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Welcome to the website of the Virginia Numismatic Association.We are a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to educating, encouraging and promoting interest in numismatics.VNA was founded in 1959 and has a membership of about 350 with 16 member clubs.We publish the quarterly journal, The Virginia Numismatist, and host an annual convention and coin show which includes exhibits, educational presentations, and youth activities.
The purpose of this web site is to provide information about VNA and its activities and other information of interest to the numismatic community.
We now have available for sale copies of Eric Schena's book on Ingle Scrip titled The Ingle System Scrip of the Mid-Atlantic Region. The cost is $20.00 plus $1.00 sales tax and $3.00 media mail. , at : PO Box 2397, . Please put "Order for Ingle System Scrip by Eric Schena" in the subject line of your Email.
VIRGINIA NUMISMATIC ASSOCIATION HOLDS 54th CONVENTION
The Virginia Numismatic Association held its 54th annual Convention, Coin & Currency Show at the Fredericksburg Expo and ConferenceCenter, Fredericksburg, Virginia, September 28-30, 2012. There were 150 tables with 81 dealers from 15 states. The show was attended by over 1,123 enthusiastic collectors. The Culpeper, Rappahannock Area, and Warrenton Coin Clubs hosted the event and provided dedicated volunteers. A special thank you to the volunteers from the Charlottesville area. Next year’s convention will be held in the same location, September 27-29, 2013.
Highlights of the 2012 event were:
David Schenkman, author of “Virginia Tokens” (1980), “Tokens & medals commemorating the battle of Monitor and Merrimac” (1979), “West Virginia Merchant Tokens” (2009) and many more, was the banquet speaker on the topic “Remembrances of Collecting and Cataloging Virginia Tokens”.
The Auction of Early U.S. Coppers from the estate of Vincent W. Alones drew great interest.
Lee Morrison, Flint Hill, VA, retired postmaster and Warrenton Stamp and Coin Club member, was back again, displaying an outstanding personal collection of rare U.S. stamps and historic items on the theme of the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.
Exhibit Winners were:
1st Prize “1986 Singapore Tiger Commemoratives of Tan Seng Yong” – Simcha Kuritzky
2nd Prize “ANA First Place Class Awards” – Simcha Kuritzky.
3rd Prize “Ingle System Scrip of the Mid-Atlantic Region” – Eric Schena.
Educational presentations were:
“Are You Addicted to Coins? Signs to Look for and Treatments to Consider” – Mike Shutty.
“Digital Coin Photography” – David Barrette.
“Fredericksburg Civil War Currency” – John Philips.
“History of the Creation of the Winged Liberty Dime” – George Cash.
“U.S. Large Cents Hypothesis; Theory and Vincent W. Alones” – Thomas Wood, Ph.D.
A workshop for the Boy Scout Coin Collecting Merit Badge was held with participation by 21 Scouts of whom 19 were certified. An educational treasure hunt attracted many young numismatists.
Stack’s Bowers Auctions accepted consignments to forthcoming auctions.
Larry Briggs was present to take submissions of coins for grading by SEGS and provided appraisals and authentication.
ANACS was present to take submissions of coins for grading.
The Virginia Numismatic Association is a non-profit organization striving to educate and serve collectors, clubs, students, and dealers in Virginia. It has 350+ individual members, 16 member clubs, and publishes the quarterly journal, The Virginia Numismatist. For more information, visit www.vnaonline.org or call 540-272-1524.
TO: VNA Members FROM: George Cash, VNA President DATE: February 6, 2012 Updated Oct 7, 2012 to reflect accurate count of books for sale.
SUBJECT: VNA Out-of-Print Reference Books for Sale
VIRGINIA NUMISMATIC ASSOCIATION – BOOKS AVAILABLE
The Virginia Numismatic Association has obtained from Multi-Print the remaining copies of books printed years ago for sale by VNA. These books are offered to VNA members on a first-come-first-served basis exclusively until March 15, 2012, at which time they will be offered to the general public. In order to serve as many members as possible, only one copy of each title may be ordered until March 15, at which time as many copies as desired may be ordered.
The Obsolete Paper Money of Virginia, Charles J. Affleck. Published by the Virginia Numismatic Association, 1968. Printed by Multi-Print, Hampton, Virginia. The definitive work on Virginia paper money. VNA Member Price $100 for the set.
Virginia Obsolete Paper Money, Richard Jones & Keith Littlefield. Published by the Virginia Numismatic Association, 1992. Printed by Multi-Print, Hampton, Virginia. A follow-up to Affleck’s work.
Hardback Edition: 470 pgs. $ 70.00 Sold out
(Loose leaf edition of same book will be available for $30.00 Quantity: 20
Virginia Tokens, David E. Schenkman. Published by the Virginia Numismatic Association, 1980. Printed by Multi-Print, Hampton, Virginia. 238 pgs. The definitive work on Virginia Tokens. ( NOTE- A new Virginia token book is being prepared. Completion of this work is expected in 2014.)
*Unbound Edition $30.00 Quantity available: 30
*(These have been drilled for a three ring binder)
Single volume shipping is $5.20. Up to three volumes shipping is $11.35. Please add
5% Virginia sales tax and shipping cost when ordering. Make checks payable to VNA.
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