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Must-See Rarities at Denver World’s Fair of Money

June 21, 2017 in ANA (American Numismatic Association), Antique Coins, Clubs and Associations, Coin Shows, Coins, Collecting, Education, Entertainment, Errors, Fun, Gold, Gold Coins, History, Investing, Money, Museums, News, Numismatic Societies and Clubs, Numismatica, Numismatics, Press Releases, Rare Coins, Seminars, Treasure, USA Coins, World Coins

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Must-See Rarities at Denver World’s Fair of Money

 

To celebrate the American Numismatic Association’s (www.money.org) 50th anniversary in Colorado, the ANA is exhibiting Colorado Gold Rush era rarities and Lesher Referendum dollars along with other historic and famous numismatic treasures from the association’s Edward C. Rochette Money Museum at the World’s Fair of Money® (www.WorldsFairofMoney.com), August 1 – 5, 2017, at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver.

"During the early 1860's Colorado Gold Rush, Clark, Gruber & Co. of Denver produced gold coins including this 1860-dated $20 denomination coin with a fanciful depiction of Pike’s Peak. It will be displayed at the ANA World’s Fair of Money, August 1 – 5, 2016, in Denver." Photo credit: American Numismatic Association Money Museum

"During the early 1860's Colorado Gold Rush, Clark, Gruber & Co. of Denver produced gold coins including this 1860-dated $20 denomination coin with a fanciful depiction of Pike’s Peak. It will be displayed at the ANA World’s Fair of Money, August 1 – 5, 2016, in Denver."
Photo credit: American Numismatic Association Money Museum

"Only five 1913-dated Liberty Head nickels are known to exist today, and one of them will be displayed at the ANA Denver World’s Fair of Money, August 1 – 5, 2017. It is insured for $3 million." Photo credit: American Numismatic Association Money Museum

"Only five 1913-dated Liberty Head nickels are known to exist today, and one of them will be displayed at the ANA Denver World’s Fair of Money, August 1 – 5, 2017. It is insured for $3 million."
Photo credit: American Numismatic Association Money Museum

"The U.S. Treasury Department Bureau of Engraving and Printing will display its educational $1 Billion Exhibit featuring high denomination currency, including $100,000 notes, at the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Denver, August 1 – 5, 2017." Photo credit: Donn Pearlman

"The U.S. Treasury Department Bureau of Engraving and Printing will display its educational $1 Billion Exhibit featuring high denomination currency, including $100,000 notes, at the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Denver, August 1 – 5, 2017."
Photo credit: Donn Pearlman

"The U.S. Treasury Department Bureau of Engraving and Printing will display its educational $1 Billion Exhibit featuring high denomination currency, including $100,000 notes, at the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Denver, August 1 – 5, 2017." Photo credit: Donn Pearlman

"The U.S. Treasury Department Bureau of Engraving and Printing will display its educational $1 Billion Exhibit featuring high denomination currency, including $100,000 notes, at the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Denver, August 1 – 5, 2017."
Photo credit: Donn Pearlman

"One of the exhibits at the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Denver, August 1 – 5, 2017, features “funny money,” currency that was mistakenly misprinted, including this $1 bill with upside down serial numbers." Photo credit: American Numismatic Association Money Museum

"One of the exhibits at the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Denver, August 1 – 5, 2017, features “funny money,” currency that was mistakenly misprinted, including this $1 bill with upside down serial numbers."
Photo credit: American Numismatic Association Money Museum

Highlights include:

  • the McDermott/Bebee Collection 1913 Liberty Head nickel, Idler/Bebee Class III 1804 Draped Bust dollar and error notes from the Bebee collection with upside down serial numbers and other printing mistakes;
  • the High Relief and Ultra High Relief 1907 Saint-Gaudens Double Eagles from the Harry W. Bass, Jr. collection;
  • a set of 1860’s Clark, Gruber & Co. Colorado territorial gold pieces;
  • a nearly complete set Lesher Referendum silver dollars from the early 1900s;
  • a 1933 Eagle, one of the greatest gold coin rarities of the 20th century with less than 40 known surviving examples from the last year that U.S. gold coins were struck for circulation;
  • and the Rittenhouse 1792 Half Disme along with the George Washington-signed document appointing David Rittenhouse as first Director of the United States Mint.

The Museum Showcase area (booth #1103) will be open during public hours of the convention in Hall F of the Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th Street.

“The ANA opened its Colorado Springs headquarters building in 1967, and as part of this year’s golden anniversary we want collectors and the public to see examples of Colorado’s colorful numismatic history as well as some of the other most popular items in the ANA museum collection,” explained ANA Executive Director Kim Kiick.

“We’ve been planning for many months to create Denver convention exhibits that will be must-see for collectors and will be an educational and appealing introduction to the fascinating hobby for the general public,” said ANA Museum Curator Douglas Mudd.

“The 1913 Liberty Head nickel donated to the ANA by Aubrey and Adelle Bebee is always a favorite at the conventions. One of its previous owners, J.V. McDermott of Milwaukee, used to carry it in his pocket to show to strangers. Today it’s insured for $3 million and is one of only five known 1913 Liberty nickels,” said Mudd.

The Colorado Gold Rush era coins in the Museum Showcase will include an 1860 Clark, Gruber $20 gold piece with a design that has the word, DENVER, below a fanciful depiction of Pike’s Peak which actually is located in the Colorado Springs area, about 70 miles south.

Lesher Referendum dollars are an intriguing part of Colorado’s mining history.

“To promote greater use of silver, Joseph Lesher of Victor, Colorado created eight-sided ‘dollars’ in 1900 and 1901 from silver mined in the Cripple Creek area. Lesher quickly gave up his plans for the coins, but today these octagonal, so-called dollars are an example of Old West history you can hold in your hands,” explained Mudd.

The Rittenhouse 1792 Half Disme is an example of the first coins authorized by President Washington during the early days of the U.S. Mint.  It is being displayed by the ANA, courtesy of Brian Hendelson, President of Classic Coin Company, in celebration of the Mint’s 225th anniversary this year.

The Denver World’s Fair of Money will be open to the public Tuesday to Saturday, August 1 – 5. Public hours will be Tuesday, 1 – 5:30 pm; Wednesday – Friday, 10 am – 5:30 pm; and Saturday, 10 am – 4 pm.

