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The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft, Yahoo!, The Sloan Foundation, and others.


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Newman Numismatic Portal
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Greg Weinman, U.S. Mint senior counsel, speaks on the 1933 double eagle. Recently ten coins were shown to the government for authentication that the government promptly confiscated. Hear the story of these coins and the logic for the actions taken from the attorney for the US Mint.
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The date of the first use of the dollar sign ($) in written form and in print is revised with additional evidence. The origin of the symbol is explained one of America's greatest numismatists. Lecture with slides. Speaker(s): Eric P. Newman.
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Dennis Boggs is one of the most well known actors who represents America's 16th President. While at Summer FUN he delivers a dramatic and emotional performance as he tells the life of Lincoln, his first speech as president, the Gettysburg's Address, and his second Inaugural Address. He concludes with an impassioned plea to inspire all children to aspire to great things in their lives, including becoming president of these United States. Speaker: Dennis Boggs.
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Jack Robinson is the legendary publisher of one of early coppers most in-depth pricing guide. A new issue of CQR has been released that contains updated information of interest to all collectors of early coppers. Speaker(s): Jack Robinson.
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This father-daughter team tells some amazing stories about the people involved in different issues of paper currency in a well-illustrated talk. The speakers present a "you are there" perspective with much humor and history. In this video you will see and hear about * Jules Manouvrier and the search for the lost $10 bank notes he printed for the Confederacy * George Teltscher Austrian artist of the Bauhaus and part of the KURI Movement who designed official bank notes for Austria and...
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Thomasina Smith, Bank Note Specialist, Spink & Son, London, interviewer: David Lisot, CoinTelevision.com. Listen and see from bank note specialist Thomasina Smith about some of the upcoming Spink auctions that feature some really cool banknotes including a three tomans and 100 tomans from Persia. More videos about coins, paper money, gold and silver at http://www.cointelevision.com.
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The U.S. Morgan Dollar is one of the most widely collected coins in American numismatics. F.U.N. board member Tom Palmer has spent decades collecting and researching this extremely popular coin. His program is a "must-see" for collectors, investors and dealers. Including: silver facts regarding quantities struck, legislation affecting the silver industry including the Bland-Allison Act of 1878, patterns and examples of proposed designs by different engravers, mints where the coins...
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This talk deals with chopmarks ? the merchant countermarks stamped on the trade coins used in China (and other parts of Asia) from 1650 to 1935. Colin will be introducing the history of these countermarks, the Chopmark Collectors Club and his new book, Chopmarked Coins ? A History. Speaker(s): Colin James Gullberg.
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John Baumgart is involved in many collector groups and does research in many areas of numismatics that involve small die varieties. He is also an accomplished photographer and shares his techniques for taking great pictures of the coins in your collection especially to help bring attention to those small varieties. Speaker: John Baumgart.
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Maynard Sundman Lecture Series Dr. Stahl is Curator of Numismatics at Princeton University and Co-Director of the Michael Rhodes Project at the Dibner Institute for the History of Science and Technology, MIT. Alan is the recipient of the 2001 Association of American Publishers' Professional Scholarly Publishing Award in Economics. He is a prolific writer who has authored several books and hundreds of articles on numismatics. He is also a professional lecturer. In 1776, when the leaders of the...
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Bank robber John Dillinger robbed many national banks. These issues of paper money are very collectible. Speaker: Peter Huntoon & Mark Hotz.
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Mr. Heck, the current vice president of the Early American Coppers (EAC) organization, is a recognized published expert on this subject. Today he?ll take attendees on a visual tour of some of the most amazing U.S. copper coins in existence. He?ll also show a few foreign copper coins as well. It's copper heaven! Speaker: Chuck Heck. Running time: 52:51.
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Learn about Colonial Copper. Speaker: Ray Williams.
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With Sammy Berk, Sergio Sanchez, and Andrew Shiva. The annual convention that specializes in paper money is put on by the Professional Currency Dealers Association. It is held in a Chicago suburb and features some of the country's top bank note dealers. Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinTelevision.com. Running time: 2:06.
