2008 Press Releases
The American Numismatic Association announced the winners of its 2008 Outstanding Club Publications Contest during the ANA Representative Program Breakfast on Aug. 2 at the World’s Fair of Money® in Baltimore.
Pennsylvania collector Sam Deep will receive the American Numismatic Association’s Exemplary Service Award Aug. 2 at the Baltimore World’s Fair of Money®. The ANA presents the award annually to recognize an individual or entity (club, corporation, firm or association) who has performed services on behalf of the Association that are “above and beyond” the call of duty.
Gene Hessler is the 2008 recipient of the American Numismatic Association’s highest honor, the Farran Zerbe Memorial Award for Distinguished Service. He will be presented the accolade Aug. 2 during the Awards Banquet at the World’s Fair of Money® in Baltimore.
Gordon R. Donnell, Jim Majoros and William G. Rau will receive American Numismatic Association Medal of Merit awards at the World’s Fair of Money® in Baltimore, July 30-August 3. The annual award is presented to individuals who have dedicated numerous years of service to the Association and to promoting the hobby.
Philadelphia artist Jim Licaretz is the 2008 recipient of the American Numismatic Association’s Numismatic Art Award for Excellence in Medallic Sculpture. He will accept the honor on Aug. 2 at the ANA World’s Fair of Money® in Baltimore.
Leon Hendrickson is the recipient of the American Numismatic Association’s 2008 Numismatist of the Year for his many contributions to the hobby. He will be presented the award during the ANA Membership Reception at 4 p.m. Aug. 1 during the World’s Fair of Money® in Baltimore.
Previous vote to hold convention in Indianapolis is changed
The pending litigation between the American Numismatic Association and John Nebel and former employees Susie Nulty, Lawrence Lee, Ph. D. and Wayne Abraham has been resolved to the mutual satisfaction of the parties, Executive Director Larry Shepherd announced today.
Paul Johnson, Jim Majoros and Mike “Steamer” Stanley have been appointed assistant national coordinators for the American Numismatic Association’s Club Representative Program. The announcement was made by National Coordinator Michael S. “Stan” Turrini on Aug. 2 at the Baltimore World’s Fair of Money®.
Funds to be used to help offset costs of Summer Seminar
The American Numismatic Association presented 71 competitive exhibit awards at the 2008 World’s Fair of Money® in Baltimore. Winners were announced at the Exhibit Awards Presentation and Reception on Aug. 2.
Dr. Charles Radford Stearns, a member of the ANA Board of Governors, died on Aug. 31 after a long illness. He was 67 years old.
Herbert fills vacancy left from death of Radford Stearns
Heritage Auction Galleries is donating $8,000 in support of the ANA’s Club Representative Program. The gift was announced by Heritage President Greg Rohan on Aug. 1 at the ANA World’s Fair of Money® in Baltimore.
Exhibit will be replaced by “Money of the Civil War” in October
The American Civil War evokes many strong thoughts and emotions to this day – the end of slavery in our country, the great and terrible battles that saw more that 600,000 men perish, and the secession – and eventual reunion – of 11 states. Amid brilliant and incompetent generals, vast military campaigns and political turmoil, the impact of money on the war often gets overlooked.
Members Indicate Preference for Shows in Baltimore and Chicago
Jeffrey Swindling and Bruce Benoit received the American Numismatic Association’s 2008 Outstanding District Representative awards. The announcement was made by Club Representative Program National Coordinator Michael S. “Stan” Turrini on Aug. 2 at the World’s Fair of Money® in Baltimore. The award is given annually to recognize commitment, leadership and a willingness to enthusiastically serve the ANA and its member clubs.
World Mint Theatre at the Baltimore World’s Fair of Money® will be held in a new format that is more convenient for visitors and members of the press. The 30-45 minute presentations will take place on the Hall A Stage, on the bourse floor between the main show entrance and the Mint Promenade. World Mint Theatre is a perfect opportunity for mints to talk about new issues and current trends in numismatic production.