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Technology and Numismatics

Technology and Numismatics

Posted by Jeff Garrett on the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Weekly Market Report ….. Advances in technology have greatly enhanced the coin hobby. The rare coin business has grown tremendously in the last 10-15 years. One of the primary drivers of this growth has been advances in technology that have greatly benefited our hobby. These advances […]

By September 26, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Professional Numismatists Guild August 2014 Meeting Video Playlist

Professional Numismatists Guild August 2014 Meeting Video Playlist

PNG Discusses Numismatic Trade Shows. VIDEO: 4:19. Robert Brueggeman, Executive Director, Professional Numismatists Guild. The largest organization of professional coin dealers in the United States holds conventions around the country for its members to buy and sell numismatics. Executive Director Bob Brueggeman talks about successful conventions past and new venues set for New York City […]

By August 14, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Laura Sperber’s Hot Topics: Fools Gold – The JFK Coin

Laura Sperber’s Hot Topics: Fools Gold – The JFK Coin

WHAT IS CONTAINED IN THIS BLOG ARE THE SOLE OPINIONS OF THE AUTHOR. DISGRACEFUL There is free enterpirse then there is the garbage that went on with the people and dealers who just had to get a piece of the Kennedy gold coin mania. On the news you saw and heard about the long lines […]

Coin Values: What’s It Worth? How dealers determine the value of a rare coin.

Coin Values: What’s It Worth? How dealers determine the value of a rare coin.

How are rare coin prices determined? Often the question dealers will ask is: “I know what Greysheet (Coin Dealer Newsletter bid) is, but what can I ‘really’ get for it?” In this month’s Rare Coin Market Report, I will explain how I determine the value of an individual coin. Most often I will use a […]

Coin Clubs:  FUN Member Club Meeting and Discussion

Coin Clubs: FUN Member Club Meeting and Discussion

Tony Swicer, President, Florida United Numismatists……… FUN Coin Club President Tony Swicer knows about how to work with coin clubs. Tony is president of one of the most successful state coin organizations as well as being involved with local clubs and conventions for decades. Tony meet with member clubs of the Florida United Numismatists to […]

By July 25, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
How New Minnesota Coin Dealer Registration Law Affects Dealers in Other States. VIDEO: 3:37

How New Minnesota Coin Dealer Registration Law Affects Dealers in Other States. VIDEO: 3:37

Gary Adkins, Gary Adkins & Associates Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com………. Recent legislation in Minnesota requires any business buying or selling more than $5000 to register with the state government, obtain a surety bond and conform to other regulation and oversight. Find out the implications of this new law from Minnesota dealer, ICTA member, and former […]

By July 24, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Gold Coin Expert Paul Nugget Launches New Coin Business

Gold Coin Expert Paul Nugget Launches New Coin Business

After more than four decades in leadership roles at major numismatic companies, noted gold coin expert Paul Nugget has gone into business for himself. “I want to get the word out that I’m just as active as ever in the coin market,” Nugget said in announcing his new venture. “More than anything else, I want […]

By July 17, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
RON GILLIO CELEBRATES 50TH ANNIVERSARY AS AN ANA MEMBER

RON GILLIO CELEBRATES 50TH ANNIVERSARY AS AN ANA MEMBER

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to congratulate senior numismatist and consignment director Ron Gillio as he celebrates 50 years as member of the American Numismatic Association (ANA). Gillio began his career in numismatics in 1959. He joined the ANA five years later, and attended his first ANA convention in Cleveland in 1964. Since then, he […]

Precious Metal Verifier Available to Help Determine Genuine Gold & Silver Items. VIDEO: 4:17

Precious Metal Verifier Available to Help Determine Genuine Gold & Silver Items. VIDEO: 4:17

David Blau, Inventor, Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com ……. The flood of counterfeit coins entering the market has prompted new concerns about determining the authenticity. Up until this time the best electronic machine to check the type of metal in a coin cost thousands of dollars. A new product is on the market that costs substantially […]

By June 17, 2014 5 Comments Read More →
New Book By Coin Dealer Salvatore Fusco Called “The Malandrini”, VIDEO: 3:09

New Book By Coin Dealer Salvatore Fusco Called “The Malandrini”, VIDEO: 3:09

Salvatore Fusco, President, NCA and author Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……. Coin dealer Sal Fusco has written a book about growing up in Brooklyn, New York with some people who went on to become Mafioso type figures. Sal explains why he chose to write this new novel and offers suggestions for other aspiring writers. Copyright © […]

By June 15, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Sarah Miller Joins Heritage Auctions New York As Director Of Numismatics

Sarah Miller Joins Heritage Auctions New York As Director Of Numismatics

Heritage Auctions has appointed Sarah Miller as Director of Numismatics at its 445 Park Ave. office in New York City. Miller brings a lifelong passion for U.S. Coins to the role that she traces back to her first coin show she attended at age 11. Her passion led to a job in rare coins throughout […]

Can Auction Representation Help You Buy The Coins You Like At The Right Prices?

Can Auction Representation Help You Buy The Coins You Like At The Right Prices?

