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PNG Adopts Coin «Doctoring» Definition

The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) has created a definition of coin "doctoring" and now officially included it as one of the prohibitions in the organization's By-Laws... more ]

New Numismatic Association founded

Collectors of Reformation Medals are going to prepare the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. Those who want to participate in the efforts should join the IARCM... more ]

Mint Directors Conference 2010

From September 26th to 29th, 2010, the 26th Mint Directors Conference was hold in Canberra / Australia. Here you will find some photos of this numismatic mega event...
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Promoting young mint apprentices

Royal Australian Mint announces the Janine Murphy Scholarship for Apprentices in the minting industry... more ]

20 years FENAP – 20 years in the European coin collectors’ service

FENAP, the Federation of European Numismatic Trade Associations, is in existence for 20 years now. Within this international framework, representatives of ... more ]

ANA – Elections

The American Numismatic Association Announces 11 Candidates for Nine Positions On 2011-13 Board of Governors... more ]

Winners Announced for 2011 ANA National Coin Week Activities

Congratulations to Matthew Tormey and the Tucson Coin Club, grand prize winners in the ANA’s 2011 National Coin Week activities... more ]

The Association of Swiss Professional Numismatists Welcomes Two New Members in its Ranks

The Association of Swiss Professional Numismatists welcomes two new members in its ranks: Mr. Michael Haeberling from Antiqua Trading AG and Mr. Jürg Richter from Sincona AG... more ]

ANS Modern Chinese Duplicates in Stacks Bowers Ponterio Auction

The American Numismatic Society’s Board of Trustees has approved the sale of a group of duplicate modern Chinese coins from the collection of its East Asian Department (estimated at $200,000). The pieces have been consigned to Stacks Bowers Ponterio Hong Kong Auction... more ]

ANS Unveils New Medal Honoring Eric P. Newman

The American Numismatic Society announces the limited edition medal honoring ANS Trustee Emeritus, Eric P. Newman. The medal will be minted in both bronze and silver and will be available by subscription only until January 13, 2012... more ]

American Numismatic Society unveils a modern archival search tool

American Numismatic Society has unveiled the new interactive ANS archival search tool, ARCHER. It provides access to the ANS’ collection of unique archival material, through a series of simple search screens... more ]

Important coin collection offered at Sotheby’s by Hispanic Society of America

The Hispanic Society of America will offer its collection of rare coins as a single lot at Sotheby’s. The collection consists of almost 38,000 coins and is expected to raise between $25 million and $35 million... more ]

IADAA – Guidelines on due diligence when purchasing ancient objects

The International Association of Dealers in Ancient Art has developed guidelines how to act when buying ancient objects with all reasonable due diligence. more ]

The Oriental Numismatic Society

The Oriental Numismatic Society sees a couple of jubilees and important changes. Its new Secretary General, Joe Cribb, reports on how the organization works, how it is structured and what are the major events in the society’s life. more ]

Money & Medals Newsletter – give it a try!

Are you based in the UK or interested in what happens there? If so you should give a try to the newsletter of Money & Medals. Three times a year it provides you with plenty of information around coins, medals and tokens. more ]

Numismatic journal moneta now for free

At their May 28 meeting, the members of the Ottawa Numismatic Society voted unanimously in favour of making the Society’s award-winning publication, moneta, free for all to enjoy. more ]

Numismatic Summer Meeting in Oxford in July 2012

Every year the British Numismatic Society (BNS) and the Royal Numismatic Society (RNS) hold a joint summer meeting. This year’s meeting has the theme of Anniversaries and Jubilees. more ]

Roosevelt Dime with Anti-Semitic Counterstamp is Featured in The Shekel

The cover story of the March-June 2012 double issue of The Shekel was inspired by Mel Wacks’ discovery of a 1953 Roosevelt Dime with the word “JEW” stamped over the portrait. But the new issue contains more intriguing stories ... more ]

More Good News about the Huntington Collection

Thanks to the generosity of an anonymous friend of the ANS, approximately 9,000 additional Huntington coins have been purchased and will be placed on long-term loan to the ANS. Thus more than half of the collection has been regained. more ]

Numismatic news to watch and listen to

The British numismatic network Money & Medal offers now a section with audio and video material on numismatics. From August on there will be also a monthly podcast. more ]

