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Bronx Coin Club marks 1,000

Members of the Bronx Coin Club celebrated the Club’s 1,000th monthly meeting April 26, 2017. The gathering occurred at Keens Steakhouse in Manhattan, said Ed Snible. Joel Iskowitz is designing a medal for the Club to commemorate the occasion with … Continue reading

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ANA hands out top awards

Brian Fanton was given the Farran Zerbe Memorial Award at the American Numismatic Association’s awards banquet held Aug. 4 in association with the Denver World’s Fair of Money. The Farran Zerbe Award is the ANA’s top honor. Fanton, a longtime … Continue reading

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Van Ryzin receives NLG’s Clemy

The 2017 Numismatic Literary Guild Bash, held Aug. 3 in conjunction with the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money in Denver, was a big night for Robert R. Van Ryzin. Van Ryzin, editor of Bank Note Reporter and Coins … Continue reading

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Malaysian Hell bank notes as money?

Virtual coins are becoming of increasing concern among those who are aware of their pitfalls as well as their benefits. A shopping mall in Penang, Malaysia, recently began facilitating payments being able to be made using virtual coins, raising a … Continue reading

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Lange named Numismatist of the Year

The Numismatist of the Year Award will be given to David W. Lange by the American Numismatic Association during its World’s Fair of Money in early August in Denver. Lange currently is research director for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation of Sarasota, … Continue reading

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Adkins elected ANA president

Election winner Gary Adkins will serve the American Numismatic Association as its president 2017-2019. Results were released by the ANA July 5 after approximately one month of voting. When he is sworn in Aug. 4, it will be an orderly … Continue reading

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Firms win auction rights

Three auction firms have been awarded rights to conduct official auctions for American Numismatic Association conventions. In 2018 and 2019, Heritage Auctions and Stack’s Bowers Galleries each will conduct sales at the summertime World’s Fair of Money. In the years … Continue reading

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Medals class highlights ANA seminar

One of the highlights of the American Numismatic Association (ANA) 2017 Summer Seminar in late June was the class, “The Medal in America,” an in-depth look at medals relating to the New World and specifically to the United States. Serving … Continue reading

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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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