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Revived ANA Money Museum Exhibit Now Online

The ANA Money Museum’s exhibit, “Coins, Crown & Conflict: An Exploration of Cromwell’s England” – originally displayed in 2007-08 – can now be appreciated virtually. The popular exhibit was based on the history of the English Civil Wars and featured some of the great rarities of English coins (including the Petition Crown), as well as […]

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Revived ANA Money Museum Exhibit Now Online

The ANA Money Museum’s exhibit, “Coins, Crown & Conflict: An Exploration of Cromwell’s England” – originally displayed in 2007-08 – can now be appreciated virtually. The popular exhibit was based on the history of the English Civil Wars and featured some of the great rarities of English coins (including the Petition Crown), as well as […]

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ANA: Recognize Fellow Collectors and Nominate Deserving Hobbyists

Deadline for Award Nominations is January 15   Each year, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) presents awards to deserving individuals in recognition of outstanding dedication to numismatics. The ANA is now accepting individual nominations for 2021 awards and Numismatic Hall of Fame “Modern Era” candidates. All nominations can be submitted in writing and online – […]

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ANA Board of Governors Approves $5.17 Million Budget for FY 2020-21

  At a September 29 teleconference meeting, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) Board of Governors unanimously passed a $5.17 million budget for Fiscal Year 2020-21 – a nearly 10 percent decrease from the previous year’s approved budget. The new fiscal year begins Nov. 1. “It’s no secret that COVID-19 has hit us hard financially,” said […]

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Burnett Anderson Memorial, Booster Awards Presented by ANA at Virtual Event

The Burnett Anderson Memorial Award for Excellence in Numismatic Writing is presented annually to a researcher, author, or journalist in recognition of his or her body of work and career contributions to numismatics. First conferred posthumously to its namesake in 1999 at the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) 108th Anniversary Convention, the award is intended to […]

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Closed Amid Pandemic, ANA Money Museum Reopens to Public

New Guidelines Encourage Public Safety Amid COVID-19 Concerns   The ANA Money Museum in Colorado Springs has reopened to the public after being closed for nearly six months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The museum is open on a revised schedule with limited days and hours – Wednesdays through Fridays from 11 a.m. to 3 […]

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Numismatic Leaders Receive Recognition on ANA Virtual Platform

Leaders in numismatics are essential for helping others to grow within the hobby. Whether that leadership is provided through teaching, mentoring, research, writing, or leading conventions and shows, these activities help foster learning for all collectors. The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) biggest influencers were recognized during two virtual awards programs on September 1 and 2. […]

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ANA, ‘Remember the Member’

By Barbara J. Gregory
The September 2020 issue of The Numismatist (Page 55) carried a heartfelt plea from American Numismatic Association Executive Director Kim Kiick urging optimism with regard to the future of the hobby and the American Numismatic Association. Although her comments saddened me greatly, they were solidly on the mark

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ANA: Young Numismatist 6th Annual Live Auction, eLearning Seminars

By the American Numismatic Association (ANA) …… Young Numismatist 6th Annual Live Auction Join fellow young numismatists to bid on over 100 lots at a live auction hosted by ANA Numismatic Educator Sam Gelberd. Lots include U.S. and foreign coins, as well as Mint sets, banknotes, and numismatic literature. Whether you’ve participated in auctions before, […]

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ANA Members Recognized at Virtual Awards Ceremonies

Numismatics is the study and collection of coins, paper money, tokens, and medals, but at the American Numismatic Association (ANA) it is the people who truly define the hobby. Several individuals were recognized for their service and commitment to numismatics during the virtual Membership & Literary Awards and Service Awards, September 1 and 2. To […]

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Highest ANA Awards Given to Numismatists Making a Difference

American Numismatic Association to Honor Recipients Virtually   The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is honoring several numismatists who not only lead by example but pave new avenues within the numismatic hobby. Recognized for their dedication, hard work, passion and contributions, these recipients will be acknowledged during the ANA’s virtual Membership & Literary Awards and Service […]

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Exceptional Numismatic Writers Receive ANA Awards

The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) 2020 literary awards – recognizing articles published in the 2019 volume of its official magazine, The Numismatist – will be presented virtually on September 1 at 12 p.m. (MDT). The Numismatist was launched by ANA founder and first editor Dr. George F. Heath in 1888, and this year marks its […]

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ANA to Celebrate Numismatic Award Recipients on Virtual Platform

Every year, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) honors members who go above and beyond with their service and dedication to numismatics, as well as recognizing member longevity in the Association. Due to the cancellation of the 2020 World’s Fair of Money, the ANA will celebrate membership, literary, and service awards on a virtual platform. Led […]

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ANA to Hold Virtual Awards Ceremony

Every year, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) honors members with their service and dedication to numismatics, as well as recognizing member longevity in the Association.
Due to the cancellation of the 2020 World’s Fair of Money, the ANA will celebrate membership, literary and service awards on a virtual platform, the organization announced in an Aug. 18 press release

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Limited-Edition 2020 Silver Eagles, “No Show” Pandas Offered by American Numismatic Association

2020 “No Show” Pandas Also Available   American Numismatic Association Living President Signature Labels Limited-edition 2020 American Silver Eagles certified by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) with original signatures from 16 living American Numismatic Association (ANA) presidents are being offered as a membership promotion for the nonprofit hobby organization. The program is made possible by the […]

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New Chief Financial Officers Joins American Numismatic Association

Controller Carol Hull Retiring After 17 Years of Services   The American Numismatic Association (ANA) welcomed Brent W. Howe as its new chief financial officer (CFO) on August 5. Howe has a deep background in financial management and administration, with broad experience in the education, health care, manufacturing and defense sectors. Howe most recently worked […]

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American Numismatic Association Honors Distinguished Numismatists with Awards

Every year, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) recognizes members who go above and beyond with their service and dedication to numismatics. The following awards, which are typically presented at the World’s Fair of Money, will be awarded during the Service Awards Presentation virtual event on Sept. 2 at 12 p.m. MT. Adna G. Wilde Jr. […]

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Jeff Garrett: Join a Numismatic Coin Club Fraternity

Love coin collecting? Make it official with a coin club membership Coin Clubs By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) …… One of the most impactful aspects of the COVID-19 crisis has been the amount of time individuals are spending online. People around the country are now shopping online who had resisted this trend […]

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World’s Fair of Money 2020 Officially Cancelled by ANA

ANA Board of Governors Commits to Pittsburgh for 2023 World’s Fair of Money   The American Numismatic Association (ANA) Board of Governors voted on July 14 to officially cancel the 2020 World’s Fair of Money®. The show was originally scheduled for August 4-8 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. COVID-19 restrictions, however, have made continuing with the Pittsburgh […]

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ANA Awards 2020 College Scholarships

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) has awarded 2020 college scholarships to Abigail Zechman from Clermont, Florida, and Colin Feitl from Hebron, Kentucky. Each winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship to use toward tuition at an institution of their choice. “The annual scholarship is an opportunity for the American Numismatic Association to expand on its core […]

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How Has the COVID-19 Pandemic Affected Collecting?

By Mark Benvenuto
There is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020 has changed everyday life in the United States, and indeed the world, in countless ways. How we collect probably qualifies as a pretty small change, but nevertheless, this pandemic will most likely color how we go about assembling collections of great coins, bank notes, and medals for years and possibly decades to come. We thought it might be a good idea to query some of the people most actively involved in our hobby to see what is different for them, to see what has become more of a challenge, and to see if there might actually be any upsides or strange pluses to an event that put most of the world on lock-down in 2020

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Experience a Virtual Reality Tour at the Money Museum

Museum enthusiasts, history aficionados and coin collectors can explore the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) Money Museum exhibit, “Money of Empire: Elizabeth to Elizabeth”, in a new 360-degree virtual reality tour that can be viewed from a computer or a VR headset. Visitors can experience close-up images of many of the exhibit’s objects, allowing views from […]

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2020 World’s Fair of Money suspended

ANA Board of Governors to Consider Alternate Options
The American Numismatic Association (ANA) announced today the suspension of the 2020 World’s Fair of Money. The show, originally scheduled for August 4-8 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is the largest annual coin and paper-currency event in the United States

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2020 World’s Fair of Money suspended

ANA Board of Governors to Consider Alternate Options
The American Numismatic Association (ANA) announced today the suspension of the 2020 World’s Fair of Money. The show, originally scheduled for August 4-8 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is the largest annual coin and paper-currency event in the United States

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World’s Fair of Money 2020 Suspended Due to COVID-19

World’s Fair of Money Alternate Options to be Condisdered by ANA Board of Governors   The American Numismatic Assciation (ANA) announced today the suspension of the 2020 World’s Fair of Money®. The show, originally scheduled for August 4-8 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is the largest annual coin and paper-currency event in the United States. The ANA […]

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ANA Podcast Covers Conversations About Coins and Paper Currency

“Two Bits”, a new podcast from the American Numismatic Association (ANA), is now available on money.org/podcast. Its hosts, ANA Museum Curator Douglas Mudd and The Numismatist author Mitch Sanders, discuss wide-ranging topics about numismatics and the world of coins and paper currency. In the inaugural episode of “Two Bits”, the hosts discuss collecting during the […]

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New ANA eLearning Academy Provides Taste of Summer Seminar

