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Coin Auctions: Stack’s Bowers named Official Auctioneer for the ANA Money Show in Portland

Coin Auctions: Stack’s Bowers named Official Auctioneer for the ANA Money Show in Portland

Stack’s Bowers Galleries will serve as the Official Auctioneer for the American Numismatic Association’s 2015 National Money Show, to be held at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon, March 5-7, 2015. “We are happy to once again be working with Stack’s Bowers Galleries as the Official Auctioneer for the National Money Show in Portland,” […]

World’s Fair of Money top exhibiting honor awarded to Mack Martin

World’s Fair of Money top exhibiting honor awarded to Mack Martin

Exhibit featuring Reconstruction-era bonds wins Howland Wood Memorial Award Editor’s note: Images from Martin’s award-winning exhibit can be seen at Money.org. American Numismatic Association member Mack Martin won the Howland Wood Memorial Award for Best-in-Show in numismatic exhibiting at the 2014 Chicago World’s Fair of MoneySM in Rosemont, Illinois. Martin’s exhibit, “Baby Bonds,” featured notes […]

ANA chooses Philadelphia to host 2018 World’s Fair of Money

ANA chooses Philadelphia to host 2018 World’s Fair of Money

Board also hears proposal to bring 2019 summer convention to Chicago Philadelphia was chosen as the host city for the 2018 World’s Fair of Money after a 7-0-1 vote by the American Numismatic Association Board of Governors at its regular meeting on Saturday, Aug. 9, at the 2014 Chicago World’s Fair of Money held at […]

If you Plan to Buy a Gold Kennedy Coin at the World’s Fair of Money, You’ll Want to Read This…

If you Plan to Buy a Gold Kennedy Coin at the World’s Fair of Money, You’ll Want to Read This…

The American Numismatic Association today announces the following public-safety procedures for collectors who wish to buy a Gold Kennedy Coin at the Chicago World’s Fair of Money, to be held in Rosemont, Illinois, on Aug. 5-9. The U.S. Mint previously announced that 500 Kennedy coins per day will be sold at the show, and in […]

ANA News: Association Presents Award to Numismatic Educator Keith L. Grove

ANA News: Association Presents Award to Numismatic Educator Keith L. Grove

ANA News: Impact of numismatic educator Keith L. Grove recognized… Keith L. Grove received the Lawrence J. Gentile Sr. Memorial Award for Outstanding Adult Advisor during the 2014 Session II Summer Seminar banquet at the American Numismatic Association. Grove was named Outstanding Adult Advisor due to his contributions to the ANA and the Edward C. […]

ANA Inducts Gravel, Clain-Stefanelli to Numismatic Hall of Fame

ANA Inducts Gravel, Clain-Stefanelli to Numismatic Hall of Fame

Prominent numismatists honored during ANA Summer Seminar… Ludger Gravel and Vladimir Clain-Stefanelli were inducted into the Numismatic Hall of Fame during the first week of the American Numismatic Association‘s Summer Seminar. Gravel began collecting coins as a young man. By the mid-1890s, he was an active member and leader of the Numismatic and Antiquarian Society […]

YN Scholarship Established by American Numismatic Association

YN Scholarship Established by American Numismatic Association

Board of Governors hears report on YN scholarship during executive session… The Board of Governors for the American Numismatic Association held a teleconference in executive session on Tuesday, June 10, 2014. The board heard a report about a new college scholarship, appointed a new treasurer and accepted a bid for a new roof for the […]

ANA National Coin Week Winners Announced

ANA National Coin Week Winners Announced

Awards given for Member Volunteer Challenge and Club Trivia Challenge Hobbyists across North America celebrated 2014 National Coin Week, April 20-26, with the theme “Coin & Country: Celebrating Civic Service.” Activities and promotional materials celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy half-dollar and President John F. Kennedy’s famous call to civic and community service: “Ask […]

ANA & Royal Canadian Numismatic Association Team Up to Promote Shows

ANA & Royal Canadian Numismatic Association Team Up to Promote Shows

Members receive benefits from both organizations The American Numismatic Association and the Royal Canadian Numismatic Association are teaming up to promote their conventions in August 2014. The ANA’s World’s Fair of Money will be held August 5-9 in Chicago (Rosemont). RCNA’s 60th Anniversary Convention will be the following week, August 13-16, in Toronto (Mississauga). ANA […]

