2003 ANA YN Exhibit Awards

August 2, 2003 By ekr

2003 ANA YN Exhibit Awards

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) presented 13 competitive exhibit awards for Young Numismatists (YN), age 17 and younger, at the ANA’s 112th Anniversary Convention in Baltimore.

The Charles H. Wolfe Sr. Memorial Award for YN Best-in Show Exhibit was presented to Max Spiegel for his exhibit “The Old West.”

The following class exhibit awards were presented:

Class Y1: United States Coins–Edgerton-Lenker (for all U.S. coins and patterns, including colonial) 
  • First Place–Max Spiegel for “The Old West.” 
  • Second Place–Jillian D. Ross for “The Golden Dollar: Sacagawea.” 
  • Third Place–Jeremy Ross for “Benjamin Franklin Half Dollars.”

Class Y2: Foreign Coins–James L. Betton Memorial (for coins of any foreign country, including gold) 
  • First Place–Jeremy Ross for “The History Behind the 1/4 and 1/2 Real.” 
  • Second Place–Jillian D. Ross for “Jose Morelos y Pavon.” 
  • Third Place–Michael Caltabellotta for “Republic of Iraq 1959 Mint Set.”

Class Y3: Paper Money–Kagin Family (for United States and foreign paper money and paper numismatica) 
  • First Place–Michael Caltabellotta for “Paper Money of Laos.” 
  • Second Place–no exhibit 
  • Third Place–no exhibit

Class Y4: Israeli or Judaic–Melissa Van Grover (for all types of Israeli or Judaic numismatic material or to other deserving exhibits) 
  • First Place–Nicole Caltabellotta for “A Selection of Coins, Medals, and Paper Money of Israel.” 
  • Second Place–no exhibit 
  • Third Place–no exhibit

Class Y5: Medals and Tokens–Charles “Cheech” Litman Memorial (for medals and tokens of all countries) 
  • First Place–Michael Caltabellotta for “The Five Branches of the Armed Services.” 
  • Second Place–Michael Caltabellotta for “Our Endangered Wildlife.” 
  • Third Place–no exhibit

Class Y6: Medieval and Ancient–Charles H. Wolfe Sr. Memorial (for medieval, ancient and related numismatic material) 
  • First Place–Jay Feldman, “Coins of the Ancient World.” 
  • Second Place–Max Spiegel, “ANA Ancient Coin Project.” Third Place–no exhibit

Class Y7: Errors and Varieties–Alan Herbert (for all types of error and variety material from all countries) 
  • First Place–Nicole Caltabellotta, “The Lincoln Cent Off-Center Coin Position Gauge.” 
  • Second Place–no exhibit 
  • Third Place–no exhibit

Originally Release Date: August 2, 2003
ANA Contacts: Phone: 719-482-9872
                            Email: pr@money.org
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