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ANA Announces 10 Candidates for Nine Positions On 2011-13 Board of Governors

Ten members of the American Numismatic Association have accepted nominations for the 2011-13 Board of Governors election.


2011 ANA Board of Governors Election Ballots Mailed June 2

Ballots for the 2011 American Numismatic Association Board of Governors election were mailed June 2, Executive Director Larry Shepherd has announced.


Scavenger Hunt, Club Challenge & Exhibits Highlight 2011 National Coin Week

Theme for 88th annual event is “Blue, Gray & Greenbacks”


Winners Announced for 2011 ANA National Coin Week Activities

Congratulations to Matthew Tormey and the Tucson Coin Club, grand prize winners in the ANA’s 2011 National Coin Week activities.


ANA Convention Banquet to be Held on Friday

The American Numismatic Association will move its annual convention banquet from Saturday to Friday night, beginning with the 2011 World’s Fair of MoneySM in Chicago this summer.


ANA Museum Showcase in Chicago to Feature Amazing Rarities

Exhibit Explores Chicago Banking History and Much More


ANA Resolves All Litigation

Litigation Between Cipoletti & ANA Resolved Settlement Includes Payment of Money to ANA


Special Ceremony and Event Scheduled To Launch New Hall of Fame

The American Numismatic Association will host a special groundbreaking ceremony and reception for a new Numismatic Hall of Fame at 5 p.m., July 2, at ANA headquarters, 818 N. Cascade Ave., in Colorado Springs.


ANA, Heritage Sign Official Auctioneer Agreement For 2011-14 Fall National Money Shows

Heritage Auctions will serve as the official auctioneer for the next four American Numismatic Association fall National Money Shows, beginning October 13- 15, 2011 in Pittsburgh, ANA Executive Director Larry Shepherd has announced.


Hotels Reaching Capacity for ANA National Money Show in Sacramento

Rooms at the Sheraton Grand are sold out for the American Numismatic Association’s 2011 Sacramento National Money Show™, March 17-19


ANA Presents Destination Education Event, “Minting & Mining in Carson City,” March 20-23

Go on a three-day educational adventure that explores the history of the Gold Rush in California and Nevada, tours the legendary Comstock Lode mines in Virginia City, and features top numismatic experts at the old Carson City Mint.


ANA Museum Showcase Comes to Sacramento

The American Numismatic Association’s Museum Showcase will take center stage at the 2011 ANA Sacramento National Money Show, March 17-19 at the Sacramento Convention Center.


ANA Seeking Numismatic Theatre Proposals for Chicago World’s Fair of Money

American Numismatic Association members are encouraged to share their creativity and research with fellow hobbyists by delivering a Numismatic Theatre presentation at the 2011 ANA Chicago World’s Fair of MoneySM, August 16-20 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill.


ANA Rarities on Exhibit at PAN Show, May 6-8

The American Numismatic Association’s Idler/Bebee 1804 dollar and the McDermott/Bebee 1913 Liberty Head nickel will be displayed at the Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists (PAN) Spring Show, May 6-8 at the Monroeville Convention Center in Monroeville, Penn. The two coins are among the ANA Edward C. Rochette Money Museum’s most spectacular rarities.


Exhibitors Recognized at 2011 ANA National Money Show in Sacramento

American Numismatic Association member Brett Irick received the Steven J. D'Ippolito Best-in-Show Exhibit Award for "The Golden Age of United States Coins: 1795-1933" at the ANA's 2011 Sacramento National Money ShowSM, held March 17-19. First and second runnerup awards were presented to Simcha Kuritzy for "A Stellar Type Set" and "Engraved Coins of the Ba'al Shem Tov Amulet," respectively.


Rediscover Gold at the ANA Sacramento National Money Show, March 17-19

The American Numismatic Association’s 2011 Sacramento National Money Show features some of the world’s most valuable and historical coins and paper money, as well as educational opportunities for all ages and interests. The show takes place March 17-19 at the Sacramento Convention Center and includes a world-class auction by Heritage Auction Galleries and hundreds of dealers and vendors.


Sponsors Contribute $47,500 For ANA Sacramento National Money Show

Thirteen sponsors have invested $47,500 in support of the American Numismatic Association’s 2011 Sacramento National Money ShowSM, to be held March 17-19 at the Sacramento Convention Center.


Anonymous Donor Gives $100,000 to ANA

Donation Will Fund Radford Stearns Award for Excellence in Exhibiting


ANA Coins Stolen from St. Louis Museum of Transportation

Six coins from the American Numismatic Association’s collection with a combined value of approximately $18,844 were stolen June 11 or 12 from the St. Louis Museum of Transportation. The coins were part of “Money of the U.S. Civil War,” a four-panel ANA traveling exhibit that was scheduled for display at the museum June 13-June 30.


