Newman Numismatic Portal Symposium
The Newman Numismatic Portal Symposium is a periodic online numismatic conference, sponsored by the Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society (EPNNES), and produced by Lianna Spurrier of Numismatic Marketing.
The first Symposium was held August 28-30, 2020, and second event March 19-21, 2021. See also the NNP Symposium home page (https://nnpsymposium.org/).
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Between 1096 and 1291, Europeans fought a series of wars against Muslims in the Middle East, carving out a series of "Crusader States" that issued coins. These coins, which are quite collectible today, reveal much about the fascinating history of a turbulent era that still influences current events. Presented as part of the Newman Portal Symposium, April 8-10, 2022. Speaker(s): Mike Markowitz.
35th Anniversary of the American Silver Eagle: Everything You Need to Know about the American Silver Eagle
Learn about the end of the original American Silver Eagle (ASE) Heraldic Eagle design (Type 1) and the new Eagle Landing (Type 2). This presentation will cover the history of the ASE and focus on the conversion from Type 1 to Type 2 with plenty of images. Presented as part of the Newman Portal Symposium, April 8-10, 2022. Speaker(s): Delmar Mineard Jr.
Gerry Fortin will be sharing insights from a 30+ year Liberty Seated Dime set building journey. The discussion will focus on three topics: First is background concerning the collecting goal. Second is the disciplined execution plan. Third is a review of significant holdings including the finest assemblage of 1860s era San Francisco dates. Presented as part of the Newman Portal Symposium, April 8-10, 2022. Speaker(s): Gerry Fortin.
Ottoman gold coin Pocket Balances were made in a number of types and styles, by a number of makers and retailers, to test up to eight different gold coins in circulation in Europe and around the Mediterranean in the 19th and 20th centuries. Presented as part of the Newman Portal Symposium, April 8-10, 2022. Speaker(s): Michael Foster.
This presentation is focused on helping collectors, investors, and novice dealers understand the inner workings of the coin and bullion business. From premiums, to pricing, to cultivating great relationships in the industry, this presentation aims at taking the mystery out of the coin business. It is based on Garofalo's just-released book, "Secrets of the Rare Coin and Bullion Business," published by Greysheet Publishing. CDN has graciously donated 60 free copies of this book, which will be made available during the presentation. Presented as part of the Newman Portal Symposium, April 8-10, 2022. Speaker(s): Mike Garofalo.
With the advent of COVID-19 and other factors, the numismatic auction marketplace has had many changes. This presentation will discuss them and offer ideas on how to make the best of this new auction environment. Presented as part of the Newman Portal Symposium, April 8-10, 2022. Speaker(s): Timothy Welo.
Die shells are amongst the most understudied components of the medallic art process and available information on them is scant. Their importance in this process, however, cannot be understated. Once an artist sculpts in clay or wax, the steps needed to transform their work into the medallic form is nothing short of incredible. In addition to discussing the various types of die shells produced by the Medallic Art Co., this talk will discuss how they were produced and used by MACO between 1907 and 2017. Presented as part of the Newman Portal Symposium, April 8-10, 2022. Speaker(s): Jesse Kraft .
Following the success of last October's National Numismatic Collection feature presentation, this NNP Symposium we'll be highlighting the Hansen Collection. Join us for a video overview, followed by a Q&A with curator John Brush. This is a look at the Hansen Collection like you've never seen before! Presented as part of the Newman Portal Symposium, April 8-10, 2022. Speaker(s): John Brush.
Matt Dinger and Mike Nottelmann have been bringing bring their unique perspectives on numismatics to the web for over 10 years with The Coin Show. The show covers a variety of topics in the world of numismatics with much-loved segments on the news and the best things that walked into their respective shops. This episode will feature guest host Lianna Spurrier, a previous guest of the podcast, filling in for Matt Dinger. Presented as part of the Newman Portal Symposium, April 8-10, 2022. Speaker(s): Mike Nottelmann, Lianna Spurrier.
Money is used everywhere people stay. In this talk, Ray and Steve Feller will give an overview of the paper money and coins used in the Holocaust. In particular, these artifacts are silent witnesses to a great tragedy and reveal what happened in primary ways. Presented as part of the Newman Portal Symposium, April 8-10, 2022. Speaker(s): Ray and Steve Feller.
This presentation will offer a step by step look at the entire minting process, from raw materials to finished products. At each step it will describe how the process is supposed to work, what the results are when things do not go as planned (AKA mint errors), and why these things happen. Included are many pictures and some videos drawn from Moffatt's 34 years in the minting trade where it was his job to prevent these errors. Presented as part of the Newman Portal Symposium, April 8-10, 2022. Speaker(s): Sean Moffatt.
