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David Lisot has been active in numismatic video since the 1980s and has created nearly 2,000 videos.

 

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    Puzzling Origin of the Dollar Sign 1991

    Puzzling Origin of the Dollar Sign

    The date of the first use of the dollar sign ($) in written form and in print is revised with additional evidence. The origin of the symbol is explained one of America's greatest numismatists. Lecture with slides. Speaker(s): Eric P. Newman.

    Gilroy Roberts Interview, March 14, 1991 1991

    Gilroy Roberts Interview, March 14, 1991

    Hear and see the great medallic sculptor Gilroy Roberts in this in-depth interview conducted by David Lisot. Gilroy shares his childhood and what inspired him to become an artist. He discusses his days at the U.S. Mint when he had the opportunity to design the Kennedy half dollar. He tells of his prolific artistic creations at the Franklin Mint. This interview is an inspiration into the creative spirit as told by one of the most successful sculptors of all time.

    Increasing Demand for Collector Coins 1/10/1991

    Increasing Demand for Collector Coins

    Zaner is Trends Editor for Coin World. His talk focuses on the demand for collector coins today and tomorrow. He answers questions about collector coins, their relationship to investor coins, and gives speci?c examples of series experiencing strong demand in this lecture only presentation. Speaker(s): Keith Zaner.

    ANS Collections: Where Are We & Where Are We Going? 1/10/1991

    ANS Collections: Where Are We & Where Are We Going?

    Hear about the coin collection of the American Numismatic Society from one of America's most famous collectors. Speaker(s): R. Henry Norweb.

    Let's Have Fun Collecting Coins 1/10/1991

    Let's Have Fun Collecting Coins

    Gary Lewis presents new ideas on having more fun as a coin collector. This seminar touches on what makes a coin club meeting fun, how to have fun ?nding coins, what education programs and reading you should do to better enjoy this hobby of ours. Gary is a FUN Board member, ANA Regional Coordinator, and a past of?cer in numerous coin clubs. Lecture only. Speaker(s): Gary Lewis.

    Young Numismatist Coin Program 1/10/1991

    Young Numismatist Coin Program

    See how young people are encouraged to participate in the hobby of coin collecting. Sponsored by the Florida United Numismatists. Speaker(s): Randy Campbell, Roger Brian, Florence Schook, Alan Hager, Gary Lewis.

    How to Read Between the Lines in Numismatic Publications 1/10/1991

    How to Read Between the Lines in Numismatic Publications

    Using an overhead projector, Swiatek compares ads and offers made by coin dealers (without naming anyone) to discuss fairness, potential for appreciation, and creditability. Lecture with slides. Speaker(s): Anthony Swiatek.

    Cherrypicking Rare US Large Cents, 1840-57 1/10/1991

    Cherrypicking Rare US Large Cents, 1840-57

    How many times have you sold a large cent and not checked to see if it was a rare variety? Stop throwing away money! Learn how to identify rare late date varieties of large cents. Bob Grellman is the editor of Attribution Guide for United States Large Cents, 1840-57, the standard reference for the coin industry. Speaker(s): Bob Grellman.

    SRO Discussion, Orlando 1/91 1/10/1991

    SRO Discussion, Orlando 1/91

    A self regulation organization may be the key to the future for the numismatic industry. Hear the presentations given by members of the select committee chosen to investigate the value of creating an SRO for the coin market. Speaker(s): Michael Haynes, Ira Goldberg, Bernard Rome, Hugh Sconyers, Barry Stuppler, Tom Russo.

    Third International Numismatic Friendship Party 2/8/1991

    Third International Numismatic Friendship Party

    Iraj Sayah of Unitrade held a series of parties in an effort to unify the coin industry. Hear aand see that being a coin dealer in 1991 had a few benefits. Speaker: Iraj Sayah.

