What the NLG Does .....
2023 Competition and Events
2022 Writers Competition
To be eligible for consideration in any of this year’s categories, entries must have been published or released between May 1, 2021, and April 30, 2022.
Rules and Categories
Only one entry per category is allowed per submitter. Each submission must be accompanied by a cover sheet or label attached to each entry. All entries must be received no later than June 1, 2021.
The Clemy Award
The Clemy Award is the highest honor bestowed annually during the NLG Bash in recognition of writing skill, dedication to numismatics,and dedication to the NLG
Archives of Past Winners
The NLG has an archive of all past winners of the Annual Writers Competition going back to 2001/ This covers all of the categoroes including Books, Articles, Video and the Clemy.
About The NLG
Who we are .......
The Numismatic Literary Guild (NLG), is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization composed of editors, authors, writers, bloggers and content producers who cover news and feature stories about all forms of money, medals and tokens as collectibles.
WE have an Annual Writers Competition each year and hold our Awards BASH at the Summer ANA show
Publishers & Editors
Writers & Researchers
2022 Numismatic Literary Guild
NLG Officers and Board Members
DR. URSULA KAMPMANN
Become an NLG Member
Membership is open to authors of numismatic books; publishers and editors of recognized numismatic periodicals or club publications in the numismatic field
LATEST NEWS & Events
News Articles - Videos - Announcements and Events
The Numismatic Literary Guild – Why, When, Where, What, and How? With these words put to paper and carrying the club letterhead, NLG founder Lee Martin set in motion the creation of the coin collecting hobby’s premier organization dedicated to promoting numismatic writing. Martin’s goals were ambitious and forward-thinking. He sought to enroll the top talent[…]
Len Augsburger and Joel Orosz Selected As 2020 Numismatic Literary Guild Clemy Winners August 18, 2020 — Respected researchers and award-winning numismatic authors Len Augsburger and Joel Orosz have received yet another prestigious award. They have been selected as the joint 2020 recipients of The Clemy, the highest honor given by the Numismatic Literary Guild[…]
Dear NLG Member, Several of you have asked when the NLG Awards will be announced. Under normal circumstances, the Awards would have been announced on August 6 at the NLG Awards Ceremony in Pittsburgh, PA during the ANA convention, but, as you all know, that has been cancelled. Rather than just send out a list of the winners by email, the NLG arranged[…]
Dear NLG Member, It’s time to exercise one of your most important rights as a member of the Numismatic Literary Guild — that of choosing a new slate of Directors to guide the NLG for the next two years. You will be choosing five Directors from the following list of eight candidates (in alphabetical order by last name): Michael[…]