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2014 Summer F.U.N. Schedule Of Events







2014 Summer F.U.N. Schedule Of Events


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Mark your calendars! Let's get ready to have some fun! Summer F.U.N. that is, each year the show gets bigger and better! Thanks to all of YOU that have supported the show. We look forward to seeing our FUN Members and friends again in July.




8th Annual Summer FUN Convention


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Come To Summer FUN! Admission is Free!

Florida United Numismatists, Inc., is hosting the 8th Annual Summer FUN Show in Orlando Florida!

When July 10th - 12th 2014

Where The convention will be held at the Orange County Convention Center West Concourse

Orange County Convention Center
9800 International Drive, Hall A1, West Concourse
Orlando, FL 32819

Event Location: Hall A1 West Concourse

Hours Of Operation The convention opens to the public at 10:00 A.M. Thursday July 10th and will run through 5:30 P.M. Saturday July 12th, 2014.

Convention Hours

Convention Hours

Thursday July 10, 2014
10 AM - 6:30 PM

Friday July 11, 2014
10 AM - 6:30 PM

Saturday July 12, 2014
10 AM - 5:30 PM


Numismatic dealers from around the country will converge at the Orange County Convention Center to buy, sell and appraise coins, paper currency, tokens, medals and other items. Make sure to mark your calendar for this great event.

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A View of the convention floor and message center


2014 SUMMER F.U.N.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS


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Tuesday, July 8 2014


Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Noon Security room opens. Security is open 24 hours a day until closing at noon on Thursday, July 10. Room W202ABC


Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Security room open 24 hours a day until noon on Thursday, July 10, 2014 Room W202ABC.

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9:00AM-7:00PM Dealer/Exhibitor registration. Corridor on level 1, one level below the
entrance to Hall WA1.

Heritage Auction Lot Viewing

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10:00AM-7:00PM Heritage Auction Lot Viewing. Room W203A.

2:00 PM Security begins in bourse area. Hall WA1.

2:00-7:00PM Dealer/Exhibitor set-up. Closed to the public. Hall WA1.

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4:00-7:00PM Early Bird badge holders may enter the bourse area. Hall WA1.
Remember, The Early Bird Gets The Worm the coins.

7:00 PM Heritage Auction Lot Viewing closes.

7:00 PM Dealer/Exhibitor registration closes.

7:00 PM Bourse/exhibit areas closed. Hall WA1 is secured.

Thursday, July 10, 2014


Thursday, July 10, 2014

Security room is open until noon. Room W202ABC.

8:00AM-6:00PM Dealer registration. Corridor on level 1, one level below the
entrance to Hall WA1.

8:00AM-7:00PM Heritage Auction Lot Viewing. Room W203A.

8:30AM-7:00PM Bourse & exhibit areas open to authorized persons and early bird badge
holders. Hall WA1.

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9:00AM-6:15PM Public registration begins. Corridor on level 1, one level below the entrance to
Hall WA1.

10:00 AM Summer FUN convention opens to the public.
Ribbon cutting ceremony outside Hall WA1.

Noon Security room closes and will reopen at noon on Saturday, July 12,2014. If you have specific security needs, please speak to someone with Positive Protection, Inc., or anyone on the FUN board.

1:00 PM Heritage Auction Session 1. Room W203C.

1:00 PM Educational Seminar. “World Coins; The Ultimate Collecting Experience,” by Bob Hurst. Current FUN Vice President Bob Hurst is a prominent dealer in world coins. His program will focus on the best ways to get the most enjoyment out of your foreign coin collecting experience. Room W304A.

2:30 PM Educational Seminar. “The Origins of the 1960 Small Date Lincoln Cents,” by B.J. Neff. The appearance of the small date Lincolns created an absolute sensation! Error and variety specialist B.J. Neff explains how these varieties were created in this fascinating program. Room W304A.

6:00 PM Dealer registration closes.

6:00 PM Heritage Auction Session 2. Premier Session. Room W203C.

6:15 PM Public registration closes.

6:30 PM Bourse/exhibit areas closed to the public. One-way traffic begins.

7:00 PM Bourse/exhibit areas closed. Hall WA1 is secured.

7:00 PM Heritage Auction Lot Viewing closes.

Friday, July 11, 2014


Friday, July 11, 2014

7:30-8:30 AM Fellowship of Christian Coin Dealers. Non-denominational Christian worship service. Public welcome. Room 304B.

8:00AM-6:00PM Dealer registration resumes. Corridor on level 1, one level below the
entrance to Hall WA1.

8:00AM-7:00PM Heritage Auction Lot Viewing. Room W203A.

