Category Archives: John Kraljevich

The E Pluribus Unum Collection, Part Two

By John Kraljevich – Numismatic Consultant, Stack’s Bowers …… Download your free copy of the catalog or view online   In November 2019, before the world of coin shows and everything else was turned on its ear, the first offering of coins from the E Pluribus Unum Collection was a throwback to the golden days […]

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The Great du Pont Coin Robbery… and Recovery

By Mike Garofalo for PCGS ……   Thursday, October 5, 1967, was a really terrific day for this author. I was 14 years old, a freshman in high school, and my beloved Boston Red Sox had just played Game 2 of baseball’s 1967 World Series. The Sox pitching ace, Jim Lonborg, shut out the St. […]

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Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction at 2020 NYINC Realizes Nearly $5.8 Million

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the results of their recently completed Official Auction of the 2020 New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC)—a sale comprising six different sessions spread out between live and online venues and containing over 3,800 lots of interesting ancient and world coins as well as paper money. These sales attracted […]

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John W. Adams Collection of Comitia Americana Medals Nets $1.7 Million

Stack’s Bowers Galleries-  110 Historic American Medals Makes History Numismatist John W. Adams is known worldwide as the foremost expert on the medals authorized by the Continental Congress during the American Revolution. His decades of collecting and research culminated in the most extraordinary cabinet of Comitia Americana medals ever assembled and resulted in a spectacular […]

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Cool Coins! 2019 Episode 3: 1885 Trade Dollar, 1652 Pine Tree Shilling, and more!

  CoinWeek’s Cool Coins! returns with our third episode of 2019. In this episode, we talk with Russ Augustin of AU Capital Management about a wonderfully struck 1652 Pine Tree Shilling. John Brush, president of David Lawrence Rare Coins shows off the fantastically rare 1885 Trade dollar that he and mega-collector Dell Loy Hansen bought […]

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The Five Aspects That Make Coin Collections Great Or, How to Build the Next Great Collection

Building Great Coin Collections By John Kraljevich – jkamericana.com A CoinWeek Content Partner….. Among the perks of being an auction cataloguer is the ability to see great coin collections in situ, just as the collector formed them: complete, in their envelopes, in their natural state of order or disorder. Seeing three great coin collections side by […]

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The Five Aspects That Make Coin Collections Great, or How to Build the Next Great Collection

Building Great Coin Collections By John Kraljevich – jkamericana.com A CoinWeek Content Partner ……   Among the perks of being an auction cataloguer is the ability to see great coin collections in situ, just as the collector formed them: complete, in their envelopes, in their natural state of order or disorder. Seeing three great coin collections […]

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Numismatic researcher John Kraljevich running for South Carolina House of Representatives

It’s Election Day and tensions run high for the 2018 mid-term. In the midst of the political mayhem, coin collectors and numismatic enthusiasts should be turning their eyes to the race for the South Carolina House, where noted numismatic researcher John Kraljevich has been running to represent the 26th District

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History as Struck: The Medals of the United States Mint

 At the 2018 Early American Coppers Convention in Traverse City, Michigan, numismatist John Kraljevich, a noted expert on U.S. Coins and Americana, gave an in-depth presentation on the topic of medals struck by the United States Mint. The United States Mint has a long and storied history, not just as the maker of American […]

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American Numismatic Association Honors Distinguished Numismatists with Awards

The American Numismatic Association has unveiled its slate of 2018 award recipients…. Every year, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) recognizes members who go above and beyond with their service and dedication in numismatics. Awards are given to those who display a passion for the hobby, a willingness to expand it and a pride in being […]

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CoinWeek Podcast #97: Numismatic Americana Through the Eyes of John Kraljevich

 CoinWeek Podcast #97: Numismatic Americana Through the Eyes of John Kraljevich Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on iTunes. In this episode of the CoinWeek Podcast, we talk to John Kraljevich – noted expert on US Coins, Americana, a fellow alumnus of the […]

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CoinWeek News Wire for January 12, 2018: Of Shipwrecks and Surpluses…

By Coinweek Coin News Wire …. Coin News Wire for January 12, 2018 Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency 1.) Breaking Bitcoin With a Quantum Computer “The second someone creates a viable quantum computer, the NP-complete math problems at the heart of Bitcoin mining tech become instantly solvable,” Beath notes. “In other words, one answer to the question ‘what’s […]

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Stack’s Bowers Presents the Eldorado Collection of Colombian and Ecuadorian Coins

  By Lawrence R. Stack – Co-Founder, Stack’s Bowers Galleries ……   The Eldorado Collection of Colombian Coins and Paper Money, offered in two auction catalogs, is an important event in Latin American numismatics and is the finest ever cataloged. It is a fitting backdrop that the sales will be conducted as part of our […]

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Stack’s Bowers: The Numismatic Tradition of Colombia and the Eldorado Collection

