Nobel Peace Prize Shines as Medals and Coins bring big numbers...

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...

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...

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 Spotlight...

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...

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...

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

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...

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...

Nobel Prize Medal presented to Francis Crick in 1962 For Discovering...

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

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

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...

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...

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

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...

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...

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...

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

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

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

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...

Love Token Society Reveals New Website

The Love Token Society has just added a new website: www.lovetokensociety.com.  The former site, www.lovetokensociety.org, will time out at the end of its contract. ...

Morton & Eden to sell large collection of Waterloo Medals in...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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

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...

Coin Club Profiles: The Token and Medal Society (TAMS)

By Richard Schwary - California Numismatic Investments Well if you have not heard of this group don’t feel too bad because it does a...

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....

Medallic Art Company Announces New Web Site

In 2009 Medallic Art Company came under the stewardship of Northwest Territorial Mint, which moved its minting operations to the Medallic facility in Dayton, NV.

Morton & Eden’s London Sale of Medals, Decorations and World Orders...

Auctioneer James Morton said he was extremely pleased with the results of Morton & Eden's London sale of British War Medals and Decorations Russian...

Profiles: Medal and Coin Artist Alex Shagin

Alex Shagin was born in Russia, near Leningrad, on January 21, 1947. Alexander George Shagin is the only child of George and Ekaterina Shagin....

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,...