Stars of TV’s ‘Diggers’ to teach ANA Summer Seminar Workshop

Stars of TV’s ‘Diggers’ to teach ANA Summer Seminar Workshop

One-day metal-detecting course offers students in-the-field experience. The American Numismatic Association’s premier educational event, Summer Seminar, will host a special metal-detecting workshop instructed by the stars of the hit TV show “Diggers,” Tim “The Ringmaster” Saylor and George “King George” Wyant. The one-day workshop, “Digging for Dollars,” will be held June 27, 2014, the Friday […]

ANA National Money Show Draws Highest Attendance in Four Years

ANA National Money Show Draws Highest Attendance in Four Years

Free admission, free appraisals and Saddle Ridge exhibit bring in the public The ANA National Money Show in Atlanta recorded a total attendance of 4,771, making it the best-attended National Money Show since the 2010 event in Fort Worth, Texas. The final day of the show, Saturday, March 1, featured free admission and free appraisals […]

George Walton (Former 1913 Liberty Head “V” Nickel Owner) Heirs Donate $100,000 to the ANA

George Walton (Former 1913 Liberty Head “V” Nickel Owner) Heirs Donate $100,000 to the ANA

Donation will be used to update, digitize Numismatic Diploma Program A generous donation of $100,000 has been given to the American Numismatic Association to establish the George Walton Grant for the Support of the ANA Diploma Program. This historic gift was made by the family of George O. Walton, the past owner of one of […]

Stack’s Bowers Galleries, Heritage Auctions sign four-year contract  to be Official Auctioneers of the World’s Fair of Money

Stack’s Bowers Galleries, Heritage Auctions sign four-year contract to be Official Auctioneers of the World’s Fair of Money

The biggest show in numismatics, the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of MoneySM, will be even bigger starting in 2014 as two of the top numismatic auction companies in the world, Heritage Auctions and Stack’s Bowers Galleries, have agreed to be the Official Auctioneers for the next four years. “ANA members and show attendees will […]

ANA Road Show coming to the 59th Annual FUN Show

ANA Road Show coming to the 59th Annual FUN Show

1913 Nickel, 1804 Dollar, Bebee silver certificates will be on display Rarities worth millions of dollars from the Edward C. Rochette Money Museum will be on display in Orlando, Fla., Jan. 9-11, 2014, when the American Numismatic Association Road Show makes its debut at the annual FUN Show. “The ANA’s Museum Showcase is a wonderful […]

Longtime Dealer Robert Lecce Memorialized with American Numismatic Association Scholarship Fund

Longtime Dealer Robert Lecce Memorialized with American Numismatic Association Scholarship Fund

Scholarships will help adults defer expenses to attend ANA Summer Seminar A new scholarship fund, established in the name of longtime Florida coin dealer Robert Lecce, will provide members with financial aid and merit-based scholarships to attend the American Numismatic Association’s annual Summer Seminar. To further honor the memory of Robert Lecce, $10,000 from the […]

ANA Board of Governors selects Denver for 2017 World’s Fair of Money Coin Show

ANA Board of Governors selects Denver for 2017 World’s Fair of Money Coin Show

Board approves several other measures during meeting in Colorado Springs   The American Numismatic Association Board of Governors passed several motions during a regular board meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 22, including choosing a location for the 2017 World’s Fair of Money coin show and approving a new rule that will allow members to enter ANA […]

Theme of 2014 National Coin Week …… Celebrating Civic Service

Theme of 2014 National Coin Week …… Celebrating Civic Service

Coins and paper money have been a source of national and civic pride as well as a call to action for people to serve their communities. National Coin Week 2014 will highlight the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy half-dollar and President John F. Kennedy’s famous call to, “Ask not what your country can do for […]

Free admission during final day of ANA’s  2014 National Money Show in Atlanta

Free admission during final day of ANA’s 2014 National Money Show in Atlanta

The public can take advantage of free admission during the final day of the American Numismatic Association’s 2014 National Money Show in Atlanta, Ga. The annual show will take place at the Cobb Galleria Centre from Feb. 27 to March 1, 2014. Parking at the convention center is free. The schedule for the show, which […]

American Numismatic Association News, Awards, Medals and More

American Numismatic Association News, Awards, Medals and More

Deisher, Herbert inducted into Numismatic Hall of Fame Beth Deisher and Alan Herbert were inducted into the Numismatic Hall of Fame during the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money in Rosemont, Ill. The induction ceremony took place at the ANA Banquet, where ANA Numismatic Hall of Famer Q. David Bowers spoke about this year’s […]

David Alexander named ANA’s 2013 Numismatist of the Year

David Alexander named ANA’s 2013 Numismatist of the Year

David Alexander, a collector, scholar, and numismatic author with more than 38 years of experience, is the American Numismatic Association’s 2013 Numismatist of the Year. He was presented with the award Aug. 16 during the Awards Banquet at the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Rosemont, Ill. Alexander has authored numerous publications aiding and contributing […]

