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American Numismatic Association Honors Distinguished Numismatists with Awards

Every year, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) recognizes members who go above and beyond with their service and dedication to numismatics. The following awards, which are typically presented at the World’s Fair of Money, will be awarded during the Service Awards Presentation virtual event on Sept. 2 at 12 p.m. MT. Adna G. Wilde Jr. […]

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PAN Offering World’s Fair of Money NGC Special Issue Innovation Dollars

NGC Innovation Dollar Slab was to be part of cancelled American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money Festivities   The August 4-8 ANA 2020 World’s Fair of Money cancellation disrupted plans that were already in place to enhance the weeklong event. The Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists (PAN) made arrangements to host another “Welcome to Pittsburgh” […]

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World’s Fair of Money 2020 Officially Cancelled by ANA

ANA Board of Governors Commits to Pittsburgh for 2023 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 show was originally scheduled for August 4-8 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. COVID-19 restrictions, however, have made continuing with the Pittsburgh […]

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Early U.S. Gold Coins – One of the Finest Known 1831 Half Eagles

The 1831 Capped Head Left half eagle claims a substantial mintage of 140,594 pieces, split between just two die varieties. The upcoming August 2 – 4 ANA Worlds’ Fair of Money US Coins Signature Auction from Heritage features one such piece, graded MS64 by PCGS and representing the slightly more available BD-2 variety, recognizable by […]

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NGC Announces Official ANA Grading and Conservation Services Special Event

Last week, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) announced that the 2020 World’s Fair of Money is suspended due to COVID-19 restrictions. The highly anticipated show had been scheduled for August 4-8 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®), the official coin grading service of the ANA, responded by announcing a special savings event for collectors […]

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2020 World’s Fair of Money suspended

ANA Board of Governors to Consider Alternate Options
The American Numismatic Association (ANA) announced today the suspension of the 2020 World’s Fair of Money. The show, originally scheduled for August 4-8 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is the largest annual coin and paper-currency event in the United States

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2020 World’s Fair of Money suspended

ANA Board of Governors to Consider Alternate Options
The American Numismatic Association (ANA) announced today the suspension of the 2020 World’s Fair of Money. The show, originally scheduled for August 4-8 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is the largest annual coin and paper-currency event in the United States

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World’s Fair of Money 2020 Suspended Due to COVID-19

World’s Fair of Money Alternate Options to be Condisdered by ANA Board of Governors   The American Numismatic Assciation (ANA) announced today the suspension of the 2020 World’s Fair of Money®. The show, originally scheduled for August 4-8 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is the largest annual coin and paper-currency event in the United States. The ANA […]

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ANA World’s Fair of Money planning continues

August Convention Remains on the Schedule
While the country begins to re-open for business and stay-at-home restrictions are lifted, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) continues to plan for the World’s Fair of Money. The premier convention features all things related to coin collecting

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ANA World’s Fair of Money Planning Continues

August Convention Remains on the Schedule   While the country begins to re-open for business and stay-at-home restrictions are lifted, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) continues to plan for the World’s Fair of Money. The premier convention features all things related to coin collecting. This year, the ANA is returning to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, August 4-8. […]

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ANA World’s Fair of Money planning continues

August Convention Remains on the Schedule
While the country begins to re-open for business and stay-at-home restrictions are lifted, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) continues to plan for the World’s Fair of Money. The premier convention features all things related to coin collecting

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ANA World’s Fair of Money Medal Created by Don Everhart

Retired United States Mint designer, sculptor, and engraver Don Everhart has finished his plaster sculpts of the American Numismatic Association (ANA) World’s Fair of Money 129th Convention Medal. The medal depicts the bust of Pittsburgh-area-born environmentalist and biologist Rachel Carson. The August 4–8 ANA Convention is in a state of uncertainty in light of the […]

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Announcing the 2020 Numismatic Literary Guild Awards Competition

The Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG), a nonprofit organization composed of editors, authors, and writers who cover news and feature stories about all forms of money, medals, and tokens as collectibles, has announced its annual awards competition for 2020. This year’s competition is being overseen by David Lange, the new NLG Awards Coordinator. To be eligible […]

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ANA School of Numismatics Offers Coin Grading Seminar in Pittsburgh

  The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is offering an educational course through its Florence Schook School of Numismatics, held in conjunction with the Pittsburgh World’s Fair of Money®. “Intermediate U.S. Coin Grading” will be offered prior to the show. The convention begins August 4 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, located at 1000 Fort […]

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Money Talks Speakers Wanted for ANA Pittsburgh World’s Fair of Money

American Numismatic Association (ANA) members are encouraged to share their ideas and research with fellow hobbyists by delivering a Money Talks presentation at the 2020 World’s Fair of Money® in Pittsburgh, August 4-8 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. Those interested in giving a Money Talks presentation should submit an online proposal at money.org/numismatic-events/money-talks. […]

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A Message From American Numismatic Association Executive Director Kim Kiick

To our American Numismatic Association community, While this Coronavirus has impacted all facets of our lives, the American Numismatic Association has been focused on how we can keep our members safe and engaged. Sharing our collecting passion with others is part of what makes the hobby so enjoyable, and the ANA offers an abundance of […]

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Heritage’s Mark Borckardt Named ANA 2020 Numismatist of the Year

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 (ANA). “This honor is important to me,” Borckardt said. “This award validates my numismatic work over many years.” A numismatist for 40 years, Borckardt has […]

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Heritage Auctions’ Mark Borckardt named 2020 Numismatist of the Year by American Numismatic Association

Award places Heritage Auctions senior numismatist in elite company among top numismatists
Dallas, Texas (March 16, 2020) — 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 honor is important to me,” Borckardt said

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ANA: Coronavirus Update for American Numismatic Association Members

As the number of cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to increase nationally, our highest priority is to protect the health and safety of our members, staff, volunteers and community. As things stand today, we are still planning to hold our 2020 Summer Seminar and Pittsburgh World’s Fair of Money®. Colorado College has informed us that […]

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Submissions accepted for ANA’s Club Publications competition

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is currently accepting submissions for the 2020 Barbara J. Gregory Outstanding Club Publications competition

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Submissions Now Accepted for ANA Club Publications Competition

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is currently accepting submissions for the 2020 Barbara J. Gregory Outstanding Club Publications competition. The contest is open to member clubs that are current with their ANA dues, and do not have an elected or salaried ANA officer as editor or assistant editor. Completed submissions must be received by April […]

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World’s Money Fair: Call for Papers at ANA 2020 Sundman Lectures

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is currently accepting proposals for the 2020 Maynard Sundman Littleton Coin Company Lecture Series. Presentations will be given August 5 during the symposium at the Pittsburgh World’s Fair of Money®. Proposals must be received by April 3. This year, Americans celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the […]

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American Numismatic Association and NGC to Launch ANA Registry

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) and Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) 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 […]

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Stack’s Bowers ANA 2019 Ancient, World Coin and World Paper Money Auctions Realize Nearly $5.5 Million

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is excited to announce the results of their August 2019 Ancient and World Coin and World Paper Money auctions held in conjunction with the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Rosemont, Illinois. As an official auctioneer of this annual event presented by the American Numismatic Association, Stack’s Bowers offered over 4,600 lots […]

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The Stack’s Bowers Galleries ANA U.S. Currency Auction realizes $5.3 million

Santa Ana, California (August 29, 2019) — The Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official United States Currency Auction at the ANA World’s Fair of Money realized an impressive $5,320,620 in total sales from two live auction sessions and one Internet-only session. In total, the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official ANA Auction that featured coins and paper money from the United States and around the world realized over $30

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Stack’s Bowers Galleries ANA U.S. Currency Auction Realizes $5.3 Million

  The Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official United States Currency Auction at the ANA World’s Fair of Money realized an impressive $5,320,620 USD in total sales from two live auction sessions and one internet-only session. In total, the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official ANA Auction that featured coins and paper money from the United States and around […]

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Exhibitors Honored at ANA Chicago World’s Fair of Money

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) presented 53 competitive exhibit awards at the 2019 World’s Fair of Money in Rosemont, Illinois. Winners were announced at the exhibit awards presentation and reception on August 17. Thirty-six exhibitors of all experience levels, showing 51 exhibits, competed in this year’s program. There were also five non-competitive individuals or clubs […]

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Over $19.8 Million of United States Coins Sold by Stack’s Bowers at 2019 ANA Auction

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction at the ANA World’ Fair of Money attracted collectors from all over the world to Rosemont, Illinois for one of the largest numismatic auctions of the year. This event was met with resounding success, realizing over $19.8 million in United States coins sold, and overall sales of $30.6 million […]

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Collectors Converge on Chicago ANA 2019 World’s Fair of Money

Collector activity energizes show; dealers delighted   The Chicago suburb of Rosemont again proved to be a popular site for the World’s Fair of Money, with many hobbyists lauding the show as the best in recent memory. The American Numismatic Association (ANA) sponsored the convention – considered the most important numismatic event of the year […]

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Numismatic Influencers Receive Awards During World’s Fair of Money®

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Leaders in numismatics are essential for helping others grow within the coin collecting hobby. Whether that leadership is provided through teaching, mentoring, writing or leading conventions and shows, these activities help foster learning for all numismatists. The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) biggest numismatic leaders and influencers were recognized in August during the World’s Fair of Money in Chicago for their accomplishments

