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In Memory of Stephen Lewis Sanders. VIDEO: 5:55

In Memory of Stephen Lewis Sanders. VIDEO: 5:55

Michael Boyer, Vic Bozarth, Michael Grant, Leo Frese, Carl Schwenker, Richie Self, Gene Wheeler, & Debbie Williams. Interviewer: David Lisot …… It is always difficult when one of the coin fraternity passes away. Steve Sanders was a rare coin and bullion dealer from the Dallas/Fort Worth area who also attended the national circuit of coin […]

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Numismatics in Videogames and BioShock Infinite

Numismatics in Videogames and BioShock Infinite

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek….   Your kids might know more about numismatics than you think. People often talk about the importance of getting young people interested in coin collecting, but how do we do that? Some approaches seem effective – such as nurturing relationships with organizations like the Boy Scouts and […]

Richard G. Doty, Smithsonian Curator has Passed Away

Richard G. Doty, Smithsonian Curator has Passed Away

from the National Museum of American History ………. Richard. G. Doty, senior numismatic curator at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, died on June 2, 2013 after battling lymphoma. Born in Portland, Oregon in 1942, Doty earned a B.A in history from Portland State University in 1964 then went on to receive a Ph. […]

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 for CoinWeek….   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 […]

Holabird-Kagin Americana is proud to present our NEW WEBSITE!

Holabird-Kagin Americana is proud to present our NEW WEBSITE!

Holabirdamericana.com has just been given a little makeover, so please stop by and have a look around! We hope you’ll find it not only pleasing to the eye, but also easier to navigate and find the information you are searching for. A Quick Tour and Brief Highlights of the New Site Our new website is […]

In Memory of Stephen Lewis Sanders

In Memory of Stephen Lewis Sanders

Stephen Lewis Sanders died Tuesday evening, May 28, after losing a battle with lung cancer. He was surrounded by family and friends that will miss him dearly. Known to his friends as Steve, he was born July 24, 1944 to George and June Sanders (Tippett) in Dallas, Texas. Steve attended Kemper Military Academy from 1956 […]

Spectrum Numismatics Buys $1000 “Grand Watermelon” for $1.527 Million in Heritage Sale. VIDEO: 4:36

Spectrum Numismatics Buys $1000 “Grand Watermelon” for $1.527 Million in Heritage Sale. VIDEO: 4:36

Michael Sadler, Auctioneer, Heritage Auctions, Peter Treglia, Currency Director, Spectrum Numismatics Another auction record was set with the million dollar sale of one of the most celebrated bank notes in the United States. The “Grand Watermelon” is a $1000 bill with zeroes on the back side that remind people of water melons. The front side […]

Raymond N. Merena has passed away

Raymond N. Merena has passed away

By Q. David Bowers We are saddened to report that Raymond N. Merena passed away this evening in Massachusetts. In 1982 he was co-founder with Dave Bowers of Bowers and Merena Galleries and participated in the firm’s many accomplishments before retiring in 2000. After then he and his wife Patricia traveled extensively, set up homes […]

Dillon Gage Named Exclusive Distributor for Rand Refinery

Dillon Gage Named Exclusive Distributor for Rand Refinery

Metals dealer to be North American distributor for refinery’s new gold and silver minted bars Dillon Gage Metals is pleased to announce that the Dallas-based international metals dealer has been appointed the exclusive North American distributor for Rand Refinery’s new gold and silver minted bars. For more than 90 years, Rand Refinery has established a […]

ANA Elections 2013: Board of Governors Candidate Laura Sperber

ANA Elections 2013: Board of Governors Candidate Laura Sperber

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek….   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 […]

EBay sellers—One More Scam To Watch Out For

EBay sellers—One More Scam To Watch Out For

By Patrick A. Heller Commentary on Precious Metals Prepared for CoinWeek.com ….. The advancements in digital photography and the ease of ability to post price lists and auctions on the internet have proved to be a real boon for coin sellers.  However, with the rise of legitimate online transactions comes new ways of trying to separate […]

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 […]

Numismatic Researcher Karen Lee to Speak at MSNA Annual Distinguished Lecturer Series held at the Whitman Baltimore Coin & Collectibles Expo

Numismatic Researcher Karen Lee to Speak at MSNA Annual Distinguished Lecturer Series held at the Whitman Baltimore Coin & Collectibles Expo

The fifth speaker in the Maryland State Numismatic Association (MSNA) annual Distinguished Lecturer Series will be Karen Lee, a numismatic researcher and curator.  Karen is an associate curator with the National Numismatic Collection at the Smithsonian Institution.  Karen holds a BS degree in chemistry and biology and an advanced degree in museum studies. Among her […]

