Deadline for award nominations is Jan. 15
Each year, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) presents awards to deserving individuals in recognition of outstanding dedication to numismatics. The ANA is now accepting individual nominations for 2018 awards and Numismatic Hall of Fame “Historic Era” candidates.
All nominations must be submitted in writing—300 words or more for the Numismatic Hall of Fame, and 50-100 words for all other awards; the required nomination forms can be found here. Nominations are accepted through Jan. 15, 2018 by 12 p.m. (MST).
Nomination forms for individual awards are available by clicking the award name.
- Numismatic Hall of Fame—“Historic Era,” deceased more than 25 years prior to induction.
- Farran Zerbe Memorial Award—The ANA’s highest honor, this award recognizes years of outstanding, dedicated service to numismatics.
- Lifetime Achievement Award—Presented to an individual, family, firm or judicial entity for contributions to organized numismatics.
- Elvira Clain-Stefanelli Memorial Award—This award honors women who have made a significant impact to numismatics, through research, leadership, or mentorship.
- Numismatist of the Year—Recognizes individuals within the numismatic community who have demonstrated long-term leadership in the field and to the ANA.
- Harry J. Forman Dealer of the Year Award—Honors professional numismatists who exhibit uncommon dedication to strengthening the hobby and the ANA.
- Numismatic Art Award for Excellence in Medallic Sculpture—The award honors artists whose cumulative lifetime achievements in the field of medallic art have been of the highest order.
- Adna G. Wilde Jr. Memorial Award for Exemplary Service—Awarded to an ANA member who has dedicated time and resources to strengthen the hobby and further the ANA’s educational mission.
- Medal of Merit—Recognizes individuals who have dedicated numerous years of service to the ANA and promotion of the hobby.
- Glenn Smedley Memorial Award—This award honors individuals who have devoted their efforts to the betterment of the ANA.
- Lawrence J. Gentile Sr. Outstanding Adult Advisor Award—Recognizes individuals who have devoted time to recruit young numismatists and aiding their development.
- Young Numismatist of the Year—Honors numismatists under the age of 23 for outstanding contributions to the hobby and who are active in volunteer service and numismatic research.
- Outstanding District Representative—Recognizes the District Representative who most fully promotes coin collecting, coin clubs, and the ANA.
For questions about the awards, please contact Ann Rahn, the ANA’s executive project manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (719) 482-9867.
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.