CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series: Coins, Aliens and UFOs

By Mike Markowitz for CoinWeek .....   On the wall of his office in the FBI building’s basement, Special Agent Fox Mulder of the TV series...

100 Greatest American Medals and Tokens

Katherine Jaeger and Q. David Bowers tell the fascinating stories of 100 of the greatest medals and tokens of Colonial America, the early states,...

A Napoleonic Medal Collection Kept Together for Over 200 Years

"I am a true Roman Emperor; I am of the best race of Caesars - those who are founders." --Napoleon Bonaparte, 1812. The Charles J. Ricard...

CCAC Announces Public Meeting for November 17, 2016

Pursuant to United States Code, Title 31, section 5135(b)(8)(C), the United States Mint announces the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) public meeting scheduled for...

McClure Collection – Tokens and Medals in Long Beach

Heritage Auctions...   It is our pleasure to present a large and important gathering of tokens and medals from two dozen consignors in our June 10...

NGC Releases Tokens and Medals Census

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has released a Tokens and Medals Census with comprehensive population data for virtually all types graded by NGC. The Tokens...

Latest Entry in BEP’s Intaglio Print Collection Commemorates World War I...

By Bureau of Engraving and Printing ......   The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) is pleased to introduce, “Homefront”, one of three cards in the...

Australia 2016 Remember Me Convict Love Token $1 Copper Coin

Description: The 2016 Convict Love Token One Dollar coin series is an Australian commemorative program rooted in the history of Australia’s founding as a nation....

Certified American Tokens & Medals Offered in August Heritage Auction

Heritage's latest Month-Long auction highlights exonumia in its offering of a selection of Certified American Tokens and Medals. Open for bidding now, this auction...

CoinWeek Podcast #48: Ron Landis and the Return of the Hobo...

CoinWeek Podcast #48: Ron Landis and the Return of the Hobo Nickel Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe...

New Book on Charbneau So-Called Dollars

Jeff Shevlin, So-Called Guy David Lisot, Interviewer Jeff Shevlin, know as the “So-Called Guy” along with William Hyder, has written a new book about a specialty...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 23, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 23, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Q&A: James Halperin How did a pair of college dropouts who were business rivals come...

Excerpts from the E-Sylum: Wayne’s Numismatic Diary – February 15,...

By Wayne Homren for The E-Sylum eNewsletter....   Each week, CoinWeek, in collaboration with the Numismatic Bibliomania Society, brings you a highlighted feature from the current...

Aim High with Military Payment Certificates

To celebrate the 68th Anniversary of the creation of the US Air Force, a pair of Military Payment Certificates featuring iconic imagery is discussed By...

Top 4 New Coins on MA Shops as of Dec. 20

By CoinWeek ....   We admit it. Today's "Top 4" new coin listings on MA-Shops.com was originally a "Top 5" -- but by the time of writing...

Excerpts from the E-Sylum: The History of Food Stamp Tokens –...

By Wayne Homren for The E-Sylum eNewsletter.... Each week, CoinWeek, in collaboration with the Numismatic Bibliomania Society, brings you a highlighted feature from the current...

Spotlight on So-Called Dollars 2

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek....   Early American Commemoratives, Part 2: Commemoratives and Related So-Called Dollars In the first part of our story, we...

Marvelous Rarities and Collections at Gorny & Mosch

Be it an ox hide ingot, a unique silver medallion of Trajan, the largest collection of religious amulets and medals the market has ever...

Nobel Prize Medal of Man Who Cured Anemia to Be Sold

By Bonhams....   Nobel Prize medal awarded to George Minot, with diploma and other related materials The Nobel Prize medal awarded to George Minot in 1934 for...

2015 First Spouse Bronze Medal Series Four-Medal Set Available Sept. 21

The United States Mint will open sales for the 2015 First Spouse Bronze Medal Series Four-Medal Set (product code JP9) on September 21 at...

CoinWeek News Wire for September 16, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for September 16, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Deciphering history, one coin at a time Pankaj Tandon, an accidental numismatist, is breathing life...

Civil War Bonds: Funding the Virginia Home Front

By R. Neil Hening and Robert W. Tharpe ..... Most of us are familiar with bonds issued by the Confederate government that were used to...

CoinWeek Podcast #126: Collecting Medals in America

 CoinWeek Podcast #126: Collecting Medals in America Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on...

Exonumia News – NGC Certifies Miguel Blay Fabrega Gold Award Medal

This exquisite gold medal serves as a testament to Fabrega’s talent as well as a unique piece of Spanish numismatic and artistic history Numismatic Guaranty...

They Also Ran: Campaign Medals of Forgotten Candidates

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek ....   The continuous drumbeat of politics throughout the United States in 2015-2016 should have directed collectors to one of...

The Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence Centennial Medal

by David Provost for CoinWeek... Editor's Note: David Provost writes the excellent "Commemorative Stories" series for CoinWeek. The following piece on the Mecklenburg Declaration of...

Excerpts from the E-Sylum: Inscription on Boston Time Capsule Medal, More...

By Wayne Homren for The E-Sylum eNewsletter....   Each week, CoinWeek, in collaboration with the Numismatic Bibliomania Society, brings you a highlighted feature from the current...

Künker Fall World and Ancient Coin Auction Results

Künker Fall Auction Results by Künker GmbH ......   Dear Bidders and Coin Enthusiasts, After five eventful days in Osnabrück, Germany, the Künker five-day autumn sale came...

New Book on World War II Prisoner of War Money in...

Groundbreaking New Book on the Money Used by World War II Prisoners of War in the United States   By Coin & Currency Institute ......   It is...

CoinWeek News Wire for July 29, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for July 29, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Deciphering history through coins Another prized possession is the one with an imprint of Alexander...