IN MEMORIAM: STEVE DEEDS

A HUMAN IN A NON HUMAN WORLD I am going to deeply miss my friend Steve Deeds who passed away last Monday. I've known him...

In Memoriam: Australian Coin Designer Stuart Devlin (1931-2018)

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Stuart Devlin (AO, CMG), innovative metalworker and designer of coins for several countries around the world, died on April...

Excerpts from the e-Sylum: John Burns Memorial Fund Update

Each week, CoinWeek, in collaboration with the Numismatic Bibliomania Society, brings you a highlighted feature from the current volume of the E-Sylum eNewsletter. This week, Pat McBride,...

Richard G. Doty, Smithsonian Curator has Passed Away

from the National Museum of American History .......... Richard. G. Doty, senior numismatic curator at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, died on June...

Richard Harrison, Patriarch of “Pawn Stars” Reality TV Dynasty, Dead at...

By CoinWeek News Staff ....   Richard Benjamin Harrison, the patriarch and "Old Man" of the Harrison family pawn shop featured in the long-running History Channel...

A Most Distinguished Gentleman: In Memoriam – Gene Gardner

By Greg Reynolds for CoinWeek .....   I feel honored to have had the privilege of knowing Eugene H. Gardner, Sr., 80. He was one of the...

What Is a Spondulix? In Memoriam: Tom Culhane

By Pete Smith for CoinWeek.com....   New Jersey coin dealer Tom Culhane died on October 29, 2015, at age 58. His whimsical business name was The...

Don Bailey – Dean of Mexican Numismatics Has Passed Away

On August 10 the numismatic community lost one of its pioneers, Don Bailey, a prominent dealer and specialist in Mexican numismatics, who worked tirelessly...

World Coin News – Princeton Receives Bell Collection of Gold Ducats

By Alan Stahl - Curator of Numismatics, Princeton University Library ......   The Princeton University Library Numismatic Collection has just received by bequest the Benjamin R....

In Memoriam: Cherrypicker’s Guide Author J.T. Stanton (1952-2018)

"Dennis Tucker- I have a heavy heart today. J.T. Stanton , longtime numismatist and coauthor (with Bill Fivaz) of the "Cherrypickers' Guide," passed away...

In Memory of Stephen Lewis Sanders

Stephen Lewis Sanders died Tuesday evening, May 28, after losing a battle with lung cancer. He was surrounded by family and friends that will...

2017 Year in Review 4K Video – The Year’s Top Coin...

CoinWeek takes a look back at 2017 and picks the five most consequential numismatic news stories of the year. Big coins sold this year, but...

In Memoriam: Dr. Rainer Opitz (1954-2019)

By Künker Auctions GmbH ......   "To achieve the possible, we must attempt the impossible again and again." --Hermann Hesse The German numismatic community has lost a visionary:...

CoinWeek News Wire for April 13, 2018: Heists, Fakes, and Fraud

Coinweek News Wire for April 13, 2018 .... In Memoriam 1.) Walter Ray Lockwood, 1939-2018 Walter Ray Lockwood (member 1256) passed away early morning Tuesday, April 3. He was...

Excerpts from the E-Sylum: A Tribute to Hugo Greco

Each week, CoinWeek, in collaboration with the Numismatic Bibliomania Society, brings you a highlighted feature from the current volume of the E-Sylum eNewsletter.  This week, numismatic researcher...

Raymond N. Merena has passed away

By Q. David Bowers We are saddened to report that Raymond N. Merena passed away this evening in Massachusetts. In 1982 he was co-founder with...

Walter Mustain: A Collector Remembered – Video: 11:02

By Tom DeLorey - Harlan J. Berk, Ltd.   Walter Mustain was a numismatist of the old school, collecting coins for the fun of it and...

In Memoriam: Gijsbertus Willem de Wit (1926-2018)

By Künker Auctions GmbH ......   On December 1, 2018, Gijsbertus Willem de Wit passed away. He was first and foremost known to numismatists because of...

Numismatic Book Dealer John Burns Remembered. VIDEO: 9:06

Interviewer: David Lisot, with Allen Berman, Charles Davis, Wayne Homren, John Kraljevich, & Del Parker. Numismatics lost a good friend and soul with the untimely...

Jim Fehr, Owner of Ellesmere Numismatics & Winning Edge Coin &...

James Brian Fehr - August 29, 2013 We were sadened to hear of the passing of Jim last week. We was a friend and a...

In Memoriam: The Life and Legacy of Eric P. Newman, 1911-2017

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .... With contributions by Karl Newman of Monaco Rare Coins   You can hardly be blamed for taking the man's immortality for...

CoinWeek Video – Del Bland: A Collector Remembered

  On Friday, May 3, the American Numismatic Society (ANS) and more than 100 collectors from the Early American Coppers (EAC) met to celebrate and honor...

In Memoriam – “Mr. ANA”: Edward C. Rochette, 1927-2018

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   If you are now or ever have been a member of the American Numismatic Association (ANA) in the last...

CoinWeek News Wire for December 9, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for December 9, 2016 Brain Food 1.) Plough uncovers major hoard of Roman coins A WONDERFUL collection of 120 Roman Imperial coins was...

CoinWeek News Wire for July 1, 2016

By Coinweek ....   CoinWeek News Wire for July 1, 2016 Brain Food 1.) History: June 30,1987: Introducing the ‘loonie’ In 1986, the Canadian government announced it would be...

Numismatic Tribute to David W. Akers ANA Philadelphia 2012

Interviews with Q. David Bowers, Jeff Garrett, Ira Goldberg, Ken Goldman, David Hall, Julian Leidman, Kevin Lipton, Paul Nugget, Jim Halperin, Todd Imhof, Steve...

Oliver Lawrence Lisot, 1927-2013

by CoinWeek President David Lisot..... Oliver Lawrence Lisot-DECEASED December 8, 1927 to December 27, 2013 AKA Oliver, Levo, Nani, Larry, Nono, and “The Grizz”. Oliver Lawrence Lisot was...

Shane Downing – A Tribute To An Unsung Hero Of Numismatics

By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation....   What Does It Take To Update And Maintain A Price Guide?—A Commitment To Excellence. Certainly every coin collector loves...

Colorado Springs Services Scheduled for Edward C. Rochette

Services for former American Numismatic Association President and Executive Director Edward C. Rochette are scheduled for 1 pm on Saturday, Feb. 17 at Shove...

Bill Motto: A Memoriam

by Douglas Winter  - RareGoldcoins.com CoinWeek Content Partner………. A good guy passed away yesterday and I’d like to share some thoughts about him. William “Bill” Motto was the CEO...