Tag: Shows & Conventions

Tales from the Bourse: I Have a Rare Coin and Nobody Wants to Buy It!

Tales from the Bourse: I Have a Rare Coin and Nobody Wants to Buy It!

This New Edition of Tales from the Bourse is published courtesy of David Lawrence Rare Coins…. Over the years I’ve learned no matter how hard you try, you can’t force a good deal. It will happen on its own — usually when you least expect it. Of course, it helps if you are ready to act when the opportunity […]

By September 10, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
The 60th Annual Winter FUN Coin Show -A Display of Numismatic Supremacy

The 60th Annual Winter FUN Coin Show -A Display of Numismatic Supremacy

By Jim Bisognani – NGC Weekly Market Report ……. Heritage Signature Sale Powers To $70.5 Million; NGC-certified Rarities Rule; Donald J. Partrick Quintet Gain Entrance to Million Dollar Club The 60th Annual Winter FUN Show is in the books, and according to attendees from both sides of the aisle at the Orange County Convention Center, […]

By January 23, 2015 0 Comments Read More →
Young Coin Dealer Shares What it Takes to Learn to Trade in Coins. VIDEO: 2:44.

Young Coin Dealer Shares What it Takes to Learn to Trade in Coins. VIDEO: 2:44.

Riley Pence, 16 year old collector & dealer Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……… There is a young man who has found a way to turn his hobby into a way to earn extra money and learn about numismatics. Riley Pence is 16 years old and already buys and sells coins. He shares what it takes to […]

By August 27, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
1861 Paquet $20 brings $1,645,000 in $49.3+ million ANA Heritage Coin Auctions

1861 Paquet $20 brings $1,645,000 in $49.3+ million ANA Heritage Coin Auctions

Week of Heritage numismatic auctions includes three separate U.S. Coins, Currency and World Coin Platinum Nights, Aug. 5-9, 2014, at the American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money, in Chicago  An 1861 Paquet Reverse Double Eagle, depicting a rare one-year type by Anthony C. Paquet, who redesigned the reverse of the Liberty double eagle for use on […]

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 […]

Whitman Baltimore Expo General Manager Talks About New Baseball Coin & Convention. VIDEO: 2:08

Whitman Baltimore Expo General Manager Talks About New Baseball Coin & Convention. VIDEO: 2:08

Lori Kraft & Michelle Hudson, Whitman Expo Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com………. The Whitman Baltimore Expo has a new management team headed by Lori Kraft. Along with her assistant Michelle Hudson and the other members of the convention team and the participation of the United States Mint this Expo is one of the best attended ever. […]

By April 11, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
The Coin Analyst: Baseball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Launch a Great Success for Mint but Frustrating for Many Buyers

The Coin Analyst: Baseball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Launch a Great Success for Mint but Frustrating for Many Buyers

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ……….. March 27, when sales of the 2014 Baseball Hall of Fame commemorative coin series began, will be remembered as an exciting but for many collectors frustrating day when the U.S. Mint had its most successful commemorative coin launch in decades. In somewhere between 6 and 8 hours, depending on which source is […]

Rosie Rios, Treasurer of the United States at the ANA Money Show in Atlanta

Rosie Rios, Treasurer of the United States at the ANA Money Show in Atlanta

Rosie Rios, Treasurer of the United States. David Lisot, Producer: CoinWeek.com…….. New US Coins on Display and Notes Signed by Rosie Rios at National Money Show. VIDEO: 2:16 Treasurer Rosie Rios attended the American Numismatic Association’s National Money Show in Atlanta to sign paper money for the public and to announce new commemorative coins that […]

By March 17, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
ANA Opening Ceremony National Money Show Opening Ceremony, February 27, 2014. VIDEO: 16:15

ANA Opening Ceremony National Money Show Opening Ceremony, February 27, 2014. VIDEO: 16:15

Walter Ostromecki, President, American Numismatic Association, Rosie Rios, Treasurer United States, Greg Ison, President, Georgia Numismatic Association Producer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com…… The National Money Show sponsored by the American Numismatic Association was held in Atlanta, Georgia February 27 to March 1, 2014. ANA President opened the convention with remarks to the crowd and the bestowing […]

