Clubs & Organizations

ANA Recognizes 2014 National Money Show Exhibitor Award Winners

ANA Recognizes 2014 National Money Show Exhibitor Award Winners

American Numismatic Association member Mack Martin received the Steven J. D’Ippolito Best-of-Show Exhibit award for his exhibit, “Georgia’s Civil War Treasury History, 1861-1865″ at the 2014 National Money ShowSM, February 27-March 1 in Atlanta. The first runner-up Best-of-Show award was presented to Charmy Harker for “Penny Potpourri – A Collection of Penny Creations.” Second runner-up […]

Excerpts from the E-Sylum: Earliest Use of the Term “Witch Piece” Sought

Excerpts from the E-Sylum: Earliest Use of the Term “Witch Piece” Sought

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, E-Sylum contributor Bob Leonard ponders the earliest use of the term “Witch Piece”….. Having recently purchased a folded coin found at an 11th century “Viking” site in Latvia (images attached), I got to […]

By March 24, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
PNG Intern Zeke Wischer Hired by Heritage Auctions

PNG Intern Zeke Wischer Hired by Heritage Auctions

One of the first four recruits who recently began year-long paid internships in the Professional Numismatists Guild’s “Promoting Numismatic Growth” project has been offered and accepted a full-time job just a few weeks into the program. The PNG internship project is designed to provide education, training and mentoring for the next generation of coin and […]

Central States Numismatics Society Releases Special Edition 2015 Red Book

Central States Numismatics Society Releases Special Edition 2015 Red Book

The Central States Numismatic Society (CSNS) has announced the publication and sale of a special hard bound edition of the Whitman Publications Red Book. In celebration of the Society’s 75th Anniversary, 500 copies of the special Red Book with the Central States logo and 75th Anniversary designation on the cover are being produced. Copies will first […]

By March 20, 2014 2 Comments Read More →
Chicago Coin Club Special Meeting, March 8, 2014. VIDEO: 9:49

Chicago Coin Club Special Meeting, March 8, 2014. VIDEO: 9:49

Carl Wolf, Moderator…….. The Chicago Coin Club was founded in 1919 and has continued uninterrupted for over 90 years. The objective of the club is to pursue numismatic knowledge through the study and research of coins, currency, medals, tokens, and other related items and the sharing of this information through monthly meetings, dialogue, and the […]

By March 20, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Excerpts from the E-Sylum: The Numismatourist Report: Berlin 2014

Excerpts from the E-Sylum: The Numismatourist Report: Berlin 2014

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, E-Sylum contributor Howard Berlin provides a glimpse into a numismatic journey abroad….. It’s 2014 and The Numismatourist is traveling. While in London, I walked around the Green Park area one […]

By March 18, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
ANA National Money Show Draws Highest Attendance in Four Years

ANA National Money Show Draws Highest Attendance in Four Years

Free admission, free appraisals and Saddle Ridge exhibit bring in the public The ANA National Money Show in Atlanta recorded a total attendance of 4,771, making it the best-attended National Money Show since the 2010 event in Fort Worth, Texas. The final day of the show, Saturday, March 1, featured free admission and free appraisals […]

Morgan Dollar collector hot on the trail of CC coins; California Gold Hoard ignites further interest in numismatics.

Morgan Dollar collector hot on the trail of CC coins; California Gold Hoard ignites further interest in numismatics.

Posted by Jim Bisognani for NGC Market Report ……… Another month is upon us, and the promise of Spring is in our sites, yet it is a similar refrain on the coin calendar, as the hectic numismatic schedule seems to claim no particular season. February certainly was a triumph, and the end of the month sent a salvo around […]

The United States Mexican Numismatic Association Announces 3rd Annual Convention and Educational Forum

The United States Mexican Numismatic Association Announces 3rd Annual Convention and Educational Forum

