David Lisot Video Library
David Lisot has been active in numismatic video since the 1980s and has created nearly 2,000 videos.
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Come hear how a little luck and a lot of skill helped one modest collector shape a dream career in numismatics. Fred Weinberg is a highly respected numismatist with more than forty years experience in the error and rare coin marketplace. Weinberg often is featured as an expert on local television news programs, CNN and the Discovery Channel. A regular contributor to new editions of A Guide Book of United States Coins (the "Red Book"), he also has collaborated with Arnold Margolis on the 4th edition of The Error Coin Encyclopedia. Interviewer: Barbara J. Gregory.
MAC (Modern Approved Coin) is taking up where C.A.C. (Certified Acceptance Corporation) leaves off. Eighteen percent of all certified coins today are "Traditionals" (pre-1950). Eighty-two percent are Modern Issues. M.A.C. can show collectors/dealers how to increase the value of their existing NGC/PCGS coins. M.A.C. has patented Grade Enhancements in sixteen categories for U.S. and Foreign coins. We would like the opportunity to explain these designations to the industry. Speaker(s): Alan Hager.
Coins struck to mark the centennial of America's involvement in World War I will be released in 2018. Discover what it takes to get legislation enacted to mint a commemorative coin. Speaker(s): Rodney Gillis.
Dr. Otis B. Wight was an early pioneer of x-ray technology at the Oregon Health Sciences University and a board member of the Portland Art Museum. His Washingtonia and related contemporary pieces will be shown, as well as contemporary United States political material. Speaker(s): Larry Gaye.
Examine the precedent-setting 1871 Supreme Court case that first upheld paper currencies as legal tender. A little-understood loophole has allowed the U.S. government to expand beyond the strict confines of the U.S. Constitution. Understanding this information allows the charting of the path needed to Restore Our American Republic. Speaker(s): Matt Erickson.
United States classic commemorative half dollars were minted from 1898 until 1954. This talk will center on how many of these half dollars were marketed and how various shortfalls and attempts to sell more coins lead to different varieties in this series.
Thomas A. Tullis, who became interested in coins as a youth, is an avid collector of classic (early) commemorative half dollars and exhibits at local coin shows. Speaker(s): Thomas A. Tullis.
This presentation will discuss the tradition of the short snorter from the 1920's to World War II, with a special emphasis on the China-Burma-India Theatre of Operations (CBI). Highlights of The Short Snorter Project collection are included, as are some remarkable discoveries that have occurred since the website (www.shortsnorter.org) was founded in July of 2007. Speaker(s): Thomas Sparks.
ANA President Walt Ostromecki chairs a meeting for members and other interested parties. Speaker(s): Walter Ostromecki, Ph.D. ANA President.
Two silver dollar experts talk about what cartwheels to include in your long term numismatic portfolio. Speaker(s): Randy Campbell & Al Johnbrier.
Learn why coins graded almost uncirculated represent such a great collector value. Speaker(s): Ray Herz.
Hear the story of the 11 Spanish galleons that all sank in the hurricane in 1715 and the great treasure recovered and still waiting to be recovered. Speaker(s): Benjamin Costello.
A new paper money grading service is at hand. Speaker(s): John Bremer & Vince Cavo.
Learn how to collect this great series of coins. Speaker(s): Robert Bartanowicz.
A shipwreck is a moment of time frozen when the ship sinks. Learn what we can tell from these time capsules. Speaker(s): Peter A. Cowdrey, Jr..
Two of the great numismatists specializing in errors and varieties share what is going on in that market. Speaker(s): B.J. Neff & Fred Weinberg.
United States Rare Gold Coin Collectors Club Meeting
Former Congressman from Louisiana James "Jimmy" Hayes tells stories about his own coin collecting that include tales about Hank Rogers, Abe Kosoff, John Pittman, Fred Boyd, Lester Merkin, Harry Bass, Amon Carter and more famous numismatic personalities. He chronicles some the great rarities US gold coinage including viewed a complete set of $1 gold, the story of the Amazonion $1 gold pattern, tales of the King Farouk Sale, the historic 1808 quarter eagle, rare $3 gold, $4 gold, and the 1822 $5 gold to name a few. Speaker: James "Jimmy" Hayes.
