American Numismatic Society Seeks to Hire Deputy Director

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is seeking to hire a Deputy Director. General Job Description The Deputy Director is a senior member of the management team...

Washington State Coin Dealer Dan Duncan Receives ICTA Service Award

The Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) dealer-member Dan Duncan (Pinnacle Rarities in Olympia, Washington) has received the association’s 2020 Diane Piret Memorial Outstanding...

Coins Stolen or Missing From USPS: Numismatic Crime Information Center

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Mising/Stolen Package - NY to CA A USPS package shipped from New York...

David Hendin – What Makes a True Collector

By David Hendin for CoinWeek .....   Many of you are my friends and acquaintances of more than 50 years. Others will become new friends. As...

Mary Lannin Appointed to Chairperson of CCAC

On Tuesday, February 2, the United States Mint's announced that Mary N. Lannin has once again been appointed as the Chairperson of the Citizens...

Q. David Bowers: Revisiting Charles E. Barber

By Q. David Bowers - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers .....   Charles Edward Barber became the sixth engraver at the Philadelphia Mint in 1880, following the death...

CCAC: New Appointee Joins Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee

The United States Mint today announced the appointment of Arthur "Art" Bernstein to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) as one of three members...

CoinWeek Podcast #149: Collecting Coins with Bulfinch and Rossi

CoinWeek Podcast #149: Collecting Coins with Bulfinch and Rossi Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to...

Police Request Assistance in Coin Burglary Cases: Numismatic Crime Information Center

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   State Police Request Assistance in Burglary Case Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a...

American Numismatic Society Announces Death of Former President Sydney F. Martin

The family has provided the following obituary. The American Numismatic Society will publish a longer obituary and appreciation of his numismatic life and work...

Pre-Civil War Collector Coins in The Steve Studer Collection, Part 2

Part 2 of the Steve Studer Collection, open for bidding now through February 9, features a wide assortment of collector coins in denominations ranging...

CoinWeek Podcast #148: How to Become a Professional Classical Numismatist

CoinWeek Podcast #148: How to Become a Professional Classical Numismatist Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe...

Colonial Coin Collectors Club Names New Publication Award in Honor of...

By American Numismatic Society (ANS) ......   The Colonial Coin Collectors Club (C4) Board of Directors announced the creation of the Sydney F. Martin Numismatic Publication...

ANA College Scholarships Available to Young Collectors

Applications for college scholarships provided by the American Numismatic Association (ANA) are being accepted through March 12. The scholarship fund was established in 2014...

NGC Signs Exclusive Signature Label Deal With Jennie Norris, Designer of...

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) is excited to announce that Jennie Norris, designer of the new American Gold Eagle reverse, is signing certification labels exclusively...

Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation Warns Feds About Online “Coin” Seller

Promptly acting on a tip from a concerned collector, the Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation’s (ACEF) Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force (ACTF) has notified law enforcement agencies and...

Numismatic Expert Kevin Vinton to Join Stack’s Bowers Galleries Team

Stack’s Bowers Galleries (SBG) is pleased to announce that Kevin Vinton, respected expert, dealer, and auctioneer in United States colonial coinage and early federal...

PCGS Set Registry 2020 Awards Recognize Famous Coin Collectors, Outstanding Coin...

Professional Coin Grading Service bestows prestigious awards to hundreds of collectors while also inducting four collectors to PCGS Set Registry Hall of Fame   Professional Coin...

American Numismatic Society Announces 2021 Virtual Gala in New York City

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce that on Thursday, January 14, 2021, it will hold its annual Gala celebration, virtually, in...

PCGS Adds Three Leading Experts, Promotes Another

As Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) closes a year of rapid growth, the world’s leading third-party coin and banknote grading service is making further...

Numismatic Crime Information Center – Gold Coins, Currency Stolen From Coin...

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Dealer Bag Stolen at Las Vegas Show Las Vegas Detectives are investigating the...

Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation Helps Rid Marketplace of $1+ Million of Fakes...

Funded only by donations, the nonprofit Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation (ACEF) worked with law enforcement agencies in 2020 to protect collectors, dealers, and the general...

Jeff Garrett: Numismatic Holiday Gift Ideas

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Like everyone else, you are probably searching for holiday gift ideas to please that hard-to-buy-for friend...

PCGS 2020-W Quarter Quest Winners Split $2,000 Cash Prize for 2020-W...

Three Collectors Splitting $2,000 Bounty for Submitting First 2020-W Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve Quarters for Grading by Professional Coin Grading Service   Professional Coin Grading Service...

American Numismatic Society Announces New Prize in Ancient Numismatics

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce the Collier Prize in Ancient Numismatics, given in memory of the late Professor James M....

ICTA Announces New Executive Director

On Tuesday, December 8, the Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) announced that Jimmy Hayes will step down as executive director at the end...

ANA Chooses Theme for 2021 National Coin Week

"Money, Big and Bold"   The 98th Annual National Coin Week theme from the American Numismatic Association (ANA) is inspired by the celebration of the Morgan,...

Stack’s Bowers Galleries Opens New Company Headquarters in Southern California

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is happy to announce the opening of their new headquarters in beautiful Orange County, California. Located at 1550 Scenic Avenue, Suite...

Collectors Universe to be Acquired by Investor Group for Approximately $700...

Collectors Universe Shareholders to Receive Immediate and Certain Value of $75.25 Per Share in Cash Fully Financed Transaction Represents 30% Premium to 60-Day VWAP   On Monday,...

Counterfeit Detection – Die Struck Counterfeit 1916-D Mercury Dime

1916-D Counterfeit Mercury Dime By Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   Skillful identification of counterfeit coins is essential to the hobby. Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) recently received a...