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The Commemorative Coins of the 112th Congress

The Commemorative Coins of the 112th Congress

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker  for CoinWeek  ……. With so many important issues facing the country, it’s almost a tad impolitic to analyze and discuss Congressional proposals for commemorative coinage. But Hubert and I look back at another period in American numismatic history – the “great commemorative coin boom” of the 1930s – and […]

The Coin Analyst: New Legislation Aims to Change U.S. Commemorative Coin Program

The Coin Analyst: New Legislation Aims to Change U.S. Commemorative Coin Program

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek …… On September 21 legislation was introduced by Republican members of congress that could have a major impact on U.S. commemorative coin programs. If passed and ultimately enacted into law, such legislation would require that any funds raised by such coins beyond the cost to recoup production expenses would go […]

By September 28, 2012 9 Comments Read More →
National Coin and Currency Convention Offers Hotel  Rebates to Public Attendees

National Coin and Currency Convention Offers Hotel Rebates to Public Attendees

Attendees at the Professional Currency Dealers Association sponsored National Coin and Currency Convention, scheduled for November 8-11, 2012 at the Crowne Plaza Chicago O’Hare, located at 5440 North River Road in Rosemont, Illinois, a northwest Chicago suburb one mile from O’Hare Airport, will be able to receive a hotel rebate from the event sponsor, according […]

By September 7, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
OCNA Presents Their 48th Annual Coin and Collectible Show to the General Public

OCNA Presents Their 48th Annual Coin and Collectible Show to the General Public

[Fulton, NY]  The 48th annual OCNA Coin & Collectible Show will be held Sunday, Sept. 23 from 10-3 PM in the Fulton Municipal Building, 141 S First St., Fulton. Free admission and parking are being offered for the event. There will be a drawing for many items including a 1/10th ounce gold coin at the show. […]

By September 6, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Passing of the Torch at the Central States Numismatic Society

Passing of the Torch at the Central States Numismatic Society

An era in the history of the Central States Numismatic Society will be coming to a close at the conclusion of its 74th Anniversary Convention, to be held April 24-27, 2013 at the Renaissance Hotel and Convention Center, located at 1551 North Thoreau Drive in Schaumburg, IL, a northwest Chicago suburb, close to O’Hare Airport.  […]

By September 5, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Legislative Update on HR5977 at ANA Philadelphia 2012

Legislative Update on HR5977 at ANA Philadelphia 2012

Barry Stuppler, Chairman, Gold and Silver Political Action Committee Interviewer: David Lisot. The effort to pass legislation to increase protection for consumers from counterfeit coins continues. Leading the charge is the Gold and Silver PAC headed by numismatist and coin dealer Barry Stuppler. Barry shares recent developments including the nonpartisan nature of this bill along […]

By August 22, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
National Coin and Currency Convention Announces Speakers

National Coin and Currency Convention Announces Speakers

Fred Holabird, a mining engineer by trade and also a respected scripophily authority whose interests focus on Western mining history, will be the keynote speaker at the Chicago Coin Club’s meeting to be held in conjunction with the November 8-11, 2012 National Coin and Currency Convention. The event, the 27th annual numismatic convention sponsored by […]

Kevin Lipton PNG Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient 2012

Kevin Lipton PNG Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient 2012

Interviewer: David Lisot for CoinWeek At a young 53 years old veteran numismatic dealer and market maker Kevin Lipton is awarded one of the Professional Numismatists Guild‘s highest awards. Kevin shares what it is like to win the award and offers counsel for those considering participating in the field of numismatics. Video run-time: 2:32 Copyright […]

By August 15, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
America’s Gold Expert, Mike Fuljenz, Sets Unparalleled Industry Awards Record

America’s Gold Expert, Mike Fuljenz, Sets Unparalleled Industry Awards Record

(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)  — Nationally-known rare coin and bullion expert Michael Fuljenz, President of Universal Coin & Bullion (www.UniversalCoin.com) in Beaumont, Texas, won six more prestigious industry awards at a ceremony held in conjunction with the World’s Fair of Money in Philadelphia on August 9, 2012.  Since 1986, he now has won an unparalleled 43 awards […]

By August 10, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Legislation Introduced to Create the 2015 Panama-Pacific International Exposition and Panama Canal Commemorative Coins Program

