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Winner of the ANS’s First Collier Prize Announced

In 2020 the ANS announced a new award, the Collier Prize for the best book on ancient numismatics with a prize money of $20,000. The first winner is Richard Abdy’s “Roman Imperial Coinage” vol. II. 3 on the coinage of the Emperor Hadrian.

Canadian Recognition Medal Wins International Award

The Recognition Medal by the Royal Canadian Mint raised almost $750,000 for the Breakfast Club of Canada in 2020. Now the medal has won the IACA award for the Best Currency Initiative in Response to the Covid-19 Pandemic.

These Coins Were the Winners of “Coin Constellation 2021”

“Coin Constellation” has announced the winners of the XV edition in 2021. The only international contest for commemorative coins in Russia has determined winners in nine different categories. The Coin of the Year motif is very characteristic of the pandemic.

Former ANA President Removed From ANA Accolade

The highest honor of the American Numismatic Association has been the Farran Zerbe Memorial Award. However, many award winners have asked to rename the award because a retrospective look reveals a rather ambiguous image of former ANA President Zerbe.

American Numismatic Society 2022 Gala Honors David Hendin

David Hendin will be the next awardee of the ANS Trustees’ Award. The renowned expert on Levant numismatics will receive the award during the ANS Gala dinner in January 2022.

Numismatic Literary Guild Awards 2021 Presented

The Numismatic Literary Guild has presented their annual awards for 2021. Roger W. Burdette is this year’s recipient of The Clemy, the highest honor given by the NLG. Numismatic Guaranty Corporation alone received five awards.

ANA Honors Distinguished Numismatists with Awards

The American Numismatic Association has given their annual awards to members honoring their service and dedication to numismatics. Here is a complete list of the awardees who were acknowledged at the Chicago World’s Fair of Money in 2021.

Royal Numismatic Society Awards Gilljam Prize to George Watson

Royal Numismatic Society has awarded the Gilljam Prize to George Watson for his book “Connections, Communities, and Coinage: The System of Coin Production in Southern Asia Minor, AD 218–276.”

Royal Belgian Numismatic Society Accepts Submissions For Quadrennial Prize

The Royal Belgian Numismatic Society accepts submissions for its quadrennial prize. The prize rewards a dissertation on a numismatic topic. The next prize will be given in March 2022 – if the jury finds a work worthy of the award. So check out the regulations!

Watch the 2021 COTY Ceremony Online

In 2021 the traditional ceremony for the Coin of the Year Awards was not held as usually. The pandemic made it necessary to shift from real to virtual life for the 2021 Awards Ceremony. You can watch the ceremony online now.