Whitman Publishing earns “Top Membership Recruiter” award at 2019 World’s Fair of Money

At the 2019 World’s Fair of Money, the American Numismatic Association recognized Whitman Publishing’s support in sponsoring ANA memberships. Whitman was presented the Dealer Booster Award for recruiting 177 members from November 2017 through October 2018.

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28 years later: The 1991 Korean War Memorial silver dollar

66 years ago, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed by U.S. Army Lieutenant General William Harrison, Jr. and North Korean General Nam Il. While the agreement called for a “complete cessation of hostilities,” it was not a final agreement of peace between the powers involved, and tensions have frequently oscillated in the following 66 years.

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The Importance of Rarity

As Senior Editor of the Whitman Red Book, Jeff Garrett knows the importance of rarity in numismatics.

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The Storied History of the Washington Quarter

Washington quarters are ubiquitous. We’ve all had them in our pockets, change jars and coin collections, but how many people know the history of this workhorse coin?

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Chicago Coin Club Releases Limited Edition 100th Anniversary Red Book

The Chicago Coin Club, in conjunction with Whitman Publishing, has released a special edition Red Book (A Guide Book of United States Coins). This special edition Red Book is just one of many ways the club is celebrating their 100th anniversary of being chartered as an official organization in 1919.

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NGC Accepting Submissions at the Whitman Summer Expo

NGC will be accepting regular submissions for all service levels* at the Whitman Summer Expo, at the Baltimore Convention Center from Thursday, May 23 through 12:00 noon on Saturday, May 25, 2019.

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Elusive 1876-CC Liberty Head Eagle to be Auctioned at the Whitman Baltimore Spring Expo

Stack’s Bowers will be offering a rare 1876-CC $10 at the Official Auction of the Whitman Baltimore Expo later this month.

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Pre-Order Your 2020 Blue Book for Free Shipping!

For more than 75 years coin dealers have used the OFFICIAL BLUE BOOK® to make buying offers. And when you pre-order your 2020 Blue Book today, you’ll receive free shipping on your entire order! 

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Q. David Bowers: Each Form of Media Has its Place

Legendary numismatist Q. David Bowers recently shared his thoughts on the various forms of media, television, the internet, books, newspapers, and magazines, and their usefulness in the great hobby of coin collecting.

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Red Book Editor Emeritus Kenneth Bressett’s Thoughts on “Curious Currency”

Ken Bressett, Editor Emeritus of the Guide Book of United States Coins, shares his thoughts on “odd and curious” (primitive) money, and on Curious Currency: The Story of Money From the Stone Age to the Internet Age, Robert Leonard’s newly updated book on the subject.

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