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24 Jul 2006

ANA World’s Fair of Money Auction Schedule Announced

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ANA World’s Fair of Money Auction Schedule Announced 

Bowers and Merena Auctions of Irvine, California, the official auction company of the American Numismatic Association’s 2006 World’s Fair of Money®, will hold lot 
viewing, lot pick-up and five afternoon and evening auction sessions at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Aug. 16-19. 

Lot viewing will begin on Sunday, August 13 at 2 p.m. and continue Monday to Friday, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. in room 603. 

All auction sessions are open to the public and will be held at the Colorado Convention Center in room 601. 
  • Session One, Wednesday, August 16, 6 p.m. 
  • Session Two, Thursday, August 17, 1 p.m. 
  • Session Three, Thursday, August 17, 6 p.m. 
  • Session Four, Friday, August 18, 1 p.m. 
  • Session Five, Friday, August 18, 5 p.m. 

Lot pick-up is Thursday through Saturday from 10 a.m. until noon in room 603. 

The official auction of the ANA Denver convention appropriately will feature a half dozen gold coins privately minted in 1860 and 1861 by Clark, Gruber & Co. of Denver, including an example of the famous $10 “Pike’s Peak” design. The auction also includes outstanding selections of high-grade Lincoln cents and Morgan dollars from the Anne Kate Collection; Indian Head/Buffalo nickels from the Richard Hennessy Collection; Standing Liberty quarters from the James W. Lull Collection; and a virtual “treasure trove” of proof gold coins and National bank notes, according to Steve Deeds, President of Bowers and Merena. 

The 115th annual World’s Fair of Money® brings together people of all ages who share an interest in coins, paper money, tokens and medals, art, history and related areas. The four-day educational event features a dealer bourse with more than 1100 numismatic venders ready to buy, sell, appraise or trade; a Mint Promenade featuring mints from 20 nations; a Club Midway with coin club representatives from throughout the U.S.; an educational exhibit area, multi-million-dollar auction and hourly educational presentations, seminars and meetings. Admission is free and the public is welcome. 

For more information about the ANA, contact us at 719.632.2646 or visit us online at www.MONEY.org. 

Originaly Release Date: July 24, 2006
ANA Contacts: Phone: 719-482-9864
                            Email: beeton@money.org

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