C. John Ferreri submitted this announcement of the 2017 Thomas P. Rockwell Lecture tking place next month in Waltham, MA. Thanks! Looks like a great event.
Annual Thomas P. Rockwell Lecture
Jointly sponsored by: Boston Numismatic Society,
Collectors Club of Boston & Currency Club of New England
Tuesday April 11, 2017 at 7:15 pm.....Trinity Congregational (Korean) Church
730 Main St. (Rt 20) Waltham, Mass.
This year we are happy to announce that John Frost will be our speaker. John is an
expert on Liberty Seated and Barber coinage along with odd-ball denominations
especially 20c pieces. He is a co-author of: Double Dimes-The United States
Twenty Cent Piece, now the standard reference on the series. Currently, John is
Director of Education of the Liberty Seated Collectors Club, President and Journal
Editor of the Barber Coin Collectors Society and co-president of the Worcester
County Numismatic Society. He is also a contributor to Red Book and instructor
at the ANA Summer Seminar.
...........Topic of the presentation and exhibit..........
Three Numismatic Vignettes.
A Discussion of:
--Oddball denominations—the least studied and collected denominations.
--The Power of Knowledge—how specialized expertise can lead to
fascinating discoveries, and profits.
--Discovery, another discovery & an exhibit—the excavation of discarded coin
dies, a previously unknown 20-cent piece marriage & the tale of discovery leading
to an exhibit at the Nevada State Museum, the former Carson City Mint.
You are invited to join us this night. Light refreshments will be available. For
further information: C. John Ferreri, firstname.lastname@example.org
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