    PNG Living History: Sam Lopresto, 2/8/91 2/8/1991

    PNG Living History: Sam Lopresto, 2/8/91

    Sam Lopresto is known as perhaps the greatest promoter of coin conventions in America. The Long Beach Numismatic, Philatelic, and Baseball Card Exposition is one of the largest coin shows of the year, plus it is held three times a year! Hear Sam talk about the early days of coin conventions as well as his vision of things to come. Interviewer: David Lisot.

    PNG Living History: Harlan White, 2/8/91 2/8/1991

    PNG Living History: Harlan White, 2/8/91

    Interviewed 11/10/90, 2/8,/91 by David Lisot Harlan White is a well known coin dealer and collector from San Diego, California. His dealings include stories about other famous dealers as well as many interesting stories of his own. Collectors and dealers alike will enjoy this journey through numismatic history. Interviewer: David Lisot.

    Rare Coin Magazine: Ancient Coin Collecting 2-26-91 2/26/1991

    Rare Coin Magazine: Ancient Coin Collecting 2-26-91

    News from Ginger Bryan, Leon Hendrickson, Thomas Palmer about collecting ancient coins.

    Collecting Modern U.S. Paper Money 3/2/1991

    Collecting Modern U.S. Paper Money

    Past ANA President Steve Taylor shares his knowledge and love for the hobby of collecting paper money. He explains the meaning of the various numbers and symbols on small sized US bank notes as well as interesting ways to assemble a collection. Lecture with slides. Speaker(s): Steve Taylor.

    Gilroy Roberts Numismatic Profile, March 14, 1991, 1 of 2 3/15/1991

    Gilroy Roberts Numismatic Profile, March 14, 1991, 1 of 2

    Hear and see the great medallic sculptor Gilroy Roberts in this in-depth interview conducted by David Lisot. Gilroy shares his childhood and what inspired him to become an artist. He discusses his days at the U.S. Mint when he had the opportunity to design the Kennedy half dollar. He tells of his prolific artistic creations at the Franklin Mint. This interview is an inspiration into the creative spirit as told by one of the most successful sculptors of all time. Interviewed by David Lisot.

    Gilroy Roberts Numismatic Profile, March 14, 1991, 2 of 2 3/15/1991

    Gilroy Roberts Numismatic Profile, March 14, 1991, 2 of 2

    Hear and see the great medallic sculptor Gilroy Roberts in this in-depth interview conducted by David Lisot. Gilroy shares his childhood and what inspired him to become an artist. He discusses his days at the U.S. Mint when he had the opportunity to design the Kennedy half dollar. He tells of his prolific artistic creations at the Franklin Mint. This interview is an inspiration into the creative spirit as told by one of the most successful sculptors of all time. Interviewed by David Lisot.

    Gilroy Roberts Workshop 3/15/1991

    Gilroy Roberts Workshop

    Hear and see the great medallic sculptor Gilroy Roberts.

    Currency Reporting Alert 4/1/1991

    Currency Reporting Alert

    The changing laws of cash reporting are discussed by Charles Intriago, publisher of Money Laundering Alert. A dealer can be fined as much as $25,000 for violating new laws. Anyone who deals in coins or precious metals will benefit by viewing this tape. Lecture was sponsored by the Industry Council for Tangible Assets (ICTA) March 27, 1991. Speaker(s): Charles A. Intriago, Esq..

    Rare Coin Magazine: National Gold Convention 1991 5/18/1991

    Rare Coin Magazine: National Gold Convention 1991

    On location from Tampa at the National Gold Convention with Robert Knecht, Kristel Yaffe, Marlene Highfill, Pete Bishal, Don Kagin, Roger Wollam.

    Classic U.S. Gold Coins of the 20th Century 6/30/1991

    Classic U.S. Gold Coins of the 20th Century

    Gold has fascinated people since the beginning of history! See and hear the history of the gold coins struck in America from 1900-1933 including all regular issues as well as the gold commemoratives. You'll get a basic overview of how to collect gold coins and which series are most available. Location footage, music, professional narration. *an overview of how-to-collect gold coins and what factors influence their value * what gold coin was considered the "work horse" of American commerce * which piece was considered "hideous" by its critics but has become most popular with collectors * what Civil War hero is commemorated on a gold coin * why so many gold coins were stored in European banks * what coins were created inspired by Theodore Roosevelt to bring back the splendor of ancient Greek coinage * which commemorative gold coin sold so poorly at issue that 10,000 pieces ended being sold to a single man Over 20 different American gold coins are shown full screen with narration and music.

