ANA Press Archives

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  • 2024

    January

    Historic World War II “Short Snorter” Display at American Numismatic Association 2024 National Money Show®
    First Colorado exhibit of hundreds of vintage banknotes signed by presidents, prime ministers, and notable military leaders
    Tuesday, January 23—Visitors to the American Numismatic Association (ANA) 2024 National Money Show (NationalMoneyShow.com) in Colorado Springs, Colorado, March 14-16, can see the one-0f-a-kind display of “short snorter” banknotes autographed by World War II-era dignitaries.

    ANA College Scholarships Available to Young Collectors
    Wednesday, January 17—Applications for the Gerome Walton Memorial College Scholarship provided by the American Numismatic Association (ANA) are being accepted through March 15. The scholarship fund was established in 2014 to provide a graduating high school senior who is also a member of the ANA with $1,000 to use at the post-secondary school of the student’s choice. Scholarship winners will be chosen based on numismatic merit and financial need.

    American Numismatic Association Offers Summer Seminar Grant Opportunity for Young Numismatists with Support from the Thomas Family Foundation, on Behalf of APMEX
    Tuesday, January 16—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is proud to announce an exciting grant opportunity for Young Numismatists (YNs) aged 13-17, generously funded by the Thomas Family Foundation, on behalf of APMEX. This initiative aims to foster the passion for numismatics among young enthusiasts and provide them with a unique educational experience.

    Submissions Accepted for ANA Young Numismatist Literary Awards
    Thursday, January 11—Submissions for the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) annual Young Numismatist Literary Awards competition are being accepted through April 1. The award were established to encourage young writers in three age groups, all of whom will compete for cash awards and numismatics books.

  • 2023

    December

    American Numismatic Association Welcomes New Controller and Marketing & Communications Director
    Friday, December 22—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is pleased to welcome two new individuals to its leadership team: Bryan Clark has joined the Association as its new Controller and Devra Ashby is stepping in to the Marketing & Communications Director role.

    American Numismatic Association Museum Rarities on Display at 2024 National Money Show®
    Numismatic treasures, educational programming & hundreds of dealers highlight March 14-16 show in Colorado Springs
    Thursday, December 21—It won’t cost a cent in admission to see millions of dollars of historic rare coins and paper money during the American Numismatic Association (ANA) National Money Show (NationalMoneyShow.com) at the iconic Broadmoor resort in Colorado Springs, Colo., March 14-16, 2024. Admission is free. 

    November

    Summer Seminar Scholarships Available for 2024 Annual Event
    Tuesday, November 21—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is accepting scholarship applications for its 2024 Summer Seminar, the hobby’s premier educational event. Recipients will have the opportunity to attend one of two weeklong sessions, to be held June 16-19 and June 23-26 on the Colorado College campus adjacent to ANA headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colorado. All members – both adults and young numismatists (YNs) – are eligible.

    Recognize Fellow Collectors and Nominate Deserving Hobbyists
    Deadline for Award Nominations is January 15

    Tuesday, November 14—Each year, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) presents awards to deserving individuals in recognition of outstanding dedication to numismatics. The ANA is now accepting individual nominations for 2024 awards and Numismatic Hall of Fame “Historic Era” candidates.

    Book Hotel Rooms Now for American Numismatic Association 2024 Naitonal Money Show® in Colorado Springs, Colorado
    Monday, November 13—Collectors and dealers are encouraged to make hotel reservations now to take advantage of special discount room rates at the historic Broadmoor resort for the March 14-16, 2024 National Money Show in Colorado Springs, Colorado and two pre-convention seminars, sponsored by the American Numismatic Association (ANA). 

    American Numismatic Association Launches Reading Room Online Magazine
    New member benefit features news content, exclusive articles
    Thursday, November 9—Starting today, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) members and nonmembers can stay on top of breaking industry news, access exclusive articles, read fan-favorite columns from The Numismatist, and listen to audio versions of articles on the go. The team behind the ANA’s official publication, The Numismatist, is launching the Reading Room – a new ANA member benefit. 

    Edward C. Rochette Money Museum Receives Prestigious Technology Award
    Tuesday, November 7—The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) Edward C. Rochette Money Museum, located in Colorado Springs, Colorado, was the recipient of the Mountain Plains Museum Association’s (MPMA) 2023 Award for Museum Technology. The MPMA Technology Competition recognizes museums for innovative and effective use of technology to serve the needs of their audience. This is a juried competition with a minimum of three judges selected from among museum and media professionals with expertise in media and technology programming, production and content development. 

    American Numismatic Association Board of Governors Approves $6.5 Million Budget for FY 2023-24
    Monday, November 6—During an October 24 teleconference, the ANA Board of Governors passed a $6.5 million budget for Fiscal Year 2023-24, which began November 1. According to ANA Executive Director Kim Kiick, more than $2.6 million of the 2024 budget directly supports the ANA’s educational offerings, including the Edward C. Rochette Money Museum, Dwight N. Manley Numismatic Library, The Numismatist magazine, Summer Seminar and the ANA eLearning Academy, and other programs. 

    October

    The Greg Lyon Memorial Young Numismatist Scholarship Honors the Former Mentor and Role Model
    Friday, October 27—Each year, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) hosts Summer Seminar, a life-changing event for those interested in coin collecting. The two-week event is responsible for catapulting the careers of several of the nation’s most respected money collectors, authors and dealers. Students are able to learn from instructors who are recognized leaders in their fields, and mingle with fellow numismatists. The ANA also offers annual scholarships to adults and Young Numismatists (YN) to provide the chance to attend. Full scholarships include room and board for one week, tuition, and airfare, while partial scholarships cover tuition only.

    Reaching a Common Goal by Collaborating
    American Numismatic Association and American Philatelic Society offer Special Publications, Membership Discount
    Tuesday, October 17—As the saying goes, “two is better than one.” That’s why the American Numismatic Association (ANA) and the American Philatelic Society (APS) have teamed up to deliver a coin and stamp edition of The Numismatist and The American Philatelist

    September

    American Numismatic Association Dwight N. Manley Numismatic Library Receives Copy of First Edition of Van Loon Medal Reference
    Tuesday, September 26—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) Dwight N. Manley Library is the world’s largest numismatic lending library. It is host to more than 128,000 books, auction catalogs, periodicals, DVDs and more. Another addition was made to the library during the ANA President’s Reception, which took place during the World’s Fair of Money® in Pittsburgh. During the event, Margaret Groninger donated her late-husband James G. Groninger’s set of Gerard Van Loon’s “Beschryving der Nederlandsche Historipenningen” to the ANA library.

    Encourage Young Collector Engagement with Coins for As Program
    Wednesday, September 20—Young collectors are the future of the hobby. To nurture an early appreciation for coins and collecting in kids means to nurture numismatics as a whole. The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) Coins for As program makes it possible to introduce young students to the joys of collecting.

    American Numismatic Association Members Exhibit Excellence at the World’s Fair of Money® in Pittsburgh
    Thursday, September 14—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) presented 53 competitive exhibit awards at the 2023 World’s Fair of Money in Pittsburgh, PA. Most winners were announced at the Exhibit Awards Presentation & Reception at 2 p.m. on Friday, August 11, but the top prizes were revealed at the 132nd Anniversary Awards Banquet held that evening. Awards are presented in three categories: Open Division Unclassified Awards, Class Exhibit Awards and Young Numismatist Exhibit Awards. 

    American Numismatic Association Dwight N. Manley Numismatic Library Receives Copy of First Printed Numismatic Book
    Thursday, September 7—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) Dwight N. Manley Library contains many rare and old books covering a variety of numismatic topics. Numismatic bibliophile and coin dealer Dr. Bruce D. Wonder recently added to this collection by donating a copy of the first edition of Guillaume Budé’s De Asse et Partibus Eius Libri Quinq, which is recognized as the first printed numismatic book.

    August

    Numismatists Recognized for Hobby Contributions During the World’s Fair of Money® in Pittsburgh
    Friday, August 25—During the recent American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) World’s Fair of Money, hosted in Pittsburgh, members who have contributed to the hobby in profound ways were recognized during two events. On August 10, the Member Awards and Donor Celebration provided the ANA the chance to bestow awards to the Outstanding District Representative and this year’s Glenn Smedley Memorial Awards. August 11 saw the presentation of the Numismatic Art Award for Excellence in Medallic Sculpture and the Burnett Anderson Memorial Award for Excellence in Numismatic Writing at the 132nd Anniversary Awards Banquet. 

    Pittsburgh World’s Fair of Money® Lauded for Bourse, Exhibits
    Thursday, August 24—Joe Spoor’s enthusiasm for this year’s World’s Fair of Money®, August 8-12, was palpable. The Toledo, Ohio, resident traveled to the Pittsburgh event with his wife and three sons, ages 16, 13 and 11 to experience the greatest numismatic show on earth. “Oh boy, the exhibits, the number of vendors and the variety of vendors! And I love that the grading services are here so that I can just drop off coins to have graded.” Daniel Wallace of Pittsburgh concurred. “I’m a paper money collector and my son Jonah, 6, likes coins. I took off work to bring my family. You guys do a great job with all the free stuff for kids; the scavenger hunt was the best!” 

    Five Philanthropists Recognized for Contributing Significant Resources to the American Numismatic Association
    Thursday, August 3—The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) Philanthropy Award publicly honors those who have made significant contributions to the Association that further its strategic mission to expand, enhance, and sustain the hobby of coin collecting. This year, the ANA recognizes five members for their many years of hobby support.

    July

    American Numismatic Association Bestows Highest Honors to Mike Fuljenz and Joseph Boling at the 2023 World’s Fair of Money®
    Monday, July 31—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is bestowing its highest award – the Chester L. Krause Memorial Distinguished Service Award, and inducting a new Numismatic Hall of Fame collector at the Pittsburgh World’s Fair of Money during the ANA 132nd Anniversary Banquet on Friday, August 12.

    Exceptional Numismatic Writers Receive ANA Awards
    Thursday, July 27—The American Numismatic Association’s 2023 literary awards – recognizing articles published in the 2022 volume of its official magazine, The Numismatist – will be presented during the Member Awards and Donor Celebration at the Pittsburgh World’s Fair of Money® on August 10. The Numismatist was launched by ANA founder and first editor Dr. George F. Heath in 1888.

    Harris, Sieloff Receive ANA 2023 College Scholarships
    Tuesday, July 25—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) has awarded 2023 college scholarships to Spencer Harris from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and Zachary Sieloff from Okemos, Michigan. Each winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship to use toward tuition at an institution of their choice. 

    ANA Recognizes Numismatist of the Year, Young Numismatist of the Year
    Friday, July 21—One long-time numismatist and one budding collector are being recognized with American Numismatic Association (ANA) awards for their devotion to the hobby. The Numismatist of the Year is being awarded during the Pittsburgh World’s Fair of Money® 132nd Anniversary Awards Banquet, 7-10 p.m. in the Allegheny Ballroom at The Westin Pittsburgh. The Young Numismatist of the Year was presented during this year’s annual Summer Seminar event.

    Years of Numismatic Dedication Lead to Prestigious Awards from American Numismatic Association
    Thursday, July 13—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is presenting is Elvira Clain-Stefanelli Memorial Award for Achievement in Numismatics and Medal of Merit honors to members that have left indelible marks within the numismatic community. The recipients will be recognized during the World’s Fair of Money® in Pittsburgh, August 8-12.

    Astounding Items on Display at the Pittsburgh World’s Fair of Money®, August 8-12
    Rare treasures, family activities, seminars, auctions and more coming to the David L. Lawrence Convention Center
    Tuesday, July 11—More than $100 million of historic rare coins and currency, including the first public exhibit of a $25 million collection of the United States’ most beautiful gold coins, will be on display at the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) World’s Fair of Money® (WorldsFairofMoney.com), August 8-12. The event will be held at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, 1000 Fort Duquesne Blvd. in downtown Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 

    Thomas J. Uram to Become ANA’s 63rd President at Pittsburgh World’s Fair of Money®
    Monday, July 3—Voting members of the American Numismatic Association (ANA) have elected a new Board of Governors and will welcome six new individuals, along with two incumbents and a past board member, for the 2023-25 election term.

    June

    Library Cardholders Can Enjoy Free Admission to Money Museum, July 7
    Money Museum Partners with Pikes Peak Library District for Culture Pass Discount Days
    Tuesday, June 20—The Money Museum, a Culture Pass partner with the Pikes Peak Library District (PPLD), is celebrating Culture Pass Discount Days on Friday, July 7, offering free admission to Museum attendees that are also PPLD cardholders. Culture Pass gives library cardholders the chance to explore museums and attractions in the Pikes Peak region at no cost using their library card.

    Ian Russell Named ANA Dealer of the Year; Joe Zelinski Recognized as Outstanding Adult Advisor
    Monday, June 12—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is recognizing two members that have exhibited an influential, and positive presence within the numismatic community. The Outstanding Adult Advisor will be awarded during the Pittsburgh World’s Fair of Money® Member Awards and Donor Celebration, Thursday, Aug. 10 from 3-4:30 p.m. in Ballroom B at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. The ANA Dealer of the Year will be awarded at the convention’s 132nd Anniversary Awards Banquet, Friday, Aug. 11 from 7-10 p.m. in the Allegheny Ballroom at The Westin Pittsburgh.

    American Numismatic Association to Host Coin of the Year Ceremony at Pittsburgh World’s Fair of Money®
    Thursday, June 8—The Coin of the Year (COTY) program, a competition that recognizes outstanding coin designs worldwide, will hold its award ceremony during the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) 2023 World’s Fair of Money (worldsfairofmoney.com). The ceremony is in-person after a three-year hiatus due to the pandemic and is set for 3:30-4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 9 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. The event is free and open to the public.

    ANA Honors Distinguished Numismatists with Awards
    Tuesday, June 6—Every year, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) recognizes members who go above and beyond with their service and dedication to numismatics. The following awards, which are presented at the World’s Fair of Money®, will be awarded during the Member & Awards Celebration, Thursday, Aug. 10 from 3-4:30 p.m. in Ballroom B at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, PA and during the 132nd Anniversary Awards Banquet, Friday, Aug. 11 from 7-10 p.m. in the Allegheny Ballroom at The Westin Pittsburgh.

    May

    Present Numismatic Knowledge During the Pittsburgh World’s Fair of Money®
    Monday, May 15—Submissions are being accepted for the Sundman Lecture Symposium, taking place during the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) Pittsburgh World’s Fair of Money, August 8-12. The theme this year is “The Numismatics of National Building; Money, Medals, Tokens and National Identity,” which focuses on how coinage, paper currency, medals and tokens have been used to create, record and/or modify national identity since the ancient Greek used their money to announce the creation of new states.

    Grading and Counterfeit Detections Seminars Offered at the Pittsburgh World’s Fair of Money
    Monday, May 8—The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) World’s Fair of Money® (WorldsFairOfMoney.com) is being hosted at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, PA, August 8-12. The show brings coin collectors together from all over the world, featuring hundreds of dealers, auctions, displays of rare treasures, educational opportunities and more.

    April

    Pittsburgh World’s Fair of Money Convention Medal Designed by Renowned Artist Jamie Franki
    Thursday, April 20—The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) World’s Fair of Money® (WorldsFairOfMoney.com) is being hosted at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh, PA, August 8-12. The show brings coin collectors together from all over the world, featuring hundreds of dealers, auctions, displays of rare treasures, educational opportunities and more.

    Free Educational Webinars Offered During National Coin Week, April 16-22
    Monday, April 10—National Coin Week was established to encourage the enjoyable hobby of coin collecting through fun activities, contests, quizzes, educational content and more. This year’s 100th annual event will take place April 16-22 and feature free, live educational webinars focused on the theme “Our Money, Our Heritage, Our America.” All courses start at 5 p.m. MT.

    Money Talks Speakers Wanted for Pittsburgh World’s Fair of Money®
    Wednesday, April 5—American Numismatic Association (ANA) members are encouraged to share their ideas and research with fellow hobbyists by delivering a Money Talks presentation at the 2023 World’s Fair of Money in Pittsburgh, Aug. 8-12 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.

    Candidates Announced for ANA Board of Governors
    Candidate Forum on April 12 to Impart Views on ANA/Hobby Issues
    Tuesday, April 4—The nonprofit American Numismatic Association (ANA) is governed by a president, vice president and seven governors, whose terms expire every two years. Sixteen individuals have received and accepted the required 25 nominations from individual ANA members and/or clubs for the ANA’s 2023 election of officers.

    ANA Money Museum Celebrates National Coin Week with Free Admission and Family Activities
    Monday, April 3—Every coin, every piece of paper money in your pocket, wallet, or purse has a story to tell about history, according to the American Numismatic Association (ANA) (money.org). These stories will be celebrated during  the 100th annual National Coin Week (NationalCoinWeek.org), April 16-22, 2023. Established in 1924, the theme of this year’s National Coin Week is “Our Money, Our Heritage, Our America.”

    Find Treasures in Your Pocket During National Coin Week
    Monday, April 3—Every coin, every piece of paper money in your pocket, wallet, or purse has a story to tell about history, and the stories will be celebrated during the 100th annual National Coin Week, April 16-22, 2023.

    March

    Historic 1790 Thomas Jefferson Report on U.S. Coinage Donated to ANA by Dwight Manley
    Considered to be the most important document written by Jefferson while Secretary of State
    Thursday, March 30—One of only six known surviving copies of Thomas Jefferson’s 1790 report to the House of Representatives on proposed weights, measures and coins for the young United States has been donated to the American Numismatic Association (money.org) by collector and long-time ANA benefactor Dwight Manley of California.

    American Numismatic Association Welcomes Christian Strayhorn as Education Director
    Tuesday, March 28—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is pleased to announce that Christian Strayhorn will soon join the Association’s team as its new Education Director.

    American Numismatic Association’s New eLearning Program “NumismaTalks” Debuts in April
    Monday, March 27—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is unveiling a new webinar series, NumismaTalks, which will be presented by a rotating array of top industry experts. Debuting April 13 under the umbrella of the ANA eLearning Academy, NumismaTalks consist of hour-long presentations, 12-1 pm MT, on the second and fourth Thursday of the month. The courses are free to attend and are intended to appeal to a wide variety of collecting interests.

