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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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    Heritage Auctions: Platinum Night FUN Coin Convention 1-8-08 1/8/2008

    Heritage Auctions: Platinum Night FUN Coin Convention 1-8-08

    Platinum Nite at Florida United Numismatists Convention January 8, 2008. Michael Sadler, auctioneer for Heritage.

    Allied Military Currency Used During the Surrender of Okinawa 1/10/2008

    Allied Military Currency Used During the Surrender of Okinawa

    Well known collector and lecturer Jerry Kochel presents rare photos and examples of the currency used during the final months before the surrender of the Japanese on the island of Okinawa. Speaker(s): Gerald Kochel.

    Highlights from the 5th Edition "Cherrypicker's Guide to Rare Die Varieties" 1/10/2008

    Highlights from the 5th Edition "Cherrypicker's Guide to Rare Die Varieties"

    The "Cherrypicker's Guide," is one of the most celebrated multi-volume books in the American numismatic history. This new edition list many new varieties. See examples and hear from author and researcher J.T. Stanton who helped compile these newly discovered examples. Speaker(s): J.T. Stanton.

    NSDR Banquet FUN Convention Orlando 2008 1/10/2008

    NSDR Banquet FUN Convention Orlando 2008

    Another gala event of awards, toasts and recognition of the coin hobby's most important silver dollar dealers and collectors. Speaker(s): Randy Campbell, Master of Ceremonies.

    NSDR Silver Dollar Investors Forum: 30th Annual, January 2008 1/10/2008

    NSDR Silver Dollar Investors Forum: 30th Annual, January 2008

    Randy and John are both former presidents of the National Silver Dollar Roundtable as well as recipients of NSDR's Lifetime Achievement Award. John delivers his overall assessment of the silver dollar market while Randy addresses his "Top Ten Silver Dollar Investments." Many other questions are answered at this 30th edition of this in-depth program presented yearly at the FUN Convention. This lecture presentation includes: * current state of the current silver dollar market * whether the grading services are doing a good job * which dimple Morgan dollars to buy and how well they have done * what other dollars to buy * five circulated dollars to buy * which silver dollars to avoid * outlook for 2008 Speaker(s): Randy Campbell & Al Johnbrier.

    Overview of the Washington Quarter Series 1/10/2008

    Overview of the Washington Quarter Series

    Jacksonville researcher, Ray Herz, explains the development of the Washington quarter series. He addresses different ways to collect, major varieties and potentially underrated dates. Speaker(s): Ray Herz.

    Reverse Press Conference 1/10/2008

    Reverse Press Conference

    COIN WORLD editor, Beth Deisher, allows herself to be asked any question about what has been going on in the world of numismatics. Hear Beth field questions from the public. Speaker(s): Beth Deisher.

    SSDC 5th Annual VAM Thing 2008 1/10/2008

    SSDC 5th Annual VAM Thing 2008

    Society of Silver Dollar Collectors Again, the FUN Convention is the site for this annual gathering of Morgan and Peac Dollar variety collectors. Scholarly presentations plus the sharing of the latest information on VAMs is offered along with the comradery of collecting. Speaker(s): Ash Harrison & Jeff Oxman.

    PCGS Luncheon History of Grading 1-11-08 Part 1/2 1/11/2008

    PCGS Luncheon History of Grading 1-11-08 Part 1/2

    News and information about the history of grading by Professional Coin Grading Service experts David Hall and Ron Guth. Speaker(s): Ron Guth & David Hall.

    PCGS Luncheon History of Grading 1-11-08 Part 2/2 1/11/2008

    PCGS Luncheon History of Grading 1-11-08 Part 2/2

    News and information about the history of grading by Professional Coin Grading Service experts David Hall and Ron Guth. Speaker(s): Ron Guth & David Hall.

    FUN Coin Convention 2008 1/31/2008

    FUN Coin Convention 2008

    53th Annual FUN Convention with Bob Hurst, Barry Stuppler, Anthony Swiatek, Randy Campbell, Leo Frese, Norman Long, Kevin Brown, Ray Dillard, James Beach, David Harper, Dawn Burbank, Steve Deeds, Katey Laibstain, Paul Defelice, and Ahmet Sandikci.

