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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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    NSDR Silver Dollar Market Analysis 1/9/93 1993

    NSDR Silver Dollar Market Analysis 1/9/93

    Experts talk silver dollars. Speaker(s): Randy Campbell and Leon Hendrickson.

    Present & Future Educational Programs of ANA 1/10/1993

    Present & Future Educational Programs of ANA

    James Taylor tells how the ANA Education Department is proud of some of its accomplishments, wishes it could change some of them, is looking ahead to new projects and is always looking for new ideas from collectors. You'll learn what's been going on the last four years in the Education Department and what to look for in the future. Lecture only. Speaker(s): James Taylor.

    US Paper Money 1/10/1993

    US Paper Money

    The history of United States paper money begins with the 13 Colonies and continues until today. During this time many beautiful and collectible bank notes were produced. Tom Denly is a well-known collector and dealer of paper money who shares many of the stories about these notes and show beautiful examples including broken banks, nationals, Educationals, and many more. An excellent overview for both beginning and advanced collectors. Lecture with color slides. Speaker(s): Tom Denly.

    Commemorative Silver Coinage of 1936 1/10/1993

    Commemorative Silver Coinage of 1936

    Did you know that the United States struck 34 different silver commemorative coins in 1936? Learn from veteran collector/dealer Brad Karoleff how this incredible numismatic issuance would have cost a collector as much as $56.47, what might have been as much as 10% of a workers yearly salary. Learn the stories and sometime abuse of issues that included the Arkansas, Oregon, Cleveland, Cincinnati, Elgin, Delaware, Texas, and many more. Lecture with slides. Speaker(s): Brad Karoleff.

    Triple the Value of Your Rare Coin Portfolio 1/10/1993

    Triple the Value of Your Rare Coin Portfolio

    Mike Fuljenz, 15 time ANA seminar instructor, covers the "how-to'" of managing and preserving a quality rare coin portfolio to maximize its potential. Mike's numismatic credentials include awards from the Numismatic Literary Guild for writing, appearances on television, contributions to numerous price guides and texts, as well as involvement in coin collector organizations. Lecture with color slides. Speaker(s): Michael Fuljenz.

    What Does the Future Hold for U.S. Commemoratives? 1/10/1993

    What Does the Future Hold for U.S. Commemoratives?

    Anthony Swiatek is a preeminent numismatic authority and ANA Governor. In this presentation you'll learn which commemorative issues in various grades will shockingly offer poor, fair, good, or outstanding future potential for their owners. Anthony stresses that coins should be purchased only for the joy of collecting. Lecture with color slides. Speaker(s): Anthony Swiatek.

    Romance of Pioneer Gold 2/6/1993

    Romance of Pioneer Gold

    Donald Kagin is a Ph.D. in numismatics whose specialty is pioneer gold. He leads you on a trek through history during America's gold rushes. You'll see examples of these desirable coins and the men responsible for their creation. Lecture with slides. Speaker: Donald H. Kagin, Ph.D..

    California Commem Coins and Commemorabilia 6/5/1993

    California Commem Coins and Commemorabilia

    The state of California was responsible for many of America's commemorative coins. Along with these coins various items were produced for packaging, display, and shipping. Today this "commemorabilia" has become one of the hottest collecting areas in numismatics. Learn about this fascinating new area with veteran collector Jerry Yahalom. Lecture with slides. Speaker(s): Jerry Yahalom.

    Overview of New Orleans Gold Coins 1839-1909 8/15/1993

    Overview of New Orleans Gold Coins 1839-1909

    This video covers the history of the new Orleans Mint, with special emphasis on the minting of gold coins. Information is presented as to the probable source of gold bullion used in striking New Orleans coins. The present day whereabouts of some of these very rare New Orleans gold coins is explored. Special emphasis is given to the double eagles struck at the New Orleans Mint. Speaker: John Jay Pittman.

    America's Commemorative Coins 8/15/1993

    America's Commemorative Coins

    Learn about collecting the commemorative coins of the United States. with "Mr. Commem," Anthony Swiatek. You'll see full-screen pictures of the most popular coins, learn how to spot counterfeits, grade, and know which issues to buy. Location footage with narration. Speaker(s): Anthony Swiatek.

