American Numismatic Society to Honor David Hendin at 2022 Gala

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce that on Thursday, January 13, 2022, it will honor ANS Vice President and Adjunct Curator...

World’s Most Valuable and Famous Rare Coin, 1933 Double Eagle, at...

First public display of this historic coin since its $18.9 million record-shattering auction, courtesy of its anonymous new owner and GreatCollections   The world's most valuable...

Ancient Coins From the Jay M. Galst Collection: ANS

By Peter van Alfen for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   Over the course of 40 years of serious collecting, our friend and colleague Jay Martin...

Central States Numismatic Society Honors John Highfill With 2021 Q. David...

CSNS annual honor recognizes lifetime achievements of professional numismatists   The Central States Numismatic Society (CSNS) is presenting its annual Q. David Bowers Award this year...

Coin Clubs for the Fun of It

Coin Clubs By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. for CoinWeek ...... Anyone approaching middle age, and those of us who have already arrived there, will no doubt...

ANA Honors Distinguished Numismatists With Awards

Every year, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) recognizes members who go above and beyond with their service and dedication to numismatics. The following awards,...

Developments and Preliminary Release for the Roman Republican Die Project

By Lucia Carbone and Liv M. Yarrow for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   Nearly three decades ago, Richard Schaefer began collecting images of Roman Republican...

Collectors Loan “Magnificent 7” $15+ Million Group of Classic U.S. Coins...

Exhibits hosted by Tangible Investments features examples of some of the finest known coins, including 1880 Coiled Hair and Flowing Hair “Stellas”   A virtual mini-museum...

CSNS President Mitch Ernst Announces 2021 Sower Award Recipients

Central States Numismatic Society (CSNS) President Mitch Ernst is proud to announce Dennis Tucker and Chris Seuntjens as the 2021 recipients of his annual...

The Roman Republican Die Project Progresses: Ancient Coins at the ANS

  The Roman Republican Die Project (RRDP) of the American Numismatic Society (ANS) has completed its first significant data upload. This platform, which launched as...

Ancient and Medieval Coins With Two-Sided Legends

By David Yoon for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   Many--probably most--coins do not have any inherent directionality in the images or legends on their two...

Young Numismatists Receive ANA 2021 College Scholarships

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) has awarded 2021 college scholarships to Paige Price from Bolivar, Missouri, and Madeline Rodriguez from Evanston, Illinois. Each winner...

Ohio Budget Bill Reinstates Investment Bullion and Coin Sales Tax Exemption

The Ohio 2022–2023 budget reinstates the sales tax exemption for the purchases of investment metal bullion and investment coins that was eliminated in the...

Managing the ANS Collection: An Interview With Elena Stolyarik

By Austin Andrews for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   Dr. Elena Stolyarik, Collections Manager at the American Numismatic Society (ANS), has held nearly every single...

Dr. Ralph W. Ross to Become ANA’s 62nd President at Chicago...

Voting members of the American Numismatic Association (ANA) have chosen a new president and vice president, and soon will be welcoming three new individuals...

Numismatic Crime Updates: Coins Stolen or Missing in Transit

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Latin American Coins Stolen/Lost in Texas A UPS package shipped from Spain to...

Royal Numismatic Society Awards Gilljam Prize to ANS Author George Watson

By American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   The UK's Royal Numismatic Society has awarded its Gilljam Prize for Third-Century Numismatics to George Watson’s book Connections, Communities,...

Numismatic History: The Trouble With Names

By David Hill for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   Du Bois was a big name at the United States Mint in the 19th century. Or...

NCBA Seeks Dealer Data to Help Combat State Efforts Against Bullion...

The National Coin & Bullion Association (NCBA) is fighting to preserve sales-tax exemptions on coins, paper money, and precious-metals bullion in 39 states, and...
Mark Salzberg: Charles Morgan Is the Leader We Need for the ANA Board of Governors

Mark Salzberg: Charles Morgan Is the Leader We Need for the...

With a visionary perspective and commitment to creating relevance for new and younger collectors, Charles Morgan will serve the ANA well   Dear Fellow Numismatists: For more...

A Caffeinated Tour of the American Numismatic Society Collection

By John Thomassen for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   In the world of humorous coffee shop signs, there is one that has always rung particularly...

Coin and Bullion Dealers, Tell Congress to Support Changes to AML...

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets ......   The Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2020 became law on January 1, 2021, and Congress is currently developing many...

Scott Travers Endorses Charles Morgan for ANA Governor

SCOTT A. TRAVERS Author of The Coin Collector's Survival Manual American Numismatic Association (ANA) Past Vice President, 1997-1999 ENDORSES CHARLES MORGAN Candidate for ANA Governor 2021   Elections are about the...

Coinage in the Roman Provinces: ANS Conference Highlights, Part 2

By Lucia Carbone for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   Link to Part 1 The second day of the ANS conference, March 24, 2021, chaired by Pere...

The New Navy in New York: Tokens, Medals and Art

By Peter van Alfen for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   At the end of the American Civil War, the United States had the second-largest navy...

$100 Million Exhibit of US Type Coins From Tyrant Collection to...

Never-before-seen exhibit will showcase hundreds of superb condition coins, including the famous King of Siam Proof Set   For the first time ever, the public will...

The Franc: A Coin, a Currency, an Orphan

By Gilles Bransbourg for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   The Franc is one of the oldest and most widespread currency units in the world, currently...

Numismatic Crime Updates: Coins, Banknotes Stolen or Missing From FedEx

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Canadian Notes Stolen/Lost via FedEx A FedEx package being shipped from Canada to...

Coinage in the Roman Provinces: ANS Conference Highlights, Part 1

By Lucia Carbone for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   The American Numismatic Society (ANS) and the PhD Program in History at the Graduate Center, CUNY,...

Medieval World Coins: The Allan Evans Papers

By David Yoon for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   The many treasures of the American Numismatic Society’s (ANS) archives include not only the Society’s own...