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02 Jul 2012

JOSEPH E. BOLING AWARDED HONORARY DOCTORATE OF NUMISMATICS

| ANA Official Post | jfletcher

JOSEPH E. BOLING AWARDED HONORARY DOCTORATE OF NUMISMATICS

Longtime Summer Seminar instructor Joseph E. Boling was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Numismatics from the American Numismatic Association's Florence Schook School of Numismatics on Thursday in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Boling is the eighth recipient of this honor - a fact sure to please Boling, as he is an avid collector of items containing the number 8, including purchasing the eighth official medal set struck for the World's Fair of MoneySM every year.

Boling has taught at 14 consecutive Summer Seminars.

"Only Joe knows, without looking it up, exactly how many students he has taught in his Military Payment Certificate, Exhibit Judging and Detection of Counterfeit World Paper Money classes. He is, after all, a numbers guy - and, we might add, a very dedicated and effective instructor," said ANA Executive Director Jeff Shevlin.

The ANA's current Chief Judge, Boling is also a former member of the ANA Board of Governors, the 2005 recipient of the Farran Zerbe Memorial Award for Distinguished Service and an ANA member for 37 years. He is a former president of the International Bank Note Society and former secretary of the Pacific Northwest Numismatic Association.

Boling is a retired Army colonel, with a dual concentration MBA.


Upon receiving the award, Boling said, "I am terribly honored to receive this. I called (Summer Seminar Project Manager Susan McMillan) to recommend someone for the award who wasn't here this week. But I'm happy to be his replacement."

Originally Release Date: July 2, 2012
ANA Contacts: Phone: 719-482-9871
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