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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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    A Coin from the Pirate Ship Whydah 2012

    A Coin from the Pirate Ship Whydah

    In 1717 the pirate ship Whydah, captained by "Black Sam" Bellamy sank off the Cape Cod Coast in a ferocious storm, carrying her captured treasure and 146 pirates to the bottom. The wreckage was found in 1984 by Barry Clifford who founded a Pirate Museum, containing everything salvaged (except for one notable coin). Speaker(s): Thomas H. Sebring.

    ANA Awards Banquet 2012 Philadelphia 2012

    ANA Awards Banquet 2012 Philadelphia

    This year's annual banquet has its usual share of numismatic dignitaries. Wendell Wolka brings his style of humor as awards are given including Farran Zerbe Award Winners Arthur & Prue Fitts. Speaker(s): Host: Wendell Wolka.

    Analysis of Heraldic Eagle Silver and Gold Coins Dated 1796-1807 2012

    Analysis of Heraldic Eagle Silver and Gold Coins Dated 1796-1807

    Eight silver and gold denominations (Half Dime through Eagle) were struck from 1796 to 1807 with the Heraldic Eagle reverse. This presentation identifies the evolution of some of the design standards used on all denominations, and the real time experimentation that the mint engravers performed on our circulating coinage. In this video you will hear and see about: * Analysis of the eagle and heraldic eagle coin dies * How the stars changed on both sides of the coin * Proposals to explain how and why these changes took * Suggestion which are the standard dies and which are experimental or outright mistakes Speaker(s): David Finkelstein.

    Cherrypicking the Lincoln Cent 2012

    Cherrypicking the Lincoln Cent

    Since the discovery of the 1955 doubled die, collectors have been searching and finding many other doubled dies and repunched mintmarks in the Lincoln Cent series. Sol shares a few of these lesser-known varieties, which can still be found in old collections and dealer stock books. Speaker(s): Dr. Sol Taylor.

    David Rittenhouse and the 1792 Half Disme 2012

    David Rittenhouse and the 1792 Half Disme

    Jamie Franki is an Associate Professor at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, where he coordinates the Illustration program and serves as Associate Chair of the Department of Art + Art History. In 2005, his American Bison Nickel reverse design was selected for a six-month minting. In January 2006, his Jefferson 1800 Nickel obverse design began its long-term run on America's new and historic forward-facing circulating coin. Images and group discussion guided by medallic artist Professor Jamie Franki shed light on the life and diverse accomplishments of the first United States Mint Director and the first United States coinage struck under the authority of the Mint Act of April 1792. Speaker(s): Jamie Franki.

    Editing the Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Coinage: Big Book on a Big Subject 2012

    Editing the Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Coinage: Big Book on a Big Subject

    The talk will cover the assembly and coordination of the Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Coinage, which appeared earlier this year and which has sold widely. It will address issues of composition in the modern age, together with complications of producing hundreds of illustrations in a pre-specified format; and, most of all, the vagaries of collaborating the work of thirty-three authors. In this video you will hear and learn: * Other references on the subject * Genesis of how this book project began * Difficulties encountered with contributing authors Speaker(s): William E. Metcalf.

    Egyptian Islamic Numismatic History 2012

    Egyptian Islamic Numismatic History

    This presentation focuses on an overview of Egyptian Islamic history based on a journey through gold Islamic coins minted in Egypt. The journey begins in 170 AH (786 AD) and ends at the fall of the Ottoman Empire and their rule of Egypt during World War I in 1335 AH (1916 AD), approximately 1200 years of the most interesting times in Egypt and the Mediterranean basin. Speaker(s): Gamal Amer.

    Establishment of the Banking System in Mexico, 1864-1910 2012

    Establishment of the Banking System in Mexico, 1864-1910

    This presentation covers the way the Mexican Banking system was successfully established and how it was running until 1910, right before the Mexican Revolution. Mexican paper money from these institutions will be examined and represents fertile ground for research. Speaker(s): Ricardo de Leon Tallavas.

