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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
by David Lisot Video Library
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CEO Max Stuerken helps introduce the MIF convention and explains why his company believes in the promotion of coins shows. Leuchtturm, or Lighthouse in English, is one of the oldest firms specializing in satisfying the needs of collectors with supplies and albums.
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Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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Esther Van Der Meer, Public Relations, Catawiki. Catawiki is a primary sponsor of the MIF coin convention. They value the opportunity to meet collectors at a coin show. Catawiki is a Netherlands based auction company specializing in coins and collectibles.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal - Restricted Material
by Liberty Seated Collectors Club
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Liberty Seated Collectors Club oral history interview, conducted by Garrett Ziss and interviewing Bill Bugert. Interview from September 13, 2019.
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Newman Numismatic Portal - Restricted Material
by Liberty Seated Collectors Club
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Mel Hatfield, early member of the Liberty Seated Collectors Club (LSCC), is interviewed by LSCC member Garrett Ziss on October 20, 2019.
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Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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Marcello Cerioli, Sales, Lada Packaging, Interviewer, David Lisot, CoinTelevision.com.Coins can come in all sorts of different packages. Hear what is involved in creating these different containers from the Italian based firm attending the MIF convention.
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Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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Dimitri Waltmans, MIF Events Organizer, David Lisot, Video Producer, CoinTelevision.com. Promoter of the MIF, Maastricht International Fair, greets the attendees at the convention and acknowledges the sponsors and dealers who helped make the show possible.
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Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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Eric Toonen, Auction Manager, Catawiki, David Lisot, interviewer, CoinTelevision.com. Catawiki is a Netherlands based auction company specializing min coins and collectibles. Learn why they are one of the fastest growing auction firms in Europe.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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Max Stuerken, CEO, Leuchtturm, Interviewer, David Lisot, CoinTelevision.com.Leuchtturm, or Lighthouse in English, is one of the oldest firms specializing in satisfying the needs of collectors with supplies and albums. They also are primary sponsors of the MIF convention.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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Serge Goldberg, CEO, Eurogold, Interviewer, David Lisot, CoinTelevision.com. The tradition of gold ownership is a longstanding European tradition. One of Europe's largest gold traders talks about this practice and why they have come to the MIF convention.
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Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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Ulrich Reckhard, Bullion Director, Emporium Hamburg, Interviewer, David Lisot, CoinTelevision.com. One of the largest German coin companies announces a special elephant coin being released at the MIF convention.
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Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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The Professional Numismatists Guild is America's largest and oldest organization devoted to buying and selling coins. Each year they honor their membership for service including Lifetime Achievement Award Winner, Beth Deisher, Significant Contribution Award Winner, John Maben, and Art Kagin Ambassador Award Winner, Christine Karstedt. Speaker: Robert Brueggeman, PNG Executive Director. Running time: 37:39.
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Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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More awards given out by Central States Numismatic Society for exhibits and other areas at their annual breakfast banquet. Speaker: Karen Jager, CSNS President. Running time: 52:39.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Liberty Seated Collectors Club
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Video of the Liberty Seated Collectors Club annual meeting at the American Numismatic Association's World's Fair of Money in Denver on August 3, 2017.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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Women in Numismatics Meeting. The saint of things that go "boom" has many numismatic issues for the specialty collector. Speaker: Louis Boling. Running time: 25:24.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
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David Lisot inteviews Dimitri Waltmans regarding the Maastricht International Fair.
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Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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Jacksonville researcher Ray Herz is an avid paper money enthusiast. In this program, Ray will focus on various forms of currency as they have existed in the Sunshine State. He?ll also cover both ultra-rare items and those items that are still affordable for the typical currency collector. Speaker: Ray Herz. Running time: 49:58.
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Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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Everything you need to know about functioning well with a non-profit corporation. Speaker: Mitch Ernst. Running time: 51:03.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Everything you need to know about functioning well with a non-profit corporation. Speaker: Mitch Ernst. Running time: 31:44.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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Mr. Harper, the editor of Numismatic News is known for making an annual forecast concerning the future course of the numismatic and bullion marketplace. Is David?s forecast for 2017 full of good news or bad news? Find out in this hard-hitting educational program that will include both a short term and a long term forecast. Speaker: David Harper. Running time: 55:27.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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Christian Petermann, Bitconnect., interviewer, David Lisot, CoinTelevision.com. Learn about a company creating the new currency called bitcoin, which is causing a revolution in the way people think about money.