Admission is free for all ANA members.  Admission for non-ANA members is $8 for adults, with children 12 and under admitted free.  Admission is for everyone on Saturday, August 5.

For additional information about the Denver World’s Fair of Money, visit www.WorldsFairofMoney.com or call 719-632-2646.

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California Teenager Named PNG 2017 Scholarship Recipient

May 10, 2017 in ANA (American Numismatic Association), Awards, Coin Shows, Coins, Collecting, Competition, Conventions, Education, History, News, Numismatic Societies and Clubs, Numismatica, Numismatics, PNG Professional Numismatists Guild, Press Releases, Prize Winners, Seminars, Young Collectors

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Robert Brueggeman for PNG, (951) 587-8300

California Teenager Named
PNG 2017 Scholarship Recipient

 

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(Temecula, California) May10, 2017 – A Southern California teenager whose jubilant coin collecting passion has enthralled his family and high school friends has been selected to receive the Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.org) 2017 Young Numismatist Scholarship.

“This year’s PNG scholarship is being awarded to Grant Shobar, 17, of Laguna Niguel, California. It will cover airfare, tuition for one of the two week-long American Numismatic Association Summer Seminar (www.money.org/summer-seminar) sessions, meals and five nights of dormitory accommodations on the campus of Colorado College, site of the ANA headquarters,” announced PNG Executive Director Robert Brueggeman.

As a youngster, Grant collected an assortment of items ranging from hotel room keys to football cards, marbles and stamps. He began collecting coins five years ago and has been an avid young numismatist since then.

“My passion for coin collecting never ends, and every hour I spend, whether organizing or analyzing a coin I am interested in buying, flies by and I enjoy every moment of it,” Grant explained.

Grant Shobar, PNG 2017 YN scholarship winner. (Photo courtesy of Shobar Family.)

Grant Shobar, PNG 2017 YN scholarship winner. (Photo courtesy of Shobar Family.)

“I was so thrilled when I learned that I won this year’s scholarship.  I went to the Summer Seminars the past two years, and the experiences were incredible.  It definitely brings collecting to a whole new level. This scholarship will help me expand my interest in the hobby and collecting,” added Grant who wants to take a Summer Seminar class on Seated Liberty coinage.

He will be a Senior this fall at Dana Hills High School in Dana Point, California. He started the Numismaniacs Coin Club at the school during his Freshman year.  Grant also has written articles for various hobby publications, including the ANA’s magazine, The Numismatist, and enjoys attending the Long Beach Coin, Currency, Stamp & Sports Collectible Show.

His parents, Mark and Cathy Shobar, and his sister, Hayleigh, have been delighted with Grant’s enthusiasm for collecting.

“We were excited (when Grant was notified about the PNG scholarship).  He literally lives and breathes coins; that’s all he talks about. He’s so passionate about the hobby.  His sister loves to listen to Grant talk about coins.  He teaches us all.  Now we’re always looking at all the coins and currency that come through our hands.  We learn from him,” said Cathy Shobar.

“I think this scholarship is a great opportunity for kids, a win-win for parents and their children. Not only are they learning about coins, a very valuable hobby, it teaches them more about many other topics.  We’re very blessed that he has such a passion for coins,” she added.  

Grant offers this advice for prospective collectors: “Everyone considering collecting should delve into the hobby.  Knowledge is key. Coins are really the best hobby because it is so diverse, there’s an option for everyone.”

This is the 13th consecutive year of PNG YN scholarships for the popular, annual ANA educational Summer Seminar programs.  

“The money to pay for the annual PNG YN Scholarship is administered from PNG’s Gerald Bauman Memorial Fund.  Bauman, who died in 2001, served for many years as a prominent coin dealer with Manfra, Tordella & Brookes in New York City,” explained PNG President Dana Samuelson.

            The PNG is a nonprofit organization composed of many of the top rare coin and paper money dealers in the United States and six other countries.  PNG member-dealers must adhere to a strict Code of Ethics in the buying and selling of numismatic merchandise.  For additional information about PNG, visit online at www.PNGdealers.org or call (951) 587-8300.

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FUN Heritage Auction Preview

December 31, 2016 in Auctions, Coin Shows, Coins, Coins for sale, Collecting, Conventions, Education, Entertainment, Events, Fun, Investing, News, Numismatic Societies and Clubs, Numismatica, Numismatics, Rare Coins, Seminars, USA Coins, World Coins

By: Dennis Hengeveld News.CoinUpdate.com (Coin Update News)

Traditionally, the FUN show held in Florida during the first few weeks of the new year is the location of the year’s first major auctions, and 2017 is no different. In conjunction with the show, Heritage Auctions will offer several thousand lots of U.S. and world coins and currency in both floor and online auction sessions. While there are too many highlights to cover all of them in a single article, we’ll still attempt to showcase some of the rarest and most exciting offerings that will come to the auction block in Fort Lauderdale, where the show is held this Full article at the source>

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Numismatic Authors Will Share Their Knowledge at the 2016 PAN Show

September 23, 2016 in Books, Coin Shows, Coins, Collecting, Conventions, Education, Entertainment, Events, History, Investing, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Seminars, USA Coins, World Coins

By: Coin Update News.CoinUpdate.com (Coin Update News)

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(Atlanta, Georgia) — Four award-winning numismatic authors will appear as guest speakers at the Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists Fall Coin Show, Thursday through Saturday, October 27–29, 2016. Clifford Mishler, Douglas Mudd, and Dennis Tucker are featured in the PAN Lecture Series, a free program starting Friday at 1:00 p.m. In addition, John Mercanti will speak at a dinner Friday evening. The show will be held at the Monroeville Convention Center outside Pittsburgh.

John Mercanti, retired chief engraver of the United States Mint, is the author of American Silver Eagles: A Guide to the U.S. Bullion Coin Program, recently released… Full article at the source>

More details about the show can be found online at www.PANcoins.org

Source: News.CoinUpdate.com (Coin Update News)

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U.S. Mint Plans Coin Forum to Share Perspectives on Numismatic Hobby

September 3, 2016 in Coins, Collecting, Conventions, Education, Events, History, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Press Releases, Seminars, US Government, US Mint, USA Coins

By: Coin Update News.CoinUpdate.com (Coin Update News)

United States Of America Mint Logo

United States Of America Mint Logo

The U.S. Mint has announced that it will hold a Numismatic Coin Forum in Philadelphia on Thursday, October 13. The one-day conference aims to prepare for the Mint’s upcoming 225th anniversary by bringing together various members of “stakeholder” organizations to discuss the past, present, and future of numismatics.

