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...

‘Change In Money: Cowries to Credit Cards’ Named Theme of 2012...

From the objects we’ve used as money, to the money we produce, to the money that exists in electronic form, the way we buy...

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...

Pistrucci Medal on Display May 1-2 at Pontypool Museum for Waterloo...

By Pontypool Museum....   18 June 2015 marks the 200th anniversary of the victory of Britain and its allies at the Battle of Waterloo, the decisive...

Whitman Expo Baltimore Coin Show Report: Part 1

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek....  A CoinWeek field report from Whitman Expo Baltimore.... For one lucky youngster--12-year-old Cole Bank--the opening day of the Spring coin show...

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...

ANA Road Show to Exhibit Numismatic Rarities in Las Vegas

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) Road Show will make its next stop at the Las Vegas Numismatic Society Diamond Jubilee Coin Show, May 18-20,...

Famed Brasher Doubloon on Display at ANA Money Museum

The finest certified 1787 Brasher Doubloon, the first circulating gold coin struck for the young United States, is on display at the American Numismatic...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Unique 1943 Bronze Cents Set To Be Displayed at the FUN...

The first-ever public display of the one-of-a-kind set of 1943 bronze Lincoln cents from the Denver, Philadelphia and San Francisco Mints will be hosted...

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...

Major Exhibit of Mexican Revolution Memorabilia at US Mexican Convention. VIDEO:...

Elmer Powell, Collector Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com.......... Coin conventions offer important opportunities to learn about history and collecting when exhibits are displayed. An extensive collection of items...

Royal Australian Mint – Exhibit Explores Work of Designer Stuart Devlin

By Royal Australian Mint ..... The highly anticipated exhibition exploring the masterly work of Stuart Devlin AO, "The Designer with the Midas Touch", has now...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Smithsonian & NGC Preserve National Numismatic Collection

Smithsonian Preserves National Numismatic Collection Through NGC Encapsulation of International Coins. The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History today announced the completion of a second...

Huntington Collection of Hispanic Related Coins Offered by Sotheby’s as a...

Sotheby’s will offer the magnificent Archer M. Huntington Collection of coins from the Hispanic world in a sealed bid single lot auction ending on...

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...

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...

Ship of Gold on Display by Monaco Rare Coins at Long...

Adam Crum, Monaco Rare Coins Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com...... Treasure from the SS Central America shipwreck was on display at the Long Beach Expo in California. The...

Princeton University Acquires Peter Donald Collection of Byzantine Coins

By Princeton University Library ......   The Princeton University Numismatic Collection announces the acquisition of Peter Donald’s vast collection of rare Byzantine coins. Comprising 5,280 coins,...

CoinWeek News Wire for November 25, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for November 25, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Q&A: Erik Goldstein Erik J. Goldstein is the senior curator of mechanical arts and numismatics at...

Visual Diary: Smithsonian’s Plans for the new National Numismatic Collection Exhibit...

CoinWeek's David Lisot and Charles Morgan attended the gathering of  patrons for the Smithsonian Institution which included an insightful presentation on the design philosophy...

51st Georgia Numismatic Association Coin Show Coming April 17-19, 2015

By the Georgia Numismatic Association....   In Dalton, GA from April 17-19, 2015 rare U.S. coins and paper money will be on display at the Georgia...

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...