2006 Press Releases
The Renaissance Waverly on Galleria Parkway is the headquarters hotel for the ANA National Money Show™ April 7-9 in Atlanta, and the Sheraton Suites Galleria on Cobb Parkway is the secondary hotel.
Ben Franklin was many things: inventor, statesman, philosopher, patriot, writer and founding father. But he also left his mark on the world of numismatics by printing money and devising ways to prevent counterfeiting.
The American Numismatic Association will host a Casino Night from 7 to 9:30 p.m. April 7 during the National Money Show in Atlanta. The event will be held at the Renaissance Waverly Hotel Habersham Ballroom, near the Cobb Galleria Centre.
The American Numismatic Association and the coin collecting hobby will celebrate National Coin Week April 16-22, 2006 with the theme, “A Penny Saved is History Learned.”
The American Numismatic Association is accepting papers on “Money That Made History,” from authors who would like to make presentations at the second annual Maynard Sundman/Littleton Coin Co. Lecture Series.
Visitors to the American Numismatic Association Web site at www.money.org can tour the Money Museum in Colorado Springs without leaving their homes.
The American Numismatic Association is accepting applications for “Coins in the Classroom,” a five-day continuing education seminar July 9-13 at Colorado College.
The American Numismatic Association is accepting nominations for its 41st annual Numismatic Art Award for Excellence in Medallic Sculpture.
This nomination is submitted for the Numismatic Art Award for Excellence In Medallic Sculpture
Educational programs will cover topics from local to international interest for new and seasoned collectors at the American Numismatic Association National Money Show™ in Atlanta, Georgia, April 7-9.
The U.S. Mint in San Francisco was an island of hope amid the rubble and ruin of the 1906 earthquake, but it could have just as easily been destroyed were it not for the heroic actions and determination of its superintendent, Frank Leach, and his employees.
America’s first silver dollar struck in 1794 as well as two 1913 Liberty Head nickels will be exhibited in Atlanta at the National Money Show, April 7-9, in the Cobb Galleria Centre, 2 Galleria Parkway.
American Numismatic Association Governor Michael Fey, Ph.D., has discovered that a die sinker may have used inverted V’s in place of A’s in the word, “Canada,” on an 1874 H Canadian quarter, thus creating reengraved A’s over inverted V’s.
Telephone and fax numbers for the American Numismatic Association (ANA) National Money Show ™ 2006, April 7 to 9, are:
The Board of Governors of the American Numismatic Association will hold business meetings Wednesday and Thursday, April 5-6, at the Cobb Galleria Centre, room 106, in Atlanta, prior to the National Money Show™.
Twenty-one sponsors contributed a total of $44,500 to support the American Numismatic Association’s National Money Show™ April 7-9 in Atlanta, Georgia.
Highlights Include Exceptional Gold Pieces from Dahlonega Mint
Educational Journal Presents Advanced Studies in Numismatics
Make no mistake; the Money Museum’s blooper exhibit will close April 30. “Oops!: Mistakes on Money” highlights errors on money including coins that will have you seeing double and a rare $11 bill.
The American Numismatic Association Money Museum will celebrate the world of money and the 300th anniversary of Benjamin Franklin’s birth during the 83rd annual National Coin Week, April 16-22.
Mack Martin of Hartwell, Georgia, received the Best-in-Show Exhibit Award for his display entitled "State of Georgia Treasury Notes and Treasury Certificates" at the American Numismatic Association's (ANA) National Money Show™ 2006 in Atlanta, Georgia April 7-9.
What did Cleopatra really look like? Probably more like Julius Caesar than Elizabeth Taylor, based on her image as portrayed on ancient Egyptian coins.
Money Museum visitors can revise and give their verdicts on history by judging famous and infamous people who’ve appeared on money during a new exhibit, “The Faces of Money: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly,” opening May 25.
Old Mint coins approved by Senate Banking Committee
New members of the American Numismatic Association can save $36 on their initial dues in an ANA program geared to increase ANA membership, and funded by Rare Coin Wholesalers of Dana Point, California. The company will pay the second year of dues when new members apply for a one-year membership.
The American Numismatic Association will move its 2007 National Money Show from March 23-25 in Sacramento, Calif. to March 16-18 in Charlotte, N.C., and avoid a scheduling conflict with the Baltimore Coin and Currency Convention.
The famous Eliasberg specimen 1927-D Double Eagle will have a "homecoming" in Denver, Colorado when it is exhibited during the American Numismatic Association World's Fair of Money® convention, August 16 -19, 2006.
The President today signed into law legislation sponsored in the Senate by U.S. Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.), Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.), and John Ensign (R-Nev.) authorizing commemorative coins to be minted in honor of San Francisco’s Old Mint.
Commemorative copies of the 2007 edition of Whitman Publishing’s A Guide Book of United States Coins (the “Red Book”) are available for $50 from the American Numismatic Association Money Market. Each of the 500 copies has the ANA logo on the cover and a special individually numbered bookplate inside.
