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Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) Membership Meeting at FUN

Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) Membership Meeting at FUN

The following series of CoinWeek Video features were taken at the PNG Membership Meeting held prior to the FUN Show in Orlando on January 8th 2014. PNG Intern Program Update. VIDEO Robert Brueggeman, Executive Director, Professional Numismatists Guild. PNG has embarked on program to help bring young people into careers in the coin trade. They […]

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ICTA Chairman Talks about New Leadership Team and it’s Ambitious Business Agenda

ICTA Chairman Talks about New Leadership Team and it’s Ambitious Business Agenda

Harry Miller, Chairman, Industry Council for Tangible Assets Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek…….. Harry Miller was recently elected Chairman of ICTA. He was instrumental in ICTA hiring Kathy McFadden as new executive director to replace Eloise Ullman who was retiring from the position. In addition David Crenshaw was brought on the team to function as chief […]

By January 16, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Stack’s Bowers Galleries, Heritage Auctions sign four-year contract  to be Official Auctioneers of the World’s Fair of Money

Stack’s Bowers Galleries, Heritage Auctions sign four-year contract to be Official Auctioneers of the World’s Fair of Money

The biggest show in numismatics, the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of MoneySM, will be even bigger starting in 2014 as two of the top numismatic auction companies in the world, Heritage Auctions and Stack’s Bowers Galleries, have agreed to be the Official Auctioneers for the next four years. “ANA members and show attendees will […]

Chicago Coin Club Meeting, November 22, 2013. VIDEO: 12:25.

Chicago Coin Club Meeting, November 22, 2013. VIDEO: 12:25.

Carl Wolf, Secretary, Chicago Coin Club…. Marc Stackler, 2nd Vice President……. The Chicago Coin Club is one of the oldest coin clubs in America. Attend one of their meetings recently held at the Professional Currency Dealers Association’s National Coin and Currency Convention and get to know some of the personalities in the club. Copyright © […]

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Sergio Sanchez Talks About His PCDA Presidency. VIDEO

Sergio Sanchez Talks About His PCDA Presidency. VIDEO

Sergio Sanchez, President, Professional Currency Dealers Association Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com…….. Sergio Sanchez has had a longtime love and commitment to paper money. One way he has shown his devotion to the hobby is his years as PCDA president from 2007 until 2013. He talks about PCDA and what it was like to be head […]

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New Professional Currency Dealers Association President Talks About Member Benefits and Future Goals VIDEO: 3:10

New Professional Currency Dealers Association President Talks About Member Benefits and Future Goals VIDEO: 3:10

Jim Fitzgerald, Professional Currency Dealers Association Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com …….. Jim Fitzgerald is a longtime PCDA member who is running for the presidency of the largest dealer organization devoted exclusively to buying and selling paper money. Jim talks about what it means to be a member in PCDA and his goals as the new […]

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Treasure: Objectives of the 1715 Fleet Society – VIDEO

Treasure: Objectives of the 1715 Fleet Society – VIDEO

Ernest Richards Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com ……… The 1715 Fleet Society is a group dedicated to awareness of the shipwreck of the Spanish fleet of ships in the great hurricane of 1715. Ernie Richards talks about the information available from the society as well as plans for a major event in 2015 for the 300 […]

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Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) Announces Benefits For New Members

Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) Announces Benefits For New Members

The Professional Numismatists Guild (http://www.PNGdealers.org), a nonprofit organization composed of the country’s top rare coin and bank note dealers who adhere to a strict code of ethics in the buying and selling of numismatic merchandise, is launching a four-month member recruitment campaign.  PNG also has expanded its Affiliate category to allow businesses to join the […]

Eloise Announces Retirement from Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA). VIDEO: 5:34.

Eloise Announces Retirement from Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA). VIDEO: 5:34.

Eloise Ullman, Retiring Executive Director, Industry Council for Tangible Assets Interviewer: David Lisot – CoinWeek.com ………….. ICTA is the lobbying organization representing the numismatic and precious metals industry in Washington, D.C. The group monitors legislation that affects the numismatic marketplace. Eloise Ullman has been with ICTA for 23 years and recently announced her retirement. She […]

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Longtime Dealer Robert Lecce Memorialized with American Numismatic Association Scholarship Fund

Longtime Dealer Robert Lecce Memorialized with American Numismatic Association Scholarship Fund

Scholarships will help adults defer expenses to attend ANA Summer Seminar A new scholarship fund, established in the name of longtime Florida coin dealer Robert Lecce, will provide members with financial aid and merit-based scholarships to attend the American Numismatic Association’s annual Summer Seminar. To further honor the memory of Robert Lecce, $10,000 from the […]

