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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 […]

One of the Last Canadian Cents on Display at Money Museum

One of the Last Canadian Cents on Display at Money Museum

Royal Canadian Mint Recently Donated Special Cent to ANA Collection   A new display at the Edward C. Rochette Money Museum marks the end of an era and a major milestone in the history of money. The second-to-last Canadian cent ever produced is on display at the downtown Colorado Springs museum through 2012. Canada recently […]

Money Museum Debuts Kids Zone to Teach Kids About Money

Money Museum Debuts Kids Zone to Teach Kids About Money

Free open house includes minting demonstrations, prizes and lots of play time The American Numismatic Association debuts the “Kids Zone,” an interactive exhibit designed to teach children about money, with a free opening reception from 2-5 p.m. Oct. 6 at the Edward C. Rochette Money Museum in Colorado Springs. The Kids Zone teaches kids about […]

ANA Museum Showcase Highlights Bass Collection Rarities

ANA Museum Showcase Highlights Bass Collection Rarities

Texas paper currency, rare patterns, famous errors also on exhibit The American Numismatic Association’s Museum Showcase will present a stunning array of numismatic treasures with a Texas connection during the 2012 Fall National Money ShowSM. These and other rare, historically significant items will be on display in the showcase Oct. 18-20 at the Dallas Convention […]

ANA advises members to check credit, debit statements

ANA advises members to check credit, debit statements

The American Numismatic Association has received reports that several members had credit or debit card numbers stolen during their stay in Philadelphia for the World’s Fair of MoneySM. In light of this, the ANA advises members to check their credit and debit cards for unusual charges. The stolen credit card numbers did not come from […]

ANA World’s Fair of Money Philadelphia 2012 Opening Ceremony  – Video

ANA World’s Fair of Money Philadelphia 2012 Opening Ceremony – Video

Jeff Shevlin, ANA Executive Director New Executive Director for the American Numismatic Association opens the annual World’s Fair of Money held this year in Philadelphia. He introduces ANA President Tom Hallenbeck who shares some remarks and hands out some awards to volunteers. Deputy Mint Director Richard A. Peterson speaks as well as other ANA dignitaries. […]

David E. Schenkman to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

David E. Schenkman to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award

Author and Summer Seminar instructor David E. Schenkman will receive the American Numismatic Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award on Aug. 10 during the World’s Fair of MoneySM in Philadelphia. Schenkman has shared his knowledge of tokens with collectors since his first article was published in 1964. Every one of his eight books is considered a standard […]

Arthur and Prue Fitts to be honored with Farran Zerbe award

Arthur and Prue Fitts to be honored with Farran Zerbe award

Award to be presented Aug. 10 at the ANA Banquet Arthur and Prudence “Prue” Fitts, of Wolfeboro, N.H., are the 2012 recipients of the American Numismatic Association’s Farran Zerbe Memorial Award. The Association’s most prestigious award is given in recognition of numerous years of outstanding, dedicated service to numismatics. The Fittses will be presented with […]

Huge Bourse, Spectacular Exhibits and Educational Programs Highlight ANA World’s Fair of Money in Philadelphia

Huge Bourse, Spectacular Exhibits and Educational Programs Highlight ANA World’s Fair of Money in Philadelphia

A massive bourse and best numismatic inventory in American Numismatic Association history awaits attendees of the World’s Fair of MoneySM, Aug. 7-11 in Philadelphia. The country’s premier coin show and convention, held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in historic downtown Philadelphia, will also feature spectacular educational programs and events as well as the most stunning […]

ANA, ANS partner for early U.S. Mint exhibit at World’s Fair of Money

ANA, ANS partner for early U.S. Mint exhibit at World’s Fair of Money

Cooperative effort includes museum display, two Money Talks programs   The American Numismatic Association in Colorado Springs, Colo., and the American Numismatic Society in New York City, are joining together to present a stunning exhibit of the U.S. Mint’s first issues as part of the Museum Showcase during the World’s Fair of MoneySM, Aug. 7-11 […]

Joseph E. Boling Awarded Honorary Doctorate of Numismatics

Joseph E. Boling Awarded Honorary Doctorate of Numismatics

Longtime Summer Seminar instructor Joseph E. Boling was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Numismatics from the American Numismatic Association’s Florence Schook School of Numismatics on Thursday in Colorado Springs, Colo. Boling is the eight recipient of this honor – a fact sure to please Boling, as he is an avid collector of items […]

Sharpen Skills with ANA Grading, Photography Courses in Philadelphia

Sharpen Skills with ANA Grading, Photography Courses in Philadelphia

The American Numismatic Association will offer a pair of informative two-day courses for collectors prior to the World’s Fair of MoneySM, Aug. 7-11 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia. Held Aug. 5-6, both courses teach collectors skills that will be useful for a lifetime: grading, conservation and digital photography.   Coin Grading, Problem Coins […]

American Numismatic Association Names Jeff Shevlin as New Executive Director

American Numismatic Association Names Jeff Shevlin as New Executive Director

Jeff Shevlin has been appointed executive director of the American Numismatic Association, the Board of Governors announced today. Shevlin brings a wealth of valuable management and leadership experience with him when he joins the ANA on June 18. “I am exceedingly energized about the opportunity to manage the day-to-day operations of the ANA staff and […]

ANA Board Votes to Create Kids’ Zone at Money Museum

ANA Board Votes to Create Kids’ Zone at Money Museum

Board motion eliminates Fall National Money Show in 2013 The American Numismatic Association Board of Governors has unanimously approved the creation of a Kids Zone at the Edward C. Rochette Money Museum in Colorado Springs. The area, approved during the board’s open session at the Spring National Money ShowSM in Denver, will cater to children […]

Wyatt Yeager Sentenced to 27 months in ANA Museum Theft

Wyatt Yeager Sentenced to 27 months in ANA Museum Theft

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – Former ANA collections manager Wyatt Yeager, 33, has been sentenced to 27 months in federal prison, two years supervised release and ordered to pay $948,505 in restitution for the theft of approximately 300 historically significant coins and objects from the American Numismatic Association Money Museum in Colorado Springs, CO. The sentence […]

Spectacular Exhibits, Large Bourse, Educational Programs Highlight ANA National Money Show in Denver

Spectacular Exhibits, Large Bourse, Educational Programs Highlight ANA National Money Show in Denver

A large bourse, great numismatic inventory, numerous family activities and a chance to meet the Treasurer of the United States await attendees of the American Numismatic Association’s Spring National Money ShowSM, May 10-12 in Denver. The spring coin show and convention, at the Colorado Convention Center, will also feature top-rate educational programs and a superb […]

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