    ANA’s Summer Seminar Has Something for Every Collector
    Extraordinary Numismatic Event Offers 33 Classes, Top Instructors
    Tuesday, March 21—The best learning experience in numismatics returns again this summer. The American Numismatic Association (ANA) Summer Seminar, slated for June 17-22 (Session 1) and June 24-29 (Session 2), features classes to suit virtually every collector’s needs, led by instructors who are recognized leaders in their fields. Held in beautiful Colorado Springs, Colo., on the campus of Colorado College adjacent to the ANA, this year’s program offers 33 classes, optional tours, mini-seminars, lectures and special events. Lodging and meal plan options allow attendees to customize their experience.

    Submissions Accepted for ANA Young Numismatist Literary Awards
    Monday, March 20—Submissions for the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) annual Young Numismatist Literary Awards competition are being accepted through April 1. The awards were established to encourage young writers in three age groups, all of whom will compete for cash awards and numismatic books.

    More Than 4,000 Collectors Flock to the Phoenix National Money Show
    A reprieve from the late winter weather and a bustling bourse helped set expectations
    Tuesday, March 14—The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) 2023 National Money Show® in Phoenix, Arizona, welcomed 4,306 people to the three-day event, held March 2-4 at the Phoenix Convention Center. “Attendance exceeded our expectations,” says ANA Executive Director Kim Kiick. “Remarkably, nearly 1,900 non-members attended the show, which far surpassed the number of ANA members in Arizona.”

    Submissions Accepted for ANA’s Club Publications Competition
    Tuesday, March 7—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is currently accepting submissions for the 2023 Barbara J. Gregory Outstanding Club Publications competition. Awards will be presented in four categories: local, regional, specialty and electronic. The contest is open to member clubs that are current with their ANA dues, and do not have an elected or salaried ANA officer as editor or assistant editor. Each publication may enter in only one category. If a publication qualifies for more than one category, such as local and electronic, the submitter may choose under which category to enter.

    February

    $100 Million in Rare Coins to Captivate the Public in Phoenix
    Tuesday, February 8—Who says a penny isn’t worth much these days? The public  can see a legendary Lincoln cent valued at more than $1 million, along with more than $100 million of other historic rare coins and paper money, at the National Money Show® (NationalMoneyShow.com) in the Phoenix Convention Center, March 2-4. Visitors also can find out what their old coins and currency may be worth.

    American Numismatic Association to Increase Security Measures at its Phoenix National Money Show®
    Tuesday, February 7—Numismatic crime is on the rise, as evidenced by a series of thefts in the past year at major coin shows across the country – including at the American Numismatic Association’s 2022 World’s Fair of Money® in Rosemont, Illinois. In response, ANA President Dr. Ralph Ross established a Security Committee with the goal of providing updated guidelines, resources, and increased security measures at ANA conventions.

    January

    ANA College Scholarships Available to Young Collectors
    Thursday, January 26—Applications for the Gerome Walton Memorial College Scholarship provided by the American Numismatic Association (ANA) are being accepted through March 13. The scholarship fund was established in 2014 to provide a graduating high school senior who is also a member of the ANA with $1,000 to use at the university, community college, or trade school of t he student’s choice. Scholarship winners will be chosen based on numismatic merit and financial need.

    Coins and Cactus League
    All-Star Line-Up at ANA Phoenix National Money Show®
    Attendees to the National Money Show, March 2-4, can see $100 million of historic numismatic treasures
    Monday, January 9—Collectors and dealers can enjoy a double-play of numismatics and professional baseball during the American Numismatic Association 2023 National Money Show (NationalMoneyShow.com) in Phoenix, Arizona, March 2-4. Attendees can also save significant money on hotel accommodations by booking early with special ANA rates.

  • 2022

    December

    Money Museum Offers Free Classes for Children through 2023
    Kids Learn About Money through Interactive Activities
    Thursday, December 22—Families can spend time exploring a “hidden gem” of Colorado Springs – the Money Museum – at no charge, by participating in “Kids Zone” classes. Held almost every third Saturday of the month, Kids Zone programs provide fun activities and interactive exhibits for children to pick up basic and advanced concepts related to money. The classes teach children about history, geography, trade, art, world cultures and more. Parents/guardians accompanying their kids to a class can explore the Money Museum for free.

    November

    American Numismatic Association Seeking New Education Director
    Association to Prioritize Online Numismatic Education

    Monday, November 21—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is prioritizing successful online learning experience in its search for a new education director.

    Phoenix Convention Center to Host American Numismatic Association National Money Show® in March
    Thursday, November 17 – It’s not too early to make plans for the National Money Show, March 2-4, 2023, in sunny (and warm!) Phoenix, Arizona. The convention, at the Phoenix Convention Center, will feature hundreds of dealers eager to buy, sell and appraise coins and currency; a pre-convention seminar on counterfeit detection; lectures and presentations from noted numismatists, an online auction by Classical Numismatic Group (CNG), incredible numismatic showcases and more!

    Recognize Fellow Collectors and Nominate Deserving Hobbyists
    Deadline for Award Nominations is January 15
    Wednesday, November 16—Each year, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) presents awards to deserving individuals in recognition of outstanding dedication to numismatics. The ANA is now accepting individual nominations for 2023 awards and Numismatic Hall of Fame “Modern Era” candidates.

    Summer Seminar Scholarships Available for 2023 Annual Event
    Friday, November 11—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is accepting scholarship applications for its 2023 Summer Seminar, the hobby’s premier educational event. Recipients will have the opportunity to attend one of two week long sessions, to be held June 17-22 and June 24-29 on the Colorado College campus adjacent to ANA headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colorado. All members – both adults and young numismatists (YNs) – are eligible.

    ANA Establishes David Lisot Young Numismatist Scholarship
    Tuesday, November 8—In memory of David Lisot, who passed away unexpectedly on October 15, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) is establishing the David Lisot Memorial Young Numismatist Scholarship to continue David’s legacy of fascination with numismatics and numismatists themselves. The ANA set a goal of raising $25,000 for the scholarship, of which $5,000 has already been pledged.

    American Numismatic Association Board of Governors Approves $6.5 Million Budget for FY 2022-23
    Monday, November 7—During an October teleconference, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) Board of Governors passed a $6.5 million budget for Fiscal Year 2022-23, which begins November 1.

    October

    ANA Recognizes Membership Boosters, Numismatic Author, Outstanding Club Publications & Medallic Artist
    Thursday, October 6—At this year’s World’s Fair of Money®, August 16-20, several hobby supporters were honored for encouraging coin enthusiasts to join the American Numismatic Association (ANA). The recruitment period was November 1, 2020, to October 31, 2021. The John and Nancy Wilson Booster Award (named after the duo who have recruited more than 2,000 new members) went to Sandra L. Hill, who sponsored 46 members.

    September

    Numismatic Leaders Receive Recognition During ANA Chicago Convention
    Monday, September 12—Leaders in numismatics are essential for helping others to grow within the hobby. Whether that leadership is provided through teaching, mentoring, research, writing or leading conventions and shows, these activities help foster learning for all collectors. The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) biggest influencers were recognized during the Chicago World’s Fair of Money®, August 16-20.

    ANA Members Recognized for Accomplishments During World’s Fair of Money
    Wednesday, September 7—Numismatics is the study and collection of coins, paper money, tokens and medals, but at the American Numismatic Association (ANA) it is the people who truly define the hobby. Several individuals were recognized for their service and commitment to numismatics during the Association’s Member & Awards Celebration and its 131st Annual Awards Banquet during the Chicago World’s Fair of Money®, August 16-20. 

    American Numismatic Association Launches Donor Recognition Guild During World’s Fair of Money®
    Tuesday, September 6—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is pleased to announce the launch of an exclusive donor recognition guild, the Dr. George F. Heath Society. This new guild will support the mission of the ANA and its programming needs by recognizing generous collectors within the realm of numismatics. Three levels of membership are available to collectors, who must be current members of the Association.

    August

    Exceptional Numismatic Writers Receive ANA Awards
    Tuesday, August 30—The American Numismatic Association’s 2022 literary awards – recognizing articles published in the 2021 volume of its official magazine, The Numismatist – were presented during the Member and Awards celebration at the Chicago World’s Fair of Money®, on Aug. 18. The Numismatist was launched by ANA founder and first editor Dr. George F. Heath in 1888.

    American Numismatic Association to Convene Task Force to Develop Additional Security Protocols for Coin Shows
    Thursday, August 25—On August 15, 2022, during setup of the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) World’s Fair of Money in the Chicago suburb of Rosemont, a dealer had a display case of Rolex watches and coins stolen. Over the past several months, organized groups have been targeting coin shows and coin shops. These offenses are becoming serious issues and have resulted in substantial losses.

    Frecehtte and Weinberg to be Honored at World’s Fair of Money®
    Monday, August 15—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is honoring two numismatists who not only lead by example, but pave new avenues within the numismatic hobby. Recognized for their dedication, hard work, passion and contributions, these recipients will be acknowledged at the Chicago World’s Fair of Money® (August 16-20) during the ANA Member & Awards Celebration and at the 131st Anniversary Awards Banquet.

    Hardwick, Rackas Receive ANA 2022 College Scholarships
    Thursday, August 11—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) has awarded 2022 college scholarships to Elijah Hardwick from Greencastle, Indiana and Jason Rackas from Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Each winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship to use toward tuition at an institution of their choice.

    July

    Barker Recipient of Highest ANA Award for Young Collectors
    Thursday, July 14—The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) highest accomplishment for a young collector is being named ANA Young Numismatist of the Year. The honor is given to those who show exceptional achievement in the hobby. Due to her outstanding contributions to the hobby, this year’s recipient is Kelly Barker. She was recognized for her accomplishments during a virtual event on Wednesday, July 13, by ANA President Dr. Ralph Ross with Barker’s friends and family.

    $100 Million of Rare Coins and Gold Rush Sunken Treasure at Chicago World’s Fair of Money®
    The public can view historic coins, banknotes and medals, and learn what their old money may be worth at this family-friendly event
    Wednesday, July 13—More than $100 million of historic rare coins and currency including the first Midwest displays of recovered California Gold Rush sunken treasure, centuries-old George Washington medals, and a mis-made 1943 penny valued at $1 million will be displayed at the family-friendly Chicago World’s Fair of Money® (WorldsFairofMoney.com) in Rosemont, Illinois, August 16-20, 2022.

    June

    Book Now for Chicago World’s Fair of Money®
    The ANA convention features buying, selling, educational seminars and historic displays of numismatic treasures

    Monday, June 27—Collectors and dealers are encouraged to make hotel reservations now to take advantage of special discount room rates for the August 16-20 Chicago World’s Fair of Money®, advise officials of the American Numismatic Association (money.org). 

    ANA Honors Distinguished Numismatists with Awards
    Wednesday, June 22—Every year, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) recognizes members who go above and beyond with their service and dedication to numismatics. The following awards, which are presented at the World’s Fair of Money®, will be awarded during the Member & Awards Celebration, Thursday, Aug. 18 at 3 p.m. in room 25/26 of the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois.

    ANA Philanthropy Awards Presented to Q. David Bowers, Stack Family for Legendary Numismatic Contributions
    Monday, June 13—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) will recognize Q. David Bowers and the Stack family at the Chicago World’s Fair of Money® (August 16-20) for their trailblazing successes in the numismatic community with its Philanthropy Award. This award publicly honors and recognizes substantial contributions donated to the Association in support of its strategic mission that helps to further expand, enhance, and sustain the hobby.

    May

    Free Money Museum Admission for Active Military & Families
    Blue Star Museum Free Admission runs through Sept. 5
    Friday, May 27—Active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve can visit the Money Museum in Colorado Springs free of charge through September 5. Operated by the American Numismatic Association, the Money Museum is designated as a “Blue Star Museum.” The Blue Star Museum Program is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and museums across America.

    Thomas Uram to Receive American Numismatic Association’s Highest Honor
    Thursday, May 26—Thomas Uram, a dedicated promoter of numismatics, is the recipient of the first-ever Chester L. Krause Memorial Distinguished Service Award, the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) highest honor.

    April

    Top ANA Award Named in Memory of Chester L. Krause
    Monday, April 25—The first-ever Chester L. Krause Memorial Distinguished Service Award will be presented at the American Numismatic Association’s 2022 World’s Fair of Money® in Chicago (August 16-20). The ANA Board of Governors made the decision to rename the accolade at its April 12 meeting to honor the memory and contributions of the renowned numismatic publisher.

    Harry W. Bass, Jr. Gold Coin Exhibit Departs ANA Money Museum
    Greatest U.S. Gold Coin Collection Ever Assembled to be Sold at Auction
    Wednesday, April 13—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) and the Harry W. Bass, Jr. Foundation announced today that the Harry W. Bass, Jr. collection of U.S. gold coins and patterns on display at the Edward C. Rochette Money Museum in Colorado Springs, Colo., will be returned to the Foundation and sold at auction. The Money Museum has been this collection’s temporary home since October 2000.

    March

    ANA Money Museum Celebrates National Coin Week with Free Admission and Family Activities
    Tuesday, March 29—Look closely at the change in your pocket or purse. You might have coins worth more than face value and certainly will find miniature works of art on every piece of money, according to the American Numismatic Association (ANA) which celebrates National Coin Week, April 17-23, 2022. Established in 1924, the theme of this year’s National Coin Week is “Dynamic Designs, Artistic Masterpieces.”

    What’s in Your Pocket Change?
    “Dynamic Designs, Artistic Masterpieces” is the theme of National Coin Week, April 17-23, 2022

    Monday, March 28—Look closely at the change in your pocket or purse. You might have coins worth more than face value and certainly will find miniature works of art on every piece of money, according to the American Numismatic Association (www.money.org) which celebrates National Coin Week, April 17-23, 2022.

    Money Talks Speakers Wanted for Chicago World’s Fair of Money
    Thursday, March 24—American Numismatic Association (ANA) members are encouraged to share their ideas and research with fellow hobbyists by delivering a Money Talks presentation at the 2021 World’s Fair of Money® in the Chicago suburb of Rosemont, Aug. 16-20 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center.

    National Money Show® Attendance Surpasses 3,000
    Collector and Museum exhibits, buying opportunities drew crowd

    Tuesday, March 22—The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) 2022 National Money Show® in Colorado Springs, Colorado, welcomed a total of 3,288 people to the three-day event, held March 10-12 at The Broadmoor resort. “This was an excellent turnout for our spring convention,” said ANA Executive Director Kim Kiick. “We were thrilled to be able to connect once more face-to-face with so many friends.”

    GreatCollections Selected as Official Auctioneer of the American Numismatic Association
    Tuesday, March 8—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) has selected GreatCollections Coin Auctions (www.GreatCollections.com) of Irvine, California as the exclusive Official Auctioneer of the ANA. The new three-year contract is effective immediately. 

    February

    Price for American Numismatic Association Diploma Program to Increase
    Monday, February 14—American Numismatic Association (ANA) members have until April 1 to take advantage of the current School of Numismatic Diploma Program price, after which the cost to enroll in the program will be $499, a $24 increase from the current price of $475. The price change reflects increased printing costs.

    Collector Exhibits at American Numismatic Association Conventions Eligible to Receive Prizes
    Wednesday, February 9—One of the big draws of American Numismatic Association (ANA) conventions are the featured collector exhibits on display. The individual creativity in these displays at the National Money Show and the World’s Fair of Money is rivaled only by the quality and variety of the items on display.

    Submissions Accepted for ANA Young Numismatist Literary Awards
    Wednesday, February 2—Submissions for the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) annual Young Numismatist Literary Awards competition are being accepted through April 1. The awards were established to encourage young writers in three age groups, all of whom will compete for cash awards and numismatic books.

    January

    Submissions Accepted for ANA’s Club Publications Competition
    Tuesday, January 25—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is currently accepting submissions for the 2022 Barbara J. Gregory Outstanding Club Publications competition. Awards will be presented in four categories: local, regional, specialty and electronic. The contest is open to member clubs that are current with their ANA dues, and do not have an elected or salaried ANA officer as editor or assistant editor. Completed submissions must be received by April 1

    ANA College Scholarships Available to Young Collectors
    Thursday, January 6—Applications for the Gerome Walton Memorial College Scholarship provided by the American Numismatic Association (ANA) are being accepted through March 11. The scholarship fund was established in 2014 to provide a graduating high school senior who is also a member of the ANA with $1,000 to use at the university, community college, or trade school of the student’s choice. Scholarship winners will be chosen based on numismatic merit and financial need. 

  • 2021

    December

    1933 Eagle and Baker-Manley Washington Medals at 2022 Colorado Springs National Money Show
    Historic gold coin will make rare public appearance, March 10-12
    Wednesday, December 8 — Described by the American Numismatic Association Money Museum as “one of the most coveted coins in the numismatic universe,” the ANA’s 1933 Indian Head $10 gold Eagle will be publicly exhibited for the first time in years at the 2022 National Money Show in Colorado Springs, Colorado, March 10-12. 

    Collectible Coins Being Circulated During #Coins4Christmas
    Search change for rare coins during the holiday season
    Monday, December 6 — Holiday shoppers paying with cash may want to look at their change more carefully in the coming weeks. During the week of Dec. 13-18, officially dubbed Coins4Christmas, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) and the coin collecting community will spread holiday cheer by circulating collectible coins nationwide. Some coin dealers are even providing a free collectible coin to those that visit their coin shops on Saturday, Dec. 18, in honor of Free Coin Day.

    November

    Grading & Counterfeit Seminars Offered by American Numismatic Association
    In-Person Seminars Return to FUN, National Money Show & Summer Seminar
    Tuesday, November 9 — After offering numismatic learning programs exclusively online for the past two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) is once again offering in-person seminars. Opportunities to expand on collecting knowledge and abilities are available at the Florida United Numismatists (FUN) convention, the ANA National Money Show and the Association’s highly-acclaimed Summer Seminar.

    Classical Numismatic Group Announced as Official Auction Partner for the 2022 National Money Show
    Ken Bressett Collection of Roman Coinage to be Auctioned

    Monday, November 8 — The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is pleased to announce that Classical Numismatic Group, LLC (CNG) will be conducting an Official ANA Auction at the National Money Show (NationalMoneyShow.com) to be held at the iconic Broadmoor resort in Colorado Springs, Colorado, March 10-12, 2022. CNG also has been selected to conduct an Official ANA Auction at the Phoenix National Money Show in 2023.