A press release notes that U.S. Mint Principal Deputy Director Rhett Jeppson said of the upcoming forum, “It seems only appropriate that, while we as a bureau are celebrating our history, the Mint is also looking for ways to improve the way we engage our customers and invigorate our relevance into the future.”… Full article at the source>

Source: News.CoinUpdate.com (Coin Update News)

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ANA Releases 2016 Dallas National Money Show Attendance Numbers

March 24, 2016 in ANA (American Numismatic Association), Coin Shows, Coins, Collecting, Conventions, Entertainment, Events, News, Numismatic Societies and Clubs, Numismatica, Numismatics, Seminars, USA Coins

By: Coin Update News.CoinUpdate.com (Coin Update News)

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The American Numismatic Association has shared attendance figures for this year’s National Money Show, which took place Thursday, March 3 through Saturday, March 5 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, Texas.

Reports directly following the show noted smaller than usual crowds, and it’s interesting to look at the official numbers to see how those first impressions compared to the actual totals.

An ANA press release states that 2,585 people attended the show in all, including 1,100 members of the general public, 815 ANA members, 595 table-holders, and 75 volunteers or staff members.

Total attendance per day… Full article at the source>

Source: News.CoinUpdate.com (Coin Update News)

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PNG/ANA Numismatic Trade Show Slated for August 6 – 8, 2016 In Anaheim

March 17, 2016 in ANA (American Numismatic Association), Clubs and Associations, Coin Shows, Coins, Collecting, Conventions, Education, Entertainment, Fun, History, Investing, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, PNG Professional Numismatists Guild, Press Releases, Seminars, USA Coins, World Coins

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March 17, 2016

News media contact:
Robert Brueggeman, (951) 587-8300

PNG/ANA Numismatic Trade Show
Slated for August 6 – 8, 2016 In Anaheim

 

(Anaheim, California) – Collectors and dealers can get an early start to the American Numismatic Association (ANA) 2016 World’s Fair of Money® in Anaheim, California in August.  The Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.org) will be conducting the annual PNG/ANA Numismatic Trade Show immediately prior to and in the same location as the ANA convention.

“The PNG/ANA Numismatic Trade Show will be open to the public, Saturday to Monday, August 6 – 8, 2016, and conveniently conducted in Hall D of the Anaheim Convention Center where the ANA World’s Fair of Money will be held August 9 – 13,” said PNG Executive Director Robert Brueggeman.  “The convention center is across the street from Disneyland, so this is a wonderful opportunity for a family event combining the magic of numismatics and the Magic Kingdom.”

Admission to the PNG/ANA Numismatic Trade Show will be free for visitors who pre-register online, otherwise public admission at the door will be $10, good for all three days.  Pre-registration is available at www.PNGdealers.com/events.  

A gold coin door prize will be awarded to a lucky visitor each day.  Lot viewing will be available daily for items in the Heritage Auctions and Stack’s Bowers Galleries auctions that will be conducted during the ANA 2016 World’s Fair of Money.

  “Any PNG or ANA member dealer can take a table at the PNG/ANA Numismatic Trade Show whether or not they take a table at the ANA World’s Fair of Money,” said PNG President Dana Samuelson.

Dealer setup will be Saturday, August 6, from 8:00 am – 10:00 am. Public hours will be Saturday and Sunday, August 6 and 7, from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm, and Monday, August 8, from 10 am to Noon.

A limited number of discounted hotel rates are available in conjunction with both the PNG/ANA Numismatic Trade Show and the ANA World’s Fair of Money at the Hilton Anaheim and the Fairfield Inn Anaheim Resort.  Visitors are encouraged to their book hotel accommodations as soon as possible to take advantage of the lower rates before the allotted rooms are gone.

For additional information about the ANA 2016 World’s Fair of Money visit www.WorldsFairofMoney.com.

For additional information about the PNG/ANA Numismatic Trade Show or to purchase a table, contact the Professional Numismatists Guild by phone at (951) 587-8300 or by email at info@PNGdealers.org.

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Looking Ahead to 2016

December 21, 2015 in Auctions, Clubs and Associations, Coin Shows, Coins, Collecting, Conventions, News, Numismatica, Numismatics, Seminars, USA Coins, World Coins

By: Dennis Hengeveld News.CoinUpdate.com (Coin Update News)

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With 2015 nearing its end and 2016 right around the corner, it is time for our yearly preview of coin shows, auctions, and products that are in the works for next year. Of course, we could never give a full preview of all that’s in store, but we will do our best to give a comprehensive idea what collectors can expect for 2016.

As always, the year kicks off in high fashion with the first major show of 2016: the 61st FUN (Florida United Numismatists) winter show, which has moved to Tampa, Florida this year and will be held… Full article at the source>

Source: News.CoinUpdate.com (Coin Update News)

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Multi-Million Dollar Displays And Educational Seminars Highlight September 2015 Long Beach Expo

August 25, 2015 in Auctions, Clubs and Associations, Coin Dealers, Coin Grading, Coin Shows, Coins, Coins for sale, Collecting, Collector Sets, Commemorative, Competition, Conventions, Counterfeit, Education, Entertainment, Events, Fun, Gold, Gold Coins, Investing, News, Numismatic Societies and Clubs, Numismatica, Numismatics, PCGS (Professional Coin Grading Service), Press Releases, Rare Coins, Seminars, Silver, Silver Coins, USA Coins, World Coins

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August 25, 2015

News media contact:
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Multi-Million Dollar Displays And Educational
Seminars Highlight September 2015 Long Beach Expo

 

The 1877 pattern half dollar (J-1511), graded PCGS PR66RB, will be among the Simpson Collection pattern coins on display during the September 2015 Long Beach Expo. (PCGS TrueViewSM image.)

The 1877 pattern half dollar (J-1511), graded PCGS PR66RB, will be among the Simpson Collection pattern coins on display during the September 2015 Long Beach Expo. (PCGS TrueViewSM image.)

