The ANA presents annual awards to encourage young writers and
ensure a corps of future numismatic authors and researchers.
Whitman Publishing, LLC, of Atlanta, Georgia, has joined forces
with the ANA to offer significant prizes. The Young Numismatist
(YN) Literary Award categories are named in honor of Whitman
authors dedicated to educating the next generation of
Bill Fivaz Young Numismatist Literary Award
Article should display basic knowledge of a numismatic topic.
Creativity and original conclusions are encouraged.
Suggested length: 450-900 words
Q. David Bowers Young Numismatist Literary Award
Article should display advanced knowledge of a numismatic
topic. Logically presented facts and original conclusions are
encouraged. A bibliographic list of sources is recommended, but not
Suggested length: 900-1,800 words
Kenneth E. Bressett Young Numismatist Literary Award
Article should display in-depth knowledge of a numismatic topic.
Logically presented facts and original conclusions are required, as
is a bibliographic list of sources. Inclusion of charts, graphs,
tables or other illustrations
Suggested length: 1,800-3,600 words
The following prizes will be awarded in each of the three age
First place - Plaque and $500 cash prize, plus
a $500 voucher to help build a personal library of numismatic books
produced by Whitman Publishing.
Second place - Certificate, plus a $200 book
Third place - Certificate, plus a $100 book
Participants must be YN members of the ANA. Deadline for receipt
of submissions for the 2013 Young Numismatist Literary Awards is
May 27. Submissions will be evaluated by a panel of judges,
including numismatic authors Bill Fivaz, Q. David Bowers and Ken
Bressett. Awards will be presented in Colorado Springs at the ANA's
2013 Summer Seminar, June 22-July 5.
Send entries to the Publications Department, 818 N. Cascade
Ave., Colorado Springs, CO 80903; or via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.