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Newman Numismatic Portal Symposium

The Newman Numismatic Portal Symposium is a periodic online numismatic conference, sponsored by the Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society (EPNNES), and produced by Lianna Spurrier of Numismatic Marketing. 

The first Symposium was held August 28-30, 2020, and second event March 19-21, 2021. See also the NNP Symposium home page (https://nnpsymposium.org/).

 

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    Coinage of the Crusades 4/8/2022

    Coinage of the Crusades

    Between 1096 and 1291, Europeans fought a series of wars against Muslims in the Middle East, carving out a series of "Crusader States" that issued coins. These coins, which are quite collectible today, reveal much about the fascinating history of a turbulent era that still influences current events. Presented as part of the Newman Portal Symposium, April 8-10, 2022. Speaker(s): Mike Markowitz.

    35th Anniversary of the American Silver Eagle: Everything You Need to Know about the American Silver Eagle 4/8/2022

    35th Anniversary of the American Silver Eagle: Everything You Need to Know about the American Silver Eagle

    Learn about the end of the original American Silver Eagle (ASE) Heraldic Eagle design (Type 1) and the new Eagle Landing (Type 2). This presentation will cover the history of the ASE and focus on the conversion from Type 1 to Type 2 with plenty of images. Presented as part of the Newman Portal Symposium, April 8-10, 2022. Speaker(s): Delmar Mineard Jr..

    Insights into Building a Condition Census Liberty Seated Dime Collection 4/8/2022

    Insights into Building a Condition Census Liberty Seated Dime Collection

    Gerry Fortin will be sharing insights from a 30+ year Liberty Seated Dime set building journey. The discussion will focus on three topics: First is background concerning the collecting goal. Second is the disciplined execution plan. Third is a review of significant holdings including the finest assemblage of 1860s era San Francisco dates. Presented as part of the Newman Portal Symposium, April 8-10, 2022. Speaker(s): Gerry Fortin.

    An Introduction to 19th and 20th Century Ottoman Pocket Balances 4/8/2022

    An Introduction to 19th and 20th Century Ottoman Pocket Balances

    Ottoman gold coin Pocket Balances were made in a number of types and styles, by a number of makers and retailers, to test up to eight different gold coins in circulation in Europe and around the Mediterranean in the 19th and 20th centuries. Presented as part of the Newman Portal Symposium, April 8-10, 2022. Speaker(s): Michael Foster.

    Secrets You Should Know About the Rare Coin and Bullion Business 4/8/2022

    Secrets You Should Know About the Rare Coin and Bullion Business

    This presentation is focused on helping collectors, investors, and novice dealers understand the inner workings of the coin and bullion business. From premiums, to pricing, to cultivating great relationships in the industry, this presentation aims at taking the mystery out of the coin business. It is based on Garofalo's just-released book, "Secrets of the Rare Coin and Bullion Business," published by Greysheet Publishing. CDN has graciously donated 60 free copies of this book, which will be made available during the presentation. Presented as part of the Newman Portal Symposium, April 8-10, 2022. Speaker(s): Mike Garofalo.

    Understanding the New Complexities of the Numismatic Auction Market 4/8/2022

    Understanding the New Complexities of the Numismatic Auction Market

    With the advent of COVID-19 and other factors, the numismatic auction marketplace has had many changes. This presentation will discuss them and offer ideas on how to make the best of this new auction environment. Presented as part of the Newman Portal Symposium, April 8-10, 2022. Speaker(s): Timothy Welo.

    MACO Die Shells: An Essential Stage between Model and Medal 4/8/2022

    MACO Die Shells: An Essential Stage between Model and Medal

    Die shells are amongst the most understudied components of the medallic art process and available information on them is scant. Their importance in this process, however, cannot be understated. Once an artist sculpts in clay or wax, the steps needed to transform their work into the medallic form is nothing short of incredible. In addition to discussing the various types of die shells produced by the Medallic Art Co., this talk will discuss how they were produced and used by MACO between 1907 and 2017. Presented as part of the Newman Portal Symposium, April 8-10, 2022. Speaker(s): Jesse Kraft .