8:30AM-7:00PM Bourse/exhibit areas open to authorized persons and early bird badge holders.
Hall WA1.

9:00 AM--6:15PM Public registration resumes. Corridor on level 1, one level below the entrance to Hall WA1.

10:00 AM Show opens to the public.

10:00AM-1:00PM Heritage Auction Lot Settlement and Pickup. Room W203A.

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Noon-1:30PM FUN Member Club “Get Together & Discussion” moderated by FUN President Tony Swicer. By invitation only. Room W303BC

1:00 PM Heritage Auction Lot Settlement and Pickup closes.

1:00 PM Heritage Auction Session 3. Room W203C.

1:00 PM Educational Seminar. “One Man’s Junk is Another Man’s Treasure,” by Cindy Wibker. FUN board member Cindy Wibker’s program will serve as an introduction to exonumia – those tokens, medals and political items that sometimes served as alternatives to government-issued coins and paper money. It promises to be one of the most informative programs you will ever attend! Room W304A.

2:30 PM Educational Seminar. “Silver Dollar Recommendations for Mid-2014,” by Randy Campbell. The speaker has served on the FUN board since 1979 and has been a professional coin grader since 1989. Today, he turns his attention to those silver dollars he believes have a chance to appreciate in value over the long term. Room W304A.

6:00 PM Dealer registration closes.

6:00 PM Heritage Auction Session 4. Room W203C.

6:15 PM Public registration closes.

6:30 PM Bourse/exhibit areas closed to the public. Begin one-way traffic.

7:00 PM Bourse/exhibit areas closed. Hall WA1 is secured.

7:00 PM Heritage Auction Lot Viewing closes.

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Saturday, July 12, 2014

Security room reopens at noon. Room W202ABC.

8:00AM-Noon Heritage Auction Lot Viewing. Room W203A.

8:30AM-3:00PM Dealer registration resumes. Corridor on level 1, one level below the
entrance to Hall WA1.

8:30AM-6:00PM Bourse/exhibit areas open to authorized persons and early bird badge holders.
Hall WA1.

9:00 AM-5:15PM Public registration. Corridor on level 1, one level below the entrance to Hall WA1.

9:00-10:00AM Early American Coppers (EAC) Room W304B. View FUN Convention TV's interview with Bill Eckberg and Chuck Heck Of the Early American Coppers Club & Learn More About This Specialty Coin Club And This Early U.S. Coinage.

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9:00-9:30 AM Registration for Young Numismatist (YN) program begins. Room W303BC. For YN’s ages 5 to 18. YN’s must be FUN members, and dues are $5 annually. Learn more about the program & view photographs Here

9:00AM-Noon Heritage Auction Lot Settlement and Pickup. Room W203A.

9:30-11:30AM Young Numismatist program. Room W303BC

10:00 AM Show opens to the public. Hall WA1.

11:00AM-Noon International Banknote Society (IBNS) meeting. Room W304B. *FUN Convention TV Spoke With Roger Urce Of The International Bank Note Society View video & learn more about IBNS

11:00AM-1:00PM Florida Chapter Casino Chip & Gaming Token Collector Club meeting. Room W303A. *View F.U.N Convention TV's video interview with Florida Chapter President Mark Lighterman

11:00 AM Educational Seminar. “Abraded Dies and Clashed Dies,” by David Elliott. Dr. David Elliott is a long-time error and variety specialist. Today he focuses on coins featuring abraded and/or clashed dies. He’ll tell you how they occur and what they may be worth. Room W304A.

Noon Security room reopens. Room W202ABC.

Noon Heritage Auction Lot Viewing closes, and Auction Lot Settlement and Pickup ends.

Noon-1:00PM Numismatics International (NI) club meeting. Room W304B.

12:30 PM Educational Seminar. “Pedigree and Hoard Coins and Currency,” by Rick Bretz. North Florida numismatist and author Rick Bretz specializes in items that once were part of some of America’s greatest collections. The Binion hoard, the Fitzgerald collection and the Cortez collection, among others, are covered in this highly entertaining program. Room W304A.

12:30-1:00 PM Registration for Girl Scout/Boy Scout Coin Collecting merit badge program.
Room W303BC.

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1:00-4:00 PM Girl Scout/Boy Scout Coin Collecting merit badge program. Room W303BC. Click Here to view information on the program & view photographs of previous clinics.

3:00 PM Dealer registration closes.

5:15 PM Public registration closes.

5:30 PM Bourse/exhibit areas closed to the public. Begin one-way traffic.

6:00 PM Bourse/exhibit areas closed.

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Sunday, July 13, 2014

Security room is open until noon. Room W202ABC.

Noon
All security ends. Building must be vacated.


