Attendees of the American Numismatic Association Fall National Money ShowSM, Oct. 18-20 at the Dallas Convention Center, are encouraged to take part in Money Talks educational presentations.

The Money Talks program features 30-45 minute numismatic presentations covering a wide range of topics. Presentations will be held Oct. 19-20 in Room 168.

“We are delighted to offer 13 presentations during the upcoming Money Talks program,” said Susan McMillan, ANA Education Project Manager. “Our notable speakers will be sharing their numismatic expertise as well as their enthusiasm for the hobby. Come see what our presenters have to offer.”

Many of the talks will be recorded and made available as podcasts in late 2012 and early 2013. Select talks will also be made available as PowerPoint presentations, which clubs will be able to download for use in local presentations.

The following is a complete list of Money Talks presentations in Dallas:


  • 10 a.m.: “Create Fun-Filled Numismatic Presentations for the General Public” by Patrick A. Heller
  • 11 a.m.: “The Currency of Hawaii” by Douglas Mudd
  • Noon: “Paranormal Coins and Currency” Walter Ostromecki
  • 1 p.m.: “Harry W. Bass Jr.: An Extraordinary Collector – A One-of-a-Kind Collection” by Gary Adkins
  • 2 p.m.: “Norse American Centennial Medals of 1925: An Update of Those ‘Thick’ and ‘Thins’ and More” by David Schmidt
  • 3 p.m.: “1817 New Spain (Texas) Jolas: The Origin of the Lone Star Symbol for Texas” by James P. Bevill
  • 4 p.m.: “Ancient Roman Coins” by Tom Laughlin




  • 9 a.m.: “The 1936 Columbia Sesquicentennial Commemorative Half Dollar: A Coin That Booms!” by Carl Stang
  • 10 a.m.: “Estate Numismatics and the Courts” by Alvin L. Stern
  • 11 a.m.: “Transportation Tokens from the U.S. and Canada” by Gary W. Parent
  • Noon: “The Emergency Mints of Chihuahua, Zacatecas, Durango, Guadalajara and Guanajuato: 1810-1823” by Ricardo de LeĆ³n Tallavas
  • 1 p.m.: “Fractional Currency Look-a-Likes and Payables” by Benny Bolin
  • 2 p.m.: “GATA Winning Against Gold Cartel … Prices of Gold And Silver To Explode” by Bill Murphy


The National Money Show in Dallas will feature more than 500 numismatic dealers; a world-class auction by Heritage Auctions; the ANA Museum Showcase, exhibiting some of the world’s most valuable and beautiful coins and paper money; the Collector Exhibits area; educational presentations and seminars; and other special events.

Show hours are 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Oct. 18-19 and 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Oct 20. Admission is $6 for adults, and free for ANA members and children 12 and under. Save $2 on admission by downloading a coupon . For more information, call 719-482-9849.

Originally Release Date: September 14, 2012

ANA Contacts: Phone: 719-482-9867