The upcoming convention of the Early American Coppers group will feature a number of great educational presentations. Here's the program, courtesy of
EAC President Bill Eckberg. Thanks! All presentations will be at the Dayton Convention Center, 22 E. Fifth St., Dayton, OH 45402. -Editor
FRIDAY MAY 3, 2019
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Educational Presentations Rooms 202-203
10 AM Publications Committee Presentation: Lou Alfonso, Bill Eckberg, Harry Salyards
EAC is establishing a committee to promote book publication by members. This will be the initial presentation of the committee
11 AM Connections: Black Pepper, the Mountain That Eats Men, and John Reich: Bradley Karoleff
1 PM Half-a-Century Strong: A Little EAC History: Mark Borckardt
Mark is the EAC historian and will be reporting on the progress of the history of EAC that he is writing
2 PM Recent 1795 Half Cent Discoveries: Ed Fuhrman
Ed will be presenting information on some interesting 1795 half cents that he has discovered, one of which has received substantial coverage in the general
3 PM Dr. William H. Sheldon, Ted Naftzger, and the Large Cent Thefts: Dr. John M. Kleeberg (Via YouTube, presented with permission of ANS and
Dr. Kleeberg). Jim Neiswinter
This will be a video presentation of an ANS lecture that John gave recently.
3:00 PM - 4:00 ACC&E club and workshop, a Facebook workshop for Early American coins, Greg Hannigan Table 59
This is a presentation on a new Facebook group that Greg has established to promote the collecting and study of Americana, Coins, Currency & Exonumia.
8:00 PM - ??? EAC and ANS remember Del Bland
This will be an informal reception to honor a recently deceased researcher of great importance to early copper.
SATURDAY MAY 4, 2019
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM Educational Presentations - Rooms 202-203
10 AM The Thrill of the Hunt: John Wright
John has been a giant of early copper collecting for many years and will talk on collecting.
11 AM Half Cent Type Collecting: Bill Eckberg
What constitutes a proper type set of half cents?
1 PM In the Trenches: Fighting Against Counterfeits: Beth Deisher
Beth has been one of the leaders in the fight agains counterfeit collector coins. She will speak on the progress.
2 PM EAC 101: What Every New EAC Member Needs to Know: Chuck Heck, David Huang
Important information for collectors new to early copper or seasoned collectors who know they still have a lot to learn.
3 PM Don't Be Shy: The Garvin Fund Offers Money Grants: Lou Alfonso
How to get EAC to support your attendance at numismatic events.
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