David Close, Ph.D., Numismatic author and researcher.
A new book featuring 30 of the most significant Peace dollar varieties has been written. See examples of each of these new findings and what diagnostics to look for in this specialized area of numismatics.
Presented at the FUN Coin Convention during the Society of Silver Dollar Collectors 10th Annual VAM where news and information about collecting VAM varieties are discussed.
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About The Florida United Numismatists Convention:
The 58th annual Florida United Numismatists coin convention was held in Orlando January 10-13, 2013. It featured the largest number of bourse tables ever assembled at a FUN convention with 614 dealer booths along with 223 cases of educational exhibits. There were 16 different educational lectures, the Hobo Nickel Association of carvers, a Young Numismatist Program and Scout Merit Badge seminar, Abraham Lincoln (Dennis Boggs) and Robert E. Lee on the bourse floor, Ray Dillard with a commemorative Elongated Cent, the Piedmont Gold Panners, Mike Bean and his Spider Press, a rare coin auction by Heritage, and all the major grading services accepting coins. FUN also chartered busses to bring members of the adjacent FUN coin clubs to the convention bringing additional coin collectors to the show. Attendance at this year’s convention was expected to top 10,000 people
58th Annual FUN Convention
Orange County Convention Center
9899 International Drive, Hall SB
Orlando, Florida 32819
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