Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG) Awards

Complete List of Numismatic Literary Guild Winners

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BOOK OF THE YEAR

The work having the greatest potential impact on numismatics

1792: Birth of a Nation’s Coinage, by Pete Smith, Joel Orosz and Leonard Augsburger

BEST SPECIALIZED BOOK

  • United States Coins (tie) – The $2½ and $5 Gold Indians of Bela Lyon Pratt, by Allan Schein, and Bust Dime Variety Identification Guide, by Winston Zack, Louis Scuderi and Michael Sherrill
  • World Coins – Irritamenta: Numismatic Treasures of a Renaissance Collection, by John Cunnally
  • U.S. Paper Money – Counterfeiting and Technology, by Bob McCabe
  • World Paper Money – Modern Issues Since 1961, Tracy Schmidt, Editor
  • Tokens and Medals – The Art of Devastation: Medals & Poster of the Great War, Patricia Phagan and Peter Van Alfen, Editors
EXTRAORDINARY MERIT
  • Numismatic Background and Census of 1802 Half Dimes, by Jon P. Amato, Ph.D.
  • United States Proof Coins, 1936-1942, by Roger Burdette
  • The Comprehensive U.S. Silver Dollar Encyclopedia, Volumes I and II, by John W. Highfill

U.S. COIN MAGAZINES

 

BEST ARTICLE OR SERIES OF ARTICLES
  • Coins – “Sizes Matter,” Tom DeLorey, COINage
  • Tokens & Medals – “Starting a Medal Collection,” Steve Roach, Coin World
  • Paper Money – “Women Find a Place on Three U.S. Bank Notes,” Joshua McMorrow-Hernandez, COINage [CoinWeek contributor]
BEST COLUMN

– “My Two Cents’ Worth,” Ed Reiter, COINage

BEST ISSUE

COINage, September 2016, Ed Reiter, Senior Editor; Lynn Varon, Managing Editor


WORLD NUMISMATIC MAGAZINES

 

BEST ARTICLE OR SERIES OF ARTICLES
  • Coins – “England’s Gold Sovereign,” Dr. K. A. Rodgers, Australasian Coin and Banknote Magazine
  • Tokens & Medals – “Pistrucci’s Waterloo Masterwork,” Dr. K. A. Rodgers, Australasian Coin and Banknote Magazine
  • Paper Money – “Fiji’s WWII Emergency Reserve Bank of New Zealand Overprints,” Dr. K. A. Rodgers, Coin News
BEST COLUMN

– “Back to Basics,” Dr. K.A. Rodgers, Coin News

BEST ISSUE

Coin News, April 2016. John W. Mussell, Managing Editor


LARGE-CIRCULATION AND OTHER NON-PROFIT OR CLUB NUMISMATIC PUBLICATIONS

 

BEST COIN ARTICLE

“125 Years of Collecting With the American Numismatic Association,” Q. David Bowers, The Numismatist

BEST COLUMN

“Tokens & Medals,” David Schenkman, The Numismatist

BEST ISSUE

The Numismatist, October 2016. Barbara Gregory, Editor


SMALL-CIRCULATION AND OTHER NON-PROFIT OR CLUB NUMISMATIC PUBLICATIONS

 

BEST COIN ARTICLE

“Findlay, Ohio, CWT Issuers,” Mark Borckardt, Civil War Token Journal

BEST COLUMN

“Off the Shelf,” David Fanning, The Asylum

BEST ISSUE

The Asylum, Autumn 2016, Numismatic Bibliomania Society. Maria Fanning, Editor


NUMISMATIC NEWSPAPERS

 

BEST ARTICLE OR SERIES OF ARTICLES
  • Coins – “A Numismatic Trip to the Museum,” Steve Roach, Coin World
  • Tokens & Medals – “Mint Begins Steam Coinage in 1836,” R.W. Julian, Numismatic News
  • Paper Money – “Notes Forever Tied to Wild Bunch: Pinkertons Used Serial Numbers to Track Rail Heist Loot,” Robert R. Van Ryzin, Bank Note Reporter
BEST SPOT NEWS STORY

