Littleton Coin Company in New Smithsonian Virtual Exhibit

By Littleton Coin Company ...........   The origins and growth of Littleton Coin Company, L.L. Bean, Williams-Sonoma and seven other well-known catalog companies are featured in...

Why Museums Hate Ancient Coins

The Fitzwilliam Museum - Cambridge, England By Mike Markowitz for Coinweek .... Ancient Coin Series   AS COLLECTORS OF ANCIENT COINS, one of the most Frequently Asked Questions we encounter...

CoinWeek News Wire for May 14, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for May 14 2016 Brain Food 1.) What Does a Girl Have to Do to Get on a Banknote? They feature portraits...

NGC Exhibits the Moser #1 Morgan Silver Dollar Registry Set at...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ( www.NGCcoin.com) will host numismatic exhibits at its booth during the 2011 ANA World’s Fair of Money in Chicago. The...

American Numismatic Society Announces PELLA Launch

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is excited to announce the launch of its latest digital platform, PELLA (numismatics.org/pella/), an important new research tool for...

Ancient Coins – ANS Introduces Seleucid Coins Online Numismatic Reference

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce the release of a new web-based research tool: Seleucid Coins Online (SCO) (numismatics.org/sco). As a...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 2, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 2, 2016 Current Events 1.) Zimbabwe police fire tear gas at bank note protest "We are not going to embrace bond...

Rapp Auctions: L’Excellence Suisse – Switzerland’s Most Precious Coins

By Rapp Auctions .....   From 2 to 12 May 2017, the international auction house Rapp will be presenting a comprehensive exhibition of Switzerland’s most precious...

Complete Gem District Set of 1934 $500 Light Green Seal Notes...

The collection--the only complete Gem District Set known to exist--will be exhibited at the 2017 International Paper Money Show (IPMS) in Kansas City, June...

CoinWeek News Wire for October 13, 2017: Swiss 10 Franc, Money...

By Coinweek .... CoinWeek News Wire for October 13, 2017:  Brain Food 1.) Silver dollar artist: Orem sculptor designs WWI commemorative coin The most common mistake beginners make,...

Smithsonian Museum Honors Madeleine Albright and Colin Powell

National Museum of American History Inaugural “Great Americans” Award By Smithsonian Museum .....   The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History is presenting its inaugural “Great Americans”...

Capping Liberty: The Invention of a Numismatic Iconography for the New...

An Exhibition of Coins, Medals, Banknotes, and Related Books, Manuscripts, and Graphic Arts from Princeton University Collections Milberg Gallery, Firestone Library, March 3, 2012, to...

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...

CoinWeek News Wire for Feb. 2, 2018

By Coinweek Coin News Wire ....   Coin News Wire for February 2, 2018 Brain Food 1.) When paper money was as risky as bitcoin The first paper money notes...

ANA Museum Showcase Highlights Bass Collection Rarities

Texas paper currency, rare patterns, famous errors also on exhibit The American Numismatic Association’s Museum Showcase will present a stunning array of numismatic treasures with...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 15, 2017: Christmas Gold Coins, Bitcoin...

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 15, 2017 Brain Food 1.) Ancient Jewish Coins - Fame, Fortune and Fakes Did you get gelt? No, not the chocolate...

Technical Seminars, Money Talks Schedule for ANA World’s Fair of Money

Attendees of the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) World’s Fair of Money in Anaheim are encouraged to sign-up for the ANA’s pre-convention, two-day Technical Series...

Brasher Doubloon and Historic New York Coppers in PCGS Exhibit at...

After their acclaimed exhibit at the American Numismatic Association (ANA) 2018 Philadelphia World’s Fair of Money, eight historic early American coins--including a legendary 1787...

Goals and Objectives of the San Francisco Museum and Historical Society....

Jeff Sosnaud, Interim Executive Director Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com....... Interim Executive Director Jeff Sosnaud explains why San Francisco needs a historical society and what the SFMHS...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 4, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 4, 2016 Canada 150 1.) Royal Canadian Mint unveils its 2017 Canada 150 circulation coin series The Royal Canadian Mint...

Jewish-American Hall of Fame Medal Series Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Rabbi Isaac Mayer Wise Medal by Eugene Daub is 50th in the Jewish-American Hall of Fame Series The Jewish-American Hall of Fame series of medals...

The Numismatourist Book Describes Numismatic Museums Around the World. VIDEO: 3:18

Howard Berlin, Ph.D., Author Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com....... Imagine traveling the world and going in all the great numismatic museums. That is just what Howard Berlin...

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...

ANA Money Museum Catches Gold Fever

The Edward C. Rochette Money Museum, operated by the American Numismatic Association (ANA) in Colorado Springs, has unveiled an expansion of its “California Gold...

ANA Money Museum Free Event Celebrates National Coin Week

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) and the Edward C. Rochette Money Museum will celebrate National Coin Week during the week of April 17-23 with...

ANA National Money Show in Pittsburgh Just Days Away

Coin collectors are enthusiastically anticipating the National Money Show in Pittsburgh, March 28-30. The three-day event, sponsored by the nonprofit American Numismatic Association (ANA),...

Brief History of the Smithsonian’s National Numismatic Collection

Posted by Jeff Garrett on the NGC Weekly Market Report ….. My first encounter with the Smithsonian's National Numismatic Collection occurred nearly three decades ago....

Exclusive: World’s Most Valuable Private Coin Collection Revealed: The Tyrant Collection

The Tyrant Collection is to be displayed in a multi-year series of exhibits at the Long Beach Expo The existence of a previously unreported collection...

A Brief History of the Money Museum and Upcoming Fundraising Coin...

PANTA RHEI – "everything flows." This quote from the work of the Greek philosopher Heraclitus perfectly encapsulates everything the Money Museum strives to be...

Polish-American Numismatic Society Organizing 2015 Tour of Eastern Europe, Russia

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   The Polish-American Numismatic Society (PANS) , based in Troy, Michigan, is currently organizing its 2015 "Numismatic Educational Tour of...