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Get Your Limited Edition Red Book from the ANA

Get Your Limited Edition Red Book from the ANA

Get a limited-edition copy of The Official Red Book with a year-end contribution of $125 2016 marks the 125th anniversary of the American Numismatic Association (ANA). It’s a perfect occasion to foster interest in our hobby, add more collectors to our ranks, and provide the learning opportunities that our members need and want. We need […]

Coins for A’s Inspires Young Coin Collectors

Coins for A’s Inspires Young Coin Collectors

In the movie A Christmas Story (1983) – set in 1940’s Indiana – nine-year-old Ralphie sends away for a Little Orphan Annie Secret Society Decoder Pin, racing to the mailbox each day in anticipation of its arrival. Kids aren’t all that different today. The anticipation of receiving a treasure via the mail can be incredibly […]

ANA: Last Call for Award and Hall of Fame Nominations

ANA: Last Call for Award and Hall of Fame Nominations

Who inspired you to take part in the hobby? Here are two opportunities to make sure that special someone receives the recognition they deserve. Don’t delay — the deadline for nominations is noon on Jan. 15. Hall of Fame Nominations The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is seeking nominations of worthy candidates for inclusion in the […]

Winning ANA 2016 National Coin Week Theme Selected

Winning ANA 2016 National Coin Week Theme Selected

The 2016 National Coin Week theme, “Portraits of Liberty: Icon of Freedom,” celebrates depictions of Liberty from ancient to modern times on coins and paper money. 2016 marks the centennial anniversary of three popular U.S. coin designs featuring Liberty: the Mercury (or Winged Liberty) dime, the Standing Liberty quarter and the Walking Liberty half dollar. […]

ANA Money Museum Continues Bulk Deaccession

ANA Money Museum Continues Bulk Deaccession

The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) Edward C. Rochette Money Museum is disposing of low-value bulk coins that have accumulated in the museum’s vaults during the last 50 years. Heritage Auctions will feature a number of these deaccessioned items in their upcoming online auctions, which will take place between Sunday, November 29, 2015 and Wednesday, January […]

ANA Board of Governors Approves $5.63 Million Budget for FY 2015-2016

ANA Board of Governors Approves $5.63 Million Budget for FY 2015-2016

At its Oct. 30-31 meetings in Colorado Springs, Colo., the American Numismatic Association (ANA) Board of Governors passed a $5.63 million budget, set the stage for a fund development initiative, and discussed opportunities to grow the nonprofit organization’s membership and provide additional educational options. The ANA will use 4.66 percent of its investment principal – […]

Dallas, Pittsburgh to Host ANA National Money Shows

Dallas, Pittsburgh to Host ANA National Money Shows

Selection of the 2018 and 2019 National Money Show host cities was tabled at the October board meeting pending clarification of additional options. The board held a special teleconference meeting on November 20, at which time they voted to select Dallas as the host city for the 2018 National Money Show and Pittsburgh as the […]

David Sklow to Manage ANA’s Dwight N. Manley Library

David Sklow to Manage ANA’s Dwight N. Manley Library

American Numismatic Association Veteran Joins Staff Renowned bibliophile David Sklow has joined the American Numismatic Association (ANA) staff as the manager of the Dwight N. Manley Library. Sklow will oversee and manage the library and its assets. During his previous employment, he served in a similar capacity as Director for the ANA Library and Research […]

ANA School of Numismatics Offers Seminars at FUN Convention

ANA School of Numismatics Offers Seminars at FUN Convention

Become a smarter collector and learn how to preserve your investment Were you aware the 1909-S V.D.B. Lincoln cent is one of the most counterfeited U.S. coins? Learning to distinguish and recognize minor inconsistencies can mean the difference between a few dollars and several thousand. The American Numismatic Association (ANA) School of Numismatics is offering […]

ANA Board of Governors to Select National Money Show Cities, Vote on Upcoming Budget

ANA Board of Governors to Select National Money Show Cities, Vote on Upcoming Budget

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) Board of Governors will meet in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on Saturday, October 31 to hear discussion and vote on the proposed budget for fiscal year 2015-2016. An executive board session will precede the regular board meeting. Other action items that will be determined at the board meeting include selection of […]