– “Doubled-Die 2015 Cent Identified,” Ken Potter, Numismatic News

BEST COLUMN

– “Market Analysis,” Steve Roach, Coin World

BEST ISSUE

Bank Note Reporter, April 2017. Robert R. Van Ryzin, Editor


NON-NUMISMATIC NEWSPAPERS AND MAGAZINES

 

THE MAURICE M. GOULD MEMORIAL AWARD FOR BEST COLUMN

– “Money Talks,” Frank Colletti, Lost Treasure magazine

BEST ARTICLE, NON-NUMISMATIC PUBLICATIONS

– “Liberty Centennial Designs,” Louis Golino, Elemetal Direct


INTERNET WEB SITES

 

BEST ARTICLE OR SERIES OF ARTICLES
BEST ONLINE COLUMN

– “Classic U.S. Coins for Less Than $500 Each,” Greg Reynolds, CoinWeek.com

BEST ONLINE NEWS WEB SITE

– CoinWeek.com, Charles Morgan (Ed.); Hubert Walker (Asst. Ed.); Scott Purvis (Webmaster)

BEST DEALER WEB SITE

Coins.HA.com, Heritage Auctions. Paul Minshull, Michael Weems, Brian Shipman, Ryan Sokol and Stewart Huckaby

BEST NON-TRADE WEBSITE

www.NumiStorica.com. Robert Korver, Webmaster

BEST BLOG

– “The Buzz,” David C. Harper, Numismatic News

BEST NON-NUMISMATIC PRESS WEB SITE

Set Investigates, Beaumont, Texas. Jerry Jordan, Webmaster and Publisher

BEST NUMISMATIC SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM

CoinWeek on Facebook, Charles Morgan

BEST SOFTWARE OR APP

Heritage Live!, Heritage Auctions. Paul Minshull, Matt Jackson, Ryan Sokol, Michael Weems and Brian Shipley


AUCTION CATALOGS

 

BEST AUCTION CATALOG, COINS AND CURRENCY

– “The D. Brent Pogue Collection Part V,” March 2017. Stack’s Bowers Galleries

EXTRAORDINARY MERIT
  • “The Jon Alan Boka Collection,” September 2016. Heritage Auctions
  • “The Pre-Long Beach Auction,” Feb. 12, 2017. Bob Grellman, Cataloger, Ira and Larry Goldberg Auctioneers
  • “2017 ANA Auction, Orlando Florida,” March 9-10, 2017. Kagin’s
BEST AUCTION CATALOG, BOOKS AND EXONUMIA

– “The 2017 New York Book Auction,” January 2017. Kolbe & Fanning


NEWSLETTERS

 

THE LEE MARTIN FOUNDER’S AWARD

For Best Investment Newsletter

Maurice H. Rosen, The Rosen Numismatic Advisory

BEST DEALER-PUBLISHED NEWSLETTER OR MAGAZINE

Liberty’s Outlook, Patrick A. Heller

BEST PRICE GUIDE NEWSLETTER OR MAGAZINE

The Coin Dealer Newsletter, John Feigenbaum, Editor


BEST ALL-AROUND PORTFOLIO

– Greg Reynolds and Steve Roach (tie)


AUDIO AND VIDEO

 

BEST RADIO REPORT

– “Things You Know That Just Aren’t So, and Important News You Need to Know,” Patrick A. Heller, WILS-AM 1320, Lansing, Michigan

VIDEO – NON-COMMERCIAL (TIE)
  • Michael Markowitz, Podcast #46: Ancient Coins, What We Can Learn From Them, How Coins Changed Us. CoinWeek.com, Charles Morgan
  • “Numismatic America: Behind the Scenes at the National Numismatic Collection” by Charles Morgan, Hubert Walker and Jeff Garrett, CoinWeek.com
VIDEO – COMMERCIAL

– “Profile of David Michaels,” Heritage Auctions


MEMORIAL AWARDS

 

JAMES L. MILLER MEMORIAL AWARD

– “Notes Forever Tied to Wild Bunch: Pinkertons Used Serial Numbers to Track Rail Heist Loot,” Robert R. Van Ryzin, Bank Note Reporter


THE RIBBIT

David Hall


PCGS EDUCATION AWARD

The E-sylum: Wayne Homren, Editor; Numismatic Bibliomania Society, Publisher


THE CLEMY

Robert R. Van Ryzin


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