    New Yorke in America Token 7/15/1991

    New Yorke in America Token

    John Kleeberg is the Assistant Curator of Modern Coins and Currency for the American Numismatic Society. His research offers new insight into this rare token struck in early Colonial America. Lecture with slides delivered at the Coinage of the Americas Conference in New York City. Speaker(s): John M. Kleeberg.

    American Indian Peace Medals of the Colonial Period 7/15/1991

    American Indian Peace Medals of the Colonial Period

    Dr. Stahl presents an in-depth presentation of the practice of giving medals to the native tribes of North America during the Colonial period. Excellent quality color slides help illustrate the medals themselves as well as accompanying information. Delivered at the prestigious American Numismatic Society's Coinage of the Americas Conference. Lecture with slides. Speaker(s): Alan M. Stahl.

    Unusual Printing in Early Am. Paper Money 7/15/1991

    Unusual Printing in Early Am. Paper Money

    Well known numismatist Eric Newman presents this informing and entertaining lecture on America's early paper money. Color slides show interesting examples of the incredible variety and subtleties to be found with the collecting of the Colonial paper series. Speaker: Eric P. Newman.

    Pennsylvania's Currency Signers, 1723-1785 7/15/1991

    Pennsylvania's Currency Signers, 1723-1785

    This in-depth presentation gives the names and backgrounds of the signers of currency issued by the state of Pennsylvania during America's Colonial period. Mr. Lasser's research is depthful and complete. Delivered at the prestigious ANS Coinage of the Americas Conference. Lecture with slides. Speaker: Joseph R. Lasser.

    Weight Analysis of Buell's Connecticut Coppers 7/15/1991

    Weight Analysis of Buell's Connecticut Coppers

    Here is a substantial research piece for any scholar of American Colonial coins. Dr. Mossman illustrates the various varieties of the Connecticut copper cents and the weight variance from year to year as well as offering insight into why these variances occurred. Speaker: Philip Mossman.

    Brasher Lima-Style Doubloon 7/15/1991

    Brasher Lima-Style Doubloon

    Numismatic researcher and scholar Michael Hodder addresses the question of the Lima-style gold doubloon counterstamped by Ephraim Brasher. His findings are original as well as controversial. Excellent color slides help substantiate Michael's new perspective of this historical piece of numismatics. Speaker: Michael J. Hodder.

    Famous Fakes and Fakers 8/15/1991

    Famous Fakes and Fakers

    Counterfeiters have been plying their trade since coins were invented. By the very nature of their work, all deal in deceit. Yet we cannot condemn them all equally. Some have made remarkable contributions to history and technology, and their works can be considered true numismatic collectibles. A careful look may even uncover some of them in your collection. Lecture only. Speaker: Ken Bressett.

    Modern Minting Process 8/15/1991

    Modern Minting Process

    Well known ANA authenticator J.P. Martin leads you on the journey of how coins are made. He shows each step in detail and explains how coins go from rolls of metal, to finished shiny disks, to actual coins. This lecture is informative for beginning collectors as well as advanced numismatists. Lecture with slides. Speaker: J.P. Martin.

    Commemorative Coin Highlights 12/15/1991

    Commemorative Coin Highlights

    Larry Shepherd assembled and sold the finest known collection of United States silver commemorative coins. He discusses and shows highlights from his famous collection in this slide and lecture presentation delivered to the Society for U.S. Commemorative Coins. Includes an introduction by Helen Carmody who tells the goals and ideals of SUSCC membership. Speaker(s): Larry Shepherd.

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