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Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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NLG is comprised of numismatics? most creative writers, journalists, and website developers. Each year they honor their membership including with the Ribbit Award Winner, David Hall, PGGS Education Award Winner, Wayne Homren, Clemy Award Winner, Robert Van Ryzin, and many others. Speaker: Scott Travers, Awards Coordinator. Running time: 75:54.
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Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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There is another Kansas City, the one just west of Kansas City, Missouri, that had eight note-issuing banks, all historically interesting in there own right. In fact, one bank was located on both sides of the border! Speaker Steve Carr shows that these banks issued some of the most interesting nationals in Kansas. Speaker: Steve Carr. Running time: 49:14.
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Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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The $2.5 and $5 gold Indian coins struck 1908 continue to be popular with collectors. Hear the story of these historic coins and learn the many controversies regarding their origins. Speaker: Allan Schein. Running time: 60:08.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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The importance of the contributions of the Numismatic Museum of Cuba to the 1715 Fleet Society are acknowledged. Speakers: Sergio Gonzales, Curator, Cuban Numismatic Museum, Presenter: Richard Beleson.. Running time: 3:34.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot
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Another summer coin convention for the Florida United Numismatists. President Bob Hurst introduces his Board of Directors and opens the show. Bob Hurst, President, Florida United Numismatists, David Lisot, Video Producer, CoinTelevision.com.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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Pamela West, British Bank Notes, UK, interviewer, David Lisot, CoinTelevision.com. In 2016 Great Britain and Scotland instituted polymer bank notes that quickly became popular with collectors. Some of the more popular examples include the Bank of Scotland 5-pound & 10-pound featuring woman, the new 5-pound Bank of England featuring Winston Churchill, the 10-pound depicting Jane Austen, and paper 10-pound that is being replaced.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Liberty Seated Collectors Club
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Video of the Liberty Seated Collectors Club annual meeting at the American Numismatic Association's World's Fair of Money, in Denver, on August 3, 2017.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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Learn how to collect other areas related to coin collecting like tokens, medals, scrip, elongated coins, wood nickels and more. Speaker: Cindy Wibker. Running time: 47:06.
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Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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Latest news affecting the numismatic and precious metals industries including the counterfeit coin problem and other legislative issues including sales tax and reporting. Speaker: Kathy McFadden. Running time: 57:08.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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Hear about the annual Florida United Numismatists Convention including FUN President Randy Campbell opening remarks, news from ICTA, Mike Ellis announces his run for ANA president, NSDR awards and much more. Speaker: Randy Campbell. Running time: 27:33.
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Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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Cuban conservators talk about the efforts of the Ines de Sota shipwreck and many other items and the techniques specifically used. Speakers: Manuel & Teresa Almeida. Running time: 88:29.
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Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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If you have ever thought about what is involved in diving for sunken treasure Jonah Martinez knows. He recently recovered more then $1 million worth of gold doubloons off a beach in Florida. Speaker: Jonah Martinez, Captain, Capitana. Running time: 2:41.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Kenny Sammut
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Kenny Sammut displays auction wins from the recent American Numismatic Association YN (Young Numismatist) auction.
Topics: Numismatics, American Numismatic Association
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Coin Dealer Newsletter
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CDN Publisher, John Feigenbaum, discusses the value of hobbies in today’s hot political media environment.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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78th Central States Coin Convention continues successful tradition as Kevin Foley, CSNS Convention Chairman, shares some of his secrets why the Central States Coin Convention has been so successful, Bobby Hughes Tells the Story of the Levare Redfield Silver Dollar Hoard, Cool New Orleans $20 Gold Coin with collector Paul Pawlowski, Cub Scouts at CSNS Coin Convention with Patti Finner, Mack Martin Wins CSNS "Best in Show" Award, and WIN Membership Meeting with Charmy Harker....