    A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Hansen Collection and a Q&A with John Brush 4/8/2022

    A Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Hansen Collection and a Q&A with John Brush

    Following the success of last October's National Numismatic Collection feature presentation, this NNP Symposium we'll be highlighting the Hansen Collection. Join us for a video overview, followed by a Q&A with curator John Brush. This is a look at the Hansen Collection like you've never seen before! Presented as part of the Newman Portal Symposium, April 8-10, 2022. Speaker(s): John Brush.

    Double Dimes and the Amazing Find at the Carson City Mint 4/9/2022

    Double Dimes and the Amazing Find at the Carson City Mint

    This presentation provides a detailed overview of the United States twenty-cent piece, including a historical look at this fascinating series. In addition, the excavation of discarded coinage dies at the site of the Carson City mint leads to an amazing tale of discovery. Presented as part of the Newman Portal Symposium, April 8-10. Speaker: John Frost.

    The Coin Show Podcast by 4/9/2022

    The Coin Show Podcast by

    Matt Dinger and Mike Nottelmann have been bringing bring their unique perspectives on numismatics to the web for over 10 years with The Coin Show. The show covers a variety of topics in the world of numismatics with much-loved segments on the news and the best things that walked into their respective shops. This episode will feature guest host Lianna Spurrier, a previous guest of the podcast, filling in for Matt Dinger. Presented as part of the Newman Portal Symposium, April 8-10, 2022. Speaker(s): Mike Nottelmann, Lianna Spurrier.

    An Overview of Holocaust Money 4/9/2022

    An Overview of Holocaust Money

    Money is used everywhere people stay. In this talk, Ray and Steve Feller will give an overview of the paper money and coins used in the Holocaust. In particular, these artifacts are silent witnesses to a great tragedy and reveal what happened in primary ways. Presented as part of the Newman Portal Symposium, April 8-10, 2022. Speaker(s): Ray and Steve Feller.

    The Minting Process: Good Days, Bad Days 4/9/2022

    The Minting Process: Good Days, Bad Days

    This presentation will offer a step by step look at the entire minting process, from raw materials to finished products. At each step it will describe how the process is supposed to work, what the results are when things do not go as planned (AKA mint errors), and why these things happen. Included are many pictures and some videos drawn from Moffatt's 34 years in the minting trade where it was his job to prevent these errors. Presented as part of the Newman Portal Symposium, April 8-10, 2022. Speaker(s): Sean Moffatt.

    The United States Mint Medals of Franklin Delano Roosevelt 4/9/2022

    The United States Mint Medals of Franklin Delano Roosevelt

    Franklin D. Roosevelt was the longest serving United States president, elected four times from 1932 to 1944. Not surprisingly, he's been portrayed on a wide variety of medals struck by the United States Mint. This presentation will provide an overview of those medals, including the Presidential, Assay, Mint Visit, and Memorial series, as well as the two people most responsible for them, Mint Director Nellie Tayloe Ross and Chief Engraver John Ray Sinnock. Presented as part of the Newman Portal Symposium, April 8-10, 2022. Speaker(s): Heath MacAlpine.

    CAC and its "Green Beans" 4/9/2022

    CAC and its "Green Beans"

    Since its founding in 2007 by John Albanese and other leading coin dealers, CAC has greatly influenced numismatics. Endorsing pre-graded NGC and PCGS coins which meet the high and consistent standards of its four evaluators, who have worked together for decades, CAC has occupied a steadily growing niche in the numismatic marketplace. CAC-endorsed coins are widely sought-after by coin collectors and investors for the added assurance of quality which they provide. Presented as part of the Newman Portal Symposium, April 8-10, 2022. Speaker(s): Bob Bair.

    Americas First Medals: Kittanning & Easton 4/9/2022

    Americas First Medals: Kittanning & Easton

    This presentation will address Americas first medals: The Kittanning Destroyed and Treaty of Easton medals. The Kittanning medal was the first military medal, 25 years before the Purple Heart, and the Treaty of Easton medal was the first Peace meal struck in America. One for war and the other for peace, both made by Quakers a year apart. Presented as part of the Newman Portal Symposium, April 8-10, 2022. Speaker(s): Christopher McDowell.