1921 Morgan Silver Dollar Authenticated as Zerbe Proof

1921 Morgan Silver Dollar Authenticated as Zerbe Proof

Coin in ANA collection authenticated by NGC A 1921 Morgan silver dollar owned by the American Numismatic Association (ANA) and used in a course at the 2015 Summer Seminar recently was identified as a “Zerbe Proof.” Summer Seminar instructors Michael S. Fey, John Baumgart and Isaac Wallie noticed distinguishing marks on the coin. The trio, […]

ANA Money Museum to Deaccess Bulk Items from Collection

ANA Money Museum to Deaccess Bulk Items from Collection

The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) Edward C. Rochette Money Museum will dispose of low-value bulk coins that have accumulated in the museum’s vaults during the last 50 years. Stack’s Bowers Galleries will feature a number of these deaccessioned items in their Collections & Accumulations Auction, which will take place on Monday, Sept. 28, 2015 at […]

Ursula Kampmann to Receive 2015 Burnett Anderson Memorial Award for Excellence in Numismatic Writing

Ursula Kampmann to Receive 2015 Burnett Anderson Memorial Award for Excellence in Numismatic Writing

Ursula Kampmann is the 2015 recipient of the prestigious Burnett Anderson Memorial Award for Excellence in Numismatic Writing. This award is presented annually to an author, journalist or researcher in recognition of their career contributions to the hobby. The award is sponsored by F&W Publications, and the winner is selected in a cooperative process by […]

National Money Show Host Cities, More Discussed at ANA Board Meeting

National Money Show Host Cities, More Discussed at ANA Board Meeting

Site selection for the 2018 and 2019 National Money Shows was the major topic of discussion by the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) newly inducted Board of Governors at its regular meeting on Saturday, August 15, at the Chicago World’s Fair of Money held at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center. Potential host cities for the […]

Coin Exhibits Honored at Chicago ANA World’s Fair of Money

Coin Exhibits Honored at Chicago ANA World’s Fair of Money

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) presented 53 competitive exhibit awards at the 2015 World’s Fair of Money in Rosemont, Illinois. Winners were announced at the exhibit awards presentation and reception and the awards banquet on August 14. A total of 36 exhibitors of all ages and experience levels, showing 60 coin exhibits, competed in this […]

Attendance Announced for ANA 2015 World’s Fair of Money

Attendance Announced for ANA 2015 World’s Fair of Money

The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) 2015 World’s Fair of Money – the most important numismatic event of the year – regaled 8,635 people at the Donald Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill, August 11-15. The family-friendly event featured displays by government and private mints from around the world; expansive educational programs led by notable speakers […]

ANA Literary Awards Announced at 2015 World’s Fair of Money

ANA Literary Awards Announced at 2015 World’s Fair of Money

The ANA’s 2015 Literary Awards — recognizing articles published in the 2014 volume of the ANA’s official magazine, The Numismatist — were presented August 13 at the 2015 ANA World’s Fair of Money℠ in Rosemont, Illinois. The Numismatist was first published by ANA founder and inaugural editor Dr. George F. Heath in 1888. The Heath […]

ANA Money Talks Presentations and Discussions at the World’s Fair of Money

ANA Money Talks Presentations and Discussions at the World’s Fair of Money

Free and open to the public. Notable speakers will be sharing their numismatic expertise on a wide range of subjects, as well as their enthusiasm for the hobby. Some of the hobby’s most noted authorities will discuss their ideas and collections with the numismatic community. Maynard Sundman/Littleton Coin Company Lecture Series 2015 Topic: Abraham Lincoln: […]

Win a Gold Digital Membership to the ANA through the CAC Fancaster Challenge

Win a Gold Digital Membership to the ANA through the CAC Fancaster Challenge

For over 100 years the American Numismatic Association (ANA) has helped collectors expand their collections through its annual conventions. Past and current show attendees are invited to share details of their favorite finds at an ANA show by participating in the Certified Acceptance Corporation (CAC) Fancaster® Challenge. Coin enthusiasts could win a digital membership to […]

ANA Board of Governors Schedule Meetings at 2015 World’s Fair of Money

ANA Board of Governors Schedule Meetings at 2015 World’s Fair of Money

Open sessions will be broadcast live on Money.org and WorldsFairofMoney.com The American Numismatic Association (ANA) Board of Governors will hold two open session meetings during the 2015 World’s Fair of Money. The final open session for the 2013-2015 board will be held at 8 a.m. Friday, August 14 in Room 21 of the Donald E. […]

