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Zachary Taylor, a Mexican-American War icon

Zachary Taylor became an important figure in the Mexican-American war. His Battle of Buena Vista gained him wide-spread fame and the city of New Orleans awarded Taylor a medal to commemorate both his Mexican-American War victories and the Battle of Buena Vista.
Written by Brandon Ortega at 00:00

If you get a call about housing for an ANA convention, that call is not from the ANA

Over the last two years, the ANA Convention Department has received numerous complaints about third-party companies that contact ANA dealers and members with offers to book hotel rooms for them at the National Money Show and the World’s Fair of Money. These companies have no affiliation with the ANA, and booking accommodations through them is risky to you and detrimental to the Association in a number of ways.
Written by Jake Sherlock at 00:00

Confederate coinage: The story of four unique coins struck at the New Orleans Mint

In 1861, the New Orleans Mint produced half-dollar coinage for three separate governments. One of those governments included the Confederate States of America, which produced four coins.
Written by Brandon Ortega at 00:00

Newsletter: What's Going on at the ANA?

Oded Paz is the ANA's National Coordinator for the Club and District Representatives Program. He writes a regular newsletter for clubs that highlights activities going on within the ANA. This is his newsletter for December 2012 and January 2013.
Written by Oded Paz at 00:00

Board of Governors holds special teleconference meeting

The board chose the host clubs for the 2014 National Money Show in Atlanta and picked the city that will host the 2016 National Money Show.
Written by Jake Sherlock at 00:00

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