Sekulich, Harker, Reinders win top honors  in exhibiting at 2013 World’s Fair of Money

Sekulich, Harker, Reinders win top honors in exhibiting at 2013 World’s Fair of Money

The American Numismatic Association presented 53 competitive exhibit awards at the 2013 World’s Fair of MoneySM in Rosemont, Ill. Winners were announced at the exhibit awards presentation and reception Aug 16 and at the awards banquet that evening. Thirty-eight exhibitors of all ages and experience levels, showing 49 exhibits, competed in this year’s program. There […]

Ross, Swindling, Sperber, plus six incumbents elected to ANA Board

Ross, Swindling, Sperber, plus six incumbents elected to ANA Board

Voting members of the American Numismatic Association have chosen three new candidates and six incumbents to the ANA Board of Governors for the 2013-15 election term. New members Ralph Ross, Jeff Swindling and Laura Sperber will join Gary Adkins, Scott Rottinghaus, Mike Ellis and Greg Lyon on the Board of Governors along with President-elect Walter […]

First Time Together In Public: Rittenhouse’s Presidential Appointment And 1792 Half Disme

First Time Together In Public: Rittenhouse’s Presidential Appointment And 1792 Half Disme

Two of the most important, related items of early American numismatics — the document signed by George Washington and Thomas Jefferson appointing David Rittenhouse as the first Director of the United States Mint and Rittenhouse’s own superb condition 1792 half disme — will be publicly displayed together for the first time.  Both items will be […]

ANA Road Show to be part of Long Beach Expo in September

ANA Road Show to be part of Long Beach Expo in September

Museum Showcase will feature two examples of famed 1804 Dollar The American Numismatic Association Road Show will make its California debut at the Long Beach Expo Coin, Stamp and Sports Collectible Expo, to be held September 26-28, 2013, at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, Calif. The ANA Road Show gives members and […]

ANA Opening Ceremony 2013 New Orleans. VIDEO: 11:57

ANA Opening Ceremony 2013 New Orleans. VIDEO: 11:57

Tom Hallenbeck, ANA President Interviewer: David Lisot ………. ANA President Tom Hallenbeck greets members and collectors at the National Money Show in New Orleans. He shares what will be seen at the convention, sponsors and introduces the new Executive Director for the organization, Kim Kiick. In addition you will see the awarding of the Goodfellow […]

Veteran ANA employee Kim Kiick named Executive Director

Veteran ANA employee Kim Kiick named Executive Director

Kim Kiick, a long-time senior manager and Director of Operations at the American Numismatic Association, has been named the Association’s new executive director, replacing Jeff Shevlin, whose contract was not renewed by the ANA Board of Governors. Kiick, who began her ANA career in 1982, supervised day-to-day operations as interim executive director from August 2011 […]

ANA board approves electronic voting for 2013 election

ANA board approves electronic voting for 2013 election

Members may opt-in to receive electronic ballots The ANA Board of Governors voted to allow both paper and electronic voting for the 2013 ANA election during a special session held Jan. 11 in Orlando, Fla. The motion passed 7-2, with Governor Clifford Mishler and Vice President Walter Ostromecki opposed. The firm Survey and Ballot Systems […]

Earliest Known Membership Certificate From 1894 Donated to ANA by Dwight Manley

Earliest Known Membership Certificate From 1894 Donated to ANA by Dwight Manley

Colorado Springs, Colo. – The earliest known surviving American Numismatic Association membership certificate, dated July 1, 1894, has been acquired by California real estate developer and long-time coin collector, Dwight Manley, and donated to the ANA. Manley’s donation also includes 16 other documents and materials dating back to the early years of the association that […]

ANA Money Museum Gets Stolen Australian Holey Dollar Returned

ANA Money Museum Gets Stolen Australian Holey Dollar Returned

The 1813 Holey dollar was returned to the American Numismatic Association’s Edward C. Rochette Money Museum on Oct. 23. The Holey dollar is an 1813 Australian coin struck on a 1788 Spanish-American real piece of Charles III from Mexico City. It has a large hole punched out of it; around the hole is an added […]

Atlanta, Portland selected for future National Money Shows

Atlanta, Portland selected for future National Money Shows

Atlanta was selected as the host city for the 2014 National Money ShowSM and Portland, Ore., will be the location for the 2015 spring show following votes by the American Numismatic Association Board of Governors during an Oct. 20 meeting in Dallas. The board voted to permanently move the spring show back to March, with […]

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