Collectors Can Register for Free Condensed Courses   During what would have been the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) annual Summer Seminar event – June 29-July 10, the Association will instead offer free virtual courses through its new ANA eLearning Academy. Eleven courses that would have been offered during the week-long Summer Seminar will be offered […]

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ANA Launches eLearning Academy

During what would have been the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) annual Summer Seminar event – June 29-July 10, the Association will instead offer free virtual courses through its new ANA eLearning Academy, the company announced in a June 1 press release.
Eleven courses that would have been offered during the week-long Summer Seminar will be offered in a condensed one- to two-hour online format. Courses are open to both ANA members and non-members; there is no charge to participate but preregistration is required

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ANA World’s Fair of Money planning continues

August Convention Remains on the Schedule
While the country begins to re-open for business and stay-at-home restrictions are lifted, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) continues to plan for the World’s Fair of Money. The premier convention features all things related to coin collecting

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ANA World’s Fair of Money Presently Undeterred by Pandemic

While the country begins to re-open for business and stay-at-home restrictions are lifted, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) continues to plan for the World’s Fair of Money. The premier convention features all things related to coin collecting. This year, the ANA is returning to Pittsburgh, Penn

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ANA World’s Fair of Money Planning Continues

August Convention Remains on the Schedule   While the country begins to re-open for business and stay-at-home restrictions are lifted, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) continues to plan for the World’s Fair of Money. The premier convention features all things related to coin collecting. This year, the ANA is returning to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, August 4-8. […]

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ANA World’s Fair of Money planning continues

August Convention Remains on the Schedule
While the country begins to re-open for business and stay-at-home restrictions are lifted, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) continues to plan for the World’s Fair of Money. The premier convention features all things related to coin collecting

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Bowers on collecting: The latest book update

As you read these words I am immersed in writing a book for Whitman about the numismatic world from 1932 to date. In that year the world was in the depth of the Depression, and in America, many would consider the year and the beginning of the next to represent the point when the economy touched bottom

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ANA World’s Fair of Money Medal Created by Don Everhart

Retired United States Mint designer, sculptor, and engraver Don Everhart has finished his plaster sculpts of the American Numismatic Association (ANA) World’s Fair of Money 129th Convention Medal. The medal depicts the bust of Pittsburgh-area-born environmentalist and biologist Rachel Carson. The August 4–8 ANA Convention is in a state of uncertainty in light of the […]

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American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money 129th Convention medal created by Don Everhart

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania — Retired United States Mint designer, sculptor, and engraver, Don Everhart, has finished his plaster sculpts of the American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money 129th Convention medal

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Donna Frater Named New ANA Director of Development & Membership

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) announced this week that Donna Frater has been named the new director of development and membership. Frater most recently served as the Association’s manager of development. Frater is taking the reins from departing Membership Director Cary Hardy. A 22-year employee of the ANA, Hardy accepted a position with another nonprofit […]

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Donna Frater named new ANA Director of Development & Membership

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) announced this week that Donna Frater has been named the new director of development and membership. Frater most recently served as the Association’s manager of development

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ANA School of Numismatics offers seminar in Pittsburgh

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is offering an educational course through its Florence Schook School of Numismatics, held in conjunction with the Pittsburgh World’s Fair of Money. “Intermediate Grading of U

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American Numismatic Association consolidates staff responsibilities

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) eliminated several staff positions this week as a response to COVID-19 and the resulting suspension of several programs.
“Yesterday, I had the sad task of having to bid farewell to four of our team members working in areas of club outreach, facilities, library and seminar/events,” says ANA Executive Director Kim Kiick

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American Numismatic Association consolidates staff responsibilities

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) eliminated several staff positions this week as a response to COVID-19 and the resulting suspension of several programs.
“Yesterday, I had the sad task of having to bid farewell to four of our team members working in areas of club outreach, facilities, library and seminar/events,” says ANA Executive Director Kim Kiick

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American Numismatic Association Consolidates Staff Responsibilities

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) eliminated several staff positions last week as a response to COVID-19 and the resulting suspension of several programs. “[Last week], I had the sad task of having to bid farewell to four of our team members working in areas of club outreach, facilities, library and seminar/events,” says ANA Executive Director […]

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ANA School of Numismatics offers seminar in Pittsburgh

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is offering an educational course through its Florence Schook School of Numismatics, held in conjunction with the Pittsburgh World’s Fair of Money. “Intermediate Grading of U

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ANA School of Numismatics Offers Coin Grading Seminar in Pittsburgh

  The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is offering an educational course through its Florence Schook School of Numismatics, held in conjunction with the Pittsburgh World’s Fair of Money®. “Intermediate U.S. Coin Grading” will be offered prior to the show. The convention begins August 4 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, located at 1000 Fort […]

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Coin collectors and history buffs can access free digital content

American Numismatic Association Offers Free Membership During National Coin Week
For a limited time, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) is offering a free digital “Gold” membership to anyone who joins the coin collecting organization during National Coin Week, April 19-25.
The ANA is a congressionally chartered, nonprofit educational organization dedicated to encouraging the study and collection of coins and related items

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National Coin Week: Join the ANA, Get Free Access to Digital Content

The American Numismatic Association Offers Free Membership During National Coin Week   For a limited time, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) is offering a free digital “Gold” membership to anyone who joins the coin collecting organization during National Coin Week, April 19-25. The ANA is a congressionally chartered, nonprofit educational organization dedicated to encouraging the […]

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Coin collectors and history buffs can access free digital content

American Numismatic Association Offers Free Membership During National Coin Week
For a limited time, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) is offering a free digital “Gold” membership to anyone who joins the coin collecting organization during National Coin Week, April 19-25.
The ANA is a congressionally chartered, nonprofit educational organization dedicated to encouraging the study and collection of coins and related items

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ANA Cancels 2020 Summer Seminars

The 2020 Summer Seminar, scheduled for June 27-July 9 in Colorado Springs, Colo., has been canceled due to coronavirus (COVID-19) safety concerns, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) announced in an April 4 statement.
“While it seemed inevitable with each passing week, we were officially notified by Colorado College today that they are suspending all summer programs and camps in order to ‘restrict participants who have traveled to or from affected areas’ associated with the coronavirus pandemic,” says ANA Executive Director Kim Kiick

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American Numismatic Association Cancels 2020 Summer Seminar

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) announced that the 2020 Summer Seminar, scheduled for June 27-July 9 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, has been cancelled due to coronavirus (COVID-19) safety concerns. “While it seemed inevitable with each passing week, we were officially notified by Colorado College today that they are suspending all summer programs and camps in […]

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American Numismatic Association cancels 2020 Summer Seminar

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) announced that the 2020 Summer Seminar, scheduled for June 27-July 9 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, has been cancelled due to coronavirus (COVID-19) safety concerns.
“While it seemed inevitable with each passing week, we were officially notified by Colorado College today that they are suspending all summer programs and camps in order to ‘restrict participants who have traveled to or from affected areas’ associated with the coronavirus pandemic,” says ANA Executive Director Kim Kiick

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Money Talks Speakers Wanted for ANA Pittsburgh World’s Fair of Money

American Numismatic Association (ANA) members are encouraged to share their ideas and research with fellow hobbyists by delivering a Money Talks presentation at the 2020 World’s Fair of Money® in Pittsburgh, August 4-8 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. Those interested in giving a Money Talks presentation should submit an online proposal at money.org/numismatic-events/money-talks. […]

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Money Talks Speakers Wanted for Pittsburgh World’s Fair of Money

American Numismatic Association (ANA) members are encouraged to share their ideas and research with fellow hobbyists by delivering a Money Talks presentation at the 2020 World’s Fair of Money® in Pittsburgh, Aug. 4-8 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center

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Money Talks speakers wanted for Pittsburgh World’s Fair of Money

American Numismatic Association (ANA) members are encouraged to share their ideas and research with fellow hobbyists by delivering a Money Talks presentation at the 2020 World’s Fair of Money in Pittsburgh, August 4-8 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center

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No School? Use Pocket Change to Help Educate Children at Home

National Coin Week, April 19-25, 2020, emphasizes that money is history you can hold in your hands Common, everyday pocket change at home can be used to help educate children whether their schools are temporarily closed or not, according to the nonprofit American Numismatic Association (ANA). The 25,000-member organization will mark the 97th annual National […]

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No school? Use pocket change to help educate children at home

National Coin Week, April 19-25, 2020, emphasizes that money is history you can hold in your hands
Common, everyday pocket change at home can be used to help educate children whether their schools are temporarily closed or not, according to the nonprofit American Numismatic Association (ANA). The 25,000-member organization will mark the 97th annual National Coin Week, April 19-25, 2020

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A Message From American Numismatic Association Executive Director Kim Kiick

To our American Numismatic Association community, While this Coronavirus has impacted all facets of our lives, the American Numismatic Association has been focused on how we can keep our members safe and engaged. Sharing our collecting passion with others is part of what makes the hobby so enjoyable, and the ANA offers an abundance of […]

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Longest-Running Editor-in-Chief of ANA’s Numismatist Retires

Barbara Gregory Closes ANA Chapter in April After 38 years at the American Numismatic Association (ANA), The Numismatist Editor-in-Chief Barbara Gregory will retire next month. Her legend as the longest-running editor-in-chief at the ANA began in 1988. She also is the first female to hold the position. In mid-April, she passes the editorial responsibilities to […]

