Go Spartans: Michigan Student Wins 2018 Professional Numismatists Guild YN Scholarship

A Michigan State University economics major--Andrew Blinkiewicz, 21, of Kalamazoo, Michigan--has been selected by the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) to be the recipient of...

U.S. Mint Apostle Islands National Lakeshore Quarter Launch Ceremony April 11

WHAT: The United States Mint and the National Park Service will launch the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coin honoring Apostle Islands National Lakeshore in...

ANA Literary Awards Competition Open to Young Numismatists

Entries are now being accepted for the 2018 American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) Young Numismatist Literary Awards competition. The awards program encourages young writers and...

So You Want to Go Pro – Thoughts on Starting Your...

How to transform a rewarding hobby into a numismatic career By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   I am truly blessed to do what...

Learn to Grade Coins and Currency Like the Pros at ANA...

Learn to Grade Coins and Currency - A small investment in numismatic education can pay off big in long-term hobby enjoyment The vast majority of...

ANA College Scholarships Available to Young Collectors

Applications for college scholarships provided by the American Numismatic Association (ANA) are being accepted through March 15. The scholarship fund was established in 2014...

PNG Announces 2018 Young Numismatist Scholarship Competition

The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) will provide a scholarship to a deserving young numismatist (YN) to attend one of the six-day sessions of the...

Educational Activities, Events Highlight 2018 National Coin Week Celebration

2018 National Coin Week Theme Celebrates Unity Across Borders To recognize the role of numismatics in building bridges and promoting unity and reconciliation, the American...

USA Coin Album: Coin Ghosts of Christmas Past

By David W. Lange, Research Director at NGC ........   Because the holiday season is rapidly approaching, I’ll finally break precedent and do something I've never...

Holiday Memories and Gift Ideas for the Young Numismatist on Your...

Gift Ideas for the numismatist (or potential numismatist) on your shopping list By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   The eternal youngster in me notes...

Show & Convention News – TOREX Coin Show Closes Busy Season...

By TOREX .....   The November 18-19, 2017 TOREX was a very high energy numismatic event hosting Canada's finest dealers at its home at the Hyatt...

American Numismatic Association Summer Seminar Scholarships for Young Collectors and Adult...

Deadline for scholarship applications January 31 Full and partial scholarships are available to both youths and adults who wish to attend the American Numismatic Association’s...

Can Social Media Re-Energize the Rare Coin Market?

Meet younger numismatists where they are - on social media By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   While president of the American Numismatic Association...

What to Do When You Hear: ‘What’s a Buffalo Nickel?’

Suggestions for being a numismatic ambassador, and exploring opportunities in Newman IX By Jim Bisognani - NGC Contributor ........   The other evening, Beth and I were...

Your Kids Don’t Want Your Coins, But I Know Someone Who...

By David Schwager for CoinWeek .....   Kids today don’t care about coins. That’s not a problem. A recent CoinWeek article discussed three events at the 2017...

At the End of an ANA Presidency, a Look Back and...

The Future of the American Numismatic Association By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Last week, my presidency of the American Numismatic Association (ANA)...

At the ANA, Many Attempts to Bridge the Coin Collecting Divide

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   To hear some veterans of the industry tell it, the coin hobby of today is a...

Adventure for Wyoming Family at the ANA World’s Fair of Money

By Jim Bisognani - NGC Contributor ........   Branch mint gold for dad; Indian cents and skiing-themed coins for son As we go to press, the greatest...

ModernCoinMart, GovMint.com Offer 10 Golden Ticket Vouchers for Children at World’s...

Children 15 years of age and younger can spot any of our employees on the bourse floor to redeem a golden ticket that will...

American Numismatic Association Awards College ANA Scholarships

ANA Scholarships The American Numismatic Association (ANA) has awarded 2017 college scholarships to Collin J. Dempsey, a homeschool senior in Wilder, Tennessee, and William E....

Shelby Plooster Receives 2017 Young Numismatist of the Year Award

Shelby Plooster of Evans, Georgia, was named the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) 2017 Young Numismatist of the Year at the ANA’s Summer Seminar during...

Coin Collecting: Expanding the Hobby

Attracting young people is vital if numismatics is to thrive going forward By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   My term as president of...

World Commemorative Coins – Royal Australian Mint Celebrates 25 Years of...

By Royal Australian Mint ......   To celebrate 25 years of Australia’s most famous Banana duo from the ABC, the Royal Australian Mint held a meet-and-greet...

ANA Summer Seminar: Numismatic Vacation

If you have a serious interest in numismatics, you should consider spending one or two weeks attending Summer Seminar By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty...

ANA: Literary Awards Competition Open to Young Numismatists

Entries are now being accepted for the 2017 American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) Young Numismatist Literary Awards competition. The awards program encourages young writers and...

CoinWeek: How the Crocodile 3-Euro Coin Gets Its Color – 4K...

Color printing technology has come a long way since the first colorized coins entered & scandalized the modern coin industry. In this exclusive video...

CoinWeek News Wire for February 24, 2017

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for February 24, 2017 Brain Food 1.) The Secret Art History on Your Money The “fancy heads” both prettied things up and...

Learn to be a Professional Numismatist: PNG Numismatic Education and Intern...

If you’ve thought about turning your hobby into a full-time career, the Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.org) can help. PNG is accepting applications for its...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 30, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 30, 2016 Brain Food 1.) The medal detective Few things mean as much to soldiers as their medals. But if...

Market Whimsy: Of Hoards and Buried Treasure

By Charles Morgan with Hubert Walker .....   Charles and Hubert's column Market Whimsy, which originally appeared in the American Numismatic Association (ANA) magazine The Numismatist, won...