The Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence Centennial Medal

By David Provost for CoinWeek ..... Editor's Note: David Provost wrote the excellent Commemorative Stories series for CoinWeek. The following piece on the Mecklenburg Declaration...
A Brief Exploration of Patriotic Civil War Tokens

A Brief Exploration of Patriotic Civil War Tokens

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   One common social impact of warfare is the general breakdown of confidence in a nation’s economic system. While seen...
Archives International Auction 75 of Stocks, Bonds, and World Banknotes

Archives International Auction 75 of Stocks, Bonds, and World Banknotes

Auction 75: Wednesday, March 30, 2022 To be sold at public auction beginning at 11:00 am ET   During this unprecedented time period, the team at Archives...
R.S. YEOMAN ON THE SUBJECT OF COIN BOARDS, courtesy Whitman Publishing

Coin Board News Number 62 – For Collectors of Antique Coin Boards

Antique Coin Boards with David W. Lange - www.coincollectingboards.com .....   For Collectors of Antique Coin Boards Number 62 — Spring 2022   COLD TURKEY I haven’t been able to buy...
Archives International Auction 74 of Stocks, Bonds, and World Banknotes

Archives International Auction 74 of Stocks, Bonds, and World Banknotes

Auction 74: Wednesday, February 23, 2022 To be sold at public auction beginning at 11:00 am ET   During this unprecedented time period, the team at Archives...
Archives International Auction 73 of Stocks, Bonds, and World Banknotes

Archives International Auction 73 of Stocks, Bonds, and World Banknotes

Auction 73: Tuesday, January 18, 2022 To be sold at public auction beginning at 11:00 am ET   During this unprecedented time period, the team at Archives...
Most Comprehensive Reference Guide for Casino Chip Collectors Now Available Free Online

Most Comprehensive Reference Guide for Casino Chip Collectors Now Available Free Online

Museum of Gaming History’s recently updated ChipGuide provides a handy photo and background info database of over 280,000 gaming chips and memorabilia from worldwide...
Curiosities of the United States Paper Money Cabinet, Part II

Curiosities of the United States Paper Money Cabinet, Part II

By John Thomassen for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   Link to Part I As we continue our exploration of miscellaneous paper issues from the United States,...
Künker eLive Auction 69: Ancient, World Coins and Military Decorations

Künker eLive Auction 69: Ancient, World Coins and Military Decorations

Künker eLive Auction 69 is online. From now on you can study all pieces of the upcoming auction at your leisure. More than 1,800 lots--from...
The Fascinating World of Saint Lambert Communion Tokens

The Fascinating World of Saint Lambert Communion Tokens

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   Popularized in the 1560s by French Huguenots and Scottish Presbyterians, communion tokens quickly became a staple of northern Calvinism....
Archives International Auction 71 of Stocks, Bonds, and World Banknotes

Archives International Auction 71 of Stocks, Bonds, and World Banknotes

Auction 71: Tuesday, November 23, 2021 To be sold at public auction beginning at 11:00 am ET   During this unprecedented time period, the team at Archives...
Curiosities of the United States Paper Money Cabinet, Part I

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...
So-Called Dollars From 1876 Centennial Exposition Included in 2022 Mega Red Book

So-Called Dollars From 1876 Centennial Exposition Included in 2022 Mega Red Book

The latest edition of the “Red Book” showcases over 80 so-called dollars from the Centennial Exposition   The seventh deluxe edition of A Guide Book of...
ANA Money Museum Receives Important Donation of George Washington Medals From Dwight Manley

ANA Money Museum Receives Important Donation of George Washington Medals From Dwight Manley

Benefactor's multi-million dollar exonumia donation includes over 800 medals from Historical Society of Pennsylvania's famous Baker Collection   More than 850 gold, silver, and bronze medals...
Künker eLive Auction 67: Ancient, World Coins and Military Orders and Decorations

Künker eLive Auction 67: Ancient, World Coins and Military Orders and Decorations

Künker eLive Auction 67 is online. From now on you can study all pieces of the upcoming auction at your leisure. You can expect more...
The New Navy in New York: Tokens, Medals and Art

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...
Künker eLive Auction 66, Part 2: Orders and Decorations Now Online

Künker eLive Auction 66, Part 2: Orders and Decorations Now Online

Part 2 of Künker's eLive Auction 66, featuring military orders and decorations, is online. From now on you can study all pieces of the...
The Coinage of the Micronation of Celestial Space: PCGS

The Coinage of the Nation of Celestial Space

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   What does it take to become a nation? In short, the answer is declaring independence and gaining recognition. But the...

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...
Archives International Auctions Sale of World Banknotes, Stocks, and Bond Certificates

Archives International Auction 66 of Stocks, Bonds, and World Banknotes

Auction 66: Friday, April 23, 2021 To be sold at public auction beginning at 11:00 am ET   During this unprecedented time period, the team at Archives...

Medals of the American Negro Commemorative Society

By Jaharia Knowles for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   The assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. on April 4, 1968, sent shockwaves across the country....

Interesting Coins – A Love Token on Valentine’s Day

On this Valentine's Day, we figured we'd add in a numismatic twist. Love tokens are generally defined as coins where one or sometimes both...
Oceanographic Exonumia: Dr. Anton F. Bruun and the Alexander Agassiz Award - Stack's Bowers Auctions

Oceanographic Exonumia: Alexander Agassiz Award at Stack’s Bowers Auction

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   The world of exonumia offers many exciting opportunities to collectors. The greater size (in...
Archives International Auctions Sale of World Banknotes, Stocks, and Bond Certificates

Archives International Auction 64 of Stocks, Bonds, and World Banknotes

Auction 64: January 27, 2021 To be sold at public auction beginning at 11:00 am ET each day   During this unprecedented time period, the team at...

Numismatic Commemorations of Vaccination Research

By Elena Stolyarik for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   The year 2020, which brought to the world a coronavirus pandemic, is coming to an end....

Künker Kicks off Its Golden Jubilee With Auction 346

Künker Auctions by Künker GmbH ......   Dear bidders and coin enthusiasts, Auction #346, replete with numismatic and phaleristic rarities from all over the world, is now...

Heritage Offers Certified American Tokens & Medals in Month-Long Auction

The latest Month-Long auction from Heritage Auctions features exonumia in its offering of a selection of Certified American Tokens and Medals. Open for bidding now,...

Archives International Auction 63 of Stocks, Bonds, and World Banknotes

Auction 63: December 9-10, 2020 To be sold at public auction in two sessions over two days, beginning at 11:00 am ET each day   During this...
Freemason Mark Pennies

Mythologized and Mistrusted: Freemason Mark Pennies

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   A fraternal organization whose origins are purported to stretch back to ancient times, FREEMASONRY has a storied history of...

Coin Profiles – Hobo Nickels

The hobo nickel is a sculptural art form involving the creative modification of small-denomination coins, essentially resulting in miniature bas reliefs. The nickel, because...