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Longest-running ANA editor-in-chief retires

Gregory Closes ANA Chapter in April
After 38 years at the American Numismatic Association (ANA), The Numismatist Editor-in-Chief Barbara Gregory will retire next month. Her legend as the longest-running editor-in-chief at the ANA began in 1988

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Exhibit Award Winners Announced for ANA 2020 National Money Show

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) presented 25 competitive exhibit awards at the 2020 Atlanta National Money Show. Winners were announced at the Exhibit Awards Presentation and Reception on Saturday, February 29. Dennis Schafluetzel received the Steven J. D’Ippolito Award for Excellence in Numismatic Exhibiting (best of show) for his exhibit, “Chattanooga Depression & Clearing House […]

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Heritage’s Mark Borckardt Named ANA 2020 Numismatist of the Year

Heritage Auctions Senior Numismatist Mark Borckardt received one of the highest individual honors within the hobby when he was named 2020 Numismatist of the Year by the American Numismatic Association (ANA). “This honor is important to me,” Borckardt said. “This award validates my numismatic work over many years.” A numismatist for 40 years, Borckardt has […]

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Heritage Auctions’ Mark Borckardt named 2020 Numismatist of the Year by American Numismatic Association

Award places Heritage Auctions senior numismatist in elite company among top numismatists
Dallas, Texas (March 16, 2020) — Heritage Auctions Senior Numismatist Mark Borckardt received one of the highest individual honors within the hobby when he was named 2020 Numismatist of the Year by the American Numismatic Association.
“This honor is important to me,” Borckardt said

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ANA: Coronavirus Update for American Numismatic Association Members

As the number of cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to increase nationally, our highest priority is to protect the health and safety of our members, staff, volunteers and community. As things stand today, we are still planning to hold our 2020 Summer Seminar and Pittsburgh World’s Fair of Money®. Colorado College has informed us that […]

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Rob Oberth Appointed Newest Member of ANA Board of Governors

Rob Oberth, president of RoundTable Trading – an association for coin dealers and collectors – became the newest member of the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) Board of Governors on March 12, 2020. Oberth’s appointment came after board member Paul Montgomery tendered his resignation earlier in the day. An ANA Life Member, Oberth ran for a […]

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Viewpoint: Reply to ANA Hindsight and Vision

By Ron Brown 
 
Mr. Ellsworth,
Your recent exposition on taking the ANA members out of the selection process for electing the President and Vice President of the ANA and abdicating it to some inside selection process is most offensive. Your rationale is insulting and injudicious

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Submissions Accepted for ANA Young Numismatist Literary Awards

Submissions for the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) annual Young Numismatist Literary Awards competition are being accepted through April 1. The awards were established to encourage young writers and promote future numismatic ­authors and ­researchers. The contest is open to young writers in three age groups, all of whom will compete for cash awards and numismatic […]

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Submissions accepted for ANA’s Club Publications competition

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is currently accepting submissions for the 2020 Barbara J. Gregory Outstanding Club Publications competition

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Submissions Now Accepted for ANA Club Publications Competition

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is currently accepting submissions for the 2020 Barbara J. Gregory Outstanding Club Publications competition. The contest is open to member clubs that are current with their ANA dues, and do not have an elected or salaried ANA officer as editor or assistant editor. Completed submissions must be received by April […]

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Bowers on collecting: Social news of a century ago

The November 1919 issue of The Numismatist told of the annual convention of the American Numismatic Association held at Philadelphia from October 4 through the 8th. Included was “The Social Side of the Convention,” which told this:
The automobile ride to Valley Forge on Sunday afternoon was one of the most enjoyable features on the program

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Scholarships Available For ANA Summer Seminar 2020 Military Numismatics Class

There are scholarships available for the Military Numismatics Class being held the second week of ANA’s Summer Seminar, July 5-8, 2020. Below is a summary of the class.
“Allied Military 2 franc notes were secretly printed in the United States for the D-Day invasion of France

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United States Mint Director Ryder To Participate in the ANA 2020 National Money Show

On Feb. 21, The United States Mint (Mint) announced that they will be at booth #729 at the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) National Money Show on Feb. 27, 2020, at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, Ga

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United States Mint Director David J. Ryder to participate in the American Numismatic Association’s 2020 National Money Show

Washington — The United States Mint (Mint) will be at booth #729 at the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) National Money Show on February 27, 2020, at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, GA.
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Atlanta National Money Show Awaits Collectors

Coin collectors are enthusiastically anticipating the National Money Show in Atlanta, Febuary 27-29. The three-day event, sponsored by the nonprofit American Numismatic Association (ANA), is expected to attract thousands of coin collectors from Georgia and throughout the U.S. eager to buy, sell and see more than $100 million of historic numismatic treasures. Hundreds of coin […]

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United States Represented at 2020 World Money Fair

A United States numismatic contingent gathers for a photo during a Jan. 29 reception hosted by the Japanese Embassy in Berlin, Germany, in association with the 2020 World Money Fair. From left: Mary Lynn Garrett, governor on the American Numismatic Association board of directors; Robert Fickling, U

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World’s Money Fair: Call for Papers at ANA 2020 Sundman Lectures

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is currently accepting proposals for the 2020 Maynard Sundman Littleton Coin Company Lecture Series. Presentations will be given August 5 during the symposium at the Pittsburgh World’s Fair of Money®. Proposals must be received by April 3. This year, Americans celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the […]

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Papers accepted for Sundman Lecture Series

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The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is currently accepting proposals for the 2020 Maynard Sundman Littleton Coin Company Lecture Series. Presentations will be given August 5 during the symposium at the Pittsburgh World’s Fair of Money

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Peter van Alfen Honored With ANA Burnett Anderson Memorial Award

Style and Substance Meet in Peter van Alfen’s Writings The Burnett Anderson Memorial Award for Excellence in Numismatic Writing is presented annually to a researcher, author or journalist in recognition of his or her body of work and career contributions in numismatics. First conferred posthumously to its namesake in 1999, at the American Numismatic Association’s […]

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Van Alfen honored with ANA Burnett Anderson Memorial Award

Style and Substance Meet in Peter van Alfen’s Writings
The Burnett Anderson Memorial Award for Excellence in Numismatic Writing is presented annually to a researcher, author, or journalist in recognition of his or her body of work and career contributions in numismatics. First conferred posthumously to its namesake in 1999, at the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) 108th Anniversary convention, the award is intended to recognize quality and integrity in numismatic wordsmithing of every kind

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Van Alfen honored with ANA Burnett Anderson Memorial Award

Style and Substance Meet in Peter van Alfen’s Writings
The Burnett Anderson Memorial Award for Excellence in Numismatic Writing is presented annually to a researcher, author, or journalist in recognition of his or her body of work and career contributions in numismatics. First conferred posthumously to its namesake in 1999, at the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) 108th Anniversary convention, the award is intended to recognize quality and integrity in numismatic wordsmithing of every kind

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Van Alfen Honored with Burnett Anderson Memorial Award

On Jan. 16, the economic historian and author, Peter van Alfen, received The Burnett Anderson Memorial Award for Excellence in Numismatic Writing. Presentation of the award took place at the American Numismatic Society’s Annual Gala Dinner, held at the Harvard Club in New York City

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ANA and NGC to launch ANA Registry

Colorado Springs, Colorado (January 28, 2020) — The American Numismatic Association (ANA) and Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) have partnered to launch the ANA Registry later this year.
The ANA is the country’s largest nonprofit coin-collecting organization, as well as one of the oldest and most prestigious

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ANA and NGC to Launch ANA Registry

On Jan. 28, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) and Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) announced that they have partnered to launch the ANA Registry later this year, according to the American Numismatic Association.
The ANA is the country’s largest nonprofit coin-collecting organization, as well as one of the oldest and most prestigious

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American Numismatic Association and NGC to Launch ANA Registry

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) and Numismatic Guaranty Corporation® (NGC®) have partnered to launch the ANA Registry later this year. The ANA is the country’s largest nonprofit coin-collecting organization, as well as one of the oldest and most prestigious. Founded in 1891, the ANA has approximately 25,000 members and is the only numismatic organization chartered […]

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ANA and NGC to launch ANA Registry

Colorado Springs, Colorado (January 28, 2020) — The American Numismatic Association (ANA) and Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) have partnered to launch the ANA Registry later this year.
The ANA is the country’s largest nonprofit coin-collecting organization, as well as one of the oldest and most prestigious

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Strike gold in Atlanta: Y’all are invited!

