United States coins had a strong showing at the World Money Fair, taking home a pair of Coin of the Year design awards.
Boys Town is hosting a March 9 event at the the Liaison Capitol Hill hotel in Washington, D.C., to coincide with the U.S. Mint’s launch the same day of the 2017 Boys Town Centennial gold $5 half eagles, silver dollars and copper-nickel clad half dollars.
Long-time numismatist and author Donald H. Kagin announced that he will seek the office of vice president for the American Numismatic Association after completing his third term as a governor of the association.
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.
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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.
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.