(Long Beach, California) –- Multi-million dollar displays of rare U.S. pattern coins and high-grade early date large cents exhibited for the first time on the West Coast, along with educational seminars, grading contests and more than 500 dealers buying and selling will highlight the next Long Beach Coin, Currency, Stamp & Sports Collectible Expo (www.LongBeachExpo.com).  

The show will be held, September 17 – 19, 2015, in the Long Beach, California Convention Center, 100 S. Pine Ave.  Heritage Auctions (www.HA.com), the official auctioneer of the Long Beach Expo, will conduct U.S. and world coin and banknote auctions on-site and online.

“This will be a busy show for many collectors and dealers with displays and activities for beginning to advanced numismatists,” said Cassi East, President of the Long Beach Expo, a division of Collectors Universe, Inc. (Nasdaq:  CLCT).

While supplies last, Professional Coin Grading Service will give away complimentary “Periodic Table of United States Coins” posters.  Numismatic experts and PCGS poster co-creators David Hall, Ron Guth and Mike Sherman will be on hand to autograph the posters.

Highlights of the September Long Beach Expo include:

Two superb PCGS-certified sets from The Bob Simpson U.S. Pattern Collection recently displayed at the ANA World’s Fair of Money, the Morgan half dollar patterns of 1877 and $4 Stellas in all metals (www.pcgs.com/News/Simpson-Half-Dollar-And-Stella-Patterns), will be exhibited courtesy of collector Bob Simpson of Texas and Legend Numismatics of New Jersey.

Among the outstanding Simpson Collection pattern coins on display during the September 2015 Long Beach Expo will be this 1879 Coiled Hair $4 “Stella” (J-1638), graded PCGS PR66+CA. (PCGS TrueViewSM image.)

Among the outstanding Simpson Collection pattern coins on display during the September 2015 Long Beach Expo will be this 1879 Coiled Hair $4 “Stella” (J-1638), graded PCGS PR66+CA. (PCGS TrueViewSM image.)

A selection of the Tom Reynolds Collection of early date (1793 – 1814) United States large cents, recently certified by PCGS (www.pcgs.com/News/Amazing-Tom-Reynolds-Collection), will be displayed by Ira & Larry Goldberg Auctioneers.

Visitors also will be able to view more coins from the D. Brent Pogue Collection for the first time on the West Coast, courtesy of Stack’s Bowers Galleries, including the Lord St. Oswald 1794 Dollar (BB-1, B-1), graded PCGS MS66+, and the Garrett Collection 1795 Eagle, (BD-4) Capped Bust Right, PCGS MS66+.

The GDH Collection, the number one sets in the PCGS Set Registry of quarter-ounce silver and 1/24 ounce gold 25th Anniversary Panda coins also will be displayed.  

Collectors, dealers and young numismatists can compete for prizes in the PCGS Coin Grading Contest (www.longbeachexpo.com/news/2015/109).  

“This popular activity again returns to the Long Beach Expo with a challenge to grade a variety of 20 coins in 30 minutes.  Advanced registration is encouraged by calling PCGS Customer Service at 1-800-447-8848,” said East.

PCGS will offer two separate seminars (www.longbeachexpo.com/news/2015/110) from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on Saturday, September 19.  Grading 102 “Qualifiers” will be taught by Michael Sherman, PCGS Director of Collector Education.  The other seminar, Grading 103 “No Grades and Counterfeit Detection,” will be taught by Mike Faraone, PCGS Lead Counterfeit Detection Expert.

Graded PCGS Secure MS66 BN, this 1794 Large Cent (S-28, head of 1794) from the Reynolds Collection is among the highlights of Reynolds Collection early date Large Cents that will be displayed at the September 2015 Long Beach Expo. (PCGS TrueViewSM image.)

Graded PCGS Secure MS66 BN, this 1794 Large Cent (S-28, head of 1794) from the Reynolds Collection is among the highlights of Reynolds Collection early date Large Cents that will be displayed at the September 2015 Long Beach Expo. (PCGS TrueViewSM image.)

Advance registration is required for the grading and counterfeit detection seminars.  Contact PCGS Customer Service at 1-800-447-8848 or register online at www.PCGS.com/store.

“There will be about a dozen club meetings and educational seminars during the upcoming show.  More than 500 collectibles dealers from around the country will be buying and selling rare coins, gold, silver, paper money, stamps, sports memorabilia, estate jewelry and other collectibles. We will also have nearly two dozen dealers from China attending the September show,” said East.

Representatives of Professional Sports Authenticator (www.PSAcard.com) and PSA/DNA Authentication Services will be accepting submissions at the show.

On Saturday, September 19, youngsters can get free prizes during a treasure hunt, and the Long Beach Stamp Club will give away vintage, collectible postage stamps to children to help them start a collection.

Show hours are Thursday and Friday, September 17 and 18, from 10 am to 7 pm, and Saturday, September 19, from 10 am to 5 pm.  Admission is $8 for adults, $4 for seniors and children aged 8 to 16; however, free admission coupons are available in advance online.  

“Simply go to our website, www.LongBeachExpo.com, click ‘Get Passes,’ and enter the special Promo Code, PRSEPT15.  Then print out the free admission coupon and present it at the show’s registration desk,” said East.

For additional information, including the schedule of events and a list of attending dealers, visit online at www.LongBeachExpo.com, call the Long Beach Expo at 888-743-9316 or email at LBExpo@collectors.com.

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PCGS Grading and counterfeit detection seminars at September 2015 Long Beach Expo

August 5, 2015 in Coin Grading, Coin Shows, Coins, Collecting, Conventions, Education, Events, Fake Coins, News, Numismatic Crimes, Numismatic Societies and Clubs, Numismatica, Numismatics, PCGS (Professional Coin Grading Service), Seminars, USA Coins, World Coins

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August 5, 2015

News media contact:
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PCGS GRADING AND COUNTERFEIT DETECTION
SEMINARS AT SEPTEMBER 2015 LONG BEACH EXPO

 

Collectors will have the opportunity to learn from the experts at two Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com) coin grading and counterfeit detection seminars during the upcoming September 2015 Long Beach Coin, Currency, Stamp & Sports Collectible Expo (www.LongBeachExpo.com).

Michael Sherman will teach Grading 102 at the September 2015 Long Beach Expo.

Michael Sherman will teach Grading 102 at the September 2015 Long Beach Expo.