The great state of Georgia is no stranger to organized numismatics. You might remember a few years ago when the Whitman Coin and Collectibles Expo—usually hosted in Baltimore three times a year—was held in Atlanta

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Jeff Garrett: See You at the ANA Summer Seminar

There is no better numismatic education for new collectors, prospective dealers and professionals seeking to sharpen their skills   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) …… Last summer, I had the pleasure of spending nearly a week in Colorado Springs as an instructor at the annual American Numismatic Association (ANA) Summer Seminar. While […]

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Registration Open for 52nd Annual ANA Summer Seminar

Register by April 3 for Discounts   Registration is open for those looking to attend the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) annual Summer Seminar. Located in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on the Colorado College campus adjacent to the ANA headquarters, Summer Seminar features classes to suit virtually every collector’s hobby needs. This once-a-year opportunity for numismatic learning […]

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ANA College Scholarships Available to Young Collectors

On Jan. 7, the American Numismatic Association announced that applications for college scholarships are being accepted through March 13. The scholarship fund was established in 2014 to provide a graduating high school senior who is also a member of the ANA with $1,000 to use at the university, community college, or trade school of the student’s choice

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Registration open for 52nd annual Summer Seminar

Register by April 3 for Discounts
Registration is open for those looking to attend the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) annual Summer Seminar. Located in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on the Colorado College campus adjacent to the ANA headquarters, Summer Seminar features classes to suit virtually every collector’s hobby needs

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ANA College Scholarships Available to Young Collectors

Applications for college scholarships provided by the American Numismatic Association (ANA) are being accepted through March 13. The scholarship fund was established in 2014 to provide a graduating high school senior who is also a member of the ANA with $1,000 to use at the university, community college, or trade school of the student’s choice. […]

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ANA college scholarships available to young collectors

Applications for college scholarships provided by the American Numismatic Association (ANA) are being accepted through March 13. The scholarship fund was established in 2014 to provide a graduating high school senior who is also a member of the ANA with $1,000 to use at the university, community college, or trade school of the student’s choice

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ANA Executive Director Kim Kiick to be Recognized as Numismatic Ambassador

Kim Kiick will be Honored as Numismatic Ambassador at FUN Convention During the Florida United Numismatists 65th annual convention (the FUN Show), American Numismatic Association (ANA) Executive Director Kim Kiick will be recognized as a Numismatic Ambassador. On Friday, January 10, Dave Harper, retired editor of Numismatic News, will present the award to Kiick during […]

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ANA executive director to be recognized as Numismatic Ambassador

Kim Kiick will be Honored at FUN Convention in January
During the Florida United Numismatists 65th annual convention, American Numismatic Association Executive Director Kim Kiick will be recognized as a Numismatic Ambassador. On Friday, January 10, Dave Harper, retired editor of Numismatic News, will present the award to Kiick during the Ambassador Award Breakfast

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PNG 2020 YN Scholarship Competition Opens

The annual Professional Numismatists Guild Young Numismatist (YN) Scholarship Competition has opened. The PNG will provide a scholarship to a deserving YN to attend one session of the 2020 American Numismatic Association Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, Colo., June 27-July 2 or July 4-9

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PNG 2020 YN Scholarship Competition opens

Young Numismatists have until March 13, 2020, to submit an essay
(Temecula, California) December 2, 2019 — The annual Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) Young Numismatist (YN) Scholarship Competition has opened. The PNG will provide a scholarship to a deserving YN to attend one session of the 2020 American Numismatic Association Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, Colorado, June 27-July 2 or July 4-9

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PNG 2020 Young Numismatist Scholarship Competition Opens

YNs have until March 13, 2020 to submit an essay   The annual Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) Young Numismatist (YN) Scholarship Competition has opened. The PNG will provide a scholarship to a deserving YN to attend one session of the 2020 American Numismatic Association (ANA) Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, Colorado, June 27-July 2 or […]

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Bill Fivaz will update the hobby on cherrypicking coin die varieties at the ANA National Money Show, February 27, 2020

Dennis Tucker and Bill Fivaz reviewing die varieties at a November 21, 2019, editorial meeting.
(Pelham, Alabama) — Bill Fivaz, coauthor of the Cherrypickers’ Guide to Rare Die Varieties of United States Coins, will give an overview of today’s hobby and the market at the American Numismatic Association’s National Money Show on February 27, 2020, in Atlanta

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Expand Your Numismatic Knowledge: Apply for ANA Summer Seminar Scholarships

Available for Young Collectors and Adult Hobbyists Full and partial scholarships are available to both youths and adults who wish to attend the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) highly acclaimed 2020 Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Dates for the two one-week sessions are June 27-July 2 and July 4-9. Scholarships will be awarded on the […]

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Bill Fivaz will update the hobby on cherrypicking coin die varieties at the ANA National Money Show, February 27, 2020

Dennis Tucker and Bill Fivaz reviewing die varieties at a November 21, 2019, editorial meeting.
(Pelham, Alabama) — Bill Fivaz, coauthor of the Cherrypickers’ Guide to Rare Die Varieties of United States Coins, will give an overview of today’s hobby and the market at the American Numismatic Association’s National Money Show on February 27, 2020, in Atlanta

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Unexpectedly high demand leads the Guide Book of United States Coins back to press

(Pelham, Alabama) — In a sign of the strength of the coin-collecting hobby, dramatically higher than usual demand has caused Whitman Publishing to go back to press with the spiralbound version of the Guide Book of United States Coins, 73rd edition.
The Guide Book, published since 1946 and popularly known as the “Red Book,” is the best-selling annual price guide for the coin-collecting hobby

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Unexpectedly high demand leads the Guide Book of United States Coins back to press

(Pelham, Alabama) — In a sign of the strength of the coin-collecting hobby, dramatically higher than usual demand has caused Whitman Publishing to go back to press with the spiralbound version of the Guide Book of United States Coins, 73rd edition.
The Guide Book, published since 1946 and popularly known as the “Red Book,” is the best-selling annual price guide for the coin-collecting hobby

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So You Want to Be a Classical Numismatist? Ancient Coins for Beginners

CoinWeek Ancient Coin Series by Mike Markowitz ….. THE HIGHEST PRAISE THAT one ancient coin collector can give another is to say he or she “has an eye for coins.” Someone with this remarkable ability can look at a tray of a hundred nearly identical pieces and unerringly pick out the three or four best […]

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CoinWeek Podcast #121: Numismatist Editor Barbara Gregory

 CoinWeek Podcast #121: Numismatist Editor Barbara Gregory Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on iTunes. Longtime editor of the American Numismatic Association’s Numismatist Magazine joins us to talk about the hobby’s “publication of record” and how its stories impact the market. If you haven’t heard, Barbara […]

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CoinWeek Podcast #121: Numismatist Editor Barbara Gregory

 CoinWeek Podcast #121: Numismatist Editor Barbara Gregory Mobile phone users. Stream this podcast for free by downloading the podomatic app or subscribe to the CoinWeek Podcast on iTunes. Barbara Gregory, the longtime editor of the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) Numismatist magazine joins us to talk about the hobby’s “publication of record” and how its stories impact the market. If […]

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Beth Deisher teaches families how to win “The Widow Game”

Beth Deisher’s Cash In Your Coins: Selling the Rare Coins You’ve Inherited has been released in a new third edition by Whitman Publishing. The 304-page volume is available online and in bookstores and hobby shops nationwide

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Book About What to do When You Inherit Coins Available From ANA

Keeping or Disposing of a Coin Collection   So you’ve inherited a coin collection. Where do you go from here? You could leave the coins in that cigar box or closet, or you could figure out what to do with them. Before making a decision, pick up a copy of Managing and Settling a Numismatic […]

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Beth Deisher teaches families how to win “The Widow Game”

Beth Deisher’s Cash In Your Coins: Selling the Rare Coins You’ve Inherited has been released in a new third edition by Whitman Publishing. The 304-page volume is available online and in bookstores and hobby shops nationwide

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Beth Deisher teaches families how to win “The Widow Game”

Beth Deisher’s Cash In Your Coins: Selling the Rare Coins You’ve Inherited has been released in a new third edition by Whitman Publishing. The 304-page volume is available online and in bookstores and hobby shops nationwide

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Beth Deisher teaches families how to win “The Widow Game”

Beth Deisher’s Cash In Your Coins: Selling the Rare Coins You’ve Inherited has been released in a new third edition by Whitman Publishing. The 304-page volume is available online and in bookstores and hobby shops nationwide

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Recognize Fellow Collectors and Nominate Deserving Hobbyists for ANA Awards

Deadline for Award Nominations is Jan. 15   Each year, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) presents awards to deserving individuals in recognition of outstanding dedication to numismatics. The ANA is now accepting individual nominations for 2020 awards and Numismatic Hall of Fame “Historic Era” candidates. All nominations can be submitted in writing and online – […]

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Trask Family YN Summer Seminar Scholarship

In recognition of Susan Trask and her husband the late Frank Trask, the Civil War Token Society has created the annual Trask Family YN Summer Seminar Scholarship for young numismatists to apply for financial assistance to cover the cost of tuition, room, and board charged by the American Numismatic Association.
Susan and Frank Trask have been instrumental in supporting education and outreach in the collecting of Civil War tokens; pushing the envelope and inspiring great numismatists

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Trask Family YN Summer Seminar Scholarship

In recognition of Susan Trask and her husband the late Frank Trask, the Civil War Token Society has created the annual Trask Family YN Summer Seminar Scholarship for young numismatists to apply for financial assistance to cover the cost of tuition, room, and board charged by the American Numismatic Association.
Susan and Frank Trask have been instrumental in supporting education and outreach in the collecting of Civil War tokens; pushing the envelope and inspiring great numismatists

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Exhibitors Honored at ANA Chicago World’s Fair of Money

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) presented 53 competitive exhibit awards at the 2019 World’s Fair of Money in Rosemont, Illinois. Winners were announced at the exhibit awards presentation and reception on August 17. Thirty-six exhibitors of all experience levels, showing 51 exhibits, competed in this year’s program. There were also five non-competitive individuals or clubs […]