Canadian Numismatic Journal Free Edition

The electronic copy of the October issue of The Canadian Numismatic Journal, the official publication of the Association, will be available – live and free to all – on its Web site beginning on October 1, 2012. more ]

Oriental Numismatic Society launches new website

Whoever is interested in oriental coins and money knows the Oriental Numismatic Society, network of collectors, academics, enthusiasts of this topic. Now the society has launched a new website. more ]

American Numismatic Society Announces 2013 Gala Honorees

The American Numismatic Society announces the honorees for the 2013 Dinner Gala. The recipient of the Trustees’ Award is ANS President, Roger S. Siboni. The recipient of the Distinguished Service Award is Richard B. Witschonke. more ]

New issue of moneta

Recently the November/December issue of moneta, the journal of the Ottawa Numismatic Society, has been made available online. more ]

American Numismatic Society receives endowment gift for lecture in honor of Vladimir and Elvira Clain-Stefanelli

The American Numismatic Society received an endowment gift for a lecture series in memory of former ANS Fellows Vladimir and Elvira Clain-Stefanelli. The lecture series will cover a variety of subjects covering ancient, medieval and modern coinage. more ]

Hubert Lanz receives World Money Fair Award

On February 1, 2013 Hubert Lanz received the World Money Fair Award for his numismatic merits. Rarely a single person has done more for coin collecting in Germany and Europe. Since years Hubert Lanz is fighting for the right of every European to collect coins. more ]

PNG Launching Numismatic Mentoring Program: Promoting Numismatic Growth

The Professional Numismatists Guild has announced it will create an education and mentoring program to recruit and train the next generation of coin dealers including online instruction about coins and the coin market and much more. more ]

ANA Board of Governors Elections

Voting members of the American Numismatic Association have chosen three new candidates and six incumbents to the ANA Board of Governors for the 2013-15 election term. For the first time ANA members were given the option to vote by either electronic or paper ballot. more ]

Swissmint new member of the association of Switzerland’s coin dealers

The Association of Swiss Professional Numismatists welcomes Swissmint as a new member. The Federal Mint Swissmint is an independent unit of the Swiss Department of Finances and has produced Switzerland’s coins since 1848. more ]

PNG Website Has New Address, Appearance and Features

The Professional Numismatists Guild has changed its online address and changed the appearance of its website to make it easier for collectors, dealers and the general public to get information. The new address is more ]

ANS Fellow and Trustee Elections

During the October 19, 2013 regular meeting of the Board of Trustees the American Numismatic Society has elected the Trusties and new Fellows of Society among them the editor of CoinsWeekly, Ursula Kampmann. more ]

Longtime dealer Robert Lecce memorialized with scholarship fund

A new scholarship fund, established in the name of longtime Florida coin dealer Robert Lecce, will provide members with financial aid and merit-based scholarships to attend the American Numismatic Association’s annual Summer Seminar. more ]

Parva ne Pereant – A visit to the ANS

The American Numismatic Society has been bringing together serious collectors and researchers for more than 150 years. Their headquarters in Fulton Street houses one of the most renowned collections of coins worldwide with more than 800,000 objects. Accompany Ursula Kampmann at her visit to the ANS. more ]

New web design of Spanish Association of Professional Numismatists

The Association of Spanish Professional Numismatists AENP is focusing on their online presence and in this context has renewed their website. Visitors may download a calendar of coin shows, or go directly to the association’s channels in the social media. more ]

George Walton heirs donate $100,000 to the ANA

A generous donation of $100,000 has been given to the ANA. The donation will be used to update and digitize the Numismatic Diploma Program, a range of courses in numismatic training and education that will become available as online courses in the future. more ]

IAPN held General Assembly in Monte Carlo

The International Association of Professional Numismatists held its 63rd General Assembly in Monte Carlo, May 29th-June 1st 2014. A total of 38 of the world’s leading numismatic firms met to attend the congress, with an additional 21 firms represented via proxy. more ]

Jeff Garrett ANA’s new president

Voting members of the American Numismatic Association have chosen three new candidates and six incumbents to the ANA Board of Governors for the 2015-17 election term. Jeff Garrett will become the ANA’s 59th President, Gary Adkins will be Vice President. more ]

New Internet Presence of IAPN

The International Association of Professional Numismatists has reworked its website. The newly designed site grants not only IAPN members access to useful tools. more ]

