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eac playlist Early American Coppers Convention Video PlaylistCoinweek Producer and videographer David Lisot attended the Early American Copper [EAC] Convention this past May.

Below are an assortment of Video News reports, Interviews and regular features from the show.

We hope you enjoy this condensed format where we present the videos in a Playlist format.

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EAC Coin Convention Reception and Opening Remarks 2013. VIDEO:  6:08

This year’s Early America Coppers Convention gathering was held in Newark, Ohio. Bim Gander, EAC president, delivers some remarks at the opening reception to a room packed with attendees. He acknowledges many of the people responsible for holding the convention and talks about next year’s event.

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Cool Coins and Books! EAC Newark, Ohio 2013. VIDEO: 9:31

Interviewer: David Lisot, Lucas Baldridge, McCawley & Grellman, 1857 Large Cent, Mark Borckardt, Heritage Auctions, 1800 Large Cent Sheldon NC4 PCGS AG3, Colonel Steven Ellsworth, Butternut Coin, 1793 Wreath Cent Cent PCGS VF25, David Fanning, Kolbe & Fanning Book Sellers, 1875 First Edition, “Early Coins of America,”by Sylvester Crosby, and Samuel Foose, Heritage Auctions, 1855 Newcomb 10 “Falling Star” Die State Set.

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EAC Happening 2013 Half Cents, Colonials, & Early American Silver. VIDEO: 5:09

Interviewer & Host: David Lisot……
Three more popular categories of early American coins are displayed at the EAC Happening. Rare varieties of coins are made available for collectors to examine and learn about so they can successful build their own collections.

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EAC Happening 2013 Large Cents. VIDEO: 4:47

Interviewer & Host: David Lisot……
The EAC Happening is the most exciting part of the annual Early American Coppers Convention. Rooms full of collectors converge to show and compare examples of some of the most rare and desirable early American coins. Large cents are by far the most popular series and this year’s gathering had some great items on display. See and learn from the experts about America’s large cents.

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EAC Bourse Chairman Talks About Holding the Coin Annual Convention. VIDEO: 2:25

David Consolo, EAC Bourse Chairman, Interviewer: David Lisot……
David Consolo is responsible for putting the convention together, addressing the needs of the dealers and working with the hotel and convention staff. He talks about the people who helped him and why this year’s convention is expected to be a great success. He explains why people want to belong to the Early American Coppers group. He announces next year’s convention to be held in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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Sam Foose Talks EAC and Upcoming Heritage Auctions Copper Sale of Steven Ellsworth. VIDEO: 1:45.

Samuel Foose, Senior Consignment Director, Heritage Auctions, Interviewer: David Lisot……
Sam Foose explains why he attends the annual EAC Convention and the importance of the relationships established there for doing business. He talks about the upcoming Heritage Auction of the “Die State Collection” of Colonel Steven Ellsworth and how that auction came about.

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New Book on Early Copper, “The Aristocrat,” Story of the 1793 Sheldon 15. VIDEO: 2:34

Jim Neiswinter, Author, Interviewer: David Lisot…….
A new book has been written for the collectors of Early American copper coinage by veteran numismatist Jim Neiswinter. The book chronicles the story of a not only a single coin but a single variety of that coin, the Sheldon 15. Hear the story of how this specialized book on such an esoteric coin came about.

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David Fanning Talks About the Importance of a Numismatic Library. VIDEO: 3:35

Interviewer: David Lisot……
Many people will tell a collector to buy the book before buying the coin. David Fanning is a partner in Kolbe & Fanning Book Sellers. They specialize in numismatic out of print editions and have assembled and sold some of the great numismatic libraries in the coin hobby.

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Numismatic Personality: William Gibbs, News Editor, Coin World. May 4, 2013. VIDEO: 7:41

Interviewer: David Lisot……..
Bill Gibbs has been working for Coin World since the 1970′s. He talks about his responsibilities at that publication, the primary issues affecting numismatics, how he got into the numismatic publishing industry, and offers advice to young writers wanting to enter the coin collecting literary marketplace.

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Walter Husak Talks About the Large Cent Market and Sheldon 37. VIDEO: 2:27

Interviewer: David Lisot…….
Veteran large cent collector Walter Husak talks about the 2013 Early American Coppers Convention and the ratiry of the Sheldon 37 large cents displayed in 2007 in St. Louis. He shows a poster created to commemorate the event.

