NEWS CONFERENCES SCHEDULED FOR ANA WORLD’S FAIR OF MONEY

News conferences are tentatively scheduled for the American Numismatic Association’s 2006 World’s Fair of Money® in Denver, August 16-19. 

All news conferences will be held on Thursday, August 17 in room 702 of the Colorado Convention Center, 700 14th Street.  
  • • 10 a.m. – French Mint (Monnaie de Paris) 
  • • 11 a.m. – United States Mint 
  • • Noon – New Zealand Post 

In addition to the news conferences, World Coin News will present their Coin of the Year (COTY) award Wednesday at 3 p.m., in room 709 and on Friday, there will be a Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee forum at 10 a.m. in room 706 and a U.S. Mint Presidential $1 Coin forum at 1 p.m. in room 702. 

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. 

The American Numismatic Association is a non-profit educational organization dedicated to educating and encouraging people to study and collect money and related items. With nearly 33,000 members, the Association serves the academic community, collectors and the general public with an interest in numismatics. The ANA helps all people discover and explore the world of money through its vast array of programs including its education and outreach, museum, library, publications, conventions and seminars. 

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

Originally Release Date: July 25, 2006
ANA Contacts: Phone: 719-482-9864
                            Email: beeton@money.org