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NSDR Lifetime Achievement Award Winner 2013: Donald H. Kagin, Ph.D. VIDEO: 9:09.

NSDR Lifetime Achievement Award Winner 2013: Donald H. Kagin, Ph.D. VIDEO: 9:09.

Presenter: Randy Campbell. Longtime numismatist Donald H. Kagin has been awarded the National Silver Dollar Roundtable‘s coveted Lifetime Achievement Award. Dr. Kagin comes from a family of famous coin and paper money personalities and joins the ranks with many other famous numismatists. Copyright © CoinWeek LLC. January, 2013 About The Florida United Numismatists Convention: The […]

By January 22, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Video News: PCGS Luncheon at FUN full of Announcements and Information

Video News: PCGS Luncheon at FUN full of Announcements and Information

Don Willis, President of the Professional Coin Grading Service and David Hall, President of Collectors Universe and one of the PCGS Founders, made a series of announcements and presentations during the PCGS Luncheon at the FUN Coin Convention in Orlando. Below are a series of Videos produced by CoinWeek, which covered the major announcements from […]

By January 16, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Video News: Walton 1913 Nickel to be Auctioned by Heritage

Video News: Walton 1913 Nickel to be Auctioned by Heritage

Todd Imhof, Executive Vice President and Mark Borckardt, Senior Numismatist & Cataloguer, Heritage Auctions. Ten years ago the last of the five 1913 nickels was rediscovered after being lost for decades. Mark Borckardt was one of the people who helped to identify the Walton specimen when it came back onto the market. Now Heritage Auctions […]

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Video News: PCGS Announces Coin Restoration Service

Video News: PCGS Announces Coin Restoration Service

Don Willis, President, Professional Coin Grading Service. The world’s largest third coin grading company announced a new coin restoration service during the PCGS Luncheon at the FUN Coin Convention in Orlando. PCGS President Don Willis explained how the new service will work, its fee structure and what to expect and not expect when coins are […]

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Video Playlist: Whitman Baltimore Coin Expo November 2012

Video Playlist: Whitman Baltimore Coin Expo November 2012

CoinWeek is pleased to offer our latest installment to the Video Library: The Video Playlist From Whitman’s Baltimore Expo – November 2012. Every month CoinWeek Producer David Lisot attends multiple coin and currency shows both across the US and in Europe. The “Video Playlist” is a summary of all videos produced during each of these […]

By November 26, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Memories about Harry W. Bass, Jr.

Memories about Harry W. Bass, Jr.

Doris Bass, Harry W. Bass, Jr. Foundation Interviewer: David Lisot Most people in numismatics have heard about the legendary coin collector Harry Bass. Harry assembled one of the most extensive collections of rare gold coins and patterns that are now available for display through museums and foundations. Doris Bass, Harry’s wife, shares some memories about […]

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Numismatic Displays at the Dallas ANA from the Harry W. Bass, Jr. Foundation. VIDEO

Numismatic Displays at the Dallas ANA from the Harry W. Bass, Jr. Foundation. VIDEO

F. David Calhoun, Executive Director Bass Foundation Interviewer: David Lisot The Bass Foundation has an arrangement with the American Numismatic Association that allows some of the most spectacular coin in the collection to be on display at this year’s National Money Show in Dallas, Texas. David Calhoun explains about the foundation and how these coins […]

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Numismatic Profile: Farokh S. Todywalla and Family, Todywalla Auctions – VIDEO

Numismatic Profile: Farokh S. Todywalla and Family, Todywalla Auctions – VIDEO

Farokh S. Todywalla and Family, Todywalla Auctions Interviewer: David Lisot Most men who start a coin enterprise hope to have members of their family become involved with them to help run the business. Farokh Todywalla of Mumbai, India is one of those lucky men who has both a son and daughter who are following in […]

By October 5, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
PCGS and Third Party Coin Grading in Europe. VIDEO.

PCGS and Third Party Coin Grading in Europe. VIDEO.

