ANA Accepting Proposals for the 2020 Maynard Sundman Lectures

The ANA has released the following Press Release announcing the acceptance of proposals for the 2020 Maynard Sundman lecture series that will be held at the World’s Fair of Money in August of this year.

The American Numismatic Association (ANA) is currently accepting proposals for the 2020 Maynard Sundman Littleton Coin Company Lecture Series. Presentations will be given August 5 during the symposium at the Pittsburgh World’s Fair of Money®. Proposals must be received by April 3.

This year, Americans celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the constitution’s passage that gave women the right to vote. In honor of this landmark event, the Maynard Sundman Lecture theme is “Women in Numismatics“.

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

The five-day 2020 Pittsburgh World’s Fair of Money, slated for August 4-8, 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 (ANA) 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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