ANA, Local Coin Clubs Holding Event for National Coin Week, April 15-21
The American Numismatic Association (ANA), the Colorado Springs Coin Club and the Colorado Springs Numismatic Society are holding a special coin drop event to help celebrate the 84th annual National Coin Week, April 15-21. The event is part of a national effort sponsored by the ANA and involving over 50 clubs from around the country.
On April 15 at noon, 20 quarters marked with special National Coin Week stickers will be spent in Colorado Springs retail stores. Anyone who recovers a marked quarter should call the ANA at 482-9814 as soon as possible, or visit the ANA’s website, www.money.org, where information about the event and National Coin Week can be found.
The first person to contact the ANA with a marked coin wins a Presidential $1 Coin Proof Set. Everyone who contacts a participating club with a marked coin by April 21 is entered in a grand prize drawing, to be held at the ANA. The winner receives a First Spouse $10 gold coin, valued at over $400 and provided by Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC).
The Colorado Springs Coin Club and the Colorado Springs Numismatic Society are nonprofit educational organizations. For meeting times or more information, call 634-3313. The ANA Money Museum is also holding an event to celebrate National Coin Week.
Everyone who visits the museum April 15-21 and takes a quiz wins a George Washington Presidential $1 coin. The ANA Money Museum is open Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m.
Each year during the third week of April, the ANA celebrates National Coin Week though exhibits, educational programs and other activities that promote numismatics to people across 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.
National Coin Week is sponsored by the American Numismatic Association, the largest nonprofit educational organization dedicated to educating and encouraging people to study and collect money and related items. The ANA helps all people discover and explore the world of money through its vast array of programs including education, museum, library, publications, conventions and seminars. For more information about the ANA, call 719-632-2646 or visit www.money.org.
Originally Release Date: April 4, 2007
ANA Contacts: Phone: 719-482-9814