Central States Numismatic Society

75th Anniversary Convention

Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel and Convention Center

1551 North Thoreau Drive - Schaumburg, IL 60173

April 21-26, 2014



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Schedule of Events





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.

Convention Schedule

   

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Tuesday    Wednesday    Thursday    Friday    Saturday    Sunday

Monday, April 21

  1:00 PMSecurity Room Opens Convention Center
Utopia A-B
11:00 PMSecurity Room Closes for EveningConvention Center
Utopia A-B

Tuesday, April 22

8:00 AMSecurity Room OpensConvention Center
Utopia A-B
10:00 AMHeritage Auction Lot Viewing OpensConference Center
Nirvana A-B
1:00 PMCSNS Booth Holder Registration Opens
Professional Preview Registration Opens
Convention Center
Discovery Hall Entrance
7:00 PMCSNS Booth Holder Registration Closes
Professional Preview Registration Closes
Convention Center
Discovery Hall Entrance
7:00 PMHeritage Auction Lot Viewing ClosesConference Center
Nirvana A-B
12 MidnightSecurity Room Closes for NightConvention Center
Utopia A-B
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Wednesday, April 23

7:00 AMSecurity Room OpensConvention Center
Utopia A-B
8:00 AMHeritage Auction Lot Viewing OpensConference Center
Nirvana A-B
8:00 AMCSNS Booth Holder Registration OpensDiscovery Hall Entrance
9:00 AMBooth Holder Setup (Closed)Discovery Hall
9:00 AMEducational Exhibitors may set up non-commercial displays between 9:00 AM-5:00 PMConvention Center
Discovery Hall
11:00 AMProfessional Preview Registration OpensDiscovery Hall Entrance
12 NoonEarly Bird/Professional Preview Opens
($75 Registration Fee)
Convention Center
Discovery Hall
12 NoonSession I - Heritage Coin Auction Convention Center
Utopia D
1:00 PMSecurity Room Closes
(All Merchandise Must be Removed Security Room reopens at 4PM, Saturday, April 26)
Convention Center
Utopia A-B
6:00 PMCSNS Booth Holder Registration Closes
Professional Preview Registration Closes
Convention Center
Discovery Hall Entrance
6:00 PMBourse Area Closes 
6:00 PMSession II - Heritage Coin AuctionConvention Center
Utopia D
6:00 PMSession I - Heritage U.S. Currency AuctionConvention Center
Utopia C
6:30 PMCSNS Board MeetingConference Center
Prosperity Room
7:00 PMHeritage Auction Lot Viewing ClosesConference Center
Nirvana A-B
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Thursday, April 24

8:00 AMProfessional Preview Registration OpensDiscovery Hall Entrance
8:00 AMHeritage Auction Lot Viewing OpensConference Center
Nirvana A-B
8:00 AMMeeting: Women in Numismatics Board MeetingSerenity Room
9:00 AMMeeting: Women in Numismatics: Program   Alan Mincho Serenity Room
9:00 AMPublic Registration OpensDiscovery Hall Entrance
9:00 AMBourse Area Opens for Booth HolderConvention Center
Discovery Hall
9:00 AM Bourse Area Opens for Early Bird
Professional Preview ($75 Registration Fee Applies - $75
Convention Center
Discovery Hall
9 AM-12 NoonEducational Exhibitors May Set UpConvention Center
Discovery Hall
10:00 AMHeritage Auction Lot Pickup OpensConference Center
Nirvana A-B
10:00 AMSession I - Heritage World Currency AuctionConvention Center
Utopia D
10:00 AMBourse Opens to PublicConvention Center
Discovery Hall Entrance
12:00 NoonSession III - Heritage Coin AuctionConvention Center
Rooms 45-47
1:00 PMHeritage Auction Lot Pickup ClosesConference Center
Nirvana A-B
1:00 PMProgram: Bruce Perdue - Vice President CSNS - Buying and Selling Coins on EbayConvention Center Nirvana C
2:30 PMBook Signing: Beth Deisher, Cash in Your Coins: Selling the Rare Coins You've Inherited Convention Center Booth 100
3:00 PMProgram: Larry Briggs - SEGS Grading Service "The threat of Counterfeit Coins from China: An Overview and Update"Convention Center Nirvana C
5:00 PMSession IV - Heritage Coin Auction Convention Center Utopia D
6:00 PMProgram: Mark Ferguson - Official Release of:  The Dollar of 1804 – The U.S. Mint’s Hidden Secret - Presentation and book signing Convention Center Nirvana C
6:00 PMSession II - Heritage U.S. Currency AuctionConvention Center
Utopia C
6:30 PMOne Way Traffic in Bourse Area - (Booth Holder or Professional Preview Badge Required for Reentry)Convention Center Discovery Hall
6:30 PMSession V - Heritage Coin Auction Platinum Night Convention Center Utopia D
7:00 PMBourse Area Closes for Evening 
7:00 PMHeritage Auction Lot Viewing Closes Convention Center Nirvana A-B
7:30 PMCSNS Board MeetingConference Center
Prosperity Room

