Civil War currency will be the topic of a June 2, 2012 program at the Wilson Special Collections Library. Participants who bring samples of Civil War currency will also have the opportunity for experts to evaluate their items.
The free public program will begin at 10 a.m. in the Pleasants Family Assembly Room, Wilson Library, UNC. Registration will open at 9:30 a.m.
Wendell Wolka will deliver the keynote speech, "And the World Turned Upside Down: The Effect of the Civil War on the Paper Money of the United States both North and South." Wolka writes and teaches about numismatics. He is a governor of the American Numismatic Association and is governor and past president of the Society of Paper Money Collectors.
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