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Past ANA V.P Helen Carmody-Lebo

Helen Carmody-Lebo, immediate past vice president of the American Numismatic ssociation (ANA), died in an apartment fire today in Huntington Beach, California. Her husband, Jerry Lebo, was at their other home in Indiana at the time of the fire. Arrangements for a memorial service are pending.


ANA Exhibit Judge Program To Be Held In Salt Lake City

To maintain a corps of qualified judges who support high standards of exhibit competition, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) sponsors the Judges' Familiarization and Certification Program.


Fun Donates To ANA Building Fund

Florida United Numismatists (FUN) has donated $10,000 to the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) building fund drive.


Numismatic Bibliophile Frank Katen Dies

Frank J. Katen, noted American numismatic bibliophile, died January 21, 2001, on his 98th birthday.


ANA Launches Search For Librarian; Former Librarian To Serve In Interim

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is seeking a librarian to oversee its tremendous circulation, research and preservation services.


National Gold Exchange To Sponsor Dealer Dinner At ANA Salt Lake City Show In Honor Of Gerald Bauman

National Gold Exchange Inc., of Tampa, Florida, is sponsoring a dinner for dealers with bourse tables at the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) National Money Show 2001 in Salt Lake City, Utah, March 8-10.


ANA Remodeling Taking Shape; First Room Completed

Work on the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) $3 million remodeling project continues at a rapid rate, with one room already completed: a storage area for the more than 1.4 million photographic negatives and pictures of coins, paper money, tokens and medals.


ANA Convention Telephone And Fax Numbers For Salt Lake City

Telephone and fax numbers for the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) National Money Show 2001, March 8-10, are:


Photography Completed of Bass Core Collection At ANA

Digital photographs now document the more than 500 items that comprise the Harry W. Bass Jr. Core Collection at the American Numismatic Association (ANA) Money Museum.


Sponsors Show Their Support For ANA National Money Show

Seventeen sponsors have contributed a total of $50,500 to support the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) National Money Showâ„¢ 2001 in Salt Lake City, Utah, March 8-10.


ANA Money Museum Temporarily Closed As $3 Million Renovation Continues

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) Money Museum galleries at 818 North Cascade Avenue in Colorado Springs, Colorado, are temporarily closed during a $3 million renovation project that will be completed this summer.


'A Star is Born" For ANA Member Dealers Contributing To Building Fund

A special premium will be offered to dealers who are members of the American Numismatic Association (ANA) and donate to the ANA's building fund drive - ANA Target 2001.


Exhibitors Recognized in Slat Lake City

Kenneth R. Hill of Seattle, Washington, received the Best-in-Show Exhibit Award for his display entitled "United States Gold 12-Piece Type Set with Die Errors" at the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) National Money Show 2001 in Salt Lake City, Utah, March 8-10. In recognition of his efforts, Hill received a 5-ounce, 14kt-gold medal produced and donated by The Franklin Mint, and a plaque.


ANA National Money Show Is Great!

The American Numismatic Association's (ANA) National Money Show in Salt Lake City, Utah, was spectacular.


ANA Balanced Budget Tops $5.3 Million

At meetings during the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) National Money Show 2001 in Salt Lake City, Utah, the ANA Board of Governors approved a $5,344,674 balanced budget for its 2001-02 fiscal year, which begins April 1.


ANA Building Fund Tops $200,000 as Campaign Picks Up Donations

Donations and pledges for remodeling the museum and library of the American Numismatic Association (ANA) have topped $200,000, as the "ANA Target 2001" pledge drive gains momentum.


Fifteen Are On Ballot For ANA Board of Governors

Fifteen members of the American Numismatic Association (ANA) accepted their nominations by the April 7 deadline for positions on the ANA Board of Governors for the 2001-2003 term.


ANA To Host Fund-Raising Auction on eBay

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) will host its first on-line auction with one of the Internet's largest and most respected auction company, eBay Inc.


YN Exhibit Award Endowed; Exhibitors Need To Register For Atlanta

The award given to Young Numismatists who competitively exhibit United States coins, patterns or colonial pieces at the American Numismatic Association (ANA) conventions has been endowed.


ANA To Give Away Coins For Children's Reading Program

ANA TO GIVE AWAY COINS FOR CHILDREN'S SUMMER READING PROGRAM School-age children will receive coins from the American Numismatic Association (ANA) for participating in the Pikes Peak Library District's award-winning Children's Summer Reading Program in Colorado Springs, Colorado.


