Hear “Ship of Gold” Bell Toll During Presentation by Bob Evans on March 21

Scientist Evans will show items from the legendary SS Central America during free online Newman Numismatic Portal Symposium   A sound only a few have heard...
Coin Collecting Merit Badge Tips for Teachers and Scouts

Coin Collecting Merit Badge Tips for Teachers and Scouts

By CoinWeek .....   The Coin Collecting Merit Badge should be a fun, rewarding, and educational experience for scouts. And it not only teaches them about...
$100 Million Exhibit of US Type Coins From Tyrant Collection to be Displayed at World's Fair of Money

$100 Million Exhibit of US Type Coins From Tyrant Collection to be Displayed at...

Never-before-seen exhibit will showcase hundreds of superb condition coins, including the famous King of Siam Proof Set   For the first time ever, the public will...

PNG 2020 Young Numismatist Scholarship Competition Opens

YNs have until March 13, 2020 to submit an essay   The annual Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) Young Numismatist (YN) Scholarship Competition has opened. The PNG...

So You Want to Be a Classical Numismatist? Ancient Coins for Beginners

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz .....   THE HIGHEST PRAISE THAT one ancient coin collector can give another is to say he or she...

The Coin Course: Discovering the Market Value of U.S. Coins

In many ways, determining the value of a coin or a coin collection can be an overwhelming task. Where do you begin? You may want...

2020 American Numismatic Society Graduate Summer Seminar in Numismatics Now Accepting Applications

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is now accepting applications for the 66th Annual Eric P. Newman Graduate Summer Seminar in Numismatics to be held...
American Numismatic Association (ANA)

American Numismatic Association 2021 Summer Seminar Canceled

ANA to offer eLearning Academy programs free of charge   The American Numismatic Association (ANA) announced that the 2021 Summer Seminar, scheduled for June 19-24 (Session...

The Fitzcarraldo of Kweichow, Warloard Zhou Xicheng and the 1928 Chinese “Auto Dollar”

By Ron Drzewucki - Modern Coin Wholesale ....   It’s said that every coin tells a story. Boy, do I have one straight out of Mysteries...

The ANS Lyceum: New Online Educational Program to Begin March 31

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) announces the ANS Lyceum, a new online educational program. Over the course of several weeks, participants will have the...
Newman Numismatic Portal

Newman Numismatic Portal to Hold Symposium March 19-21

Following the positive response to the first Newman Numismatic Portal (NNP) Symposium in August 2020, NNP is pleased to announce the next event, which...

African-Americans on US Coins: Modern Commemoratives (Part 2)

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Link to Part One Twenty-eight years passed between the last Carver Washington half dollar and the George...
COAC 2021: The Victor David Brenner Centennial

COAC 2021: The Victor David Brenner Centennial

By Peter van Alfen for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   After a hiatus of a dozen years, this last Friday and Saturday (17–18 September) saw...

Coin Collecting: Changing Trends in Numismatics-A Brief History

Posted by Jeff Garrett on the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Weekly Market Report ….. The market for modern coins has exploded in the last decade. Coin collecting...

Price for American Numismatic Association Diploma Program to Increase

Members encouraged to take advantage of current price point   American Numismatic Association (ANA) members have until April 1 to take advantage of the current School...

From the Herb Hicks Files – The Illegal Ban on Gold Certificates

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek and re-posted  ....   In 1963, Coin World columnist and former ANA librarian Ted Hammer wrote about a...
Learn Coin Grading Standards From Professionals at FUN Show

Learn Coin Grading Standards From Professionals at FUN Show

Serious coin collectors have an opportunity to learn from professionals during the 67th annual Florida United Numismatists (FUN) Convention, January 6-9, 2022. The American...

CoinWeek Exclusive Video: Collecting a Half Cent Type Set (with Bill Eckberg)

 In this video, Early American Coppers (EAC) president Bill Eckberg breaks down the U.S. half cent denomination for those interested in building a type...

ANA World’s Fair of Money Coming to Philadelphia

The 2018 World’s Fair of Money® in Philadelphia, Pennslyvania is fast approaching, and so are many of the registration deadlines for the August 14-18...

The Story of the New Orleans Mint in Louisiana

By Timothy O'Fallon - Gibraltar Coins & Precious Metals ......   Founding of the City and the Battle of New Orleans New Orleans was founded in 1718...
Newman Numismatic Portal

Newman Numismatic Portal Announces Third NNP Symposium, October 15-17, 2021

Launched in August 2020, the Newman Numismatic Portal (NNP) Symposium brings together a diverse selection of numismatic presentations into a concentrated, three-day, Zoom-based format....

How Modern Coins Are Made

By Littleton Coin Company ...........   You hold them in your hand, jingle them in your pocket, and flip them to make decisions – but have...

1921 – A Collector’s Paradise

By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation... Memories of collecting a complete 1921 coin set In my previous article, I touched on several worthy series and...
Aaron Berk Launches Educational Ancient Coin Podcast

Aaron Berk Launches Educational Ancient Coin Podcast

By Harlan J. Berk, Ltd .....   Aaron Berk and Mike Nottelmann are proud to announce the launch of a new video podcast. The Ancient Coin...

ANA Debuts Classic Commemorative Coins Online Resource at Money.org

Commemorative coins are minted to memorialize specific people, places, and historical events, and are often prized by collectors for their unique and beautiful designs....

Jeff Garrett: Learn Things New and Ancient at ANA Summer Seminars

Education is essential to succeeding as a coin collector   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   During my 40-plus-year career, I have handled about every...
Die Marks and the Organization of the Roman Mint: An RRDP Case Study

Die Marks and the Organization of the Roman Mint: An RRDP Case Study

By Alice Sharpless and Lucia Carbone for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   The purpose of control marks in Roman Republican coinage is not well understood. Beginning...

General Notes Regarding Classification of Australian Coin Types

By Mark Duff for Strand Coins....   Mark Duff of Strand Coins in Sydney, Australia, provides an overview of the variety attributions for the "Benchmark Collection of...

Princeton-Bound Teen Wins 2019 PNG YN Scholarship

Young Connecticut numismatist will attend a six-day session of the ANA Summer Seminar The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) 2019 Young Numismatist Scholarship has been awarded...
American Numismatic Society (ANS) Launches Greatest Coins Video Series

American Numismatic Society Announces “Greatest Coins” Video Series

In this series, short videos realized by our curatorial team will examine coins in the American Numismatic Society’s (ANS) collection, carefully selected for their...