Clubs & Organizations

David Sklow to Manage ANA’s Dwight N. Manley Library

David Sklow to Manage ANA’s Dwight N. Manley Library

American Numismatic Association Veteran Joins Staff Renowned bibliophile David Sklow has joined the American Numismatic Association (ANA) staff as the manager of the Dwight N. Manley Library. Sklow will oversee and manage the library and its assets. During his previous employment, he served in a similar capacity as Director for the ANA Library and Research […]

New Private Health Insurance Exchange for ICTA Members

New Private Health Insurance Exchange for ICTA Members

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets….   Recognizing the need for members to have access to health insurance and wellness programs, the Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) has engaged the services of USI Affinity Insurance to offer a private health-insurance marketplace. USI Affinity expands the notion of what “member benefits” are by making the […]

By November 1, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
ANA School of Numismatics Offers Seminars at FUN Convention

ANA School of Numismatics Offers Seminars at FUN Convention

Become a smarter collector and learn how to preserve your investment Were you aware the 1909-S V.D.B. Lincoln cent is one of the most counterfeited U.S. coins? Learning to distinguish and recognize minor inconsistencies can mean the difference between a few dollars and several thousand. The American Numismatic Association (ANA) School of Numismatics is offering […]

ICTA Seeking YN Scholarship Applicants

ICTA Seeking YN Scholarship Applicants

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets….   The Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) is now accepting applications for its annual Diane Piret Memorial Young Numismatist Scholarship to the 2016 American Numismatic Association (ANA) Summer Seminar. The scholarship will cover one week-long seminar fee and airline transportation to/from the seminar. You must be age 13 […]

By October 23, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Cool Coins! US Mexican Coin Convention 2015 – VIDEO: 19:04

Cool Coins! US Mexican Coin Convention 2015 – VIDEO: 19:04

CoinWeek’s Cool Coins! series continues with this installment from the U.S. Mexican Numismatic Association’s 4th Annual Convention. Interviewer & Video Producer: David Lisot Featured Coins: Ali Frampton & Izzy Heath, Mexico 1948 Silver Cuauhtémoc 5 Peso Uncirculated Cris Bierrenbach, Mexico 1732 8 Reales NGC MS63 and 4 Reales NGC AU53 Pillar Dollar, Dave Busse Charles […]

Pillar Coinage of 1732 to be Offered in Upcoming Heritage Sale – VIDEO: 4:55

Pillar Coinage of 1732 to be Offered in Upcoming Heritage Sale – VIDEO: 4:55

Cris Bierrenbach, Heritage Auctions, Interviewer & Video Producer: David Lisot. A rare group of 1732 Mexico City mint coinage is being offered by Heritage Auctions. Cris Bierrenbach explains the significance and show highlights. *** CoinWeek is the #1 website online for news and information about numismatics. CoinWeek has also won the NLG Award for best numismatic website […]

ANS Launches Online Catalog with Egyptian National Library

ANS Launches Online Catalog with Egyptian National Library

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce, in collaboration with Dr. Jere Bacharach, Department of History at the University of Washington, and Dr. Sherif Anwar, College of Archaeology, Cairo University, the digital publication of the non-hoard numismatic collection of the Egyptian National Library. The catalog consists of more than 6,500 objects, ranging from […]

ANA Board of Governors to Select National Money Show Cities, Vote on Upcoming Budget

ANA Board of Governors to Select National Money Show Cities, Vote on Upcoming Budget

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) Board of Governors will meet in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on Saturday, October 31 to hear discussion and vote on the proposed budget for fiscal year 2015-2016. An executive board session will precede the regular board meeting. Other action items that will be determined at the board meeting include selection of […]

1921 Morgan Silver Dollar Authenticated as Zerbe Proof

1921 Morgan Silver Dollar Authenticated as Zerbe Proof

Coin in ANA collection authenticated by NGC A 1921 Morgan silver dollar owned by the American Numismatic Association (ANA) and used in a course at the 2015 Summer Seminar recently was identified as a “Zerbe Proof.” Summer Seminar instructors Michael S. Fey, John Baumgart and Isaac Wallie noticed distinguishing marks on the coin. The trio, […]

Young Numismatist Eugene Freeman Receives Boy Scout Volunteer Award

Young Numismatist Eugene Freeman Receives Boy Scout Volunteer Award

By Carl Wolf for the Chicago Coin Club….   Congratulations to Chicago Coin Club member Eugene Freeman! The National Society Sons of the American Revolution presented Eugene with their Robert E. Burt Boy Scout Volunteer Award To read more about the award criteria go to www.usscouts.org/awards/REBurt.asp. Eugene served as Scout Chairman on the Local Planning […]

