Festival Programme


23 September 2021
Make sure you don't miss any of the expert coin guides with the festival programme, packed full of videos, exhibits, articles and everything you need to improve your knowledge and build your collection.

The Festival Programme is shown below, with much more content to be added throughout the ten-day event.

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Friday, 17 September 2021

VIDEO LESSON: Ancient Greek Coinage; An Overview of the World's First Coinage

(Doug Mudd, American Numismatic Association)

Festival of Coins Showcase - Open!

The Festival Showcase pages will be open for the duration of the online event, showcasing a wide range of coin traders and organisations.

LIVE EVENT: In conversation with…

Chris Barker, Information and Research Manager, The Royal Mint Museum
In this special live interview, we talk to Chris about his role at the Museum, his career in coins, and what innovations have helped inform the general public about the history of coinage.

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Saturday, 18 September 2021

LECTURE: 'Tales behind the Tokens'

(Dr Adrian Marsden, Numismatist at Norfolk County Council)
Join Dr. Adrian Marsden as he talks about Britain’s seventeenth-century token series and looks in depth at the issuers from the wealthy parish of St. Peter Mancroft in Norwich.

Highlights of the Coin Cabinet, Vienna

With some 600,000 objects from three millennia, the Coin Cabinet at Vienna's Kunsthistorisches Museum is one of the largest and most important numismatic collections in the world. Discover items from the collection in our Festival of Coins guides… See the latest selection 

US MINT: One Hundred Years of Silver Dollar Coinage


Sunday, 19 September 2021

WEBINAR: Documenting Your Collection:
Motives and Methods for Keeping Records of Your Collection

(American Numismatic Association)

VIDEO: American Eagle Redesign

(US Mint)

Monday, 20 September 2021

LIVE EVENT: In conversation with…

Doug Mudd, Curator / Museum Director, American Numismatic Association
Our second live interview sees Doug Mudd of the ANA discuss coin collecting in the USA and his own experiences of collecting, and teaching about, coins and numismatics.

WEBINAR: Discovering Your Coin:
How to Truly Learn about the Objects You are Collecting

(American Numismatic Association)

Tuesday, 21 September 2021

VIDEO LESSON: The Coinage of Roman Egypt

(American Numismatic Association)

LIVE EVENT: In conversation with…

Jonathan Callaway, Banknote Expert, 5pm (BST)
Discover the world of banknotes and the appeal of collecting paper money as we talk to Jonathan Callaway, author, expert, collector and contributor to Coin Collector magazine.

Wednesday, 22 September 2021

VIDEO LESSON: Fundamental Grading Theory

(American Numismatic Association)

RECORDING: In conversation with…

Joe Menna, Chief Engraver of the US Mint
Discover more about the work and career of Joseph Menna, the 14th Chief Engraver of the United States Mint, in this interview brought to you by the allaboutcoins.co.uk team.

Thursday, 23 September 2021

WEBINAR: Coins Melted to Manufacture War Material

(American Numismatic Association)

LIVE EVENT: In conversation with…

Roger Bland, President, Royal Numismatic Society
The Royal Numismatic Society is the UK’s foremost society for numismatics – the study of coins, medals and related currency items. Find out more about the Society and its aims with President Roger Bland.

Friday, 24 September 2021

VIDEO: Ask the experts… Royal Mint Museum

In this exclusive Festival broadcast, Chris Barker and David Mason from the Royal Mint Museum answer your questions about the collections held at the museum and about coins and coin collecting in general…

KEYNOTE TALK, 4pm (UK time)
The similarities and differences of US and UK coinage
(Numismatic Guaranty Corporation)

NGC Research Director David W. Lange discusses the links between US and UK coinage, from the first days of the American colonies through to the coins of the 19th and 20th centuries.

Saturday, 25 September 2021

KEYNOTE TALK, 4pm (UK time)
Overprints on banknotes

(Paper Money Guaranty)

Sunday, 26 September 2021

VIDEO LESSON: The Importance of Eye Appeal

(American Numismatic Association)

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