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Grading Guidelines for Early American Copper Coinage Book to be Published. VIDEO: 3:28

Bob Fagaly, Chief Editor, Dennis Fuoss, Large Cent Editor, Interviewer: David Lisot……..
Grading the copper coins of early America is a specialty area of coin collecting. The mixture of the metal and the minting techniques makes for a different set of circumstances when looking at the state of preservation of these coins. A new book is being planned to offer guidelines for understanding how to grade large cents, half cents and Colonials using EAC grading standards. Hear from two of the editors involved in this new book what is involved in its publication.

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Colton McCawley Helps His Coin Dealer Dad at EAC Convention. VIDEO: 1:57

Colton McCawley, Son of EAC Dealer Chris McCawley, Interviewer: David Lisot…….
Imagine being 15 years old and having to help your dad at a coin convention! It is not a bad as it sounds especially if you get to travel and see interesting things and people. Colton McCawley is son of EAC dealer Chris McCawley and talks about what it is like to be a teenager at a coin show.

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Heritage to Auction the Steven Ellsworth Large Cent Die State Collection. VIDEO: 1:17

Mark Borckardt, Senior Cataloguer, Heritage Auctions, Interviewer: David Lisot……
The die state collection of Colonel Steven Ellsworth will go on the auction block in September of this year and January 2014 offered by Heritage Auctions. Mark Borckardt, longtime EAC member and cataloguer for Heritage, discusses the significance of the collection.

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Numismatic Personality: Lucas Baldridge, May 3, 2013. VIDEO: 5:07

Lucas Baldridge, Numismatist, McCawley & Grellman, Interviewer: David Lisot……
Young people are needed in the industry of coin collecting to keep the hobby strong for future generations. Lucas Baldridge is a new young face in numismatics and share why he got involved in this industry.

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Youngest EAC Members Talk About Coin Collecting. VIDEO: 1:54

The youngest members of the Early American Coppers group are the Matuska sisters, all under ten years old. Both of their parents are active coin collectors so these young girls are following in their parents footsteps. It just goes to show that kids learn by parental example. Enjoy these youngsters as they speak for the first time on camera about coin collecting.

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Collecting Early American Copper Coinage. VIDEO: 2:05

Interviewer: David Lisot, Mark Borckardt, Heritage Auctions, David Consolo, EAC Bourse Chairman, Colonel Steven Ellsworth, Butternut Coin…..
Why do the early American coins have such a devoted collector base? Why do these small pieces of metal bring such high prices when often in poor condition. Hear from some of the devotees at the EAC Convention who share why this area of numismatics is so fascinating.

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Early American Coppers Convention Coin Market Report May 2013. VIDEO: 3:52

Interviewer: David Lisot, Lucas Baldridge, McCawley & Grellman, Mark Borckardt, Heritage Auctions, Colonel Steven Ellsworth, Butternut Coin, David Fanning, Kolbe & Fanning Book Sellers, and Samuel Foose, Heritage Auctions, Walter Husak, Large Cent Collector….
The EAC Convention takes place once a year in different cities around the United States. Specialty dealers in the early coinage of America meet to trade in a very esoteric area of numismatics. Find out how that market is doing from some of the attendees at the convention.

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Why People Come to the Early American Copper Convention 2013. VIDEO: 2:50

Interviewer: David Lisot, Mark Borckardt, Heritage Auctions, David Consolo, EAC Bourse Chairman, Colonel Steven Ellsworth, Butternut Coin…….
Why do the early American coins have such a devoted collector base? Why do these small pieces of metal bring such high prices when often in poor condition. Hear from some of the devotees at the EAC Convention who share why this area of numismatics is so fascinating.

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Early American Coppers Convention

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Early American Coppers (EAC) is a not-for-profit numismatic specialty organization founded in 1967 to serve as a point of contact for collectors of early U.S. copper coins – Colonials, Half Cents, Large Cents, and Hard Time Tokens.

Today EAC comprises over 1,200 members located throughout the United States. EAC members are deeply interested in the historical background, attribution, grading, rarity, and related aspects of the early coppers, as well as collecting and trading. Many EAC members are highly knowledgeable and prolific contributors to the numismatic literature of this country.

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