Legislation Introduced to Create the 2015 Panama-Pacific International Exposition and Panama Canal Commemorative Coins Program

(Tiburon, CA – August 8, 2012) – Last week, legislation was introduced in both the United States Senate and House of Representatives 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. The Panama-Pacific International Exposition […]

By August 9, 2012 1 Comments Read More →
Patrick Heller Named 2012 Harry J. Forman Dealer of the Year

Patrick Heller Named 2012 Harry J. Forman Dealer of the Year

Patrick Heller is the 2012 recipient of the American Numismatic Association Harry J. Forman Dealer of the Year Award, which was presented Aug. 7 at the World’s Fair of Money Kick-Off event at the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia. The award is presented annually to an ANA-member dealer who shows uncommon dedication to strengthening the […]

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PNG Partners With CoinPlex

PNG Partners With CoinPlex

To assist its members in efficiently making dealer-to-dealer sales of rare coins, the Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.com) has named CoinPlex (www.CoinPlex.com) as “the official coin trading network of the PNG.” CoinPlex is an online, dealers-only trading exchange for certified United States coins and bullion.  It’s members can post bids and asks on the CoinPlex Market. […]

Rare Coin Road Warrior – ANA PNG Pre-Show Report

Rare Coin Road Warrior – ANA PNG Pre-Show Report

Good Morning Rare Coin Enthusiasts, The American Numismatic Association and Professional Numismatists Guild Pre-ANA Show opened Saturday morning at the Philadelphia Convention Center.  While a large number of the major players were here for the Heritage Auction held several blocks away at the Sheraton Hotel the bourse floor was relatively quiet.  Business was steady albeit […]

David E. Schenkman to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

David E. Schenkman to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Author and Summer Seminar instructor David E. Schenkman will receive the American Numismatic Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award on Aug. 10 during the World’s Fair of MoneySM in Philadelphia. Schenkman has shared his knowledge of tokens with collectors since his first article was published in 1964. Every one of his eight books is considered a standard […]

Fourth Edition of Q. David Bowers’ Classic Guide Book on Morgan Dollars Released

Fourth Edition of Q. David Bowers’ Classic Guide Book on Morgan Dollars Released

by Louis Golino for CoinWeek …….. There are at most a handful of people in the world who possess the knowledge and expertise on Morgan Dollars that Q. David Bowers does. Part of that world class expertise comes from being a full-time professional coin dealer for more than half a century. It also comes from decades […]

Coin Clubs for the Fun of It – Part 2

Coin Clubs for the Fun of It – Part 2

By Peter Mosiondz, Jr. for CoinWeek …… In our previous installment we pointed out the advantages of joining or forming a coin club. We talked a bit about some of the business portion of a club meeting. Now it’s time to move on to the social or fun part of a club meeting. On an […]

Coin Clubs for the Fun of It – Part 1

Coin Clubs for the Fun of It – Part 1

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 […]

Arthur and Prue Fitts to be honored with Farran Zerbe award

Arthur and Prue Fitts to be honored with Farran Zerbe award

Award to be presented Aug. 10 at the ANA Banquet Arthur and Prudence “Prue” Fitts, of Wolfeboro, N.H., are the 2012 recipients of the American Numismatic Association’s Farran Zerbe Memorial Award. The Association’s most prestigious award is given in recognition of numerous years of outstanding, dedicated service to numismatics. The Fittses will be presented with […]

Video Interview: Bank Note Collectors and the IBNS

Video Interview: Bank Note Collectors and the IBNS

Stefano Poddi, Numismatist and Italian Currency Expert Stefano talks about the international group of collectors that form the International Bank Note Society (IBNS). This society has membership all over the globe and is a major source for research and publishing about paper money. Stefano shares his observations about the different kinds of people that collect […]

By July 11, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Joseph E. Boling Awarded Honorary Doctorate of Numismatics

Joseph E. Boling Awarded Honorary Doctorate of Numismatics

Longtime Summer Seminar instructor Joseph E. Boling was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Numismatics from the American Numismatic Association’s Florence Schook School of Numismatics on Thursday in Colorado Springs, Colo. Boling is the eight recipient of this honor – a fact sure to please Boling, as he is an avid collector of items […]