    Collecting U.S. Paper Money 8/15/1993

    Collecting U.S. Paper Money

    The paper money of America began with the Colonies and continues to this day. The early bank notes of this country represent a colorful and fascinating aspect of collecting. Learn about collecting Colonials, Fractionals, Confederates, "error" notes, and various large size currency. Includes location footage and interviews with prominent paper money dealers. Speaker: David Lisot.

    Lesher Referendum Medals 8/15/1993

    Lesher Referendum Medals

    At the turn of the 20th century, in the Rocky Mountain mining town of Victor, Colorado, Joseph Lesher issued octagonal, 1-ounce silver medals that were redeemable by local merchants. No accurate records have been found that explain how many of these "Referendum Dollars" were struck. ANA Treasurer Adna Wilde Jr., who has assembled a comprehensive listing of such pieces, explains how they came to be issued and what he has discovered through his studies. Lecture with slides. Speaker: Adna G. Wilde Jr..

    When Are Coins Fun? Collecting for Kids! 8/15/1993

    When Are Coins Fun? Collecting for Kids!

    Collecting coins can be a fun activity, but attracting and engaging a young audience requires thought and planning. Emphasizing the educational and anthropological perspectives of the hobby, Dr. Robert Pickering, former chief curator of the Indianapolis Children's Museum and current chairman of the anthropology department at the Denver Museum of Natural History, discusses how to plan youth projects in numismatics. Lecture with slides. Speaker: Robert B. Pickering, Ph.D..

    Detecting Counterfeit and Altered U.S. Coins, 1 of 3 8/15/1993

    Detecting Counterfeit and Altered U.S. Coins, 1 of 3

    Coin expert, J.P. Martin, teaches you what to look for to spot the phonies of most major U.S. type coins. Full-screen pictures show examples of type coins, rare dates, gold, and commemoratives. Every coin collector and dealer needs this information. This is a special double DVD set that includes the most information ever offered about counterfeit detecttion on a video. 2 DVD set. Speaker: J.P. Martin.

    Detecting Counterfeit and Altered U.S. Coins, 2 of 3 8/15/1993

    Detecting Counterfeit and Altered U.S. Coins, 2 of 3

    Coin expert, J.P. Martin, teaches you what to look for to spot the phonies of most major U.S. type coins. Full-screen pictures show examples of type coins, rare dates, gold, and commemoratives. Every coin collector and dealer needs this information. This is a special double DVD set that includes the most information ever offered about counterfeit detecttion on a video. 2 DVD set. Speaker: J.P. Martin.

    Detecting Counterfeit and Altered U.S. Coins, 3 of 3 8/15/1993

    Detecting Counterfeit and Altered U.S. Coins, 3 of 3

    Coin expert, J.P. Martin, teaches you what to look for to spot the phonies of most major U.S. type coins. Full-screen pictures show examples of type coins, rare dates, gold, and commemoratives. Every coin collector and dealer needs this information. This is a special double DVD set that includes the most information ever offered about counterfeit detecttion on a video. 2 DVD set. Speaker: J.P. Martin.

    Coins of Croesus 8/15/1993

    Coins of Croesus

    This video covers the development of the coinage of Croesus, and a discussion of the master die theory, with a supportive example using the die stater of Alexander the Great. Lecture with slides. Speaker: Harlan Berk.

    Nuts and Bolts: Communicating Via a Computer Bulletin Board 8/15/1993

    Nuts and Bolts: Communicating Via a Computer Bulletin Board

    ANA has just joined several computer bulletin boards. This can mean better and easier communication with ANA and other bulletin board users. Learn what you'll need, what you can do, how you can do it and how much it will cost. Lecture with demonstration. Speaker: Hal Day.

    American Numismatics: Perception vs. Reality 8/15/1993

    American Numismatics: Perception vs. Reality

    John Ford has been involved in numismatics for more than 54 years. He has worked side-by-side with most of this century's great numismatists, and has handled many of the legendary coins. John shares his thoughts about the people, the coins and the organizations he has known intimately. John, of course, is his most provocative and entertaining self in this very informative "insider's view" video. Speaker: John J. Ford, Jr..

