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Lange named Numismatist of the Year

The Numismatist of the Year Award will be given to David W. Lange by the American Numismatic Association during its World’s Fair of Money in early August in Denver. Lange currently is research director for Numismatic Guaranty Corporation of Sarasota, … Continue reading

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Adkins elected ANA president

Election winner Gary Adkins will serve the American Numismatic Association as its president 2017-2019. Results were released by the ANA July 5 after approximately one month of voting. When he is sworn in Aug. 4, it will be an orderly … Continue reading

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Firms win auction rights

Three auction firms have been awarded rights to conduct official auctions for American Numismatic Association conventions. In 2018 and 2019, Heritage Auctions and Stack’s Bowers Galleries each will conduct sales at the summertime World’s Fair of Money. In the years … Continue reading

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Medals class highlights ANA seminar

One of the highlights of the American Numismatic Association (ANA) 2017 Summer Seminar in late June was the class, “The Medal in America,” an in-depth look at medals relating to the New World and specifically to the United States. Serving … Continue reading

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Newman Portal sets milestones

Newman Numismatic Portal reports a busy month of June for the online numismatic archive. Len Augsburger, the project coordinator, said “summer is our busy season as students are looking for work and are less stressed than during the school year.” … Continue reading

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Las Vegas celebrates 60th anniversary

The Las Vegas Numismatic Society celebrated its 60th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee Show from May 18-20 at the Las Vegas Westgate Resort Hotel in Las Vegas in royal and regal pomp style. On public display at the event, for the first … Continue reading

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Ballots mailed in ANA election

Members of the American Numismatic Association should have ballots for this year’s election in hand. Voting is scheduled to end July 1 at 11:59 p.m. Mountain Time. If you wonder why the time is so precise, it is because in … Continue reading

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PNG posts star-powered video

A 22-year-old coin collecting video starring actor James Earl Jones has been put on the Professional Numismatists Guild YouTube.com channel. Access to the award-winning video is free. “An important part of our educational effort is the video, ‘Money: History in … Continue reading

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Pricing comes to ‘The Numismatist’

The American Numismatic Association has announced a collaboration between its flagship publication, The Numismatist, and The Coin Dealer Newsletter (CDN), providing ANA members with what it calls “a reliable retail pricing tool for collectible U.S. and Early American coinage.” Beginning … Continue reading

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Jacksonville medal honors Carr design

Established in 1947, the Greater Jacksonville, Fla., Coin Club has marked its 70th anniversary with a Dan Carr Medal. The obverse features Carr’s rendition of the Walking Liberty design, with a legend carrying the club name, “Seventieth Anniversary,” and a … Continue reading

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