    October

    Money Talks Speakers Invited to Present at Colorado Springs National Money Show
    Monday, October 25 — American Numismatic Association (ANA) members are encouraged to share their ideas and research with fellow hobbyists by delivering a Money Talks presentation at the 2022 National Money Show in Colorado Springs, Colo., March 10-12 at The Broadmoor. 

    Recognize Fellow Collectors and Nominate Deserving Hobbyists
    Deadline for Award Nominations is Jan. 15

    Friday, October 22 — Each year, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) presents awards to deserving individuals in recognition of outstanding dedication to numismatics. The ANA is now accepting individual nominations for 2022 awards and Numismatic Hall of Fame “Historic Era” candidates.

    ANA College Scholarship Renamed
    Thursday, October 14 — On September 14, the ANA Board of Governors voted unanimously to name the Association’s annual higher education scholarship the Gerome Walton Memorial College Scholarship to honor Gerome Walton’s countless contributions to the ANA. An accomplished numismatist and longtime ANA volunteer, Walton procured a Modern Woodmen grant, which helps to fund the scholarship.

    Learn Coin Grading Standards from Professionals at FUN Show
    Thursday, October 7 — Serious coin collectors have an opportunity to learn from professionals during the 67th annual Florida United Numismatists (FUN) Convention, Jan. 6-9, 2022. The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is offering the seminar “Intermediate Grading of U.S. Coins,” which teaches skills that are critical for any dedicated numismatist. The course will take place Jan. 4-5 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fl.

    Book Now for 2022 National Money Show and Debut of “The Medal in America” Exhibit
    Wednesday, October 6 — Collectors and dealers are encouraged to make hotel reservations now to take advantage of special discount room rates at the historic Broadmoor resort for the March 10-12, 2022 National Money Show in Colorado Springs, Colorado, according to officials of the American Numismatic Association (ANA).

    September

    ANA Recognizes Membership Boosters, Numismatic Author & Medallic Artist
    Tuesday, September 28 — At this year’s World’s Fair of Money, several hobby supporters were honored for encouraging coin enthusiasts to join the American Numismatic Association (ANA). The recruitment period was January 1 to December 30, 2020. The John and Nancy Wilson Booster Award (named after the duo who have recruited more than 2,000 new members) went to ANA Past President Steven K. Ellsworth, Ronald I. Macarlane and John Youngblood III.

    New Name for ANA Accolade
    The Association’s Board of Governors votes to remove Farran Zerbe’s moniker from the organization’s highest honor

    Tuesday, September 21 — During an open session meeting on January 19, 2021, the ANA Board of Governors honored the wishes of nearly 20 past Farran Zerbe Memorial Award winners by voting to remove Zerbe’s name from the ANA’s highest honor after the 2021 presentation (its 70th year). According to the motion, the accolade will be called the Distinguished Service Award “until such time as the name of an exemplary, deceased ANA member be brought forward to the Board, after vetting by the Awards Committee, for consideration of formal approval with proper funding arrangements for such naming rights.”

    American Numismatic Association Invites Auction Houses to Submit Bids to Conduct “An Official ANA Auction”
    Thursday, September 2 — The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is inviting numismatic auction firms to submit bids for the opportunity to conduct one or more official auctions as part of the Association’s National Money Show, World’s Fair of Money and online auctions that could occur throughout the year.

    August

    Exceptional Numismatic Writers Receive ANA Awards
    Thursday, August 26 — The American Numismatic Association’s 2021 literary awards – recognizing articles published in the 2020 volume of its official magazine, The Numismatist – were presented during the Member and Awards celebration at the Chicago World’s Fair of Money on Aug. 12. The Numismatist was launched by ANA founder and first editor Dr. George F. Heath in 1888.

    ANA Members Recognized for Accomplishments During World’s Fair of Money
    Wednesday, August 18 — Numismatics is the study and collection of coins, paper money, tokens and medals, but at the American Numismatic Association (ANA) it is the people who truly define the hobby. Several individuals were recognized for their service and commitment to numismatics during the ANA’s 130th Annual Awards Banquet and Member & Awards Celebration during  the World’s Fair of Money.

    ANA Money Museum Receives Important Donation of George Washington Medals from Dwight Manley
    Benefactor’s multi-million dollar exonumia donation includes over 800 medals from Historical Society of Pennsylvania’s famous Baker Collection
    Friday, August 13 — More than 850 gold, silver and bronze medals related to President George Washington that were deaccessioned by the Historical Society of Pennsylvania have been donated intact to the American Numismatic Association’s Edward C. Rochette Money Museum by prominent California rare coin dealer and real estate developer Dwight Manley.

    July

    World’s Most Valuable and Famous Rare Coin, 1933 Double Eagle, at Chicago World’s Fair of Money
    First public display of this historic coin since its $18.9 million record-shattering auction, courtesy of its anonymous new owner and GreatCollections

    Tuesday, July 27— The world’s most valuable and famous rare coin, the 1933 Double Eagle previously owned by King Farouk of Egypt and shoe designer Stuart Weitzman, will be publicly exhibited for four days at the American Numismatic Association’s Chicago World’s Fair of Money (www.WorldsFairOfMoney.com), Tuesday through Friday, August 10-13. This will be the historic gold coin’s first public display anywhere since it was sold at auction in early June for a record-breaking $18,872,250.

    Friday, July 2 — Voting members of the American Numismatic Association (ANA) have chosen a new president and vice president, and soon will be welcoming three new individuals and six incumbents to its Board of Governors for the 2021-23 election term.

    June

    $100 Million Exhibit of U.S. Type Coins from The Tyrant Collection to be Displayed at the Chicago World’s Fair of Money
    The never-before-seen exhibit will showcase hundreds of superb condition coins, including the famous King of Siam proof set
    Wednesday, June 2 — For the first time ever, the public will be able to see the superb quality type set of more than 400 U.S. coins from the acclaimed Tyrant Collection (TheTyrantCollection.com) at the Chicago World’s Fair of Money (WorldsFairofMoney.com), August 10-14. Ranging from 1793 to 1964, many of these historic coins are the finest known of their kind.

    May

    Presenters Wanted for 2021 World’s Fair of Money
    Friday, May 14 – The annual American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) World’s Fair of Money is considered the biggest week of the year for collectors of coins, paper money, tokens and medals. The event features expansive educational forums led by notable speakers sharing their numismatic expertise, including the Sundman Lecture Series Symposium and Money Talks.

    Free Money Museum Admission for Active Military & Families
    Blue Star Museum program starts May 18
    Wednesday, May 12 – Active-duty military personnel and their families, including National Guard and Reserve can visit the Money Museum in Colorado Springs free of charge. Operated by the nonprofit American Numismatic Association, the Money Museum is designated as a “Blue Star Museum.” The Blue Star Museum Program is a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and museums across America.

    National Money Show Money Talks Scheduled Online
    Live webinars available through ANA eLearning Academy
    Tuesday, May 11 – With a mission to educate and encourage others to study and collect money and related items, the nonprofit American Numismatic Association (ANA) provides numerous educational opportunities to coin enthusiasts. Money Talks is one such program offered during ANA annual conventions. However, with the cancellation of the National Money Show in March due to COVID-19 restrictions, this year’s presentations have been moved online.

    Chicago World’s Fair of Money® Gets the Green Light
    Thursday, May 6 – Coin collectors can breathe a sigh of relief. The Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois – a suburb of Chicago – announced on May 4 that it will resume hosting trade shows and events beginning in July, which is great news for those hoping to attend the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) World’s Fair of Money (WorldsFairOfMoney.com), Aug. 10-14.

    Money Museum to Deaccession Duplicate Items on eBay
    ANA members will be able to acquire objects at a discounted price
    Wednesday, May 5 – The Money Museum (money.org/money-museum), operated by the nonprofit American Numismatic Association in Colorado Springs, Colo., announced that it will soon be selling – or deaccessioning, as the practice is known – select items from its collection that are redundant, mostly low-value specimens already well represented. The sales will be conducted on eBay and are anticipated to begin in June.

    April 

    Free Webinars Offered During National Coin Week
    Wednesday, April 14 – In celebration of National Coin Week (NationalCoinWeek.org), April 18-24, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) is offering free online eLearning Academy webinars that tie into the theme of this year’s event, “Money, Big & BOLD.” Sponsored by the nonprofit ANA, National Coin Week focuses on the historical, cultural, artistic and economic importance of money as well as the enjoyment of coin and paper money collecting.

    Candidates Announced for ANA Board of Governors
    Candidate Forum on April 29 to Impart Views on ANA/Hobby Issues
    Thursday, April 8 – Every two years, the terms of all American Numismatic Association (ANA) elected officials expire. This includes the president, vice president and seven governors. March 1 was the end of the nomination period for the ANA’s 2021 election of officers. The 12 individuals below have received the required 25 nominations from individual ANA members and/or clubs, and they have all accepted their nominations.

    Money Talks Speakers Wanted for Chicago World’s Fair of Money
    Wednesday, April 7 – American Numismatic Association (ANA) members are encouraged to share their ideas and research with fellow hobbyists by delivering a Money Talks presentation at the 2021 World’s Fair of Money in the Chicago suburb of Rosemont, Aug. 10-14 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center.

    American Numismatic Association Selects Colorado Springs for 2022 National Money Show
    Thursday, April 1 – The American Numismatic Association (ANA) has selected Colorado Springs, Colo., as the host city for the 2022 National Money Show (NationalMoneyShow.com). The event is scheduled for March 10-12, 2022 at the historic Broadmoor resort (Broadmoor.com).

    March 

    Celebrate “Money, Big & BOLD” During 2021 National Coin Week
    Activities Offer Hobbyists a Chance to Win Prizes

    Thursday, March 25 — Collecting silver dollars has long been a favorite of coin collectors. One hundred years ago, the U.S. Mint reintroduced the Morgan dollar to circulation after a 16-year absence. Later that year, production began on a new silver coin, the Peace dollar. Fifty years ago, minting of the Eisenhower dollar commenced. These numismatic milestones will be celebrated during the 98th annual National Coin Week, April 18-24, with the theme, “Money, Big & BOLD.”

    Money Museum Participates in First Friday Downtown
    Free Admission Offered from 4-7 p.m.

    Friday, March 19 — Discover how cultures have developed through the lens of numismatics – coins, banknotes, tokens, medals and more. The Money Museum, located adjacent to the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center at Colorado College, explores art, history and culture through the prism of money. Beginning April 2 and continuing through September, patrons can view fascinating exhibits and rare specimens for free from 4 to 7 p.m. during First Friday Downtown.

    Submissions Accepted for ANA Young Numismatist Literary Awards
    Friday, March 12 — Submissions for the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) annual Young Numismatist Literary Awards competition are being accepted through April 1. The awards were established to encourage young writers in three age groups, all of whom will compete for cash awards and numismatic books.

    American Numismatic Association to Host “Dealer Day” Prior to Chicago World’s Fair of Money
    Monday, March 8 — The American Numismatic Association (money.org) will conduct its first-ever “Dealer Day” on Monday, August 9, in the Chicago suburb of Rosemont, Illinois, immediately prior to the World’s Fair of Money (worldsfairofmoney.com), which is slated for August 10-14. Both shows will be held in the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N. River Rd.

    CDN Publishing Partners with American Numismatic Association on eLearning Academy Online Education
    Friday, March 5 — CDN Publishing, purveyor of print and online numismatic publications such as the Greysheet, CPG Market Review and CAC Rare Coin Market Review, is partnering with the American Numismatic Association (money.org) to ensure the ANA eLearning Academy webinar series remains viable and free of charge to all collectors.

    February

    Classic Commemorative Coins Online Resource Debuts on Money.org
    Friday, February 12—Commemorative coins are minted to memorialize specific people, places and historical events, and are often prized by their collectors for their unique and beautiful designs. A new online resource produced by the American Numismatic Association (ANA) highlights the U.S. Mint’s early silver commemoratives (1892-1954), providing detailed images and information for all 50 coins in the series as well as the broader historical perspective surrounding each coin.

    January

    New Large-Format Book Provides Snapshot of History through the Lens of American Coinage
    Tuesday, January 21—Coin collectors and history buffs alike are sure to enjoy Past Tense, an entertaining, large-format book of author Rod Gillis’ colorful “Past Tense” monthly column, which appeared in The Numismatist magazine from July 2011 through March 2020. The book is available from the American Numismatic Association for $21.95, plus $4.50 for shipping and handling. 

    American Numismatic Association 2021 Summer Seminar Cancelled
    ANA to offer eLearning Academy programs free of charge
    Thursday, January 21—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) announced that the 2021 Summer Seminar, scheduled for June 19-24 (Session 1) and June 26-July 1 (Session 2), has been officially cancelled. 

    ANA College Scholarships Available to Young Collectors
    Thursday, January 7—Applications for college scholarships provided by the American Numismatic Association (ANA) are being accepted through March 12. The scholarship fund was established in 2014 to provide a graduating high school senior who is also a member of the ANA with $1,000 to use at the university, community college, or trade school of the student’s choice. Scholarship winners will be chosen based on numismatic merit and financial need.

  • 2020

    December

    Phoenix 2021 National Money Show Officially Cancelled
    Coronavirus also impacts planning for 2021 Summer Seminar

    Thursday, December 17—The American Numismatic Assocationa (ANA) Board of Governors voted on Dec. 16 to officially cancel the Phoenix National Money Show, scheduled for Mar. 11-13, 2021, due to heightened coronavirus concerns. The vote was 7-2, with the majority of the Board expressing concerns about the Association’s inability to assure the safety of its members, dealers, staff and visitors.

    October

    Resurrection of a Blockbuster Exhibit
    Revived Money Museum Exhibit Now Online

    Wednesday, October 21—The Money Museum’s exhibit, “Coins, Crown & Conflict: An Exploration of Cromwell’s England” – originally displayed in 2007-08 – can now be appreciated virtually. The popular exhibit was based on the history of the English Civil Wars and featured some of the great rarities of English coins (including the Petition Crown), as well as a number of early American coins.

    Recognize Fellow Collectors and Nominate Deserving Hobbyists
    Deadline for Award Nominations is Jan. 15

    Monday, October 19—Each year, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) presents awards to deserving individuals in recognition of outstanding dedication to numismatics. The ANA is now accepting individual nominations for 2021 awards and Numismatic Hall of Fame “Modern Era” candidates.

    American Numismatic Association Board of Governors Approves $5.17 Million Budget for FY 2020-21
    Thursday, October 8—At a Sept. 29 teleconference meeting, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) Board of Governors unanimously passed a $5.17 million budget for Fiscal Year 2020-21 – a nearly 10 percent decrease from the previous year’s approved budget. The new fiscal year begins Nov. 1.

    Burnett Anderson Memorial Award and Booster Awards Presented by American Numismatic Association During Virtual Event
    Tuesday, October 6—The Burnett Anderson Memorial Award for Excellence in Numismatic Writing is presented annually to a researcher, author or journalist in recognition of his or her body of work and career contributions to numismatics. First conferred posthumously to its namesake in 1999 at the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) 108th Anniversary Convention, the award is intended to recognize quality and integrity in numismatic wordsmithing of every kind.

    September

    Closed Amid Pandemic, Money Museum Reopens to Public
    New Guidelines Encourage Public Safety Amid COVID-19 Concerns

    Wednesday, September 23—The Money Museum in Colorado Springs has reopened to the public after being closed for nearly six months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The museum is open on a revised scheduled with limited days and hours – Wednesdays through Fridays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

    Numismatic Leaders Receive Recognition on Virtual Platform
    Tuesday, September 22—Leaders in numismatics are essential for helping others to grow within the hobby. Whether that leadership is provided through teaching, mentoring, research, writing or leading conventions and shows, these activities help foster learning for all collectors. The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) biggest influencers were recognized during two virtual awards programs on Sept. 1 and 2.

    ANA Members Recognized at Virtual Awards Ceremonies
    Wednesday, September 9—Numismatics is the study and collection of coins, paper money, tokens and medals, but at the American Numismatic Association (ANA) it is the people who truly define the hobby. Several individuals were recognized for their service and commitment to numismatics during the virtual Membership & Literary Awards and Service Awards, Sept. 1 and 2. (To watch the recorded events, visit info.money.org/awards-2020)

    August

    Highest Awards Given to Numismatists Making a Difference
    American Numismatic Association to Honor Recipients Virtually

    Thursday, August 27—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is honoring several numismatists who not only lead by example, but pave new avenues within the numismatic hobby. Recognized for their dedication, hard work, passion and contributions, these recipients will be acknowledged during the ANA’s virtual Membership & Literary Awards and Service Awards on Sept. 1 and 2 at 12 p.m. MT.

    Exceptional Numismatic Writers Receive ANA Awards
    Monday, August 24—The American Numismatic Association’s 2020 literary awards – recognizing articles published in the 2019 volume of its official magazine, The Numismatist – will be presented virtually on Sept. 1 at 12 p.m. (MDT). The Numismatist was launched by ANA founder and first editor Dr. George F. Heath in 1888, and this year marks its 133rd volume.

    ANA to Celebrate Numismatic Award Recipients on Virtual Platform
    Tuesday, August 18—Every year, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) honors members who go above and beyond with their service and dedication to numismatics, as well as recognizing member longevity in the Association.

    Limited-Edition 2020 Silver Eagles Offered by American Numismatic Association
    Encapsulated Coins Feature Signatures from 16 ANA Living Presidents
    Wednesday, August 12—Limited-edition 2020 U.S. Silver Eagles certified by NGC® with original signatures from 16 living American Numismatic Association Presidents are being offered as a membership promotion for the nonprofit hobby organization.

    New Chief Financial Officer Joins American Numismatic Association
    Controller Carol Hull Retiring After 17 Years of Service
    Tuesday, August 11—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) welcomed Brent W. Howe as its new chief financial officer (CFO) on August 5. Howe has a deep background in financial management and administration, with broad experience in the education, health care, manufacturing and defense sectors.

    July

    ANA Honors Distinguished Numismatists with Awards
    Thursday, July 30—Every year, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) recognizes members who go above and beyond with their service and dedication to numismatics. The following awards, which are typically presented at the World’s Fair of Money, will be awarded during the Service Awards Presentation virtual event on Sept. 2 at 12 p.m. MT.