Franklin D. Roosevelt was the longest serving United States president, elected four times from 1932 to 1944. Not surprisingly, he's been portrayed on a wide variety of medals struck by the United States Mint. This presentation will provide an overview of those medals, including the Presidential, Assay, Mint Visit, and Memorial series, as well as the two people most responsible for them, Mint Director Nellie Tayloe Ross and Chief Engraver John Ray Sinnock. Presented as part of the Newman Portal Symposium, April 8-10, 2022. Speaker(s): Heath MacAlpine.
Since its founding in 2007 by John Albanese and other leading coin dealers, CAC has greatly influenced numismatics. Endorsing pre-graded NGC and PCGS coins which meet the high and consistent standards of its four evaluators, who have worked together for decades, CAC has occupied a steadily growing niche in the numismatic marketplace. CAC-endorsed coins are widely sought-after by coin collectors and investors for the added assurance of quality which they provide. Presented as part of the Newman Portal Symposium, April 8-10, 2022. Speaker(s): Bob Bair.
This presentation will address Americas first medals: The Kittanning Destroyed and Treaty of Easton medals. The Kittanning medal was the first military medal, 25 years before the Purple Heart, and the Treaty of Easton medal was the first Peace meal struck in America. One for war and the other for peace, both made by Quakers a year apart. Presented as part of the Newman Portal Symposium, April 8-10, 2022. Speaker(s): Christopher McDowell.
Chuck Heck will present a brief overview on the many facets of writing a numismatic reference book. He will place emphasis on the startup process, the photography, and the discoveries that were made during its production. Presented as part of the Newman Portal Symposium, April 8-10, 2022. Speaker(s): Chuck Heck.
By the early 19th century, the British conquest of India was almost complete. As officials of the East India Company fanned out across India, they discovered mysterious inscriptions carved on rocks and pillars all over India that nobody could read. The code to crack this mystery came from coins once issued the Northwestern parts of India and modern Afghanistan. The rediscovery of these scripts enabled scholars to identify the monarch who issued these edicts and rediscover a forgotten Empire. Presented as part of the Newman Portal Symposium, April 8-10, 2022. Speaker(s): Deven Kane.
Join this introduction to the recently opened The Medal in America exhibit at the ANA Edward C. Rochette Money Museum present by Curator/Museum Director Douglas Mudd. Presented as part of the Newman Portal Symposium, April 8-10, 2022. Speaker(s): Douglas Mudd.
This presentation provides a detailed overview of the United States twenty-cent piece, including a historical look at this fascinating series. In addition, the excavation of discarded coinage dies at the site of the Carson City mint leads to an amazing tale of discovery. Presented as part of the Newman Portal Symposium, April 8-10. Speaker: John Frost.
Join Jeff Rock for a look at the American portion of the fabulous collection of Miss Sarah Sophia Banks, mostly formed in the late 18th century, now in the collection of the British Museum. Presented as part of the Newman Portal Symposium, April 8-10, 2022. Speaker(s): Jeff Rock.
This presentation is an overview of U.S. Civil War numismatics in the form of a show-and-tell presentation of coins, tokens, paper money, and scrip used just before, during, and after the war. While not comprehensive, the presentation covers wide ground and illustrates how money was drastically changed due to the conflict. Many illustrations are from the presenter's own collection. Presented as part of the Newman Portal Symposium, April 8-10, 2022. Speaker(s): Wayne Homren.
The Kennedy Half Dollar presents an abundance of varieties in Proof, Special Mint Sets, and circulation issues. Starting in 1964, the Accented Hair Variety has its production issues, its historic demise, and the Mint's efforts to enhance the series down through the decades. Presented as part of the Newman Portal Symposium, April 8-10, 2022. Speaker(s): Will Cadence.
As one of the largest numismatic catalogues, Numista is a useful resource for anyone interested in coins, banknotes, or exonumia, from beginners to experts, as well as dealers and researchers. The catalogue covers all numismatic items from all periods and all places, currently recording more than 280,000 types. In this presentation, Rogé will show how Numista can be used to identify a coin, find information about a series, and how everyone can contribute to this numismatic knowledge base. Presented as part of the Newman Portal Symposium, April 8-10, 2022. Speaker(s): Xavier Rogé.
This introductory presentation will cover the series of rectangular silver coins issued in pre-Meiji Japan from 1765 to 1868. These enigmatic issues are even more difficult to research than they are to collect, but this presentation will provide an overview of the history, identifying features, and pricing trends behind each issue. No prior knowledge of the series or Japanese history is required. Presented as part of the Newman Portal Symposium, April 8-10, 2022. Speaker(s): Lianna Spurrier.