By October 13, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
VNA Releases 2nd Edition of Schenkman’s Catalog of Virginia Tokens

VNA Releases 2nd Edition of Schenkman’s Catalog of Virginia Tokens

By Virginia Numismatic Association….   In 1980, David Schenkman’s Virginia Tokens was the first work to document the trade tokens from the Commonwealth and helped set the standard for state token catalogs nationwide. Now, 35 years later, the second revised edition is ready. Tokens in Virginia have a long and distinguished history and offer the […]

By October 12, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Coin Clubs for the Fun of It

Coin Clubs for the Fun of It

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. for CoinWeek …… Anyone approaching middle age, and those of us who have already arrived there, will no doubt remember the hair coloring commercial on television that proclaimed that “blondes have more fun”. If you were to ask me to come up with a clever idea for a commercial on the […]

ANS Loans Rare Roman Coins for Bulgari Exhibit

ANS Loans Rare Roman Coins for Bulgari Exhibit

The America Numismatic Society (ANS) has loaned a selection of very rare ancient Roman coins to Italian jeweler Bulgari for their upcoming exhibit “Bulgari & Rome: Eternal Inspiration,” a Roman-inspired jewelry exhibition celebrating Bulgari’s heritage. This short-run exhibition features 18 unique Roman pieces from the Society’s collection alongside the showcased jewelry. Particular highlights from the […]

Royal Canadian Mint Nominated for Half the Categories in IACA 2015 Excellence In Currency Awards

Royal Canadian Mint Nominated for Half the Categories in IACA 2015 Excellence In Currency Awards

The Royal Canadian Mint stands out among nominees in the running for the International Association of Currency Affairs (IACA) 2015 Excellence in Currency Awards by earning nominations in two of the four categories of IACA’s annual awards program. Produced by the Mint for the Reserve Bank of New Zealand and NZ Post, the 50-cent 100th […]

Coin Board News – Number 36

Coin Board News – Number 36

By David W. Lange – www.coincollectingboards.net….   For Collectors of Antique Coin Boards Number 36 — Fall 2015 COIN BOARDS FOR SALE I haven’t made any coin board acquisitions since CBN 35, so there’s no new list of these. Instead, I took some time to go through my duplicate inventory of early folders, and a […]

By September 27, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
ANS 2016 Gala Honorees Announced

ANS 2016 Gala Honorees Announced

2015 ANS Gala, featuring Kenneth L. Edlow, Chairman, Dr. Ute Wartenberg Kagan, Executive Director, and the recipients of the 2015 Trustees’ Award, Elizabeth and Stanley DeForest Scott. (Photograph by Alan Roche.)   The American Numismatic Society (ANS) is pleased to announce that on Thursday, January 7, 2016, it will honor longtime benefactors Regina and John W. Adams […]

Central States Announces Future Dates

Central States Announces Future Dates

By Kevin Foley – Central States Numismatic Society….   Patricia Foley, Bourse Chairman and Secretary for the Central States Numismatic Society (CSNS), has announced that the organization recently extended its contract with the Schaumburg Renaissance Hotel and Convention Center through 2021. The facility is located at 1551 North Thoreau Drive in the Northwest Chicago suburb […]

By September 25, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
PNG Creates Accredited Precious Metals Dealer Program

PNG Creates Accredited Precious Metals Dealer Program

The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG), a non-profit organization founded in 1954 and composed today of many of the country’s top rare coin, banknote and precious metals dealers, has now created the PNG Accredited Precious Metals Dealer (PNG-APMD) program. The new accreditation program is intended to help the public learn about bullion coins and ingots, and […]

ANS Introduces Digital Library

ANS Introduces Digital Library

The American Numismatic Society (ANS) continues its mission of providing Open Access research tools to researchers worldwide with its newly unveiled Digital Library. The ANS Digital Library will grow to house three collections of digital material: numismatic theses/dissertations, auction catalogues, and ebooks. Beginning now, the collection of electronic theses and dissertations hosts international doctoral work […]

ANA Money Museum to Deaccess Bulk Items from Collection

ANA Money Museum to Deaccess Bulk Items from Collection

The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) Edward C. Rochette Money Museum will dispose of low-value bulk coins that have accumulated in the museum’s vaults during the last 50 years. Stack’s Bowers Galleries will feature a number of these deaccessioned items in their Collections & Accumulations Auction, which will take place on Monday, Sept. 28, 2015 at […]

