2007 Press Releases
The American Numismatic Association presented 79 competitive exhibit awards at its 116th Anniversary Convention in Milwaukee, Wis. Winners were announced at the Exhibit Awards Presentation and Reception Aug.11.
American Numismatic Association Executive Director Chris Cipoletti, on Sunday, was placed on paid administrative leave by unanimous vote of the ANA Board of Governors. He will be replaced on an acting basis by former ANA President Kenneth Hallenbeck.
Medallic sculptures from 32 nations to exhibit at Money Museum
Numismatic News Editor David C. Harper will receive this year’s Burnett Anderson Memorial Award for Excellence in Numismatic Writing. He will be presented the award Aug. 10 during the ANA Membership Award Presentations at the World’s Fair of Money® in Milwaukee, Wis.
Noted numismatists Leroy C. Van Allen and Neil Shafer are the 2007 recipients of the American Numismatic Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of their outstanding contributions to numismatics. Both men will be presented their awards Aug. 10 during the ANA Membership Award Presentations at the World's Fair of Money® in Milwaukee, Wis.
Steven L. Contursi is the recipient of the 2007 American Numismatic Association Exemplary Service Award. He will receive the award Aug. 10 during the ANA Membership Award Presentations at the World’s Fair of Money® in Milwaukee, Wis.
A $1 million donation pledge to the American Numismatic Association has been made by well-known rare coin collector, dealer and exhibitor, Steven L. Contursi, President of Rare Coin Wholesalers, Dana Point, California. It’s the largest financial pledge in the Association’s 116-year history, and the funds will be used to launch new ANA museum programs.
The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History will showcase iconic objects that represent the numismatic renaissance inspired by President Theodore Roosevelt between 1907 and 1921 as part of a special traveling display.