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23 Jun 2015

Numismatic Crime Investigations for Law Enforcement

World's Fair of Money | ANA Official Post | ANAStaff

The Numismatic Crime Information Center will offer a one-day training course on “Numismatic Crime Investigations” for local, state and federal law enforcement officers during the ANA World’s Fair of Money August 11-15, 2015 in Rosemont, Illinois. The 8 hour 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 Donald Stephens Convention Center on August 12, 2015 from 8:30am-4:30pm and is free to law-enforcement personnel.The objective is to provide investigative tools and resources to the law enforcement community during the investigation of a numismatic crime”, said Doug Davis Founder and President of the Numismatic Crime Information Center. In addition to classroom work attendees will enhance their educational experience by walking the bourse floor and observing the many facets of the numismatic world. The class will be the second presented at a major ANA event and we hope to continue our partnership with the ANA in delivering these classes across the country, said Davis. Topics to be covered in the one-day course include: types of coins, medals, tokens and paper money; factors effecting numismatic crime, especially as it relates to counterfeiting; precious metals, including new laws governing the purchase of such metals; crime scene evaluation; jurisdictional issues; EBay and postal crimes; organized crime groups and a look at the victims of numismatic crimes.

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15 Jun 2015

Get tickets now for the ANA Banquet and Silent Auction at the World’s Fair of Money

World's Fair of Money | ANA Official Post | ANAStaff

The ANA Banquet and Silent Auction on Friday, Aug. 14, at the World’s Fair of Money is the fellowship gala of the year. The annual event includes presentation of ANA Awards, a silent auction, the induction of the board of governors, dinner and a cocktail hour.

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15 Jun 2015

Free educational appraisals offered at ANA World’s Fair of Money

World's Fair of Money | ANA Official Post | ANAStaff

On Saturday, Aug. 15, during the final day of the World’s Fair of Money in Rosemont, ANA members and the public can receive free, educational appraisals of up to three coins or other numismatic items from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Free Appraisals Area. Admission to the show is free for the public on Aug. 15.

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03 Apr 2015

Check out the Mint-Mint Medalette for National Coin Week!

National Coin Week | ANA Official Post | ANAStaff

Come down to the Money Museum Apr. 25 for the National Coin Week open house. The Mint-Mint will be producing special medalettes for the occassion!

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30 Mar 2015

Don't miss us at the Big Cool Science Festival

News | ANA Official Post | ANAStaff

Stop by the ANA's booth at the Big Cool Science Festival Apr. 4 to learn about the metals used to make coins! The festival is free for the whole family and located at Colorado College, right next to ANA headquarters. Scroll down to see pictures from last year's festival.

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28 Mar 2015

Want to learn more about World’s Fairs and Expositions?

National Coin Week | ANA Official Post | ANAStaff

Time Magazine Article “A Brief History of World’s Fairs.” Photos from some of the more famous World’s Fairs.World’s Fair Historical Society. Lots of general information about the Fairs.General information and a timeline of all World’s Fairs since London’s Great Exhibition in 1851.

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