    Do's and Don'ts of Coin Collecting 1/31/2008

    Do's and Don'ts of Coin Collecting

    Well known collector Bill Fivaz shares what every collector needs to know.

    Heritage Auctions: Walter Husek Large Cent Collection 2/5/08, Part 1 of 3 2/5/2008

    Heritage Auctions: Walter Husek Large Cent Collection 2/5/08, Part 1 of 3

    Part 1 of 3. The sale of the Walter Husak Sale of Large Cents including preauction. See every lot sell and see the people in attending.

    Heritage Auctions: Walter Husek Large Cent Collection 2/5/08, Part 2 of 3 2/5/2008

    Heritage Auctions: Walter Husek Large Cent Collection 2/5/08, Part 2 of 3

    Part 2 of 3. The sale of the Walter Husak Sale of Large Cents including preauction. See every lot sell and see the people in attending.

    Heritage Auctions: Walter Husek Large Cent Collection 2/5/08, Part 3 of 3 2/5/2008

    Heritage Auctions: Walter Husek Large Cent Collection 2/5/08, Part 3 of 3

    Part 3 of 3. The sale of the Walter Husak Sale of Large Cents including preauction. See every lot sell and see the people in attending. Comments after the sale from Walter Husak, Chris McCawley, Todd Imhoff, Denis Loring, Steve Ellsworth, Jack Beymer, Dan Holmes, and Sam Foose.

    PNG Living History: Catherine Bullowa, March 8, 2008 3/8/2008

    PNG Living History: Catherine Bullowa, March 8, 2008

    Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinTelevision.com. The Professional Numismatists Guild is comprised of America's best and most ethical coin dealers. They are bound by a code of conduct to protect consumers and offer accurate information. The video series "Living History" features prominent PNG members.

    Collecting $3 Obsolete Bank Notes 4/20/2008

    Collecting $3 Obsolete Bank Notes

    Perhaps the most well known numismatic couple present another lecture with slides from their extensive coin and paper money collection. This talk features bank notes that have the denomination of $3 that include obsoletes, broken, script, Depression era and checks. In this lecture with slides presentation you will see and learn about: * the invention of paper money * history of "broken" bank notes * rarity of these notes by the different states that issued them * the many notes only available in sheets, as proofs or advertising issues * different printers and vignettes used * problems of counterfeiting * examples of the most popular and desirable notes * tips for collectors Speaker(s): John & Nancy Wilson.

    CSNS Award Ceremonies 2008 4/20/2008

    CSNS Award Ceremonies 2008

    All the work of putting a coin convention together results in rewards being given for the effort. These awards include exhibits and other responsibilities worthy of acknowledgement. Speaker(s): Kevin Foley, Moderator with Ray & Fran Lockwood.

    CSNS Convention Highlights 2008 4/20/2008

    CSNS Convention Highlights 2008

    Hear comments from various Central States Convention participants at the 69th convention in Rosemont, Illinois including Patti Finner, president-elect, Mack Martin, exhibit judge, scenes from the sale of the David Queller 1804 silver dollar for over $3 million by Heritage Auction Galleries, Steve Contursi, coin dealer and Eloise Ullman and Diane Piret of ICTA. Speaker(s): CSNS Participants.

    Hard Times Tokens 4/20/2008

    Hard Times Tokens

    The days of the Jacksonian presidency were tumultuous for the finances of the United States. During this era many private issues of tokens were created leaving a collectible legacy for numismatists. Hear long time coin collector and coin club participant Robert Fritsch present this Tokens and Medals Society PowerPoint presentation including: * catalogs about the two main types of tokens; political & store card * the beginning of political tokens from the Whig Party * Andrew Jackson's presidency and his battle with the Bank of the United States and the many tokens that resulted * opponents of Jackson and the roles they played * merchant's tokens and their common themes and advertising * Feuchtwanger tokens and his efforts to introduce a new metal for circulation * multiple examples of the various issues Speaker(s): Robert Fritsch.