Posted by Jeff Garrett on the Numismatic Guaranty Corporation Weekly Market Report ….. As nearly everyone who buys rare coins knows these days, a larger percentage of the market is conducted at auction. The auction market has exploded in recent years. Twenty years ago, the total amount of rare coins sold at auction in the […]

By February 28, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
The Rare Coin World of Old Favorites

The Rare Coin World of Old Favorites

By Richard Schwary (www.golddealer.com) ………… Not that long ago well-known coin dealer Ray Merena passed away and I began to think about how many old favorites are not with us anymore. Ray was buying and selling important coins in the 1970’s so we knew each other from the old days. And over the years we […]

Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) Membership Meeting at FUN

Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) Membership Meeting at FUN

The following series of CoinWeek Video features were taken at the PNG Membership Meeting held prior to the FUN Show in Orlando on January 8th 2014. PNG Intern Program Update. VIDEO Robert Brueggeman, Executive Director, Professional Numismatists Guild. PNG has embarked on program to help bring young people into careers in the coin trade. They […]

By January 22, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
Rare Coin Show Road Warrior-Freestyling

Rare Coin Show Road Warrior-Freestyling

Dear Rare Coin Enthusiast, During the last several months I have taken a hiatus from writing my monthly Road Warrior.  Many have asked why? The ‘break’ was not planned, but as one of my grandfathers used to say, ‘if you can’t say anything nice, keep your mouth shut.’  After writing several ‘negative’ articles (which I […]

By October 7, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money, 2013 Coin Show Report

American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money, 2013 Coin Show Report

By William Shamhart – Numismatic Americana ……. I thought I’d take a proactive approach this time and write my show report while the event is still fresh in my mind. As you read this, and my opinions flip flop between positive and negative, I’m doing this not to attack anyone, but to point out areas that could stand to […]

SilverTowne Announces New Mobile Version of Their Website

SilverTowne Announces New Mobile Version of Their Website

The new SilverTowne mobile website provides users with an easier way to browse the SilverTowne website on phones, tablets and other devices. SilverTowne L.P., one of the nation’s largest coin and bullion dealers, announces the launch of a mobile version of the SilverTowne website. This website can be accessed by visiting www.silvertowne.com from any smartphone, […]

Coin Collector & Financial Expert John Konop Joins Stack’s Bowers Galleries as VP for Client Services

Coin Collector & Financial Expert John Konop Joins Stack’s Bowers Galleries as VP for Client Services

STACK’S BOWERS GALLERIES NAMES JOHN KONOP AS VICE PRESIDENT Recognized financial industry executive joins leading numismatic auction house  Stack’s Bowers Galleries has announced today that John Konop, a recognized financial industry executive and experienced U.S. and world coin collector, has joined the company as vice president, operating out of the company’s Irvine, Calif., headquarters. “I […]

Brian Kendrella to Lead Stacks Bowers Galleries as They Launch Single, Unified Brand

Brian Kendrella to Lead Stacks Bowers Galleries as They Launch Single, Unified Brand

Stack’s Bowers Galleries, a subsidiary of Fortune 500 Company Spectrum Group International, Inc., announced today that it is combining its operations with those of Teletrade and Spectrum Numismatics, creating a single, integrated operating unit to be known as Stack’s Bowers Galleries. Brian Kendrella, formerly Director of Operations overseeing all three companies, has been named President […]

Leo Frese Announces Coin Consignment of  THE CAMILLE COLLECTION

Leo Frese Announces Coin Consignment of THE CAMILLE COLLECTION

Leo Frese, Independent Consultant, is pleased to announce the recent consignment of “The Camille Collection”. This high quality, PCGS graded, gold and silver type set was built over a 10 year period beginning in the early 1990’s. “Over the years I have handled hundreds of millions of dollars in rare coins,” notes Leo, “and to […]

By July 16, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
International Association of Professional Numismatists (I.A.P.N.) holds  62nd General Assembly in Leipzig Germany

International Association of Professional Numismatists (I.A.P.N.) holds 62nd General Assembly in Leipzig Germany

The International Association of Professional Numismatists (I.A.P.N.) held its 62nd General Assembly May 23-26 2013 in Leipzig Germany. A total of thirty four of the world’s leading numismatic firms met to attend the congress, with an additional twenty six firms represented via proxy. The I.A.P.N. meets annually to conduct its congress, which is held in […]

By June 21, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Advice to a Young Coin Dealer

Advice to a Young Coin Dealer

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com ……… The Professional Numismatist Guild (PNG) recently announced the establishment of the Edward Milas Memorial Fund which creates internships at established firms for as many as four qualified dealers/aspiring dealers aged 21-32. These internships are scheduled to be available by next summer. I applaud the PNG for the creation of […]

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 […]

By June 14, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
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 […]

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 […]

New Orleans Jazzed Up For Numismatics: Stack’s Bowers Claims Nearly $7 Million

New Orleans Jazzed Up For Numismatics: Stack’s Bowers Claims Nearly $7 Million

by Jim Bisognani- NGC Weekly Market Report As I made my journey from Boston to New Orleans to attend the ANA Spring National Money Show the excitement and fervor which surrounds the numismatic world was as palpable as the oppressive dew points that greeted me in the Bayou state’s host city airport. As I boarded the […]

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. […]

2013 Central States Show Exceeds Already Great Expectations

2013 Central States Show Exceeds Already Great Expectations

By Kathleen Duncan – Pinnacle Rarities ……… The Central States Numismatic Society’s convention is perennially a great show.  No matter the location (and Schaumburg’s just about the worst), every major dealer turns up to do business and this year was no exception.  It is routinely our third best show of the year, after FUN 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 […]

What It Takes to Be a Numismatic Writer. VIDEO: 4:34

What It Takes to Be a Numismatic Writer. VIDEO: 4:34

Q. David Bowers, Chairman Emeritus, Stack’s Bowers Q. David Bowers is one of the most prolific numismatic writers of all time. He has won numerous literary awards and continues to do research and generate new publications. In this brief conversation he shares what it really takes if someone wants to write about the hobby of […]

By March 28, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
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