By March 4, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
New York International Numismatic Convention Offeres Unique Coin Show Experience

New York International Numismatic Convention Offeres Unique Coin Show Experience

The 43rd Annual New York International Numismatic Convention, scheduled for January 3-11, 2015 at the Waldorf=Astoria Hotel, located at 301 Park Avenue, between 49th and 50th Streets, has a sold out bourse, according to long time Bourse Chairman Kevin Foley, who said, “At our just concluded 42nd Annual NYINC we had 130 of the leading […]

By January 28, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
Stack’s Bowers Galleries, Heritage Auctions sign four-year contract  to be Official Auctioneers of the World’s Fair of Money

Stack’s Bowers Galleries, Heritage Auctions sign four-year contract to be Official Auctioneers of the World’s Fair of Money

The biggest show in numismatics, the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of MoneySM, will be even bigger starting in 2014 as two of the top numismatic auction companies in the world, Heritage Auctions and Stack’s Bowers Galleries, have agreed to be the Official Auctioneers for the next four years. “ANA members and show attendees will […]

US Mexican Numismatic Association Second Annual Convention Report 2013. VIDEO: 3:43.

US Mexican Numismatic Association Second Annual Convention Report 2013. VIDEO: 3:43.

Cory Frampton, Executive Director – United States Mexican Numismatic Association Interviewer: David Lisot………. The US Mexican Numismatic Association is a collecting organization that specializes in the coins, paper money and numismatic items from Mexico. Their second annual convention took place in Scottsdale, Arizona. Cory Frampton, Executive Director talks about the convention and what that organization […]

By October 21, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Mixed Reviews on September’s Long Beach Coin Show

Mixed Reviews on September’s Long Beach Coin Show

by: Kathleen Duncan – Pinnacle Rarities While we enjoyed conversing and doing business with several of our good clients at last week’s Long Beach Coin Show, overall action was a bit slower than anticipated.  Over the past couple years, activity at most of the Long Beach conventions has been brisk, but this time there was […]

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 →
US Mexican Numismatic Association 2nd Annual Convention in October 2013. VIDEO: 1:43.

US Mexican Numismatic Association 2nd Annual Convention in October 2013. VIDEO: 1:43.

Cory Frampton, Executive Director, US Mexican Numismatic Association Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com……… Collectors of Mexican and Latin American coins now have a yearly gathering place in Scottsdale, Arizona at the US Mexican Numismatic Association Coin Convention. This year’s convention takes place October 17-19, 2013 and is the second year in a row of what is […]

By October 4, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Legend Numismatics Long Beach Coin Show Market Report

Legend Numismatics Long Beach Coin Show Market Report

By Legend Numismatics A FRUSTRATING SHOW We went to the show with low expectations. Good thing-our show ended up not so good. Having the finally defunct Philadelphia Show one week before that siphoned off the majority of East Coast dealers definitely took a toll. Plus, no matter how many Lakers Girls or ex athletic stars […]

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 […]

New York International Numismatic Convention [ NYINC ] Waldorf-Astoria Room Block Approaches Sell Out

New York International Numismatic Convention [ NYINC ] Waldorf-Astoria Room Block Approaches Sell Out

The New York International Numismatic Convention’s sleeping room block at its Waldorf-Astoria event site is almost sold out, according to Bourse Chairman Kevin Foley, who said, “Earlier this year the Waldorf agreed to a reduced room rate versus what our attendees has paid last year. This concession on the hotel’s part has resulted in a […]

By August 20, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Coin Shows: The Biggest Week of the Year

Coin Shows: The Biggest Week of the Year

Posted by Jeff Garrett on the NGC Weekly Market Report….   The ANA coin convention is an excellent opportunity to connect with like-minded collectors and dealers. Dealers and collectors around the world are very busy making last minute plans for the biggest coin shows of the year: the American Numismatic Association (ANA) World’s Fair of […]

By August 6, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
First Time Together In Public: Rittenhouse’s Presidential Appointment And 1792 Half Disme

First Time Together In Public: Rittenhouse’s Presidential Appointment And 1792 Half Disme

Two of the most important, related items of early American numismatics — the document signed by George Washington and Thomas Jefferson appointing David Rittenhouse as the first Director of the United States Mint and Rittenhouse’s own superb condition 1792 half disme — will be publicly displayed together for the first time.  Both items will be […]

