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Friday November 8, 2013
In order to find out when and where coins originated, one must look back to Lydia, an Ancient Greek kingdom in Asia Minor, during the seventh century BCE. It is not surprising that the Greeks invented coinage; they were also the creators of democracy, modern philosophy and many other things that influence our culture today. However, without their invention of coinage, our world today may have been very different.
Tuesday November 5, 2013
The ANA Region 4 Newsletter recaps all the exciting events and occurrences of Region 4 Clubs during October and gives readers a heads up on what's coming in November.
Monday November 4, 2013
Success ... Hundreds of coin dealers and collectors got together on November 3rd at the Northwest Detroit Coin Club's Fall 2013 Coin Show at the Livonia (Mi) Senior Center. The show featured the best coin and currency dealers from around the Midwest and attracts Metro Detroit residents who look forward to the Club's Spring and Fall Coin Shows because of the quality of dealers, free admission, gold and silver raffles, free parking and the great deals.
Friday November 1, 2013
Young Numismatists have a great opportunity to win themselves two silver half-dollars and give a friend the gift of membership in the ANA.
Thursday October 31, 2013
At noon, October 31, the U.S. Mint announced its winners of the Kids Baseball Challenge Design Contest. Walter J. G. Waholek, a 14-year-old ANA Young Numismatist from Mayfair in Northeast Philadelphia, was notified directly by phone by the Deputy Director of the U.S. Mint, Richard A. Peterson, from his office in Washington D.C. that he was the grand prize winner in the Mint’s Baseball Hall of Fame "Kids batter up challenge Design contest."