Virginia Bullion Sales-Tax Exemption Extended and Threshold Removed

By National Coin & Bullion Association (NCBA) ......   On March 2, Virginia governor Glenn Youngkin signed House Bill 3, which extends the sunset date for...

New Civil War Showcase Added to PAN Coin Show

No Small Change Programs (Maryland) and “PAN”, Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists Foundation Together Host the Inaugural Civil War Money & Memorabilia Showcase   The Civil War...

It’s a Jungle out There! Later Date Large Cent Counterfeits

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   As I continue to document the "family" of counterfeits currently available on the market, both as...

Language and the Successful Circulation of Money in the United States

By Jesse Kraft for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   Prior to the adoption of the United States dollar with the Mint Act of 1792, the...

National Coin Week: What’s in Your Pocket Change?

"Dynamic Designs, Artistic Masterpieces" is the theme of National Coin Week, April 17-23, 2022   Look closely at the change in your pocket or purse. You...

Numismatic Crime – Coin Theft Suspects in Custody

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Theft of Jewelry, Rolex Watches at Long Beach Coin Show Long Beach Police...

Struck Counterfeit Coins: Another Family of Struck Fake Large Cents

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   It has been a while since I wrote my CoinWeek article on the "family" of large...

Money Talks Speakers Wanted for ANA World’s Fair of Money

American Numismatic Association (ANA) members are encouraged to share their ideas and research with fellow hobbyists by delivering a Money Talks presentation at the...

ACEF Concerns Included in Federal Review of Counterfeiting & Piracy Markets

The sale of counterfeit U.S. coins and precious metals on e-commerce platforms and third-party marketplaces continues to escalate and the number of victims proves...

ANA National Money Show Attendance Surpasses 3,000

The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) 2022 National Money Show in Colorado Springs, Colorado, welcomed a total of 3,288 people to the three-day event, held...

Dispatches From a Week in Numismatics

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   Hello, CoinWeek readers. As we wrap up the final days of winter, I thought I'd write a few words...

ANS Announces Dr. Nathan T. Elkins as Incoming Deputy Director

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce Dr. Nathan T. Elkins will be joining the ANS full time as Deputy Director, effective...

What Is a Mint?

By David Yoon for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   Some questions seem too obvious to be worth asking. Everyone knows that a mint is a...

GreatCollections Official Auctioneer of American Numismatic Association

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) has selected GreatCollections Coin Auctions of Irvine, California as the exclusive Official Auctioneer of the ANA. The new three-year...

1st-Time Display Together of “Big Four” U.S. Coin Rarities at Central...

Four of the most famous United States rare coins with a combined face value of only $1.16 but insured now for $19 million will...

Numismatic Crime – Suspects in Earlier Coin Theft Possibly Traveling

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Lost/Stolen Packages - FedEx, UPS The following parcels have been reported lost/stolen: FedEx A package...

Ancient Coins and (Modern) Object Biographies

By Nathan Elkins for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   One way to study numismatic objects is through the lens of the anthropological/archaeological concept of object...

National Silver Dollar Round Table Award Winners and Central States Update

No NSDR Banquet at Central States National Silver Dollar Round Table membership ... I want to thank all of you that responded to the last...

Numismatic Crime – Help Identify Suspects in Gold Coin Theft

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Suspects in Theft of Gold Kruerrands The two females pictured above are responsible...

Antiochus IV in Illinois

By Oliver Hoover for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   Everyone loves to find coins in unexpected places. There's a certain thrill that comes from discovering...

Price for American Numismatic Association Diploma Program to Increase

Members encouraged to take advantage of current price point   American Numismatic Association (ANA) members have until April 1 to take advantage of the current School...

Collector Exhibits at ANA Conventions Eligible to Receive Prizes

One of the big draws of American Numismatic Association (ANA) conventions are the featured collector exhibits on display. The individual creativity in these displays...

Fame and Infamy Represented in the Medallic Art Co. Die Shells

By Jesse Kraft for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   Since repatriating the die shells of the Medallic Art Co. (MACO), organizing and cataloguing these pieces...

ANS Announces Andrew M. Burnett Chair of Roman Numismatics

The newly endowed Chair of Roman Numismatics is named in honor of renowned numismatist, scholar, and ANS Board of Trustees Vice President Andrew M....

Submissions Accepted for ANA Young Numismatist Literary Awards

Submissions for the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) annual Young Numismatist Literary Awards competition are being accepted through April 1. The awards were established to...

Heritage Offers McCloskey Collection, Classic US Commemoratives in Upcoming Auctions

The John W. McCloskey Collection Showcase Auction Dr. John W. McCloskey was a prolific researcher and pathfinder in multiple areas of American numismatics. He was...

Central States Plans Bigger April 2022 Convention

Additional Dealer Tables Now Available   Visitors to the April 2022 Central States Numismatic Society (CSNS) convention will find an expanded bourse area with more dealers...

Numismatic Crime – $100,000 Worth of Coins Stolen at Starbucks

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Coins and Silver Seized in Arrest The Police Department of Groveland, Florida is...

From the Dark Corner: An “Authenticated” NOT 1787 Connecticut Copper

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   In this series, I intend to continue to showcase different levels of "counterfeits", using a rather...

William Shakespeare Medal Reunited With Family

By John Thomassen for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   One of the more fascinating aspects of the American Numismatic Society’s (ANS) eBay store are the...