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12 Aug 2000

ANA YN Literary Awards

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ANA YN Literary Awards
To encourage young writers to share their research and views on numismatics, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) recognizes them each year with a number of awards for literary accomplishments.

At the Abe Kosoff / Professional Numismatists Guild (PNG) Young Numismatist (YN) Awards Breakfast at this year's ANA Anniversary Convention, the following award winners were announced:

Abe Kosoff Memorial Literary Award

Presented to the young numismatist who writes the best article or gives the best talk on a numismatic topic in 1999. (Original conclusions are encouraged, especially when logically presented.)
  • First place - Ben Keele of Hastings, Nebraska, for "The Hunt for Cameo Franklins"
  • Second place - Akio Lis of Omaha, Nebraska, for "The United States Two-Cent Piece"
  • Third place - Eric Li Cheung of New York City for "Early American Quarters, 1796-1838"

Gould Memorial Literary Award

Presented to the young numismatist who writes the best article displaying in-depth numismatic research and individual, specialized involvement with the topic. (Article need not have been published.)
  • First place - Eric Li Cheung of New York City for "Circulating Irish Coppers in Colonial America"
  • Second place - Akio Lis of Omaha, Nebraska, for "The Coinage of Hungary Reflects Changes in Its History"
  • Third place - not awarded

Ray Byrne Memorial Literary Award

Presented to the young numismatist who writes the best article displaying in-depth numismatic research and individual, specialized involvement with the topic. (The article must have been published in 1999 in The Numismatist, First Strike or other recognized publication.)
  • First place - Akio Lis of Omaha, Nebraska, for "The Source of Doubling on a Bulgarian Coin"
  • Second place - Eric Li Cheung of New York City for "How I Profit from Cherrypicking"
  • Third place - not awarded

Originally Release Date: August 12, 2000
ANA Contacts: Phone: 719-482-9820
                            Email: pr@money.org

Comments

user_7180

Level 5

Congratulations to one and all. Way to have passion for the hobby.

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