Counterfeit Coin Bulletin
The Counterfeit Coin Bulletin was a publication of the American Numismatic Association
American Numismatic Association
The American Numismatic Association was founded in 1891 by Dr. George F. Heath in Chicago, Illinois. The ANA was formed to advance the knowledge of numismatics along educational, historical and scientific lines, as well as enhance interest in the hobby.The ANA national headquarters and museum is...

, released three times a year to help battle counterfeiting of collector coins. Issued on a subscription basis, the bulletin was produced in conjunction with the International Association of Professional Numismatists
International Association of Professional Numismatists
The International Association of Professional Numismatists , founded in 1951, is a non-profit organisation of the leading international numismatic firms...

 (IAPN), which operates the International Bureau for the Suppression of Counterfeit Coins (IBSCC) and maintains close links with mints, police forces
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, museums, collectors and coin dealers.

Eight issues were produced between April 2000 and December 2002, after which the ANA ceased publication.

The publication was previously known as the Bulletin on Counterfeits, and was published out of Switzerland
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by the IBSCC.

As of Nov 30th 2006, The entire series of The IBSCC Bulletin on Counterfeits was incorporated into with permission from the copyright holder.

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