Three Numismatic Organizations collaborate for Educational Symposium in Rosemont

The Professional Currency Dealers Association, the Central States Numismatic Society and the Chicago Coin Club produce together a numismatic education symposium on November 22 in Rosemont, Illinois, held in conjunction with the Annual National Coin and Currency Convention. more ]

Armenian Numismatic and Antiquities Society Launched in Chicago

A new organization, the Armenian Numismatics and Antiquities Society (ANAS) was launched in August. The goal of ANAS is to unite Armenians worldwide in their quest for knowledge about Armenian coins and to provide a forum to share collections and exchange ideas. more ]

Round Table of INC and IAPN in Taormina on future prospects for young numismatists

From September 21 to 25, 2015, the XV International Numismatic Congress will take place in Taormina. The INC and the IAPN have taken this as an opportunity to organize a Round Table entitled “Numismatics in the 21st century: Jobs, careers, professions for the young generation of coin enthusiasts“. more ]

Report on Joint Summer Meeting of BNS and RNS

On July 11, 2015, the Joint meeting of the Royal and British Numismatic Societies was hosted by the Yorkshire Numismatic Society in the Yorkshire Museum. The day was loosely focused on hoarding with a chronological range which spanned the Iron Age to the Seventeenth-century. more ]

American Numismatic Association Celebrates 125th Anniversary

Today, after 125 years, the American Numismatic Association has become the world’s largest nonprofit numismatic organization with 24,000 members. Starting in 1891, though, the association wanted to get coin collectors together which was not easy at the time. more ]

ANA launches “Video Vignettes” Series

The American Numismatic Association has launched a new video series called “Video Vignettes,” featuring ANA Education Director Rod Gillis. The short clips cover topics aimed at helping collectors become more judicious and informed. more ]

Belgium's Royal Numismatic Society celebrates 175th birthday

Founded in 1841, the Royal Numismatic Society of Belgium celebrates 175 years of its existence in 2016. To mark the event, a conference entitled “Belgian numismatics in perspective” will be held on Saturday, May 21st, 2016 in the Royal Library of Belgium. more ]

Call for nominations for the Executive Board of ICOMON

At the triennial plenary meeting of ICOMON in Milan in July 2016 a new board for ICOMON will be set up. All voting members of ICOMON are eligible to run for office for the coming three-year term on condition that they have paid their 2015 membership fee. more ]

29th MDC in Thailand

Every two years, representatives of the mints gather at the Mint Directors Conference, to discuss the main issues. The venue is changing. This time, the Royal Thai Mint in Bangkok was the host. The Land of Smiles was at its best. more ]

Honors celebrating the 175th anniversary of the Royal Numismatic Society of Belgium

On May 21, 2016, the Société Royale de Numismatique de Belgique celebrated its 175th anniversary with a conference under the title “Belgian Numismatics in Perspective”. Several of the top-class attendees were honored. more ]

2016 ANA college scholarships awarded

Every year, the American Numismatic Association awards college scholarships to young, talented numismatists to use toward tuition at an institution of their choice. The 2016 winners are Nathan Godin and Peyton Souder. more ]

IAPN Congress in Amsterdam 2016

The International Association of Professional Numismatists held its 65th general assembly from Thursday 5 May to Sunday 8 May 2016, in Amsterdam, Holland. A main topic discussed at the meeting were new international laws affecting the numismatic trade. more ]

Guidelines for Coin Traders in Dealing with the German Cultural Assets Protection Act

The German law on the revision of the Cultural Assets Protection Act has substantial impact on the coin trade. The two coin dealer associations have sought legal advice from a specialist lawyer providing first recommendations for further action in your day-to-day business. more ]

Festschrift 10 years Association of Baltic Numismatics

Ten years ago, the Association of Baltic Numismatists was founded to support numismatics in Estonia and to strengthen international relations. And it worked, as the festschrift for their anniversary proves. Ursula Kampmann has taken a look. more ]

Heritage Auctions Donation Endows Eugene H. Gardner Scholarship

Heritage Auctions has donated an additional $50,000 to the American Numismatic Association to endow a scholarship fund in honor of the late Pennsylvania collector Gene Gardner. more ]

ANS launches new website

The American Numismatic Society announces the debut of its new website. Featuring improved navigation, search capability, and user interface, it aims at helping numismatists explore, learn, shop, and conduct research. more ]