    Ten Best Ways to be a Failure as an Auction Consignor 4/20/2008

    Ten Best Ways to be a Failure as an Auction Consignor

    Kevin Foley has been involved in numismatics for decades as collector, bank note dealer, show promoter and coin club official. During this time he has also worked for several of the most prominent auction firms in America where he has observed the mistakes consignors make when selling their collections During this time he has seen the many things the leadership of coin club can do to keep from growing and attracting new members. Learn from one of numismatics' most knowledgeable personalities the ways to make your club deliver to its membership what it needs to prosper and grow. In this lecture only video you will hear and learn about how to avoid the pitfalls and problems so you can sell your coins and currency for the most money possible. You will also hear about: * Kevin's experience in the markets * the importance of keeping your family informed about your collection * selecting the appropriate auction firm * why price alone is not the reason to make your decision * how important the auction catalog is * knowing who the cataloguers will be and the individuals with whom you will be working * what can be negotiated to help with your sale * why reserves and buy back can hurt you * the importance of correct grading, estimates and pedigrees * other important factors along with questions from the audience Speaker(s): Kevin Foley.

    Best Reference Works and New Varieties of Early Copper and Silver Coins 5/5/2008

    Best Reference Works and New Varieties of Early Copper and Silver Coins

    Numismatic scholar and researcher Mark Borckardt shares the list of references necessary for anyone who desires to study die states and varieties for each of the early American coin series from half cents through gold Eagles. He then shares recent discoveries of new varieties with the collecting audience. Speaker(s): Mark Borckardt.

    Comparison of Market and Technical Grading 5/5/2008

    Comparison of Market and Technical Grading

    The difference between market and technical grading affect not only conceptual terms but also valuation of the coin being graded. This area of controversy is no more polarized than between market based third party grading and the technical grading of the Early American Coppers group. In this discussion format you will hear and see: * Mark Borckardt, session moderator and longtime EAC member referee this historic and frame questions for the participants * Bill Conroy, representing Numismatic Guaranty Corporation give the perspective of third party grading * Denis Loring, longtime EAC member who learned how to grade large cents from the original Dr. Sheldon, the father of technical grading * Gordon Wruebel, one of the original founders of the Professional Coin Grading Service as well as longtime EAC member who discusses how to bridge the differences between the two grading systems * explanations about how each organization grades a coin and what criteria are used * questions from the audience who address any issues not covered Speaker(s): Mark Borckardt, Moderator, Denis Loring, Gordon J. Wruebel, William R. Conway.

    Copper Coin Collector's Guide to Understanding Themselves 5/5/2008

    Copper Coin Collector's Guide to Understanding Themselves

    The journey of a coin collector includes the drama of their own personality as well as their family life. Sometimes the coin collecting can be a stabilizing element during challenging times. Here EAC member and well known half cent collector Greg Heim share some of his personal experiences while assembling and disbursing his collection including: * how to buy coins worthy of auction * forces that can make you pay too much for coins * examples of half cents * the 10% rule when buying a coin * how to avoid numismatic lust and leave a way out of your purchase * how to negotiate and gain leverage while remaining financially responsible Speaker(s): Gregory S. Heim.

    Copper Quotes by Robinson and the Effect of Auction Sales in 2008 5/5/2008

    Copper Quotes by Robinson and the Effect of Auction Sales in 2008

    Jack Robinson's publication CQR is an important reference for collectors of early US copper coins. Recent auction sales most notably the Husak Collection have changed the market for rarities in this series. Hear and learn about: * basis for past pricing in CQR * factors being addressed in current pricing * concept of "Copper Rembrandts" for early coinage and why they can be so valuable * interpolation needed for pricing lower graded coins * process of appreciating a coin and how this has grown * concept of defining "scudsy" * audience Q&A Speaker(s): Jack H. Robinson.