PCGS Implores Congress to Fight Imports and Sales of Counterfeit Coins

PCGS Implores Congress to Fight Imports and Sales of Counterfeit Coins

(Washington, DC) – Executives of the Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) warn that the problems of Chinese-made counterfeits of rare coins are getting worse and could soon expand to include fakes of rare bank notes imported into the United States.  In personal meetings and messages conveyed to influential members of Congress in Washington, DC on […]

By June 28, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Donald Kagin To Speak at MSNA Lecture Series in Baltimore

Donald Kagin To Speak at MSNA Lecture Series in Baltimore

The fourth speaker in the Maryland State Numismatic Association (MSNA) annual Distinguished Lecturer series will be Dr. Donald Kagin, one of the country’s leading numismatists and numismatic researchers.  Don was raised in a numismatic household.  His father, Art Kagin, was also a respected numismatist.  Numismatic education has been a top priority for both Don and […]

Love Token Society Reveals New Website

Love Token Society Reveals New Website

The Love Token Society has just added a new website: www.lovetokensociety.com.  The former site, www.lovetokensociety.org, will time out at the end of its contract.  The new and improved site features past articles from the Love Letter newsletter, a history section, love token jewelry, and the report a love token form and image sections. Of special […]

Purpose of the Liberty Cap Foundation

Purpose of the Liberty Cap Foundation

Walter Husak, Founder, Liberty Cap Foundation Interviewer: David Lisot. Walter Husak once possessed and sold one of the finest collections of early United States large cents ever assembled. He has created an archive of these coins that is available for research and inspiration for other coin collectors. Walter talks about the goals of the Liberty […]

eBay Collaborates With Six PNG Members for Golden Opportunity Auction

eBay Collaborates With Six PNG Members for Golden Opportunity Auction

eBay’s 3rd Exclusive Coins Auction Is Largest-to-Date eBay has announced a collaboration with six of the world’s finest coin dealers to offer a select collection of rare pre-1933 gold coins. Sellers include Heritage Auctions, David Lawrence Rare Coins, Tangible Investments, SG Rare Coins, Lonestar Numismatics, and US Coins & Jewelry. eBay’s 3rd Coins Auction, Golden […]

By May 21, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
ANA Board Votes to Create Kids’ Zone at Money Museum

ANA Board Votes to Create Kids’ Zone at Money Museum

Board motion eliminates Fall National Money Show in 2013 The American Numismatic Association Board of Governors has unanimously approved the creation of a Kids Zone at the Edward C. Rochette Money Museum in Colorado Springs. The area, approved during the board’s open session at the Spring National Money ShowSM in Denver, will cater to children […]

PNG Calls for 2012 Award Nominations

PNG Calls for 2012 Award Nominations

(Temecula, California) — Nominations now are being accepted for the 2012 Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.com) awards, according to PNG Executive Director Robert Brueggeman and President Jeffrey Bernberg. “These annual and eagerly anticipated awards formally recognize achievements in various areas of the hobby and profession.  We welcome and encourage nominations from collectors and dealers,” said Brueggeman. […]

EAC 2012 Coin Convention Reception and Opening Remarks

EAC 2012 Coin Convention Reception and Opening Remarks

This year’s Early America Coppers gathering was held in Buffalo, New York. Each convention requires effort from club members to create these memorable gatherings of collectors and dealers who specialize in the early numismatic creations of the United States. Bim Gander, incoming EAC president makes some comments as well as other members of the EAC […]

Massachusetts Student Wins 2012 PNG Scholarship

Massachusetts Student Wins 2012 PNG Scholarship

(Temecula, California) — A college student who started collecting coins as a young child when “the tooth fairy” left Morgan silver dollars under his pillow is the winner of the 2012 Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.com) Young Numismatist Scholarship. “Paul Zapantis, age 21, of Clinton, Massachusetts is this year’s recipient.  He’ll attend a week-long session of […]

CSNS Coin Convention Chairman Comments 2012

CSNS Coin Convention Chairman Comments 2012

Interview with Kevin Foley Interviewer: David Lisot. Putting on a convention of this size requires a lot of work and coordination. Kevin Foley is one of the country’s most successful show promoters. He shares why Central States continues to draw collectors and dealers from all across the country. Runtime: 3:59 Copyright © CoinWeek – April […]

By April 30, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
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