ANA to Celebrate Numismatic Award Recipients on Virtual Platform

The following is a Press Release from the American Numismatic Association, announcing that their annual awards ceremony will be held on Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at Noon Mountain. The two-hour presentation, which is normally held at the World’s Fair of Money, will be held virtual this year due to the cancellation of the event due to COVID-19.

Editors Note: Clinton, the Editor of, is a member of the American Numismatic Association.

Every year, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) honors members who go above and beyond with their service and dedication to numismatics, as well as recognizing member longevity in the Association.

Due to the cancellation of the 2020 World’s Fair of Money, the ANA will celebrate membership, literary and service awards on a virtual platform. Led by ANA President Steve Ellsworth, the awards will be recognized over two days.

Membership & Literary Awards will be celebrated Tuesday, Sept. 1 at 12 p.m. (MT). During this two-hour presentation, the ANA will recognize members and clubs reaching milestones of 25-, 50-, 60- and 75-years in the Association as well as its top membership recruiters. The ANA also will honor notable numismatic authors and editors for their excellence.

ANA Service Awards will take place Wednesday, Sept. 2 at 12 p.m. (MT). During this virtual event, the ANA will celebrate hobbyists who make an impact in the coin collecting community.

Both virtual events are free and open to ANA members, although there is a 500-person registration limit. 

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 28,000 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

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