Len Augsburger writes:
The ANA Convention Numismatic Theater schedule includes a first Mint doubleheader. Joel Orosz and I will be presenting "Pictures of the First United States Mint" at 2pm, Friday, 8/13, in Room 209.
Following at 3pm in the same room will be a two-hour panel discussion on “The Development and Use of the Screw Press for Coin Production,” led by Brad Karoleff, which will discuss different aspects of early minting technology in the United States.
Panel participants will be Messrs. Dannreuther, Doty, Eckberg, Julian, Mudd, and Sholley - an all-star panel if there ever was one. Joel and I will have the rare luxury of deferring any hard questions to the following session!
The full schedule is at:
These are two must-see events for U.S. numismatic researchers! But there will be plenty of must-see events at the convention, not the least of which will be the Numismatic Bibliomania Society events. And if that's not enough, consider the Sundman Lecture luncheon. The following is taken from an event flyer sent in by Susan Mc Millan, Education Project Manager for the American Numismatic Association.
Join us for lunch during the Sundman Lecture
presentations at the ANA World's Fair of Money in Boston.
August 12, 12:15 – 1:45 PM
AT THE HYNE S CONVENTION CENTER, BOSTON
Meet Sundman Lecture Series presenters Peter Huntoon, Max Spiegel, Richard Doty and Erik Goldstein, and celebrate New England numismatics and the hobby's premier lecture program at this specially catered gourmet luncheon. Reservations required.
Menu Selection #1: Chicken Roulade stuffed with a Mushroom Duxelles,
Goat Cheese and Roasted Yellow Peppers accompanied by Rice Pilaf
with Baby Currents and Lemon Scented Asparagus
Menu Selection #2: Pepper-Crusted Sliced New York Sirloin topped with Three-Onion Jam alongside Horseradish & Chive Mashed Potatoes and Yellow & Green Bean Duet
All entrees accompanied by Fresh Rolls & Butter, Salad, Dessert, Iced Tea & Premium Blend Coffee (Vegetarian selection available on request.)
Questions? Contact us ... 719-482-9857
Register by phone ... 719-482-9857
Only ten bucks? Now THAT'S a deal!
Wayne Homren, Editor
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