Their Last Hurrah
The Post Civil War Gatherings of the Blue and the Grey Who Fought at Gettysburg and the Coins, Exonumia and Memorabilia Which Both Celebrated Their Reunions and Marked Their Final Passages
America held its breath, as the Civil War’s final outcome was shaped from July 1-3, 1863, in the environs of the tiny Pennsylvania farm town of Gettysburg. A large legacy of coins, medals, and exonumic memorabilia followed through the years, in memory and honor of that event and all those who shaped it.
Presenter: Bob Bair
When: February 2, 2022 | 10-11:00 AM MT
The Controversial Topics of Toning and Cleaning
Some collectors love toning while others not so much. Is there really such a thing as artificial toning? What is the official ANA stance on cleaning coins? Are you afraid of submitting a coin to a third-party grading company because it may come back “details?” Rod Gillis, ANA education director will discuss toning and cleaned coins in an informative and fun presentation
Presenter: Rod Gillis
When: February 14, 2022 | 2-3:00 PM MT
Building a Roman / Byzantine Scale & Weight Collection
A study on the coinage standardization, quality control and identification of fakes in ancient Athens.
Scales and scale weights were used by Romans before they started producing coins and continued until the end of the Byzantine Empire. This talk will discuss building a Roman scale weight collection. The relationship between Roman and Byzantine coin denominations and scale weights will be shown.
Presenter: Gene McPherson
When: February 16, 2022 | 1-2:00 PM MT
Lecturing About Coins and Currency on Cruise Ships: Experiences and Suggestions
This presentation will focus on three presentations given in recent years on cruise ships sailing the Baltic and Mediterranean Seas and the Danube River. Using examples of coins and currency discussed in the lectures, it will show how numismatics can be interwoven with history, art, culture, and geography for an entertaining and educational experience. Creative as well as logistical and technical issues will be covered. This approach would also be applicable to lectures to coin clubs, schools, organizations, etc.
Presenter: Hans Liu
When: February 24, 2022 | 1-2:00 PM MT