PNG Sends Tipster First Reward In Theft Case, Total Could Be...

(Temecula, California) -- The Professional Numismatists Guild has issued the first $2,500 in pledged rewards totaling $175,250 to New Jersey coin dealer Ken Starrett...

Dealers Applaud PCGS Grading Services Coming to Hong Kong

The recent announcement that Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) has established a Hong Kong-based authentication and grading service, Collectors Universe (Hong Kong) Ltd., has...

Professional Numismatists Guild Welcomes 13 New Members

(Temecula, California) -- The Board of Directors of the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) has ratified the applications for ten new PNG members and three...

Cultural Property & Coins – The CCPIA: Then and Now

By Wayne Sayles – Ancient Coin Collecting Blog ....   The Convention on Cultural Property Implementation Act of 1983 (CCPIA) has been in effect for more...

FUN Coin Convention Report Orlando 2012

Cindy Wibker, FUN Convention Coordinator Interviewer: David Lisot for CoinWeek Cindy is responsible for putting the FUN Coin Convention together. She negotiates with the hotels, convention...

CSNS Coin Convention Chairman Comments 2012

Interview with Kevin Foley Interviewer: David Lisot. Putting on a convention of this size requires a lot of work and coordination. Kevin Foley is one...

Collectors Universe Acquires Coinflation.com

Coinflation.com (www.Coinflation.com), an increasingly popular informational website that provides the values of precious metals and the intrinsic values of gold, silver and base metal...

PNG Members Comment On New By-Laws Regarding Coin Doctoring

PNG President: Jeffrey Bernberg, PNG Members: Julian Leidman, John Feigenbaum, and David Greenstein Interviewer: David Lisot. Coin doctoring is changing the appearance of a coin to...

ANA Board Approves Balanced Operating Budget

Motion restores funding for Money Museum’s “History of Money” exhibit The American Numismatic Association Board of Governors has unanimously approved a balanced operating budget for...

A Brief History of the Money Museum and Upcoming Fundraising Coin...

PANTA RHEI – "everything flows." This quote from the work of the Greek philosopher Heraclitus perfectly encapsulates everything the Money Museum strives to be...

ANA Elections 2013: Board of Governors Candidate Dr. Scott Rottinghaus

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   This is the fourth in a series of journals that we’re preparing in the lead-up to the...

Purpose of the Liberty Cap Foundation

Walter Husak, Founder, Liberty Cap Foundation Interviewer: David Lisot. Walter Husak once possessed and sold one of the finest collections of early United States large cents...

THE PROFESSOR’S PASSION – John McCloskey takes Seated Liberty coinage seriously

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek....   Who would have guessed that starting a coin club would lead to nearly 40 years of constant but enjoyable work? Along...

Terry Hanlon Named Professional Numismatists Guild President as PNG Selects...

Terry Hanlon, President of Dillon Gage Metals in Addison, Texas, has been selected to serve as President of the Professional Numismatists Guild  for the...

A BABY STEP FOR THE PNG AND THE HOBBY!

Hot Topics by Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics FINALLY-A DEFINITION OF COIN DOCTORING HAS BEEN VOTED IN! The definition of coin doctoring FINALLY has been accepted...

AMERICAN NUMISMATIC SOCIETY UNVEILS MANTIS: A MAJOR NUMISMATIC RESEARCH TOOL

American Numismatic Society Director Ute Wartenberg Kagan today unveiled the new interactive ANS collection search tool, MANTIS (http://numismatics.org/search). MANTIS (Mantis: A Numismatic Technologies...

NCA RECOVERS MORE THAN $1 MILLION FOR BUYERS OF OVERPRICED COINS

The Numismatic Consumer Alliance, Inc. (NCA) helped recover more than $1.1 million in the last eight months of 2011 for victims of unscrupulous coin...

ANA Board Votes to Create Kids’ Zone at Money Museum

Board motion eliminates Fall National Money Show in 2013 The American Numismatic Association Board of Governors has unanimously approved the creation of a Kids Zone...

EAC 2012 Coin Convention Reception and Opening Remarks

This year's Early America Coppers gathering was held in Buffalo, New York. Each convention requires effort from club members to create these memorable gatherings of...

PCGS Gives Congressmen A Close Look At Counterfeiting Problems

During June 27, 2012 meetings with numismatic leaders in Washington, DC, influential U.S. Congressmen and congressional staff members learned about rare coin authentication and...

New Orleans chosen as 2013 Spring National Money Show site

New Orleans was selected as the site for the 2013 Spring National Money Show by the American Numismatic Association Board of Governors during a...

PNG 2012 YN Scholarship Competition Announced

(Temecula, California) -- The Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.com) will provide a scholarship to a deserving young numismatist (YN) to attend the 2012 American Numismatic...

NGC Certifies Important Coin Rarities from the Collection of Eric P....

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has been chosen by the Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society (EPNNES) to grade and encapsulate selected rarities from the...

What Goes On at the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of...

By Mark Ferguson for CoinWeek – MFrarecoins.com If you’ve never been to a summer ANA convention, or if you’ve never been to any coin show...

‘Change In Money: Cowries to Credit Cards’ Named Theme of 2012...

From the objects we’ve used as money, to the money we produce, to the money that exists in electronic form, the way we buy...

International Association of Professional Numismatists (I.A.P.N.) holds 62nd General Assembly...

The International Association of Professional Numismatists (I.A.P.N.) held its 62nd General Assembly May 23-26 2013 in Leipzig Germany. A total of thirty four of...

PCGS Hosts Collectors Club Grading Contest at 2012 FUN

(Orlando, Florida) -- Collectors attending the upcoming Florida United Numismatists convention in Orlando, January 5 - 7, 2012, will have the opportunity to test...

eBay and PNG Working Together

eBay (www.ebay.com), the world's largest online marketplace and a global leader in mobile commerce, recognizes that the coin category on eBay is...

Larry Shepherd Takes Position with Chicago Coin Firm

Larry Shepherd has become senior numismatist for the firm of Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. in Chicago, Il. Larry was most recently know for his...

Gold & Silver PAC update

By Mark Olanoff The House and Senate are back in session after spending time in their home districts last week. As reported earlier both the...