Author Archives: Todd Haefer

2006 NYINC numbers up

Attendance rises by 34 percent over 2004 show. Continue reading

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Mint creates Presidential dollars pages

The U.S. Mint elected to jumpstart its Presidential $1 Coin Program by having its official Web page for the program up and running Feb. 1 in advance of the Feb. 15 official launch. Continue reading

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Cipoletti Gets a ‘Thumps Up’

The leadership and direction of American Numismatic Association Executive Director Chris Cipoletti is strongly supported by the ANA staff, according to the results of an independent performance evaluation commissioned by the ANA board of governors. Continue reading

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Bad checks passed to dealers

A Los Angeles County detective said he has gathered information from 30 victims and is looking for more regarding a man who has been passing bogus cashier?s checks to numismatic dealers. ?This individual has been using aliases to buy coins … Continue reading

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Collector bids spur Heritage

The president of Heritage Auction Galleries expected great things of the company’s FUN auction and was not disappointed by the results. Continue reading

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1913 doesn’t sell

The 1913 Liberty Head nickel offered in the Jan. 2 Stack’s auction did not sell. Continue reading

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Plated coins in our future?

In the wake of rising prices, and a melting ban, is a change in the composition of U.S. coins in the works? Continue reading

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Treasury appeals blind note hearing

The Bush administration has asked the federal court to overturn a ruling that U.S. paper money must be redesigned. Continue reading

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Baltimore show sees action

Attendees of the Baltimore Coin and Currency Convention Nov. 10-12 saw plenty of action Continue reading

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Gold, silver taking a summertime ‘breather’?

What a difference a few weeks can make in the bullion market.
Mere weeks ago, the question was when gold would hit $800 an ounce after it reached a high of $719.80 on May 11. Now, the question is how long it will take to get back over $600. Continue reading

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