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Chet talks about his retirement, how he spends his time, his accomplishments on the ANA Board, his travels, how he had a headache for two years, and much more. Taped at the Whitman Baltimore Expo, March 2011. David Lisot, Interviewer.
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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.
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Gangster Al Capone was a major figure in the Chicago area and was more than just an nordinary criminal. Speaker: Robert I. Girardi. Running time: 41:04.
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David C. Harper, Former Editor, Numismatic News, David Lisot, Interviewer, CoinTelevision.com. David Harper has decided to retire after more than 40 years with Krause Publications and Numismatic News. Hear why David is retiring, his memories of the Central States Convention and more.
Topics: Numismatics, Krause Publications
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A person committed to the pursuit of knowledge about United States paper money and especially national bank notes is Andrew Shiva. Hear from this extraordinary individual who has done so much work for the field of collecting. Speaker: Andrew Shiva, Founder, National Currency Foundation. Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinTelevision.com. Running time: 2:41.
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Herbert & Michael Schmidt, David Lisot, Interviewer, CoinTelevision.com. Coin collecting can be a family affair and it certainly is between this father and son. You will enjoy this interview with a 90 year old dad and his 58 year old son both of whom are numismatists. Together they share why coin collecting has brought them so much enjoyment during the last 50 years.
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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...
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Should we get rid of George? This lively debate features men versed in both sides of the issue. It proves interesting information for those concerned with the fate of America's most well known bank note, the one dollar bill. Moderator: David Ganz, Panel: James Benfield, Joe Cobb.
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Story of the World's Fair in Chicago, how it came to be, and the many exhibits and inventions that premiered. Speaker: Dr. Ted Karamanski. Running time: 54:55.
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Should we get rid of George? This lively debate features men versed in both sides of the issue. It proves interesting information for those concerned with the fate of America's most well known bank note, the one dollar bill. Moderator: David Ganz, Panel: James Benfield, Joe Cobb.
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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.
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Coins are not the only spurious numismatic material coming from China. There is no end of paper as well. This talk will show many examples of counterfeits prepared for collectors, as well as garden variety replicas that are being sold over internet outlets daily. Speaker: Joseph Boling. Running time: 57:01.
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The Qing Dynasty ruled China for 270 years until the revolution in 1912. The goal of Dr. Sun Yat Sen was to remake China as a republic. Speakers: Roger Urce & Howard Daniel. Running time: 23:08.
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Don has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Numismatics, granted by Northwestern University, while simultaneously earning another B.A. in history and Graduate and post-graduate studies that earned first doctorate in numismatics ever granted in the United States. Imagine that one man experienced the famous Gold Rushes in the United States; from the Carolinas to California, from Georgia to Colorado and along with the Mormons. What if he knew about all of the coins that were issued from the gold...
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Coin auctions and the catalogs produced for them have changed and developed over the years thanks in part to large cent collecting. Here the story of the history of these changes. Speaker: Phillip Scott Rubin. Running time: 33:46.
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Chris Bulfinch, Associate Editor, Coin World/Amos Media, David Lisot, Interviewer, CoinTelevision.com. Chris Bulfinch has been hired by Amos Media the company that owns Coin World as a news reporter. Central States is the first major coin convention for Chris. He shares how he got involved with coins and his background in in life including his name Bulfinch.
Topics: Numismatics, Amos Media
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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...
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Chris McCawley talks about market for EAC. Speaker(s): Chris McCawley.
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Jerry Bobbe is a professional restorer who works with Colonials and early copper coins. He teaches grading at ANA Summer Seminar and has worked at PCGS. He is concerned about the amount of processing that is taking place with treatment of the surface of coins. Jerry calls the process "human inpaired post strike" or HIPS. He talks about specific examples of ways that coins are being damaged that will affect their quality in the future. He discusses when coins should be worked on and...
