The Exchange : Thank you Atlanta, ANA Staff & Board, Hosting Coin Clubs, General Chairman and Committee, Volunteers and Participants

Thank you Atlanta, ANA Staff & Board, Hosting Coin Clubs, General Chairman and Committee, Volunteers and Participants

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Opening Ceremonies, left, ANA Executive Director Kim Kiick, General Chairman Chip Cutcliff and ANA President Walter Ostromecki Jr.

The American Numismatic Association National Money ShowSM held at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta, Ga., on February 27 - March 1, 2014, was a hugely successful coin convention. Attendance at the show was exceptional and over 4,771 attended event. Our personal thanks to ANA Convention Director Rhonda Scurek Executive Director Kim Kiick and all the staff for their tireless work. Thanks also to President Walter Ostromecki Jr. and the board for their work on this convention. A huge thanks to General Chair Chip Cutcliff, his committee and volunteers; the hosts Georgia Numismatic Association and Metropolitan Coin Club; and the National Volunteers for their dedicated and outstanding work on this convention.

 

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Ribbon Cutting, left President Walter Ostromecki Jr., General Chair Chip Cutcliff, Controller Carol Shuman, Treasurer of U.S. Rosie Rios, Honorary Chairman David Crenshaw, Executive Director Kim Kiick, Governor Dr. Ralph Ross and Governor Mike Ellis.


A special thanks to the exhibitors; judges; speakers; PPI Security; the numismatic press participants including Krause Publications; Coin Television; the U. S. Mint; Bureau of Engraving & Printing, including their Spider Press; U. S. Post Office, show had special commemorative postmark; show sponsors and patrons; scout and kids zone activities; show program; coin club tables and meetings; and especially the coin dealers who participated; and finally Heritage Auctions for holding a very successful official ANA auction at this convention. Over 500 dealers held tables on the sold out bourse.

 

The museum showcase had outstanding coins and currency items displayed such as the 1913 liberty head nickel, 1804 dollar, Half-Disme and many rare Georgia notes along with other rarities. The area also had a reproduction of an 1862 Gatling gun, which was in working condition. Kagin's had on display part of the 10 million dollar Saddle Ridge Hoard collection, which drew huge crowds. For the first time the ANA had an appraisal area of experts on Saturday only, which drew long lines until the show ended.       

 

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Treasurer of the U.S. Rosie Rios signing autographs, former Governor Nancy Wilson was first in line and received autographs on the first day of sale for a 4 subject $100 sheet and signed on the sheet as #1 (dated) 2/27/14 

The Treasurer of the U.S. Rosie Rios attended the opening ceremonies and later signed autographs. Of special significance February 27, 2014, was also the day of the first issue of the four, eight and 16 subject $100 sheets. Nancy Wilson was first in line, and the Treasurer signed all four notes and at upper right wrote #1, 2/27/14. Well-deserved thanks to everyone who worked hard and contributed to the success of this convention. Make sure you visit www.money.org and Facebook to see the videos and many pictures taken at the convention. We look forward to the ANA World's Fair of MoneySM to be held in Rosemont, Ill. on August 5 - 9, 2014.  

 

Written by John and Nancy Wilson at 00:00

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