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Numismatic Influencers Receive Awards During ANA World’s Fair of Money

Leaders in numismatics are essential for helping others to grow within the coin collecting hobby. Whether that leadership is provided through teaching, mentoring, writing or leading conventions and shows, these activities help foster learning for all numismatists. The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) biggest numismatic leaders and influencers were recognized in August during the World’s Fair […]

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Great Rarities Headline Heritage’s $45+ Million ANA Coin & Currency Auctions

Great rarities from outstanding collections were the headliners as Heritage’s official auctions of the ANA World’s Fair of Money raised nearly $45.5 million, August 14-18 in Chicago. All prices realized include a Buyer’s Premium of 20%. The US coin auction, held August 14-18, realized in excess of $32.5 million, with the August 14 Platinum Night […]

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Another 1894-S dime finds its way home: David Lawrence Rare Coins and D.L. Hansen acquire famous numismatic rarity

On Thursday night, August 16th, 2019, at the Stack’s Bowers Rarities Night Auction, hosted by the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money, John Brush, president of David Lawrence Rare Coins and D.L

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Bowers on collecting: Here and there at the ANA convention

The last week and a few other days as well were spent in Illinois at the ANA World’s Fair of Money. It was the most dynamic ANA convention since the 2000 event in Philadelphia

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Taraszka Collection of early $10 eagles earns over $3.2 million in the Stack’s Bowers 2019 ANA auction

Santa Ana, California (August 16, 2019) — A milestone in early American numismatics was realized at the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction at the ANA World’s Fair of Money, where the incredible Anthony J. Taraszka Collection of 1795 to 1804 $10 gold eagles was sold to a standing-room audience on the evening of Thursday, August 15

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Wow! $1,000 Gold Coin Box – with Russ Augustin – ANA 2019 Video

  Coin dealer Russ Augustin shows us a scarce Lonson $1,000 gold coin box. Boxes like this were used by banks at the end of the 19th century through the first few decades of the 20th century to store and transport gold coins from bank vaults to teller windows. Lonson Boxes were built by the […]

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Bowers on collecting: Here and there at the ANA convention

The last week and a few other days as well were spent in Illinois at the ANA World’s Fair of Money. It was the most dynamic ANA convention since the 2000 event in Philadelphia

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Numismatic Literary Guild Announces Award Winners at 2019 ANA Show

Complete List of Award Winners By Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG) …… The Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG), a nonprofit organization composed of editors, authors, writers, bloggers, and content producers who cover news and feature stories about all forms of money, medals and tokens as collectibles, presented its annual awards for 2019 at the ANA World’s Fair […]

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Another 1894-S dime finds its way home: David Lawrence Rare Coins and D.L. Hansen acquire famous numismatic rarity

On Thursday night, August 16th, 2019, at the Stack’s Bowers Rarities Night Auction, hosted by the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money, John Brush, president of David Lawrence Rare Coins and D.L

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Ron Guth – Five Big Ones: Stack’s Bowers – August 15, 2019

By Ron Guth ….. Disclaimer: The author is an independent reporter. He has no affiliation with Stack’s Bowers and he has received no compensation from them (or anyone else) for this analysis. On August 15, 2019, Stack’s Bowers conducted their Rarities Night session of 497 U.S. coins, plus an additional session of 41 United States […]

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1894-S Dime Sells for Over $1.3 Million

The Legendary 1894-S Barber dime is one of just 24 coins struck.Only nine examples are currently known.
Numismatic history was made in the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Auction at the 2019 ANA World’s Fair of Money, where an example of the legendary 1894-S Barber dime sold for over $1

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Gold Coins Offering Huge Bargains in Today’s Trade Atmosphere

The World’s Fair of Money is underway! All that glitters isn’t always old gold coins   By Jim Bisognani – NGC Weekly Market Report ……   The so-called dog days of summer are at hand. Although the overall coin market has been, at best, status quo for most of the year, the metals market and gold coins truly […]

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Featured Highlights From the E. Horatio Morgan Collection – August 2019 ANA Auction

E. Horatio Morgan Collection by Stack’s Bowers Galleries ……   We are thrilled to present selections from the incredible E. Horatio Morgan Collection, which are among the many highlights of our Official Auction at the ANA World’s Fair of Money this August. Assembled primarily in the late 1980s and early ’90s, the E. Horatio Morgan […]

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Harvey Stack – An Unpublished Story About the 1894-S Dime

The backstory of the 1894-S Barber Dime By Harvey Stack – Co-Founder, Stack’s Bowers Galleries …… When one goes looking into numismatic history to try to find a pedigree for a rare U.S. coin, one soon discovers that many a record is lost. But I have recently learned something new about the origin of the […]

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Heritage Platinum Night: Joan Zieg Steinbrenner Collection of U.S. Gold Coins

Heritage is pleased to present an important selection of U.S. gold coins from The Joan Zieg Steinbrenner Collection, a highlight of our official auction of this year’s ANA World’s Fair of Money, to be held in Chicago August 14-18. The finest of these coins will be offered during Platinum Night on Wednesday, August 14. Joan […]

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Near-Mint 1795 C-2a Half Cent Featured in Stack’s Bowers Rarities Night 2019 ANA Auction

Half Cent Rarity by James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers …… Early American copper enthusiasts will be delighted at the incredible 1795 C-2a half cent featured in lot 5073 of Rarities Night in our August 2019 ANA Auction. Certified AU-58+ (PCGS), this half cent ranks as a Condition Census example and offers superior, near-Mint […]

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United States Mint & Royal Canadian Mint Heads to Sign Pride of Two Nations Sets at ANA World’s Fair of Money

United States Mint Director David J. Ryder will join Royal Canadian Mint President and CEO Marie Lemay to sign Certificates of Authenticity for the 2019 Pride of Two Nations Limited Edition Two-Coin Set on August 14, from 10:00 a.m. to noon, at the U.S. Mint booth (#1825) at the American Numismatic Association (ANA) World’s Fair […]

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Bureau of Engraving and Printing, United States Mint Together at ANA 2019 World’s Fair of Money

The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) and the United States Mint will share booth #1825 at the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) World’s Fair of Money, August 13 – 17, 2019, at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois. United States Mint Director David J. Ryder and BEP Director Len Olijar will participate […]

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Stunning and Extremely Rare Coronation Medal of Nicholas I in Platinum

Coronation Medal By Jeremy Bostwick – Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack’s Bowers …… Born in 1796 to Russian emperor Paul I and Sophie Dorothea of Württemberg, Nicholas had little chance of ever acceding to the imperial throne, as he was the third male child born to the royal couple. Following Paul’s murder in 1801, the […]

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Welcome to Rarities Night – A Stack’s Bowers Galleries Auction Tradition

Rarities Night By Q. David Bowers – Co-founder, Stack’s Bowers …… Welcome to Rarities Night 2019! What a great event to put the frosting on the cake for our series of auctions at the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money. The eyes of the numismatic world will join you as you contemplate our Rarities […]

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BEP and US Mint to Participate in ANA World’s Fair of Money

The following is a press release we received from the BEP
WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 8, 2019) – The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) and the United States Mint  will share booth #1825 at the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) World’s Fair of Money, August 13 – 17, 2019, at the Donald E

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Eliasberg Noe-16 1652 Pine Tree Shilling Featured in Stack’s Bowers August 2019 ANA Auction

Pine Tree Shilling By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers …… Among the significant Early American coins featured in our August 2019 ANA Auction is an EF-45 (PCGS) Noe-16 Pine Tree shilling in lot 477 that once belonged to famed numismatist Louis E. Eliasberg, Sr. In general, the Noe-16 Small Planchet Pine Tree shillings […]

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High Denomination Notes Highlight Heritage ANA Currency Auction

Heritage’s ANA World’s Fair of MoneyPlatinum Night Currency  Auction, scheduled for the evening of August 15 at the Chicago ANA convention, features the crème de la crème of US currency. This year’s Platinum Night Platinum Night particularly emphasizes large denomination currency in both small size and large size formats. A 1928 $5,000 Federal Reserve note […]

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Rare Electrotype Copy of Brasher Doubloon Featured in Stack’s Bowers August 2019 ANA Auction

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers …… Featured in lot 493 of our August 2019 ANA Auction is a desirable electrotype copy of the legendary Brasher doubloon and is sure to appeal to collectors of early American rarities. It is a significant relic of American numismatics, relating to both the Revolutionary-era economy and […]

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ANA Members to Receive Awards at Chicago World’s Fair of Money

Numismatics is the study and collection of coins, paper money, tokens, and medals, but at the American Numismatic Association (ANA) it is the people who truly define the hobby. Several individuals will be recognized for their service and commitment to numismatics at the upcoming Chicago World’s Fair of Money, August 13-17. The ANA established the […]

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Heritage Auctions to Offer Cape Coral Collection of German 3 Marks at ANA

Very infrequently does one encounter a collection of such comprehensiveness and caliber that it may truly be deemed a reference collection. The dedication, time, and resources required to create such an achievement are simply too great for most to accomplish, and so it remains a rare case when an assemblage of this nature is painstakingly […]

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NGC Events at ANA World Money Fair

SARASOTA, Fla. (July 31, 2019) — If you’re attending the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Chicago August 13-17, here are five things to know from Numismatic Guaranty Corporation:

