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Edgar Holmes Adams – Coin Collector

Coin collector, numismatic researcher, author, and editor. Businessman. Olympic swimmer. Born April 7, 1868, in Grafton, West Virginia. Died May 5, 1940, in Bayville,...

Edward Dean Adams – Coin Collector

Coin Collector, Businessman, Banker. Born April 9, 1846, in Boston, Massachusetts. Died May 20, 1931. Education: Norwich University (Bachelor of Science, 1864); Massachusetts Institute...
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Blanche Kelso Bruce : Civil Rights Pioneer, U.S. Senator, Banknote Signer

United States Senator. Register of the Treasury. Born May 1, 1841 in Farmville, Virginia. Died March 17, 1898. * * * Born Branch Bruce in Farmville,...
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Seth Paine : Spritual Banker and Abolitionist

Died June 10, 1872. Seth Paine was a 19th-century spiritualist, a banker, and an abolitionist. At some point in his life, he got the nickname...
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Lorenzo Harris Abbey : Coin Collector

Early 19th-century coin collector. Born: January 14, 1822 in Kinderbrook, New York. Died: March 17, 1881, in Jacksonville, Florida. * * * Also known as “L.H....
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Coin Road Trip: Four States, 23 Coin Shops, a Disastrous Hotel Stay, and 10...

By Justin Hinh - CoinWeek .....   In late December 2023, I found myself presented with a rare opportunity. I was in California to pick up a...
John B. Love.

Legendary Coin Dealer John B. Love Has Passed Away

By CoinWeek Staff Reports .....   Longtime coin dealer John B. Love passed away on December 19, 2023, at his home in Whitefish, Montana. He was...
George Kolbe, Numismatic Bookseller

George Kolbe Retires From Numismatic Bookselling Partnership

On November 13, 2023, George Frederick Kolbe announced his retirement from the partnership of Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers. For over four decades, Kolbe...
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A Vintage Book and the Legacy of a Numismatic Hall of Famer

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek ..... When pursued for maximum enjoyment, numismatics concerns not only the collecting and study of coins, medals, and other objects...
Jeff Garrett: Becoming a Professional Numismatist. Image: Adobe Stock.

Jeff Garrett: Becoming a Professional Numismatist

If you want to work with coins for a living, here are some ideas on where to start   By Jeff Garrett for NGC (Numismatic Guaranty...
Hall of Fame, Charity Auction Honor Late Coin Entrepreneur Michael Miles Standish

Hall of Fame, Charity Auction Honor Late Coin Entrepreneur Michael Miles Standish

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) and GreatCollections are joining forces to honor Michael “Miles” Standish, one of the most prominent figures of the coin...
Donna Pope.

Donna Pope, Former U.S. Mint Director: In Memoriam

By CoinWeek News Staff ..... Donna Pope, who served as the 33rd Director of the United States Mint under Presidents Reagan and Bush, has died....
NGC on Global Growth, Technology, and New Grading Scale: An Interview with Mark Salzberg

Mark Salzberg Announces Retirement From NGC, CCG

NGC Chairman Mark Salzberg has announced that he will retire at the end of June 2023. His retirement is the culmination of a nearly...
Lucy Richards, Sculptor

Lucy Richards, Sculptor

By Scott H. Miller (ANS Life Fellow) for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ...... Coins, and, by extension medals, have long been referred to as a...
Jeff Garrett: Becoming a Professional Coin Dealer.

Jeff Garrett: Becoming a Professional Coin Dealer

By Jeff Garrett for NGC (Numismatic Guaranty Corporation) ...... Recruiting and training young people in the rare coin business has been a focus within numismatics...

