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Designed to highlight content being produced by the best-known and the unknown numismatists today, in addition to highlighting the work of those who came before. We are the inheritors of a great tradition, and in addition to news, we would like to consider the issues that have confronted and informed the hobby from antiquity to now. Interviews with numismatic professionals and movers and shakers will, we hope, give our listeners some insight about coins, history, and the hobby itself.

Designed to highlight content being produced by the best-known and the unknown numismatists today, in addition to highlighting the work of those who came before. We are the inheritors of a great tradition, and in addition to news, we would like to consider the issues that have confronted and informed the hobby from antiquity to now. Interviews with numismatic professionals and movers and shakers will, we hope, give our listeners some insight about coins, history, and the hobby itself.

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United States

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Designed to highlight content being produced by the best-known and the unknown numismatists today, in addition to highlighting the work of those who came before. We are the inheritors of a great tradition, and in addition to news, we would like to consider the issues that have confronted and informed the hobby from antiquity to now. Interviews with numismatic professionals and movers and shakers will, we hope, give our listeners some insight about coins, history, and the hobby itself.

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@CoinWorld

Language:

English


Episodes

EP078: Lofty Aspirations — Jeff and Chris discuss their collecting goals

9/22/2020
Jeff and Chris answer some listener questions, with collecting goals as their central theme. Chris shares a recent article in The Numismatist that caught his eye, and he and Jeff review a 1970 edition of Coin World. Related Links: The Numistmatist - September 2020 This episode of the Coin World Podcast was sponsored by Amos Advantage: https://www.amosadvantage.com/ Contact info: Chris Bulfinch: cbulfinch@amosmedia.com Jeff Starck: jstarck@amosmedia.com

Duration:01:11:15

EP077: Questioning authority — Larry returns to the Coin World Podcast

9/14/2020
Larry joins Jeff and Chris on the Coin World podcast this week, peppering them with excellent questions about their ambitions in the industry and hurdles both have encountered writing about coins professionally. Contact info: Chris Bulfinch: cbulfinch@amosmedia.com Jeff Starck: jstarck@amosmedia.com Sign up for the Coin World email newsletter: https://secure.amospublishing.com/enewsletters/coin-world

Duration:00:58:39

EP076: "Graphic appeal" — David Lange and coin folders

9/8/2020
Jeff and Chris interview David Lange, whose upcoming book on Whitman coin folders details objects that were once central to hobby culture, and American culture more broadly. They also discuss their own experience with coin folders and boards, a book about 1933 Double Eagles, and a 1978 edition of Coin World. This episode of the Coin World Podcast was sponsored by the Coin World Marketplace: https://www.coinworld.market/ Contact info: Chris Bulfinch: cbulfinch@amosmedia.com Jeff Starck:...

Duration:00:59:57

EP075: Ancient Endeavors — A conversation with David Vagi, Director of NGC Ancients

9/1/2020
Jeff and Chris interview David Vagi, Director of NGC Ancients, and ask him about the grading process for ancient material, his experiences at Coin World, and the broad appeal of collecting ancient coins. They also share some good news about the podcast, and discuss a 1987 issue of Coin World. This episode of the Coin World Podcast was sponsored by Amos Advantage: https://www.amosadvantage.com/ Contact info: Chris Bulfinch: cbulfinch@amosmedia.com Jeff Starck: jstarck@amosmedia.com

Duration:01:17:23

EP074: Trading Places — A conversation with Larry Jewett

8/24/2020
Jeff and Chris find themselves on the receiving end of an interview this week, as their colleague Larry Jewett asks them a wide range of questions about numismatics and their experiences. Jewett worked for Amos Automotive from 2006-2016, before taking a position as Associate Editor of Coin World in April 2020. Contact info: Chris Bulfinch: cbulfinch@amosmedia.com Jeff Starck: jstarck@amosmedia.com Sign up for the Coin World email...

Duration:00:54:52

EP073: "Finding some really groovy stuff" — Chuck Daughtrey and the Lincoln cent

8/17/2020
Cents take center stage again on the Coin World Podcast as Jeff and Chris interview Chuck Daughtrey, owner of coppercoins.com and the founder of the Cent Project, an initiative dedicated to cataloging the number of cents in circulation and identifying varieties. They also talk about the release of Heads Up: Will We Stop Making Cents? Related...

