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The ANA Outstanding Club Publications contest is open to clubs that have paid current ANA dues and do not have an elected or salaried ANA officer as editor or assistant editor. Publications must have been issued on a regular basis; monthly, quarterly or otherwise.  

Rules and Guidelines for Submission

The competition is divided into four categories

  • Specialty Club
  • Regional Club
  • Local Club
  • Electronic

To enter, send a complete volume of the year's club publications, or three different printed samples for electronic newsletters, to

 

Outstanding Club Publications Contest
818 North Cascade Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80903-3279

Please include:

  • name of the editor
  • name of the submitter
  • category of the submitter
  • address of the submitter
  • phone number of the submitter
  • e-mail address of the submitter

 

Entries are judged on general appearance, newsiness, composition, aptness of illustrations and relative interest. Whether a newsletter is handwritten, typed or computer-generated is not a factor in judging, nor is the size of the club or the amount of funds expended.

 

Questions? magazine@money.org

Outstanding Club Publications winners
2013

Each year since 1971, the American Numismatic Association has recognized the best journals and newsletters produced by ANA-member organiza­tions. Entries in this year's Outstanding Club Publications competition were judged in four cate­gories: local, regional, specialty and electronic. Winners were announced on  Saturday, August 17, at the ANA Club and District Representative meeting at the World's Fair of Money in Chicago. 

Local Clubs

First-Moneta, Ottawa Numismatic Society 

(Editor: Serge Pelletier)

Second-The Reale, Ancient City Coin Club 

(Editor: David James)

Third-Maryland Numismatist, Maryland State Numismatic Association (Editor: Simcha Kuritzky)

 

Regional Clubs

First-The California Numismatist, joint publication of the Numismatic Association of Southern California and the California State Numismatic Association (Editor: Greg Burns)

Second-The Centinel, Central States Numismatic ­Society (Editor: Gerald Tebben)

Third-TNA News, Texas Numismatic Association (Editor: Ron Kersey)

 

Specialty Clubs

First-The Shekel, American Israel Numismatic Association (Editor: Andrew Perala)

Second-Curry's Chronicles, Carson City Coin Collectors of America (Editor: Rusty Goe)

Third-The C4 Newsletter, Colonial Coin Collectors Club (Editor: Syd Martin)

 

Electronic Newsletters

First-Washington Numismatic Society E-Newsletter, Washington Numismatic Society (Editor: Wayne Wilcox) 

Second-Omaha Coin Club e-News, Omaha Coin Club (Editor: Mitch Ernst)

Third-Tucson Coin Club Newsletter, Tucson Coin Club (Editor: Jane Stubbs)

2012

Each year since 1971, the American Numismatic Association has recognized the best journals and newsletters produced by ANA-member numismatic organizations.

Entries in this year's Outstanding Club Publications competition were judged in four categories: local, regional, specialty and electronic.

 

LOCAL CLUBS

  • First-The Planchet, published by the Edmonton Numismatic Society; Editor-in-Chief: Roger Grove
  • Second-Moneta, published by the Ottawa Coin Club; Editor: Serge Pelletier
  • Third-Stephen James CSRA Coin Club Newsletter, published by the Stephen James CSRA Coin Club; Editor: Arno Safran

 

REGIONAL CLUBS

  • First-The California Numismatist, joint publication of the Numismatic Association of Southern California and the California State Numismatic Association; Editor: Greg Burns
  • Second-The Centinel, published by the Central States Numismatic ­Society; Editor: Gerald Tebben
  • Third-FUN Topics, published by Florida United Numismatists; Editor: Jim Best

 

SPECIALTY CLUBS

  • First-Paper Money, published by the Society of Paper Money Collectors; Editor: Fred Reed
  • Second-The C4 Newsletter, published by the Colonial Coin Collectors Club; Editor: Syd Martin
  • Third-Curry's Chronicles, published by the Carson City Coin Collectors of America; Editor: Rusty Goe

 

ELECTRONIC NEWSLETTERS

  • First-Front Page News, published by the Pawcatuck Valley Coin Club; Editor: Carol Young
  • Second-no award
  • Third-no award
2011

LOCAL CLUBS

First-"Moneta," published by the Ottawa Coin Club 

Editor: Serge Pelletier

Second-"The Planchet," published by the Edmonton Numismatic Society

Editor-in-Chief: Roger Grove

Third-"Stephen James CSRA Coin Club Newsletter," published by the Stephen James CSRA Coin Club 

Editor: Arno Safran

REGIONAL CLUBS

First-The California Numismatist, joint publication of the Numismatic Association of Southern California 

        and the California State Numismatic Association 

Editor: Greg Burns

Second-The TNA News, published by the Texas Numismatic Association

Editor: Ron Kersey

Third-The Centinel, published by the Central States Numismatic ­Society 

Editor: Gerald Tebben

SPECIALTY CLUBS

First-Casino Chip and Token News, published by the Casino Chip & Gaming Token Collectors Club 

Editor: Todd Barrett

Second-Paper Money, published by the Society of Paper Money Collectors

Editor: Fred Reed

Third-The C4 Newsletter, published by the Colonial Coin Collectors Club

Editor: Syd Martin

ELECTRONIC NEWSLETTERS

First-"MCCA Newsletter," published by the Metropolitan Coin Club of ­Atlanta

Editor: Joe Meyers

Second-no award

Third-no award

2014

LOCAL CLUBS

First —Moneta, published by the Ottawa Numismatic Society

Editor: Serge Pelletier 

Second—Coin Chronicles, published by the Trenton Numismatic Club

Editor: Evan Greenberg 

Third— The Omaha Coin Club News, published by the Omaha Coin Club

Editor: Mitch Ernst


REGIONAL CLUBS

First— The California Numismatist, joint publication of the Numismatic Association of Southern California

and the California State Numismatic Association

Editor: Greg Burns 

Second—TNA News, published by the Texas Numismatic Association

Editor: Ron Kersey

Third—The Clarion, published by the Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists,

Editor: Richard C. Jewell


SPECIALTY CLUBS

First—The Shekel, published by the American Israel Numismatic Association

Editor: Andrew Perala Editor-in-Chief: Mel Wacks 

Second—International Bank Note Society Journal, published by the International Bank Note Society

Editor: Ron Richardson 

Third— The Asylum, published by the Numismatic Biblioniania Society

Editor: David Yoon


ELECTRONIC NEWSLETTERS

First—MCCC Newsletter, published by the Metropolitan Coin Club of Atlanta

Editor: Gary Torkington 

Second—Madison County Coin Club c-newsletter, published by the Madison County Coin Club,

Editor: Harold Fears

Third—Omaha Coin Club c-News, published by the Omaha Coin Club

Editor: Mitch Ernst