2008 Press Releases

  • Test Your Presidential Trivia Knowledge with the ANA’s Presidential Quiz

    In an election year, presidential words of wisdom often get drowned out by talking points and mudslinging. The American Numismatic Association’s new online Presidential Quiz cuts through the pandering and pork to deliver money-related quotes with the presidential seal of approval

  • ANA Presents National Treasure Hunt, Theme Song, Exhibit and Online Resources for 2008 National Coin Week

    The American Numismatic Association and the coin collecting community will celebrate the 85th annual National Coin Week, April 20-26, with the theme, “Money Makes the World Go Round,” a tribute to numismatics, youth and world unity.

  • Life Member Larry Shepherd named ANA Executive Director

    Former banking and investment executive and life-long coin collector Larry Shepherd has been named the new executive director of the American Numismatic Association, President Barry Stuppler announced today.

  • ANA Receives $447,095 Donation

    Settlement from Francisco v. NGC Will Support Education

  • National Money Show Highlights Arizona’s Numismatic History

    Register today to learn more about Arizona’s rich numismatic heritage with Collecting United States National Bank Notes, with an Emphasis on Arizona Notes and Arizona Mining Stocks, Ingots and Pioneer Minor Coinage. These are just two ANA School of Numismatics courses available before and during the Phoenix National Money Show™, March 7-9.

  • Exhibitors Recognized at Phoenix National Money Show

    Anthony Tumonis of Tucson, Ariz., received the Best-in-Show Exhibit Award for his display, "1940 Arizona Movie Scrip," at the American Numismatic Association's 2008 National Money Show™ in Phoenix, March 7-9. In recognition of his efforts, Mr. Tumonis received an engraved medal, a certificate, and a 1928 Saint-Gaudens $20 gold piece donated by Robert L. Higgins and Donald Ketterling of Certified Assets Management, Inc.

  • Heritage Auction Galleries Offers Matching Year of ANA Membership to Young Numismatists

    Heritage Auction Galleries is awarding a complimentary second year of membership with the American Numismatic Association to young collectors who become junior members at 2008 ANA conventions. The offer will be honored at the Phoenix National Money Show™, March 7-9, and at the Baltimore World’s Fair of Money®, July 30-August 3.

  • Hotel Rooms Now Available for Baltimore World’s Fair of Money

    Hotel rooms priced at special convention rates are now available for the American Numismatic Association’s 2008 World’s Fair of Money®, July 30-August 3 in Baltimore. The event is expected to be one of the best-attended shows in ANA history, and everyone is encouraged to reserve hotel space now before rooms sell out.

  • Tours at National Money Show Feature Arizona’s History and Beauty

    Visitors to the 2008 Phoenix National Money Show, March 7-9, can sign up for scenic tours of the surrounding area. A tour of the Superstition Mountain Museum and a post-convention trip to the Sonoran Desert provide the opportunity to explore the region’s mysterious mining history and beautiful desert landscapes.

  • ANA Convention Telephone and Fax Numbers for Phoenix

    Following is contact information for the American Numismatic Association’s National Money Show ™, March 7-9 in Phoenix.

  • World-Class Exhibits, Educational Programs Highlight Phoenix National Money Show

    The American Numismatic Association’s 2008 National Money Show™ gives visitors the opportunity to see rare coins and paper notes worth millions of dollars and learn from some of the world’s foremost numismatists. The show, held March 7-9 at the Phoenix Convention Center, West Building, will feature marquee and collector exhibits, educational presentations, and hundreds of the nation’s top coin dealers.

  • Special Tours and Events Planned for Phoenix National Money Show

    Attendees at the 2008 National Money Show™, March 7-9 in Phoenix, are encouraged to register now for the many special tours and events scheduled in conjunction with the show. These activities showcase the best that the Phoenix area has to offer, including beautiful art and landscapes, fine dining, and gold mining legends of the Old West.

  • Sponsors Show Support for Phoenix National Money Show

    Eleven sponsors contributed a total of $35,500 in support of the American Numismatic Association’s 2008 National Money Show™, March 7-9 at the Phoenix Convention Center, West Building.

  • Winning Theme Announced for 2008 National Coin Week

    “Money Makes the World Go Round,” an original song written, performed and produced by Mark Keefner of West Hills, Calif., was awarded first place in the American Numismatic Association’s 2008 National Coin Week theme contest. “Money Makes the World Go Round” is the theme of National Coin Week, held April 20-26.