Hobby Groups Praise FTC's Gold Advisory Edits

Leaders of three coin and precious metals hobby and professional groups are praising the Federal Trade Commission for acting on their suggested changes to the FTC's 2010 online consumer advisory entitled "Investing in Gold? What's the Rush?"


‘Change In Money: Cowries to Credit Cards’ Named Theme of 2012 National Coin Week, April 15-21*

Editor's note: A previous version of this news item incorrectly reported the date of the open house at the Money Museum. The open house is April 21.


ANA Accepting Applications for New Executive Director*

The American Numismatic Association is accepting applications for a new executive director.


ANA Ends Employment Relationship with Larry Shepherd as Executive Director*

The American Numismatic Association Board of Governors today announced that it has ended its employment relationship with Larry Shepherd, as Executive Director, effective as of September 20, 2011.


ANA Extends its Long Relationship With NGC, PMG and NCS as Official Grading, Conservation Services

The American Numismatic Association and Certified Collectibles Group have agreed to a five-year extension that designates Numismatic Guaranty Corporation, Paper Money Guaranty and Numismatic Conservation Services as the ANA’s official grading and conservation services.


ANA Board Approves Balanced Operating Budget

Motion restores funding for Money Museum’s “History of Money” exhibit


ANA Board of Governors Respond To Statements from Former Executive Director

Following is a statement issued Thursday, Oct. 6, by the American Numismatic Association Board of Governors in response to recent statements by former ANA Executive Director Larry Shepherd.


Mary Sauvain Receives Adna G. Wilde Jr. Memorial Award

American Numismatic Association life member Mary Sauvain was honored with the 2011 Adna G. Wilde Jr. Memorial Award for Excellence during ceremonies today at the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Chicago.


Walter Ostromecki Elected ANA Vice President Tom Hallenbeck to be Sworn in as President in Chicago

Walter Ostromecki has been elected Vice President of the American Numismatic Association in the only contested race in the 2011 ANA Board of Governor balloting.


Sponsors Show Support for 2011 ANA World’s Fair of Money

Twenty-seven sponsors have invested their support of the American Numismatic Association’s 2011 Chicago World’s Fair of Money, Aug. 16-20 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois.


Winners Announced in 2011 Outstanding Club Publications Contest

The American Numismatic Association has announced the winners of its 2011 Outstanding Club Publications Contest. Each year, the ANA recognizes outstanding publications produced by member numismatic organizations. Submissions are judged in four categories: Local Clubs, Regional Clubs, Specialty Clubs and Electronic Newsletters.


Greg Roberts Named 2011 Harry J. Forman Dealer of the Year

ANA Life Member Greg Roberts is the 2011 recipient of the American Numismatic Association Harry J. Forman Dealer of the Year Award, which was presented August 16 at the 2011 World’s Fair of Money Kick-Off event at Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium.


Former ANA President Stuppler Receives Exemplary Service Award

Former American Numismatic Association President Barry Stuppler received the ANA Exemplary Service Award in recognition of services on behalf of the Association that are “above and beyond” the call of duty. The award was presented today at the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Chicago.


Six Receive Glenn Smedley Memorial Awards

Six American Numismatic Association members were honored with Glenn Smedley Memorial Awards during ceremonies today at the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Chicago.


Medals of Merit Awarded to Fritsch, Jozefiak and Rettew

The American Numismatic Association has awarded Medals of Merit to three members who have dedicated years of service to the ANA and promotion of the hobby. Robert Fritsch, Richard Jozefiak and Joel Rettew were recognized during an awards ceremony Aug. 18 at the World’s Fair of Money in Chicago.


Harlan J. Berk Named 2011 ANA Numismatist of the Year

Harlan J. Berk has been named the American Numismatic Association’s 2011 Numismatist of the Year. Berk will receive his award on August 19 during the Awards Banquet at the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Chicago.


2011 Maynard Sundman/Littleton Coin Company Lecture Series Explores “Numismatics Celebrating Human Achievement”

The Maynard Sundman/Littleton Coin Company Lecture Series will be presented Aug. 18 during the American Numismatic Association’s 2011 World’s Fair of MoneySM at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois. The annual series features new scholarship on a numismatic topic; the topic this year is “Numismatics Celebrating Human Achievement.”


ANA Announces 2011 World’s Fair of Money Exhibit Awards

The American Numismatic Association presented 61 competitive exhibit awards at the 2011 World's Fair of Money in Chicago.


Official Medal for 2011 World’s Fair of Money Honors History of Host City

The official medal for the American Numismatic Association’s 120th Anniversary Convention, August 16-20 in Chicago, is available for purchase.


