Central States Numismatic Society

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79th Anniversary Convention

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Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel and Convention Center 1551 North Thoreau Drive - Schaumburg, IL 60173

April 23-28, 2018





Schedule of Events


- Please consult the printed convention program booklet issued on site for potential later changes. For potential changes to the auction schedules, please consult the printed Heritage auction catalogs on site, or visit the Heritage website, www.ha.com




Note: Auction lot viewing will take place in Nirvana Ballrooms A-B of the Convention Center, located on the second level of the center to the left of the entrance from the main hotel lobby. Coin auction sessions will take place in Utopia Ballrooms A-B, while currency auction sessions will take place in Utopia Ballrooms C-D, both located on the second level of the convention center to the right of the entrance from the main hotel lobby. For additional information about Heritage and its auction presentations, both at the Central States Numismatic Society and other conventions, visit its website, www.ha.com.


The convention bourse will be held in Discovery Hall, located on the first ground floor level of the convention center. Both booth holder and public registration will take place outside the main Discovery Hall entrance

Convention meetings, programs and the security room are located on the second floor meeting room level of the convention center. Note that many of the educational programs and seminars are first scheduled after January 1 of the convention year.

Convention Schedule


   

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          Tuesday    Wednesday    Thursday    Friday    Saturday    Sunday

Monday, April 23

1:00 PMSecurity Room OpensConvention Center
Utopia A-B
4:00 PMCSNS Booth Holder/Early Bird
Registration Opens ($125 Registration Fee for Early Birds)
Convention Center
Discovery Hall Entrance
7:30 PMCSNS Booth Holder Registration/Professional Preview/Early Bird
Registration Closes
Convention Center
Discovery Hall Entrance
11:00 PMSecurity Room Closes for EveningConvention Center
Utopia A-B

Tuesday, April 25

8:00 AMSecurity Room OpensConvention Center
Utopia A-B
9:00 AMCSNS Booth Holder Registration Opens
Professional Preview/Early Bird Registration Opens
($125 Registration Fee)
Convention Center
Discovery Hall Entrance
10:00 AMHeritage Auction Lot Viewing OpensConvention Center
Nirvana A-B
7:00 PMHeritage Auction Lot Viewing ClosesConvention Center
Nirvana A-B
8:00 PMCSNS Booth Holder Registration Closes
Professional Preview/Early Bird Registration Closes
Convention Center
Discovery Hall Entrance
12 MidnightSecurity Room Closes for NightConvention Center
Utopia A-B
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Wednesday, April 26

7:00 AMSecurity Room OpensConvention Center
Utopia A-B
7:30 AMCSNS Booth Holder Registration OpensDiscovery Hall Entrance
8:00 AMHeritage Auction Lot Viewing OpensConvention Center
Nirvana A-B
8:00 AMConvention Sponsor Setup (Closed)Discovery Hall
9:00 AMBooth Holder Setup (Closed)Discovery Hall
9:00 AMEducational Exhibitors may set up non-commercial displays between 9:00AM-5:00 PMConvention Center
Discovery Hall
11:00 AMProfessional Preview/Early Bird Registration Opens
($125 Registration Fee)
Discovery Hall Entrance
12 NoonEarly Bird/Professional Preview ENTRY
($125 Registration Fee)
Convention Center
Discovery Hall
1:00 PMSecurity Room Closes
(All Merchandise Must be Removed - Security Room reopens at 4 PM,  Saturday, April 28)
Convention Center
Utopia A-B
6:00 PMCSNS Booth Holder Registration Closes
Professional Preview/Early Bird Registration Closes
Convention Center
Discovery Hall Entrance
6:00 PMBourse Area Closes 
6:00 PMSession I - Heritage Coin AuctionConvention Center
Utopia C
6:00 PMSession I - Heritage U.S. Currency AuctionConvention Center
Utopia D
7:00 PMHeritage Auction Lot Viewing ClosesConvention Center
Nirvana A-B
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Thursday, April 27

