Exhibitors Invited to Los Angeles World’s Fair of Money

Posted on 5/15/2009

Members of the American Numismatic Association are invited to showcase their collections, research and creativity with fellow hobbyists by presenting an exhibit at the 2009 World’s Fair of Money®, August 5-9 in Los Angeles.

The Collector Gallery brings together talented numismatic exhibitors and unique collections from across the country. All areas of numismatics are represented, including U. S. coins and paper money, ancient coins, tokens and medals, and other topics from around the world.

Exhibitors have the option to enter their displays in competitive (judged), non-competitive, or marquee (invitational) categories. Competitive exhibits are judged on a variety of standards, including educational value, presentation, and degree of difficulty. Awards are given in 19 regular categories and seven Young Numismatist categories; several special awards are also presented.

For rules and application forms, visit www.worldsfairofmoney.com (select "Exhibits" from the "Cool Things to See and Do” menu). Exhibit applications must be submitted by June 30. For questions or more information, call 719-482-9814 or e-mail exhibits@money.org.

The World’s Fair of Money is the largest coin show in the country, and features more than 1,100 ANA-member dealers, a wide array of educational programs, a Collector Gallery featuring fascinating exhibits created by ANA members, a Mint Promenade with mints from throughout the world, a $1 billion display by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing and a special exhibit presented by the United States Mint. For more information, visit www.worldsfairofmoney.com or call 719-482-9857. The show is open to the public from 10 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $6 ($20 for a five-day pass), and free for ANA members and children 12 and under.

G. Lee Kuntz is the event’s General Chairman and Bill Grant is the Honorary Chairman. The California State Numismatic Association, Numismatic Association of Southern California and Verdugo Hills Coin Club are the event’s host clubs. The Glendale Coin Club, Long Beach Coin Club and Unrecognized States Numismatic Society are the event’s honorary host clubs. Bowers and Merena Auctions is the official auction company.

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 32,000 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 visit www.money.org.

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