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Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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Steven is the attorney for the Central States Numismatic Society and Mark is senior cataloger and numismatist at Heritage Auctions. Together they share what every collector needs to know about selling their numismatic collections. Speakers: Steven Bieda & Mark Borckardt. Running time: 51:29.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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Everything you need to know about functioning well with a non-profit corporation. Speaker: Mitch Ernst. Running time: 83:40.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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The state of Florida has an extensive collection of artifacts from the countless shipwrecks that have gone down along its coast. See examples of many of the items as well as conservation techniques used to preserve them. Speaker: Jessica Stika. Running time: 44:17.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Kenny Sammut
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Kenny Sammut covers the 2017 American Numismatic Association summer seminar book sale.
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Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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Includes awards ceremoney, Cool Coin, why people collect, and about the USMex Coin Convention. David Lisot, Interviewer. Running time: 34:43.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by George Manz
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In the inaugural George Manz Coins episode we explore chartered bank notes and proof notes. http://georgemanzcoins.com www.reginacoinclub.com www.rcna.ca
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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Gerry Fortin, president of the Liberty Seated Collectors Club and well-known author of the online web-book, The Definitive Resource for Liberty Seated Dime Variety Collectors, will provide an in-depth presentation on this series. His fast-paced program will cover design types, grading/striking characteristics, key dates, major varieties and potential collecting perspectives. Speaker: Gerry Fortin. Running time: 59:39.
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Newman Numismatic Portal
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One of the first colonies in Florida was an ill-fated attempt in the Pensacola area. New research has identified specifically where the settlement was and much evidence about the hardships experienced by the settlers. Speaker: John Worth. Running time: 71:28.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Kenny Sammut
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Kenny Sammut describes finds at the Colorado Spring coin show, June 2017.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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Discover the practical and technical factors that resulted in the numerous varieties within the Series of 1928 FRNs along with the political and economic realities that caused the series to be supplanted by the Series of 1934. Yakes will demonstrate that these notes are flush with history, intrigue and color! Speaker: Jamie Yakes. Running time: 52:44.
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Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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John Pullin tells the story of the first Spaniards in the Southwest including the travels Cabaza de Vaca, the quest for the city of gold and much more. Speaker: John Pullin. Running time: 45:52.
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Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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The young Garrett Ziss presents a well-researched and interesting paper on the Washington Monument. Speakers: Garrett Ziss. Running time: 34:55.
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Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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Some paper money is no longer made out of paper. It is being from a plastic substance called polymer. Find out about this new area of bank note collecting. Speaker: W. Ray Lockwood. Running time: 52:06.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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Mr. Gilkes, the senior staff writer for Coin World, covers the U.S. Mint beat and has extensive knowledge of U.S Mint products. Today he will discuss certain mint items of particular interest to a large segment of modern coin lovers. Classic coin collectors, too, will gain some real insights from one of the very best numismatic reporters in the land, the one and only Paul Gilkes! Speaker: Paul Gilkes. Running time: 34:55.
Topic: Numismatics
Numismatics with Kenny unboxes 90% silver numismatic material.
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Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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Types of proclamation medals, why they were issued, restrikes, cities from which they were issued and by whom. Speaker: William Sigl. Running time: 80:32.
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Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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The National Silver Dollar Roundtable, one of numismatic?s most prestigious organizations, gives out awards and acknowledges its members. Randy Campbell, MC, Jeff Wuller, NSDR President. Running time: 50:55.
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Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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Both collectors and dealers know how difficult it can be to determine if a coin has original toning on its surface. The difference can be worth thousands of dollars. Find out how to tell from the difference from longtime dealer Andrew Kimmel. Speaker: Andrew Kimmel . Running time: 82:58.
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Newman Numismatic Portal
by Coin Dealer Newsletter
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John Feigenbaum, CDN Publisher, discusses the pitfalls and concerns he has concerning large price jumps for grade rarity.
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Newman Numismatic Portal
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Video coverage of the 2019 Central States Numismatic Convention held in Schaumburg, IL.
