Build Your Collection from the Best Numismatic Inventory Anywhere
It’s not too early to make plans for the American Numismatic Association’s (ANA) 2019 National Money Show in Pittsburgh. The convention takes place Mar. 28-30 in Hall B of the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.
The three-day show offers access to hundreds of dealers offering the best numismatic inventory available; a live auction; a wide range of technical seminars and educational presentations; and spectacular exhibits of priceless rarities from the ANA’s Edward C. Rochette Money Museum in Colorado Springs, Colo. Many coin dealers in attendance will provide free, informal evaluations of the public’s old coins and paper money.
Among the special displays of extraordinary items from the Money Museum will be the famous 1913 Liberty Head nickel. One of only five known to exist, the specimen is valued in excess of $3 million. Also on display will be “The King of U.S. Coins,” an extremely rare 1804 Draped Bust U.S. silver dollar insured for $4 million.
Kagin’s of Tiburon, Calif., will conduct a public auction of rare coins and paper money.
The ANA is offering two educational courses in conjunction with the show: “Detecting Counterfeit U.S. Gold Coinage” an “https://www.money.org/NMS-seminars#seminar2” Enroll for a seminar by January 25 for an early enrollment discount.
The Westin Convention Center, Pittsburgh is offering special rates to ANA conventioneers. The hotel features on-site underground parking, a fitness studio, car rental services, restaurants, an on-site Starbucks and a skywalk to the convention center. The stylish and contemporary traditional rooms are among the largest in the city and offer views of downtown or the river.
With the David L. Lawrence Convention Center conveniently located between Pittsburgh’s downtown cultural district, the historic strip district and the Allegheny River, there is much to explore throughout the city. Take a Walk the Burgh Tour, enjoy the collection of art at the Andy Warhol Museum or get your history fix at the Senator John Heinz History Center. An abundance of restaurants are just steps away.
Show hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, Mar. 28 and 29; and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Mar. 30. ANA members can enter the show 30 minutes before the public. Last admission is 30 minutes prior to closing. Admission is $8 for adults; ANA members and children 12 and under are always free. Admission is free on Saturday, Mar. 30.
For up-to-the-minute show information and a $2 admission discount coupon, visit www.nationalmoneyshow.com.
The American Numismatic Association is a congressionally chartered, nonprofit educational organization dedicated to encouraging the study and collection of coins and related items. The ANA helps its 25,000 members and the public discover and explore the world of money through its array of instructional and outreach programs, as well as its museum, library, publications and conventions. For more information, call 719-632-2646 or visit www.money.org.