collector Tom Uram captured the Best in Show competitive
exhibit award at the Florida United Numismatists Convention Jan. 8 to
11 for his display "The Kings and Queens of England Through Maundy Money."
exhibit also took first place in the Foreign Coins exhibit category.
Second place in the category went to James Zylstra for "Coins
from the Cities of the Seven Churches of Asia" with third place
going to John Phipps for "The United States/Philippine
Schafluetzel was voted to receive the People's Choice Award for
his exhibit, "Wills Valley and Chattanooga & Alabama Railroads."
categories and their respective award recipients are:
place: Tony Cass, "United States Half Eagle Gold — Selecting Gold
Type by Date and Mint."
place: Tom Uram, "The Two-Cent Piece Mint State 1864-1873 With
place: Bill Jones, "A Brief History of the United States Twenty
Dollar Gold Piece."
place: Dany Rothfeld, "1955 Israeli Currency Specimen Set."
place: Dennis Schafluetzel, "Wills Valley and Chattanooga &
place: James Zylstra, "Money Madness — Selected Countries."
Medals, Orders, Decorations & Tokens
place: Juan Saldarriaga, "The Wizard of Oz: Fantasy or Monetary Allegory."
place: Dany Rothfeld, "The H.V. Keep Tokens."
place: Darrell Beeson, "Swiss Shooting Medals and Thalers."
place: John Kosakowski, "Canadian Silver and Nickel Dollar Errors."
place: Dany Rothfeld, "Errors Galore — Selected Errors and Currency."
place: John Miller, "Wrong Design Dies on 20th Century Business
place: Carol Bastable, "Lockets and Boxes Fashioned from Coins."
place: Sam Gelberd, "Gift Cards are Money Too."
place: John H. Miller Jr., "Buy the Book Before the Coin."
Junior Young Numismatist
place: Myriam Saldarriaga, "Headed West: The Changing Face of
place: Justin Wurst, "Winged Liberty Dimes: A Brief History."
Senior Young Numismatist
place: Zachary Lauer, "Five Different Ways of Collecting Morgan Dollars."
Junior YNs range from 9 to 16 years of age and the seniors are 17 to
19, but if they are out of school and are attending classes of higher
learning they can exhibit through their 21st year, according to FUN
Educational Exhibits Coordinator Robert Russell.
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