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Sponsors pledge support for ANA World's Fair of Money

  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. It is the ANA's&nbs… Read More

Neil Shafer awarded 2014 Farran Zerbe Memorial Award

Longtime member to be presented with highest honor given by the ANA   Hall of Fame numismatist Neil Shafer will be presented with the American Numismatic Association's highest honor, the 2014 Farran Zerbe Memorial Award, on… Read More

Diane Piret named 2014 Elvira Clain-Stefanelli Memorial Award winner

Award honors women who have made significant contributions to numismatics   Diane Piret will be recognized as the 2014 recipient of the American Numismatic Association's Elvira Clain-Stefanelli Memorial Award for Achievemen… Read More

Ronald Guth named 2014 Numismatist of the Year

Life Member to be recognized at Awards Banquet   Ronald Guth, a scholar, author, collector and volunteer, is the American Numismatic Association's 2014 Numismatist of the Year. He will be presented with the award during the… Read More

ANA announces safety procedures for U.S. Mint purchases at the 2014 World’s Fair of Money

  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 F… Read More

Gene Hessler named the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award winner

Accomplished numismatist to be honored at World's Fair of Money   Longtime numismatist Gene Hessler will be honored with the American Numismatic Association's 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award at the Chicago World's Fair of M… Read More

Notable Numismatists honored with service awards

Recipients recognized at Chicago World's Fair of Money Awards Banquet   The recipients of the 2014 Medal of Merit, Glenn Smedley Memorial Award, Adna G. Wilde Jr. Memorial Award for Excellence, Numismatic Art Award for Excel… Read More

Keith Grove receives Adult Advisor Award at 2014 Summer Seminar

  Keith L. Grove received the Lawrence J. Gentile Sr. Memorial Award for Outstanding Adult Advisor during the 2014 Session II Summer Seminar banquet at the American Numismatic Association. Grove was named Outstanding A… Read More

Gravel, Clain-Stefanelli added to Numismatic Hall of Fame

Prominent numismatists honored during ANA Summer Seminar   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 Semi… Read More

Brasher Doubloon In Museum Showcase of Early American and Ancient Coins at ANA 2014 Chicago World's Fair of Money

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.  Insured n… Read More

Famed Brasher Doubloon Highlights Exhibits At Chicago ANA Courtesy Of Monaco Rare Coins

     The finest certified 1787 Brasher Doubloon will be displayed by Monaco Rare Coins of Newport Beach, California ( as the centerpiece of the official Museum Showcase exhibits at the Ameri… Read More

Peyton Souder named Outstanding Young Numismatist of the Year

Fogg, Roach, young writers also honored at ANA Summer Seminar   Peyton Souder was named the Outstanding Young Numismatist of the Year during the American Numismatic Association's Summer Seminar Graduation Banquet for Sessio… Read More

Free Admission and Gold Coin Prizes at 2014 PNG-ANA Numismatic Trade Show

  (Rosemont, Illinois) -- Complimentary admission coupons for collectors and the general public are now available for the PNG-ANANumismatic Trade Show being jointly conducted August 2 - 4, 2014 by the Professional Numismatists … Read More

ANA establishes new college scholarship for YN members

Board of Governors hears report on scholarship during executive session   The Board of Governors for the American Numismatic Association held a teleconference in executive session on Tuesday, June 10, 2014. The board heard … Read More

National Coin Week winners announced

Awards given for Member Volunteer Challenge and Club Trivia Challenge   Hobbyists across North America celebrated 2014 National Coin Week, April 20-26, with the theme "Coin & Country: Celebrating Civic Service." Activ… Read More

Money Museum presents new exhibit: ‘Treasures of the Deep’

ANA members and the public are invited to free Open House on Thursday, June 5  COLORADO SPRINGS - The Edward C. Rochette Money Museum will present a new exhibit, "Treasures of the Deep: Galleons, Storms and Archeology," t… Read More

Hands Across the Border: ANA, RCNA team up to promote shows

Members receive benefits from both organizations   * Editor's note: An earlier version of this press release contained two inaccuracies. August 2014 will be the RCNA's 61st Anniversary Convention. ANA and RCNA members will … Read More

ANA announces coin recovery from 2007 museum theft

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 Patter… Read More

ANA Road Show to exhibit 1913 Nickel, 1804 Dollar at Denver Coin Expo

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.   "The Denver Coin Expo is one of th… Read More

Money Museum to host exclusive presentation for EAC members

ANA event part of the EAC's national convention to be held in Colorado Springs   The American Numismatic Association will host a special program at the Edward C. Rochette Money Museum on Friday, May 2, exclusively for attendees of … Read More

Summer Seminar adds ‘Spousetivities’: Daily excursions just for spouses and family members

The American Numismatic Association's premier educational event, Summer Seminar, will offer non-numismatic day trips as part of the 2014 event. The "Spousetivities" program is designed to give family members fun activities while their favo… Read More

Money Museum hosts free event to celebrate 2014 National Coin Week

Free admission, coin-making demonstrations, Hobo Nickel carving and more April 26   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… Read More

Stars of TV’s ‘Diggers’ to teach Summer Seminar workshop

One-day metal-detecting course offers students in-the-field experience    The American Numismatic Association's premier educational event, Summer Seminar, will host a special metal-detecting workshop instructed by the stars of … Read More

National Money Show draws highest attendance in four years

Free admission, free appraisals and Saddle Ridge exhibit bring in the public   The American Numismatic Association's Atlanta National Money Show recorded a total attendance of 4,771, making it the best-attended National Money Show s… Read More

ANA Governors choose Orlando to host 2017 National Money Show

60-year membership recognition reinstated; chairpersons named   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 … Read More

George Walton heirs donate $100,000 to the ANA

Donation will be used to update, digitize Numismatic Diploma Program   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 Pr… Read More

Member and Club Challenges, Money Museum Activities Highlight ANA’s 2014 National Coin Week

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 ann… Read More

PNG 2014 YN Scholarship Competition Announced

(Temecula, California) -- The Professional Numismatists Guild ( will provide a scholarship to a deserving young numismatist (YN) to attend the 2014 American Numismatic Association () Summer Seminar inColorado Spri… Read More

“Coin & Country: Celebrating Civic Service” Named Theme of 2014 National Coin Week, April 20-26

Coins and paper money have been a source of national and civic pride as well as a call to action for people to serve their communities. National Coin Week 2014 will highlight the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy half-dollar and Preside… Read More

World War I American Veterans Centennial Commemorative Coin Act

On June 13, 2013, Congressmen Doug Lamborn, R-Colorado, introduced The World War I American Veterans Centennial Commemorative Coin Act.  The American Numismatic Association has officially endorsed this bipartisan bill and is calli… Read More