1996 ANS/CCC Symposium, Program
Registration and Coffee
Arthur A. Houghton III, President, ANS
Harlan J. Berk
The Coinage of Croesus of Lydia, 565-546 B.C.
Mr. Berk has been researching the coins of Croesus
for eight years.
He has reported his findings in his column in
World Coin News, "Something Old"
and in presentations to numismatic organizations.
Dr. David J. MacDonald
Overstruck Greek Silver Coins - Problems and Opportunities
Dr. MacDonald is a professor of history at Illinois State
University and author of the standard catalog of the coins
He will show how the overstriking of coins of one city
by the dies of another is connected with the return
of mercenaries from abroad.
Robert D. Leonard
Numismatic Treasures of the Copper Scroll
Mr. Leonard has been a student of Biblical numismatics
for 20 years and is the author of
A Numismatic Illustration of the Bible
(Coin Worlds's World Coins), 1986.
He has presented papers at The American Numismatic
Society and the XIth International Numismatic Congress.
He will examine the treasures catalogued in this
Dead Sea Scroll.
Claudias and the Coinage of Caligula: Numismatic Damnatio
Memoriae Under the Roman Empire
Mr. Clay, A PhD. candidate at the University of Texas,
has a B.A. in Classics from Princeton and a B.Litt. in
Ancient History from Oxford.
Formerly an associate curator in the Department of
Numismatics at the British Museum, he is now with
Harlan J. Berk Ltd.
He will discuss the deliberate melting by Claudius
of coins of Caligula.
Dr. William E. Metcalf
The Later Recoinage of Roman Alexandria
Dr. Metcalf is Chief Curator of the American Numismatic Society
and member of the International Numismatic Commission.
He is a former member of the Institute for Advanced Study.
Dr. Metcalf has published many studies of Roman coins.
Dr. Saul B. Needleman
Numismatic Evidence Contrary to the Edwardian Expulsion
of the Jews from England in 1290
Dr. Needleman, MBNS, FRNS, has been studying English 17th
century tokens for indications of Jewish merchants since 1984.
He is editor of
Perspectives in Numismatics
published by Ares Publishers in honor of the 800th
meeting of the Chicago Coin Club.
"Bllod Thalers" or Bunkum: How the Hessians Were Paid
Dr. Kleeberg is Associate Curator of Modern Coins at the
American Numismatic Society.
His D.Phil. in Modern History is from Oxford.
Thomas K. DeLorey
The Recycled Dies of Honduras
Mr. DeLorey has been studying the coins of Honduras for 15 years.
Co-author of Coin Eorld Comprehensive Catalog and
Encyclopedia of United States Coins,
he is now a staff numismatist with Harlan J. Berk Ltd.
Robert W. Julian
Aspects of Early U.S. Copper Coinage, 1792-1815
Mr. Julian is a recognized authority on United States coins
1792-1857, having done exhaustive research in the National Archives.
He delivered the Stack Lecture at the American Numismatic Society in 1995.
Robert R. Van Ryzin
Who is Really Portrayed on the Buffalo Nickel?
Mr. Van Ryzin is editor of
Coins and Coin Prices
magazines and author of Twisted Tails.
He has done extensive research on the Indians
used as models by James Earle Fraser.
Harlan J. Berk and Robert D. Leonard, Co-Chairmen
The Registration fee
for all events from 8:30 AM until 6:00 PM is $35 each.
A 7:00 PM Symposium Dinner will be addressed by Arthur A. Houghton III,
president of the American Numismatic Society.
His topic will be
Numismatics: Art, Symbol, Science
Reservations are available at $50 each.
Please make checks payable to
Chicago Coin Club.
Chicago Coin Club
P.O. Box 2301
Chicago, IL 60690