Awards List


Award / Awarded For
Nathan Gold Award
Winner

For outstanding achievement long-term service to the SPMC. 

Don Mark
Founders Award
Winner

For outstanding achievement during the past year.

Mark Drengson
President's Award
Winner

Presented by the president to person(s) deemed to have provided service to the SPMC in the past year worthy of recognition. 

Benny Bolin, Robert Calderman, Phillip Mangrum
Nathan Goldstein Award
Winner

For recruitment of new member into the SPMC.

Robert Calderman
Education, Research and Outreach Award
Winner

For significant contributions to SPMC's emphasis on Education, Research and Outreach.

Cody Regennitter, Andy Timmerman, Mark Draiss, Josh Kelley, Robert Calderman
Forrest Daniel Literary Award
Winner

In recognition of literary achievements related to paper money and associated topics.  

Wendell Wolka
Wismer Award
Winner

Given to the author of the best new book related to paper money and associated topics. 

Don Kagin--Treasury Notes of the War of 1812
Wismer Awards--Runners Up
Winner

Given to the author of the runners up for the best new books related to paper money and associated topics. 

David Fanning--Thian's Masterpiece & the Early Literature of Confederate Paper. Wendell Wolka--A History of Indiana Obsolete Notes and Scrip (ebook)
Literary Award--U. S. Large Size
First place (tie)

For the most popular article appearing in Paper Money in this category. 

Nicholas Bruyer--The Treasury Clerk Goes to War. Bob Ayers--$100 Counterfeit FRNs.
Literary Award--U. S. Large Size
Second place

For the second most popular article appearing in Paper Money in this category. 

Doug Murray & Peter Huntoon - 1862-1863 Legal Tender Classification Chart
Literary Award--U. S. Small Size
First place

For the most popular article appearing in Paper Money in this category. 

Ed Zegers--Styles of Paper Money Collecting
Literary Award--U. S. Small Size
Second place

For the second most popular article appearing in Paper Money in this category. 

Lee Lofthus, Jamie Yakes & Peter Huntoon - Series of 1929 FRBNs Released During WWII.
Literary Award--Miscellenous
First place

For the most popular article appearing in Paper Money in this category. 

Kent Halland & Charles Surasky - An Extremely Rare Alaskan Postal Note Surfaces After 124 Years
Literary Award--U. S. Miscellenous
Second place

For the second most popular article appearing in Paper Money in this category. 

Rick Melamed - The Genesis of Postage Currency
Literary Award--National Bank Notes
First place

For the most popular article appearing in Paper Money in this category. 

Jerry Dzara - Sand, Clay, Coal and National Banks
Literary Award--National Bank Notes
Second place

For the second most popular article appearing in Paper Money in this category. 

Peter Huntoon & Dawn Teresa Santiago - The First National Bank in the Arizona Territory.
Literary Award--Obsolete Currency
First place

For the most popular article appearing in Paper Money in this category. 

Robert Schreiner, Paul Horner & Linda Jacobson - North Carolina Civil War Treasury Notes at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Literary Award--Obsolete Currency
Second place

For the second most popular article appearing in Paper Money in this category. 

Nicholas Bruyer - A Tale of Two Quaker Bankers
Literary Award--Confederate Currency
First place

For the most popular article appearing in Paper Money in this category. 

Marvin Ashmore & Michael McNeil - Origins of the Train Vignette on Confederate Type-39 Treasury Notes
Literary Award--Confederate Currency
Second place

For the second most popular article appearing in Paper Money in this category. 

Michael McNeil - A Confederate Train Note Date Set
Literary Award--World Bank Notes
First place

For the most popular article appearing in Paper Money in this category. 

Steve Feller - New Information on the World War II Douglas Promenade Internment Camps on the Isle of Man
Literary Award--World Bank Notes
Second place

For the second most popular article appearing in Paper Money in this category. 

Elmer Powell - Francisco (Pancho) Villa's Bedsheets
Dr. Glenn Jackson Award
Winner

Literary award for the best article related to proofs, specimens and vignettes. 

Marvin Ashmore & Michael McNeil - Origins of the Train Vignette on Confederate Type-39 Treasury Notes
Favorite Column
First place

For the most popular column appearing in Paper Money in this category. 

Robert Calderman - Cherry Picker's Corner
Favorite Column
Second place

For the second most popular column appearing in Paper Money in this category. 

Michael McNeil - The Quartermaster Column