PCGS will offer two separate seminars from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm on Saturday, September 19.  Grading 102 “Qualifiers” will be taught by Michael Sherman, PCGS Director of Collector Education.  The other seminar, Grading 103 “No Grades and Counterfeit Detection,” will be taught by Mike Faraone, PCGS Lead Counterfeit Detection Expert.

“Space for the PCGS Collector Education Program seminars is limited and anyone interested in attending is encouraged to make a reservation as soon as possible,” said PCGS President Don Willis.

The cost for each four-hour seminar is $149 for PCGS Silver, Gold, Platinum and Diamond level Collector’s Club members, and $199 for non-members.  Lunch is included for the seminar attendees.

Attendance for Grading 102 and 103 will be limited to 30 people for each class.  Advance reservations will be taken on a first come, first served basis.  To register, visit the PCGS Online store at www.PCGS.com/store.

“Grading 102 topics will cover ‘qualifiers,’ including color on copper coins, the strike on silver and nickel coins, and proof-like and cameo surfaces,” explained Sherman.  “Grading proof coins also will be discussed along with ultra-high grade modern coins and difficult to grade series, such as U.S. Indian gold coins.”

The Grading 103 seminar will examine the interesting world of ‘No Grades,’ coins that for some reason either cannot receive a regular grade but can still be placed in a PCGS holder, or coins that cannot be encapsulated by PCGS.

Grading 103 will be taught by Mike Faraone at the September 2015 Long Beach Expo.

Grading 103 will be taught by Mike Faraone at the September 2015 Long Beach Expo.

“Each of the dozen or so reasons for a possible ‘No Grade’ evaluation will be covered in detail with numerous photographic enlargements and actual examples of coins,” said Faraone.  “The second part of this seminar will cover counterfeit detection, including struck and cast counterfeits, and alterations to genuine coins, such as an added mintmark or changed date.”

The Long Beach Expo will be conducted Thursday through Saturday, September 17 – 19, 2015, in the Long Beach, California Convention Center, 100 S. Pine Ave.  For additional information about the show, visit www.LongBeachExpo.com.

For additional information about the grading and counterfeit detection seminars, contact PCGS Customer Service at (800) 447-8848 or by email at info@PCGS.com.

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Preview: HA’s Platinum Night at the World’s Fair of Money

July 31, 2015 in ANA (American Numismatic Association), Auctions, Coin Shows, Coins, Collecting, Conventions, Events, Fun, Gold, Gold Coins, News, Numismatic Societies and Clubs, Numismatica, Numismatics, Paper Money, Seminars, USA Coins, World Coins

By: Dennis Hengeveld News.CoinUpdate.com (Coin Update News)

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From August 11 to August 15 the American Numismatic Association will organize the World’s Fair of Money in Rosemont, Illinois, just outside of Chicago. Considered the largest show of the year, the whole week is a gigantic happening of numismatics, attended by people from around the world. Several auctions are also organized, with United States and world coins on offer, as well as paper money. In this preview, we will cover Platinum Night held by Heritage Auctions on the evening of August 12th. On offer will be a wide variety of high quality and seldom seen United States coins, Full article at the source>

Source: News.CoinUpdate.com (Coin Update News)

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PCGS Grading Contest Announced For September 2015 Long Beach Expo

July 28, 2015 in Clubs and Associations, Coin Grading, Coins, Collecting, Competition, Conventions, Education, Entertainment, Events, Grading, News, Numismatic Societies and Clubs, Numismatica, Numismatics, PCGS (Professional Coin Grading Service), Press Releases, Seminars, Young Collectors

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July 28, 2015

News media contact:
Steve Sloan, (949) 567-1223

PCGS Grading Contest Announced
For September 2015 Long Beach Expo

 

A young numismatist examining a coin during the PCGS Coin Grading Contest at the June 2015 Long Beach Expo.

A young numismatist examining a coin during the PCGS Coin Grading Contest at the June 2015 Long Beach Expo.

Collectors, dealers and young numismatists again will have the chance to test their coin grading skills and compete for prizes in the PCGS Coin Grading Contest.  The newly announced competition will be held at the September 2015 Long Beach Coin, Currency, Stamp & Sports Collectible Expo, but interested participants should sign up now.

The entry fee is $50 for dealers and their associates, $25 for collectors and free for young numismatists.

The dealer with the highest score will receive a $1,000 check from Professional Coin Grading Service (www.PCGS.com).  The highest scoring collector will receive $500 and the highest scoring young numismatist will receive a Mint State Morgan Dollar.

“Responses to our previous grading contests have been excellent.  We had to turn away several people who had not pre-registered for the last competition at the June Long Beach Expo because all the available slots were already filled,” said PCGS President Don Willis. “So, don’t wait to register.”

The competition will be open to members of the PCGS Collectors Club, PCGS Authorized Dealers, PCGS Set Registry participants, PCGS CoinFacts subscribers and young collectors aged 16 or younger.

To register for a contest time slot or get additional information, call PCGS Customer Service at (800) 447-8848, Monday through Friday between 7:00 am to 5:00 pm PST, or email info@PCGS.com.

A contestant closely examining one of the coins during the PCGS Coin Grading Contest at the June 2015 Long Beach Expo.

A contestant closely examining one of the coins during the PCGS Coin Grading Contest at the June 2015 Long Beach Expo.

Participants in the dealers and collectors categories will have 30 minutes to grade 20 coins, while young numismatists will have 20 minutes to grade 10 coins.

“Once again, a variety of coins will be carefully selected for the contest, and evaluating each one will definitely challenge even the most knowledgeable collector,” said PCGS Co-Founder and Collectors Universe President David Hall.

The Long Beach Expo will be held at the Long Beach Convention Center, 100 S. Pine Ave., in Long Beach, California, September 17 – 19, 2015.  Additional information about the show is available at www.LongBeachExpo.com.

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Dallas Rare Coin and Paper Money Show Ready

January 26, 2015 in Auctions, Clubs and Associations, Coin Shows, Coins, Conventions, Events, News, Numismatic Societies and Clubs, Numismatica, Numismatics, PNG Professional Numismatists Guild, Press Releases, Seminars, USA Coins, World Coins

For immediate release
January 26, 2015

News media contact:
Robert Brueggeman, (951) 587-8300

Dallas Rare Coin and Paper Money Show Ready

Professional Numismatists Guild logo

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(Dallas, Texas) — Leaders of the Professional Numismatists Guild (www.PNGdealers.com) say many of the 50 dealers participating in the upcoming PNG Dallas Rare Coin & Paper Money Show, February 26 – 28, 2015, will be offering free, informal appraisals of the public’s old coins and currency.