    Writing the Book on 1794 Large Cent Die States 4/9/2022

    Writing the Book on 1794 Large Cent Die States

    Chuck Heck will present a brief overview on the many facets of writing a numismatic reference book. He will place emphasis on the startup process, the photography, and the discoveries that were made during its production. Presented as part of the Newman Portal Symposium, April 8-10, 2022. Speaker(s): Chuck Heck.

    How Numismatics Helped Rediscover a Forgotten Empire 4/9/2022

    How Numismatics Helped Rediscover a Forgotten Empire

    By the early 19th century, the British conquest of India was almost complete. As officials of the East India Company fanned out across India, they discovered mysterious inscriptions carved on rocks and pillars all over India that nobody could read. The code to crack this mystery came from coins once issued the Northwestern parts of India and modern Afghanistan. The rediscovery of these scripts enabled scholars to identify the monarch who issued these edicts and rediscover a forgotten Empire. Presented as part of the Newman Portal Symposium, April 8-10, 2022. Speaker(s): Deven Kane.

    The New ANA Money Museum Exhibit 4/9/2022

    The New ANA Money Museum Exhibit

    Join this introduction to the recently opened The Medal in America exhibit at the ANA Edward C. Rochette Money Museum present by Curator/Museum Director Douglas Mudd. Presented as part of the Newman Portal Symposium, April 8-10, 2022. Speaker(s): Douglas Mudd.

    An 18th Century Female British Collector - of American Coins! 4/10/2022

    An 18th Century Female British Collector - of American Coins!

    Join Jeff Rock for a look at the American portion of the fabulous collection of Miss Sarah Sophia Banks, mostly formed in the late 18th century, now in the collection of the British Museum. Presented as part of the Newman Portal Symposium, April 8-10, 2022. Speaker(s): Jeff Rock.

    U.S. Civil War Numismatics 4/10/2022

    U.S. Civil War Numismatics

    This presentation is an overview of U.S. Civil War numismatics in the form of a show-and-tell presentation of coins, tokens, paper money, and scrip used just before, during, and after the war. While not comprehensive, the presentation covers wide ground and illustrates how money was drastically changed due to the conflict. Many illustrations are from the presenter's own collection. Presented as part of the Newman Portal Symposium, April 8-10, 2022. Speaker(s): Wayne Homren.

    The Kennedys...Not the Clan, The Coins! 4/10/2022

    The Kennedys...Not the Clan, The Coins!

    The Kennedy Half Dollar presents an abundance of varieties in Proof, Special Mint Sets, and circulation issues. Starting in 1964, the Accented Hair Variety has its production issues, its historic demise, and the Mint's efforts to enhance the series down through the decades. Presented as part of the Newman Portal Symposium, April 8-10, 2022. Speaker(s): Will Cadence.

    Numista: A Collaborative Online Catalogue of World Coins 4/10/2022

    Numista: A Collaborative Online Catalogue of World Coins

    As one of the largest numismatic catalogues, Numista is a useful resource for anyone interested in coins, banknotes, or exonumia, from beginners to experts, as well as dealers and researchers. The catalogue covers all numismatic items from all periods and all places, currently recording more than 280,000 types. In this presentation, Rogé will show how Numista can be used to identify a coin, find information about a series, and how everyone can contribute to this numismatic knowledge base. Presented as part of the Newman Portal Symposium, April 8-10, 2022. Speaker(s): Xavier Rogé.

    The Tragedy of the SS Japan and 1874 CC/S Trade Dollars 4/10/2022

    The Tragedy of the SS Japan and 1874 CC/S Trade Dollars

    Join this presentation for the story of the SS Japan and America's largest Chinese emigrant disaster, the loss of over $300,000 1874 CC/S trade dollars at the bottom of the South China Sea, and their possible chance discovery. Presented as part of the Newman Portal Symposium, April 8-10, 2022. Speaker(s): Ben Dalgleish.

    Samurai Silver 4/10/2022

    Samurai Silver

    This introductory presentation will cover the series of rectangular silver coins issued in pre-Meiji Japan from 1765 to 1868. These enigmatic issues are even more difficult to research than they are to collect, but this presentation will provide an overview of the history, identifying features, and pricing trends behind each issue. No prior knowledge of the series or Japanese history is required. Presented as part of the Newman Portal Symposium, April 8-10, 2022. Speaker(s): Lianna Spurrier.

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