Author Archives: NMN

Should a woman replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill?

Editor Dave Harper wants to know: Should a woman replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill? Let us know your thoughts and feedback on our weekly poll question by entering your comments below or by emailing Dave Harper here: Dave.Harper@fwcommunity.com. … Continue reading

Posted in Polls | Leave a comment

Ohio collector wins Heritage Auctions’ coin giveaway

A gold coin worth $12,500 was given to Kevin Conaway as the grand prize in Heritage Auctions annual numismatic survey. The Ohio collector received a 1907 High Relief Wire Rim Saint-Gaudens gold $20 graded MS-60 by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation. Heritage … Continue reading

Posted in Articles, General News, News | Leave a comment

Golfer Jack Nicklaus given gold medal

Bronze duplicates of a Congressional Gold Medal given to golfer Jack Nicklaus March 24 went on sale to collectors a day later. A three-inch version of the medal is priced at $39.95 while the 1.5-inch medal is $6.95. Nicklaus was … Continue reading

Posted in Articles, General News, News | Leave a comment

Italy seeks limit on coin imports

By Mark Fox Italy recently asked the United States to once again extend for another five years the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that restricts the U.S. importation of a wide range of archaeological material, including some ancient “coins of Italian … Continue reading

Posted in Articles, General News, News | Leave a comment

Paz seeks ANA board seat

Idaho collector Oded Paz is running for a seat on the 2015 American Numismatic Association board of governors. “My main goal is bringing the ANA closer to the individual collector, local coin clubs and the smaller coin dealers around the … Continue reading

Posted in Articles, General News, News | Leave a comment

Letters to the Editor (4/7/2015)

Coins cleaned, but carefully I have cleaned coins, but generally avoid doing so. I once put together a 20th century type set and birth year set for my daughter, and I cleaned some of the coins just for presentation purposes. … Continue reading

Posted in Read Letters to the Editor | Leave a comment

Community Voice Responses (4/7/2015)

From the March 13 Numismatic News E-Newsletter: In 20 years will the grading system have 100 points instead of 70? Here are some answers sent from our e-newsletter readers to Editor Dave Harper. In today’s world, why has someone not … Continue reading

Posted in Community Voice | Leave a comment

Apollo 11 commemoratives sought for 2019

It was almost 50 years ago when man first stepped foot on the moon. The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee would like to see that accomplishment recognized with a commemorative coin program. It unanimously supported a 2019 Apollo 11 Moon Landing … Continue reading

Posted in Articles, General News, News | Leave a comment

2015 First Spouse designs finalized

The United States Mint has announced the new designs for the 2015 First Spouse gold coins. The four honorees this year are Bess Truman, Mamie Eisenhower, Jacqueline Kennedy, and Lady Bird Johnson. The Bess Truman First Spouse gold coin reverse … Continue reading

Posted in Articles, General News, News | Leave a comment

Gold medal highlights Stack’s Bowers sale

A rare gold medal will be among the highlights of the Stack’s Bowers and Ponterio’s April 2015 Hong Kong auction. It commemorates the establishment of the Fuzhou Arsenal, circa 1874 (51.81 mm, 90.07 grams). The auction will offer 2,077 lots … Continue reading

Posted in Articles, General News, News | Leave a comment