    Discussion of the Walter Husak Auction Sale 5/5/2008

    Discussion of the Walter Husak Auction Sale

    This discussion begins with a ceremony with the Boys of '94 inducting Trina Husak into their membership for her involvement in the sale of her dad's collection. The sale of the Walter Husak Collection of Early Large Cents by Heritage has been called one of the most exciting coin auctions to ever take place. Even Ripley's "Believer It or Not," includes a reference to the $3.01 collection of cents that sold for more than $10 million dollars! Hear these numismatic luminaries discuss this historic event and why some of the coins traded for such record prices. Speaker(s): Walter Husak, Mark Borckardt, Douglas Bird, Chris McCauley, March Wells.

    EAC Highlights & Happenings 2008 5/5/2008

    EAC Highlights & Happenings 2008

    Once again the collectors and members of Early American Collectors descend on a town for their annual convention. One evening of each gathering is devoted to a "Happening," where members pool examples from their collections for other members to be able to review examples of rare Sheldon issues. Meet the luminaries who comprise this fun and educational event. Speaker(s): Grand Sheraton, Irving, TX.

    Fugio Coppers of 1787 5/5/2008

    Fugio Coppers of 1787

    Independent researcher and numismatist John Kraljevich shares the story of what is called by some to be America's first coin. The use of coppers was widespread in the Colonies but the need for a national issue became manifest. In this lecture with Powerpoint see and hear: * challenges faced by the Continental Congress * creation of the Fugio design by Ben Franklin * different monetary systems proposed by Morris and Jefferson * the little-known Board of Treasury and how it influenced the copper issues of early America including unbridled corruption * a hoard of Fugios that are still not fully on the market Speaker(s): John Kraljevich.

    History of American Colonial Coinage 5/5/2008

    History of American Colonial Coinage

    Roger Siboni is president of the American Numismatic Society and keynote speaker at the 2008 Early American Coppers Convention. Roger is a collector and historian who tells the tale of America through the coins that circulated until the first Federal issues in 1793. You will see and hear about: * Roger's background and how he learned about coin * factors that make Colonial coins interesting * first American issue called Hogge Money that circulated on Somers Island * early issues that include the Dutch Lion Dollar, Spanish Pillar Dollar, St. Patrick farthings, New York and Elephant token, NE shilling, Pine Tree shilling, Lord Baltimore coinage * various States that created their own issues * beautiful examples of all these coins and tokens Speaker(s): Roger Siboni.

    John Reich, US Mint Engraver 5/5/2008

    John Reich, US Mint Engraver

    Glenn Peterson is well known in the Bust half world of collectors. He delivers an informative presentation during the Bicentennial of the birth of the US Mint engraver John Reich. In this lecture and PowerPoint presentation you will see and learn about: * background of John Reich and how he came to America * Thomas Jefferson who appreciated his works and caused his hire * Reich's "secret" signature that he applied to his coin creations * his work after leaving the Mint in 1819 * examples of his designs including Bust halves by date and variety Speaker(s): Glenn Peterson.

    Master Die Hub Changes in the Bust Quarter Series 5/5/2008

    Master Die Hub Changes in the Bust Quarter Series

    A research project in conjunction with the release of a new book is the basis of this presentation delivered by John Reich Society member Steve Tompkins. His lecture includes images of the changes in the master hubs for Bust quarters that yield the rich diversity for of coins for collectors including: * story of the late beginnings of the United State quarter in 1796 * years of issue of the different types including examples of each and the engravers * development of the master hubs over time * elements in the design that modified over time including the eagle's tongue & claws, the and arrows and stars * deteriorations that occurred in the master hub * the different engravers who designed this series Speaker(s): Steve M. Tompkins.

    Penny Wise Research Library on CD Project 5/5/2008

    Penny Wise Research Library on CD Project

    Computer programmer and longtime EAC member has been charged with the task of converting all issues of the EAC publication, Penny Wise, into a retrievable database. Overcoming a series of challenges John has created another useful tool for early American copper collectors. Hear and see what new information is included in this 3rd Edition as John explains the navigation and organization techniques used. Speaker(s): John D. Lusk.