PAN’s Official Papal Visit Medal Now Available

PAN’s Official Papal Visit Medal Now Available

The Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists now have medals commemorating the September visit of Pope Francis to America. They are available for sale through the association website: www.pancoins.org. PAN President, Tom Uram presented the medal creation idea to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Washington at a meeting on January 28th 2015. They agreed that such a […]

National Silver Dollar Roundtable Sponsors Giveaway to Promote Collecting – VIDEO: 3:40

National Silver Dollar Roundtable Sponsors Giveaway to Promote Collecting – VIDEO: 3:40

National Silver Dollar Roundtable (NSDR) is group that comprises specialists in collecting and dealing in silver dollars. As a way to promote collecting cartwheels the group created a special giveaway at the recent ANA Convention. Hear about this program from NSDR Secretary Marlene Highfill.   Copyright © CoinWeek September 2015 COINWeek is the most advanced independent on-line media source […]

By September 8, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Samuelson Elected PNG President, Other ICTA Members Honored

Samuelson Elected PNG President, Other ICTA Members Honored

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets….   American Gold Exchange president and long-time Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) member Dana Samuelson has been elected as the 2015–2017 president of the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG). In an August 24 press release from PNG, Samuelson said: “As president, I look forward to continuing the initiatives we’ve […]

By September 4, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Ursula Kampmann to Receive 2015 Burnett Anderson Memorial Award for Excellence in Numismatic Writing

Ursula Kampmann to Receive 2015 Burnett Anderson Memorial Award for Excellence in Numismatic Writing

Ursula Kampmann is the 2015 recipient of the prestigious Burnett Anderson Memorial Award for Excellence in Numismatic Writing. This award is presented annually to an author, journalist or researcher in recognition of their career contributions to the hobby. The award is sponsored by F&W Publications, and the winner is selected in a cooperative process by […]

National Money Show Host Cities, More Discussed at ANA Board Meeting

National Money Show Host Cities, More Discussed at ANA Board Meeting

Site selection for the 2018 and 2019 National Money Shows was the major topic of discussion by the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) newly inducted Board of Governors at its regular meeting on Saturday, August 15, at the Chicago World’s Fair of Money held at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. Potential host cities for the […]

52nd Hawaii State Numismatic Association Coin Show Oct. 23

52nd Hawaii State Numismatic Association Coin Show Oct. 23

By Hawaii State Numismatic Association….   The Hawaii State Numismatic Association will hold its 52nd Coin Show from Friday, October 23 to Sunday, October 25 2015 at the Hawaii Convention Center in Honolulu. The show will feature over 65 coin and stamp dealers from Hawaii and the Mainland, selling and buying coins, currency, stamps, postcards, […]

By August 31, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Coin Exhibits Honored at Chicago ANA World’s Fair of Money

Coin Exhibits Honored at Chicago ANA World’s Fair of Money

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) presented 53 competitive exhibit awards at the 2015 World’s Fair of Money in Rosemont, Illinois. Winners were announced at the exhibit awards presentation and reception and the awards banquet on August 14. A total of 36 exhibitors of all ages and experience levels, showing 60 coin exhibits, competed in this […]

Attendance Announced for ANA 2015 World’s Fair of Money

Attendance Announced for ANA 2015 World’s Fair of Money

The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) 2015 World’s Fair of Money – the most important numismatic event of the year – regaled 8,635 people at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill, August 11-15. The family-friendly event featured displays by government and private mints from around the world; expansive educational programs led by notable speakers […]

New PNG President Dana Samuelson Working To Promote Growth of Hobby And Marketplace

New PNG President Dana Samuelson Working To Promote Growth of Hobby And Marketplace

Dana Samuelson, President of American Gold Exchange in Austin, Texas, has been selected as the 2015 – 2017 President of the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG; www.pngdealers.org). Founded in 1953, the nonprofit PNG is composed of many of the country’s top rare coin and paper money dealers who pledge to follow a strict code of ethics […]

First Read: Whitman Encyclopedia of Mexican Money, Volume 2: Modern Coins of Mexico, 1905 to Date

First Read: Whitman Encyclopedia of Mexican Money, Volume 2: Modern Coins of Mexico, 1905 to Date

First Read, a CoinWeek continuing series of essays about classic and contemporary works of numismatic literature….   In 2014, Whitman published the Whitman Encyclopedia of Mexican Money, Volume 1: An Illustrated History of Mexican Coins and Currency by Don and Lois Bailey. For the Baileys, lifelong ambassadors for the rich numismatic legacy of Mexico, it […]

 
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