The E-Sylum:  Volume 8, Number 24, June 12, 2005, Article 13


E-Sylum readers love information, and I suspect many of you
attending this summer's convention of the American Numismatic
Association will be attending presentations in the Numismatic
Theatre and Maynard Sundman/Littleton Coin Company
lecture series. The speak lineups have been announced, and
many E-Sylum subscribers are among the speakers.

The new Maynard Sundman/Littleton Coin Company lecture
series takes place Thursday, July 28, 2005, from 10 AM to 5 PM.
Dr. Lane Brunner is the moderator.

10:00 AM Christopher Pilliod
History of Die Making in the United States

1:00 AM Peter Huntoon, Ph.D.
The Civil War, the Comptroller's Office, and 73 years of
National Bank Currency

Noon Erik J. Heikkenen
The Battle of the Little Bighorn: Numismatic Perspectives
of the Battle and Related Military Movements

1:00 PM Wendell Wolka
The Dark Side of Antebellum Banking: The Nefarious
Purveyors of “The Queer”

2:00 PM Q. David Bowers
Great Collectors and Their Collections

3:00 PM P. Scott Rubin
Joseph Wright of Bordentown, New Jersey: His Family’s
Influence During the Early Years of the U. S. Mint.

4:00 PM Douglas Mudd
Précis for Image and Republican Sovereignty

The following is the tentative Schedule of presentations
in the Numismatic Theatre:

Wednesday, July 27

1:00 p.m.
A Presentation from the Paris Mint

2:00 p.m. Lane Brunner
Collecting Franklin Half Dollars

3:00 p.m. P. Scott Rubin
What Can You Afford to Collect in the
Age of Million Dollar Coins?

4:00 p.m. Donald R. Barsi
Jack London & the Barsi Family Connection and
Trade Tokens of Glen Ellen, California, where Jack Lived.

Thursday, July 28

11:00 a.m. Alan Luedeking and Carlos Jara:
The Early Coinage and Mint of Santiago de Chile.

12:00 p.m. John & Nancy Wilson:
U.S. Paper Money 1690 to Present

1:00 p.m. Rich Kelly and Nancy Oliver:
True Tales of the Granite Lady.

2:00 p.m. Frank Strazzarino and Michael S. Turrini
The Magic City: 1939 and 1940 Golden Gate
International Exposition.

4:00 p.m. Joel Orosz: Did George Washington Provide
the Silver to Make the 1792 Half Disme?

Friday, July 29

10:00 a.m. Robert Chandler:
Wells Fargo Moves Monies.

10:00 a.m. Greg Thompson
'Money-changers' Counting Board and Medieval Tokens

11:00 a.m. Darrell Low and Leonard Augsburger:
San Francisco and Carson City Liberty Seated Coinage.

11:00 a.m. Richard Jozefiak
Alaska Numismatics: An Overview from 1784 to Today.

12:00 Tom Sebring
A Numismatic Tribute to Two Heroic Ships.

12:00 p.m. Scott A. Travers
The Ultimate Smart Coin Consumer.

1:00 p.m. David Lange
Collecting Mercury Dimes

1:00 p.m. Craig Krueger
Population Distortion and the 1856
“Upright 5” Gold Dollar.

2:00 p.m. Hal V. Dunn
Remembering People from the Carson City Mint.

2:00 p.m. Christopher Cipoletti
The ANA, Past, Present and Future.

3:00 p.m. Arthur M. Fitts III: Alms for our King!

3:00 p.m. Nancy W. Green and Jane Colvard
Numismatic Research and the New Library Catalog.

4:00 p.m. Prue Morgan Fitts
Coins and Commerce Along the Information Highway,
5th – 7th Century CE

4:00 p.m. Sol Taylor
Cherrypicking the Lincoln Cent.

Saturday, July 30

10:00 a.m. Jeff Shevlin
An Introduction to So-Called Dollars

10:00 a.m. Herbert Miles
Numismatic Antecedents of Low 54;
“Am I Not a Woman & a Sister” Token.

11:00 a.m. Gerald Kochel
They Shot the President

11:00 a.m. Eugene Markov
The Tsar Who Never Was.

12:00 Greg Burns
The Lusitania Medal and Its Varieties

12:00 p.m. Anthony Swiatek
How Not to Lose Your Hard Earned Money
When Collecting or Investing in Coins

1:00 p.m. Kenneth Thomasma
Sacajawea, Lewis & Clark, and the Sacajawea
Golden Dollar Coin

1:00 p.m. Michael S. Fey:
Secrets of the Advanced Morgan Dollar Collector.

2:00 p.m. Frank Van Valen
How to Collect U.S. Type Coins

2:00 p.m. David Goya
Minerva’s Owl: The Commemorative Coins of
the Panama Pacific International Exposition of 1915

3:00 p.m. Joseph Ridder
Collecting National Bank Notes.

3:00 p.m. Robert Evans
The S.S. Central America: History, Discovery,
Numismatics, Legacy

4:00 p.m. Christopher F. Pilliod
An Overview of United States Counterfeit Coinage.

4:00 p.m. Garrett & Michelle Burke
The California State Quarter from
Sketch Book to Selection

Sunday, July 31

11:00 a.m. Walter Ostromecki
Tips on Getting Youth Coin Show Activities Rolling.

12:00 p.m. Lane Brunner
Capped Bust Half Dollars:
A Challenging yet Affordable Series.

Another event of interest to bibliophiles is the Numismatic
Literary Guild Symposium at 10am July 28. Panelists
David T. Alexander, Q. David Bowers, Beth Deisher,
David C. Harper and Gregory J. Rohan will discuss
"How the Internet is Changing the Coin Business and
Numismatic Writing."

  Wayne Homren, Editor

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