    European Tour of the 1933 Double Eagle 2012

    European Tour of the 1933 Double Eagle

    In April 2012, the National Museum of History partnered with Samlerhuset Group to conduct an ambitious European tour of an iconic American coin. The result was an unprecedented numismatic success with more than one hundred million households reached. This talk reveals what the partners risked and why that is a new model for cultural-corporate partnerships. Speaker(s): Karen Lee, NNC, Smithsonian & Tim Banks, Samlerhuset Group.

    First Numismatic Issue of the Supreme Junta of Zitacuaro and Theories on Early Mexican Symbolism 2012

    First Numismatic Issue of the Supreme Junta of Zitacuaro and Theories on Early Mexican Symbolism

    Presenter Max A. Keech discusses how the symbolism of Mexico was introduced on coinage made during the country's War for Independence in 1811. Keech explains the origins of symbols such as the Mexican national emblem of an eagle perched on a cactus and why they may have been misunderstood over time. Speaker(s): Max Keech.

    Hands Depicted on Coins 2012

    Hands Depicted on Coins

    Myers demonstrates how hands have been used to convey messages and ideas on money since ancient times. There have been examples of hands on coins since ancient times. You will see and learn about: * Clasped hands as they began on ancient coins * Examples of modern clasped hands, linked hands, dove hands, religious hands, hands and food, caring hands, clenched fists and more Speaker(s): William Myers.

    History of Collecting Confederate Paper Money 2012

    History of Collecting Confederate Paper Money

    This presentation begins with a brief history of the Confederate financing during the Civil War and proceeds through the decades highlighted the major and typical books, periodicals, price guides, auctions, collectors, dealers, and events in collecting Confederate paper money since 1865. In this video you will see and learn about the: * Background of the Civil War and the creation of Confederate paper money * How value of Confederates steadily declined until the conclusion of the war * Early sales and catalogs of CSA notes * Dealers who specialized in Confederate including Haseltine and others Speaker(s): Pierre Fricke.

    Image and Republican Sovereignty as Expressed on Coinage 2012

    Image and Republican Sovereignty as Expressed on Coinage

    Coins have always been more than just mere money. From the earliest Lydian coinage to the modern day they have also been intended to convey messages, news, propaganda, and commemorations. This talk focuses on the numismatic imagery and messages associated with Republics from ancient Rome to the early United States. In this video you will see and learn about the: * Definition of money and how it has been used as a way to express messages * Roman coinage that communicated social ideals including pieces issued by Caesar, Brutus and others * Issues of the Venetian Republic * Coinage of the English Civil Wars of the 17th century * American coin issues beginning with proposed issues of George Washington * French Revolution and how coinage evolved from royal issues to republican Speaker(s): Douglas Mudd.

    Imitative Arabic Coinage of the Crusades 2012

    Imitative Arabic Coinage of the Crusades

    Coins have always been more than just mere money. From the earliest Lydian coinage to the modern day they have also been intended to convey messages, news, propaganda, and commemorations. This talk focuses on the numismatic imagery and messages associated with Republics from ancient Rome to the early United States. Includes definition of money and how it has been used as a way to express messages, Roman coinage that communicated social ideals including pieces issued by Caesar, Brutus and others, issues of the Venetian Republic, coinage of the English Civil Wars of the 17th century, American coin issues beginning with proposed issues of George Washington, and French Revolution and how coinage evolved from royal issues to republican. Speaker(s): Bill Wright.

    Medallic History of Religious Intolerance 2012

    Medallic History of Religious Intolerance

    This presentation traces the causes and repercussions of religious intolerance through the perspectives of historical and commemorative medals. The medals discussed are variously anti-Semitic, anti-Catholic or anti-Protestant and serve to illustrate, through imagery and wonderful art, that such medals not only have provided a window through which to view historical events surrounding bigotry, but also have been issued to actually promote religious hatred. Include sverview of the use of medals to communicate bigotry, anti-Semitic medals including examples of the Korn Jude, Christian-Muslim conflict, anti-Catholic medals beginning with Martin Luther, Thirty Years War of 1618-1648 between Protestants and Catholics, English medals of intolerance between Church of England and Catholics, and medals of indulgence. Speaker(s): Benjamin Weiss, Ph.D..

