New 1854 Period 1 California Fractional Gold Dollar Variety Discovered

New 1854 Period 1 California Fractional Gold Dollar Variety Discovered

A new die variety of California Fractional Gold Dollar has been discovered by Ken Glickman, an avid collector and researcher of California Fractional Gold...
Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC), United States Mint

CCAC to Swear in Dr. Harcourt Fuller at October Meeting

The United States Mint announces that the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will hold a teleconference public meeting October 19, 2021. The purpose of...
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...
Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) - Doug Davis

Numismatic Crime – Reward Offered in Major Coin Theft

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Coins Lost/Stolen in the Mail - NV to CA A USPS priority mail...
Ryder to Resign as U.S. Mint Director, Doone to Take Acting Director Role

Ryder to Resign as U.S. Mint Director, Doone to Take Acting Director Role

By Chris Bulfinch for CoinWeek .....   David J. Ryder’s second term as Mint Director is coming to a close with this resignation on October 1,...
Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Is Now Numismatic Guaranty Company

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Is Now Numismatic Guaranty Company

The updated name will start to appear on NGC's website, marketing, holders, and labels in the coming months The name of Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®)...
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...
GreatCollections Offering the Cricket in the PCGS Sample Slab

GreatCollections Offering the Cricket in the PCGS Sample Slab

GreatCollections is auctioning a very unusual, probably unique, PCGS sample slab containing a cricket. Dating to the late 1990s or 2000, the slabbed cricket...
Tubman, Jackson, and Boggs: How Art Predicted the Future of US Paper Money

Tubman, Jackson, and Boggs: How Art Predicted the Future of US Paper Money

By Robert Cavalier and Wayne Homren .....   J.S.G. Boggs The proposed Harriet Tubman $20 bill would not be the first time the famed abolitionist and women’s...

Harlan J. Berk Sells PQ Crimson Tide Peace Dollar Collection

On Thursday, September 9, 2021, Harlan J. Berk, Ltd (HJB) announced the sale of the Crimson Tide Peace Dollar Collection. This exceptionally nice, 100%...
Legend Numismatics Buys Eliasberg 1894-S Dime for $1.8 Million, Now in Bruce Morelan Collection

Legend Numismatics Buys Eliasberg 1894-S Dime for $1.8 Million, Now in Bruce Morelan Collection

Morelan completes “numismatic trifecta” with fabled coin acquired by Legend from Kevin Lipton and John Albanese   An 1894 San Francisco Mint silver dime that once...
Numismatic Crime Updates: Vehicle Burglary and Gold Bar Theft

Numismatic Crime Updates: Vehicle Burglary and Gold Bar Theft

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Vehicle Burglary - Dealer Inventory Dealer Susanne Watts was the victim of a...
Jim Bisognani: In Memoriam - A Truly One-of-a-Kind Friend

Jim Bisognani: In Memoriam – A Truly One-of-a-Kind Friend

Keith Zaner was a passionate numismatic collector and former NGC Price Guide analyst who will be greatly missed   By Jim Bisognani – NGC Weekly Market...
American Numismatic Association (ANA)

Numismatic Leaders Receive Recognition From American Numismatic Association

Leaders in numismatics are essential for helping others to grow within the hobby. Whether that leadership is provided through teaching, mentoring, research, writing, or...
American Numismatic Association (ANA)

Exceptional Numismatic Writers Receive ANA Awards

2021 Adult Numismatist Literary Award Winners The American Numismatic Association's (ANA) 2021 literary awards – recognizing articles published in the 2020 volume of its official...
CCG Hires Top Videogame Expert to Lead New Videogame Grading Service

CCG Hires Top Videogame Expert to Lead New Videogame Grading Service

Certified Collectibles Group (CCG) is excited to announce that Matt McClellan, one of the country’s top video game experts, has been hired to build...
Bullion Dealer Charles McAllister of BullionDirect Charged with Fraud, Money Laundering

Federal Court Orders Alabama Man to Pay More Than $16 Million in Precious Metals...

Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) ......   The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announced today, Mondy, August 23, that the U.S. District Court for the Southern...
Legend to Auction Howard Sharfman's Incredible Chicago Collection of Half Dollars

Legend to Auction Howard Sharfman’s Incredible Chicago Collection of Half Dollars

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   On September 2, 2021, Legend Rare Coin Auctions’ (LRCA) Regency Auction 47 will be held at the Bellagio Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. The...
American Numismatic Association (ANA)

ANA Members Recognized for Accomplishments During World’s Fair of Money

Numismatics is the study and collection of coins, paper money, tokens, and medals, but at the American Numismatic Association (ANA) it is the people...
NGC and Employees Take Home Numerous Awards at ANA World’s Fair of Money

NGC and Employees Take Home Numerous Awards at ANA World’s Fair of Money

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) is honored that its team members received 10 important accolades in August in recognition of their numismatic excellence. Several of the...
Important Notification for World's Fair of Money Attendees and Dealers Regarding COVID

Important Notification for World’s Fair of Money Attendees and Dealers Regarding COVID

By American Numismatic Association (ANA) ......   First, we wish to sincerely thank our members and member-dealers for helping to make the Chicago World's Fair of...
A Big Move for a Small Coin: The Legend of John Jay Pittman’s “Statue of Liberty” Bidding Strategy

A Big Move for a Small Coin: The Legend of John Jay Pittman’s “Statue...

By Ron Guth .....   Once upon a time, long before the COVID pandemic, and well before the internet took much of the business online, rare...
Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) - Doug Davis

Numismatic Crime Updates: Major Coin Burglary in Maui Exceeds $1 Million in Losses

By Doug Davis - Founder & President, Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) ......   Major Burglary in Maui Detectives with the Maui Police Department in Hawaii are...
RoundTable Trading on Facebook

Jeff Garrett: Interview With Coin Dealers Helping Coin Dealers Founder Rob Oberth

Oberth is the creator of RoundTable Trading and Coin Dealers Helping Coin Dealers   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   For those who are...
PCGS Announces Key New Hires, Promotions

PCGS Announces Key New Hires, Promotions

Longtime Pricing Specialists, Sales and Events Leaders, and a Microsoft Veteran Are Among the Recent Talent Acquisitions   Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) has been growing...
Numismatic Literary Guild Announces 2021 Award Winners

Numismatic Literary Guild Announces 2021 Award Winners

Complete List of Award Winners By Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG) ......   Esteemed researcher and award-winning numismatic author Roger W. Burdette is this year’s recipient of The...
David Vagi, NGC Ancients Director and Finalizer, Selected 2021 Numismatist of the Year

David Vagi, NGC Ancients Director and Finalizer, Selected 2021 Numismatist of the Year

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) congratulates David Vagi, NGC Ancients Director and Finalizer, on being selected the 2021 Numismatist of the Year by the American...