    2020 World’s Fair of Money Officially Cancelled
    ANA Board of Governors Commits to Pittsburgh for 2023 Show
    Thursday, July 16—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) Board of Governors voted on July 14 to officially cancel the 2020 World’s Fair of Money. The show was originally scheduled for August 4-8 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; however, COVID-19 restrictions made continuing with the Pittsburgh event unfeasible, and the Board voted in mid-June to postpone the event while it considered alternate sites and dates. The July 14 vote effectively terminated any further research and planning for a replacement location for the 2020 show given the current coronavirus situation and the inability of the ANA to assure the safety of its members, dealers, staff and visitors.

    Zechman, Feitl Receive ANA 2020 College Scholarships
    Tuesday, July 14—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) has awarded 2020 college scholarships to Abigail Zechman from Clermont, Florida and Colin Feitl from Hebron, Kentucky. Each winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship to use toward tuition at an institution of their choice.

    June

    Experience a Virtual Reality Tour at the Money Museum
    Discover the British Empire’s History Through Interactive Online Tour
    Thursday, June 25—Museum enthusiasts, history aficionados and coin collectors can explore the American Numismatic Association’s Money Museum exhibit, “Money of Empire: Elizabeth to Elizabeth,” in a new 360-degree virtual reality tour that can be viewed from a computer or a VR headset. Visitors can experience close-up images of many of the exhibit’s objects, allowing views from both sides of the pieces on display and details that are not visible in person.

    2020 World’s Fair of Money Suspended
    ANA Board of Governors to Consider Alternate Options
    Wednesday, July 17—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) announced today the suspension of the 202 World’s Fair of Money. The show, originally scheduled for August 4-8 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is the largest annual coin and paper-currency event in the United States.

    Mudd and Sanders Give Collectors Their “Two Bits”
    New ANA Podcast Covers Conversations about Coins and Paper Currency

    Tuesday, June 9—”Two Bits,” a new podcast from the American Numismatic Association (ANA), is now available on money.org/podcast. Its hosts, ANA Museum Curator Douglas Mudd and The Numismatist author Mitch Sanders, the two discuss wide-ranging topics about numismatics and the world of coins and paper currency.

    New ANA eLearning Academy Provides Taste of Summer Seminar
    Collectors Can Register for Free Condensed Courses
    Monday, June 1—During what would have been the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) annual Summer Seminar event – June 29-July 10, the Association will instead offer free virtual courses through its new ANA eLearning Academy. Eleven courses that would have been offered during the week-long Summer Seminar will be offered in a condensed one- to two-hour format. Courses are open to both ANA members and non-members; there is no charge to participate but preregistration is required.

    May

    ANA World’s Fair of Money Planning Continues
    August Convention Remains on the Schedule
    Friday, May 22—While the country begins to re-open for business and stay-at-home restrictions are lifted, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) continues to plan for the World’s Fair of Money. The premier convention features all things related to coin collecting. This year, the ANA is returning to Pittsburgh, Penn., Aug. 4-8.

    Donna Frater Named New ANA Director of Development & Membership
    Thursday, May 7—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) announced this week that Donna Frater has been named the new director of development and membership. Frater most recently served as the Association’s manager of development.

    April

    American Numismatic Association Consolidates Staff Responsibilities
    Friday, April 24—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) eliminated several staff positions this week as a response to COVID-19 and the resulting suspension of several programs.

    ANA School of Numismatics Offers Seminars in Pittsburgh
    Thursday, April 23—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is offering an educational course through its Florence Schook School of Numismatics, held in conjunction with the Pittsburgh World’s Fair of Money. “Intermediate Grading of U.S. Coins” will be offered prior to the show. The convention begins Aug. 4 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, located at 1000 Fort Duquesne Boulevard, Pittsburgh, PA. The deadline to register is June 26. In the event the seminar is canceled, registrants will receive a full refund.

    Coin Collectors & History Buffs Can Access Free Digital Content
    American Numismatic Association Offers Free Membership During National Coin Week

    Wednesday, April 15—For a limited time, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) is offering a free digital “Gold” membership to anyone who joins the coin collecting organization during National Coin Week, April 19-25.

    American Numismatic Association Cancels 2020 Summer Seminar
    Wednesday, April 8—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) announced that the 2020 Summer Seminar, scheduled for June 27-July 9 in Colorado Springs, Colo., has been cancelled due to coronavirus (COVID-19) safety concerns.

    Money Talks Speakers Wanted for Pittsburgh World’s Fair of Money
    Tuesday, April 7—American Numismatic Association (ANA) members are encouraged to share their ideas and research with fellow hobbyists by delivering a Money Talks presentation at the 2020 World’s Fair of Money in Pittsburgh, Aug. 4-8 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.

    No School? Use Pocket Change to Help Educate Children at Home
    National Coin Week, April 19-25, 2020, emphasizes that money is history you can hold in your hands

    Wednesday, April 1—Common, everyday pocket change at home can be used to help educate children whether their schools are temporarily closed or not, according to the nonprofit American Numismatic Association (ANA). The 25,000-member organization will mark the 97th annual National Coin Week, April 19-25, 2020.

    March

    Longest-Running ANA Editor-in-Chief Retires
    Gregory Closes ANA Chapter in April

    Tuesday, March 24—After 38 years at the American Numismatic Association (ANA), The Numismatist Editor-in-Chief Barbara Gregory will retire next month. Her legend as the longest-running editor-in-chief at the ANA began in 1988. She also is the first female to hold the position. In mid-April, she passes the editorial responsibilities to current ANA Managing Editor Caleb Noel, who has worked for the numismatic publication since 2015. 

    Exhibit Award Winners Announced for 2020 National Money Show®
    Wednesday, March 18—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) presented 25 competitive exhibit awards at the 2020 Atlanta National Money Show. Winners were announced at the Exhibit Awards Presentation & Reception on Saturday, Feb. 29.

    Celebrate Women in Numismatics During 2020 National Coin Week
    “Remarkable Women: Catalysts of Change”
    Friday, March 13—Inspired by the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment and the many contributions of women in society and numismatics, “Remarkable Women: Catalysts of Change” is the theme for the 97th annual National Coin Week, April 19-25. The theme was provided by ANA member Gene Schafer.

    Rob Oberth Appointed Newest Member of ANA Board of Governors
    Thursday, March 12—Rob Oberth, president of RoundTable Trading – an association for coin dealers and collectors – became the newest member of the American Numismatic Association’s Board of Governors on March 12, 2020. 

    Submissions Accepted for ANA Young Numismatist Literary Awards
    Monday, March 9—Submissions for the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) annual Young Numismatist Literary Awards competition are being accepted through April 1. The awards were established to encourage young writers and promote future numismatic authors and researchers. The contest is open to young writers in three age groups, all of whom will compete for cash awards and numismatic books.

    Submissions Accepted for ANA’s Club Publications Competition
    Wednesday, March 4—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is currently accepting submissions for the 2020 Barbara J. Gregory Outstanding Club Publications competition. The contest is open to member clubs that are current with their ANA dues, and do not have an elected or salaried ANA officer as editor or assistant editor. Completed submissions must be received by April 1.

    February

    ANA National Money Show® Guaranteed to Shine
    Atlanta National Money Show Awaits Collectors
    Wednesday, February 12—Coin collectors are enthusiastically anticipating the National Money Show in Atlanta, Feb. 27-29. The three-day event, sponsored by the nonprofit American Numismatic Association, is expected to attract thousands of coin collectors from Georgia and throughout the U.S. eager to buy, sell and see more than $100 million of historic numismatic treasures.

    Papers Accepted for Sundman Lecture Series
    Women in Numismatics
    Tuesday, February 11—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is currently accepting proposals for the 2020 Maynard Sundman Littleton Coin Company Lecture Series. Presentations will be given Aug. 5 during the symposium at the Pittsburgh World’s Fair of Money® . Proposals must be received by April 3.

    Van Alfen Honored with ANA Burnett Anderson Memorial Award
    Style and Substance Meet in Peter van Alfen’s Writings
    Monday, February 3—The Burnett Anderson Memorial Award for Excellence in Numismatic Writing is presented annually to a researcher, author or journalist in recognition of his or her body of work and career contributions in numismatics. First conferred posthumously to its namesake in 1999, at the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) 108th Anniversary convention, the award is intended to recognize quality and integrity in numismatic wordsmithing of every kind.

    January

    ANA and NGC to Launch Joint Registry
    Tuesday, January 28—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) and Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) have partnered to launch the ANA Registry later this year.

    Registration Open for 52nd Annual Summer Seminar
    Register by April 3 for Discounts
    Friday, January 10—Registration is open for those looking to attend the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) annual Summer Seminar. Located in Colorado Springs, Colo., on the Colorado College campus adjacent to the ANA headquarters, Summer Seminar features classes to suit virtually every collector’s hobby needs.

    ANA College Scholarships Available to Young Collectors
    Tuesday, January 7—Applications for college scholarships provided by the American Numismatic Association (ANA) are being accepted through March 13. The scholarship fund was established in 2014 to provide a graduating high school senior who is also a member of the ANA with $1,000 to use at the university, community college, or trade school of the student’s choice. Scholarship winners will be chosen based on numismatic merit and financial need. 

    ANA Executive Director to be Recognized as Numismatic Ambassador
    Kim Kiick will be Honored at FUN Convention in January
    Thursday, January 2—During the Florida United Numismatists 65th annual  convention, American Numismatic Association Executive Director Kim Kiick will be recognized as a Numismatic Ambassador. On Friday, Jan. 10, Dave Harper, retired editor of Numismatic News, will present the award to Kiick during the Ambassador Award Breakfast.

  • 2019

    November

    Expand Your Numismatic Knowledge: Apply for Summer Seminar Scholarships
    Available for Young Collectors and Adult Hobbyists
    Thursday, November 21—Full and partial scholarships are available to both youths and adults who wish to attend the American Numismatic Association’s highly acclaimed 2020 Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, Colo. Dates for the two one-week sessions are June 27-July 2 and July 4-9.

    October

    Recognize Fellow Collectors and Nominate Deserving Hobbyists
    Deadline for Award Nominations is Jan. 15
    Wednesday, October 9—Each year, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) presents awards to deserving individuals in recognition of outstanding dedication to numismatics. The ANA is now accepting individual nominations for 2020 awards and Numismatic Hall of Fame “Historic Era” candidates.

    Steps to Take When You Inherit Coins
    Keeping or Disposing of a Coin Collection
    Tuesday, October 8—So you’ve inherited a coin collection. Where do you go from here? You could leave the coins in that cigar box or closet, or you could figure out what to do with them.

    September

    Military Can Delve into Museum Treasures for Free
    Free Money Museum Admission for Military Personnel and Families
    Wednesday, September 11—As a thank you to the brave men and women serving in the United States armed forces, active duty and retired military members and their immediate families receive free admission the the Money Museum in Colorado Springs. The American Numismatic Association (ANA) – the world’s largest organization dedicated to coin collecting – also is extending a free one-year membership to military personnel.

    Exhibitors Honored at Chicago World’s Fair of Money®
    Wednesday, September 4—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) presented 53 competitive exhibit awards at the 2019 World’s Fair of Money in Rosemont, Illinois. Winners were announced at the exhibit awards presentation and reception on Aug. 17.

    August

    Collectors Converge on Chicago World’s Fair of Money®
    Collector Activity Energizes Show; Dealers Delighted
    Thursday, August 29—The Chicago suburb of Rosemont again proved to be a popular site for the World’s Fair of Money, with many hobbyists lauding the show as the best in recent memory. The American Numismatic Association (ANA) sponsored the convention – considered the most important numismatic event of the year – at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Aug. 13-17.

    Numismatic Influencers Receive Awards During World’s Fair of Money®
    Monday, August 26—Leaders in numismatics are essential for helping others to grow within the coin collecting hobby. Whether that leadership is provided through teaching, mentoring, writing or leading conventions and shows, these activities help foster learning for all numismatists. The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) biggest numismatic leaders and influencers were recognized in August during the World’s Fair of Money in Chicago for their accomplishments.

    ANA Presents Literary Awards to Exceptional Writers
    Monday, August 12—The American Numismatic Association’s 2019 literary awards – recognizing articles published in the 2018 volume of its official magazine, The Numismatist – will be presented on August 15 at the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Chicago. The Numismatist was launched by ANA founder and first editor Dr. George F. Heath in 1888, and this year marks its 132nd volume.

    ANA Members to Receive Recognition at Chicago World’s Fair of Money
    Monday, August 5—Numismatics is the study and collection of coins, paper money, tokens and medals, but at the American Numismatic Association (ANA) it is the people who truly define the hobby. Several individuals will be recognized for their service and commitment at the upcoming Chicago World’s Fair of Money, August 13-17.

    July

    Highest Awards Given to Numismatists Making a Difference
    Monday, July 29—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is honoring several numismatists who not only lead by example, but pave new pathways within the numismatic hobby. Recognized for their dedication, hard work, passion and contributions, these recipients will be acknowledged at the World’s Fair of Money® in Rosemont, Ill., Aug. 13-17.

    Legislation Authorizing 2021 Morgan & Peace Silver Dollars to Benefit American Numismatic Association and the Hobby
    Collectors Urged to Contact Congressional Representatives for Support
    Tuesday, July 23—Coin collectors soon could purchase 2021-CC Morgan and Peace silver dollars that support the American Numismatic Association (ANA) and the hobby.

    American Numismatic Association Selects Phoenix for 2021 National Money Show®
    Kagin’s Selected as Official Auctioneer
    Friday, July 19—The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) Board of Governors selected Phoenix, Ariz. as the host city for the 2021 National Money Show. The event is scheduled for March 11-13, 2021 at the Phoenix Convention Center.

    ANA Awards College Scholarships to Committed Numismatists
    Friday, July 12—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) has awarded college scholarships to William Cooper from Woodlands, Texas, and Isaiah Hageman from Grand Rapids, Michigan. Each winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship to use toward tuition at an institution of their choice.

    ANA Honors Distinguished Numismatists with Awards
    Wednesday, July 10—Every year, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) recognizes members who go above and beyond with their service and dedication in numismatics. Awards are given to those who display a passion for the hobby, a willingness to expand it and a pride in being involved.

    Red Book Celebrities in the Spotlight
    Legacy Series Features Bressett, Garrett in Chicago
    Monday, July 8—To recognize hobby icons and create a record of their contributions, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) conducts the Legacy Series – live interviews with notables in the coin community. The events, held in conjunction with ANA conventions, is intended to honor individuals who have profoundly influenced the hobby and to give listeners some insight into their lives, personalities and achievements.

    Ellsworth to Become ANA’s 61st President at Chicago World’s Fair of Money®
    Tuesday, July 2—Voting members of the American Numismatic Association (ANA) have chosen five new candidates and four incumbents to the ANA Board of Governors for the 2019-21 election term. Clifford Mishler was the top vote receiver.

    June

    Connect with Fellow Hobbyists at the World’s Fair of Money®
    Mix and Mingle at an Abundance of Social Events
    Tuesday, June 18—Member events and fun gatherings complement the American Numismatic Association’s educational programs at the Chicago World’s Fair of Money, Aug. 13-17, and are the perfect opportunity to socialize and network with fellow hobbyists. ANA members are encouraged to pre-register for the convention to receive admission badges in advance. Member badges provide show attendees access to the bourse floor 30 minutes prior to the show opening to the public. Those who register by July 22 will receive member credentials in the mail, avoiding the need to stand in line.

    World’s Fair of Money
    ® Auctioneers Announced
    Monday, June 17—The American Numismatic Association is proud to announce the Official Auctioneers for the 2020 and 2021 World’s Fair of Money.

    Eric P. Newman Young Numismatist Scholarships Program Provides Support for 30 Young Numismatists
    Wednesday, June 5—Young Numismatists will continue to receive support from the Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society (EPNNES). Last year, the organization generously donated $50,000 to support the American Numismatic Association’s Summer Seminar. The money has provided for the establishment of all-expense-paid scholarships for Young Numismatists to attend the week-long program, many of whom might not otherwise be able to participate. In all, 30 Young Numismatists are able to attend the event this year with scholarship support.

    May

    American Numismatic Association Board of Governors Election is Live
    Printed and e-Ballots Sent to Voting-Eligible Members
    Thursday, May 23—The American Numismatic Association has partnered with Election Services Co. to conduct the 2019 Board of Governors election. Printed ballots are now in the mail, and voting instructions have been sent to members who have selected the online voting option.

    Chicago to Host Biggest Numismatic Event of the Year
    World’s Fair of Money® an Unforgettable Experience
    Thursday, May 9—Every year, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) hosts the World’s Fair of Money in a major metropolitan market. It is a convention that features all things related to coin collecting and draws thousands of collectors from around the world. This year, the ANA is returning to Chicago (Rosemont), Ill., Aug. 13-17.

    April

    Exhibit Award Winners Announced for 2019 National Money Show®
    Friday, April 19—Twenty exhibitors displayed 27 impressive competitive exhibits at the 2019 National Money Show, held March 28-30 in Pittsburgh. The American Numismatic Association recognized each exhibit winner on March 30 during the Exhibit Awards Presentation & Reception, along with two noncompetitive exhibitors who also displayed material.

    Attendance Tops 3,000 at National Money Show®
    ANA Governors Review Finances and Investments
    Monday, April 15—The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) 2019 National Money Show in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, welcomed a total of 3,002 people to the three-day event, held March 28-30 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. “The Pittsburgh convention was very successful thanks to the combined efforts of the great ANA staff and the tremendous support provided by PAN [Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists] and its volunteers,” said ANA President Gary Adkins. “The show was well attended and the venue overlooking the river and skyline was incredible.”

    Money Talks Speakers Wanted for Chicago World’s Fair of Money
    Thursday, April 11—American Numismatic Association (ANA) members are encouraged to share their ideas and research with fellow hobbyists by delivering a Money Talks presentation at the 2019 World’s Fair of MoneyⓇ in Chicago, Aug. 13-17 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center.