More than 9,100 Visitors Attended the World’s Fair of Money

The American Numismatic Association welcomed 9,113 visitors during the 2011 World’s Fair of MoneySM, Aug. 16-20 in Chicago.


ANA Board of Governors reinstates free club tables at shows

American Numismatic Association member clubs will once again receive free tables at the ANA’s three annual shows, the Board of Governors voted unanimously during its Wednesday teleconference meeting.


Numismatic Theatre Schedule Set for Chicago

Numismatic Theatre, a popular feature of the American Numismatic Association’s convention education programs, has been finalized for the 2011 ANA Chicago World’s Fair of Money, Aug. 16-20.


Record Bourse, Spectacular Exhibits and Educational Programs Highlight ANA World’s Fair of Money in Chicago

The largest bourse and best numismatic inventory in American Numismatic Association history awaits attendees of the ANA World’s Fair of MoneySM, Aug. 16-20 in Chicago.


Police Recover ANA Coins Stolen from St. Louis Museum

Six coins from the American Numismatic Association’s collection, stolen from a traveling exhibit at the St. Louis Museum of Transportation, have been recovered by the St. Louis County Police Department.


Exhibitors Invited to Pittsburgh National Money Show

Members of the American Numismatic Association are invited to showcase their collections and research with fellow hobbyists by presenting educational exhibits at the 2011 Pittsburgh National Money Show, Oct. 13-15 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.


Nearly $125,000 Pledged to Bob Lecce Memorial Fund

Members of the numismatic community have pledged $122,450 to the Bob Lecce Memorial Fund, which will be used by the American Numismatic Association for the advancement of numismatic education.


ANA Museum Showcase Finalized for Chicago, August 16-20

The American Numismatic Association’s Museum Showcase, featuring rare and historically significant numismatic treasures, will be on display at the 2011 ANA World’s Fair of MoneySM, Aug. 16-20 in Chicago.


ANA Seeking Numismatic Theatre Proposals for Pittsburgh National Money Show

American Numismatic Association members are encouraged to share their ideas and research with fellow hobbyists by delivering a Numismatic Theatre presentation at the ANA’s 2011 Pittsburgh National Money ShowSM, Oct. 13-15 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.


Pittsburgh Numismatic Theatre Schedule Finalized

Numismatic Theatre has been finalized for the American Numismatic Association’s 2011 Pittsburgh National Money ShowSM, Oct. 13-15 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.


Historic Rarities Highlight ANA Museum Showcase in Pittsburgh

The American Numismatic Association’s Museum Showcase, featuring rare and historic numismatic treasures, will be on display at the 2011 ANA Pittsburgh National Money ShowSM, Oct. 13-15. The showcase includes objects from the Edward C. Rochette Money Museum and private collections.


Celebrate the New Fall Classic

ANA Fall National Money Show Debuts in Pittsburgh


Sponsors Contribute $55,000 for ANA Pittsburgh National Money Show, Oct. 13-15

Sixteen sponsors have invested $55,000 in support of the American Numismatic Association’s 2011 Pittsburgh National Money ShowSM, Oct. 13-15 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.


ANA Executive Director Placed on Administrative Leave

American Numismatic Association Executive Director Larry Shepherd has been placed on administrative leave during an organizational review process, President Tom Hallenbeck has announced.


The Numismatist Now Available in The Android Market

The Numismatist, the American Numismatic Association’s monthly magazine, is now available in the Android Market. There is no charge for the app.


Collection of Unusual Pieces Earns Deep Best-in-Show Exhibit Award

Exhibitors Recognized at 2011 ANA Fall National Money Show


Money Museum Unveils Coins That Could Have Been*

Photos, video of new display’s rarities available for download


New Orleans Chosen as 2013 Spring National Money Show Site*

New Orleans was selected as the site for the 2013 Spring National Money ShowSM by the American Numismatic Association Board of Governors during a Tuesday teleconference meeting. The show will be held May 9-11 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center.


Nominate Your Favorite Numismatist for the 2012 Service Awards*

Deadline for service-award nominations is early this year — Nov. 30


First Fall National Money Show Welcomes 4,000 Visitors

The American Numismatic Association welcomed 4,027 visitors during the inaugural fall National Money Show, Oct. 13-15, in Pittsburgh.


PNG 2012 YN Scholarship Competition Announced*

The Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.com) will provide a scholarship to a deserving young numismatist (YN) to attend the 2012 American Numismatic Association (ANA) Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, Colorado. This is the eighth consecutive year of PNG YN scholarships for the popular, annual ANA educational programs.


Summer Seminar Scholarships Available For Talented Young Numismatists

Young Numismatists have the opportunity to earn full and partial scholarships for the American Numismatic Association’s highly acclaimed 2012 Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs.