Shows & Conventions

What’s Involved in Making a Good Coin Exhibit? – VIDEO: 2:11.

What’s Involved in Making a Good Coin Exhibit? – VIDEO: 2:11.

Ray Rouse, Exhibit Chairman, Early American Coppers Society, Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com. Ray Rouse is the Exhibits Chairman for the Early American Coppers Convention. He shows what it takes to have a good coin exhibit that will attract attention and teach others about the collecting hobby. Copyright © CoinWeek July 2015 COINWeek is the most advanced independent on-line […]

PCGS Hosts Simpson Half Dollar and Stella Patterns At World’s Fair of Money

PCGS Hosts Simpson Half Dollar and Stella Patterns At World’s Fair of Money

Two superb sets from The Bob Simpson U.S. Pattern Collection, the Morgan half dollar patterns of 1877 and $4 Stellas in all metals, will be displayed at the Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) booth during the American Numismatic Association (ANA) Chicago World’s Fair of Money (www.worldsfairofmoney.com), August 11 – 15, 2015. These two sets are […]

By July 14, 2015 1 Comments Read More →
New Book on Collecting Confederate Bonds Released At Memphis Paper Show – VIDEO: 3:35.

New Book on Collecting Confederate Bonds Released At Memphis Paper Show – VIDEO: 3:35.

Richie Self, President, American Coins & Collectibles, Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com. A second edition of The Comprehensive Catalog and History of Confederate Bonds has released after more then a decade since the work was first published by Dr. Douglas Ball. Richie Self describes what new information is in the new edition and why collectors will […]

The Benefits of Membership in the Early American Coppers Society – VIDEO: 12:15.

The Benefits of Membership in the Early American Coppers Society – VIDEO: 12:15.

Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com. EAC has been around since 1967. They are an elite group of coin collectors who appreciate coins from early America particularly the copper issues. But they do welcome any person who shares this interest. Find out from new and old members why they belong to EAC. Copyright © CoinWeek July 2015 COINWeek […]

Collecting Masonic Coins and Tokens – VIDEO: 2:39.

Collecting Masonic Coins and Tokens – VIDEO: 2:39.

Ray Rouse, Exhibit Chairman, Early American Coppers Society, Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com. The Mason issued large cent coins engraved with Masonic emblems for various lodges especially in the northeast United States. Find out about these pieces of numismatic history and how affordable they are to collect. If you are interested in learning more about this topic, […]

Story of the Fugio Cent of 1787 – VIDEO: 2:15.

Story of the Fugio Cent of 1787 – VIDEO: 2:15.

Ray Rouse, Exhibit Chairman, Early American Coppers Society, Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com. The Fugio Cent has a great story inspired by Benjamin Franklin and authorized by Congress in 1787. Hear the story of the coin that states, “time flies.” Copyright © CoinWeek July 2015 COINWeek is the most advanced independent on-line media source for print and video Rare […]

Early American Coppers: Tribute to Coin Collector Dan Holmes – Video: 12:59.

Early American Coppers: Tribute to Coin Collector Dan Holmes – Video: 12:59.

One of the most well-liked members of the Early American Coppers group was not able to attend this year’s convention in Irving, Texas. Dan Holmes is a former president of the organization and has devoted much of his life to collecting large cents and all the Sheldon varieties. When his collection was sold it comprised […]

The Magnificent Twin Leaf Collection: A Great Collection of Cents is the Story of American Numismatics

The Magnificent Twin Leaf Collection: A Great Collection of Cents is the Story of American Numismatics

By Stack’s Bowers Galleries…. October 15, 1792 “In execution of the authority given by the legislature, measures have been taken for engaging some artists from abroad to aid in the establishment of our mint; provision has been made for the requisite buildings, and these are now putting into proper condition for the purposes of the […]

Cool Currency! from the 2015 Memphis International Paper Money Show – Video: 13:28

Cool Currency! from the 2015 Memphis International Paper Money Show – Video: 13:28

CoinWeek’s David Lisot was in Long Beach, California, site of the 2015 Memphis International Paper Money Show. While there, David had a chance to talk to dealers and collectors to see what Cool Currency! they had on hand. Frederick J. Bart, 1977 Federal Reserve $10 Note Obstructed Printing Error PG64, Dennis Forgue, Colonial Vermont Half Crown Note, Pierre Fricke, Confederate […]

Raleigh Money Expo Show Report – 2015

Raleigh Money Expo Show Report – 2015

By Charles Morgan for Coinweek….   On Saturday, I joined CoinWeek Assistant Editor Hubert Walker to attend the 42nd Annual Raleigh Money Expo. The Raleigh Money Expo is held each year at the Exposition Center at the NC State Fairgrounds in Raleigh, North Carolina. This year, the show’s 106 dealers operated 164 tables. Over the course […]

2015 Raleigh Money Expo Show Schedule

2015 Raleigh Money Expo Show Schedule

On Saturday, CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan and Assistant Editor Hubert Walker will give an educational presentation at the 2015 Raleigh Money Expo. The Topic “Market Whimsy” is based on their monthly column in the American Numismatic Association’s award-winning periodical The Numismatist. If you will be in the area, please stop by the show, stroll the bourse, […]

Memphis International Paper Money Show Convention Report 2015 – Video: 3:37.

