Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi introduced legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives on Friday to create an exciting new commemorative coins program to celebrate the centennial of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition, and the engineering... read more »
So-called Liberty Dollars, the creation of Bernard Von NotHaus and the National Organization for the Repeal of the Federal Reserve Act and the Internal Revenue Code, more commonly known by the acronym NORFED, will not be part of the April 24-27,... read more »
The New York International Numismatic Convention, now in its 41st annual edition, will take place at New York City’s Waldorf Astoria over an 11 day period in early January, with activities starting on Friday, January 4 and the final convention... read more »
by Kevin Foley for CoinWeek …….
On the eve of the Civil War in 1861, the financial and banking system in the United States bore little resemblance to current institutions and practices. There was no central bank. The Federal Reserve... read more »
Attendees at the Professional Currency Dealers Association sponsored National Coin and Currency Convention, scheduled for November 8-11, 2012 at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare, located at 5440 North River Road in Rosemont, Illinois, a northwest... read more »
by Kevin Foley for CoinWeek ….
When I first became active as a dealer in the late 1970’s, the overall structure of the numismatic marketplace in general and the customary ways collectable paper money typically was marketed were quite... read more »
by Kevin Foley
Special Contributor to CoinWeek …
I’m pleased to be joining Coin Week as a regular contributor, providing views and commentary about rare currency collecting. My own career in the field began in 1977, when I launched Kevin... read more »