The 50 State Quarters Circulating Commemorative Coin Program.
DAVID L. GANZ has served as President of the American Numismatic Association, the largest educational non-profit group of coin collectors in the world (chartered by the U.S. Congress) from 1993-1995. He previously served as a board member from 1985-1995 and as legislative counsel from 1978 to 1995.
He also is a founding member of the Board of Directors of the Industry Council for Tangible Assets (since 1983) and has served as special counsel to ICTA for more than 15 years. And also served as general counsel to the National Association of Coin & Precious Metals Dealers before it merged with ICTA in 1985.
He is also a member of the Board of Directors (since 1985) of the Token and Medal Society
David L. Ganz was elected to the Borough Council in Fair Lawn in 1997; he was elected Mayor of the 4th largest municipality in Bergen County, New Jersey on January 1, 1999. He was reelected in 2000 and again in 2001 for a third term as Mayor.
SELECTED BOOKS BY DAVID L. GANZ
A Critical Guide to Anthologies of African Literature (1973)
14 Bits: A Legal & legislative History of 31 USC §324d-i (1976)
The Official Guide to Commemorative Coinage (Bonus Books, 1999)
The World of Coins and Coin Collecting (1980, 1st ed.; 2d rev. ed. 1985); 3rd revised edition, 1998. Consistently listed on bibliographic list of various encyclopedias and references.
America's Coinage Laws 1792-1894 (edited, 1991)
Planning Your Rare Coin Retirement (1999)
The 90 Second Lawyer (John Wiley, 1996) (co-author: Robert Irwin). The 90 Second Lawyer(TM) home page can be located by double clicking:
The Official Guide to America's State Quarters" (Random House, 2000)
SELECTED ARTICLES BY DAVID L. GANZ
"Legal Ethics" When a Lawyer's Obligation Begins (and Ends", 125 N.J. Law Journal 1742 (June 28, 1990)
"The U.N. and the Law of the Sea," 26 International & Comparative Law Quarterly 1-51 (1977)
"Toward a Revision of the Minting & Coinage Laws of the United States," 26 Cleveland State L. Review 177-251 (1977)
"Value of Coin Collection", 5 Proof of Facts 3rd 577-655 (1989)
"Probative Value of 'Currency Dating' for income in Respect of a Decedent," 51 N.Y. State Bar Journal 487 et seq. (1978)
"Drop Dead Dollar Bills," U.S.A. Today, May 23, 1990, p. 10A (guest editorial).
Citizens Commemorative Coin Advisory Committee
Ganz & Hollinger partner
David L. Ganz took the lead on the Citizens Commemorative Coin Advisory
Committee, following his appointment by Treasury Secretary Lloyd Bentsen
(1993-1996) in proposing circulating commemorative coinage.