    Selling Copper Coins on EBay 5/5/2008

    Selling Copper Coins on EBay

    Don Valenziano is a longtime member in EAC and is a power seller on Ebay. His specialty is early American copper. Hear as he shares his techniques that have allowed him to earn a living on Ebay that include: * importance of good photos * how long to list, best ending dates and times * payment, shipping and return policies * why you want to answer questions promptly * potential problems with customers and dealing with Ebay Speaker(s): Don Valenziano.

    1794 Large Cent Die State Project 2008 5/5/2008

    1794 Large Cent Die State Project 2008

    Boys of '94: Chuck Heck, Bim Gander, Al Boka, Walter Husak, Dan Trollan, Rich Weber, Ralph Bucker, Scott Barrett, Darwin Palmer, Walter Reed, March Wells The "Boys of '94" research the die states of the 1794 large cent. There is a book being planned that will include their findings. Be part of the incredibly esoteric information that is exchanged at these meetings by some of the numismatic hobby's most devoted and fanatical participants. Not for the beginner but if you like 1794 large cents you will want to be part of this discussion! Speaker(s): Boys of '94.

    Paul Whitnah Shares Stories of Famous Coin Collectors 5/10/2008

    Paul Whitnah Shares Stories of Famous Coin Collectors

    Paul Whitnah has known some of the greatest coin personalities in his lifetime including Eva Adams, Q. David Bowers, Walter Breen, Ken Bressett, Mary Brooks, Grover Criswell, Virginia Culver, John Ford, Clyde Hubbard, John Jay Pittman, Ed Rochette, P.B. Trotter, Adna Wilde, and many more. In this interview Paul shares his memories and talks about the great numismatists he has known.

    Heritage Auctions: Platinum Night ANA Baltimore 7/31/08 7/31/2008

    Heritage Auctions: Platinum Night ANA Baltimore 7/31/08

    Another parade of numismatic rarities auctioned by Bob Merrill, Sam Foose, Mike Sadler.

    ANA Baltimore Convention 2008 8/2/2008

    ANA Baltimore Convention 2008

    News with US Mint Eagle Program, William Graessle, Dennis Boggs as Abe Lincoln, David Harper, Julian Leidman, Ken Hallenbeck, Dennis Tucker, Albert Alluisi & son.

    ANA Board Meeting 2008 Phoenix 8/15/2008

    ANA Board Meeting 2008 Phoenix

    These public meetings include the final Board meetings under the presidency of Bill Horton, which address By-law changes, the budget report, location of future conventions, exhibit award categories and more. The new Board under President-Elect Barry Stuppler addresses the removal of the current Executive Director, Chris Cipoletti, and his replacement by Ken Hallenbeck, the appointment of a new legislative counsel to the president, committee appointments, presidential travel and other items of new business. Speaker(s): Barry Stuppler, President.

    ANA Convention Highlights 2008 Phoenix 8/15/2008

    ANA Convention Highlights 2008 Phoenix

    Includes opening remarks by ANA President Barry Stuppler and announcement of the new Executive Director. We then travel into the convention where we see and hear from convention goers including Larry Shepherd, Cliff Mishler, Bob Campbell, Gary Adkins, Ken Hallenbeck, and Mary Counts. Speaker(s): Barry Stuppler, President.

    ANA Townhall Meeting 2008 Phoenix 8/15/2008

    ANA Townhall Meeting 2008 Phoenix

    Frank Van Valen has been a coin collector since 1961and is a professional numismatist on staff at Stack's of New York City, who has the pleasure of working out of the firm's branch office in Wolfeboro, New Hampshire. Frank is a life member of the ANA, with nearly 30 years of membership and is a frequent instructor at the annual ANA Summer Seminar. Let this life-long collector and professional numismatist take you on a journey through the world of collectable and affordable type coins with an emphasis on quality and eye appeal at all levels of the grading range. Enjoyment is the key to any good collection and Frank will show you how to build a quality collection that includes the fun and thrill of the hunt! See and learn: what constitutes a "type" coin, why quality at any value level is important, the challenge of collecting, why coins do not have to be expensive to be collectible, and what to look for in each particular series Speaker(s): Barry Stuppler & Larry Shepherd.