NGC is offering on-site grading and encapsulations of US coins, starting on August 13. PMG is also offering on-site grading and encapsulation for paper money

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Chicago Mayor Proclaims August 13 “Chicago Coin Club Day”

In a press release we received from the Chicago Coin Club, we learned that Chicago Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot issued a Proclamation announcing August 13, 2019 as “Chicago Coin Club Day” in honor of the Chicago Coin Clubs 100th anniversary in 2019.
Their anniversary celebration began in January 2019 with their 1200th meeting and has continued with several additional events leading up to a celebratory banquet on August 13, 2019 during the American Numismatic Association (A

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US Proof Rarities Featured in Stack’s Bowers 2019 ANA Auction

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is thrilled to present an impressive selection of United States Proof coinage as part of their official auction of the 2019 American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) World’s Fair of Money. Featured in the sale are complete sets of Proof Shield nickels and Proof Barber half dollars, as well as a nearly complete set […]

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Five Things to Know About NGC & PMG at the ANA World’s Fair of Money

If you’re attending the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Chicago August 13-17, here are five things to know: 1. NGC is offering on-site grading and encapsulation of US coins, starting on August 13. PMG is also offering onsite grading and encapsulation for paper money. This allows collectors to have their collectibles graded during the show. For […]

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Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Finest Known Proof 1837 Quarter Eagle

Only four examples of the 1837 Classic Head Proof quarter eagle are known to numismatists today. One of those coins is located in the National Numismatic Collection at the Smithsonian Institution and a second example is in impaired condition. Heritage Auctions is privileged to present the finest known example of this landmark early proof rarity […]

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Five things to know about the ANA show

NGC and PMG have some exciting news for those attending the World’s Fair of Money in Chicago.
If you’re attending the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Chicago August 13-17, here are five things to know:
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Stack’s Bowers to Present Q. David Bowers Reference Collection of Encased Postage Stamps

One of the most interesting collections to cross the block this August at the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) World’s Fair of Money is the personal reference collection of encased postage stamps assembled by Q. David Bowers. Dave had a great deal of interest in the series starting at a very young age, and he went […]

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New Secrets of SS Central America Treasure Revealed in Bowers-Manley Book

Impressive book provides previously undisclosed information about fabulous Gold Rush sunken treasure of fabled “Ship of Gold”   By California Gold Marketing Group …… Never before revealed information about the greatest American treasure ever found, the tons of California Gold Rush-era coins, ingots, and gold dust recovered from the 1857 sinking of SS Central America, […]

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Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official Ancient and World Coin Auction at the 2019 World’s Fair of Money

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce their official auction at the highly anticipated American Numismatic Association (ANA) World’s Fair of Money, August 13-17, 2019 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois. Replete with historically important and condition sensitive rarities, this auction features a handsome selection of Ancient and World treasures—a veritable […]

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ANA Signature Auction Features Great Coins in Fascinating Collections

The ANA World’s Fair of Money is always one of the top numismatic events of the year, and, as always, Heritage is proud to be able to present the official auction. This event, scheduled for August 14-18 at the convention in Rosemont, Illinois, with Platinum Night scheduled for the evening of August 14, features coins […]

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Stack’s Bowers to Display Cardinal Collection Foundation Tribute to Franklin’s Libertas Americana Medal

At the upcoming American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) World’s Fair of Money Convention in Rosemont, Illinois, August 13-18, Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce it will have at their bourse table 1005 an incredible display assembled by the Cardinal Collection Educational Foundation and centered around one of the most beautiful and important medals struck in […]

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Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: 1776 New Hampshire Copper

Our upcoming August 13-20 ANA Signature Auction will feature, among many other highlights, an example of the 1776 New Hampshire Cast Copper, graded VG10 by PCGS. This example is plated in Crosby, in the Guide Book, and in the Whitman Colonial Encyclopedia, and likely elsewhere. Although this variety is estimated at “URS-5 or 6” in […]

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Stack’s Bowers Auction at the ANA World’s Fair of Money

By Lianna Spurrier for CoinWeek ….. Stack’s Bowers will host a series of auctions at the 2019 ANA World’s Fair of Money in Chicago, featuring everything from US coins to ancients. Included in the auctions will be three particularly noteworthy collections, built around Capped Bust $10 gold eagles, German talers, and proof Flying Eagle and […]

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Mormon Gold, Planchet Error SBA Among Highlights of Heritage Auctions’ World’s Fair of Money Coin Auction

By Lianna Spurrier for CoinWeek ….. In conjunction with the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Chicago, Heritage will be holding an auction from August 13-20 featuring a wide array of US coins, colonials, patterns, and world coins. It will be held at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, with viewing from August 11-17. Primarily […]

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Mining Talers From the Linda Collection​ Featured in Stack’s Bowers 2019 ANA Auction

By Jeremy Bostwick – Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack’s Bowers …… Ever an iconic denomination and focal point of countless coin collections, the taler—a large-sized and weighty silver piece—has been the basis for much of the world’s economy since the late 15th century. At that time, Sigismund, the Archduke of Austria and a member of […]

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The Legionary Marc Antony Denarii: A Featured Group in the Stack’s Bowers World & Ancient Coin ANA Auction

  By Jeremy Bostwick – Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack’s Bowers …… Following the assassination of Rome’s ‘dictator for life’ Julius Caesar in 44 BCE, Rome was plunged further into chaos, having already seen Caesar quell a bitter feud with the Senate and Gn. Pompeius Magnus (Pompey the Great) just a few years prior. Many […]

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Rare 1854-S $5 on Display at ANA Show

Recently discovered, this fourth-known 1854-S Half Eagle will have its first public exhibition at the ANA 2019 Chicago World’s Fair of Money, August 13-17, courtesy of Brian Hendelson and Classic Coin Company. (Photo credit: Professional Coin Grading Service www.PCGS

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Rarities up for Bidding Soon in ANA World and Ancient Coins Platinum Night

As our most prestigious venue of the year, Heritage’s Platinum Night auctions consistently prove to be among the most anticipated sales in the hobby, and this year’s selections presented at the ANA World’s Fair of Money® in Rosemont, Illinois on August 15 are no exception. Along with the fantastic pieces to be sold as part […]

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ANA Honors Distinguished Numismatists With Awards

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 involved. The following awards will be presented at the Chicago World’s Fair […]

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Red Book Celebrities in the Spotlight at ANA Legacy Series

ANA World’s Fair of Money to Feature Bressett, Garrett in Chicago   To recognize hobby icons and create a record of their contributions, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) conducts the ANA legacy series – live interviews with notables in the coin community. The events, held in conjunction with ANA conventions, is intended to honor individuals who […]

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Newly Discovered Santa Maria, CA Serial Number 1 Red Seal Offered in Stack’s Bowers ANA Sale

New Santa Maria Note Added to Sale​   By Brad Ciociola – Currency Specialist, Stack’s Bowers ……   Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to feature in our Official Auction at the ANA World’s Fair of Money the first Red Seal to come forward from the First National Bank of Santa Maria, California. This offering is […]

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Famous 1876-CC Twenty-Cent Piece Offered in Stack’s Bowers Official Auction at ANA World’s Fair of Money

A PCGS-Graded MS-65 Example Will Be a Highlight of Their Auction at the ANA World’s Fair of Money For a long time, the 1876-CC twenty-cent piece has been recognized as one of the most famous and most desired of all American coins, and the offering of an example attracts great attention in the numismatic community. […]

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Rare Proof 1837 N-10 1837 Cent Featured in Stack’s Bowers August 2019 ANA Auction

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers ……   Among the most coveted early American coppers are the Proof large cents struck in the mid-19th century. With production figures shrouded in mystery, Proof large cents have been the subject of intense scholarly debate and serve as crown jewels in the most advanced cabinets. Our […]

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Heritage Auctions – Seldom Seen Selections: Unique “The Wheele Goes Round” Higley Copper

Our upcoming August 13-20 ANA Signature Auction will feature a unique colonial coin: a Higley Copper with a wheel device and the legend THE WHEELE GOES ROUND. This unique Freidus 4-C is the only known Higley copper of this distinctive type: the only such Higley copper and the pivotal coin for the ultimate Higley collection. […]

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ANA Announces Social Events for World’s Fair of Money®

Member events and fun gatherings complement the American Numismatic Association’s educational programs at the Chicago World’s Fair of Money, Aug. 13-17, and are the perfect opportunity to socialize and network with fellow hobbyists. ANA members are encouraged to pre-register for the convention to receive admission badges in advance

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Silver Eagles & Maple Leaves: Historic Coin Set Celebrating Pride of Two Nations on Sale July 3

The United States Mint, in partnership with the Royal Canadian Mint, proudly announces the release of the 2019 Pride of Two Nations Limited Edition Two-Coin Set™ (product code 19XB) on July 3 at noon EDT. This beautifully rendered set is the first ever joint coin set between the United States Mint and the Royal Canadian […]

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Stack’s Bowers to Showcase the Famous 1894-S Dime at ANA World’s Fair of Money Auction

Of all great American coin rarities, the 1894-S dime stands high in the front rank. The appearance of one in the marketplace is always a cause for excitement. Over a long period of years Stack’s Bowers Galleries has offered several, always to excitement and acclaim. Now comes another–a coin that has been off the market […]