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Anthony was ANA President, 1997-1999, and an ANA Board member for ten years. He is an author, educator and has served as an expert numismatic witness for the U.S. Attorneys Eastern District office. Journey along the numismatic trail and be enlightened about good and poor current market offerings. Also learn about recent counterfeit material, coin doctored surfaces and coins worth thousands of dollars that the owner may believe has a value of a few dollars. Speaker(s): Anthony J. Swiatek.
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George Mallis, long-respected writer and researcher of Morgan dollars, discusses the events leading to the design and production of the Morgan silver dollar and the reasons why so many die varieties were produced, particularly of the 1878 date. He explains the historic events that brought Morgan from England to the United States and the subsequent events that led to the use of Morgan's design rather than Barber's. Speaker: A. George Mallis.
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Richard is an ANA member and exhibitor. He served as the Exhibit Chairman at the 1989 ANA Pittsburgh Convention and the Activities Chairman at the 2004 ANA Pittsburgh Convention. He is also a member of many local, national and regional numismatic organizations. Heeren Brothers & Co. was founded in 1867, in Pittsburgh by William F. Heeren and his brother Otto. The company became renowned for its fine craftsmanship and many of their items were in demand overseas. Some of the products included...
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Update of the SPMC Obsolete Database Project wherein the Society of Paper Money Collectors has established a dedicated website to building a comprehensive data base of all the obsolete currency issues in the United States. Speaker: Shawn Hewitt. Running time: 44:44.
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Recreated from legislative documents, Mint ledgers, Executive branch correspondence, and other contemporary correspondence this presentation tells the sequence from initial legislation to actual coin production. Speaker: David Finklestein. Running time: 104:01.
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Peter Cozzens is a graduate of Knox College and a career officer in the U.S. Foreign Service. He is the author of 16 books on the Civil War and American West Indian Wars, including The Terrible Sound: The Battle of Chickamauga," "The Shipwreck of Their Hopes: The Battle for Chattanooga," "Conquering the Southern Plains," "The Army and the Indian, and No Better Place to Die: The Battle of Stones River. He has also appeared on C-Span's Book TV and the PBS series...
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Learn the stories of the notes issues prior to and during the Civil War in the states of Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio. * Provisions of the laws governing the creation of the banks that issued paper money Speaker: Wendell Wolka.
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The 1715 Fleet Society was founded to commemorate the 300th anniversary of the sinking of the Spanish galleons during a hurricane off the coast of Florida while returning to Spain. Since then the society has become an important source for research and conferences about treasure. Director Ben Costello talks about possible new directions for the society. Speaker: Ben Costello, Director, 1715 Fleet Societ.. Running time: 47:24.
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"Mr. Numismatic Education," Bill Fivaz, will present a power point program loaded with photos of some of his favorites from the most recent edition of the CHERRYPICKER'S GUIDE, which he co-authored with J. T. Stanton. These stupendous varieties will amaze you! Speaker: Bill Fivaz.
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Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinTelevision.com with David Kubis, 1858 Flying Eagle Cent PCGS MS65+ and Lee Anderson, Netherlands Utrecht, 1647 Lion Dollar NGC MS61. David Lisot travels to the Whitman Coin expo in Baltimore in his relentless quest to find the coolest coins in all of numismatics. He talks to two collectors who share some of their favorite coins.
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Interviewer: David Lisot, with Cris Bierrenbach, Don Erickson, Salvatore Falcone, Daniel Sedwick, and Mark Teller. Ever wonder why people collect coins? Hear from people in the numismatic profession who share their reasons why. Some of the reasons may surprise you!
Topics: numismatics, US Mexican Coin, coin collector
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CDN Publisher, John Feigenbaum, attended the Whitman Expo in Baltimore on November 9, 2017 to keep track of the coin market and talk to collectors and dealers. He also unveils the latest in CDN publications, Market Review, sure to be of interest to the numismatic trade. Hear his timely information and see the person in charge of the Greysheet.
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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.
