Thomas D. Rogers Sr. recieves ANA government service award

August 10, 2001 By ekr

Thomas D. Rogers Sr. recieves ANA government service award

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) presents its Outstanding Government Service Award in recognition of efforts to advance numismatics in the previous 12 months. First conferred in 1991, the ANA Outstanding Government Service Award is presented to an individual working in or retired from public service who has helped advance the interests of the hobby.

The 2001 award recipient is Thomas D. Rogers Sr., recent retiree from the United States Mint. He is a familiar face and name in numismatics, having worked with the Mint and the hobby as a sculptor/engraver for 10 years.

A United States Navy veteran who holds a degree in commercial art, Rogers has spent two decades working as a medallic sculptor, creating some magnificent designs. This incredible artist also has designed and sculpted numerous commemorative coins, including the 1996 Smithsonian silver dollar obverse, the 1996 National Community Service silver dollar obverse, the 1998 Robert F. Kennedy silver dollar obverse, the reverses of the 1997 Franklin D. Roosevelt $5 and platinum American Eagle bullion coin, and the medallic portraits of Treasury Secretary Lloyd Bentsen and President William J. Clinton.

Rogers also engraved the Dolley Madison silver dollar reverse and created the obverse of the medal struck to celebrate the ANA’s 100th Anniversary in Chicago.Not just a mere sculptor, Rogers enjoys collecting coins of various facets of the numismatic hobby. His remarkable techniques and unique styles set him apart from other sculptor/engravers in a way that makes him deserving of an award for all his dedicated work.

In bestowing its Outstanding Government Service Award, the American Numismatic Association expresses the sincere appreciation of its members.

Originally Release Date: August 10, 2001
ANA Contacts: Phone: 719-482-9872
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