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Exhibitor Award Winners Announced for 2017 National Money Show

American Numismatic Association (ANA) member Dennis Schafluetzel received the Steven J. D’Ippolito Best-in-Show Exhibit award for his exhibit, “Chattanooga Iron Companies Scrip” at the 2017 National Money Show®, Mar. 9-11 in Orlando, Florida.

The second place Best-in-Show award was presented to John W. Wilson for “Postage Stamp Scrip Notes.” Third place was awarded to Michael T. Shutterly for his exhibit “On the Wings of Myth: Pegasus and His Story.”

The Radford Stearns Memorial Award for People’s Choice, determined by votes from convention attendees, was presented to Jerry Stubblefield, for “Uses and Abuses of Early Copper Coins.”

The theme for National Coin Week 2017 is “Conflict and Courage: Money and the Military.” The National Coin Week Award was presented to Jeffrey J. Rosinia for “Wartime Change: Alterations in United States Coin Metal Content During World War II.” Mr. Rosinia will receive a full scholarship to a future ANA Summer Seminar, an award endowed by John Albanese.

National Coin Week exhibits are intended to be suitable for display in libraries and schools, so there is a $250 limit on the value of the materials in this competition. Second place in this competition was awarded to Michael T. Shutterly for “War and Remembrance.” Third place went to Devon Webber for “United States Space Program – Medallions & Commemoratives.”

Radford Stearns Memorial awards were also presented in six classes. This year, 27 competitive and one non-competitive exhibits were displayed in the Collector Exhibits area by 21 exhibitors.

2017 Class Exhibit Awards:

Class 1: History and Politics (exhibits dealing with historical or political events)

  • First place: James Zylstra, for “Coins from the Cities of the Seven Churches of Asia.”

  • Second place: Dennis Schafluetzel, for “Andrews Raid on the Western & Atlantic Railroad and Related April 1862 Change Bills.”

  • Third place: Brett Irick, for “Personal Artifacts of John Honeyford Campbell, First Master of the Royal Canadian Mint.”

Class 2: Economics (exhibits dealing with monetary and financial systems or economic events such as panics and inflations)

  • First place: John W. Wilson for “Postage Stamp Scrip Notes.”

  • Second place: Gerald Gilbert for “U.S. Mint Circulating Gold Coins – First Year Issues.”

  • Third place: Jerry Stubblefield for “Uses and Abuses of Early Copper Coins.”

Class 3: Geography (exhibits that describe natural or cultural assets, the distribution of populations, or exploration)

  • First place: Michael T. Shutterly for “On the Wings of Myth: Pegasus and His Story.”

  • Second place: Marilyn Reback for “Saint-Michel in Peril of the Sea.”

  • Third Place: James Zylstra for “Commemorating Primitive Money in Central Africa.”

Class 4: Common elements (exhibits showing material linked by design, such as elephants or bridges, or by theme, such as a world’s fair)

  • First place: Dennis Schafluetzel, for “Chattanooga Iron Companies Scrip.”

  • Second place: Bud Cushman, for “’This do in remembrance of me,’ Varied Shapes of Communion Tokens of Scottish Presbyterian Churches.”

  • Third place: Francis R. Crowe, for “Pocahontas: Her Life Through Numismatics.”

Class 5: The Arts (exhibits that explore any aspect of fine or applied arts)

  • First place: Michael T. Shutterly for “Boris Godunov: One Opera, Many Stories.”

  • Second place: Nancy J. Wilson for “Santa Claus Obsolete Notes and Vignettes.”

  • Third place: Mack Martin for “Georgia’s Risqué Vignettes.”

Class 6: Science (exhibits dealing with theoretical or applied science, including the technology of manufacturing numismatic items)

  • First place: Jeffrey J. Rosinia, for “Wartime Change: Alterations in United States Coin Metal Content During World War II”

  • Second place: Devon Webber, for “United States Space Program – Medallions & Commemoratives.”

  • Third place: John H. Miller, Jr., for “Wrong Design Dies On 20th Century Business Strike Coins.”

The application deadline is June 9 to exhibit at the 2017 ANA World’s Fair of Money®, which will be held from Aug. 1-5 in Denver, Colorado. For an application or for more information, call 719-482-9849 or email exhibits@money.org.

The American Numismatic Association is a congressionally chartered, nonprofit educational

organization dedicated to encouraging the study and collection of coins and related items. The ANA helps its 25,000 members and the public discover and explore the world of money through its vast array of instructional and outreach programs, as well as its museum, library, publications and conventions. For more information, call 719-632-2646 or visit www.money.org.

Make Plans Today to Attend the Orlando National Money Show

Make plans now to attend the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) National Money Show in Orlando for the best selection of collectibles in the United States. The three-day convention takes place Mar. 9-11 in West Hall E of the Orange County Convention Center at 9400 Universal Blvd. Tangible assets such as rare coins, gold and silver, are in great demand, and the show features more than 350 numismatic dealers with extensive inventories.

The 2017 National Money Show features a wide range of technical seminars and educational presentations; collector exhibits; a major auction by Kagin’s, Inc.; activities for children; and the ANA Museum Showcase, exhibiting some of the world’s most valuable and beautiful coins and paper money.