Join this presentation for the story of the SS Japan and America's largest Chinese emigrant disaster, the loss of over $300,000 1874 CC/S trade dollars at the bottom of the South China Sea, and their possible chance discovery. Presented as part of the Newman Portal Symposium, April 8-10, 2022. Speaker(s): Ben Dalgleish.
This presentation will discuss the practice of the Royal Mint die numbering in the mid-Victorian period. Some new information gleaned from the study of the die numbers will be presented, together with correction of some misconceptions which have appeared in the past. Places needing further investigation will also be indicated. Speaker: Jack Lloyd.
Join for a tour of the Sydney F. Martin Collection currently being offered by Stack's Bowers Galleries. Martin's collection is one the most expansive and valuable collections of colonial and early American coins ever formed. Speaker: Len Augsburger.
This Symposium's feature video will highlight U.S. coins in the ANS collection. We'll follow the video debut with an open Q&A with Curator Jesse Kraft. Our last feature video about the Hansen Collection won the 2022 NLG award for Best Video Presentation. Don't miss the live premiere of the next in the series! Speaker: Jesse Kraft.
This presentation covers the numismatic and philatelic issues that arose before, during, and after the Japanese occupation of Hong Kong during World War II. Woven into the story is also the life of Souza's late father who was one of the 14,000 defenders of Hong Kong, his incarceration as a Prisoner of War, and his life after the war when he became an Olympic marksman. Speaker: Michael Souza.
This presentation will review the types of and known population of oval gold and silver Lafayette medallions, Washington-Lafayette medalets, and counterstamps of 1824. Conour and Gammill will then discuss the current misconceptions as to their history and who did or did not sink the dies. Speakers: John Conour, Ron Gammill.
A look at the immense and fascinating 18th century British Conder Tokens - what they are, why they were made, and some of the many different ways you can collect the series. Speaker: Jeff Rock.
CAC Grading founder John Albanese will provide an overview of the new CAC Grading service and answer NNP Symposium viewer questions on the specifics of this new entrant in the grading marketplace. Albanese is a long-time veteran of the certification market and was an initial partner in PCGS. He founded NGC in 1987 and launched CAC in 2007. Speaker: John Albanese.
In the course of researching his new book on the Draped Bust / Small Eagle Dollars, Harry Salyards discovered that both the replacement of the reverse design with the Heraldic Eagle was heavily influenced by contemporary politics, specifically the politics of a pair of Federalist Mint Directors. Teaming up with Bill Eckberg, the two began further research into how politics impacted other early U.S. coin designs, discovering some unexpected stories. Speakers: Bill Eckberg, Harry Salyards.
Crowned as a child, Constantine VII Porphyrogenitus ("Born in the Purple") was one of the longest serving Byzantine emperors (913-959 CE), but, due to the complex palace intrigues of Constantinople, did not actually secure sole power until he was nearly forty. The coinage of this eventful reign illuminates the political history of a turbulent era. Speaker: Mike Markowitz.
With evidence pointing towards Germany as the place of manufacture of the Continental Dollar, engraver Elias Gervais becomes a likely maker of the coin. This presentation, based on documents uncovered in Germany and Switzerland, provide a clearer view of his life and works throughout the 18th century. Speaker: Jesse Kraft.
With over a decade of buying and selling tens of millions in rare U.S. Coins, Founder of Paradime Coins Shannon Rajkitkul will discuss the current U.S. numismatic market: what's hot, what's not, what's undervalued, and how it's important to understand different dealers' business models to most effectively work for and buy coins from them. He will highlight some of the most interesting pieces he's handled this year and provide some insight into what collectors and investors should be looking for when buying. Speaker: Shannon Rajkitkul.
Many are familiar with the well-known coin collector, Louis E. Eliasberg, the only collector to have assembled a complete set of U.S. coins by date and mintmark. Fewer know his contemporary, Charles M. Williams, who also assembled a world class collection of U.S. coins in the first half of the 20th century. This presentation will introduce you to both. It is "A Tale of Two Collectors." Speaker: Franklin Noel.
Join George Cuhaj for a discussion on medals issued by and for bishops, archbishops, cardinals, as well as their cathedrals and diocese from 1860 through 2020. Speaker: George Cuhaj.
This talk will be a discussion of the little-known numismatic history of German East Africa from its earliest beginnings in 1884 to the end of the colony at the Peace of Versailles in 1919. It will cover the coinage, paper currency, and emergency money through the post-World War I notgeld issues produced in the 1920s in Germany. Speaker: Doug Mudd.