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Collectors Converge on Chicago ANA 2019 World’s Fair of Money

Collector activity energizes show; dealers delighted   The Chicago suburb of Rosemont again proved to be a popular site for the World’s Fair of Money, with many hobbyists lauding the show as the best in recent memory. The American Numismatic Association (ANA) sponsored the convention – considered the most important numismatic event of the year […]

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Numismatic Influencers Receive Awards During World’s Fair of Money®

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Leaders in numismatics are essential for helping others grow within the coin collecting hobby. Whether that leadership is provided through teaching, mentoring, writing or leading conventions and shows, these activities help foster learning for all numismatists. The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) biggest numismatic leaders and influencers were recognized in August during the World’s Fair of Money in Chicago for their accomplishments

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Numismatic influencers receive awards during World’s Fair of Money

Leaders in numismatics are essential for helping others to grow within the coin collecting hobby. Whether that leadership is provided through teaching, mentoring, writing, or leading conventions and shows, these activities help foster learning for all numismatists

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Numismatic Influencers Receive Awards During ANA World’s Fair of Money

Leaders in numismatics are essential for helping others to grow within the coin collecting hobby. Whether that leadership is provided through teaching, mentoring, writing or leading conventions and shows, these activities help foster learning for all numismatists. The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) biggest numismatic leaders and influencers were recognized in August during the World’s Fair […]

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Indispensable advice for coin collectors and their heirs

Many coin collectors — and family members who inherit coins and related numismatic items from a loved one — need help disposing of a collection. This recently updated third edition of the American Numismatic Association’s Managing & Settling a Numismatic Estate shares practical tips for coin collectors and their heirs

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Q & A with U.S. Mint Director David Ryder – CoinWeek Exclusive Video

  CoinWeek editor Charles Morgan caught up with U.S. Mint Director David Ryder at the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money to discuss the wildly successful 2019-W coin program and how the Mint plans to continue to use “freemium” products in 2020 to grow its customer base. They also discuss changes that are coming […]

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Indispensable advice for coin collectors and their heirs

Many coin collectors — and family members who inherit coins and related numismatic items from a loved one — need help disposing of a collection. This recently updated third edition of the American Numismatic Association’s Managing & Settling a Numismatic Estate shares practical tips for coin collectors and their heirs

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Whitman Publishing earns “Top Membership Recruiter” award at 2019 American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money

(Pelham, Alabama) — At the 2019 World’s Fair of Money, the American Numismatic Association recognized Whitman Publishing’s support in sponsoring ANA memberships. Whitman was presented the Dealer Booster Award for recruiting 177 members from November 2017 through October 2018

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ANA presents literary awards to exceptional writers

2019 Adult Numismatist Literary Award Winners
The American Numismatic Association’s 2019 literary awards — recognizing articles published in the 2018 volume of its official magazine, The Numismatist — is being presented today at the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Chicago. The Numismatist was launched by ANA founder and first editor Dr

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Whitman Publishing earns “Top Membership Recruiter” award at 2019 American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money

(Pelham, Alabama) — At the 2019 World’s Fair of Money, the American Numismatic Association recognized Whitman Publishing’s support in sponsoring ANA memberships. Whitman was presented the Dealer Booster Award for recruiting 177 members from November 2017 through October 2018

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ANA presents literary awards to exceptional writers

2019 Adult Numismatist Literary Award Winners
The American Numismatic Association’s 2019 literary awards — recognizing articles published in the 2018 volume of its official magazine, The Numismatist — is being presented today at the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Chicago. The Numismatist was launched by ANA founder and first editor Dr

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ANA Presents Literary Awards to Exceptional Writers

2019 Adult Numismatist Literary Award Winners The American Numismatic Association’s 2019 literary awards – recognizing articles published in the 2018 volume of its official magazine, The Numismatist – will be presented on August 15 at the ANA World’s Fair of Money® in Chicago. The Numismatist was launched by ANA founder and first editor Dr. George F. Heath in 1888, and this year marks its 132nd volume. […]

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ANA Members to Receive Awards at Chicago World’s Fair of Money

Numismatics is the study and collection of coins, paper money, tokens, and medals, but at the American Numismatic Association (ANA) it is the people who truly define the hobby. Several individuals will be recognized for their service and commitment to numismatics at the upcoming Chicago World’s Fair of Money, August 13-17. The ANA established the […]

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American Numismatic Association Selects Phoenix for 2021 National Money Show®

The following is a press release received from the American Numismatic Association.

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The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) Board of Governors selected Phoenix, Ariz. as the host city for the 2021 National Money Show®

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ANA Awards Given to Numismatists Making a Difference

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is honoring several numismatists who not only lead by example but pave new pathways within the numismatic hobby. Recognized for their dedication, hard work, passion and contributions, these recipients will be acknowledged at the World’s Fair of Money in Rosemont, Illinois, August 13-17. Those being recognized are: Thomas Hallenbeck for […]

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Legislation authorizing 2021 Morgan and Peace silver dollars to benefit American Numismatic Association

Collectors Urged to Contact Congressional Representatives for Support
Coin collectors soon could purchase a 2021-CC Morgan silver dollar and simultaneously support the American Numismatic Association (ANA).
Legislation was introduced on July 15 (House Bill 3757) to authorize production of 2021 Morgan and Peace silver dollars to mark the transition in 1921 from the Morgan to the Peace designs

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Legislation authorizing 2021 Morgan and Peace silver dollars to benefit American Numismatic Association

Collectors Urged to Contact Congressional Representatives for Support
Coin collectors soon could purchase a 2021-CC Morgan silver dollar and simultaneously support the American Numismatic Association (ANA).
Legislation was introduced on July 15 (House Bill 3757) to authorize production of 2021 Morgan and Peace silver dollars to mark the transition in 1921 from the Morgan to the Peace designs

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Legislation authorizing 2021 Morgan and Peace silver dollars to benefit American Numismatic Association

Collectors Urged to Contact Congressional Representatives for Support
Coin collectors soon could purchase a 2021-CC Morgan silver dollar and simultaneously support the American Numismatic Association (ANA).
Legislation was introduced on July 15 (House Bill 3757) to authorize production of 2021 Morgan and Peace silver dollars to mark the transition in 1921 from the Morgan to the Peace designs

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Calling All Collectors: Support the 2021 Morgan & Peace Silver Dollar Centennial Commemorative Coin Bill

Silver Dollar Commemorative Support By Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists (PAN) …… The Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists (PAN) is calling on all fellow coin collectors to contact their United States Congressional Representatives to co-sponsor the H.R. 3757 Silver Dollar Commemorative legislation. This House Bill will require the Secretary of the Treasury to mint coins in commemoration […]

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A Coin Analyst Exclusive: An Insider’s Perspective on the Morgan & Peace 1921 Commemorative Silver Dollar Coin Act

By Louis Golino for CoinWeek ….. On July 16, 2019, United States Representatives Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO5) and Andy Barr (R-KY6) introduced H.R. 3757, the 2021 Commemorative Silver Dollar Coin Act, which calls for the issuance of 2021-dated Morgan and Peace dollars to mark the centennial of the transition from Morgan to Peace dollars in 1921. […]

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ANA Awards College Scholarships to Committed Numismatists

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) has awarded 2019 college scholarships to William Cooper from Woodlands, Texas, and Isaiah Hageman from Grand Rapids, Michigan. Each winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship to use toward tuition at an institution of their choice. “The annual scholarship is an opportunity for the American Numismatic Association to expand on its […]

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ANA Honors Distinguished Numismatists With Awards

Every year, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) recognizes members who go above and beyond with their service and dedication in numismatics. Awards are given to those who display a passion for the hobby, a willingness to expand it and a pride in being involved. The following awards will be presented at the Chicago World’s Fair […]

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Red Book Celebrities in the Spotlight at ANA Legacy Series

ANA World’s Fair of Money to Feature Bressett, Garrett in Chicago   To recognize hobby icons and create a record of their contributions, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) conducts the ANA legacy series – live interviews with notables in the coin community. The events, held in conjunction with ANA conventions, is intended to honor individuals who […]

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2019 ANA Chicago World’s Fair of Money schedule

From August 13-17 in Rosemont, Illinois, at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, the 2019 American Numismatic Association Chicago World’s Fair of Money will be held

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First Public Exhibit of Recently Discovered Rare 1854-S $5 at ANA Show

Historic, Gold Rush-era San Francisco Half Eagle will be featured Museum Showcase display courtesy of ANA Governor Brian Hendelson   By Classic Coin Company …… The fourth known 1854 San Francisco Mint Liberty Head Half Eagle, discovered just last year and subsequently sold at auction for $2.16 million, will be publicly exhibited for the first […]

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Connect with Fellow Hobbyists at the ANA World’s Fair of Money

Mix and Mingle at an Abundance of Social Events Member events and fun gatherings complement the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) educational programs at the Chicago World’s Fair of Money, August 13-17, and are the perfect opportunity to socialize and network with fellow hobbyists. ANA members are encouraged to pre-register for the convention to receive admission […]

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ANA World’s Fair of Money Auctioneers Announced

