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2019 Numismatic Literary Guild Award Winners

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Aaron R. Feldman
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The Numismatic Literary Guild, a 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, presented its annual awards for 2019 on Thursday, August 15, in Rosemont, IL. This year marked NLG’s 51st anniversary.

For information about the NLG, visit www.NLGonline.org. A membership application is available online at www.nlgonline.org/NLG_Member_Form.pdf.

To be eligible for consideration in any of the 2019 Numismatic Literary Guild award categories, entries must have been published, released, or posted on the Internet between May 1, 2018 and April 30, 2019.

These are the 2019 winners:

BOOK OF THE YEAR
United States Proof Coins, Volume IV – Gold
John W. Dannreuther

BEST SPECIALIZED BOOK: UNITED STATES COINS
United States Proof Coins, Volume IV – Gold
John W. Dannreuther

BEST SPECIALIZED BOOK: WORLD COINS TO 1500
Coins of The Ptolemaic Empire, Part 1, Ptolemy I – Ptolemy IV
Catherine C. Lorber

BEST SPECIALIZED BOOK: UNITED STATES PAPER MONEY
Treasury Notes of The War Of 1812
Donald H. Kagin

BEST SPECIALIZED BOOK: TOKENS & MEDALS
So-Called Dollars From The Pacific Coast Expositions 1894-1962
Jeff Shevlin & William D. Hyder

BEST SPECIALIZED BOOK: NUMISMATIC INVESTMENTS
Pleasure & Profit
Robert W. Shippee

BEST SPECIALIZED BOOK: NUMISMATIC HISTORY OR PERSONALITIES
Bent, Holed & Folded
Michael Shutty, Jr.

NUMISMATIC COLUMNS OR ARTICLES: UNITED STATES COINS TO 1900
The Myth of The Continental Dollar
Erik Goldstein
The Numismatist

NUMISMATIC COLUMNS OR ARTICLES: UNITED STATES COINS 1901 TO DAT
The PCGS Meeting That Solved A Mystery
Donn Pearlman
PCGS Rare Coin Market Report

NUMISMATIC COLUMNS OR ARTICLES: WORLD COINS TO 1500
NGC Ancients
Numismatic Guaranty Corporation
NGC Enews

NUMISMATIC COLUMNS OR ARTICLES: WORLD COINS 1501 TO DATE
A Short History of The Long-Lived British Penny
Jim Wells
The California Numismatist

NUMISMATIC COLUMNS OR ARTICLES: UNITED STATES PAPER MONEY
Thinking About Images of Slavery
Steve Roach
Coin World

NUMISMATIC COLUMNS OR ARTICLES: WORLD PAPER MONEY
Counterfeit Detection
Paper Money Guaranty
PMG Enews

NUMISMATIC COLUMNS OR ARTICLES: TOKENS AND MEDALS
James Murdock Jr. – Ohio Die-Sinker
David E. Schenkman
The Numismatist

NUMISMATIC COLUMNS OR ARTICLES: SPOT NEWS, MARKETPLACE, ANALYSIS
Educational Exhibits at the 2018 ANA Show
Steve Roach
Coin World

NUMISMATIC COLUMNS OR ARTICLES: HISTORY OR PERSONALITIES
Historic Moment: Joseph J. Mickley’s Musings About The First “Coin Convention”
Joel J. Orosz
The Numismatist

ED REITER MEMORIAL AWARD FOR BEST COLUMN OR SERIE
Tokens & Medals
David E. Schenkman
The Numismatist

JAMES L. MILLER AWARD FOR ARTICLE OR STORY OF THE YEAR
The Myth of The Continental Dollar
Erik Goldstein
The Numismatist

BEST INVESTMENT NEWSLETTER
Liberty’s Outlook
Patrick A. Heller

BEST PROFESSIONAL PERIODICAL
Coin News
John W. Mussell, Editor

BEST CLUB OR NOT-FOR-PROFIT PERIODICAL
Journal of Early American Numismatic
Christopher Mcdowell, Editor

BEST ONLINE NEWS WEBSITE
Coinweek.com
Charles Morgan, Editor

BEST DEALER OR INDUSTRY WEBSITE
StacksBowers.com

BEST SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM OR COIN COLLECTOR FORUM
Instagram.com
NGCCoin
Paul Sandler, Editor Numismatic Guaranty Corporation

BEST BLOG
The Money Connoisseur
Scott A. Travers

BEST AUCTION CATALOG: UNITED STATES COINS
The Archangel Collection Of Colonial Coins & 1792 Coinage
Stack’s/Bowers

BEST AUCTION CATALOG: WORLD COINS
The Morris Collection
Heritage Auctions

BEST AUCTION CATALOG: PAPER MONEY
The Joel R. Anderson Collection of United States Paper Money Iv
Stack’s/Bowers

BEST AUCTION CATALOG: BOOKS OR EXONUMIA
The John W. Adams Library
Kolbe & Fanning
Numismatic Booksellers

BEST AUDIO-VISUAL PROGRAM: RADIO
Things You Know That Just Aren’t So…
Patrick Heller

BEST AUDIO-VISUAL PROGRAM: AUDIO
Numismatic Americana Through The Eyes of John Kraljevich
John Kraljevich & Charles Morgan
CoinWeek.com

BEST AUDIO-VISUAL PROGRAM: SHORT VIDEO
Indian Peace Medals: Important And Historic Collectibles
Russ Augustin & Charles Morgan
CoinWeek.com

BEST AUDIO-VISUAL PROGRAM: LONG VIDEO
1792 – A Hub Story: How The First U.S. Mint Coinage Dies Were Made
CoinWeek.com
Bill Eckberg & Charles Morgan
BEST SOFTWARE OR APP
NGCCoin.com Mobile App
Numismatic Guaranty Corporation

LEE MARTIN FOUNDER’S AWARD FOR BEST ALL-AROUND PORTFOLIO
Steve Roach

THE RIBBIT
Ron Guth

THE CLEMY
Douglas Winter

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