Friday, April 25

7:30 AMMeeting: Fellowship of Christian NumismatistsConvention Center
Serenity Room
8:00 AMCSNS Club BreakfastTBA
8:00 AMHeritage Auction Lot Viewing OpensConference Center
Nirvana A-B
8:00 AMBooth Holder Registration OpensConvention Center
Discovery Hall Entrance
9:00 AMPublic Registration OpensConvention Center
Discovery Hall Entrance
9:00 AMMeeting: Liberty Seated Collectors ClubConvention Center
Prosperity Room
9:00 AMBourse Area Opens for Booth Holders and Professional Preview Badge HoldersConvention Center
Discovery Hall
9:30 AMMeeting: Medal Collectors of America Program: T.B.AConvention Center
Serenity Room
10:00 AM Book Signing: Beth Deisher, Cash in Your Coins: Selling the Rare Coins You've Inherited Convention Center Booth 100
10:00 AMBourse Area Opens for Public AttendeesConvention Center
Discovery Hall
10:00 AMHeritage Auction Lot Pickup OpensConference Center
Nirvana A-B
10:00 PMSession I: Civil War Educational Forum
Dennis Boggs as President Abraham Lincoln
The Significance of the Month of April Throughout the Four Years of the Civil War
Convention Center
Nirvana C
11:00 AMSession II: Civil War Educational Forum
Amy Murrell Taylor
The Civil War After the Civil War: Emancipation and the Long Road to Freedom
Convention Center
Nirvana C
11:30 AMMeeting: Central States Numismatic Society
General Membership Meeting
Convention Center
Prosperity Room
12 NoonSession III: Civil War Educational Forum
Peter Cozzens
The 1862 Shenandoah Valley Campaign
Convention Center
Nirvana C
12:00 PMBook Signing: Mark Ferguson -   The Dollar of 1804 – The U.S. Mint’s Hidden Secret Convention Center Booth 100
1:00 PMSession III - Heritage U.S. Currency AuctionConvention Center
Utopia C
1:00 PMSession VI - Heritage Coin AuctionConvention Center
Utopia D
1:00 PMHeritage Auction Lot Pickup ClosesConference
Center
Nirvana A-B
1:00 PMSession IV: Civil War Educational Forum
Lance Herdegen
The Exploits of the Iron Brigade
Convention Center
Nirvana C
2:00 PMSession V: Civil War Educational Forum
Robert I. Girardi The Midwest During the Civil War
Convention Center
Nirvana C
5:30 PMOne Way Traffic in Bourse Area
Badge Required for Reentry)
(Booth Holder or Professional Preview
Convention Center
Discovery Hall
6:00 PMSession IV - Heritage U.S. Currency Auction Convention Center
Utopia C
6:00 PMSession VII - Heritage Coin AuctionConvention Center
Utopia D
6:00 PMBourse Area ClosesConvention Center
Discovery Hall
7:00 PMHeritage Auction Lot Viewing ClosesConference Center
Nirvana A-B
7:00 PMCSNS Hosted Educational Exhibitors and Civil War Educational Forum Speakers Reception and Dinner - Reception - 7PM - Dinner 7:30PM (Closed - by Invitation Only) Maggiano's Restaurant in Schaumburg
8:00 PMSession V - Heritage Currency Auction (Immediately following Platinum Night)Convention Center
Utopia C
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Saturday, April 26

7:30 AMCentral States Numismatic Society
Annual Awards Breakfast
Convention Center
Nirvana Foyer
9:00 AMHeritage Auction Lot Pickup Opens Convention Center
Nirvana A-B
9:00 AMPublic Registration OpensConvention Center Discovery Hall
9:00 AMBourse Area Opens for Booth Holders
and Professional Preview Badge Holders
Convention Center
Discovery Hall
9:00 AM
5:00 PM
NGC’s Introduction to Grading  - Pre registration Required
Click here for more information
Convention Center
Prosperity Room
10:00 AMBourse Area Opens to Public Convention Center
Discovery Hall
10 AM-12 NoonRegistration Opens for Boy Scout Merit Badge ClinicConvention Center
Discovery Hall
10:00 AM Session VI: Civil War Educational Forum
Peter Cozzens
General John Rawlins – The Brains Behind Grant?
Convention Center
Nirvana C
11:00 AM Session VII: Civil War Educational Forum
Robert I. Girardi
General Impressions of the Civil War
Convention Center
Nirvana C
12 Noon Session VIII: Civil War Educational Forum
Dennis Boggs as President Abraham Lincoln
Lincoln and the Challenge of 1864
Convention Center
Nirvana C
12:00 PMBook Signing: Mark Ferguson -   The Dollar of 1804 – The U.S. Mint’s Hidden Secret Convention Center Booth 100
12 Noon - 3 PMBoy Scout Merit Badge ClinicConvention Center
Utopia C
12 Noon - 1:00 PMRegistration: Young Numismatists Treasure HuntConvention Center
Discovery Hall
YN Activity Area
12 NoonHeritage Auction Lot Pickup ClosesConvention Center
Nirvana A-B
1 PM - 3 PMYoung Numismatists Treasure HuntConvention Center
Discovery Hall
3:00 PMEducational Exhibitors May Dismantle Displays
4:30 PMOne Way Traffic in Bourse Area
(Booth Holder or Professional Preview
Badge Required for Reentry)
Convention Center
Discovery Hall
5:00 PMBourse Area ClosesConvention Center
Discovery Hall
"75th Anniversary Convention" Bourse Concludes. Booth Holders May Dismantle Displays (Booth Holders and Educational Exhibitors only 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 27nd

4:00 AMSecurity Room ReopensConvention Center
Utopia A-B
10:00 AMMeeting: Central States Numismatic Board of GovernorsConvention Center
Prosperity
1:00 PMSecurity Room Closes - All Merchandise Must Be RemovedConvention Center
Utopia A-B
75th Anniversary Convention Concludes


  • 2015 - 76th Anniversary Convention - April 22-25 Schaumburg, IL
  • 2016 - 77th Anniversary Convention - April 27-30 Schaumburg, IL
  • 2017 - 78th Anniversary Convention - April 26-29 Schaumburg, IL

The 2014-2017 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.

image of Fran Lockwood Exhibit Chairperson

Fran Lockwood
Marion, IN 46952
(765) 664-6520   FAX (765) 664-6503    E-mail: franlockwood@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