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Important Judaea Capta Coinage Offered in Stack’s Bowers August ANA Auction

  By Jeremy Bostwick – Senior Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack’s Bowers …… This week’s featured ancient coin highlight from our Official Auction of the ANA World’s Fair of Money offers an opportunity to present not only a rare and important Roman issue but also introduce a few interesting selections coming up in the August sale. […]

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First Public Exhibit of Recently Discovered Rare 1854-S $5 at ANA Show

Historic, Gold Rush-era San Francisco Half Eagle will be featured Museum Showcase display courtesy of ANA Governor Brian Hendelson   By Classic Coin Company …… The fourth known 1854 San Francisco Mint Liberty Head Half Eagle, discovered just last year and subsequently sold at auction for $2.16 million, will be publicly exhibited for the first […]

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World’s Finest Collection of Indian Head Cents Offered by Heritage Auctions

Heritage Auctions announces it has been chosen to present The Castle Collection of Indian Cents – the world’s finest examples obtainable of this widely collected 19th-century set – at its August 13-20 official auction of the ANA’s World’s Fair of Money. The Castle Collection is estimated to bring seven figures when it makes its auction […]

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Connect with Fellow Hobbyists at the ANA World’s Fair of Money

Mix and Mingle at an Abundance of Social Events Member events and fun gatherings complement the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) educational programs at the Chicago World’s Fair of Money, August 13-17, and are the perfect opportunity to socialize and network with fellow hobbyists. ANA members are encouraged to pre-register for the convention to receive admission […]

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ANA World’s Fair of Money Auctioneers Announced

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is proud to announce the Official Auctioneers for the 2020 and 2021 World’s Fairs of Money. Heritage Auctions and Stack’s Bowers Galleries will continue to provide auction services for the World’s Fair of Money in the years 2020 and 2021—on the heels of completing a six-year run conducting successful auctions […]

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Collectors Invited to 2019 PNG Day Coin Show

Visitors get early advantage to buy and sell prior to the annual ANA World’s Fair of Money   The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) will conduct its 2019 PNG Day show (www.pngdealers.org/png-events) on Monday, August 12, in Hall F of the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in the Chicago suburb of Rosemont, Illinois. It will be […]

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Collectors invited to 2019 PNG Day Show

Visitors get early advantage to buy and sell prior to the annual ANA World’s Fair of Money
(Rosemont, Illinois) June 13, 2019 — The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) will conduct its 2019 PNG Day Show on Monday, August 12, in Hall F of the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in the Chicago suburb of Rosemont, Illinois

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World’s finest collection of Indian Head cents to be offered by Heritage Auctions

Acclaimed, award-winning Castle Collection will have a spotlight at ANA in August
Dallas, Texas (June 5, 2019) — Heritage Auctions is honored to announce it has been chosen to present The Castle Collection of Indian Cents — the world’s finest examples obtainable of this widely collected 19th century set — at the ANA’s World’s Fair of Money in August. The Castle Collection is estimated to bring seven figures when it makes its auction debut, based on its completeness and rare issues in extraordinary condition

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Finest 1831 Capped Bust Dime Variety Featured in August 2019 ANA Sale

By James McCartney – Senior Numismatist, Stack’s Bowers …… The JR-3 variety of the 1831 Capped Bust dime is unremarkable in most grades and carries a Rarity-1 rating. It can serve as an ideal type coin as it is readily available up through Choice Mint State. However, in Gem condition, this variety becomes formidably scarce. […]

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Brazil Gold Tied for Finest Known Certified World Coin in Stack’s Bowers ANA Auction

By Kyle Ponterio – Senior Numismatist & Cataloguer, Stack’s Bowers …… As summer approaches, anticipation is rapidly building for our official American Numismatic Association (ANA) auction, which will take place from August 13-16, 2019 right outside Chicago in the suburb of Rosemont. While a large number of items that cross the block will earn labels […]

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Numismatic Literary Guild Announces Awards Competition for 2019

The Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG), a nonprofit organization composed of editors, authors, and writers who cover news and feature stories about all forms of money, medals, and tokens as collectibles, has announced its annual awards competition for 2019. This year’s competition is being overseen by David Lange, the new NLG Awards Coordinator. To be eligible […]

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Chicago to Host 2019’s Biggest Numismatic Event: ANA World’s Fair of Money

Every year, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) hosts the World’s Fair of Money in a major metropolitan market. It is a convention that features all things related to coin collecting and draws thousands of collectors from around the world. This year, the ANA is returning to Chicago (Rosemont), Illinois, August 13-17. Attendees can find out […]

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Coins and Currency From US, Canada on Tap at ANA World’s Fair of Money Signature Auctions: Heritage

The 2019 American Numismatic Association (ANA) World’s Fair of Money® will be held in Chicago on August 13-17, 2019, and once again Heritage is the official auctioneer. Here is just a taste of what will be offered: The Joan Zieg Steinbrenner Collection of gold rarities includes the extraordinary John Jay Pittman 1843 three-piece gold proof […]

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Money Talks Speakers Wanted for Chicago World’s Fair of Money

  Members of the American Numismatic Association (ANA) are encouraged to share their ideas and research with fellow hobbyists by delivering a Money Talks presentation at the 2019 World’s Fair of Money® in Chicago, August 13-17 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. Those interested in giving a Money Talks presentation should submit an online […]

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Legendary Collection of Canadian Coins Presented by Heritage Auctions

Collector George Cook credited for establishing one of the most comprehensive and complete collections in North American history The world’s most comprehensive and complete collection of Canadian coins ever assembled – including Canada’s 1911 Silver dollar and the finest known 1936 Dot Cent – is heading to auction (and into Canadian history) later this year. […]

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Jeff Garrett: Learning the Art of Rare Coin Grading

Summer seminars offer classes in coin photography and coin grading By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) …… This summer, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) will conduct two weeks of educational seminars in Colorado Springs. These annual events, which are dubbed “Summer Seminar“, are one of the most successful educational endeavors of the ANA. […]

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PNG Now Accepting 2019 Awards Nominations

The Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) now is accepting nominations for its 2019 awards, according to PNG Executive Director Robert Brueggeman and President Barry Stuppler. “Each year the PNG publicly recognizes outstanding achievements in the hobby and the profession by honoring deserving recipients with awards in a half-dozen categories. We cordially welcome and strongly encourage nominations […]

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Chicago Coin Club 100th Year Offers Club Members Much to Enjoy

By Chicago Coin Club …… The Chicago Coin Club reaches several major milestones in 2019, which gives you, our members, the opportunity to participate, volunteer, celebrate, add to your collection, read, reflect and in general have a great time. Whether you’re an active collector or haven’t added to your collection recently, we hope you’ll pause […]

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What Does the Future of Money Look Like? Papers Accepted for ANA Sundman Lecture Series

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is currently accepting proposals for the 2019 Maynard Sundman Littleton Coin Company Lecture Series. Presentations will be given August 14 during the symposium at the Rosemont World’s Fair of Money®. Proposals must be received by March 1. As we navigate the age of electronic transactions using credit cards, and more […]

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The obverse of the silver version shows the coat of arms of the Republic of Palau, surrounded by the legend REPUBLIC OF PALAU; below is the face value of 5$. Above the inscription is

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The Anderson Part II and Herzog Collections lead Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ United States Paper Money Auction at the World’s Fair of Money in Philadelphia

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official ANA Auction Realizes Over $41 Million
Santa Ana, CA. — Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ August 14-16 Official Currency Auction of the ANA World’s Fair of Money was a great success, with many items exceeding estimate on their way to new homes

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Legend Numismatics 2018 World Fair Of Money Coin Show Report

THE Coin Show First, we must comment how the coin show has shrunk to the size of a regular Baltimore or Long Beach Coin Show. ….[We] are happy they … put nice carpeting down in the premium section. Our hunch as that this show had a chance to be better [than] Denver…. Surprisingly, we were […]

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Heritage Auctions 2018 World’s Fair of Money preview: U.S. coins

The ANA­ World’s Fair of Money is traditionally among the largest coin shows organized in the United States. This year, it is being held in Philadelphia, PA, from August 14 to 18

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United States Mint to Display Three 1933 Double Eagles at ANA

Display will Include Previously Unknown Piece WASHINGTON – The United States Mint announced today that it will display three of the nation’s 1933 Double Eagle Gold Coins in booth 218 at the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money in Philadelphia from August 14 to August 18. The display will feature two of the ten […]

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Space-Flown Armstrong Items to be Exhibited at the World’s Fair of Money

The exhibit at the NGC booth includes Apollo 11 Robbins Medals, which show an early version of the design eventually used on the Eisenhower dollar. Collectibles Authentication Guaranty™ (CAG™) will present selections from the Armstrong Family Collection at the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money, which is being held Aug. 14-18 in Philadelphia. CAG […]

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Four Coin-Related Things You Should Do at the 2018 ANA Convention

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com …… CoinWeek Content Partner …… So, you’ve decided to attend this year’s Summer ANA show (aka The World’s Fair of Money) in Philadelphia. I’ve never attended an east coast ANA show that wasn’t excellent, so if this is your first show or if it’s your 100th, you have very reason to be excited. If you are […]

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DiGenova Going “Home” to Philadelphia ANA Show with Historic 1794 Dollar