World Series of Numismatics Returns To ANA Show With New Ground Rules

The challenge and thrill of the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) 2001 World Series of Numismatics returns to the lineup of programs at the ANA World's Fair of Money® in Atlanta, August 8-12.


The Spirit of America Reflected in Money Museum Exhibit

Following the trails being laid down by the new American Buffalo commemorative dollar - launched today - the spirit of the Native American West will come alive this July in the first exhibit to grace the newly renovated Money Museum in Colorado Springs, Colorado.


Georgia Capitol And State Map On ANA Atlanta Convention Medal

The Georgia Capitol and a map of the state are featured on limited-issue medals struck for the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) 110th Anniversary Convention in Atlanta, August 8-12, 2001.


Atlanta Offers Best of Old And New South

To thoroughly enjoy present-day Atlanta, site of this year's American Numismatic Association World's Fair of Money® (August 8-12), all one need do is experience the city's past.


Hotel Reservations For Atlanta Show Are Running High

Rooms in one of the six hotels offering special rates for those attending the American Numismatic Association (ANA) World's Fair of Money® in Atlanta, August 8-12, are sold out and reservations at the other five are going fast.


ANA Atlanta Convention Telephone And Fax Numbers

Telephone and fax numbers for the American Numismatic Association (ANA) World's Fair of Money® 2001, August 8-12, at the Cobb Galleria Convention Centre in Atlanta, Georgia, are:


ANA Library Installs New Bookshelves, As Renovation Continues

New rolling bookshelves have been installed in the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) Library in Colorado Springs, Colorado, as work continues on the $3 million renovation of the ANA Library and Money Museum.


June Issue Of The Numismatist Features ANA Candidate Biographies And Platforms

Biographies and platforms of the candidates for the American Numismatic Association (ANA) Board of Governors are included in the June issue of the ANA's monthly journal, The Numismatist.


ANA Awards Three Internships For Summer 2001

American Numismatic Association (ANA) has selected three interns to study and work at its headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The interns will be working through the summer.


Students Send Thanks For State Quarter Maps

Schoolchildren in Colorado Springs, Colorado, love the 50 State Quarters maps given to them by the American Numismatic Association, headquartered in the city.


ANA Fund-Raising Nears $300,000; "Red Book" Sales And eBay Auction To Help Building Renovation

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) building fund is near the $300,000 mark.


ANA Congratulates Blue Ridge Numismatic Association, Celebrating 40th Anniversary

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is pleased to recognize the Blue Ridge Numismatic Association (BRNA) on 40 years of service to the numismatic hobby.


“Two Bit" Exhibit Circulated By ANA Money Museum

“Two Bits: The Quarter Dollar in American History" has taken to the road from the American Numismatic Association (ANA) Money Museum in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Its next destination is the Raleigh Coin Club in Raleigh, North Carolina.


Randy'L Teton Joins ANA Internship Program To Work With Museum

Randy'L He-dow Teton, the model for the Sacagawea golden dollar, will intern this summer at the American Numismatic Association (ANA) Money Museum.


eBay Auctions Hopes To Raise Building Funds For The ANA

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is posting an auction on eBay, to raise additional funds for the Museum/Library renovation project.


July 14 A Date To Celebrate

The American Numismatic Association's (ANA) newly renovated Money Museum and Library are set to preview on Saturday, July 14.


ANA Curator Announces Resignation

Robert W. Hoge, curator of the American Numismatic Association (ANA) Money Museum in Colorado Springs, Colorado, has announced his intention to resign in August.


Stephen R. Taylor, ANA Past President, Dies

Stephen R. Taylor, past president of the American Numismatic Association (ANA), died July 1 after a battle with cancer.


ANA Authenticator Announces Resignation

Brian Silliman, authenticator for the American Numismatic Association (ANA) Collector Services, is leaving the ANA staff at the end of August to seek other opportunities in the field.


Jerry and Barbara Williams Appointed Regional Coordinators

Jerry and Barbara Williams of Beaumont, Texas, have been named the American Numismatic Associations (ANA) Regional Coordinators for Region 9, which encompasses Texas and Louisiana.


ANA Names Museum Curator

Lawrence J. Lee, former curator of the Byron Reed Collection at the Durham Western Heritage Museum, has been named curator of the American Numismatic Association (ANA) Money Museum in Colorado Springs, Colorado.


