The ANA published a press release this week about a new feature of the annual convention. A number of numismatic authors will be available to meet the public and sign their books. Excerpts from the release are below. -EditorThe American Numismatic Association will debut a new feature, Artists & Authors Alley, at the 2008 World’s Fair of Money® in Baltimore. Located in aisle 900 of the convention’s bourse floor, Artists & Authors Alley gives artists and writers a chance to display their craft and discuss their work with visitors. The area will feature premier numismatic engravers, scholars and publishers.
Located within Artists & Authors Alley, Collector's Corner will feature book and artwork signings, demonstrations, and informal discussions with some of the top experts in numismatics.
Thursday, July 31
10-11 a.m. – Weimar White, chemist, coin conservation expert and author of Coin Chemistry
11 a.m.-noon – Roger Burdette, author, Renaissance of American Coinage, 1905-1921
2-3 p.m. – Barbara Gregory, editor-in-chief, The Numismatist
4:30-5:00 p.m. – Jeff Ambio, author, Collecting & Investing Strategies for Walking Liberty Half Dollars
Friday, Aug. 1
10-11 a.m. – Daniel Frank Sedwick, author, The Practical Book of Cobs
Noon-1 p.m. – David Lange, author of several books and coin board expert
3-4 p.m. – Ron Benice, author of Florida Paper Money: An Illustrated History, 1817-1934
Saturday, Aug. 2
11 a.m.-noon – Kenneth Bressett, editor, The Official Red Book: A Guide to United States Coins
1-3 p.m. – Beth Deisher, editor of Coin World magazine and author of Making the Grade: A Guide to the Top 50 Most Widely Collected U.S. Coins
Wayne Homren, Editor
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