    Medieval Melting Pot: Numismatic Crosscurrents in the Mediterranean 2012

    Medieval Melting Pot: Numismatic Crosscurrents in the Mediterranean

    The medieval coinages of Europe, Byzantium, and Islam developed in distinctive ways, but in the centuries following the crusades often reflected the influences of the other traditions. This talk surveys their interactions in the twelfth through the fifteenth centuries, illustrated with examples from the Princeton University Numismatic Collection. Includes discussiong of how uniform coinage began under Alexander the Great, and continued under the Romans, Byzantines, and Sassanians, three traditions of coinage that developed, how Islamic tradition began by copying Byzantine and Sassanian, the iconoclastic controversy and how it affected coinage, and coinage as it developed in Europe and around the Mediterranean. Speaker(s): Dr. Alan M. Stahl.

    Nano-Imaging for Ingots and Coins 2012

    Nano-Imaging for Ingots and Coins

    Recent work on state-of-the-art scanning electron microscopes has provided new insights into the sub-microscopic world of precious metals, providing a better understanding of the differences in man-made metallic objects, particularly coins and ingots. Includes discussion of the goal to get as close to the original metal pour as possible, advances in technology that have changed micro analysis, studying surface microarchitecture looking for melt patterns, crystallization patterns, layering, homogeneity, and lettering and symbols. Speaker(s): Fred Holabird.

    New Theories about the Gobrecht Dollar 2012

    New Theories about the Gobrecht Dollar

    New Data, including a complete emission sequence for the 1836 Name On Base (J60) Gobrecht Dollar, conclusively shows that die alignments I, II, and IV were deliberately created and are original issues of December 1836. Data shows that the 1839 alignment IV strikes are likewise original issues. Includes the originalist theory of how to determine originals vs. restrikes, reasons why this theory does not make sense, and evidence to support the new theory. Speaker(s): John Dannreuther, Saul Teichman & Craig Sholley.

    NLG Bash 2012 2012

    NLG Bash 2012

    Once again the brightest minds in the numismatic hobby gather to receive awards for their writing, research and presentations. This year's Clemy Award winners will surprise you when presented to Steve Ivy and Jim Halperin of Heritage Auctions. Speaker(s): Scott Travers.

    Notables, Navies, and Numismatics of the War of 1812 2012

    Notables, Navies, and Numismatics of the War of 1812

    In this bicentennial year of the War of 1812 what do we remember about it from our history books? Who were the participants? What heroes emerged? What was the Navy's role? Who won? And how is that war remembered in numismatics, a field eager to commemorate heroes and momentous events? Speaker(s): Jim Wells.

    Numismatic Personality: Walter Perschke, August 8, 2012 2012

    Numismatic Personality: Walter Perschke, August 8, 2012

    In 1979 Walter Perschke became a part of numismatic history when he purchased the Brasher Doubloon. It was the first time the coin had been offered for sale in more than 50 years. He has held the coin ever since and has recently decided to offer it on the marketplace. Walter shares the story of buying the coin, his life and story of how he became involved in numismatics. Interviewer: David Lisot.

    Numismatic Tribute to David Akers 2012

    Numismatic Tribute to David Akers

    David Warren Akers passed away on July 11, 2012 at his home surrounded by his family He was born in Seattle, Washington on September 26, 1941, received his Bachelors of Science Degree in Mathematics from the University of Notre Dame and Master's Degree from Oregon State University. He served in Viet Nam, received the Purple Heart. He married his wife Sharron in 1969. In 1972, he went to work for Paramount International Coin Corporation. He started his own rare coin business in 1987, and ran major auctions in Baltimore and New York City. He became a renowned numismatist, authored eight books on coins, and received many numismatic awards. . Coins were his passion since he was eight years old, and he felt so lucky to be able to turn his love of coins and their history into his profession. Interviewer: David Lisot.

