Early Modern World Coins: The Ottoman Kuruş and the Control of...

By Ellen Nye and David Yoon for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   In August 2018, as the country of Turkey faced a currency crisis, its...

Which Saint-Gaudens?

By David Hill for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   There are over 160-years of records in the archives of the American Numismatic Society (ANS), including...

Get a Signed Copy of David Hendin’s Guide to Biblical Coins,...

By David Hendin .....   Dear Friends: I am proud to announce the Sixth Edition of Guide to Biblical Coins, published this month by the American Numismatic...

Numismatic Crime – Coins Stolen From Dealer’s Vehicle, US Mail

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   USPS - Coins Stolen in Transit, California to Las Vegas A package was...

Money Talks Speakers Invited to Present at ANA 2022 National 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...

High Relief Medals, Induction Ceremony Honor Superman Creators Jerry Siegel and...

Large two-inch limited edition art medals commemorating Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, the creators of Superman, one of the first comic book super-heroes, are...

PCGS Partners With Central States Convention

PCGS is now the Official Grading Service for the Central States Numismatic Society   Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) has entered into an important partnership agreement...
Recognize Fellow Collectors and Nominate Deserving Hobbyists for 2022 ANA Awards

Recognize Fellow Collectors and Nominate Deserving Hobbyists for 2022 ANA Awards

Deadline for Nominations is January 15   Each year, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) presents awards to deserving individuals in recognition of outstanding dedication to numismatics....

April 27 is PNG Day at 2022 CSNS Convention

Visitors will get an early advantage for buying, selling prior to the Central States convention   The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) will conduct a PNG Day...

Guises of the Tribute Penny

By Oliver Hoover for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   This last summer, an email message to the ANS Curatorial Department requested that an attempt be...

American Numismatic Association College Scholarship Renamed

On September 14, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) Board of Governors voted unanimously to name the Association's annual higher education scholarship the Gerome Walton...

Learn Coin Grading Standards From Professionals at FUN Show

Serious coin collectors have an opportunity to learn from professionals during the 67th annual Florida United Numismatists (FUN) Convention, January 6-9, 2022. The American...

Struck Counterfeit Coin of the Week: “1785” Bar Copper + 1-Page...

By Jack D. Young, Early American Coppers (EAC) ......   This is only my second article regarding counterfeit Colonial “coins”, following one published here on CoinWeek...

Book Now for 2022 National Money Show and Debut of “Medal...

Collectors and dealers are encouraged to make hotel reservations now to take advantage of special discount room rates at the historic Broadmoor resort for...

Curiosities of the United States Paper Money Cabinet, Part I

By John Thomassen for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   For numismatists and collectors alike, there’s nothing quite like exploring an area of numismatics that one...

Learn Coin Grading Standards From Professionals at January FUN Show

Serious coin collectors have an opportunity to learn from professionals during the 67th annual Florida United Numismatists (FUN) Convention, January 6-9, 2022. The American...

ANA Recognizes Membership Boosters, Numismatic Author & Medallic Artist

At this year's World's Fair of Money, several hobby supporters were honored for encouraging coin enthusiasts to join the American Numismatic Association (ANA). The...

Numismatic Crime – Reward Offered in Major Coin Theft

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Coins Lost/Stolen in the Mail - NV to CA A USPS priority mail...

400-Year-Old Twist of Fate Uniting Cartagena, Colombia, and Florida Keys to...

By Daniel Frank Sedwick LLC ......   When the primary cultural deposit – the motherlode – of the 1622 fleet galleon Nuestra Señora de Atocha was...

Anatomy of Fraudulent Facebook Pop-Up Ads

Facebook has become the predominant choice of fraudsters   Online scams related to counterfeit coins and precious metals continue to escalate and a major tool used...

COAC 2021: The Victor David Brenner Centennial

By Peter van Alfen for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   After a hiatus of a dozen years, this last Friday and Saturday (17–18 September) saw...

ANA Renames Farran Zerbe Memorial Award

The Association's Board of Governors votes to remove Farran Zerbe's moniker from the organization's highest honor   During an open session meeting on January 19, 2021,...

Three Numismatic Groups Admonish Facebook About Ads Offering Counterfeits

Three major numismatic organizations that sent a letter to Facebook executives to complain that the social media platform “has become the predominant choice of...

How Do Numismatists Decide Where a Coin Is From?

By David Yoon for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   There are many ways to describe where a coin is from. One by reference to the...

Representations of Justice on Coins and Medals

By Elena Stolyarik for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   Since ancient times, justice has been one of the fundamental concepts of civilized society. Through the...

Numismatic Crime Updates: Vehicle Burglary and Gold Bar Theft

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Vehicle Burglary - Dealer Inventory Dealer Susanne Watts was the victim of a...

ANA Invites Auction Houses to Submit Bids to Conduct Official Auction

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is inviting numismatic auction firms to submit bids for the opportunity to conduct one or more official auctions as...

Numismatic Leaders Receive Recognition From American Numismatic Association

Leaders in numismatics are essential for helping others to grow within the hobby. Whether that leadership is provided through teaching, mentoring, research, writing, or...

Coinage in the Roman Provinces: ANS Conference Highlights, Part 3

By Lucia Carbone for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   Part 1 | Part 2 The third and final day of the conference, chaired by Joel Allen...

Exceptional Numismatic Writers Receive ANA Awards

2021 Adult Numismatist Literary Award Winners The American Numismatic Association's (ANA) 2021 literary awards – recognizing articles published in the 2020 volume of its official...