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ANA Cancels 2020 Summer Seminar

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) announced that the 2020 Summer Seminar, scheduled for June 27-July 9 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, has been cancelled due to coronavirus (COVID-19) safety concerns.  “While it seemed inevitable with each passing week, we were officially notified by Colorado College today that they are suspending all summer programs and camps in […]

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Did the U.S. Mint Show Us How to Deal with Pandemics?

An article today reminds us lack of widespread disease is the exception in human history.  Thankfully, current conditions are tame compared to hardships our Ancestors endured. 1793 Philadelphia yellow fever epidemic. The Arch Street wharf, where the first cluster of cases was identified. “How one federal agency took care of its workers during the yellow […]

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World War Wonders

1943-D/D Lincoln Cent The World War II years were difficult years historically, but they were also incredibly important years numismatically. During the 1941-1945 span, some of the most significant (and valuable) coin rarities were minted, possibly due in part to the loss of experienced workers at the U.S. mints to the service. Arguably, there were […]

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Heritage Auctions’ Mark Borckardt Named 2020 Numismatist of the Year

Award places Heritage Auctions Senior Numismatist in elite company among top numismatists Mark Borckardt Named 2020 Numismatist of the Year by American Numismatic Association Heritage Auctions Senior Numismatist Mark Borckardt received one of the highest individual honors within the hobby when he was named 2020 Numismatist of the Year by the American Numismatic Association. “This […]

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High-Value “Cherrypicker” Coins Take the Stage at the National Money Show

Cherrypickers’ Guide volume editor Larry Briggs, author Bill Fivaz, associate editor Brandon Hall, and publisher Dennis Tucker at the ANA National Money Show, August 27, 2020. Bill Fivaz, coauthor of the Cherrypickers’ Guide to Rare Die Varieties of United States Coins, and Dennis Tucker, publisher at Whitman Publishing, along with Whitman Associate Editor Brandon Hall, […]

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Liberty Seated, Barber, Mercury, and Roosevelt Dime Photographs Sought

Research materials at the May 2019 Cherrypickers’ Guide editorial summit in Chattanooga. Whitman Publishing will release the newest volume of the Cherrypickers’ Guide to Rare Die Varieties of United States Coins at the August 2020 World’s Fair of Money in Pittsburgh. The book’s editors are now seeking photographs of certain die varieties of United States […]

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ANA and NGC to Launch ANA Registry

The American Numismatic Association and Numismatic Guaranty Corporation have partnered to launch the ANA Registry later this year. The ANA is the country’s largest nonprofit coin-collecting organization, as well as one of the oldest and most prestigious. Founded in 1891, the ANA has approximately 25,000 members and is the only numismatic organization chartered by the […]

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New Security Chip-Embedded Slabs To Protect Against Counterfeiting

Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) is excited to announce its partnership with HID Global to begin embedding high-security Near Field Communication (NFC) chip technology in PCGS coin slabs. PCGS slabs embedded with NFC technology allow any collector or dealer with a modern smartphone to easily verify that the coin encapsulated within was indeed certified, graded, […]

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Learn to Discern: Grading U.S. Coins Seminar

Take the worry out of your numismatic purchases by becoming knowledgeable about how U.S. coins should be graded. Using the latest American Numismatic Association and market standards, instructors Kenneth Bressett, editor emeritus of A Guide Book of United States Coins, Bill Fivaz, co-author of The Cherrypicker’s Guide to Rare Coin Varieties, and Rod Gillis, ANA […]

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The $1 Million Cent is Coming to Georgia!

The public can see more than $100 million of historic rare coins and colorful currency, including a $1 million Lincoln cent, a $3 million nickel, historic Georgia gold coins and currency, and misprinted “funny money,” at the National Money Show in the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, February 27-29, 2020. Plus, all visitors can find […]

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