Tag Archives: covid-19

CSNS Seeks Virus Medal Design

The year, 2020, has been hard for coin shows and collectors alike with all the cancelations and COVID-19 restrictions put in place, socially distancing people from family and friends. This year, the Central States Numismatic Society is seeking a design … Continue reading

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Money Museum Reopens to Public

The Money Museum n Colorado Springs has reopened to the public after being closed for nearly six months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) announced in a Sept. 23 press release. The museum is open on … Continue reading

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Activities and Projects During COVID

From the Aug. 14 Numismatic News e-newsletter What non-collecting activities or projects have you taken up in light of hobby events being canceled? Here are some responses from e-newsletter readers.   Without coin shows for these past several months, I … Continue reading

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Market Shows Signs of Investors Becoming Collectors

In an ideal world, an interest in coins would be the exclusive realm of collectors. The current interest in the coin market is driven partially by collectors with discretionary money, but also by a significant infusion of speculators and investors. … Continue reading

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Mint Asks Public to Return Coins to Circulation

Editor’s Note: Following is a statement from the United States Mint’s Office of Corporate Communications issued July 23.         United States Mint Statement on Circulating Coins WASHINGTON – The impact of COVID-19 has resulted in the disruption … Continue reading

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Behind the Circulating Coin Shortage

By Patrick A. Heller By now, most Americans are aware that there is a shortage of circulating coinage in the country. A number of retailers I have visited over the past week now are pushing to take electronic payments because … Continue reading

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Community Voice Response: Aug. 4, 2020

From the July 10, Numismatic News E-NewsLetter How has the COVID-19 pandemic changed the way you collect coins? Here are some answers sent from our e-newsletter readers.   I have changed nothing due to COVID. Brian Schneider via Facebook   … Continue reading

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ANA Officially Cancels 2020 World’s Fair of Money

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) Board of Governors voted on July 14 to officially cancel the 2020 World’s Fair of Money, the organization announced in a July 16 statement. The show was originally scheduled for Aug. 4-8 in Pittsburgh, Pa; … Continue reading

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How Has the COVID-19 Pandemic Affected Collecting?

By Mark Benvenuto There is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 has changed everyday life in the United States, and indeed the world, in countless ways. How we collect probably qualifies as a pretty small change, but nevertheless, … Continue reading

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Full Steam Ahead for Bullion Market

By Richard Giedroyc Collectors and dealers are enthusiastic about the robust market for coins. The coronavirus may have slowed things down, but dealers found ways to satisfy collector demand even during the period in which non-essential businesses were shuttered. I … Continue reading

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