    Numismatic Literature Symposium 1993 8/15/1993

    Numismatic Literature Symposium 1993

    With the 21st century fast approaching, it's time to speculate what the future might bring to the world of numismatic literature. This video looks at what is now available in the way of computer enhancements to numismatic research and how electronic messaging is already changing how we think of numismatics. What the future holds in the way of books, publishing and the leather-bound computer notebook are examined. Speaker: Michael Hodder, Larry Mitchell, Scott Rubin.

    My 75 Years in Numismatics 8/15/1993

    My 75 Years in Numismatics

    Eric Newman is one of numismatics' greatest researchers, writers and collectors. This is a pleasurable look back at the people he has known, the coins he has seen and the research he has done. Speaker: Eric P. Newman.

    ANA World Series of Numismatics 1993 8/15/1993

    ANA World Series of Numismatics 1993

    The top four teams from preliminary competition face off in this championship round to determine who will be the most knowledgeable numismatists! Master of Ceremonies: David Lisot.

    How to Grade Early U.S. Coppers 8/15/1993

    How to Grade Early U.S. Coppers

    No area of numismatics is more controversial than grading, and no coins are harder to grade than early US. copper. How does technical grading differ from market grading? What are EAC standards, anyway? How do they compare to those used by the slab services? What role do surfaces play? Color? Strike? Eye appeal? Speaker: Denis W. Loring.

    Fun with Early Islamic Coins 8/15/1993

    Fun with Early Islamic Coins

    Gold, silver and bronze coins from the early centuries of Islam are among the most historically important and interesting of all time. Their origins range from Spain to Pakistan and reflect many aspects of politics, religion, economics, language and the decorative arts. ANA Museum Curator Robert Hoge focuses on how to recognize the major series, as well as denominations, mints, dynasties and legends. Lecture with slides. Speaker(s): Robert W. Hoge.

    ANA's "Money Talks" Radio Program 8/15/1993

    ANA's "Money Talks" Radio Program

    "Money Talks' is a two and one-half minute radio show broadcast Monday through Friday by more than 100 radio stations across the country. ANA Educational Services Director James Taylor describes the program's launch, how it is produced, funded, and what the costs are for production. Learn how to carry your organization's message to listeners across America with this informative talk. Lecture only. Speaker(s): James Taylor.

    Collecting and Exhibiting Western Americana 8/15/1993

    Collecting and Exhibiting Western Americana

    The exploration and settling of the western United States is illustrated on many numismatic items and related pieces of collectable Western Americana. Dick Goudie, an avid scholar of the Pikes Peak region, categorizes and displays a variety of material that is sure to interest collectors, exhibitors, and history buffs. Lecture with slides. Speaker(s): Richard L. Goudie.

    Lt. Zebulon Pike's Travels & Centennial Medals 8/15/1993

    Lt. Zebulon Pike's Travels & Centennial Medals

    Three boxes of 1906 Pike medals struck by the U.S. Mint were stored for years at Colorado Springs' First National Bank. The bank subsequently donated the medals to raise money for the city's sesquicentennial celebration in 1956. Local numismatist Bob Taylor, who spent more than a year researching the medals and coordinating their sale, shares the story behind their issuance. Lecture with slides. Speaker(s): C. Robert Taylor.

    19th Century Russian Platinum Coins 8/15/1993

    19th Century Russian Platinum Coins

    This video lecture highlights the platinum coin issues produced by Russia in the 1800's. Speaker(s): Charles S. Tumosa.

    Medallic Tour of Baltimore 8/15/1993

    Medallic Tour of Baltimore

    This is a memorable video that takes the audience on a medallic tour of Baltimore by featuring some historic landmark sites, monuments and museums which are captured on medals and tokens. Lecture with slides. Speaker(s): Millard W. Hajeck.

    Engravers Errors on Early U.S. Coins 8/15/1993

    Engravers Errors on Early U.S. Coins

    The first 44 years of the U.S. Mint were very interesting. Dies were made by hand. Although punches were used to put the sculptured figures into the dies, the letters and numbers were punched individually. This led to many mistakes. Words were spelled incorrectly, then made right. Dates, and even values, were wrongly punched. Some of the mistakes must have been made deliberately, but why? We just don't know, but we can surely speculate. Lecture with slides. Speaker(s): Jules Reiver.

