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Schedule of Events

Tuesday, July 5
12:00 NoonSecurity room opens. Security is open 24 hours a day until closing at noon on Thursday, July7. Room W230D.
Wednesday, July 6
 Security room open 24 hours a day until noon on Thursday, July7. Room W230D.
9:00 AM - 7:00 PMDealer/Exhibitor registration.Hallway across from Room W230D.
10:00 AM - 6:00 PMHeritage Auction Lot Viewing. Room W230C.
2:00 PMSecurity begins in bourse area. Hall WE1.
2:00 PM - 7:00 PMDealer/Exhibitor set-up. Closed to the public. Hall WE1.
2:00 PM - 7:00 PMEarly Birds may enter the bourse area. Hall WE1.
6:00 PMHeritage Auction Lot Viewing closes.
7:00 PMDealer/Exhibitor registration closes.
7:00 PMBourse/exhibit areas closed. Hall WE1 is secured.
Thursday, July 7
 Security room is open until noon. Room W230D.
8:00 AM - 6:00 PMDealer registration. Hallway across from Room W230D.
8:00 AM - 7:00 PMHeritage Auction Lot Viewing. Room W230C.
8:30 AM - 7:00 PMBourse & exhibit areas open to authorized persons and early bird badge holders. Hall WE1.
9:00 AM - 6:15 PMPublic registration open. Hallway across from Room W230B.
10:00 AMRibbon cutting ceremony outside Hall WE1.
10:15 AMSummer FUN convention opens to the public. Hall WE1.
12:00 NoonSecurity room closes and will reopen at noon on Saturday, July 9. If you have specific security needs, please speak to someone with Positive Protection, Inc., or anyone on the FUN board. Room W230D.
1:00 PMHeritage Auction Session 1. Room W230A.
1:00 PMEducational seminar. "CONSUMER PROTECTION UPDATE," by Tony Swicer and Sandy Pearl. The numismatic bad guys are still out there trying to rip off unsuspecting collectors with their overpriced and, sometimes, misrepresented or bogus items. What's a collector to do? FUN Past President Tony Swicer and current board member Sandy Pearl have the answers in this hard-hitting program. This program is a MUST, especially for beginning collectors! Room W232C.
2:30 PMEducational Seminar. "COINS COMMEMORATING SPACE EXPLORATION, RELIC MEDALLIONS & SMALL SPACE ARTIFACTS FROM THE USA, THE SOVIET UNION AND CHINESE SPACE PROGRAMS," by John Catiller. This stupendous one-of-a-kind educational program focuses on man's quest to explore space, as represented on coins, medals and artifacts. Central Florida numismatist John Catiller's presentation is one you'll never forget! Room W232C.
6:00 PMDealer registration closes.
6:00 PMHeritage Auction Session 2. Premier Session. Room W230A.
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 WE1 is secured.
Friday, July 8
8:00 AM - 6:00 PMDealer registration resumes. Hallway across from Room W230D.
8:00 AM - 7:00 PMHeritage Auction Lot Viewing. Room W230C.
8:30 AM - 7:00 PMBourse/exhibit areas open to authorized persons and early bird badge holders. Hall WE1.
9:00 AM- 6:15 PMPublic registration open. Hallway across from Room W230B.
10:00 AMShow opens to the public.
10:00 AM - 1:00 PMHeritage Auction Lot Settlement and Pickup. Room W230C.
12:00 Noon - 1:30 PMFUN Member Club “Get Together & Discussion” moderated by FUN club liaison Tony Swicer. By invitation only. Room W232AB.
1:00 PMHeritage Auction Lot Settlement and Pickup closes.
1:00 PMHeritage Auction Session 3. Room W230A.
1:00 PMEducational seminar. "FUN WITH FOREIGN COINS," by Bob Hurst. World coin authority Bob Hurst, the current Vice President of FUN, will tell the audience about the pure joy of collecting foreign coins. Some collectors prefer collecting coins by particular countries (British coins, German coins, etc.) while others may prefer collecting by topic (coins depicting dinosaurs, birds or particular persons). Indeed, the collecting options are virtually endless. And, best of all, Bob Hurst says "You can do all this on a budget!" Room W232C.
2:30 PMEducational seminar. "PHONY, PHONY, PHONY!" by Skip Fazzari. Bogus collector coins and counterfeit bullion-related coins are entering the market at a frightful pace. What are the diagnostics for these treacherous fakes? ICG grader/authenticator Skip Fazzari has the specifics in this extremely important educational seminar. If time permits, Mr. Fazzari will take questions from the audience. Room W232C.
6:00 PMDealer registration closes.
6:00 PMHeritage Auction Session 4. Room W230A.
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 WE1 is secured.
Saturday, July 9
 Security room reopens at noon.
8:00 AM - 12:00 NoonHeritage Auction Lot Viewing. Room W230C.
8:30 AM - 3:00 PMDealer registration resumes. Hallway across from Room W230D.
8:30 AM - 6:00 PMBourse/exhibit areas open to authorized persons and early bird badge holders. Hall WE1.
9:00 AM - 5:15 PMPublic registration resumes. Hallway across from Room W230B.
9:00 AM - 10:00 AMEarly American Coppers (EAC) club meeting. Room W231C.
9:00 AM - 12:00 NoonHeritage Auction Lot Settlement and Pickup. Room W230C.
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 W232AB.
9:30 AM - 11:30 AMYoung Numismatist program. Room W232AB.
10:00 AMShow opens to the public. Hall WE1.
11:00 AM - 1:00 PMFlorida Chapter of Casino Chips and Gaming Token Collectors Club meeting. Room W231C.
11:00 AMEducational seminar. "WHEN COINS AND CURRENCY RUN AMUCK," by Jay Chamberlain. FUN board member Jay Chamberlain will present an extensive pictorial look at the many kinds of errors that exist on coins and paper money, many of which will AMAZE those in the audience. Mr. Chamberlain also will examine a few novelty notes that are sure to draw strong interest from beginning and veteran collectors. This program is a MUST for the error enthusiast. Room W232C.
12:00 NoonSecurity room reopens. Room W230D.
12:00 NoonHeritage Auction Lot Viewing closes, and Auction Lot Settlement and Pickup ends.
12:30 PM - 1:00 PMRegistration for Girl Scout/Boy Scout Coin Collecting merit badge program. Room W232AB.
1:00 PM - 4:00 PMGirl Scout/Boy Scout Coin Collecting merit badge program. Room W232AB.
2:00 PM - 4:30 PMCuban Numismatic Association meeting. Room W231C.
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 10
 Security room is open until noon. Room W230D.
12:00 NoonAll security ends. Building must be vacated.