Numismatic Theater gets renamed
- Published: Jun 20, 2012, 8 PM
The American Numismatic Association’s Numismatic Theater presentations are now called “Money Talks.”
The new name will debut at the ANA’s 2012 World’s Fair of Money, set for Aug. 7 to 11 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia.
Money Talks will serve as the umbrella term for all talks hosted by the ANA: from live presentations to podcasts on the ANA website, www.money.org.
At the August World’s Fair of Money, the presentations will cover a wide range of topics and are a chance for collectors to discuss their ideas and collections.
Scheduled Money Talks presentations are:
Tuesday, Aug. 7
? 1:00 p.m.: “Step Up to Jefferson Nickels” by Ray Herz.
? 2:00 p.m.: “The Comstock Lode and the Carson City Mint” by James Hunt.
? 3:00 p.m.: “Analysis of Heraldic Eagle Silver and Gold Coins Dated 1796-1807” by David Finkelstein.
? 4:00 p.m.: “Secret History of the First U.S. Mint” by Joel Orosz and Leonard Augsburger.
Thursday, Aug. 9
? 9:00 a.m.: “What Shadows We Pursue: Numismatics of French Pretender Henri V” by David T. Alexander.
? 10:00 a.m.: “The War of 1812: The Notables, The Navies, The Numismatics” by Jim Wells.
? 11:00 a.m.: “Image and Republican Sovereignty” by Douglas Mudd.
? Noon: “Demystifying the European Tour of the 1933 Double Eagle, conducted by the NNC and Samlerhuset Group” by Karen Lee.
? 1:00 p.m.: “First Order of Business: The U.S. Mint’s Original Coinage Denominations, 1793-1796” by Robert W. Hoge.
? 2:00 p.m.: “Imitative Arabic Coinage of the Crusades” by Bill Wright.
? 3:00 p.m.: “A Big Book on a Big Subject: The Oxford Handbook of Greek and Roman Coinage” by William E. Metcalf.
? 4:00 p.m.: “Why the Rare Coins and Precious Metals Community Needs a Practical Action Committee,” by Barry Stuppler.
Friday, Aug. 10
? 10:00 a.m.: “A Coin from the Pirate Ship Whydah” by Thomas H. Sebring.
? 11:00 a.m.: “Medallic History of Religious Intolerance” by Benjamin Weiss.
? Noon: “Off the Beaten Path” by Sam Deep.
? 1:00 p.m.: “The Untapped Potential of Civil War Tokens” by Q. David Bowers.
? 2:00 p.m.: “New Data Supports Revisionist Theory of the Gobrecht Dollars” by John Dannreuther, Saul Teichman and Craig Sholley.
? 3:00 p.m.: “The History of Collecting Confederate Paper Money: 1865-2012” by Pierre Fricke.
? 4:00 p.m.: “The Medieval Melting Pot: Numismatic Crosscurrents in the Mediterranean” by Alan M. Stahl.
Saturday, Aug. 11
? 9:00 a.m.: “Cherrypicking the Lincoln Cent” by Sol Taylor.
? 10:00 a.m.: “A Numismatic Journey Through Islamic History” by Gamal Amar.
? 11:00 a.m.: “The Olympic Games: The First 1,166 Years” by Anthony Milavic (two hours).
? 1:00 p.m.: “David Rittenhouse and the 1792 Half Disme” by Jamie Franki.
? 2:00 p.m.: “The Establishment of the Banking System in Mexico, 1864-1910” by Ricardo de Leon Tallavas. ¦
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