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William Cowburn continues his research on different series of US coins with This presentation on the creation and design of the Trade Dollar. This silver was made as a way to compete on the international market against other silver coin issues. In this video you will see and learn about: * Story of designer William Barber * Background of creation of the Trade Dollar * Examples of proposed pattern coinage * Which patterns were sold in sets * Complaints about coins struck in Carson City *...
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Spectacular new discoveries from the World War II ghettos of Eastern Europe are lavishly illustrated and placed in context. Highlights include but certainly are not limited to a contemporary 2 mark counterfeit and error coin from Lodz ghetto, new paper finds from Theresienstadt, previously unreported scrip from the Warsaw ghetto, etc! Speaker(s): Ray and Steve Feller.
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History and the notes used by both the French and the newly independent Viet Nam during the First Indochina war (December 19, 1946 - August 1, 1954). The first few years of the war involved a low- level rural insurgency against the French colonialists. However, after the Chinese communists reached the northern border of Vietnam in 1949, the conflict turned into a conventional war between two armies equipped with modern weapons supplied by the United States and the Soviet Union. It got...
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The annual gathering of silver dollar variety collectors includes news and awards for this popular area of collecting. You will see and learn about: * Newly elected SDCC president John Baumgart shares about new developments for VAM's and the collecting organization * Alan Scott discusses his research on the 1904-OMorgan * Crae Morton talks about how to deal the ups and down in the market with VAMs * Awards are presented to members for contributions to the hobby Speaker: Ash Harrison, President.
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See how U. S. intaglio currency plates were made prior to 1929. Learn what is meant by terms such as transfers, re-entry and white-line work, then cap it all off by viewing the most spectacular glitches that have been discovered on the proofs, most of which haven?t been found on notes by collectors yet! Speaker: Peter Huntoon. Running time: 64:07.
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SPMC Meeting. Wendell Wolka, master story teller, cataloguer and columnist for The Numismatist - will regale us with insightful sometimes poignant and other times humorous but always revealing tales from the obsolete bank note era that he has been bringing to life for us for the past several decades. Speaker: Wendell Wolka. Running time: 47:37.
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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.
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Bachman Turner Overdrive guitarist Randy Bachman sells his collection. Speaker: Randy Bachman.
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The Iowa territorial and state legislatures banned the issuance of paper money by private banks, yet there is a rich history of pre-Federal Iowa currency. Ehrhardt will survey this domain with a focus on the rare issues from the branches of the State Bank of Iowa. There is a reason those notes are rare - they were good! Speaker: James Ehrhardt. Running time: 55:52.
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The state of Iowa issed its own paper money including scrip for prisoners during World War Two. Speaker: Dr. Steve Feller.
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This presentation shows how to go about collecting coinage of the first twelve Caesars of the Roman empire. This is a great place for beginning collectors of ancient coins to "jump in" to this field of numismatics. Topics of discussion will include collecting in silver, gold and bronze. While at the show, be sure to visit the museum showcase exhibit of "The Twelve Caesars in Gold." Speaker(s): Michael Gasvoda.
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Eric Newman tells the story of Hard Times tokens. Speaker(s): Eric P. Newman.
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Michael Packard is a member of the Early American Coppers and collector specializing in the copper coins of Massachusetts. This presentation includes a discussion of the location of the Massachusetts Copper Mint in Boston, brief biographies of some of the men associated with the mint, as well as a look at the disposition of the first strikings from the mint. Speaker: Michael Packard.
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Italians attacked Greece on October 28, 1940, were driven out, then the Nazis overwhelmed the country in 1941. A brutal occupation followed made worse by inflationary currency. Speakers: Ray & Steve Feller. Running time: 46:47.
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The Mexican War of Independence was an armed conflict fought between the people of Mexico and the Spanish colonial authorities from 1810-1821. During that time many different numismatic issues were circulated creating a rich legacy for collectors today. See and learn about these different coins from numismatist, schoolteacher and former news reporter Ricardo DeLeon. Speaker: Ricardo de Leon Tallavas.
