Expo Hotel Room Booking-Scam Alert

Whitman Coin & Collectibles Expo has partnered with Visit Baltimore Housing Services as the official housing vendor for the Baltimore Expos.

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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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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 collected 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, lead 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 become a wasteland, with power […]

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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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Star-Spangled 200 Gave Maryland Olympians More “Metal” at 2012 Event in Baltimore

Star-Spangled Banner Commemorative Coin also will be used for coin toss at Ravens season home opener. Baltimore, MD (September 10, 2012) On the heels of their success in the London 2012 Olympic Games, Michael Phelps and other Olympic athletes from Maryland including Katie Ledecky of Bethesda and Suzanne Stettinius of Parkton will be presented with a […]

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Nearly 1000 Colonial Coins Crossed the Winter 2012 Block in Baltimore

In cooperation with the Colonial Coin Collectors Club, Stack’s Bowers offered almost one thousand colonial coins at the Whitman Baltimore Winter Expo. This special session took place on Friday, November 16, 2012 at 6pm. Included were the John “Jack” Royse Collection, the Legendary Ted L. Craige Collection, The Dan Friedus Collection of Vermont Coppers, The Rob […]

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Stack’s Bowers Galleries Presented The Official Auction Of The Whitman Baltimore 2012 Winter Expo

Stack’s Bowers Galleries, one of the world’s foremost auctioneers of rare coins and paper money, conducted the Official Auction of the November 2012 Whitman Coin and Collectibles Baltimore Expo. Held at the Baltimore Convention Center November 13–17, 2012, this exciting auction presented nearly 10,000 total lots, including more than 4,000 lots of U.S. coins and […]

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