Roberto Ganganelli is the new President of the Accademia Italiana di Studi Numismatici

Roberto Ganganelli, editor-in-chief of the online magazine “Il Giornale della Numismatica” was elected new president of the AISN. The choice shows how closely collectors, dealers, and scholars in the field of numismatics cooperate. more ]

Grant for publications on Dutch monetary history 2017

The Youth Committee of the Royal Dutch Society for Numismatics makes a publication grant available. Eligible are publications dealing with a subject about coinage or monetary history with a special relation to the Netherlands. Applications will be accepted through July 1, 2017. more ]

Handover at the FENAP

Dr. Hubert Lanz has been chairman of the Federation of European Numismatic Trade Associations for many years. Now he has handed over his office to a younger successor. more ]

50 Year of Decimal Currency: The Festive Event of the Numismatic Society of Auckland and the Royal Numismatic Society of New Zealand

For 50 years, New Zealand has not calculated with pound, shilling and pence anymore, but with New Zealand dollars. The two biggest numismatic societies of New Zealand took this as an opportunity to organize an international conference and a coin fair. Ursula Kampmann was among the attendees and has checked out Auckland’s numismatic side. more ]

Barry Stuppler New PNG President

On July 30, 2017, Officers of the Professional Numismatists Guild have selected Barry Stuppler to be the organization’s President for the 2017-2019 term. His goals include cooperation for the National Coin Week and counterfeit detection educational programs. more ]

I.A.P.N. Annual Conference 2017 in Lucerne

Bringing together the largest numismatic firms, the International Association of Professional Numismatists’ 2017 annual conference was held in Lucerne. Topics addressed included counterfeiting and cultural heritage issues. Here you read the I.A.P.N. report. more ]

Sexual harassment in the numismatic world?

Mitch Ernst, president-elect of Central States Numismatic Society, expresses himself clearly on what we should do regarding sexual harassment: we must not tolerate it but be prepared to act. This is why he has a special educational offering at the CSNS April convention. more ]

The achievements of the Money and Medals Network is the topic of a new exhibition

“Money and Medals: mapping the UK’s numismatic collections” is a new exhibition of the British Museum. It is dedicated to the successful Money and Medals Network run by the BM. This exhibition is the first of two BM exhibitions sponsored by Spink. more ]

ANS staff news

The American Numismatic Society made some senior appointments. The changes regard the positions of Deputy Director, which had been unfilled for years, and of Chief curator. more ]

ICTA appoints seven industry leaders to non-profit foundation board

The Board of Directors of the Industry Council for Tangible Assets has appointed seven industry leaders to guide the Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation, a non-profit organization recently formed to support the work of the Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force. more ]

Greg Allen new ACTF Steering Committee chair

Greg Allen has been appointed as chair of the Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force Steering Committee. Other changes comprise the establishment of the World Mints Work Group with expertise in assisting law enforcement in dealing with counterfeits of bullion coins and bars. more ]

Warsaw: Numismatic centre at the heart of Europe - Part 1

From September 20-24, 2021 the XVI International Numismatic Congress will take place in Warsaw. Warsaw? Have you ever been to Warsaw? No? Then you ought to go as soon as possible, because Warsaw is worth a trip - especially in the numismatic sense! more ]

Warsaw: Numismatic centre at the heart of Europe - part 2

The International Numismatic Congress of 2021 will take place in Warsaw. CoinsWeekly will introduce you to some of the numismatic sights of the city. In this article we will guide you through the two largest coin collections in Warsaw. more ]

Warsaw: numismatic center in the heart of Europe – chapter 3

The International Numismatic Conference takes place in Warsaw in 2021. We took a look at what Warsaw has to offer from a numismatic standpoint. The three days we spent there were far too little time for that. In this chapter, we visit the Polish Numismatic Society, the POLIN Museum and find out what we missed out on. more ]

Fake badge creates trust to impostor

A New Jersey man admitted to impersonating a federal agent with a fake ATF badge while selling counterfeit coins and bars and unlawfully importing counterfeit coins and bars into the United States. ACTF played a key role in the investigation. more ]

Contemporary medals on display at New York gallery

“TEXTURE TEMPERATURE WEIGHT” at Medialia Gallery, New York, shows over a hundred medallic sculptures created by members of the American Medallic Sculpture Association. more ]

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