Tag: Coin Research

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, […]

By April 22, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
New Book: The Draped Bust Half Dollars of 1796-1797, by Jon Amato

New Book: The Draped Bust Half Dollars of 1796-1797, by Jon Amato

Comprehensive examination of one of the “most coveted type coins in American numismatics” DALLAS – Heritage Auctions has announced the publication of The Draped Bust Half Dollars of 1796-1797, by Jon Amato, and edited by Jim Halperin and Mark Van Winkle, now available online by clicking on this link, or via email at CatalogOrders@HA.com. “This […]

Cleaned Copper May Be Challenging to Detect

Cleaned Copper May Be Challenging to Detect

Posted by David W. Lange, NGC Research Director This month Dave discusses the difficulty of detecting cleaned copper and bronze coins. My recent column on the mistaken perception held by many that old coin albums will still prompt attractive toning on coins today elicited a great deal of comment from both collectors and dealers. It […]

By October 25, 2011 1 Comments Read More →
AMERICAN NUMISMATIC SOCIETY UNVEILS MANTIS: A MAJOR NUMISMATIC RESEARCH TOOL

AMERICAN NUMISMATIC SOCIETY UNVEILS MANTIS: A MAJOR NUMISMATIC RESEARCH TOOL

American Numismatic Society Director Ute Wartenberg Kagan today unveiled the new interactive ANS collection search tool, MANTIS (http://numismatics.org/search). MANTIS (Mantis: A Numismatic Technologies Integration Service) provides access to all 600,000 records for objects in the ANS collection, through a series of new, easy-to-use search screens. The new search tool is an open source implementation of […]

How Many High Grade Dahlonega Gold Dollars Exist?

How Many High Grade Dahlonega Gold Dollars Exist?

As the research I am doing for the third edition of my book “Gold Coins of the Dahlonega Mint, 1838-1861″ comes together, I am learning some interesting things about the availability of each issue, especially in higher grades. I thought it might be interesting to share some of what I’ve learned about high grade gold […]

Using Ancient Coins to Map Trade Routes in Mediterranean Europe

Using Ancient Coins to Map Trade Routes in Mediterranean Europe

Researchers at McMaster University in Hamilton have launched a research project in which nuclear radiation is used to identify changes in metal content among ancient Greek and Roman coins held in a world-class collection amassed at the university since the 1940s. By probing the metal content of coins exchanged thousands of years ago in Mediterranean […]

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