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Newman Portal sets milestones

Newman Numismatic Portal reports a busy month of June for the online numismatic archive. Len Augsburger, the project coordinator, said “summer is our busy season as students are looking for work and are less stressed than during the school year.” … Continue reading

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Las Vegas celebrates 60th anniversary

The Las Vegas Numismatic Society celebrated its 60th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee Show from May 18-20 at the Las Vegas Westgate Resort Hotel in Las Vegas in royal and regal pomp style. On public display at the event, for the first … Continue reading

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Ballots mailed in ANA election

Members of the American Numismatic Association should have ballots for this year’s election in hand. Voting is scheduled to end July 1 at 11:59 p.m. Mountain Time. If you wonder why the time is so precise, it is because in … Continue reading

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PNG posts star-powered video

A 22-year-old coin collecting video starring actor James Earl Jones has been put on the Professional Numismatists Guild YouTube.com channel. Access to the award-winning video is free. “An important part of our educational effort is the video, ‘Money: History in … Continue reading

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Pricing comes to ‘The Numismatist’

The American Numismatic Association has announced a collaboration between its flagship publication, The Numismatist, and The Coin Dealer Newsletter (CDN), providing ANA members with what it calls “a reliable retail pricing tool for collectible U.S. and Early American coinage.” Beginning … Continue reading

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Jacksonville medal honors Carr design

Established in 1947, the Greater Jacksonville, Fla., Coin Club has marked its 70th anniversary with a Dan Carr Medal. The obverse features Carr’s rendition of the Walking Liberty design, with a legend carrying the club name, “Seventieth Anniversary,” and a … Continue reading

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ANS creates Roman identifier

The American Numismatic Society has made it possible to identify coins of the Roman empire by searching images. It has launched a new interface for Online Coins of the Roman Empire (OCRE), which allows non-specialists, hobbyists, collectors, archaeologists, and others … Continue reading

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GNA event draws YNs, national experts

A crowd of slightly more than 2,100 people came to the 53rd Georgia Numismatic Association Coin & Currency Show held April 21-23 at the Dalton Convention Center in Dalton, Ga. The show opened at 10 a.m. on Friday, with the … Continue reading

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NLG conducts annual writing contest

Entries are being accepted for the Numismatic Literary Guild’s 2017 Writers’ Competition. The contest covers a broad spectrum of categories, including books on numismatic subjects; newspaper and magazine articles and columns; online websites, articles, columns and blogs; numismatic newsletters; auction … Continue reading

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Omaha Coin Club issues souvenir

Omaha Coin Club has issued the third in a series of promotional notes for the club. It is a reproduction of an obsolete Western Exchange Fire & Marine Ins. Co., bank note issued in Omaha in 1857. The club is … Continue reading

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