2021 NNP Symposium slated for March

The second Newman Numismatic Portal (NNP) Symposium is scheduled for March 19-21.

The free virtual symposium offers a diverse selection of numismatic presentations in a concentrated, three-day Zoom-based format.

“As large-scale numismatic conventions continue to be cancelled, this event will provide a virtual fix of numismatic content and allow collectors to view programs on any number of topics, or to present on their own favourite subjects,” according to a statement issued by organizers earlier this month.

Some of this year’s speakers include:

  • Garrett Ziss, the 2020 American Numismatic Association Young Numismatist of the Year, who will present “From the War of 1812 to the Civil War: A Chronology of a Numismatic Marriage”;
  • Sarah Miller, the director of numismatics at Heritage Auctions, who will present “A Day at Heritage Auctions’ New York Office,” providing an insider view of the Texas-based auction firm;
  • Chris McDowell, the editor of the Journal of Early American Numismatics, who will speak on new discoveries in the Betts medal series;
  • Beth Deisher, a long-time Coin World editor, who will discuss the impact of Chinese counterfeits on the U.S. numismatic market; and
  • Daryl Haynor, the winner of the Numismatic Literary Guild Book of the Year Award, who will provide an overview his book United States Classic Gold 1834-1839.

A schedule and full list of speakers will be published at nnpsymposium.org/schedule. Attendees should register – for free – to receive updates, including meeting links.

The NNP is funded by the Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.


More than 40 virtual seminars presented during the previous NNP Symposium, held on Aug. 28-30, are available online for free.

Among the best-attended seminars last year was an hour-long session led by Greg Rohan, president of the U.S.-based Heritage Auctions, who discussed COVID-19’s impact on the numismatic market.

The annual NNP Symposium is sponsored by the Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society, which also funds the NNP.

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