World’s Fair of Money

An attractive lecture series coming up in Philadelphia on August 15th, 2018:

Sundman Luncheon

To highlight the Founding Father’s role in shaping U.S. money, the 2018 theme for the Sundman Lecture Series is “Fugio to Franklins: The Influence of Poor Richard”.

Enjoy lunch with this year’s lecturers at a catered, gourmet luncheon from 12:15-1:45 p.m. Aug. 15 in Room 126A, near the lecture area. Attendees may choose from roasted chicken breast, grilled skirt steak, or a vegetarian option.

Sundman Lecture Presenters

10:00 AM—Raymond Williams: “The Influence of Ben Franklin on Early American Money”

11:15 AM—John Colley: “Benjamin Franklin—A lightning Rod for American Numismatics”

2:00 PM—David McCarthy: Franklin’s Correspondence on a Contract Coinage for the United States

3:15 PM—Rod Gillis: “Benjamin Franklin and His Influence on Modern Coinage”

The luncheon is $15 per person and is underwritten by Maynard Sundman/Littleton Coin Co. Lecture Series Endowment and David Sundman. Registration is required by July 27.