Results of Annual Writers’ Competition for 2007

BOOKS
BOOK OF THE YEAR–The work having the greatest potential impact on numismatics:
Renaissance of American Coinage, 1905-1908, by Roger W. Burdette
BEST SPECIALIZED BOOK
• United States Coins: Early U.S. Gold Coin Varieties, by John W. Dannreuther and Harry W. Bass Jr.
• World Coins: Money of the World: Coins That Made History, by by Ira Goldberg and Larry Goldberg, Editors
• U.S. Paper Money: Obsolete Paper Money Issued by Banks in the United States, 1782-1866, by Q. David Bowers
• World Paper Money: All the Money in the World, Douglas Mudd
• Tokens and Medals: Silent Witnesses: Civilian Camp Money of World War II, by Ray Feller and Steve Feller
• Numismatic Investments: The Collector’s Handbook, by James L. Halperin and Gregory J. Rohan, edited by Steven Roach
• Museum and Exhibition Catalog: Money of the Caribbean, Coinage of the Americas Conference at the American Numismatic Society
Extraordinary Merit:
The Coinage of Augustus Saint-Gaudens, as Illustrated by the Phillip H. Morse Collection, by James L. Halperin, Mark Van Winkle, Jon Amato and Gregory J. Rohan
Coin Chemistry, by Weimar W. White
A Guide Book of Southern States Currency, by Hugh Shull
A• Gold Coins of the New Orleans Mint, 1839-1909, by Douglas Winter
The Cherrypickers’ Guide, Fourth Edition, Volume II, by Bill Fivaz and J.T. Stanton
Patriotic Civil War Tokens, Fifth Revised Edition, by George and Melvin Fuld; Dale Cade, Editor-in-Chief; Chris Erlenwein, Mark Glazer, Cindy Grellman and Steve Hayden, Associate Editors
Strike It Rich With Pocket Change, by Brian Allen and Ken Potter
Standard Catalog of United States Paper Money, 25th Anniversary Edition, Edited by George Cuhaj
1947 Tribute Edition Red Book, by Dennis Tucker and Mary Counts, Whitman Publishing


U.S. COMMERCIAL
NUMISMATIC MAGAZINES
BEST ARTICLE OR SERIES OF ARTICLES
• Coins: “Copper in the Hopper,” Leon Worden, COINage
• Tokens & Medals: “Collectors Will ‘Dig’ This Hobby: Coal Company Store Money Diverse, Widespread,” Jeff Starck, Coin Values
• Paper Money: “Thomas Jefferson: Jefferson Portraits on Notes Offer Tangible Evidence of This President, Inventor, Planter and Raconteur,” Fred L. Reed III, Paper Money Values
BEST COLUMN
“My Two Cents’ Worth,” Ed Reiter, COINage
BEST ISSUE
Coin Values, October 2006, Beth Deisher, Editor


WORLD COMMERCIAL
NUMISMATIC MAGAZINES
BEST ARTICLE OR SERIES OF ARTICLES
• Coins: “An Introduction To The Coins of Ephesus, Part IV,” Walter C. Holt, The Australasian Coin and Banknote Magazine
• Tokens & Medals: “Tokens Had Important Role in New Zealand,” Jim Grant, World Coin News
• Paper Money: “William Walker” Series, Paul Green, World Coin News
BEST COLUMN
“Profile,” John Andrew, Coin News
BEST ISSUE
World Coin News, January 2007, David C. Harper, Editor