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is proud to announce the Official Auctioneers for the 2020 and 2021 World’s Fairs of Money. Heritage Auctions and Stack’s Bowers Galleries will continue to provide auction services for the World’s Fair of Money in the years 2020 and 2021—on the heels of completing a six-year run conducting successful auctions […]

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Bowers on collecting: Remembering Richard Doty

By Q. David Bowers
As we approach this year’s American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money, to be held in Chicago in August, I share these thoughts from Whitman publisher Dennis Tucker, who in 2013 gave the opening remarks at a memorial to Richard Doty, held at the same venue

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Bowers on collecting: Remembering Richard Doty

By Q. David Bowers
As we approach this year’s American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money, to be held in Chicago in August, I share these thoughts from Whitman publisher Dennis Tucker, who in 2013 gave the opening remarks at a memorial to Richard Doty, held at the same venue

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Eric P. Newman YN Scholarship Program Supports 30 Young Numismatists

Young Numismatists will continue to receive support from the Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society (EPNNES). Last year, the organization generously donated $50,000 to support the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) Summer Seminar and YN Scholarship. The money has provided for the establishment of all-expense-paid YN scholarship for Young Numismatists to attend the week-long program, many […]

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American Numismatic Association Board of Governors Election is Live

Printed and e-Ballots Sent to Voting-Eligible Members   The American Numismatic Association (ANA) has partnered with Election Services Co. to conduct the 2019 Board of Governors election. Printed ballots are now in the mail, and voting instructions have been sent to members who have selected the online voting option. All ballots include biographical information provided […]

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Chicago to Host 2019’s Biggest Numismatic Event: ANA World’s Fair of Money

Every year, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) hosts the World’s Fair of Money in a major metropolitan market. It is a convention that features all things related to coin collecting and draws thousands of collectors from around the world. This year, the ANA is returning to Chicago (Rosemont), Illinois, August 13-17. Attendees can find out […]

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Coins and Currency From US, Canada on Tap at ANA World’s Fair of Money Signature Auctions: Heritage

The 2019 American Numismatic Association (ANA) World’s Fair of Money® will be held in Chicago on August 13-17, 2019, and once again Heritage is the official auctioneer. Here is just a taste of what will be offered: The Joan Zieg Steinbrenner Collection of gold rarities includes the extraordinary John Jay Pittman 1843 three-piece gold proof […]

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Exhibit Award Winners Announced for 2019 National Money Show

Twenty exhibitors displayed 27 impressive competitive exhibits at the 2019 National Money Show, held March 28-30 in Pittsburgh. The American Numismatic Association recognized each exhibit winner on March 30 during the Exhibit Awards Presentation & Reception, along with two noncompetitive exhibitors who also displayed material.
Michael Kodysz received the Steven J

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Jeff Garrett: Golden Opportunities to Grow the Coin Collecting Hobby

Programs such as the Great American Coin Hunt are helping promote numismatics   By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) ……   In the past, National Coin Week went largely unnoticed by most collectors and dealers in the United States despite the fact that the American Numismatic Association (ANA) created the event 96 years […]

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14 vie for 9 seats on ANA member board

It’s election season, and not just for state primaries, but for the American Numismatics Association as well. This year the terms of all nine officers expire, which means all nine spots are available. According to the ANA, those elected will be installed at the ANA’s 128th Anniversary Convention in Chicago, Illinois on Aug

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Exhibit Winners Announced for ANA 2019 National Money Show

Twenty exhibitors displayed 27 impressive competitive exhibits at the 2019 National Money Show, held March 28-30 in Pittsburgh. The American Numismatic Association (ANA) recognized each exhibit winner on March 30 during the Exhibit Awards Presentation and Reception, along with two noncompetitive exhibitors who also displayed material. Michael Kodysz received the Steven J. D’Ippolito Award for […]

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You should be an exhibit judge

Most decent size coin shows have a section of the floor devoted to exhibits. While they may not involve items for sale or purchase, I try to make time at such shows to tour the variety of interesting displays that often enhance my numismatic knowledge.
Several years ago, I decided that my experience could be put to use as an exhibit judge

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Attendance Tops 3,000 at ANA National Money Show

ANA Governors Review Finances and Investments   The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) 2019 National Money Show® in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, welcomed a total of 3,002 people to the three-day event, held March 28-30 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. “The Pittsburgh convention was very successful thanks to the combined efforts of the great ANA staff […]

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Money Talks Speakers Wanted for Chicago World’s Fair of Money

  Members of the American Numismatic Association (ANA) are encouraged to share their ideas and research with fellow hobbyists by delivering a Money Talks presentation at the 2019 World’s Fair of Money® in Chicago, August 13-17 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. Those interested in giving a Money Talks presentation should submit an online […]

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ANA preparing for 2019 National Coin Week

A 2019 Apollo 11 50th Anniversary five-ounce proof silver dollar will be awarded as the grand prize during a National Coin Week contest sponsored by the American Numismatic Association. Currently unavailable for purchase at the Mint’s website, the coin was offered for $229.95

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Submissions Now Accepted for ANA Club Publications Competition

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is currently accepting submissions for the 2019 Outstanding Club Publications competition. The contest is open to member clubs that issued newsletters or journals four times or more during the previous calendar year, are current with their ANA dues, and do not have an elected or salaried ANA officer as an […]

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Register Now for ANA Summer Seminar Discounts

Hobbyists interested in attending the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) 51st annual Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, Colorado. can now register for the event online. The two one-week sessions will be held June 15-27. ANA members who register by Friday, March 29 will save $50 per session on the cost of tuition; life members who register […]

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ANA National Money Show in Pittsburgh Just Days Away

Coin collectors are enthusiastically anticipating the National Money Show in Pittsburgh, March 28-30. The three-day event, sponsored by the nonprofit American Numismatic Association (ANA), is expected to attract thousands of coin collectors from Pennsylvania and throughout the U.S. eager to buy, sell and see more than $100 million of historic numismatic treasures. Nearly 200 coin […]

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Jeff Garrett: Learning the Art of Rare Coin Grading

Summer seminars offer classes in coin photography and coin grading By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) …… This summer, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) will conduct two weeks of educational seminars in Colorado Springs. These annual events, which are dubbed “Summer Seminar“, are one of the most successful educational endeavors of the ANA. […]

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Submissions Accepted for ANA Young Numismatist Literary Awards

Submissions for the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) annual Young Numismatist Literary Awards competition are being accepted through April 15. The awards were established to encourage young writers and promote future numismatic ­authors and ­researchers. The contest is open to young writers in three age groups, all of whom will compete for cash awards and numismatic […]

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Nominations Received for ANA Board of Governors

Election Ballots to be Mailed in Late May Every two years, the terms of all American Numismatic Association (ANA) elected officials expire. This includes the president, vice president and seven governors. March 1 was the end of the nomination period for the ANA’s 2019 election of officers. The 14 individuals below have received the required […]

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Robert Leonard’s updated Curious Currency, second edition, explores money from the Stone Age to the Internet Age

(Pelham, Alabama) — Whitman Publishing announces the release of the second edition of Robert D. Leonard Jr

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New Exhibit Takes Center Stage at ANA Money Museum

“Money of Empire: Elizabeth to Elizabeth” The British Empire, more than any other, set the stage for the modern world in which we live. From small origins during the late 16th century, the British Empire expanded to become the largest empire in history and the most powerful global economic and military power for over a […]

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Celebrate Discovery and Innovation During 2019 National Coin Week

“Discover the Past, Envision the Future” To recognize the role of numismatics in discoveries and innovation, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) selected “Discover the Past, Envision the Future” as the theme for the 96th annual National Coin Week, April 21-27. The theme was provided by ANA member Dennis Tucker. The Association will host a variety […]

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ANA Governor Thomas J. Uram Announces VP Run

American Numismatic Association (ANA) Governor Thomas J. Uram has announced his candidacy for ANA Vice President. Tom was elected as a governor in 2017. He began his association with the ANA as a junior member in 1974 and within two years became an ANA Life Member, which now encumbers 45 years of continuous membership. His […]

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Whitman Publishing debuts expanded second edition of Harlan Berk’s 100 Greatest Ancient Coins

(Pelham, Alabama) — Whitman Publishing announces the release of the second edition of 100 Greatest Ancient Coins, by noted historian of the ancient world and professional coin dealer, Harlan J. Berk

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Registration Now Open for ANA Summer Seminar

Registration for the 2019 Summer Seminar is open! Sign up early for discounts and a guaranteed spot The two one-week sessions will be held June 15-27 in Colorado Springs on the campus of Colorado College (adjacent to the ANA). ANA members who register by March 29 will save $50 per session on the cost of […]

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Pittsburgh Legacy Series to Welcome Don Everhart

In 2015 the American Numismatic Association (ANA) introduced the ANA Legacy Series to recognize hobby icons and help create a record of their contributions. The series continues today, held in conjunction with ANA conventions. They consist of live interviews with notables in the coin community and honors individuals who have profoundly impacted the hobby, giving […]

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Coin Club News – PAN and ANA National Money Show Plans Moving Forward

The Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists (PAN) continues to work with the American Numismatic Association (ANA) to make the March 28 – 30 National Money Show to be held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania a very special event. PAN is the official host organization and PAN Secretary Patrick McBride is the Host Chairman. PAN Vice President Randy Mastrangelo […]

