American Numismatic Association

ANA LogoThe ANA and Certified Collectibles Group have agreed to a five-year extension that designates Numismatic Guaranty Corporation, Paper Money Guarantyand Numismatic Conservation Services as the ANA’s official grading and conservation services.

NGC is the recognized leader for consistent and accurate coin grading and has been the ANA’s only official grading service since 1995 […]

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ANA LogoThe ANA World’s Fair of Money show in Chicago reached an impressive attendance of 9,113, which included 5,341 members and 3,772 public visitors.

The show, held from August 16-20, offered a record number of tables, according to the ANA. It also featured 45 exhibitors with 72 exhibits. 61 of them were given awards.

Press statements from the ANA follow about the attendance and exhibit awards […]

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ANA LogoANA members are being encouraged to deliver Numismatic Theatre presentations and exhibit their collections and research at the 2011 Pittsburgh National Money Show which will be held October 13-15 at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.

Press statements from the ANA follow for each request: […]

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Promptly responding to dealers’ comments about the first Official ANA-PNG Pre-Show in Chicago, leaders of the American Numismatic Association and the Professional Numismatists Guild have announced significant changes for next year’s event in Philadelphia.

"There’s always room for improvement in any show, but I think we laid a good foundation in our first attempt at a joint event, and the next show will be even better," said incoming ANA President Tom Hallenbeck. "We have constructive ideas for Philadelphia in 2012 and when we return to the Chicago area in 2013."

Leaders of the ANA and PNG met on August 15, 2011 during the pre-show in the Chicago suburb of Rosemont, Illinois to take action on dealers’ concerns. Among the […]

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ANAHeritage Auctions will serve as the official auctioneer for the next four American Numismatic Association fall National Money Shows, beginning October 13-15, 2011 in Pittsburgh, ANA Executive Director Larry Shepherd has announced.

"We are thrilled that Heritage has agreed to be our official fall National Money Show auctioneer through 2014," said Shepherd. "Our new fall National Money Show is quickly becoming a premier event, and we expect Heritage will help ensure that it is truly memorable." […]

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ANABowers and Merena Auctions has been selected by the American Numismatic Association as the official auctioneer for the ANA Pre-Show, which will immediately precede the World’s Fair of Money conventions.

This three-year agreement includes the ANA Pre-Shows to be held in Chicago in 2011, Philadelphia in 2012 and Chicago in 2013 […]

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Heritage Auction Galleries will serve as the official auctioneer for the 2011 ANA National Money Show in Sacramento, ANA Executive Director Larry Shepherd has announced. The show will be held March 17-19 at the Sacramento Convention Center. "Heritage has always taken an active role in building ANA membership and supporting its programs," Shepherd said. "Our […]

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Stack’s will be the official auctioneer for the 2011, 2012 and 2013 American Numismatic Association World’s Fair of Money, ANA Executive Director Larry Shepherd has announced. "I’m very pleased to have received multiple strong bids for these prestigious auctions," Shepherd said. "This reflects a renewed confidence auction companies have that the ANA can host high-quality […]

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The American Numismatic Association presented 60 competitive exhibit awards at the 2010 World’s Fair of Money in Boston. Winners were announced at the Exhibit Awards Presentation and Reception on Aug. 14. Forty-eight ANA members, showing 68 exhibits, competed in this year’s Collector Exhibits program. There also were 6 non-competitive exhibits. Brett Irick received the Howland […]

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ANAThe American Numismatic Association urges its members to contact their members of Congress and ask to repeal a law that could significantly increase the paperwork burden on dealers and increase the risk of identity theft for all collectors who buy and sell numismatic material.

Under Section 9006 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly known as health care reform legislation, businesses will be required to report all goods and services purchased in excess of $600 with an IRS 1099 form.

As written, the law would, beginning in 2012, require all coin dealers to report on IRS form 1099 all goods and services (totaled across a taxable year) they purchase from other dealers and customers in excess of $600.

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