It will be a Philadelphia “homecoming” at the ANA 2018 World’s Fair of Money® for one of the finest known surviving examples of a 1794 Flowing Hair silver dollar. It’s also homecoming for the person exhibiting that historic coin, Silvano DiGenova, President of Tangible Investments, Inc. in Laguna Beach, California, who also is originally from […]

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Anna Escobedo Cabral, the 42nd United States Treasurer, to Sign PMG Labels

Paper Money Guaranty ® (PMG®) is excited to announce that Anna Escobedo Cabral, the 42nd Treasurer of the United States, will individually hand-sign certification labels exclusively for PMG. As Treasurer of the United States, Cabral advised the Directors of the Bureau of Engraving and Printing, which prints US paper money, and the US Mint, which […]

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Fond Memories from the 1973 ANA Coin Show

The excitement of deal making at a numismatic convention or coin show , through a teenager’s eyes. It’s hard to believe August is here and that in less than a fortnight, the 2018 ANA World’s Fair of Money coin show will be underway in Philadelphia. I don’t want to sound like a broken record (or […]

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Historic Brasher Doubloon and New York coppers in PCGS exhibit at ANA Philadelphia show

(July 26, 2018) — One of the legendary 1787 gold Brasher Doubloons and seven of the finest known 1780s New York colonial era copper coins will be displayed together for the first time in an educational exhibit hosted by the Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS) at the American Numismatic Association 2018 Philadelphia World’s Fair of Money, August 14-18.
“The lettering and some design elements of all seven of these distinguished coins are punch linked, and each of these coins is an important part of early American history and numismatics

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Brasher Doubloon and New York Coppers in PCGS Exhibit at ANA

One of the legendary 1787 gold Brasher Doubloon and seven of the finest known 1780s New York colonial era copper coins will be displayed together for the first time in an educational exhibit hosted by Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) at the American Numismatic Association 2018 Philadelphia World’s Fair of Money®, August 14-18. “The lettering […]

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The Finest of the SF Mint Gold from the SS Central America Treasure to be at the ANA

The latest recovery from the legendary “Ship of Gold,” the SS Central America Treasure, includes six coins that now comprise the finest known “San Francisco Mint denomination set” for $1, $2.50, $3, $5, $10 and $20 gold pieces, according to the California Gold Marketing Group (CGMG). The Double Eagle in the recently assembled set is […]

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NLG 2018 Symposium to Focus on Attracting New Collectors Online

The Numismatic Literary Guild (www.NLGonline.org), a nonprofit organization composed of hobby writers, editors and content producers, will conduct its 2018 NLG Symposium from 10 am to 11 am, Thursday, August 16, at the American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money® (www.WorldsFairofMoney.com) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The group’s annual dinner and awards ceremony, known as “The Bash,” […]

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Large Brown Seal 1882 $1000 Gold Certificate One of Two in Private Hands

By Q. David Bowers – Co-founder, Stack’s Bowers …… Today I feature a rarest of the rare, finest of the fine note from the Joel R. Anderson Collection. As a class, 19th-century Gold Certificates are rare. This is because all or nearly all were held domestically and, unlike double eagles and other gold coins, were […]

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Museum Caliber Herzog Collection of U.S. Loan Certificates to be Auctioned at 2018 World’s Fair of Money

It is not often that a museum caliber collection comes to auction that was formed over five decades by the founder of a museum. John Herzog is well known in the numismatic community, through his charitable pursuits, and on Wall Street as the founder of the Museum of American Finance. Mr. Herzog’s career as a […]

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A Very Special “Black Eagle” Note From Joel R. Anderson Collection Part II

By Q. David Bowers – Co-founder, Stack’s Bowers ……   Welcome to my weekly blog on notes from the Joel R. Anderson Collection Part II. A special catalog is now in preparation as a companion to Part I sold recently in Baltimore. The venue for Part II will be the ANA World’s Fair of Money […]

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Consign to Sedwick Treasure Auction 24 at Summer FUN Show

Time to Sell in Sedwick’s next Treasure, World, U.S. Coin & Paper Money Auction Looking to consign? Contact us today! Email us at office@sedwickcoins.com or call our office at 407.975.3325. Now is not too early to consign to our Treasure, World and U.S. Coin & Paper Money Auction #24, which will be our sixth LIVE […]

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PCGS All-Time Finest U.S. Commemorative Exhibit at ANA World’s Fair of Money

1920 Pilgrim 50c PCGS MS68-  This 1920 Pilgrim half dollar, PCGS Gold Shield MS68, is one of the many highlights of the J&L commemorative coin collection — the PCGS Set Registry® Current and All-Time Finest Set — that will be exhibited by PCGS at the ANA 2018 World’s Fair of Money®.  Photo credit: Professional Coin Grading Service www.PCGS.com. Visitors […]

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Choice Mint State 1807 “Comet” Draped Bust Cent Featured in Stack’s Bowers ANA Auction

By James McCartney – Numismatist & Cataloger, Stack’s Bowers …… Our upcoming August 2018 Auction at the ANA World’s Fair of Money will feature a number of significant early American copper specimens, including a popular 1807 Sheldon-271 cent. Certified MS-63 BN by PCGS, it is an exceptionally preserved example of this Comet variety with a […]

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Lucky ’13: Eliasberg “Finest” Specimen 1913 Nickel to be Sold at ANA

By CoinWeek ….   As readers of Harvey Stack’s series of articles “Growing up in a Numismatic Family” might be aware, Stack’s Bowers has nurtured relationships with high-profile collectors and their families that have lasted generations. These relationships revolve around genuine affection and a mutual love of numismatics, and the stories that result often focus […]

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Robert J. Bauman Collection of Argentinian Paper Money, Pt. 1 at Stack’s Bowers 2018 ANA Auction

By Aris Maragoudakis – Director of World Currency Auctions, Stack’s Bowers Galleries ……   At our upcoming World Paper Money Auction at the ANA World’s Fair of Money in August, we will offer a very prestigious collection of scarce, and virtually unseen Argentinian paper money from the collection of Robert J. Bauman, the writer of […]

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1792 George Washington Gold Piece Makes 1st Public Appearance Since 1890

Elite collector Eric P. Newman’s favorite coin, now bound for Heritage Auctions’ ANA Platinum Night Auction with all net proceeds donated to charity A one-of-a-kind gold coin believed to have once been a cherished memento of U.S. President George Washington made its first public pre-auction showing since 1890 when Heritage Auctions put it on display […]

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Numismatic Crime Investigations Class for Law Enforcement at ANA Philadelphia World’s Fair of Money

The Numismatic Crime Information Center (NCIC) will offer a one-day training class on “Numismatic Crime Investigations” for local, state and federal law enforcement officers during the ANA World’s Fair of Money August 14-18, 2018 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The eight-hour class is designed to provide law-enforcement personnel–including patrol officers, detectives, investigators and prosecutors–with the fundamental investigative […]

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NGC Certifies Newman’s Unique 1792 Washington President Gold Eagle

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified the late Eric P. Newman’s most cherished coin: the unique 1792 Washington President gold eagle that researchers believe was presented to George Washington and carried by him as a pocket piece. Graded NGC XF 45★, the coin will be sold without reserve by Heritage Auctions on August 16, 2018, […]

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Ultra-Rare 1860 Commercial Bank 1 Dollar at Stack’s Bowers World Paper Money Auction

By Aris Maragoudakis – Director of World Paper Money Auction, Stack’s Bowers Galleries ……   In Stack’s Bowers upcoming World Paper Money Auction at the ANA World’s Fair of Money in August, they are offering a very special 1860 Commercial Bank of Canada 1 Dollar note in a PMG Choice Fine 15 holder. Plate Position […]

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Elegant Julia Domna Aureus with Imperial Family at Stack’s Bowers ANA Auction

By Chris Chatigny – Numismatist & Cataloger, Stacks Bowers …… This next ancient coin preview from our August ANA World’s Fair of Money auction is a magnificent Julia Domna Aureus, the wife of the Roman emperor Septimius Severus. Julia was the scion of a wealthy and powerful family from Emesa (modern-day Homs, Syria). History remembers […]

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World’s Fair of Money Commemorative Medal Redesign Represents Brotherly Love

  A revised commemorative medal design for the Philadelphia World’s Fair of Money was unveiled Friday (June 8) by the American Numismatic Association (ANA). Designed by Jamie Franki and sculpted by noted medallic artist Heidi Wastweet, the reverse of the commemorative medal required a redesign after ownership questions surfaced around the famous Philadelphia LOVE graphic, […]

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Rittenhouse 1792 Half Disme and an 1861-P Paquet $20 at 2018 ANA World’s Fair of Money

ANA Governor Brian Hendelson will provide historic multi-million dollar Philadelphia Mint coins and early United States Mint appointment documents for ANA Museum Showcase exhibit The finest known 1792 Half Disme, formerly owned by the first United States Mint Director David Rittenhouse, and the finer of the two known 1861 Philadelphia Mint Paquet Reverse Liberty Head […]

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ANA World’s Fair of Money Coming to Philadelphia

The 2018 World’s Fair of Money® in Philadelphia, Pennslyvania is fast approaching, and so are many of the registration deadlines for the August 14-18 show, which will be held in Hall D and E of the Pennsylvania Convention Center, located at 1101 Arch St. Show hours are 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Aug. 14; 10 […]

