The American Numismatic Society’s 2012 Annual Dinner Gala Jan. 5
will honor Chicago dealer Harlan J. Berk with its Trustees’ Award and
Frederic G. Withington with its Distinguished Service Award.
The event, which includes an auction conducted by Harmer Johnson,
an ANS fellow, will be held in the Empire Room at The Waldorf-Astoria
Hotel, 301 Park Ave. (at 50th Street) in New York City.
Berk, an ANS fellow and founding member of the Augustus B. Sage
Society, is being recognized for his commitment to the ANS and
numismatics. Berk is founder and president of Harlan J. Berk Ltd. and
Gemini Numismatic Auctions LLC.
Withington, an ANS life fellow, is being honored for his volunteer
services to the ANS since 1988. He has been an active participant in
cataloging the ANS collection for more than a decade.
A reception will be held beginning at 6:30 p.m., followed by the
dinner and auction at 7:45 p.m.
Individual tickets are priced at $500. Sponsorship for tables of
10 are available at the bronze level for $5,000, silver level at
$10,000, gold level at $15,000 and platinum level at $25,000.
Reservations must be made by Dec. 30.
For further information or to make reservations, contact Megan
Fenselau at the ANS by telephone at 212-571-4470, or email her at email@example.com. ■