Memphis International Paper Money Show Convention Report 2015 – Video: 3:37.

Lyn Knight, Convention Chairman, Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com. The Memphis International Paper Money Show was the first convention devoted exclusively to collecting bank notes. For 39 years it has continued to be the place to come to talk about collecting paper money. Lyn Knight, show promoter, talks about this year’s Memphis International Paper Money Show. […]

Legend Rare Coin Auctions’ Regency XII Sale is Tonight!

Legend Rare Coin Auctions’ Regency XII Sale is Tonight!

Part 1 of the Coronet Collection of Morgan dollars among the sale’s many highlights… CoinWeek Staff Reports…. The sale will kick off with the 64-lot first half of the Coronet Collection of Morgan dollars. The Coronet Collection is the current #1 Morgan dollar set on PCGS’ Set Registry. In addition, Legend Rare Coin Auctions will […]

By June 25, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
The Story of the 1873 Carson City Dime with Arrows at the Date – VIDEO: 3:38.

The Story of the 1873 Carson City Dime with Arrows at the Date – VIDEO: 3:38.

Joel Rettew, Numismatist, Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com. In 1873 the United States was in a financial crisis. This affected the price of silver that affected some of the coins in circulation including the dimes minted at Carson City. Numismatist Joel Rettew tells the story of the 1873 Carson City Dime, why some were made “with […]

Long Beach Expo Offers Something for Everyone – VIDEO: 2:08.

Long Beach Expo Offers Something for Everyone – VIDEO: 2:08.

The Long Beach Coin, Currency, Stamp and Sports Collectible has something for a host of collecting interests. The have auction items of the Stack’s Bowers Pogue Collection and well has Heritage Auctions. There are the major grading services where collectors can submit coins for grading. There are sports, stamps, collector organizations and much more. See […]

15 Year Old Takes PCGS Coin Grading Challenge at Long Beach Expo – VIDEO: 2:40.

15 Year Old Takes PCGS Coin Grading Challenge at Long Beach Expo – VIDEO: 2:40.

Dante Vaisbort, young numismatist, Inverviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com. There is some great talent in the numismatic market place. One of the up and coming young numismatists recently took the PCGS grading challenge. He talks about its difficulty and collecting in general. Copyright © CoinWeek June 2015 COINWeek is the most advanced independent on-line media source for print […]

NCIC to Offer 1-Day Training Course to Law Enforcement

NCIC to Offer 1-Day Training Course to Law Enforcement

The Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) will offer a one-day training course on “Numismatic Crime Investigations” for local, state and federal law enforcement officers during the ANA World’s Fair of Money August 11-15, 2015 in Rosemont, Illinois. The eight-hour class is designed to provide law-enforcement personnel, including patrol officers, detectives, investigators and prosecutors, with the […]

Cuban Numismatic Association Attends Long Beach Coin Expo – VIDEO: 4:50.

Cuban Numismatic Association Attends Long Beach Coin Expo – VIDEO: 4:50.

Orlando Pino, Treasurer, CNA, Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com. For the first time the Cuban Numismatic Association had a table at Long Beach. Find out what the special interest club has to offer collectors of Cuban coins and paper money. Copyright © CoinWeek 2015 COINWeek is the most advanced independent on-line media source for print and video Rare […]

Two Numismatic Friends: Ron Gillio and Joel Rettew – Video: 5:17.

Two Numismatic Friends: Ron Gillio and Joel Rettew – Video: 5:17.

Ron Gillio & Joel Rettew, Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com. Two numismatic buddies who have attended the Long Beach Expo for decades were caught by David Lisot’s camera on the bourse floor. Enjoy these friends, who laugh and share some memories about why the Long Beach Expo and numismatics are such great things in which to […]

Cool Coins! From the June 2015 Long Beach Show – Video: 13:41.

Cool Coins! From the June 2015 Long Beach Show – Video: 13:41.

CoinWeek’s David Lisot was in Long Beach, California, site of the Summer 2015 Long Beach Coin, Currency, Stamp, and Sports Collectible Show. While there, David had a chance to talk to dealers and collectors to see what Cool Coins! they had on hand. Jack Beymer, 1820 Large Cent NGC MS66 BN, Tom Caldwell, 1855 $50 Gold Wass Molitor, […]

Texas Numismatic Association Coin Convention Report 2015. VIDEO: 3:18.