    Story of the American Numismatic Society 8/15/1993

    Story of the American Numismatic Society

    Donald Partrick, an ANS councilor, discusses how the society's curatorial and library staff can help the collector; the Society's outstanding educational programs, publications, exhibitions, conferences and seminars in all fields of numismatics; and the Society's emphasis on generating research on American numismatics. Lecture with slides. Speaker(s): Donald Partrick.

    Early American Coin Hoards 8/15/1993

    Early American Coin Hoards

    Although die studies have been pursued with great enthusiasm by students of American numismatics, hoards have been rather neglected. This video discusses some of the more notable American hoards as presented in the ANS collection, including the Bank of New York hoard of Fugio cents, the Randall hoard and the Hull, Texas (1937) hoard of double eagles. Lecture with slides. Speaker(s): John M. Kleeberg.

    Common Cents: How to Teach Numismatics 8/15/1993

    Common Cents: How to Teach Numismatics

    You may have read about this highly successful program in the numismatic press. More than 18,000 students spent National Coin Week studying coins. There were dozens of hands-on projects and learning activities spanning virtually all subject areas and using coins in all of them. This program could very well become a model for teachers, collectors and coin clubs. Meet the three people most responsible for its success and hear their ideas. Speaker(s): John Virgint, Kathy Curtis, Brad Karoleff.

    Military Payment Certificates 8/15/1993

    Military Payment Certificates

    This video surveys the designs used in the 13 series of U.S. Military Payment Certificates, focusing on their origins. Many MPC's recycle vignettes previously used on U. S. and foreign paper money and stamps. Others feature original vignettes based on photographs and statuary. Several new discoveries are discussed. Speaker(s): Matt Rockman.

    Cut Coins: Money of the American Frontier 8/15/1993

    Cut Coins: Money of the American Frontier

    It has long been recognized that cut fractions of Spanish-American pieces of eight circulated as money in America in early days. Based on eyewitness accounts of their use, other contemporary references and archaeological excavations, this video covers where cut coins circulated and at what point in time. A picture will emerge of cut money originating on the East Coast, following the settlers west as the frontier expanded, and disappearing behind them as civilization advanced. Speaker(s): Bob Leonard.

    Note: The David Lisot Video Library catalog number for this item is ANA93-020.


    Years of Transition for the U.S. Large Cent 1835-43 8/15/1993

    Years of Transition for the U.S. Large Cent 1835-43

    Have you ever wondered what a "Booby Head" is? This video examines the years 1835-1843 and their importance to the U.S. Large Cent, taking an in-depth look at the various types and varieties over this period. Whether you are a neophyte, casual collector, or aficionado in early copper, there is something for everyone in this important, but often overlooked, era in Large Cent history. Speaker(s): Gregory S. Heim.

    Paper Money Overprints 8/15/1993

    Paper Money Overprints

    Paper money overprints-the equivalent of coin countermarks-have a wide range of interest. They include, unlike coins, forgeries and counterfeits; devaluation; authorization and legitimization. In spite of the "cheap" value of paper money, overprints have often been used just to save money. Speaker(s): Yasha Beresiner.

    World's First Industrial Coiner 8/15/1993

    World's First Industrial Coiner

    Richard Doty tells this story. Speaker(s): Richard S. Doty.

    Tales of a Great American Rarity: 1913 Nickel 8/15/1993

    Tales of a Great American Rarity: 1913 Nickel

    Since 1920, when the hobby first learned of the existence of five examples of the 1913 Liberty head nickel, no coin has had a more colorful background. This slide-illustrated video takes a thorough look at the background, pedigree and mysterious history of these American rarities, based on research and interviews conducted by the author, a numismatic researcher and writer, who serves as managing editor of Numismatic News. Speaker(s): Robert R. Van Ryzin.

    Barter, Bits, Bills & Tobacco: Money in Early Maryland 8/15/1993

    Barter, Bits, Bills & Tobacco: Money in Early Maryland

    For over a hundred years, tobacco was the Marylander's "eat, drink and money." Since England provided no coins for its American colonies, colonists were forced to use a variety of money systems. Lord Baltimore attempted to furnish his Maryland colony with his own coins, but his operation was brought to a quick end by the king. Concurrently, Maryland colonists used barter, foreign coins, tobacco notes and paper currency. Confusion prevailed, but the sot weed-tobacco-provided the backbone for a growing economy. Speaker(s): Willard R. Mumford.

