(September 9, 2011 – Irvine, Calif.) - A-Mark Precious Metals, Inc. (“A-Mark”), a subsidiary of Spectrum Group International, Inc. (SPGZ.PK) (“SGI”), announced today that David Madge has joined SGI’s Trading Segment as the President... read more »
Ken Potter is well known in the numismatic industry for his many talents and areas of expertise. His involvement and knowledge with error coins and varieties includes functioning as the webmaster for CONECA. Hear him explain what is involved... read more »
ONE OF NUMISMATICS BEST IS GONE
We were going to do a Market Report on how we did last week, the market, and the usual stuff, but we have just learned some very sad news. Our good customer and friend Mark Petty was found dead in his NYC apartment... read more »
The Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.com) has formed a committee composed of PNG members and non-members to research and draft an industry-acceptable definition of “coin doctoring.”
“They will draft an exhaustive... read more »
Art and numismatics rarely collide, but do so in this important work by painter Vilhelm Hammershøi
Posted from Paul Fraiser Collectibles
It is today remembered as a Danish ‘golden age’, a period in the 19th century when Denmark’s... read more »
Harlan J. Berk has been named the American Numismatic Association’s 2011 Numismatist of the Year. Berk will receive his award on August 19 during the Awards Banquet at the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Chicago.
A hobby professional for over... read more »
Officials of the Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) are applauding the efforts of collector Mike Marshall of Trenton, Ontario in combating the sales of counterfeit coins in Canada. At the recent PCGS Set Registry(SM) luncheon,... read more »
(Rosemont, Illinois) – As gold prices soared, national news media obtained expert commentary and advice for investors from Michael Fuljenz, President of Universal Coin & Bullion (www.UniversalCoin.com) of Beaumont, Texas, during the Chicago... read more »
Three famous numismatists have been inducted as the second class to enter the PCGS CoinFacts™ Coin Dealer Hall of Fame : David W. Akers, John Love and Harvey G. Stack.
“The Hall of Fame was established in 2010 to recognize outstanding... read more »
Promptly responding to dealers’ comments about the first Official ANA-PNG Pre-Show in Chicago, leaders of the American Numismatic Association (www.money.org) and the Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.com) have announced significant... read more »
(Rosemont, Illinois) — The Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.com) announced winners of the organization’s 2011 awards at the PNG Day summer banquet, August 15, 2011, on the eve of the American Numismatic Association... read more »
The International Association of Professional Numismatists (I.A.P.N.) held its 60th General Assembly June 23-27, 2011 in Edinburgh Scotland. A total of forty three of the world’s leading numismatic firms met to attend the diamond jubilee congress. ... read more »
(New York, NY) – Veteran financial journalist Jim Kingsland now hosts a weekly program, Gold and Silver Radio, on the air in the metropolitan New York City area on WYNM AM 970 “The Apple” and worldwide online at www.am970TheApple.com.
The... read more »
Company’s new facility now has twice the capacity to chemically remove diamonds from their settings.
This summer, Dillon Gage Metals will move to a brand new precious metals refinery in Dallas that’s bigger and more state of the... read more »
In August of 1986 CoinWeek partner David Lisot conducted a series of interviews for the American Numismatic Association with many of the prominent numismatists of the day.
Walter Breen is considered on the most brilliant and enigmatic people... read more »
Bernard von NotHaus – self-proclaimed monetary architect
Interviewer: David Lisot
Creator of the “Liberty Dollar” and self-proclaimed monetary architect Bernard von NotHaus discusses the status of the Liberty Dollar and how the collector... read more »
By Vic Bozarth
The Dog Days of Summer are here and we are hiding from the heat in Colorado. Our home in Texas is hot, dry, and although lovely, pretty uncomfortable during the Summer. This Summer Sherri, my wife/boss and co-owner of Bozarth... read more »
Results of the election have been announced for the new Board of Directors of the Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.com).
The Board members for the 2011- 2013 term will be
Mitchell A Battino of Hudson Rare Coins, Princeton, NJ;... read more »
News and Analysis on scarce coins, markets, and the coin collecting community #62
A Weekly Column by Greg Reynolds
On July 7th, at the U.S. District Court in Philadelphia, a trial began regarding the fate of ten 1933 Double Eagles ($20 gold... read more »
Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ( www.NGCcoin.com) will host numismatic exhibits at its booth during the 2011 ANA World’s Fair of Money in Chicago. The largest NGC exhibit is the M L Moser Collection of Morgan Silver Dollars, the #1... read more »