Schedule of Events

Tuesday, July 8
12:00 NoonSecurity room opens. Security is open 24 hours a day until closing at noon on Thursday, July 10. Room W202ABC.
Wednesday, July 9
 Security room open 24 hours a day until noon on Thursday, July 10. Room W202ABC.
9:00 AM - 7:00 PMDealer/Exhibitor registration. Corridor outside exhibit Hall WA1.
10:00 AM - 7:00 PMHeritage Auction Lot Viewing. Room W203A.
2:00 PMSecurity begins in bourse area. Hall WA1.
2:00 PM - 7:00 PMDealer/Exhibitor set-up. Closed to the public. Hall WA1.
4:00 PM - 7:00 PMEarly Birds may enter the bourse area. Hall WA1.
7:00 PMHeritage Auction Lot Viewing closes.
7:00 PMDealer/Exhibitor registration closes.
7:00 PMBourse/exhibit areas closed. Hall WA1 is secured.
Thursday, July 10
 Security room is open until noon. Room W202ABC.
8:00 AM - 6:00 PMDealer registration. Corridor outside of exhibit Hall WA1.
8:00 AM - 7:00 PMHeritage Auction Lot Viewing. Room W203A.
8:30 AM - 7:00 PMBourse & exhibit areas open to authorized persons and early bird badge holders. Hall WA1.
9:00 AMPublic registration begins. Corridor outside exhibit Hall WA1.
10:00 AMSummer FUN convention opens to the public. Ribbon cutting ceremony outside Hall WA1.
12:00 NoonSecurity room closes and will reopen at noon on Saturday, July 12. If you have specific security needs, please speak to someone with Positive Protection, Inc., or anyone on the FUN board.
1:00 PMHeritage Auction Session 1. Room W203C.
1:00 PMEducational 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 PMEducational 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 PMDealer registration closes.
6:00 PMHeritage Auction Session 2. Room W203C.
6:15 PMPublic registration closes.
6:30 PMBourse/exhibit areas closed to the public. One-way traffic begins.
7:00 PMHeritage Auction Lot Viewing closes.
7:00 PMBourse/exhibit areas closed. Hall WA1 is secured.
Friday, July 11
8:00 AM - 6:00 PMDealer registration resumes. Corridor outside exhibit Hall WA1.
8:00 AM - 7:00 PMHeritage Auction Lot Viewing. Room W203A.
8:30 AM - 7:00 PMBourse/exhibit areas open to authorized persons and early bird badge holders. Hall WA1.
9:00 AMPublic registration resumes. Corridor outside exhibit Hall WA1.
10:00 AMShow opens to the public.
10:00 AM - 1:00 PMHeritage Auction Lot Settlement and Pickup. Room W203A.
1:00 PM - 2:30 PMFUN Member Club “Get Together & Discussion” moderated by FUN President Tony Swicer. By invitation only. Room W304EF
1:00 PMHeritage Auction Lot Settlement and Pickup closes.
1:00 PMHeritage Auction Session 3. Room W203C.
1:00 PMEducational 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 PMEducational 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 PMDealer registration closes.
6:00 PMHeritage Auction Session 4. Room W203C.
6:15 PMPublic registration closes.
6:30 PMBourse/exhibit areas closed to the public. Begin one-way traffic.
7:00 PMHeritage Auction Lot Viewing closes.
7:00 PMBourse/exhibit areas closed. Hall WA1 is secured.
Saturday, July 12
 Security room reopens at noon. Room W202ABC.
8:00 AM - 12:00 NoonHeritage Auction Lot Viewing. Room W203A.
8:30 AM - 3:00 PMDealer registration resumes. Corridor outside exhibit Hall WA1.
8:30 AM - 6:00 PMBourse/exhibit areas open to authorized persons and early bird badge holders. Hall WA1.
9:00 AMPublic registration resumes. Corridor outside exhibit Hall WA1.
9:00 AM - 12:00 NoonHeritage Auction Lot Settlement and Pickup. Room W203A.
9:00 AM - 10:00 AMEarly American Coppers (EAC) club meeting. Room W304B.
9:00 AM - 9:30 AMRegistration for Young Numismatist (YN) program begins. For YN’s ages 5 to 18. YN’s must be FUN members, and dues are $5 annually. Room W303BC.
9:30 AM - 9:30 AMYoung Numismatist program. Room W303BC.
10:00 AMShow opens to the public. Hall WA1.
11:00 AM - NoonInternational Banknote Society (IBNS) club meeting. Room W304B.
11:00 AM - 1:00 PMFlorida Chapter Casino Chip & Gaming Token Collector Club meeting. Room W303A.
11:30 AMYN program ends.
11:00 AMEducational 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 - 1:00 PMNumismatics International (NI) club meeting. Room W304B.
12:00 NoonSecurity room reopens. Room W202ABC.
12:00 NoonHeritage Auction Lot Viewing closes, and Auction Lot Settlement and Pickup ends.
12:30 PMEducational 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 PM - 1:00 PMRegistration for Girl Scout/Boy Scout Coin Collecting merit badge program. Room W303BC.
1:00 PM - 4:00 PMGirl Scout/Boy Scout Coin Collecting merit badge program. Room W303BC.
3:00 PMDealer registration closes.
5:15 PMPublic registration closes.
5:30 PMBourse/exhibit areas closed to the public. Begin one-way traffic.
6:00 PMBourse/exhibit areas closed.
Sunday, July 13
 Security room is open until noon. Room W202ABC.
12:00 NoonAll security ends. Building must be vacated.