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What Would You Like to See in the Next “Bowers Series” Book?

David Bowers joined Whitman Publishing as the company’s numismatic director in 2003. This was at the start of a modern renaissance in American numismatic book publishing. Since that time Whitman has published hundreds of new books for the hobby, ranging from 64-page monographs to 900-page encyclopedias, and recently the 1,504-page Mega Red. Many of these […]

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S.S. Central America “Ship of Gold” Coming Soon!

The S.S. Central America was given the name ‘Ship of Gold’ for her famous cargo: tons of gold from the San Francisco Mint and the California Gold Rush. When the ship sank off the eastern coast of the United States in 1857, she took the gold, and many of the lives aboard, with her. Over […]

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Heritage Auctions’ Mobile App Adds PCGS Coin Barcode Scanning

Quick-scan feature taps into census and Heritage price archives on Android and iOS smartphones 24Beginning this week, numismatists may access data on more than 38.2 million coins graded by Professional Coin Grading Service (NASDAQ: CLCT) in an important barcode scanning update to Heritage Auctions’ Mobile App. The barcode scan also offers instant access to 2.2 […]

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Col. Steven Ellsworth

The Best Secured Coin Shows for 2017

Colonel Steven Ellsworth, ret. of the Butternut Company has announced the annual selection of “The Best Secured Coin Shows for year 2017.” COL Ellsworth personally attended over 36 coin shows and conventions in 2017, closely observing and evaluating the various types of security measures provided to both dealers and the public. In addition, he receives […]

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Heritage Auctions’ New Mobile App

Collectors may browse and bid in hundreds of auctions and access more than 4 million prices realized from the convenience of their smartphone with the debut of the Heritage Auctions Mobile App. The new, free smartphone application offers Face ID and Touch ID sign-in, free appraisals using your device’s camera, instant lot tracking and one-touch […]

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David Spivey

Heritage Auctions Awards $10,000 Auction Credit to Drawing Winner

Continuing a tradition that has spanned more than two decades, Heritage Auctions has awarded a $10,000 auction credit to client David Spivey through a drawing among those collectors who took part in the firm’s annual numismatic survey. The North Carolina resident’s interest in collecting started out the way it does for many, when childhood curiosity led to […]

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PNG Creates Special 1 Ounce .999 Silver Rounds

The Professional Numismatist Guild’s Accredited Precious Metals Dealers program has created special one-ounce .999 fine silver bullion rounds. Participating PNG-APMD dealers will be selling the rounds to collectors and investors at competitive prices lower than some other one-ounce silver bullion products on the market. “These handsome rounds with a proof-like luster are slightly larger than […]

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WANTED: Your Roosevelt Dimes

Whitman Publishing is looking for sharp, high-resolution photographs of Roosevelt dimes, 1946 to date, including die varieties, to illustrate the fourth edition of MEGA RED (the Deluxe Edition of the Guide Book of United States Coins). Hobbyists who share their photographs will be credited in the book’s acknowledgments. Billed as the “biggest, most useful Red […]

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Publisher Seeks Paper-Money Collectors and History Buffs

Whitman Publishing announces a call-to-action for collectors, dealers, and historians of obsolete paper money and 19th-century American banking to pitch in and help build the best historical and market reference ever compiled in this field: the multiple-volume Whitman Encyclopedia of Obsolete Paper Money. Collectors, researchers, dealers, students, and others in the hobby community are encouraged […]

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