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Women In Numismatics

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This year’s deserving recipientof the Elvira Clain-Stefanelli Memorial Award for Achievement in Numismatics, is Carrie Best, who has been involved in numismatics for more than 40 years.

This year’s deserving recipientof the Elvira Clain-Stefanelli Memorial Award for Achievement in Numismatics, is Carrie Best, who has been involved in numismatics for more than 40 years.

Carrie Best, 2019 ANA Elvira Clain-Stefanelli Memorial Award winner. Photo courtesy ANABest has been extremely active in the hobby as a leader, promoter, mentor, dealer, and contributor. Specializing in silver art bars and rounds with themes of Christmas, Valentines and trains, Best deals in U.S. key and semi-key dates and in silver art medals.

A life member and past president (2004-07) of Florida United Numismatists (FUN), Best serves as its treasurer and was co-editor of the organization’s publication FUN Topics for 15 years. She has been Women in Numismatics’ (WIN) parliamentarian since 2008, and also is secretary/ treasurer of the International Association of Silver Art Collectorsand ­editor of its publication, The Silver Bugle.

Her efforts in promoting numismatics have been recognized by national and state organizations. She received an ANA Presidential Award (1999), as well as a FUN Presidential Award (2011) and its prestigious Award of Merit (2012).

The most rewarding part for her has been working behind-the-scenes at coin shows and volunteering with many clubs and organizations. She says, “I am truly honored to have been nominated and selected to receive this award.”

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