    Numismatics of French Pretender Henri V 2012

    Numismatics of French Pretender Henri V

    Explore the long career of Henri Dieudonne d'Artois, Duke of Boreaux, Count of Chambord, 1820-1883. Follow Henri's numismatic "fossil record," six decades of medals, tokens, medalets and pattern coins. This presentation traces the numismatic items along with portraits of Henri V. Includes medals depicting different members of the royal house who had been assassinated, how Henri's father was killed in an attempt to end the Bourbon line, and changes in French government in the 1800's. Speaker(s): David Alexander.

    Off the Beaten Numismatic Path 2012

    Off the Beaten Numismatic Path

    What do you do when your collecting specialty gets old, stale, or even boring? It's time to go off the beaten numismatic path to encounter and research coins, medals, tokens, paper money, and other treasures that few other collectors know about or take seriously. This presentation introduces you to several unusual numismatic items found in an award-winning exhibit. Speaker(s): Sam Deep.

    Stack's Bowers Rarities Night Auction: Battle Born Collection 2012

    Stack's Bowers Rarities Night Auction: Battle Born Collection

    The Battle Born Collection of Carson City Mint Coinage includes an example of every single year and denomination of the desirable coins of the Nevada branch mint. See incredible prices paid for incredible coins including the million dollar 1873-CC no arrows Liberty Seated dime. Speaker(s): Christine Karstedt.

    State Seals on National Bank Notes 2012

    State Seals on National Bank Notes

    Author and noted researcher Peter Huntoon discusses how the state seals depicted on National Bank Notes were used as advertising vehicles; promoting opportunity, abundance, industry, natural wonders and much more. Speaker(s): Peter Huntoon.

    Untapped Potential of Civil War Tokens 2012

    Untapped Potential of Civil War Tokens

    ANA Hall of Famer and prolific author, Q. David Bowers has had a bourse table at every ANA convention since he was a young teenager in 1955. He shares his love of Civil War tokens, tells interesting stories and discusses this one American series in which great rarities can be bought in high grades for under $500. Speaker(s): Q. David Bowers.

    US Mint's Original Coinage Denominations, 1793-1796 2012

    US Mint's Original Coinage Denominations, 1793-1796

    Producing coinage has been long considered a vital declaration of sovereignty in international diplomacy, so a major goal of President Washington's first administration was establishing a mint for the new United States of America. Hoge surveys the selection of denominations, and their types, chosen for the first productions of the mint. He focuses upon the coins provided for exhibit at this Convention on loan by the American Numismatic Society, showing the famous "firsts" of U.S. coinage. Speaker(s): Robert W. Hoge.

    Why the Coin Industry Needs a Practical Action Committee 2012

    Why the Coin Industry Needs a Practical Action Committee

    In this age of excess government legislation, regulations and taxation, the numismatic community needs protection and representation. The Gold & Silver Political Action Committee finds, educates and financially supports federal legislators who understand that numismatic and bullion products should not be encumbered by regulation and taxation. Learn what you can do to help. Includes discussion of HR 5977. Speaker(s): Barry Stuppler & Scott Barman.

    Ancient Roman Coins 2012

    Ancient Roman Coins

    Tom Laughlin has been collecting ancient coins for about ten years. He has been a member of several local Dallas-Fort Worth coin clubs for about five years. An ANA member, Tom's main collecting interest is Roman Imperial Coinage. Romans minted vast quantities of coins during their 2,000-year reign. Large numbers of these still exist today. Collectors can acquire some of these authentic Roman coins from a variety of sources. While finding them can be quite a challenge, attributing and properly documenting them is generally a bigger challenge. this convention. Speaker(s): Tom Laughlin.

    Columbia Sesquicentennial Half Dollar of 1936: A Coin that Booms 2012

    Columbia Sesquicentennial Half Dollar of 1936: A Coin that Booms

    The designs of the 1936 Columbia Sesquicentennial commemorative half dollar depict justice and a couple of buildings on the obverse and a palm tree on the reverse. As you will see, the serene and benign looking designs belie their violent symbolism and history. Includes the story of A. Wolfe Davidson, who designed the coin. Speaker(s): Carl Stang.

