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 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...

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...

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...

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

The Artwork of Medallic Sculptor Don Everhart – Video: 7:41.

Numismatist Ray Herz offers this fascinating look at the career of medallic sculptor Don Everhart. Everhart began his career as an artist for the Franklin Mint,...

David T. Alexander: Ships on World Coins!

By David Thomason Alexander for CoinWeek .....   With their natural grace and implied motion, Ships are among the most beautiful elements in the coin designs...

Rare CC Mint Die was once a family doorstop!

Who doesn't dream of finding a hidden treasure in their attic or behind a wall? Recently, a true treasure story came to light as I explored the background of a rare Carson City die owned by Littleton Coin Company. The true history of this fascinating piece began to revel itself back in 2003…

American Numismatic Society Announces 100,000th Image Online

Continually adding to an already comprehensive database, the American Numismatic Society (ANS) is happy to announce that the 100,000th image has been added...

PNG Seeks More Interns, Opens Education Courses To Public

The Professional Numismatists Guild has issued a call for more internship candidates to enroll in the organization's Promoting Numismatic Growth mentoring program. The PNG...

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...

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...

Wayne Homren Describes the Newman Numismatic Portal – Video: 4:26

E-Sylum publisher Wayne Homren is working on a major numismatic research project for the Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society. The new project, which Homren...

Central Bank of Ireland Governor Patrick Honohan Presentation on Irish Currency

By Patrick Honohan, Governor of the Central Bank of Ireland....   Currency Choices in Ireland Past and Present Introduction A certain nostalgia has recently been evident, south of...

Excerpts from the E-Sylum: Inscription on Boston Time Capsule Medal, More...

By Wayne Homren for The E-Sylum eNewsletter....   Each week, CoinWeek, in collaboration with the Numismatic Bibliomania Society, brings you a highlighted feature from the current...

ANA Announces New Online Registration for Summer Seminar

Attendees can sign up for classes, mini-seminars, tours, more at Money.org Collectors interested in attending the American Numismatic Association's 47th annual Summer Seminar, to be...

CoinWeek’s Mike Markowitz to Teach Seminar on Coins in the Bible...

What’s a widow’s mite? What kind of coins were the infamous 30 pieces of silver? What exactly was “rendered unto Caesar”? The coins of the Bible have...

Medieval Coins – Hoard of Viking and Saxon Coins Sold...

This remarkable hoard of 65 medieval coins and four ingots is a fascinating insight into the power struggles of the northern Danelaw and King...

Collecting the Coins of Austria: 2002: Ambras Castle (Schloß Ambras) 10...

From the CoinWeek IQ Encyclopedia: 10 Euro Silver Coin – Ambras Castle | Schloß Ambras  (2002) Castles of Austria Series (2002-2004) Specifications: The Castles of Austria Series ran from 2002 to...

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...

Pedigrees & Hoards: The Dr. Buzz Aldrin Collection

By Rick Bretz for CoinWeek....   Okay, so you collect pedigree coins and have a fairly nice assortment. Well, I might be going out on a...

ANA School of Numismatics Offers Seminar at MSNS Convention

Grading class offered prior to annual spring show   The American Numismatic Association (ANA) School of Numismatics will offer an educational two-day course held in conjunction...

The Three Types of 1972 Eisenhower Dollar – Video: 6:06

CoinWeek Editor and Ike Group Member Charles Morgan discusses the history behind the production of the 1972 Ike Dollar and shows coin collectors how...

Excerpts from the E-Sylum: Wayne’s Numismatic Diary – January 18, 2015

By Wayne Homren for The E-Sylum eNewsletter....   Each week, CoinWeek, in collaboration with the Numismatic Bibliomania Society, brings you a highlighted feature from the current...