The three-day show will be in Hall C of the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center that is located at 1501 Gaylord Trail in the Dallas suburb of Grapevine, Texas.

“The Dallas show will be an opportunity for the public to learn the value of coins or currency they may have inherited.  They can find out what it is and what it is worth.  And collectors in the Southwest can meet and do business with many PNG member-dealers from around the country who usually do not attend the local Dallas area coin shows,” said PNG President Terry Hanlon, President of Dillon Gage Precious Metals in Addison, Texas.

Dallas-based Heritage Auctions will conduct an auction of U.S. rare coins in conjunction with the show.

Admission is $10 for a three-day pass, however, free admission coupons are available online at www.pngdealers.org/images/COUPON.dls.pdf.

Public hours will be Thursday, February 26, from 10 am to 6 pm; Friday, February 27, from 9 am to 6 pm; and Saturday, February 28, from 9 am to 5 pm.   For additional information, contact the Professional Numismatists Guild by phone at (951) 587-8300 or by email at info@pngdealers.org.

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Colonial Money program rescheduled

February 14, 2014 in Antique Coins, Coins, Collecting, History, News, Numismatic Societies and Clubs, Numismatica, Numismatics, Seminars, USA Coins

February 13th, 2014 (http://augustafreepress.com/)

Award-winning numismatist Philip I. Mossman, MD, will present a program on “The Money of Colonial Virginia” 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20 at the R. R. Smith Center in Staunton.

The presentation had been scheduled to be a two-part series set to begin Thursday, but was compressed into a one-night event next week due to the ongoing major snowstorm.

The event is part of the popular Stuart Talk series presented by the Augusta County Historical Society in the Smith Center’s second floor lecture room and are free for ACHS members.  Non-member admission is $5 adult, $1 for students .

The first part of the program will describe the development of colonial monetary systems, and how colonial monies prospered despite great pressure against them from England.  Mossman notes, “The deck was always stacked in favor of the mother country.”  He will discuss the use of Virginia tobacco as a money equivalent, as well as the specific colonial coins actually put into circulation.

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Professional Numismatic Guild Announces 2014 Young Numismatist Scholarship Competition

February 12, 2014 in Clubs and Associations, Competition, News, Numismatic Societies and Clubs, Numismatica, Numismatics, PNG Professional Numismatists Guild, Press Releases, Seminars

For immediate release
February 11, 2014
News media contacts:
Robert Brueggeman for PNG, (951) 587-8300
Jake Sherlock for ANA, (719) 482-9872

Professional Numismatists Guild logo

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(Temecula, California) — The Professional Numismatists Guild (http://www.PNGdealers.org) will provide a scholarship to a deserving young numismatist (YN) to attend the 2014 American Numismatic Association (http://www.money.org) Summer Seminar in Colorado Springs, Colorado.  This is the 10th consecutive year of PNG YN scholarships for the popular, annual ANA educational programs.

“The scholarship will cover airfare, tuition for one of the two week-long Summer Seminar sessions, meals and five nights of dormitory accommodations on the campus of Colorado College, site of the ANA headquarters,” said PNG Executive Director Robert Brueggeman.

“All young numismatists between the ages of 13 and 22 are eligible to enter and are cordially invited to apply for the scholarship.  Entrants must submit a short essay outlining why they should be chosen as the 2014 scholarship recipient.  The deadline for receipt of the entries is March 31, 2014,” explained Brueggeman.

Entries must include the applicant’s name and contact information. The essays can be sent by email to info@PNGdealers.org or by mail to the PNG Executive Director, 28441 Rancho California Road, Suite 106, Temecula, CA  92590.

“Young collectors are the future of the hobby, and these annual PNG scholarships help eager young numismatists learn more about the hobby through the unique learning experiences the ANA offers with its annual Summer Seminars.  The PNG is proud to continue its support of this outstanding program,” said Terry Hanlon, PNG President.

The two separate 46th Annual ANA Summer Seminar week-long sessions will be held Saturday, June 21, to Thursday, June 26, and from Saturday, June 28, to Thursday, July 3.  Participants ranging from teenagers to senior citizens take class instruction on specific coin and paper money collecting topics or the hobby’s technical and business aspects.  Additional information about the Summer Seminar sessions can be found on the ANA website at http://www.money.org/numismatic-events/summer-seminar.aspx.

“The PNG’s support of the ANA’s educational mission is very much appreciated.  Thanks to the generosity of the PNG, a young numismatist will get to take advantage of the best education in numismatics this summer at the ANA,” said Executive Director Kimberly Kiick.

The money to pay for the annual PNG YN Scholarship is administered from PNG’s Gerald Bauman Memorial Fund. Bauman, who died in 2001, served for many years as a prominent coin dealer with Manfra, Tordella & Brookes in New York City.

The PNG is a nonprofit organization composed of many of the top rare coin and paper money dealers in the United States and seven other countries.  PNG member-dealers must adhere to a strict Code of Ethics in the buying and selling of numismatic merchandise.  For additional information, visit online at http://www.PNGdealers.org or call (951) 587-8300.

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Florida’s Fun Show starts this January 9th

January 6, 2014 in Clubs and Associations, Coin Shows, Coins, Coins for sale, Collecting, Conventions, News, Numismatic Societies and Clubs, Numismatica, Numismatics, Seminars, USA Coins, World Coins

This year  Florida United Numismatics Show “Fun” starts this January 9th.

Here’s a link to Florida United Numismatist Page>

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60th Annual Eric P. Newman Graduate Summer Seminar in Numismatics — Application Deadline February 14, 2014

October 31, 2013 in American Numismatic Society, Ancient Coins, Anthropology, Antique Coins, Archaeology, Clubs and Associations, Coins, Collecting, Education, History, News, Numismatic Societies and Clubs, Numismatica, Numismatics, Rare Coins, Roman Coins, Seminars

October 30th, 2013 by Sarah F. Sharpe (http://blogs.brown.edu)

Study at the foremost seminar in numismatic methods and theory For over half a century, The American Numismatic Society, a scholarly organization and museum of coins, money, and the economic history of all periods, has offered select graduate students and junior faculty the opportunity to work hands-on with its preeminent numismatic collections. With over three-quarters of a million objects, the collection is particularly strong in Greek, Roman, Islamic, and Far Eastern coinages, as well as Medallic Art. Located in New York City’s SoHo district, the Society also houses the most complete numismatic library anywhere.

