John Mercanti Describes Transition to Digital Age

John Mercanti, former chief engraver of the U.S. Mint and the man responsible for more coin and medal designs than anyone else in the Mint’s history, took Whitman Expo attendees behind the scenes in the Mint’s transition from traditional hand-sculpting and engraving techniques to the digital age. Mr. Mercanti, author of American Silver Eagles: A […]

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First-Ever NCA Grading Class Is a Sellout

The Numismatic Consumer Alliance (NCA), a non-profit dedicated to reducing numismatic fraud, will conduct its first-ever Grading Class at the Whitman Winter Expo, and it’s already a sellout. NCA Education Director Rick Sear, a long-time dealer with experience in evaluating both wholesome and deceptively altered coins will teach the “mini-seminar” in Room 301 at the […]

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At the Expo? Register to Win an iPad mini®

For 66 years, it’s been both the sine qua non and the ne plus ultra of coin valuation. Now THE OFFICIAL RED BOOK® Online puts the encyclopedic knowledge and expert valuation you’ve come to rely on within a mouse click or a finger swipe. At the Expo today you can get a FREE demonstration of […]

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A Conversation With John Mercanti

The man who has produced more coin and medal designs than anyone in the history of the U.S. Mint will make a presentation at 1pm today in the Charles Street VIP Suite. Former Chief Engraver of the U.S. Mint, John Mercanti,  will share a behind-the-scenes look at the Mint, as he describes how the American […]

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American Red Cross Hurricane Sandy Relief

Hurricane Sandy: Help Those in Need

The Whitman Coin & Collectibles Baltimore Expo will be collecting donations to benefit the American Red Cross.

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Expo Brink’s Driver Leads Rockaway Relief Effort

John Gavinonich, whom many Whitman Expo dealers will know from his many years of service as the principal Brink’s driver at the Expo, is leading a relief effort on behalf of his hard-hit hometown, Rockaway Beach, New York. As the photograph indicates, and John reports, many of parts of the town have become a wasteland, […]

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Find Parking At the Whitman Baltimore Expo with Parking Panda

Save money and time by reserving a parking space at a Baltimore area parking garage. By booking with Parking Panda you can avoid the hassle of parking in downtown Baltimore. Select the space that works for you and view more details and photos. Pay for your space on the website or directly from your mobile […]

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The Welcome Mat is Out for You!

When the Baltimore Expo gets underway tomorrow, the official Stack’s Bowers Galleries auction, Colonial Coin Collectors Club (C4) gathering, Numismatic Consumer Alliance grading class, War of 1812 medals exhibit, and 12th chief engraver of the U.S. Mint will be among the highlights.

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War of 1812 Medal

War of 1812 Medals on Exhibit

Don’t miss seeing the special exhibit of War of 1812 Medals sponsored by John Kraljevich Americana, one of the nation’s foremost specialists in the coins, currency, medals, and related historical items of early America.

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U.S. Mint’s Star-Spangled Banner Coins Promote National Pride

BALTIMORE (Sept. 27) – In March, the U.S. Mint launched the 2012 Star-Spangled Banner Commemorative Coins to honor the 200th Anniversary of the writing of the Star-Spangled Banner during the War of 1812. Individuals who wish to remember and contribute to the bicentennial with the purchase of a commemorative coin can do so only through […]

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