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...
The Death and Return of an Emperor: Commemorative French Napoleonic Medals

The Death and Return of an Emperor: Commemorative French Napoleonic Medals

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   “It is my wish that my ashes may repose on the banks of the Seine, in the midst of...
ANA Money Museum Receives Important Donation of George Washington Medals From Dwight Manley

ANA Money Museum Receives Important Donation of George Washington Medals From Dwight Manley

Benefactor's multi-million dollar exonumia donation includes over 800 medals from Historical Society of Pennsylvania's famous Baker Collection   More than 850 gold, silver, and bronze medals...

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....
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...
United States Mint Releases U.S. Navy 2.5 Ounce Silver Medal

United States Mint Releases U.S. Navy 2.5 Ounce Silver Medal

The United States Mint will open sales for the third release in its United States Armed Forces Silver Medal Program on March 11 at...
Lealana 0.1 Bitcoin Sold for Nearly 500% Premium in Stack’s Bowers Auction

Lealana 0.1 Bitcoin Sold for Nearly 500% Premium in Stack’s Bowers Auction

A physical Lealana 0.1 Bitcoin was sold for $33,600 USD by Stack's Bowers Galleries in their November 2021 Showcase Auction, representing a nearly 500%...

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...
Stack’s Bowers to Sell Unique Gold Daniel Morgan at Cowpens Medal

Stack’s Bowers to Sell Unique Gold Daniel Morgan at Cowpens Medal

Sole Congressional Gold Medal Authorized by Two Separate Acts of Congress   Untraced since 1885, the only remaining privately held gold Comitia Americana medal authorized by...
The Fascinating World of Saint Lambert Communion Tokens

The Fascinating World of Saint Lambert Communion Tokens

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   Popularized in the 1560s by French Huguenots and Scottish Presbyterians, communion tokens quickly became a staple of northern Calvinism....
Beautifully Ugly Coin Portraiture

Beautifully Ugly Coin Portraiture

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   When it comes to coins, what do we mean when we call a numismatic portrait ugly? Are we talking...
Künker Highlights Collections of Ancient and World Coins in Upcoming Fall Auctions

Künker Highlights Collections of Ancient and World Coins in Upcoming Fall Auctions

“The Fascination of Minted Gold” is the name Künker gave to the Hermann Schwarz Collection, which contains about 1,500 gold coins. And it is...

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...
Rare Roosevelt, Harding Inaugural Bronze Medals in Stack's Bowers Showcase Auction

Rare Roosevelt, Harding Inaugural Bronze Medals in Stack’s Bowers Showcase Auction

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ......   Stack's Bowers Galleries is thrilled to present some of the most famous and elusive United States...
Most Comprehensive Reference Guide for Casino Chip Collectors Now Available Free Online

Most Comprehensive Reference Guide for Casino Chip Collectors Now Available Free Online

Museum of Gaming History’s recently updated ChipGuide provides a handy photo and background info database of over 280,000 gaming chips and memorabilia from worldwide...
Unprecedented Offering of Physical Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency in Stack’s Bowers Spring 2022 Auction

Unprecedented Offering of Physical Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency in Stack’s Bowers Spring 2022 Auction

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is proud to present an exciting selection of physical bitcoins and other cryptocurrency in their Spring 2022 Showcase Auction, the Official...
Higley Copper Coinage - Q. David Bowers for Stack's Bowers Galleries

Q. David Bowers: A Brief Introduction to Higley Copper Coinage

By Q. David Bowers - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers .....   Among the most interesting of all early American issues are the copper tokens struck circa 1737-1739...
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...
A Brief Exploration of Patriotic Civil War Tokens

A Brief Exploration of Patriotic Civil War Tokens

By Tyler Rossi for CoinWeek .....   One common social impact of warfare is the general breakdown of confidence in a nation’s economic system. While seen...

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...
Highlights From Robert Adam Collection of U.S. Tokens and Medals in Stack's Bowers June CCO Auction

Highlights From Robert Adam Collection of U.S. Tokens and Medals in Stack’s Bowers June...

The Robert Adam Collection of U.S. Tokens and Medals comprises more than 450 lots with nearly 600 individual items, making it one of the...
Pistrucci Battle of Waterloo commemorative medal

Pistrucci Medal on Display May 1-2 at Pontypool Museum for Waterloo Bicentennial

By Pontypool Museum ......   18 June 2015 marks the 200th anniversary of the victory of Britain and its allies at the Battle of Waterloo, the...
Fame and Infamy Represented in the Medallic Art Co. Die Shells

Fame and Infamy Represented in the Medallic Art Co. Die Shells

By Jesse Kraft for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   Since repatriating the die shells of the Medallic Art Co. (MACO), organizing and cataloguing these pieces...
Nude Medals, German Coins Highlight Künker eLive Premium Auctions 355-356

Nude Medals, German Coins Highlight Künker eLive Premium Auctions 355-356

By Künker GmbH ......   German Coins and Medals from a South German Private Collection 478 lots of mostly German coins of the 19th and 20th centuries...
From Mound House to Manhattan: The Medallic Art Company Archives, Part 2

From Mound House to Manhattan: The Medallic Art Company Archives, Part 2

By Jesse Kraft for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   This is the second segment of a three-part series on the MACO Archives and the pending...
Künker Summer World Coin Auctions 368-371 Now Online

Künker Summer World Coin Auctions 368-371 Now Online

Künker Auctions 368-371 by Künker GmbH ......   Dear bidders and coin enthusiasts, The Künker summer auctions are just around the corner: in less than five weeks...
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...
Indian Peace Medals at the American Numismatic Society

Indian Peace Medals at the American Numismatic Society

By Oliver Hoover for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   The Dead Zone was a popular science fiction thriller written by Stephen King in 1979 that...
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...
Stack’s Bowers to Offer Seldom Seen Bicentennial Gold Medal at ANA National Money Show Auction

Stack’s Bowers to Offer Seldom Seen Bicentennial Gold Medal at ANA National Money Show...

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Stack’s Bowers Galleries is the official auctioneer of the 2015 American Numismatic Association (ANA) National Money...