The official medal marking the American Numismatic Association’s 115th Anniversary Convention in Denver, August 16-19, is available for sale through ANA’s MoneyMarket.
A variety of educational programs, catering to all ages and interests, will be offered before and during the American Numismatic Association World's Fair of Money® Aug. 16-19 at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver.
The United States Postal Service will hand-cancel first-class mail and souvenir cards with an exclusive postmark commemorating the American Numismatic Association’s Denver Show August 16-19 at the Colorado Convention Center.
The American Numismatic Association will expand its Summer Seminar schedule to include programs at both annual conventions, beginning with the National Money Show in Charlotte, N.C., next March.
Twenty-four sponsors contributed a record $120,000 to support the American Numismatic Association’s World’s Fair of Money® August 16-19 in Denver, and three sponsors have contributed $7,500 to ANA Member Appreciation Day on Aug. 20 in Colorado Springs.
The American Numismatic Association will hold a ceremony to formally rename its Money Museum in honor of Edward C. Rochette during Member Appreciation Day, Aug. 20, following the World’s Fair of Money® in Denver.
Hearing: Wednesday, July 19, 2006 Coin and Currency Issues Facing Congress: Can We Still Afford Money?
Bowers and Merena Auctions of Irvine, California, the official auction company of the American Numismatic Association’s 2006 World’s Fair of Money®, will hold lot viewing, lot pick-up and five afternoon and evening auction sessions at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Aug. 16-19.
America’s first gold coin, a spectacular United States silver dollar struck in 1794, two 1913 Liberty Head “V” nickels and many of the world’s most famous and valuable rare coins will be displayed in Denver during the American Numismatic Association World's Fair of Money®, Aug. 16-19, in the Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th Street, Denver, Colorado.
News conferences are tentatively scheduled for the American Numismatic Association's 2006 World's Fair of Money® in Denver, August 16-19.
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.
ANA Executive Director Christopher Cipoletti will hold a forum to discuss the Association’s mission, goals and objectives at the World’s Fair of Money® on Friday, August 18, at 6 p.m. in room 704 of the Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th Street.
Telephone and fax numbers for the American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money® 2006, August 16-19, at the Colorado Convention Center are:
Coin World editor Beth Deisher received the Burnett Anderson Memorial Award for journalistic excellence at the ANA World’s Fair of Money Awards Banquet on Aug. 19.
The American Numismatic Association announced the winners of its Outstanding Club Publications Contest during the ANA Representative Program Breakfast, Aug. 19, at the World’s Fair of Money in Denver.
The 2006 recipient of the American Numismatic Association Exemplary Service Award, presented for services performed on behalf of the ANA, is Arthur M. Fitts III. The ANA Exemplary Service Award is presented to an individual, club or corporation, firm or association whose services to the ANA are deemed "above and beyond the call."
Acknowledging those who demonstrate the spirit of the late Glenn Smedley, a member of the American Numismatic Association (ANA) and hobby enthusiast who was known as a "collector's collector," the ANA annually presents its Glenn Smedley Memorial Award.
The American Numismatic Association inducted four new enshrines into the Hall of Fame at the World’s Fair of Money Awards Banquet on August 19.
The American Numismatic Association conferred its Lifetime Achievement Award in recognition of outstanding contributions to organized numismatics to William S. Dewey. The late collector’s family accepted the honor on his behalf at the World’s Fair of Money in Denver, August 19.
The ANA’s 2006 literary awards recognizing articles published in the 2005 volume of the ANA’s official magazine, Numismatist were announced August 18 at the World’s Fair of Money® in Denver, Colorado.
Steven Middleton and Thomas Mulvaney have been recognized for their years of dedicated service to the American Numismatic Association and long-time support of the collecting hobby with ANA’s prestigious Medal of Merit Award.
In recognition of her contributions to numismatic art, the American Numismatic Association conferred its 2006 Numismatic Art Award for Excellence in Medallic Sculpture to Leonda Finke at the Denver World’s Fair of Money® in Denver August 19.
The American Numismatic Association confers its “Numismatist of the Year” Award in recognition of overall devotion and dedication to the ANA and numismatics. This year’s recipient is the Chairman of Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC) and Numismatic Conservation Services (NCS), Mark Salzberg,.
United States Mint employees Debbie Dawson and April Stafford, and Professor Li Tiesheng, the director of the China Numismatic Academy, received the American Numismatic Association’s Outstanding Government Service Award at a special awards ceremony on Aug. 18 at the World’s Fair of Money® in Denver.
The American Numismatic Association presented 62 competitive exhibit awards at its 115th Anniversary Convention in Denver this past week.
The American Numismatic Association is holding a contest to decide the next theme for National Coin Week, April 15-21, 2007.