Duration:00:56:33

EP072: Financing the American Revolution — a conversation with Robert Wright

8/11/2020
Chris flies solo this week, interviewing Robert Wright, a financial historian and author of One Nation, Under Debt, Corporation Nation, and The Genealogy of American Finance. Their discussion centers on Revolutionary War finance. This episode of the Coin World Podcast was sponsored by Amos Advantage: https://www.amosadvantage.com/ Contact info: Chris Bulfinch: cbulfinch@amosmedia.com Jeff Starck: jstarck@amosmedia.com

Duration:00:48:30

EP071: Treasure of note: — C. John Ferreri

8/4/2020
Jeff and Chris interview C. John Ferreri, an expert on obsolete paper money. They also discuss the recent gold price surge, and share some anecdotes from their collecting pasts. Related Links: https://www.coinbooks.org/esylum_v11n16a12.html https://www.coinbooks.org/esylum_v11n15a21.html Book: https://www.amazon.com/Buried-Treasures-Ozarks-W-C-Jameson/dp/0874831067 Contact info: Chris Bulfinch: cbulfinch@amosmedia.com Jeff Starck: jstarck@amosmedia.com Sign up for the Coin World...

Duration:01:03:44

EP070: A Lone Star is Born — Silver prices and a conversation with James P. Bevill

7/28/2020
Jeff and Chris talk about a recent jump in silver values and interview James P. Bevill, author of the lauded book The Paper Republic, which deals with the paper money of the Republic of Texas. This episode of the Coin World Podcast was sponsored by the Coin World Marketplace: https://www.coinworld.market/ Contact info: Chris Bulfinch: cbulfinch@amosmedia.com Jeff Starck: jstarck@amosmedia.com

Duration:01:17:09

EP069: In Living Color — The U.S. Mint's first colorized coins

7/20/2020
Jeff and Chris discuss the Mint's forthcoming, first-ever, controversial colorized coins. They also recap an edition of Coin World from 2010, and Jeff reviews a book by former Coin World editor Beth Deisher. This episode of the Coin World Podcast was sponsored by Amos Advantage: https://www.amosadvantage.com/ Contact info: Chris Bulfinch: cbulfinch@amosmedia.com Jeff Starck: jstarck@amosmedia.com

Duration:00:36:59

EP068: Diamond in the Rough — Mike Diamond and the national coin shortage

7/14/2020
Jeff and Chris speak with error coin expert Mike Diamond, discuss the coin shortage brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, and Chris shares a book about Robert Morris. Related Links: https://www.coinworld.com/news/us-coins/mint-fed-team-battle-coin-shortage-brought-on-by-covid-19-pandemic Contact info: Chris Bulfinch: cbulfinch@amosmedia.com Jeff Starck: jstarck@amosmedia.com Sign up for the Coin World email newsletter: https://secure.amospublishing.com/enewsletters/coin-world

Duration:01:14:20

EP067: Diminutive Denomination — Bill Eckberg gives his two cents’ about the half cent

7/10/2020
Half cents and other copper coins take center stage on the podcast this week. Jeff and Chris interview Bill Eckberg about his book on half cents and leadership of Early American Coppers (EAC). Related links: https://numismaticdetectives.com/blog/f/first-they-came-for-the-statues This episode of the Coin World Podcast was sponsored by the Coin World Marketplace: https://www.coinworld.market/ Contact info: Chris Bulfinch: cbulfinch@amosmedia.com Jeff Starck: jstarck@amosmedia.com

Duration:01:02:56

EP066: "A job I love" — A Conversation with William T. Gibbs

6/30/2020
Jeff and Chris interview Coin World's Managing Editor, Bill Gibbs. They also read over some listener comments and an edition of Coin World from 2015. Jeff shares a book he's reading on the legendary 1913 Liberty Head nickels. Related links: Mormon Gold eBay link: https://www.ebay.com/itm/1-Deseret-National-Bank-Salt-Lake-City-Utah-Territory-CH-2059-Brigham-Young-LDS/184141306725?ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT&_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649 This episode of the Coin World Podcast was...

