CoinWeek’s Weekly News Roundup – March 4, 2016

By Coinweek ....   Here is a recap of some of the interesting, offbeat and other news items CoinWeek has come across this week. Brain Food 1.) The...

American Numismatic Society: Aneurin Ellis-Evans to Present 2016 Harry W. Fowler Memorial Lecture

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is delighted to announce that the 2016 Harry W. Fowler Memorial Lecture will be presented by Aneurin Ellis-Evans, Junior...

ANA Offers Grading Seminar at MSNS Convention

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) has partnered with the Michigan State Numismatic Society (MSNS) to offer a two-day educational seminar prior to the annual...

PNG 2016 Young Numismatist Scholarship Competition Announced

The Professional Numismatists Guild will provide a scholarship to a deserving young numismatist (YN) to attend the 2016 American Numismatic Association (ANA) Summer Seminar...

Technical Seminar, Money Talks Schedule Finalized for Dallas National Money Show

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

ANA Summer Seminar Scholarships Application Deadline Extended

APMEX Establishes Customer Sponsored Scholarship The application deadline for scholarships to attend the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) 2016 Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs has been...

National Money Show in Dallas Fast Approaching

The American Numismatic Association's (ANA) 2016 National Money Show in Dallas is just around the corner. The convention will take place March 3-5 in...

New So-Called Dollar Plastic Coin Holder Debuts at FUN – 4K CoinWeek Video

At the 2016 Florida United Numismatists Annual Winter Convention, CoinWeek met up with So-Called Dollar Expert Jeff Shevlin to ask him about the status...

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...
ANA Numismatist Reading Room

ANA Offers New Online Educational Features

What makes someone an accomplished numismatist? Experience and knowledge are essential. To help hobbyists grasp these complexities and become smarter collectors, the American Numismatic...

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 meeting, Washington, D.C.

ANS, Newman Numismatic Portal Announce Joint Scanning Project

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is delighted to announce a joint project with the Newman Numismatic Portal, an online numismatic resource, which will enable...

Museum of American Finance’s John Herzog Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

John E. Herzog, retired financial services CEO, is honored with Lifetime Achievement Award In Beijing By Virginia Besas - Museum of American Finance .....   John E....

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...

Digital Numismatist a Tangible, Valuable New ANA Membership Benefit

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   "This is the age of collections and the spirit of gathering together and classifying is abroad" - Dr. George F....

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...

Journal of East Asian Numismatics to Publish Again in 2016

In 1994, The Journal of East Asian Numismatics (JEAN) was founded by Michael Chou, the CEO of Champion Auction and Bruce Smith, a noted...

David Sklow to Manage ANA’s Dwight N. Manley Library

American Numismatic Association Veteran Joins Staff Renowned bibliophile David Sklow has joined the American Numismatic Association (ANA) staff as the manager of the Dwight N....

Mike Markowitz: Ancient Coins for Beginners at Whitman Baltimore Coin Expo

By CoinWeek ....   If you've ever been fascinated by the rich glamour and history of the ancient world but have yet to make the jump...

ANS Launches Online Catalog with Egyptian National Library

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce, in collaboration with Dr. Jere Bacharach, Department of History at the University of Washington, and...

Daniel Frank Sedwick Offers Educational Seminars Before October 29th Auction

Daniel Frank Sedwick's TREASURE, WORLD and U.S. COIN AUCTION #18 is in full swing with just two weeks remain before the THIRD LIVE FLOOR...

ANS Introduces Digital Library

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) continues its mission of providing Open Access research tools to researchers worldwide with its newly unveiled Digital Library. The...

Specialization In Numismatics – Becoming a True Coin and Currency Expert

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation…. The advantage of specializing in a narrow range of numismatic products is the ability to become a true...
PCGS expert coin grading seminar at Long Beach Expo

PCGS Grading and Counterfeit Detection Seminars at 2015 Long Beach Expo

Collectors will have the opportunity to learn from the experts at two Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) coin grading and counterfeit detection seminars during...

NumiStorica.com: New Website Features Numismatic Stories and Slide Shows

By Bob Korver - NumiStorica.com....   Longtime noted numismatist Robert Korver has announced the launch of his new website, NumiStorica.com, a site devoted to the amazing...

Coin Shows for the Fun of It – Part 1

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. For me the anticipation of an approaching coin show transcends the magical time when, as a young lad, I eagerly awaited...

Mike Markowitz to Discuss Ships on Ancient Coins at Whitman Baltimore Coin Expo

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   Historian. Military Analyst. Gentleman game designer. Numismatist. Author Mike Markowitz is many things, and one of those things happens to be...

United States Mint Launches New Mobile App for Smartphones

The United States Mint today announced the release of MyUSMint, the bureau's new mobile application (app) for Android™ smartphones, the iPhone® and the iPod...

Harvey Stack – I Do Not Like Slabbed Coins, Plus Thoughts on Various Coin...

Harvey G. Stack Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com....   In this mini-series of interviews, Stack’s Bowers founder Harvey Stack shares his thoughts and recollections about three of the 20th century’s most important collectors, their most...

Isaac Rudman Collection of Slave Hire Badges and Anti-Slavery Medals at May 18 Auction

By Heritage Auctions....   Heritage Auctions' May 18 Americana & Political Auction, to be held at our Dallas headquarters, will feature the important Isaac Rudman Collection...