Anglo-Trinidadian Botanist Henry Prestoe and the 1878 Paris Expo: Stack's Bowers

Anglo-Trinidadian Botanist Henry Prestoe and the 1878 Paris Expo: Stack’s Bowers

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   As mentioned in a previous piece, award medals often combine the elegant and artistic...
The New Navy in New York: Tokens, Medals and Art

The New Navy in New York: Tokens, Medals and Art

By Peter van Alfen for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   At the end of the American Civil War, the United States had the second-largest navy...

Civil War Tokens From Donald G. Partrick Collection in Heritage Internet Auction

The Donald G. Partrick Civil War Token collection is a remarkable assemblage that was formed over a period of 50 years. This offering is...
Künker eLive Auction 66, Part 2: Orders and Decorations Now Online

Künker eLive Auction 66, Part 2: Orders and Decorations Now Online

Part 2 of Künker's eLive Auction 66, featuring military orders and decorations, is online. From now on you can study all pieces of the...
Experience Jewish-American Hall of Fame Medals With Major Expansion of Website

Experience Jewish-American Hall of Fame Medals With Major Expansion of Website

The Jewish-American Hall of Fame’s website www.amuseum.org made its first appearance on the internet in 1996. In 2002, it won the Numismatic Literary Guild’s...
The Coinage of the Micronation of Celestial Space: PCGS

The Coinage of the Nation of Celestial Space

By Jay Turner for PCGS ......   What does it take to become a nation? In short, the answer is declaring independence and gaining recognition. But the...

Condition Census Pitt Farthing Discovered in UK

A Newman Numismatic Portal user from the United Kingdom recently reported the discovery of a high-grade Pitt farthing, which researcher Chris McDowell ranks as...
From Mound House to Manhattan: The Medallic Art Company Archives, Part 1

From Mound House to Manhattan: The Medallic Art Company Archives, Part 1

By Jesse Kraft for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   As many of you know, the American Numismatic Society purchased the archives of the Medallic Art...

Squaring the Circle: The Andor Orand Squared Quarter

By John Thomassen for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   Quite often, coming across a previously unknown-to-you numismatic object can send one spiraling down a rabbit...

William Henry Harrison Presidential Silver Medal Available May 3

The United States Mint will accept orders for the William Henry Harrison Presidential Silver Medal starting on May 3 at noon EDT. The Department of...
A Rare Award Medal Pertaining to Dinuzulu—the Final 19th-Century King of the Zulus offered by Stack's Bowers Galleries

A Rare Award Medal Pertaining to Dinuzulu—the Final 19th-Century King of the Zulus

By Jeremy Bostwick - Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack's Bowers ......   As European colonialism continued in late 19th-century Africa, fewer and fewer native tribes were...

Partrick, Simpson Collections Highlight CSNS Event at Heritage Auctions April 22-25

1792 Judd-13 White Metal Quarter offered for first time in history   More than 2,500 lots from 14 single-owner collections and from clients around the world...

George Floyd Medal by Jeanne Stevens-Sollman Wins 2021 American Medal of the Year Award

The American Medallic Sculptors Association (AMSA) has announced that Jeanne Stevens-Sollman has won the 2021 American Medal of the Year (AMY) award for her...

Eva-Maria Wohn Wins AMSA’s Women’s Suffrage Medal Competition

A relatively new medalist, Eva-Maria Wohn of Chicago, has created the best art medal on the theme of the 100th Anniversary of the 19th...
Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC), United States Mint

American Innovation $1 Coin, Merchant Mariners Gold Medal Designs to be Reviewed by CCAC

The United States Mint announces that the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a telephonic public meeting March 23 and 24, 2021. The...

Künker eLive Auction 65 of Ancient and Modern World Coins Available Now

Künker eLive Auctions by Künker GmbH ......   Dear bidders and coin enthusiasts, The Künker eLive Auction 65 is online. From now on you can study all...

Medals of the American Negro Commemorative Society

By Jaharia Knowles for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   The assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. on April 4, 1968, sent shockwaves across the country....

Intriguing 10 Zlotych Pattern Coin, Winston Churchill Large Format Medal New at Atlas Numismatics

By Atlas Numismatics ......   Dear Clients, We hope that our February newsletter finds you doing well. This month we have a very nice selection of coins (especially pattern...

Interesting Coins – A Love Token on Valentine’s Day

On this Valentine's Day, we figured we'd add in a numismatic twist. Love tokens are generally defined as coins where one or sometimes both...

Numismatic Musings on the Staten Island Ferry

By Peter van Alfen for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   The half-hour that I spend every workday morning and evening on the ferry traversing the...

Silver Medal Honoring President Martin Van Buren on Sale February 1

The United States Mint will begin accepting orders for the Martin Van Buren Presidential Silver Medal on February 1 at noon EST. The medal...