The rigorous eight-week course, taught by ANS staff, guest lecturers, and a Visiting Scholar, introduces students to the methods, theories, and history of the discipline. In addition to the lecture program, students will select a numismatic research topic and, utilizing ANS resources, write a paper during the Seminar. The Seminar is intended to provide students of History, Art History, Textual Studies, and Archeology who have little or no numismatic background with a working knowledge of a body of evidence that is often overlooked and poorly understood. Successful applicants are typically doctoral candidates or junior faculty in a related discipline, but masters candidates are admitted as well. This year’s Visiting Scholar will be Professor Suzanne Frey-Kupper of the Department of Classics
and Ancient History at Warwick University. Prof. Frey-Kupper is well known for her research and publications on the Greek, Punic and Roman coinages of the Western Mediterranean.

Applications are due no later than February 14, 2014. A limited number of stipends of up to $4000 are available to US citizens, and non-US citizens studying at US institutions under J-1 visas.

For application forms and further information, please see the Summer Seminar page of our website:numismatics.org/Seminar, or contact the Seminar Co-Director, Dr. Peter van Alfen (vanalfen@numismatics.org; 212-571-4470, x153).

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Law Enforcement Seminar To Be Conducted During F.U.N -January 2014

October 10, 2013 in Education, News, Numismatic Crimes, Numismatica, Numismatics, Seminars

Wed, 09/25/2013 – 11:45am — ncic (http://www.numismaticcrimes.org)

The Numismatic Crime Information Center will offer a one-day training class on “Numismatic Crime Investigations” for local, state and federal law enforcement officers. The class will be held in conjunction with the F.U.N. 59th Annual Convention January 9-12, 2014.

The class is designed to provide law-enforcement personnel, including patrol officers, detectives, investigators and prosecutors, with the fundamental investigative techniques, knowledge and understanding to respond effectively to the complex challenges encountered during a numismatic crime. The class will be held at the Orlando County Convention Center on January 10, 2014 from 8am-4:30pm and is free for law-enforcement personnel.

For additional information contact: Doug Davis Numismatic Crime Information Center doug@numismaticcrimes.org

Link to Numismatic Crime Information Center’s Website

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The Chicago World’s Fair of Money

August 13, 2013 in ANA (American Numismatic Association), Antique Coins, Clubs and Associations, Coin Shows, Coins, Collecting, Conventions, Gold, Gold Coins, History, Money, News, Numismatic Societies and Clubs, Numismatica, Numismatics, Press Releases, Seminars, Silver, Silver Coins, USA Coins, World Coins

From the oldest money to the newest, you’ll see a billion bucks including George Washington’s first coin and the first in-person look at the new $100 bill in the Chicago area at the American Numismatic Association Chicago World’s Fair of Money, August 13 – 17, 2013.

Rosemont, Illinois (PRWEB) August 12, 2013

The public can see more than $1 billion worth of historic rare coins and colorful paper money, including the USA’s very first coin and a sneak peek of the soon-to-be released new $100 bill, at the World’s Fair of Money (http://www.WorldsFairOfMoney.com), in the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Hall A, in Rosemont, Illinois, August 13 – 17, 2013. The public also can get free, informal appraisals of their old coins and paper money at this family-friendly, educational event sponsored by the nonprofit American Numismatic Association.

“Eye-opening exhibits include the first coin ever authorized by President George Washington in 1792 and believed to be made from silverware donated by George and Martha Washington. The coin is a half-disme, an early spelling of the word dime, that was personally owned by the first director of the U.S. Mint, and it’s valued today at more than $1 million,” said Tom Hallenbeck, President of the Association.

Other exhibits include the U.S. Treasury Department’s Bureau of Engraving and Printing “Billion Dollar Display” that includes $100,000 bills and the first Chicago public display of the redesigned $100 bill that goes into circulation in October. Visitors also can see one of the world-famous 1913-dated Liberty Head nickels. Valued today at $2.5 million, this particular coin is one of only five known and was once owned by a Milwaukee man who often carried it in his pocket to show to strangers.

“Money is history you can hold in your hands. At this event you can see everything from half-cents and half-dimes to a $500 million Treasury Note, and money ranging in age from 2,000-year-old ancient coins to currency that will be in circulation in the future,” Hallenbeck said.

In addition to collectors from the Midwest and around the world, more than 1,000 professional coin and paper money dealers will be buying and selling interesting numismatic items ranging in price from $1 to more than $1 million during the five-day show. Representatives from more than a dozen countries will be showcasing the latest coins from their homelands.

There will be educational seminars and a children’s treasure trivia game for youngsters to win free coins. Stack’s Bowers Galleries will conduct a public auction of rare coins and currency.

The World’s Fair of Money will be held in Hall A of the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, 5555 N. River Rd., Rosemont, Illinois. Public hours are from 10 am to 5:30 pm Tuesday through Friday, August 13 – 16, and from 10 am to 4 pm Saturday, August 17.

General admission is $6. Children 12 and under are admitted free. Discount coupons available online at http://www.WorldsFairOfMoney.com/.

For additional information, go to the American Numismatic Association website,http://www.WorldsFairOfMoney.com, or call (719) 482-9867.

 

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Summer Fun Show 2013

July 10, 2013 in Clubs and Associations, Coins, Collecting, Conventions, Numismatic Societies and Clubs, Numismatica, Numismatics, Seminars

Florida United Numismatists, Inc., is hosting the 7th Annual Summer FUN Convention in Orlando Florida, July 11 – 13 2013.

The convention will be held at the Orange County Convention Center, 9800 International Drive in Hall WC. This location is across I-Drive from the new facility in which January FUN Convention is held. The convention opens to the public at 10:00 A.M., July 11th and will run through 5:30 P.M. July 13th. Numismatic dealers from around the country will converge at the Orange County Convention Center to buy, sell and appraise coins, paper currency, tokens, medals and other items.

Make sure to mark your calendar for this great numismatic event!

