2011 Maynard Sundman/Littleton Coin Company Lecture Series Explores “Numismatics Celebrating Human Achievement”

July 8, 2014 By ekr

2011 Maynard Sundman/Littleton Coin Company Lecture Series Explores “Numismatics Celebrating Human Achievement”

The Maynard Sundman/Littleton Coin Company Lecture Series will be presented Aug. 18 during the American Numismatic Association’s 2011 World’s Fair of MoneySM at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois. The annual series features new scholarship on a numismatic topic; the topic this year is “Numismatics Celebrating Human Achievement.”

The lectures will take place in Room 3, and are free and open to all attending the show. A luncheon will be held Aug. 18 from 12:15-1:45 p.m. in Room 7, near the lecture area. Attendees may choose from braised brisket of beef, gorgonzola chicken or a vegetarian option. The luncheon is $15 per person, and is underwritten by the Maynard Sundman Littleton Coin Co. Lecture Series Endowment and David Sundman. To register for the luncheon call 719-482-9857 (pre-registration required).

Below is the lecture schedule for the 2011 Sundman/Littleton Coin Co. Lecture Series:
10 a.m.: Coins of the Two Jewish Wars David Hendin is a leading expert on Jewish and Biblical coins and artifacts
11:15 a.m.: Marijuana and Oil: Roads to the Highs of California National Banking, 1880-1924 Peter Huntoon is a renowned numismatic researcher, author and instructor
2 p.m.: America’s Currency of Fame: Our 19th-Century Bank Notes Richard Doty is a curator with the Smithsonian Institution’s Division of Political History
3:15 p.m.: Capping Liberty: The Development of the Numismatic Iconography of the New Republic Alan M. Stahl is curator of numismatics at Princeton University

The World’s Fair of Money is the nation’s premiere money show. The event features more than 1,000 numismatic dealers with the best inventory anywhere; the ANA Museum Showcase exhibiting some of the world’s most valuable and beautiful coins and paper money; a Mint Promenade with mints from around the world; the Collector Exhibits area; a multi-million-dollar auction by Stack’s Bowers Galleries; educational presentations and seminars; and special events including the ANA’s annual awards banquet.

Show hours are 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m., August 16-20. Admission is $6 for adults, and free for ANA members and children 12 and under. For more information on all of the show highlights, call 719-482-9857 or visit www.worldsfairofmoney.com. 

Originally Release Date: July 8, 2011
ANA Contacts: Phone: 719-482-9814
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