Gary Adkins, current vice president and three-term board member of the American Numismatic Association, announced that he will run for the office of president of the organization.
The president of the PCGS pointed out that several original rolls of high-quality examples of 1912-S Liberty 5-cent coins have come to market in the past several years.
Some things, it seems, we all need to accept — counterfeits abound while ethics may be in shorter supply — and the challenges are not new. But you can defend yourself and enjoy the process: think twice, look, learn and join a specialty club.
Whitman Publishing is looking for sharp, high-resolution photographs or scans of “problem” coins to illustrate in upcoming books. Hobbyists who share their images will be credited in the books’ acknowledgments.
Maui trade dollars have been issued in a long string going back decades. These tokens are issued for use on Maui but are often retained as souvenirs of a visit to Hawaii. The current series began in 1992 and continues to be issued today, with a $2 face value.
John W. Highfill is a candidate for the 2017 American Numismatic Association Board of Governors. He is the founder of the National Silver Dollar Round Table.
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An acute small-change shortage in the North led Congress to authorize postage currency, later fractional currency, to provide notes in denominations of less than a dollar.
Track & Price software, which in the past has recorded auction transaction for U.S. paper money, is now doing the same for world notes, and the firm offers a free trial.
The ninth edition of "Gold Coins of the World," by Arthur L. Friedberg and Ira S. Friedberg, is now available from book sellers. The all-new edition contains approximately a thousand new listings not in the previous edition. The newest edition calls on the expertise of more than 100 expert contributors and consultants from around the globe.
Following up on the introduction of the 50 new sheqel in September 2014 and the 200 new sheqel in 2015 in its new currency Series C, the Bank of Israel is now preparing for the introduction of the 20- and 100-new-sheqel notes before the end of 2017.
The reign of the Roman emperor Hadrian (A.D. 117 to 138) was extraordinary in many ways, not the least of which was coinage. His provincial issues are intriguing. Chief among the coins that Hadrian struck in the provinces were silver cistophori — large, silver coins he produced in two distinct phases.
The many renditions of what abolitionist Harriet Tubman may look like on the new $20 have been remarkably consistent, mainly because so few actual photos of her are known, all of them from late in her life. That's how this one is different.