8:00 AMCSNS Booth Holder Registration OpensDiscovery Hall Entrance
8:00 AMHeritage Auction Lot Viewing OpensConvention Center
Nirvana A-B
8:00 AMMeeting: Women in Numismatics Board MeetingSerenity Room
9:00 AMProgram: Women in Numismatics: TBASerenity Room
9:00 AMPublic Registration Opens
($5 Daily Convention Registration Fee or $10 for 3 Day Duration of Public Hours. Complimentary to CSNS Life Members.)
Discovery Hall Entrance
9:00 AMBourse Area Opens for Booth HolderConvention Center
Discovery Hall
9:00 AMBourse Area Opens for Early Bird
Professional Preview ($125 Registration Fee Applies)
Convention Center
Discovery Hall
9:00-12 NoonEducational Exhibitors May Set UpConvention Center
Discovery Hall
10:00 AMHeritage Auction Lot Pickup OpensConvention Center
Nirvana A-B
10:00 AMBourse Opens to Public ($5 Daily Convention Registration Fee or $10 for Duration of Public Hours. Complimentary to CSNS Life Members.) Convention Center
Discovery Hall Entrance
1:00 PMSession II - Heritage Coin AuctionConvention Center
Utopia C
1:00 PMHeritage Auction Lot Pickup ClosesConvention Center
Nirvana A-B
5:00 PMMeeting: ANA Exhibit Judges Certification - Program- Moderated by Brett Irick;
ANA Deputy Chief Judge and Exhibit Judge Certifier
Convention Center
Serenity
6:00 PMSession II - Heritage Currency AuctionConvention Center
Utopia D
6:00 PMSession III - Heritage Coin Auction Platinum NightConvention Center Utopia C
6:30 PMOne Way Traffic in Bourse Area - (Booth Holder or Professional Preview/Early Bird Badge Required for Reentry)Convention Center Discovery Hall
7:00 PMBourse Area Closes for Evening 
7:00 PMHeritage Auction Lot Viewing ClosesConvention Center
Nirvana A-B
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Friday, April 28

7:30 AMMeeting Fellowship of Christian NumismatistsConvention Center
Serenity Room
8:00 AMHeritage Auction Lot Viewing OpensConvention Center
Nirvana A-B
8:00 AMBooth Holder Registration OpensConvention Center
Discovery Hall Entrance
8:30 AMProgram: Kathy McFadden, Director and David Crenshaw, Chief Operating Officer for Industry Council for Tangible Assets - State and National Legislative and Regulatory Update; ICTS Anti-Counterfeiting Task Force UpdateNirvana C
9:00 AMPublic Registration Opens
($5 Daily Convention Registration Fee or $10 for 3 Day Duration of Public Hours. Complimentary to CSNS Life Members.)
Convention Center
Discovery Hall Entrance
9:00 AMProgram: Liberty Seated Collectors Club
TBA
Convention Center
Prosperity Room
9:00 AMBourse Area Opens for Booth Holders and Professional Preview/Early Bird Badge HoldersConvention Center
Discovery Hall
9:00 PMSession I - Heritage World Currency AuctionConvention Center
Utopia D
10:00 AMBourse Area Opens for Public Attendees
($5 Daily Convention Registration Fee or $10 for 3 Day Duration of Public Hours. Complimentary to CSNS Life Members.)
Convention Center
Discovery Hall
10:00 AMHeritage Auction Lot Pickup OpensConvention Center
Nirvana A-B
11:00 AMMeeting: Central States Numismatic Society
General Membership Meeting
Convention Center
Prosperity Room
1:00 PMMeeting: International Organization of Wooden Money Collectors Convention Center
Prosperity Room
1:00 PMHeritage Auction Lot Pickup ClosesConference
Center
Nirvana A-B
1:00 PMSession III - Heritage U.S. Currency AuctionConference
Center
Utopia D
5:30 PMOne Way Traffic in Bourse Area
(Badge Required for Reentry)
(Booth Holder or Professional Preview/Early Bird
Convention Center
Discovery Hall
6:00 PMSession IV - Heritage U.S. Currency Auction - Platinum NightConvention Center
Utopia D
6:00 PMBourse Area ClosesConvention Center
Discovery Hall
6:30 PMSession IV - Heritage Coin AuctionConvention Center
Utopia C
6:30 PMMeeting: Central States Numismatic Board of GovernorsConvention Center
Serenity Room
7:00 PMHeritage Auction Lot Viewing ClosesConvention Center
Nirvana A-B
8:00 PMSession V - Heritage U.S. Currency Auction (time is approximate - at conclusion of Platinum Night session) Convention Center
Utopia D
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Saturday, April 29