Parkyakarkus: The Story of a Coin Collector

By David Hill for American Numismatic Society (ANS) ...... Recently I was leafing through an old Numismatist from the 1940s, looking for something or other,...
Numismatist David W. Lange Has Passed Away

Numismatist David W. Lange Has Passed Away

David W. Lange, noted numismatist, die variety expert, and lifelong fan of collecting coin boards, passed away on January 16, 2023, after a three-year...
United States Mint Announces Call for Artists

United States Mint Announces Call for Artists

The United States Mint is pleased to announce a call for artists to participate in its Artistic Infusion Program (AIP). Established in 2003, the...

Numismatist Walter J. Husak Passes at the Age of 80

Walter J. Husak, founder of HK Aerospace (an aerospace-part manufacturing company based in Burbank, California) and large cent specialist, died on December 15, 2022,...
NGC on Global Growth, Technology, and New Grading Scale: An Interview with Mark Salzberg

NGC on Global Growth, Technology, and New Grading Scale: An Interview with Mark Salzberg

On October 17, CoinWeek published a lengthy interview with CAC founder John Albanese in which we discussed the formulation of PCGS, NGC, and CAC;...
The Coin Analyst: Reflections of a Libertad Specialist

The Coin Analyst: Reflections of a Libertad Coin Specialist

By Louis Golino, special to CoinWeek ..... Harry “Hernando” Bodine of Florida inherited from his late father both his coin collection and his love of...
Q. David Bowers: Abraham "Abe" Kosoff - Stack's Bowers Galleries

Q. David Bowers: Abraham “Abe” Kosoff

By Q. David Bowers - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers ..... Abraham Kosoff, born in New York City in 1912, gave his name in print as A....
The Navy Mustang Collection: A Novice Collector’s Rise Through the Ranks While Building a Worthy Carson City Coin Collection

The Navy Mustang Collection: A Novice Collector’s Rise Through the Ranks While Building a...

By Rusty Goe ...... Anthony Ray Arnold--Tony to those who know him--achieved success, serving the United States admirably, during his 29-year naval career. During retirement,...
Chief Lynn Malerba Appointed as Treasurer of the United States

Chief Lynn Malerba Appointed as Treasurer of the United States

Chief Lynn Malerba will become the first Native American to serve as Treasurer of the United States and will lead the newly established Office...
Q. David Bowers: Amon G. Carter, Sr. and Amon G. Carter, Jr.

Q. David Bowers: Amon G. Carter, Sr. and Amon G. Carter, Jr.

By Q. David Bowers - Co-Founder, Stack's Bowers ..... Amon Carter, Sr. Born on December 11, 1879, Amon Gamaliel Carter, Sr., was a Texas oilman in...
Jim Bisognani: Conversations With Two Numismatists in Ukraine

Jim Bisognani: Conversations With Two Numismatists in Ukraine

The hobby perseveres in a war zone, and a quick look at the pre-1933 US gold coin market   By Jim Bisognani – NGC Weekly Market...
Remembering Numismatic Icon Harvey Stack, Co-Founder of Stack's Bowers

Remembering Numismatic Icon Harvey Stack, Co-Founder of Stack’s Bowers

By Charles Morgan for CoinWeek ..... It was with great sadness that I received the news that Harvey Stack, a longtime friend of CoinWeek and...
Numismatic Icon Harvey G. Stack Has Passed Away

Numismatic Icon Harvey G. Stack Has Passed Away

It is with great sadness that Stack's Bowers announces the passing of our friend and founder, Harvey G. Stack on January 3, 2022. His...
Q. David Bowers Retires Two Major Columns As Storied Career Continues to Reshape Numismatics

Q. David Bowers Retires Two Major Columns As Storied Career Continues to Reshape Numismatics

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ..... Quentin David Bowers, better known in numismatic circles as Q. David Bowers and known to his...
Treasury Announces Ventris Gibson as Deputy Director of the U.S. Mint

Treasury Announces Ventris Gibson as Deputy Director of the U.S. Mint

On Monday, October 25, the United States Department of the Treasury announced the appointment of Ventris Gibson to serve as Deputy Director of the...