ANA Board of Governors selects Denver for 2017 World’s Fair of Money Coin Show

ANA Board of Governors selects Denver for 2017 World’s Fair of Money Coin Show

Board approves several other measures during meeting in Colorado Springs   The American Numismatic Association Board of Governors passed several motions during a regular board meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 22, including choosing a location for the 2017 World’s Fair of Money coin show and approving a new rule that will allow members to enter ANA […]

American Israel Numismatic Association Board Meeting, August 15, 2013. VIDEO: 6:00

American Israel Numismatic Association Board Meeting, August 15, 2013. VIDEO: 6:00

Mel Wacks, President, American Israel Numismatic Association …….. The American Israel Numismatic Association is a non-sectarian cultural and educational organization dedicated to the study and collection of Israel’s coinage, past and present, and all aspects of Judaic numismatics. AINA held a board meeting to discuss association business and hand out awards at the recent ANA […]

By October 8, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Theme of 2014 National Coin Week …… Celebrating Civic Service

Theme of 2014 National Coin Week …… Celebrating Civic Service

Coins and paper money have been a source of national and civic pride as well as a call to action for people to serve their communities. National Coin Week 2014 will highlight the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy half-dollar and President John F. Kennedy’s famous call to, “Ask not what your country can do for […]

FREE MEMBERSHIPS OFFERED TO YOUNG COIN WRITERS

FREE MEMBERSHIPS OFFERED TO YOUNG COIN WRITERS

The Numismatic Consumer Alliance, Inc. (NCA), as part of its mission to educate consumers about collectible coins, is offering to finance free memberships in the Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG) for up to 100 young people interested in writing about the hobby. In each case, NCA will pay the $25 membership application fee plus first-year dues […]

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American Numismatic Association President Walter Ostromecki Shares His Vision for the ANA. VIDEO: 3:51

American Numismatic Association President Walter Ostromecki Shares His Vision for the ANA. VIDEO: 3:51

Walter Ostromecki, Ph.D., President, American Numismatic Association Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com…….. Walter Ostromecki has a background in education in the California school system. He was recently elected president of the American Numismatic Association. He plans to make the organization the preeminent source of numismatic education in America. He shares his vision of what he hopes […]

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CONECA: Real-Time Updates for Die Variety E-Books

CONECA: Real-Time Updates for Die Variety E-Books

Dr. James Wiles, Ph.D. has recently released his newest E–Book, Ultra Modern Doubled Dies 1996 – 2012 based on the files and numbering system of CONECA (Combined Organizations of Numismatic Error Collectors of America). Dr. Wiles has been researching, cataloging, and attributing twentieth and now twenty-first century U.S. coins for CONECA since the mid 1990s […]

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American Numismatic Association News, Awards, Medals and More

American Numismatic Association News, Awards, Medals and More

Deisher, Herbert inducted into Numismatic Hall of Fame Beth Deisher and Alan Herbert were inducted into the Numismatic Hall of Fame during the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money in Rosemont, Ill. The induction ceremony took place at the ANA Banquet, where ANA Numismatic Hall of Famer Q. David Bowers spoke about this year’s […]

Professional Numismatists Guild Website Has New  Address, Appearance and Features

Professional Numismatists Guild Website Has New Address, Appearance and Features

The Professional Numismatists Guild has changed its online address and changed the appearance of its website to make it easier for collectors, dealers and the general public to get information.  The new address is www.PNGdealers.org. “We decided that because we’re an organization, we should change our URL from .com to .org when we updated the […]

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Numismatic Literary Guild Awards Bash 2013 Chapter 2 of 5. VIDEO: 11:20

Numismatic Literary Guild Awards Bash 2013 Chapter 2 of 5. VIDEO: 11:20

Scott A. Travers, Numismatic Literary Guild Awards Coordinator……….. Numismatic Newspapers, Best All-Around Portfolio, Best Writer NLG Newsletter, Best Specialized Books and Extraordinary Merits. Copyright © CoinWeek – Chicago – August 2013 American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money The country’s premier coin show and convention,  is held every summer at cities around the country. This […]

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Numismatic Literary Guild Awards Bash 2013 Chapter 1 of 5. VIDEO: 13:00

Numismatic Literary Guild Awards Bash 2013 Chapter 1 of 5. VIDEO: 13:00

Scott A. Travers, Numismatic Literary Guild Awards Coordinator……….. Awards include Books of the Year, The Clemy Award, Commercial Publications, Lee Martin Founders Award: Best Investment Newsletter, Best Dealer Published Magazine, Best Auction Catalogs and Extraordinary Merits. Copyright © CoinWeek – Chicago – August 2013 American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money The country’s premier coin […]

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CoinWeek.com Wins Best News Website and Other NLG Awards. VIDEO: 2:11.

CoinWeek.com Wins Best News Website and Other NLG Awards. VIDEO: 2:11.

