Counterfeits on the Rise

With the volatile economic environment due to COVID-19, the Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force of the non-profit Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation ( cautions the coin buying public of an increase in the number of counterfeit coins infiltrating the U.S. coin market. I recommend that you heed their advice in their cautionary article “Counterfeit Precious Metals Websites Erupt With Volatility of Market“.


Coin Show Update

UPDATED: Friday, March 13, 2020 1:30pm

COIN SHOW – Sunday, March 15, 2020

Currently, the BNA Coin Show scheduled for this Sunday, March 15 will proceed as planned. Please check our website frequently for an updated status.

Young Numismatist and Kids Corner

Out of an abundance of caution, we have decided to cancel The Young Numismatist (YN) meeting this Sunday, March 15, 2020. As of this posting, the BNA Coin Show is being held as scheduled.


The BNA Newsletter

The BNA Newsletter NEEDS YOU!

The BNA Newsletter is the primary publication of the Buffalo Numismatic Association. Its content is member driven and cannot exist without the participation of the membership.

Is there an area of coin collecting that you would like to share with the rest of the members? Are you passionate about a particular topic in numismatics? Why not share it with the rest of the membership?

We need your help in order to publish a newsletter consistently. Please contact the newsletter publisher, Jim Bucki at if you would like to submit an article or have any questions.


Educational Seminars

Are you passionate about coin collecting? Do you specialize in a particular area? Colonials? Error coins? Ancient coins? Eisenhower Dollars? Tokens? Medals? Anything coin related…

The BNA is looking for individuals to give a 30 minute presentation on their area of specialty. It is simple and you may get some new people interested in your area of coin collecting.

Send an email to if you would be able to help us spread the greatest hobby on Earth!!


BNA Election Results

On Tuesday, February 11, 2020 The BNA held elections for the Board Of Directors at its Monthly Coin Club Meeting. As stipulated in the BNA By-Laws, the following members were elected to the Board of Directors for a term of two years:

  • Joe Cartonia
  • John Curr
  • Louis Resofsky
  • Dave Tortorice
  • Joe Latimore

Congratulations to the winners and thank you to all the members that


Exhibit Contest 2020

Win by Entering an Exhibit at Gold & Silver Expo 2020

All BNA members are invited to submit an exhibit of their favorite part of coin collecting. Exhibits are a very important part of a major coin shows. It demonstrates to visitors the various aspects for coin collecting.

The Prize will be a
2020 America Silver Eagle!

If you are planning to enter an exhibit, or have questions, please send an email to before Wednesday, April 14, 2020.

Include the following:
• Your Name (Will not be publicly displayed on the exhibit)
• Title of exhibit
• If you need a display case or will you bring your own case.

Note: Items may include coins, paper money, title cards, informational cards, exonumia and other objects related to coin, paper money and/or medal collecting.

Gold & Silver Expo 2020
Friday April 17, 2019 to
Sunday, April 19, 2019


Membership Dues

If your membership is expiring at the end of February, please fill out the form below. Send with payment to The BNA, P.O. Box 6, Lancaster NY 14086. Make checks payable to The BNA.


BNA Elections

Elections for the five Board of Director seats will be held at the next BNA Club Meeting on Tuesday, February 11, 2020. Nominations of members in good standing will be accepted at the February meeting up until voting takes place.


Coin Show Auctions

In an effort to bring more dealers to our Monthly Coin Shows, the auction has been eliminated until further notice. This will free up space for the addition of seven dealer tables. There is currently a waiting list for dealers to set up at our monthly coin shows.

However, the coin auctions at our monthly Coin Club Meetings on Tuesday nights will continue as always. Please make sure you review the Auction Terms and Conditions and use the latest Auction Submission Checklist.