2008 Press Releases
The American Numismatic Association is calling on its members to provide the theme for the 86th annual National Coin Week, April 19-25, 2009. The coming year’s weeklong event will celebrate the 200th birthday of Abraham Lincoln and his role in United States history and numismatics; all theme submissions should focus on the nation’s 16th President.
The American Numismatic Association is accepting applications for two summer internships at its headquarters in Colorado Springs. Young collectors, college or graduate students and numismatic professionals who are members of the ANA are encouraged to apply.
American Numismatic Association Past President Adna Wilde received the inaugural Adna G. Wilde Jr. Award for Excellence in Colorado Springs on Oct. 15. The award, named in Wilde’s honor, was established by the Association’s Board of Governors in a unanimous vote during its meeting on Oct. 14. Wilde also received a Presidential Award from ANA President Barry Stuppler.
Retired Lt. Col. Adna G. Wilde Jr., former president, Board member, executive director, treasurer and parliamentarian of the American Numismatic Association, died on the morning of Nov. 17 in Colorado Springs. He was 88.
The funeral for Retired Lt. Col. Adna G. Wilde Jr., former president, executive director, treasurer and parliamentarian for the American Numismatic Association, will be held at 9 a.m. EST, Jan. 26 at Arlington National Cemetery. The ANA will hold a separate memorial service the same day at 10 a.m. MST at its headquarters in Colorado Springs.
The American Numismatic Association will accept nominations for all nine seats on the 2009-11 Board of Governors, including the offices of President and Vice President, beginning December 1.
ANA Board Votes Unanimously to Honor Educational Icon
The American Numismatic Association is inviting its members to showcase their collections and expertise by displaying a numismatic exhibit at the 2009 Portland National Money Show™, March 13-15.
American Numismatic Association members are encouraged to share their creativity and research with fellow hobbyists by delivering a Numismatic Theatre presentation at the 2009 National Money Show™, March 13-15 in Portland.
The American Numismatic Association’s School of Numismatics is offering workshops and pre-convention seminars in conjunction with the 2009 National Money Show™, March 13-15 in Portland. Attendees are encouraged to take advantage of the wide range of educational offerings.
Adna G. Wilde Jr. has stepped down from his role as Treasurer of the American Numismatic Association. Wilde informed the Board of Governors of his decision on Sept. 9, and his resignation was made official at the Board’s teleconference meeting on Sept. 11. Former Assistant Treasurer Gerome Walton will assume the role of Treasurer on an interim basis until a permanent replacement is named.
Heritage Auction Galleries President Greg Rohan and Co-Chairmen Steve Ivy and Jim Halperin donated $15,000 in support of educational initiatives offered by the American Numismatic Association. Rohan, Ivy and Halperin each presented personal checks in the amount of $5,000 on behalf of Heritage to ANA Executive Director Larry Shepherd on Sept. 20 at the Long Beach (Calif.) Coin, Stamp & Collectible Expo.