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10 Feb 2015

Convention History: The Year 1893

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In 1893, the ANA’s annual convention (what we know today as the World’s Fair of Money) was held in Chicago at Douglas Hall at the corner of 35th street and Cottage Grove Avenue.

19 Nov 2014

Convention History: The year 1892

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The second ANA convention took place in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on Oct. 1, 1892. The original plan was for the convention to be held at the beautiful Niagara Falls but in the September issue of The Numismatist it was stated that the convention was rescheduled to Pittsburgh. No explanation was included.

30 Oct 2014

Convention History: The Year 1891

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Q. David Bowers began his journey with the American Numismatic Association in 1955. He was a teenager when he held a bourse table at the annual convention in Omaha. Bowers would go on to become one of the most prolific writers in the history of numismatics, publishing numerous books and articles along the way. One of those writing projects was to record the history of the ANA.