Texas Numismatic Association Coin Convention Report 2015. VIDEO: 3:18.

The Texas Numismatic Association has been holding an annual convention for 57 years. Show promoter Doug Davis talks about the results and outcome for Texas’s largest coin convention. Copyright © CoinWeek June 2015 COINWeek is the most advanced independent on-line media source for print and video Rare Coin and Currency news; with analysis and information contributed by leading […]

Central States Numismatic Society Announces Exhibit Award Sponsorships

Central States Numismatic Society Announces Exhibit Award Sponsorships

Kevin Foley, Convention Chairman for the Central States Numismatic Society’s 77th Anniversary Convention, to be held April 27-30, 2016, has announced sponsorships for a number of the organization’s educational exhibit awards. Foley said, “Our educational exhibit area has earned a well deserved reputation as the major leagues of competitive exhibiting. We typically have roughly 50 […]

Dave Harper Predicts: Changes to Coins, Packaging, and Coin Shows… Video.

Dave Harper Predicts: Changes to Coins, Packaging, and Coin Shows… Video.

Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com…. Numismatic News Editor and Futurist Dave Harper looks forward and wonders how the hobby will change over the course of the next 25 years. David Harper Predicts: Changes in Coinage and Packaging. VIDEO: 10:32. Traditional coins are a thing of the past. New coins come in different shapes, colors, with holograms, some that […]

David Lisot Takes the PCGS Coin Grading Challenge. Video: 4:27

David Lisot Takes the PCGS Coin Grading Challenge. Video: 4:27

Do you have the numismatic chops to put your grading skills up against the professional graders at PCGS? CoinWeek’s David Lisot stopped by the PCGS booth at the June 2015 Long Beach Expo to take a shot at winning the $1,000 dollar prize given to the person, who’s grades most match those awarded by the […]

TNA President Debbie Williams Comments on the TNA Convention. VIDEO: 4:02.

TNA President Debbie Williams Comments on the TNA Convention. VIDEO: 4:02.

Debbie Williams has started another term as president of the largest coin collector in the state of Texas. She talks about holding the annual Coin and Currency Show and why TNA is such an important organization for collectors. Copyright © CoinWeek June 2015 COINWeek is the most advanced independent on-line media source for print and video Rare Coin […]

QA Check Coin Stickering Service Reports Initial Results. Video: 3:18.

QA Check Coin Stickering Service Reports Initial Results. Video: 3:18.

Collectibles Quality Assurance Company, LLC President James Sego talks about the roll-out of QA Check, how it’s being accepted by collectors and dealers in this exclusive CoinWeek video interview, shot at the June 2015 Long Beach Expo. Copyright © CoinWeek June 2015 COINWeek is the most advanced independent on-line media source for print and video Rare Coin and Currency […]

Dave Harper Predicts the Price of Gold in the year 2040. Video: 4:56.

Dave Harper Predicts the Price of Gold in the year 2040. Video: 4:56.

Numismatic News Editor and futurist Dave Harper discusses the state of numismatic print publishing and ponders what the price of gold might be in the year 2040. Copyright © CoinWeek June 2015 COINWeek is the most advanced independent on-line media source for print and video Rare Coin and Currency news; with analysis and information contributed by leading experts across the numismatic […]

Long Beach Coin Show and Auction Report – Strength and Excitement in Golden State

Long Beach Coin Show and Auction Report – Strength and Excitement in Golden State

By Jim Bisognani for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation….   Long Beach Expo—Heritage Signature Auction Provides Punch; Coins Priced in the “Wheelhouse” Are Surging. The just-concluded Long Beach Expo Coin Show, referred to as the “summer session” even though the official start of the summer season is a few weeks away, was a rousing success no matter […]

Whitman Baltimore Expo Enhances Security

Whitman Baltimore Expo Enhances Security

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets….   The Thursday–Sunday, July 16–19, 2015 Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo will feature enhanced security for the safety and convenience of its visitors, dealers, and their families. More information and details of the following points are at expo.whitman.com. More police officers at the Convention Center. Additional uniformed Baltimore Police […]

By June 10, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Mike Markowitz: CoinWeek Coins of the Bible Video Series, Part IX: Prutah of Pontius Pilate. Video: 2:52

Mike Markowitz: CoinWeek Coins of the Bible Video Series, Part IX: Prutah of Pontius Pilate. Video: 2:52

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series Writer Mike Markowitz has long brought context and his unique insights into the fascinating world of ancient coins to contemporary collectors. In this multi-part educational video series, Mike discusses the coins referenced in the Bible. This presentation was given at the March 2015 Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo. David Lisot, Producer. In this final episode of Coins […]

 
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