By Oliver Simons  for CoinWeek………. The United States Mexican Numismatic Association (USMEX) announced today that it will host their 3rd annual convention and educational forum at the Hilton Scottsdale Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona on October 16-18, 2014. The 2013 convention was a huge success and everyone who attended enjoyed themselves. The 2014 convention opens on Thursday afternoon […]

Heritage to Auction Important Ruth Hill World Currency Collection

Heritage to Auction Important Ruth Hill World Currency Collection

An extensive and rare World Currency collection assembled by Ruth W. Hill, lovingly referred to as the “Grand Old Lady of Paper Money Collecting in North America,” will be offered by Heritage Auctions in a series of auctions throughout 2014, beginning April 23-28 at the Central States Signature Auction in Chicago, Ill., as well as […]

ANA National Money Show, Atlanta – Travel Diary

ANA National Money Show, Atlanta – Travel Diary

By Charles Morgan  for CoinWeek……….  It’s Monday morning, and I’ve just returned from a three-day trip to the outskirts of Atlanta, where I joined CoinWeek co-founder and industry video-archivist David Lisot for my first American Numismatic event, the ANA National Money Show. As many of you who are familiar with CoinWeek know, David travels across the […]

Numismatic Consumer Alliance Helps Coin Scam Victims Recover More than $8 Million

Numismatic Consumer Alliance Helps Coin Scam Victims Recover More than $8 Million

The Numismatic Consumer Alliance, Inc. helped recover nearly $1 million during 2013 for consumers who were victims of unscrupulous coin sales, according to John Albanese, founder and president of the not-for-profit watchdog organization. The Numismatic Consumer Alliance has now recovered a total of more than $8 million since it became operational in 2005 – an average of about […]

CONECA Errorscope March/ April 2014 Issue Highlights

CONECA Errorscope March/ April 2014 Issue Highlights

Dimes, Liberted Seated Halves, and Bi-Metallic Coins covered in new issue The latest issue of CONECA ErrorScope, CONECA’S (The Combined Organizations of Numismatic Error Collectors of America) bimonthly journal is now at the printers. The March / April issue should be available to members at or around the first of March in the CONECA ErrorScope […]

By February 24, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
The Sochi 100 Ruble Note and Other Circulating Russian Banknotes: A Brief Primer

The Sochi 100 Ruble Note and Other Circulating Russian Banknotes: A Brief Primer

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek………. Once derided as worthless during the Soviet era, Russian banknotes offer a glimpse at the country’s past while at the same time looking forward. Russian Numismatics is one of the most exciting growth areas in the hobby. But where to start? The price of Imperial coinage can be prohibitive, […]

By February 24, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Coin Show Sponsors Pledge Support for ANA National Money Show

Coin Show Sponsors Pledge Support for ANA National Money Show

Twelve coin show sponsors and 63 patrons have pledged support for the American Numismatic Association‘s 2014 Atlanta National Money Show at the Cobb Galleria Convention Center in Atlanta, Ga. The show will run from Feb. 27 to March 1. The coin show also features a sold-out bourse floor of more than 500 numismatic dealers. “We […]

By February 21, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
George Walton (Former 1913 Liberty Head “V” Nickel Owner) Heirs Donate $100,000 to the ANA

George Walton (Former 1913 Liberty Head “V” Nickel Owner) Heirs Donate $100,000 to the ANA

Donation will be used to update, digitize Numismatic Diploma Program A generous donation of $100,000 has been given to the American Numismatic Association to establish the George Walton Grant for the Support of the ANA Diploma Program. This historic gift was made by the family of George O. Walton, the past owner of one of […]

Promoting Numismatic Growth: PNG Selects First Interns To Train As Dealers

Promoting Numismatic Growth: PNG Selects First Interns To Train As Dealers

Applications Now Accepted For Next Group The Professional Numismatists Guild has announced the selection of the first four recruits who will begin year-long paid internships on March 1, 2014 in PNG’s “Promoting Numismatic Growth” project. Three other successful recruits will begin working in the coming months, and applications now are being accepted from prospective candidates who […]

By February 14, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Van Allen Publishes Two Supplements to the Encyclopedia of Morgan and Peace Dollars

