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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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$2,000 donation to aid NCIC

The Professional Currency Dealers Association, which recently held its National Currency and Coin Convention in Rosemont, Ill., presented the Numismatic Crime Information Center with a check for $2,000. The funds will assist the NCIC in its efforts to educate the … Continue reading

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PNG to offer $100 certificates at show

The doors will both open and close July 31 for the 2017 Professional Numismatists Guild-American Numismatic Association Numismatic Trade Show in Denver. The annual event that precedes the ANA World’s Fair of Money has been shortened from three days to … Continue reading

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Scout seminar held in Garfield Heights

The Garfield Heights, Ohio, Coin Club hosted Cub Scout Pack 137, from St. John Lutheran Church of Garfield Heights for a coin collecting seminar held at the Civic Center Feb. 15. About 15 children and their parents attended a 45-minute … Continue reading

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