NON-PROFIT OR CLUB
NUMISMATIC MAGAZINES
BEST ARTICLE, LARGE PUBLICATIONS
“Coins in the Jamestown Wilderness,” John J. Kraljevich Jr., Numismatist
BEST COLUMN, LARGE PUBLICATIONS
“Current Cabinet Activities,” Robert W. Hoge, ANS Magazine
BEST ISSUE, LARGE PUBLICATIONS
Paper Money, January/February 2007, Fred L. Reed, III, Editor
BEST ARTICLE, SMALL PUBLICATIONS
“Value-Added Coins From The Carson Mint,” Rusty Goe, Curry’s Chronicle
BEST COLUMN, SMALL PUBLICATIONS
“Customer of the Week,” Tony Swicer, FUN Topics
BEST ISSUE, SMALL PUBLICATIONS
Curry’s Chronicle, Carson City Coin Collectors of America, Winter 2006. Rusty Goe, Editor


NUMISMATIC NEWSPAPERS
BEST SPOT NEWS STORY OR CONTINUING COVERAGE OF DEVELOPING STORY IN NUMISMATICS
Series of articles on “The Trial of Thomas W. Noe,” Coin World, Beth Deisher, Editor
BEST ARTICLE OR SERIES OF ARTICLES
• Coins: “Item of the Week,” Paul Green, Numismatic News
• Tokens & Medals: “A Real Lifesaver,” Jeff Starck, Coin World
• Paper Money: “Regional Currencies Spring Up in Europe,” Dr. K.A. Rodgers, Bank Note Reporter
BEST COLUMN
“The Joys Of Collecting,” Q. David Bowers, Coin World
BEST ISSUE
Coin World, Jan. 1, 2007, Beth Deisher, Editor


NON-NUMISMATIC PUBLICATIONS
MAURICE GOULD MEMORIAL AWARD, BEST COLUMN:
Making Cents,” Dr. Sol Taylor, The Signal, Santa Clarita, Calif.
BEST ARTICLE:
“How About Using $1 Coins for a Change?” Ed Reiter, The Record, Hackensack, N.J.


COMPUTER SOFTWARE AND
INTERNET WEB SITES
BEST WEB SITE ARTICLE
“Trading Up,” Steven Roach, Heritage Auction Galleries
BEST DEALER WEB SITE
WhitmanBooks.com, Whitman Publishing
BEST NON-COMMERCIAL WEB SITE
www.money.org, American Numismatic Association, Barbara Gregory and David Lighty
BEST TRADE PRESS WEB SITE
Cointelevision.com, David Lisot
BEST SOFTWARE
“Heritage Live,” Mark Harwell and Daniel Ice, Heritage Auction Galleries


AUCTION CATALOGS
BEST AUCTION CATALOG: COINS AND CURRENCY
“Heritage FUN Catalogues,” Heritage Numismatic Auctions
BEST AUCTION CATALOG: BOOKS AND EXONUMIA:
“John J. Ford Jr. Collection, Part XVI,” Stack’s
Extraordinary Merit:
“The Norweb Sale,” Stack’s


COMMERCIAL PUBLICATIONS
LEE MARTIN FOUNDER’S AWARD for Best Investment Newsletter
Maurice Rosen, The Rosen Numismatic Advisory
Extraordinary Merit:
Michael R. Fuljenz, Investor’s Profit Advisory


BEST DEALER-PUBLISHED MAGAZINE OR NEWSPAPER
The Numismatic Sun, Stack’s, Q. David Bowers, Editor

BEST ALL-AROUND PORTFOLIO
John Andrew, Coin World


BEST WRITER IN NLG NEWSLETTER
Mel Wachs

AUDIO-VISUAL
BEST NON-COMMERCIAL VIDEO
“Georgia Numismatic Association (GNA) Convention Highlights 2007,” David Lisot, Cointelevision.com


BEST COMMERCIAL VIDEO
“Selling Your Vintage Collectible at Auction,” Heritage Auction Galleries. David Lisot, Producer/Director; John E. Petty, Screenwriter


CLEMENT F. BAILEY MEMORIAL AWARD, BEST NEW WRITER
Cindy Brake, Coin World


JAMES L. MILLER MEMORIAL AWARD
John Andrew, Coin World, “A Time-Honoured Burden”


THE CLEMY
Gene Hessler