Preserving our freedom to collect


The Ancient Coin Collectors Guild has become a driving force in the ongoing effort to protect coin collectors and museums in which coins are stored from being forced to give up these items to foreign governments under the premise the coins are the cultural patrimony of the claimant nation. — Richard Giedroyc, World Coin News April 26, 2010



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British Museum and eBay reach agreement

The British Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS), managed by the British Museum, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with eBay UK to help prevent the illicit sale of British antiquities that fall under the purview of the Treasure Act. The ACCG registered its concerns about this agreement, to which the PAS responded. Full story

The Medici Conspiracy Reviewed

David G. Giles reviews the Peter Watson book "The Medici Conspiracy". This is an unsolicited review extracted from the "Archaeonews" mail list. Mr. Giles is a bookseller specializing in books about ancient art and particulary ancient glass. Full story

ACCG grant makes a difference

A correspondence from one of the teachers at a school receiving the ACCG New Schools Grant describes the impact that this ACE program has had on students. Schools supported by ACCG under this program receive genuine ancient coins for classroom study and for them to keep. Full story

Senator urges consideration for collectors

Senator Charles E. Schumer (D-NY) has formally asked Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs, Dina Powell, to consider the consequences of import restrictions on American citizens who study and appreciate the richness of China's culture. Full story

ACCG & Art Loss Register sign cross cooperation agreement

The ACCG has entered an agreement with Art Loss Register that will provide a substantial benefit to collectors who have been victimized by theft. Full story

Coins and Classics Appeal to Youngsters

Zee Ann Poerio, an elementary school teacher in Pittsburgh has parlayed success upon success in teaching the classics with the help of ancient coins and ancient coin collectors. She thanked collectors and collector organizations for that help in a recent post to the online discussion list Moneta-L. Full story

ACCG has "Friends" in Congress

The ACCG "Friend of Numismatics" award has been presented to three incumbent congressmen from the State of Wisconsin who have actively supported Ancient Coin Collecting. Full story

Collectors Rights Win in Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Republican Party has formally supported collector rights and called for legislative protection. Full story

Guild Announces Election Results

Members of the ACCG have duly elected three Directors for four year positions on the guild's governing board. Full story

State Department ignores collector appeals

The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs has repeatedly and consistently refused to provide the ACCG and Numismatic Trade organizations with requested details about foreign state requests for import restrictions. Full story

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