    Estate Numismatics and the Courts 2012

    Estate Numismatics and the Courts

    Alvin L. Stern is a certified and accredited member of the American Society of Appraisers since 1984 and is a licensed auctioneer. Stern is a member of several numismatic clubs and is a regular speaker. In this program, basic appraisal duties of the professional certified appraiser are discussed. The highlight of this presentation is three court cases that Mr. Stern has been involved as an "expert witness." All three cases are different, but of extreme importance associated with collecting. Speaker(s): Alvin L. Stern.

    Fractional Currency Look-a-likes, Payables and Mimics 2012

    Fractional Currency Look-a-likes, Payables and Mimics

    This presentation provides the participants information related to obsolete notes that were either designed to look like or were payable in postage and fractional currency. It details information about the merchants who issued this currency. Includes background of collections of this specialized collecting area, different categories of these notes including Payables, College, Look-a-Likes, Merchants, Mimics, and Kinda Look-a-Likes, and examples of different notes and stories about the issuers. Speaker(s): Benny Bolin.

    GATA Winning Against Gold Cartel: Prices of Gold and Silver to Explode 2012

    GATA Winning Against Gold Cartel: Prices of Gold and Silver to Explode

    Bill Murphy is the chairman and director of the Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee. He is a financial commentator, specialist in commodity futures and former starting wide receiver for the AFL Boston Patriots. The Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee was formed in January 1999 to expose the manipulation and suppression of the price of gold by a group of bullion banks. GATA soon realized the price suppression scheme included the Fed, US Treasury, Exchange Stabilization Fund, and other central banks. Over the years the price of gold has risen from a sub-$300 price level to over $1700, rising the last 12 years in a row. The Gold Cartel can only slow the rate of advance of gold. However, in doing so it causes harm to the free market. Speaker(s): William Murphy.

    Harry W. Bass Jr.: Extraordinary Collector and a One-of-a-Kind Collection 2012

    Harry W. Bass Jr.: Extraordinary Collector and a One-of-a-Kind Collection

    Harry W. Bass Jr. was an active collector and quintessential philanthropist. Soon after entering the field, he defined his goal - to collect United States-issue gold coins from 1795 to 1933 by date and mintmark, with special attention to die varieties of early U.S. gold. He made many important numismatic discoveries while creating the most complete collection ever assembled, including many one-of-a-kind specimens. Of paramount importance in the collection is a set of virtually all known die varieties of early (1795 to 1834) United States gold coin denominations, in the finest ?condition. In 2000, the ANA was honored to have its museum ?selected by the Harry W. Bass Jr. Research Foundation as the new home for this incredible collection. Bass encouraged, promoted and participated in the exchange of information among dealers and collectors, setting up his foundation for charitable and educational endeavors, numismatic research and community development. Speaker(s): Gary Adkins .

    Hawaiian Coins and Currency 2012

    Hawaiian Coins and Currency

    Doug gives an overview of the numismatic history of Hawaii from the early days of first European settlement through Hawaii's annexation to the United States and integration into the American monetary system. Coins, paper money and scrip are covered. Includes the story of the 1847 large cent and examples of early paper money, coinage of King Kalakaua I struck in the United States in 1883 for use in trade, and paper money examples including the national bank notes. Speaker(s): Douglas Mudd.

    Mexican Emergency Mints of Chihuahua, Zacatecas, Durango, Guadalajara and Guanajuato. 1810-1823 2012

    Mexican Emergency Mints of Chihuahua, Zacatecas, Durango, Guadalajara and Guanajuato. 1810-1823

    Ricardo de Le?n Tallavas has been a coin collector for the past 38 years, published author, collaborator in several books and magazines internationally. He is a seminar instructor for the ANA and has given several numismatic presentations in Mexico and the US. During the struggle for Independence in Mexico, these five mints have amazing tales that were expressed in their coinage. A mystery might be finally put to rest as one coin could be proof that a long time numismatic suspicion might be correct. Speaker(s): Ricardo de Leon Tallavas.