A study on the coinage standardization, quality control, and identification of fakes in ancient Athens. This presentation will explore the Athenian law on silver coinage and the material testing methodologies used at that time. Ancient inscriptions will be presented and supported by photographic evidence. Speaker: Geroge Anastasopoulos.
The Ingle System Co. of Dayton, Ohio was the first such firm to produce a system of copyrighted tokens using a standardized format and even a specialized dispenser. While in operation only from around 1908 to 1919, Ingle System scrip became very popular, especially in the lumber and coal mining industries, setting the stage for a revolution in company store scrip that lasted for decades. Speaker: Eric Schena.
This presentation by returning speaker Matthew Tavory will explore how coins of the time influenced and were influenced by revolutions. Speaker: Matthew Tavory.
Korean coin specialist Mark Lovmo has recently conducted the most comprehensive and thoroughly researched examination of South Korea's coins and coin production during that country's vital period of national growth that spanned the late 1950s to the 1980s. This presentation offers attendees a brief rundown on this almost completely unknown history of South Korea's coins - coins that are now gaining ever higher valuations in today's numismatic market. Speaker: Mark Lovmo.
Arizona grocer Eddie Basha and cowboy artist Joe Beeler teamed up in 1983 to create an annual series of 24 cast bronze and pewter medals featuring Native American portraits to be presented to friends, customers, and business associates as Christmas gifts. The series ended in 2005 after Beeler passed away in 2006. The large cast medals (approximately 90mm) were never sold and have entered the marketplace in the past few years primarily through estate sales. Speaker: Bill Hyder.
The numismatics collection at Yale dates to the early 19th century and has had a long but often unrecognized history. Many renowned scholars have worked with and studied the collection, which also contains many publicly unknown rarities, even to this day. It is the largest numismatic collection at any American university though has had little opportunity for public display and exhibition until recently.
In May 2022, for the first time ever, a specially designed and dedicated gallery to numismatics was opened at the Yale University Art Gallery. The new gallery offers an intimate space for visitors to experience the full breadth of Yale's numismatic holdings.
This talk will describe the long transformational process from the founding of the collection to the creation of a special space within the Yale Gallery - where it currently comprises over 60% of the objects - and the selection of objects on display. The gallery development is the first of many more numismatic developments to come to Yale. Speakers: Benjamin Hellings, Emily Pearce Seigerman.
In this open forum, three experienced hobby editors-Wayne Homren (E-Sylum), David Heinrich (The Cincinnati Numismatist) and Barbara Gregory (The Centinel, The Numismatist)-will share their knowledge and tips for engaging club members/readers, as well as ensuring the continued relevance and value of your club's publication. Following the hour-long discussion, the panel will entertain questions from viewers. Speakers: Barbara Gregory, Wayne Homren, David Heinrich.
Janeczek will be discussing portrayals of both wild and domestic cats on modern coinage. This will include the discussions of why the cat images were chosen and the symbolism behind them. Speaker: John Janeczek.
Franco-American jetons (Betts-385 to 395) commemorate France's overseas colonies in the New World between 1751 and 1758. These wonderful pieces have confounded collectors and researchers for over 250 years in large part because hundreds of different varieties and combinations were restruck by the Paris Mint for over a hundred years after they were first issued. For the most part, today's collector does not know which are originals and which are restrikes. McDowell has discovered the original jetons and also arranged the series into a new taxonomy that allows collectors in a glace to determine where a particular piece fits into the series. Speaker: Chris McDowell.
The "Panic of 1893" was a severe deflationary economic depression that had a crushing impact upon Americans rivaling that of the "Great Depression" of the 1930s. It also greatly reduced demand for U. S. coinage, leading to small mintages of U. S. coinage from 1893-96 and creating numerous scarce "key dates" for today's U. S. coin collector. Speaker: Bob Bair.
The introduction of photography to the field of numismatics in the 19th century did much to enhance the utility of serious numismatic publications and encourage the further development of numismatics as a science. The adaptation of photography to mechanical printing processes allowed the widespread dissemination of clear images of coins, medals, tokens, and paper money, broadening the scope and range of numismatic publications, whether academic, recreational, or commercial. A historical overview of the subject suggests that the ways in which photographic illustrations were gradually adopted by numismatic publications had discernible effects on the subjects discussed, the authors published, the commercialization of recreational coin collecting, and the development of numismatic societies. Speaker: David Fanning.
Matt Dinger and Mike Nottelmann have been bringing bring their unique perspectives on numismatics to the web for over 10 years with The Coin Show. The show covers a variety of topics in the world of numismatics with much-loved segments on the news and the best things that walked into their respective shops. The Coin Show is a long-time friend of the NNP Symposium. Speakers: Matt Dinger, Mike Nottelman.