7:30 AMCentral States Numismatic Society
Annual Awards Breakfast
Convention Center
Nirvana Foyer
8:00 AMHeritage Auction Lot Viewing OpensConvention Center
Nirvana A-B
9:00 AMHeritage Auction Lot Pickup OpensConvention Center
Nirvana A-B
9:00 AMPublic Registration OpensConvention Center Discovery Hall
10:00 AMMeeting: Illinois Numismatic Association - Board of GovernorsConvention Center
Serenity Room
10:00 AMBourse Area Opens to PublicConvention Center
Discovery Hall
10:00 AMRegistration Opens for Boy Scout Merit Badge ClinicConvention Center
Utopia C
11AM-2PMBoy Scout Merit Badge ClinicConvention Center
Utopia C
12 NoonHeritage Auction Lot Pickup ClosesConvention Center
Nirvana A-B
12 NoonHeritage Auction Lot Viewing ClosesConvention Center
Nirvana A-B
12 NoonHeritage Auctions Numismatic Education Forum: Session VI: Robert Fritsch, "Exploring the Wonderful World of Tokens and Medals "Convention Center
Nirvana C
12:30 PMRegistration: Young Numismatists Treasure HuntConvention Center
Discovery Hall
YN Activity Area
1:00 PMMeeting: Chicago Coin Club - Program: To Be Announced
Convention Center
Utopia D
1:00 PM - 3 PMYoung Numismatists Treasure HuntConvention Center
Discovery Hall
3:00 PMEducational Exhibitors May Dismantle DisplaysConvention Center
Discovery Hall
4:00 PMOne Way Traffic in Bourse Area
(Booth Holder or Professional Preview/Early Bird
Badge Required for Reentry)
Convention Center
Discovery Hall
4:00 PMMeeting: International Primitive Money SocietyConvention Center
Serenity
5:00 PMBourse Area ClosesConvention Center
Discovery Hall
"79th Anniversary Convention" Bourse Concludes. Booth Holders May Dismantle Displays (Booth Holders and Educational Exhibitorsonly May be Present in Hall for 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Move Out)
5:00 PMSecurity Room OpensConvention Center
Utopia A-B
8:00 PMMove Out Period Concludes:
All Booths Must be Vacated Bourse Area Closes for All
Convention Center
Discovery Hall
11:00 PMSecurity Room Closes for EveningConvention Center
Euphoria

Sunday, April 30

4:00 AMSecurity Room ReopensConvention Center
Utopia A-B
11:00 AMSecurity Room Closes - All Merchandise Must Be RemovedConvention Center
Utopia A-B
79th Anniversary Convention Concludes


  • 2019 - 80th Anniversary Convention - April 24-27 Schaumburg, IL
  • 2020 - 81st Anniversary Convention - April 23-25 Schaumburg, IL
  • 2021 - 82nd Anniversary Convention - April 21-24 Schaumburg, IL

The 2018-2021 convention venue will be the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel and Convention Center, 1551 North Thoreau Drive, Shaumburg, IL 60176

Convention Contacts:

General Chairman:

The Convention General Chairman is the primary contact person for the event and is responsible for overall event arrangements as well as scheduling of all convention activities, including auction sessions and, in cooperation with the Education Chairman, club and society meetings held as part of the convention. Attendees experiencing difficulty making reservations at the convention hotel should contact the General Chairman for assistance. Clubs and organizations desiring to hold membership meetings in conjunction with the convention should contact the General Chairman or Education Chairman.

Kevin Foley


Kevin Foley
P.O. Box 589
Milwaukee, WI 53201
(414-807-0116    FAX (414) 747-9490    E-mail: kfoley2@wi.rr.com


Bourse Chairman:

The Bourse Chairman is responsible for operation of the bourse area, including booth sales and assignment of locations to participating numismatic dealers. Dealers interested in bourse space at the convention should contact the Bourse Chairman:

Patricia Foley
131 West Layton Avenue - Suite 212
Milwaukee, WI 53207
Phone: (414) 698-6498
FAX: (414) 747-9490
E-mail: foleylawoffice@gmail.com





Educational Exhibits Chairperson:

The Educational Exhibit Chairperson is responsible for operation of the educational exhibit area. Collectors interested in exhibiting at the convention should contact her. Please note that educational exhibit space is limited. Contact and confirmation should be completed well in advance of the convention dates.

Jack Huggins
Jack Huggins Treasurer

PO Box 24267
Belleville, IL 62223-9267
Phone: (618) 397-4839
Cell: (618) 407-3962
FAX: (618) 397-4842
Email: hug511@aol.com

Education Chairman

The Education Chairman is responsible, in cooperation with the General Chairman, for the coordination and scheduling of all educational programs, seminars and club or society meetings held in conjunction with the convention. Potential speakers, as well as representatives of organizations desiring to hold meetings or other functions in conjunction with the convention should contact either the Education Chairman or General Chairman.

Ray Lockwood - Education Chairman
Phone: (765) 664-6520
FAX: (765) 664-6503
E-mail: sunrayofmarion@aol.com

Sponsors

SilverTowne Coins and Bullion
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CSNS 75th Anniversary Redbook

To become a sponsor of the CSNS web site or Convention, contact kfoley2@wi.rr.com