Checking That Change: The CFA Interview

“Checking That Change: The CFA Interview” by Jack Topping. [14 July 2019] “And as always, keep checking that change!” shouted the Coins for Amateurs family, donning pirate costumes for “Talk Like a Pirate Day” as they ended their September 19, 2018 livestream. Another successful coin roll hunt, looking for all kinds of nickel varieties, errors, […]

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Website Redesign 2019

“Website Redesign 2019” by Jack Topping [24 June 2019] Fellow numismatists, I am pleased to present to you the new JET Numismatics website! After having the same layout since the inception of JET Numismatics in 2015, a new look (and a new color scheme) was long overdue. This layout includes a more user friendly block […]

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WINS and the Henning Nickel

“WINS and the Henning Nickel” by Jack Topping [20 May 2019] Recently published exclusively for the World Internet Numismatic Society, JET Numismatics Editor Jack Topping authored a short piece on the infamous Henning Nickel for the World Internet Numismatic Society (“WINS”) Newsletter. The Henning Nickel, which is known throughout the numismatic world as one of […]

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Transcription of William J. Topping’s Panama Letter, December 15, 1849

Editor’s note: This transcription was first transcribed in the 1960’s by Charles E. Topping, Sr. This second edition was electronically transcribed by Jack Topping and includes spelling and grammatical corrections from errors found in the first edition. Certain words or sentences (including spelling and grammar errors) are preserved as found in the original document. All […]

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App Review: “Lookzee”

“App Review: Lookzee” is an official iOS app review by Jack Topping for JET Numismatics. This review was completed on an Apple iOS device, for Apple products. All images and other copyrighted material displayed in this review were used with consent from the Lookzee development team. [3 July 2018] The scenario: You are in a […]

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The Magic of Metal Detecting

“The Magic of Metal Detecting” by Jack Topping. [2 May 2018] By definition, a metal detector is “a device that gives an audible or visual signal when its search head comes close to a metallic object”. While this definition would be obvious to some, the intricacies in the art of metal detecting extends far beyond […]

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April Updates Galore

“April Updates Galore” by Jack Topping. [9 April 2018] First announced today on Twitter, JET Numismatics will be going through some website and posting reforms. These changes include: Website Announcements A new, strict posting schedule and other announcements Increased social media posting All of these changes, including release of the long awaited article “The Magic of Metal […]

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Facebook’s Close-Knit Coin Communities

“Facebook’s Close-Knit Coin Communities” by Jack Topping. [13 February 2018] 3,852 members and counting. This ever increasing membership number is just one example of many Facebook groups dedicated to numismatics. “All American Coin Collectors” as it’s known, is a unique yet relatable group of numismatic beginners, experts, photographers, journalists, and everyone else between. Besides a […]

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