Service Awards

Samuel Chase Freedom Award

Silver Coin Silver Coin

The Samuel Chase Freedom Award is a one ounce pure silver coin; the LP Maryland honoree is selected by the prior recipients. Samuel Chase was one of the four Maryland signers of the Declaration of Independence. See Gerald Schneider’s newsletter article on the award. Our records and recollections find mention of these winners:

  • 1987: Erwin Vogel
  • 1988: Gerald Schneider
  • 1990: I. Dean Ahmad
  • 1991: James Spriggs
  • 1992: Bill Buzzell
  • 1993: Amy Rule
  • 1995: Jesse Markowitz
  • 1996: Scott Becker
  • 1997: Lorenzo & Susan Gaztañaga
  • 1998: Earle Pearce
  • 1999: Steve Boone
  • 2000: Spear Lancaster
  • 2001: Wayne Dougherty
  • 2003: Tony Spezio
  • 2004: Doug McNeil (2004 James Madison sterling silver presidential medal coin, below)
  • 2008: Ron Kean (2008 Lakota coin, below)
  • 2009: Robert Glaser (2008 Lakota coin, below)
  • 2010: Joseph J. Miller, Jr.
  • 2011: Robert S. Johnston III
  • 2012: Mark Grannis (2012 Silver Eagle Walking Liberty dollar, above)
  • 2014: Arvin Vohra (1925 Peace Dollar, below)
  • 2016: Eric Blitz
  • 2017: Dave Sten

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Silver Coin Silver Coin

1925 Peace Dollar front and back