Muriel Eymery, Vice President of International Business Development, PCGS. Interviewer: David Lisot Third party originated in the United States and has transformed the America coin market. The Professional Coin Grading Service has an office in Paris, France where thy offer their grading services to the European market. Find out whether this effort is succeeding and […]

By October 4, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
COINEX 2012 and the British Numismatic Trade Association: Video

COINEX 2012 and the British Numismatic Trade Association: Video

Christopher Martin, Chairman British Numismatic Trade Association and Christopher Webb, Council Member, BNTA, Interviewer: David Lisot The British Numismatic Trade Association is England’s elite group of coin dealers. Members abide by a code of ethics designed to protect collectors and the public in all their business transactions. The BNTA sponsors Coinex, Great Britain’s largest international […]

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Identicoin Offers New Technology for Sorting Coins

Identicoin Offers New Technology for Sorting Coins

Steven Davic, Founder, Identicoin Interviewer: David Lisot A new idea using the latest technology allows coins to be sorted faster and more efficiently than ever before. Founder Steven Davic, a student at MIT, shows his new coin sorting software and describes who might benefit from it use. Video: 3:00 Copyright © CoinWeek – September 2012 […]

By September 29, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
High Desert & Gerald Forsythe Set Registry Displays of Walking Liberty Halves at the Long Beach Expo

High Desert & Gerald Forsythe Set Registry Displays of Walking Liberty Halves at the Long Beach Expo

B.J. Searls, Manager Set Registry Program Interviewer: David Lisot The Set Registry Program on the PCGS website is comprised of some of the most beautiful and rare coin collections ever assembled. Two of these sets were on display at the Long Beach Expo for attendees to view and appreciate. Set Registry Manager B.J. Searls talks […]

By September 28, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Numismatic Tribute to David W. Akers ANA Philadelphia 2012

Numismatic Tribute to David W. Akers ANA Philadelphia 2012

Interviews with Q. David Bowers, Jeff Garrett, Ira Goldberg, Ken Goldman, David Hall, Julian Leidman, , Kevin Lipton, Paul Nugget, Jim Halperin, Todd Imhof, Steve Ivy, Tom Mulvaney, Greg Rohan, Rick Sear, and Tony Terranova. Interviewer: David Lisot Obituary, Dignitymemorial.com David Warren Akers passed away on July 11, 2012 at his home surrounded by his […]

By September 9, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Royal Canadian Mint Press Conference at the Summer ANA

Royal Canadian Mint Press Conference at the Summer ANA

Alex Reeves, John Moore, & James B. Love, Royal Canadian Mint The Royal Canadian Mint is a regular participant at the American Numismatic Association’s coin conventions. Each year new issues are announced and developments at the Mint are discussed. This year’s announcements include the release of a new gold and silver coin of exceptionally high […]

By August 27, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Olympic & Paralympic Commemorative Coin Program for The Royal Mint

Olympic & Paralympic Commemorative Coin Program for The Royal Mint

Shane Bissett, Director, Commemorative Coins and Bullion, The Royal Mint. Great Britain is hosting the 2012 Olympic Games. A series of coins was struck by the Royal Mint to commemorate the event. Royal Mint Director Shane Bissett discusses the success of the program and which designs have been the most popular. He also talks about […]

By August 17, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Grading the Perschke Brasher Doubloon

Grading the Perschke Brasher Doubloon

Scott Schechter, Vice President, Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Interviewer: David Lisot. When Walter Perschke decided to offer the famous Brasher Doubloon gold piece for sale he selected the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation to grade and certify his great numismatic rarity. Scott Schechter talks about what was involved getting the piece for certification and what it is like […]

By August 16, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
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 →
United States Mint Press Conference ANA Philadelphia 2012 : Video

United States Mint Press Conference ANA Philadelphia 2012 : Video

Richard A. Peterson, Deputy Director US Mint …….. Richard A. Peterson was named Deputy Director of the United States Mint on January 25, 2011. A member of the Mint team since October 2008, Mr. Peterson served as Associate Director for Manufacturing prior to assuming his current position. Mr. Peterson talks about the status of the […]

By August 14, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Video: Dr. Greg Pineda and the Sale of His Philippine Collection

Video: Dr. Greg Pineda and the Sale of His Philippine Collection

Greg Pineda, M.D. Interviewer: David Lisot The Philippine Coin and Currency Collection of Dr. Greg Pineda was sold by Lyn Knight Auctions at the Memphis Paper Show. Dr. Pineda talks about what it was like to put together such a historic collection and shares advice with other collectors. Video: 3:01. Copyright © CoinWeek – June […]

By August 2, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
Kids & Coins! FUN Summer Coin Convention 2012

Kids & Coins! FUN Summer Coin Convention 2012

A dad has brought his two children to the FUN Summer Coin Convention. Enjoy this collector family as they share what really goes on when the father is a numismatist and introduces his son and daughter to the wonderful world of coin collecting. Copyright © CoinWeek – July 2012

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Odyssey Announces First Load of Silver Cargo from 3 Miles Deep

