Papers Accepted for Sundman Lecture Series

What Does the Future of Money Look Like?

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is currently accepting proposals for the 2019 Maynard Sundman Littleton Coin Company Lecture Series. Presentations will be given Aug. 14 during the symposium at the Rosemont World’s Fair of Money®. Proposals must be received by March 1.

As we navigate the age of electronic transactions using credit cards, and more recently, digital currencies such as Bitcoin, the future of coins and paper money is unclear. Lectures will highlight this evolution and answer the question “what does the future of money look like?”

Those who wish to present at this year’s symposium must submit a lecture summary of 500 words or less. Each summary should contain an introduction, a brief discussion of the subject, sources and research method. Summaries will be reviewed and speakers evaluated and chosen based on originality, persuasiveness and relevance to the symposium topic. Selected presenters will receive a $250 honorarium.

Electronic submissions are preferred and can be emailed to or mail to:

American Numismatic Association
c/o Brianna Victor
818 North Cascade Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Rosemont (Chicago) World’s Fair of Money

The five-day Rosemont World’s Fair of Money, slated for Aug. 13-17, features nearly 1,000 dealers buying and selling coins, currency and related items; a wide range of seminars and educational presentations by notable numismatists; major auctions by Stack’s Bowers Galleries and Heritage Auctions; as well as exhibits showcasing priceless rarities from the Money Museum and private collections.

The American Numismatic Association is a congressionally chartered, nonprofit educational organization dedicated to encouraging the study and collection of coins and related items. The ANA helps its 25,000 members and the public discover and explore the world of money through its vast array of instructional and outreach programs, as well as its museum, library, publications and conventions. For more information, call 719-632-2646 or visit

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