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Plans Announced for 2018 PNG Day Coin Show

PNG Day Show Open to the Public… The Professional Numismatists Guild will conduct a one-day public show, Monday, August 13, 2018, in Philadelphia. The first 50 public attendees at the PNG Day show will each receive a certificate good that day for $100 off any retail purchase of $500 or more from a participating Professional […]

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Stack’s Bowers Auctions – Iconic “Una and the Lion” Proof Set

By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger – Stack’s Bowers …… This inaugural preview for the Stack’s Bowers Galleries August 2018 ANA Auction features one of the most recognizable English coins. Rightly considered among the most spectacular English coin designs, the Una and the Lion Pattern 5 Pound by itself would warrant a feature here. This […]

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Numismatic Literary Guild Announces New Award Categories for 2018

The Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG), a nonprofit organization composed of editors, authors and writers who cover news and feature stories about all forms of money, medals and tokens as collectibles, has substantially revised its annual awards competition categories for 2018 and beyond. “Working with awards coordinator Scott A. Travers and NLG board members John Albanese, […]

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Kenneth Bressett Named First Red Book Editor Emeritus

Kenneth Bressett, longtime editor of the Guide Book of United States Coins (popularly known as the “Red Book”), has retired into Whitman Publishing’s newly created position of Editor Emeritus. The 2019 (72nd) edition of the Red Book, available now from booksellers and hobby shops nationwide, features a 10-page illustrated tribute to Bressett. In addition, the […]

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1861 Confederate Half Dollar to be Displayed at ANA 2018 Philadelphia World’s Fair of Money

One of the great rarities in American numismatics, an original 1861 Confederate States of America (CSA) silver half dollar, will be a featured exhibit at the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) 2018 World’s Fair of Money® in Philadelphia, August 14-18. The coin will be insured for $1 million for what will be its first public exhibition. […]

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Professional Numismatists Guild Calls for 2018 PNG Award Nominations

PNG Award Nominations now are being accepted for the 2018 Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) awards, according to PNG Executive Director Robert Brueggeman and President Barry Stuppler. “Each year the PNG publicly recognizes outstanding achievements in the hobby and the profession by honoring deserving recipients with awards in a half-dozen categories. We cordially welcome and strongly […]

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Hotel Scam Alert – Philadelphia ANA World’s Fair of Money Hotels

Did you receive an email or call trying to sell you a Philadelphia World’s Fair of Money hotel room?  The ANA did not authorize this. This is a hotel scam alert …… A scam has come to our attention that a third-party booking company inaccurately representing itself as our hotel vendor is contacting ANA members, […]

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BEP Commemorates America’s Involvement in World War I with Intaglio Print Collection

By Bureau of Engraving and Printing …… The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) is pleased to introduce the newest addition to the Intaglio Print Subscription Program, the World War I – 100th Anniversary 2018 Intaglio Print Collection. The Treasury Department issued Liberty Loans and Victory Bonds produced by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing […]

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Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ Eldorado Collection of Colombian Paper Money exceeds one million dollars in prices realized

New York — The Stack’s Bowers Galleries January 11, 2018, sale of the Eldorado Collection of Colombian Paper Money commenced the firm’s five official NYINC auction sessions with intense bidding that lasted several hours and saw countless bank note rarities rocket to astounding levels — many at multiples of their pre-sale estimates. Those attending represented a who’s who of Colombian numismatics that recognized the extraordinary opportunity to obtain items that in many cases were confirmed as existing or were being auctioned publicly for the first time

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ANA World’s Fair of Money: Papers Accepted for Sundman Lecture Series

Sundman Lecture Series – World’s Fair of Money  The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is currently accepting proposals for the 2018 Maynard Sundman Littleton Coin Company Lecture Series. Presentations will be given August 15 during the symposium at the Philadelphia World’s Fair of Money®. Proposals must be received by February 26. Beloved historical figure, scientist, inventor and […]

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American Numismatic Association Names New Show Director

Jennifer Croak Ackerman was recently promoted to Conventions Director for the American Numismatic Association (ANA). Ackerman will oversee and manage the convention department and its World’s Fair of Money® and National Money Show®. Ackerman has been with the ANA since 2014 and previously served as manager for the ANA conventions department, with a focus on […]

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ANA Board of Governors Approves $5.6 Million Budget for FY 2017-18

ANA Convention Site Options Discussed At its October 27-28 meetings in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and a subsequent teleconference on November 14, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) Board of Governors unanimously passed a $5.6 million budget for Fiscal Year 2017-18. “This strategic deployment of funds is an investment in the Association as well as the future […]

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Former ANA President Jeff Garrett: World’s Fair of Money Recap

Reflections on the author’s 44th ANA show (and counting!) By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) …… It has been about a month since the 2017 American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) World’s Fair of Money ended in Denver, Colorado. The show saw the completion of my tenure as ANA president, and the many duties associated […]

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ANA honors distinguished numismatists with service awards

The following individuals were formally recognized at the World’s Fair of Money for their contributions to the hobby and the American Numismatic Association (ANA) on August 3 during the Member Donor Reception and at the August 4 Awards Banquet.
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ANA Honors Distinguished Numismatists with Service Awards

Recipients recognized at the World’s Fair of Money® Awards Banquet and Member Donor Reception The following individuals were formally recognized at the 2017 World’s Fair of Money for their contributions to the hobby and the American Numismatic Association (ANA) on August 3 during the Member Donor Reception and at the August 4 Awards Banquet. The […]

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Exhibitors honored at Denver World’s Fair of Money

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) presented 49 competitive exhibit awards at the 2017 World’s Fair of Money in Denver, Colorado. Winners were announced at the exhibit awards presentation and reception on August 4, and at the awards banquet that evening

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New board of governors for the ANA

The World’s Fair of Money saw the installation of the newly elected ANA board of governors on August 4. Voting members of the association chose a new president, Gary Adkins, and vice president, Don Kagin, as well as three new board members: Thomas Uram, John Highfill, and Brian Hendelson

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What Do the 2017 Enhanced Uncirculated Set Sales Numbers Mean?

By Hubert Walker for CoinWeek ….. The Mint came prepared. Sales for the 2017 Enhanced Uncirculated Set began at noon Eastern Time on August 1, and in less than 10 minutes it had become “Currently Unavailable” on the Mint’s online catalog. Meanwhile, there were almost three hours to go before attendees at the American Numismatic Association’s […]

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CoinWeek IQ: Resolute Americana Collection of Continental Dollars – 4K Video

Collector Robert Rodriguez approaches coin collecting with enthusiasm, a keen eye for quality, and a deep appreciation for numismatic history and research. In this remarkable CoinWeek IQ video, Rodriguez sits down with NGC Chairman Mark Salzberg at the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) 2017 World’s Fair of Money to discuss The Resolute Americana Collection of 1776 Continental […]

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Numismatic Exhibitors Honored at 2017 ANA Denver World’s Fair of Money

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) presented 49 competitive exhibit awards at the 2017 World’s Fair of Money in Denver, Colorado. Winners were announced at the exhibit awards presentation and reception on August 4, and at the awards banquet that evening. Thirty-nine exhibitors of all experience levels, showing 51 exhibits, competed in this year’s program. There […]

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New board of governors for the ANA

The World’s Fair of Money saw the installation of the newly elected ANA board of governors on August 4. Voting members of the association chose a new president, Gary Adkins, and vice president, Don Kagin, as well as three new board members: Thomas Uram, John Highfill, and Brian Hendelson

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Stack’s Bowers ANA Sale of Ancient & World Coins, World Paper Money Realizes $4.54 Million

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce the results of their August 2017 auction of world coins, world paper money and ancient coins. In total, the Stack’s Bowers Galleries ANA World’s Fair of Money auction realized over $19 million (including the standard buyer’s premium) with the ancient coins, world coins and world paper money realizing […]

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Coin Show Commentary: Denver Deja Vu All Over Again…

NGC world-class gold rarities roar; US copper icons keep pace By Jim Bisognani – NGC Contributor …….. Another ANA World’s Fair of Money is in the books. The Rocky Mountain location for this annual venue has brought favorable reviews as Denver afforded easy and relatively quick access for many of the attendees. Most enjoyed the […]

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A strong finish for the ANA’s World’s Fair of Money

The American Numismatic Association’s 2017 World’s Fair of Money—the most important numismatic event of the year—welcomed 8,638 people at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, August 1–5.
The family-friendly event featured displays by government and private mints from around the world; expansive educational programs led by notable speakers sharing their numismatic expertise; exhibits of rare treasures from private collectors and from the American Numismatic Association’s Money Museum (including Colorado Gold Rush–era rarities); hundreds of dealers buying and selling coins, currency, and related items in all price ranges; and major auctions by Heritage Auctions and Stack’s Bowers Galleries

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CoinWeek: The “Steel” Cent of 1943 – 4K Video

Charmy Harker is the Penny Lady, one of the leading specialized dealers in the area of Lincoln cents. In this CoinWeek Exclusive video shot at the 2017 ANA World’s Fair of Money, CoinWeek editor Charles Morgan sits down with Charmy to discuss everybody’s favorite oddball Lincoln cent, the 1943 “Steel Penny”. The coin was struck […]