Legend Numismatics Market Report: THE JUNE BALTIMORE SHOW

Legend Numismatics Market Report: THE JUNE BALTIMORE SHOW

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ………….. This show was a teenie bit feast, but in the end more famine. Our expectations were very low. Surprisingly, golds crash did NOT affect dealer spending. We did come home having a decent show (our expectations were very low anyway). As always, David Chrenshaw and gang delivered a […]

June Long Beach Show Report

June Long Beach Show Report

By William Shamhart – Numismatic Americana ……. Over the past few weeks many of you have emailed or called asking if I was going to continue to write show reports. So, as they say, “Back by popular demand” I present to you my latest writing… The June Long Beach show has traditionally been the slowest […]

Legend Numismatics June Long Beach Show Coin Market Report

Legend Numismatics June Long Beach Show Coin Market Report

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics ………….. Sorry Long Beach Show owners, we do not go to coin shows to see Dennis Rodman signing autographs. It was a myth he was a collector-his agent was Dwight Manely (founder of Spectrum Numismatics) was the coin buyer. Having said that, we did meet Dennis long ago at […]

Rare Coin Road Warrior (May 2013) – Buy High-Sell Low

Rare Coin Road Warrior (May 2013) – Buy High-Sell Low

Dear Rare Coin Enthusiasts…….. The recent rare coin show schedule has been grueling.  In the last month we have had two major shows and recently visited Denver for the good regional spring show there.  Despite the drop in gold prices in mid April we are continuing to see STRONG dealer demand, yet our sales to […]

Scott Tappa Talks About the 2013 CICF Coin Convention. VIDEO: 4:19

Scott Tappa Talks About the 2013 CICF Coin Convention. VIDEO: 4:19

Scott Tappa, Numismatics Publisher, Krause Publication Interviewer: David Lisot The Chicago International Coin Fair (CICF) is a yearly event held in Chicago. While most coin conventions in the United States focus on American coins the CICF only allows coins of the world to be on display. Scott Tappa is the show promoter as well as […]

By April 20, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
More than 150 rarities from The Eric P. Newman Collection at Heritage Auctions

More than 150 rarities from The Eric P. Newman Collection at Heritage Auctions

Pattern and experimental coins at Central States, April 25; proceeds to benefit Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society  Pattern coinage collected by Eric P. Newman, legendary numismatic researcher and founding member of the Central States Numismatic Society (CSNS), will be sold April 25 at the CSNS Annual Convention’s Official Auction, presented by Heritage Auctions in […]

Long Beach Expo Visits Whitman Baltimore Expo

Long Beach Expo Visits Whitman Baltimore Expo

Taryn Warrecker, Show Coordinator, Long Beach Expo Interviewer: David Lisot There are two major coin show promoters that hold conventions three times a year in the same city. One is the Whitman Coin and Collectibles Expo held in Baltimore and the other is the Long Beach Coin and Collectibles held in California. Though held on […]

By April 5, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Boy Scouts Talk About Coin Collecting at Whitman Expo, VIDEO 2:56

Boy Scouts Talk About Coin Collecting at Whitman Expo, VIDEO 2:56

David & Joseph Nakasone, Boy Scout Coin Collectors Interviewer: David Lisot Many men can remember getting their Boy Scout merit badge for coin collecting. Listen and two young scout collectors share what it is like to come to the Whitman Baltimore Coin Expo. Copyright © CoinWeek LLC. March, 2013 Whitman Expo – Baltimore The Leading […]

By March 28, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Baltimore Buzzing: Stack’s Bowers Auction Confirms Broad-Based Market Strength

Baltimore Buzzing: Stack’s Bowers Auction Confirms Broad-Based Market Strength

by Jim Bisognani for NGC …… Coveted NGC Black Slab Sets Record; Southern Gold a Comfort for Collectors According to the calendar, spring is finally here and the long awaited meteorological change of season is indeed worth celebrating. Although winter’s grasp is still a tenacious one in many areas, setting the clocks ahead earlier this […]

By March 25, 2013 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 […]

By October 23, 2012 1 Comments Read More →
 
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