July 23 to 24 are the dates for the 2014 Higgins
Museum National Bank Note Seminar in Okoboji, Iowa.
Paper money veterans Lyn Knight of Lyn Knight Auctions; dealer Glen
Jorde; and longtime paper money dealer and author Dean Oakes, will
make presentations on a range of topics from insights into the great
collections and great personalities of the hobby to in-depth
perspectives on paper money grading.
The seminar will be held at the museum, which features the largest
collection of national bank notes from Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri,
Nebraska, South Dakota and Wisconsin on permanent exhibit anywhere in
Several organizations are sponsoring the seminar: the Society of
Paper Money Collectors, the Professional Currency Dealers Association
and the Central States Numismatic Society.
The registration fee for the seminar, including a catered lunch and
light snacks during morning and afternoon breaks, is $75.
The cost is $65 for members of the co-sponsoring SPMC, PCDA and CSNS organizations.
A welcome reception for speakers and early arrivals will kick off
the seminar from 5 to 6:20 p.m. July 23.
Seminar sessions will start at 8:30 a.m. July 24. Each speaker is
scheduled for one-hour and 15-minute presentations, with short breaks
between each speaker. A one-hour roundtable question and answer
discussion panel will follow the afternoon speakers, with the seminar
session to conclude at 5:30 p.m.
Registration must be made in advance by contacting Larry Adams, the
Higgins Museum curator, by telephone at 712-332-5859 or 515-432-1931.
Adams can also be contacted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration payments should be sent to the Higgins Museum, 1507
Sanborn Ave., Box 258, Okoboji, IA 51335.