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02 Mar 2015

PMG Grades ANA Bebee Collection Notes

Paper Money-U.S. | ANA Official Post | ANAStaff

The ANA Bebee Collection comprises 904 pieces and is widely ranked among the most comprehensive and important collections of US paper money. It was donated to the ANA Edward C. Rochette Money Museum in 1987 by Aubrey and Adeline Bebee, two prominent collectors and ANA benefactors. In addition to their extraordinary paper money collection, the Bebees also donated a 1913 Liberty Head Nickel and an 1804 Dollar to the ANA.

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27 May 2014

MONEY MUSEUM PRESENTS NEW EXHIBIT: ‘TREASURES OF THE DEEP’

News | ANA Official Post | jfletcher

COLORADO SPRINGS - The Edward C. Rochette Money Museum will present a new exhibit, "Treasures of the Deep: Galleons, Storms and Archeology," telling the story of the world's greatest shipwrecks, the treasures they carried and the efforts to preserve the shipwreck sites. The exhibit opens on June 5 with a free Open House.

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28 Sep 2012

ONE OF THE LAST CANADIAN CENTS ON DISPLAY AT MONEY MUSEUM

News | ANA Official Post | jfletcher

A new display at the Edward C. Rochette Money Museum marks the end of an era and a major milestone in the history of money. The second-to-last Canadian cent ever produced is on display at the downtown Colorado Springs museum through 2012.Canada recently retired its one-cent piece, 154 years after its introduction in 1858. The last Canadian cents were struck during a May 4 ceremony.This exhibit incorporates a two-minute video about the final day of cent production at the Royal Canadian Mint in Winnipeg, along with examples of previous Canadian cent designs, the second-to-last cent struck and a special presentation letter from the Royal Canadian Mint."The discontinuation of the Canadian cent is the end an era. It marks a trend in world coinage where nations are simplifying their currencies and cutting costs by getting rid of their smallest denominations," said Money Museum Curator Douglas Mudd. "Canada has been one of the last holdouts; it remains to be seen if the U.S. will follow suit in the future."James B. Love, Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Royal Canadian Mint, presented the coin to ANA President Thomas Hallenbeck and ANA Executive Director Jeff Shevlin during a special Aug. 9 presentation at the American Numismatic Association World's Fair of MoneySMin Philadelphia.Images are available upon request; please emailpr@money.org.The Money Museum is located at 818 N. Cascade Ave. in Colorado Springs. Hours are 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors, students or military and free for children 12 and under. For more information or to schedule a tour, call 719-632-2646 or emailtours@money.org.The American Numismatic Association's Edward C. Rochette Money Museum lets visitors discover the world of money through entertaining and interactive exhibits. As the nation's largest museum dedicated solely to numismatics, the museum uses money as a means to explore culture, art, science and history. Learn the stories behind the money and see how 2,600 years of human experience is reflected in money.

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24 Sep 2012

ANA LIBRARY’S MOBILE ARCHIVES DEBUT AT DALLAS NATIONAL MONEY SHOW

News | ANA Official Post | jfletcher

ANA LIBRARY’S MOBILE ARCHIVES DEBUT AT DALLAS NATIONAL MONEY SHOWVISITORS CAN SEE, HOLD ITEMS FROM FRANK GASPARRO'S PERSONAL ARCHIVES

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27 Jun 2012

HISTORY OF MONEY OPENS APRIL 26 AT THE MONEY MUSEUM

News | ANA Official Post | jfletcher

Let's face it: Bartering is no picnic. Once humans realized a medium of exchange might be useful in figuring out how much an ax was worth compared to a cow, money has made the world go 'round.

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25 Apr 2011

ANA Rarities on Exhibit at PAN Show, May 6-8

News | ANA Official Post | jfletcher

The American Numismatic Association’s Idler/Bebee 1804 dollar and the McDermott/Bebee1913 Liberty Head nickel will be displayed at the Pennsylvania Association of Numismatists(PAN) Spring Show, May 6-8 at the Monroeville Convention Center in Monroeville, Penn. Thetwo coins are among the ANA Edward C. Rochette Money Museum’s most spectacularrarities.

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29 Aug 2008

FIDEM Medallic Sculpture Exhibit to Close Sept. 15

News | ANA Official Post | jfletcher

FIDEM Medallic Sculpture Exhibit to Close Sept. 15Exhibit will be replaced by “Money of the Civil War” in October

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13 Apr 2007

“The Presidents Are Coming!” Exhibit Now On Display at ANA Money Museum

News | ANA Official Post | jfletcher

The American Numismatic Association’s new exhibit, “The Presidents Are Coming! TheUnited States Mint Issues New Presidential Dollar Series,” is currently on display at the EdwardC. Rochette Money Museum in Colorado Springs. The exhibit is presented in celebration ofthe 84th annual National Coin Week, April 15-21.A showcase of the Presidential $1 Coin Program highlights “The Presidents Are Coming!”including biographical information and designs for the 2007 George Washington, JohnAdams, Thomas Jefferson and James Madison coins. The exhibit also explores the new FirstSpouse Gold Coin Program, and features a detailed history of Presidential portraits on U.S.coinage and paper money.“The Presidents Are Coming!” is a two-panel traveling exhibit, and will be available for clubsand members after April 21. The ANA has several other small traveling exhibits alsoavailable, including “Spades, Knives & Cash: The History of Chinese Coinage,” “The History &Romance of Hobo Nickels,” “Coins of the Olympic Games,” “Money in Early America,”“Currency in Conflict: Money of the Civil War,” and “Benjamin Franklin: A Man for All Times.”For more information about “The Presidents Are Coming!” or the ANA traveling exhibitprogram, please call 719-482-9877, email museum@money.org, or visit www.money.org(select “Money Museum” from the “Explore the World of Money” dropdown menu, thenselect “Small Traveling Exhibits”).Each year during the third week of April, the ANA celebrates National Coin Week thoughexhibits, educational programs and other activities that promote numismatics to peopleacross the country. The theme for 2007 National Coin Week is “The Presidents Are Coming!”a tribute to the U.S. Mint’s new Presidential $1 Coin Program.

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