CoinWeek News Wire for July 1, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for July 1, 2016 Brain Food 1.) History: June 30,1987: Introducing the ‘loonie’ In 1986, the Canadian government announced it would be...

CoinWeek News Wire for June 24, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for June 24, 2016 The Brexit 1.) EU referendum explained: Brexit for non-Brits 2.) After Brexit, Europe faces an existential crisis Britain’s decision...

Rare Coin Auctions: Stack’s Bowers to Offer 1942 Experimental Cent at...

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger - Stack's Bowers .....   The years during and surrounding World War II were an era of inventiveness and ingenuity...

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...

ANA: The Numismatist Adopts HTML for Online Viewing Platform

On May 12, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) announced that it is shifting the online viewing platform for its flagship publication, The Numismatist, to...

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...

Coin Authentication – Dirty Old Coins to Offer Low Cost XRF...

By Rasiel Suarez - Dirty Old Coins .....   Dirty Old Coins, a US-based firm operating in Olympia, WA is pleased to announce the availability of...

Anti-Counterfeiting: New Techs Fight Fake Coins

By Steven Cochran for Gainesville Coins ......   As The Royal Mint begins production of a new 12-sided £1 coin made with their recently-patented anti-counterfeiting measures,...

Updated PCGS Website Makes Valuable Information Easier to Use

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for Coinweek .......   The Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) recently unveiled a series of updates on its popular website that provides users...

U.S. Mint Releases “How Coins are Made…For Kids!” Video

On Tuesday, March 22, the United States Mint today released its latest educational video, "How Coins Are Made...For Kids!" on the organization's YouTube channel. The...

Newman Numismatic Portal Announces Opening of Numismatic Research Site

By Newman Numismatic Portal ......   The Newman Numismatic Portal (NNP) is now live and open to the general public at NewmanPortal.org. Funded by the Eric...

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...

BEP: Currency Reader Available at No Cost for Blind, Visually Impaired

In Observance of Low Vision Awareness Month, the Bureau of Engraving and Printing Encourages Eligible Individuals to Apply By Bureau of Engraving and Printing....   The Bureau...

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...

PCGS Retro Label, FREE CoinFacts Part of 30th Anniversary Announcement

As part of a year-long 30th anniversary celebration, Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) (www.PCGS.com) has unveiled an impressive array of products and services to...

Harlan J. Berk Presents HJB Mobility Auction VI

By CoinWeek...   HJBMOBILITY.COM - AUCTION VI Harlan J. Berk, Ltd. is proud to present HJB Mobility - Auction VI, which consists of 130 United States coins...

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...

100th Historic Ancient Coin Auction in Coinvac Digital Archive

By Rasiel Suarez - Coinvac.com....   Ancient coin website Coinvac.com is happy to celebrate the entry of its 100th pre-Internet auction sale. Totaling over 35,000 individual...

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...

Coin Collecting Strategies – Buying Coins From Digital Photographs

By Dan Duncan - Pinnacle Rarities, Inc........   My first job in the industry was in the back of a coin shop. The store had a...

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...

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...

New Collectors.com Lets You Quickly Find $1 Billion Of Coins, Banknotes...

Imagine the convenience of finding every coin, banknote or other collectible item you want that is currently available for sale online, all in one...

Technology Innovation Boosts Chinese Panda Coins – New Gold Coin Trading...

Technology Innovation Boosts the Development of Chinese Panda Gold and Silver Coins Introduction of the Gold Coin Trading System Over recent years, with the improvement of...

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...

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...

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...

Dillon Gage Offers “Trader Direct” Along with FizTrade. VIDEO: 2:41

John Humphrey, Dillon Gage Digital Metals Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com ....... Dillon Gage has a created a platform that allows dealers to offer their clients direct...

Technology and Numismatics

Posted by Jeff Garrett on the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Weekly Market Report ….. Advances in technology have greatly enhanced the coin hobby. The rare coin business...