Full Information at the FUN (Florida United Numismatists, Inc. Summer Fun Web Page)

 

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Inside Bitcoins the future of virtual currency. (Event June 30th, 2013)

June 19, 2013 in Bitcoin, Conventions, Education, Seminars, Virtual currency

Explore the Future of Bitcoins and Cryptocurrency

Virtual currencies are taking off, as platform and processing systems become more reliable and traditional merchants begin to adopt new forms of payment. The Inside Bitcoins conference and expo on July 30 will explore key issues including the future of currency, FinTech business trends, investment strategies and opportunities, and more. The program is designed to provide an overview of where the virtual currency industry is today and what business opportunities are on the horizon.

Click here for official website (Early Bird rates before June 20th)

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New Summer Seminar Course Taught by Numismatic Icons

March 23, 2013 in Education, Numismatic Societies and Clubs, Numismatica, Numismatics, Seminars, USA Coins

The American Numismatic Association will offer a new Summer Seminar course, “Legends in Numismatics,” which will be taught by a slate of world-renowned numismatists. The course will be offered during both sessions, June 22-28 and June 29-July 5, in Colorado Springs, Colo.

This is a rare opportunity for students to get first-hand experience with some of the icons in the numismatic industry,” ANA Executive Director Jeff Shelvin said.

Ana Summer 2012 Course Catalog

Ana Summer 2012 Course Catalog

From June 22-28, instructors will include Ira Goldberg, Mark Borckardt, Neil Shafer and Fred Holabird. This week-long session will give students an opportunity to enhance their knowledge of territorial gold, money of panics and depressions, coins that made history and the first U.S. Mint in Philadelphia.

“The experience of the instructors represents over 100 years in numismatics, and the topics give students an overview of various fields that they may be inspired to explore further,” Shafer said.

Notables Kenneth E. Bressett, Robert W. Hoge, Beth Deisher and Dennis Tucker will instruct the second session of the course, from June 29-July 5, which is dedicated to teaching students about the world of numismatic writing, publishing and research. Students will engage in and discuss topics with instructors in an open forum roundtable.

Deisher, retired editor of Coin World, is eager to teach numismatic writers the step-by-step instructions on how to increase the likelihood of becoming published.

“Instructors for this course will be able to provide students the how-to instructions to make their numismatic writing experiences smoother, easier and faster,” Deisher said.  “We will be able to give students the inside fast-track.”

For more information on “Legends in Numismatics” or to enroll, download the course catalog at www.money.org/summerseminar. For questions, call Education Project Manager Susan McMillan at 719-482-9850 or email mcmillan@money.org.

Join us for the ANA’s 45th Annual Summer Seminar, held on the Colorado College campus in beautiful Colorado Springs. Summer Seminar is an opportunity for numismatic scholarship and camaraderie, offering students a wide and varied selection of courses, mini seminars and special events suited for everyone, from the curious beginner to the most advanced numismatist.

The American Numismatic Association is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating and encouraging people to study and collect money and related items. The ANA helps its 27,000 members and the public discover and explore the world of money through its vast array of programs including its education and outreach programs, museum, library, publications, conventions and seminars. For more information, call 719-632-2646 or go to www.money.org.

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Club event teaches history using stamps, coins

February 24, 2013 in Coins, Collecting, Copper Coins, Education, History, Numismatic Societies and Clubs, Numismatica, Numismatics, Seminars, USA Coins, Young Collectors

By: MARK ESTES Correspondent. February 23, 2013 (http://www.news-journalonline.com)

The Flagler County Stamp and Coin Club used the history of Abraham Lincoln to introduce a group of children and parents to the hobby of coin collecting during a special program this week at the Flagler County Public Library.

“Collecting pennies is the easiest thing to collect in coin collecting,” club president David Rosenthal said. “You can reach into your pocket and you pull out pennies with different dates on them.”

Rosenthal discussed some of the basics of coin collecting, showing the children how they can fill blue Whitman coin folders to hold their collections.

“You open the books up, it will give you the date of the penny and you stick it in,” he said. “You want to try to get as many different pennies as you can. Along with the date there is what is called a mint mark and the book tells you how many pennies were minted for each date and mint. You can find a P, an S or a D on some of these. The P stands for Philadelphia, the S for San Francisco and the D for Denver. Some don’t have any mint markings on them. They call those plain.”

Rosenthal also explained how to use cardboard 2x2s to display individual coins. As he spoke, members of the club distributed kits with a variety of coin-collecting gear, such as the cardboard 2x2s, and clear plastic coin holders. Every child also got a special envelope sent from the U.S. Mint containing an uncirculated 2012-D Lincoln cent and a copper blank that pennies are stamped on.

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World Coin Seminar to Be Hosted by Numismatics International

February 19, 2013 in Coin Shows, Coins, Collecting, Numismatics, Seminars, World Coins

World Coin Seminar to Be Hosted by Numismatics International

The Numismatics International Seminar Will Be Held June 7-9 in Irving, TX

 

February 18, 2013 (http://www.businesswire.com/)

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Board of Directors for Numismatics International (NI) announced today that it will be conducting a three-day seminar in June with the theme of World Coins on Their Own Terms. The Numismatics International Seminar will be held June 7-9, 2013 and will feature workshop sessions covering topics such as:

“The Numismatics International Seminar will be an opportunity for coin collectors at all levels to expand and share their expertise, drawing on the resources of the NI Library and Reference Collection, and to enjoy the company of others who share similar interests”

  • Identification and Attribution: using examples from the NI reference collections;
  • Detection of Counterfeits: a skill no coin collector can afford to be without;
  • Grading Standards and Techniques relevant to diverse world issues; and
  • Buying and Selling, with a live auction of lots submitted by participants.

“One of the remarkable things about numismatics – which is the study or collection of currency, including coins, tokens, paper money, and related objects – is that specialized knowledge is not confined to tenured academics or big-time dealers,” said Carl Young, NI president. “Important scholarship is performed, and discoveries are made, as often as not by ordinary hobbyist coin collectors who have made a special study of some phase of the subject.”

The Numismatics International Seminar will be held at the Courtyard Dallas DFW Airport North/Irving, 4949 Regent Boulevard, Irving, TX 75063. The cost is $150 for NI members, $250 for all others, until May 15 on a space-available basis.

Full Press Release at Businesswire.com>

Numismatics International Website

 

 

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