January 9, 2020 at 6:30 pm
Richard Jozefiak (joe see’ fee ak) will present “The Battle of the Different Paper Moneys Used in Madison County During 1861-1865” at the Tennessee Valley Civil War Round Table on Thursday, January 9, 2020. The meeting is held at the Elks Lodge in Huntsville, and begins at 6:30 pm.
The program is a PowerPoint presentation covering the three different currencies in circulation that the population in North Alabama had to deal with – Union, CSA, and State of Alabama. Richard will have on display authentic area Civil War paper money. The types of money in use changed quickly over a short period of time during the Civil War.
A member of the Madison County Coin club and a resident of Gainesville, GA Richard is a member of numerous numismatic organizations nationally, and is a frequent speaker and participant in display exhibits at coin shows throughout the country. He has also authored numerous articles in recognized national publications and is recipient of numerous numismatic national awards.
Since 2015, he is the National Coordinator for the American Numismatic Association (ANA) (www.money.org) and is responsible for serving over 25,000 ANA members and over 460 ANA member organizations across the country. He is a life member of the ANA and served on the ANA Road Show team that gives evaluation of coins and paper money for the public at major coin shows across the county. He performs appraisals of collections, both large and small.
The public is invited to the meeting and meet Richard Jozefiak as he shares his presentations and collections — which he has designed for general interest. Also, people may bring in some coins, paper money, tokens or medals for an appraisal after the program.