Record Year For Million-Dollar Rare Coins, Reports Professional Numismatists Guild

Record Year For Million-Dollar Rare Coins, Reports Professional Numismatists Guild

The market for high-grade, rare United States coins soared in 2021. A record 22 U.S. coins sold at auction for $1 million USD or...
New Candidate for Oldest U.S. Numismatic Society Discovered

New Candidate for Oldest U.S. Numismatic Society Discovered

By David Hill for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   A couple of months ago, friend and fellow numismatic researcher Joel Orosz sent me a news...
New Print-on-Demand Program From American Numismatic Society

New Print-on-Demand Program From American Numismatic Society

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is proud to announce a new print-on-demand (POD) program. Every month or so, the ANS will release four to 10...
Dynamic Designs, Artistic Masterpieces Chosen as National Coin Week Theme

Dynamic Designs, Artistic Masterpieces Chosen as National Coin Week Theme

"Dynamic Designs, Artistic Masterpieces"   Money has served as a canvas for some of history's most beautiful and popular visual masterpieces. Incredible artists have long been...
Barbara Gregory to Succeed Gerald Tebben as Editor of CSNS Magazine

Barbara Gregory to Succeed Gerald Tebben as Editor of CSNS Magazine

Barbara J. Gregory, the former Editor of The Numismatist, the monthly magazine of the American Numismatic Association (ANA), has been named Editor of The...
Cartagena MMXXI: The International Convention of Historians and Numismatists

Cartagena MMXXI: The International Convention of Historians and Numismatists

By Jesse Kraft for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   This past week, between December 1 and 5, the Third International Convention of Historians and Numismatists...
1933 Eagle, Baker-Manley Washington Medals at 2022 National Money Show

1933 Eagle, Baker-Manley Washington Medals at 2022 National Money Show

Historic gold coin will make rare public appearance, March 10-12   Described by the American Numismatic Association (ANA) Money Museum as "one of the most coveted...
Curiosities of the United States Paper Money Cabinet, Part II

Curiosities of the United States Paper Money Cabinet, Part II

By John Thomassen for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   Link to Part I As we continue our exploration of miscellaneous paper issues from the United States,...

PNG Now Accepting 2022 Awards Nominations

The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) is now accepting nominations for its 2022 awards, according to PNG Executive Director Robert Brueggeman. “The PNG publicly recognizes outstanding...
ANS Announces Winner of Collier Prize in Ancient Numismatics

ANS Announces Winner of Collier Prize in Ancient Numismatics

In 2020, Carole Anne Menzi Collier established the Collier Prize in Ancient Numismatics at the American Numismatic Society (ANS), a new award offered for...
Classical Numismatic Group Announced as Official Auction Partner for 2022 National Money Show

Classical Numismatic Group Announced as Official Auction Partner for 2022 National Money Show

Ken Bressett Collection of Roman Coinage to be Auctioned   The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is pleased to announce that Classical Numismatic Group, LLC (CNG) will...
Early Modern World Coins: The Ottoman Kuruş and the Control of Money

Early Modern World Coins: The Ottoman Kuruş and the Control of Money

By Ellen Nye and David Yoon for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   In August 2018, as the country of Turkey faced a currency crisis, its...
Which Saint-Gaudens? American Numismatic Society

Which Saint-Gaudens?

By David Hill for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   There are over 160-years of records in the archives of the American Numismatic Society (ANS), including...
Money Talks ANA

Money Talks Speakers Invited to Present at ANA 2022 National Money Show

American Numismatic Association (ANA) members are encouraged to share their ideas and research with fellow hobbyists by delivering a Money Talks presentation at the...
Recognize Fellow Collectors and Nominate Deserving Hobbyists for 2022 ANA Awards

Recognize Fellow Collectors and Nominate Deserving Hobbyists for 2022 ANA Awards

Deadline for Nominations is January 15   Each year, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) presents awards to deserving individuals in recognition of outstanding dedication to numismatics....
April 27 is PNG Day at 2022 CSNS Convention

April 27 is PNG Day at 2022 CSNS Convention

Visitors will get an early advantage for buying, selling prior to the Central States convention   The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) will conduct a PNG Day...
Guises of the Tribute Penny - American Numismtic Society (ANS)

Guises of the Tribute Penny

By Oliver Hoover for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   This last summer, an email message to the ANS Curatorial Department requested that an attempt be...
American Numismatic Association College Scholarship Renamed

American Numismatic Association College Scholarship Renamed

On September 14, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) Board of Governors voted unanimously to name the Association's annual higher education scholarship the Gerome Walton...
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...
Book Now for 2022 National Money Show and Debut of "Medal in America" Exhibit

Book Now for 2022 National Money Show and Debut of “Medal in America” Exhibit

Collectors and dealers are encouraged to make hotel reservations now to take advantage of special discount room rates at the historic Broadmoor resort for...
Curiosities of the United States Paper Money Cabinet, Part I

Curiosities of the United States Paper Money Cabinet, Part I

By John Thomassen for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   For numismatists and collectors alike, there’s nothing quite like exploring an area of numismatics that one...
Learn Coin Grading Standards From Professionals at January FUN Show

Learn Coin Grading Standards From Professionals at January 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...
ANA Recognizes Membership Boosters, Numismatic Author & Medallic Artist

ANA Recognizes Membership Boosters, Numismatic Author & Medallic Artist

At this year's World's Fair of Money, several hobby supporters were honored for encouraging coin enthusiasts to join the American Numismatic Association (ANA). The...
Anatomy of Fraudulent Facebook Pop-Up Ads for Counterfeit Coins

Anatomy of Fraudulent Facebook Pop-Up Ads

Facebook has become the predominant choice of fraudsters   Online scams related to counterfeit coins and precious metals continue to escalate and a major tool used...
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...
ANA Renames Farran Zerbe Memorial Award

ANA Renames Farran Zerbe Memorial Award

The Association's Board of Governors votes to remove Farran Zerbe's moniker from the organization's highest honor   During an open session meeting on January 19, 2021,...
Three Numismatic Groups Admonish Facebook About Ads Offering Counterfeits

Three Numismatic Groups Admonish Facebook About Ads Offering Counterfeits

Three major numismatic organizations that sent a letter to Facebook executives to complain that the social media platform “has become the predominant choice of...
How Do Numismatists Decide Where a Coin Is From?

How Do Numismatists Decide Where a Coin Is From?

By David Yoon for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   There are many ways to describe where a coin is from. One by reference to the...
Representations of Justice on Coins and Medals

Representations of Justice on Coins and Medals

By Elena Stolyarik for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   Since ancient times, justice has been one of the fundamental concepts of civilized society. Through the...
ANA Invites Auction Houses to Submit Bids to Conduct Official Auction

ANA Invites Auction Houses to Submit Bids to Conduct Official Auction

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is inviting numismatic auction firms to submit bids for the opportunity to conduct one or more official auctions as...