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Newman Numismatic Portal
by George Manz
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Have you ever heard of the Grey Cup? Why were Governor General of Canada Lord Earl Grey and his wife put on the 1911 $1 note? We explore these questions in the latest George Manz Coins Video. http://georgemanzcoins.com http://www.reginacoinclub.com http://www.rcna.ca
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Newman Numismatic Portal
by George Manz
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Did you know that there are medals issued for every Governor General of Canada? We look back at some of the Governor General Medals that George Manz has in his collection including the Marquess of Lansdowne, The Lord Stanley of Preston, Earl of Grey and The Duke of Connaught. http://georgemanzcoins.com http://www.reginacoinclub.com http://www.rcna.ca
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Mr. Frost is the current president of the Barber Coin Collectors Society. He?s also the editor of the society's journal. Mr. Frost will provide a fascinating overview of Barber coinage, along with a commentary on the dos and don'ts of collecting these coins. Speaker: John Frost. Running time: 53:21.
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Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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Hear about this coin pricing publication? Speaker: Mark Stephenson. Running time: 1:28.
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by David Lisot Video Library
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The 1715 Fleet Society has held two successful conferences and academic symposiums to showcase information about shipwrecks in the New World particularly those of the 1715 Fleet. The next International Conference is planned to take place in Cuba. Hear comments from people at the most recent symposium about this proposal. Interviewer: David Lisot, CoinTelevision.com. Running time: 2:20.
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Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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Includes history of earliest Mexican notes under Maximilian and Diaz, how to read a bank note, and meaning of the imagery. Speaker: Peter Dunham. Running time: 61:27.
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Newman Numismatic Portal
by George Manz
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On this episode we explore the First Canadian Gold Coins. A look at Canadian gold sovereigns from 1908 to 1919 and $5 gold and $10 gold coins from 1912-1914. We also touch on some of the mint marks for world mints as well as why monarchs face certain ways on coins. http://georgemanzcoins.com http://www.reginacoinclub.com http://www.rcna.ca
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Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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Hear about a new system proposed for the way to classify half cents. Speaker: Greg Heim. Running time: 33:12.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Kenny Sammut
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Kenny Sammut describes finds at the Colorado Springs Coin show, June 2017 (part three).
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Newman Numismatic Portal
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Fleet Society Director Ben Costello acknowledges dignitaries and participants. Speaker: Ben Costello, Director, 1715 Fleet Society. David Lisot, Video Producer, CoinTelevision.com. Running time: 9:00.
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Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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Find out why Florida ended up being Spanish instead of French. Speakers: John de Bry & Chuck Meide. Running time: 61:19.
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by David Lisot Video Library
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When a coin is being struck the die doing the striking becomes worn and looses detail. This causes discernable variance in the sharpness of a coin and is of great interest to collectors. Speaker: Jim Matthews. Running time: 22:58.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by George Manz
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Subscribe to the George Manz Coins video podcast, debuting soon. Interesting numismatic topics. Upcoming events, coin history and more.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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Greg Rohan is president of Heritage Auctions, the third largest auction company in the world. Hear the story of his life and how he came to this position in life. Speaker: Greg Rohan. Running time: 62:59.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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The price of a national bank note often rides on the minuscule outstanding value of the bank's circulation as reported in our currency catalogs. If you are a dealer or collector, Lofthus? presentation is one you cannot afford to miss because he will tell you just where these numbers came from, what they mean and the Speaker: Lee Lofthus. Running time: 52:24.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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More honors given at Fleet Society Banquet 2017. Speakers: Maueal & Teresa Almeida Estevez. Running time: 4:32.
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by David Lisot Video Library
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10th annual awards ceremony for the best collections of graded paper money. Speakers: Jason Bradford & Laura Kessler. Running time: 33:34.
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Newman Numismatic Portal
by Liberty Seated Collectors Club
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Video of the Liberty Seated Collectors Club annual meeting at the American Numismatic Association World's Fair of Money in Denver on August 3, 2017.
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Newman Numismatic Portal
by David Lisot Video Library
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Mr. Bonser is a prominent Florida dealer and a consultant to several major grading services. His recommended top 17 coins will contain a few traditional numismatic winners plus several surprise items that he believes are undervalued at current price levels. Speaker: Don Bonser. Running time: 51:39.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by US Mint
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Sculptor-engraver Michael Gaudioso talks about working on the 2017 George Rogers Clark National Historical Park quarter.
Topics: Numismatics, US Mint