By John Kraljevich – Numismatic Consultant, Stack’s Bowers Galleries …… Colombia has a proud numismatic tradition, extending in equal parts to the historic and fascinating nature of the coins made there and the superb numismatists who have collected and studied them for generations. The Eldorado Collection encapsulated both of these branches of Colombian numismatic heritage, […]

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Live at the ANA with CoinWeek – A Time of Traitors with John Kraljevich

A Trio of Civil War Coins from 1861 with John Kraljevich Our friend John Kraljevich is one of the stars of the next generation of numismatic experts, researchers and dealers who are quietly but enthusiastically exposing a new generation to numismatics. He is joined by CoinWeek Editor Charles Morgan to discuss a trio of civil […]

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New 3rd Edition MEGA RED Features Great Depression Hobo Nickels

The third edition of MEGA RED (the Deluxe Edition of the Guide Book of United States Coins) officially debuted at the Whitman Coin and Collectibles Baltimore Expo, March 30, 2017, and is now available nationwide. Among the book’s special features is a nine-page full-color appendix on hobo nickels. A hobo nickel is a Buffalo nickel […]

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CoinWeek IQ: Three Things You Should Know Before You Start to Collect Medals

Medals are a vital area of numismatics, but their complexity and scope can seem intimidating for collectors looking to branch out away from coins. In this CoinWeek IQ video, filmed at the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) 2016 World’s Fair of Money, American token and medal expert John Kraljevich offers three important tips to help collectors […]

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ANA News – Notable Numismatists Honored with Service Awards

Recipients recognized at Anaheim World’s Fair of Money Awards Banquet The recipients of the American Numismatic Association (ANA) 2016 Elvira Clain-Stefanelli Memorial Award, Farran Zerbe Memorial Award, Harry J. Forman Dealer of the Year Award, Lifetime Achievement Award, Numismatist of the Year Award, and the Burnett Anderson Memorial Award will be formally recognized at the […]

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John Kraljevich Wins ANA Numismatist of the Year Award

John Kraljevich is the 2016 recipient of the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) Numismatist of the Year Award. The award honors an individual within the numismatic community who has demonstrated long-term leadership in the field and to the Association. He will be presented with the award on Friday, August 12, during the awards banquet at the […]

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The D. Brent Pogue Collection Part III, An Appreciation

By John Kraljevich, Numismatic Consultant –  Stacks Bowers ……… Coin collectors may not seem an especially reverent lot. Casual demeanor and good senses of humor are more commonplace than their opposites, from local coin shows to Manhattan auction galleries. The bourse floor is a leveler that puts experts and connoisseurs shoulder to shoulder with hobbyists […]

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The D. Brent Pogue Collection Part III, An Appreciation

By John Kraljevich, Numismatic Consultant –  Stacks Bowers ……… Coin collectors may not seem an especially reverent lot. Casual demeanor and good senses of humor are more commonplace than their opposites, from local coin shows to Manhattan auction galleries. The bourse floor is a leveler that puts experts and connoisseurs shoulder to shoulder with hobbyists […]

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Kraljevich, Goldstein Receive Honorary ANA Doctorates

Duo has taught Summer Seminar courses together since 2004 Longtime American Numismatic Association (ANA) members Erik Goldstein and John Kraljevich were awarded honorary Doctor of Numismatics degrees from the Florence Schook School of Numismatics on Thursday, June 24, at the Session 1 graduation banquet for the 2015 ANA Summer Seminar. Kraljevich and Goldstein have paired […]

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CoinWeek’s Pogue Sale, First Session Coin Auction Recap. Video: 6:04

David Redden, Auctioneer, Sotheby’s; Q. David Bowers; John Kraljevich, Stack’s Bowers Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinWeek.com…. The first session of the D. Brent Pogue Collection was auctioned by Stack’s Bowers-Sotheby’s in New York on May 19, 2015. In this video, CoinWeek interviews Q. David Bowers and John Kraljevich about the importance of the coins in the Pogue Collection. See the coin being sold and hear remarks from […]

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Cool Coins! 2015 Central States Numismatic Society Edition

The Central States Numismatic Society’s 76th Annual Convention just wrapped up. Dealers from across the country came to Schaumburg, Illinois and brought with them cases upon cases of Cool Coins! In this video, CoinWeek examines four of the most interesting pieces spotted on the bourse. Gary Adkins (Gary Adkins Associates), a 1902 Wells Fargo so-called dollar (HK-296) […]

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Numismatic Book Dealer John Burns Remembered. VIDEO: 9:06

Interviewer: David Lisot, with Allen Berman, Charles Davis, Wayne Homren, John Kraljevich, & Del Parker. Numismatics lost a good friend and soul with the untimely passing of numismatic book dealer John Burns. John had been in the trade for decades and could be found at many conventions with his inventory of modern and antique books […]

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