March 30, 2020
Jeff and Chris reflect on a year recording the Coin World Podcast. They review the Coin World print issue from their inaugural week, the April 2019 monthly edition. They also talk about an obscure connection between the Spanish Trail half dollar and a...
March 23, 2020
In the shadow of COVID-19, parallels are widely being drawn to the 1918 Spanish Flu, so Jeff and Chris decide to investigate the impact of that early twentieth-century pandemic on the hobby. They also interview Emily Damstra, a natural science...
March 16, 2020
Jeff and Chris deal with numismatic shakeups in this week's episode. They review the first coinage of the Irish Free State as a nod to St. Patrick's Day and interview Michael Dlugosz, author of a book on British Conder tokens. COVID-19, front of mind...
March 10, 2020
Chris interviews Neil Musante, a numismatic researcher whose recent two-volume work, Medallic Washington, deals with exonumic depictions of the United States' first president. Washington continues as a theme through the episode, as Jeff and Chris...
March 3, 2020
Jeff and Chris speak with the sovereign ruler of Bermania, Allen Berman, a coin dealer and expert in Papal Coinage. They also discuss coinage from micronation, tiny, generally-unrecognized territories and look at an issue of Coin World from 1991....
February 24, 2020
Jeff and Chris speak with David Hendin, an expert in Ancient Jewish and Biblical coinage. They discuss Hendin's experience in publishing, his archaeological work, and his research on Biblical coinage. Our hosts also talk about a popular and accessible...
February 19, 2020
Jeff and Chris discuss artifacts associated with past impeachment, and the collectibility of the tickets and other material relating to the impeachment of Donald Trump. They interview Art Friedberg, an expert in American currency, and consider the nine...
February 10, 2020
Jeff, recently returned from Germany where he was attending the World Money Fair, presents an interview with Coin World contributor Sebastian Wieschowski. Back in the U.S., he and Chris discuss the privy marks that will appear on the 2020 America the Be...
February 3, 2020
Jeff and Chris interview Leonard Augsburger, the Project Coordinator of the Newman Numismatic Portal. They discuss the Portal's origins, the digitization process, and the initiative's future. They also look at an issue of Coin World from 2013, the year that Eric Newman, the program's namesake, began selling his massive coin and literature collection. Contact info:Chris Bulfinch: cbulfinch@amosmedia.comJeff Starck: jstarck@amosmedia.comSign up for the Coin World email newsletter:
January 27, 2020
Jeff and Chris interview Robert Levinson, an expert on early dated coins. The hosts also discuss proof sets of 1970 and demonstrate just how out of date the Coin World Trivia game is.
January 20, 2020
Jeff was able to attend his first FUN show, and he pulled four different people from various aspects of the hobby over to the Coin World booth to discuss their interests and share their news.
January 14, 2020
Author and collector Winston Zach join Chris and Jeff to discuss his new book, Bad Metal, Copper & Nickel, which reviews the landscape for contemporary counterfeit United States coins, and presents a look at those issues in copper and nickel.
January 6, 2020
Jeff and Chris reflect on the painful legacies of some deeply problematic numismatists in the first episode of 2020.
December 31, 2019
Chris and Jeff celebrate the 40th episode of the podcast with a look at numismatic and Coin World history. Chris also concludes his interview with David Fanning.
December 24, 2019
Jeff and Chris talk about one the Enhanced Reverse Proof Silver Eagle and the first part of Chris' interview with David Fanning rounds out the second-to-last episode of the year.
December 17, 2019
Chris and Jeff talk again with Beth Deisher, a former Coin World editor, about her career in publishing and work with Amos Media, both with the Sidney Daily News and Coin World.
December 9, 2019
Jeff and Chris have a well-known guest, LeRoy Van Allen, on the podcast this week. Van Allen is one half of the numismatic duo responsible for creating the identification system for Morgan and Peace Dollar varieties.
December 3, 2019
Jeff and Chris have an illuminating conversation with Peter Tompa of the Ancient Coin Collectors' Guild (ACCG) and read some letters and headlines from Dec. 7, 1988.
November 25, 2019
Jeff and Chris talk with John Kraljevich, an expert on early American coins and medals, whose auction catalogs are widely used as reference works.
November 18, 2019
Chris talks with Matt Dinger, co-host of The Coin Show podcast.
November 11, 2019
Jeff and Chris find religion on this week's Coin world Podcast as they interview Bill Bierly, author of the forthcoming book In God We Trust, which details the story of the national motto's appearance on U.S. currency.
November 4, 2019
British coinage takes center stage on this week’s Coin World Podcast as Jeff and Chris interview Dominic Chorney, an expert in medieval British coins.
October 28, 2019
In a spooky Halloween-themed episode, our hosts of horror talk about coins and medals with macabre imagery. Jeff and Chris also sit down with John Frost, President of the Barber Coin Collectors Society.
October 23, 2019
Jeff and Chris discuss the history of the Carson City Mint and have a wide-ranging interview with mining geologist-turned-Americana-dealer, Fred Holabird.
October 16, 2019
Jeff and Chris talk to Wendell Wolka, the author of references on the obsolete banknotes of Ohio and Indiana.
October 7, 2019
Jeff and Chris talk with Kerry Wetterstrom, a veteran ancient coin collector and researcher.
October 1, 2019
Jeff and Chris talk to Gary Herrmann, who has studied the life and work of Laura Gardin Fraser, the first woman to design a U.S. coin.
September 23, 2019
Jeff and Chris talk to Tom Babinszki, author of The Blind Collector, a blog about his experiences as a visually impaired collector.
September 16, 2019
Jeff and Chris interview Beth Deisher, of the Anti-Counterfeiting Education Foundation. They also discuss the commemoration of the September 11th.
September 9, 2019
Jeff and Chris think celebrate the start of the school year by talking about Montessori notes, Italian 500-lire notes printed between 1990 and 1997, the last such notes produced before the introduction of the euro. They also talk about the SS Central America, one of the most famous shipwreck treasures, and talk with George Corell about his research on Confederate coinage.
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