Van Allen Publishes Two Supplements to the Encyclopedia of Morgan and Peace Dollars

LeRoy Van Allen, the only surviving member of the numismatic research and writing partnership that spawned generations of Morgan and Peace dollar variety collectors, has published two supplements to the 1997 Fourth Edition of the Comprehensive Catalog and Encyclopedia of Morgan and Peace Dollars. The first supplement, covering the Peace dollar series (1921-1935), spans 57 […]

By February 13, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
Money Talks Schedule Finalized for 2014 Atlanta National Money Show

Money Talks Schedule Finalized for 2014 Atlanta National Money Show

 Attendees of the American Numismatic Association’s Atlanta National Money ShowSM, Feb. 27 – March 1 at the Cobb Galleria Centre, are encouraged to go to Money Talks educational presentations.   The Money Talks program features 30-45 minute numismatic presentations covering a wide range of topics. Presentations will be held Friday, Feb. 28, in Room 102. […]

By February 12, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Professional Numismatic Guild Announces 2014 Young Numismatist Scholarship Competition

Professional Numismatic Guild Announces 2014 Young Numismatist Scholarship Competition

(Temecula, California) — The Professional Numismatists Guild (http://www.PNGdealers.org) will provide a scholarship to a deserving young numismatist (YN) to attend the 2014 American Numismatic Association (http://www.money.org) Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  This is the 10th consecutive year of PNG YN scholarships for the popular, annual ANA educational programs. “The scholarship will cover airfare, tuition […]

International Bank Note Society (IBNS) Banknote of 2013 – Nominations

International Bank Note Society (IBNS) Banknote of 2013 – Nominations

International Bank Note Society (IBNS) Banknote of 2013 – Nominations Nominations close 31 January 2014 IBNS Members can send their nominations for the Banknote of 2013 to the Banknote of the Year Co-Ordinator Banknotes nominated must have been issued to the public (specimens and non-circulating currencies are inelligble) for the first time during the year […]

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Industry Council for Tangible Assets [ICTA] Installs New Officers

Industry Council for Tangible Assets [ICTA] Installs New Officers

Annapolis, MD—Harry Miller, of Miller’s Mint, was installed as the new chairman of the Industry Council for Tangible Assets at their board meeting on January 8 in Orlando. Miller founded Miller’s Mint in May of 1967. Besides being active in ICTA, he is a member of the American Numismatic Association, Florida United Numismatists, American Stamp […]

By January 31, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
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 © […]

By December 30, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
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 […]

By December 18, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Paper Money: Book Released at PCDA Convention on Panic Scrip. VIDEO

Paper Money: Book Released at PCDA Convention on Panic Scrip. VIDEO

Neil Shafer, Author Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……… After years of research a new book on paper money has been released by numismatic author Nell Shafer called, “Panic Scrip of 1893, 1907 and 1914.” These were notes issued by various entities at times the Federal government was not able to keep up with making enough currency […]

By December 15, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Cool Currency #3 PCDA Convention 2013. VIDEO

Cool Currency #3 PCDA Convention 2013. VIDEO

Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……… With Carl Bombara Rare Currency, United States 1896 Educational $1 note consecutive pair, Nam Chong Cho, Nam Chong Coin, South Korean 1962 100 Hwan Savings Note, Jim Fitzgerald, Fitzgerald Currency and Coin, National Bank Notes with his name, Michael Moczalla, Heritage Auctions, United States Federal Reserve 1969A $1 serial #0, and […]

By December 12, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Numismatic Artist Sue Bauman Attends PCDA Currency Convention. VIDEO

Numismatic Artist Sue Bauman Attends PCDA Currency Convention. VIDEO

Sue Bauman, Numismatic Artist, TNA Associates Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com ……… There is more to the paper money hobby than just buying and selling. Sue Bauman was moved to paint various images she found on bank notes creating beautiful works of art. She shares how she got started in her painting career, show examples of […]

By December 9, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
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