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Chicago Coin Club 100th Year Offers Club Members Much to Enjoy

By Chicago Coin Club …… The Chicago Coin Club reaches several major milestones in 2019, which gives you, our members, the opportunity to participate, volunteer, celebrate, add to your collection, read, reflect and in general have a great time. Whether you’re an active collector or haven’t added to your collection recently, we hope you’ll pause […]

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Write essay, win scholarship

Applications for a Young Numismatist scholarship to the American Numismatic Association Summer Seminar are being taken by the Professional Numismatists Guild.
Those hobbyists 13 to 22 years old are eligible.
They are asked to write a short essay outlining why they should be chosen as this year’s scholarship recipient

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Nominate Candidates for the ANA Board of Governors

Nominations are being accepted for the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) 2019 Board of Governors election through March 1, 2019. The ANA is a nonprofit, educational organization and is governed by a nine-member Board, which includes a president, vice president and seven governors at large. The ANA’s federal charter, granted in perpetuity by the United States […]

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New ANA Scholarship Celebrates Passionate, Influential Numismatist

There are members of the American Numismatic Association (ANA) who go above and beyond to share their passion for the hobby. These are the individuals who help the hobby evolve. Last summer, one such dedicated ANA member passed away, leaving behind a numismatic legacy dedicated to nurturing the next generation of numismatists. Charles “Charlie” Browne […]

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The Future of Our Hobby

The following is a white paper that was submitted to the American Numismatic Association in conjunction with the ANA’s 2019 Future of Numismatics Forum. By Charles Morgan …..   There has been no time in the history of the numismatic hobby where more information about coins, paper money, and other objects related to the study […]

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Watch: The American Numismatic Association’s Future of Numismatics Symposium

 On January 7, 2019, at the Winter Florida United Numismatists Convention, the American Numismatic Association held a symposium that brought together thought leaders from the past and present to discuss the future of the coin hobby. Together, they discussed the future of digital media in the coin hobby, what goes into putting together a successful […]

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Coin Club News: American Numismatic Association Representatives Receive Honorary Awards

During the Florida United Numismatists (FUN) convention in January, ANA President Gary Adkins and ANA Executive Director Kim Kiick received the 2018 Corporate Lifetime Achievement Award on behalf of the ANA from the National Silver Dollar Roundtable (NSDR). The award was presented at the NSDR Banquet at the FUN show on January 11. The award […]

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Chicago Coin Club celebrates 1200th meeting as it marks its 100-year anniversary

On January 9, 2019, the Chicago Coin Club celebrated a momentous occasion with the club’s 1200th meeting. This milestone was the first celebratory event to be hosted by the Chicago Coin Club as it marks its 100th anniversary

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PNG Opens 2019 Young Numismatist Scholarship Competition

Young Numismatists have until March 29, 2019 to submit an essay   The annual Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) Young Numismatist (YN) Scholarship Competition has opened. The PNG will provide a scholarship to a deserving YN to attend one session of the 2019 American Numismatic Association (ANA) Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, Colorado, June 15-20 or […]

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Chicago Coin Club celebrates 1200th meeting as it marks its 100-year anniversary

January 9, 2019, the Chicago Coin Club celebrated a momentous occasion with the club’s 1200th meeting. This milestone was the first celebratory event the Chicago Coin Club will host as the club marks its 100th anniversary

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ANA College Scholarships Available to Young Collectors

Applications for college scholarships provided by the American Numismatic Association (ANA) are being accepted through March 15. The scholarship fund was established in 2014 to provide a graduating high school senior who is also a member of the ANA with $1,000 to use at the university, community college, or trade school of the student’s choice. […]

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ANA Scholarships for Art Engraving Course Now Available

The art of engraving has been around since the dawn of time. From artistic printmaking and mapmaking to storytelling through printed illustrations, engraving has been a profound artistic method for creative minds over the years. Even today, engraving remains as an important artistic expression and one that is seen every day–in our pocket change. Engraved […]

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What Does the Future of Money Look Like? Papers Accepted for ANA Sundman Lecture Series

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is currently accepting proposals for the 2019 Maynard Sundman Littleton Coin Company Lecture Series. Presentations will be given August 14 during the symposium at the Rosemont World’s Fair of Money®. Proposals must be received by March 1. As we navigate the age of electronic transactions using credit cards, and more […]

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What is the history of the portrait known as the “Silver Queen?”
In a tavern in Virginia City, Nev., there’s a painting of a woman whose dress is decorated with 3,261 silver dollars

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Jeff Garrett: What to Give a Numismatist for Christmas

A coin, book or membership can make a memorable gift By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) …… If you’re like everyone else, you are probably searching for holiday gift ideas to please that “hard to buy for” friend or relative. It seems like the world revolves around something electronic these days, and there […]

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Explore the ANA Money Museum From the Comfort of Home

Virtual Exhibits Transform the Way History is Seen   Money derives its value by being a medium of exchange, a unit of measurement, and a storehouse for wealth; it can be a shell, a metal coin, or a piece of paper. Money also provides a substantial record of the history and culture of civilizations dating […]

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ANA’s National Coin Week theme chosen

Dennis Tucker, publisher of the Red Book, has won the competition to determine the theme for National Coin Week in 2019.
“Discover the past, envision the future” was his winning suggestion.
Prize was a one-ounce 2018 silver American Eagle proof

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ANA Summer Seminar Scholarships Available for Young Collectors, Adult Hobbyists

Expand Your Numismatic Knowledge: Apply for Summer Seminar Scholarships Full and partial scholarships are available to both youths and adults who wish to attend the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) highly acclaimed 2019 Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Dates for the two one-week sessions are June 15-20 and June 22-27. Scholarships will be awarded on […]

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Pittsburgh to Host ANA National Money Show in March

Build Your Collection from the Best Numismatic Inventory Anywhere It’s not too early to make plans for the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) 2019 National Money Show in Pittsburgh. The convention takes place March 28-30 in Hall B of the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. The three-day show offers access to hundreds of dealers offering the […]

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Recognize Fellow Collectors, Nominate Deserving Hobbyists for ANA Awards

Deadline for Award Nominations is Dec. 15 Each year, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) presents awards to deserving individuals in recognition of outstanding dedication to numismatics. The ANA is now accepting individual nominations for 2019 awards and Numismatic Hall of Fame “Modern Era” candidates. All nominations can be submitted in writing and online—300 words or […]

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ANA Names Brianna Victor New Seminar Manager

Brianna Victor was named the American Numismatic Association (ANA) Seminar Manager in September after Amber Bradish departed to pursue a post-graduate degree. Victor will lead the Association’s annual Summer Seminar—the hobby’s premier educational event—as well as Technical Series seminars and educational programs at the ANA National Money Show and World’s Fair of Money. Bradish will […]

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Harvey Stack – Growing up in a Numismatic Family: The Early Days of Stack’s – 1973

By Harvey Stack – Co-Founder, Stack’s Bowers Galleries …… The year 1973 saw a number of initiatives for changes in Numismatics. With inflation continuing and money becoming more available but losing its purchasing power, all markets–from the Stock Market to commodities, to real estate as well–showed signs that certain collectibles were coming into demand and […]

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Q&A: Is the Peace dollar the first example of the word “peace” used on a coin?

The following is excerpted from Clifford Mishler’s Coins: Questions & Answers:
Q: I have been told that the Peace dollar represents the first instance where the word “Peace” was used on a coin of any nation. Could this possibly be true?
A: Yes, unfortunately

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The Early Days of Numerical Coin Grading

By Tom DeLorey for CoinWeek ….. Numismatist Ron Guth has very sincerely proposed that the coin industry and the significant Third Party Grading Services (TPG’s) change the grading standards that it and they use. His new system would go from the current scale of 1 to 70 to a new one that starts at 1 […]

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American Numismatic Association Board of Governors Approves $5.79 Million Budget for FY 2018-19

At an Oct. 16 teleconference meeting, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) Board of Governors unanimously passed a $5.79 million budget for Fiscal Year 2018-19. “The 2019 budget covers ANA operating expenditures while also continuing our investment in the future of numismatics and the hobby,” said ANA President Gary Adkins. “It expands our reach and capacity […]

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ANA seeks theme

Win a proof 2018 silver American Eagle from the American Numismatic Association if you suggest the theme for National Coin Week, which will occur April 21-27, 2019.
The week will focus on discovery, invention, and innovation. Can you turn that idea into a snappy theme?
Send your suggestion by Nov

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Mentors Encouraged to Join ANA’s Numismatic Diploma Program

Experienced Collectors to Pass on Knowledge in Numismatic Diploma Program An organization dedicated to educating and encouraging the study of numismatics, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) offers individuals the opportunity to discover and explore the world of money by enrolling in the School of Numismatics Diploma Program. Those who complete correspondence courses, hands-on seminars or a combination […]

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Burnett Anderson Memorial Award and ANA Member Booster Awards Presented at World’s Fair of Money®

Burnett Anderson Memorial Award and ANA Member Booster Awards Presented at World’s Fair of Money® The achievements of numismatists do not go unnoticed. Each year, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) presents an award to a researcher, author or journalist in recognition of his or her body of work and career contributions to numismatics. Numismatists working […]

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Coin Market Commentary: The Globalization of Numismatics

