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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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1968S 50C Proof S Over Inverted S

NGC Certifies Dramatic New Kennedy Half Dollar Variety

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified a newly discovered variety for the popular Kennedy Half Dollar series. Submitted for attribution under NGC’s VarietyPlus Service by Florida dealer Bob Ryan, it was at first suspected to be a normal “S” mintmark punched over an inverted impression of the same letter, but the 1968-S Proof Half turned […]

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Polyvinyl chloride (PCV) residue on coin's surface.

Whitman Publishing Wants Your Imperfect Coins

Whitman Publishing is looking for sharp, high-resolution photographs or scans of “problem” coins to illustrate in upcoming books. Hobbyists who share their images will be credited in the books’ acknowledgments. “Most of the time we show Mint State pieces with strong details, to give our readers a good understanding of each coin type or die […]

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Roxana Uskali Joins Heritage Auctions

Heritage Auctions, the world’s largest numismatics auctioneer, has hired Roxana Uskali as Director of Numismatics for its newest office in Chicago, located at 215 W. Ohio Street. “We are offering our clients a full range of services at our newest location and Roxana will bring our Midwest clients stellar experience and service,” said Greg Rohan, […]

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A Fun 150 Year Trip Back In Time

Let’s take a time machine trip back in time to 1866. The bloody Civil War had just concluded, and money was in short supply. A five-cent purchase in 1866 was like a $20 purchase now. Here’s a fun exercise for you when you have a little time. In 1866 there were many different denominations still […]

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Bieda presents a copy of the resolution to Past President Tom Hallenbeck.

Michigan State Senate Honors ANA

The concept of an American Numismatic Association was born in the state of Michigan. ANA founder George F. Heath, M.D., of Monroe, Michigan, was one of the first to suggest the establishment of a national association of coin collectors. Heath began publishing a monthly paper—The Numismatist—in 1888, which was devoted entirely to the numismatic hobby. […]

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