Fund-raisers and awards were among the highlights of the first week of the two-week American Numismatic Association Summer Seminar held in Colorado Springs, Colo.
Mary Sauvain, authenticator, was presented an honorary doctor of numismatics degree in recognition of teaching for 25 years at Summer Seminar.
The Young Numismatists donation auction raised $19,624 for scholarships to Summer Seminar. The shaving of Tiny Cross’s beard raised $3,500 for the fund.
A library book sale generated $4,116.
ANA Presidential awards were presented to Scott Thomas, Tom Mulvaney and Greg Lyon. The first week ended July 3. The second week was to run through July 10.