FUN! For The Whole Family!
Lincoln Wants YOU At The FUN Show!

Grab the kids, come to Summer F.U.N. And Meet Mr. Lincoln

Quick Links To 2014 Summer F.U.N
Events & Activities


2014 Summer F.U.N. Young Numismatists Meeting

Coins & Kids 8th Annual Summer FUN Convention

2014 Summer F.U.N Boy Scout Coin Collecting Merit Badge Clinic

2014 Summer F.U.N. Educational Programs

Summer F.U.N Club Get Together

Catch The F.U.N Club Bus To The 2014 Summer F.U.N Show!

Disney Theme Park Discounts For 2014 F.U.N. Conventioneers

FUNtastic Discounts Await F.U.N. Conventioneers

FUN Specialty Coin
Collecting Clubs


Check out FUN Convention TV's interviews with Specialty Coin Collecting Clubs on F.U.N's bourse floor.

Kim Kiick, ANA Executive Director FUN Convention TV spoke with ANA Executive Director Ms. Kim Kiick regarding her 30 year career at the American Numismatic Association

Barber Coin Collectors' Society (BCCS) FUN Convention TV Learned All About The Barber Coin Collectors' Society During The 2014 F.U.N Show

Bust Half Nut Club
FUN Convention TV caught up with Glenn Peterson MD of the Bust Half Nut Club at the 59th Annual F.U.N Show

Casino Chip & Gaming Token Collectors Club (CC&CC) F.U.N Convention TV's video interview with Florida Chapter President Mark Lighterman

Colonial Coin Collectors Club (C4) Promoting Colonial Numismatics Since 1993. View An Overview Of Circulating Money Of Colonial America )

Early American Coppers Club (EAC) FUN Convention TV Spent Some Time With Bill Eckberg and Chuck Heck Of the Early American Coppers Club During The 59th Annual F.U.N Show. Learn More About This Specialty Coin Club And This Early U.S. Coinage

The International Bank Note Society (IBNS) FUN Convention TV Spoke With Roger Urce Of The International Bank Note Society

John Reich Collectors Society FUN Convention TV spoke to the President Of the John Reich Collectors Society (JRCS) Mr. Bradley Karoleff during the 59 Annual F.U.N Show

Liberty Seated Collectors Club FUN Convention TV learned why collecting Liberty Seated coinage is so special to so many numismatists.

Coin Tales From the Bourse Floor: Carol Bastable Miss Love Token Herself, Talks About Collecting Love Tokens

Coin Tales From the Bourse Floor: Carol Bastable's Video Interview & Winning Original Hobo Nickel Society Exhibit

Check Out The List Of F.U.N Member Clubs That Met During The 59th Annual F.U.N Convention

Promoting The F.U.N Convention At The ANA National Money Show

Browse & Retrieve Your Photographs From FUN's Photo Galleries
2014 59th Annual F.U.N Show Photo Gallery

FUN Convention TV Interviews

Coin Tales From the Bourse Floor: Beth Deisher Shares Details Of Her 30+ Years In The Numismatic Industry And Discusses Her New Book Cash In Your Coins Selling The Rare Coins You've Inherited

Charmy Harker Penny Potpourri A Collection of Penny Creations F.U.N Convention TV had an opportunity to talk with Charmy Harker whose exhibit swept the 2014 F.U.N Show Exhibiting Competition

Rick Snow, from Eagle Eye Rare Coins

Recent Blog Entries


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2014 Numismatic Crimes January To April

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Recent Change in the Production of Federal Reserve Notes

What's New At The Perth Mint In 2014?

National Baseball Hall of Fame commemoratives

Scrap Metal Dealer Stumbles Upon 33 Million Dollar Egg The Golden Egg That Brings Millions To Unsuspecting Scrap Collector

New Currency For A Modern World

New England County Mints Its Own Money

Coin Collecting Is Hot Investors Taking a Shine to Numismatics

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Mark Your Calendars

Be sure to mark your calendar and come see us at the FUN Show!

8th Annual Summer FUN Convention: July 10-12, 2014 - OCCC West Building, Hall WA1, Orlando, Florida

60th Annual FUN Convention: January 8-11, 2015 - OCCC West Building, Hall WD, Orlando, Florida

9th Annual Summer FUN Convention: July 9-11, 2015 - OCCC West Building, Hall WA2, Orlando, Florida

61st Annual FUN Convention: January 7-10, 2016 - Tampa Convention Center, Tampa, Florida

62nd Annual FUN Convention: January 5-8, 2017 - Tampa Convention Center, Tampa, Florida

63rd Annual FUN Convention: January 4-7, 2018 - Tampa Convention Center, Tampa, Florida

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