    Collecting US Type Coins 8/15/2008

    Collecting US Type Coins

    Arthur M. Fitts III, is a long-time ANA member, former ANA Governor and Museum Curator. A popular Summer Seminar instructor, Arthur specializes in the coinage of Great Britain. In this lecture with slides presentation he addresses how do kings die? In their sleep like the rest of us? By heart attacks, auto accidents, or might their dying be more befitting their exalted status, their influence, wealth and power? Discover if there are more sinister, dramatic, or even traumatic ways for the noble to depart this mortal coil including: English kings who died in bed Kings who died in questionable circumstances Kings and queens who died fat Speaker(s): Frank Van Valen.

    Dieing in a Kingly Fashion 8/15/2008

    Dieing in a Kingly Fashion

    Arthur M. Fitts III, is a long-time ANA member, former ANA Governor and Museum Curator. A popular Summer Seminar instructor, Arthur specializes in the coinage of Great Britain. In this lecture with slides presentation he addresses how do kings die? In their sleep like the rest of us? By heart attacks, auto accidents, or might their dying be more befitting their exalted status, their influence, wealth and power? Discover if there are more sinister, dramatic, or even traumatic ways for the noble to depart this mortal coil including: English kings who died in bed Kings who died in questionable circumstances Kings and queens who died fat Speaker(s): Arthur M. Fitts III.

    Introduction to European Medieval Coinage, 500 AD-800 AD 8/15/2008

    Introduction to European Medieval Coinage, 500 AD-800 AD

    Douglas A. Mudd, M.A. holds a Master of Arts degree in American History from George Mason University and a B.A. in International Relations from the College of William & Mary. He has worked in the museum field since 1985 and became the Collection Manager of the Smithsonian Institution's National Numismatic Collection (NNC) in 1991 and joined the staff of the ANA in 2004 as the Curator of the Edward C. Rochette Money Museum and in 2006 published, All the Money in the World: the Art and History of Paper Money and Coins from Antiquity to the 21st Century. Discover the intricacies of a world in chaos by joining ANA Money Museum Curator Douglas Mudd for an introduction to early European Medieval coinage from the fall of the Roman Empire through the 9th century including: reasons for the fall of the Roman Empire in the late 5th century effects on the financial institutions of the times the barbarian invasions, the fall of Rome and the new powers that came into being Germanic kingdoms of the Ostrogoths, Visigoths, Vandals, Franks, Burgundians and Lombards Saxons and Angles of Britain and the decline of literacy end of the Merovingians and the rise of Charlemagne examples of the coinage of these tribes and kingdoms, the imagery and symbpls used and their meanings Speaker(s): Douglas Mudd.

    Mormon Coins and Currency 8/15/2008

    Mormon Coins and Currency

    Doug Nyholm has been collecting coins since 1962, when as a young boy in South Dakota, he fondly remembers spending Morgan dollars. A visit to Al Rust's coin shop in Salt Lake City where he was hoping to purchase a Mormon gold coin, but walked out with a Kirtland $5 note countersigned by Brigham Young began his life-long interest in Mormon currency. In 2004 he wrote and published "The History of Mormon Currency" and has been researching and collecting images for a sequel. Doug is currently the Consignment Director for Heritage Galleries. In this lecture with Powerpoint Doug discusses how Mormon currency had its beginning in 1836 and continued well into the 20th century. The Mormons produced the most varied issuances of currency in the country, second only to the U.S. government. They issued currency without a charter, were instrumental in the discovery of gold at Sutter's Mill in 1848, minted the first coin from California gold and additionally struck the first $20 gold coin to circulate in the U.S. See and learn about: the first issue of Kirtland notes in 1837 the "anti-bank" notes created when a bank charter was denied principle characters involved in the creation and signing of the notes including Joseph Smith and Brigham Young problems with the Kirtland issues, the attempt of the Bank of Monroe and the financial Panic of 1837 the move to Nauvoo, Illinois and the issues that resulted the trek to Great Salt Lake and the Morman Battalion Deseret issues of paper and gold coins and the symbols used effects of the California Gold Rush on Morman money other issues including notes, tokens, Territorial, and US paper money Speaker(s): Doug Nyholm.

