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Give a Presentation at Your Next Club Meeting

Some of the top scholars in numismatics have donated their presentation materials for ANA members to use at club meetings and other social events. Included are PowerPoint files and notes on a variety of collecting topics. 

These numismatic presentations are cross-listed in the ANA Library's online catalog. The ANA Library is a wonderful source for further research, and the library loans books, DVDs and other materials through the mail. 

View the numismatic presentations below.


General Numismatics
Everything you wanted to know about buying and selling coins
By Michael S. Fey, Ph.D.

An overview of the buying and selling process, including an outline of must-have grading guides.

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On the Money: Composers on Paper Money
By Bruce Ellison

Learn about some of the world's great musicians who have been immortalized on paper currency. 


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The Origins of Money
By Douglas Mudd, ANA Money Museum curator

A look at the origins of the hobby and the key terms that every collector should know. The notes file contains slide-by-slide script for delivering your own presentation. 

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Inflation, or
By Bruce Ellison

Take a look at the circumstances that led to Zimbabwe's famed Ten Trillion Dollar note and what happens when a particular currency is so inflated that it ceases to have value. 


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Where Coin Collecting Is Going
By Michael S. Fey, Ph.D.

Take a look back at past collecting and economic trends to start the discussion of where collecting will go in the next 10 to 20 years. 


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World currency
Arab-Byzantine Coinage
By Larry Gaye

An exploration of coins of the Byzantine era. 


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British Gold Coins Exhibit from the Thomas H. Law Collection
By Simcha Kuritzky

A half millennium of British gold coinage glittered in this spectacular exhibit at the Edward C. Rochelle Money Museum from Feb. 8 to April 26, 2002. Look back at the pieces that made up this exhibit.


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Coinage of the Byzantine World
By Larry Gaye

More exploration into Byzantine coins.


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Hebrew Love Tokesn
By Simcha Kuritzky

Learn about these hand-engraved coins that utilize the Hebrew alphabet. 


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The Temple Tax and Jewish Taxation
By Simcha Kuritzky

An examination of Jewish history and culture. 


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The History of Modern Zionism through Numismatics
By Simcha Kuritzky
This presentation documents the main historical events and trends that led to the resurrection of the Jewish state after nearly two millennia of exile and subjugation, from the start of Jewish emancipation to the provisional government of the State of Israel.


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Spain and its coins
A presentation from the Smithsonian Institute. 


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United States currency
1898 Semi-Centennial California Gold Discovery
By William D. Hyder
Learn about the Golden Jubilee Mining Fair, the first nuggets discovered in California and the numismatic treasures that tell their story. 


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Exhibitions: Associated Early U.S. Commemorative Coins and Exonumia
By Carl Stang

A look at the wide variety of commemorative coins and exonumia produced in the United States. 


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Advanced Collecting of Morgan and Peace Dollars
By Michael S. Fey, Ph.D.

How can a collector get the most out of collecting Morgan and Peace Dollars? Renowned expert Michael Fey outlines top tips for advanced collectors. 


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Find a Fortune in Silver Dollars
By Michael S. Fey, Ph.D.

Cherrypicking and having your best coins certified are two ways to increase the value of your collection. Learn more tips through this presentation. 


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From Imagination to Image: Saint-Gaudens’ Plaster Studies for Coins
By Henry Duffy

A gallery of St. Gaudens' work shown in plaster. 


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Secrets of the Advanced Morgan Dollar
By Michael S. Fey, Ph.D.

How can a collector get the most out of collecting Morgan Dollars? Renowned expert Michael Fey outlines top tips for advanced collectors. 


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California Gold Rush “Bills of Exchange”
By Michael Wehner

From the 2009 Sundman Lecture Series at the Los Angeles World’s Fair of Money, learn why banking in the Gold Rush era was no picnic. 


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Republic of Vermont Copper Coins
By Robert W. Hoge, Former Curator, ANA Money Museum

The Edward C. Rochette Money Museum holds a major collection of the interesting and elusive copper coins of the 18th century Republic of Vermont.

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A Brief History of Wooden Nickels
By Kenneth Swab

Used as currency when banks failed and as a canvas for outstanding works of art, wooden nickels have a fun and interesting history. 


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