2010 Press Releases
The American Numismatic Association presented 60 competitive exhibit awards at the 2010 World’s Fair of Money in Boston. Winners were announced at the Exhibit Awards Presentation and Reception on Aug. 14.
ANA Life Member Gary Adkins is the 2010 recipient of the American Numismatic Association’s Harry J. Forman Dealer of the Year award.
Beth Deisher is the 2010 recipient of the American Numismatic Association’s Farran Zerbe Memorial Award. She will receive the award August 14 during the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Boston. The award is the highest honor the ANA confers, and recognizes numerous years of outstanding, dedicated service to numismatics.
The 87th annual National Coin Week, April 18-24, is a great opportunity to spread the joys of the hobby in the community. The theme for this year's event is "Beautiful Places: Landmarks and Mintmarks," and activities will celebrate the beautiful and historic places that have inspired designs on coins and paper money.
Congratulations to ANA member Robert Thompson, the grand prize winner of the 2010 National Coin Week “Road Trip” treasure hunt.
The American Numismatic Association has named Rick Snow its 2010 Numismatist of the Year. Snow will receive his award on August 13 during the Awards Reception at the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Boston.
The American Numismatic Association is accepting applications for two summer internships at its headquarters in Colorado Springs. Young collectors, college or graduate students and numismatic professionals who are ANA members are encouraged to apply.
The Maynard Sundman/Littleton Coin Company Lecture Series will be presented August 12 during the American Numismatic Association’s 2010 World’s Fair of Money at the Hynes Convention in Boston.
The official medal for the American Numismatic Association’s 119th Anniversary Convention, August 10-14 in Boston, is available for purchase. Designed by Jamie Franki, former master designer in the United States Mint’s Artistic Infusion Program, the medal celebrates one of Boston’s most famous citizens, Paul Revere.
Nominations will be accepted beginning Dec. 1 for the 2011-13 American Numismatic Association Board of Governors election, ANA President Clifford Mishler has announced.
“Blue, Gray and Greenbacks” is the theme of 2011 National Coin Week, April 17-23. The weeklong celebration of coins and currency will commemorate the sesquicentennial of the Civil War and the numismatic changes and innovations during the conflict, which began at Fort Sumter, S.C. on April 12, 1861.
The American Numismatic Association is seeking applications from gifted Young Numismatists (YNs), ages 13 to 22, for scholarships to attend 2011 Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs. Dates for the two one-week sessions are June 25-July 1 and July 2-8.
Two of the finest-known gold 1804 eagles have been added to the Museum Showcase at the 2010 ANA National Money Show™ in Fort Worth. The coins are part of the renowned Harry W. Bass Jr. Collection of American gold coins, and are on display at the ANA’s Edward C. Rochette Money Museum in Colorado Springs.
Project Enables ANA to Showcase Collection at Boston Convention
Two hundred limited-edition copies of Paper Money of the United States, 19th Edition, numbered and signed by co-authors Arthur L. Friedberg and Ira S. Friedberg, will be available for purchase at the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money in Boston.
Hotel rooms are filling quickly for the 2010 ANA World’s Fair of Money, August 10-14 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston. Attendees are encouraged to book rooms now and take advantage of reduced convention rates at the Westin Copley Place and the Boston Marriott Copley Place.
Numismatic Theatre, a popular part of the American Numismatic Association’s convention education programs, has been finalized for the 2010 ANA World’s Fair of Money, Aug. 10-14 in Boston. Numismatic Theatre consists of 30-40 minute presentations given by ANA members on a wide range of topics.
Thirty-one sponsors have invested $133,500 in support of the American Numismatic Association 2010 World’s Fair of Money, to be held Aug. 10-14 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston.
The American Numismatic Association’s 2010 Boston World’s Fair of Money offers some of the world’s most beautiful and famous coins, the nation’s top numismatists and a venue in the heart of one of America’s most historic cities.
Bowers and Merena Auctions has been selected by the American Numismatic Association as the official auctioneer for the ANA Pre-Show, which will immediately precede the World's Fair of Money conventions. This three-year agreement includes the ANA Pre-Shows to be held in Chicago in 2011, Philadelphia in 2012 and Chicago in 2013.