Spectrum Announces Remaining Purchase of Stack’s Bowers Galleries

Spectrum Announces Remaining Purchase of Stack’s Bowers Galleries

Spectrum Group International, Inc. (SPGZ) announced that through its subsidiaries Bowers & Merena Auctions, LLC and Stack’s-Bowers Numismatics, LLC (“SBN”), it has purchased the 49% non-controlling interest in SBN/dba Stack’s Bowers Galleries for an aggregate purchase price of $4.9 million. The Company also agreed to pay the seller, Stack’s LLC, an earn-out based on performance. […]

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 […]

Frese Brings New Business Model to Coin Industry

Frese Brings New Business Model to Coin Industry

Leo Frese Coins and Collectibles, LLC and Leo Frese, Independent Consultant, announce a new option for those seeking to sell their collections or estates. Formerly Vice President of a major numismatic auction house, with over a quarter of a century in the auction business, Leo is known to thousands of collectors and market traders across […]

Mark Feld joins Heritage Auctions as Senior Numismatist and Consignment Director

Mark Feld joins Heritage Auctions as Senior Numismatist and Consignment Director

Longtime industry veteran joins world’s largest numismatic operation; will operate out of Dallas Heritage Auctions has announced that well-respected numismatist and industry veteran Mark Feld has joined the company as a Senior Numismatist and Consignment Director, operating out of the company’s Dallas headquarters. “Numismatics must run in my blood,” said Feld. “Numismatic pioneer B. Max […]

Beth Deisher Talks About Retirement from “Coin World” and Her Plans for the Future. VIDEO: 3:32.

Beth Deisher Talks About Retirement from “Coin World” and Her Plans for the Future. VIDEO: 3:32.

Beth Deisher, Retired Editor, Coin World Interviewer: David Lisot…….. Beth Deisher was editor for the largest numismatic publication, Coin World, for decades. She retired from her position just one year ago. In this interview with David Lisot Beth shares what she has done with her spare time since then and what she plans to do […]

David Lawrence Rare Coins Acquires the Daggett­-Parker-Brown 1894-­S Barber Dime

David Lawrence Rare Coins Acquires the Daggett­-Parker-Brown 1894-­S Barber Dime

David Lawrence Rare Coins announced today the acquisition of one of the finest of (10) ten known examples of the famous 1894-S dime. It is graded PCGS Proof 64 (Branch Mint Proof) and CAC approved for quality and eye appeal. John Feigenbaum, President of David Lawrence Rare Coins, states that the 1894-S dime “is one […]

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 […]

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, […]

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Numismatic Consumer Alliance Recoveries Top $7 Million For Purchasers of Overpriced Coins

Numismatic Consumer Alliance Recoveries Top $7 Million For Purchasers of Overpriced Coins

The Numismatic Consumer Alliance, Inc. (NCA) helped recover nearly $1.3 million during 2012 for buyers who fell prey to unscrupulous coin sales, according to John Albanese, founder and president of the not-for-profit watchdog organization. That brings the overall total of NCA’s recoveries to more than $7.1 million since it became operational in 2005 – an […]

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ANA Elections 2013: Board of Governors Candidate Mike Ellis

ANA Elections 2013: Board of Governors Candidate Mike Ellis

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek….   This is the second 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 Mike Ellis for his participation. ANA Governor Mike Ellis is seeking a second term in the upcoming August elections. His […]

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Ursula Kampmann Talks about the Website CoinsWeekly.com. VIDEO: 2:52.

Ursula Kampmann Talks about the Website CoinsWeekly.com. VIDEO: 2:52.

Ursula Kampmann, Founder and Owner, CoinsWeekly Interviewer: David Lisot CoinsWeekly.com is based in Switzerland and offers news and information about numismatics. The founder and creator of the website, Ursula Kampmann, talks the goals and objectives of CoinsWeekly and what she hopes the site will achieve. German Language Version Copyright © CoinWeek LLC. February, 2013 World […]

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ANA Elections 2013: Board of Governors Candidate Oded Paz

ANA Elections 2013: Board of Governors Candidate Oded Paz

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek….   This is the first in a series of journals that we’re preparing in the lead-up to the August ANA Elections. We’d like to thank Oded Paz for his participation. Oded Paz wants your vote. The forty-nine-year-old Israeli-born dealer, who specializes in world coins and exonumia, currently […]

Park Avenue Numismatics Acquires StraightSilver.com

Park Avenue Numismatics Acquires StraightSilver.com

Park Avenue Numismatics, a leading Rare Coin and Precious Metals dealer announced today that it has purchased StraightSilver.com, a precious metals website that focuses on the sale of Silver Bullion and related items including American Silver Eagles, Canadian Maples, Silver Philharmonics, Certified Silver Bullion, Silver Rounds, Bars as well as a variety of Mint Products. […]

IN MEMORIAM: STEVE DEEDS

IN MEMORIAM: STEVE DEEDS

A HUMAN IN A NON HUMAN WORLD I am going to deeply miss my friend Steve Deeds who passed away last Monday. I’ve known him for probably 15 years. He was not a typical coin dealer. Actually I never knew him to be a coin dealer per se (he ran Bowers+Superior Auctions years ago). Coin […]

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