    Cashless Society? Not During National Coin Week
    The 96th annual National Coin Week, April 21-27, reminds everyone that money is history you can hold in your hands
    Monday, April 1—Every coin and piece of money in your pocket, purse or piggy bank not only has a story to tell about people, places and events, it has its own special week. National Coin Week, April 21-27, celebrates the historical, cultural, artistic and economic importance of money.

    March

    Submissions Accepted for ANA’s Club Publications Competition
    Friday, March 22—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is currently accepting submissions for the 2019 Outstanding Club Publications competition. The contest is open to member clubs that issued newsletters or journals four times or more during the previous calendar year, are current with their ANA dues, and do not have an elected or salaried ANA officer as editor or assistant editor. Completed submissions must be received by April 15.

    Register Now for Summer Seminar Discounts
    Wednesday, March 20—Hobbyists interested in attending the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) 51st annual Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, Colo. can now register for the event online. The two one-week sessions will be held June 15-27. ANA members who register by Mar. 29 will save $50 per session on the cost of tuition; life members who register will save an additional $25 per session.

    Unparalleled Numismatic Wonders Just Weeks Away
    Pittsburgh National Money Show Awaits Collectors
    Monday, March 11—Coin collectors are enthusiastically anticipating the National Money Show in Pittsburgh, March 28-30. The three-day event, sponsored by the nonprofit American Numismatic Association, is expected to attract thousands of coin collectors from Pennsylvania and throughout the U.S. eager to buy, sell and see more than $100 million of historic numismatic treasures.

    Submissions Accepted for ANA Young Numismatist Literary Awards
    Monday, March 11—Submissions for the American Numismatic Association’s annual Young Numismatist Literary Awards competition are being accepted through April 15. The awards were established to encourage young writers and promote future numismatic authors and researchers. The contest is open to young writers in three age groups, all of whom will compete for cash awards and numismatic books.

    Nominations Received for ANA Board of Governors
    Election Ballots to be Mailed in Late May
    Wednesday, March 6—Every two years, the terms of all American Numismatic Association (ANA) elected officials expire. This includes the president, vice president and seven governors. March 1 was the end of the nomination period for the ANA’s 2019 election of officers. The 14 individuals below have received the required 25 nominations from individual ANA members and/or member clubs. They must accept or decline their nominations no later than March 31.

    February

    New Exhibit Takes Center Stage at Money Museum
    “Money of Empire: Elizabeth to Elizabeth”
    Thursday, February 28—The British Empire, more than any other, set the stage for the modern world in which we live. From small origins during the late 16th century, the British Empire expanded to become the largest empire in history and the most powerful global economic and military power for over a century. To celebrate the history of the British Empire, the Edward C. Rochette Money Museum, operated by the American Numismatic Association, is unveiling its newest exhibit, “Money of Empire: Elizabeth to Elizabeth,” on March 7.

    Celebrate Discovery and Innovation During 2019 National Coin Week
    Wednesday, February 27—To recognize the role of numismatics in discoveries and innovation, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) selected “Discover the Past, Envision the Future” as the theme for the 96th annual National Coin Week, April 21-27. The theme was provided by ANA member Dennis Tucker.

    Pittsburgh Legacy Series to Welcome Don Everhart
    Friday, February 22—In 2015 the American Numismatic Association (ANA) introduced the ANA Legacy Series to recognize hobby icons and help create a record of their contributions. The series continues today, held in conjunction with ANA conventions. They consist of live interviews with notables in the coin community and honors individuals who have profoundly impacted the hobby, giving listeners a greater sense of the subjects’ lives and achievements.

    January

    Nominate Candidates for the ANA Board of Governors
    Monday, January 28—Nominations are being accepted for the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) 2019 Board of Governors election through March 1, 2019. The ANA is a nonprofit, educational organization and is governed by a nine-member Board, which includes a president, vice president and seven governors at large. The ANA’s federal charter, granted in perpetuity by the United States Congress, rests control of the Association in the hands of this Board.

    ANA Representatives Receive Honorary Awards
    Friday, January 25—During the Florida United Numismatists (FUN) convention in January, ANA President Gary Adkins and ANA Executive Director Kim Kiick received the 2018 Corporate Lifetime Achievement Award on behalf of the ANA from the National Silver Dollar Roundtable (NSDR).

    New Scholarship Celebrates Passionate, Influential Numismatist
    Friday, January 25—There are members of the American Numismatic Association (ANA) who go above and beyond to share their passion for the hobby. These are the individuals who help the hobby evolve. Last summer, one such dedicated ANA member passed away, leaving behind a numismatic legacy dedicated to nurturing the next generation of numismatists.

    ANA College Scholarships Available to Young Collectors
    Thursday, January 17—Applications for college scholarships provided by the American Numismatic Association (ANA) are being accepted through March 15. The scholarship fund was established in 2014 to provide a graduating high school senior who is also a member of the ANA with $1,000 to use at the university, community college, or trade school of the student’s choice. Scholarship winners will be chosen based on numismatic merit and financial need.

    Scholarships for Art Engraving Course Available from American Numismatic Association
    Wednesday, January 9—The art of engraving has been around since the dawn of time. From artistic printmaking and mapmaking to storytelling through printed illustrations, engraving has been a profound artistic method for creative minds over the years. Even today, engraving remains as an important artistic expression and one that is seen every day—in our pocket change. Engraved steel dies are used to stamp a metal disk to transfer designs to coins or medals.

  • 2018

    December

    Papers Accepted for Sundman Lecture Series
    What Does the Future of Money Look Like?

    Friday, December 21—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is currently accepting proposals for the 2019 Maynard Sundman Littleton Coin Company Lecture Series. Presentations will be given Aug. 14 during the symposium at the Rosemont World’s Fair of MoneyⓇ. Proposals must be received by March 1.

    Explore Money Museum from Comfort of Home
    Virtual Exhibits Transform the Way History is Seen
    Wednesday, December 5—Money derives its value by being a medium of exchange, a unit of measurement and a storehouse for wealth; it can be a shell, a metal coin or a piece of paper. Money also provides a substantial record of the history and culture of civilizations dating to ancient times.

    November

    Expand Your Numismatic Knowledge: Apply for Summer Seminar Scholarships
    Available for Young Collectors and Adult Hobbyists
    Monday, November 26—Full and partial scholarships are available to both youths and adults who wish to attend the American Numismatic Association’s highly acclaimed 2019 Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, Colo. Dates for the two one-week sessions are June 15-20 and June 22-27.

    Pittsburgh to Host National Money Show in March
    Build Your Collection from the Best Numismatic Inventory Anywhere
    Saturday, November 17—It’s not too early to make plans for the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) 2019 National Money Show in Pittsburgh. The convention takes place Mar. 28-30 in Hall B of the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.

    American Numismatic Association Launches New Blog
    ANA Coin Press Offers Original Numismatic Content
    Thursday, November 15—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) launched a new blog in November. A project that has been in the works for over a year, the new blog features exclusive article for beginning and intermediate collectors, stories that previously ran in The Numismatist (the ANA’s monthly hobby publication), articles highlighting specimens and collections from the ANA Money Museum and more.

    Recognize Fellow Collectors and Nominate Deserving Hobbyists
    Deadline for Award Nominations is Dec. 15
    Tuesday, November 6—Each year, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) presents awards to deserving individuals in recognition of outstanding dedication to numismatics.  The ANA is now accepting individual nominations for 2019 awards sand Numismatic Hall of Fame “Modern Era” candidates.

    Last Chance to See “Trenches to Treaties: World War I in Remembrance”
    Exhibit Closing to Make Way for Elizabethean Currency
    Monday, November 5—As the year comes to an end, so does the Money Museum’s exhibit “Trenches to Treaties: World War I in Remembrance.” Displayed at the museum are coins and paper money from combatant nations, art medals and military decorations, as well as weapons and uniforms to illustrate the events and effects of World War I politically, economically and socially.

    October

    Brianna Victor Named ANA Seminar Manager
    Monday, October 29—Brianna Victor was named the American Numismatic Association (ANA) Seminar Manager in September after Amber Bradish departed to pursue a post-graduate degree.

    American Numismatic Association Board of Governors Approves $5.79 Million Budget for FY 2018-19
    Tuesday, October 23—At an Oct. 16 teleconference meeting, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) Board of Governors unanimously passed a $5.79 million budget for Fiscal Year 2018-19.

    Mentors Encouraged to Join ANA’s Diploma Program
    Chance for Experienced Collectors to Pass on Knowledge
    Tuesday, October 9—An organization dedicated to educating and encouraging the study of numismatics, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) offers individuals the opportunity to discover and explore the world of money by enrolling in the School of Numismatics Diploma Program.

    Money Museum Showcases 1943 Cent Valued at $1 Million
    Other Multi-Million Dollar Rarities on Display
    Tuesday, October 2—The Edward C. Rochette Money Museum in Colorado Springs is displaying a bronze cent valued at over $1 million. On loan to the museum, this 1943 Lincoln cent is one of the finest known examples. Bronze cents dated 1943 have been famous since one was first discovered in 1944. While they look like regular-issue cents of any other year, they are incredibly rare.

    September

    Over 1,700 Kids Participating in ANA’s Coins for A’s Program
    Friday, September 28—For five years the American Numismatic Association has offered a program to young, budding numismatists called Coins for A’s. The program encourages students from kindergarten to high school to achieve 3 A’s during their marking period in return for a free coin and a one-year digital membership to the American Numismatic Association (ANA).

    Burnett Anderson Memorial Award and ANA Member Booster Awards Presented at World’s Fair of Money®
    Thursday, September 27—The achievements of numismatists do not go unnoticed. Each year, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) presents an award to a researcher, author or journalist in recognition of his or her body of work and career contributions to numismatics. Numismatists working to expand interest in coin collecting by recruiting new ANA members also are recognized for their efforts.

    August

    Exhibitors Honored at Philadelphia World’s Fair of Money®
    Tuesday, September 4—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) presented 55 competitive exhibit awards at the 2018 World’s Fair of Money in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Winners were announced at the exhibit awards presentation and reception on Aug. 17, and at the awards banquet that evening.

    American Numismatic Association Donates $55,000 to Fight Counterfeiting

    Wednesday, August 29—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) has reaffirmed its commitment to supporting efforts to fight coin and bullion counterfeiting with a $55,000 contribution to the Anti-Counterfeiting Educational Foundation (ACEF), the non-profit organization that receives contributions to fund the work of the Industry Council for Tangible Assets’ Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force (ACTF). The donation was made during the August 18 ANA board of governors meeting at the Philadelphia World’s Fair of Money®.

    Nearly 10,000 Attend Philadelphia World’s Fair of Money®
    Tuesday, August 28—Philadelphia’s reputation as the “City of Brotherly Love” was unmistakable at the 2018 World’s Fair of Money®. The American Numismatic Association-sponsored event welcomed 9,939 people at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, Aug. 14-18, and by all accounts the show was one of the most successful in recent memory.

    Numismatic Influencers Receive Awards During World’s Fair of Money®
    Tuesday, August 21—Leaders in numismatics are essential for helping others to grow within the coin collecting hobby. Whether that leadership is provided through teaching, mentoring, writing or leading conventions and shows, these activities help foster learning for all numismatists. This year, our biggest numismatic leaders and influencers were recognized during the annual World’s Fair of Money® in Philadelphia for their accomplishments.

    ANA Presents Literary Awards to Exceptional Writers
    Monday, August 6—The American Numismatic Association’s 2018 literary awards – recognizing articles published in the 2017 volume of its official magazine, The Numismatist  – will be presented on August 16 at the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Philadelphia. The Numismatist  was launched by ANA founder and first editor Dr. George F. Heath in 1888, and this year marks its 131st volume.

    ANA Members to Receive Recognition at Philadelphia World’s Fair of Money
    Thursday, August 2—Numismatics is the study and collection of coins, paper money, tokens and medals, but at the American Numismatic Association (ANA) it is the people who truly define the hobby. Several individuals will be recognized for their service and commitment to numismatics at the upcoming Philadelphia World’s Fair of Money, August 14-18.

    July

    Highest Honor Awards Given to Numismatists Making a Difference
    Friday, July 27—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is recognizing several numismatists who not only lead by example, but pave new pathways within the numismatic hobby. Recognized for their dedication, hard work, passion and contributions, these recipients will be recognized at the World’s Fair of MoneyⓇ in Philadelphia, Aug. 14-18.

    ANA Educating Young Students with Educational Kits
    Adopt-A-School Program Introduced
    Thursday, July 26—Numismatics is not just a hobby for adults. The future of the hobby is dependent on younger audiences becoming interested in collecting. Through programs like Coins for A’s and  the new Adopt-A-School program, the American Numismatic Association is reaching school-age kids to promote curiosity and interest in numismatics.

    Donation to Money Museum Sculpted by Colorado College Graduate Glenna Goodacre
    Thursday, July 12—In late 2017, the Money Museum in Colorado Springs received a donation of items related to the production of the Sacagawea dollar, which was designed by Colorado College graduate Glenna Goodacre in 1999.

    Included in the donation is one of three plaster-casts of the original design, a plaster of the final design, a test piece in bronze to study the design with a polished finish and examples of the first coins struck by the U.S. Mint.

    ANA Awards College Scholarships to Committed Numismatists
    Thursday, July 12—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) has awarded 2018 college scholarships to Roxanne Pittman from Pledger, TX, and Shelby Plooster from Evans, GA.

    Each winner will receive a $1,000 scholarship to use toward tuition at an institution of their choice.

    New and Improved ANA Dealer Directory Launches July 1
    Sunday, July 1—On July 1, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) released a modified and improved Dealer Directory. With this search engine tool, collectors can explore and discover dealers across the street or across the country. Over 1,500 dealers can be searched worldwide by name, specialty, location or keyword.

    June

    ANA Honors Distinguished Numismatists with Awards
    Friday, June 29—Every year, the ANA recognizes members who go above and beyond with their service and dedication in numismatics. Awards are given to those who display a passion for the hobby, a willingness to expand it and a pride in being involved.

    Fun and Fellowship at the Philadelphia World’s Fair of Money®
    Monday, June 18—Member receptions and social events complement the American Numismatic Association’s educational programs with networking functions and other fun-filled activities. The Philadelphia World’s Fair of Money is the perfect venue to socialize and network with fellow hobbyists and connect in a fun and friendly atmosphere.

    World’s Fair of Money Commemorative Medal Redesign Represents Brotherly Love
    Friday, June 8—A revised commemorative medal design for the Philadelphia World’s Fair of Money was unveiled today by the American Numismatic Association. Designed by Jamie Franki and sculpted by noted medallic artist Heidi Wastweet, the reverse of the commemorative medal required a redesign after ownership questions surfaced around the famous Philadelphia LOVE graphic, which was originally depicted on the medal.

    May

    Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society Donates $50,000 to Support ANA’s Summer Seminar Program
    Wednesday, May 30—The Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society has donated $50,000 to support the American Numismatic Association’s  Summer Seminar. The donation includes a “matching” funds campaign to supplement the proceeds of the Young Numismatist Benefit Auctions.

    April

    Money Talks Speakers Wanted for Philadelphia World’s Fair of Money
    Monday, April 16—American Numismatic Association (ANA) members are encouraged to share their ideas and research with fellow hobbyists by delivering a Money Talks presentation at the 2018 World’s Fair of Money in Philadelphia, Aug. 14-18 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.

    Exhibit Award Winners Announced for 2018 National Money Show
    Thursday, April 12—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) presented competitive exhibit awards at the 2018 Irving National Money Show. Winners were announced at the exhibit awards presentation and reception on Saturday, Mar. 10.

    ANA School of Numismatics Offers Seminars in Philadelphia
    Wednesday, April 11—The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) School of Numismatics is offering several educational courses held in conjunction with the Philadelphia World’s Fair of Money. “An Introduction to Collecting Ancient Greek & Roman Coins,” “Coin Grading, Problem Coins and Conservation” and “Fundamentals of Digital Photography” will be offered prior and during the show. The convention begins Aug. 14 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, located at 1101 Arch St, Philadelphia, PA. Register for the seminars by June 29 for early enrollment discounts.

    Money Museum Celebrates National Coin Week, April 17-21, with Free Admission and Family Activities

    Wednesday, April 11—From April 17-21, the Money Museum will celebrate National Coin Week with an array of activities, including an open house with special events on Saturday, April 21 from 10:30 am to 5 p.m. Admission to the Money Museum is FREE for all visitors during National Coin Week.

    Submissions Accepted for ANA’s Club Publications Contest

    Tuesday, April 10—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is currently accepting submissions for the 2018 Outstanding Club Publications competition. The contest is open to member clubs that are current with their ANA dues and do not have an elected or salaried ANA officer as editor or assistant editor. Club publications must have been issued on a regular basis. Completed submissions must be received by May 15.

    Money Museum Celebrates National Coin Week, April 17-21, with Free Admission and Family Activities

    Wednesday, April 4—From April 17-21, the Money Museum will celebrate National Coin Week with an array of activities, including an open house with special events on Saturday, April 21 from 10:30 am to 5 p.m. Admission to the Money Museum is FREE for all visitors during National Coin Week.

    March

    Literary Awards Competition Open to Young Numismatists
    Wednesday, March 28—Entries are now being accepted for the 2018 American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) Young Numismatist Literary Awards competition. The awards program encourages young writers and promotes future numismatic authors and researchers. All submissions must be postmarked by May 14.

    Attendance Tops 2,600 at National Money Show

    Collectors and Dealers Give Thumbs Up for Irving Venue
    Monday, March 26—The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) 2018 National Money Show in Irving, Texas, welcomed a total of 2,671 people to the three-day event, held March 8-10 at the Irving Convention Center.

    Summer Seminar Early Registration Discount Ends Soon

    Wednesday, March 21—Hobbyists interested in attending the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) 50th annual Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, Colo. can now register for the event online. The two one- week sessions will be held June 16-28. ANA members who register by March 31 will save $50 per session on the cost of tuition; life members who register will save an additional $25 per session.

    February

    2018 National Money Show Spectacular Numismatic Treasures Await Collectors in Irving, Texas at the National Money Show
    Friday, February 23—The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) Irving National Money Show is quickly approaching and promises to be the country’s premier coin show this spring. The convention takes place Mar. 8-10 in Exhibit Hall A of the Irving Convention Center located at 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, a stone’s throw from Dallas.