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8,638 Attend American Numismatic Association’s 2017 World’s Fair of Money

The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) 2017 World’s Fair of Money – the most important U.S. numismatic event of the year – welcomed 8,638 people at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, August 1-5. The family-friendly event featured displays by government and private mints from around the world; expansive educational programs led by notable speakers sharing […]

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A strong finish for the ANA’s World’s Fair of Money

The American Numismatic Association’s 2017 World’s Fair of Money—the most important numismatic event of the year—welcomed 8,638 people at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, August 1–5.
The family-friendly event featured displays by government and private mints from around the world; expansive educational programs led by notable speakers sharing their numismatic expertise; exhibits of rare treasures from private collectors and from the American Numismatic Association’s Money Museum (including Colorado Gold Rush–era rarities); hundreds of dealers buying and selling coins, currency, and related items in all price ranges; and major auctions by Heritage Auctions and Stack’s Bowers Galleries

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High Grade Confederate Currency, Rare National Banknotes Highlight Stack’s Bowers ANA Currency Auction

The auction room of the Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official United States Currency Auction at the ANA World’s Fair of Money bustled with activity the evening of August 2, as bidders eagerly competed for a diverse offering of collectible paper money. Prices realized for the auction totaled $2,300,756. All prices quoted include the buyer’s fee. The […]

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At the ANA, Many Attempts to Bridge the Coin Collecting Divide

By Charles Morgan and Hubert Walker for CoinWeek …. To hear some veterans of the industry tell it, the coin hobby of today is a much different creature than the one they found themselves on top of 20 or 30 years ago. That was a time when a dealer with a suitcase full of silver […]

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Three in Coin Industry Receive Anti-Counterfeiting Al Kreuzer Memorial Award

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets ….. The Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) recognized three individuals on August 2 for their outstanding contributions in the effort to combat counterfeit coins and currency, and for their support of the Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force (ACTF). Philip N. Diehl, Michael R. Fuljenz, and Chandra Kreuzer-Zell Rudd were the […]

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NGC Certifies Rare “Mule” Error on Canadian Gold Kilo Coin – with Exclusive 4K Video

By Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez for CoinWeek.com …… A newly discovered “mule” error on the Canadian 2017 In the Eyes of the Timber Wolf $2,500 1 kilo gold coin has become the latest star in the world of modern coins. The mint gaffe marries the obverse of the $250 Proof silver Timber Wolf kilo, graced by an […]

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Heritage ANA Auction Results – Two U.S. Pennies Equal Nearly $500,000

1792 cent and 1943 Lincoln penny offered for the first time at auction Two of the rarest U.S. coins ever discovered sold for nearly $500,000 USD at a public auction held in conjunction with the world’s largest coin show. A newly-discovered 1943 Lincoln penny shot to $282,000 because it was made of the wrong material […]

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Numismatic Literary Guild Announces Award Winners at 2017 ANA Show

Complete List of Winners By Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG) ……   BOOK OF THE YEAR The work having the greatest potential impact on numismatics – 1792: Birth of a Nation’s Coinage, by Pete Smith, Joel Orosz and Leonard Augsburger BEST SPECIALIZED BOOK United States Coins (tie) – The $2½ and $5 Gold Indians of Bela […]

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Pawn Stars’ Rick Harrison helps “Shave Miles” event raise $10,000 for ANA and sick children

(Denver, Colorado)—With the help of nationally known television celebrity Rick Harrison and two Denver Broncos cheerleaders, prominent numismatists Michael “Miles” Standish, Jim Halperin, and Orlando Rodrigo Lorenzana Williams got their heads shaved at the American Numismatic Association 2017 World’s Fair of Money in Denver to raise money for two nonprofit organizations. The event on August 3 generated $10,000 in donations that will be evenly divided between the American Numismatic Association (www

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Legend Coin Market Report – Post-ANA World’s Fair

By Laura Sperber – Legend Numismatics …… THIS REPORT IS BEING WRITTEN BASED UPON THE EXPERIENCES AND OBSERVATIONS OF LEGEND NUMISMATICS. LEGEND DEALS IN TOP QUALITY AND RARITIES SO NATURALLY OUR REPORT IS BASED ON THAT MARKET-OTHERS WILL HAVE DIFFERENT EXPERIENCES. GHOST SHOW Sadly, we strongly believe that the days of the great ANA Shows […]

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Adventure for Wyoming Family at the ANA World’s Fair of Money

By Jim Bisognani – NGC Contributor ……..   Branch mint gold for dad; Indian cents and skiing-themed coins for son As we go to press, the greatest coin show on earth is underway! What a great time to be a new collector and to be attending your first ANA World’s Fair of Money! I mean, […]

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Live at the ANA with CoinWeek – Talking with Andrea form “The Coin Couch”

CoinWeek Editor charles Morgan sits down with You Tube star Andrea from the “Coin Couch” to take a breather, see what is happening over on “Mint Row” at the ANA World’s Fair of Money, and just relax a bit. Andrea is a good friend of CoinWeek and her YouTube channel The Coin Couch is one […]

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Live at the ANA with CoinWeek – Talking with Andrea from “The Coin Couch”

CoinWeek Editor charles Morgan sits down with You Tube star Andrea from the “Coin Couch” to take a breather, see what is happening over on “Mint Row” at the ANA World’s Fair of Money, and just relax a bit. Andrea is a good friend of CoinWeek and her YouTube channel The Coin Couch is one […]

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ModernCoinMart and GovMint.com Offer 10 Golden Ticket Vouchers for Children at the World’s Fair of Money

Children 15 years of age and younger can spot any of our employees on the bourse floor to redeem a golden ticket that will allow them to claim a prize at ModernCoinMart booth #1000. From Aug. 1-5, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) is hosting the World’s Fair of Money. The event is being held at […]

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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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Watch Pawn Stars’ Rick Harrison in Denver shave Miles Standish’s head to help sick children

Rick Harrison, of History’s popular Pawn Stars television program and the famous Las Vegas Gold & Silver Pawn Shop, will make the first pass of the electric cutter on the head of NGC vice president Michael “Miles” Standish, who is deliberately going bald to raise money for two nonprofit organizations. Heritage Auctions co-chairman Jim Halperin and CIT Mint executive Orlando Williams also will have their heads shaved to raise money

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Mint displays 1933 double eagles at ANA World’s Fair of Money

Acting Deputy Director David Motl announced today that the United States Mint is displaying two of the ten 1933 double eagle coins recovered by the government in 2004 that were the subject of 11 years of litigation, which was recently resolved in favor of the government, at the American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money in Denver, Colorado, from August 1 to August 5.
In March 1933, as one of the many measures designed to reverse the Great Depression, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt issued a proclamation (followed by subsequent executive orders, regulations of the Secretary of the Treasury, and statutes) prohibiting payment of gold coin

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NGC-certified Set of Lesher Dollars on Display at ANA Show in Denver

Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified the Henderson-Marchase Collection, the most complete set of Lesher “Referendum Dollars,” which will go on display at the American Numismatic Association (ANA) 2017 World’s Fair of Money, Aug. 1-5 in Denver, Colorado. The silver octagonal medals were privately made in 1900 and 1901 by Joseph Lesher of Victor, Colorado. […]

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Live at the ANA with CoinWeek – Charles Morgan talks with Charmy Harker The “Penny Lady”

The “Penny Lady” show us a 25 planchet Lincoln Cent Error One of the joys of collecting is the people that you meet and interact with. That is also true of Coin Dealers. Charmy Harker is known as the “Penny Lady” for her love and knowledge of all things about Indian Head and Lincoln cents. […]

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RESULTS – A Special Offering of Rare Numismatic Literature in Partnership with Stack’s Bowers

In partnership with Kolbe & Fanning Numismatic Booksellers, Stack’s Bowers Galleries  showcased Numismatic Literature relating to the magnificent collection of Colonel E.H.R. Green as part of their August 2017 Official Auction of the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Denver, Colorado. This group of seven lots was offered in Session I,  on August 1, 2017. […]

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Special 2018 Somali Elephant designs available at the World’s Fair of Money

Collectors love limited-mintage special editions of familiar coins—and mints are happy to provide them. Last February, at Berlin’s World Money Fair, 1,000 silver Somali Elephant coins with a special privy mark (which included the Berlin world clock) were sold to avid collectors

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Whitman authors will speak at 2017 ANA “Money Talks” in Denver

Several Whitman Publishing authors are scheduled to give “Money Talks” presentations at the American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money, August 1–5, 2017. The show is held at the Colorado Convention Center

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Mint to Display 1933 Double Eagles at ANA World’s Fair of Money

Acting Deputy Director David Motl today announced that the United States Mint will display two of the ten 1933 Double Eagle Coins recovered by the government in 2004 that were the subject of 11 years of litigation, which was recently resolved in favor of the Government, at the American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money […]

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ModernCoinMart and GovMint.com Will Host “Pawn Star’s” Rick Harrison at This Year’s American Numismatic Association (ANA) World’s Fair of Money

Rick Harrison of “Pawn Stars” will be signing autographs and taking photos with fans at booth #1000 on August 3, 2017 at 10am MT.  Rick Harrison, the star of the HISTORY’s hit show “Pawn Stars,” will be meeting fans at this year’s American Numismatic Association (ANA) World’s Fair of Money on August 3. The event will be held at Hall […]

