Jul 31, 2014, 14:31 PM
Neil Shafer recipient of 2014 Farran Zerbe Memorial AwardThe 2014 Farran Zerbe Memorial Award will be presented to Neil Shafer Aug. 8 during the American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money banquet.
Jul 31, 2014, 10:16 AM
Wall Street Coin, Currency and Collectibles Show set for OctoberThe Museum of American Finance will once again host the 4th Coin, Currency and Collectibles Show scheduled for Oct. 23 to 25 in New York City.
Jul 31, 2014, 09:53 AM
Mint changes limit for gold Kennedy half dollar salesThe U.S. Mint on July 30 lowered the number of gold Kennedy half dollars at the ANA convention and Mint retail units from two coins per customer to one.
Jul 30, 2014, 10:21 AM
Mint announces pricing for gold Proof 2014 Kennedy half dollarThe United States Mint has established an initial price of $1,240.00 for the gold Proof 2014 Kennedy half dollar.
Jul 30, 2014, 09:59 AM
ANA recognizes group of notable numismatists with slew of awardsHonorees will be formally recognized at the Aug. 5 to Aug. 9 American Numismatic Association World's Fair of Money in Rosemont, Ill.
Jul 29, 2014, 17:30 PM
Reverse designs of 2015 America the Beautiful quarters releasedHomestead National Monument of America, Kisatchie National Forest, Blue Ridge Parkway among those locations featured.
Jul 29, 2014, 16:29 PM
50 years later: What would a Kennedy half dollar get you in 1964?The Kennedy half dollar was released at a time when 50 cents had real purchasing power.
Jul 29, 2014, 15:19 PM
Big changes in coin hobby in 1857 and 1858Coin collecting got under way on a grand scale in 1857 with the discontinuation of the half cent and large cent, and the introduction of the small cent.
Jul 29, 2014, 14:41 PM
Finding a "saint" among a roll of quarter dollars a rarityBetween coins in a roll of quarter dollars I found a small medal depicting St. Francis of Assisi with his hand upon what appears to be a greyhound dog.
Jul 29, 2014, 14:05 PM
With 'frosty walnut-brown color,' 1793 Wreath cent sells for $2KScotsman’s Midwest Summer Sale, held July 18, 2014, in St. Louis, brought $1,124,107. Among the lots offered were several 1793 Flowing Hair, Wreath cents.
Jul 29, 2014, 12:59 PM
$5,785 price for 1793 Wreath cent graded VF 25 by PCGSScotsman’s Midwest Summer Sale, held July 18, 2014, in St. Louis, brought $1,124,107. Among the lots offered were several 1793 Flowing Hair, Wreath cents.
Jul 29, 2014, 12:33 PM
1793 Wreath cent valued between $9K and $13K goes unsold at saleScotsman’s Midwest Summer Sale, held July 18, 2014, in St. Louis, brought $1,124,107. Among the lots offered were several 1793 Flowing Hair, Wreath cents.
Jul 29, 2014, 09:40 AM
ANA's award honoring women in the hobby goes to Diane PiretANA's Elvira Clain-Stefanelli Memorial Award for Achievement in Numismatics is given to women who have made significant contributions to numismatics.
Jul 29, 2014, 09:26 AM
Santa Rosa coin show set for Sept. 26 and 27Sept. 26 and 27 are the dates for the next North Bay/Santa Rosa Coin Show at the Flamingo Hotel and Resort located at 2777 Fourth St. in Santa Rosa, Calif.
Jul 28, 2014, 16:53 PM
Kennedy half dollar's 1964 release fueled hot hobby of numismaticsCoin collecting was a hot hobby in 1964, fueled by new designs on circulating coins, rising silver prices and the prospect of finding valuable coins in change.
Jul 28, 2014, 15:43 PM
Ronald Guth named ANA's 2014 Numismatist of the YearThe collector will be presented with the Numismatist of the Year award during an awards banquet on Aug. 8 at the ANA World's Fair of Money in Rosemont, Ill.
Jul 28, 2014, 15:32 PM
New York International Numismatic Convention organizers plan showOrganizers for the 43rd annual New York International Numismatic Convention have announced the schedule for the 2015 event.
Jul 25, 2014, 15:42 PM
Building a set of Kennedy half dollars very accessible pursuitKennedy half dollars are very accessible. A collector at almost any budget level can build a complete set of Kennedy half dollars in Mint State condition.
Jul 25, 2014, 15:32 PM
ANA details 50th anniversary gold Proof Kennedy purchasing processU.S. Mint previously announced that 500 Kennedy coins per day will be sold at the show, and a buyer must receive a ticket from the Mint to be eligible to buy.
Jul 25, 2014, 15:31 PM
Method of deceptive alteration of coins making a come-backAn alteration method used with coins several years ago appears to be showing up again.
Jul 25, 2014, 15:24 PM
Early-copper cents are intriguing to study and collectThe classic reference for U.S. early copper cents can be confusing to use but there are many new sources of information available today.
Jul 25, 2014, 13:22 PM
Where were you when the Kennedy half dollar was released?That’s a question many senior collectors can readily answer — even though they were but children then. Coin collecting was a popular hobby in 1964.
Jul 25, 2014, 12:55 PM
Remembering the coin market in Cincinnati from 1963 to 1973Longtime collector and dealer fondly remembers growing up in the Cincinnati, Ohio, area and attending coin clubs and shows in Ohio and Kentucky.
Jul 25, 2014, 12:09 PM
Augustus Saint-Gaudens’ gold $20 double eagle on new silver coinAugustus Saint-Gaudens' most famous coin design, for the gold $20 double eagle, appears on a new Proof silver $1 from Tuvalu.
Jul 25, 2014, 11:42 AM
Nearly 70K Uncirculated Kennedy half dollar sets sell on 1st dayTwo-coin 2014 50th Anniversary Kennedy Half Dollar Uncirculated Coin set priced at $9.95 from the U.S. Mint and was released July 24.
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