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Paper grading at Central States

The Central States Numismatic Society convention will pack an educational wallop April 25-29 at the Renaissance Convention Center in Schaumburg, Ill.


Serious collectors will especially appreciate a two-day seminar, “Basic Paper Money Grading” taught by Glen Jorde, past president of the Professional Currency Dealers Association. Cost is $100 for CSNS members and $125 for non-members It will be held 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 25 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 26.

Contact Ray Lockwood, CSNS Education Director, for registration information and to remit fees. His address is 2075 E. Bocock Road, Marion, IN 46952.

His email is Make checks out to CSNS.

On Thursday at 10 a.m. Allen Schein, will offer “The Identity of Bela Lyon Pratt’s Indian.” Len Augsburger will follow at 11 a.m. with a “Newman Numismatic Portal User Forum.”

At 12:30 p.m. Doug Davis will give a talk called, “The Numismatic Crime Information Center – What It Is and Why It Matters in Your Life.”

At 2 p.m. Greg Rohan, Heritage Auctions president will present “My LIfe at Heritage in the Rarified World of High End Luxury Collectables.” Miles Standish will follow at 3 p.m. with “American Silver Eagles” and Mitch Ernst ends the day at 4 p.m. with “Introduction to Non-Profit Organization Fund Raising.”

On Friday at 8:30 a.m. Kathy McFadden will give the Industry Council for Tangible Assets’ “National and State Legislative Update.”

At 10:30 Robert Campbell will offer “All About Morgan Silver Dollars.” Andrew Kimmel will follow at 12:30 p.m. with “Artifical vs. Natural Toning of Coins.”

At 2:30 p.m. Peter Huntoon gives a talk called “A Pathway to Building a World Class National Bank Note Collection. Ernst is up again at 3 p.m. with Session 2 of non-profit fund-raising.

At 10:30 a.m. Saturday Cindy Wibker presents “An Exonumia Overview” At 12:30 p.m. Robert Fritsch delivers “Exploring the Wonderful World of Tokens and Medals” At 2:30 p.m. Ray Lockwood covers “All You Ever Wanted to Know About Polymer Bank Notes.”

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