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John Ferreri is a paper money collector, governor of the Society of Paper Money Collectors & recipient of the 2008 Numismatic Ambassador award. This is a 58 digital slide presentation showing vignettes and actual examples of American obsolete banknotes bearing images of the major events and skirmishes of the Revolution. They are presented in a timeline with historical narrative that includes * What may be Paul Revere's ride * the battles of Lexington, Concord, Bunker Hill * Various art...
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Well known paper money researcher and writer talks about how to assemble a collection, what to look for and what to ignore. Speaker: Peter Huntoon. Running time: 63:59.
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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.
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The Society of Silver Dollar Collectors hosts this annual gathering of silver dollar variety enthusiasts. The latest discoveries, awards, recent books and publications, the latest pricing information, attribution diagnostics, and more is all here and available at the 2013 VAM Thing! Speaker: John Baumgart, SSDC President.
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The proofs sold from the American Bank Note Company archives are the highest quality impressions available for most obsolete bank notes. The anatomy of these proofs is presented with information on how to distinguish them from issued notes, remainders and modern reprints. An analysis of census data by researcher Greg Davis reveals that over 1000 proofs are unique surviving impressions meaning no issued notes or remainders are known. In this video you will see and hear: Definition of a proof How...
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Jacksonville researcher Ray Herz will take those in the audience on a tour of the four U. S. Mint sites, Independence Hall, and the homes of Ben Franklin and Betsy Ross (among others) as he discusses the coin, currency and medal tie-ins in the City of Brotherly Love. It's a perfect match of history and numismatics! Speaker: Ray Herz. Running time: 35:51.
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Features EAC opening ceremony, cool coins with the large cents of Lord Oswald, copper coin Happening, young Turks of numismatics, and altered & abused large cents. David Lisot, Producer. Running time: 33:43.
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Erik Goldstein, Senior Curator. The Colonial Collection of Williamsburg, Virginia has some great examples of numismatic coins and paper items. You will be surprised at the depth of the collection and what is included in the Colonial period of early America.
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See how to separate modern fabrications from genuine material. Learn how to distinguish printing technologies under magnification. Examples will be digitally projected so you can't miss a detail. In this video you will see and hear: * Printing processes used to create bank notes and how to tell the difference * 20X magnification examples of letter press vs. intaglio printing * Distinguishing characteristics of notes * Examples of notes from different countries * Efforts to deceive using inkjet...
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Donald Kagin is a Ph.D. in numismatics whose specialty is pioneer gold. He leads you on a trek through history during America's gold rushes. You'll see examples of these desirable coins and the men responsible for their creation. Lecture with slides. Speaker: Donald H. Kagin, Ph.D..
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Douglas Nyholm is author of "Mormon Currency 1837-1937" and a former President of the Utah Numismatic Society. Douglas offers a talk on the history of Mormon Currency from 1837-1937 that covers the beginnings of Mormon currency in Kirtland Ohio, the additional efforts at circulating scrip and currency in Nauvoo, Illinois, and finally onto the large and varied currency and gold coinage operations in Salt Lake and Utah. Currency of the many Mormon co-ops and Bishop's Storehouses is also...
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
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The annual gathering of VAM fanatics continues to grow to record numbers. See and learn as the new discoveries about Morgan and Peace dollars are shared to help collectors expand their collections. Club business is conducted and awards are given. Speakers: Ash Harrison, John Roberts, John Baumgart, Crae Morton.
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Lure of Collecting Bank Notes & Paper Money. VIDEO: 3:06. David Lisot, Interviewer, CoinTelevision.com with Josef Gerber, Owen Linzmayer, Andrew Pattison, & Dimitri Waltmans. Money is collected for is beauty and historical significance as well as being considered a vehicle for investment by some. Hear why people collect and see some beautiful notes.
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Proof coins are struck for collectors and dignitaries on polished planchets using polished dies to achieve a mirror-like effect. Hear the story of how these special coins evolved. Speaker: Craig Sholley. Running time: 70:06.
Topic: Numismatics