Civil War Educational Forum. This duo dresses in attire and performs musical compositions of the Civil War period. Speakers: David Corbett & James Schranz. Running time: 57:53.
Civil War Educational Forum. The city of Chicago played an important role in the Civil including politically and in the regiments they committed to the Union cause. Speaker: Ted Karamanski, Ph. D.. Running time: 60:27.
Civil War Educational Forum. The Confederate Navy had an exciting role in the Warm Between the States and influenced the Post War Geneva Awards. Speaker: Lawrence Schuffman. Running time: 20:25.
Each year the Central States Numismatic Society honors the best coin and paper money exhibits and people and who perform service to the hobby. Speakers: Ray & Fran Lockwood. Running time: 38:59.
Colonel Joe Boling (retired) brings his expertise for judging numismatic exhibits to encourage people to learn to be judges themselves. Speaker: Joseph Boling. Running time: 118:44.
Chicago Coin Club Program. Story of the first $50 gold slug made in America during the California Gold Rush days. Speaker: Robert Evans. Running time: 45:37.
Civil War Educational Forum. Many things came the state of Illinois during the Civil War including troops and politicians. Learn what else occurred and the many interesting stories. Speaker: Robert I. Girardi. Running time: 57:54.
Civil War Educational Forum. John Wilkes Booth was part a larger conspiracy to kill President Lincoln. All were caught and brought to justice. The story is fascinating. Speaker: Daniel R. Weinberg. Running time: 58:17.
Civil War Educational Forum. Dennis Boggs will make you think you have met the man as he tells Lincoln's story. Speaker: Dennis Boggs. Running time: 57:20.
Civil War Educational Forum. A prominent Union general was murdered in cold blood by another officer in a famous case of jealousy, umbrage, and intrigue. Speaker: Robert I. Girardi. Running time: 68:54.
1815 was a special year for coin production. Learn the circumstances and see examples. Speaker: William Eckberg. Running time: 42:12.
Many factors go into the grading of early American copper. Find out how the details of the strike influence the ultimate value and desirability of the coin. Speaker: Mark Borckardt. Running time: 51:09.
Members introduce themselves before the convention reports are given and business is discussed. Speaker: William Eckberg, EAC President. Running time: 35:31.
Many people consider the Fugio cent to be the first coin of the United States. Learn the story and see examples of the varieties of this historic issue. Speaker: Pierre Fricke. Running time: 47:18.
Longtime editor tells the story of the print publication of the printed journal of EAC and what the future holds. Speaker: Harry Salyards. Running time: 34:13.
In 2015 a time capsule was discovered in the cornerstone of the Massachusetts State House in Boston put together by Paul Revere and Sam Adams. Hear and see what was in the box. Speaker: John Kraljevich. Running time: 23:06.
Hear the story of Steve Ivy, co-founder of Heritage Auctions, who started in Fort Worth, Texas, and went to create the largest coin and third largest auction house in the world. Speaker: Steve Ivy. Running time: 84:28.
Every collector knows the joys of assembling their collections. This presentation talks about the difficult situations that can occur regarding that collection. Speaker: Lou Alfonso. Running time: 52:03.
Many collectors will never sell their collections during their lifetimes. At some point the spouse or heirs that inherit the collection will bring it to market. This presentation is about preparing for that eventuality. Speaker: Chuck Heck. Running time: 48:07.
David Harper, Editor, Numismatic News has been in the numismatic hobby for more 40 years. His experience leads him to share predictions about the price of gold in 2040, changes in coin shows and conventions, changes in coinage and packaging, and the demise of numismatic print publications.
Speaker(s): David Harper.
Featuring TNA President Debbie Williams on the TNA Convention, TNA coin convention report by Doug Davis, wisdom from a young coin, how a coin dealer came to faith in God, and Cool Coins!
Speaker(s): David Lisot, Interviewer.
