Russian Coin Rarities Steal the Show in New York

The market for Russian coins and medals proved to be as robust and vibrant as ever at this years' Baldwins New York Sale XXV-XXVI...

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...

So-Called Dollars by Harold E. Hiber and Charles V. Kappen

When So-Called Dollars by Harold E. Hiber and Charles V. Kappen was published in 1963 it was the first, and today, more than forty...

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,...

Official Medal for 2011 World’s Fair of Money Honors History of Host City

The official medal for the American Numismatic Association’s 120th Anniversary Convention, August 16-20 in Chicago, is available for purchase. Artist Jamie Franki, former master...

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...

Collection of unusual pieces earns Deep Best-in-Show Exhibit Award

Exhibitors Recognized at 2011 ANA Fall National Money Show Sam Deep doesn’t like to collect what the average coin-collecting hobbyist likes to collect. His collection...

The Chinese Coin Collection of Dr John Snell

Paul Fraser Collectibles Lost for three quarters of a century, John Snell's Chinese coin collection is has now re-surfaced John Abner Snell was born in Knife...

Collecting Commemorative Art Medals – London Coin Fair

Peter Thompson, P&D Medallions, Interviewer: David Lisot Many collectors in Great Britain are interested in the large art medals issued since the 1500’s. Medal specialist Peter...

2011 Biggest Medals

By John Kraljevich - www.jkamericana.com Medals have been collected as long as coins in America, in fact, for decades they were once even more popular....

Exhibition of Greek Medals at Princeton University Library

To showcase its recent acquisition of a collection of more than 120 medals of modern Greece, the Princeton University Numismatic Collection has installed an...

Morton & Eden to sell large collection of Waterloo Medals in single UK auction

Expected to raise total of £150,000 in sale on Thursday May 31 One of the largest and most complete collections of Waterloo Medals to come...

Sale Report: Morton & Eden British, Russian and World Orders, Medals and Decorations, London...

SALE TOTAL: £705,498 (US$1,086,467) LOTS OFFERED: 246 SOLD BY VALUE: 85% £1=US$1.54 Lot 2 *Order of St Andrew, a large and impressive diamond-set sash badge, probably of European...

Olympic Medals are Still Made of Precious Metal But Contain Less Gold

As prices rose, gold use gave way to silver years ago Olympic medals use a lot of metal but these days the gold medal...

David E. Schenkman to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Author and Summer Seminar instructor David E. Schenkman will receive the American Numismatic Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award on Aug. 10 during the World’s Fair...

Panda Gold and Silver Medals Struck for ANA Philadelphia 2012

William Graessle, Sales Vice President, Pandaamerica Interviewer: David Lisot A series of medals with the Panda design have been struck to commemorate the ANA Convention in...

Spotlight on So-Called Dollars

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   What is a So-Called Dollar? It is said that New York coin dealer Thomas Elder first coined...

Stack’s Bowers to auction the Raymond Bunt Collection of Civil War Sutler Tokens

Scheduled to cross the auction block as part of our New York Americana Sale, January 22-24, 2013, is the finest and most extensive collection...

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...

Ancient Roman Gold Coins Shine at Gorny & Mosch Auction

By Dr. Ursula Kampmann - CoinsWeekly.com....   57,500 euros for an aureus of Augustus, 80,500 euros for Septimius Severus and Otho, nearly 53,000 euros for Diocletian...

Heritage Auctions to offer more than 1,200 original dies and hubs from engraver Karl...

Dies worked by famed German sculptor and satirist offered in three parts beginning 17-22 April, 2013 in Chicago, IL The first of more than 1,200...
Francis Crick Nobel Prize Medal for Discovering DNA Brings $2.27 Million

Francis Crick Nobel Prize Medal for Discovering DNA Brings $2.27 Million

The 1962 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine awarded to Dr. Francis Harry Compton Crick, along with Drs. James Dewey Watson and Maurice Hugh...

Stack’s Bowers Offers Gold Coin Collection that Embodies 700 years of British History

One of the most impressive and historical collections of British gold coinage auctioned in the United States will fall under the gavel at Stack’s...

Collecting takes on many forms and objects – Collecting Love Tokens

Richard Burdick, Member, Love Token Society Interviewer: David Lisot..........   A romantic aspect of coin collecting includes the love token. Love tokens are coins that have been...

CONECA 30th Anniversary Medals Now Available!

Struck On 2013 American Silver Eagles The Combined Organizations Of Numismatic Error Collectors Of America is kicking off its 30th Anniversary Celebration with a limited-edition...

Going Beyond Commemorative Coins On eBay

By Al Doyle for CoinWeek .....   The United States Mint has issued commemorative coins tied to the 1892-93 Columbian Exposition in Chicago, the 1904 Louisiana Purchase Exposition (often referred...

Counterfeit Indian Peace Medals

By Thomas K. DeLorey .....   Many U.S. numismatic items have been counterfeited or otherwise imitated over the years, some so often that authenticators such as...

Spotlight on So-Called Dollars 3: America’s Forgotten History

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Mass murder… domestic terrorism... swastikas... are they really on American medals and tokens? In the first two installments of...

Excerpts from the E-Sylum: A Tribute to Hugo Greco

Each week, CoinWeek, in collaboration with the Numismatic Bibliomania Society, brings you a highlighted feature from the current volume of the E-Sylum eNewsletter.  This week, numismatic researcher...

Nobel Peace Prize Shines as Medals and Coins bring big numbers at Stack’s March...

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction of the Whitman Coin & Collectibles Baltimore Expo featured an array of five-to-six-figure items, together with thousands of...