NGC Instructors at ANA Summer Seminar

For over 40 years, ANA Summer Seminar has featured classes to suit virtually every collector’s hobby needs

The American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) Summer Seminar is a once-a-year opportunity for numismatic scholarship and camaraderie that offers students a varied selection of week-long courses designed for discovery or continued study.

You will be exposed to fascinating subjects presented by world-class instructors and other students who share your passion for numismatics.

To learn more about summer seminar, visit the information page on the ANA’s web site.

The following courses are instructed by numismatists from NGC:

Grading United States Coins, Part 2

This mid-level course is intended to sharpen grading skills through hands-on group and individual exercises, with instructor feedback on each coin. Students identify their strengths and weaknesses as they apply grading methods used by industry experts. The course enables students to gain a better understanding of current grading service philosophies and how they evolved in the marketplace. Copper, silver and gold specimens are covered, with emphasis on About Uncirculated through Uncirculated. Prerequisite: Successful completion of “Grading United States Coins, Part 1” or permission from the instructor is required. This class is limited to 24 students.

Session 1, Course 3

John Schuch teaching students at Summer Seminar
John Schuch teaching students at Summer Seminar

Instructors include John Schuch, II, NGC Grader

Collecting United States Type Coins

This interactive overview explains how to collect US coins by regularly issued types, from half cents through double eagles. Explore the rarity of each design and denomination in relation to grade, as well as the technical aspects of strike and planchet quality and the aesthetics of toning. Students are encouraged to bring their own coins for evaluation and study.

Session 1, Course 13

Instructors include David Lange, NGC Director of Research

Enroll in Summer Seminar today!

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