Pacific Coast Numismatic Society (Multimedia)
Pacific Coast Numismatic Society (PCNS) meeting presentations. This content is restricted on NNP; it may be accessed via the PCNS YouTube channel (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBiiUpWdG2DB5XKSm74_gCw, link verified 5/2022).
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Dean Neald explores the history of the Star Provision Co. Ltd. of Regina, Saskatchewan and its bread token.
Ricardo de Leon Tallevas exposes the deception behind the Mountain of Crosses medal and the 1810 Mexican revolution.
Bob Jesinger explains the "Philadephia style" of so-called dollars and other medals of the late 19th century. He also discusses the relationships between the local diesinkers and engravers of the US mint.
Harold Tuchfeld explains how San Francisco influencers changed Hawaii.
Deven Kane presents a roundup from ancient Greek and Roman times to the modern era with examples of coinage using images of women to personify Cities, Nations, and Liberty.. Rome, France, and the USA figure large in this group.
Dr. Donald Kagin explores US paper money issued during the War of 1812.
PCNS member Charlie Catlett tells the tragic story of the Lodz ghetto through the token coinage made and used there.
The job of shearing sheep is difficult and requires considerable skill. In the Americas, sheep shearers were typically paid by the number of sheep they sheared and/or the amount of wool produced, rather than the hours worked. This pay took the form of tokens, which could be exchanged for goods and services. Speaker: Frederico Castillo.
Michael Wehner explores the Mexican War of 1846 through the medals awarded to the Generals.
Jason Macario tells the story of the 1901 theft of $30,000 in gold coin from the Old San Francisco Mint (The Granite Lady) and the alleged perpetrator, Chief Clerk, Walter N. Dimmick.