International Association of Professional Numismatists (IAPN) Publication Committee chairman Peter Preston-Morley submitted the following report on the IAPN Book Prizes for 2021 and 2022. Thank you, and congratulations to the winners and nominees.
After a gap of three years, the IAPN was able to meet in person for its recent annual General Assembly in Palma Mallorca, Spain, at the end of last week.
At the Assembly members voted for two book prizes, 2021 (for books published in 2020) and 2022 (for books published in 2021).
Roberto Delzanno being presented with the 2020 IAPN Book Prize by Daniel Sedwick, President of the IAPN, at a function held in Mallorca on 29 May.
The winner of the 2021 Prize, with 54 points, was Roberto Delzanno:
Sveriges Myntbok/Münzen aus Schweden/Coins from Sweden 995-2022.
Roberto Delzanno, Stockholm, 2020
Price: SEK 795. Order from
In second place, with 41 points, was Peter van Alfen and Ute Wartenberg:
VAN ALFEN, Peter, and WARTENBERG, Ute (eds).
White Gold: Studies in early Electrum Coinage.
American Numismatic Society, New York, USA/Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel, 2020
Price: US $160. Order from
In third place, with 33 points, was Paul and Bente Withers:
WITHERS, Paul and Bente.
Irish Gunmoney and the Emergency Issues of 1689-1691: A Corpus and Die Study.
Galata, Llanfyllin, Wales, 2020
Price: GBP 60. Order from
The winner of the 2022 Prize, with 67 points, was Steve Hill:
The Gold Sovereign Series. 2nd revised edition.
Token Publishing, Exeter, England, 2021
Price: GBP 39.95. Order from
In second place, with 54 points, was Brad Yonaka:
A Variety Guide to the Silver and Copper Coinage of the Mexico City Mint, 1732-1771
Agorucu Consulting Inc, Long Beach, USA, 2021
Price: US $125. Order from
In third place, with 47 points, was Robert Mastalir:
The Great Transition at the Potosí Mint, 1649-1653: The 1649-1652 Crowned Shield Coinage and the Countermarks of 1652 - Part A: The 1649-1652 Crowned Shield Coinage and Part B: The Countermarks of 1652.
Daniel Frank Sedwick, Winter Park, USA, 2021
ISBN 978-0-98208-1884 and 978-0-98208-1891
Price: US $200. Order from
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