    Colorado Springs Services Scheduled for Edward C. Rochette

    Tuesday, February 13—Services for former American Numismatic Association President and Executive Director Edward C. Rochette are scheduled for 1 pm on Saturday, Feb. 17 at Shove Chapel on the grounds of Colorado College, 1010 N. Nevada Avenue in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Rochette, 90, died on Jan. 18 in Colorado Springs, where he lived most of his life. He was born on Feb. 17, 1927, in Worcester, Massachusetts.

    ANA College Scholarships Available to Young Collectors

    Thursday, February 8—Applications for college scholarships provided by the American Numismatic Association (ANA) are being accepted through March 15. The scholarship fund was established in 2014 to provide a graduating high school senior who is also a member of the ANA with $1,000 to use at the university, community college, or trade school of the student’s choice. Scholarship winners will be chosen based on numismatic merit and financial need.

    January

    Ed Rochette, Former President and Executive Director, Dies
    Thursday, January 25—Former ANA President and Executive Director Edward C. Rochette, 90, died on January 18 in Colorado Springs, Colorado, where he lived most of his life. He was born on February 17, 1927, in Worcester, Massachusetts, to Edward Rochette, a physician, and Lilia A. (Viau) Rochette, both of whom died before Ed Jr. reached adulthood.

    Educational Activities and Events Highlight 2018 National Coin Week Celebration

    2018 Theme Celebrates Unity Across Borders
    Wednesday, January 10—To recognize the role of numismatics in building bridges and promoting unity and reconciliation, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) selected “Connecting Cultures: From Many, One” as the theme for the 95th annual National Coin Week, April 15-21. The theme was provided by ANA member Linda Mosvick.

    Papers Accepted for Sundman Lecture Series

    Talks at the World’s Fair of Money Focus on Poor Richard
    Friday, January 5—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is currently accepting proposals for the 2018 Maynard Sundman Littleton Coin Company Lecture Series. Presentations will be given Aug. 15 during the symposium at the Philadelphia World’s Fair of Money®. Proposals must be received by Feb. 26.

  • 2017

    December

    American Numismatic Association Names New Conventions Director
    Friday, December 1—Jennifer Croak Ackerman was recently promoted to Conventions Director for the American Numismatic Association (ANA). Ackerman will oversee and manage the convention department and its World’s Fair of Money® and National Money Show®.

    November

    Summer Seminar Scholarships Available for Young Collectors and Adult Hobbyists
    Deadline for scholarship applications is Jan. 31
    Tuesday, November 21—Full and partial scholarships are available to both youths and adults who wish to attend the American Numismatic Association’s highly acclaimed 2018 Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, Colo. Dates for the two one-week sessions are June 16-21 and June 23-28.

    American Numismatic Association Board of Governors Approves $5.6 Million Budget for FY 2017-18
    ANA Convention Site Options Discussed
    Friday, November 17—At its Oct. 27-28 meetings in Colorado Springs, Colo., and a subsequent teleconference on Nov. 14, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) Board of Governors unanimously passed a $5.6 million budget for FY 2017-18.

    Recognize Fellow Collectors and Nominate Deserving Hobbyists
    Deadline for award nominations is Jan. 15
    Monday, November 13—Each year, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) presents awards to deserving individuals in recognition of outstanding dedication to numismatics. The ANA is now accepting individual nominations for 2018 awards and Numismatic Hall of Fame “Historic Era” candidates.

    October

    Mark Your Calendar for the 2018 Irving National Money Show®
    Public can learn what their old money is worth
    Tuesday, October 31—It’s not too early to make plans for Texas and the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) 2018 National Money Show in Irving. The convention takes place Mar. 8-10 in Exhibit Hall A of the Irving Convention Center located at 500 West Las Colinas Boulevard, a stone’s throw from Dallas.

    Expand Your Knowledge Through Technical Seminars
    Wednesday, October 25—The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) School of Numismatics is offering a pair of educational courses held in conjunction with the 63rd annual Florida United Numismatists (FUN) Convention. “Grading Mint State Coins” and “Introduction to Cherrypicking Die Varieties” will be offered prior to the FUN show, Jan. 3-4. The FUN Convention begins Jan. 4 at the Tampa Convention Center, located at 333 S. Franklin St., Tampa, Fla. Register for the seminars by Nov. 22 for early enrollment discounts.

    September

    Kagin’s, Inc. Accepting Consignments for the 2018 National Money Show
    Friday, September 22—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is pleased to announce that Kagin’s, Inc. will serve as the Official Auctioneer for the 2018 National Money Show (NMS), to be held at the Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas in Irving, TX., Mar. 8-10.

    Beautiful Silver Medallion Offered to Collectors Joining the American Numismatic Association
    Medallion Also Available to Current ANA Members Sponsoring a New Member
    Thursday, September 7—A free silver medallion is being offered to collectors joining the American Numismatic Association (ANA) as a new member. The limited-edition medallion is also available to current ANA members who sponsor a new member. (Both the new member and the sponsoring member each will receive a medallion.)

    August

    ANA Honors Distinguished Numismatists with Service Awards
    Recipients recognized at the World’s Fair of Money Awards Banquet and Member Donor Reception
    Saturday, August 26—The following individuals were formally recognized at the World’s Fair of Money for their contributions to the hobby and the American Numismatic Association (ANA) on Aug. 3  during Member Donor Reception and at Aug. 4  Awards Banquet.

    Exhibitors Honored at Denver World’s Fair of Money
    Thursday, August 24—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) presented 49 competitive exhibit awards at the 2017 World’s Fair of Money in Denver, Colo. Winners were announced at the exhibit awards presentation and reception on Aug. 4  and at the awards banquet that evening.

    Denver World’s Fair of Money Embraced by Collectors
    Friday, August 18—The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) 2017 World’s Fair of Money – the most important numismatic event of the year – welcomed 8,638 people at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Aug. 1-5.

    July

    American Numismatic Association Awards College Scholarships
    Friday, July 21—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) has awarded 2017 college scholarships to Collin J. Dempsey, a homeschool senior in Wilder, Tenn., and William E. Cather, a senior at Courtland High School in Fredericksburg, Va.

    Updated “Grading U.S. Coins Today” Correspondence Course Offered by ANA’s Florence Schook School of Numismatics
    Friday, July 7—Grading is one of the key skills every coin collector strives to master. Some collectors are fortunate enough to be able to take advantage of the multi-day grading seminar offered by the American Numismatic Association (ANA). But for those who cannot attend the seminar, the ANA’s “Grading U.S. Coins Today” correspondence course is the next best thing.

    World’s Fair of Money Hits the Mile High City
    Tuesday, July 11—Mark your calendar for the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) World’s Fair of Money in Denver, Colorado. The annual event offers access to hundreds of dealers, spectacular exhibits and fun social activities. The convention takes place Aug. 1-5 in Hall F of the Colorado Convention Center, located at 700 14th St.

    Gary Adkins to Become ANA’s 60th President at World’s Fair of Money
    Wednesday, July 5—Voting members of the American Numismatic Association (ANA) have chosen three new candidates and six incumbents to the ANA Board of Governors for the 2017-19 election term.

    June

    World’s Fair of Money and National Money Show Auctioneers Announced
    Thursday, June 29—The American Numismatic Association has selected its Official Auctioneers for the 2018-2019 World’s Fair of Money and the 2018-2021 National Money Show. Three prominent numismatic auction companies – Heritage Auctions, Stack’s Bowers Galleries and Kagin’s Auctions – were selected as Official Auctioneers.

    ANA Announces E-Sylum Collaboration
    Wednesday, June 21—In an effort to provide its members with an additional source of hobby-related news, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) is pleased to announce its collaboration with Numismatic Bibliomania Society (NBS), producer of The E-Sylum weekly online newsletter. Beginning June 21, ANA members will receive the weekly eNewsletter. The bulletin offers reports of coins, medals, tokens, and numismatic literature.

    May

    Military Decorations Displayed at Money Museum
    Friday, May 26—History buffs and military aficionados alike are sure to appreciate the new exhibit at the Money Museum, “Trenches to Treaties: World War I in Remembrance,” commemorating the 100th anniversary of “The Great War.” Operated by the American Numismatic Association (ANA), the Money Museum exhibit honors WWI soldiers through a spectacular display of medals and military decorations such as the U.S. Congressional Medal of Honor, the French Croix de Guerre (Cross of War) and the Victoria Cross (the highest award of the United Kingdom).

    ANA Announces Collaboration with CDN
    Friday, May 19—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is excited to announce a collaboration between its flagship publication, The Numismatist, and The Coin Dealer Newsletter (CDN), providing ANA members a reliable retail pricing tool for collectable U.S. and Early American coinage. Beginning in June, ANA members can access the “Collector’s Price Guide” (CPG) in The Numismatist. Each monthly 8- to 10-page supplement offers up-to-date values for a variety of U.S. coin types and denominations on a regular rotation, with early coppers, cents and nickels in June, silver in July, and gold in August.

    Money Museum Unveils World War I Exhibit
    Thursday, May 11—Called “The Great War” and more optimistically “The War to End All Wars,” World War I was an event that changed the world’s political map and the fabric of civilization. To honor the 100th anniversary of United States involvement in World War I, the Money Museum, operated by the American Numismatic Association (ANA) and located adjacent to Colorado College, is unveiling its newest exhibit, “Trenches to Treaties: World War I in Remembrance.”

    April

    Money Talks Speakers Wanted for Denver World’s Fair of Money
    Friday, April 14—American Numismatic Association (ANA) members are encouraged to share their ideas and research with fellow hobbyists by delivering a Money Talks presentation at the 2017 World’s Fair of Money in Denver, Colo., Aug. 1-5 at the Colorado Convention Center. Those interested in presenting can submit an online proposal here. Proposals are due May 15.

    ANA Road Show to Exhibit Numismatic Rarities in Las Vegas
    Thursday, April 13—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) Road Show will make its next stop at the Las Vegas Numismatic Society Diamond Jubilee Coin Show, May 18-20, at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort and Casino, located at 3000 Paradise Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89109.

    Money Museum Hosts Free Event to Celebrate National Coin Week
    Tuesday, April 11—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) and its Money Museum will celebrate National Coin Week, April 16-22, with an array of activities, including an open house with free admission and special events on Saturday, April 22 from 10:30 am to 5 p.m.

    Exhibitor Award Winners Announced for 2017 National Money Show
    Monday, April 10—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) presented 27 competitive exhibit awards at the 2017 Orlando National Money Show®. Winners were announced at the exhibit awards presentation and reception on Saturday, March 12.

    March

    Submissions Accepted for Sundman Lecture Series
    April 14 Deadline Quickly Approaching
    Thursday, March 30—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is currently accepting proposals for the 2017 Maynard Sundman Littleton Coin Company Lecture Series. Presentations will be given Aug. 2 during the symposium at the Denver World’s Fair of Money®. Proposals must be received by April 14.

    Submissions Accepted for ANA’s Club Publications Contest
    Wednesday, March 29—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is currently accepting entries for the 2017 Outstanding Club Publications competition. The contest is open to member clubs that are current with their ANA dues and do not have an elected or salaried ANA officer as editor or assistant editor. Club publications must have been issued on a regular basis. Completed submissions must be received by May 15.

    Literary Awards Competition Open to Young Numismatists
    Tuesday, March 28—Entries are now being accepted for the 2017 American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) Young Numismatist Literary Awards competition. The awards program encourages young writers and promotes future numismatic authors and researchers. All submissions must be postmarked by May 15.

    National Money Show Draws 2,500 Attendees
    Kagin’s Auctions Realizes $6.385 Million
    Thursday, March 23—The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) 2016 National Money Show in Orlando welcomed a total of 2,513 people for the three-day event, which was held March 9-11 at the Orange County Convention Center.

    Online Registration Open for Summer Seminar
    Friday, March 17—Hobbyists interested in attending the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) 49th annual Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, Colo. can now register for the event online. The two one- week sessions will be held June 17-29. ANA members who register by March 31 will save $50 per session on the cost of tuition; life members who register will save an additional $25 per session. Register online here.

    Last Chance to See Olympic Coins and Memorabilia at the Money Museum
    Thursday, March 2Don’t miss a final opportunity to experience “Olympic Games—History and Numismatics” before its run closes at the American Numismatic Association’s Money Museum mid-April. This exhibit showcases the wide range of Olympic numismatic objects and memorabilia and explores the Games from their ancient beginnings to the modern revival.

    ANA Launches Online Job Service
    Wednesday, March 1—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) announces the launch of its interactive job board focused on providing its members—and the collecting community—with an easy-to-use and highly targeted resource for online numismatic employment connections. The ANA Job Board can be found at www.money.org/job-board.

    February

    ANA Legacy Dinner Celebrates Mark Salzberg and Rick Montgomery
    NGC Leaders Discuss Influences and Successes
    Thursday, February 16—Join fellow collectors at the ANA Legacy Dinner on Thursday, Mar. 9 at the Orlando National Money Show to celebrate the contributions of Mark Salzberg and Rick Montgomery of Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC). Learn about their personal interests and how the two men have influenced the grading industry. Guests also will enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to view famous specimens from Salzberg’s personal collection.

    Orlando National Money Show® Quickly Approaching
    Wednesday, February 15—The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) Orlando National Money Show is quickly approaching and promises to be the country’s premier coin show this spring. The convention takes place Mar. 9-11 in West Hall E at the Orange County Convention Center, located at 9800 International Drive.

    American Numismatic Association Celebrates National Coin Week with Educational Activities
    Monday, February 13—This year marks the 100th anniversary of United States involvement in “The War to End All Wars,” World War I. To honor the connection between numismatics and the military throughout history, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) selected “Conflict and Courage: Money and the Military” as the theme for the 94th annual National Coin Week, April 16-22. The theme was provided by ANA member John Hunt.

    January

    Tickets Available for ANA Legacy Series Dinner at National Money Show in Orlando
    Friday, January 20—Join the American Numismatic Association (ANA) in celebrating two of the hobby’s titans— Mark Salzberg and Rick Montgomery, leaders of Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC)—at the ANA Legacy Dinner, a fundraising event to benefit the ANA Legacy Series. The event will take place at the National Money Show in Orlando, Thursday, March 9, starting at 6:00 p.m. in the Sunburst Room at the Orange County Convention Center, located at 9800 International Drive.

    ANA School of Numismatics Offers Seminars in Florida and Georgia
    Thursday, January 19—The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) School of Numismatics is offering a pair of educational courses—“Coin Grading, Problem Coins and Conservation” and “Numismatics of Colonial America”—prior to the Orlando National Money Show® (NMS), Mar. 7-8. The coin and money show begins Mar. 9 at the Orange County Convention Center, located at 9800 International Drive. Register for the two-day seminars by Feb. 3 for a $20 early enrollment discount; take another $40 off if you’re an ANA life member.

    Applications Accepted for ANA College Scholarships
    Wednesday, January 18—Applications for college scholarships provided by the American Numismatic Association (ANA) are being accepted through March 15. The scholarship fund was established in 2014 to provide a graduating high school senior who is also a member of the ANA with $1,000 to use at the university, community college or trade school of the student’s choice. Scholarship winners will be chosen based on numismatic merit and financial need.

    American Numismatic Association Board of Governors Approves $5.55 Million Budget for FY 2016-2017
    Friday, January 6—At its Oct. 28-29 meetings in Colorado Springs, Colo., and a subsequent teleconference on Dec. 20, the American Numismatic Association Board of Governors passed a $5.55 million budget, and committed to a fund development program and membership growth initiatives.

  • 2016

    December

    Make Plans Today to Attend the Orlando National Money Show®
    Convention Offers Opportunities for Collectors and Investors
    Wednesday, December 21—Visit the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) National Money Show in Orlando for the best selection of collectibles in the United States. The three-day convention takes place March 9-11 in West Hall E of the Orange County Convention Center at 9400 Universal Blvd. Tangible assets such as rare coins, gold and silver, are in great demand, and the show features more than 350 numismatic dealers with extensive inventories.

    November

    Friday, November 18—Deadline for scholarship applications is Jan. 31
    Full and partial scholarships are available to both youths and adults who wish to attend the American Numismatic Association’s highly acclaimed 2017 Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, Colo. Dates for the two one-week sessions are June 17-22 and June 24-29.
    Tuesday, November 8—The American Numismatic Association’s School of Numismatics is offering a pair of educational courses held in conjunction with the 62nd Annual Florida United Numismatists (FUN) Convention. “Fundamentals of Grading U.S. Coins” and “Ancient Greek Coinage: An Overview of the World’s First Coins” will be offered prior to the FUN show, Jan. 3-4. The FUN Convention begins Jan. 5 at the Fort Lauderdale Convention Center, located at 1950 Eisenhower Blvd. Register for the two-day seminars by Nov. 30 for a $20 early enrollment discount.
    Deadline for service award nominations is Jan. 15
    Tuesday, November 1—Each year, the American Numismatic Association bestows a host of service awards to deserving individuals in recognition of outstanding, dedicated service to numismatics. The ANA is now accepting nominations for 2017 service awards.

    October

    American Numismatic Association Unveils “Treasures in Your Pocket”
    Friday, October 7—You could have a collectible coin in your pocket change that might be worth hundreds of dollars.

    To encourage budding coin collectors, the American Numismatic Association – the world’s largest nonprofit organization devoted to coin collecting – launched Treasures in Your Pocket, an innovative website resource that provides information to anyone embarking on a numismatic treasure hunt. Treasures in Your Pocket highlights the initial “coin hunting” steps for beginners to take, preparing them to recognize the subtle nuances and variations of a collectible coin.

    September

    Site selection for the 2020 and 2021 World’s Fair of Money was a major topic of discussion during meetings of the American Numismatic Association’s Board of Governors at the Anaheim World’s Fair of Money in August. Pittsburgh was selected as host city for the 2020 show, while the 2021 show is slated to return to Rosemont, Ill., (a suburb of Chicago near the O’Hare Airport).
    Thursday, September 22—The Michigan State Senate has passed a resolution recognizing the 125th anniversary of the American Numismatic Association (ANA).
    Bieda presented a copy of the resolution to Past President Tom Hallenbeck at ANA headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colo. on Sept. 9, 2016.
    Recipients recognized at the World’s Fair of Money Member Donor Reception

    Thursday, September 8—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) formally recognized David Heinrich and Jason Paonessa for their contributions to the hobby and the Association on Aug. 11 during the Member Donor Reception at the Anaheim World’s Fair of Money.

