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Gold Eagle top Coin Week prize


Two grand prize winners were announced by the American Numismatic Association in the organization’s National Coin Week treasure hunt and club trivia challenge.

Robert Thompson, an ANA member from California, and the Madison County (Ala.) Coin Club claimed the top prizes.

Thompson’s prize for winning the video treasure hunt is a 1999 $25 American Eagle half-ounce gold uncirculated coin.

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Second place was claimed by Francis Musella. There was a three-way tie for third among Bob Leonard, Michele Sciaraffo and Aaron Brown.

For winning the trivia challenge by answering 20 questions correctly, the Madison County Coin Club won a 2012 $10 American Eagle quarter ounce proof coin and $100 in ANA Club Bucks.

According to ANA, 30 member clubs submitted answers for the challenge; the Northside Coin Club (Colo.) won the second-place prize of a 2012 America the Beautiful Quarters silver proof set and 50 Club Bucks.

Eight clubs tied for third place. They are: Albuquerque Coin Club, Eagle Rock Numismatic Society, Ludington Coin Club, Northwest Coin Club, Old Fort Coin Club, Ozarks Coin Club, Palm Beach Coin Club and the Wisconsin Valley Coin Club.

All of the top 10 clubs had a perfect score and the order of prizes was determined by a drawing.

Visit www.money.org for more information about National Coin Week activities that were held. April 17-21.

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