Monday, 21.09.2020

Tag: Corona

The Return of Europe’s Coin Fairs

After being on hold for nearly six months due to the coronavirus crisis, coin fairs are set to start running again in Europe. Organisers are committed to enforcing effective hygiene guidelines to ensure a safe and stress-free experience for their guests.

Covid-19 Is Precipitating the Death of Cash, You Say?

All over the media we read about the death of cash and the advent of a new, cashless, dawn. But Covid-19 has reminded us of how essential cash is to us all and instead of a decline this recent period has shown a near-unprecedented growth in demand.

A Hoard of Small Change Feeds Hungry Fish at the Aquarium

As a child, did you ever gaze into a fountain in amazement and wonder what you could buy with all the coins glittering at the bottom? Well, one aquarium in the USA is currently using them to care for its animals.

World Record-Setting Sales at Heritage Auctions

Despite the Covid-19 pandemic, during the first six months of 2020, Heritage Auctions sold more U.S. coins than all other auctioneers combined. The world’s largest numismatic auctioneer also set a record price for this year’s most valuable US coin so far.

The Royal Canadian Mint Donates $100,000 to Breakfast Club of Canada

Thanks to those who are buying recognition medals, the Royal Canadian Mint is making an initial donation of $100,000 to Breakfast Club of Canada in support of children and families who are facing food insecurity due to the repercussions of COVID-19.

Park Avenue Numismatics Internet Auctions to Launch July 2020

Bob Green, President and CEO announced that Park Avenue Numismatics will launch its Internet Auction platform on July 31. Initially auctions are planned to be conducted monthly. This is a reaction to the changes to be expected after the pandemic.

Are Businesses in Recovery Mode?

In the July edition of the Monthly Greysheet, John Feigenbaum explains why coin dealers should feel optimistic as many businesses the world over are experiencing the beginnings of the sun poking through the clouds after months of lockdown.

Cash Cycle Seminar As Webinar Series

As the Cash Cycle Seminar has been postponed, the organizers have published a series of short webinars covering some of the time sensitive issues that were due to be discussed during the conferences’ originally planned dates. The webinars are available for free.

2020 World’s Fair of Money Suspended

Since 1891, the World’s Fair of Money has only been cancelled twice. Now the organizers had to suspend the August 2020 show due to COVID-19 guidelines of the authorities. Read the consequences for those who wanted to attend.

Free ANA eLearning Academy

During what would have been the American Numismatic Association’s Summer Seminar the association will offer free virtual courses through its new ANA eLearning Academy. The courses are open to both ANA members and non-members.