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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 […]

By August 27, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
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 […]

By August 27, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
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 – […]

By August 26, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
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 […]

By August 21, 2013 2 Comments Read More →
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 […]

By August 20, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
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 […]

By August 14, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
NGC Expands Guarantee to Cover Morgan Dollars in GSA Holders

NGC Expands Guarantee to Cover Morgan Dollars in GSA Holders

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has announced that its comprehensive guarantee of grade and authenticity has been expanded to cover GSA Hoard Morgan Dollars that have been graded by NGC in their original black GSA holders. This update will be applied retroactively to include all NGC-certified GSA Morgan Dollars and will supersede the language on the […]

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, […]

The Panama Canal and Pan-Pacific International Exposition  Centennial Act Commemorative Coins Program

The Panama Canal and Pan-Pacific International Exposition Centennial Act Commemorative Coins Program

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 feat that created the Panama Canal a century earlier.  Joining Ms. Pelosi in supporting the Panama Canal and Pan-Pacific Exhibition Centennial […]

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 […]

By July 11, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Ross, Swindling, Sperber, plus six incumbents elected to ANA Board

Ross, Swindling, Sperber, plus six incumbents elected to ANA Board

Voting members of the American Numismatic Association have chosen three new candidates and six incumbents to the ANA Board of Governors for the 2013-15 election term. New members Ralph Ross, Jeff Swindling and Laura Sperber will join Gary Adkins, Scott Rottinghaus, Mike Ellis and Greg Lyon on the Board of Governors along with President-elect Walter […]

International Association of Professional Numismatists (I.A.P.N.) holds  62nd General Assembly in Leipzig Germany

International Association of Professional Numismatists (I.A.P.N.) holds 62nd General Assembly in Leipzig Germany

The International Association of Professional Numismatists (I.A.P.N.) held its 62nd General Assembly May 23-26 2013 in Leipzig Germany. A total of thirty four of the world’s leading numismatic firms met to attend the congress, with an additional twenty six firms represented via proxy. The I.A.P.N. meets annually to conduct its congress, which is held in […]

By June 21, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Advice to a Young Coin Dealer

Advice to a Young Coin Dealer

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com ……… The Professional Numismatist Guild (PNG) recently announced the establishment of the Edward Milas Memorial Fund which creates internships at established firms for as many as four qualified dealers/aspiring dealers aged 21-32. These internships are scheduled to be available by next summer. I applaud the PNG for the creation of […]

John Highfill Headlines Silver Dollar Seminar at SoCal Show

John Highfill Headlines Silver Dollar Seminar at SoCal Show

A Silver Dollar seminar is being offered at the SoCal Coin & Currency Show on July 18-20 at the Ontario Convention Center, 2000 Convention Center Way, Ontario, CA 91764.  The Silver Dollar seminar offers a great opportunity to learn from the industry’s leading experts.  John Highfill, author of the Comprehensive Silver Dollar Encyclopedia and founder […]

By June 10, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
How to be a Texas Numismatic Association Volunteer. VIDEO: 2:17

How to be a Texas Numismatic Association Volunteer. VIDEO: 2:17

Trish Mann, Chief Volunteer, Texas Numismatic Association Interviewer: David Lisot ……. Holding a convention such as the TNA requires a team of dedicated workers. Most of these workers are volunteers who love numismatics and are proud to be part of the largest coin organization in Texas. Trish Mann helps coordinate the volunteers who help with […]

ANA Elections 2013: Board of Governors Candidate Steve D’Ippolito

ANA Elections 2013: Board of Governors Candidate Steve D’Ippolito

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker ………. This is the seventh in a series of journals that we’re preparing in the lead-up to the August ANA elections. We’d like to thank ANA member Steve D’Ippolito for his participation. Since we started writing these profiles, the Association has surprised us by firing yet another Executive Director, […]

Potential Legislation to Negatively Affect the Numismatic Industry. VIDEO: 2:48

Potential Legislation to Negatively Affect the Numismatic Industry. VIDEO: 2:48

Gary Adkins, President, Adkins & Associates, Minnesota Coin Dealer Interviewer: David Lisot…….. A piece of potential legislation in Minnesota may have a chilling effect of coin businesses located in that state. Local dealer Gary Adkins also believes that if this law is passed in his state it could become a template for other legislation that […]

PNG Launching Numismatic Mentoring Program: Promoting Numismatic Growth

PNG Launching Numismatic Mentoring Program: Promoting Numismatic Growth

The Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.com) has announced it will create an education and mentoring program to recruit and train the next generation of coin dealers. Entitled “Promoting Numismatic Growth” (PNG), the program will include online instruction about coins and the coin market followed by paid internships at some of the nation’s best known dealerships and […]

Women in Numismatics General Meeting CSNS April 2013. VIDEO: 8:28

Women in Numismatics General Meeting CSNS April 2013. VIDEO: 8:28

Cindy Wibker, WIN Vice President……. WOMEN IN NUMISMATICS [WIN] is the numismatic organization devoted to women, and they hold a general meeting open to the public. Hear what issues affect the feminine side of the coin hobby and meet the people in attendance including the men. Copyright © CoinWeek LLC. April, 2013 April 24-27, 2013 […]

Illinois Numismatic Association State Organization for Coin Collectors. VIDEO: 2:25

Illinois Numismatic Association State Organization for Coin Collectors. VIDEO: 2:25

Steve Harrison, ILNA President Interviewer: David Lisot ……. Illinois has a strong and vibrant coin collector organization. President Steve Harrison talks about why it is such a good group to belong to and describes some of the benefits for numismatists. Copyright © CoinWeek LLC. April, 2013 April 24-27, 2013 Schaumburg, IL The Central States Numismatic […]

ANA Elections 2013: Board of Governors Candidate Richard Jozefiak

ANA Elections 2013: Board of Governors Candidate Richard Jozefiak

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker This is the sixth in a series of journals that we’re preparing in the lead-up to the August ANA elections. We’d like to thank Georgia Numismatic Association member and American Numismatic Association District Delegate Richard Jozefiak for his participation. Richard Jozefiak is a collector, a numismatic author, and an […]

ANA Elections 2013: Board of Governors Candidate Laura Sperber

ANA Elections 2013: Board of Governors Candidate Laura Sperber

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker……… This is the fifth in a series of journals that we’re preparing in the lead-up to the August ANA elections. We’d like to thank Legend Numismatics, Inc.’s Laura Sperber for her participation. Long before the hammer struck on the record-breaking $10 million dollar sale of the specimen 1794 Flowing […]

Carson City’s First Silver Dollar Was Not a Morgan Dollar

Carson City’s First Silver Dollar Was Not a Morgan Dollar

By Allen Rowe  –  Northern Nevada Coin ………. The Carson City mint is famous for the Morgan dollars that it produced, but they were not the first dollars struck at the Carson City mint. When the Carson City mint opened in 1870 the dollars of the day were of the Seated Liberty design. These dollars […]

ANA Board of Govenors Candidate Forum 2013 – New Orleans Money Show

ANA Board of Govenors Candidate Forum 2013 – New Orleans Money Show

The American Numismatic Association has elections every two years to elect a president, vice president and a board of nine governors. This election for ANA has a field of 14 candidates running for the board of governors. The office of president and vice president have single candidates running unopposed. Hear the positions of this large […]

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