Young members of the American Numismatic Association are actively bidding on a wide variety of numismatic collectibles in the ANA YN Mail-Bid Auction, an opportunity for collectors age 22 and younger to bid on items for their collection.
“Money of the World Today: A Portrait of Global Society” will close Oct. 15th at the ANA Money Museum. The exhibit, featuring currency from 192 world countries, will be replaced Nov. 9 by “The Die Is Cast: Money of the Ancient World,” which will explore the dawn of money and its use in ancient civilizations.
Three intensive educational seminars and a display of the legendary King of Siam proof set will highlight the second annual Las Vegas Coin, Stamp & Collectibles Show, sponsored by the American Numismatic Association (ANA).
Does higher education mean a higher salary? Modern-day statistics certainly suggest so, but for ancient Romans looking for a big pay day, it was better to shun the life of a well-read lecturer and instead pursue a career as a Roman Centurion soldier.
You can see the impact of the Romans on today’s money by the Latin words on U.S. coins and dollar bills. Political leaders featured on currency? Thank the Macedonians for that.
American Numismatic Association members can now use the ANA Website to provide direct input to the Board of Governors on important policy issues.
A new telephone system has been installed at ANA headquarters, making it more convenient for members to reach a live person, and allowing ANA staff to more easily answer a larger number of calls.
Research published for the first time in the Fall 2006 ANA Journal concludes that common, proof reverse dies were used for all denominations of proof coinage in the mid-1800s.
All ANA members are invited to share their research, creativity and knowledge with fellow collectors and enthusiasts by delivering a Numismatic Theatre presentation at the National Money Show™ in Charlotte, NC, March 16-18.
The American Numismatic Association seeks applications from young numismatists ages 12 to 22 for scholarships to attend the annual Summer Seminar educational conference in Colorado Springs, home of the ANA Edward C. Rochette Money Museum and the Dwight M. Manley Numismatic Library.
The U.S. Mint has extended the deadline for individual purchases of San Francisco Old Mint commemorative coins until Dec. 15, and will allow bulk purchases of the coins from Dec. 1 through Dec. 20.
The American Numismatic Association will accept nominations for its nine-member Board of Governors, including the offices of President and Vice President, Dec. 1.
NUMISMATIST, the official publication of the American Numismatic Association, will be available at a limited number of independently owned newsstands and Kroger® supermarkets in 23 states beginning with the December issue.
Lane Brunner, Director of Numismatic Outreach at the American Numismatic Association, has been promoted to Deputy Executive Director of Museum, Library and Research Services, Executive Director Chris Cipoletti has announced. His promotion is effective Dec. 1.
Sharon Thomas, former Colorado Springs School District 11 Superintendent of Schools, has been named Deputy Executive Director for Education at the American Numismatic Association, Executive Director Chris Cipoletti has announced. Her appointment is effective Dec. 1.
The American Numismatic Association has significantly expanded its educational course offerings in conjunction with the Charlotte National Money Show™, March 16-18. For the first time, the convention offers professional development seminars and convention workshops, and features an increased number of pre-convention seminars.
The American Numismatic Association congratulates Sam Spiegel, recipient of the 2006 Young Numismatist of the Year award; and Daniel “Tiny” Cross, recipient of the 2006 Adult Advisor of the Year award. The winners, announced Dec. 1, were chosen for their uncommon dedication to strengthening the future of numismatics through accomplishments and youth outreach initiatives.
The American Numismatic Association is accepting applications for three summer internships at ANA headquarters in Colorado Springs. Experienced young collectors, college or graduate students and numismatic professionals are encouraged to apply.
Convention goers who wish to take advantage of the American Numismatic Association special group rates at the Westin Charlotte, headquarters hotel for the National Money Show™, March 16-18, and the Hilton Charlotte Center City, the secondary hotel, should contact the hotels directly before the rooms are sold out.
Dealers who wish to be included in the American Numismatic Association official convention program book for the Charlotte National Money Show™, March 16-18 should have their bourse applications submitted to Meeting Services before the Jan. 31 deadline. Applications received after the deadline will be placed on a waiting list and processed on a space available basis.
The American Numismatic Association is inviting all members to showcase their collections, expertise and imagination with fellow hobbyists by presenting a numismatic exhibit at the Charlotte National Money Show™.
The American Numismatic Association Board of Governors will hold a business meeting beginning at 10 a.m., Jan. 4, at the Orange County Convention Center, room N322, in Orlando, during the FUN Show.
“The Presidents Are Coming!,” submitted by Berwyn Seelye of Ostego, Mich., has been awarded first place in the American Numismatic Association’s National Coin Week theme contest. Seelye’s winning entry, a tribute to the upcoming U.S. Mint Presidential dollar series, earned him a one ounce gold American Buffalo bullion coin. “The Presidents Are Coming!” will be the theme of 2007’s National Coin Week, held April 15-21.