Deadline for service award nominations is January 15
Each year, the American Numismatic Association (ANA) bestows a host of service awards to deserving individuals in recognition of outstanding, dedicated service to numismatics. The ANA is now accepting nominations for 2017 service awards.
Nominate a worthy numismatist here, or download the nomination form. Nominations are due, in writing, January 15, 2017 by 12 p.m. Mountain Standard Time.
Criteria for individual awards is available by clicking the award name below.
- 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 Award of Excellence — Awarded to an ANA member who has dedicated time and resources to strengthen the hobby and further the ANA’s educational mission.
- Exemplary Service Award — Given to individuals, clubs, corporations or other entities that have performed services for the ANA that are “above and beyond” the call.
- 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 service awards, please contact Ann Rahn, ANA’s executive project manager, at [email protected] or call (719) 482-9867.
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