Odyssey Announces First Load of Silver Cargo from 3 Miles Deep

SS Gairsoppa Operation Results in Deepest, Largest Precious Metal Recovery** Odyssey Marine Exploration (NasdaqCM: OMEX), pioneers in the field of deep-ocean exploration, today announced it has successfully recovered approximately 48 tons of silver bullion from a depth of approximately three miles. This initial recovery of bullion from the SS Gairsoppa, a 412-foot steel-hulled British cargo ship […]

By July 23, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
New Reality TV Show about Coins to Premier

New Reality TV Show about Coins to Premier

Shelley Griffiths, Senior Numismatist, Alhambra Coin Center Interviewer: David Lisot. Buying and selling coins and collectibles is a hot topic for reality television. Longtime numismatist Shelley Griffiths talks about how she along with Mal Varner and the staff of Alhambra Coin Center will be part of a new program to premier soon. The program will […]

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Numismatic Personality: Ed Abbott, FUN Board of Directors & Convention Volunteer, July 12, 2012

Numismatic Personality: Ed Abbott, FUN Board of Directors & Convention Volunteer, July 12, 2012

Ed Abbott, FUN Board of Directors Interviewer: David Lisot Ed is one of those people who works hard for a cause and does not expect to be rewarded. He does so because it is the right thing to do. Numismatics is fortunate that he is a collector at heart and has chosen the coin hobby […]

By July 16, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
A Video Tribute to Numismatist David Akers

A Video Tribute to Numismatist David Akers

Jay Cline, John Dannreuther, Kenny Duncan, Mark Salzberg, Don Slouffman Interviewer: David Lisot A great numismatist passed away on July 11th, 2012. David Akers started his career at Paramount Coin and went on to write definitive books about gold coins, research die varieties, catalog and sell the John Jay Pittman Collection, consult for PCGS as […]

By July 16, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
IPMS 2012 PCGS Currency Hall of Fame

IPMS 2012 PCGS Currency Hall of Fame

Jason Bradford, Laura Kessler, Jeff Smith Every hobby with devoted participants has a Hall of Fame. PCGS Currency goves this award to the person who has put together the most outstanding collections of paper money and helped promote the hobby. This award is given to Jeff Smith who has some amazing collections of bank notes. […]

By June 26, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
The Emard Award 2012 – PCGS Currency

The Emard Award 2012 – PCGS Currency

Jason Bradford, Laura Kessler, Larry Emard, Ed Henly The PCGS Set Registry Awards includes the coveted Emard Award. This award is given to the person who has helped promote the hobby of collecting and promotion of paper money. This year’s winner is Ed Henly. The man for whom the award is named makes the presentation. […]

By June 26, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
PCGS Currency Set Registry Awards

PCGS Currency Set Registry Awards

Jason Bradford, Laura Kessler Video coverage by David Lisot – CoinWeek PCGS Currency Registry Set awards from the International Paper Money Show in Memphis. Opening comments and and introduction about the importance of the awards and about PCGS Currency grading and services. Video Runtime: 2:34 Copyright © CoinWeek – June 2012 Since its inception in […]

By June 26, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
PCGS Hong Kong Update and New Grading for Tokens and Medals

PCGS Hong Kong Update and New Grading for Tokens and Medals

Don Willis, President, PCGS Interviewer: David Lisot. Professional Coin Grading Service recently opened offices in Hong Kong to service the growing Chinese numismatic market. PCGS President Don Willis talks about the progress of the new venture in Asia as well as announcing that more categories of tokens and medals will now be encapsulated and graded […]

By June 11, 2012 0 Comments Read More →
ANACS Coins Now Listed on eBay

ANACS Coins Now Listed on eBay

Paul DeFelice, Vice President, ANACS Interviewer: David Lisot ANACS announces its compliance with the new rules for listing coins on eBay. The internet auction giant set new standards recently to help protect consumers and improve customer-dealer relations. ANACS VP Paul DeFelice tells what it took to have their coins listed on eBay. Video: 1:43. Background […]

New Book on “Copper Collector’s Guide to the Identification of 2×2 Envelopes”

New Book on “Copper Collector’s Guide to the Identification of 2×2 Envelopes”

Ralph Rucker, Author Interviewer: David Lisot. The Early American Coppers group prides itself on the depth of research that its members do learning about coinage. Ralph Rucker takes that research to a new level in his new book on the 2×2 envelopes that contained these coins. He shares why his believes his research is important […]

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