Gold & Silver PAC April 2018 e-Newsletter

By John Villavicencio for the Gold & Silver PAC ......   Gold & Silver News From the Political Coordinator Greetings! I'd like to begin this April edition of the...

Money Talks Speakers Wanted for ANA Philadelphia World’s Fair of 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...

U.S. Mint Senior Legal Counsel Greg Weinman to Present 1933 Double...

By Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists (PAN) ......   Greg Weinman, Senior Legal Counsel at the United States Mint, will present a lecture focusing on the litigation...

Don Everhart: My Career in Coins, Part 2 – The United...

By Don Everhart - Former Sculptor-Engraver, United States Mint ..... Exclusive for CoinWeek   On January 4, 2004, after a 5 am wake up call, a hurried...

ANA School of Numismatics Offers Seminars in Philadelphia

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is offering several educational courses through its Florence Schook ANA School of Numismatics, held in conjunction with the Philadelphia...

Minnesota Coin Dealer Indicted on Selling Counterfeit Coins and Fraud Charges

Accused has history of court battles concerning counterfeit coins By CoinWeek News Staff ....   On Wednesday, April 11, Interim United States Attorney Greogory G. Brooker--as well...

More Highlights From Kolbe & Fanning April 28 Book Auction

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers announce that we will be holding our Sale 149 on April 28, 2018. The sale includes 500 lots of...

NGC: U.S. Counterfeit Coin Detection – 1857 Half Cent

Problems abound on the obverse and reverse of this crude fake By Max Spiegel – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   The Half Cent denomination that had...

Exhibit Award Winners Announced for 2018 ANA National Money Show

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) presented competitive exhibit awards at the 2018 Irving National Money Show. Winners were announced at the exhibit awards presentation...

CoinWeek News Wire for April 13, 2018: Heists, Fakes, and Fraud

Coinweek News Wire for April 13, 2018 .... In Memoriam 1.) Walter Ray Lockwood, 1939-2018 Walter Ray Lockwood (member 1256) passed away early morning Tuesday, April 3. He was...

Market Stability – Circulated Classic Modern US Coin Sets A Great...

Consider assembling a lightly circulated 20th-century Classic Modern US Coin series By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   The early April weather can be...

ANA Celebrates National Coin Week With Fun Activities

Opportunity to Win a Gold Coin During the 95th Annual National Coin Week Event The American Numismatic Association (ANA) will host a variety of National Coin...

ANA 2018 Summer Seminar “The Medal in America” Is Firing Up

By David T. Alexander and Dr. David Menchell .....   Highlighting its educational mission for more than three decades, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) has offered...

What Is a 1969 United States Proof Set Worth?

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   Next year marks the 50th anniversary of the release of the 1969 Proof Set from the United States Mint....

Submissions Now Accepted for ANA Club Numismatic Publications Contest

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is currently accepting submissions for the 2018 Outstanding Club Publications competition. The contest is open to member clubs that...

Go Spartans: Michigan Student Wins 2018 Professional Numismatists Guild YN Scholarship

A Michigan State University economics major--Andrew Blinkiewicz, 21, of Kalamazoo, Michigan--has been selected by the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) to be the recipient of...

Ancient Coins : Lydian Gold Considered the First Coins in the...

By Russell A. Augustin - AU Capital Management, LLC The Colosseo Collection ......   Lydian Coins are considers to be the First Coins ever produced and used. The...

Counterfeit Coins and the Effects on Numismatics

By Harvey Stack - Founder, Stack's Bowers ......   Editors Note: Links to the next two Articles.... Part2     Part 3 Counterfeiting, or making something false, has...

1861 Confederate Half Dollar to be Displayed at ANA 2018 Philadelphia...

One of the great rarities in American numismatics, an original 1861 Confederate States of America (CSA) silver half dollar, will be a featured exhibit...

NGC Named Official Grading Service of National Silver Dollar Roundtable

NGC and the NSDR share a goal of increasing interest in vintage silver dollars Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has been named the official grading service...

CoinWeek News Wire for April 6, 2018: Twit on Bitcoin, Fake...

Coinweek News Wire for April 6, 2018 ....   Current Events 1.) Filipinos Not Happy With New Coin Designs Even with this breakdown, it’s obvious that it’s not going to...

Kolbe & Fanning Buy or Bid Sale #6 Closes Today

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers' sixth “Buy or Bid Sale” will close later today, Friday, April 6. The sale focuses on modestly priced books,...

Kolbe & Fanning Announce April 28 Auction of Numismatic Books

Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers announce our Sale 149, which will be held on April 28, 2018. The 500-lot sale features further selections from...

Don Everhart: My Career in Coins, Part 1 – The Franklin...

By Don Everhart - Former Sculptor-Engraver, United States Mint ..... Exclusive for CoinWeek   Fresh out of college in 1973, I made a decision that would change...

US Coin Counterfeit Detection – 1876-CC 20 Cent Piece

This counterfeit of an unusual denomination shows plenty of clues that it isn't worth a fortune By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   The 20 cent piece was...

Harvey Stack Growing up in a Numismatic Family: The Early Days...

By Harvey Stack - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers Galleries ......   Links to earlier parts: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 |...

A Guide to Ancient Coin Collecting

By Joe Jaroch -  Posted with Permission from AU Capital Management ..........   Amassing a collection of ancient coins can seem like a daunting task: the...

Hotel Scam Alert – Philadelphia ANA World’s Fair of Money Hotels

Did you receive an email or call trying to sell you a Philadelphia World’s Fair of Money hotel room?  The ANA did not authorize...

Coin Board News Number 46 – For Collectors of Antique Coin...

By David W. Lange - www.coincollectingboards.com ....   For Collectors of Antique Coin Boards Number 46 — Spring 2018 AS I WAS SAYING... I recently sent out an email...

Coin Grading – Collectors Embrace NGC Details Coins

With extraordinary coins in demand, an NGC Details Coins grade is just part of the equation By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   As...