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Paul Hollis and the Louisiana Legislature welcome the ANA to Louisiana

ANA member Paul Hollis, who is also a member of the Louisiana State House of Representatives, honored the ANA with a special resolution during the National Money Show.
Written by Jake Sherlock at 00:00

Who was John Law? Learn all about him at the Museum Showcase in New Orleans

John Law is considered by some to be one of the most brilliant economic minds of his time. However, even he could not fully save France from its economic hardships. His original ideas helped the French economy, but it was not sustainable and resulted in a massive financial and economic collapse.
Written by Brandon Ortega at 00:00

Zachary Taylor, a Mexican-American War icon

Zachary Taylor became an important figure in the Mexican-American war. His Battle of Buena Vista gained him wide-spread fame and the city of New Orleans awarded Taylor a medal to commemorate both his Mexican-American War victories and the Battle of Buena Vista.
Written by Brandon Ortega at 00:00

If you get a call about housing for an ANA convention, that call is not from the ANA

Over the last two years, the ANA Convention Department has received numerous complaints about third-party companies that contact ANA dealers and members with offers to book hotel rooms for them at the National Money Show and the World’s Fair of Money. These companies have no affiliation with the ANA, and booking accommodations through them is risky to you and detrimental to the Association in a number of ways.
Written by Jake Sherlock at 00:00

Donation will create new exhibit award for U.S. commemoratives

The Society for U.S. Commemorative Coins donated $11,000 to endow a new exhibits awards category at the World's Fair of Money. Part of the money will also be used to support the ANA Library Fund.
Written by Jake Sherlock at 00:00

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