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Medal Collectors of America

Medal Collectors of America was founded in 1998 as a club dedicated to the study and collection of artistic and historical medals. The club website is https://www.medalcollectors.org.

 

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    The Crane Collection of Indian Peace Medals 1/13/2018

    The Crane Collection of Indian Peace Medals

    Barry D. Tayman presents for Dr. Lawrence Lee. Presentation covers the Indian Peace Medals at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science from the Crane collection.

    This video is available on YouTube (as of 12/2020) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y8hqIlphdj0&feature=emb_logo.


    Welcome & Primer on the MHS Numismatic Collection 11/10/2018

    Welcome & Primer on the MHS Numismatic Collection

    Recorded 10 November 2018 at Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston, MA. In this presentation, Anne Bentley, MHS Curator of Art & Artifacts, documents the Society's numismatic collection beginning in 1791 with the donation of a copper Columbia and Washington medal from the Boston merchants who financed the venture and touches on our curators and highlights of the MHS collection.

    This video is available on YouTube (as of 12/2020) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2XR390YAIqs&feature=emb_logo.


    Their Secrets Revealed! Early American College Secret Society Medals 11/10/2018

    Their Secrets Revealed! Early American College Secret Society Medals

    Recorded 10 November 2018 at Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston, MA. In this presentation, "Their Secrets Revealed!," John Sallay exposes the history of early American college secret societies and their medals.

    This video is available on YouTube (as of 12/2020) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-OcIuhf7Ghk&feature=emb_logo.


    Medallic America: Allegorical Representations of America on European and American Medals 11/10/2018

    Medallic America: Allegorical Representations of America on European and American Medals

    Recorded 10 November 2018 at Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston, MA. In this presentation, "Medallic America," Alan Stahl documents the allegorical representation of America on medals through the ages.

    This video is available on YouTube (as of 12/2020) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3_GCNBhJkYY&feature=emb_logo.


    Panel Discussion: The Art of the Medal 11/10/2018

    Panel Discussion: The Art of the Medal

    Recorded 10 November 2018 at Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston, MA. In this presentation, "Art of the Medal," Ira Rezak, Robert Hoge, Scott Miller, and Cory Gilliland discuss the concept of art in relation to the medal, and various medallic styles from those commissioned to project power and identity through contemporary medals reflecting an artist's creative impulse, no longer bound by shape or medium.

    This video is available on YouTube (as of 12/2020) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d2SHIO6L5Qs&feature=emb_logo.


    The Early Work of Victor David Brenner 11/10/2018

    The Early Work of Victor David Brenner

    Recorded 10 November 2018 at Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston, MA. In this presentation on "Early Work of Victor David Brenner," Patrick McMahon focuses on the earliest part of Brenner's career as a "medailleur" in the 1890s.

    This video is available on YouTube (as of 12/2020) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tWOSlrHJSmM&feature=emb_logo.


    So-Called Dollars as a Reflection of Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century American Culture 11/10/2018

    So-Called Dollars as a Reflection of Nineteenth and Early Twentieth Century American Culture

    Recorded 10 November 2018 at Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston, MA. In this presentation on "So-Called Dollars," Jonathan Brecher introduces the world of So-Called Dollars, medals roughly the size of a one dollar coin. The term derives from Bryan Money of the 1890s and encompasses a wide range of subjects to the present day.

    This video is available on YouTube (as of 12/2020) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v2T2dTnCO8s&feature=emb_logo.


    Medals and Books 11/10/2018

    Medals and Books

    Recorded 10 November 2018 at Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston, MA. This presentation on Books & Medals contains MHS President Catherine Allgor's welcome and Len Augsburger's survey of numismatic literature, printed and electronic, in relation to medals.

    This video is available on YouTube (as of 12/2020) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MAcUeZ6Ew1g&feature=emb_logo.


    Medallic Art Company Archives at the ANS 11/10/2018

    Medallic Art Company Archives at the ANS

    Recorded 10 November 2018 at Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston, MA. In this presentation, "Medallic Art Company," Ute Wartenberg Kagan recounts the American Numismatic Society's efforts to save America's medallic heritage by securing the archives of the Medallic Art Company from the auction block.

    This video is available on YouTube (as of 12/2020) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5LprGkLpWjU&feature=emb_logo.


    Panel Discussion: Why Collect Medals? 11/10/2018

    Panel Discussion: Why Collect Medals?

    Recorded 10 November 2018 at Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston, MA. This presentation "Why Collect Medals?" features John Sallay, Stephen Scher, Robert Rodriguez, and Q. David Bowers. These four prominent collectors ruminate on their collecting careers and what initially drew them to medals. Afterword by John Adams.

    This video is available on YouTube (as of 12/2020) at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5JhwjIY0kpA&feature=emb_logo.


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