Duration:01:03:57

EP065: Reinvigorate an Old Medium — Coin Roll Hunting and Don Everhart

6/24/2020
Jeff and Chris interview Don Everhart, an artist with the U.S. Mint's Artistic Infusion Program responsible for many U.S. coin and meal designs, in addition to work for world mints. They also discuss coin roll hunting and an edition of Coin World from 2003. Contact info: Chris Bulfinch: cbulfinch@amosmedia.com Jeff Starck: jstarck@amosmedia.com Sign up for the Coin World email newsletter: https://secure.amospublishing.com/enewsletters/coin-world

Duration:01:05:41

EP064: Value added — A conversation with Michael O'Malley

6/15/2020
Chris and Jeff interview Michael O'Malley, a history professor at George Mason University who wrote Face Value: The Entwined Histories of Money and Race in America. They also review an edition of Coin World from 2012, and Chris contends with a question about Shield Nickels. This episode of the Coin World Podcast was sponsored by the Coin World Marketplace: https://www.coinworld.market/ Contact info: Chris Bulfinch: cbulfinch@amosmedia.com Jeff Starck: jstarck@amosmedia.com

Duration:01:06:20

EP063: Making cents — Zach Edick and Jamie Kovach

6/9/2020
The penny takes center stage this week, as Jeff and Chris talk with Zach Edick and Jamie Kovach, co-directors and co-producers of a documentary Heads-Up: When Will We Stop Making Cents. The film details the debate surrounding the abolishment of the cent and features interviews with a broad variety of experts. Jeff and Chris share their own perspectives on the issue in the episode. Related links: The Numismatist...

Duration:00:59:28

EP062: Dancing in the Moonlight — Dan Carr and the Moonlight Mint

6/2/2020
Jeff and Chris interview Dan Carr, the owner and operator of the Moonlight Mint, a private mint in Colorado. They take the opportunity to discuss private mint products, read a listener email, and debut Jeff's numismatic one-man show. Related Links: http://www.moonlightmint.com/ Contact info: Chris Bulfinch: cbulfinch@amosmedia.com Jeff Starck: jstarck@amosmedia.com Sign up for the Coin World email newsletter: https://secure.amospublishing.com/enewsletters/coin-world

Duration:01:17:14

EP061: "So-Called Guy" — World's Fairs, 1963 FRNs, and Jeff Shevlin

5/26/2020
Jeff and Chris interview Jeff Shevli n, an expert on "so-called dollars," an important category of American exonumia. The two also investigate Federal Reserve Notes with some strange connections to the Kennedy Assassination, while Chris changes things up by asking Jeff the trivia question. Start your 30-Day FREE trial of Coin World's Digital Edition at coinworld.com/30DayTrial Contact info: Chris Bulfinch: cbulfinch@amosmedia.com Jeff Starck: jstarck@amosmedia.com

Duration:01:11:12

EP060: COVID collectibles: challenge coins, bullion bars, Bryan dollars

5/19/2020
Jeff and Chris discuss the emerging exonumic material that takes the COVID-19 pandemic as its theme, and connect the material to Bryan dollars from the 1890s. They also take a look at an edition of Coin World published in 1970. Start your 30-Day FREE trial of Coin World's Digital Edition at coinworld.com/30DayTrial Contact info: Chris Bulfinch: cbulfinch@amosmedia.com Jeff Starck: jstarck@amosmedia.com

Duration:00:41:07

EP059: A House Divided — Talking Confederate Paper Money with Pierre Fricke

5/11/2020
Jeff and Chris have a long conversation with Pierre Fricke, an expert in Confederate paper money. Numerous fascinating anecdotes ensue. Related Links: Boston Globe Magazine story about Jubilee Jim Fisk story: https://www.bostonglobe.com/2020/04/22/magazine/jubilee-jim-fisk-great-civil-war-score/ Contact info: Chris Bulfinch: cbulfinch@amosmedia.com Jeff Starck: jstarck@amosmedia.com

Duration:00:49:48