Exhibitors recognized in Charlotte

March 23, 2003 By ekr

Exhibitors recognized in Charlotte

David W. Boitnott of Apex, North Carolina, received the Best-in-Show Exhibit Award for his display entitled “Wanted: A Few Oddball North Carolinians: North Carolina Statehood Quarter Errors” at the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) National Money ShowSM2003 in Charlotte, North Carolina, March 21-23. In recognition of his efforts, Boitnott received a Saint-Gaudens $20 gold piece donated by Richard Nachbar Rare Coins of Williamsville, New York.

The first runner-up award was presented to Tony Chibbaro of Prosperity, South Carolina, for his exhibit “Two Tokens from a South Carolina Gold Mine.” Steve D’Ippolito of Peyton, Colorado, received the second runner-up award for his exhibit “Coinage for Russia’s Frontier: The Siberian Coppers of 1764-1781.” Chibbaro and D’Ippolito each received a certificate for his accomplishment.

The People’s Choice Award was presented to Neil W. Cocker of Huntsville, Alabama for his exhibit “Selected Hammered and Milled English Coins, by Sovereign, from the Conquest to the Present.” For his efforts, Cocker received a plaque.

The ANA National Coin Week Exhibit Award was presented to Hannah Bennett of Gaffney, South Carolina, for her exhibit “13 Original U.S. Colonies.” For her efforts, Bennett received a plaque and a scholarship to a future ANA Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, Colorado.Second place in the National Coin Week competition was awarded to Faith Wiles of Blacksburg, South Carolina, for her exhibit “South Carolina: The Statehood Quarter and the State.” Third place was awarded to Richard Jozefiak of Huntsville, Alabama, for his exhibit “A Unique 1921 British Penny.” Wiles and Jozefiak also each received a plaque.

National Coin Week exhibits are intended to be suitable for display in unsecured public locations, such as libraries and schools. Therefore, there is a $250 limitation on the value of the numismatic materials in exhibits in this competition.

Originally Release Date: March 23, 2003
ANA Contacts: Phone: 719-482-9872
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