Former banking and investment executive and life-long coin collector Larry Shepherd has been named the new executive director of the American Numismatic Association, President Barry Stuppler announced today. Shepherd, whose appointment was announced during opening ceremonies of the Phoenix National Money Show at 9:45 a.m., is an ANA Life Member (#5036) and owner and president […]


Dallas, TX. The entire, renowned Thomas M. Flynn Collection of U.S. and Canadian Currency, including more than 1,000 large size notes encompassing nearly every Friedberg number from one through 1225, will be offered with no reserves by Heritage Auction Galleries. The collection will be offered as part of the official auction of the Central States […]


Top 20 Coin SitesThere are thousands and thousands of coin sites on the Internet. Many of them are outstanding while others have been dead for months and years. It’s the sheer quantity and their varying degrees of completion – or, incompleteness to be more exact – that make it more difficult to find some of the gems out there.

It’s my hope you’ll discover at least one or two new sites or "gems" to frequent after reading this.

The criteria for coin sites listed

First and foremost, this list isn’t completely fair. It doesn’t and can’t list every coin related site that offers terrific information or services for coin collectors. To keep the list manageable, I set up a few conditions. Each site had to:

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Special commemorative products to be issued OTTAWA, ONTARIO / WINNIPEG, MANITOBA – January 2, 2008  – One hundred years ago today, Governor General Earl Grey activated the press to strike a fifty-cent piece, Canada’s first domestically produced coin. What would become known as the Royal Canadian Mint was officially open for business.   “To celebrate the […]


2007 had its share of coin news with headlines from the traditional numismatic magazines, newspapers and online sites that were also talked about, discussed and picked up by general media sources, like the New York Times and USA Today’s of the world. While coin hobbyist hear frequently from their daily coin news sources, it’s worthwhile […]


We’ve made the decision to test the addition of content by offering aggregated articles from world-wide news organizations. These are unlike the RSS feeds found in our News Extra section that offer headlines and a sentence or two of information. These are more like the embedded video articles you’ve become used to – the articles […]


(San Antonio, Texas) — CoinNews, an online source for numismatic news, information and coin collector services, has announced the launch of a new beta site that is geared solely for mobile users. The site provides numismatic headlines with the latest snapshots of daily news, articles and industry events accessible directly from mobile phones. While the […]

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(Colorado Springs, Colorado) — A rare, 490-year old original copy of the first illustrated, printed numismatic book, Illustrium Imagines (”Images of the Illustrious”), has been donated to the American Numismatic Association by well-known collector, sports agent and real estate developer, Dwight N. Manley, of Newport Beach, California. The book was printed in 1517 in Rome, […]

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