    August

    Monday, August 29—The American Numismatic Association presented 47 competitive exhibit awards at the 2016 World’s Fair of Money in Anaheim, Calif. Winners were announced at the exhibit awards presentation and reception on Aug.12, and at the awards banquet that evening.
    Recipients recognized at the World’s Fair of Money Awards Banquet and Member Donor Reception
    Friday, August 26—The following individuals were formally recognized for their contributions to the hobby and the American Numismatic Association on Aug. 12 during the Awards Banquet and Aug. 11 during the Member Donor Reception at the Anaheim World’s Fair of Money.
    Thursday, Aug. 25—The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is proud to announce that Kagin’s, Inc. will serve as the Official Auctioneer for the 2017 National Money Show (NMS), to be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., Mar. 9-11.
    Wednesday, August 24—The American Numismatic Association’s second annual live Young Numismatist (YN) Auction will take place on Saturday, Sept. 24, at 10:00 a.m. (MST).
    Wednesday, Aug. 17—The American Numismatic Association’s 2016 World’s Fair of Money welcomed 8,192 people at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif, Aug. 9-13.
    The family-friendly event featured displays by government and private mints from around the world; expansive educational programs led by notable speakers sharing their numismatic expertise; exhibits of rare treasures from the Money Museum in Colorado Springs; hundreds of dealers buying and selling coins, currency and related items in all price ranges; and major auction events by Heritage Auctions and Stack’s Bowers Galleries.
    (Colorado Springs, CO)—With so much excitement around the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, here are seven obscure Olympic medal facts courtesy of the Money Museum in Colorado Springs, Colo. The museum is currently exhibiting “Olympic Games—History & Numismatics,” honoring the history, ideals and pageantry of the world’s finest athletic event.

    Wednesday, August 2—Many organizations and individuals play a part in ensuring the World’s Fair of Money retains a strong educational focus. Thanks to the support of 25 dedicated sponsors and over 75 individual patrons, this year’s show is guaranteed to be the biggest, most educational numismatic event of the year.

    July

    Wednesday, July 27—The recipients of the American Numismatic Association 2016 Elvira Clain-Stefanelli Memorial Award, Farran Zerbe Memorial Award, Harry J. Forman Dealer of the Year Award, Lifetime Achievement Award, and the Numismatist of the Year Award will be formally recognized at the upcoming World’s Fair of Money, which takes place Aug. 12 at 7 p.m. at the Hilton Anaheim in the California D Ballroom.
    For over a decade, John has been a popular instructor on Early American numismatics at the ANA’s annual Summer Seminar. A regular columnist in the Association’s journal, The Numismatist, and the national hobby publication, Coin World, he has been honored for his research and writing by the ANA and the Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG). John’s Coin World column is now in its ninth year.
    The American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money  in Anaheim is rapidly approaching and promises to be the biggest, most fun coin show of the summer. The convention takes place Aug. 9-13 in Hall D of the Anaheim Convention Center at 800 West Katella Ave., adjacent to Disneyland.
    Show attendees are invited to attend the ANA’s free Money Talks lectures. The informative 30- to 45-minute programs are presented by some of the hobby’s most noted authorities. Presentations are offered Thursday through Saturday, August 11-13, 2016, in the Avila Room of the Hilton Anaheim Hotel.
    Sundman also to be celebrated during Legacy Series, Member & Donor Reception
    David Sundman, president of Littleton Coin Company in Littleton, NH, is the 2016 recipient of the American Numismatic Association’s Harry J. Forman Dealer of the Year Award.

    Long-time ANA member Larry Baber was re-appointed treasurer of the American Numismatic Association during a teleconference by the nonprofit organization’s Board of Governors held on June 7.

    June

    Member receptions and social events complement the American Numismatic Association’s educational programs with networking functions and other fun-filled activities. The Anaheim World’s Fair of Money® is the perfect venue to socialize, network with fellow hobbyists, and connect in a fun and friendly atmosphere.
    Mark and Myrna Lighterman are the 2016 recipients of the American Numismatic Association’s highest honor, the Farran Zerbe Memorial Award. The Association’s most prestigious award is given in recognition of numerous years of outstanding, dedicated service to numismatics.
    In recognizing outstanding contributions to numismatics, The American Numismatic Association will induct Historic Era nominees Byron F. Johnson, Jr. and Ralph A. Mitchell into the Numismatic Hall of Fame at the 2016 Summer Seminar banquet on Wednesday, June 22, in Colorado Springs, Colo.

    The Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) will meet during the American Numismatic Association’s annual Summer Seminar on the campus of Colorado College in Gaylord Hall of the Worner Center on Monday, June 27 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. Members of the public are invited to attend.

    May

    The 2016 World’s Fair of Money in Anaheim, Calif. is fast approaching, and so are many of the registration deadlines for the Aug. 9-13 show, which will be held in Hall D of the Anaheim Convention Center.
    The Edward C. Rochette Money Museum, operated by the American Numismatic Association in Colorado Springs, has unveiled an expansion of its, “California Gold Rush” exhibit.
    The American Numismatic Association’s premier educational event, Summer Seminar, is a great vacation for the whole family. While the studious collector is in the classroom, friends and family can embark on non-numismatic adventures and day trips.
    The American Numismatic Association announced today that it is shifting the online viewing platform for its flagship publication, The Numismatist, to HTML5 Viewer. The viewer is a compatibility upgrade and brings a new look and a new menu.

    The American Numismatic Association has awarded 2016 college scholarships to Nathan Godin, a senior at Providence High School in Charlotte, N.C., and Peyton Souder, a senior at Douglas Anderson School of the Arts in Jacksonville, Fla.

    April

    For many hobbyists, Summer Seminar can be a life-changing event. It has launched the careers of many of the nation’s most successful numismatic collectors, authors and dealers, and guided young numismatists to become hobby leaders. Now celebrating its 48th year, the 2016 Summer Seminar features a variety of classes to meet virtually every collector’s needs.
    The American Numismatic Association and the Edward C. Rochette Money Museum will celebrate National Coin Week during the week of April 17-23 with an array of activities, including an open house with free admission and special events on Saturday, April 23.
    Collectors who have been on the fence about joining the American Numismatic Association now have an additional reason to sign up. The ANA is offering a limited-edition Mint State (MS)-69 American Silver Eagle for new members who join at the Platinum level.

    American Numismatic Association members are encouraged to share their ideas and research with fellow hobbyists by delivering a Money Talks presentation at the 2016 World’s Fair of Money in Anaheim, Aug. 9-13 at the Anaheim Convention Center.

    March

    The American Numismatic Association presented competitive exhibit awards at its annual National Money Show to honor outstanding exhibits in several categories.
    The Association will host a variety of National Coin Week educational activities online and at the Edward C. Rochette Money Museum in Colorado Springs, Colo. Events and educational content focuses on the representations of Liberty on coins and paper money around the world, from ancient to modern times.
    The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) 2016 National Money Show in Dallas welcomed a total of 2,585 people for the three-day event, which was held March 3-5 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center.
    Each spring, the American Numismatic Association calls for submissions in its Outstanding Club Publications competition. The contest is open to clubs that are current with their ANA dues and do not have an elected or salaried ANA officer as editor or assistant editor. Completed submissions must be received by May 22.
    Hobbyists interested in attending the American Numismatic Association’s 48th annual Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, Colo. can now register for the event online.

    Submissions for the American Numismatic Association’s annual Young Numismatist Literary Awards competition are being accepted through May 16.

    February

    The American Numismatic Association has partnered with the Michigan State Numismatic Society to offer a two-day educational seminar prior to the annual MSNS Spring Convention.
    The American Numismatic Association and Whitman Publishing are excited to announce a two-year partnership with Whitman signing on as the ANA’s Official Supply Company.
    It takes a village to put on a first-class coin show. Thanks to the support of 14 dedicated sponsors, the National Money Show is guaranteed to be one of the biggest, most educational numismatic events of the year.
    From the fundaments of grading United States coins to the more advanced grading of world paper money, the technical seminars offer proven tips and tools to enhance any collector’s numismatic skills and their enjoyment of the hobby.
    To mark the XXXI Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro this summer, the Money Museum is unveiling its newest exhibit, “Olympic Games—History & Numismatics.”
    The American Numismatic Association’s 2016 National Money Show in Dallas is just around the corner.
    Scholarship recipients will attend one week-long class of their choice, learning from the hobby’s most prominent leaders and scholars

    Join the American Numismatic Association in celebrating two of the hobby’s titans — Steve Ivy and Jim Halperin.

    January

    Attendees are encouraged to book rooms now at the Omni Dallas Hotel and the Aloft Dallas Downtown.
    The American Numismatic Association recently launched an array of online educational programs. The featured lineup includes: Video Vignettes, The Numismatist Reading Room and Ask the Curator.

    ANA Celebrates 125th Anniversary
    In the last 125 years, the ANA has grown to become the largest nonprofit numismatic organization in the world.

  • 2015

    December

    Coins for A’s Inspires Young Coin Collectors
    Friday, December 11—The ANA recently enrolled its 1,000th participant in the program, sparking interest in coin collecting in youngsters throughout the country.

    “Portraits of Liberty: Icon of Freedom” Theme of 2016 National Coin Week
    Monday, December 7—The 2016 National Coin Week theme, “Portraits of Liberty: Icon of Freedom,” celebrates depictions of Liberty from ancient to modern times on coins and paper money.

    127 Years of The Numismatist Now Available Digitally
    Tuesday, December 1—The American Numismatic Association is excited to announce its digital archives of all 127 volumes of its flagship publication, The Numismatist. Beginning December 1, ANA members can access every issue of the magazine, from 1888 to the present.

    November

    ANA Money Museum Continues Bulk Deaccession
    Friday, November 27—The American Numismatic Association’s Edward C. Rochette Money Museum is disposing of low-value bulk coins that have accumulated in the museum’s vaults during the last 50 years.

    American Numismatic Association Board of Governors Approves $5.63 Million Budget for FY 2015-2016
    Wednesday, November 25—At its Oct. 30-31 meetings in Colorado Springs, Colo., the American Numismatic Association Board of Governors passed a $5.63 million budget, set the stage for a fund development initiative, and discussed opportunities to grow the nonprofit organization’s membership and provide additional educational options.

    American Numismatic Association Veteran Joins Staff
    Thursday, November 5—Renowned bibliophile David Sklow has joined the American Numismatic Association staff as the manager of the Dwight N. Manley Library. Sklow will oversee and manage the library and its assets.

    October

    ANA School of Numismatics Offers Seminars at FUN Convention
    Wednesday, October 28—Were you aware the 1909-S V.D.B. Lincoln cent is one of the most counterfeited U.S. coins? Learning to distinguish and recognize minor inconsistencies can mean the difference between a few dollars and several thousand.

    ANA Board of Governors to vote on budget for FY2015-2016
    Friday, October 16—The American Numismatic Association Board of Governors will meet in Colorado Springs, Colo., on Saturday, Oct. 31 to hear discussion and vote on the proposed budget for fiscal year 2015-2016.

    1921 Morgan Silver Dollar Authenticated as Zerbe Proof
    October 9—A 1921 Morgan silver dollar owned by the American Numismatic Association and used in a course at the 2015 Summer Seminar recently was identified as a “Zerbe Proof…”

    September

    ANA Money Museum to Deaccess Bulk Items from Collection
    September 10—The American Numismatic Association’s Edward C. Rochette Money Museum will dispose of low-value bulk coins that have accumulated in the museum’s vaults during the last 50 years…

    Ursula Kampmann to receive the 2015 Burnett Anderson Memorial Award for Excellence in Numismatic Writing
    September 2—Ursula Kampmann is the 2015 recipient of the prestigious Burnett Anderson Memorial Award for Excellence in Numismatic Writing…

    August

    Host Cities for National Money Shows Discussed at ANA Board Meeting
    August 28—Site selection for the 2018 and 2019 National Money Shows was the major topic of discussion by the American Numismatic Association’s newly inducted Board of Governors at its regular meeting…

    ANA Literary Awards announced at 2015 World’s Fair of Money
    August 20—The ANA’s 2015 Literary Awards — recognizing articles published in the 2014 volume of the ANA’s official magazine, The Numismatist — were presented Aug. 13 at the 2015 ANA World’s Fair of Money…

    Attendance announced for 2015 World’s Fair of Money
    August 28—The American Numismatic Association’s 2015 World’s Fair of Money- the most important numismtiatic event of the year – regaled 8,635 people at the Donald Stephens Convention Center…

    Exhibitors Honored at Chicago World’s Fair of Money
    August 27—The American Numismatic Association presented 53 competitive exhibit awards at the 2015 World’s Fair…

    Win a Gold Digital Membership to the ANA through the CAC Fancaster Challenge
    August 26—For over 100 years the American Numismatic Association has helped collectors expand their collections through its annual conventions. Past and current show attendees are invited to share details of their favorite finds…

    ANA Board of Governors schedule meetings at World’s Fair of Money
    August 6—The American Numismatic Association Board of Governors will hold two open session meetings during the 2015 World’s Fair of Money…

    Live, nationwide YN Auction to be held online on September 19
    August 5—For the first time in its history, the American Numismatic Association will be hosting a live, nationwide YN Auction online…

    Sponsors pledge support for ANA World’s Fair of Money
    August 3—Twenty-two sponsors have pledged support for the American Numismatic Association’s 2015 Chicago World’s Fair of Money…

    July

    Chicago’s fourth star, ‘Century of Progress,’ featured on 2015 World’s Fair of Money commemorative medal
    July 30—Medallic artist Jamie Franki has created a beautiful and stunning commemorative medal for the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money…

    Last chance for free appraisals for the public and to see $1 Billion of historic money in Rosemont
    July 29—Midwest residents will have their last chance to get free appraisals of their old coins and paper money and see $1 billion of historic rare coins and colorful currency…

    Notable Numismatists honored with service awards
    July 29—The following ten individuals and organization are being recognized for their contributions to the hobby and the American Numismatic Association…

    England to receive Dealer of the Year Award
    July 21—Victor England, a specialized dealer in classical coins, is the 2015 recipient of the American Numismatic Association Harry J. Forman Dealer of the Year Award…

    Pearlman to receive Farran Zerbe Memorial Award
    July 10—Donn Pearlman, who for more than 50 years has worked to promote the American Numismatic Association and the hobby as a journalist, publicist and collector…

    Two inducted into ANA Numismatic Hall of Fame
    July 10—In recognition of their outstanding contributions to numismatics, the American Numismatic Association will induct the following individuals into the Numismatic Hall of Fame…

    Schwan named 2015 Numismatist of the Year
    July 10—Carlton Frederick “Fred” Schwan, a coin collector and numismatist since his childhood, has been named the American Numismatic Association’s 2015 Numismatist of the Year…

    Orzano named 2015 Elvira Clain-Stefanelli Memorial Award winner
    July 10—Michele Orzano will be recognized as the 2015 recipient of the American Numismatic Association’s Elvira Clain-Stefanelli Memorial Award for Achievement in Numimatics…

    Holsonbake named 2015 Outstanding Adult Advisor of the Year
    July 10—Glenn Holsonbake received the Lawrence J. Gentile Sr. Memorial Award for Outstanding Adult Advisor during the American Numismatic Association’s Summer Seminar…

    John D. Wright named the 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award winner
    July 10—Longtime numismatist John D. Wright will be honored with the American Numismatic Association’s 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award…

    Early Ameircan Coppers Instructors receive Honorary Doctorates
    July 9—Douglas F. Bird and Stephen Carr were awarded honorary Doctor of Numismatics Degrees from the American Numismatic Association Florence Schook School of Numismatics…

    Ellsworth, Kagin, Montgomery to join Board of Governors
    July 6—Voting members of the American Numismatic Association have chosen three new candidates and six incumbents to the ANA Board of Governors for the 2015-2017 election term…

    June

    Kraljevich, Goldstein receive honorary ANA doctorates
    June 30—Longtime American Numismatic Association members Erik Goldstein and John Kraljevich were awarded honorary Doctor of Numismatics degrees from the Florence Schook School of Numismatics…

    ANA to announce 2015 election results with online broadcast
    June 29—American Numismatic Association Executive Director Kim Kiick will announce the winners of the 2015 Board of Governors election…

    Steven Roach named Outstanding Young Numismatist of the Year
    June 26—Steven Roach was named the American Numismatic Association’s Outstanding Young Numismatist of the Year during the 2015 Summer Seminar…

    May

    Attendance strong during National Coin Week open house
    May 4—The American Numismatic Association welcomed nearly 400 visitors to an open house on April 25 at the Edward C. Rochette Money Museum in Colorado Springs, Colorado…

    April

    Board of Governors adopts new budgeting guidelines
    April 27—The American Numismatic Association Board of Governors adopted new budgeting guidelines that include the use of up to 3 percent of the ANA’s investment principal to fund yearly operations…

    Tyler Rusnak awarded inaugural ANA College Scholarship
    April 23—Tyler Rusnak, a member of the American Numismatic Association and a senior at Willowbrook High School in Villa Park, Illinois, is the first recipient of the ANA College Scholarship…

    Money Museum hosts free event to celebrate National Coin Week
    April 8—The American Numismatic Association and Edward C. Rochette Money Museum will celebrate National Coin Week, April 19-25, with a host of family-friendly activities, including an open house with free admission and special events on Saturday, April 25…

    March

    Famed Brasher Dubloon on display at ANA Money Museum courtesy of Monaco Rare Coins
    March 28—The finest certified 1787 Brasher Doubloon, the first circulating gold coin struck for the young United States, is on display at the American Numismatic Association’s Edward C. Rochette Money Museum…

    Attendance strong at Portland National Money Show
    March 28—The American Numismatic Association’s 2015 National Money ShowSM welcomed a total of 4,592 people for the three-day event…

    ANA announces new online registration for Summer Seminar
    March 26—Collectors interested in attending the American Numismatic Association’s 47th annual Summer Seminar, to be held June 20-July 2, 2015, in Colorado Springs, Colorado, can register for the event on Money.org…

