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Ostromecki declares ANA candidacy

Walter A. Ostromecki has officially announced his candidacy for the 2007 American Numismatic Association board of governors. Continue reading

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Bill calls for Model T dollar

egislation calling for a silver dollar commemorating the Model T Ford and the 100th anniversary of that firm Continue reading

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Shell casings melted but alloy unchanged

Some old books say that the 1944-1946 cents were Continue reading

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South Dakota free of tax

South Dakota efforts to repeal the state sales and use taxes on coin transactions was accomplished swiftly. Continue reading

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CICF sees buying buzz

The strong European euro and weak U.S. dollar helped contribute to a bourse floor buying buzz at the 32nd Annual Chicago International Coin Fair held April 26-29 in Rosemont, Ill. Continue reading

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Heinrich receives ANA award

Young Numismatist receives Presidential Award at the Central States Numismatic Society convention in St. Louis. Continue reading

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‘Orphan Annie’ only dime struck in 1844

The 1844 Seated Liberty dime received the name Continue reading

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Barber coins called Morgans before WWII

Dimes, quarters and halves struck from 1892 to 1916 were referred to as Continue reading

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‘Revisionist’ theory wrong about Gobrechts

Prior to about 1975 the Gobrecht silver dollars of 1836 through 1839 were all considered to be patterns. Documentary proof was published showing that some of the dollars of 1836 and 1839 were in fact coins issued for circulation. Continue reading

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ANA honors Dannreuther

The American Numismatic Association has given John W. Dannreuther the 2007 Numismatist of the Year Award, it announced July 27. Continue reading

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