The Maryland State Numismatic Association Sponsored the Third Annual Exhibition at the Whitman Baltimore Coin and Currency Expo help March 27-29 at the Baltimore Convention Center. Bryce Doxon, MSNA Secretary and Exhibits Chairman announced the following winners:
First Place (MSNA Best In Show): “Henrietta Szold and Her Legacy: Hadassah and Youth Aliyah” by Simcha Kuritzky.
Second Place (MSNA Master Award): “The Faces and Stories Behind the Treasury Signers of U.S. Paper Money” by Garrett Ziss. Ziss also won a special Young Numismatist’s Best in Show award.
Third Place (MSNA Superior Award): “United States Coast Guard Ships, Planes and More” by William Stratemeyer. This exhibit also won Best Maryland-related exonumia exhibit from the Maryland Token And Medal Society.
First Place winner Simcha Kuritzky
Second Place and YN Winner Garrett Ziss
Third Place and Maryland TAMS winner William Stratemeyer
Appreciation Award of a one-ounce silver 1988 MSNA medal went to Exhibit Chairman Bryce Doxzon for his non-competitive exhibit Baltimore Celebrates the “Star-Spangled Banner” Centennial. The exhibit “Many Ways to Collect Elongateds” by Simcha Kuritzky was not eligible for an award since there is a limit of one award per exhibitor.