    Washington Indian Peace Medals 8/15/1993

    Washington Indian Peace Medals

    Under Washington's first administration, America attempted to transfer the loyalty of the Indians from the English to the U.S. The British started in 1717 using small James I copper medals, and graduated to large (3") medals under George III. The fledgling government couldn't strike pieces of such size. They went to New York and Philadelphia silversmiths and had large oval silver medals engraved-our first medal and perhaps the most famous. Speaker(s): Barry Tayman.

    Study of Half Cents Happenings 8/15/1993

    Study of Half Cents Happenings

    This half-cent slide program captures the colorful early days of the U.S. Mint and the strange "happenings" which occurred there. These happenings are described as mint errors, mint economy, mishaps, freaks, or whatever else one chooses to call them. Speaker(s): Gerald L. Kochel.

    US Coinage for the Philippines 8/15/1993

    US Coinage for the Philippines

    From 1898 until 1946, the Philippine Islands were administered by the United States. A unique series of coins was produced at the U.S. Mints which bore the identities of both lands. These fascinating and very collectable issues have been largely overlooked by American collectors and present an important opportunity for the adventurer numismatist. Speaker(s): David W. Lange.

    Secrets of the World's Most Popular Fractional Gold Coin 8/15/1993

    Secrets of the World's Most Popular Fractional Gold Coin

    Mr. Pobjoy, Chairman of Pobjoy Mint Ltd. presents a colorful behind-the-scenes look at Europe's oldest and largest private mint, and reveals how the popular gold and silver Cat Coins, first introduced in 1988, are produced for the Isle of Man. Speaker(s): Derek C. Pobjoy.

    Discovering Die Set-Up Coins 8/15/1993

    Discovering Die Set-Up Coins

    US Die set-up coins have been unknown and misunderstood for many years. Within this educational program you will discover how to: authenticate, cherrypick, and collect this very neglected and rare part of US numismatics. You will learn how they are made and why. Lecture with slides. Speaker(s): Rich Schemmer.

    Room 319 at the U.S. Mint: Concept to Coin 8/15/1993

    Room 319 at the U.S. Mint: Concept to Coin

    This video traces the path of a coin from concept to reality through the Engraving Division of the U.S. Mint. This journey will illustrate some of the challenges and responsibilities of the Mint sculptor-engravers and their dedication to the art of coinage. You will meet the current U.S. Mint sculptor-engravers, and view some of their recent work. Speaker(s): Thomas D. Rogers.

    Hawaiian Monarchs, Their Medals and Coinage 8/15/1993

    Hawaiian Monarchs, Their Medals and Coinage

    This presentation, co-sponsored by the ANA and the Token and Medals Society (TAMS), looks at the royalty of Hawaii through the coins, medals and tokens issued in this island paradise. Speaker(s): Lawrence P. Baber.

    Tokens Tell a Story 8/15/1993

    Tokens Tell a Story

    There is a story behind every token. This video delves into the background of various tokens, giving you tidbits of historical trivia. It is hoped that many will find this so interesting that they, too, will want to research and develop a deeper interest in this area of numismatics. Speaker(s): Russ Sears.

    1943 Copper & 1944 Steel Lincoln Cents 8/15/1993

    1943 Copper & 1944 Steel Lincoln Cents

    The first video of all known 1943 copper and 1944 steel cents. The research was completed in 1992 by Steve Benson and published in the 1992 edition of The Standard Guide to the Lincoln Cent written by Dr. Sol Taylor. Speaker(s): Sol Taylor.

    ANA Howland Wood Memorial Award 1993 8/15/1993

    ANA Howland Wood Memorial Award 1993

    Each year exhibitors compete for ANA's most prestigious award the "Howland Wood Memorial Best-in Show Award. One exhibitor has won this fought after title an unprecedented three times including the last two years in a row. Hear Thomas Law discuss exhibiting and see his award-winning exhibit. Shot on location at ANA Convention in Baltimore. Inteviewer: David Lisot.

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