Globalization has been a strong force in numismatics from the availability of world coins and the dissemination of information By Jeff Garrett for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) …… I was able to attend the New York International Numismatic Convention (NYINC) for the first time in quite a while. The event has been held at the […]

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American Numismatic Association Donates $55,000 to Fight Counterfeiting

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) has reaffirmed its commitment to supporting efforts to fight coin and bullion counterfeiting with a $55,000 contribution to the Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation (ACEF), the non-profit organization that receives contributions to fund the work of the Industry Council for Tangible Assets’ Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force (ACTF). The donation was made during the […]

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The Anderson Part II and Herzog Collections lead Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ United States Paper Money Auction at the World’s Fair of Money in Philadelphia

The Stack’s Bowers Galleries Official ANA Auction Realizes Over $41 Million
Santa Ana, CA. — Stack’s Bowers Galleries’ August 14-16 Official Currency Auction of the ANA World’s Fair of Money was a great success, with many items exceeding estimate on their way to new homes

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Numismatic Influencers Receive Awards During World’s Fair of Money®

Numismatic leaders are essential for helping others to grow within the coin collecting hobby. Whether that leadership is provided through teaching, mentoring, writing or leading conventions and shows, these activities help foster learning for all numismatists. This year, our biggest numismatic leaders and influencers were recognized during the annual World’s Fair of Money® in Philadelphia […]

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Heritage Auctions 2018 World’s Fair of Money preview: U.S. coins

The ANA­ World’s Fair of Money is traditionally among the largest coin shows organized in the United States. This year, it is being held in Philadelphia, PA, from August 14 to 18

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United States Mint lifts the curtain on designs for the 2019 America the Beautiful Quarters Program

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Philadelphia — The United States Mint revealed the official designs for the 2019–dated coins in the America the Beautiful Quarters Program

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United States Mint lifts the curtain on designs for the 2019 America the Beautiful Quarters Program

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Philadelphia — The United States Mint revealed the official designs for the 2019–dated coins in the America the Beautiful Quarters Program

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Bureau of Engraving and Printing and United States Mint to participate in the American Numismatic Association’s 2018 World’s Fair of Money

Washington, DC — The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) and the United States Mint will share booth #218 at the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) World’s Fair of Money, August 14–18, 2018, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA.
BEP Director Len Olijar and Mint Director David Ryder will participate in the official ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, August 14 at 12:30 p

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Bureau of Engraving and Printing and United States Mint to participate in the American Numismatic Association’s 2018 World’s Fair of Money

Washington, DC — The Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) and the United States Mint will share booth #218 at the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) World’s Fair of Money, August 14–18, 2018, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA.
BEP Director Len Olijar and Mint Director David Ryder will participate in the official ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, August 14 at 12:30 p

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Mint to display three 1933 double eagles at ANA World’s Fair of Money

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Washington — The United States Mint announced today that it will display three of the nation’s 1933 double eagle gold coins in booth 218 at the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money in Philadelphia from August 14 to August 18.
The display will feature two of the 10 pieces recovered by the government in 2004

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Four Coin-Related Things You Should Do at the 2018 ANA Convention

By Doug Winter – RareGoldCoins.com …… CoinWeek Content Partner …… So, you’ve decided to attend this year’s Summer ANA show (aka The World’s Fair of Money) in Philadelphia. I’ve never attended an east coast ANA show that wasn’t excellent, so if this is your first show or if it’s your 100th, you have very reason to be excited. If you are […]

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Meet your favorite Whitman Publishing authors at the 2018 ANA World’s Fair of Money

Whitman Publishing authors will meet and greet collectors and sign copies of their books at the Whitman booth, #236 (next to the U.S

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American Numismatic Association Presents Literary Awards to Exceptional Writers

American Numismatic Association 2018 Adult Numismatist Literary Award Winners The American Numismatic Association’s 2018 literary awards – recognizing articles published in the 2017 volume of its official magazine, The Numismatist – will be presented on August 16at the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Philadelphia. The Numismatist was launched by ANA founder and first editor Dr. George F. Heath in 1888, […]

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ANA Members to Receive Recognition for Service and Commitment to Numismatics

Numismatics is the study and collection of coins, paper money, tokens and medals, but at the American Numismatic Association (ANA) it is the people who truly define the hobby. Several individuals will be recognized for their service and commitment to numismatics at the upcoming Philadelphia World’s Fair of Money, August 14-18. The Elvira Clain-Stefanelli Memorial Award for […]

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ANA Highest Honor Awards Given to Numismatists Making a Difference

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is recognizing several numismatists who not only lead by example, but pave new pathways within the numismatic hobby. Recognized for their dedication, hard work, passion and contributions, these ANA recipients will be recognized at the ANA World’s Fair of MoneyⓇ in Philadelphia, Aug. 14-18. Those being recognized are: Cindy Wibker for the Farran […]

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“Most beautifully toned gold coin” recovered with SS Central America treasure

“Supernova” Double Eagle will be publicly displayed for the first time at the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Philadelphia
(July 23, 2018) — Named the “Supernova,” an 1857-S Double Eagle with unique, mind-blowing toning was among the thousands of U.S

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NLG 2018 symposium to focus on attracting new collectors online

(Philadelphia, PA) July 16, 2018 — The Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG), a nonprofit organization composed of hobby writers, editors, and content producers, will conduct its 2018 NLG Symposium from 10 a.m

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ANA Awards College Scholarships to Committed Numismatists

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) has awarded 2018 college scholarships to committed numismatists Roxanne Pittman from Pledger, TX, and Shelby Plooster from Evans, GA. Each winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship to use toward tuition at an institution of their choice. “The annual scholarship is an opportunity for the American Numismatic Association to expand on its […]

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ANA Launches New and Improved Dealer Directory

On July 1, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) released a modified and improved Dealer Directory. With this search engine tool, collectors can explore and discover dealers across the street or across the country. Over 1,500 dealers can be searched worldwide by name, specialty, location or keyword. In order to stay up to date with today’s […]

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American Numismatic Association Honors Distinguished Numismatists with Awards

The American Numismatic Association has unveiled its slate of 2018 award recipients…. Every year, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) recognizes members who go above and beyond with their service and dedication in numismatics. Awards are given to those who display a passion for the hobby, a willingness to expand it and a pride in being […]

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World’s Fair of Money Commemorative Medal Redesign Represents Brotherly Love

  A revised commemorative medal design for the Philadelphia World’s Fair of Money was unveiled Friday (June 8) by the American Numismatic Association (ANA). Designed by Jamie Franki and sculpted by noted medallic artist Heidi Wastweet, the reverse of the commemorative medal required a redesign after ownership questions surfaced around the famous Philadelphia LOVE graphic, […]

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Last Chance to Register for ANA Summer Seminar

Classes for the 2018 Summer Seminar are just two weeks away! Register now to claim your spot — it’s your last chance!   Summer Seminar is held June 16-28 in Colorado Springs on the campus of Colorado College (adjacent to the ANA). A wide variety of seminars are being offered in two sessions. This year’s […]

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Numismatic publishing: A look back at 2013

Whitman Publishing numismatic director Q. David Bowers; Mike Nottelman and Matt Dinger of “Coin Radio”; and Whitman publisher Dennis Tucker, at the August 2013 ANA World’s Fair of Money

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Numismatic publishing: A look back at 2013

Whitman Publishing numismatic director Q. David Bowers; Mike Nottelman and Matt Dinger of “Coin Radio”; and Whitman publisher Dennis Tucker, at the August 2013 ANA World’s Fair of Money

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Numismatic publishing: A look back at 2013

In August 2013 Mike Nottelmann and Matt Dinger of “The Coin Show” interviewed Whitman publisher Dennis Tucker at the American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money in Chicago. Their conversation, broadcast as Episode 66, touched on many aspects of numismatic publishing, writing, and research

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Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society Donates $50,000 to Support ANA Summer Seminar Program

Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society The Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society has donated $50,000 to support the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) Summer Seminar. The donation includes a “matching” funds campaign to supplement the proceeds of the Young Numismatist Benefit Auctions. The money also provides for the establishment of all-expense-paid scholarships for Young Numismatists […]

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The U.S. Mint’s World War I silver medals are outstanding

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The U.S. Mint’s World War I silver medals are outstanding

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Rittenhouse’s 1792 half disme and an 1861-P Paquet Double Eagle at 2018 World’s Fair of Money

ANA Governor Brian Hendelson will provide historic multi-million dollar Philadelphia Mint coins and early United States Mint appointment documents for the ANA Museum Showcase exhibit.
The finest known 1792 Half Disme, formerly owned by the first United States Mint Director David Rittenhouse, and the finer of the two known 1861 Philadelphia Mint Paquet Reverse Liberty Head Double Eagles, will be featured exhibits in the Museum Showcase at the American Numismatic Association’s 2018 Philadelphia World’s Fair of Money

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Rittenhouse 1792 Half Disme and an 1861-P Paquet $20 at 2018 ANA World’s Fair of Money

ANA Governor Brian Hendelson will provide historic multi-million dollar Philadelphia Mint coins and early United States Mint appointment documents for ANA Museum Showcase exhibit The finest known 1792 Half Disme, formerly owned by the first United States Mint Director David Rittenhouse, and the finer of the two known 1861 Philadelphia Mint Paquet Reverse Liberty Head […]

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