Show hours are 10 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, Mar. 9 and 10; and 10 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 11. Last admission is 30 minutes prior to closing. General admission is $8. Admission is free on Saturday, Mar. 11. Admission is always free for ANA members and children 12 and under.

ANA members can bypass the admission lines by pre-registering for the show at www.nationalmoneyshow.com, or calling (800) 514-2646.

Educational Programs

Attendees interested in becoming wiser collectors are encouraged to sign-up for the ANA’s pre-convention Technical Series Seminars. The two-day seminars take place Mar. 7-8 at the Rosen Plaza Hotel, located at 9700 International Drive. Register by Feb. 3 for a $20 early enrollment discount. ANA life members save an additional $40 per seminar.

  • Coin Grading, Problem Coins and Conservation

This seminar helps students avoid costly mistakes by developing their grading skills and ability to spot a wide variety of surface problems, enhancements, alterations and conservation issues that can adversely affect a coin’s grade.

Instructor: Brian Silliman, professional numismatist, Brian Silliman Rare Coins; and former NGC grader/conserver and ANA authenticator/conserver.

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Mar. 7-8)

Price: $259 for ANA members.

  • Numismatics of Colonial America

Discover the intricacies of the early history of the nation through this hands-on seminar. Students are introduced to corollary fields, period contexts and archaeological precedents.

Instructor: Erik Goldstein, Curator of Mechanical Arts & Numismatics at the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Mar. 7-8)

Cost: $259 for ANA members.

Going Once, Going Twice, Sold!

Kagin’s Inc. is serving as the Official Auctioneer for this year’s event. Treasures being auctioned include:

1881 T$1 PCGS PR66 DCAM

(1858) 1 ₵ J-219 NGC PR62

For more information, visit http://www.kagins.com/auctions.

Museum-Quality Displays

The ANA’s Museum Showcase presents a stunning array of numismatic rarities, featuring objects seldom available for public view, making each showcase a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to see iconic numismatic pieces and learn the stories behind them.

Displays in the Museum Showcase include:

  • “The King of U.S. Coins,” an extremely rare 1804 Draped Bust U.S. silver dollar (Class III, Idler/Bebee specimen) insured for $4 million.
  • The McDermott/Bebee Specimen 1913 Liberty Head “V” Nickel.
  • Highlights from The William Youngerman collection of Florida National Bank notes—the only complete collection of its kind—features the 1902 $10 Date Back note from the First National Bank of Fort Meade (the only remaining National Bank note from Fort Meade).

Prestige, Competition, Community

Collector exhibits are among the most popular features at every ANA show. It’s a great opportunity for hobbyists to share their collections and research with fellow numismatists through high-quality displays. The individual creativity is rivaled only by the quality and variety of the items on display.

The application deadline to enter an exhibit is Jan. 11.

To download an exhibit application, visit www.nationalmoneyshow.com. Completed applications can be emailed to exhibits@money.org or sent to:

American Numismatic Association

Attention: Exhibit Coordinator

818 North Cascade Avenue

Colorado Springs, CO 80903

For additional information about the show, visit www.nationalmoneyshow.com or call (800) 514-2646.

The American Numismatic Association is a congressionally chartered, nonprofit educational organization dedicated to encouraging the study and collection of coins and related items. The ANA helps its 25,000 members and the public discover and explore the world of money through its vast array of educational and outreach programs, as well as its museum, library, publications, and conventions. For more information, call 719-632-2646 or visit www.money.org

Kagin’s, Inc. named Official Auctioneer for the 2017 Orlando National Money Show

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is proud to announce that Kagin’s, Inc. will serve as the Official Auctioneer for the 2017 National Money Show (NMS), to be held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., Mar. 9-11.

As a current board member, Dr. Don Kagin did and will continue to recuse himself from any discussion and vote during board meetings regarding the auction contract for the 2017 NMS.

“Don Kagin is a long-time supporter of our numismatic educational mission, and I couldn’t be more pleased to have him partner with the ANA in support of our National Money Show in this role,” said Kim Kiick, ANA executive director.

“Our team at Kagin’s is honored and thrilled to once again be selected as the Official Auctioneer for this important ANA event,” said Dr. Kagin, president of Kagin’s, Inc. “We’re excited to introduce several new and innovative features that will push the auction envelope and drive the ANA’s mission of numismatic education.”

To consign items for the 2017 NMS Official Auction, collectors can contact a consignment specialist by calling 1-888-852-4467 or emailing Kagin’s, Inc. at Don@Kagins.com.

“Anyone wishing to join us in this adventure either through consignment or participation is encouraged to contact me personally,” said Dr. Kagin.

The Orlando National Money Show features more than 750 numismatic dealers with extensive inventories; the ANA Museum Showcase, exhibiting some of the world’s most valuable and beautiful coins and paper money; the Collector Exhibits area; and an array of educational presentations and seminars. Show hours are 10 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.Thursday and Friday, Mar. 9 and 10; and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Mar. 11. Admission is $8 for adults; ANA members and children 12 and under are always free. Last admission is 30 minutes prior to closing.

The American Numismatic Association is a congressionally chartered, nonprofit educational organization dedicated to encouraging the study and collection of coins and related items. The ANA helps its 25,000 members and the public discover and explore the world of money through its vast array of educational and outreach programs, as well as its museum, library, publications, and conventions. For more information, call 719-632-2646 or visit www.money.org.