CoinWeek.com and its team of writers, producers and web designers was awarded numerous awards at the Numismatic Literary Guild Annual Awards Bash at the American Numismatic Association Convention in Chicago. Watch as awards for reporting are bestowed on David Lisot, Charles Morgan, Scott Purvis, Greg Reynolds, and Hubert Walker. Copyright © CoinWeek – Chicago – […]

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David Alexander named ANA’s 2013 Numismatist of the Year

David Alexander named ANA’s 2013 Numismatist of the Year

David Alexander, a collector, scholar, and numismatic author with more than 38 years of experience, is the American Numismatic Association’s 2013 Numismatist of the Year. He was presented with the award Aug. 16 during the Awards Banquet at the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Rosemont, Ill. Alexander has authored numerous publications aiding and contributing […]

Error Coins from the latest issue of ErrorScope, CONECA’S bimonthly journal

Error Coins from the latest issue of ErrorScope, CONECA’S bimonthly journal

The latest issue of ErrorScope, CONECA’S (The Combined Organizations of Numismatic Error Collectors of America) bimonthly journal is now at the printers.  The September / October issue should be available to members at or around the first of September from the CONECA ErrorScope Online Members Only Area (assessable from the banner at the top of […]

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Mike Fuljenz Wins Numismatic Literary Guild Highest Award. VIDEO: 3:50.

Mike Fuljenz Wins Numismatic Literary Guild Highest Award. VIDEO: 3:50.

Scott A. Travers, Master of Ceremonies James Halperin, Presenter & Previous Co-Winner NLG Clemy Award……. In a category of its own since 1968 is the Clemy Award. The highest honor of NLG is bestowed annually during the NLG Bash on an NLG member in recognition of writing skill, dedication to numismatics, sense of humor and […]

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New PNG President Terry Hanlon Talks About His Goals and Agenda for 2013. VIDEO: 2:10

New PNG President Terry Hanlon Talks About His Goals and Agenda for 2013. VIDEO: 2:10

Terry Hanlon, PNG President Interviewer: David Lisot…….. The Professional Numismatists Guild has elected a new president. Terry Hanlon is president of the metals division at Dillon Gage. He shares his vision of what he plans for the PNG and what he intends to achieve as head of the largest and oldest organization of professional coin […]

By August 15, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
eBay Announces New Consumer Protection and Other News at PNG General Meeting. VIDEO: 6:37

eBay Announces New Consumer Protection and Other News at PNG General Meeting. VIDEO: 6:37

Gene Cook, GM Emerging Verticals, eBay. The Professional Numismatists Guild is the largest organization of professional coin dealers in the United States. For more than a year now they have worked with eBay to help protect consumers buying coins on eBay. eBay General Manager of collectibles Gene Cook discusses the eBay relationship with PNG, new […]

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Eloise Ullman Receives PNG Lifetime Achievement Award

Eloise Ullman Receives PNG Lifetime Achievement Award

Eloise Ullman, who is retiring soon as Executive Director of the Industry Council For Tangible Assets , has received the Professional Numismatists Guild’s Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of her years of dedicated service and achievements in numismatics. The award was presented at the PNG Day banquet on August 12, 2013 in the Chicago suburb of […]

Terry Hanlon Named  Professional Numismatists Guild President as PNG Selects 2013 – 2015 Officers

Terry Hanlon Named Professional Numismatists Guild President as PNG Selects 2013 – 2015 Officers

Terry Hanlon, President of Dillon Gage Metals in Addison, Texas, has been selected to serve as President of the Professional Numismatists Guild  for the 2013 – 2015 term. Hanlon served the past two years as PNG Vice President. Other officers selected by the PNG Board are Vice President Fred Weinberg of Fred Weinberg & Company, […]

Cindy Wibker Talks About the Summer FUN 2013 Coin Convention. VIDEO: 3:24

Cindy Wibker Talks About the Summer FUN 2013 Coin Convention. VIDEO: 3:24

David Lisot: Interviewer Cindy Wibker manages the Florida United Numismatists twice annual conventions. She manages more than a thousand different dealers to provide them bourse tables as well as coordinating all the events at each convention. She talks about what it is like to manage such an endeavor and why the FUN conventions have proven […]

By July 15, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Browne, Shamhart receive honorary Doctor of Numismatics degrees

Browne, Shamhart receive honorary Doctor of Numismatics degrees

YNs, former Money Museum curator honored during Summer Seminar banquet Longtime Summer Seminar instructors Charles O. Browne and William Shamhart were awarded honorary Doctor of Numismatics degrees from the American Numismatic Association‘s Florence Schook School of Numismatics on Thursday, July 4, in Colorado Springs, Colo. Browne and Shamhart have been co-instructors for the Summer Seminar […]

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