Former Governor Alan Herbert to Fill Vacancy
Board Also Approves Fall Show and Spring 2012 Location
The 2010 American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money®, held August 10-14 in Boston, offers an array of educational opportunities designed to meet a wide range of interests and expertise levels. Attendees are also encouraged to save the date for a special post-convention seminar August 16-17 at the Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish, New Hampshire.
American Numismatic Association member Lawrence Herrera received the Steven J. D’Ippolito Best-in-Show Exhibit Award for his exhibit, "U.S. Counterfeit Coin Detectors, Late 19th Century," at the ANA’s 2010 National Money Show™, held March 25-27 in Fort Worth. The first runner-up award was presented to Robert Mayer for "1876 Woods" and the second runner-up award went to Mark Lighterman for "Louisiana Lottery of 1888.”
Three Day Show will be October 13-15
Thirteen sponsors have contributed $47,000 in support of the American Numismatic Association’s 2010 National Money Show™, March 25-27 at the Fort Worth Convention Center.
Visitors to the 2010 National Money Show™, March 25-27 at the Fort Worth Convention Center, are encouraged to get involved in a wide range of educational programs. The show offers in-depth seminars, free programs and lectures on a wide range of topics, and workshops for Boy and Girl Scouts looking to earn collecting awards.
The ANA Museum Showcase will make its National Money Show™ debut March 25-27 at the Fort Worth Convention Center. This spectacular gallery gives visitors a unique chance to see some of the world’s most beautiful and valuable coins.
Some of the world’s most famous and valuable coins and paper money, including a multimillion dollar nickel, rare $20 gold pieces and $100,000 bills, will be on display at the 2010 ANA National Money Show™, March 25 – 27 at the Fort Worth Convention Center.
Heritage Auction Galleries will serve as the official auctioneer for the 2011 American Numismatic Association National Money Show™ in Sacramento, ANA Executive Director Larry Shepherd has announced. The show will be held March 17-19 at the Sacramento Convention Center.
Display Includes Coin and Paper Money Rarities
Top winners in annual competition to receive $1,000 in cash and books
The American Numismatic Association will kick off its 2011 Sacramento National Money Show in style, with an evening of food, wine, fun and camaraderie from 6:30-9:30 p.m., March 16, at the Old Sugar Mill in nearby Clarksburg. A special numismatic surprise also awaits attendees of this event.
American Numismatic Association members are encouraged to share their ideas and research with fellow hobbyists by delivering a Numismatic Theatre presentation at the 2010 ANA World’s Fair of Money, August 10-14 at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston.
The American Numismatic Association and the Professional Numismatists Guild have agreed to jointly sponsor the Official Pre-Show prior to the ANA World’s Fair of Money for three years beginning with the ANA Chicago convention in August 2011, ANA Executive Director Larry Shepherd and PNG Executive Director Bob Brueggeman have announced.
The educational event “Augustus Saint-Gaudens: The Renaissance of American Coinage” is being held August 15-18 at the Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site, Cornish, New Hampshire. The seminar is the American Numismatic Association’s inaugural “Destination Education” program, and offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to study the life and work of Saint-Gaudens in the beautiful New Hampshire setting where he created his work and made his home.
Exhibit Includes Treasures from 1857 SS Central America Shipwreck
Attendees of the American Numismatic Association’s 2010 Boston World’s Fair of Money®, August 10-14, are encouraged to take advantage of tours and events scheduled in conjunction with the show. The tours explore one of America’s most historic cities, including Revolutionary War sites, scenic cruises, and Boston’s most recognizable landmarks.
Stack’s will be the official auctioneer for the 2011, 2012 and 2013 American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money, ANA Executive Director Larry Shepherd has announced.
Four items from the famed Stack’s Family Library now call the ANA’s Dwight N. Manley Library home. Purchased from George Frederick Kolbe’s January auction in New York City, the ANA’s new American numismatic literature rarities include a rare large paper copy of the first work devoted exclusively to American coins and a complete set of the 19th-century numismatic journal Numisma.
Goal is to Repeal New 1099 Requirements
The one-day seminar, “Introduction to Counterfeit Detection of United States Coins,” will be offered April 22 at the Hyatt Regency Dearborn in Dearborn, Mich. The seminar is presented through the ANA’s Florence Schook School of Numismatics, and is in conjunction with the Michigan State Numismatic Society’s Spring Convention, April 23-25.