Mark Anderson won the Amon Carter Jr. Award for Best World Paper Money Exhibit from the International Bank Note Society during the 38th Annual International Paper Money Show in Memphis, Tenn.
Anderson’s exhibit was titled “The Spanish Private Banks — Currency Issuance 1782-1874.”
Also during the show, IBNS presented literary awards for articles published in the IBNS Journal during 2013 and books published that same year.
Peter Symes was awarded the Fred Philipson Award, the IBNS’s top literary award to recognize the best article published in the journal during the previous year.
Symes winning article was “Banknotes in Abyssinia and Ethiopia: A Story of British and American Interests.”
The first-place book of the year award went to Printed in Palestine: The Second World War Emergency Notes of Syria, Lebanon and Djibouti, printed by the Government Printer Palestine by Raphael Dabbah.
Second place went to Theo van Elmpt for Bank Van De Nederlandse Antillen: Paper Currency 1828 to 2010, Vol. 2 1962-2010.
Howard A. Daniel III won third place for Cambodia Coins and Currency — Catalog and Guidebook of Southeast Asian Coins and Currency, Vol. 111.
Honorable mention book awards went to:
➤ Bulgarian Paper Money Catalogue 2013 by Ed. Andrei Kraptchev.
➤ Modeas y Billetes de Colombia by Pedro Pablo Hernandez.
➤ Syrian Money — Early 20th Century to the Present Day by Adnan Djaroueh.
➤ Viet-Nam Monete & Bankconote by Massimiliano Valota.