    Only Five 1913 Nickels? 8/15/2008

    Only Five 1913 Nickels?

    Alvin L. Stern is an ASA certified numismatic appraiser. He received his accreditation in 1985 and performs a variety of numismatic services. A coin collector of 42 years, Mr. Stern researches and lectures on a number of "coin intriguing" topics. Besides his work in numismatics, he is an award-winning artist and dental technologist holding two (2) U.S. patents in mechanical dentistry. In this lecture presentation he discusses how ninety five years ago, a clandestine scheme took place at the U.S. Mint in Philadelphia---the minting of the 1913 V Nickel. Who authorized these? Were only five (5) struck? Owned by astute collectors, millionaires and even a King, the known five coins are amongst the "jewels" of numismatic collecting. But, were there only five? You will hear information that will all you to decide including: story of the search and location of a missing 1913 Liberty nickel in 2003 Samuel W. Brown who reported struck the original nickels and his subsequent efforts to promote and sell five of them history and pedigree of the five known specimens dealer and collectors who were involved including Eric Newman, B. Max Mehl and King Farouk auction records that indicate there may be an additional example of the coin how references works in the 1940's list that six specimens were struck other evidence to support this theory and the research still needed Speaker(s): Alvin M. Stern.

    Ten Labours of Herakles on Ancient Coins 8/15/2008

    Ten Labours of Herakles on Ancient Coins

    Prue Morgan Fitts is a former governor of the American Numismatic Association and an active member of Women in Numismatics (WIN) and the Association of Dedicated Byzantine Collectors. Ms. Fitts is an expert in the field of Byzantine numismatics and is frequent ANA Summer Seminar instructor. Her lecture with Powerpoint address why has this hero endured including: mythological background of Herakles and how the labours came about gods and goddesses who were involved along the way the Labours including the Numean Lion, Lernean Hydra, Keryneian Hind, Erymanthian Boar, Augean Stables, Stymphalian Birds, Cretan Bull, Horses of Diomedes, Girdle of Hippolyte, and Cattle of Geryon how two additional labours were added; the Apples of Hesperides and the Capture of Kerberus death of Herakles examples of coins depicting each of the labours Speaker(s): Prue Morgan Fitts.

    Baltimore Gold Hoard 8/15/2008

    Baltimore Gold Hoard

    In 1934, two boys find a fortune in American gold coins buried in a Baltimore cellar. Hear the intriguing story of this treasure find, what happened to the children, who may have buried the coins and more that has been written into a book. Speaker(s): Leonard Augsburger.

    Baltimore Stock Certificates and Bonds 8/15/2008

    Baltimore Stock Certificates and Bonds

    The history of Baltimore is told by historian and collector Russ Sears. He discusses and shows the many issues of scripophily from the late 1700's telling stories about each item including the people and companies involved. In this video you will hear and see about: * bank script from 1790's * Baltimore water script * William Patterson, his role in Baltimore history and various items with his signature * stock certificates for railroad companies, breweries, baseball, shipbuilding, hotels, banks, insurance companies, manufacturers and more Speaker(s): Russ Sears.

    Bingle Tokens of Alaska 8/15/2008

    Bingle Tokens of Alaska

    Learn the story of these special tokens struck by the state to the far north from one of the coin hobby's brightest young numismatists. Speaker(s): Will Robins.

    Coinage Used for Propaganda by the Byzantines 8/15/2008

    Coinage Used for Propaganda by the Byzantines

    Sundman Lecture Series Prue Morgan Fitts In this keynote presentation delivered at the Sundman Lecture Series for the American Numismatic Association Prue Fitts focuses on the powerful use of propaganda on coinage that proclaimed that the East was the true seat of the Roman Empire. Speaker(s): Prue Morgan Fitts.

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