Live, Nationwide YN Auction Online September 19

Live, Nationwide YN Auction Online September 19

For the first time in its history, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) will be hosting a live, nationwide YN Auction online. The auction will take place online at 10 a.m. Mountain Daylight Time on September 19. One hundred items will be up for auction, including a gold 1915-B Switzerland 20 Francs. YNs will have the […]

Sponsors Pledge Support for ANA World’s Fair of Money

Sponsors Pledge Support for ANA World’s Fair of Money

Twenty-two sponsors have pledged support for the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) 2015 Chicago World’s Fair of Money℠, August 11-15, at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois. It is the ANA’s 124th annual summer convention. “The continued support the numismatic business community has for ANA World’s Fair of Money is an inspiration for […]

‘Century of Progress’ Featured on 2015 World’s Fair of Money Commemorative Medal

‘Century of Progress’ Featured on 2015 World’s Fair of Money Commemorative Medal

Medallic artist Jamie Franki has created a beautiful and stunning commemorative medal for the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA’s) 2015 World’s Fair of Money℠, coming to the Donald E. Stephens Center in the Chicago suburb of Rosemont, Illinois, Aug. 11-15, 2015. The medal, the fourth in a series inspired by the stars on the Chicago municipal […]

England to Receive ANA Dealer of the Year Award

England to Receive ANA Dealer of the Year Award

Victor England, a specialized dealer in classical coins, is the 2015 recipient of the American Numismatic Association (ANA) Harry J. Forman Dealer of the Year Award. England will be presented the award at the World’s Fair of Money awards banquet on Friday, August 14, in Rosemont, Illinois. Presented annually, the award honors a professional numismatist […]

Notable Numismatists Honored with ANA Service Awards

Notable Numismatists Honored with ANA Service Awards

Recipients recognized at Chicago World’s Fair of Money Awards Banquet The following 10 individuals and organization are being recognized for their contributions to the hobby and the American Numismatic Association (ANA). Recipients of the ANA’s 2015 Service Awards will be formally recognized at the Chicago World’s Fair of Money℠, held at the Donald E. Stephens […]

Schwan Named 2015 Numismatist of the Year

Schwan Named 2015 Numismatist of the Year

Carlton Frederick “Fred” Schwan, a coin collector and numismatist since his childhood, has been named the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA’s) 2015 Numismatist of the Year. Schwan will receive his award on Friday, August 14, during the awards banquet at the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Rosemont, Illinois. A student and publisher of military numismatics […]

Orzano Named 2015 Elvira Clain-Stefanelli Memorial Award Winner

Orzano Named 2015 Elvira Clain-Stefanelli Memorial Award Winner

Award honors women who have made significant contributions to numismatics Michele Orzano will be recognized as the 2015 recipient of the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA’s) Elvira Clain-Stefanelli Memorial Award for Achievement in Numismatics on August 14, during the Awards Banquet at the Chicago World’s Fair of Money℠ in Rosemont, Illinois. This award honors women who […]

John D. Wright Wins 2015 ANA Lifetime Achievement Award

John D. Wright Wins 2015 ANA Lifetime Achievement Award

Accomplished numismatist to be honored at World’s Fair of Money Longtime numismatist John D. Wright will be honored with the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA’s) 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award at the Chicago World’s Fair of Money℠ Awards Banquet on Aug. 14 in Rosemont, Illinois. This award is presented to an individual, family or organization that has […]

Two Inducted into ANA Numismatic Hall of Fame

Two Inducted into ANA Numismatic Hall of Fame

In recognition of their outstanding contributions to numismatics, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) will induct the following individuals into the Numismatic Hall of Fame at the World’s Fair of Money awards banquet on Friday, August 14, in Rosemont, Illinois. James Edward Charlton A numismatist most of his life and an ANA life member, James Charlton […]

Donn Pearlman to Receive Farran Zerbe Memorial Award

Donn Pearlman to Receive Farran Zerbe Memorial Award

Publicist honored for long career promoting the hobby Donn Pearlman, who for more than 50 years has worked to promote the American Numismatic Association (ANA) and the hobby as a journalist, publicist and collector, is the 2015 recipient of the ANA’s highest honor, the Farran Zerbe Memorial Award for Distinguished Service. Pearlman will receive the […]

 
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