Hall of Fame Inductees Announced at ANA World’s Fair of Money®

August 19, 2006 By ekr

Hall of Fame Inductees Announced at ANA World’s Fair of Money®

The American Numismatic Association inducted four new enshrines into the Hall of Fame at the World’s Fair of Money Awards Banquet on August 19. 

Catherine Bullowa-Moore of Philadelphia, Penn., is a respected professional numismatist. She joined the ANA in 1953 and today holds Life Member number 355. A charter member of the Professional Numismatist Guild, Bullowa was a recent recipient of its first 50-year membership certificate. She is a Royal Numismatic Society Fellow, a senior member of the American 

Society of Appraisers, and holds memberships in the American Numismatic Society, Women in Numismatics (WIN), the New York, Westchester and Philadelphia Coin Clubs as well as a number of regional organizations. In 1965, President Lyndon Johnson appointed her to the United States Assay Commission. 

George J. Fuld is considered the father of Civil War token collecting and an expert on Washington medals and tokens. His authored a Catalog of Patriotic Civil War Tokens, now in its 5th edition and Medallic Portraits of Washington. Fuld is the recipient of numerous ANA awards including the Medal of Merit, Lifetime Achievement Award, and Heath Literary Award. 

Robert Lovett Jr. (1818-1862) was an engraver and die sinker who created a large number of tokens, store cards, medals, medallions and seals, and, in 1861, the confederate cent. 

Matthew Rothert (1904-1989) served as president of the American Numismatic Association from 1965-67. It was during his tenure that ANA Headquarters was relocated to Colorado Springs. Rothert is also credited with initiating the bill that added the motto “In God We Trust” to all U.S. currency. He is a previous Medal of Merit and Farran Zerbe Award recipient. 

The American Numismatic Association is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to educating and encouraging people to study and collect money and related items. With nearly 33,000 members, the Association serves the academic community, collectors and the general public with an interest in numismatics. The ANA helps all people discover and explore the world of money through its vast array of programs including its education and outreach, museum, library, publications, conventions and seminars. 

For more information about the ANA, contact us at 719.632.2646 or visit us online at www.MONEY.org. 

Originally Release Date: August 19, 2006
ANA Contacts: Phone: 719-482-9864
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