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There are a lot of coins that could use an overhaul. I haven't heard anything in the future of this happening. I think the mint…

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Not much on bit coins don't even know were to buy them and haven't seen many in industrial magazines. Haven't even received a phone call…

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You know I can understand how some may not want a coin they bought for 20000 dollars one day need to be conserved and end…

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I don't know prices on counterfeit bills at all. I wouldn't even know if there is a price book on counterfeits. You would have to…

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What is My Coin

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Hey everyone. Recently, I bought an ancient copper coin from a dealer at a flea market for $6. He didn't know what it was, and…

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Hi everybody,I was recently looking at my 1878-CC Morgan dollar (I believe it's a VAM-2A) and noticed on the reverse some doubling. It's primarily on…

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My good friend gave me an ancient coin he found in Malta 22 years ago as a gift but neither him nor I know its…

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I've struggled to take nice, clear photos of coins. Silver coins seem especially dificult. They can quickly become mirrors. I'm now using a Nikon Coolpix.…

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Website support

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I see club badges on various people's pages for clubs and such, where do I get mine?  

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The ANA web page for "The Numismatist Digital Archives" claims that 128 years and 100,000+ pages of the magazine include "helpful search features to guide…

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I've been having trouble for months ... they don't answer internet email, I can't renew through the website (it insists on having my date of…

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I've been having a problem with the message system for some time now where it tell you how many new messages you have mine always…

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Exonumia

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Wondering if there are any collectors of actual (meaning physical, hold in your hand) Bitcoins? They don't turn up much and I don't believe NGC…

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If you like Hard Times Tokens, post one here!  I'll start.  Here is one of my favorites -- and my current avatar:1838, HT-83, Beehive, Brass,…

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Am interested in other collector's opinions of Robert Bashlow. Bashlow's best known "work'" was the 1961 restrike of the Confederate Cent which were made from…

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ANA Conventions

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Tried to copy and paste information on our joint meeting to this thread several times and it keeps showing blank.  Was able to make a…

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At last year's WFoM, someone in my coin club found a convention guide that was very similar in design to an issue of The Numismatist and…

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I noticed there is going to be a Judges Program at the Worlds Fair of Money. Is their anything on the ANA website or the…

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I look at this two ways: an insider and an outsider. It was nice to see friends. But I have been away for a while,…

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Summer Seminar

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I have attended the last three years, first year one week, next two both weeks. The best learning takes place outside of the classroom in…

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Howdy all,I'm trying to get enough funds to make it out to Colorado for the ANA Summer Seminar. If you can help by sharing my…

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Has anyonre taken any of the ANA correspondence courses?  I am considering it and am seeking feed back from anyone who may have experience with…

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Is summer seminar free? if so, i would like to try to enroll somebody in.

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So I'm a VP of a coin club in Colorado and In need of some help. I ran in to a wall with trying to…

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Anyone a member or know of a club in the olympia area. More precise centralia/chehalis

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Founded over 40 years ago, we are new to the ANA. We have about 30 members, and about half of us show up at each…

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Twin Cities Ancient Coin Club When: Thursday, January 28, 2015 @ 8:00 p.m. Topics/lecture: Sphere of Power: Celestial Globe and Symbolisms Abstract:The Celestial Globe the representation of the transfer of…

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Young Numismatists

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I'm a kid I collect coins, I am an ANA member, hello.

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Just out of curiosity, what does everyone think of the field of candidates in the 2016 election? I don't ask this to challenge anybody, I'm…

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I would like to know if there are any coin clubs for kids so I can tell some young numismatists I know.

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Ancient Coins

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Hi ANA members!I am working on a collection of ancient Armenian coins, bought a few on the list but took a break so I invest…

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Actual book review follows this null entry.

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You would have to be a national museum to hope to get "one of each" but if you focus on some special interest, you can…

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Hey Folks, I just wanted to share this free online exhibit that goes over the history of Athens through the Athenian Owl Coinage. Enjoy! http://politismosmuseum.org/en/exhibitions-list/athenian-owls

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United States Coins

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The present Roosevelt Dime series has the distinction of being the only current coin never having a design change. The quarter, nickel and cent have…

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I am of the belief that conservation is acceptable, but that cleaning is not. Many will say there is no difference between conservation and cleaning,…

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Recently I submitted a PCGS graded New Jersey colonial copper to NGC for a crossover grade (the PCGS holder was dated and scratched). I was…

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Just finished viewing all four of the ANA Legacy Series videos and I enjoyed them all. The Weinberg interview was revealing if you collect errors.…

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World Coins

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Hello,So, I did something I dont usually do. I bought a 1985 Mexico Silver Prestige Proof 6 Coin Set on Ebay (don't judge!) even when I could not seem…

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Last week I purchased a copy of the 2016 Standard Catalog of World Coins (published by Krause) totaling 1344 pages. This edition consists mainly of…

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I am starting a WWII era coin collection. One of my first goals was to get a time-line of WWII (which countries were involved and…

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Paper Money

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Mine is the 1899 Black Eagle Silver Certificate.

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Are 1899 black eagles in average shape worth a lot, because I'm thinking about buying one as a big addition to my paper money collection,…

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World paper money is attractive and affordable. While rarities do exist, the historically strong position of the US dollar, and the lack of demand by…

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Numismatic Reference Lists

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Hello everyone. I am looking for the softcover copy of Sample Slabs by David Schwager. It looks like it has sold out and a PDF…

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Heritage Auctions will release "Truth Seeker" this month. The book is a biography of noteworthy collector Eric P. Newman who accumulated one of the greatest…

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Hello All;This question is right from a beginner, I'm following the advice about learning before I buy, as I have read in the books I'm…

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Numismatic References in "The Wizard of Oz" The Wizard is William McKinley. The Lion is William Jennings Bryan. The Scarecrow is the farmer. The Tinman is…

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National Coin Week

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Are you or your club doing anything special for National Coin Week? My local club is not as active in the community as it could…

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Hello everyone, and welcome to the official 2015 National Coin Week forum! We would love to read your ideas on what to highlight this year,…

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Throwback Thursday ideas/requests?

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Can anyone tell me where I can acquire a back issue of the Numismatist (December 2007)? Thanks!

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Hello everyone! I hope that you all have been keeping up with the "Throwback Thursday" blogs. There has been some very positive feedback and I would…

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