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Numismatic Literary Guild Has Biggest Plans Ever For ANA Convention

Numismatic Literary Guild Bash food expected to be most extravagant in its history The Numismatic Literary Guild has gargantuan doings planned for the 2017 World’s Fair of Money in Denver, Colorado. As always, Thursday will be NLG Day at the show – the day when the Guild will hold its two major annual events, the […]

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19th Century Rarities Highlight Heritage Platinum Currency Auction at ANA

Heritage’s August 3 Platinum Currency Auction, taking place at the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Denver, will present the finest-known 1882 $1,000 Gold Certificate, PCGS, Very Fine 35. The specimen is one of only 96,000 examples that were printed, and far fewer survived following the redemption rate ordered under the Gold Reserve Act of […]

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Ancient Coins – Choice Marcus Aurelius Gold Aureus at 2017 ANA Auction

By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger – Stacks Bowers ……   The Stack’s Bowers Galleries August ANA World and Ancient coin catalog is now online. For this week’s ancient coin preview we have yet another wonderful Roman Empire aureus. Marcus Aurelius is one of the most famous of the Roman Emperors, known to historians as […]

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Finest Known 1819 Overton-108 Capped Bust Half Dollar at August ANA Auction

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger – Stack’s Bowers ……   Showcased in lot 2095 of our August 2017 ANA World’s Fair of Money Rarities Night Session is an incredible 1819 Capped Bust half dollar that exhibits exceptional preservation and beautiful patina. This stunning Gem should be viewed to be truly appreciated as each side […]

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Excitement Building for American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money Coin Show

By Jim Bisognani – NGC Contributor …….. Iconic Rarities—Gem Key Date Morgans and Colonial Era Coins—Among the Most Targeted We are less than a fortnight away from the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) World’s Fair of Money, hosted by the mile-high city of Denver, Colorado. Scheduled August 1-5 in the Centennial State capital, the rare coin […]

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It Takes a Village to Make the World’s Fair of Money Great

Numerous organizations and individuals play a part in ensuring the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) World’s Fair of Money retains a strong educational focus. Thanks to the support of 28 dedicated sponsors and over 70 individual patrons, this year’s show is guaranteed to be the biggest, most educational numismatic event of the summer. The convention takes […]

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Fossil Creek Gem 1894-O Barber Dime Featured in 2017 ANA Auction

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger – Stack’s Bowers ……   Lot 2065 in Rarities Night of our Official Auction of the 2017 ANA World’s Fair of Money features an incredible 1894-O Barber dime from the Fossil Creek Collection, certified MS-66 by PCGS and approved by CAC. The surfaces of this deeply original Gem display […]

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NGC Certifies 17 Experimental Glass Cents and Tokens

Patterns struck during World War II by the Blue Ridge Glass Corporation Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) has certified 17 experimental cents and tokens struck in glass during World War II to test the unusual composition for coinage. Images of these rare pieces can be viewed at NGCcoin.com/GlassCents. With copper needed for the war effort, the […]

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U.S. Mint, BEP to Participate in World’s Fair of Money in Denver

The United States Mint and the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) will share booth #478 at the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) World’s Fair of Money, August 1 – 5, 2017, at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado. As the Nation’s producers of currency and coins, BEP and the Mint have made history by […]

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U.S. Mint, BEP to Participate in World’s Fair of Money in Denver

The United States Mint and the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) will share booth #478 at the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) World’s Fair of Money, August 1 – 5, 2017, at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado. As the Nation’s producers of currency and coins, BEP and the Mint have made history by […]

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U.S. Coin Rarities Highlight Stack’s Bowers Official Auction of 2017 ANA World’s Fair of Money

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is thrilled to present an incredible lineup of United States coins in their Official Auction of the 2017 ANA World’s Fair of Money, August 1-5 in Denver, Colorado. Showcasing the High Rise Collection, the Magnolia Collection, and other important properties, this sale is poised to be the numismatic event of the summer […]

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Classic Coins at Stack’s Bowers ANA World’s Fair of Money Rarities Night Sale: Lots You Need to Know

By CoinWeek …..   The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) World’s Fair of Money remains one of the largest coin conventions in the calendar year. Stack’s Bowers, an Official Auctioneer of the ANA World’s Fair of Money, will conduct a seven-session sale over the course of eight days, with sale highlights featured in the Session Four […]

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New Ken Bressett Coin Collecting Book Available at Denver ANA Show

Whitman Publishing announces the release of the newest edition of the Whitman Guide to Coin Collecting: An Introduction to the World of Coins, by Kenneth Bressett. The 288-page softcover book debuted July 4, 2017, and is now available from booksellers and hobby shops nationwide, and online (including at www.Whitman.com), for $12.95. Mr. Bressett will autograph […]

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Chinese Pandas: World’s Fair of Panda Medals

The China Mint will release a Show Panda to commemorate the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Denver By Peter Anthony  – Numismatic Guaranty Corporation ……. It took me only a few minutes to spot the hottest table at the World’s Fair of Money in Anaheim last year. The throng around it was hard to […]

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Stack’s Bowers ANA US Currency Auction Now Open for Bidding

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official United States Currency Auction of the ANA World’s Fair of Money is now online and open for bidding. This year’s auction offers 551 live lots along with 286 Internet-only lots. Headlining the auction is The Cleo Collection of Confederate Paper Money, a complete type collection of Confederate treasury notes of […]

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Modern Coins at Stack’s Bowers ANA World’s Fair of Money Rarities Night Sale: Lots You Need to Know

By CoinWeek ….. The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) World’s Fair of Money remains one of the largest coin conventions in the calendar year. Stack’s Bowers, an Official Auctioneer of the ANA World’s Fair of Money, will conduct a seven-session sale over the course of eight days with sale highlights featured in the Session Four “Rarities […]

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ANA World’s Fair of Money Hits the Mile High City

Mark your calendar for the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) World’s Fair of Money in Denver, Colorado. The annual event offers access to hundreds of dealers, spectacular exhibits and fun social activities. The convention takes place August 1-5 in Hall F of the Colorado Convention Center, located at 700 14th St. Collectors are encouraged to explore […]

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NGC Presents Important US, Chinese Rarities at Denver ANA Show

Exhibits will feature Continental Dollars from 1776 and Szechuan Ferracute Patterns from 1897 Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) will display two phenomenal sets of vintage rarities at the American Numismatic Association (ANA) World’s Fair of Money, August 1-5, 2017, in Denver, Colorado. This is the first time that both sets—the Resolute Americana Collection of 1776 Continental […]

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Meet Former Mint Director Philip Diehl at ANA World’s Fair of Money

By Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) …… Meet former U.S. Mint director Philip N. Diehl in person at the 2017 American Numismatic Association (ANA) World’s Fair of Money in Denver! From Diehl’s creation of the popular 50 State Quarters program to his launch of the first-ever U.S. government–issued platinum coin, he is considered one […]

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Ephraim Brasher John Burger 8 Escudos Featured in August 2017 ANA Auction

By James McCartney, Numismatist & Cataloger – Stack’s Bowers …… The Rarities Night session of our August 2017 ANA Auction will feature a magnificent Chilean 1756/5-So 8 escudos regulated by famed goldsmiths Ephraim Brasher and John Burger, a coin that ranks among the finest coins known from either regulator. Brasher and Burger were contemporaries working […]

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Join Stack’s Bowers in Denver for the 2017 ANA Auction of World Coins, Ancient Coins and Paper Money

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce details of their upcoming World Coins, Ancient Coin & World Paper Money Auctions, to be held in conjunction with the 2017 ANA World’s Fair of Money between August 1 and 5. The event will be held at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado. The Ancient Coin and […]

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The Votes Are In: American Numismatic Association 2017 Election Results

Voting members of the American Numismatic Association (ANA) have chosen three new candidates and six incumbents to the ANA Board of Governors for the 2017-19 election term. New American Numismatic Association members Thomas J. Uram, John W. Highfill and Brian Hendelson will join Col. Steve Ellsworth, Ralph Ross, Greg Lyon and Paul Montgomery on the […]

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Heritage ANA Platinum Night to Feature World Coins, Ancient Roman Gold

  Since Heritage’s first ANA showcase offering of world and ancient coins in 2014, the Platinum Night auction has been a marquee event for lovers of rare and beautiful coins. With nearly 500 exceptional lots from every era and region, this year’s offering, scheduled for Thursday, August 3, adds luster to this legacy. Their selection […]

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Stack’s Bowers: Gold Solidus of Magnus Maximus at August ANA Auction

By Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger – Stacks Bowers …… For this week’s previews for the ancient coin section of the August ANA World’s Fair of Money Auction, we present a piece with great historical significance, the Gold Solidus of Magnus Maximus This coin from the late Roman Empire marks the beginning of the end […]

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World’s Fair of Money and National Money Show Auctioneers Announced

Coin Auction Firms Selected The American Numismatic Association (ANA) has selected its Official Coin Auction Firms for the 2018-2019 World’s Fair of Money and the 2018-2021 National Money Show. Three prominent numismatic auction companies – Heritage Auctions, Stack’s Bowers Galleries and Kagin’s Auctions – were selected as Official Auctioneers. Heritage Auctions and Stack’s Bowers Galleries […]

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