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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, […]

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 […]

Eloise Ullman Has Announced her Retirement from The Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA)

Eloise Ullman Has Announced her Retirement from The Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA)

The search begins at The Industry Council for Tangible Assets. After 23 years of distinguished service, Eloise Ullman has announced her retirement as executive director of the Industry Council for Tangible Assets, effective later this year. The officers of the tangible asset/numismatic industry’s national trade association launched an immediate search May 9 for a successor. […]

Meet New ANA Executive Director Kim Kiick. VIDEO: 2:38

Meet New ANA Executive Director Kim Kiick. VIDEO: 2:38

Kimberly Kiick, Executive Director, American Numismatic Association Interviewer: David Lisot A new executive director was appointed to head America’s largest coin collecting organization. Kim Kiick has worked for ANA under multiple governing boards. She shares what it is like to assume this new position and what she hopes to achieve in her new position. Copyright […]

It’s Crunch Time at the ANA. Consider Your Vote Wisely

It’s Crunch Time at the ANA. Consider Your Vote Wisely

Commentary by: Larry Shepherd ………….. It’s time to vote in another ANA election, and unlike the last election when the number of candidates was just large enough to fill the number of vacancies, this year’s large slate more resembles the field for the Kentucky Derby. That means we voters have a better opportunity to choose […]

The King of Morgan Dollars Holds Court in the Stacks Bowers May 2013 New Orleans ANA Auction Event

The King of Morgan Dollars Holds Court in the Stacks Bowers May 2013 New Orleans ANA Auction Event

Article by Frank Van Valen, Numismatist and Cataloger, U.S. Coins.  Based on the catalog description by John Salyer, Numismatist and Cataloger, U.S. Coins.  PCGS Proof-65+ CAC 1895 Morgan Dollar A Star Attraction For better than 100 years numismatic sources had mentioned a mintage for the 1895 Morgan dollar of 12,000 pieces struck for circulation along […]

ANA Elections 2013: Board of Governors Candidate Dr. Scott Rottinghaus

ANA Elections 2013: Board of Governors Candidate Dr. Scott Rottinghaus

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek …… This is the fourth in a series of journals that we’re preparing in the lead-up to the August ANA elections. We’d like to thank ANA Governor Dr. Scott Rottinghaus for his participation. Dr. Scott Rottinghaus, the youngest sitting ANA governor, is seeking a second term in […]

Jeff Garrett Discusses his Candidacy for ANA Vice President. VIDEO

Jeff Garrett Discusses his Candidacy for ANA Vice President. VIDEO

Jeff Garrett, President, Mid-American Rare Coin Interviewer: David Lisot……….. Jeff Garrett is currently on the Board of Governors of the American Numismatic Association. He has announced plans to run for Vice President of this coin collecting organization based in Colorado Springs. He shares his platform of what he hopes to achieve for the ANA and […]

Tom Mulvaney Discusses his Candidacy for ANA Board of Governors. VIDEO: 2:24.

Tom Mulvaney Discusses his Candidacy for ANA Board of Governors. VIDEO: 2:24.

Tom Mulvaney, professional photographer Interviewer: David Lisot…….. Tom Mulvaney works as a numismatic photographer and teaches a class at the American Numismatic Association Summer in that subject. Tom has announced his plans to run for ANA Board of Governors. He shares his platform of what he hopes to achieve for the ANA and talks about […]

Veteran ANA employee Kim Kiick named Executive Director

Veteran ANA employee Kim Kiick named Executive Director

Kim Kiick, a long-time senior manager and Director of Operations at the American Numismatic Association, has been named the Association’s new executive director, replacing Jeff Shevlin, whose contract was not renewed by the ANA Board of Governors. Kiick, who began her ANA career in 1982, supervised day-to-day operations as interim executive director from August 2011 […]

ANA Elections 2013: Board of Governors Candidate William Hyder

ANA Elections 2013: Board of Governors Candidate William Hyder

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek …… This is the third in a series of journals that we’re preparing in the lead-up to the August ANA elections. We’d like to thank collector and author William Hyder for his participation. William Hyder has an exceptional beard. He also holds a Masters’ degree in Anthropology […]

American Numismatic Society News and Update. VIDEO: 4:28.

American Numismatic Society News and Update. VIDEO: 4:28.

Ute Wartenberg, Executive Director, American Numismatic Society Interviewer: David Lisot The ANS was founded in 1858 as a nonprofit coin collector organization and is based in New York City. It has one of the larger coin collections as part of its holdings and regularly sponsors publications, research and lectures. Ute Wartenberg talks about the Society, […]

By April 22, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
ANA-PNG 2013 Pre-Show Dates And Educational Sessions Announced

ANA-PNG 2013 Pre-Show Dates And Educational Sessions Announced

The Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.com) and the American Numismatic Association (www.money.org) have announced plans to conduct their third annual joint “pre-show” in August.  The show will be open free to the public through complimentary invitations from pre-show table holders, there will be four, free educational seminars and there will be special incentives for dealers who […]

By April 17, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
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