2007 Press Releases
The American Numismatic Association is asking its members to provide the theme for 2008 National Coin Week, April 20-26. This contest is open to all ANA members, with the winning theme announced in early December. Individuals who submit the top three themes will win beautiful and valuable coins. Specific prizes will be announced in mid-November.
The American Numismatic Association (ANA) and Steven L. Contursi, President of Rare Coin Wholesalers of Dana Point, California, have reached a cordial agreement to withdraw from the earlier announced $1 million funding for three ANA museum projects. The termination of Contursi’s financial pledge follows decisions by the ANA Board to cancel or delay the projects for which the funding was earmarked.
The American Numismatic Association Board of Governors, on Tuesday, announced that Executive Director Chris Cipoletti has been terminated with cause, effective 5:01 p.m. Oct. 16.
The American Numismatic Association has halted plans for a previously proposed museum in Washington, D.C.
The ANA’s Edward C. Rochette Money Museum was named the third best cultural attraction/museum in the Pikes Peak region by the Colorado Springs Independent. The distinction was announced Oct. 25 in the weekly paper’s “Best Of 2007” issue, featuring the city’s premier restaurants, shops, programs and attractions, as chosen by readers. The Independent is the city’s largest weekly publication and second largest newspaper.
The American Numismatic Association’s School of Numismatics is coming to the Whitman Baltimore Coin and Currency Convention, Nov. 16-18. The ANA will offer two courses of great value and interest to collectors: Understanding Die Varieties and Coin Collecting 101.