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 Program

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...

Photo Diary: Greater Houston Coin Club Winter Events

By CoinWeek ....   2016 Houston Money Show The 60th annual Houston Money Show took place December 1 through 3 at the George R. Brown Convention Center...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 16, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 16, 2016 Current Events 1.) The reasons Saudi Arabia stopped issuing paper riyals "The number of one Riyal banknotes constitutes half...

Summer Seminar Scholarships Available for Talented Numismatists

Full and partial scholarships are available to both youths and adults who wish to attend the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) highly acclaimed 2017 Summer...

U.S. Mint Launches 35th America the Beautiful Quarter in South Carolina

On Thursday, November 17, the United States Mint joined the National Park Service to launch the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coin honoring Fort...

Nominate a Notable Numismatist for an ANA Service Award

Deadline for service award nominations is January 15 Each year, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) bestows a host of service awards to deserving individuals in...

Legend Numismatics Hot Topics – Lehigh Valley Historical Society

By Laura Sperber - Legend Numismatics .......   Journal entries from the founder of Legend Numismatics, Laura Sperber, help you stay current with the real happenings...

Tips for Young Numismatists: Start Small, Think Big!

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   Coin collecting is a fun and exciting hobby that captures the imagination of young and old....

Collectors Intrigued by Political Campaign Memorabilia

By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ......   Whitman Coin & Collectibles Winter Baltimore Expo on Deck; Colonial Copper Caper As we go to press the...

It’s Not Too Early to Plan for the ANA’s 2017 National Money Show

Save Time and Bypass the Lines It’s not too early to be making plans for the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) 2017 National Money Show in...

Gold & Silver PAC October 2016 e-Newsletter

By Scott Barman for the Gold & Silver Political Action Committee .....   From the Political Coordinator Every four years we elect a president and vice president....

American Numismatic Association Unveils “Treasures in Your Pocket”

You could have a collectible coin in your pocket change that might be worth hundreds of dollars To encourage budding coin collectors, the American Numismatic...

The Future of Numismatics

By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ......   Many great minds and tireless volunteers are working hard to secure a future for the hobby...

ANA Honors Young Numismatist, Adult Advisor with Service Awards

Recipients recognized at the World's Fair of Money® Member Donor Reception The American Numismatic Association (ANA) formally recognized David Heinrich and Jason Paonessa for their...

ANA Announces Date for Live Young Numismatist Auction

The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) second annual live Young Numismatist (YN) Auction will take place on Saturday, September 24, at 10:00 a.m. Mountain Standard...

How to Start a Coin Collection

Coin collecting offers many opportunities, and with patience you will probably find a series or issue that will be exciting and profitable to collect By...

Heritage Auctions Donation Endows Eugene H. Gardner ANA YN Scholarship

Heritage Auctions has donated an additional $50,000 to the American Numismatic Association (ANA) to endow a scholarship fund in honor of the late Pennsylvania...
ANA 2016 World's Fair of Money, Anaheim, California

ANA World’s Fair of Money in Anaheim Quickly Approaching

The American Numismatic Association's (ANA) World's Fair of Money® in Anaheim is rapidly approaching and promises to be the biggest, most fun coin show...

Young Numismatists 2016 ANA Literary Award Winners Announced

Young Numismatists  2016 competition! Each year the American Numismatic Association (ANA) recognizes young writers through the Young Numismatists Literary Awards, funded by Whitman Publishing. Awards...

Liberty Coins Giving Away More Free Money to Students

Following its successful Free Money giveaway on Saturday, June 18, Liberty Coins will continue to give away free coins to incoming kindergarten through high...

Daniel Frank Sedwick’s The Cob Report – A Perfect Pair of Potential Numismatists

By Cori Sedwick Downing - Daniel Frank Sedwick, LLC ......   With our Sedwick Treasure, World & U.S. Coin Auction #19 done and dusted , we...

That First Magical Coin – How Coin Collectors Got Their Start

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek .......   I remember that fateful day in November 1992 like it was yesterday. It was the day a well-worn, chocolate-brown...

Johnson, Mitchell Inducted into ANA Numismatic Hall of Fame

In recognizing outstanding contributions to numismatics, The American Numismatic Association (ANA) will induct Historic Era nominees Byron F. Johnson, Jr. and Ralph A. Mitchell...

Kids & Coins: Ohio Teenager Wins PNG 2016 YN Scholarship

Spencer Kinkelaar, a 16-year-old honor roll student from Morrow, Ohio who enjoys collecting Franklin half dollars and silver American Eagle coins, has been selected...
Peyton Souder, 2016 ANA Scholarship Award winner

Young Numismatists – ANA Awards College Scholarships

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) has awarded 2016 college scholarships to Nathan Godin, a senior at Providence High School in Charlotte, North Carolina, and...

World Coin Shows – Rare 2002 Canada Cent Selling for $7000 at Toronto Coin...

By Toronto Coin Expo ....   The Toronto Coin Expo, Canada’s premiere coin and banknote show, returns to the Toronto Reference Library at 789 Yonge St....

U.S. Mint Launches Cumberland Gap National Historical Park Quarter

United States Mint and National Park Service (NPS) officials launched the America the Beautiful Quarters® Program coin today honoring Cumberland Gap National Historical Park...