Pete Smith on the Passing of Francis Paul Prucha (1921-2015)

By Pete Smith for CoinWeek.com....   Francis Paul Prucha, author of Indian Peace Medals in American History, died on July 30, 2015, at age 94. His...

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...

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...

Hobby Loses One of Its Finest – Diane A. Piret

It is with our deepest sorrow that we inform you of the death of Diane A. Piret, Industry Affairs Director for the Industry Council...

In Memoriam: Richard B. Witschonke, ANS Curatorial Associate

The American Numismatic Society is sad to announce the loss of its Curatorial Associate, Richard B. Witschonke, who passed away on February 24, 2015...

In Memoriam: Susan Gamble, 1957-2015

  By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ....   Artist and coin designer Susan G. Gamble died unexpectedly on Wednesday, January 14, 2015. She was...

In Memoriam: David Queller, 1921-2014

By CoinWeek News Staff.... Noted pattern and dollar collector David Queller, of Boca Raton, Florida, passed away on December 24, 2014. He was perhaps best...

Silver Market Tycoon Nelson Bunker Hunt Dead at 88

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek.... “A billion dollars ain’t what it used to be.” So said Texas oil magnate Nelson Bunker Hunt after...

Central Virginia Coin Club President Jim Ransom (1943-2014)

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek .....   James Jerome “Jim” Ransom, Sr., President of the Central Virginia Coin Club, died October 6 after suffering a massive...

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...

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,...

Heritage Auctions’ VP of Marketing, Debbie Rexing Passes Away

The numismatic world lost a dear friend and colleague when Deborah (Debbie) DeWald Rexing passed away on June 19, 2014. She was just 52...

CGB founder Michel Prieur RIP

Michel Prieur, founder and president of Compagnie Générale de Bourse (CGB) passed away last week in Paris leaving behind a legacy of important contributions...

Bermanian Numismatic Tribute to John Burns. VIDEO: 4:57

King Alanus I of Bermania (Allen G. Berman), Bermanian Guild of Numismatists........ One of the little known numismatic societies gave recognition to one of its...

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...

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...

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...

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

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

Diamond State Depository President Michael Clark Passes Away After Brief Illness

Clark Opened Five Metals Depositories on the U.S. East Coast over 30 Years Diamond State Depository President Mike Clark passed away Friday, August 2, 2013,...
Another Error Coin Pioneer Passes: Lonesome John Devine 1933-2013

Another Error Coin Pioneer Passes: Lonesome John Devine 1933-2013

Memorial by Ronn Fern and Ken Potter .....   John P. Devine, a founding member of the Combined Organizations of Numismatic Error Collectors Of America (CONECA)...

In Memory of Stephen Lewis Sanders. VIDEO: 5:55

Michael Boyer, Vic Bozarth, Michael Grant, Leo Frese, Carl Schwenker, Richie Self, Gene Wheeler, & Debbie Williams. Interviewer: David Lisot ...... It is always difficult when...

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...

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...

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...

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: Gold Bullion Expert, Journalist, Financial Analyst and Coin Collector Jim Kingsland

Jim Kingsland passed on Thursday, March 7, 2013. He was 49 years old. His funeral was held in New City, New York, on Monday,...

In Memoriam: On the Passing of John Bordner and Alan Herbert

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek .....   The recent passing of both John Bordner and Alan Herbert compels us to say something about...

Passing of Former PNG Executive Director Paul L. Koppenhaver

(Temecula, California) --  A former Executive Director of the Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.com), Paul L. Koppenhaver, passed away at the age of 80 in...

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...

A Video Tribute to Numismatist David Akers

Jay Cline, John Dannreuther, Kenny Duncan, Mark Salzberg, Don Slouffman Interviewer: David Lisot A great numismatist passed away on July 11th, 2012. David Akers started his career...