Presenters Wanted for 2021 ANA World’s Fair of Money Numismatic Lectures

The annual American Numismatic Association's (ANA) World's Fair of Money is considered the biggest week of the year for collectors of coins, paper money,...

Dr. Ursula Kampmann Chosen for Numismatic Literary Guild Board

Editor-in-Chief of CoinsWeekly succeeds long-time NLG executive Donn Pearlman   Ursula Kampmann, Ph.D., of Lörrach, Germany, founder of the German and English language MuenzenWoche (CoinsWeekly), Cosmos...

National Money Show ANA Money Talks Scheduled Online

Live webinars available through ANA eLearning Academy   With a mission to educate and encourage others to study and collect money and related items, the nonprofit...

ANS Acquires Numismatically Important Mark Salton Papers

Thanks to the efforts of American Numismatic Society (ANS) Life Fellow Dr. Ira Rezak—and with gratitude to Katharine Conway, executor of the Estate of...
Mark Borckardt - Heritage Auctions

Numismatist Mark Borckardt Honored With Herbert Silberman Award From Early American...

Just 10 specialists have received the award during the last 40 years   Mark Borckardt, Senior Cataloger and Senior Numismatist at Heritage Auctions, has been awarded...

ANA World’s Fair of Money in Chicago Gets the Green Light

Safety protocols may limit the size of the show   Coin collectors can breathe a sigh of relief. The Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois...

Experience Jewish-American Hall of Fame Medals With Major Expansion of Website

The Jewish-American Hall of Fame’s website www.amuseum.org made its first appearance on the internet in 1996. In 2002, it won the Numismatic Literary Guild’s...

The Changing Iconography of Byzantine Gold Coins

By Elena Stolyarik for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   The Byzantine Empire, which lasted more than a thousand years, had one of the most monetized...

ANA Money Museum to Deaccession Duplicate Items on eBay

ANA members will be able to acquire objects at a discounted price   The Money Museum, operated by the nonprofit American Numismatic Association (ANA) in Colorado...

Arkansas Governor Hutchinson Signs Bill Providing Sales Tax Exemption for Coins,...

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets ......   On May 3, 2021, Arkansas governor Asa Hutchinson (R) signed into law Senate Bill 336, creating an exemption...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: Repaired 1836 Gobrecht Dollar +...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   Probably one of the most significant “finds” we as a group have made is this Gobrecht...

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

By Jesse Kraft for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   As many of you know, the American Numismatic Society purchased the archives of the Medallic Art...

Central States Auctions Surpass $47 Million at Heritage

Fresh-to-market coins and historical rarities pushed Heritage Auctions' Central States Numismatic Society (CSNS) event to $47,783,690 (USD) across several sales of U.S. coins and...

Numismatic Crime Information Center – US Coins, Paper Money Stolen From...

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   FedEx - Missing/Stolen Paper Money A FedEx package being sent from Georgia to...

Squaring the Circle: The Andor Orand Squared Quarter

By John Thomassen for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   Quite often, coming across a previously unknown-to-you numismatic object can send one spiraling down a rabbit...

ANA Board of Governors 2021 Election Candidates: Charles Morgan

Hello, my name is Charles Morgan and I am running for a seat on the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) Board of Governors. If you...

ANA Board of Governors 2021 Election Candidates: Muriel Eymery

Thank you for trusting me as a governor two years ago. In addition to chairing the Membership Committee, I actively participated in the Finance/Budget,...

ANA Board of Governors 2021 Election Candidates: Rob Oberth

The ANA has been the shining beacon of numismatic education for over a century and it has been my honor to serve as your...

ANA Board of Governors 2021 Election Candidates: Mary Lynn Garrett

In 2019, I was honored to have been elected to the ANA Board of Governors. The past year has been an incredibly difficult time...

Treasure (Rhode) Island? Henry Every and Yemeni Coins Found in New...

By Oliver Hoover for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   On April 1, 2021, the Associated Press ran a story about a handful of small silver...

ANA to Offer Free Numismatic Webinars During National Coin Week

In celebration of National Coin Week (NationalCoinWeek.org), April 18-24, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) is offering free online eLearning Academy webinars that tie into...

Professional Numismatists Guild Now Accepting 2021 Awards Nominations

The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) is now accepting nominations for its 2021 awards, according to PNG Executive Director Robert Brueggeman. “The PNG publicly recognizes outstanding...

George Floyd Medal by Jeanne Stevens-Sollman Wins 2021 American Medal of...

The American Medallic Sculptors Association (AMSA) has announced that Jeanne Stevens-Sollman has won the 2021 American Medal of the Year (AMY) award for her...

PNG Expels Member Jason Bradford

The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) voted on April 8, 2021, to expel member Jason Bradford for conduct prejudicial to the PNG. Bradford, of Legacy Currency...

Candidates Announced for ANA Board of Governors

Candidate Forum on April 29 to Impart Views on ANA/Hobby Issues   Every two years, the terms of all American Numismatic Association (ANA) elected officials expire....

Numismatic Literary Guild Names Charles Morgan Executive Director

NLG launches membership drive and opens annual awards competition   The Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG) has selected Charles Morgan, editor-in-chief of CoinWeek, to be the organization’s...

Money Talks Speakers Wanted for Chicago 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...

Public and Private in Coin Production

By David Yoon for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   There is a commonly encountered conventional distinction between coins and tokens such that coins are produced...

An Update on the (Counterfeit) Elephant in the Room

Counterfeit Coins by Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   It's been a while since my last article on the subject of deceptive counterfeits...

Assist the NCIC in Recovery of Property Stolen During California Coin...

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   FedEx - Coins Stolen in Transit A FedEx package being shipped from Washington...