    The American Numismatic Roadshow is heading to Georgia
    March 22—The American Numismatic Association Road Show will make its next stop at the Georgia Numismatic Association 51st Coin and Currency Show, April 17-19 at the Northwest Georgia Trade and Convention Center in Dalton, Georgia…

    James Reinders takes top two honors in exhibiting at National Money Show
    March 20—James Reinders, a Life Member of the American Numismatic Association, received the Steven J. D’Ippolito Best-in-Show Exhibit award for “Complete German States 3 Mark Commemorative Type Set (1908-1918)” as well as second place Best-in-Show for “Encased 3¢ Postage Stamps of the Civil War”…

    February

    Short Snorter notes dropping prior to Portland National Money Show
    February 27—Thomas Sparks, the founder of the Short Snorter Project and a member of the American Numismatic Association, will drop eight vintage blue seal U.S. $1 silver certificate Short Snorters into circulation in Portland, Oregon, during the 2015 National Money Show…

    Free appraisals for the public and see $10 million USA’s first gold coin and other historic money in Portland
    February 26—The public can get free appraisals of their old coins and paper money and see more than $100 million of historic rare coins and colorful currency at the National Money Show…

    ANA Board to consider site selections for future conventions
    February 23—The American Numismatic Association Board of Governors will hold an Open Session and Town Hall during the Portland National Money Show…

    ANA School of Numismatics offers seminars at MSNS Convention
    February 18—The American Numismatic Association School of Numismatics will offer an educational twoday course held in conjunction with the Michigan State Numismatic Society Spring Convention…

    Museum showcase to feature incredible rarities at National Money Show
    February 12—The American Numismatic Association will present a stunning Museum Showcase of numismatic treasures and rare currency worth more than $20 million at the 2015 National Money Show…

    January

    Sculptor Raymond Kaskey to attend ANA National Money Show
    January 22—Notable sculptor and architect Raymond Kaskey will be attending the American Numismatic Association’s National Money Show…

    Tom Mulvaney sworn in as newest member of Board of Governors
    January 9—Tom Mulvaney, a longtime coin photographer, rare coin buyer, auctioneer and consultant, was sworn in as the newest member of the American Numismatic Association Board of Governors on Jan. 9, 2015…

    Applications now available for ANA College Scholarships
    January 5—Applications for a new college scholarship provided by the American Numismatic Association are now available at Money.org…

  • 2014

    December

    ANA President to host open forum during FUN Show
    December 3—American Numismatic Association President Walter Ostromecki Jr. will host a question-and answer forum during the 60th annual Florida United Numismatists Convention on Friday, Jan. 9, 2015, from 2-4 p.m. in room 224C at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando…

    ANA Money Bus brings school children to Money Museum for numismatic fun and education
    December 8—The ANA Money Museum’s bus program benefits local schools, many of which are dealing with budget crunches…

    ANA to run Treasure Trivia at 60th annual FUN Show
    December 8—Young collectors attending the 60th annual Florida United Numismatists Convention in Orlando, Florida, will have the opportunity to win coins and other prizes by participating in the American Numismatic Association’s educational Treasure Trivia game…

    November

    ANA Road Show to exhibit rarities at MSNS Fall Convention
    November 6—The American Numismatic Association Road Show will exhibit the Michigan Bank Notes from the ANA Bebee Collection, the 1804 Dollar and the 1913 Liberty Head Nickel at the Michigan State Numismatic Society 2014 Fall Convention, to be held on November 28-30 at the Macomb Community College Expo Center in Warren, Michigan…

    ANA School of Numismatics offers seminars at FUN Convention
    November 3—The American Numismatic Association School of Numismatics will offer a pair of educational two-day courses held in conjunction with the 60th Annual Florida United Numismatists Convention. “Fundamentals of Grading U.S. Coins” and “Introduction to Counterfeit Detection of United States Coins” …

    Board of Governors approves $5.7 million budget for FY2014-15
    November 3—The American Numismatic Association Board of Governors passed a $5.7 million budget during an open session teleconference meeting Thursday, Oct. 30. The board passed the budget unanimously…

    National Coin Week theme, Building Tomorrows: Inspiration and Innovation at World’s Fairs
    November 17—World’s Fairs and Expositions have long celebrated mankind’s achievements in science, architecture and social progress. The 2015 National Coin Week theme, “Building Tomorrows: Inspiration and Innovation at World’s Fairs,” will celebrate the history of these great events and the 100th anniversary of the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition in San Francisco…

    October

    ANA announces creative writing contest for Young Numismatists
    October 21—The ANA is holding a contest for Young Numismatists with great creative writing skills! Prizes will be awarded for all submissions, and special prizes awarded for the best stories in the following age groups…

    Board of Governors to vote on budget for FY2014-15
    October 29—The American Numismatic Association Board of Governors will hold a special meeting via teleconference on Thursday, Oct. 30, at approximately 5 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time to hear discussion and vote on the proposed budget for fiscal year 2014-15. The board will also hold an executive session just prior to the open session that starts at 4 p.m…

    ANA Board votes on electronic voting during open session
    October 20—The American Numismatic Association Board of Governors approved the use of electronic voting for the 2015 ANA elections, endorsed donations that will establish new scholarships for Summer Seminar and accepted a nomination for honorary host chair for the 2015 Chicago World’s Fair of MoneySM during an open session teleconference meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 14…

    ANA to be exhibiting at Cool Science Carnival
    October 10—The ANA will be exhibiting at the Cool Science Carnival Day that will be taking place on the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs campus on Oct. 11…

    ANA Board Meeting Agenda Released
    October 10—The American Numismatic Association Board of Governors will hold a regular meeting via teleconference on Tuesday, Oct. 14, at 4 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time…

    September

    Money Museum to participate in Smithsonian’s Museum Day Live! Event
    September 11—The Edward C. Rochette Money Museum is proud to once again participate in the Smithsonian Magazine’s Museum Day Live! event on Saturday, Sept. 27. This 10th-annual event is a great opportunity to check out the Money Museum and all that it has to offer free of charge…

    ANA Announces Theme Contest for 2015 National Coin Week
    September 11—The ANA wants YOU to provide the theme for 2015 National Coin Week, April 19-25. The ANA member who provides the winning theme will receive a 2014 Civil Rights Act of 1964 proof silver dollar…

    Stack’s Bowers Galleries named Official Auctioneer for the 2015 National Money Show in Portland, Oregon
    September 9—Stack’s Bowers Galleries will serve as the Official Auctioneer for the American Numismatic Association’s 2015 National Money ShowSM, to be held at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Oregon, March 5-7, 2015…

    August

    Crum donates $50,000 to ANA website project
    August 29—Adam Crum, owner of Monaco Rare Coins, donated $50,000 to the American Numismatic Association on Saturday, Aug. 9, the final day of the 2014 World’s Fair of MoneySM in Rosemont, Illinois…

    Mack Martin awarded top exhibiting honor at World’s Fair of Money
    August 29—American Numismatic Association member Mack Martin won the Howland Wood Memorial Award for Best-in-Show in numismatic exhibiting at the 2014 Chicago World’s Fair of MoneySM in Rosemont, Illinois. Martin’s exhibit, “Baby Bonds,” featured notes issued in Georgia and Louisiana after the Civil War that were used to fund Reconstruction efforts.

    Sales Halted In Rosemont For New Gold Kennedy Coins
    August 7—The United States Mint and the American Numismatic Association Board of Governors have jointly announced that sales have been suspended for the John F. Kennedy gold proof half dollars at the World’s Fair of MoneySM in Rosemont, Illinois after today, August 7, 2014…

    ANA Literary Awards announced at 2014 World’s Fair of Money
    August 19—The ANA’s 2014 Literary Awards — recognizing articles published in the 2013 volume of the ANA’s official magazine, The Numismatist — were presented Aug. 7 at the 2014 ANA World’s Fair of MoneySM in Rosemont, Illinois. The Numismatist was first published by ANA founder and inaugural editor Dr. George F. Heath in 1888…

    Attendance announced for 2014 World’s Fair of Money
    August 28—The American Numismatic Association had 12,642 people attend its signature summer event, the 2014 Chicago World’s Fair of MoneySM, held Aug. 5-9 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois…

    Governors to discuss site selection for 2018, 2019 World’s Fair of Money
    August 1—The American Numismatic Association Board of Governors will hold an Open Session and Town Hall meeting during the 2014 Chicago World’s Fair of MoneySM in Rosemont, Illinois, from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 9, in Room 6 of the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center…

    July

    Diane Piret named 2014 Elvira Clain-Stefanelli Memorial Award winner Diane
    July 28—Piret will be recognized as the 2014 recipient of the American Numismatic Association’s Elvira Clain-Stefanelli Memorial Award for Achievement in Numismatics on Aug. 8, during the Awards Banquet at the Chicago World’s Fair of MoneySM in Rosemont, Illinois…

    Gravel, Clain-Stefanelli added to Numismatic Hall of Fame
    July 8—Ludger Gravel and Vladimir Clain-Stefanelli were inducted into the Numismatic Hall of Fame during the first week of the American Numismatic Association’s Summer Seminar…

    Lee Minshull named 2014 Harry J. Forman Dealer of the Year
    July 28—Lee Minshull will receive the Harry J. Forman Dealer of the Year Award for his outstanding contributions to the numismatic community during the Kickoff Event at the World’s Fair of MoneySM on Tuesday, Aug. 5 in Rosemont, Illinois…

    Gene Hessler named the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award Winner
    July 25—Longtime numismatist Gene Hessler will be honored with the American Numismatic Association’s 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award at the Chicago World’s Fair of MoneySM Awards Banquet on Aug. 8 in Rosemont, Illinois…

    Money.org Re-launched successfully; site experience improved
    July 26—Money.org, the American Numismatic Association’s primary website, was successfully relaunched on Tuesday afternoon, July 24, with a new content-management system in place that is designed to make the website more stable, eliminate log-in errors and improve the end-user’s experience in the members-only section…

    Colorado Springs Money Museum to Offer Interpretive Tours of Exhibits
    July 26—The American Numismatic Association’s Money Museum at 818 North Cascade Avenue will begin offering interpretive docent tours of its rotating exhibits on Fridays at 2 p.m…

    Ronald Guth named 2014 Numismatist of the Year
    July 25—Ronald Guth, a scholar, author, collector and volunteer, is the American Numismatic Association’s 2014 Numismatist of the Year…

    ANA announces safety procedures for U.S. Mint purchases at the 2014 World’s Fair of Money
    July 25—The American Numismatic Association today announces the following public-safety procedures for collectors who wish to buy the dual-dated 50th anniversary Kennedy gold proof coins that will go on sale at the Chicago World’s Fair of Money, to be held in Rosemont, Ill, on Aug. 5-9…

    Notable Numismatists honored with service awards
    July 25—The recipients of the 2014 Medal of Merit, Glenn Smedley Memorial Award, Adna G. Wilde Jr. Memorial Award for Excellence, Numismatic Art Award for Excellence in Medallic Sculpture and Exemplary Service Award will be formally recognized at the upcoming Chicago World’s Fair of MoneySM…

    Historic Mexican Coins Displayed By Banco de México in Rosemont
    July 25—The public can see historic, centuries-old rare coins from Mexico in a special exhibit by Banco de México at the World’s Fair of MoneySM (www.WorldsFairOfMoney.com) at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois, August 5 – 9, 2014…

    Brasher Dubloon in museum showcase of early American and ancient coins at ANA 2014 Chicago World’s Fair of Money
    July 1—The finest certified 1787 Brasher Doubloon will highlight the Museum Showcase exhibit of early American money and ancient coins at the American Numismatic Association 2014 Chicago World’s Fair of MoneySM, August 5 – 9…

    Sponsors pledge support for ANA World’s Fair of Money
    July 28—Twenty-nine sponsors have pledged support for the American Numismatic Association’s 2014 Chicago World’s Fair of MoneySM, Aug. 5-9, at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois…

    June

    ANA establishes new college scholarship for YN members
    June 11—The Board of Governors for the American Numismatic Association held a teleconference in executive session on Tuesday, June 10, 2014. The board heard a report about a new college scholarship, appointed a new treasurer and accepted a bid for a new roof for the Edward C. Rochette Money Museum, among other business…

    Famed Brasher Doubloon Highlights Exhibits At Chicago ANA Courtesy Of Monaco Rare Coins
    June 30—The finest certified 1787 Brasher Doubloon will be displayed by Monaco Rare Coins of Newport Beach, California (www.MonacoRareCoins.com) as the centerpiece of the official Museum Showcase exhibits at the American Numismatic Association 2014 Chicago World’s Fair of Money (www.WorldsFairOfMoney.com), August 5 – 9, 2014…

    Peyton Souder named Outstanding Young Numismatist of the Year
    June 26—Peyton Souder was named the Outstanding Young Numismatist of the Year during the American Numismatic Association’s Summer Seminar Graduation Banquet for Session 1 on Wednesday, June 25…

    May

    ANA announces coin recovery from 2007 museum theft
    May 1—Collectors who may have bought stolen coins encouraged to contact the ANA. The American Numismatic Association has recovered a coin that was stolen in 2007 from the Edward C. Rochette Money Museum: an 1863 U.S. Indian Cent Pattern…

    National Coin Week Winners Announced
    May 19—ANA member Charles Corrado is the grand prize winner in the ANA Member Volunteer Challenge. Corrado won a 2014 American Eagle quarter ounce proof coin for documenting his efforts volunteering with the environmental organization “Friends of the San Pedro River”…

    Money Museum presents new exhibit: ‘Treasures of the Deep’
    May 27—The Edward C. Rochette Money Museum will present a new exhibit, “Treasures of the Deep: Galleons, Storms and Archeology,” telling the story of the world’s greatest shipwrecks, the treasures they carried and the efforts to preserve the shipwreck sites. The exhibit opens on June 5 with a free Open House…

    April

    ANA Road Show to exhibit 1913 Nickel, 1804 Dollar at Denver Coin Expo
    April 18—The American Numismatic Association will exhibit the McDermott/Bebee 1913 Liberty Head “V” Nickel and the 1804 Dollar when the ANA Road Show makes its next stop at the Denver Coin Expo, May 9-11.

    Money Museum to host exclusive presentation for EAC members
    April 16—The American Numismatic Association will host a special program at the Edward C. Rochette Money Museum on Friday, May 2, exclusively for attendees of the Early American Coppers Convention…

    Money Museum hosts free event to celebrate 2014 National Coin Week
    April 10—The American Numismatic Association and the Edward C. Rochette Money Museum will celebrate National Coin Week during the week of April 20-26 with a host of family-friendly activities, including an open house with free admission and special events on Saturday, April 26…

    Exhibitor Award Winners Announced for 2014 National Money Show
    April 4—American Numismatic Association member Mack Martin received the Steven J. D’Ippolito Best-of-Show Exhibit award for his exhibit, “Georgia’s Civil War Treasury History, 1861-1865” at the 2014 National Money ShowSM, February 27-March 1 in Atlanta…

    Summer Seminar adds ‘Spousetivities’: Daily excursions just for spouses and family members
    April 11—The American Numismatic Association’s premier educational event, Summer Seminar, will offer non-numismatic day trips as part of the 2014 event…

    March 

    Stars of TV’s ‘Diggers’ to teach Summer Seminar Workshop
    March 24—The American Numismatic Association’s premier educational event, Summer Seminar, will host a special metal-detecting workshop instructed by the stars of the hit TV show “Diggers,” Tim “The Ringmaster” Saylor and George “King George” Wyant…

    National Money Show draws highest attendance in four years
    March 10—The American Numismatic Association’s Atlanta National Money Show recorded a total attendance of 4,771, making it the best-attended National Money Show since the 2010 event in Fort Worth, Texas…

    ANA governors choose Orlando to host 2017 National Money Show
    March 7—The American Numismatic Association Board of Governors chose Orlando as the host city for the 2017 National Money ShowSM, to be held March 8-11, during an open session at the Atlanta National Money Show, conducted at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, Ga., on Friday, Feb. 28…

    February

    George Walton Heirs donate $100,000 to the ANA
    February 18—A generous donation of $100,000 has been given to the American Numismatic Association to establish the George Walton Grant for the Support of the ANA Diploma Program…

    Money Talks schedule finalized for Atlanta National Money Show
    February 11—Attendees of the American Numismatic Association’s Atlanta National Money ShowSM, Feb. 27 – March 1 at the Cobb Galleria Centre, are encouraged to go to Money Talks educational presentations…

    Member and club challenges, Money Museum activities highlight ANA’s 2014 National Coin Week
    February 12—National Coin Week, April 20-26, is a great opportunity to spread the joys of numismatics in the community. The theme for this year’s event is “Coin & Country: Celebrating Civic Service,” and activities will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy half-dollar and President John F. Kennedy’s famous challenge: “Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.”…

    Board of Governors Meeting to be broadcast online
    February 16—The American Numismatic Association Board of Governors will hold an Open Session and Town Hall during the Atlanta National Money Show on Friday, Feb. 28, in Room 113/114 at the Cobb Galleria Centre…

    Sponsors pledge support for ANA National Money Show
    February 20—Twelve sponsors and 63 patrons have pledged support for the American Numismatic Association’s 2014 Atlanta National Money Show at the Cobb Galleria Convention Center in Atlanta, Ga…

    PNG 2014 YN Scholarship Competition Announced
    February 11—The Professional Numismatists Guild (http://www.PNGdealers.org) will provide a scholarship to a deserving young numismatist (YN) to attend the 2014 American Numismatic Association () Summer Seminar inColorado Springs, Colorado…

    January

    2014 PNG-ANA Numismatic Trade Show will be open to the public and all dealers
    January 15—The Professional Numismatists Guild (http://www.PNGdealers.org) and the American Numismatic Association have announced plans for the first PNG-ANA Numismatic Trade Show, Saturday through Monday, August 2 – 4, 2014, immediately prior to and in the same location as the Chicago 2014 ANA World’s Fair of MoneySM…

    Museum showcase to feature rich numismatic history of the South
    January 23—The rich numismatic history of Georgia and the South will be on display when the National Money Show comes to the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, Ga., Feb. 27-March 1, 2014…

    Stack’s Bowers Galleries, Heritage Auctions sign four-year contract to be official auctioneers
    January 7—The biggest show in numismatics, the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of MoneySM, will be even bigger starting in 2014 as two of the top numismatic auction companies in the world…

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