A former past president of the Royal Canadian Numismatic Association (RCNA) has received singular recognition by the American Numismatic Association (ANA). A “shocked” William Waychison stood in disbelief on the podium when ANA president Walter Ostromecki made the announcement during the opening ceremonies of the recent World’s Fair of Money in Chicago. Waychison, the immediate past president of the RCNA, was participating in the ceremony as part of this ANA’s convention theme, Hands Across the Border, a joint-partnership of the ANA and RCNA to promote each other’s conventions and the hobby. “The ANA Presidential Award is given, at the discretion of the president, to recognize an individual who works tirelessly behind the scenes for the hobby to make it better overall,” Ostomecki later told Canadian Coin News (CCN). Continue reading →
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