A relative of a survivor of Camp Hay, Australia, sheds considerable new insight on the issues of this important Allied camp. The well designed notes were designed by inmates and printed by the local newspaper. Enigmatic scrip was issued as well. New discoveries abound and will be featured. Speakers: Ray & Steve Feller, David Frank. Running time: 49:23.
See the greatest mistakes ever made on national bank note printing plates as well as typesetting errors that will astound you. Some have been discovered, many not. Speaker: Peter Huntoon. Running time: 49:32.
One eBay seller in the English Midlands showered buyers with hundreds of fraudulent and fantasy notes over a three and a half year period, all involving some kind of overprint or rubber stamp on otherwise perfectly good notes. See examples of most and learn how to spot them. Speaker: Joseph Boling. Running time: 57:33.
China overprinted two of its WWII era circulating notes with "For Circulation in Viet Nam" in Chinese characters for use in post-war French Indochina. They were never used, but a few specimens and unissued pieces exist. Instead the Chinese used their Custom Gold Unit notes. The overprinted notes were likely not printed in sufficient quantities whereas the CGU notes were available in quantity. Speakers: Roger Urce & Howard Daniel. Running time: 35:54.
Historically significant, multifaceted CSA bonds are currently undervalued and under promoted as CSA fiscal collectibles. They are intimately related to the better known CSA currency, relatively inexpensive and chock full of discovery potential. Speaker: Henry Simmons Jr.. Running time: 43:36.
Col Green, 1868-1936, inheritor of a vast fortune, spent lavishly on stamps, coins and paper money. Famous for his sheet of 24-cent inverted airmail stamps and five 1913 liberty head nickels, few know him as the source for most of the number 1 Series of 1929 national bank notes that grace our collections. His story is beyond fiction. Discover the origin of his wealth, his impressive accomplishments and the story of the 1929 number one notes. Speaker: Peter Huntoon. Running time: 77:33.
Foods stamps and coupons represent an important niche in American numismatics and they are fast becoming a hot market item now that eBay allows them to be listed. This talk will provide a comprehensive survey this fascinating collectible that is coming on strong. Speaker: Neil Shafer. Running time: 30:32.
Countries are converting to polymer bank notes due to their durability, security, cost-effectiveness and cleanliness. The history and development of polymer bank note technology will be examined along with how different countries, including the US, are experimenting with polymer currency. Speaker: Stane Straus. Running time: 55:56.
All 100,000,000 serials, large or small, were hand-set because serial numbering heads contained only eight numbering wheels. They were a pain in the neck so generally were not printed. Neither the policies that led to their periodic use and discontinuance nor a comprehensive catalog of the classes, series and denominations where they were used has been forthcoming in the numismatic literature. This talk strives to rectify this situation. Speaker: Jamie Yakes. Running time: 23:17.
A fire in 1935 made Series 1900 $10,000 gold certificates available. Usually catalogued as currency, they are cancelled government checks. See and understand how other $5K and $10K issues were used including 1861 Three-Year Civil War notes, non circulating 1872 Currency Certificates of Deposit, Series 1878 USNs, Series 1882 gold notes that were used as money transfer instruments and backing for FRNs, and Series 1888 gold certificates. Speaker: Carlson Chambliss. Running time: 47:12.
Collectors of 1914 FRNs are aware of the different face plate styles so relearn your ABCs and 123s so you can be on top of these issues. The different types evolved over time to facilitate sorting the notes when they came in for redemption. See why. Of course the varieties are spread across the different signature combinations and districts, some fitfully and several rare that are easily overlooked. Speaker: Jamie Yakes. Running time: 30:51.
With permission, Clark put his portrait on the 5c third issue fractional note and has been maligned since. Much information about Clark is false. This presentation will set the record straight and trace his life from birth to death. Speaker: Benny Bolin. Running time: 46:11.
Mark Trout is a veteran numismatic researcher and a frequent numismatic speaker. His program will detail the rise and development of the controversial Susan B. Anthony dollar, the coin he calls "America's Most Unloved Dollar!" Don't miss it! Speaker: Mark Trout. Running time: 35:13.