Page...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   This is only my second article regarding counterfeit Colonial “coins”, following one published here on CoinWeek...

Book Now for 2022 National Money Show and Debut of “Medal...

Collectors and dealers are encouraged to make hotel reservations now to take advantage of special discount room rates at the historic Broadmoor resort for...

Curiosities of the United States Paper Money Cabinet, Part I

By John Thomassen for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   For numismatists and collectors alike, there’s nothing quite like exploring an area of numismatics that one...

Learn Coin Grading Standards From Professionals at January FUN Show

Serious coin collectors have an opportunity to learn from professionals during the 67th annual Florida United Numismatists (FUN) Convention, January 6-9, 2022. The American...

ANA Recognizes Membership Boosters, Numismatic Author & Medallic Artist

At this year's World's Fair of Money, several hobby supporters were honored for encouraging coin enthusiasts to join the American Numismatic Association (ANA). The...

Numismatic Crime – Reward Offered in Major Coin Theft

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Coins Lost/Stolen in the Mail - NV to CA A USPS priority mail...

400-Year-Old Twist of Fate Uniting Cartagena, Colombia, and Florida Keys to...

By Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC ......   When the primary cultural deposit – the motherlode – of the 1622 fleet galleon Nuestra Señora de Atocha was...

Anatomy of Fraudulent Facebook Pop-Up Ads

Facebook has become the predominant choice of fraudsters   Online scams related to counterfeit coins and precious metals continue to escalate and a major tool used...

COAC 2021: The Victor David Brenner Centennial

By Peter van Alfen for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   After a hiatus of a dozen years, this last Friday and Saturday (17–18 September) saw...

ANA Renames Farran Zerbe Memorial Award

The Association's Board of Governors votes to remove Farran Zerbe's moniker from the organization's highest honor   During an open session meeting on January 19, 2021,...

Three Numismatic Groups Admonish Facebook About Ads Offering Counterfeits

Three major numismatic organizations that sent a letter to Facebook executives to complain that the social media platform “has become the predominant choice of...

How Do Numismatists Decide Where a Coin Is From?

By David Yoon for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   There are many ways to describe where a coin is from. One by reference to the...

Representations of Justice on Coins and Medals

By Elena Stolyarik for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   Since ancient times, justice has been one of the fundamental concepts of civilized society. Through the...

Numismatic Crime Updates: Vehicle Burglary and Gold Bar Theft

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Vehicle Burglary - Dealer Inventory Dealer Susanne Watts was the victim of a...

ANA Invites Auction Houses to Submit Bids to Conduct Official Auction

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is inviting numismatic auction firms to submit bids for the opportunity to conduct one or more official auctions as...

Numismatic Leaders Receive Recognition From American Numismatic Association

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

Coinage in the Roman Provinces: ANS Conference Highlights, Part 3

By Lucia Carbone for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   Part 1 | Part 2 The third and final day of the conference, chaired by Joel Allen...

Exceptional Numismatic Writers Receive ANA Awards

2021 Adult Numismatist Literary Award Winners The American Numismatic Association's (ANA) 2021 literary awards – recognizing articles published in the 2020 volume of its official...

From Mound House to Manhattan: The Medallic Art Company Archives, Part...

By Jesse Kraft for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   This is the second segment of a three-part series on the MACO Archives and the pending...

ANA Members Recognized for Accomplishments During 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...

NGC and Employees Take Home Numerous Awards at ANA World’s Fair...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) is honored that its team members received 10 important accolades in August in recognition of their numismatic excellence. Several of the...

Important Notification for World’s Fair of Money Attendees and Dealers Regarding...

By American Numismatic Association (ANA) ......   First, we wish to sincerely thank our members and member-dealers for helping to make the Chicago World's Fair of...

ANA Money Museum Receives Important Donation of George Washington Medals From...

Benefactor's multi-million dollar exonumia donation includes over 800 medals from Historical Society of Pennsylvania's famous Baker Collection   More than 850 gold, silver, and bronze medals...

Numismatic Crime Updates: Major Coin Burglary in Maui Exceeds $1 Million...

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Major Burglary in Maui Detectives with the Maui Police Department in Hawaii are...

Numismatic Literary Guild Announces 2021 Award Winners

Complete List of Award Winners By Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG) ......   Esteemed researcher and award-winning numismatic author Roger W. Burdette is this year’s recipient of The...

Bartlett Collection of Ancient Coins Now at Auction to Benefit the...

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce that the Robert W. Bartlett Collection is being offered at auction by Classical Numismatic Group,...
David Vagi, NGC Ancients Director and Finalizer, Selected 2021 Numismatist of the Year

David Vagi, NGC Ancients Director and Finalizer, Selected 2021 Numismatist of...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) congratulates David Vagi, NGC Ancients Director and Finalizer, on being selected the 2021 Numismatist of the Year by the American...

Acclaimed Coin Designer Emily Damstra to Donate Hand-Signed Artwork to ANA

Acclaimed artist Emily Damstra, whose designs are now on 11 United States coins including the new reverse of the popular Type II American Silver...

ANS Announces Professor Nathan Elkins as Visiting Research Scholar

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce that Dr. Nathan Elkins, Associate Professor of Art History at Baylor University, will be joining...

Numismatic Crime Updates: Break-Ins, Bad Checks, and Stolen Coins

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Post Coin Show Car Break-In A collector exhibiting and volunteering at the recent...