Wildon And Lewis Elected New ANA President And VP; Four New Governors To Join Board

A new president and vice president, and four new and three incumbents have been elected to the American Numismatic Association (ANA) nine-member Board of Governors, with 8,220 ballots cast in the biennial election.


Eric Li Cheung Honored As ANA's 2001 Outstanding YN

At the Abe Kosoff Young Numismatists (YN) Awards Breakfast, sponsored by the Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) at the American Numismatic Association (ANA) 110th Anniversary Convention in Atlanta, Georgia, Eric Li Cheung of New York, New York, was named the 2001 recipient of the ANA Award for Outstanding Young Numismatist.


Future ANA Convention Sites Revised

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) has announced changes in future anniversary convention sites to coincide with the issuance of several state quarters.


2001 Numismatic Literary Awards Presented At ANA Atlanta Show

The American Numismatic Association's (ANA) 2001 numismatic literary awards, recognizing articles published in the 2000 volume of the ANA's official journal - The Numismatist - were presented on Friday, August 10, during the Association's 110th Anniversary Convention in the Atlanta, Georgia.


ANA's 2001 Medal of Merit Awards

Each year, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) awards its Medal of Merit in recognition of numerous years of dedicated, outstanding service to the Association.


ANA Honors 75-, 60- And 50-Year Members And Clubs In Atlanta

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) honored individuals and clubs celebrating their 75th, 60th and 50th anniversaries of membership at the ANA Awards Banquet at the Association's 110th Anniversary Convention in Atlanta, Georgia.


ANA Names Bill Fivaz 2001 Numismatist of The Year

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) confers its 2001 "Numismatist of the Year" award in recognition of overall devotion and dedication to the ANA and the numismatic hobby.


Glenn Smedley Awards Presented At ANA Atlanta Show

AWARDS PRESENTED AT ANA ATLANTA SHOWAcknowledging those who demonstrate the spirit of the late Glenn Smedley, a member of the American Numismatic Association (ANA) and hobby enthusiast who was known as a "collector's collector," the ANA annually presents its Glenn Smedley Memorial Award medal.


John P. Sheehan And Ocean County Coin Club Of New Jersey Receive National Coin Week Awards

Winners of the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) 2001 National Coin Week Award were announced during the ANA 110th Anniversary Convention in Atlanta, Georgia, August 8-12.


ANA Honors Kenneth E. Bressett And Arthur M. Fitts II For Lifetime Achievement

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) confers its Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of outstanding contributions to organized numismatics.


Moe Weinschel Receives ANA Exemplary Service Award

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) Exemplary Service Award is presented for services performed on behalf of the ANA.


Thomas D. Rogers Sr. Receives ANA Government Service Award

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) presents its Outstanding Government Service Award in recognition of efforts to advance numismatics in the previous 12 months.


2001 ANA Exhibit Awards

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) presented 74 competitive exhibit awards at its 110th Anniversary Convention in Atlanta, Georgia.


2001 ANA YN Exhibit Awards

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) presented 12 competitive exhibit awards for Young Numismatists (YN), age 17 and younger, at the ANA's 110th Anniversary Convention in Atlanta.


Larry Gentile Sr. Commended As Extraordinary Adult Advisor

Each year, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) recognizes with its Outstanding Adult Advisor Award a member whose work in encouraging and assisting young umismatists (YNs) is particularly noteworthy


ANA Names Top Club Publications

Each year the American Numismatic Association (ANA) recognizes outstanding journals and newsletters produced by local, regional and specialty numismatic organizations published in 2000 and submitted in the annual competition.


ANA YN Literary Award Winners

To encourage young writers to share their research and views on numismatics, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) recognizes them each year with a number of awards for literary accomplishments.


Eric P. Newman Receives Numismatic Writing Award

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 career contributions to numismatics and is judged on the recipient's body of work.


ANA Honors John M. Mercanti With Medallic Sculpture Award

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) confers its 2001 Numismatic Art Award for Excellence in Medallic Sculpture in recognition of contributions to numismatic art.


ANA Recognizes Top Volunteers In Representative Program

On the occasion of its 110th Anniversary Convention in Atlanta, Georgia, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) announced its annual awards to distinguished volunteers in the Representative Program.


ANA Salutes Its Top Member Recruiters

Expanding its membership base has long been a goal of the American Numismatic Association (ANA). With this in mind, each year the Association tallies its new members and their sponsors, and honors the top recruiters in two categories - dealer and individual members.


