Seminar Offers Paper Money Classes
By Numismatic News
Paper money classes offered at the American
Numismatic Association's 2009 Summer Seminar are
designed for a wide range of interests and
The educational event, held June 27-July 3 and
July 4-10 in Colorado Springs, Colo., features
currency experts and offers students the chance
to view some of the country's finest paper money
Session I courses, scheduled for June 27-July 3,
include the five-day course, "Detection of
Counterfeit World Paper Money," by Joseph E.
Boling, ANA governor and co-author of World War
II Remembered: History in Your Hands.
The mini-seminar, "Collecting United States
Federal Savings Bonds," will be held from
6:30-9:30 p.m. June 30. Instructing the course
is Carlton F. "Fred" Schwan, co-author of World
War II Military Currency.
Session II courses, scheduled for July 4-10,
include the five-day course, "United States
National Bank Notes," by Peter Huntoon, author
of U.S. Large Sized Bank Notes; and Gerome
Walton, author of A History of Nebraska Banking
and Paper Money.
"Introduction to Paper Money" is another
five-day course offered during Session II.
Leading the seminar is Wendell Wolka, columnist
for The Numismatist and author of A History of
Nineteenth Century Ohio Obsolete Bank Notes and
Boling and Schwan will lead a five-day course
titled "Military Numismatics Since 1930 and
Advanced Military Numismatics." Glen Jorde,
Paper Money Guaranty manager, will head two-day
course "Grading United States Paper Money" July
For the first time in seminar history, students
can choose to take two two-day classes or one
five-day class during either session.
For more information about 2009 Summer Seminar,
including classes, registration, tuition and
accommodations, call Susan McMillan at (719)
482-9850, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit
Web site www.money.org.