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Exhibit Results at the 2012 PNNA Convention

(When a class is omitted, there were no entries in that class.)

Class 1 — United States and Canadian Coins
1st Place — Gerald R. Williams – The Arts: Numismatic Contribution of the Cooper Union.
Right: Gerald (right) receives his award from Danny Bisgaard (left) at the August 2012 Mid-Valley
(Albany, OR) Coin Club meeting.

Class 3 — Tokens, Medals and Decorations
2nd Place & C.E. Heppner Award (Tokens, Medals, and Decorations) —
Dan Vornbrock – Hudson Bay Company Tokens.

Class 4 — World Coins and Paper Money
1st Place — Suraj Guptha – History Through Coins: Modern History of India.

Class 5 — General or Specialized
1st Place & Byron F. Johnson Memorial (Best of Show) Award & People's Choice Award —
James Reinders – Clock Makers Collection.

Judges: Del Cushing, Tom Sheehan, Ken Hill.
Chief Judge: Eric Holcomb.
Exhibit Chairman: Dan Vornbrock.

2012 Convention Exhibit Report

See above for the results of this year’s competitive displays. There was also one non-competitive exhibit displayed, by James Reinders, titled Numismatics 101.

Congratulations to all the winners. They will receive award plaques for their entries. Thank you to the judges listed above, to Eric Holcomb for serving as Chief Judge, and to Dan Vornbrock for serving as Exhibit Chairman again this year. Their work was very much appreciated.

James Reinders' Byron Johnson award-winning exhibit from the PNNA show (see class 5 above) went on to the ANA National Money Show in Denver, where it won class 5 (The Arts) and the National Coin Week award (which carries an ANA summer seminar scholarship as part of the award).