    New Spain Texas Jolas of 1817: Origin of the Lone Star Symbol 2012

    New Spain Texas Jolas of 1817: Origin of the Lone Star Symbol

    James P. Bevill is an award winning author, numismatist, and historian on the Republic of Texas era. His book, The Paper Republic, received an award for the Best Specialized book on U.S. Paper Money by the Numismatic Literary Guild at the 2010 ANA World's Fair on Money. This is the story of how the 1817 jolas were discovered, the varieties, which surfaced, and the exhaustingly complex process, which was used by Bevill and his colleagues to authenticate them. It is nothing less than the verification of the first widespread use of the lone star symbol for Texas. Speaker(s): James P. Bevill .

    Transportation Tokens from the U.S. and Canada 2012

    Transportation Tokens from the U.S. and Canada

    Gary Parent is a Life member of the ANA as well as a member of the American Vecturist Association, an organization of transportation token collectors. Gary is also the Collectors Exhibit Chairman for this show. Why collect transportation tokens? This collector will tell you why he collects them and discusses cost, grading, variety, rarity, sub-varieties and more. Speaker(s): Gary Parent.

    Assembling a Collection of $5 Indian Gold Coins 1/10/2012

    Assembling a Collection of $5 Indian Gold Coins

    The $5 Indian gold coin series represents a challenging set for the collector. Find out which coins are most difficult and their availability. Speaker: Bart Bartanowicz, Ph.D..

    Collecting Foreign Coins Today 1/10/2012

    Collecting Foreign Coins Today

    Bob Hurst show you some beautiful coins from around the world that are quite collectible and will not break your budget. Speaker: Bob Hurst.

    Denis Loring Sale of 1793 Cents and Other Early Copper by Heritage Auctions, January 4, 2012 1/10/2012

    Denis Loring Sale of 1793 Cents and Other Early Copper by Heritage Auctions, January 4, 2012

    Denis Loring is wellknown in the world of large cent collecting. This collection garnered much attention when sold by Heritage Auctions. Auctioneer: Sam Foose.

    EAC Coin Grading, Part II 1/10/2012

    EAC Coin Grading, Part II

    Chuck Heck was treasurer for the Early American Coppers group and a successful CPA. He has many years of experience handling early US copper coins. In this video he shares the differences in grading coins by EAC standards. Speaker: Chuck Heck.

    EAC General Meeting FUN Orlando 1/8/12 1/10/2012

    EAC General Meeting FUN Orlando 1/8/12

    Meeting of the Early American Coppers group. Speaker: Bob Grellman, Director.

    FUN Convention Highlights 2012 1/10/2012

    FUN Convention Highlights 2012

    All kinds of things were going at the Florida United Numismatists Coinvention in 2012. Interviewer: David Lisot.

    Gold and Silver Coin Collectors' Survival Manual 1/10/2012

    Gold and Silver Coin Collectors' Survival Manual

    Scott Travers is America's most well known consumer advocate. His books are in most major book stores and he is a prominent television personality for the coin industry. He shares his perspective of how to be successful in the rare coin market. Speaker: Scott Travers, NLG.

    Is It Still Possible To Be a Coin Collector? 1/10/2012

    Is It Still Possible To Be a Coin Collector?

    Numismatic News editor David Harper discusses whether it is still possible to a true coin collector. Speaker: David Harper, Editor, Numismatic News.

    My Favorite Error and Variety Coins 1/10/2012

    My Favorite Error and Variety Coins

    Learn to enjoy the mistakes made by the US Mint accidently for coin collectors. Speaker: B.J. Neff.

    My Favorite Silver Dollar VAM's 1/10/2012

    My Favorite Silver Dollar VAM's

    John Roberts is one of America's top experts in VAM varieties. He specializes in series grading them for ANACS grading service. John shares his perspective on what coins he believes represent good coins to buy for the future. Speaker: John Roberts.

    NSDR Awards Banquet 2012 1/10/2012

    NSDR Awards Banquet 2012

    The National Silver Dollar Roundtable, one of numismatic's most prestigious organizations, gives out awards and acknowledges its members. Emcee: Randy Campbell, John Highfill, NSDR President.

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