Unidentified Planchet Used to Strike Sacagawea $1 Coin

American Numismatic Association (ANA) Authenticator Brian Silliman has verified that a 2000 Sacagawea $1 coin, struck on a hollow-center planchet that was most likely produced at the Royal Canadian Mint, is genuine.


ANA Board Extends Executive Director's Contract

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) Board of Governors, meeting at the Association's 110th Anniversary Convention in Atlanta, Georgia, August 8-12, extended the contract of ANA Executive Director Edward C. Rochette.


Revised: Unidentified Planchet Used to Strike Sacagawea $1 Coin

American Numismatic Association (ANA) Authenticator Brian Silliman has verified that a 2000 Sacagawea $1 coin, struck on a hollow-center planchet that most likely was produced at the Royal Canadian Mint, is genuine.


ANA'S Atlanta Show Is Another Great Event!

The American Numismatic Association's (ANA) World's Fair of Money® 2001 in Atlanta was a great show from beginning to end.


ANA Participates in California Gold Striking Ceremony; Receives Piece For Museum

A gold $50 commemorative piece, struck from recovered treasure from the 1857 shipwreck of the SS Central America, was given to the American Numismatic Association (ANA) Money Museum by the California Gold Marketing Group.


ANA To Celebrate 200,000th Member With Prize Drawing

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) will welcome its 200,000th member this fall, and is conducting a new-member contest to celebrate the occasion.


ANA Money Museum To Host Medallic Sculpture Exhibition "Hands Across the Sea"

More than 175 medallic sculptures in bronze, brass, copper and nickel-silver by an international array of award-winning artists will be exhibited at the American Numismatic Association (ANA) Money Museum in Colorado Springs, Colorado, beginning October 20.


Elvira Clain-Stefanelli, Curator At Smithsonian Institution, Dies

Elvira Clain-Stefanelli, recently retired executive director and curator of the Smithsonian Institution's National Numismatic Collection, died of heart failure on October 1, 2001, in Arlington, Virginia. She was 86 years old.


Frank Gasparro, U.S. Mint's Former Chief Engraver, Dies

Frank Gasparro, renowned sculptor and former Chief Engraver of the United States Mint, died on September 29, 2001, at a hospital in Havertown, Pennsylvania, after complications from a fall. He was 92 years old.


ANA's Sergeant-At-Arms Emeritus, John J. Gabarron, Dies

John J. Gabarron, the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) sergeant-at-arms emeritus, died on Thursday, October 4, 2001, eight days before his 83rd birthday.


ANA Starts Electronic Newsletter For Young Numismatists

“Your Newsletter," an electronic communication device designed for Young Numismatistsv (YNs), has been launched by the American Numismatic Association (ANA).


Moe Weinschel, Noted New York Collector Dies

Moe Weinschel, noted for his work with the American Numismatic Association (ANA) and the American Israel Numismatic Association (AINA), died Tuesday, October 16.


ANA Revamps Mediation Process

To better serve members, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) has updated, codified and redefined its mediation process.


ANA Begins Search For New Executive Director

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) Board of Governors is searching for an individual to replace Edward C. Rochette when he steps down as executive director in the summer of 2003.


ANA Contributes To The Discovery Channel Program On United States Mint

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) assisted in the production of a documentary entitled "Secrets of the U.S. Mint," scheduled to air on The Discovery Channel in November.


Free Web Site for ANA Member Clubs

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) now is providing web sites and E-mailboxes to member clubs at no charge.


ANA Seeks Award Nominations

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is seeking nominations for awards to be presented at the ANA World's Fair of Money® in New York City next summer.


National Coin Week Promotors Can Win ANA Summer Seminar Scholarships

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is offering two full scholarships to an ANA Summer Seminar at the Associations headquarters for the best promotions of the 79th observance of the National Coin Week, April 21-27, 2002.


Class Schedule Available For ANA Summer Seminar

Ten new classes and eight new mini-seminars are included in the just-completed course catalog for the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) 34th Annual Summer Seminar, June 29 to July 12, 2002.


Jacksonville's Beaches and Warm Breezes Await Collectors

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) has the ideal solution for the winter doldrums: three days in balmy Jacksonville, Florida, at the ANA's National Money Show, March 7-9, 2002.


A Few Openings Still Available For ANA Numismatic Theatre In Jacksonville

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) still has a few openings for Numismatic Theatre presentations at the ANA's National Money Showâ„¢ in Jacksonville, Florida, March 7-9, 2002.


ANA Library Updates On-Line Catalog

For the first time in two years, the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) online catalog has been updated with newly entered books.