CoinWeek News Wire for October 21, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for October 21, 2016 Brain Food 1.) What is the Average Lifespan of a Coin? Coins are tough little devils. Over the course...

CoinWeek News Wire for October 14, 2016

By CoinWeek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for October 14, 2016 Brain Food 1.) A guide to valuing all your old Irish coins (PHOTOS) Between the formation of the Republic...

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...

CoinWeek News Wire for September 23, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for September 23, 2016 The Future Is Now 1.) Bitcoin is money, U.S. judge says in case tied to JPMorgan hack "Bitcoins...

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”...

Precious Metal News – Virtual Gold Treasure Hunt to Engage Community...

On August 2, 2016, the Gold Industry Group announced a long-term, community engagement project in the Perth CBD, which is expected to attract millions...

Why Museums Hate Ancient Coins

The Fitzwilliam Museum - Cambridge, England Coinweek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   AS COLLECTORS OF ancient coins, one of the most Frequently Asked Questions we...

ANA World’s Fair of Money in Anaheim Quickly Approaching

The American Numismatic Association's (ANA) World's Fair of Money® in Anaheim is rapidly approaching and promises to be the biggest, most fun coin show...

CoinWeek News Wire for July 22, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for July 22, 2016 Brain Food 1.) The history keepers On a cool, cloudy Tuesday morning ... a coin collector stops by...

Exonumia News – Orders & Medals Society of America Annual Convention...

By Orders and Medals Society of America .....   The annual convention of the Orders & Medals Society of America is coming to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in...

CoinWeek Podcast #37: UnCut Funk: African-American Representation and Money

CoinWeek Podcast #37: UnCut Funk: African-American Representation and Money Pamela Thomas and Loreen Williamson are co-curators and owners of the Museum of UnCut Funk, the internet's...

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...

CoinWeek News Wire for June 17, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for June 17, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Look closely at your change Another day she was picking up some hamburgers at a...

CoinWeek News Wire for June 10, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for June 10, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Found a rare coin? Beware, it could be a fake At a metal-detecting rally in...

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...

CoinWeek News Wire for May 27, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for May 27, 2016 Brain Food 1.) There is help for stranded currency Did you recently arrive home from abroad with foreign...

CoinWeek News Wire for May 20, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for May 20, 2016 Brain Food 1.) From jagged edges to flowers: the origins of currencies The dollar is one of the...

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...

Numismatic Education: Finance Museum Founder Makes Final Visionary Gift to Institution

Trustees will honor John Herzog for his legacy of giving at a reception on May 17 By Museum of American Finance .....   Wall Street veteran John...

Polish American Numismatic Society Changes Tour of Eastern Europe

By Polish-American Numismatic Society .....   The Polish-American Numismatic Society (PANS) “Numismatic Educational Trip” has been revised to three countries, Poland, Lithuania and Latvia from May...

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...

Numismatic Education – ANA Activities Celebrate National Coin Week

From the nation’s founding to the modern era, depictions of Liberty have been fundamental to American coin design. Because 2016 marks the centennial anniversary...

ANA Money Museum Exhibit to Focus on Olympic Games

To mark the XXXI Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro this summer, the Edward C. Rochette Money Museum, operated by the American Numismatic Association (ANA)...

Numismatic Vienna: A Visit to the Austrian National Numismatic Collection –...

On January 28, 2016, CoinWeek was invited to a very special behind-the-scenes tour of the Austrian National Numismatic Collection, which is housed at the...

1794 Flowing Hair Dollar Travels in Europe

1794 Flowing Hair silver dollar   By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   A 1794 Flowing Hair silver dollar made headlines when it sold at auction for more...

Winning ANA 2016 National Coin Week Theme Selected

The 2016 National Coin Week theme, "Portraits of Liberty: Icon of Freedom,” celebrates depictions of Liberty from ancient to modern times on coins and...

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...

Visiting The New Orleans Mint

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek....   If you haven’t had the opportunity to check out the New Orleans Mint in person, I recommend you stop by...

Smithsonian Celebrates Opening of New National Numismatic Collection Exhibit

By Harvey Stack and Charles Morgan for CoinWeek....   AN EXHIBIT TO BE REMEMBERED On July 15, 2015 the National Numismatic Collection was returned to the displays at...

Smithsonian Embraces Entrepreneurial Spirit, Opens American Innovation Wing

New Exhibit Features the National Numismatic Collection By CoinWeek News Staff....   On Wednesday, July 1, the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. officially opened the Innovation Wing...