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Two join PCGS hall of fame

In the final days of the 2017 American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money, Kevin Lipton and the late David Proskey joined the list of numismatists that comprise the PCGS CoinFacts Hall of Fame. “It’s important that we acknowledge those … Continue reading

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Three receive ICTA honors

The Industry Council for Tangible Assets recognized three individuals Aug. 2 for their contributions in the effort to combat counterfeit coins and currency, and for their support of the Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force (ACTF). Philip N. Diehl, Michael R. Fuljenz and … Continue reading

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Stuppler named PNG president

Officers of the Professional Numismatists Guild have selected Barry Stuppler to be the organization’s president for the 2017-2019 term. Stuppler was selected during the board of directors meeting July 30 in Denver, Colo. He is president of Stuppler & Company, … Continue reading

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Westchester celebrates milestone

By Pete Acampora On July 19, 2017, the Westchester County Coin Club (New York) held its 1,000th consecutive meeting. The club was formed on April 15, 1934, in New Rochelle, N.Y. It has changed meeting locations a number of times … Continue reading

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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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