Numismatic Crime – Coin and Paper Money Thefts

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Coin Burglary - Phoneix, Arizona The Phoenix Police Department is investigating a commercial...

A Visit to Patara, Eight NLG Awards Among News at ANS

American Numismatic Society in Lycia By Ute Wartenberg - President and Research Curator, American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   As part of a longer trip abroad, American...

Exceptional Numismatic Writers Receive ANA Awards

2022 Adult Numismatist Literary Award Winners The American Numismatic Association's (ANA) 2022 literary awards – recognizing articles published in the 2021 volume of its official...

Central States Numismatic Society Expands Magazine, Enlarges Convention

To provide even more service to collectors and dealers, the Central States Numismatic Society (CSNS) has enlarged the format of its quarterly publication, The...
ANA to Develop Additional Security Protocols for Coin Shows

ANA to Develop Additional Security Protocols for Coin Shows

On August 15, 2022, during setup of the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) World’s Fair of Money in the Chicago suburb of Rosemont, a dealer...

Goloid Dollars: America’s Electrum Coinage

By Jesse Kraft for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   The discovery of vast amounts of gold in California upset the ratio between gold and silver,...

Numismatic Crime – Coin Show Dealers High-Profile Targets

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Coin Show Dealers Becoming High-Profile Targets During the past several months, organized groups...

ANA Awards Noted Numismatists at 2022 World’s Fair of Money

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

Octavia Minor, a Wonder of a Woman

By Lucia Carbone for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   Caesar was exceedingly fond of his sister, who was, as the saying is, a wonder of a...

Hardwick, Rackas Receive ANA 2022 College Scholarships

The American Numismatic Association's (ANA) has awarded 2022 college scholarships to Elijah Hardwick from Greencastle, Indiana, and Jason Rackas from Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Each...

ANS Announces New Book on Coins of Ancient Sakra

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce the publication of In the Treasure Room of the Sakra King: Votive Coinage from Gandhāran...

Numismatic Crime – Smash and Grab Groups Targeting Coin Shops

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   USPS: Stolen/Missing - New Jersey to California A package being shipped from New...

ANS Announces Resolute Americana Chair of American Numismatics

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce the naming of the curatorial position in American numismatics as the Resolute Americana Chair of...

ANS Honors Royal Numismatic Society’s Richard Ashton With Festschrift

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce that Presbeus: Studies in Ancient Coinage Presented to Richard Ashton has now appeared and is...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1797 “S-136” Large Cent +...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) for CoinWeek .....   This latest installment in the continuing summary of the deceptive struck counterfeits documented to...

French Coins in America or French American Coins? And Which America?

By Jérôme Jambu (Visiting Professor, Eric P. Newman Graduate Summer Seminar in Numismatics) for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   As American numismatists and collectors of...

Barker Recipient of Highest ANA Award for Young Collectors

The American Numismatic Association's (ANA) highest accomplishment for a young collector is being named ANA Young Numismatist of the Year. The honor is given...

Numismatic Crime – Thieves Follow Dealer Home After Coin Show

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Attention Coin Dealers: Suspects Follow Victim Home in Atlanta A dealer at the...

$100 Million of Rare Coins and Sunken Treasure at ANA World’s...

The public can view historic coins, banknotes and medals, and learn what their old money may be worth at this family-friendly event   More than $100...

Heritage Auctions Awarded the Harry W. Bass Jr. Collection of Gold...

Proceeds from the auction, which begins in the fall, to benefit Dallas nonprofits working with children, homeless people, the hungry and more   Heritage Auctions announced...

The Scientific Medals of Sir Edward Thomason

By John Thomassen for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   When surrounded by as many objects as exist within the hallowed halls of an institution like...

Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation Warns: Hundreds of Websites Selling Fake Coins

ACEF warns of fake “precious metal” and “rare coins” offered online, and helps a Texas investor who became an unsuspecting victim   Looking to buy gold...

Book Now for Chicago ANA World’s Fair of Money

The ANA convention features buying, selling, educational seminars and historic displays of numismatic treasures   Collectors and dealers are encouraged to make hotel reservations now to...

Numismatic Crime – Coins Stolen or Missing From Major Mail Carriers

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   UPS: Stolen/Missing - New York to Florida A package being shipped via UPS...

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,...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: 1787 Massachusetts “4C” Half Cent...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) for CoinWeek .....   A comment I have heard in regards to these latest struck fakes is that...

114 Years Ago Today: ANA Co-Founder Dr. George F. Heath Passed...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   114 years ago today, Dr. George Francis Heath died at his home in Monroe, Michigan. He...

Higley Coppers: The Talking Coins of Connecticut

By Austin Andrews for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   The written word enables coins—otherwise silent objects—to speak out, declare, and demand, sometimes on their own...

ANA Philanthropy Awards Presented to Q. David Bowers, Stack Family

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) will recognize Q. David Bowers and the Stack family at the Chicago World's Fair of Money (August 16-20) for...

Numismatic Crime – Video of Suspects Available in Recent Coin Burglary

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   UPDATE: Nebraska Vehicle Burglary The following is a video of the recent vehicle...