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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 […]

By January 22, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
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 →
Cool Currency #2 PCDA Convention 2013. VIDEO

Cool Currency #2 PCDA Convention 2013. VIDEO

Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com ………. With Frederick J. Bart, Executive Currency, 1950A $10/$1 Double Denomination note, Stephen Goldsmith, Spink USA, $5 National Bank Conway Massachusetts Brownback, William Litt, William Litt Rare Currency, American National Bank of Austin first and last national bank notes, Dusty Royer, Dusty Royer Notes of Note, Disneyland 2002 $10 Tinker Bell […]

By December 5, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
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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Cool Currency #1 PCDA Convention 2013. VIDEO

Cool Currency #1 PCDA Convention 2013. VIDEO

Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com…….. With Bret Belletto, Camino Coin, William Walker $25 “Filibuster” note, Dr. Dennis Lutz, World Banknote Grading, Fiji 2000 $2000 note, Matthew Quinn, Stack’s Bowers, Angola 1920 50 Escudo Ultramarino Bank Note, Peter Treglia, Stack’s Bowers, United States 1928 $5000 Federal Reserve Note, and Stephen Barber, S&P Collectibles, Netherlands, 1941-3 50 Gulden […]

By December 4, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
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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Lyn Knight Currency Auction PCDA Market Report – VIDEO

Lyn Knight Currency Auction PCDA Market Report – VIDEO

Lyn Knight, Lyn Knight Currency Auctions Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com ……. Lyn Knight specializes in holding regular paper money auctions featuring both world and United States bank notes. He talks about the market as evidenced by bidding that took place in his sale at the Professional Currency Dealers Association National Coin and Currency Convention held […]

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Industry Council for Tangible Assets Selects New Executive Director. VIDEO: 2:26

Industry Council for Tangible Assets Selects New Executive Director. VIDEO: 2:26

Kathy McFadden, Executive, ICTA Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com ……. ICTA is the lobbying organization representing the numismatic and precious metals industry in Washington, D.C. A special selection committee recently chose a new Executive Director for the group to replace retiring former ED Eloise Ullman. Meet Kathy McFadden as she shares her background and why she […]

By November 26, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
ICTA Announces David Crenshaw As New Chief Operating Officer

ICTA Announces David Crenshaw As New Chief Operating Officer

Newly created position to bring advance technology to ICTA. The Industry Council for Tangible Assets is expanding its leadership team. Effective Dec. 1, David Crenshaw will become the numismatic industry group’s Chief Operating Officer, a newly created position that will work closely with Executive Director Kathy McFadden, who was hired Oct. 1 and became executive […]

By November 25, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
PCDA National Coin and Currency Convention Video Report 2013

PCDA National Coin and Currency Convention Video Report 2013

Kevin Foley, Chairman, National Coin and Currency Convention Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com…….. Kevin is the point person for all things involved with the Professional Currency Dealers Association annual convention. He shares what is involved to hold the gathering as well as the history of paper money conventions. He explains the need for a convention devoted […]

By November 25, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
PCGS Hosts Display Of Finest Morgan Dollar Set At 2014 FUN

PCGS Hosts Display Of Finest Morgan Dollar Set At 2014 FUN

Professional Coin Grading Service (http://www.PCGS.com) will host the first East Coast public display of the superb, multi-million dollar Coronet Collection, the finest current Morgan Dollars Basic Set, Circulation Strikes (1878-1921), in the PCGS Set Registry® (http://www.pcgs.com/setregistry). The entire collection of 97 coins with a weighted grade point average of 66.38 will be exhibited at the […]

By November 25, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
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 […]

By November 11, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
High-grade 1893-S Morgan Dollar realizes $235,000 to lead Heritage Auctions’ $11.3+ million U.S. coin event in New York

High-grade 1893-S Morgan Dollar realizes $235,000 to lead Heritage Auctions’ $11.3+ million U.S. coin event in New York

Top lots include high-grade silver coinage and gold rarities as a 1943-S Bronze cent brings $141,000     An 1893-S Morgan Dollar MS64 NGC, from the famously low mintage of any regular issue Morgan, brought $235,000 to take top lot honors at Heritage Auctions’ U.S. Coin Signature® Auction Nov. 1-3 in New York. High-grade silver […]

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 […]

By October 4, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
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 […]

By October 1, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Mirror Mirror  : Collecting Prooflike Morgan Silver Dollars

Mirror Mirror : Collecting Prooflike Morgan Silver Dollars

Posted by Jeff Garrett on the NGC Weekly Market Report ….. Collecting Prooflike Morgan Silver Dollars by date is extremely challenging. There are few numismatic delicacies as aesthetically appealing as a deeply Prooflike silver dollar. These coins are simply stunning! Anyone who collects Morgan Silver Dollars is familiar with these interesting coins. Even though most […]

By September 16, 2013 3 Comments Read More →
The Free Competition in Currency Act: Member Of Congress Does Not Understand Economics And US Monetary History

The Free Competition in Currency Act: Member Of Congress Does Not Understand Economics And US Monetary History

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com ….. Last week, a customer of mine forwarded to me the text of a letter he received from the US House of Representatives member for his district.  The August 28 letter was in response to our customer’s request that this Representative support H.R. 77, the […]

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 […]

By September 5, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
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